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SystemsblueKiwi  Xexclude from comparisonJiveinfoformerly Clearspace  Xexclude from comparisonRedmine  Xexclude from comparisonSocialcast  Xexclude from comparison
blueKiwi has been discontinued. Socialcast has been discontinued.
DescriptionblueKiwi was an enterprise collaboration platform.Jive is a knowledge management and collaboration tool.Open source, web-based project management and issue tracking tool.Socialcast was a web-based collaboration system, also available as on-premise tool.
CategoryProject CollaborationProject CollaborationProject Planning
Issue Management
Project Collaboration
Project Collaboration
Project Management Zone Rankinginfomeasures the popularity of Project Management SystemsScore 39.66
Rank #30
Score 46.88
Rank #26
DeveloperblueKiwiinfoowned by AtosJive SoftwareVMware
Websitebluekiwi-software.com (offline)jivesoftware.comredmine.orgsocialcast.com (offline)
Technical documentationdocs.jivesoftware.comredmine.org/­projects/­redmine/­wiki/­Guide
Social network pages
LinkedIn2,536followers
LinkedIn25,124followers
Twitter19,575followers
Facebook2,188followers
LinkedIn1,328followers
Initial release2006200620062008
LicenseWeb-based service (SaaS)infoSoftware-as-a-Service modelCommercial
Web-based service (SaaS)infoSoftware-as-a-Service model
Open SourceinfoGPL 2Commercial
Web-based service (SaaS)infoSoftware-as-a-Service model
Web-based architectureyesyesyesyes
Programming languageJavaRubyinfoRuby on Rails
Operating systemsLinuxLinux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Mobile appsAndroid
BlackBerry
iOS
Android
BlackBerry
iOS
Android
iOS
Windows Phone
Android
BlackBerry
iOS
Windows Phone
APIinfoApplication Programming InterfaceyesyesyesinfoRESTyesinfoREST
Multi-useryesyesyesyes
Authentication mechanismPassword
LDAPinfoLightweight Directory Access Protocol
OpenID
SAMLinfoSecurity Assertion Markup Language
CASinfoJA-SIG Central Authentication Service
Active Directory
Password
LDAPinfoLightweight Directory Access Protocol
SAMLinfoSecurity Assertion Markup Language
Kerberos
Active Directory
Password
LDAPinfoLightweight Directory Access Protocol
Password
LDAPinfoLightweight Directory Access Protocol
SAMLinfoSecurity Assertion Markup Languageinfoon-premise version
WS-Federationinfoon-premise version
NotificationsEmail
RSS feeds
Email
Mobile push
RSS feeds
Email
RSS feeds
Email
Mobile push
RSS feeds
Project Planning Properties
Hierarchical tasksinfoSupport for parent-child relationships of tasksyes
Recurring tasksinfoSupport for definition of tasks that occur repeatedlyyesinfovia plugin
Milestone trackinginfoMilestones indicate the completion of major deliverables, normally by completing a set of tasksyesinfovia plugin
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 dependenciesyesinfovia plugin
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 yesinfovia plugin
Resource managementinfoSupport for managing a project's human and/or non-human resourcesyesinfovia plugin
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 expensesyesinfovia plugin
Earned value managementinfoSupport for tracking a project's performance and progress via earned value measurementsyesinfovia plugin
Risk managementinfoSupport for identifying and keeping track of project risks and risk-related activitiesyesinfoavailable via 3rd-party plugins
Scrum supportinfoSupport for typical Scrum techniques such as sprints, backlogs and burn-down chartsyesinfovia plugin
Kanban supportinfoSupport for typical Kanban techniques such as visualization of tasks on boards using cardsyesinfovia plugin
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 wikiyesinfoblogyesyesno
Discussion forumyesyesyesyes
Online chatyesinfomessagesyesyesinfovia pluginyes
Audio conferencingnononono
Video conferencingnononono
Screen sharingnononono
Calendar sharingyesnoinfointegration with external calendar tools is possiblenono
Contact sharingnononono
Document sharingyesyesyesyes
File versioningyesyesyesinfovia pluginno

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