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JIRA vs Planta vs Rational Team Concert System Properties Comparison

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SystemsJIRA  Xexclude from comparisonPlanta  Xexclude from comparisonRational Team Concert  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionBug tracking and project planning tool, available as cloud service and as commercial tool.Planta is a project management and portfolio management system.Rational Team Concert is the project management component of the IBM Jazz platform.
CategoryProject Planning
Issue Management
Project Planning
Project Collaboration
Project Planning
Issue Management
Project Management Zone Rankinginfomeasures the popularity of Project Management SystemsScore 1,152.84
Rank #3
Score 0.19
Rank #298
Score 8.92
Rank #72
DeveloperAtlassianPlantaIBM
Websiteatlassian.com/­software/­jiraplanta.dejazz.net/­products/­rational-team-concert
Technical documentationconfluence.atlassian.com/­jira/­jira-documentation-1556.htmljazz.net/­library/­#sort=pubDate&project=rational-team-concert
Social network pages
LinkedIn22,786followers
Twitter36,314followers
Facebook45likes
LinkedIn32followers
Twitter92followers
LinkedIn2,595followers
Initial release20021980infopredecessor PPMS2008
LicenseCommercial
Web-based service (SaaS)infoSoftware-as-a-Service model
CommercialCommercial
Web-based service (SaaS)infoSoftware-as-a-Service model
Web-based architectureyesyesinfoThin Windows client also availableyesinfoalso support for Eclipse and Visual Studio clients
Programming languageJavaC
C++
Java
Operating systemsLinux
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Windows
AIX
IBM i
IBM z/OS
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Mobile appsAndroid
iOS
nono
APIinfoApplication Programming InterfaceyesinfoJava, RESTyesinfoPythonyesinfoREST, Java
Multi-useryesyesyes
Authentication mechanismPassword
LDAPinfoLightweight Directory Access Protocol
PasswordPassword
LDAPinfoLightweight Directory Access Protocol
Client certificate authentication
SAMLinfoSecurity Assertion Markup Language
Active Directory
NotificationsEmailEmailEmail
RSS feeds
Project Planning Properties
Hierarchical tasksinfoSupport for parent-child relationships of tasksyesyesyes
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"yesyes
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 dependenciesnoyesyes
Critical chain managementinfoThe critical chain method expands the critical path method by additionally taking resource constraints into accountnoyesno
Gantt chartsinfoBar chart to visualize a project's tasks and milestones scheduleyesinfoavailable via 3rd-party pluginsyesyes
PERT chartsinfoNetwork diagrams according to Program Evaluation Review Techniquenoyesno
BaselinesinfoSupport for creating and using snapshots of a project's plan in terms of cost, scope and schedule noyesyes
Resource managementinfoSupport for managing a project's human and/or non-human resourcesnoyesyes
Resource levelinginfoSupport for optimizing the allocation of a project's resourcesnoyesyes
Time trackinginfoSupport for estimating and monitoring the time spent on a project's tasksyesinfoavailable via 3rd-party pluginsyesyes
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 measurementsnoyesnoinfocan be added via custom reports
Risk managementinfoSupport for identifying and keeping track of project risks and risk-related activitiesyesinfoavailable via 3rd-party pluginsyesyes
Scrum supportinfoSupport for typical Scrum techniques such as sprints, backlogs and burn-down chartsyesinfowith JIRA Agile add-onnoyes
Kanban supportinfoSupport for typical Kanban techniques such as visualization of tasks on boards using cardsyesinfowith JIRA Agile add-onyesinfoPLANTA pulseyes
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 pluginsyesyesinfoScaled Agile Framework
Issue Management Properties
Hierarchical issuesyesyes
Custom fieldsyesyes
Custom workflowsyesyes
Project Collaboration Properties
Project wikino
Discussion forumno
Online chatno
Audio conferencingno
Video conferencingno
Screen sharingno
Calendar sharingnoinfointegration into MS Outlook
Contact sharingno
Document sharingyes
File versioningno

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