KanBo is a Digital Workplace for teams to collaborate, communicate and share knowledge securely as it integrates seamlessly into the on premises Microsoft ecosystem.

The Board

We’ve designed KanBo in a way it provides deep and powerful functionality but with a user experience that is beautiful in its simplicity. You and your team enjoy a host of features and each member can learn to use the KanBo way of working quickly.
The KanBo Board consist of Lists where you create cards that will be moved from list to list when tasks are processed. Lists are used to create and monitor (task) workflows but can also be used as containers to store ideas and information within a context.

The Card

All relevant information, documents and conversations are collected in the context of a card, which eliminates the need for time consuming inquiries, simplifies the coordination of tasks between team members and visualizes the progress in real time for everyone involved.

Project Management

In order to keep your team moving KanBo organizes all your project’s tasks, deadlines, files and conversations into one transparent place. You get the overview you need, without the hassle, while your team stays aligned and focused. It’s easy to keep everyone on the same page, with KanBo cards. Assign people, attach files, notes, checklists and discuss details by posting comments. You’ll get a simple overview of what’s being done, without everyone being slowed down by status emails.

Knowledge Management

Setting KanBo as your intranet creates a place for everyone to communicate and exchange knowledge in context. Rather than writing peer to peer messages where valuable knowledge ends up in silos KanBo cards organize valuable information seamlessly. Valuable insights are stored along with running processes, work is aligned and coordination improved. Your organization’s knowledge is created, organized and kept naturally increasing both employee satisfaction and dedication.

Social Collaboration

Content, context and conversations in one place. Whether you’re completing a project or closing a sales lead – getting everything related to the job on one page, instantly makes collaboration easier. Attach files, view the status and add comments – everything’s updated in real time. Use activity streams to work out loud, follow only these contexts you are interested in, use file-sharing and tasks to collaborate across your business. Ultimately watch this real-time in-context-communication make email a thing of the past.

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Seamlessly integrate KanBo with Systems your Organization is already using today

Most enterprises have been in business for a long time and they have a lot of documents scattered across different locations like shared network drives, SharePoint Libraries, OneDrive, etc. With KanBo’s Document Sources feature you attach your existing locations of documents to KanBo Boards and start using documents from there in your KanBo cards without creating additional copies of documents. The documents stay where they are today and you can view and edit them (even in a browser) directly from KanBo Cards. All documents are under Version Control and when people are following cards with documents they will get notified about new versions of documents. KanBo only references the documents and does not create any copies. Attach as many Document Sources to your Board as you need and drag & drop documents on KanBo Cards.

The Outlook App makes it easy for you transfer information from an email to KanBo. This App equips you with the ability to convert Emails into KanBo Cards. It is also possible to select an existing KanBo Card and attach information from the email to it. During this process the KanBo Outlook App decomposes the email into parts like sender, receiver, subject and attachments. All that information is placed into the KanBo Card as separate elements to increase usability of these information. The attachments are uploaded to the SharePoint Library that has been selected in the KanBo Board settings as default for Email attachments and linked with the newly created or selected KanBo Card.

We have built 15 custom actions for Nintex Workflow so you can create and move cards as your workflow proceeds. All custom actions are described here.

You can build great applications especially with SharePoint Lists that store data from Web Forms (i.e. InfoPath, Nintex or Wufoo Forms). Using Business Connectivity Services you can connect almost any Data Source to your KanBo Board. Combining integration with other enterprise systems and mobile push notifications on followed elements in KanBo provide a very strong foundation for building mobile solutions without programming.

Using the KanBo API we have implemented amazing integrations with SAP, Dynamics CRM and Microsoft Navision where KanBo is being filled with information from these Enterprise Systems. Displaying a Document from SharePoint along with some contract data from SAP and Client information from Dynamics CRM within a card. Users can collaborate contextually having all information in sight and always up to date. Building micro-contexts with KanBo sets a new standard for Digital Workplace platforms.  

These Companies use KanBo as their Digital Workplace on their infrastructure

Install KanBo the way it fits your Organization

SharePoint 2013/2016 on premise

Hybrid: Your SharePoint & Your Azure/AWS

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