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JIRA vs nTask vs Sandglaz System Properties Comparison

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SystemsJIRA  Xexclude from comparisonnTask  Xexclude from comparisonSandglaz  Xexclude from comparison
Sandglaz has been discontinued.
DescriptionBug tracking and project planning tool, available as cloud service and as commercial tool.nTask is a web-based task management paltform.Sandglaz was a web-based task management tool.
CategoryProject Planning
Issue Management
Project Planning
Issue Management
Project Planning
Project Management Zone Rankinginfomeasures the popularity of Project Management SystemsScore 1,152.84
Rank #3
Score 3.55
Rank #140
DeveloperAtlassiannTaskSandglaz
Websiteatlassian.com/­software/­jirantaskmanager.comsandglaz.com (offline)
Technical documentationconfluence.atlassian.com/­jira/­jira-documentation-1556.html
Social network pages
LinkedIn22,786followers
Twitter36,314followers
Facebook11,108likes
LinkedIn457followers
Twitter231followers
Twitter4,732followers
Initial release200220172011
LicenseCommercial
Web-based service (SaaS)infoSoftware-as-a-Service model
Commercial
Web-based service (SaaS)infoSoftware-as-a-Service model
Web-based service (SaaS)infoSoftware-as-a-Service model
Web-based architectureyesyesyes
Programming languageJava
Operating systemsLinux
Solaris
Windows
Mobile appsAndroid
iOS
Android
iOS
noinfomobile version of web interface
APIinfoApplication Programming InterfaceyesinfoJava, RESTnoyesinfoREST
Multi-useryesyesyes
Authentication mechanismPassword
LDAPinfoLightweight Directory Access Protocol
Password
Facebook sign-on
Google sign-on
LinkedIn sign-on
Password
Google sign-on
NotificationsEmailDesktop push
Email
Mobile push
Email
Project Planning Properties
Hierarchical tasksinfoSupport for parent-child relationships of tasksyesnoyes
Recurring tasksinfoSupport for definition of tasks that occur repeatedlynoyesyes
Milestone trackinginfoMilestones indicate the completion of major deliverables, normally by completing a set of tasksnonoyes
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"nono
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 scheduleyesinfoavailable via 3rd-party pluginsyesno
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 tasksyesinfoavailable via 3rd-party pluginsyesno
Cost trackinginfoSupport for monitoring a project's expensesyesinfoavailable via 3rd-party pluginsnono
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 activitiesyesinfoavailable via 3rd-party pluginsyesno
Scrum supportinfoSupport for typical Scrum techniques such as sprints, backlogs and burn-down chartsyesinfowith JIRA Agile add-onnono
Kanban supportinfoSupport for typical Kanban techniques such as visualization of tasks on boards using cardsyesinfowith JIRA Agile add-onnono
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 pluginsnono
Issue Management Properties
Hierarchical issuesyesno
Custom fieldsyesno
Custom workflowsyesno

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