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SystemsIBM Notesinfoformerly Lotus Notes  Xexclude from comparisonJIRA  Xexclude from comparisonTrello  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionIBM Notes is, in combination with IBM Domino, a collaborative client-server software platform.Bug tracking and project planning tool, available as cloud service and as commercial tool.Trello is a web-based project management and collaboration tool based on Kanban-like lists.
CategoryProject CollaborationProject Planning
Issue Management
Project Planning
Project Collaboration
Project Management Zone Rankinginfomeasures the popularity of Project Management SystemsScore 213.21
Rank #13
Score 1,227.69
Rank #3
Score 840.25
Rank #6
DeveloperIBMAtlassianTrelloinfoowned by Atlassian, originally by Fog Creek Software
Websiteibm.com/­collaboration/­ibm-dominoatlassian.com/­software/­jiratrello.com
Technical documentationconfluence.atlassian.com/­jira/­jira-documentation-1556.htmlhelp.trello.com
Social network pages
Facebook10,409likes
LinkedIn10,421followers
LinkedIn20,915followers
Twitter34,105followers
Facebook117,146likes
LinkedIn28,652followers
Twitter178,226followers
Initial release198920022011
LicenseCommercialCommercial
Web-based service (SaaS)infoSoftware-as-a-Service model
Web-based service (SaaS)infoSoftware-as-a-Service model
Web-based architecturenoinfoweb interface is availableyesyes
Programming languageC++
Java
Java
Operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Mobile appsAndroid
BlackBerry
iOS
Windows Phone
Android
iOS
Android
iOS
APIinfoApplication Programming InterfaceyesyesinfoJava, RESTyesinfoREST
Multi-useryesyesyes
Authentication mechanismPassword
LDAPinfoLightweight Directory Access Protocol
SAMLinfoSecurity Assertion Markup Language
Active Directory
Password
LDAPinfoLightweight Directory Access Protocol
Password
Google sign-on
NotificationsDesktop push
Email
Mobile push
EmailEmail
Mobile push
Project Planning Properties
Hierarchical tasksinfoSupport for parent-child relationships of tasksyesno
Recurring tasksinfoSupport for definition of tasks that occur repeatedlynono
Milestone trackinginfoMilestones indicate the completion of major deliverables, normally by completing a set of tasksnono
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 startyesinfovia "issue linking"no
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 dependenciesnono
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 scheduleyesinfoavailable via 3rd-party pluginsnoinfoavailable via 3rd party tools
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 nono
Resource managementinfoSupport for managing a project's human and/or non-human resourcesnono
Resource levelinginfoSupport for optimizing the allocation of a project's resourcesnono
Time trackinginfoSupport for estimating and monitoring the time spent on a project's tasksyesinfoavailable via 3rd-party pluginsno
Cost trackinginfoSupport for monitoring a project's expensesyesinfoavailable via 3rd-party pluginsno
Earned value managementinfoSupport for tracking a project's performance and progress via earned value measurementsnono
Risk managementinfoSupport for identifying and keeping track of project risks and risk-related activitiesyesinfoavailable via 3rd-party pluginsno
Scrum supportinfoSupport for typical Scrum techniques such as sprints, backlogs and burn-down chartsyesinfowith JIRA Agile add-onno
Kanban supportinfoSupport for typical Kanban techniques such as visualization of tasks on boards using cardsyesinfowith JIRA Agile add-onyes
Project portfolio management infoSupport for collectively managing a set of current or proposed projects, e.g. by evaluation and prioritization of projectsyesinfoavailable via 3rd-party pluginsno
Issue Management Properties
Hierarchical issuesyes
Custom fieldsyes
Custom workflowsyes
Project Collaboration Properties
Project wikiyesno
Discussion forumyesyesinfoconversations
Online chatyesinfoIBM Sametimeno
Audio conferencingyesinfoIBM Sametimeno
Video conferencingyesinfoIBM Sametimeno
Screen sharingyesinfoIBM Sametimeno
Calendar sharingyesnoinfointegration with external calendar tools is possible
Contact sharingyesno
Document sharingyesyesinfocard attachments
File versioningyesno

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