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SystemsJIRA  Xexclude from comparisonSciformainfoformerly PSNext  Xexclude from comparisonZoho  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionBug tracking and project planning tool, available as cloud service and as commercial tool.Sciforma is a multi-platform project management and project portfolio management system, offered as web-based service and as on-site tool.Zoho is a web-based hosted office suite, offering amongst others modules for project management.
CategoryProject Planning
Issue Management
Project Planning
Issue Management
Project Collaboration
Project Planning
Issue Management
Project Collaboration
Project Management Zone Rankinginfomeasures the popularity of Project Management SystemsScore 1,196.57
Rank #3
Score 6.69
Rank #87
Score 324.99
Rank #9
DeveloperAtlassianSciformaZoho
Websiteatlassian.com/­software/­jirasciforma.comzoho.com
Technical documentationconfluence.atlassian.com/­jira/­jira-documentation-1556.htmlzoho.com/­projects/­help/­overview.html
Social network pages
LinkedIn20,972followers
Twitter34,704followers
Facebook257likes
LinkedIn2,535followers
Twitter425followers
Facebook174,626likes
LinkedIn240,990followers
Twitter53,940followers
Initial release200220042005
LicenseCommercial
Web-based service (SaaS)infoSoftware-as-a-Service model
Commercial
Web-based service (SaaS)infoSoftware-as-a-Service model
Web-based service (SaaS)infoSoftware-as-a-Service model
Web-based architectureyesyesinfoadditional rich client on Windows, OS X and Linuxyes
Programming languageJavaJava
Operating systemsLinux
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Mobile appsAndroid
iOS
noAndroid
iOS
APIinfoApplication Programming InterfaceyesinfoJava, RESTyesyesinfoREST
Multi-useryesyesyes
Authentication mechanismPassword
LDAPinfoLightweight Directory Access Protocol
Password
LDAPinfoLightweight Directory Access Protocol
SAMLinfoSecurity Assertion Markup Language
Kerberos
Password
Facebook sign-on
Google sign-on
Yahoo sign-on
NotificationsEmailEmailEmail
Project Planning Properties
Hierarchical tasksinfoSupport for parent-child relationships of tasksyesyesyes
Recurring tasksinfoSupport for definition of tasks that occur repeatedlynoyesyes
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 dependenciesnoyesno
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 noyesno
Resource managementinfoSupport for managing a project's human and/or non-human resourcesnoyesyes
Resource levelinginfoSupport for optimizing the allocation of a project's resourcesnoyesno
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 pluginsyesyes
Earned value managementinfoSupport for tracking a project's performance and progress via earned value measurementsnoyesno
Risk managementinfoSupport for identifying and keeping track of project risks and risk-related activitiesyesinfoavailable via 3rd-party pluginsyesyesinfoavailable via 3rd-party add-ons
Scrum supportinfoSupport for typical Scrum techniques such as sprints, backlogs and burn-down chartsyesinfowith JIRA Agile add-onyesno
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 pluginsyesno
Issue Management Properties
Hierarchical issuesyesnono
Custom fieldsyesyesyes
Custom workflowsyesyesyes
Project Collaboration Properties
Project wikinoyes
Discussion forumyesinfodiscussion threadsyes
Online chatnoyes
Audio conferencingnoyes
Video conferencingnono
Screen sharingnoyes
Calendar sharingyesyes
Contact sharingnoyes
Document sharingyesyes
File versioningyesyes

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