Compare Basecamp, Mavenlink, Wrike, and Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management

Pricing

 
Basecamp For Us
$29
per month
Mavenlink Teams
$19
per month for five (5) users*
Business
$24.8
user/month
Project Online Professional
$30
/User/Month
 
Basecamp With Clients
$79
per month
Mavenlink Professional
Contact Us
per user per month*
Enterprise
Contact us for pricing
Project Online Essentials
$7
/User/Month
 
Basecamp Big
$3,000
per year
Mavenlink Premier
Contact us
for pricing
Wrike for Marketers
$34.60
user/month
Project Professional (Project Managers)
$1,159.99
 
Mavenlink Enterprise
Contact Us
for pricing
Professional
$9.8
user/month
Project Standard (Project Managers)
$589.99
 
Basic
$0
Project Online Premium
$55
/User/Month
 
Free Trial Unavailable
Free Trial
Free Trial
Free Trial Unavailable
Basecamp
Basecamp For Us
$29per month
Basecamp With Clients
$79per month
Basecamp Big
$3,000per year
Free Trial Unavailable
Mavenlink
Mavenlink Teams
$19per month for five (5) users*
Mavenlink Professional
Contact Usper user per month*
Mavenlink Premier
Contact usfor pricing
Mavenlink Enterprise
Contact Usfor pricing
Free Trial
Wrike
Business
$24.8 user/month
Enterprise
Contact us for pricing
Wrike for Marketers
$34.60 user/month
Professional
$9.8user/month
Basic
$0
Free Trial
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
Project Online Professional
$30/User/Month
Project Online Essentials
$7/User/Month
Project Professional (Project Managers)
$1,159.99
Project Standard (Project Managers)
$589.99
Project Online Premium
$55/User/Month
Free Trial Unavailable

Ratings

Meets Requirements
Meets Requirements
8.3
8.2
8.3
8.3
Ease of Use
Ease of Use
8.5
8.2
7.9
7.2
Ease of Setup
Ease of Setup
8.7
8.1
7.9
7.5
Ease of Admin
Ease of Admin
8.6
8.5
8.3
7.6
Quality of Support
Quality of Support
8.2
8.9
8.4
7.5
Ease of Doing Business With
Ease of Doing Business With
8.7
9.1
8.5
7.9
Product Direction (% positive)
Product Direction (% positive)
7.3
9.2
8.1
6.5
Meets Requirements
Basecamp
8.3
Mavenlink
8.2
Wrike
8.3
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.3
Ease of Use
Basecamp
8.5
Mavenlink
8.2
Wrike
7.9
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.2
Ease of Setup
Basecamp
8.7
Mavenlink
8.1
Wrike
7.9
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.5
Ease of Admin
Basecamp
8.6
Mavenlink
8.5
Wrike
8.3
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.6
Quality of Support
Basecamp
8.2
Mavenlink
8.9
Wrike
8.4
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.5
Ease of Doing Business With
Basecamp
8.7
Mavenlink
9.1
Wrike
8.5
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Product Direction (% positive)
Basecamp
7.3
Mavenlink
9.2
Wrike
8.1
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
6.5

