Microsoft Planner vs Microsoft Project vs Milestones Professional System Properties Comparison
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|Description||Microsoft Planner is a task planning tool integrated in Office 365.||Project planning and tracking tools available in various editions: Standard, Pro, Server and Online.||Milestones Professional and Milestones Simplicity are Windows-based project planning and scheduling tools with a focus on project reporting.|
|Category||Project Planning||Project Planning||Project Planning|
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Web-based service (SaaS)Software-as-a-Service modelProject Online
|Web-based architecture||yes||yesProject Online||no|
|Mobile apps||no||no3rd-party apps to import Microsoft Project files exist||no|
|APIApplication Programming Interface||yes||yes||yesOLE automation|
|Active DirectoryProject Online|
|Project Planning Properties|
|Hierarchical tasksSupport for parent-child relationships of tasks||no||yes||yes|
|Recurring tasksSupport for definition of tasks that occur repeatedly||no||yes||yes|
|Milestone trackingMilestones indicate the completion of major deliverables, normally by completing a set of tasks||no||yes||yes|
|Task dependenciesDependencies between tasks are logical relationships that restrict the sequence of task executions, e.g. one task must be completed before another task can start||no||yes||yes|
|Critical path managementThe critical path method calculates the set of tasks that cannot be delayed without increasing the project's duration, taking into account task dependencies||no||yes||yes|
|Critical chain managementThe critical chain method expands the critical path method by additionally taking resource constraints into account||no||yesavailable via 3rd-party add-on||no|
|Gantt chartsBar chart to visualize a project's tasks and milestones schedule||no||yes||yes|
|PERT chartsNetwork diagrams according to Program Evaluation Review Technique||no||yes||no|
|BaselinesSupport for creating and using snapshots of a project's plan in terms of cost, scope and schedule||no||yes||yes|
|Resource managementSupport for managing a project's human and/or non-human resources||no||yes||yes|
|Resource levelingSupport for optimizing the allocation of a project's resources||no||yes||nosupport for manual resource leveling|
|Time trackingSupport for estimating and monitoring the time spent on a project's tasks||no||yes||yes|
|Cost trackingSupport for monitoring a project's expenses||no||yes||yes|
|Earned value managementSupport for tracking a project's performance and progress via earned value measurements||no||yes||yes|
|Risk managementSupport for identifying and keeping track of project risks and risk-related activities||no||yes||no|
|Scrum supportSupport for typical Scrum techniques such as sprints, backlogs and burn-down charts||no||no||no|
|Kanban supportSupport for typical Kanban techniques such as visualization of tasks on boards using cards||yes||no||no|
|Project portfolio management Support for collectively managing a set of current or proposed projects, e.g. by evaluation and prioritization of projects||no||yes||no|
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