Compare Clarizen, Genius Project, and Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management

Pricing

 
Unlimited
Contact for pricing
Standard
$19.95
/ user, per month
Project Standard (Project Managers)
$589.99
 
Enterprise
Contact for pricing
Professional
$24.95
/ user, per month
Project Online Premium
$55
/User/Month
 
enterprise
$34.95
/ user, per month
Project Online Professional
$30
/User/Month
 
Project Online Essentials
$7
/User/Month
 
Project Professional (Project Managers)
$1,159.99
 
Free Trial
Free Trial
Free Trial Unavailable
Clarizen
Unlimited
Contact for pricing
Enterprise
Contact for pricing
Free Trial
Genius Project
Standard
$19.95/ user, per month
Professional
$24.95/ user, per month
enterprise
$34.95/ user, per month
Free Trial
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
Project Standard (Project Managers)
$589.99
Project Online Premium
$55/User/Month
Project Online Professional
$30/User/Month
Project Online Essentials
$7/User/Month
Project Professional (Project Managers)
$1,159.99
Free Trial Unavailable

Ratings

Meets Requirements
Meets Requirements
8.2
8.3
8.3
Ease of Use
Ease of Use
7.4
8.1
7.2
Ease of Setup
Ease of Setup
7.0
Not enough data available
7.5
Ease of Admin
Ease of Admin
7.6
Not enough data available
7.6
Quality of Support
Quality of Support
8.2
7.8
7.5
Ease of Doing Business With
Ease of Doing Business With
8.3
Not enough data available
7.9
Product Direction (% positive)
Product Direction (% positive)
7.4
8.1
6.5
Meets Requirements
Clarizen
8.2
Genius Project
8.3
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.3
Ease of Use
Clarizen
7.4
Genius Project
8.1
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.2
Ease of Setup
Clarizen
7.0
Genius Project
Not enough data available
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.5
Ease of Admin
Clarizen
7.6
Genius Project
Not enough data available
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.6
Quality of Support
Clarizen
8.2
Genius Project
7.8
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.5
Ease of Doing Business With
Clarizen
8.3
Genius Project
Not enough data available
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Product Direction (% positive)
Clarizen
7.4
Genius Project
8.1
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
6.5

Features

Tasks
Task Creation and Assignment
Clarizen
8.6
Genius Project
9.1
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.4
Due Dates
Clarizen
8.3
Genius Project
8.5
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.5
Task Prioritization
Clarizen
7.9
Genius Project
9.0
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.2
To-Do Lists
Clarizen
7.8
Genius Project
9.0
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.1
Portfolio Management
Portfolio Types
Clarizen
Not enough data available
Genius Project
8.3
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.8
Planning
Clarizen
Not enough data available
Genius Project
10.0
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
9.6
Alignment
Clarizen
Not enough data available
Genius Project
9.7
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
9.0
Portfolio Mix
Clarizen
Not enough data available
Genius Project
8.0
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.9
Collaboration
Collaborative Project Planning
Clarizen
8.4
Genius Project
9.0
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.7
Comments
Clarizen
8.1
Genius Project
8.6
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.6
Documents and Uploads
Clarizen
8.1
Genius Project
8.1
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.5
Project Management
Dependencies
Clarizen
Not enough data available
Genius Project
8.3
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
9.4
Priorities
Clarizen
Not enough data available
Genius Project
8.0
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
9.8
Lean Management
Clarizen
Not enough data available
Genius Project
7.3
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
9.2
Projects
Gantt Chart / Project Map
Clarizen
7.7
Genius Project
8.3
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.6
Calendar View
Clarizen
6.9
Genius Project
8.2
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.3
Baselining / KPIs
Clarizen
7.1
Genius Project
7.7
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.8
Project Budgeting
Clarizen
7.6
Genius Project
8.7
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Issue Tracking
Clarizen
8.1
Genius Project
8.5
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.6
Resource Management
Definition
Clarizen
Not enough data available
Genius Project
8.3
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
9.0
Allocation
Clarizen
Not enough data available
Genius Project
8.3
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.7
Optimization
Clarizen
Not enough data available
Genius Project
7.7
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.1
Portfolio Management
Portfolio Coordination
Clarizen
7.4
Genius Project
8.5
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Portfolio Budgeting
Clarizen
6.8
Genius Project
8.1
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.8
What-If Scenarios
Clarizen
6.5
Genius Project
8.3
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.4
Workflow
Clarizen
8.0
Genius Project
8.6
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Request Management
Clarizen
7.2
Genius Project
8.6
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.6
Cost Tracking
Clarizen
6.9
Genius Project
8.3
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
ROI and Forecasting
Clarizen
6.3
Genius Project
8.1
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.6
Risk Analysis
Clarizen
7.0
Genius Project
8.1
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.6
Data & Analytics
Data Consolidation
Clarizen
Not enough data available
Genius Project
9.0
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.7
Visualizations
Clarizen
Not enough data available
Genius Project
9.3
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
9.8
Performance
Clarizen
Not enough data available
Genius Project
9.0
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.9
Risk Analysis
Clarizen
Not enough data available
Genius Project
9.3
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.9
Resource Management
Resource Database
Clarizen
7.8
Genius Project
8.0
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.8
Resource Allocation
Clarizen
7.7
Genius Project
8.6
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Workload Capacity
Clarizen
7.7
Genius Project
8.0
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Time Tracking
Clarizen
8.4
Genius Project
8.0
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.1
Platform
Alerts
Clarizen
7.2
Genius Project
9.3
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.7
Mobile
Clarizen
6.8
Genius Project
7.2
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.0
User, Role, and Access Management
Clarizen
8.0
Genius Project
7.8
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
API / Integrations
Clarizen
7.4
Genius Project
7.0
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.4
Reporting and Dashboards
Clarizen
7.8
Genius Project
8.0
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.8
Customization
Clarizen
8.4
Genius Project
8.1
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.4
Performance and Reliability
Clarizen
8.2
Genius Project
8.2
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.1

