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Microsoft Project vs Monday.com vs Tom's Planner System Properties Comparison

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SystemsMicrosoft Project  Xexclude from comparisonMonday.cominfoformerly daPulse  Xexclude from comparisonTom's Planner  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionProject planning and tracking tools available in various editions: Standard, Pro, Server and Online.Monday.com is a web-based task management and collaboration tool.Tom's Planner is a web-based project management tool with a focus on ease of use.
CategoryProject PlanningProject Planning
Project Collaboration
Project Planning
Project Management Zone Rankinginfomeasures the popularity of Project Management SystemsScore 2,153.69
Rank #2
Score 75.84
Rank #18
Score 3.42
Rank #142
DeveloperMicrosoftmonday.com LabsTom’s PlannerinfoThomas Ummels
Websiteproducts.office.com/­en-us/­Projectmonday.comtomsplanner.com
Social network pages
Facebook269,517likes
LinkedIn15,827followers
Twitter33,933followers
Facebook330,771likes
LinkedIn29,711followers
Twitter9,983followers
Facebook522likes
LinkedIn46followers
Twitter804followers
Initial release198420122010
LicenseCommercial
Web-based service (SaaS)infoSoftware-as-a-Service modelinfoProject Online
Web-based service (SaaS)infoSoftware-as-a-Service modelWeb-based service (SaaS)infoSoftware-as-a-Service model
Web-based architectureyesinfoProject Onlineyesyes
Operating systemsWindows
Mobile appsnoinfo3rd-party apps to import Microsoft Project files existAndroid
iOS
no
APIinfoApplication Programming Interfaceyesyesno
Multi-useryesinfoProject Onlineyesyes
Authentication mechanismActive DirectoryinfoProject OnlinePassword
Google sign-oninfoenterprise accounts
Password
Facebook sign-on
Google sign-on
NotificationsEmailinfoProject OnlineDesktop push
Email
no
Project Planning Properties
Hierarchical tasksinfoSupport for parent-child relationships of tasksyesnoyes
Recurring tasksinfoSupport for definition of tasks that occur repeatedlyyesnono
Milestone trackinginfoMilestones indicate the completion of major deliverables, normally by completing a set of tasksyesnono
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 startyesnono
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 dependenciesyesnono
Critical chain managementinfoThe critical chain method expands the critical path method by additionally taking resource constraints into accountyesinfoavailable via 3rd-party add-onnono
Gantt chartsinfoBar chart to visualize a project's tasks and milestones scheduleyesyesinfotimelineyes
PERT chartsinfoNetwork diagrams according to Program Evaluation Review Techniqueyesnono
BaselinesinfoSupport for creating and using snapshots of a project's plan in terms of cost, scope and schedule yesnono
Resource managementinfoSupport for managing a project's human and/or non-human resourcesyesnono
Resource levelinginfoSupport for optimizing the allocation of a project's resourcesyesnono
Time trackinginfoSupport for estimating and monitoring the time spent on a project's tasksyesnono
Cost trackinginfoSupport for monitoring a project's expensesyesnono
Earned value managementinfoSupport for tracking a project's performance and progress via earned value measurementsyesnono
Risk managementinfoSupport for identifying and keeping track of project risks and risk-related activitiesyesnono
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 cardsnonono
Project portfolio management infoSupport for collectively managing a set of current or proposed projects, e.g. by evaluation and prioritization of projectsyesnono
Project Collaboration Properties
Project wikino
Discussion forumyesinfodiscussion threads
Online chatno
Audio conferencingno
Video conferencingno
Screen sharingno
Calendar sharingno
Contact sharingno
Document sharingyes
File versioningno
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