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Primavera vs Smartsheet System Properties Comparison

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DescriptionPrimavera is an enterprise project and project portfolio management system.Smartsheet is a web-based project planning and collaboration tool that uses tabular sheets as universal user interface paradigm.
CategoryProject Planning
Issue Management
Project Planning
Project Collaboration
Project Management Zone Rankinginfomeasures the popularity of Project Management SystemsScore 891.15
Rank #5
Score 304.96
Rank #11
Technical documentationoracle.com/­applications/­primavera/­solutions/­products.htmlhelp.smartsheet.com
Social network pages
Initial release1983infooriginally by Primavera Systems2006
Web-based service (SaaS)infoSoftware-as-a-Service model
Web-based service (SaaS)infoSoftware-as-a-Service model
Web-based architectureyesyes
Programming languageJava
Operating systemsWindows
Mobile appsAndroid
APIinfoApplication Programming InterfaceyesinfoJavayesinfoREST
Authentication mechanismPassword
LDAPinfoLightweight Directory Access Protocol
SAMLinfoSecurity Assertion Markup Language
SAMLinfoSecurity Assertion Markup LanguageinfoEnterprise edition only
Google sign-on
Project Planning Properties
Hierarchical tasksinfoSupport for parent-child relationships of tasksyesyes
Recurring tasksinfoSupport for definition of tasks that occur repeatedlynoyes
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 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 dependenciesyesyes
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 Techniqueyesyes
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 resourcesyesyes
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 expensesyesyes
Earned value managementinfoSupport for tracking a project's performance and progress via earned value measurementsyesyes
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 cardsnoyesinfoCard View
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 issuesyes
Custom fieldsyes
Custom workflowsyes
Project Collaboration Properties
Project wikino
Discussion forumyes
Online chatno
Audio conferencingno
Video conferencingno
Screen sharingno
Calendar sharingyes
Contact sharingno
Document sharingyes
File versioningno

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