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DescriptionThe Bug Genie is an open source issue tracking tool, that also offers planning and collaboration capabilities.Bug tracking and project planning tool, available as cloud service and as commercial tool.
CategoryProject Planning
Issue Management
Project Collaboration
Project Planning
Issue Management
Project Management Zone Rankinginfomeasures the popularity of Project Management SystemsScore 2.76
Rank #156
Score 1,260.97
Rank #3
DeveloperZegenie StudiosAtlassian
Websitethebuggenie.comatlassian.com/­software/­jira
Technical documentationconfluence.atlassian.com/­jira/­jira-documentation-1556.html
Social network pages
Facebook544likes
Twitter252followers
LinkedIn19,982followers
Twitter32,466followers
Initial release20022002
LicenseOpen SourceinfoMozilla Public License 1.1
Commercial
Web-based service (SaaS)infoSoftware-as-a-Service model
Commercial
Web-based service (SaaS)infoSoftware-as-a-Service model
Web-based architectureyesyes
Programming languagePHPJava
Operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Mobile appsnoAndroid
iOS
APIinfoApplication Programming InterfaceyesyesinfoJava, REST
Multi-useryesyes
Authentication mechanismPassword
LDAPinfoLightweight Directory Access Protocol
Password
LDAPinfoLightweight Directory Access Protocol
NotificationsEmail
RSS feeds
Email
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 startnoyesinfovia "issue linking"
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 dependenciesnono
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 schedulenoyesinfoavailable via 3rd-party plugins
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 nono
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 tasksyesyesinfoavailable via 3rd-party plugins
Cost trackinginfoSupport for monitoring a project's expensesnoyesinfoavailable via 3rd-party plugins
Earned value managementinfoSupport for tracking a project's performance and progress via earned value measurementsnono
Risk managementinfoSupport for identifying and keeping track of project risks and risk-related activitiesnoyesinfoavailable via 3rd-party plugins
Scrum supportinfoSupport for typical Scrum techniques such as sprints, backlogs and burn-down chartsyesyesinfowith JIRA Agile add-on
Kanban supportinfoSupport for typical Kanban techniques such as visualization of tasks on boards using cardsyesyesinfowith JIRA Agile add-on
Project portfolio management infoSupport for collectively managing a set of current or proposed projects, e.g. by evaluation and prioritization of projectsnoyesinfoavailable via 3rd-party plugins
Issue Management Properties
Hierarchical issuesyesyes
Custom fieldsyesyes
Custom workflowsyesyes
Project Collaboration Properties
Project wikiyes
Discussion forumno
Online chatno
Audio conferencingno
Video conferencingno
Screen sharingno
Calendar sharingno
Contact sharingno
Document sharingyes
File versioningno

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