9 of the Best Free Linux Project Management Software
Project management tools encompass many different types
of software such as scheduling, resource allocation, collaboration
software, quality management, and cost control / budget management.
This type of software is typically used by project managers
looking to plan and control resources, costs and schedules to meet the
objectives of a project.
To help plan a project, there are a number of different types
of project management tools. One of the industry standards is
the Gantt Chart, which provides a graphical displays of all the tasks
that a project is composed of. Each bar on the chart is a graphical
representation of the length of time the task is planned to take. Other
popular tools include PERT
charts (a method for analyzing the tasks involved in completing a
project), Product Breakdown Structure (a hierarchical tree structure of
components that make up a project deliverable), and Work Breakdown
Structure (a hierarchical tree structure of deliverables and tasks
that need to be performed to complete a project).
Project management software can be implemented as a Web
application, accessed through an intranet or extranet using a web
browser. We have included our favorites.
One notable omission from the list below is Project.net.
Whilst it is widely recognised as one of the finest open
source web-based project management software, it cannot be used without
the Oracle database, which isn't available under a freely distributable
To provide an insight into the quality of software that is
available, we have compiled a list of 9 high quality Linux project
management tools. Hopefully, there will be something of
interest for anyone who wishes to organise their projects.
Now, let's explore the 9 project management applications at
each title we have compiled its own portal page, providing a screenshot
the software in action, a full description with an in-depth analysis of
its features, together with links to relevant resources and reviews.
||Modern and powerful open source project management
Java program for editing Gantt charts
||The GNOME project management tool
replacement of Microsoft Project
||Helps plan and schedule projects
||Web Office focused on
productivity, collaboration, communication and management
ready web-based groupware suite with project management
||Web-based, multi-user, multi-language project
application written using the Ruby on
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