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DescriptionPlanta is a project management and portfolio management system.Request Tracker is an open source issue tracking tool written in Perl.
CategoryProject Planning
Project Collaboration
Issue Management
Project Management Zone Rankinginfomeasures the popularity of Project Management SystemsScore 0.13
Rank #295
Score 4.82
Rank #107
DeveloperPlantaBest Practical
Websiteplanta.debestpractical.com/­request-tracker
Technical documentationdocs.bestpractical.com/­rt/­latest
Social network pages
Facebook45likes
LinkedIn27followers
Twitter62followers
Twitter64followers
Initial release1980infopredecessor PPMS1999
LicenseCommercialOpen SourceinfoGPL 2
Web-based architectureyesinfoThin Windows client also availableyes
Programming languageC
C++
Perl
Operating systemsLinux
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Mobile appsnonoinfomobile version of web interface
APIinfoApplication Programming InterfaceyesinfoPythonyesinfoREST
Multi-useryesyes
Authentication mechanismPasswordPassword
LDAPinfoLightweight Directory Access Protocol
HTTP authentication
NotificationsEmailEmail
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 startyes
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 dependenciesyes
Critical chain managementinfoThe critical chain method expands the critical path method by additionally taking resource constraints into accountyes
Gantt chartsinfoBar chart to visualize a project's tasks and milestones scheduleyes
PERT chartsinfoNetwork diagrams according to Program Evaluation Review Techniqueyes
BaselinesinfoSupport for creating and using snapshots of a project's plan in terms of cost, scope and schedule yes
Resource managementinfoSupport for managing a project's human and/or non-human resourcesyes
Resource levelinginfoSupport for optimizing the allocation of a project's resourcesyes
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 measurementsyes
Risk managementinfoSupport for identifying and keeping track of project risks and risk-related activitiesyes
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 cardsyesinfoPLANTA pulse
Project portfolio management infoSupport for collectively managing a set of current or proposed projects, e.g. by evaluation and prioritization of projectsyes
Issue Management Properties
Hierarchical issuesyes
Custom fieldsyes
Custom workflowsyes
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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