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Mattermost vs SharePoint vs Viewpath System Properties Comparison

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SystemsMattermost  Xexclude from comparisonSharePoint  Xexclude from comparisonViewpath  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMattermost is an open source team collaboration platform.SharePoint is a web application framework and collaboration platform.Viewpath is a web-based project management tool.
CategoryProject CollaborationProject CollaborationProject Planning
Project Management Zone Rankinginfomeasures the popularity of Project Management SystemsScore 7.35
Rank #83
Score 3,328.02
Rank #1
Score 1.69
Rank #197
DeveloperMattermostMicrosoftViewpath
Websitemattermost.comproducts.office.com/­en-us/­sharepointviewpath.com
Technical documentationdocs.mattermost.comdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sharepoint/­devsupport.viewpath.com
Social network pages
Facebook711likes
Twitter9,423followers
Facebook99,021likes
LinkedIn59,382followers
Twitter207,646followers
Facebook240likes
LinkedIn177followers
Twitter216followers
Initial release201520012002
LicenseOpen SourceinfoMIT License
Commercial
Commercial
Web-based service (SaaS)infoSoftware-as-a-Service modelinfoSharePoint Online
Web-based service (SaaS)infoSoftware-as-a-Service model
Web-based architectureyesyesyes
Programming languageGoC#
Operating systemsLinuxWindows
Mobile appsAndroid
iOS
Androidinfonumerous 3rd-party apps
iOSinfonumerous 3rd-party apps
Windows Phoneinfonumerous 3rd-party apps
no
APIinfoApplication Programming Interfaceyesyesinfoseveral sets of APIs, including object models and REST web service.no
Multi-useryesyesyes
Authentication mechanismPassword
LDAPinfoLightweight Directory Access Protocol
SAMLinfoSecurity Assertion Markup Language
Active Directory
Okta
Password
Active Directory
Password
Google sign-on
Yahoo sign-on
NotificationsDesktop push
Email
Mobile push
Email
Mobile push
RSS feeds
Email
Project Planning Properties
Hierarchical tasksinfoSupport for parent-child relationships of tasksyes
Recurring tasksinfoSupport for definition of tasks that occur repeatedlyno
Milestone trackinginfoMilestones indicate the completion of major deliverables, normally by completing a set of tasksyes
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 startyes
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 dependenciesyes
Critical chain managementinfoThe critical chain method expands the critical path method by additionally taking resource constraints into accountno
Gantt chartsinfoBar chart to visualize a project's tasks and milestones scheduleyes
PERT chartsinfoNetwork diagrams according to Program Evaluation Review Techniqueno
BaselinesinfoSupport for creating and using snapshots of a project's plan in terms of cost, scope and schedule yes
Resource managementinfoSupport for managing a project's human and/or non-human resourcesyes
Resource levelinginfoSupport for optimizing the allocation of a project's resourcesno
Time trackinginfoSupport for estimating and monitoring the time spent on a project's tasksyes
Cost trackinginfoSupport for monitoring a project's expensesyes
Earned value managementinfoSupport for tracking a project's performance and progress via earned value measurementsno
Risk managementinfoSupport for identifying and keeping track of project risks and risk-related activitiesno
Scrum supportinfoSupport for typical Scrum techniques such as sprints, backlogs and burn-down chartsyes
Kanban supportinfoSupport for typical Kanban techniques such as visualization of tasks on boards using cardsno
Project portfolio management infoSupport for collectively managing a set of current or proposed projects, e.g. by evaluation and prioritization of projectsyes
Project Collaboration Properties
Project wikinoyesinfoSharePoint pages
Discussion forumyesinfodiscussion threadsyes
Online chatyesyes
Audio conferencingnonoinfoavailable via Microsoft Lync and other products
Video conferencingnonoinfoavailable via Microsoft Lync and other products
Screen sharingnoyes
Calendar sharingnoyes
Contact sharingnoyes
Document sharingyesyes
File versioningnoyes
More information provided by the system vendor
MattermostSharePointViewpath
Specific characteristics

PROJECT SCHEDULING

Organizations of all sizes are under intense pressure to improve the speed, accuracy, and agility of their project management and capacity planning processes, while also balancing the related risks and costs of these endeavors.

Viewpath is a feature rich solution, offering a powerful yet easy to use project and resource management toolset that is simple to deploy, instantly scalable, and has “anytime-anywhere” availability.

CORE FEATURES

  • Portfolio Management

  • Interactive Dashboards

  • Sensitivity Analyses

  • Baseline Variance Management

  • Cost Tracking

  • Control Access/Visibility

 

CAPACITY PLANNING

Supporting both top-down and bottom-up resource staffing processes, Viewpath makes it easy for project and resource managers to communicate requirements and decisions throughout a project’s lifecycle, giving you greater visibility into resource demand and capacity planning.

By providing a graphical analysis of resource and role utilization, Viewpath helps project teams maximize resources in a dynamic environment. This allows managers to see where resources are being used across all programs and projects, as well as their forecasted future use. Viewpath’s centralized system shows resource conflicts to project and resource managers, eliminating unexpected delays or unforeseen resource limitations.

CORE FEATURES

  • Predictive Resource Allocation

  • Visually Interactive Resource Charts

  • Individual and Team Views

  • Cross-Project Allocation

  • Weighted Planning

 

TEMPLATES

Regardless of the size of your organization, standardization across projects is a critical. Viewpath makes it possible to automate the creation of new projects using customizable templates. Once the core of each project is built, you can customize the project with its specific needs, enabling your team to quickly and consistently create new projects.  Increase productivity and execute faster across distributed teams.

CORE FEATURES

  • Unlimited Templates

  • Project Standardization

  • Simplify Project Creation

  • Consistency in Project Data

Increase productivity and execute faster across distributed teams.

CORE FEATURESUnlimited Templates
Project Standardization
Simplify Project Creation
Consistency in Project Data

Competitive advantages

Intuitive and user friendly

Easily import from Microsoft Project

Easily import from Excel

Powerful integrations / API's with other major solutions

 

 

INTEGRATIONS

Getting work done can involve multiple tools. To accommodate this, Viewpath integrates with popular business systems and cloud applications to enable secure collaboration and data sharing across enterprise business processes.

Whether it’s accessing field service work orders, or integrating with CRM solutions, Viewpath allows you to supercharge your organizational productivity with partner-built solutions

Share knowledge across the organization to more quickly resolve issues and capture project information across the different platforms your different teams need to use.

Salesforce

  • Embed Viewpath project data to Accounts,

  • Opportunities and Custom Objects

  • Create and update projects without leaving Salesforce

  • Viewpath is a stand-alone app, which means

  • your customers and third party vendors can

  • collaborate independent of Salesforce

 

 

Google Suite (G-Suite)

  • Import Google Contacts

  • Export projects to Google Calendar

  • Interface translated to 15 languages

 

 

GE ServiceMax

Integration with ServiceMax Work Orders

Seamless Visibility

Typical application scenarios

Viewpath's clients typically have the following scenarios

Managing projects and portfolios of projects

The need for first time project management organization

Resource planning and demand planning - make sure your team is fully utilized but not overutilized

PMO's managing many projects in an organization across many departments

 

 

Key customers

Airbus

GE Healthcare

Logitech

Abbot Labs

Fender Guitars

 

Licensing and pricing models

Multiple license types available to best suit your needs.  

 

Pricing ranges from $4.00 per user / month to $33.00 per user / month.

 

Detailed pricing information can be found here Viewpath Pricing

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