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SystemsBrightWork  Xexclude from comparisonTom's Planner  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionBrightWork is a project and portfolio management system based on SharePoint.Tom's Planner is a web-based project management tool with a focus on ease of use.
CategoryProject PlanningProject Planning
Project Management Zone Rankinginfomeasures the popularity of Project Management SystemsScore 5.97
Rank #93
Score 3.11
Rank #139
DeveloperBrightWorkTom’s PlannerinfoThomas Ummels
Websitebrightwork.comtomsplanner.com
Technical documentationhelp.brightwork.com
Social network pages
Facebook621likes
LinkedIn1,427followers
Twitter1,553followers
Facebook516likes
LinkedIn41followers
Twitter824followers
Initial release19952010
LicenseCommercial
Web-based service (SaaS)infoSoftware-as-a-Service model
Web-based service (SaaS)infoSoftware-as-a-Service model
Web-based architectureyesyes
Operating systemsWindows
Mobile appsnono
APIinfoApplication Programming Interfaceyesinfo.NETno
Multi-useryesyes
Authentication mechanismPassword
LDAPinfoLightweight Directory Access Protocol
SAMLinfoSecurity Assertion Markup Language
Active Directory
Password
Facebook sign-on
Google sign-on
NotificationsEmail
RSS feeds
no
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 integrationno
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 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 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 tasksyesno
Cost trackinginfoSupport for monitoring a project's expensesyesno
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 activitiesyesno
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 projectsyesno

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