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SystemsJIRA  Xexclude from comparisonSandglaz  Xexclude from comparisonTrello  Xexclude from comparisonZimbra  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.Trello is a web-based project management and collaboration tool based on Kanban-like lists.The Zimbra Collaboration Suite (ZCS) is a collaborative software suite.
CategoryProject Planning
Issue Management
Project PlanningProject Planning
Project Collaboration
Project Collaboration
Project Management Zone Rankinginfomeasures the popularity of Project Management SystemsScore 1,164.30
Rank #3
Score 859.41
Rank #5
Score 44.27
Rank #24
DeveloperAtlassianSandglazTrelloinfoowned by Atlassian, originally by Fog Creek SoftwareSynacorinfooriginally Zimbra, then Yahoo, VMware and Telligent Systems
Websiteatlassian.com/­software/­jirasandglaz.com (offline)trello.comzimbra.com
Technical documentationconfluence.atlassian.com/­jira/­jira-documentation-1556.htmlhelp.trello.comzimbra.com/­documentation
Social network pages
LinkedIn22,716followers
Twitter36,245followers
Twitter4,761followers
Facebook122,062likes
LinkedIn41,283followers
Twitter186,190followers
Facebook18,870likes
LinkedIn13,489followers
Twitter10,834followers
Initial release2002201120112005
LicenseCommercial
Web-based service (SaaS)infoSoftware-as-a-Service model
Web-based service (SaaS)infoSoftware-as-a-Service modelWeb-based service (SaaS)infoSoftware-as-a-Service modelOpen SourceinfoCPALv1
CommercialinfoNetwork Edition
Web-based architectureyesyesyesyesinfodesktop client for Windows, OS X and Linux is also available
Programming languageJavaJava
Operating systemsLinux
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Mobile appsAndroid
iOS
noinfomobile version of web interfaceAndroid
iOS
Android
BlackBerry
iOS
Windows Phone
APIinfoApplication Programming InterfaceyesinfoJava, RESTyesinfoRESTyesinfoRESTyesinfoREST and SOAP
Multi-useryesyesyesyes
Authentication mechanismPassword
LDAPinfoLightweight Directory Access Protocol
Password
Google sign-on
Password
Google sign-on
Password
LDAPinfoLightweight Directory Access Protocol
SAMLinfoSecurity Assertion Markup Language
Active Directory
Google sign-on
OneLogin
NotificationsEmailEmailEmail
Mobile push
Desktop push
Email
Mobile push
SMS
Project Planning Properties
Hierarchical tasksinfoSupport for parent-child relationships of tasksyesyesno
Recurring tasksinfoSupport for definition of tasks that occur repeatedlynoyesno
Milestone trackinginfoMilestones indicate the completion of major deliverables, normally by completing a set of tasksnoyesno
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 pluginsnonoinfoavailable via 3rd party tools
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 pluginsnono
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 pluginsnono
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-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 issuesyes
Custom fieldsyes
Custom workflowsyes
Project Collaboration Properties
Project wikinono
Discussion forumyesinfoconversationsno
Online chatnoyesinfoavailable via 3rd-party add-ons
Audio conferencingnoyesinfoavailable via 3rd-party add-ons
Video conferencingnoyesinfoavailable via 3rd-party add-ons
Screen sharingnoyesinfoavailable via 3rd-party add-ons
Calendar sharingnoinfointegration with external calendar tools is possibleyes
Contact sharingnoyes
Document sharingyesinfocard attachmentsyes
File versioningnoyes

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