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GanttProject vs Google Workspace vs Microsoft Project System Properties Comparison

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SystemsGanttProject  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Workspaceinfoformerly G Suite and Google Apps and Google for Work  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Project  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionGanttProject is a Java-based project planning tool.Google Workspace is a collection of web-based communication and collaboration services.Project planning and tracking tools available in various editions: Standard, Pro, Server and Online.
CategoryProject PlanningProject CollaborationProject Planning
Project Management Zone Rankinginfomeasures the popularity of Project Management SystemsScore 7.30
Rank #80
Score 688.47
Rank #7
Score 868.45
Rank #4
DeveloperDmitry Barashev and othersGoogleMicrosoft
Websiteganttproject.bizworkspace.google.commicrosoft.com/­microsoft-365/­project/­project-management-software
Technical documentationsupport.google.com/­a
Social network pages
Facebook1,224followers
Twitter717followers
Facebook478,657followers
LinkedIn352,790followers
Twitter957,020followers
LinkedIn16,975followers
Twitter35,920followers
Initial release200320061984
LicenseOpen SourceinfoGPL 3Web-based service (SaaS)infoSoftware-as-a-Service modelCommercial
Web-based service (SaaS)infoSoftware-as-a-Service modelinfoProject Online
Web-based architecturenoyesyesinfoProject Online
Programming languageJava
Operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Windows
Mobile appsnoAndroid
iOS
noinfo3rd-party apps to import Microsoft Project files exist
APIinfoApplication Programming Interfaceyesinfo3rd-party toolyesyes
Multi-usernoyesyesinfoProject Online
Authentication mechanismPassword
Phone verification
Google sign-on
Active DirectoryinfoProject Online
NotificationsnoEmailEmailinfoProject Online
Project Planning Properties
Hierarchical tasksinfoSupport for parent-child relationships of tasksyesyes
Recurring tasksinfoSupport for definition of tasks that occur repeatedlynoyes
Milestone trackinginfoMilestones indicate the completion of major deliverables, normally by completing a set of tasksyesyes
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 startyesyes
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 dependenciesyesyes
Critical chain managementinfoThe critical chain method expands the critical path method by additionally taking resource constraints into accountnoyesinfoavailable via 3rd-party add-on
Gantt chartsinfoBar chart to visualize a project's tasks and milestones scheduleyesyes
PERT chartsinfoNetwork diagrams according to Program Evaluation Review Techniqueyesyes
BaselinesinfoSupport for creating and using snapshots of a project's plan in terms of cost, scope and schedule yesyes
Resource managementinfoSupport for managing a project's human and/or non-human resourcesyesyes
Resource levelinginfoSupport for optimizing the allocation of a project's resourcesnoyes
Time trackinginfoSupport for estimating and monitoring the time spent on a project's tasksnoyes
Cost trackinginfoSupport for monitoring a project's expensesyesyes
Earned value managementinfoSupport for tracking a project's performance and progress via earned value measurementsnoyes
Risk managementinfoSupport for identifying and keeping track of project risks and risk-related activitiesnoyes
Scrum supportinfoSupport for typical Scrum techniques such as sprints, backlogs and burn-down chartsnono
Kanban supportinfoSupport for typical Kanban techniques such as visualization of tasks on boards using cardsnono
Project portfolio management infoSupport for collectively managing a set of current or proposed projects, e.g. by evaluation and prioritization of projectsnoyes
Project Collaboration Properties
Project wikino
Discussion forumno
Online chatyes
Audio conferencingyes
Video conferencingyes
Screen sharingyes
Calendar sharingyes
Contact sharingyesinfoavailable via 3rd-party add-on
Document sharingyes
File versioningyes

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