Compare 5pm, Genius Project, and CA PPM

Pricing

 
$24
per month
Standard
$19.95
/ user, per month
 
$36
per month
Professional
$24.95
/ user, per month
 
$64
per month
enterprise
$34.95
/ user, per month
 
$96
per month
 
Free Trial
Free Trial
Free Trial Unavailable
5pm
$24per month
$36per month
$64per month
$96per month
Free Trial
Genius Project
Standard
$19.95/ user, per month
Professional
$24.95/ user, per month
enterprise
$34.95/ user, per month
Free Trial
CA PPM
Free Trial Unavailable

Ratings

Meets Requirements
Meets Requirements
9.1
8.3
7.6
Ease of Use
Ease of Use
8.2
8.1
6.6
Ease of Setup
Ease of Setup
9.7
Not enough data available
5.6
Ease of Admin
Ease of Admin
8.9
Not enough data available
6.4
Quality of Support
Quality of Support
8.6
7.8
6.4
Ease of Doing Business With
Ease of Doing Business With
9.0
Not enough data available
7.6
Product Direction (% positive)
Product Direction (% positive)
7.7
8.1
5.6
Meets Requirements
5pm
9.1
Genius Project
8.3
CA PPM
7.6
Ease of Use
5pm
8.2
Genius Project
8.1
CA PPM
6.6
Ease of Setup
5pm
9.7
Genius Project
Not enough data available
CA PPM
5.6
Ease of Admin
5pm
8.9
Genius Project
Not enough data available
CA PPM
6.4
Quality of Support
5pm
8.6
Genius Project
7.8
CA PPM
6.4
Ease of Doing Business With
5pm
9.0
Genius Project
Not enough data available
CA PPM
7.6
Product Direction (% positive)
5pm
7.7
Genius Project
8.1
CA PPM
5.6

Features

Tasks
Task Creation and Assignment
5pm
8.8
Genius Project
9.1
CA PPM
7.8
Due Dates
5pm
8.8
Genius Project
8.5
CA PPM
7.8
Task Prioritization
5pm
7.7
Genius Project
9.0
CA PPM
7.4
To-Do Lists
5pm
8.0
Genius Project
9.0
CA PPM
7.2
Collaboration
Collaborative Project Planning
5pm
8.7
Genius Project
9.0
CA PPM
7.2
Comments
5pm
9.1
Genius Project
8.6
CA PPM
6.7
Documents and Uploads
5pm
9.0
Genius Project
8.1
CA PPM
7.4
Projects
Gantt Chart / Project Map
5pm
8.1
Genius Project
8.3
CA PPM
7.3
Calendar View
5pm
8.6
Genius Project
8.2
CA PPM
7.2
Baselining / KPIs
5pm
Not enough data available
Genius Project
7.7
CA PPM
7.4
Project Budgeting
5pm
Not enough data available
Genius Project
8.7
CA PPM
7.4
Issue Tracking
5pm
6.9
Genius Project
8.5
CA PPM
6.7
Portfolio Management
Portfolio Coordination
5pm
7.5
Genius Project
8.5
CA PPM
7.8
Portfolio Budgeting
5pm
Not enough data available
Genius Project
8.1
CA PPM
7.4
What-If Scenarios
5pm
Not enough data available
Genius Project
8.3
CA PPM
7.3
Workflow
5pm
8.1
Genius Project
8.6
CA PPM
6.7
Request Management
5pm
Not enough data available
Genius Project
8.6
CA PPM
7.1
Cost Tracking
5pm
Not enough data available
Genius Project
8.3
CA PPM
7.3
ROI and Forecasting
5pm
Not enough data available
Genius Project
8.1
CA PPM
7.0
Risk Analysis
5pm
Not enough data available
Genius Project
8.1
CA PPM
7.3
Resource Management
Resource Database
5pm
6.3
Genius Project
8.0
CA PPM
7.9
Resource Allocation
5pm
6.7
Genius Project
8.6
CA PPM
7.5
Workload Capacity
5pm
6.0
Genius Project
8.0
CA PPM
7.6
Time Tracking
5pm
7.2
Genius Project
8.0
CA PPM
8.1
Platform
Alerts
5pm
8.3
Genius Project
9.3
CA PPM
7.0
Mobile
5pm
Not enough data available
Genius Project
7.2
CA PPM
5.8
User, Role, and Access Management
5pm
7.8
Genius Project
7.8
CA PPM
7.1
API / Integrations
5pm
Not enough data available
Genius Project
7.0
CA PPM
6.3
Reporting and Dashboards
5pm
7.7
Genius Project
8.0
CA PPM
7.6
Customization
5pm
8.1
Genius Project
8.1
CA PPM
7.3
Performance and Reliability
5pm
8.3
Genius Project
8.2
CA PPM
7.4

