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SystemsBSCWinfoBasic Support for Cooperative Work  Xexclude from comparisonKanboard  Xexclude from comparisonTaiga  Xexclude from comparisonTrello  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionBSCW is a web-basd collaboration and task management system, available as hosted service and as self-hosted tool.Kanboard is an open source visual task board software based on the Kanban methodology.Taiga is an open source tool for agile project management.Trello is a web-based project management and collaboration tool based on Kanban-like lists.
CategoryProject Planning
Project Collaboration
Project PlanningProject Planning
Issue Management
Project Planning
Project Collaboration
Project Management Zone Rankinginfomeasures the popularity of Project Management SystemsScore 1.20
Rank #215
Score 2.06
Rank #177
Score 7.43
Rank #76
Score 839.88
Rank #6
DeveloperOrbiTeamFrédéric GuillotTaiga AgileTrelloinfoowned by Atlassian, originally by Fog Creek Software
Websitebscw.dekanboard.orgtaiga.iotrello.com
Technical documentationbscw.de/­en/­supportdocs.kanboard.orgtree.taiga.io/­supporthelp.trello.com
Social network pages
Twitter84followers
Twitter762followers
LinkedIn37followers
Twitter3,315followers
Facebook117,953likes
LinkedIn29,364followers
Twitter178,929followers
Initial release1995201420142011
LicenseCommercial
Web-based service (SaaS)infoSoftware-as-a-Service model
Open SourceinfoMIT LicenseOpen SourceinfoGnu Affero General Public License (AGPL) v3
Web-based service (SaaS)infoSoftware-as-a-Service model
Web-based service (SaaS)infoSoftware-as-a-Service model
Web-based architectureyesyesyesyes
Programming languagePythonPHPPython
Operating systemsAIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
IRIX
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Unix
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
Windows
Linux
Mobile appsnoinfomobile version of web interfacenonoAndroid
iOS
APIinfoApplication Programming InterfaceyesyesyesinfoRESTyesinfoREST
Multi-useryesyesyesyes
Authentication mechanismPassword
LDAPinfoLightweight Directory Access Protocol
OpenID
CASinfoJA-SIG Central Authentication Service
Shibboleth
Password
LDAPinfoLightweight Directory Access Protocol
GitHub sign-on
Google sign-on
Password
GitHub sign-on
Password
Google sign-on
NotificationsDesktop push
Email
RSS feeds
Email
RSS feeds
Email
Mobile push
Project Planning Properties
Hierarchical tasksinfoSupport for parent-child relationships of tasksyesyesnono
Recurring tasksinfoSupport for definition of tasks that occur repeatedlynononono
Milestone trackinginfoMilestones indicate the completion of major deliverables, normally by completing a set of tasksnoyesinfotasks can be defined to be milestonesyesno
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 startyesyesnono
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 dependenciesnononono
Critical chain managementinfoThe critical chain method expands the critical path method by additionally taking resource constraints into accountnononono
Gantt chartsinfoBar chart to visualize a project's tasks and milestones scheduleyesnononoinfoavailable via 3rd party tools
PERT chartsinfoNetwork diagrams according to Program Evaluation Review Techniquenononono
BaselinesinfoSupport for creating and using snapshots of a project's plan in terms of cost, scope and schedule nononono
Resource managementinfoSupport for managing a project's human and/or non-human resourcesnononono
Resource levelinginfoSupport for optimizing the allocation of a project's resourcesnononono
Time trackinginfoSupport for estimating and monitoring the time spent on a project's tasksnoyesnono
Cost trackinginfoSupport for monitoring a project's expensesnoyesnono
Earned value managementinfoSupport for tracking a project's performance and progress via earned value measurementsnononono
Risk managementinfoSupport for identifying and keeping track of project risks and risk-related activitiesnononono
Scrum supportinfoSupport for typical Scrum techniques such as sprints, backlogs and burn-down chartsnonoyesno
Kanban supportinfoSupport for typical Kanban techniques such as visualization of tasks on boards using cardsnoyesyesyes
Project portfolio management infoSupport for collectively managing a set of current or proposed projects, e.g. by evaluation and prioritization of projectsnononono
Issue Management Properties
Hierarchical issuesno
Custom fieldsyes
Custom workflowsno
Project Collaboration Properties
Project wikiyesno
Discussion forumyesyesinfoconversations
Online chatnoinfosupport for integration of external chat systemsno
Audio conferencingnoinfosupport for integration of external conferencing systemsno
Video conferencingnoinfosupport for integration of external conferencing systemsno
Screen sharingnono
Calendar sharingyesnoinfointegration with external calendar tools is possible
Contact sharingyesno
Document sharingyesyesinfocard attachments
File versioningyesno

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