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BrightWork vs RationalPlan System Properties Comparison

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SystemsBrightWork  Xexclude from comparisonRationalPlan  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionBrightWork is a project and portfolio management system based on SharePoint.RationalPlan is a project planning tool that comes in three interacting modules: RationalPlan Single, Multi and Server.
CategoryProject PlanningProject Planning
Project Management Zone Rankinginfomeasures the popularity of Project Management SystemsScore 6.49
Rank #87
Score 3.14
Rank #145
DeveloperBrightWorkStand By Soft
Websitebrightwork.comrationalplan.com
Technical documentationhelp.brightwork.comrationalplan.com/­tutorial
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Initial release19952007
LicenseCommercial
Web-based service (SaaS)infoSoftware-as-a-Service model
Commercial
Web-based architectureyesnoinfoRationalPlan Project Server provides a central repository, accessibly via clients and via a web interface.
Programming languageJava
Operating systemsWindowsLinux
OS X
Windows
Mobile appsnono
APIinfoApplication Programming Interfaceyesinfo.NETno
Multi-useryesyesinfoRationalPlan Project Server
Authentication mechanismPassword
LDAPinfoLightweight Directory Access Protocol
SAMLinfoSecurity Assertion Markup Language
Active Directory
PasswordinfoRationalPlan Project Server
NotificationsEmail
RSS feeds
EmailinfoRationalPlan Project Server
Project Planning Properties
Hierarchical tasksinfoSupport for parent-child relationships of tasksyesyes
Recurring tasksinfoSupport for definition of tasks that occur repeatedlynoyes
Milestone trackinginfoMilestones indicate the completion of major deliverables, normally by completing a set of tasksyesyes
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 integrationyes
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 integrationyes
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 scheduleyesyes
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 yesyes
Resource managementinfoSupport for managing a project's human and/or non-human resourcesyesyes
Resource levelinginfoSupport for optimizing the allocation of a project's resourcesnonoinfosupport for manual resource leveling
Time trackinginfoSupport for estimating and monitoring the time spent on a project's tasksyesyes
Cost trackinginfoSupport for monitoring a project's expensesyesyes
Earned value managementinfoSupport for tracking a project's performance and progress via earned value measurementsyesyes
Risk managementinfoSupport for identifying and keeping track of project risks and risk-related activitiesyesyes
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 projectsyesyesinfoRationalPlan Multi Project

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