Compare 5pm, CA PPM, and Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management

Pricing

 
$24
per month
Project Professional (Project Managers)
$1,159.99
 
$36
per month
Project Online Essentials
$7
/User/Month
 
$64
per month
Project Standard (Project Managers)
$589.99
 
$96
per month
Project Online Premium
$55
/User/Month
 
Project Online Professional
$30
/User/Month
 
Free Trial
Free Trial Unavailable
Free Trial Unavailable
5pm
$24per month
$36per month
$64per month
$96per month
Free Trial
CA PPM
Free Trial Unavailable
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
Project Professional (Project Managers)
$1,159.99
Project Online Essentials
$7/User/Month
Project Standard (Project Managers)
$589.99
Project Online Premium
$55/User/Month
Project Online Professional
$30/User/Month
Free Trial Unavailable

Ratings

Meets Requirements
Meets Requirements
9.1
7.6
8.3
Ease of Use
Ease of Use
8.2
6.6
7.2
Ease of Setup
Ease of Setup
9.7
5.6
7.5
Ease of Admin
Ease of Admin
8.9
6.4
7.6
Quality of Support
Quality of Support
8.6
6.4
7.5
Ease of Doing Business With
Ease of Doing Business With
9.0
7.6
8.0
Product Direction (% positive)
Product Direction (% positive)
7.7
5.6
6.5
Meets Requirements
5pm
9.1
CA PPM
7.6
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.3
Ease of Use
5pm
8.2
CA PPM
6.6
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.2
Ease of Setup
5pm
9.7
CA PPM
5.6
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.5
Ease of Admin
5pm
8.9
CA PPM
6.4
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.6
Quality of Support
5pm
8.6
CA PPM
6.4
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.5
Ease of Doing Business With
5pm
9.0
CA PPM
7.6
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.0
Product Direction (% positive)
5pm
7.7
CA PPM
5.6
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
6.5

Features

Tasks
Task Creation and Assignment
5pm
8.8
CA PPM
7.8
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.4
Due Dates
5pm
8.8
CA PPM
7.8
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.5
Task Prioritization
5pm
7.7
CA PPM
7.4
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.2
To-Do Lists
5pm
8.0
CA PPM
7.2
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.1
Collaboration
Collaborative Project Planning
5pm
8.7
CA PPM
7.2
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.7
Comments
5pm
9.1
CA PPM
6.7
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.6
Documents and Uploads
5pm
9.0
CA PPM
7.4
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.5
Projects
Gantt Chart / Project Map
5pm
8.1
CA PPM
7.3
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.6
Calendar View
5pm
8.6
CA PPM
7.2
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.3
Baselining / KPIs
5pm
Not enough data available
CA PPM
7.4
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.8
Project Budgeting
5pm
Not enough data available
CA PPM
7.4
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Issue Tracking
5pm
6.9
CA PPM
6.7
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.6
Portfolio Management
Portfolio Coordination
5pm
7.5
CA PPM
7.8
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Portfolio Budgeting
5pm
Not enough data available
CA PPM
7.4
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.8
What-If Scenarios
5pm
Not enough data available
CA PPM
7.3
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.4
Workflow
5pm
8.1
CA PPM
6.7
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Request Management
5pm
Not enough data available
CA PPM
7.1
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.6
Cost Tracking
5pm
Not enough data available
CA PPM
7.3
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
ROI and Forecasting
5pm
Not enough data available
CA PPM
7.0
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.6
Risk Analysis
5pm
Not enough data available
CA PPM
7.3
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.5
Resource Management
Resource Database
5pm
6.3
CA PPM
7.9
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.8
Resource Allocation
5pm
6.7
CA PPM
7.5
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Workload Capacity
5pm
6.0
CA PPM
7.6
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Time Tracking
5pm
7.2
CA PPM
8.1
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.1
Platform
Alerts
5pm
8.3
CA PPM
7.0
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.7
Mobile
5pm
Not enough data available
CA PPM
5.8
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
6.9
User, Role, and Access Management
5pm
7.8
CA PPM
7.1
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
API / Integrations
5pm
Not enough data available
CA PPM
6.3
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.4
Reporting and Dashboards
5pm
7.7
CA PPM
7.6
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.8
Customization
5pm
8.1
CA PPM
7.3
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.4
Performance and Reliability
5pm
8.3
CA PPM
7.4
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.1

