Compare Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management, Zenkit, and Jira

Pricing

 
Project Professional (Project Managers)
$1,159.99
Personal
0
Projects
starts at $10 / month for 10 users
 
Project Standard (Project Managers)
$589.99
Plus
9
Development
starts at $20 / month for 10 users
 
Project Online Professional
$30 /User/Month
Enterprise
Contact for a quote
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
Zenkit
Personal
0
Plus
9
Enterprise
Contact for a quote
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
8.8
7.6
Ease of Setup
Ease of Setup
7.5
9.4
7.0
Ease of Admin
Ease of Admin
7.6
9.5
7.2
Quality of Support
Quality of Support
7.5
9.3
7.8
Ease of Doing Business With
Ease of Doing Business With
7.9
9.2
8.3
Product Direction (% positive)
Product Direction (% positive)
6.5
9.5
7.8
Meets Requirements
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.3
Zenkit
8.7
Jira
8.6
Ease of Use
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.2
Zenkit
8.8
Jira
7.6
Ease of Setup
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.5
Zenkit
9.4
Jira
7.0
Ease of Admin
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.6
Zenkit
9.5
Jira
7.2
Quality of Support
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.5
Zenkit
9.3
Jira
7.8
Ease of Doing Business With
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Zenkit
9.2
Jira
8.3
Product Direction (% positive)
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
6.5
Zenkit
9.5
Jira
7.8

Reviewers' Company Size

Small-Business (50 or fewer emp.)
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
24.7%
68.1%
22.4%
Mid-Market (51-1000 emp.)
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
27.2%
21.3%
42.7%
Enterprise (> 1000 emp.)
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
48.1%
10.6%
34.9%
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
Small-Business
24.7%
Mid-Market
27.2%
Enterprise
48.1%
Zenkit
Small-Business
68.1%
Mid-Market
21.3%
Enterprise
10.6%
Jira
Small-Business
22.4%
Mid-Market
42.7%
Enterprise
34.9%

Reviewers' Industry

 
Information Technology and Services
14.6%
Information Technology and Services
12.8%
Information Technology and Services
21.7%
 
Hospital & Health Care
5.3%
Management Consulting
10.3%
Computer Software
20.8%
 
Higher Education
5.0%
Marketing and Advertising
9.0%
Internet
8.6%
 
Construction
4.7%
Sports
7.7%
Marketing and Advertising
5.3%
 
Computer Software
4.4%
Internet
6.4%
Financial Services
3.6%
 
Other
66.0%
Other
53.8%
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%
Zenkit
Information Technology and Services
12.8%
Management Consulting
10.3%
Marketing and Advertising
9.0%
Sports
7.7%
Internet
6.4%
Other
53.8%
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 Food & Beverages

I like the clean design and the option to switch from one view of the data to another (for example from Kanban board view to Calendar view or Mind mapping view). Zenkit is easy to use, which makes it a joy to work with.

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

The personal task overview. You always have favorite your tasks in order to have a good overview. Some tasks can relate to a specific topic but should not be in the pipe, or in different stages.

Andrew H.
Administrator in Internet

JIRA is an overly complicated system for managing projects. The biggest problem with JIRA will make you feel like you've collected and documented all the information, yet give you a false sense of security. JIRA will get in the way of critical communication...

 
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.

Zenkit
Most Helpful Favorable Review
G2 Crowd User in Food & Beverages

I like the clean design and the option to switch from one view of the data to another (for example from Kanban board view to Calendar view or Mind mapping view). Zenkit is easy to use, which makes it a joy to work with.

Most Helpful Critical Review
G2 Crowd User

The personal task overview. You always have favorite your tasks in order to have a good overview. Some tasks can relate to a specific topic but should not be in the pipe, or in different stages.

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
Andrew H.
Administrator in Internet

JIRA is an overly complicated system for managing projects. The biggest problem with JIRA will make you feel like you've collected and documented all the information, yet give you a false sense of security. JIRA will get in the way of critical communication...

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