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What is Epicflow?

Epicflow’s team of professionals aspires to make complex multi-project environment easy to manage and control. So far, the company has launched its Epicflow add-on that solves resource conflicts and prioritizes tasks based on demand. Epicflow’s web-based solution meets the needs of Project Managers and C-level executives to improve business outcomes as a result of high-level task prioritization and resource allocation. With a powerful scientific algorithm, Epicflow facilitates planning, re-scheduling, execution, and control of multiple projects simultaneously. It is an effective project management solution that sets priorities and solves operational dilemmas connected with overload. This tool retrieves source data from MS Project and Jira, and doubles their value by adding features that perfectly work in a multi-project environment. While a historical load graph is designed to compare progress between previous and present projects, a future load graph predicts the flow of additional project in relation to the ones that already exist in the pipeline. The main strength of Epicflow is that it approaches business as the input of human resources and their skills. If you use Jira or MS Project and are not satisfied with your current project performance, check how adding an Epicflow plugin can make your complex environment easy to manage.

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2007
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Amsterdam, Netherlands
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Management Consulting
Small-Business
(11-50 employees)
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"Epicflow Key to Improved Sales Cycle Management"

What do you like best?

Truly unifies the efforts of our sales and implementation teams to ensure our prospects' solution evaluations are executed in the least amount of time, decisions are fully informed, and the implementation phase is expeditiously started and successfully concluded... on time and under budget.

What do you dislike?

I have no issues with the way Epicflow addresses our project dynamics. In fact, Epicflow; software AND support, has been exemplary.

Recommendations to others considering the product:

Do not hesitate, get started with Epicflow as soon as you can!

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Our primary use of Epicflow has been to create an efficient, integrated Sales & Implementation process of production scheduling solutions in complex manufacturing environments. Epicflow provides enterprise-wide visibility to the status of all sales cycles, enabling the consulting team to conduct more effective capacity planning. As a result, we have been able to create greater structure and discipline regarding our sales cycle management efforts, which has led to more predictable revenue generation and a smoother transition from sales close to implementation start.

Response from Svetlana Trofymenko of Epicflow

Hi Scott, thanks a lot! Our development and support teams are super happy to hear their efforts are appreciated!

Best regards,

Svetlana

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Logistics and Supply Chain
Mid-Market
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"Great addition to Jira for managing multiple projects simultaneously."

What do you like best?

I love that Epiclfow calculates future load and shows the possible resource constraint before it becomes a problem.

Capacity/load.output charts are also great for tracking the team efficiency on a daily basis.

Simulation mode is an interesting solution too, it lets you make any changes to your projects to see the results without disturbing your environment,

What do you dislike?

It's unclear what some of the graphs show exactly, like bubble chart, I think it's supposed to be an alternative to fever chart but the way projects behave there raises some questions.

Recommendations to others considering the product:

IIRC integrations with other software is available on demand, so if you're using PM tools which are not too popular you can probably still use it.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

A lot of problems related to project portfolio management, resource scheduling and project management in general.

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Information Technology and Services
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"Resource management Jira plugin with a workload overview"

What do you like best?

As a project manager in a software outsourcing company I’m responsible for resource scheduling in several ongoing projects. I have a shared pool of software developers and Epicflow helps me to see which projects are assigned to which team members and which team members still have time to help.

What do you dislike?

It’s a kind of new project planning mindset, but it’s worth the investment of our efforts.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

For your people working on multiple projects at the same time, the software gives clear task priorities across all projects, which increase speed significantly.

If something unexpected comes up I can create what-if scenarios and check how additional programmer or QA can help me fix it and deliver projects on time. It needs less calculations on a go to adjust your schedule.

Response from Svetlana Trofymenko of Epicflow

Hi Michael, happy that you find Epicflow so useful. That means a lot to the team!

Best,

Svetlana

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"Perfect for managing multiple projects."

What do you like best?

Being able to see how managing resources between projects will affect them in the future.

Integrations with MS Project is a big plus.

Modern, simple and intuitive interface.

Mobile app was a nice addition.

Fast setup, we were ready to go in a week.

What do you dislike?

