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October release: What’s new in Orangescrum
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Orangescrum is now Open Source!
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Introducing the Custom Task Type
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What’s new in Orangescrum August release
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Import your Google contacts and build your Team in Orangescrum
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Sign up Orangescrum using your Google account
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Orangescrum Introduces Affiliate Program
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Bridging the Communication Gap in your Organization using Orangescrum
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Save Your Time and Stay On Track with the new Calendar View
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Evolving the Orangescrum look-n-feel experience!

October release: What’s new in Orangescrum

We have been working hard to improvise the user experiences to the Orangescrum users. Post the release of Orangescrum Community Edition last month, we have been receiving many feedbacks from our Open Source Community users. It’s been a privilege to have them in our Discussion Forum and Issue Tracker. Hats off to them for their invaluable suggestions which have been a continuous inspiration for the Orangescrum Team.

Here’s the list of new features,

  1. ‘Custom’ Task Type
  2. Change of login email address
  3. Provision for granting Admin privilege to users
  4. ‘Custom’ Task type in Dashboard
  5. Replacement of ‘Overdue’ with ‘Bug’ in the Task list tabs
  6. Improvised Image gallery to view the attached images

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Orangescrum is now Open Source!

Today we’re thrilled to announce that Orangescrum goes opensource.

We took this initiative in order to build an even stronger foundation for community-powered innovation. The Community edition of Orangescrum is released under the GNU General Public License Version 3 and runs on CakePHP 2.x.

When we say ‘Open Source’, it is FREE to download and install. In addition, there will not be any charges going forward be it up gradation or new releases.
The download includes Installation Guide which tells you how to set Orangescrum up and running in your server.

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Introducing the Custom Task Type

Did you know??? Orangecrum is really for everyone! – It’s doesn’t matter whether your business is Education or Health Services or Construction, you can define your own Task Type and add Tasks under them.

Task Types are the Task Categories and we understand that everybody wants to have their own Task Type/Categories.

Here we are Introducing the Custom Task Type for each company in Orangescrum.

How to set Custom Task Type for your Company in Orangescrum?

  1. Click on the Gear icon in the rightmost top section of the Page.
  2. Go to Task Type under the Company Settings.
  3. Find 12 default Task Types listed and the #of Tasks associated with them. You can remove any of them by unchecking the checkbox and save the changes.
  4. Click on the “+ New Task Type” and add your new Task Types.
  5. Now all of your custom Task Types are going to appear on the Tasks for your Company.

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Import your Google contacts and build your Team in Orangescrum

Orangecrum’s Import Google Contacts feature helps you to  import your Gmail contacts and invite them to your workspace. No need to remember or type-in the Email IDs to invite your team members. It’s just a click away to get your Google contact list and invite them.

Here are 3 simple steps to do this,

Step 1: Click on the “Import Google Contacts” button on Invite User popup and you will be asked to enter your login details by Google. It’s 100% safe and secure.

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Orangescrum Introduces Affiliate Program

What is it?

Refer and Earn: Earn money by referring your visitors and customers to the Awesome Project Management Tool – Orangescrum

Benefit for You, Company and the Customer:

You are happy when you get a pie of the product sold

The Company is happy too since they have won a customer from a source which was never in their plan.

Finally, the customer is happy as they get something which was in their wishlist.

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Bridging the Communication Gap in your Organization using Orangescrum

Have you ever thought? If there are communication gap among the team and customer project manager, what could be the impact. The productivity goes down and things are meshy. Everyone starts blaming the other affecting the trust factor. Once the relationships suffers it would bring loss to business.

The main aim of Orangescrum is to keep everyone on the same page.

Reply to Task via Email

The interface integrates with the respective emails such that if a task is posted on a project, all the stakeholders involved in the project will receive the message in their email inbox and they can reply from their email without having to logging into Orangescrum. This makes sure that all are in the loop about the project progresses. This is very useful especially when you’re on a mobile device and you just need to reply an email without having to logging into Orangescrum over a slow internet connection.

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Save Your Time and Stay On Track with the new Calendar View

Recently we made some major updates in Orangecrum and “Calendar View” is one of them.

