Compare AceProject, CA PPM, and Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management

Pricing

 
Basic
$0
per month
Project Professional (Project Managers)
$1,159.99
 
Standard
$19
per month
Project Online Essentials
$7
/User/Month
 
Advanced
$39
per month
Project Standard (Project Managers)
$589.99
 
Silver
$59
per month
Project Online Premium
$55
/User/Month
 
Project Online Professional
$30
/User/Month
 
Free Trial
Free Trial Unavailable
Free Trial Unavailable
AceProject
Basic
$0per month
Standard
$19per month
Advanced
$39per month
Silver
$59per 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
7.9
7.6
8.3
Ease of Use
Ease of Use
8.2
6.6
7.2
Ease of Setup
Ease of SetupNot enough data available
5.6
7.5
Ease of Admin
Ease of AdminNot enough data available
6.4
7.6
Quality of Support
Quality of Support
7.3
6.4
7.5
Ease of Doing Business With
Ease of Doing Business WithNot enough data available
7.6
8.0
Product Direction (% positive)
Product Direction (% positive)
9.1
5.6
6.5
Meets Requirements
AceProject
7.9
CA PPM
7.6
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.3
Ease of Use
AceProject
8.2
CA PPM
6.6
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.2
Ease of Setup
AceProject
Not enough data available
CA PPM
5.6
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.5
Ease of Admin
AceProject
Not enough data available
CA PPM
6.4
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.6
Quality of Support
AceProject
7.3
CA PPM
6.4
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.5
Ease of Doing Business With
AceProject
Not enough data available
CA PPM
7.6
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.0
Product Direction (% positive)
AceProject
9.1
CA PPM
5.6
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
6.5

Features

Tasks
Task Creation and Assignment
AceProject
8.5
CA PPM
7.8
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.4
Due Dates
AceProject
8.3
CA PPM
7.8
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.5
Task Prioritization
AceProject
8.5
CA PPM
7.4
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.2
To-Do Lists
AceProject
8.8
CA PPM
7.2
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.1
Collaboration
Collaborative Project Planning
AceProject
8.6
CA PPM
7.2
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.7
Comments
AceProject
7.5
CA PPM
6.7
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.6
Documents and Uploads
AceProject
8.8
CA PPM
7.4
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.5
Projects
Gantt Chart / Project Map
AceProject
8.8
CA PPM
7.3
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.6
Calendar View
AceProject
8.3
CA PPM
7.2
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.3
Baselining / KPIs
AceProject
8.7
CA PPM
7.4
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.8
Project Budgeting
AceProject
8.0
CA PPM
7.4
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Issue Tracking
AceProject
7.6
CA PPM
6.7
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.6
Portfolio Management
Portfolio Coordination
AceProject
8.3
CA PPM
7.8
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Portfolio Budgeting
AceProject
7.9
CA PPM
7.4
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.8
What-If Scenarios
AceProject
8.8
CA PPM
7.3
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.4
Workflow
AceProject
8.3
CA PPM
6.7
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Request Management
AceProject
7.6
CA PPM
7.1
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.6
Cost Tracking
AceProject
8.5
CA PPM
7.3
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
ROI and Forecasting
AceProject
8.1
CA PPM
7.0
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.6
Risk Analysis
AceProject
7.2
CA PPM
7.3
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.5
Resource Management
Resource Database
AceProject
8.0
CA PPM
7.9
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.8
Resource Allocation
AceProject
7.3
CA PPM
7.5
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Workload Capacity
AceProject
7.4
CA PPM
7.6
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Time Tracking
AceProject
8.3
CA PPM
8.1
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.1
Platform
Alerts
AceProject
8.5
CA PPM
7.0
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.7
Mobile
AceProject
7.5
CA PPM
5.8
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
6.9
User, Role, and Access Management
AceProject
8.5
CA PPM
7.1
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
API / Integrations
AceProject
8.5
CA PPM
6.3
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.4
Reporting and Dashboards
AceProject
8.0
CA PPM
7.6
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.8
Customization
AceProject
7.3
CA PPM
7.3
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.4
Performance and Reliability
AceProject
8.2
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.)
21.4%
0%
24.7%
Mid-Market (51-1000 emp.)
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
71.4%
26.8%
27.2%
Enterprise (> 1000 emp.)
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
7.1%
73.2%
48.2%
AceProject
Small-Business
21.4%
Mid-Market
71.4%
Enterprise
7.1%
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

 
Computer Software
21.4%
Information Technology and Services
18.9%
Information Technology and Services
14.6%
 
Telecommunications
7.1%
Hospital & Health Care
17.0%
Hospital & Health Care
5.3%
 
Public Relations and Communications
7.1%
Insurance
13.2%
Higher Education
5.0%
 
Oil & Energy
7.1%
Telecommunications
7.5%
Construction
4.8%
 
Internet
7.1%
Accounting
7.5%
Computer Software
4.3%
 
Other
50.0%
Other
35.8%
Other
66.1%
AceProject
Computer Software
21.4%
Telecommunications
7.1%
Public Relations and Communications
7.1%
Oil & Energy
7.1%
Internet
7.1%
Other
50.0%
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

I really like the task tracking feature of this software. It is easy to use and easy to get started. I also like the Dashboard view. It is very helpful and easy to read.

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
G2 User

What I dislike about Ace project is not having the ability to go in depth as I would like to. And an important aspect which I find pretty weird is that it doesn't have a calendar. I am one of those who use a calendar for everything so this was a semi-issue...

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.

 
AceProject
Most Helpful Favorable Review
G2 User

I really like the task tracking feature of this software. It is easy to use and easy to get started. I also like the Dashboard view. It is very helpful and easy to read.

Most Helpful Critical Review
G2 User

What I dislike about Ace project is not having the ability to go in depth as I would like to. And an important aspect which I find pretty weird is that it doesn't have a calendar. I am one of those who use a calendar for everything so this was a semi-issue...

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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