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SystemsJIRA  Xexclude from comparisonSandglaz  Xexclude from comparisonTeam Foundation ServerinfoVisual Studio Team Foundation Server or TFS  Xexclude from comparisonTrello  Xexclude from comparison
Sandglaz has been discontinued.
DescriptionBug tracking and project planning tool, available as cloud service and as commercial tool.Sandglaz was a web-based task management tool.The Team Foundation Server is a source code management system also offering project management features as part of Microsoft's application lifecycle management solutions. More project management features are accessible via synchronization with Microsoft Project.Trello is a web-based project management and collaboration tool based on Kanban-like lists.
CategoryProject Planning
Issue Management
Project PlanningProject PlanningProject Planning
Project Collaboration
Project Management Zone Rankinginfomeasures the popularity of Project Management SystemsScore 1,164.30
Rank #3
Score 50.98
Rank #23
Score 859.41
Rank #5
DeveloperAtlassianSandglazMicrosoftTrelloinfoowned by Atlassian, originally by Fog Creek Software
Websiteatlassian.com/­software/­jirasandglaz.com (offline)visualstudio.microsoft.com/­tfstrello.com
Technical documentationconfluence.atlassian.com/­jira/­jira-documentation-1556.htmlhelp.trello.com
Social network pages
LinkedIn22,716followers
Twitter36,245followers
Twitter4,761followers
LinkedIn847followers
Facebook122,062likes
LinkedIn41,283followers
Twitter186,190followers
Initial release2002201120052011
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 modelinfoas part of Visual Studio Online
Web-based service (SaaS)infoSoftware-as-a-Service model
Web-based architectureyesyesyesinfoSaaS optionyes
Programming languageJava
Operating systemsLinux
Solaris
Windows
Windows
Mobile appsAndroid
iOS
noinfomobile version of web interfaceAndroidinfo3rd-party apps
iOSinfo3rd-party apps
Windows Phoneinfo3rd-party apps
Android
iOS
APIinfoApplication Programming InterfaceyesinfoJava, RESTyesinfoRESTyesyesinfoREST
Multi-useryesyesyesyes
Authentication mechanismPassword
LDAPinfoLightweight Directory Access Protocol
Password
Google sign-on
Password
HTTP authentication
Active Directory
Password
Google sign-on
NotificationsEmailEmailEmailEmail
Mobile push
Project Planning Properties
Hierarchical tasksinfoSupport for parent-child relationships of tasksyesyesyesno
Recurring tasksinfoSupport for definition of tasks that occur repeatedlynoyesnono
Milestone trackinginfoMilestones indicate the completion of major deliverables, normally by completing a set of tasksnoyesnono
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"noyesno
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 dependenciesnononono
Critical chain managementinfoThe critical chain method expands the critical path method by additionally taking resource constraints into accountnononono
Gantt chartsinfoBar chart to visualize a project's tasks and milestones scheduleyesinfoavailable via 3rd-party pluginsnononoinfoavailable via 3rd party tools
PERT chartsinfoNetwork diagrams according to Program Evaluation Review Techniquenononono
BaselinesinfoSupport for creating and using snapshots of a project's plan in terms of cost, scope and schedule nononono
Resource managementinfoSupport for managing a project's human and/or non-human resourcesnonoyesno
Resource levelinginfoSupport for optimizing the allocation of a project's resourcesnononono
Time trackinginfoSupport for estimating and monitoring the time spent on a project's tasksyesinfoavailable via 3rd-party pluginsnonoinfoavailable via 3rd-party toolsno
Cost trackinginfoSupport for monitoring a project's expensesyesinfoavailable via 3rd-party pluginsnonono
Earned value managementinfoSupport for tracking a project's performance and progress via earned value measurementsnononono
Risk managementinfoSupport for identifying and keeping track of project risks and risk-related activitiesyesinfoavailable via 3rd-party pluginsnoyesno
Scrum supportinfoSupport for typical Scrum techniques such as sprints, backlogs and burn-down chartsyesinfowith JIRA Agile add-onnoyesno
Kanban supportinfoSupport for typical Kanban techniques such as visualization of tasks on boards using cardsyesinfowith JIRA Agile add-onnoyesyes
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 pluginsnonono
Issue Management Properties
Hierarchical issuesyes
Custom fieldsyes
Custom workflowsyes
Project Collaboration Properties
Project wikino
Discussion forumyesinfoconversations
Online chatno
Audio conferencingno
Video conferencingno
Screen sharingno
Calendar sharingnoinfointegration with external calendar tools is possible
Contact sharingno
Document sharingyesinfocard attachments
File versioningno

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