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DescriptionSecoya Orbit provides a range of business applications including project management and collaboration.Slack is a web-based platform for team communication.
CategoryProject Planning
Project Collaboration
Project Collaboration
Project Management Zone Rankinginfomeasures the popularity of Project Management SystemsScore 0.30
Rank #289
Score 491.80
Rank #8
DeveloperSecoyaSlack Technologies
Websiteorbit.onlineslack.com
Social network pages
Facebook127likes
LinkedIn279followers
Facebook118,236likes
LinkedIn243,004followers
Twitter416,070followers
Initial release20062013
LicenseCommercial
Web-based service (SaaS)infoSoftware-as-a-Service model
Web-based service (SaaS)infoSoftware-as-a-Service model
Web-based architectureyesyes
Operating systemsWindows
Mobile appsnoAndroid
iOS
APIinfoApplication Programming InterfaceyesyesinfoHTTP RPC-style methods
Multi-useryesyes
Authentication mechanismPassword
Active Directory
Password
Okta
NotificationsEmail
SMS
Desktop push
Email
Mobile push
Project Planning Properties
Hierarchical tasksinfoSupport for parent-child relationships of tasksyes
Recurring tasksinfoSupport for definition of tasks that occur repeatedlyno
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 startno
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 dependenciesno
Critical chain managementinfoThe critical chain method expands the critical path method by additionally taking resource constraints into accountno
Gantt chartsinfoBar chart to visualize a project's tasks and milestones scheduleyes
PERT chartsinfoNetwork diagrams according to Program Evaluation Review Techniqueno
BaselinesinfoSupport for creating and using snapshots of a project's plan in terms of cost, scope and schedule no
Resource managementinfoSupport for managing a project's human and/or non-human resourcesyes
Resource levelinginfoSupport for optimizing the allocation of a project's resourcesno
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 measurementsno
Risk managementinfoSupport for identifying and keeping track of project risks and risk-related activitiesno
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 projectsno
Project Collaboration Properties
Project wikiyesno
Discussion forumyesinfoOrbit Socialyes
Online chatyesinfoOrbit Socialyes
Audio conferencingnoyes
Video conferencingnoyes
Screen sharingnoyes
Calendar sharingyesinfovia Outlook pluginno
Contact sharingyesinfovia Outlook pluginno
Document sharingyesyes
File versioningyesno

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