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Backlog vs SharePoint System Properties Comparison

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DescriptionBacklog is a project management and collaboration tool for software developers.SharePoint is a web application framework and collaboration platform.
CategoryProject Planning
Issue Management
Project Collaboration
Project Collaboration
Project Management Zone Rankinginfomeasures the popularity of Project Management SystemsScore 3.88
Rank #122
Score 3,802.55
Rank #1
DeveloperNulabMicrosoft
Websitebacklog.comproducts.office.com/­en-us/­sharepoint
Technical documentationsupport.backlog.comdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sharepoint/­dev
Social network pages
Facebook2,674likes
LinkedIn84followers
Twitter1,177followers
Facebook96,915likes
LinkedIn60,827followers
Twitter207,020followers
Initial release20062001
LicenseCommercial
Web-based service (SaaS)infoSoftware-as-a-Service model
Commercial
Web-based service (SaaS)infoSoftware-as-a-Service modelinfoSharePoint Online
Web-based architectureyesyes
Programming languageJavaC#
Operating systemsLinuxWindows
Mobile appsAndroid
iOS
Androidinfonumerous 3rd-party apps
iOSinfonumerous 3rd-party apps
Windows Phoneinfonumerous 3rd-party apps
APIinfoApplication Programming Interfaceyesyesinfoseveral sets of APIs, including object models and REST web service.
Multi-useryesyes
Authentication mechanismPassword
Active Directory
Password
Active Directory
NotificationsDesktop push
Email
Mobile push
Email
Mobile push
RSS feeds
Project Planning Properties
Hierarchical tasksinfoSupport for parent-child relationships of tasksyes
Recurring tasksinfoSupport for definition of tasks that occur repeatedlyno
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 scheduleyes
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 resourcesno
Resource levelinginfoSupport for optimizing the allocation of a project's resourcesno
Time trackinginfoSupport for estimating and monitoring the time spent on a project's tasksno
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 cardsno
Project portfolio management infoSupport for collectively managing a set of current or proposed projects, e.g. by evaluation and prioritization of projectsno
Issue Management Properties
Hierarchical issuesyes
Custom fieldsyes
Custom workflowsyes
Project Collaboration Properties
Project wikiyesyesinfoSharePoint pages
Discussion forumyesinfodiscussion threadsyes
Online chatnoyes
Audio conferencingnonoinfoavailable via Microsoft Lync and other products
Video conferencingnonoinfoavailable via Microsoft Lync and other products
Screen sharingnoyes
Calendar sharingnoyes
Contact sharingnoyes
Document sharingyesinfoGit and SVN integrationyes
File versioningyesyes

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