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SystemsactiveCollab  Xexclude from comparisonSlingshot  Xexclude from comparison
Slingshot has been discontinued.
DescriptionactiveCollab is a project management and collaboration tool available as web-based service and as self-hosted tool.Slingshot was an OS-independent sharing and collaboration tool.
CategoryProject Planning
Project Collaboration
Project Collaboration
Project Management Zone Rankinginfomeasures the popularity of Project Management SystemsScore 16.33
Rank #42
Developera51Squirrels
Websiteactivecollab.comairsquirrels.com/­slingshot
Technical documentationactivecollab.com/­help/­books
Social network pages
Facebook7,371likes
LinkedIn832followers
Twitter23,239followers
Twitter566followers
Initial release20072013
LicenseCommercial
Web-based service (SaaS)infoSoftware-as-a-Service model
Web-based service (SaaS)infoSoftware-as-a-Service model
Web-based architectureyesyes
Programming languagePHP
Operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Mobile appsiOSAndroid
iOS
APIinfoApplication Programming Interfaceyesno
Multi-useryesyes
Authentication mechanismPasswordPassword
NotificationsEmail
RSS feeds
Desktop push
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 forumyesno
Online chatnoyes
Audio conferencingnoyes
Video conferencingnoyes
Screen sharingnoyes
Calendar sharingyesno
Contact sharingnono
Document sharingyesyes
File versioningyesno

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