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Tasks in a Box vs Trello System Properties Comparison

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SystemsTasks in a Box  Xexclude from comparisonTrello  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionTasks in a Box is a web-based task management tool with a strong integration in Office365.Trello is a web-based project management and collaboration tool based on Kanban-like lists.
CategoryProject Planning
Project Collaboration
Project Planning
Project Collaboration
Project Management Zone Rankinginfomeasures the popularity of Project Management SystemsScore 1.60
Rank #188
Score 788.79
Rank #6
DeveloperTasks in a BoxTrelloinfoowned by Atlassian, originally by Fog Creek Software
Websitetasksinabox.comtrello.com
Technical documentationtasksinabox.uservoice.com/­knowledgebasehelp.trello.com
Social network pages
LinkedIn90followers
Twitter141followers
Facebook135,560followers
LinkedIn80,228followers
Twitter193,075followers
Initial release20152011
LicenseWeb-based service (SaaS)infoSoftware-as-a-Service modelWeb-based service (SaaS)infoSoftware-as-a-Service model
Web-based architectureyesyes
Mobile appsAndroid
iOS
Android
iOS
APIinfoApplication Programming InterfacenoyesinfoREST
Multi-useryesyes
Authentication mechanismPassword
Google sign-on
Microsoft sign-on
Twitter sign-on
Password
Google sign-on
NotificationsEmailEmail
Mobile push
Project Planning Properties
Hierarchical tasksinfoSupport for parent-child relationships of tasksnono
Recurring tasksinfoSupport for definition of tasks that occur repeatedlyyesno
Milestone trackinginfoMilestones indicate the completion of major deliverables, normally by completing a set of tasksnono
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 startnono
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 dependenciesnono
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 schedulenonoinfoavailable via 3rd party tools
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 nono
Resource managementinfoSupport for managing a project's human and/or non-human resourcesnono
Resource levelinginfoSupport for optimizing the allocation of a project's resourcesnono
Time trackinginfoSupport for estimating and monitoring the time spent on a project's tasksnono
Cost trackinginfoSupport for monitoring a project's expensesnono
Earned value managementinfoSupport for tracking a project's performance and progress via earned value measurementsnono
Risk managementinfoSupport for identifying and keeping track of project risks and risk-related activitiesnono
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 cardsyesyes
Project portfolio management infoSupport for collectively managing a set of current or proposed projects, e.g. by evaluation and prioritization of projectsnono
Project Collaboration Properties
Project wikinono
Discussion forumyesinfoconversationsyesinfoconversations
Online chatnono
Audio conferencingnono
Video conferencingnono
Screen sharingnono
Calendar sharingyesinfointegration in Outlook and Google calendarnoinfointegration with external calendar tools is possible
Contact sharingnono
Document sharingyesyesinfocard attachments
File versioningnono

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