Project management tools comparison

Business > Enterprises > Project Management
2016-01-21 16:09:37

This software comparison table lists all interesting project management software and web applications used by companies to manage their projects and teams.

This matrix currently compares a lot of online project management tools, including famous ones (Basecamp, Zoho Project...) and innovative ones.

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WrikeTeamLabTrello.comBasecampNutcachePlan.ioAsanaZoho ProjectSmartsheetAsanaactiveCollab
Hosted solutionsYesYes Teamlab Office is available for deployment on a corporate server. Teamlab Office version 7.5 is also available as open source at Sourceforge.YesYesYesYes Planio is a Redmine Hosting ProviderYesYesYesNo
Available as standalone software-Yes noNoNoNoYesNoNoNoYes Self-hosted web application (not SaaS)
Free planYes 5 users, unlimited collaboratorsYesYes 1 project, 2 Writeboards, 10 MB file storageYes 2 usersYes For teams up to 15 users, unlimited in time.NoYes For teams up to 15 users, unlimited in time.
Hosting starting price (per year)588 USD per year (free version available)0 EUR588 USD5 USD / user / month108 EUR35 USD - Premium84 USD pa 1 user, unlimited collaborators249 USD
LDAP supportNoNoYesNoYesYes- Support available by overriding authentication using provided features for extending/overriding default auth system
Contacts Address BookYes Can use folders to store contact info in rich text formatYesNoYes Including Helpdesk features, email templates, auto responders
Shared CalendarYesYesNoYes
Schedule meetingsYesYesNoNo
Export dataYes Export/import folders and tasks as Excel spreadsheetsYesYes HTML, XMLYes Multiple formatsYes CSV, XLS, iCal, RSS, SQL, SVN DumpsYes HTML
Visual customizationYes Can add widgets to the Dashboard, can set folder colorYes- logoYes Company logo, themes
OpenID AuthenticationYes Sign in with Google accountNoYesYesYes- Possible by writing custom authorization provider
SSL SecurityYesYesYesYes Mandatory for all connectionsYesYesYes Since it's self-hosted web application, administrators can add SSL on their own
Email notificationsYes Full email integration: create tasks from emails:
Mobile versionYes iOS, AndroidYesYesYesYesYesYes- Web interface optimized for mobile devices
Custom fieldsAvailable in Enterprise subscription
Project management
Time tracking / TimesheetsYesYesNoNoYes Unlimited employeesYesYesYes
Automatic Tracking timerYesYesNoNoYes With Start/Stop timerYes
Project MilestonesYesYesNoYesYes
Tasks managementYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Gantt chartYes Interactive, sleek, instantly created from task listYesNo- With external pluginsNoYesNoYesYesNoNo
Resource managementYes Workload view, custom fields for tasksNo- Rudimentary in Basecamp. The new basecamp does not support time tracking which really kills resource management. However, roadmap, which bi-directionally links with Basecamp, does an excellent job of this.No
Workflow systemYesNoYesNoYesYes Using SectionsYes Using SectionsNo
Report generationYes Workload per userYesNoYesYesYesYesYesYes
Portfolio managementYesYes possible with excellent tools like roadmapYesNo
Issue trackingYes Ability to create custom tagsNoNoNoYesYesYesNo
Link contacts with tasks/projectsYes Cross-task dependenciesYesYes
Document Management
Document editingYesYesNoNoYesYes via Google DocsNoYes via Google DocsNo
Online browser editingYes Native, plus integration with Google Docs and with Box, both of which have browser editingYesNoNoYes via Google DocsNoYes via Google DocsNo
Document sharing and storageYes Can upload files and can also use Google DocsYesNoYesYesYesYesYesYes
Project integrationYesYesYesYesYesYes
Access rights managementYes Folders can be shared individually among users. External collaborators can be added.YesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Document VersioningYesYesNoYesYesYes
Import from external resources (GoogleDocs, etc)Yes Google Docs integration; Excel; MS ProjectYesNoYesYesNoYesNo
Description/Tags for documentsYesYesNoYesYesYes
Custom RolesNo
Micro- blogging Status UpdatesYes + activity streamYes- Has its own status updates, no built-in integration with 3rd party services
Live chatYesYesYesNoNoYesNoYes
Phone conferencingYesNoNo
Integration with third parties services
Google Apps integrationYes Gmail contextual gadget to create tasks from emailYes Single Sign on, Universal navigationYesYesYesNo
Microsoft Office IntegrationYes Also integrates with Box, Dropbox, Google Drive. Possible to edit MS Office files online without downloading- Import from MS Project is possible
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