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Calligra Plan vs IBM Notes vs JIRA vs Planta vs Zoho System Properties Comparison


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SystemsCalligra Planinfoformerly KPlato  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Notesinfoformerly Lotus Notes  Xexclude from comparisonJIRA  Xexclude from comparisonPlanta  Xexclude from comparisonZoho  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionCalligra Plan is the project management application of the Calligra Suite.IBM Notes is, in combination with IBM Domino, a collaborative client-server software platform.Bug tracking and project planning tool, available as cloud service and as commercial tool.Planta is a project management and portfolio management system.Zoho is a web-based hosted office suit, offering amongst others modules for project management.
CategoryProject PlanningProject CollaborationProject Planning
Issue Management
Project Planning
Project Collaboration
Project Planning
Issue Management
Project Collaboration
Project Management Zone Rankinginfomeasures the popularity of Project Management SystemsScore 0.38
Rank #278
Score 214.16
Rank #13
Score 1,216.67
Rank #3
Score 0.13
Rank #295
Score 285.43
Rank #10
DeveloperIBMAtlassianPlantaZoho
Websitecalligra.org/­planibm.com/­collaboration/­ibm-dominoatlassian.com/­software/­jiraplanta.dezoho.com
Technical documentationconfluence.atlassian.com/­jira/­jira-documentation-1556.htmlzoho.com/­projects/­help/­overview.html
Social network pages
Facebook10,423likes
LinkedIn10,425followers
LinkedIn20,732followers
Twitter33,678followers
Facebook44likes
LinkedIn26followers
Twitter61followers
Facebook174,031likes
LinkedIn213,080followers
Twitter50,323followers
Initial release2010infoforked from KOffice198920021980infopredecessor PPMS2005
LicenseOpen SourceinfoLGPL, GPLCommercialCommercial
Web-based service (SaaS)infoSoftware-as-a-Service model
CommercialWeb-based service (SaaS)infoSoftware-as-a-Service model
Web-based architecturenonoinfoweb interface is availableyesyesinfoThin Windows client also availableyes
Programming languageC++C++
Java
JavaC
C++
Operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Windows
Mobile appsnoAndroid
BlackBerry
iOS
Windows Phone
Android
iOS
noAndroid
iOS
APIinfoApplication Programming InterfaceyesyesyesinfoJava, RESTyesinfoPythonyesinfoREST
Multi-usernoyesyesyesyes
Authentication mechanismPassword
LDAPinfoLightweight Directory Access Protocol
SAMLinfoSecurity Assertion Markup Language
Active Directory
Password
LDAPinfoLightweight Directory Access Protocol
PasswordPassword
Facebook sign-on
Google sign-on
Yahoo sign-on
NotificationsnoDesktop push
Email
Mobile push
EmailEmailEmail
Project Planning Properties
Hierarchical tasksinfoSupport for parent-child relationships of tasksyesyesyesyes
Recurring tasksinfoSupport for definition of tasks that occur repeatedlynononoyes
Milestone trackinginfoMilestones indicate the completion of major deliverables, normally by completing a set of tasksyesnoyesyes
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 startyesyesinfovia "issue linking"yesyes
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 dependenciesnonoyesno
Critical chain managementinfoThe critical chain method expands the critical path method by additionally taking resource constraints into accountnonoyesno
Gantt chartsinfoBar chart to visualize a project's tasks and milestones scheduleyesyesinfoavailable via 3rd-party pluginsyesyes
PERT chartsinfoNetwork diagrams according to Program Evaluation Review Techniquenonoyesno
BaselinesinfoSupport for creating and using snapshots of a project's plan in terms of cost, scope and schedule yesnoyesno
Resource managementinfoSupport for managing a project's human and/or non-human resourcesyesnoyesyes
Resource levelinginfoSupport for optimizing the allocation of a project's resourcesyesnoyesno
Time trackinginfoSupport for estimating and monitoring the time spent on a project's tasksyesyesinfoavailable via 3rd-party pluginsyesyes
Cost trackinginfoSupport for monitoring a project's expensesyesyesinfoavailable via 3rd-party pluginsyesyes
Earned value managementinfoSupport for tracking a project's performance and progress via earned value measurementsyesnoyesno
Risk managementinfoSupport for identifying and keeping track of project risks and risk-related activitiesnoyesinfoavailable via 3rd-party pluginsyesyesinfoavailable via 3rd-party add-ons
Scrum supportinfoSupport for typical Scrum techniques such as sprints, backlogs and burn-down chartsnoyesinfowith JIRA Agile add-onnono
Kanban supportinfoSupport for typical Kanban techniques such as visualization of tasks on boards using cardsnoyesinfowith JIRA Agile add-onyesinfoPLANTA pulseyes
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 pluginsyesno
Issue Management Properties
Hierarchical issuesyesno
Custom fieldsyesyes
Custom workflowsyesyes
Project Collaboration Properties
Project wikiyesnoyes
Discussion forumyesnoyes
Online chatyesinfoIBM Sametimenoyes
Audio conferencingyesinfoIBM Sametimenoyes
Video conferencingyesinfoIBM Sametimenono
Screen sharingyesinfoIBM Sametimenoyes
Calendar sharingyesnoinfointegration into MS Outlookyes
Contact sharingyesnoyes
Document sharingyesyesyes
File versioningyesnoyes

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