See Our: Orangescrum Rolls Out Major Updates: Calendar View, Compact View & Complete Task Export.

Since we are getting loads of inquiries in regard to Calendar View from distinctive sources, we thought to explain.

Calendar View provides an interface where user can easily view the exact status of a task whether it is NEW, IN-PROGRESS , RESOLVED or CLOSED monthly or weekly basis and accordingly schedule task deadline. Our goal was to build a powerful, compelling but simple and easy to use interface. The features are:

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Evolving the Orangescrum look-n-feel experience!

From today, you would notice that the UI look-n-feel are bit different across the pages of Orangescrum. We’re working on the design to bring you a new and improved Orangescrum experience, and over the next few weeks you’ll continue to see a series of design improvements.

Our goal is to give our users seamless and better user experience. It’s always evolving the way people use and experience the web.

You can see there is a bit of makeover on the “Create Start” button, Left menu and the left Action button across Forms/Pop-ups.

The new look color combination is more eye soothing. We decided to use not more than 3 colors. Starting today It will be more fun using Orangescrum.

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Project Management is not Micromanagement Silly!

Extremism in any shape and form is unacceptable and dangerous. And it applies to project management too.

Most often Project Managers (PMs) are so caught up with their project tasks and activities that they lose sight of the larger goal and end up controlling and dictating every action taken by their teams.

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Global Software Consulting and IT Services Firm Turns Agile with Orangescrum

ONE Business Consulting Group (One BCG) is a Global Software Consulting and IT services firm offering integrated business solutions, enabling clients to optimize their business with greater efficiency, and increased responsiveness.

ONE BCG was founded in Sydney back in 2000, and now has spread its wings across the globe with presence in Australia, Botswana, India, UK and US servicing clients across the globe, from enterprise level businesses to helping start-ups take their ideas to launch. ONE BCG offers full range of IT/Software consulting services including design & architecture of Cloud based solutions, software build & deployment, along with infrastructure maintenance and support.

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5 Signs Your Company Desperately Needs A Project Management Software

Project Management is an integral activity across company operations. When dealt adeptly it surely helps companies grow, add more clients and expand their market footprint. There are multiple moving parts in play as the business grows which become difficult to manage with time.

Project management software is a great way to contain the challenges associated with growth and change.

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Orangescrum’s New Task List Page And An Ever Intuitive Project Dashboard For You!

Orangescrum’ers get ready for further meaningful enhancements to your favorite project collaboration tool!

Continuing with our efforts to present an ever seamless user experience we have added enhanced features to our “Task List Page” and the ‘Projects Overview Dashboard” so that you manage projects & tasks your way! More freedom and control to you!

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Annual Plans Now Available for Orangescrum Project Collaboration Tool

Your long wait is over! We’re delighted to announce big savings with Orangescrum Project Collaboration Tool Annual Plans.

Big Savings with Orangescrum Annual Plan

Did you know that when you sign up with the annual plan, you’ll be saving almost $160 a year? That’s 20% of what you’d be paying with the monthly plan! Enjoy the ease of one time payment combined with the peace of mind with simplified project management.

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Orangescrum Product Update: New “Recurring Task” Feature for SaaS Edition

Automate repetitive work and be productive with Recurring Task

We all know that Smart work is the key to productivity plus there is no fun in a work that is monotonous, time & effort intensive, impacts productivity and makes us look dumb!

No matter the industry, they all come with their own productivity dampeners – Repetitive work.

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Orangescrum Learning Series: How to Generate Invoice for your Customers?

Create, Download and send Professional Invoices with Orangescrum

We live in a digitally overwhelmed world where for every task we spin an app, a tool or whatever is available without realizing in the end it is “us” who has to manage them all.

And true to this, most organizations manage their time and invoicing in disparate tools at times with minimal interaction between the two.

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How to Get Daily Updates from your Team Without Fail?

When running a SMB unit or large enterprise business, maintaining your daily operations is vital for your efficiency & sustainability. As your business grows, a simple string of tasks updates and reports from your daily updates can easily help you stay ahead of the game.

If you don’t monitor it carefully, you will lose track of what is happening within your business.