Same downsides as any other PM tool. Takes time to adjust, features require some introdution and etc.

Recommendations to others considering the product:

Order a free audit for your project on their website. It provides a massive value in itself.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Managing multiple projects with a single resources pool (one team).

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"Jira resource planning add-on for high complexity projects "

What do you like best?

People have been looking for so long to get a consolidated overview of their projects in Jira.

Thanks to Epicflow you can see who’s doing what and check where they stand in comparison to where they should be. Epicflow retrieves data from Jira to show all tasks under one roof and better handle them

What do you dislike?

It takes a few days to organize the Jira environment to proceed with Epicflow. Epicflow resources can help to understand how it should be organized in a correct way to get the value and minimize risks.

Recommendations to others considering the product:

Epicflow has interviewed over 4000 companies as they developed the Epicflow product to understand real-world issues with PPM. The founders understand Critical Chain Project Management(CCPM) and have focused Epicflow where CCPM has difficulties--unstable constraint in multi-projects/shared resources environments. If you are looking for an innovative approach to solving the ever-changing priorities and constraints in project management, invest an hour to understand how Epicflow can shorten lead-times and improve on-time deliveries in your environment.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

There are many good Project & Portfolio Management tools, which help with strategic project prioritization.

But significant issues start at a tactical level of managing multiple projects simultaneously. Epicflow focuses on the employee level and solves the problem of multi-teaming.

With Epicflow you can resolve resource allocation conflicts, achieve the desired task flow and have less stress in your teams. This also leads to shorter lead times since you have visibility of who may need help with a task when team members finish their task early. and have the right skills.

Response from Svetlana Trofymenko of Epicflow

Ralph, thanks for your great feedback! Everyone on the Epicflow team here is glad to have another happy customer!

Best,

Svetlana

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"Real-time overview of all projects sorted by priority"

What do you like best?

I like that Epicflow gives me a good overview of my teams’ progress. It’s much easier to connect cross-functional teams and stay aligned. I’m in control now.

What do you dislike?

You need to estimate every task and put dependencies.

Everybody must change statuses immediately to keep it updated.

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Recommendations to others considering the product:

Truly recommended to use in order to get the Real-time overview of all your projects sorted by priority.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

If you have many project initiatives run in parallel this might save you from overhead.

Epicflow integrates with our Jira. So we’re using Jira as always, and can keep everything on track in Epicflow.

Response from Svetlana Trofymenko of Epicflow

Olga, thank you for the kind words!

Best,

Svetlana

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"EpicFlow Resource Allocation Optimization"

What do you like best?

EpicFlow’s graphical resource optimization functionality is ideal for Portfolio of projects where resource contention is a common factor, traditional Project Management tools like MS-Project fail to provide a clear indication. EpicFlow’s ease of use and simple configuration allows for fast tracking and saves on employing extremely expensive enterprise level tools.

What do you dislike?

EpicFlow’s web tool is fairly new and needs to be updated with new features. My team and I have already provided some recommendations.

Recommendations to others considering the product:

Definitely worth the inv

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Resource Contention on competing projects with similar priority. EpicFlow’ was able to streamline and help in balancing resource conflicts.

Response from Svetlana Trofymenko of Epicflow

Ather, thanks a lot! Our team appreciates your feature suggestions.

Regards,

Svetlana

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"Resource planning app for Jira to achieve balance across the workloads of employees"

What do you like best?

Epicflow’s fit-in re-planning and prioritization algorithms enable smooth and optimized workflow. This solution gives the opportunity to work smarter, not harder.

What do you dislike?

It requires task dependencies and due dates to start working.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

It shows the weak places that can be strengthened with more efforts and resources to create perfect flow for the business.

Response from Svetlana Trofymenko of Epicflow

Yaroslav, glad that you find Epicflow so useful.

Regards,

Svetlana

Epicflow Features

  • Task Creation and Assignment
  • Due Dates
  • Task Prioritization
  • To-Do Lists
  • Collaborative Project Planning
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Epicflow User Ratings

8.2
Ease of Use
Average: 8.6*
8.8
Quality of Support
Average: 8.6*
7.3
Ease of Setup
Average: 8.4*
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