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BigTime
4.6
Based on 433 reviews
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Clarizen
4.0
Based on 145 reviews
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Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
4.0
Based on 1,359 reviews
 
Express
$5.95 per user per month billed annually
Unlimited
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Project Standard (Project Managers)
$589.99
 
Pro
$17 per user per month billed annually
Enterprise
Contact for pricing
Project Online Premium
$55 /User/Month
 
Premier
$28.90 per user per month billed annually
Project Online Professional
$30 /User/Month
 
Project Online Essentials
$7 /User/Month
 
Project Professional (Project Managers)
$1,159.99
 
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Meets RequirementsSee More
Meets RequirementsSee More
9.2
(Based on 404 reviews)
8.3
(Based on 125 reviews)
8.4
(Based on 1,271 reviews)
Ease of UseSee More
Ease of UseSee More
9.1
(Based on 407 reviews)
7.7
(Based on 126 reviews)
7.5
(Based on 1,277 reviews)
Ease of SetupSee More
Ease of SetupSee More
8.7
(Based on 300 reviews)
7.3
(Based on 82 reviews)
7.7
(Based on 439 reviews)
Ease of AdminSee More
Ease of AdminSee More
9.1
(Based on 306 reviews)
7.8
(Based on 84 reviews)
7.8
(Based on 413 reviews)
Quality of SupportSee More
Quality of SupportSee More
9.5
(Based on 373 reviews)
8.4
(Based on 111 reviews)
7.8
(Based on 996 reviews)
Ease of Doing Business WithSee More
Ease of Doing Business WithSee More
9.5
(Based on 305 reviews)
8.4
(Based on 81 reviews)
8.1
(Based on 382 reviews)
Product Direction (% positive)See More
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8.8
(Based on 401 reviews)
7.7
(Based on 126 reviews)
6.8
(Based on 1,257 reviews)
Small-Business (50 or fewer emp.)
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
82.2%
14.0%
24.8%
Mid-Market (51-1000 emp.)
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
16.2%
49.7%
27.1%
Enterprise (> 1000 emp.)
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
1.6%
36.4%
48.2%
 
Accounting
16.0%
Computer Software
18.0%
Information Technology and Services
14.6%
 
Public Relations and Communications
12.8%
Information Technology and Services
13.5%
Hospital & Health Care
5.3%
 
Civil Engineering
8.6%
Marketing and Advertising
6.7%
Higher Education
5.0%
 
Information Technology and Services
8.0%
Financial Services
6.2%
Construction
4.7%
 
Architecture & Planning
7.6%
Market Research
5.1%
Computer Software
4.4%
 
Other
47.0%
Other
50.6%
Other
66.0%
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Luzina d.
User

The combination of fixed fee billing items and the hourly billing.

Jason B.
Administrator in Computer Software

The Clarizen tool is likely the most configurable SaaS tool available in the PPM world - especially when it comes to the user interface. Meeting a company's need for custom fields & workflows to support unique processes is a major selling point of the...

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
Andrew C.
Administrator in Public Relations and Communications

Users are given dozens of options when producing a simple report, and the written explanations vary little, making it confusing as to what information will be pulled in a given report.

G2 Crowd User in Management Consulting

Everything. The whole software environment is useless.

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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