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SystemsKanboard  Xexclude from comparisonSmartsheet  Xexclude from comparisonTaiga  Xexclude from comparisonTrello  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionKanboard is an open source visual task board software based on the Kanban methodology.Smartsheet is a web-based project planning and collaboration tool that uses tabular sheets as universal user interface paradigm.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
Project Collaboration
Project Planning
Issue Management
Project Planning
Project Collaboration
Project Management Zone Rankinginfomeasures the popularity of Project Management SystemsScore 2.23
Rank #179
Score 321.76
Rank #10
Score 9.88
Rank #70
Score 865.15
Rank #4
DeveloperFrédéric GuillotSmartsheetTaiga AgileTrelloinfoowned by Atlassian, originally by Fog Creek Software
Websitekanboard.orgsmartsheet.comtaiga.iotrello.com
Technical documentationdocs.kanboard.orghelp.smartsheet.comtree.taiga.io/­supporthelp.trello.com
Social network pages
Twitter820followers
Facebook27,699likes
LinkedIn41,905followers
Twitter21,290followers
LinkedIn35followers
Twitter3,350followers
Facebook123,006likes
LinkedIn43,778followers
Twitter186,436followers
Initial release2014200620142011
LicenseOpen SourceinfoMIT LicenseWeb-based service (SaaS)infoSoftware-as-a-Service modelOpen 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 languagePHPPython
Operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
Windows
Linux
Mobile appsnoAndroid
iOS
noAndroid
iOS
APIinfoApplication Programming InterfaceyesyesinfoRESTyesinfoRESTyesinfoREST
Multi-useryesyesyesyes
Authentication mechanismPassword
LDAPinfoLightweight Directory Access Protocol
GitHub sign-on
Google sign-on
Password
SAMLinfoSecurity Assertion Markup LanguageinfoEnterprise edition only
Google 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 repeatedlynoyesnono
Milestone trackinginfoMilestones indicate the completion of major deliverables, normally by completing a set of tasksyesinfotasks can be defined to be milestonesyesyesno
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 dependenciesnoyesnono
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 schedulenoyesnonoinfoavailable via 3rd party tools
PERT chartsinfoNetwork diagrams according to Program Evaluation Review Techniquenoyesnono
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 resourcesnoyesnono
Resource levelinginfoSupport for optimizing the allocation of a project's resourcesnononono
Time trackinginfoSupport for estimating and monitoring the time spent on a project's tasksyesyesnono
Cost trackinginfoSupport for monitoring a project's expensesyesyesnono
Earned value managementinfoSupport for tracking a project's performance and progress via earned value measurementsnoyesnono
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 cardsyesyesinfoCard Viewyesyes
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 issuesno
Custom fieldsyes
Custom workflowsno
Project Collaboration Properties
Project wikinono
Discussion forumyesyesinfoconversations
Online chatnono
Audio conferencingnono
Video conferencingnono
Screen sharingnono
Calendar sharingyesnoinfointegration with external calendar tools is possible
Contact sharingnono
Document sharingyesyesinfocard attachments
File versioningnono

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