Compare Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management vs Microsoft Project Server
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comparison of Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management vs. Microsoft Project Server
based on data from user reviews. Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management rates 4.0/5 stars with 1,362 reviews. Microsoft Project Server rates 3.9/5 stars with 48 reviews. Each product's score is calculated by real-time data from verified user reviews.

Pricing

 
Project Professional (Project Managers)
$1,159.99
Project Online Essentials
$7
per user per month
 
Project Standard (Project Managers)
$589.99
Project Online Professional
$30
per user per month
 
Project Online Premium
$55
/User/Month
Project Online Premium
$55
per user per month
 
Project Online Professional
$30
/User/Month
 
Project Online Essentials
$7
/User/Month
 
Free Trial Unavailable
Free Trial Unavailable
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
Project Professional (Project Managers)
$1,159.99
Project Standard (Project Managers)
$589.99
Project Online Premium
$55/User/Month
Project Online Professional
$30/User/Month
Project Online Essentials
$7/User/Month
Free Trial Unavailable
Microsoft Project Server
Project Online Essentials
$7per user per month
Project Online Professional
$30per user per month
Project Online Premium
$55per user per month
Free Trial Unavailable

Ratings

Meets Requirements
Meets Requirements
8.3
8.6
Ease of Use
Ease of Use
7.2
7.3
Ease of Setup
Ease of Setup
7.5
6.4
Ease of Admin
Ease of Admin
7.6
7.0
Quality of Support
Quality of Support
7.5
7.8
Ease of Doing Business With
Ease of Doing Business With
7.9
7.7
Product Direction (% positive)
Product Direction (% positive)
6.5
7.1
Meets Requirements
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.3
Microsoft Project Server
8.6
Ease of Use
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.2
Microsoft Project Server
7.3
Ease of Setup
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.5
Microsoft Project Server
6.4
Ease of Admin
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.6
Microsoft Project Server
7.0
Quality of Support
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.5
Microsoft Project Server
7.8
Ease of Doing Business With
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Microsoft Project Server
7.7
Product Direction (% positive)
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
6.5
Microsoft Project Server
7.1

Features

Tasks
Task Creation and Assignment
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.4
Microsoft Project Server
8.4
Due Dates
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.5
Microsoft Project Server
8.2
Task Prioritization
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.2
Microsoft Project Server
7.9
To-Do Lists
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.1
Microsoft Project Server
8.0
Collaboration
Collaborative Project Planning
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.7
Microsoft Project Server
8.1
Comments
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.6
Microsoft Project Server
7.4
Documents and Uploads
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.5
Microsoft Project Server
7.9
Projects
Gantt Chart / Project Map
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.6
Microsoft Project Server
9.1
Calendar View
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.3
Microsoft Project Server
8.3
Baselining / KPIs
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.8
Microsoft Project Server
8.0
Project Budgeting
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Microsoft Project Server
8.1
Issue Tracking
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.6
Microsoft Project Server
7.6
Portfolio Management
Portfolio Coordination
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Microsoft Project Server
8.5
Portfolio Budgeting
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.8
Microsoft Project Server
8.1
What-If Scenarios
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.4
Microsoft Project Server
7.0
Workflow
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Microsoft Project Server
7.8
Request Management
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.6
Microsoft Project Server
7.6
Cost Tracking
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Microsoft Project Server
8.0
ROI and Forecasting
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.6
Microsoft Project Server
7.8
Risk Analysis
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.6
Microsoft Project Server
7.8
Resource Management
Resource Database
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.8
Microsoft Project Server
8.1
Resource Allocation
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Microsoft Project Server
8.1
Workload Capacity
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Microsoft Project Server
8.0
Time Tracking
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.1
Microsoft Project Server
8.7
Platform
Alerts
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.7
Microsoft Project Server
6.9
Mobile
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.0
Microsoft Project Server
6.0
User, Role, and Access Management
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Microsoft Project Server
7.8
API / Integrations
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.4
Microsoft Project Server
7.5
Reporting and Dashboards
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.8
Microsoft Project Server
7.8
Customization
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.4
Microsoft Project Server
7.4
Performance and Reliability
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.1
Microsoft Project Server
8.4

Reviewers' Company Size

Small-Business (50 or fewer emp.)
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
24.7%
4.3%
Mid-Market (51-1000 emp.)
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
27.2%
44.7%
Enterprise (> 1000 emp.)
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
48.1%
51.1%
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
Small-Business
24.7%
Mid-Market
27.2%
Enterprise
48.1%
Microsoft Project Server
Small-Business
4.3%
Mid-Market
44.7%
Enterprise
51.1%

Reviewers' Industry

 
Information Technology and Services
14.6%
Information Technology and Services
24.2%
 
Hospital & Health Care
5.3%
Computer Software
12.9%
 
Higher Education
5.0%
Higher Education
8.1%
 
Construction
4.7%
Hospital & Health Care
6.5%
 
Computer Software
4.4%
Financial Services
4.8%
 
Other
66.0%
Other
43.5%
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%
Microsoft Project Server
Information Technology and Services
24.2%
Computer Software
12.9%
Higher Education
8.1%
Hospital & Health Care
6.5%
Financial Services
4.8%
Other
43.5%

Reviews

Most Helpful Favorable Review
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...

Amanda F.
User

I like that with project I can keep up with my own projects. I love that I am able to put in a certain date and the tool will tell me when a project should complete based on the timelines I have in place.

Most Helpful Critical Review
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.

G2 Crowd User in Government Relations

MS Project Server has room to grow in the risk management/decision tools area. The present libraries are enhanced SharePoint lists and not integrated in the schedule and decision/driver libraries. Overall I would give this service a B.

 
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.

Microsoft Project Server
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Amanda F.
User

I like that with project I can keep up with my own projects. I love that I am able to put in a certain date and the tool will tell me when a project should complete based on the timelines I have in place.

Most Helpful Critical Review
G2 Crowd User in Government Relations

MS Project Server has room to grow in the risk management/decision tools area. The present libraries are enhanced SharePoint lists and not integrated in the schedule and decision/driver libraries. Overall I would give this service a B.

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