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DescriptionAsana is a web-based project planning tool with a focus on team communication.Confluence is a web-based team collaboration tool.
CategoryProject PlanningProject Collaboration
Project Management Zone Rankinginfomeasures the popularity of Project Management SystemsScore 770.80
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Technical documentationasana.com/­guideconfluence.atlassian.com/­doc/­confluence-server-documentation-135922.html
Social network pages
Initial release20112004
LicenseWeb-based service (SaaS)infoSoftware-as-a-Service modelCommercial
Web-based service (SaaS)infoSoftware-as-a-Service model
Web-based architectureyesyes
Programming languageJava
Operating systemsLinux
Mobile appsAndroid
APIinfoApplication Programming InterfaceyesinfoRESTyesinfoREST
Authentication mechanismPassword
SAMLinfoSecurity Assertion Markup Language
Google sign-on
LDAPinfoLightweight Directory Access Protocol
Active Directory
Instant messaging
RSS feeds
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 startyes
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 scheduleno
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 expensesno
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 cardsyes
Project portfolio management infoSupport for collectively managing a set of current or proposed projects, e.g. by evaluation and prioritization of projectsyes
Project Collaboration Properties
Project wikiyes
Discussion forumyes
Online chatnoinfoavailable via HipChat integration
Audio conferencingnoinfoavailable via HipChat integration
Video conferencingnoinfoavailable via HipChat integration
Screen sharingnoinfoavailable via HipChat integration
Calendar sharingyes
Contact sharingno
Document sharingyes
File versioningyes

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