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Milestones Professional vs Planta System Properties Comparison

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SystemsMilestones Professional  Xexclude from comparisonPlanta  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMilestones Professional and Milestones Simplicity are Windows-based project planning and scheduling tools with a focus on project reporting.Planta is a project management and portfolio management system.
CategoryProject PlanningProject Planning
Project Collaboration
Project Management Zone Rankinginfomeasures the popularity of Project Management SystemsScore 1.07
Rank #224
Score 0.14
Rank #295
DeveloperKidasa SoftwarePlanta
Websitekidasa.complanta.de
Technical documentationkidasa.com/­support
Social network pages
Facebook45likes
LinkedIn27followers
Twitter65followers
Initial release19911980infopredecessor PPMS
LicenseCommercialCommercial
Web-based architecturenoyesinfoThin Windows client also available
Programming languageC
C++
Operating systemsWindowsLinux
Windows
Mobile appsnono
APIinfoApplication Programming InterfaceyesinfoOLE automationyesinfoPython
Multi-usernoyes
Authentication mechanismPassword
NotificationsnoEmail
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 accountnoyes
Gantt chartsinfoBar chart to visualize a project's tasks and milestones scheduleyesyes
PERT chartsinfoNetwork diagrams according to Program Evaluation Review Techniquenoyes
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 resourcesnoinfosupport for manual resource levelingyes
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 activitiesnoyes
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 projectsnoyes
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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