Feature Comparison Chart: Bamboo Task Master Web Part vs. List Type Tasks in SharePoint 2010

Out-of-the-box, SharePoint 2010 provides more task management features than ever before but, as you can see in the feature comparison chart below, Bamboo Task Master's rich, drag and drop interface provides a wider range of features surrounding the ability to display Successors/Predecessors and the relationship between them in a familiar Gantt interface, and much more.  Need to change the date of a Predecessor?  No problem, the Successor is automatically updated, saving countless hours and inconsistency across your tasks, and providing a true Predecessor and Successor relationship in SharePoint! 

Feature Description

SP 2010

Task Master

Rich user interface



Task dependency (Predecessor)



Summary tasks



Inline editing of tasks



Color code tasks based on column value



Drag and drop interface to update Predecessor and Successor relationship



Scaling from time up to year



Tool tip with extended columns values displayed



Expand and collapse tasks based on Summary Task



Print view



Customize look and feel of metadata based on column values



Include Milestones



  1. Through the Gantt list view, users can see a relationship between the Predecessor and Successor. If you change the Due Date of the Predecessor, however, the Successor task's Start Date is not automatically updated, this is a manual process.
  2. A task of type Folder. Tasks can be grouped in this Summary Task, but are not displayed in the same interface as Summary Tasks. Also, the Summary Task does not show at run-time complete time span of Successor Tasks, user must update Summary Task manually.
  3. Provide scaling from Day to Week to Year.

Bamboo vs. SharePoint 2010 Feature Comparison Charts:

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