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JIRA vs OpenProject vs Taiga System Properties Comparison

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SystemsJIRA  Xexclude from comparisonOpenProject  Xexclude from comparisonTaiga  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionBug tracking and project planning tool, available as cloud service and as commercial tool.Open source, web-based project management system. OpenProject is a fork of ChiliProject, which in turn is a fork of Redmine.Taiga is an open source tool for agile project management.
CategoryProject Planning
Issue Management
Project Planning
Issue Management
Project Collaboration
Project Planning
Issue Management
Project Management Zone Rankinginfomeasures the popularity of Project Management SystemsScore 930.33
Rank #2
Score 7.80
Rank #77
Score 15.14
Rank #48
DeveloperAtlassianOpenProject FoundationTaiga Agile
Websiteatlassian.com/­software/­jiraopenproject.orgtaiga.io
Technical documentationconfluence.atlassian.com/­jira/­jira-documentation-1556.htmldocs.openproject.orgtree.taiga.io/­support
Social network pages
LinkedIn30,230followers
Twitter41,161followers
Twitter5,397followers
LinkedIn31followers
Twitter3,684followers
Initial release200220122014
LicenseCommercial
Web-based service (SaaS)infoSoftware-as-a-Service model
Open SourceinfoGPL 3Open SourceinfoGnu Affero General Public License (AGPL) v3
Web-based service (SaaS)infoSoftware-as-a-Service model
Web-based architectureyesyesyes
Programming languageJavaRubyinfoRuby on RailsPython
Operating systemsLinux
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Mobile appsAndroid
iOS
nono
APIinfoApplication Programming InterfaceyesinfoJava, RESTyesinfoRESTyesinfoREST
Multi-useryesyesyes
Authentication mechanismPassword
LDAPinfoLightweight Directory Access Protocol
Password
LDAPinfoLightweight Directory Access Protocol
Password
GitHub sign-on
NotificationsEmailEmail
RSS feeds
Project Planning Properties
Hierarchical tasksinfoSupport for parent-child relationships of tasksyesyesno
Recurring tasksinfoSupport for definition of tasks that occur repeatedlynonono
Milestone trackinginfoMilestones indicate the completion of major deliverables, normally by completing a set of tasksnoyesyes
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 pluginsyesno
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 pluginsnono
Scrum supportinfoSupport for typical Scrum techniques such as sprints, backlogs and burn-down chartsyesinfowith JIRA Agile add-onyesyes
Kanban supportinfoSupport for typical Kanban techniques such as visualization of tasks on boards using cardsyesinfowith JIRA Agile add-onnoyes
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 issuesyesyesno
Custom fieldsyesyesyes
Custom workflowsyesyesno
Project Collaboration Properties
Project wikiyes
Discussion forumyes
Online chatno
Audio conferencingno
Video conferencingno
Screen sharingno
Calendar sharingno
Contact sharingno
Document sharingyes
File versioningyes

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