EasyRetro.io Alternative

Meet the EasyRetro Alternative: Echometer

Which Alternative is Better for Agile Teams? EasyRetro is a good tool for retrospectives. But it is worth investigating if there are even better alternatives out there - like Echometer.

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Quick Overview & Review EasyRetro

Both agile retrospectives tools have received very good reviews from users. However, the brief introductions of the tools reveal different objectives: Holistic development of a team (Echometer) vs. conducting simple agile retrospectives (EasyRetro).

Echometer Review on Capterra:
4.5/5

Easy Retro alternative

Quick Intro Echometer

“Most Agile Coaches and Scrum Masters run in circles fixing superficial symptoms. Time to use psychology to sustainably foster mindset change - through the Echometer retro tool."

Easyretro.io Review on Capterra:
4.6/5

Easy Retro alternative

Quick Intro EasyRetro

"Improve with Fun Sprint Retrospectives: Collaborate with your remote team and get better at what you do with a simple, intuitive and beautiful tool."

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Why is Echometer better than EasyRetro?

Echometer Retro Board
Easy retro board
Echometer Logo Square
Echometer Review
🆚 Easy Retro Review
Interactive Online Retros
✅ Yes
✅ Yes
Facilitation support (Check-In or Icebreaker Generator etc.)
✅ Yes
❌ No
Organizing Action Items
✅ Yes
❌ No
Echometer Logo Square
Echometer Retro Board
🆚 Easy Retro Board
Effective Timer
✅ Yes
✅ Yes
Optional anonymity
✅ Yes
✅ Yes
Integrated online whiteboards
✅ Yes
❌ No
Mobile device support for on-site retros
✅ Yes
❌ No
Voting (Prioritization)
✅ Yes
✅ Yes
No login required for external guests
✅ Yes
⚠️ Partially (for public retro boards)
Collecting feedback before retros (optional)
✅ Yes
❌ No
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Echometer Team Development
🆚 EasyRetro Team Development
Agile Health Check surveys
✅ Yes
❌ No
Team development measured over time
✅ Yes
❌ No
Health Check item pool with nudges (food for thought)
✅ Yes
❌ No
Organizational Health Checks
✅ Yes
❌ No
Retro templates for every level of maturity
✅ Yes
⚠️ Partially
ROTI (Return on Time Invest) KPI
✅ Yes
❌ No
Echometer Logo Square
Echometer Pricing
🆚 EasyRetro Pricing Model
Data protection (developed and
hosted in Europe)
✅ Yes
✅ Yes
No login required to test tool
✅ Yes
❌ No
Free version after test
✅ Yes
✅ Yes
Pricing
Starting at €5.5/team member/month
Starting at €26/team/month

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EasyRetro FAQ: General

EasyRetro io is an online tool that can be used for conducting agile team workshops aka Retrospectives online. It is primarily used by virtual or remote teams, who often work (according to the Scrum Framework) in sprints and prefer to use varying retro templates at the end of their iteration.

You can find the EasyRetro website at https://easyretro.io/.

The website of the EasyRetro Alternative Echometer is https://echometerapp.com/.

No. EasyRetro started out as a free, open-source tool, according to founder Glauber Ramos, but then evolved from an open source into a commercial tool.

EasyRetro Company is a private company based in Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. The founder and owner of the company is the software and user experience developer Glauber Ramos.

The EasyRetro alternative Echometer predominantly to the three founders Robin Roschlau (Software Developer), Jean Michel Diaz (Business Economist) and Christian Heidemeyer (Psychologist). You can find more about our story in the linked post – "3 reasons for (not) another retro tool". 

The EasyRetro CEO or founder is Glauber Ramos, although he does not refer to himself as "CEO" (see LinkedIn). 

The EasyRetro alternative Echometer predominantly to the three founders Robin Roschlau (Software Developer), Jean Michel Diaz (Business Economist) and Christian Heidemeyer (Psychologist). You can find more about our story in the linked post – "3 reasons for (not) another retro tool". 

Other EasyRetro competitors include Echometer. In addition to Echometer, Neatro or MetroRetro can be named as typical EasyRetro alternatives. EasyRetro-similar is Retrium or TeamRetro, too. You can find an overview of the various EasyRetro competitors in our Retro Tool Comparison.

Yes and no: There is an EasyRetro Free version where you can use 3 public retro boards per month for free with your agile teams. However, if you want to store data for your team, EasyRetro is no longer free and starts from 25,00$ per team per month.

The EasyRetro Alternative Echometer is free forever for up to 2 teams, find more on this in our Pricing.

The EasyRetro Subscription comes in four tiers: 1. Free, 2. Team (25,00$ monthly), 3. Business (60,00$ monthly) and 4. Enterprise (90,00$ monthly). Depending on the tier, you have a different number of public and non-public boards, teams, surveys and team members. You can find a full overview of EasyRetro subscriptions on the company's website.

