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SystemsBasecamp  Xexclude from comparisonBrightWork  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionBasecamp is a web-based project management and collaboration tool, available as "Basecamp Classic" and a new Basecamp introduced in 2012.BrightWork is a project and portfolio management system based on SharePoint.
CategoryProject Planning
Project Collaboration
Project Planning
Project Management Zone Rankinginfomeasures the popularity of Project Management SystemsScore 335.60
Rank #9
Score 5.97
Rank #93
DeveloperBasecampBrightWork
Websitebasecamp.combrightwork.com
Technical documentationbasecamp.com/­helphelp.brightwork.com
Social network pages
LinkedIn18,278followers
Twitter126,381followers
Facebook624likes
LinkedIn1,427followers
Twitter1,553followers
Initial release20041995
LicenseWeb-based service (SaaS)infoSoftware-as-a-Service modelCommercial
Web-based service (SaaS)infoSoftware-as-a-Service model
Web-based architectureyesyes
Programming languageRubyinfoRuby on Rails
Operating systemsWindows
Mobile appsAndroid
iOS
no
APIinfoApplication Programming Interfaceyesyesinfo.NET
Multi-useryesyes
Authentication mechanismPassword
Phone verification
Password
LDAPinfoLightweight Directory Access Protocol
SAMLinfoSecurity Assertion Markup Language
Active Directory
NotificationsEmailEmail
RSS feeds
Project Planning Properties
Hierarchical tasksinfoSupport for parent-child relationships of tasksnoyes
Recurring tasksinfoSupport for definition of tasks that occur repeatedlynono
Milestone trackinginfoMilestones indicate the completion of major deliverables, normally by completing a set of tasksnoyes
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 startnonoinfoavailable via MS-Project integration
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 dependenciesnonoinfoavailable via MS-Project integration
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 scheduleyesinfoavailable via add-onsyes
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 noyes
Resource managementinfoSupport for managing a project's human and/or non-human resourcesyesyes
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 expensesyesinfoavailable via add-onsyes
Earned value managementinfoSupport for tracking a project's performance and progress via earned value measurementsnoyes
Risk managementinfoSupport for identifying and keeping track of project risks and risk-related activitiesnoyes
Scrum supportinfoSupport for typical Scrum techniques such as sprints, backlogs and burn-down chartsnono
Kanban supportinfoSupport for typical Kanban techniques such as visualization of tasks on boards using cardsnono
Project portfolio management infoSupport for collectively managing a set of current or proposed projects, e.g. by evaluation and prioritization of projectsnoyes
Project Collaboration Properties
Project wikino
Discussion forumyes
Online chatyesinfoavailable via add-ons
Audio conferencingno
Video conferencingno
Screen sharingno
Calendar sharingyes
Contact sharingno
Document sharingyes
File versioningno

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