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SystemsJIRA  Xexclude from comparisonRedmine  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionBug tracking and project planning tool, available as cloud service and as commercial tool.Open source, web-based project management and issue tracking tool.
CategoryProject Planning
Issue Management
Project Planning
Issue Management
Project Collaboration
Project Management Zone Rankinginfomeasures the popularity of Project Management SystemsScore 848.40
Rank #4
Score 46.88
Rank #26
DeveloperAtlassian
Websiteatlassian.com/­software/­jiraredmine.org
Technical documentationconfluence.atlassian.com/­jira/­jira-documentation-1556.htmlredmine.org/­projects/­redmine/­wiki/­Guide
Social network pages
LinkedIn26,546followers
Twitter38,778followers
Facebook2,193followers
LinkedIn1,328followers
Initial release20022006
LicenseCommercial
Web-based service (SaaS)infoSoftware-as-a-Service model
Open SourceinfoGPL 2
Web-based architectureyesyes
Programming languageJavaRubyinfoRuby on Rails
Operating systemsLinux
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Mobile appsAndroid
iOS
Android
iOS
Windows Phone
APIinfoApplication Programming InterfaceyesinfoJava, RESTyesinfoREST
Multi-useryesyes
Authentication mechanismPassword
LDAPinfoLightweight Directory Access Protocol
Password
LDAPinfoLightweight Directory Access Protocol
NotificationsEmailEmail
RSS feeds
Project Planning Properties
Hierarchical tasksinfoSupport for parent-child relationships of tasksyesyes
Recurring tasksinfoSupport for definition of tasks that occur repeatedlynoyesinfovia plugin
Milestone trackinginfoMilestones indicate the completion of major deliverables, normally by completing a set of tasksnoyesinfovia plugin
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"yes
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 dependenciesnoyesinfovia plugin
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 noyesinfovia plugin
Resource managementinfoSupport for managing a project's human and/or non-human resourcesnoyesinfovia plugin
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 pluginsyesinfovia plugin
Earned value managementinfoSupport for tracking a project's performance and progress via earned value measurementsnoyesinfovia plugin
Risk managementinfoSupport for identifying and keeping track of project risks and risk-related activitiesyesinfoavailable via 3rd-party pluginsyesinfoavailable via 3rd-party plugins
Scrum supportinfoSupport for typical Scrum techniques such as sprints, backlogs and burn-down chartsyesinfowith JIRA Agile add-onyesinfovia plugin
Kanban supportinfoSupport for typical Kanban techniques such as visualization of tasks on boards using cardsyesinfowith JIRA Agile add-onyesinfovia plugin
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 issuesyesyes
Custom fieldsyesyes
Custom workflowsyesyes
Project Collaboration Properties
Project wikiyes
Discussion forumyes
Online chatyesinfovia plugin
Audio conferencingno
Video conferencingno
Screen sharingno
Calendar sharingno
Contact sharingno
Document sharingyes
File versioningyesinfovia plugin

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