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SystemsMicrosoft Project  Xexclude from comparisonownCloud  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionProject planning and tracking tools available in various editions: Standard, Pro, Server and Online.ownCloud is an open source collaboration and file sharing system.
CategoryProject PlanningProject Collaboration
Project Management Zone Rankinginfomeasures the popularity of Project Management SystemsScore 1,859.07
Rank #2
Score 26.08
Rank #36
DeveloperMicrosoftownCloud
Websitemicrosoft.com/­microsoft-365/­project/­project-management-softwareowncloud.com
Technical documentationdoc.owncloud.org
Social network pages
Facebook269,021likes
LinkedIn16,310followers
Twitter34,349followers
Facebook13,445likes
LinkedIn3,861followers
Twitter8,216followers
Initial release19842010
LicenseCommercial
Web-based service (SaaS)infoSoftware-as-a-Service modelinfoProject Online
Open SourceinfoAGPL v3
CommercialinfoEnterprise Edition
Web-based architectureyesinfoProject Onlineyesinfodesktop clients for Windows, OS X and Linux
Programming languagePHP
Operating systemsWindowsLinux
Mobile appsnoinfo3rd-party apps to import Microsoft Project files existAndroid
iOS
APIinfoApplication Programming InterfaceyesyesinfoREST
Multi-useryesinfoProject Onlineyes
Authentication mechanismActive DirectoryinfoProject OnlinePassword
LDAPinfoLightweight Directory Access Protocol
OpenID
SAMLinfoSecurity Assertion Markup LanguageinfoEnterprise edition only
FTP
IMAP
SMB
Active Directory
NotificationsEmailinfoProject OnlineEmail
RSS feeds
Project Planning Properties
Hierarchical tasksinfoSupport for parent-child relationships of tasksyes
Recurring tasksinfoSupport for definition of tasks that occur repeatedlyyes
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 accountyesinfoavailable via 3rd-party add-on
Gantt chartsinfoBar chart to visualize a project's tasks and milestones scheduleyes
PERT chartsinfoNetwork diagrams according to Program Evaluation Review Techniqueyes
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 resourcesyes
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 measurementsyes
Risk managementinfoSupport for identifying and keeping track of project risks and risk-related activitiesyes
Scrum supportinfoSupport for typical Scrum techniques such as sprints, backlogs and burn-down chartsno
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 wikino
Discussion forumno
Online chatyes
Audio conferencingno
Video conferencingno
Screen sharingno
Calendar sharingyes
Contact sharingyes
Document sharingyes
File versioningyes

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