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SystemsMicrosoft Project  Xexclude from comparisonPlanta  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionProject planning and tracking tools available in various editions: Standard, Pro, Server and Online.Planta is a project management and portfolio management system.
CategoryProject PlanningProject Planning
Project Collaboration
Project Management Zone Rankinginfomeasures the popularity of Project Management SystemsScore 2,601.73
Rank #2
Score 0.11
Rank #301
DeveloperMicrosoftPlanta
Websiteproducts.office.com/­en-us/­Projectplanta.de
Social network pages
Facebook269,099likes
LinkedIn15,722followers
Twitter32,374followers
Facebook44likes
LinkedIn21followers
Twitter54followers
Initial release19841980infopredecessor PPMS
LicenseCommercial
Web-based service (SaaS)infoSoftware-as-a-Service modelinfoProject Online
Commercial
Web-based architectureyesinfoProject OnlineyesinfoThin Windows client also available
Programming languageC
C++
Operating systemsWindowsLinux
Windows
Mobile appsnoinfo3rd-party apps to import Microsoft Project files existno
APIinfoApplication Programming InterfaceyesyesinfoPython
Multi-useryesinfoProject Onlineyes
Authentication mechanismActive DirectoryinfoProject OnlinePassword
NotificationsEmailinfoProject OnlineEmail
Project Planning Properties
Hierarchical tasksinfoSupport for parent-child relationships of tasksyesyes
Recurring tasksinfoSupport for definition of tasks that occur repeatedlyyesno
Milestone trackinginfoMilestones indicate the completion of major deliverables, normally by completing a set of tasksyesyes
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 startyesyes
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 dependenciesyesyes
Critical chain managementinfoThe critical chain method expands the critical path method by additionally taking resource constraints into accountyesinfoavailable via 3rd-party add-onyes
Gantt chartsinfoBar chart to visualize a project's tasks and milestones scheduleyesyes
PERT chartsinfoNetwork diagrams according to Program Evaluation Review Techniqueyesyes
BaselinesinfoSupport for creating and using snapshots of a project's plan in terms of cost, scope and schedule yesyes
Resource managementinfoSupport for managing a project's human and/or non-human resourcesyesyes
Resource levelinginfoSupport for optimizing the allocation of a project's resourcesyesyes
Time trackinginfoSupport for estimating and monitoring the time spent on a project's tasksyesyes
Cost trackinginfoSupport for monitoring a project's expensesyesyes
Earned value managementinfoSupport for tracking a project's performance and progress via earned value measurementsyesyes
Risk managementinfoSupport for identifying and keeping track of project risks and risk-related activitiesyesyes
Scrum supportinfoSupport for typical Scrum techniques such as sprints, backlogs and burn-down chartsnono
Kanban supportinfoSupport for typical Kanban techniques such as visualization of tasks on boards using cardsnoyesinfoPLANTA pulse
Project portfolio management infoSupport for collectively managing a set of current or proposed projects, e.g. by evaluation and prioritization of projectsyesyes
Project Collaboration Properties
Project wikino
Discussion forumno
Online chatno
Audio conferencingno
Video conferencingno
Screen sharingno
Calendar sharingnoinfointegration into MS Outlook
Contact sharingno
Document sharingyes
File versioningno

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