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G Suite vs Microsoft Planner System Properties Comparison

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SystemsG Suiteinfoformerly Google Apps and Google for Work  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Planner  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionG Suite is a collection of web-based communication and collaboration services.Microsoft Planner is a task planning tool integrated in Office 365.
CategoryProject CollaborationProject Planning
Project Management Zone Rankinginfomeasures the popularity of Project Management SystemsScore 979.89
Rank #4
Score 9.47
Rank #71
DeveloperGoogleMicrosoft
Websitegsuite.google.comproducts.office.com/­business/­task-management-software
Technical documentationsupport.google.com/­a/­?hl=en#topic=29157support.office.com/­en-us/­article/­microsoft-planner-help-4a9a13c6-3adf-4a60-a6fc-15c0b15e16fc
Social network pages
Facebook301,963likes
LinkedIn11,285followers
Twitter843,673followers
LinkedIn191followers
Initial release20062016
LicenseWeb-based service (SaaS)infoSoftware-as-a-Service modelCommercial
Web-based architectureyesyes
Mobile appsAndroid
iOS
no
APIinfoApplication Programming Interfaceyesyes
Multi-useryesyes
Authentication mechanismPassword
Phone verification
Google sign-on
Password
Microsoft sign-on
NotificationsEmailEmail
Project Planning Properties
Hierarchical tasksinfoSupport for parent-child relationships of tasksno
Recurring tasksinfoSupport for definition of tasks that occur repeatedlyno
Milestone trackinginfoMilestones indicate the completion of major deliverables, normally by completing a set of tasksno
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 scheduleno
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 resourcesno
Resource levelinginfoSupport for optimizing the allocation of a project's resourcesno
Time trackinginfoSupport for estimating and monitoring the time spent on a project's tasksno
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 cardsyes
Project portfolio management infoSupport for collectively managing a set of current or proposed projects, e.g. by evaluation and prioritization of projectsno
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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