FogBugz Review - why 4.5 stars?

FogBugz Review
ITQlick Score: 55/100
ITQlick Rating: (4.5/5)
Pricing: 5.2/10 - average cost
Category: Bug Tracking -> FogBugz
Ranking:Ranked 9 out of 10 Bug Tracking systems
Company: Fog Creek Software
Pricing: starts at $25 per user/month
Typical customers: Medium and large size businesses
Platforms: Desktop
Links: FogBugz pricing, FogBugz alternatives

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / updated: Sep 30, 2019

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What is FogBugz?

FogBugz is a web based project management solution for businesses of all sizes. Other than traditional project management, it offers task management, issue tracking, and other services. The software was designed and launched by Fog Creek Software headquartered in New York, United States.

What is FogBugz rating? ()

The rating of FogBugz is 4.5 stars out of 5 and the total score is 55 out of 100. The ratings are based on our unbiased experts. Learn more in our rating methodology page

Who are FogBugz's typical customers?

The software is a useful product for businesses of all sizes and a variety of types. It can be used in such major industries and domains as technology and software development, media and entertainment, education, financial services, healthcare and hospitality, retail and wholesale, and others.

Is FogBugz the best Bug Tracking?

FogBugz is ranked 9 out of 10 software in their category (Bug Tracking systems).

What are their main features and functionalities?

The software facilitates organization and prioritization of development tasks at a central location accessible from anywhere. Powerful search engine of the software allows instant search for specific content parts, correspondences, and wiki articles. The software also offers quick and easy case creation along with reliable tracking of bugs, emails, and issues etc.

FogBugz offers recurring task management and grouping of tasks by skill sets. It also allows setting of task priorities and grouping tasks into specific projects. Other important capabilities include document management, custom notifications, support for multiple workflows, customizable reporting, task history, and others.

Who are their main alternatives?

Popular alternatives to FogBugz: test IO, DevTrack, Bugzilla, SpiraTeam, Smartlook, Squish, Appsee, Zoho Bug Tracker. The full list of competitors can be found here.

What is the cost of FogBugz?

Basic version of the software is available free of cost. Version designed for up to 5 users costs $18 per month. Price of the software increases with the number of users.

What is the REAL total cost of implementation? on top of the total cost of licenses which is easy to calculate you need to add the cost of training, customization, data migration, and other "hidden cost". ITQlick pricing score is 5.2 out of 10 (10 is most expensive). Find here the REAL total cost breakdown for FogBugz

What should you ask Fog Creek Software during a demo session? (65 questions)

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FogBugz's list of categories:

Project Management

FogBugz's list of features:

Collaboration
Document Management
Issue Tracking
Project Management
Resource Management
Scheduling
Task Management

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