Compare Kanzen, Smartsheet, and Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management

Pricing

 
Basic
$45
per month
Individual
$14
/ month
Project Online Professional
$30
/User/Month
 
Team
$99
per month
Business
$25
/month
Project Standard (Project Managers)
$589.99
 
Unlimited
$8
user/month
Enterprise
Contact
for pricing
Project Professional (Project Managers)
$1,159.99
 
Project Online Essentials
$7
/User/Month
 
Project Online Premium
$55
/User/Month
 
Free Trial
Free Trial
Free Trial Unavailable
Kanzen
Basic
$45per month
Team
$99per month
Unlimited
$8user/month
Free Trial
Smartsheet
Individual
$14/ month
Business
$25/month
Enterprise
Contactfor pricing
Free Trial
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
Project Online Professional
$30/User/Month
Project Standard (Project Managers)
$589.99
Project Professional (Project Managers)
$1,159.99
Project Online Essentials
$7/User/Month
Project Online Premium
$55/User/Month
Free Trial Unavailable

Ratings

Meets Requirements
Meets Requirements
8.8
8.4
8.3
Ease of Use
Ease of Use
8.9
8.2
7.2
Ease of Setup
Ease of Setup
8.7
8.4
7.5
Ease of Admin
Ease of Admin
8.3
8.5
7.6
Quality of Support
Quality of Support
8.8
8.2
7.5
Ease of Doing Business With
Ease of Doing Business With
8.7
8.5
7.9
Product Direction (% positive)
Product Direction (% positive)
9.1
7.8
6.5
Meets Requirements
Kanzen
8.8
Smartsheet
8.4
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.3
Ease of Use
Kanzen
8.9
Smartsheet
8.2
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.2
Ease of Setup
Kanzen
8.7
Smartsheet
8.4
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.5
Ease of Admin
Kanzen
8.3
Smartsheet
8.5
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.6
Quality of Support
Kanzen
8.8
Smartsheet
8.2
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.5
Ease of Doing Business With
Kanzen
8.7
Smartsheet
8.5
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Product Direction (% positive)
Kanzen
9.1
Smartsheet
7.8
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
6.5

Features

Tasks
Task Creation and Assignment
Kanzen
8.7
Smartsheet
8.7
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.4
Due Dates
Kanzen
9.0
Smartsheet
8.8
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.5
Task Prioritization
Kanzen
8.8
Smartsheet
8.5
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.2
To-Do Lists
Kanzen
8.8
Smartsheet
8.5
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.1
Collaboration
Collaborative Project Planning
Kanzen
9.1
Smartsheet
8.7
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.7
Comments
Kanzen
9.0
Smartsheet
8.2
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.6
Documents and Uploads
Kanzen
8.6
Smartsheet
8.4
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.5
Projects
Gantt Chart / Project Map
Kanzen
8.5
Smartsheet
8.5
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.6
Calendar View
Kanzen
8.6
Smartsheet
8.1
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.3
Baselining / KPIs
Kanzen
8.4
Smartsheet
7.5
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.8
Project Budgeting
Kanzen
9.1
Smartsheet
7.7
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Issue Tracking
Kanzen
8.7
Smartsheet
7.9
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.6
Portfolio Management
Portfolio Coordination
Kanzen
8.8
Smartsheet
8.0
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Portfolio Budgeting
Kanzen
8.5
Smartsheet
7.8
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.8
What-If Scenarios
Kanzen
8.3
Smartsheet
7.3
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.4
Workflow
Kanzen
8.8
Smartsheet
8.2
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Request Management
Kanzen
8.7
Smartsheet
8.0
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.6
Cost Tracking
Kanzen
8.5
Smartsheet
7.8
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
ROI and Forecasting
Kanzen
8.9
Smartsheet
7.6
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.6
Risk Analysis
Kanzen
8.9
Smartsheet
7.6
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.6
Resource Management
Resource Database
Kanzen
8.7
Smartsheet
7.9
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.8
Resource Allocation
Kanzen
8.3
Smartsheet
8.0
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Workload Capacity
Kanzen
8.7
Smartsheet
8.1
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Time Tracking
Kanzen
8.8
Smartsheet
8.0
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.1
Platform
Alerts
Kanzen
8.8
Smartsheet
8.2
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.7
Mobile
Kanzen
8.4
Smartsheet
7.8
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.0
User, Role, and Access Management
Kanzen
8.7
Smartsheet
8.4
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
API / Integrations
Kanzen
8.8
Smartsheet
7.4
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.4
Reporting and Dashboards
Kanzen
9.0
Smartsheet
7.9
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.8
Customization
Kanzen
8.8
Smartsheet
7.8
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.4
Performance and Reliability
Kanzen
9.0
Smartsheet
8.6
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.1

