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SystemsactiveCollab  Xexclude from comparisonRocket.Chat  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionactiveCollab is a project management and collaboration tool available as web-based service and as self-hosted tool.Rocket.Chat is an open source team collaboration platform.
CategoryProject Planning
Project Collaboration
Project Collaboration
Project Management Zone Rankinginfomeasures the popularity of Project Management SystemsScore 17.60
Rank #42
Score 21.65
Rank #38
Developera51Rocket.Chat
Websiteactivecollab.comrocket.chat
Technical documentationactivecollab.com/­help/­booksrocket.chat/­docs
Social network pages
Facebook7,367likes
LinkedIn888followers
Twitter23,056followers
Facebook22,687likes
LinkedIn3,110followers
Twitter12,553followers
Initial release20072015
LicenseCommercial
Web-based service (SaaS)infoSoftware-as-a-Service model
Open SourceinfoMIT License
Web-based service (SaaS)infoSoftware-as-a-Service model
Web-based architectureyesyes
Programming languagePHPJavaScript
Operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
Mobile appsiOSAndroid
iOS
APIinfoApplication Programming Interfaceyesyes
Multi-useryesyes
Authentication mechanismPasswordPassword
LDAPinfoLightweight Directory Access Protocol
SAMLinfoSecurity Assertion Markup Language
CASinfoJA-SIG Central Authentication Service
Facebook sign-on
GitHub sign-on
GitLab sign-on
Google sign-on
LinkedIn sign-on
Meteor sign-on
Twitter sign-on
NotificationsEmail
RSS feeds
Desktop push
Email
Mobile push
Project Planning Properties
Hierarchical tasksinfoSupport for parent-child relationships of tasksyes
Recurring tasksinfoSupport for definition of tasks that occur repeatedlyyes
Milestone trackinginfoMilestones indicate the completion of major deliverables, normally by completing a set of tasksyes
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 startno
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 dependenciesno
Critical chain managementinfoThe critical chain method expands the critical path method by additionally taking resource constraints into accountno
Gantt chartsinfoBar chart to visualize a project's tasks and milestones scheduleyesinfo3rd-party apps for self-hosted version only
PERT chartsinfoNetwork diagrams according to Program Evaluation Review Techniqueno
BaselinesinfoSupport for creating and using snapshots of a project's plan in terms of cost, scope and schedule no
Resource managementinfoSupport for managing a project's human and/or non-human resourcesyes
Resource levelinginfoSupport for optimizing the allocation of a project's resourcesno
Time trackinginfoSupport for estimating and monitoring the time spent on a project's tasksyes
Cost trackinginfoSupport for monitoring a project's expensesyes
Earned value managementinfoSupport for tracking a project's performance and progress via earned value measurementsno
Risk managementinfoSupport for identifying and keeping track of project risks and risk-related activitiesno
Scrum supportinfoSupport for typical Scrum techniques such as sprints, backlogs and burn-down chartsno
Kanban supportinfoSupport for typical Kanban techniques such as visualization of tasks on boards using cardsno
Project portfolio management infoSupport for collectively managing a set of current or proposed projects, e.g. by evaluation and prioritization of projectsno
Project Collaboration Properties
Project wikiyesinfonotebooksno
Discussion forumyesyesinfodiscussion threads
Online chatnoyes
Audio conferencingnoyes
Video conferencingnoyes
Screen sharingnoyes
Calendar sharingyesno
Contact sharingnono
Document sharingyesyes
File versioningyesno

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