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Kanboard vs Microsoft Planner vs Wekan System Properties Comparison

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SystemsKanboard  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Planner  Xexclude from comparisonWekaninfoformerly Libreboard  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionKanboard is an open source visual task board software based on the Kanban methodology.Microsoft Planner is a task planning tool integrated in Office 365.Wekan is an open-source Trello-like Kanban tool.
CategoryProject PlanningProject PlanningProject Planning
Project Collaboration
Project Management Zone Rankinginfomeasures the popularity of Project Management SystemsScore 2.41
Rank #176
Score 10.43
Rank #69
Score 1.72
Rank #198
DeveloperFrédéric GuillotMicrosoft
Websitekanboard.orgproducts.office.com/­business/­task-management-softwarewekan.github.io
Technical documentationdocs.kanboard.orgsupport.office.com/­en-us/­article/­microsoft-planner-help-4a9a13c6-3adf-4a60-a6fc-15c0b15e16fcgithub.com/­wekan/­wekan/­wiki
Social network pages
Twitter839followers
LinkedIn273followers
Twitter926followers
Initial release201420162015
LicenseOpen SourceinfoMIT LicenseCommercialOpen SourceinfoMIT License
Web-based architectureyesyesyes
Programming languagePHPJavaScriptinfobased on Node.js
Operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Mobile appsnonono
APIinfoApplication Programming Interfaceyesyesno
Multi-useryesyesyes
Authentication mechanismPassword
LDAPinfoLightweight Directory Access Protocol
GitHub sign-on
Google sign-on
Password
Microsoft sign-on
Password
NotificationsEmail
RSS feeds
Emailno
Project Planning Properties
Hierarchical tasksinfoSupport for parent-child relationships of tasksyesnono
Recurring tasksinfoSupport for definition of tasks that occur repeatedlynonono
Milestone trackinginfoMilestones indicate the completion of major deliverables, normally by completing a set of tasksyesinfotasks can be defined to be milestonesnono
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 startyesnono
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 schedulenonono
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 tasksyesnono
Cost trackinginfoSupport for monitoring a project's expensesyesnono
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 activitiesnonono
Scrum supportinfoSupport for typical Scrum techniques such as sprints, backlogs and burn-down chartsnonono
Kanban supportinfoSupport for typical Kanban techniques such as visualization of tasks on boards using cardsyesyesyes
Project portfolio management infoSupport for collectively managing a set of current or proposed projects, e.g. by evaluation and prioritization of projectsnonono
Project Collaboration Properties
Project wikino
Discussion forumyesinfoconversations
Online chatno
Audio conferencingno
Video conferencingno
Screen sharingno
Calendar sharingno
Contact sharingno
Document sharingyesinfocard attachments
File versioningno

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