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SystemsAgileZen  Xexclude from comparisonJIRA  Xexclude from comparisonSandglaz  Xexclude from comparisonTrello  Xexclude from comparison
AgileZen has been discontinued. Sandglaz has been discontinued.
DescriptionAgileZen was a web-based project management tool based on Kanban.Bug tracking and project planning tool, available as cloud service and as commercial tool.Sandglaz was a web-based task management tool.Trello is a web-based project management and collaboration tool based on Kanban-like lists.
CategoryProject PlanningProject Planning
Issue Management
Project PlanningProject Planning
Project Collaboration
Project Management Zone Rankinginfomeasures the popularity of Project Management SystemsScore 1,164.30
Rank #3
Score 859.41
Rank #5
DeveloperRally SoftwareAtlassianSandglazTrelloinfoowned by Atlassian, originally by Fog Creek Software
Websitewww.agilezen.com (inactive)atlassian.com/­software/­jirasandglaz.com (offline)trello.com
Technical documentationconfluence.atlassian.com/­jira/­jira-documentation-1556.htmlhelp.trello.com
Social network pages
LinkedIn22,716followers
Twitter36,314followers
Twitter4,761followers
Facebook122,478likes
LinkedIn41,283followers
Twitter186,190followers
Initial release2009200220112011
LicenseWeb-based service (SaaS)infoSoftware-as-a-Service modelCommercial
Web-based service (SaaS)infoSoftware-as-a-Service model
Web-based service (SaaS)infoSoftware-as-a-Service modelWeb-based service (SaaS)infoSoftware-as-a-Service model
Web-based architectureyesyesyesyes
Programming languageJava
Operating systemsLinux
Solaris
Windows
Mobile appsnoAndroid
iOS
noinfomobile version of web interfaceAndroid
iOS
APIinfoApplication Programming InterfaceyesinfoRESTyesinfoJava, RESTyesinfoRESTyesinfoREST
Multi-useryesyesyesyes
Authentication mechanismPasswordPassword
LDAPinfoLightweight Directory Access Protocol
Password
Google sign-on
Password
Google sign-on
NotificationsEmail
Instant messaging
EmailEmailEmail
Mobile push
Project Planning Properties
Hierarchical tasksinfoSupport for parent-child relationships of tasksnoyesyesno
Recurring tasksinfoSupport for definition of tasks that occur repeatedlynonoyesno
Milestone trackinginfoMilestones indicate the completion of major deliverables, normally by completing a set of tasksnonoyesno
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"nono
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 dependenciesnononono
Critical chain managementinfoThe critical chain method expands the critical path method by additionally taking resource constraints into accountnononono
Gantt chartsinfoBar chart to visualize a project's tasks and milestones schedulenoyesinfoavailable via 3rd-party pluginsnonoinfoavailable via 3rd party tools
PERT chartsinfoNetwork diagrams according to Program Evaluation Review Techniquenononono
BaselinesinfoSupport for creating and using snapshots of a project's plan in terms of cost, scope and schedule nononono
Resource managementinfoSupport for managing a project's human and/or non-human resourcesnononono
Resource levelinginfoSupport for optimizing the allocation of a project's resourcesnononono
Time trackinginfoSupport for estimating and monitoring the time spent on a project's tasksnoinfoKanban-related performance indicators cover the times story cards spent in various states.yesinfoavailable via 3rd-party pluginsnono
Cost trackinginfoSupport for monitoring a project's expensesnoyesinfoavailable via 3rd-party pluginsnono
Earned value managementinfoSupport for tracking a project's performance and progress via earned value measurementsnononono
Risk managementinfoSupport for identifying and keeping track of project risks and risk-related activitiesnoyesinfoavailable via 3rd-party pluginsnono
Scrum supportinfoSupport for typical Scrum techniques such as sprints, backlogs and burn-down chartsnoyesinfowith JIRA Agile add-onnono
Kanban supportinfoSupport for typical Kanban techniques such as visualization of tasks on boards using cardsyesyesinfowith JIRA Agile add-onnoyes
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 pluginsnono
Issue Management Properties
Hierarchical issuesyes
Custom fieldsyes
Custom workflowsyes
Project Collaboration Properties
Project wikino
Discussion forumyesinfoconversations
Online chatno
Audio conferencingno
Video conferencingno
Screen sharingno
Calendar sharingnoinfointegration with external calendar tools is possible
Contact sharingno
Document sharingyesinfocard attachments
File versioningno

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