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Redmine vs Rocket.Chat vs Wekan System Properties Comparison

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SystemsRedmine  Xexclude from comparisonRocket.Chat  Xexclude from comparisonWekaninfoformerly Libreboard  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOpen source, web-based project management and issue tracking tool.Rocket.Chat is an open source team collaboration platform.Wekan is an open-source Trello-like Kanban tool.
CategoryProject Planning
Issue Management
Project Collaboration
Project CollaborationProject Planning
Project Collaboration
Project Management Zone Rankinginfomeasures the popularity of Project Management SystemsScore 63.17
Rank #19
Score 21.21
Rank #38
Score 1.65
Rank #198
DeveloperRocket.Chat
Websiteredmine.orgrocket.chatwekan.github.io
Technical documentationredmine.org/­projects/­redmine/­wiki/­Guiderocket.chat/­docsgithub.com/­wekan/­wekan/­wiki
Social network pages
Facebook2,076likes
LinkedIn1,270followers
Facebook22,706likes
LinkedIn2,934followers
Twitter12,369followers
Twitter861followers
Initial release200620152015
LicenseOpen SourceinfoGPL 2Open SourceinfoMIT License
Web-based service (SaaS)infoSoftware-as-a-Service model
Open SourceinfoMIT License
Web-based architectureyesyesyes
Programming languageRubyinfoRuby on RailsJavaScriptJavaScriptinfobased on Node.js
Operating systemsLinux
OS X
Unix
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Mobile appsAndroid
iOS
Windows Phone
Android
iOS
no
APIinfoApplication Programming InterfaceyesinfoRESTyesno
Multi-useryesyesyes
Authentication mechanismPassword
LDAPinfoLightweight Directory Access Protocol
Password
LDAPinfoLightweight Directory Access Protocol
SAMLinfoSecurity Assertion Markup Language
CASinfoJA-SIG Central Authentication Service
Facebook sign-on
GitHub sign-on
GitLab sign-on
Google sign-on
LinkedIn sign-on
Meteor sign-on
Twitter sign-on
Password
NotificationsEmail
RSS feeds
Desktop push
Email
Mobile push
no
Project Planning Properties
Hierarchical tasksinfoSupport for parent-child relationships of tasksyesno
Recurring tasksinfoSupport for definition of tasks that occur repeatedlyyesinfovia pluginno
Milestone trackinginfoMilestones indicate the completion of major deliverables, normally by completing a set of tasksyesinfovia pluginno
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 dependenciesyesinfovia pluginno
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 scheduleyesno
PERT chartsinfoNetwork diagrams according to Program Evaluation Review Techniquenono
BaselinesinfoSupport for creating and using snapshots of a project's plan in terms of cost, scope and schedule yesinfovia pluginno
Resource managementinfoSupport for managing a project's human and/or non-human resourcesyesinfovia pluginno
Resource levelinginfoSupport for optimizing the allocation of a project's resourcesnono
Time trackinginfoSupport for estimating and monitoring the time spent on a project's tasksyesno
Cost trackinginfoSupport for monitoring a project's expensesyesinfovia pluginno
Earned value managementinfoSupport for tracking a project's performance and progress via earned value measurementsyesinfovia pluginno
Risk managementinfoSupport for identifying and keeping track of project risks and risk-related activitiesyesinfoavailable via 3rd-party pluginsno
Scrum supportinfoSupport for typical Scrum techniques such as sprints, backlogs and burn-down chartsyesinfovia pluginno
Kanban supportinfoSupport for typical Kanban techniques such as visualization of tasks on boards using cardsyesinfovia pluginyes
Project portfolio management infoSupport for collectively managing a set of current or proposed projects, e.g. by evaluation and prioritization of projectsnono
Issue Management Properties
Hierarchical issuesyes
Custom fieldsyes
Custom workflowsyes
Project Collaboration Properties
Project wikiyesnono
Discussion forumyesyesinfodiscussion threadsyesinfoconversations
Online chatyesinfovia pluginyesno
Audio conferencingnoyesno
Video conferencingnoyesno
Screen sharingnoyesno
Calendar sharingnonono
Contact sharingnonono
Document sharingyesyesyesinfocard attachments
File versioningyesinfovia pluginnono

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