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SystemsBSCWinfoBasic Support for Cooperative Work  Xexclude from comparisonKanboard  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.Trello is a web-based project management and collaboration tool based on Kanban-like lists.
CategoryProject Planning
Project Collaboration
Project PlanningProject Planning
Project Collaboration
Project Management Zone Rankinginfomeasures the popularity of Project Management SystemsScore 1.45
Rank #210
Score 2.21
Rank #178
Score 850.38
Rank #6
DeveloperOrbiTeamFrédéric GuillotTrelloinfoowned by Atlassian, originally by Fog Creek Software
Websitebscw.dekanboard.orgtrello.com
Technical documentationbscw.de/­en/­supportdocs.kanboard.orghelp.trello.com
Social network pages
Twitter85followers
Twitter769followers
Facebook119,163likes
LinkedIn31,287followers
Twitter180,962followers
Initial release199520142011
LicenseCommercial
Web-based service (SaaS)infoSoftware-as-a-Service model
Open SourceinfoMIT LicenseWeb-based service (SaaS)infoSoftware-as-a-Service model
Web-based architectureyesyesyes
Programming languagePythonPHP
Operating systemsAIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
IRIX
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Unix
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
Windows
Mobile appsnoinfomobile version of web interfacenoAndroid
iOS
APIinfoApplication Programming InterfaceyesyesyesinfoREST
Multi-useryesyesyes
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
Google sign-on
NotificationsDesktop push
Email
RSS feeds
Email
RSS feeds
Email
Mobile push
Project Planning Properties
Hierarchical tasksinfoSupport for parent-child relationships of tasksyesyesno
Recurring tasksinfoSupport for definition of tasks that occur repeatedlynonono
Milestone trackinginfoMilestones indicate the completion of major deliverables, normally by completing a set of tasksnoyesinfotasks can be defined to be milestonesno
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 startyesyesno
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 dependenciesnonono
Critical chain managementinfoThe critical chain method expands the critical path method by additionally taking resource constraints into accountnonono
Gantt chartsinfoBar chart to visualize a project's tasks and milestones scheduleyesnonoinfoavailable via 3rd party tools
PERT chartsinfoNetwork diagrams according to Program Evaluation Review Techniquenonono
BaselinesinfoSupport for creating and using snapshots of a project's plan in terms of cost, scope and schedule nonono
Resource managementinfoSupport for managing a project's human and/or non-human resourcesnonono
Resource levelinginfoSupport for optimizing the allocation of a project's resourcesnonono
Time trackinginfoSupport for estimating and monitoring the time spent on a project's tasksnoyesno
Cost trackinginfoSupport for monitoring a project's expensesnoyesno
Earned value managementinfoSupport for tracking a project's performance and progress via earned value measurementsnonono
Risk managementinfoSupport for identifying and keeping track of project risks and risk-related activitiesnonono
Scrum supportinfoSupport for typical Scrum techniques such as sprints, backlogs and burn-down chartsnonono
Kanban supportinfoSupport for typical Kanban techniques such as visualization of tasks on boards using cardsnoyesyes
Project portfolio management infoSupport for collectively managing a set of current or proposed projects, e.g. by evaluation and prioritization of projectsnonono
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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