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BrightWork vs HCL Notes vs Microsoft Teams vs Zarafa vs Zimbra System Properties Comparison

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SystemsBrightWork  Xexclude from comparisonHCL Notesinfoformerly IBM Notes and Lotus Notes  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Teams  Xexclude from comparisonZarafa  Xexclude from comparisonZimbra  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionBrightWork is a project and portfolio management system based on SharePoint.HCL Notes is, in combination with HCL Domino, a collaborative client-server software platform.Microsoft Teams is a team collaboration tool integrated in Office 365.Zarafa is a web-based groupware platform.The Zimbra Collaboration Suite (ZCS) is a collaborative software suite.
CategoryProject PlanningProject CollaborationProject CollaborationProject CollaborationProject Collaboration
Project Management Zone Rankinginfomeasures the popularity of Project Management SystemsScore 7.05
Rank #86
Score 161.71
Rank #14
Score 178.49
Rank #13
Score 4.08
Rank #131
Score 45.00
Rank #24
DeveloperBrightWorkHCLinfoformerly IBMMicrosoftZarafaSynacorinfooriginally Zimbra, then Yahoo, VMware and Telligent Systems
Technical documentationhelp.brightwork.comdoc.zarafa.comzimbra.com/­documentation
Social network pages
Initial release1995198920172005
Web-based service (SaaS)infoSoftware-as-a-Service model
CommercialCommercialCommercialOpen SourceinfoCPALv1
CommercialinfoNetwork Edition
Web-based architectureyesnoinfoweb interface is availableyesyesyesinfodesktop client for Windows, OS X and Linux is also available
Programming languageC++
Operating systemsWindowsLinux
Mobile appsnoAndroid
Windows Phone
Windows Phone
Windows Phone
Windows Phone
APIinfoApplication Programming Interfaceyesinfo.NETyesyesyesyesinfoREST and SOAP
Authentication mechanismPassword
LDAPinfoLightweight Directory Access Protocol
SAMLinfoSecurity Assertion Markup Language
Active Directory
LDAPinfoLightweight Directory Access Protocol
SAMLinfoSecurity Assertion Markup Language
Active Directory
Microsoft sign-on
LDAPinfoLightweight Directory Access Protocol
NTLMinfoNT LAN Manager
Active Directory
LDAPinfoLightweight Directory Access Protocol
SAMLinfoSecurity Assertion Markup Language
Active Directory
Google sign-on
RSS feeds
Desktop push
Mobile push
Desktop push
Mobile push
Mobile push
Desktop push
Mobile push
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 startnoinfoavailable 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 dependenciesnoinfoavailable via MS-Project integration
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 yes
Resource managementinfoSupport for managing a project's human and/or non-human resourcesyes
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 expensesyes
Earned value managementinfoSupport for tracking a project's performance and progress via earned value measurementsyes
Risk managementinfoSupport for identifying and keeping track of project risks and risk-related activitiesyes
Scrum supportinfoSupport for typical Scrum techniques such as sprints, backlogs and burn-down chartsyesinfovia Nintex integration
Kanban supportinfoSupport for typical Kanban techniques such as visualization of tasks on boards using cardsyes
Project portfolio management infoSupport for collectively managing a set of current or proposed projects, e.g. by evaluation and prioritization of projectsyes
Project Collaboration Properties
Project wikiyesnonono
Discussion forumyesyesinfodiscussion channelsnono
Online chatyesinfoIBM Sametimeyesyesyesinfoavailable via 3rd-party add-ons
Audio conferencingyesinfoIBM Sametimeyesyesyesinfoavailable via 3rd-party add-ons
Video conferencingyesinfoIBM Sametimeyesyesyesinfoavailable via 3rd-party add-ons
Screen sharingyesinfoIBM Sametimeyesyesyesinfoavailable via 3rd-party add-ons
Calendar sharingyesyesinfovia Office 365 integrationyesyes
Contact sharingyesyesinfovia Office 365 integrationyesyes
Document sharingyesyesinfovia Office 365 integrationyesyes
File versioningyesyesnoyes

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