Project management tools comparison

Business > Enterprises > Project Management
2015-11-25 18:40:31

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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activeCollabAsanaAssemblaBasecampBinfire.comCollabtiveDeskAwayEPM LiveGenius ProjectHuddleInsightlyLiquidPlannerMavenlinkNimbleNutcacheOneDeskPlan.ioProWorkflowRedmineSolve360TeamLabTrakezeTrello.comVisionFlowWedoistWORKetcWrike
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Hosted solutionsNoYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes Planio is a Redmine Hosting ProviderYes- see PlanioYesYes Teamlab Office is available for deployment on a corporate server. Teamlab Office version 7.5 is also available as open source at Sourceforge.YesYesYesYesYesYes
Available as standalone softwareYes Self-hosted web application (not SaaS)NoNoNoNoYesNoYesYesNoNoNoNoNoNoYesNoYesNoYes noNoNoYesNoNo-
Free planYes For teams up to 15 users, unlimited in time.Yes 1 project, 2 Writeboards, 10 MB file storageYesYes 1 project with 2 users and can store files upto 25MB.NoYes Indefinite free usage for up to 3 usersYes Free Plan & Free 30-day Trial on All Paid Plans- Trial 14dYes 2 usersYes- 20 day free trial, free for non-profit and open sourceYesYes 5 users, unlimited collaborators
Hosting starting price (per year)249 USD108 USD588 USD190 USD pa120 EUR300 USD420 EUR0 USD Contact for pricing0 USD for up to 2 users (free); $12/user/month or $84/user/year when paying annually up front288 EUR ($24 / seat / month)468 USD15 USD /mo/usr5 USD / user / month30 USD per user/month108 EUR240 USD0 EUR39 USD 3 users0 EUR0 USD 1 user, 1 project. $10/user monthly228 EUR0 EUR 3 users and no files; $5 monthly78 USD monthly 2 users588 USD per year (free version available)
LDAP support- Support available by overriding authentication using provided features for extending/overriding default auth systemYes testYesNoNo Hack possibleNoYesNoNoYesNoYesNoYesNoNo
Contacts Address BookNoYesYesYesNoYesYesYesYes Including Helpdesk features, email templates, auto respondersYesYesYesYes Comprehensive CRM applicationYesYesYes Can use folders to store contact info in rich text format
Shared CalendarYesNoYes subscribe to Google Calendar, iCalendarYesYesYes subscribe to the iCal feed, link to Outlook or Google calendar.YesYesYes Google Calendar IntegrationYesYesYesYesYesYes
Schedule meetingsNoNoYesYesYesYesNoYesYesYesYesYes
Export dataYes HTMLYes HTML, XMLYes Currently as PDF & CSV soonYes spreadsheet, CSV, zip fileYesYes reports in pdf, any views to excelYes CSVYesYes Export to CSV, Quickbooks, or XMLYesYes Multiple formatsYesYes CSV, XLS, iCal, RSS, SQL, SVN DumpsYesYesYesYesYes EXport contacts as CSV, entire database as SQL Server 2008Yes Export/import folders and tasks as Excel spreadsheets
Visual customizationYes Company logo, themes- logoYes logo, colors, theme, categories...YesYes company logoYes add a logo and change color themes, re-skin the entire site to your corporate theme....NoYesYesYesYesYesYes Can add widgets to the Dashboard, can set folder color
OpenID Authentication- Possible by writing custom authorization providerYesNoYesNoYesYesNoYes Sign in with Google account
SSL SecurityYes Since it's self-hosted web application, administrators can add SSL on their ownYesYesYesYesYes Huddle encrypts all data exchanged with the server to industry standard levels as well as authenticating the server itself to the user.YesYesYes Mandatory for all connectionsYesYesYesYes
Email notificationsYesYesYesYesYes Set daily reminder emails of all your overdue and approaching workYesYesYes Receive auto reminders about tasks that are nearing the deadlineYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes Full email integration: create tasks from emails:
Mobile version- Web interface optimized for mobile devicesYesYesYes coming soon- No app but can use on iPhone, BlackBerry, Nokia, HTC Android...- only view with iphoneYes iPhone, iPad, BlackberryYesYes iPhone, iPad, AndroidNoYesYes- They show a tablet and mobile on their website but can't find any appsYes iOS, AndroidYes iOS, Android
Custom fieldsYes, able to customize all fields, views, lists and branding.You can add up to 10 custom fields per record on a free plan and 25 custom fields per record on a paid planCustom URLs and brandingCustom fields are within and throughout the entire platform. From customer portal, to feedback management, to project and product management.Best among many. "Category Tags", but can't create one from the Contacts editing form in their workspace, WTF (can create from the Gmail gadget) + can customize the fields displayed for any entity: Company, Contact, Task etc. + many field types, including URLCustom URL. Fully customizable fields, drop downs, etc. Custom branding options available.Yes, on all major objects (project, issue/task, companies, contacts/users, contracts, assets), with complete audit trail of changesFor contacts; see also Lame: only single/multi-line text, select list, and checkbox list. No URL, number. But can't display them in the contacts list! Also for leads, projects and timesheetsAvailable in Enterprise subscription
