Comparison between Celoxis Project Management and Project Portfolio Management software. These are the systems that are used to manage the processes of a project. Celoxis comes out better than Project Portfolio software as there are many features that are come with it. This paper will evaluate the features of these two applications that are used to manage software.
Celoxis Project Management
In terms of operating systems, this software supports many platforms. It supports Linux Operating systems and most open source systems. Most organizations which are distributed make use of this project management software to manage their distributed networks no matter the platform that they are operating in. It also is web-based in its operation. This means that the operation is done on a network. This feature is also common in Project Portfolio. Like Project Portfolio, it is proprietary. The people who would like to use it have to obtain a license that will enable them to work on it. The license varies in duration. It goes at a cost of $15. It helps to track expenses. For this reason, it has an issue tracking feature that helps it track tasks. It has a good collaboration feature that helps it to manage the documents that are associated with the project. It also has a RSS Feeds with the project so that it is simple to get updates from similar projects and applications that are used to manage projects.
In terms of customer service, this project management software lacks in this. It lacks the capability to manage phone calls regarding the project. It has, however other communication features like integration with email and forums. There are forums which are available that make it easy to communicate with the other project members with the project. It also has a feature which enables it to get integrated with Microsoft Project. This therefore helps it to use other features that come Microsoft Project.
The other project management software that will be evaluated is that of Project Portfolio. Although there are many features which are similar to that of Celoxis system, this system has some limitations. One limitation that makes this system not so effective is that of platform. This system cannot be supported with many operating systems. It is purely web-based. This means that it cannot be run on offline operating systems. It does not have this feature. It is priced at $24. This is slightly higher than that of Celoxis. In terms of communication, it lacks in document management as it lacks this feature. This is where Celoxis comes ahead. It does not also have check-in check out feature which is an equally important task. It lacks in this. For this reason, there is lack of some other modules and procedures which are not possible with this.
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