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Planta vs Things System Properties Comparison

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SystemsPlanta  Xexclude from comparisonThings  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionPlanta is a project management and portfolio management system.Things is a personal task management application for OS X and iOS.
CategoryProject Planning
Project Collaboration
Project Planning
Project Management Zone Rankinginfomeasures the popularity of Project Management SystemsScore 0.13
Rank #295
Score 5.99
Rank #93
DeveloperPlantaCultured Code
Websiteplanta.deculturedcode.com
Technical documentationsupport.culturedcode.com
Social network pages
Facebook45likes
LinkedIn27followers
Twitter62followers
Facebook4,459likes
LinkedIn390followers
Twitter47,712followers
Initial release1980infopredecessor PPMS2009
LicenseCommercialCommercial
Web-based architectureyesinfoThin Windows client also availableyesinfoSync via Things Cloud
Programming languageC
C++
Operating systemsLinux
Windows
OS X
Mobile appsnoiOS
APIinfoApplication Programming InterfaceyesinfoPythonno
Multi-useryesno
Authentication mechanismPasswordPasswordinfoon Things Cloud
NotificationsEmailDesktop 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 repeatedlynoyes
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 startyesno
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 dependenciesyesno
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 scheduleyesno
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 yesno
Resource managementinfoSupport for managing a project's human and/or non-human resourcesyesno
Resource levelinginfoSupport for optimizing the allocation of a project's resourcesyesno
Time trackinginfoSupport for estimating and monitoring the time spent on a project's tasksyesno
Cost trackinginfoSupport for monitoring a project's expensesyesno
Earned value managementinfoSupport for tracking a project's performance and progress via earned value measurementsyesno
Risk managementinfoSupport for identifying and keeping track of project risks and risk-related activitiesyesno
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 cardsyesinfoPLANTA pulseno
Project portfolio management infoSupport for collectively managing a set of current or proposed projects, e.g. by evaluation and prioritization of projectsyesno
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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