Kanban Board Software

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Quickly and easily create Kanban boards for Lean or to simplify any project

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Kanban Boards Made Easy

SmartDraw's Kanban board software is a fast, easy and effective way to manage tasks. Simply open a ready-made Kanban template and start typing. That's all there is to it. Add, delete, or move tasks. SmartDraw keeps your information organized and your Kanban board neat and orderly.

Kanban board example

Choose Your Kanban Board Type: Simple or Project

A simple Kanban board diagram is perfect for smaller projects or to keep your "to-do" list in order.

Kanban board works very simply. Each task is given a card, and as progress is made, the card is moved across the board to the right. It's easy to see at a glance where tasks are in the process.

In the past, many proponents of Lean and Agile methodology used sticky notes on white boards for this purpose. SmartDraw is just as quick and easy, but with the added benefit of having an electronic record.

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SmartDraw Makes Kanban Boards Smarter

For team projects, SmartDraw gives you three different perspectives of your Kanban project data: progress view, assignment view and category view. This is a perfect way to keep tasks organized by groups and among team members.

Click the assignment view tab and all of the tasks displayed in the top table are shown in the unassigned lane. You can add your team members to the table and simply drag the tasks they are responsible for into their respective lanes.

Now each person on the team can see, at a glance, what tasks they need to complete.

Kanban board views

Top Reasons Why SmartDraw is ideal for making Kanban boards:

  • Automatic Kanban Board Formatting
    SmartDraw gives you pre-formatted Kanban boards. Just click to add or remove lanes and Kanban cards. Simply drag cards from lane to lane.
Kanban formatting

  • Quick-Start Kanban Templates
    Get started quickly with one of our ready-made Kanban templates or examples. Color code your Kanban cards with one of our professionally designed themes or create your own.
  • Free Support
    Have a question? Call or email us. SmartDraw experts are standing by ready to help, for free!
Kanban templates

Smart Integration

Share your Kanban board in a variety of common graphics formats such as a PDF, or export it to any Office® application in one click. SmartDraw works on your SharePoint® network too.

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Kanban Board Templates and Examples

SmartDraw provides you with Kanban templates and examples you can customize. Add text, change colors, even upload your own logo if you want.

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