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DescriptionSecoya Orbit provides a range of business applications including project management and collaboration.TaskJuggler is an open source project management tool written in Ruby.
CategoryProject Planning
Project Collaboration
Project Planning
Project Management Zone Rankinginfomeasures the popularity of Project Management SystemsScore 0.29
Rank #285
Score 1.82
Rank #188
DeveloperSecoyaChris Schl├Ąger
Websitesecoya.dk/­orbittaskjuggler.org
Technical documentationtaskjuggler.org/­tj3/­manual/­index.html
Social network pages
Facebook120likes
LinkedIn256followers
Initial release20062001
LicenseCommercial
Web-based service (SaaS)infoSoftware-as-a-Service model
Open SourceinfoGPL 2
Web-based architectureyesnoinfoweb interface is available
Programming languageRuby
Operating systemsWindowsLinux
OS Xinfonot officially supported
Unixinfonot officially supported
Windowsinfonot officially supported
Mobile appsnono
APIinfoApplication Programming InterfaceyesyesinfoRuby
Multi-useryesno
Authentication mechanismPassword
Active Directory
NotificationsEmail
SMS
no
Project Planning Properties
Hierarchical tasksinfoSupport for parent-child relationships of tasksyesyes
Recurring tasksinfoSupport for definition of tasks that occur repeatedlynono
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 startnoyes
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 dependenciesnoyes
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 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 noyes
Resource managementinfoSupport for managing a project's human and/or non-human resourcesyesyes
Resource levelinginfoSupport for optimizing the allocation of a project's resourcesnoyes
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 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 chartsnoyesinfocan be customized
Kanban supportinfoSupport for typical Kanban techniques such as visualization of tasks on boards using cardsnono
Project portfolio management infoSupport for collectively managing a set of current or proposed projects, e.g. by evaluation and prioritization of projectsnono
Project Collaboration Properties
Project wikiyes
Discussion forumyesinfoOrbit Social
Online chatyesinfoOrbit Social
Audio conferencingno
Video conferencingno
Screen sharingno
Calendar sharingyesinfovia Outlook plugin
Contact sharingyesinfovia Outlook plugin
Document sharingyes
File versioningyes

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