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based on preference data from user reviews. ActiveCollab rates 4.3/5 stars with 60 reviews. By contrast, Micro Focus Project and Portfolio Management (PPM) rates 4.0/5 stars with 29 reviews. Each product's score is calculated with real-time data from verified user reviews, to help you make the best choice between these two options, and decide which one is best for your business needs.
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4.3 out of 5
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Micro Focus Project and Portfolio Management (PPM)
Micro Focus Project and Portfolio Management (PPM)
(29)
4.0 out of 5
Micro Focus Project and Portfolio Management (PPM)
Star Rating
ActiveCollab
ActiveCollab
Micro Focus Project and Portfolio Management (PPM)
Micro Focus Project and Portfolio Management (PPM)
Market Segments
ActiveCollab
ActiveCollab
Small-Business (75.9% of reviews)
Micro Focus Project and Portfolio Management (PPM)
Micro Focus Project and Portfolio Management (PPM)
Enterprise (66.7% of reviews)
Entry Level Price
ActiveCollab
ActiveCollab
$6.25 per member, per month
Micro Focus Project and Portfolio Management (PPM)
Micro Focus Project and Portfolio Management (PPM)
No pricing information available

ActiveCollab vs Micro Focus Project and Portfolio Management (PPM)

When assessing the two solutions, reviewers found ActiveCollab easier to use, set up, and administer. Reviewers also preferred doing business with ActiveCollab overall.

