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DescriptionactiveCollab is a project management and collaboration tool available as web-based service and as self-hosted tool.Bug tracking and project planning tool, available as cloud service and as commercial tool.
CategoryProject Planning
Project Collaboration
Project Planning
Issue Management
Project Management Zone Rankinginfomeasures the popularity of Project Management SystemsScore 15.93
Rank #43
Score 1,243.89
Rank #3
Developera51Atlassian
Websiteactivecollab.comatlassian.com/­software/­jira
Technical documentationactivecollab.com/­help/­booksconfluence.atlassian.com/­jira/­jira-documentation-1556.html
Social network pages
Facebook7,346likes
LinkedIn795followers
Twitter23,391followers
LinkedIn20,662followers
Twitter33,245followers
Initial release20072002
LicenseCommercial
Web-based service (SaaS)infoSoftware-as-a-Service model
Commercial
Web-based service (SaaS)infoSoftware-as-a-Service model
Web-based architectureyesyes
Programming languagePHPJava
Operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Mobile appsiOSAndroid
iOS
APIinfoApplication Programming InterfaceyesyesinfoJava, REST
Multi-useryesyes
Authentication mechanismPasswordPassword
LDAPinfoLightweight Directory Access Protocol
NotificationsEmail
RSS feeds
Email
Project Planning Properties
Hierarchical tasksinfoSupport for parent-child relationships of tasksyesyes
Recurring tasksinfoSupport for definition of tasks that occur repeatedlyyesno
Milestone trackinginfoMilestones indicate the completion of major deliverables, normally by completing a set of tasksyesno
Task dependenciesinfoDependencies between tasks are logical relationships that restrict the sequence of task executions, e.g. one task must be completed before another task can startnoyesinfovia "issue linking"
Critical path managementinfoThe critical path method calculates the set of tasks that cannot be delayed without increasing the project's duration, taking into account task dependenciesnono
Critical chain managementinfoThe critical chain method expands the critical path method by additionally taking resource constraints into accountnono
Gantt chartsinfoBar chart to visualize a project's tasks and milestones scheduleyesinfo3rd-party apps for self-hosted version onlyyesinfoavailable via 3rd-party plugins
PERT chartsinfoNetwork diagrams according to Program Evaluation Review Techniquenono
BaselinesinfoSupport for creating and using snapshots of a project's plan in terms of cost, scope and schedule nono
Resource managementinfoSupport for managing a project's human and/or non-human resourcesyesno
Resource levelinginfoSupport for optimizing the allocation of a project's resourcesnono
Time trackinginfoSupport for estimating and monitoring the time spent on a project's tasksyesyesinfoavailable via 3rd-party plugins
Cost trackinginfoSupport for monitoring a project's expensesyesyesinfoavailable via 3rd-party plugins
Earned value managementinfoSupport for tracking a project's performance and progress via earned value measurementsnono
Risk managementinfoSupport for identifying and keeping track of project risks and risk-related activitiesnoyesinfoavailable via 3rd-party plugins
Scrum supportinfoSupport for typical Scrum techniques such as sprints, backlogs and burn-down chartsnoyesinfowith JIRA Agile add-on
Kanban supportinfoSupport for typical Kanban techniques such as visualization of tasks on boards using cardsnoyesinfowith JIRA Agile add-on
Project portfolio management infoSupport for collectively managing a set of current or proposed projects, e.g. by evaluation and prioritization of projectsnoyesinfoavailable via 3rd-party plugins
Issue Management Properties
Hierarchical issuesyes
Custom fieldsyes
Custom workflowsyes
Project Collaboration Properties
Project wikiyesinfonotebooks
Discussion forumyes
Online chatno
Audio conferencingno
Video conferencingno
Screen sharingno
Calendar sharingyes
Contact sharingno
Document sharingyes
File versioningyes

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