Reviewers' Company Size

Small-Business (50 or fewer emp.)
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
27.3%
58.3%
0%
Mid-Market (51-1000 emp.)
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
45.5%
41.7%
26.8%
Enterprise (> 1000 emp.)
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
27.3%
0%
73.2%
5pm
Small-Business
27.3%
Mid-Market
45.5%
Enterprise
27.3%
Genius Project
Small-Business
58.3%
Mid-Market
41.7%
Enterprise
0%
CA PPM
Small-Business
0%
Mid-Market
26.8%
Enterprise
73.2%

Reviewers' Industry

 
Higher Education
21.1%
Marketing and Advertising
23.1%
Information Technology and Services
18.9%
 
Religious Institutions
10.5%
Computer Software
23.1%
Hospital & Health Care
17.0%
 
Marketing and Advertising
10.5%
Oil & Energy
7.7%
Insurance
13.2%
 
Defense & Space
10.5%
Information Technology and Services
7.7%
Telecommunications
7.5%
 
Computer Software
10.5%
Individual & Family Services
7.7%
Accounting
7.5%
 
Other
36.8%
Other
30.8%
Other
35.8%
5pm
Higher Education
21.1%
Religious Institutions
10.5%
Marketing and Advertising
10.5%
Defense & Space
10.5%
Computer Software
10.5%
Other
36.8%
Genius Project
Marketing and Advertising
23.1%
Computer Software
23.1%
Oil & Energy
7.7%
Information Technology and Services
7.7%
Individual & Family Services
7.7%
Other
30.8%
CA PPM
Information Technology and Services
18.9%
Hospital & Health Care
17.0%
Insurance
13.2%
Telecommunications
7.5%
Accounting
7.5%
Other
35.8%

Reviews

Most Helpful Favorable Review
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Jane R.
Administrator in Marketing and Advertising

I love how easy 5pm is to use. Everything is pretty intuitive, so the learning curve is short.The way it's set up also makes it easy to adapt to the particular needs of the business. And they have AWESOME customer service: prompt, responsive, and courteous.

Paola S.
User

Allows monitoring by Gantt Chart, has customizable templates according to the needs of your project, you can manage the budget and track costs until the completion, also contains the other functions necessary to manage the communication of the work team and...

James P.
Consultant in Information Technology and Services

My favorite part of Clarity is how easily you can configure the application as an end user. You can easily save different filters and views to display specific data each time the application is launched. Additionally, back end administrators can easily...

Most Helpful Critical Review
Most Helpful Critical Review
Philip T.
User in Religious Institutions

I think that in the beginning it takes awhile for users to get used to the tools and functions that it has to offer. I don't love the pricing of it all, but I do think that what it offers could be much more helpful if it were at a lesser cost. IF they...

G2 Crowd User in Marketing and Advertising

Inflexible program that was designed for certain types of projects, but not others.

Richard M.
Internal Consultant

It's less useful for managing the detail of projects. For project plans, the native Clarity UI is cumbersome, and the integration with MSP is clunky. Project managers end up maintaining separate risk and issue logs, and only using Clarity for ad hoc...

 
5pm
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Jane R.
Administrator in Marketing and Advertising

I love how easy 5pm is to use. Everything is pretty intuitive, so the learning curve is short.The way it's set up also makes it easy to adapt to the particular needs of the business. And they have AWESOME customer service: prompt, responsive, and courteous.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Philip T.
User in Religious Institutions

I think that in the beginning it takes awhile for users to get used to the tools and functions that it has to offer. I don't love the pricing of it all, but I do think that what it offers could be much more helpful if it were at a lesser cost. IF they...

Genius Project
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Paola S.
User

Allows monitoring by Gantt Chart, has customizable templates according to the needs of your project, you can manage the budget and track costs until the completion, also contains the other functions necessary to manage the communication of the work team and...

Most Helpful Critical Review
G2 Crowd User in Marketing and Advertising

Inflexible program that was designed for certain types of projects, but not others.

CA PPM
Most Helpful Favorable Review
James P.
Consultant in Information Technology and Services

My favorite part of Clarity is how easily you can configure the application as an end user. You can easily save different filters and views to display specific data each time the application is launched. Additionally, back end administrators can easily...

Most Helpful Critical Review
Richard M.
Internal Consultant

It's less useful for managing the detail of projects. For project plans, the native Clarity UI is cumbersome, and the integration with MSP is clunky. Project managers end up maintaining separate risk and issue logs, and only using Clarity for ad hoc...

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