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BrightWork vs IBM Notes vs SharePoint System Properties Comparison

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SystemsBrightWork  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Notesinfoformerly Lotus Notes  Xexclude from comparisonSharePoint  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.SharePoint is a web application framework and collaboration platform.
CategoryProject PlanningProject CollaborationProject Collaboration
Project Management Zone Rankinginfomeasures the popularity of Project Management SystemsScore 5.96
Rank #101
Score 204.69
Rank #13
Score 3,473.89
Rank #1
DeveloperBrightWorkIBMMicrosoft
Websitebrightwork.comibm.com/­collaboration/­ibm-dominoproducts.office.com/­en-us/­sharepoint
Technical documentationhelp.brightwork.comdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sharepoint/­dev
Social network pages
Facebook627likes
LinkedIn1,578followers
Twitter1,556followers
Facebook10,363likes
LinkedIn10,303followers
Facebook98,521likes
LinkedIn59,975followers
Twitter207,807followers
Initial release199519892001
LicenseCommercial
Web-based service (SaaS)infoSoftware-as-a-Service model
CommercialCommercial
Web-based service (SaaS)infoSoftware-as-a-Service modelinfoSharePoint Online
Web-based architectureyesnoinfoweb interface is availableyes
Programming languageC++
Java
C#
Operating systemsWindowsLinux
OS X
Windows
Windows
Mobile appsnoAndroid
BlackBerry
iOS
Windows Phone
Androidinfonumerous 3rd-party apps
iOSinfonumerous 3rd-party apps
Windows Phoneinfonumerous 3rd-party apps
APIinfoApplication Programming Interfaceyesinfo.NETyesyesinfoseveral sets of APIs, including object models and REST web service.
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
Active Directory
NotificationsEmail
RSS feeds
Desktop 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 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 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 projectsyes
Project Collaboration Properties
Project wikiyesyesinfoSharePoint pages
Discussion forumyesyes
Online chatyesinfoIBM Sametimeyes
Audio conferencingyesinfoIBM Sametimenoinfoavailable via Microsoft Lync and other products
Video conferencingyesinfoIBM Sametimenoinfoavailable via Microsoft Lync and other products
Screen sharingyesinfoIBM Sametimeyes
Calendar sharingyesyes
Contact sharingyesyes
Document sharingyesyes
File versioningyesyes

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