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SystemsKanboard  Xexclude from comparisonTaiga  Xexclude from comparisonTrello  Xexclude from comparisonWorkfrontinfoformerly AtTask  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionKanboard is an open source visual task board software based on the Kanban methodology.Taiga is an open source tool for agile project management.Trello is a web-based project management and collaboration tool based on Kanban-like lists.Workfront is a web-based project and work management tool owned by Adobe.
CategoryProject PlanningProject Planning
Issue Management
Project Planning
Project Collaboration
Project Planning
Issue Management
Project Collaboration
Project Management Zone Rankinginfomeasures the popularity of Project Management SystemsScore 2.96
Rank #167
Score 13.97
Rank #55
Score 836.30
Rank #5
Score 117.55
Rank #19
DeveloperFrédéric GuillotTaiga AgileTrelloinfoowned by Atlassian, originally by Fog Creek SoftwareAdobe
Websitekanboard.orgtaiga.iotrello.comworkfront.com
Technical documentationdocs.kanboard.orgtree.taiga.io/­supporthelp.trello.com
Social network pages
Twitter878followers
LinkedIn32followers
Twitter3,511followers
Facebook133,422followers
LinkedIn64,679followers
Twitter188,911followers
Facebook5,678followers
LinkedIn42,526followers
Twitter7,240followers
Initial release2014201420112001
LicenseOpen SourceinfoMIT LicenseOpen SourceinfoGnu Affero General Public License (AGPL) v3
Web-based service (SaaS)infoSoftware-as-a-Service model
Web-based service (SaaS)infoSoftware-as-a-Service modelCommercial
Web-based service (SaaS)infoSoftware-as-a-Service model
Web-based architectureyesyesyesyes
Programming languagePHPPython
Operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
Windows
Linux
Mobile appsnonoAndroid
iOS
Android
iOS
APIinfoApplication Programming InterfaceyesyesinfoRESTyesinfoRESTyesinfoREST
Multi-useryesyesyesyes
Authentication mechanismPassword
LDAPinfoLightweight Directory Access Protocol
GitHub sign-on
Google sign-on
Password
GitHub sign-on
Password
Google sign-on
Password
LDAPinfoLightweight Directory Access Protocol
SAMLinfoSecurity Assertion Markup Language
NotificationsEmail
RSS feeds
Email
Mobile push
Email
Project Planning Properties
Hierarchical tasksinfoSupport for parent-child relationships of tasksyesnonoyes
Recurring tasksinfoSupport for definition of tasks that occur repeatedlynononoyes
Milestone trackinginfoMilestones indicate the completion of major deliverables, normally by completing a set of tasksyesinfotasks can be defined to be milestonesyesnoyes
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 startyesnonoyes
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 dependenciesnononoyes
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 schedulenononoinfoavailable via 3rd party toolsyes
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 nononoyes
Resource managementinfoSupport for managing a project's human and/or non-human resourcesnononoyes
Resource levelinginfoSupport for optimizing the allocation of a project's resourcesnononoyes
Time trackinginfoSupport for estimating and monitoring the time spent on a project's tasksyesnonoyes
Cost trackinginfoSupport for monitoring a project's expensesyesnonoyes
Earned value managementinfoSupport for tracking a project's performance and progress via earned value measurementsnononoyes
Risk managementinfoSupport for identifying and keeping track of project risks and risk-related activitiesnononoyes
Scrum supportinfoSupport for typical Scrum techniques such as sprints, backlogs and burn-down chartsnoyesnoyes
Kanban supportinfoSupport for typical Kanban techniques such as visualization of tasks on boards using cardsyesyesyesno
Project portfolio management infoSupport for collectively managing a set of current or proposed projects, e.g. by evaluation and prioritization of projectsnononoyes
Issue Management Properties
Hierarchical issuesnono
Custom fieldsyesyes
Custom workflowsnoyes
Project Collaboration Properties
Project wikinono
Discussion forumyesinfoconversationsno
Online chatnono
Audio conferencingnono
Video conferencingnono
Screen sharingnono
Calendar sharingnoinfointegration with external calendar tools is possibleyes
Contact sharingnono
Document sharingyesinfocard attachmentsyes
File versioningnono

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