Reviewers' Company Size

Small-Business (50 or fewer emp.)
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
27.3%
0%
24.7%
Mid-Market (51-1000 emp.)
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
45.5%
26.8%
27.2%
Enterprise (> 1000 emp.)
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
27.3%
73.2%
48.2%
5pm
Small-Business
27.3%
Mid-Market
45.5%
Enterprise
27.3%
CA PPM
Small-Business
0%
Mid-Market
26.8%
Enterprise
73.2%
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
Small-Business
24.7%
Mid-Market
27.2%
Enterprise
48.2%

Reviewers' Industry

 
Higher Education
21.1%
Information Technology and Services
18.9%
Information Technology and Services
14.6%
 
Religious Institutions
10.5%
Hospital & Health Care
17.0%
Hospital & Health Care
5.3%
 
Marketing and Advertising
10.5%
Insurance
13.2%
Higher Education
5.0%
 
Defense & Space
10.5%
Telecommunications
7.5%
Construction
4.8%
 
Computer Software
10.5%
Accounting
7.5%
Computer Software
4.3%
 
Other
36.8%
Other
35.8%
Other
66.1%
5pm
Higher Education
21.1%
Religious Institutions
10.5%
Marketing and Advertising
10.5%
Defense & Space
10.5%
Computer Software
10.5%
Other
36.8%
CA PPM
Information Technology and Services
18.9%
Hospital & Health Care
17.0%
Insurance
13.2%
Telecommunications
7.5%
Accounting
7.5%
Other
35.8%
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
Information Technology and Services
14.6%
Hospital & Health Care
5.3%
Higher Education
5.0%
Construction
4.8%
Computer Software
4.3%
Other
66.1%

Reviews

Most Helpful Favorable Review
Most Helpful Favorable Review
G2 User in Higher Education

I appreciate the ease of navigation throughout the site, and the layout of the system. It's easy to find information and keep our team on track.

James P.
Consultant in Information Technology and Services

My favorite part of Clarity is how easily you can configure the application as an end user. You can easily save different filters and views to display specific data each time the application is launched. Additionally, back end administrators can easily...

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
Philip T.
User in Religious Institutions

I think that in the beginning it takes awhile for users to get used to the tools and functions that it has to offer. I don't love the pricing of it all, but I do think that what it offers could be much more helpful if it were at a lesser cost. IF they...

Richard M.
Internal Consultant

It's less useful for managing the detail of projects. For project plans, the native Clarity UI is cumbersome, and the integration with MSP is clunky. Project managers end up maintaining separate risk and issue logs, and only using Clarity for ad hoc...

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.

 
5pm
Most Helpful Favorable Review
G2 User in Higher Education

I appreciate the ease of navigation throughout the site, and the layout of the system. It's easy to find information and keep our team on track.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Philip T.
User in Religious Institutions

I think that in the beginning it takes awhile for users to get used to the tools and functions that it has to offer. I don't love the pricing of it all, but I do think that what it offers could be much more helpful if it were at a lesser cost. IF they...

CA PPM
Most Helpful Favorable Review
James P.
Consultant in Information Technology and Services

My favorite part of Clarity is how easily you can configure the application as an end user. You can easily save different filters and views to display specific data each time the application is launched. Additionally, back end administrators can easily...

Most Helpful Critical Review
Richard M.
Internal Consultant

It's less useful for managing the detail of projects. For project plans, the native Clarity UI is cumbersome, and the integration with MSP is clunky. Project managers end up maintaining separate risk and issue logs, and only using Clarity for ad hoc...

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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