Compare Project Portfolio Office (PPO), Smartsheet, and Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management

Pricing

 
Individual
$14
/ month
Project Online Premium
$55
/User/Month
 
Business
$25
/month
Project Online Professional
$30
/User/Month
 
Enterprise
Contact
for pricing
Project Online Essentials
$7
/User/Month
 
Project Professional (Project Managers)
$1,159.99
 
Project Standard (Project Managers)
$589.99
 
Free Trial
Free Trial
Free Trial Unavailable
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
Free Trial
Smartsheet
Individual
$14/ month
Business
$25/month
Enterprise
Contactfor pricing
Free Trial
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
Project Online Premium
$55/User/Month
Project Online Professional
$30/User/Month
Project Online Essentials
$7/User/Month
Project Professional (Project Managers)
$1,159.99
Project Standard (Project Managers)
$589.99
Free Trial Unavailable

Ratings

Meets Requirements
Meets Requirements
8.1
8.4
8.3
Ease of Use
Ease of Use
7.9
8.2
7.2
Ease of Setup
Ease of Setup
7.3
8.4
7.5
Ease of Admin
Ease of Admin
8.8
8.5
7.6
Quality of Support
Quality of Support
9.2
8.2
7.5
Ease of Doing Business With
Ease of Doing Business With
9.4
8.5
7.9
Product Direction (% positive)
Product Direction (% positive)
9.1
7.8
6.5
Meets Requirements
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
8.1
Smartsheet
8.4
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.3
Ease of Use
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
7.9
Smartsheet
8.2
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.2
Ease of Setup
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
7.3
Smartsheet
8.4
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.5
Ease of Admin
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
8.8
Smartsheet
8.5
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.6
Quality of Support
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
9.2
Smartsheet
8.2
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.5
Ease of Doing Business With
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
9.4
Smartsheet
8.5
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Product Direction (% positive)
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
9.1
Smartsheet
7.8
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
6.5

Features

Tasks
Task Creation and Assignment
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
8.6
Smartsheet
8.7
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.4
Due Dates
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
8.8
Smartsheet
8.8
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.5
Task Prioritization
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
8.3
Smartsheet
8.5
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.2
To-Do Lists
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
Not enough data available
Smartsheet
8.5
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.1
Collaboration
Collaborative Project Planning
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
Not enough data available
Smartsheet
8.7
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.7
Comments
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
9.3
Smartsheet
8.2
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.6
Documents and Uploads
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
9.0
Smartsheet
8.4
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.5
Projects
Gantt Chart / Project Map
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
8.3
Smartsheet
8.5
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.6
Calendar View
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
8.1
Smartsheet
8.1
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.3
Baselining / KPIs
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
Not enough data available
Smartsheet
7.5
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.8
Project Budgeting
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
8.1
Smartsheet
7.7
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Issue Tracking
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
9.2
Smartsheet
7.9
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.6
Portfolio Management
Portfolio Coordination
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
Not enough data available
Smartsheet
8.0
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Portfolio Budgeting
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
Not enough data available
Smartsheet
7.8
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.8
What-If Scenarios
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
Not enough data available
Smartsheet
7.3
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.4
Workflow
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
Not enough data available
Smartsheet
8.2
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Request Management
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
Not enough data available
Smartsheet
8.0
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.6
Cost Tracking
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
8.9
Smartsheet
7.8
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
ROI and Forecasting
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
Not enough data available
Smartsheet
7.6
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.6
Risk Analysis
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
8.3
Smartsheet
7.6
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.6
Resource Management
Resource Database
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
8.7
Smartsheet
7.9
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.8
Resource Allocation
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
Not enough data available
Smartsheet
8.0
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Workload Capacity
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
Not enough data available
Smartsheet
8.1
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Time Tracking
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
Not enough data available
Smartsheet
8.0
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.1
Platform
Alerts
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
Not enough data available
Smartsheet
8.2
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.7
Mobile
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
Not enough data available
Smartsheet
7.8
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.0
User, Role, and Access Management
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
9.4
Smartsheet
8.4
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
API / Integrations
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
Not enough data available
Smartsheet
7.4
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.4
Reporting and Dashboards
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
9.0
Smartsheet
7.9
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.8
Customization
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
9.4
Smartsheet
7.8
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.4
Performance and Reliability
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
9.5
Smartsheet
8.6
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.1

Reviewers' Company Size

Small-Business (50 or fewer emp.)
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
7.1%
32.3%
24.7%
Mid-Market (51-1000 emp.)
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
28.6%
38.1%
27.2%
Enterprise (> 1000 emp.)
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
64.3%
29.6%
48.1%
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
Small-Business
7.1%
Mid-Market
28.6%
Enterprise
64.3%
Smartsheet
Small-Business
32.3%
Mid-Market
38.1%
Enterprise
29.6%
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
Small-Business
24.7%
Mid-Market
27.2%
Enterprise
48.1%

Reviewers' Industry

 
Financial Services
25.0%
Information Technology and Services
11.3%
Information Technology and Services
14.6%
 
Insurance
15.0%
Computer Software
7.8%
Hospital & Health Care
5.3%
 
Oil & Energy
10.0%
Marketing and Advertising
6.8%
Higher Education
5.0%
 
Food & Beverages
10.0%
Higher Education
5.6%
Construction
4.7%
 
Fishery
10.0%
Hospital & Health Care
4.2%
Computer Software
4.4%
 
Other
30.0%
Other
64.3%
Other
66.0%
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
Financial Services
25.0%
Insurance
15.0%
Oil & Energy
10.0%
Food & Beverages
10.0%
Fishery
10.0%
Other
30.0%
Smartsheet
Information Technology and Services
11.3%
Computer Software
7.8%
Marketing and Advertising
6.8%
Higher Education
5.6%
Hospital & Health Care
4.2%
Other
64.3%
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
Ferdie V.
User in Financial Services

PPO enables rapid deployment and RAID (risks, actions, issues, decisions) management from day one. What I like best is PPO's ability to reduce waste.

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
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.

 
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Ferdie V.
User in Financial Services

PPO enables rapid deployment and RAID (risks, actions, issues, decisions) management from day one. What I like best is PPO's ability to reduce waste.

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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Smartsheet

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Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
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