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SystemsNotion  Xexclude from comparisonThings  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionNotion is a web-based project planning and collaboration tool.Things is a personal task management application for OS X and iOS.
CategoryProject Planning
Issue Management
Project Collaboration
Project Planning
Project Management Zone Rankinginfomeasures the popularity of Project Management SystemsScore 415.67
Rank #10
Score 8.15
Rank #90
DeveloperNotion LabsCultured Code
Websitenotion.soculturedcode.com
Technical documentationnotion.so/­guidesculturedcode.com/­things/­support
Social network pages
Facebook24,447followers
LinkedIn99,195followers
Twitter209,266followers
Facebook5,918followers
LinkedIn674followers
Twitter52,935followers
Initial release20122009
LicenseWeb-based service (SaaS)infoSoftware-as-a-Service modelCommercial
Web-based architectureyesyesinfoSync via Things Cloud
Operating systemsOS X
Mobile appsAndroid
iOS
iOS
APIinfoApplication Programming Interfaceno
Multi-useryesno
Authentication mechanismPassword
SAMLinfoSecurity Assertion Markup Language
Apple sign-on
Google sign-on
Passwordinfoon Things Cloud
NotificationsDesktop push
Email
Mobile push
Desktop push
Email
Mobile push
Project Planning Properties
Hierarchical tasksinfoSupport for parent-child relationships of tasksyesnoinfotasks can be grouped
Recurring tasksinfoSupport for definition of tasks that occur repeatedlyyesyes
Milestone trackinginfoMilestones indicate the completion of major deliverables, normally by completing a set of tasksyesno
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 startnono
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 dependenciesnono
Critical chain managementinfoThe critical chain method expands the critical path method by additionally taking resource constraints into accountnono
Gantt chartsinfoBar chart to visualize a project's tasks and milestones scheduleyesinfocalendar viewno
PERT chartsinfoNetwork diagrams according to Program Evaluation Review Techniquenono
BaselinesinfoSupport for creating and using snapshots of a project's plan in terms of cost, scope and schedule nono
Resource managementinfoSupport for managing a project's human and/or non-human resourcesnono
Resource levelinginfoSupport for optimizing the allocation of a project's resourcesnono
Time trackinginfoSupport for estimating and monitoring the time spent on a project's tasksnono
Cost trackinginfoSupport for monitoring a project's expensesnono
Earned value managementinfoSupport for tracking a project's performance and progress via earned value measurementsnono
Risk managementinfoSupport for identifying and keeping track of project risks and risk-related activitiesnono
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 cardsyesno
Project portfolio management infoSupport for collectively managing a set of current or proposed projects, e.g. by evaluation and prioritization of projectsnono
Issue Management Properties
Hierarchical issuesyes
Custom fieldsyes
Custom workflowsyes
Project Collaboration Properties
Project wikiyes
Discussion forumyes
Online chatno
Audio conferencingno
Video conferencingno
Screen sharingno
Calendar sharingno
Contact sharingno
Document sharingyes
File versioningyes

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