Features

Tasks
Task Creation and Assignment
Basecamp
8.8
Mavenlink
8.9
Wrike
9.0
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.4
Due Dates
Basecamp
8.7
Mavenlink
8.8
Wrike
8.6
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.5
Task Prioritization
Basecamp
7.7
Mavenlink
8.1
Wrike
7.8
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.2
To-Do Lists
Basecamp
8.7
Mavenlink
7.8
Wrike
8.2
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.1
Collaboration
Collaborative Project Planning
Basecamp
8.7
Mavenlink
8.6
Wrike
8.5
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.7
Comments
Basecamp
8.7
Mavenlink
8.8
Wrike
8.7
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.6
Documents and Uploads
Basecamp
8.6
Mavenlink
8.4
Wrike
8.4
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.5
Projects
Gantt Chart / Project Map
Basecamp
6.6
Mavenlink
7.7
Wrike
8.0
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.6
Calendar View
Basecamp
7.6
Mavenlink
7.6
Wrike
7.5
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.3
Baselining / KPIs
Basecamp
6.8
Mavenlink
7.5
Wrike
6.8
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.8
Project Budgeting
Basecamp
6.6
Mavenlink
8.5
Wrike
6.6
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Issue Tracking
Basecamp
7.5
Mavenlink
8.1
Wrike
7.6
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.6
Portfolio Management
Portfolio Coordination
Basecamp
7.8
Mavenlink
8.0
Wrike
7.6
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Portfolio Budgeting
Basecamp
7.1
Mavenlink
8.2
Wrike
6.9
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.8
What-If Scenarios
Basecamp
7.0
Mavenlink
7.2
Wrike
6.5
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.4
Workflow
Basecamp
7.9
Mavenlink
7.9
Wrike
8.2
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Request Management
Basecamp
7.7
Mavenlink
8.0
Wrike
8.1
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.6
Cost Tracking
Basecamp
6.7
Mavenlink
8.6
Wrike
6.8
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
ROI and Forecasting
Basecamp
6.6
Mavenlink
7.8
Wrike
6.9
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.6
Risk Analysis
Basecamp
6.7
Mavenlink
8.0
Wrike
6.7
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.6
Resource Management
Resource Database
Basecamp
7.6
Mavenlink
8.3
Wrike
7.5
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.8
Resource Allocation
Basecamp
7.6
Mavenlink
7.9
Wrike
7.7
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Workload Capacity
Basecamp
7.7
Mavenlink
8.3
Wrike
7.6
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Time Tracking
Basecamp
7.5
Mavenlink
9.2
Wrike
8.0
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.1
Platform
Alerts
Basecamp
8.4
Mavenlink
7.7
Wrike
8.1
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.7
Mobile
Basecamp
8.1
Mavenlink
6.1
Wrike
7.6
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.0
User, Role, and Access Management
Basecamp
8.4
Mavenlink
8.3
Wrike
8.2
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
API / Integrations
Basecamp
7.5
Mavenlink
7.4
Wrike
7.7
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.4
Reporting and Dashboards
Basecamp
7.8
Mavenlink
8.1
Wrike
7.8
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.8
Customization
Basecamp
7.1
Mavenlink
7.5
Wrike
7.6
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.4
Performance and Reliability
Basecamp
8.8
Mavenlink
8.9
Wrike
8.5
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.1

Reviewers' Company Size

Small-Business (50 or fewer emp.)
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
51.3%
61.7%
42.1%
24.7%
Mid-Market (51-1000 emp.)
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
32.4%
33.3%
42.3%
27.2%
Enterprise (> 1000 emp.)
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
16.3%
5.0%
15.6%
48.1%
Basecamp
Small-Business
51.3%
Mid-Market
32.4%
Enterprise
16.3%
Mavenlink
Small-Business
61.7%
Mid-Market
33.3%
Enterprise
5.0%
Wrike
Small-Business
42.1%
Mid-Market
42.3%
Enterprise
15.6%
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
Small-Business
24.7%
Mid-Market
27.2%
Enterprise
48.1%

Reviewers' Industry

 
Marketing and Advertising
16.5%
Marketing and Advertising
28.7%
Marketing and Advertising
16.7%
Information Technology and Services
14.6%
 
Information Technology and Services
6.8%
Information Technology and Services
15.3%
Information Technology and Services
10.1%
Hospital & Health Care
5.3%
 
Higher Education
6.6%
Computer Software
12.5%
Computer Software
9.5%
Higher Education
5.0%
 
Non-Profit Organization Management
6.3%
Internet
10.2%
Higher Education
5.3%
Construction
4.7%
 
Computer Software
5.7%
Public Relations and Communications
3.7%
Internet
4.8%
Computer Software
4.4%
 
Other
58.0%
Other
29.6%
Other
53.5%
Other
66.0%
Basecamp
Marketing and Advertising
16.5%
Information Technology and Services
6.8%
Higher Education
6.6%
Non-Profit Organization Management
6.3%
Computer Software
5.7%
Other
58.0%
Mavenlink
Marketing and Advertising
28.7%
Information Technology and Services
15.3%
Computer Software
12.5%
Internet
10.2%
Public Relations and Communications
3.7%
Other
29.6%
Wrike
Marketing and Advertising
16.7%
Information Technology and Services
10.1%
Computer Software
9.5%
Higher Education
5.3%
Internet
4.8%
Other
53.5%
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
Information Technology and Services
14.6%
Hospital & Health Care
5.3%
Higher Education
5.0%
Construction
4.7%
Computer Software
4.4%
Other
66.0%

Reviews

Most Helpful Favorable Review
Most Helpful Favorable Review
G2 Crowd User in Internet

Caveman ready interface. It's like an apple product; crack it open and go.

