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SystemsKanboard  Xexclude from comparisonPhabricator  Xexclude from comparisonTaiga  Xexclude from comparisonTrello  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionKanboard is an open source visual task board software based on the Kanban methodology.Phabricator is an open source platform for software development collaboration and project management.Taiga is an open source tool for agile project management.Trello is a web-based project management and collaboration tool based on Kanban-like lists.
CategoryProject PlanningProject Planning
Issue Management
Project Collaboration
Project Planning
Issue Management
Project Planning
Project Collaboration
Project Management Zone Rankinginfomeasures the popularity of Project Management SystemsScore 2.28
Rank #177
Score 4.64
Rank #119
Score 10.10
Rank #67
Score 853.58
Rank #5
DeveloperFrédéric GuillotPhacilityinfooriginally by FacebookTaiga AgileTrelloinfoowned by Atlassian, originally by Fog Creek Software
Websitekanboard.orgphacility.comtaiga.iotrello.com
Technical documentationdocs.kanboard.orgsecure.phabricator.com/­book/­phabricatortree.taiga.io/­supporthelp.trello.com
Social network pages
Twitter809followers
LinkedIn9followers
Twitter5,366followers
LinkedIn35followers
Twitter3,353followers
Facebook120,849likes
LinkedIn39,113followers
Twitter185,420followers
Initial release2014201020142011
LicenseOpen SourceinfoMIT LicenseOpen SourceinfoApache License, version 2Open SourceinfoGnu Affero General Public License (AGPL) v3
Web-based service (SaaS)infoSoftware-as-a-Service model
Web-based service (SaaS)infoSoftware-as-a-Service model
Web-based architectureyesyesyesyes
Programming languagePHPPHPPython
Operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
Windows
Linux
OS X
Linux
Mobile appsnononoAndroid
iOS
APIinfoApplication Programming InterfaceyesyesyesinfoRESTyesinfoREST
Multi-useryesyesyesyes
Authentication mechanismPassword
LDAPinfoLightweight Directory Access Protocol
GitHub sign-on
Google sign-on
Password
LDAPinfoLightweight Directory Access Protocol
Amazon sign-on
Disqus sign-on
Facebook sign-on
GitHub sign-on
Google sign-on
Persona sign-on
Password
GitHub sign-on
Password
Google sign-on
NotificationsEmail
RSS feeds
EmailEmail
Mobile push
Project Planning Properties
Hierarchical tasksinfoSupport for parent-child relationships of tasksyesyesnono
Recurring tasksinfoSupport for definition of tasks that occur repeatedlynononono
Milestone trackinginfoMilestones indicate the completion of major deliverables, normally by completing a set of tasksyesinfotasks can be defined to be milestonesnoyesno
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 startyesyesnono
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 schedulenonononoinfoavailable 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 resourcesnononono
Resource levelinginfoSupport for optimizing the allocation of a project's resourcesnononono
Time trackinginfoSupport for estimating and monitoring the time spent on a project's tasksyesnonono
Cost trackinginfoSupport for monitoring a project's expensesyesnonono
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 activitiesnononono
Scrum supportinfoSupport for typical Scrum techniques such as sprints, backlogs and burn-down chartsnonoyesno
Kanban supportinfoSupport for typical Kanban techniques such as visualization of tasks on boards using cardsyesnoyesyes
Project portfolio management infoSupport for collectively managing a set of current or proposed projects, e.g. by evaluation and prioritization of projectsnononono
Issue Management Properties
Hierarchical issuesnono
Custom fieldsyesyes
Custom workflowsyesno
Project Collaboration Properties
Project wikiyesno
Discussion forumnoyesinfoconversations
Online chatyesno
Audio conferencingnono
Video conferencingnono
Screen sharingnono
Calendar sharingyesnoinfointegration with external calendar tools is possible
Contact sharingnono
Document sharingyesyesinfocard attachments
File versioningyesno

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