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SystemsHipChat  Xexclude from comparisonKanboard  Xexclude from comparisonTaiga  Xexclude from comparisonTrello  Xexclude from comparison
HipChat has been discontinued.
DescriptionHipChat was a team collaboration tool with a focus on online communication.Kanboard is an open source visual task board software based on the Kanban methodology.Taiga is an open source tool for agile project management.Trello is a web-based project management and collaboration tool based on Kanban-like lists.
CategoryProject CollaborationProject PlanningProject Planning
Issue Management
Project Planning
Project Collaboration
Project Management Zone Rankinginfomeasures the popularity of Project Management SystemsScore 2.29
Rank #179
Score 8.79
Rank #73
Score 857.29
Rank #6
DeveloperAtlassianFrédéric GuillotTaiga AgileTrelloinfoowned by Atlassian, originally by Fog Creek Software
Websitehipchat.com (redirected)kanboard.orgtaiga.iotrello.com
Technical documentationsupport.atlassian.com/­hipchatdocs.kanboard.orgtree.taiga.io/­supporthelp.trello.com
Social network pages
Facebook20,009likes
LinkedIn1,376followers
Twitter23,235followers
Twitter777followers
LinkedIn36followers
Twitter3,311followers
Facebook119,563likes
LinkedIn32,158followers
Twitter181,629followers
Initial release2010201420142011
LicenseCommercial
Web-based service (SaaS)infoSoftware-as-a-Service model
Open SourceinfoMIT LicenseOpen SourceinfoGnu Affero General Public License (AGPL) v3
Web-based service (SaaS)infoSoftware-as-a-Service model
Web-based service (SaaS)infoSoftware-as-a-Service model
Web-based architectureyesyesyesyes
Programming languagePHPPython
Operating systemsLinuxinfoHipChat Server running on a virtual machineFreeBSD
Linux
Windows
Linux
Mobile appsAndroid
iOS
nonoAndroid
iOS
APIinfoApplication Programming InterfaceyesinfoRESTyesyesinfoRESTyesinfoREST
Multi-useryesyesyesyes
Authentication mechanismPassword
LDAPinfoLightweight Directory Access Protocolinfoon-premise version
Active Directoryinfoon-premise versions
Password
LDAPinfoLightweight Directory Access Protocol
GitHub sign-on
Google sign-on
Password
GitHub sign-on
Password
Google sign-on
NotificationsDesktop push
Email
Mobile push
SMS
Email
RSS feeds
Email
Mobile push
Project Planning Properties
Hierarchical tasksinfoSupport for parent-child relationships of tasksyesnono
Recurring tasksinfoSupport for definition of tasks that occur repeatedlynonono
Milestone trackinginfoMilestones indicate the completion of major deliverables, normally by completing a set of tasksyesinfotasks can be defined to be milestonesyesno
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 dependenciesnonono
Critical chain managementinfoThe critical chain method expands the critical path method by additionally taking resource constraints into accountnonono
Gantt chartsinfoBar chart to visualize a project's tasks and milestones schedulenononoinfoavailable via 3rd party tools
PERT chartsinfoNetwork diagrams according to Program Evaluation Review Techniquenonono
BaselinesinfoSupport for creating and using snapshots of a project's plan in terms of cost, scope and schedule nonono
Resource managementinfoSupport for managing a project's human and/or non-human resourcesnonono
Resource levelinginfoSupport for optimizing the allocation of a project's resourcesnonono
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 measurementsnonono
Risk managementinfoSupport for identifying and keeping track of project risks and risk-related activitiesnonono
Scrum supportinfoSupport for typical Scrum techniques such as sprints, backlogs and burn-down chartsnoyesno
Kanban supportinfoSupport for typical Kanban techniques such as visualization of tasks on boards using cardsyesyesyes
Project portfolio management infoSupport for collectively managing a set of current or proposed projects, e.g. by evaluation and prioritization of projectsnonono
Issue Management Properties
Hierarchical issuesno
Custom fieldsyes
Custom workflowsno
Project Collaboration Properties
Project wikinono
Discussion forumnoyesinfoconversations
Online chatyesno
Audio conferencingyesno
Video conferencingyesno
Screen sharingyesno
Calendar sharingnonoinfointegration with external calendar tools is possible
Contact sharingnono
Document sharingyesyesinfocard attachments
File versioningnono

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