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DescriptionDeskAway is a web-based project management and collaboration software.Open source, web-based project management and issue tracking tool.
CategoryProject Planning
Issue Management
Project Collaboration
Project Planning
Issue Management
Project Collaboration
Project Management Zone Rankinginfomeasures the popularity of Project Management SystemsScore 1.47
Rank #200
Score 66.81
Rank #19
DeveloperSynage Software
Websitedeskaway.comredmine.org
Technical documentationdeskaway.com/­helpredmine.org/­projects/­redmine/­wiki/­Guide
Social network pages
Twitter992followers
Facebook2,069likes
LinkedIn1,257followers
Initial release20052006
LicenseWeb-based service (SaaS)infoSoftware-as-a-Service modelOpen SourceinfoGPL 2
Web-based architectureyesyes
Programming languageRubyinfoRuby on Rails
Operating systemsLinux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Mobile appsnoinfomobile version of web interfaceAndroid
iOS
Windows Phone
APIinfoApplication Programming InterfacenoyesinfoREST
Multi-useryesyes
Authentication mechanismPassword
OpenID
Password
LDAPinfoLightweight Directory Access Protocol
NotificationsEmail
RSS feeds
Email
RSS feeds
Project Planning Properties
Hierarchical tasksinfoSupport for parent-child relationships of tasksnoinfotasks can be grouped in tasks listsyes
Recurring tasksinfoSupport for definition of tasks that occur repeatedlyyesyesinfovia plugin
Milestone trackinginfoMilestones indicate the completion of major deliverables, normally by completing a set of tasksyesyesinfovia plugin
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 startnoyes
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 dependenciesnoyesinfovia plugin
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 scheduleyesyes
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 noyesinfovia plugin
Resource managementinfoSupport for managing a project's human and/or non-human resourcesyesyesinfovia plugin
Resource levelinginfoSupport for optimizing the allocation of a project's resourcesnono
Time trackinginfoSupport for estimating and monitoring the time spent on a project's tasksyesyes
Cost trackinginfoSupport for monitoring a project's expensesnoyesinfovia plugin
Earned value managementinfoSupport for tracking a project's performance and progress via earned value measurementsnoyesinfovia plugin
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 chartsnoyesinfovia plugin
Kanban supportinfoSupport for typical Kanban techniques such as visualization of tasks on boards using cardsnoyesinfovia plugin
Project portfolio management infoSupport for collectively managing a set of current or proposed projects, e.g. by evaluation and prioritization of projectsnono
Issue Management Properties
Hierarchical issuesnoyes
Custom fieldsnoyes
Custom workflowsnoyes
Project Collaboration Properties
Project wikiyesyes
Discussion forumyesyes
Online chatnoyesinfovia plugin
Audio conferencingnono
Video conferencingnono
Screen sharingnono
Calendar sharingyesno
Contact sharingyesno
Document sharingyesyes
File versioningyesyesinfovia plugin

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