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DescriptionPlanta is a project management and portfolio management system.Open source, web-based project management and issue tracking tool.Request Tracker is an open source issue tracking tool written in Perl.
CategoryProject Planning
Project Collaboration
Project Planning
Issue Management
Project Collaboration
Issue Management
Project Management Zone Rankinginfomeasures the popularity of Project Management SystemsScore 0.16
Rank #300
Score 55.53
Rank #21
Score 5.19
Rank #110
DeveloperPlantaBest Practical
Websiteplanta.deredmine.orgbestpractical.com/­request-tracker
Technical documentationredmine.org/­projects/­redmine/­wiki/­Guidedocs.bestpractical.com/­rt/­latest
Social network pages
Facebook44likes
LinkedIn30followers
Twitter76followers
Facebook2,102likes
LinkedIn1,292followers
Twitter67followers
Initial release1980infopredecessor PPMS20061999
LicenseCommercialOpen SourceinfoGPL 2Open SourceinfoGPL 2
Web-based architectureyesinfoThin Windows client also availableyesyes
Programming languageC
C++
RubyinfoRuby on RailsPerl
Operating systemsLinux
Windows
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Mobile appsnoAndroid
iOS
Windows Phone
noinfomobile version of web interface
APIinfoApplication Programming InterfaceyesinfoPythonyesinfoRESTyesinfoREST
Multi-useryesyesyes
Authentication mechanismPasswordPassword
LDAPinfoLightweight Directory Access Protocol
Password
LDAPinfoLightweight Directory Access Protocol
HTTP authentication
NotificationsEmailEmail
RSS feeds
Email
Project Planning Properties
Hierarchical tasksinfoSupport for parent-child relationships of tasksyesyes
Recurring tasksinfoSupport for definition of tasks that occur repeatedlynoyesinfovia plugin
Milestone trackinginfoMilestones indicate the completion of major deliverables, normally by completing a set of tasksyesyesinfovia plugin
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 dependenciesyesyesinfovia plugin
Critical chain managementinfoThe critical chain method expands the critical path method by additionally taking resource constraints into accountyesno
Gantt chartsinfoBar chart to visualize a project's tasks and milestones scheduleyesyes
PERT chartsinfoNetwork diagrams according to Program Evaluation Review Techniqueyesno
BaselinesinfoSupport for creating and using snapshots of a project's plan in terms of cost, scope and schedule yesyesinfovia plugin
Resource managementinfoSupport for managing a project's human and/or non-human resourcesyesyesinfovia plugin
Resource levelinginfoSupport for optimizing the allocation of a project's resourcesyesno
Time trackinginfoSupport for estimating and monitoring the time spent on a project's tasksyesyes
Cost trackinginfoSupport for monitoring a project's expensesyesyesinfovia plugin
Earned value managementinfoSupport for tracking a project's performance and progress via earned value measurementsyesyesinfovia plugin
Risk managementinfoSupport for identifying and keeping track of project risks and risk-related activitiesyesyesinfoavailable via 3rd-party plugins
Scrum supportinfoSupport for typical Scrum techniques such as sprints, backlogs and burn-down chartsnoyesinfovia plugin
Kanban supportinfoSupport for typical Kanban techniques such as visualization of tasks on boards using cardsyesinfoPLANTA pulseyesinfovia plugin
Project portfolio management infoSupport for collectively managing a set of current or proposed projects, e.g. by evaluation and prioritization of projectsyesno
Issue Management Properties
Hierarchical issuesyesyes
Custom fieldsyesyes
Custom workflowsyesyes
Project Collaboration Properties
Project wikinoyes
Discussion forumnoyes
Online chatnoyesinfovia plugin
Audio conferencingnono
Video conferencingnono
Screen sharingnono
Calendar sharingnoinfointegration into MS Outlookno
Contact sharingnono
Document sharingyesyes
File versioningnoyesinfovia plugin

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