Reviewers' Company Size

Small-Business (50 or fewer emp.)
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
14.3%
32.2%
24.7%
Mid-Market (51-1000 emp.)
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
32.1%
38.2%
27.2%
Enterprise (> 1000 emp.)
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
53.6%
29.6%
48.1%
Kanzen
Small-Business
14.3%
Mid-Market
32.1%
Enterprise
53.6%
Smartsheet
Small-Business
32.2%
Mid-Market
38.2%
Enterprise
29.6%
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
Small-Business
24.7%
Mid-Market
27.2%
Enterprise
48.1%

Reviewers' Industry

 
Computer Software
12.8%
Information Technology and Services
11.3%
Information Technology and Services
14.6%
 
Restaurants
10.3%
Computer Software
7.8%
Hospital & Health Care
5.3%
 
Information Technology and Services
7.7%
Marketing and Advertising
7.0%
Higher Education
5.0%
 
Higher Education
7.7%
Higher Education
5.6%
Construction
4.7%
 
Semiconductors
5.1%
Hospital & Health Care
4.2%
Computer Software
4.4%
 
Other
56.4%
Other
64.2%
Other
66.0%
Kanzen
Computer Software
12.8%
Restaurants
10.3%
Information Technology and Services
7.7%
Higher Education
7.7%
Semiconductors
5.1%
Other
56.4%
Smartsheet
Information Technology and Services
11.3%
Computer Software
7.8%
Marketing and Advertising
7.0%
Higher Education
5.6%
Hospital & Health Care
4.2%
Other
64.2%
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
Joshua C.
G2 Crowd User in Higher Education

It makes project management a breeze by using this tool. No more going to many different programs since Kanzen has it all in one.

Scott B.
Consultant in Computer Software

SmartSheet's simplicity and intuitive design make it very easy to become productive very quickly. It combines the best aspects of Microsoft Excel like the ability to create complex formulas with the sharing, collaborative parts of Google spreadsheets.

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
Lala A.
User in Computer Software

Customization is not good enough. Complicated to start and at first it is difficult to find some features.

Jeff N.
Administrator

Slowest app to load, sometimes takes several reloads for app to become available. Slower than any other app I use. Downtime for maintenance. Have to log back in after maintenance. Adertisement banners appearing across top of page more and more. Can't merge...

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.

 
Kanzen
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Joshua C.
G2 Crowd User in Higher Education

It makes project management a breeze by using this tool. No more going to many different programs since Kanzen has it all in one.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Lala A.
User in Computer Software

Customization is not good enough. Complicated to start and at first it is difficult to find some features.

Smartsheet
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Scott B.
Consultant in Computer Software

SmartSheet's simplicity and intuitive design make it very easy to become productive very quickly. It combines the best aspects of Microsoft Excel like the ability to create complex formulas with the sharing, collaborative parts of Google spreadsheets.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Jeff N.
Administrator

Slowest app to load, sometimes takes several reloads for app to become available. Slower than any other app I use. Downtime for maintenance. Have to log back in after maintenance. Adertisement banners appearing across top of page more and more. Can't merge...

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

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See how Smartsheet works across an organization to make projects and team collaboration easy. Integration videos: JIRA, Salesforce, Microsoft O365, G Suite, Skype for Business and Microsoft Teams. Customer Videos: MOD Pizza, Cisco. Project Portfolio Managment in Smartsheet

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Smartsheet

See how Smartsheet works across an organization to make projects and team collaboration easy. Integration videos: JIRA, Salesforce, Microsoft O365, G Suite, Skype for Business and Microsoft Teams. Customer Videos: MOD Pizza, Cisco. Project Portfolio Managment in Smartsheet

Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
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