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BrightWork vs IBM Notes vs JIRA System Properties Comparison

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SystemsBrightWork  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Notesinfoformerly Lotus Notes  Xexclude from comparisonJIRA  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionBrightWork is a project and portfolio management system based on SharePoint.IBM Notes is, in combination with IBM Domino, a collaborative client-server software platform.Bug tracking and project planning tool, available as cloud service and as commercial tool.
CategoryProject PlanningProject CollaborationProject Planning
Issue Management
Project Management Zone Rankinginfomeasures the popularity of Project Management SystemsScore 5.96
Rank #101
Score 204.69
Rank #13
Score 1,184.57
Rank #3
DeveloperBrightWorkIBMAtlassian
Websitebrightwork.comibm.com/­collaboration/­ibm-dominoatlassian.com/­software/­jira
Technical documentationhelp.brightwork.comconfluence.atlassian.com/­jira/­jira-documentation-1556.html
Social network pages
Facebook627likes
LinkedIn1,578followers
Twitter1,556followers
Facebook10,363likes
LinkedIn10,303followers
LinkedIn21,114followers
Twitter35,054followers
Initial release199519892002
LicenseCommercial
Web-based service (SaaS)infoSoftware-as-a-Service model
CommercialCommercial
Web-based service (SaaS)infoSoftware-as-a-Service model
Web-based architectureyesnoinfoweb interface is availableyes
Programming languageC++
Java
Java
Operating systemsWindowsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Mobile appsnoAndroid
BlackBerry
iOS
Windows Phone
Android
iOS
APIinfoApplication Programming Interfaceyesinfo.NETyesyesinfoJava, REST
Multi-useryesyesyes
Authentication mechanismPassword
LDAPinfoLightweight Directory Access Protocol
SAMLinfoSecurity Assertion Markup Language
Active Directory
Password
LDAPinfoLightweight Directory Access Protocol
SAMLinfoSecurity Assertion Markup Language
Active Directory
Password
LDAPinfoLightweight Directory Access Protocol
NotificationsEmail
RSS feeds
Desktop push
Email
Mobile push
Email
Project Planning Properties
Hierarchical tasksinfoSupport for parent-child relationships of tasksyesyes
Recurring tasksinfoSupport for definition of tasks that occur repeatedlynono
Milestone trackinginfoMilestones indicate the completion of major deliverables, normally by completing a set of tasksyesno
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 startnoinfoavailable via MS-Project integrationyesinfovia "issue linking"
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 dependenciesnoinfoavailable via MS-Project integrationno
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 scheduleyesyesinfoavailable via 3rd-party plugins
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 yesno
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 tasksyesyesinfoavailable via 3rd-party plugins
Cost trackinginfoSupport for monitoring a project's expensesyesyesinfoavailable via 3rd-party plugins
Earned value managementinfoSupport for tracking a project's performance and progress via earned value measurementsyesno
Risk managementinfoSupport for identifying and keeping track of project risks and risk-related activitiesyesyesinfoavailable via 3rd-party plugins
Scrum supportinfoSupport for typical Scrum techniques such as sprints, backlogs and burn-down chartsnoyesinfowith JIRA Agile add-on
Kanban supportinfoSupport for typical Kanban techniques such as visualization of tasks on boards using cardsnoyesinfowith JIRA Agile add-on
Project portfolio management infoSupport for collectively managing a set of current or proposed projects, e.g. by evaluation and prioritization of projectsyesyesinfoavailable via 3rd-party plugins
Issue Management Properties
Hierarchical issuesyes
Custom fieldsyes
Custom workflowsyes
Project Collaboration Properties
Project wikiyes
Discussion forumyes
Online chatyesinfoIBM Sametime
Audio conferencingyesinfoIBM Sametime
Video conferencingyesinfoIBM Sametime
Screen sharingyesinfoIBM Sametime
Calendar sharingyes
Contact sharingyes
Document sharingyes
File versioningyes

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