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JIRA vs Lighthouse vs Orbit System Properties Comparison

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SystemsJIRA  Xexclude from comparisonLighthouse  Xexclude from comparisonOrbit  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionBug tracking and project planning tool, available as cloud service and as commercial tool.Lighthouse is a web-based issue tracking tool.Secoya Orbit provides a range of business applications including project management and collaboration.
CategoryProject Planning
Issue Management
Issue ManagementProject Planning
Project Collaboration
Project Management Zone Rankinginfomeasures the popularity of Project Management SystemsScore 1,261.35
Rank #3
Score 1.88
Rank #185
Score 0.29
Rank #285
DeveloperAtlassianentpSecoya
Websiteatlassian.com/­software/­jiralighthouseapp.comsecoya.dk/­orbit
Technical documentationconfluence.atlassian.com/­jira/­jira-documentation-1556.htmlhelp.lighthouseapp.com/­kb
Social network pages
LinkedIn20,611followers
Twitter33,060followers
Twitter1,223followers
Facebook120likes
LinkedIn256followers
Initial release200220082006
LicenseCommercial
Web-based service (SaaS)infoSoftware-as-a-Service model
Web-based service (SaaS)infoSoftware-as-a-Service modelCommercial
Web-based service (SaaS)infoSoftware-as-a-Service model
Web-based architectureyesyesyes
Programming languageJava
Operating systemsLinux
Solaris
Windows
Windows
Mobile appsAndroid
iOS
nono
APIinfoApplication Programming InterfaceyesinfoJava, RESTyesinfoRESTyes
Multi-useryesyesyes
Authentication mechanismPassword
LDAPinfoLightweight Directory Access Protocol
Password
OpenID
Password
Active Directory
NotificationsEmailEmailEmail
SMS
Project Planning Properties
Hierarchical tasksinfoSupport for parent-child relationships of tasksyesyes
Recurring tasksinfoSupport for definition of tasks that occur repeatedlynono
Milestone trackinginfoMilestones indicate the completion of major deliverables, normally by completing a set of tasksnoyes
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 pluginsyes
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 resourcesnoyes
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 pluginsyes
Cost trackinginfoSupport for monitoring a project's expensesyesinfoavailable via 3rd-party pluginsyes
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-onno
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 issuesyesno
Custom fieldsyesno
Custom workflowsyesyes
Project Collaboration Properties
Project wikiyes
Discussion forumyesinfoOrbit Social
Online chatyesinfoOrbit Social
Audio conferencingno
Video conferencingno
Screen sharingno
Calendar sharingyesinfovia Outlook plugin
Contact sharingyesinfovia Outlook plugin
Document sharingyes
File versioningyes

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