Project management
Time tracking / TimesheetsYesYesNoYesYes All Time Sheets can be printed or exported to a spreadsheetYesYesNoYesYesYesYes Unlimited employeesYesYesYesYesYesYesNoYesNoYesYes Somewhat basic, but easy to update. (only paid)
Automatic Tracking timerYesNoYes record time as you work on your tasksNoYesYesYes With Start/Stop timerYes With Start/Stop timerYesYesNoYesYes
Project MilestonesYesNoYesYesYesYesNoYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Tasks managementYesYesYesYesYes tasks list, recurring tasks, task calendar view...YesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes Task lists per projectYesYesYesYesYesYes
Gantt chartNoNoYes- With external pluginsYesNoYesYesYesNoNoYesNoNoYesYesYes TimelineYesYesYesNoYesNoYes Interactive, but not as sleek as WrikeYes Interactive, sleek, instantly created from task list
Resource managementNoYes- 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.NoYesYesNoYesYesNoYesYesNo
Workflow systemNoYes Using SectionsYesNoNoYesYesNoNoYesYesYesNoNoYesYesYesNoYes
Report generationYesYesYesYesYesYes Export reports to a spreadsheetYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesNoYesNoYes Workload per user
Portfolio managementNoYesYes possible with excellent tools like roadmapYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Issue trackingNoYesYesNoYesYesYesNoYesYesNoNoYesNoYesYes Ability to create custom tags
Link contacts with tasks/projectsYesYesYes Best in classYesYesYesYesYes Cross-task dependencies
Document Management
Document editingNoYes via Google DocsNoNoYesNoYesYesYesYesYesNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesNoYes
Online browser editingNoYes via Google DocsNoNoYesNoYesYesYesYesNoNoNoNoNoYesNoYesNoYes Native, plus integration with Google Docs and with Box, both of which have browser editing
Document sharing and storageYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes Can upload filesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes Can upload filesYesYesNoYesYesYes Can upload filesYes Can upload files and can also use Google Docs
Project integrationYesYesYesYesYesYesYesNoYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Access rights managementYesYesYesYesYesYesYes Documents can be private, public or shared; Search is completely permission based - you can only search for things that you are allowed to seeYesYesYes Set granular permissions against each workspace or folder, controlling who can view specific itemsNoYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes Folders can be shared individually among users. External collaborators can be added.
Document VersioningYesYesNoYesNoYesYesYesYesNoNoYesNoYesYesNoYesYesYes
Import from external resources (GoogleDocs, etc)NoYesYesNoYesNoNoYesYesNoYesYesYesYesNoYesNo Google Docs integration is a joke - you simply paste the URL of the documentYesYesNoYes Google Docs integrationYes Google Docs integration; Excel; MS Project
Description/Tags for documentsYesYesNoYesNo- Team can add comments to each FileYesYesYesYesYesYesYes- Users can add messages to FilesYesNoYesYesYesYesYes
Custom RolesNo
Forums & BlogsYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes Projects are "blogs"YesYesYesNoYesYes Blog
Micro- blogging Status Updates- Has its own status updates, no built-in integration with 3rd party servicesYesYesYes Subscribe to RSS updatesYes- can receive notification for chosen documents updatesYesNoYesYes + activity stream
Live chatYesNoYesYesYesYesNoYesNoYesNoYesYesNoYesNoYesNoYesYesNoYes
Phone conferencingNoNoNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNoYes
Social ShareNoYesYes facebook, twitterNoYes Insightly has built in integration with LinkedIn and TwitterYesNo
Integration with third parties services
Import Basecamp dataYesYes It is already Basecamp data...Yes Classic onlyYesYesNoNoNoNoYesYesNo
Freshbooks integration-NoYes Add and update time to your FreshBooks accountNoNoYes
Google Apps integrationNoYesYes Integrate with Google Apps and Google DocsNoYesYes Gmail contextual gadgetYes Google CalendarYesYesYes Single Sign on, Universal navigationYes Gmail contextual gadget to import contacts from email and add call logs, tasks etc.NoYes Gmail contextual gadget to create tasks, leads and projects from emailYes Gmail contextual gadget to create tasks from email
Microsoft Office Integration- Import from MS Project is possibleNoYesYesYes Word, Excel and PowerPointNoYesYesYes Also integrates with Box, Dropbox, Google Drive. Possible to edit MS Office files online without downloading
Email supportYesYesYesYes support by email within 24 hrsYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
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