Reviewers' Company Size

Small-Business (50 or fewer emp.)
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
13.9%
58.3%
24.7%
Mid-Market (51-1000 emp.)
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
50.0%
41.7%
27.2%
Enterprise (> 1000 emp.)
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
36.1%
0%
48.1%
Clarizen
Small-Business
13.9%
Mid-Market
50.0%
Enterprise
36.1%
Genius Project
Small-Business
58.3%
Mid-Market
41.7%
Enterprise
0%
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
Small-Business
24.7%
Mid-Market
27.2%
Enterprise
48.1%

Reviewers' Industry

 
Computer Software
17.9%
Marketing and Advertising
23.1%
Information Technology and Services
14.6%
 
Information Technology and Services
13.4%
Computer Software
23.1%
Hospital & Health Care
5.3%
 
Marketing and Advertising
7.3%
Oil & Energy
7.7%
Higher Education
5.0%
 
Financial Services
6.1%
Information Technology and Services
7.7%
Construction
4.7%
 
Market Research
5.0%
Individual & Family Services
7.7%
Computer Software
4.4%
 
Other
50.3%
Other
30.8%
Other
66.0%
Clarizen
Computer Software
17.9%
Information Technology and Services
13.4%
Marketing and Advertising
7.3%
Financial Services
6.1%
Market Research
5.0%
Other
50.3%
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%
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
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...

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...

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
G2 Crowd User

The Windows-like cheap looking interface.

G2 Crowd User in Marketing and Advertising

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

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.

 
Clarizen
Most Helpful Favorable Review
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...

Most Helpful Critical Review
G2 Crowd User

The Windows-like cheap looking interface.

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.

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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Videos

 

Learn more about Clarizen for:
- Project Management
- Social Collaboration
- Work Management
- Tasks, Timesheets & More...

Check out our specific demo videos for IT PPM, Professional Services, our integration with Jira and our time-saving slide publisher tool.

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Clarizen

Learn more about Clarizen for:
- Project Management
- Social Collaboration
- Work Management
- Tasks, Timesheets & More...

Check out our specific demo videos for IT PPM, Professional Services, our integration with Jira and our time-saving slide publisher tool.

Genius Project
No videos provided
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
No videos provided

Downloads

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Genius Project
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Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
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