The EasyRetro alternative Echometer is free forever for up to 2 teams. If you go beyond this, the tool starts from 5.5€ per user per month – see our Pricing.

EasyRetro has taken some measures for the security of the app and data protection. According to their website, they do not manage their servers themselves. Data is stored in Google Cloud Platform. A full overview of security and privacy measures can be found on the company's website.

The EasyRetro Alternative Echometer is GDPR compliant and hosted in Germany. It meets the highest standards of data protection and security. Detailed information can be found on our website at GDPR and Security.

There is no official way for an EasyRetro io download. You can only export or download some data from EasyRetro, such as data from the Retro Board.

Nevertheless, EasyRetro can be called an app or application because it is a computer program that works browser-based.

So far there is an unofficial download for the EasyRetro Alternative Echometer at web catalogue.

EasyRetro FAQ: Contact & Support

There is currently no official personal EasyRetro demo, but there is an EasyRetro demo video

You can find a short video on how the EasyRetro Alternative Echometer works on our "How it Works" site. If you would like a personal presentation or demo, you are welcome to book a free online demo with us following the link.

You can find the EasyRetro LinkedIn profile on this page: https://www.linkedin.com/company/easyretro/. In autumn 2022 EasyRetro had around 500 followers.

You can find the LinkedIn profile of the EasyRetro Alternative Echometer following this link. In autumn 2022, Echometer had around 2600 followers.

There is an official EasyRetro tutorial on Youtube following the link. You will also find other more specific EasyRetro tutorials there.

You can find a video of how the EasyRetro Alternative Echometer works on our "How it Works" site. In our Help Center we give a detailed overview on how you can take the first steps in the Echometer Retro Tool.

If you would like a personal online demo, you are welcome to book a free online demo with Christian or Jean following the link.

You can contact the EasyRetro Support on the linked website of the company and write them messages or questions via a chat.

You can easily get support for the EasyRetro Alternative Echometer in our chat (bottom left of our website) or via this website by writing a message. Alternatively, you can send a message via email to support at echometerapp dot com. Jean or Christian will get back to you as soon as possible 🙂

If you are logged into the Echometer tool, you can even send us a message through the tool (below on the left, behind the question mark).

EasyRetro currently does not offer any webinars. You can watch short videos about the tool on Youtube following the link.

With the EasyRetro Alternative Echometer you can book an following this link at any time. 

If you are interested in the topics "20+ tips for retros" or "Change team mindset in 12 steps", take a look at our free eBooks

Yes, EasyRetro allows you to export various things, including feedback from the Retro Board. To do this, you have to click on "Settings" in the upper right corner of a retro board, then "Export Board" to then decide whether you want to export it as a PDF or other format. This is how you export a retro summary.

No, EasyRetro does not have a publicly accessible API, but it does have an integration with Slack, for example.

The EasyRetro Login, EasyRetro Registration or EasyRetro Sign-Up all happen on the page https://easyretro.io/register.

With the EasyRetro Alternative Echometer you can even do a retrospective without login on the linked page. The sign-up or the Registration for a full free account is behind the links.

EasyRetro FAQ: The tool

No, EasyRetro does not have an integrated retro whiteboard. However, the EasyRetro Alternative Echometer offers an optional online whiteboard. The tool is suitable for remote or virtual teams, hybrid teams or even on-site teams.

You can try EasyRetro for free on their website. There is an official EasyRetro tutorial on Youtube following the link that will help you with that. 

You can find a video of how the EasyRetro Alternative Echometer works on our "How it Works" site. In our Help Center we give a detailed overview on how you can take the first steps in the Echometer Retro Tool.

Yes, EasyRetro can optionally be used anonymously. 

The EasyRetro io alternative Echometer enables anonymous feedback, too – on both the retro board and the included retro whiteboard.

Yes, EasyRetro has a simple Jira integration that allows you to integrate retrospective cards into Jira. 

The EasyRetro Alternative Echometer also has an integration in Jira, that you can even use to automatically transfer action items to Jira.

EasyRetro had over 200 retrospective formats in October 2022, while the EasyRetro Alternative Echometer also has hundreds of retrospective formats in the form of freely combinable retro games, agile health checks or team radars and retrospective questions. Thus, every Scrum Sprint can be ended with a new interesting retrospective idea.

No. The EasyRetro alternative Echometer, on the other hand, offers team health checks and a team radar feature. It works both on a team and on a cross-team level. For example, your team's development can be tracked over many sprints, regardless of whether you are a virtual remote team or work on site.

Yes, the Sailboat Retro can be carried out in EasyRetro. In the EasyRetro Alternative Echometer, the sailboat retro can also be carried out and even be enriched with whiteboard retro games. The retro format is suitable for virtual remote teams, for teams in the office as well as for hybrid teams.

Yes, there is an EasyRetro SSO aka Single Sign On. The EasyRetro Alternative Echometer also offers SSO.