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SystemsAsana  Xexclude from comparisonOpenProject  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAsana is a web-based project planning tool with a focus on team communication.Open source, web-based project management system. OpenProject is a fork of ChiliProject, which in turn is a fork of Redmine.
CategoryProject PlanningProject Planning
Issue Management
Project Collaboration
Project Management Zone Rankinginfomeasures the popularity of Project Management SystemsScore 800.28
Rank #5
Score 8.33
Rank #78
DeveloperAsanaOpenProject Foundation
Websiteasana.comopenproject.org
Technical documentationasana.com/­guidedocs.openproject.org
Social network pages
Facebook281,220followers
LinkedIn169,828followers
Twitter128,540followers
Twitter5,344followers
Initial release20112012
LicenseWeb-based service (SaaS)infoSoftware-as-a-Service modelOpen SourceinfoGPL 3
Web-based architectureyesyes
Programming languageRubyinfoRuby on Rails
Operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Mobile appsAndroid
iOS
no
APIinfoApplication Programming InterfaceyesinfoRESTyesinfoREST
Multi-useryesyes
Authentication mechanismPassword
SAMLinfoSecurity Assertion Markup Language
Google sign-on
Password
LDAPinfoLightweight Directory Access Protocol
NotificationsEmailEmail
RSS feeds
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 tasksyesyes
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 startyesno
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 schedulenoyes
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 tasksyesyes
Cost trackinginfoSupport for monitoring a project's expensesnoyes
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 activitiesnono
Scrum supportinfoSupport for typical Scrum techniques such as sprints, backlogs and burn-down chartsnoyes
Kanban supportinfoSupport for typical Kanban techniques such as visualization of tasks on boards using cardsyesno
Project portfolio management infoSupport for collectively managing a set of current or proposed projects, e.g. by evaluation and prioritization of projectsyesno
Issue Management Properties
Hierarchical issuesyes
Custom fieldsyes
Custom workflowsyes
Project Collaboration Properties
Project wikiyes
Discussion forumyes
Online chatno
Audio conferencingno
Video conferencingno
Screen sharingno
Calendar sharingno
Contact sharingno
Document sharingyes
File versioningyes

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