Compare Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management, Synergy, and Jira

Pricing

 
Project Professional (Project Managers)
$1,159.99
Professional
$10
Per user / per month
Projects
starts at $10
/ month for 10 users
 
Project Standard (Project Managers)
$589.99
Business
$25
Per user / per month
Development
starts at $20
/ month for 10 users
 
Project Online Professional
$30
/User/Month
Enterprise
$45
Per user / per month
Service Desk
$20
/ month for 10 users
 
Project Online Essentials
$7
/User/Month
 
Project Online Premium
$55
/User/Month
 
Free Trial Unavailable
Free Trial
Free Trial Unavailable
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
Project Professional (Project Managers)
$1,159.99
Project Standard (Project Managers)
$589.99
Project Online Professional
$30/User/Month
Project Online Essentials
$7/User/Month
Project Online Premium
$55/User/Month
Free Trial Unavailable
Synergy
Professional
$10 Per user / per month
Business
$25 Per user / per month
Enterprise
$45 Per user / per month
Free Trial
Jira
Projects
starts at $10/ month for 10 users
Development
starts at $20/ month for 10 users
Service Desk
$20/ month for 10 users
Free Trial Unavailable

Ratings

Meets Requirements
Meets Requirements
8.3
8.7
8.6
Ease of Use
Ease of Use
7.2
7.9
7.6
Ease of Setup
Ease of Setup
7.5
6.8
7.0
Ease of Admin
Ease of Admin
7.6
8.3
7.2
Quality of Support
Quality of Support
7.5
9.0
7.8
Ease of Doing Business With
Ease of Doing Business With
7.9
8.9
8.3
Product Direction (% positive)
Product Direction (% positive)
6.5
9.3
7.8
Meets Requirements
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.3
Synergy
8.7
Jira
8.6
Ease of Use
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.2
Synergy
7.9
Jira
7.6
Ease of Setup
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.5
Synergy
6.8
Jira
7.0
Ease of Admin
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.6
Synergy
8.3
Jira
7.2
Quality of Support
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.5
Synergy
9.0
Jira
7.8
Ease of Doing Business With
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Synergy
8.9
Jira
8.3
Product Direction (% positive)
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
6.5
Synergy
9.3
Jira
7.8

Reviewers' Company Size

Small-Business (50 or fewer emp.)
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
24.7%
77.8%
22.4%
Mid-Market (51-1000 emp.)
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
27.2%
11.1%
42.7%
Enterprise (> 1000 emp.)
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
48.1%
11.1%
34.9%
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
Small-Business
24.7%
Mid-Market
27.2%
Enterprise
48.1%
Synergy
Small-Business
77.8%
Mid-Market
11.1%
Enterprise
11.1%
Jira
Small-Business
22.4%
Mid-Market
42.7%
Enterprise
34.9%

Reviewers' Industry

 
Information Technology and Services
14.6%
Civil Engineering
26.1%
Information Technology and Services
21.7%
 
Hospital & Health Care
5.3%
Architecture & Planning
21.7%
Computer Software
20.8%
 
Higher Education
5.0%
Mechanical or Industrial Engineering
13.0%
Internet
8.6%
 
Construction
4.7%
Design
13.0%
Marketing and Advertising
5.3%
 
Computer Software
4.4%
Construction
13.0%
Financial Services
3.6%
 
Other
66.0%
Other
13.0%
Other
40.1%
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%
Synergy
Civil Engineering
26.1%
Architecture & Planning
21.7%
Mechanical or Industrial Engineering
13.0%
Design
13.0%
Construction
13.0%
Other
13.0%
Jira
Information Technology and Services
21.7%
Computer Software
20.8%
Internet
8.6%
Marketing and Advertising
5.3%
Financial Services
3.6%
Other
40.1%

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...

G2 Crowd User in Civil Engineering

Synergy is a one-stop shop. It's a central go-to hub that I have open on my desktop all day. I can access client details, view my projects, invoice clients, track my time and so much more. But Synergy's best attribute has to be their people and commitment...

Daniel J.
User in Computer Software

We use JIRA extensively for issue management and tracking. Each team has a project and it is a great way to work amongst teams and collaborate. The tool is very versatile and great to have project leaders, watchers, stakeholders, etc. They also have...

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

Reports. I find creating them and producing them very counter intuitive. I also find that there are multiple feature that could be added to Synergy but when i ask if they can be integrated their isn't a drive to look to expand the potential of the...

Jon J.
User in Religious Institutions

Several departments have tried using it more as a task management solution and it just doesn't hold up. Solutions like AtTask offer a much better enterprise level project management.

 
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.

Synergy
Most Helpful Favorable Review
G2 Crowd User in Civil Engineering

Synergy is a one-stop shop. It's a central go-to hub that I have open on my desktop all day. I can access client details, view my projects, invoice clients, track my time and so much more. But Synergy's best attribute has to be their people and commitment...

Most Helpful Critical Review
G2 Crowd User

Reports. I find creating them and producing them very counter intuitive. I also find that there are multiple feature that could be added to Synergy but when i ask if they can be integrated their isn't a drive to look to expand the potential of the...

Jira
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Daniel J.
User in Computer Software

We use JIRA extensively for issue management and tracking. Each team has a project and it is a great way to work amongst teams and collaborate. The tool is very versatile and great to have project leaders, watchers, stakeholders, etc. They also have...

Most Helpful Critical Review
Jon J.
User in Religious Institutions

Several departments have tried using it more as a task management solution and it just doesn't hold up. Solutions like AtTask offer a much better enterprise level project management.

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