Compare Micro Focus PPM, Podio, and Slack

Pricing

 
Premium
$24
user / month
Free
$0
 
Plus
$14
user / month
Standard
$6.67
per active user, per month (billed annually)
 
Premium
$9
user / month
Plus
$12.50
per active user, per month (billed annually)
 
Free
$0
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Micro Focus PPM
Free Trial Unavailable
Podio
Premium
$24user / month
Plus
$14user / month
Premium
$9user / month
Free
$0
Free Trial Unavailable
Slack
Free
$0
Standard
$6.67per active user, per month (billed annually)
Plus
$12.50per active user, per month (billed annually)
Enterprise Grid
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Ratings

Meets Requirements
Meets Requirements
8.3
8.3
9.0
Ease of Use
Ease of Use
6.8
8.1
9.0
Ease of Setup
Ease of Setup
7.7
7.6
8.9
Ease of Admin
Ease of Admin
8.4
8.2
8.8
Quality of Support
Quality of Support
7.2
8.2
8.7
Ease of Doing Business With
Ease of Doing Business With
8.0
8.6
9.0
Product Direction (% positive)
Product Direction (% positive)
6.7
7.2
8.5
Meets Requirements
Micro Focus PPM
8.3
Podio
8.3
Slack
9.0
Ease of Use
Micro Focus PPM
6.8
Podio
8.1
Slack
9.0
Ease of Setup
Micro Focus PPM
7.7
Podio
7.6
Slack
8.9
Ease of Admin
Micro Focus PPM
8.4
Podio
8.2
Slack
8.8
Quality of Support
Micro Focus PPM
7.2
Podio
8.2
Slack
8.7
Ease of Doing Business With
Micro Focus PPM
8.0
Podio
8.6
Slack
9.0
Product Direction (% positive)
Micro Focus PPM
6.7
Podio
7.2
Slack
8.5

Reviewers' Company Size

Small-Business (50 or fewer emp.)
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
9.5%
65.9%
46.8%
Mid-Market (51-1000 emp.)
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
28.6%
22.8%
36.1%
Enterprise (> 1000 emp.)
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
61.9%
11.4%
17.1%
Micro Focus PPM
Small-Business
9.5%
Mid-Market
28.6%
Enterprise
61.9%
Podio
Small-Business
65.9%
Mid-Market
22.8%
Enterprise
11.4%
Slack
Small-Business
46.8%
Mid-Market
36.1%
Enterprise
17.1%

Reviewers' Industry

 
Information Technology and Services
34.6%
Marketing and Advertising
14.0%
Computer Software
12.8%
 
Telecommunications
11.5%
Information Technology and Services
10.2%
Information Technology and Services
9.5%
 
Management Consulting
7.7%
Real Estate
9.2%
Internet
8.6%
 
Insurance
7.7%
Internet
7.6%
Marketing and Advertising
8.5%
 
Non-Profit Organization Management
3.8%
Computer Software
5.7%
Higher Education
5.9%
 
Other
34.6%
Other
53.2%
Other
54.7%
Micro Focus PPM
Information Technology and Services
34.6%
Telecommunications
11.5%
Management Consulting
7.7%
Insurance
7.7%
Non-Profit Organization Management
3.8%
Other
34.6%
Podio
Marketing and Advertising
14.0%
Information Technology and Services
10.2%
Real Estate
9.2%
Internet
7.6%
Computer Software
5.7%
Other
53.2%
Slack
Computer Software
12.8%
Information Technology and Services
9.5%
Internet
8.6%
Marketing and Advertising
8.5%
Higher Education
5.9%
Other
54.7%

Reviews

Most Helpful Favorable Review
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Peter B.
User in Computer Software

I evaluated and ran a trial of this software a few years ago and it basically was a good tool for large IT shops that need to keep track of all their projects in one central repository.

Ben B.
Administrator in Information Technology and Services

Since Citrix bought it, it's been getting even better! Now it has built in video conferencing (even free in the free Podio accounts). I also love all the pre-built packages you can "install" by just clicking to install them. Makes this tool very flexible...

G2 Crowd User in Internet

I like the ability to stay up to date on internal conversations by subscribing to different channels. It keeps me in the know in real time, instead of waiting for a meeting to get updates. On a related note, it also declutters my email inbox, and makes...

Most Helpful Critical Review
Most Helpful Critical Review
G2 Crowd User in Automotive

In our workforce, PPM is mandatory and required, but nobody likes using it. It's bulky, it's slow, and the UI is not intuitive. Many features are hidden behind screens that are hard to find without proper guidance or training. Recalling timesheets is a pain.

G2 Crowd User in Publishing

Working on a pre-startup for 6 months, using one of their available CRM apps. Worked beautifully, much better than competition for my purposes. 70,000 data points covering 4,000 artists were entered & stored. Then poof! One day my account wasn't there....

G2 Crowd User in Computer Software

I don't necessarily like all of the add-ins or recreational tools. We only use this at work for work purposes, so I think all of the emojis and games and pictures are sometimes distracting.

 
Micro Focus PPM
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Peter B.
User in Computer Software

I evaluated and ran a trial of this software a few years ago and it basically was a good tool for large IT shops that need to keep track of all their projects in one central repository.

Most Helpful Critical Review
G2 Crowd User in Automotive

In our workforce, PPM is mandatory and required, but nobody likes using it. It's bulky, it's slow, and the UI is not intuitive. Many features are hidden behind screens that are hard to find without proper guidance or training. Recalling timesheets is a pain.

Podio
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Ben B.
Administrator in Information Technology and Services

Since Citrix bought it, it's been getting even better! Now it has built in video conferencing (even free in the free Podio accounts). I also love all the pre-built packages you can "install" by just clicking to install them. Makes this tool very flexible...

Most Helpful Critical Review
G2 Crowd User in Publishing

Working on a pre-startup for 6 months, using one of their available CRM apps. Worked beautifully, much better than competition for my purposes. 70,000 data points covering 4,000 artists were entered & stored. Then poof! One day my account wasn't there....

Slack
Most Helpful Favorable Review
G2 Crowd User in Internet

I like the ability to stay up to date on internal conversations by subscribing to different channels. It keeps me in the know in real time, instead of waiting for a meeting to get updates. On a related note, it also declutters my email inbox, and makes...

Most Helpful Critical Review
G2 Crowd User in Computer Software

I don't necessarily like all of the add-ins or recreational tools. We only use this at work for work purposes, so I think all of the emojis and games and pictures are sometimes distracting.

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