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DeskAway System Properties

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SystemDeskAway
DeskAway has been discontinued.
DescriptionDeskAway was a web-based project management and collaboration software.
CategoryProject Planning
Issue Management
Project Collaboration
DeveloperSynage Software
Websitedeskaway.com
Social network pages
Twitter928followers
Initial release2005
LicenseWeb-based service (SaaS)infoSoftware-as-a-Service model
Web-based architectureyes
Mobile appsnoinfomobile version of web interface
APIinfoApplication Programming Interfaceno
Multi-useryes
Authentication mechanismPassword
OpenID
NotificationsEmail
RSS feeds
Project Planning Properties
Hierarchical tasksinfoSupport for parent-child relationships of tasksnoinfotasks can be grouped in tasks lists
Recurring tasksinfoSupport for definition of tasks that occur repeatedlyyes
Milestone trackinginfoMilestones indicate the completion of major deliverables, normally by completing a set of tasksyes
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 startno
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 dependenciesno
Critical chain managementinfoThe critical chain method expands the critical path method by additionally taking resource constraints into accountno
Gantt chartsinfoBar chart to visualize a project's tasks and milestones scheduleyes
PERT chartsinfoNetwork diagrams according to Program Evaluation Review Techniqueno
BaselinesinfoSupport for creating and using snapshots of a project's plan in terms of cost, scope and schedule no
Resource managementinfoSupport for managing a project's human and/or non-human resourcesyes
Resource levelinginfoSupport for optimizing the allocation of a project's resourcesno
Time trackinginfoSupport for estimating and monitoring the time spent on a project's tasksyes
Cost trackinginfoSupport for monitoring a project's expensesno
Earned value managementinfoSupport for tracking a project's performance and progress via earned value measurementsno
Risk managementinfoSupport for identifying and keeping track of project risks and risk-related activitiesno
Scrum supportinfoSupport for typical Scrum techniques such as sprints, backlogs and burn-down chartsno
Kanban supportinfoSupport for typical Kanban techniques such as visualization of tasks on boards using cardsno
Project portfolio management infoSupport for collectively managing a set of current or proposed projects, e.g. by evaluation and prioritization of projectsno
Issue Management Properties
Hierarchical issuesno
Custom fieldsno
Custom workflowsno
Project Collaboration Properties
Project wikiyes
Discussion forumyes
Online chatno
Audio conferencingno
Video conferencingno
Screen sharingno
Calendar sharingyes
Contact sharingyes
Document sharingyes
File versioningyes
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