Compare 5pm, Genius Project, and Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management

Pricing

 
$24
per month
Standard
$19.95
/ user, per month
Project Online Essentials
$7
/User/Month
 
$36
per month
Professional
$24.95
/ user, per month
Project Online Professional
$30
/User/Month
 
$64
per month
enterprise
$34.95
/ user, per month
Project Online Premium
$55
/User/Month
 
$96
per month
Project Standard (Project Managers)
$589.99
 
Project Professional (Project Managers)
$1,159.99
 
Free Trial
Free Trial
Free Trial Unavailable
5pm
$24per month
$36per month
$64per month
$96per month
Free Trial
Genius Project
Standard
$19.95/ user, per month
Professional
$24.95/ user, per month
enterprise
$34.95/ user, per month
Free Trial
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
Project Online Essentials
$7/User/Month
Project Online Professional
$30/User/Month
Project Online Premium
$55/User/Month
Project Standard (Project Managers)
$589.99
Project Professional (Project Managers)
$1,159.99
Free Trial Unavailable

Ratings

Meets Requirements
Meets Requirements
9.1
8.3
8.3
Ease of Use
Ease of Use
8.2
8.1
7.2
Ease of Setup
Ease of Setup
9.7
Not enough data available
7.5
Ease of Admin
Ease of Admin
8.9
Not enough data available
7.6
Quality of Support
Quality of Support
8.6
7.8
7.5
Ease of Doing Business With
Ease of Doing Business With
9.0
Not enough data available
8.0
Product Direction (% positive)
Product Direction (% positive)
7.7
8.1
6.5
Meets Requirements
5pm
9.1
Genius Project
8.3
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.3
Ease of Use
5pm
8.2
Genius Project
8.1
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.2
Ease of Setup
5pm
9.7
Genius Project
Not enough data available
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.5
Ease of Admin
5pm
8.9
Genius Project
Not enough data available
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.6
Quality of Support
5pm
8.6
Genius Project
7.8
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.5
Ease of Doing Business With
5pm
9.0
Genius Project
Not enough data available
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.0
Product Direction (% positive)
5pm
7.7
Genius Project
8.1
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
6.5

Features

Tasks
Task Creation and Assignment
5pm
8.8
Genius Project
9.1
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.4
Due Dates
5pm
8.8
Genius Project
8.5
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.5
Task Prioritization
5pm
7.7
Genius Project
9.0
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.2
To-Do Lists
5pm
8.0
Genius Project
9.0
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.1
Collaboration
Collaborative Project Planning
5pm
8.7
Genius Project
9.0
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.7
Comments
5pm
9.1
Genius Project
8.6
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.6
Documents and Uploads
5pm
9.0
Genius Project
8.1
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.5
Projects
Gantt Chart / Project Map
5pm
8.1
Genius Project
8.3
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.6
Calendar View
5pm
8.6
Genius Project
8.2
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.3
Baselining / KPIs
5pm
Not enough data available
Genius Project
7.7
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.8
Project Budgeting
5pm
Not enough data available
Genius Project
8.7
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Issue Tracking
5pm
6.9
Genius Project
8.5
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.6
Portfolio Management
Portfolio Coordination
5pm
7.5
Genius Project
8.5
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Portfolio Budgeting
5pm
Not enough data available
Genius Project
8.1
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.8
What-If Scenarios
5pm
Not enough data available
Genius Project
8.3
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.4
Workflow
5pm
8.1
Genius Project
8.6
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Request Management
5pm
Not enough data available
Genius Project
8.6
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.6
Cost Tracking
5pm
Not enough data available
Genius Project
8.3
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
ROI and Forecasting
5pm
Not enough data available
Genius Project
8.1
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.6
Risk Analysis
5pm
Not enough data available
Genius Project
8.1
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.5
Resource Management
Resource Database
5pm
6.3
Genius Project
8.0
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.8
Resource Allocation
5pm
6.7
Genius Project
8.6
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Workload Capacity
5pm
6.0
Genius Project
8.0
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Time Tracking
5pm
7.2
Genius Project
8.0
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.1
Platform
Alerts
5pm
8.3
Genius Project
9.3
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.7
Mobile
5pm
Not enough data available
Genius Project
7.2
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
6.9
User, Role, and Access Management
5pm
7.8
Genius Project
7.8
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
API / Integrations
5pm
Not enough data available
Genius Project
7.0
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.4
Reporting and Dashboards
5pm
7.7
Genius Project
8.0
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.8
Customization
5pm
8.1
Genius Project
8.1
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.4
Performance and Reliability
5pm
8.3
Genius Project
8.2
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.1

Reviewers' Company Size

Small-Business (50 or fewer emp.)
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
27.3%
58.3%
24.7%
Mid-Market (51-1000 emp.)
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
45.5%
41.7%
27.2%
Enterprise (> 1000 emp.)
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
27.3%
0%
48.2%
5pm
Small-Business
27.3%
Mid-Market
45.5%
Enterprise
27.3%
Genius Project
Small-Business
58.3%
Mid-Market
41.7%
Enterprise
0%
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
Small-Business
24.7%
Mid-Market
27.2%
Enterprise
48.2%

Reviewers' Industry

 
Higher Education
21.1%
Marketing and Advertising
23.1%
Information Technology and Services
14.6%
 
Religious Institutions
10.5%
Computer Software
23.1%
Hospital & Health Care
5.3%
 
Marketing and Advertising
10.5%
Oil & Energy
7.7%
Higher Education
5.0%
 
Defense & Space
10.5%
Information Technology and Services
7.7%
Construction
4.8%
 
Computer Software
10.5%
Individual & Family Services
7.7%
Computer Software
4.3%
 
Other
36.8%
Other
30.8%
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%
Genius Project
Marketing and Advertising
23.1%
Computer Software
23.1%
Oil & Energy
7.7%
Information Technology and Services
7.7%
Individual & Family Services
7.7%
Other
30.8%
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.

Paola S.
User

Allows monitoring by Gantt Chart, has customizable templates according to the needs of your project, you can manage the budget and track costs until the completion, also contains the other functions necessary to manage the communication of the work team and...

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...

G2 User in Marketing and Advertising

Inflexible program that was designed for certain types of projects, but not others.

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...

Genius Project
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Paola S.
User

Allows monitoring by Gantt Chart, has customizable templates according to the needs of your project, you can manage the budget and track costs until the completion, also contains the other functions necessary to manage the communication of the work team and...

Most Helpful Critical Review
G2 User in Marketing and Advertising

Inflexible program that was designed for certain types of projects, but not others.

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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