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Orangescrum Self-Hosted Edition for SaaS at a Server near You

It gives me immense pleasure to let you all “productivity enthusiasts” know that your very own Orangescrum Cloud (SaaS) edition can be hosted right on your own servers on your own premises.

Too good to be true isn’t it! You can check for yourself at “Orangescrum Self-Hosted”. No Kidding!

By nature we humans are a highly hungry species. We are not satisfied until we soak ourselves in or get our hands dirty before we call something “Completely OUR Own”.

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Slack Integration Process with Orangescrum Project Collaboration Tool

Slack brings all the pieces and people you need together so you can actually get things done. It’s the platform which brings all communication together in one place. Slack teams allow communities, groups, or teams to join through a specific URL or invitation sent by a team admin or owner. Slack integration helps real-time messaging, archiving and search for modern teams in your project collaboration tool.

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SFCG manages Marketing Automation Delivery via Orangescrum

SFCG is an established Sales and Marketing Automation agency (Austin, TX, USA) with deep focus in enriching customer experience through its tested CRM best practices and CRM implementations over the past 15 years. SFCG helps its clients to maximize efficiency and ultimately a better ROI through its strategic guidance and technical skills.

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Automotive, Industrial & Chemical Automation & Measurement firm streamlines operations with Orangescrum!

Christian Pohl, a highly engaged Orangescrum’er turns a guest blogger for us to here his company’s experience before and after Orangescrum.

Orangescrum is an industry agnostic collaboration platform and this case study of HPF GmbH is a testimony to that. HPF GmbH chose Orangescrum for its lean operation management and collaboration with its customers across Europe and the globe.

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Orangescrum Project Management Tool Is On IIS Server

Good News for Orangescrum Project Management Tool Open Source users specially IIS server users!

Our R&D department constantly evaluates the installation process for Orangescrum opensource Edition and expand its outreach. We have now tested and documented the installation process for the IIS (windows) server.

The question is How to install Orangescrum on IIS server?

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Why Every Business Needs an Executive Dashboard?

An Executive Dashboard is a visual representation of real time progress of your team’s work. E it projects, costs, time, resource utilization and overall operational statistics at the organizational level that gives executives a quick and easy way to view their company’s performance.

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How to Get Daily Updates from your Team Without Fail?

When running a SMB unit or large enterprise business, maintaining your daily operations is vital for your efficiency & sustainability. As your business grows, a simple string of tasks updates and reports from your daily updates can easily help you stay ahead of the game.

If you don’t monitor it carefully, you will lose track of what is happening within your business.

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Expense Management is Now Easier in Project Management Software

Managing expenses is an important aspect of our daily lives. But very few have the skills to manage them well. If you are a freelancer, entrepreneur or a professional you just can’t do without apt Expense Management.

Days of manual expense handling and data input are long gone as the means of expenses incurred are being digitized every single moment.

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Control Your Business Through Opensource Project Management Software

The world is slowly moving towards an open style of working. A culture where people are not afraid of giving! And that has given rise to uncountable open source applications in recent years. As the need for security around the world is at an all time high, even business organizations have not been afraid of using the opensource apps… throwing aside the risking exposure in the cloud.

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Manage & Define User Roles in Orangescrum

A project is worked upon by teams across the departments in the company. It becomes imperative for large companies or complex projects that information is shared, made available on a “need to know basis”.

When it comes to project management, it becomes crucial that project leaders invite the right people at the right time.

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Control Your Business Through Opensource Project Management Software

The world is slowly moving towards an open style of working. A culture where people are not afraid of giving! And that has given rise to uncountable open source applications in recent years. As the need for security around the world is at an all time high, even business organizations have not been afraid of using the opensource apps… throwing aside the risking exposure in the cloud.

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Orangescrum 2016 at a Glance

While welcoming 2017, we would like to relish the eventful 2016!

It was a great year for Orangescrum lovers, and we couldn’t have done it without your support. We want to thank you as we look back on the milestones covered in the last 12 months.

We saw huge growth in all aspects including our team size, list of features and the overall usage of Orangescrum. In 2016 alone, we processed over two hundred thousand requests.

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