Amir D.
Administrator in Civil Engineering

User-friendly environment. Great time tracking and management tools.

Bob S.
User in Professional Training & Coaching

I especially like that I can set up my own set of tasks and projects, alongside those of my work colleagues, all in a single browser window. It has a bit too much power for simple, repetitive tasks, but is fantastic for managing projects that take a lot of...

John O.
User in Computer Software

Microsoft Project has been a standard for tracking projects of various sizes. The dependency chaining works quite well and helps visualize resource and task scheduling. Good for milestone tracking at a high level, while also designating resources to...

Most Helpful Critical Review
Most Helpful Critical Review
Jeff N.
Administrator

Slow to load. Frozen development because they start from scratch for each new version. Lack of native integrations because developers have to develop new integration for each new version. I wish it had some kind of webform data entry onboarding feature...

Jodi J.
User in Online Media

They started out good for the price. Now their customer service is subpar, their product has not evolved well, and they are charging more. Non-responsive, non-customizable dashboard. They lock you into a contract and quote user agreement when you question...

Andrea F.
User in Marketing and Advertising

NO CALENDAR VIEW!!! Despite having its infamous timeline view, which links individual tasks in a project and allows for automatic-adjustment of subsequent tasks and entire projects when a related task is modified, there is still no calendar view. Especially...

Brittany T.
User in Computer Software

It is buggy and difficult to use at times. It does not lend its self to ease of use.

 
Basecamp
Most Helpful Favorable Review
G2 Crowd User in Internet

Caveman ready interface. It's like an apple product; crack it open and go.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Jeff N.
Administrator

Slow to load. Frozen development because they start from scratch for each new version. Lack of native integrations because developers have to develop new integration for each new version. I wish it had some kind of webform data entry onboarding feature...

Mavenlink
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Amir D.
Administrator in Civil Engineering

User-friendly environment. Great time tracking and management tools.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Jodi J.
User in Online Media

They started out good for the price. Now their customer service is subpar, their product has not evolved well, and they are charging more. Non-responsive, non-customizable dashboard. They lock you into a contract and quote user agreement when you question...

Wrike
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Bob S.
User in Professional Training & Coaching

I especially like that I can set up my own set of tasks and projects, alongside those of my work colleagues, all in a single browser window. It has a bit too much power for simple, repetitive tasks, but is fantastic for managing projects that take a lot of...

Most Helpful Critical Review
Andrea F.
User in Marketing and Advertising

NO CALENDAR VIEW!!! Despite having its infamous timeline view, which links individual tasks in a project and allows for automatic-adjustment of subsequent tasks and entire projects when a related task is modified, there is still no calendar view. Especially...

Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
Most Helpful Favorable Review
John O.
User in Computer Software

Microsoft Project has been a standard for tracking projects of various sizes. The dependency chaining works quite well and helps visualize resource and task scheduling. Good for milestone tracking at a high level, while also designating resources to...

Most Helpful Critical Review
Brittany T.
User in Computer Software

It is buggy and difficult to use at times. It does not lend its self to ease of use.

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Mavenlink is a modern software platform for professional and marketing services organizations, like consulting firms, advertising agencies, and IT services firms. We transform their businesses, driving dramatically better operational execution, business agility, and financial performance.

Mavenlink is the only solution that helps services firms establish an operational system of record that facilitates their business lifecycle, including key capabilities like resource management, project management, collaboration, project accounting, and BI.

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Mavenlink is a modern software platform for professional and marketing services organizations, like consulting firms, advertising agencies, and IT services firms. We transform their businesses, driving dramatically better operational execution, business agility, and financial performance.

Mavenlink is the only solution that helps services firms establish an operational system of record that facilitates their business lifecycle, including key capabilities like resource management, project management, collaboration, project accounting, and BI.

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