  • Reviewers felt that ActiveCollab meets the needs of their business better than Micro Focus Project and Portfolio Management (PPM).
  • When comparing quality of ongoing product support, reviewers felt that ActiveCollab is the preferred option.
  • For feature updates and roadmaps, our reviewers preferred the direction of ActiveCollab over Micro Focus Project and Portfolio Management (PPM).
Categories
Shared Categories
ActiveCollab
ActiveCollab
Micro Focus Project and Portfolio Management (PPM)
Micro Focus Project and Portfolio Management (PPM)
ActiveCollab and Micro Focus Project and Portfolio Management (PPM) are categorized as Project Management
Unique Categories
ActiveCollab
ActiveCollab has no unique categories
Micro Focus Project and Portfolio Management (PPM)
Micro Focus Project and Portfolio Management (PPM) is categorized as Project Cost Management and Project and Portfolio Management
Pricing
ActiveCollab
ActiveCollab Pricing
Annual billing
$6.25per member, per month
Monthly billing
$7per member, per month
Get Paid Bundle - Annual billing
$3per member, per month
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Micro Focus Project and Portfolio Management (PPM)
Micro Focus Project and Portfolio Management (PPM) Pricing
Free Trial Unavailable
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Ratings
Meets Requirements
ActiveCollab
ActiveCollab
8.6
Responses: 54
Micro Focus Project and Portfolio Management (PPM)
Micro Focus Project and Portfolio Management (PPM)
8.3
Responses: 23
Ease of Use
ActiveCollab
ActiveCollab
8.9
Responses: 54
Micro Focus Project and Portfolio Management (PPM)
Micro Focus Project and Portfolio Management (PPM)
7.1
Responses: 24
Ease of Setup
ActiveCollab
ActiveCollab
8.6
Responses: 23
Micro Focus Project and Portfolio Management (PPM)
Micro Focus Project and Portfolio Management (PPM)
7.7
Responses: 14
Ease of Admin
ActiveCollab
ActiveCollab
8.8
Responses: 25
Micro Focus Project and Portfolio Management (PPM)
Micro Focus Project and Portfolio Management (PPM)
8.4
Responses: 15
Quality of Support
ActiveCollab
ActiveCollab
8.3
Responses: 51
Micro Focus Project and Portfolio Management (PPM)
Micro Focus Project and Portfolio Management (PPM)
7.3
Responses: 20
Ease of Doing Business With
ActiveCollab
ActiveCollab
8.5
Responses: 24
Micro Focus Project and Portfolio Management (PPM)
Micro Focus Project and Portfolio Management (PPM)
8.0
Responses: 14
Product Direction (% positive)
ActiveCollab
ActiveCollab
8.3
Responses: 55
Micro Focus Project and Portfolio Management (PPM)
Micro Focus Project and Portfolio Management (PPM)
6.6
Responses: 24
Features
Tasks
Creation & Assignment
ActiveCollab
ActiveCollab
9.0
Responses: 8
Verified Feature
Micro Focus Project and Portfolio Management (PPM)
Micro Focus Project and Portfolio Management (PPM)
Not enough data available
Due Dates
ActiveCollab
ActiveCollab
9.2
Responses: 8
Verified Feature
Micro Focus Project and Portfolio Management (PPM)
Micro Focus Project and Portfolio Management (PPM)
Not enough data available
Task Prioritization
ActiveCollab
ActiveCollab
9.0
Responses: 7
Verified Feature
Micro Focus Project and Portfolio Management (PPM)
Micro Focus Project and Portfolio Management (PPM)
Feature Not Available
To-Do Lists
ActiveCollab
ActiveCollab
8.8
Responses: 7
Verified Feature
Micro Focus Project and Portfolio Management (PPM)
Micro Focus Project and Portfolio Management (PPM)
Not enough data available
Dependecies
ActiveCollab
ActiveCollab
7.2
Responses: 6
Verified Feature
Micro Focus Project and Portfolio Management (PPM)
Micro Focus Project and Portfolio Management (PPM)
Feature Not Available
Mass Updates
ActiveCollab
ActiveCollab
Feature Not Available
Micro Focus Project and Portfolio Management (PPM)
Micro Focus Project and Portfolio Management (PPM)
Feature Not Available
Drag & Drop
ActiveCollab
ActiveCollab
7.0
Responses: 5
Verified Feature
Micro Focus Project and Portfolio Management (PPM)
Micro Focus Project and Portfolio Management (PPM)
Not enough data available
Recurring Tasks
ActiveCollab
ActiveCollab
7.5
Responses: 6
Verified Feature
Micro Focus Project and Portfolio Management (PPM)
Micro Focus Project and Portfolio Management (PPM)
Feature Not Available
Projects
Planning
ActiveCollab
ActiveCollab
9.3
Responses: 7
Verified Feature
Micro Focus Project and Portfolio Management (PPM)
Micro Focus Project and Portfolio Management (PPM)
Not enough data available
Project Map
ActiveCollab
ActiveCollab
8.9
Responses: 6
Verified Feature
Micro Focus Project and Portfolio Management (PPM)
Micro Focus Project and Portfolio Management (PPM)
Feature Not Available
GANTT
ActiveCollab
ActiveCollab
6.7
Responses: 5
Verified Feature
Micro Focus Project and Portfolio Management (PPM)
Micro Focus Project and Portfolio Management (PPM)
Not enough data available
Calendar View
ActiveCollab
ActiveCollab
7.6
Responses: 7
Verified Feature
Micro Focus Project and Portfolio Management (PPM)
Micro Focus Project and Portfolio Management (PPM)
Not enough data available
Views
ActiveCollab
ActiveCollab
8.3
Responses: 6
Verified Feature
Micro Focus Project and Portfolio Management (PPM)
Micro Focus Project and Portfolio Management (PPM)
Not enough data available
Project Budgeting
ActiveCollab
ActiveCollab
Feature Not Available
Micro Focus Project and Portfolio Management (PPM)
Micro Focus Project and Portfolio Management (PPM)
Not enough data available
Issue Tracking
ActiveCollab
ActiveCollab
Feature Not Available
Micro Focus Project and Portfolio Management (PPM)
Micro Focus Project and Portfolio Management (PPM)
Feature Not Available
Templates
ActiveCollab
ActiveCollab
Not enough data available
Micro Focus Project and Portfolio Management (PPM)
Micro Focus Project and Portfolio Management (PPM)
Not enough data available
Critical Path
ActiveCollab
ActiveCollab
Feature Not Available
Micro Focus Project and Portfolio Management (PPM)
Micro Focus Project and Portfolio Management (PPM)
Not enough data available
Time & Expense
ActiveCollab
ActiveCollab
9.3
Responses: 7
Verified Feature
Micro Focus Project and Portfolio Management (PPM)
Micro Focus Project and Portfolio Management (PPM)
Not enough data available
Methodologies
ActiveCollab
ActiveCollab
7.5
Responses: 6
Verified Feature
Micro Focus Project and Portfolio Management (PPM)
Micro Focus Project and Portfolio Management (PPM)
Not enough data available
Resource Management
Resource Definiton
ActiveCollab
ActiveCollab
7.5
Responses: 6
Verified Feature
Micro Focus Project and Portfolio Management (PPM)
Micro Focus Project and Portfolio Management (PPM)
Not enough data available
Capacity
ActiveCollab
ActiveCollab
Feature Not Available
Micro Focus Project and Portfolio Management (PPM)
Micro Focus Project and Portfolio Management (PPM)
Not enough data available
Scheduling
ActiveCollab
ActiveCollab
7.9
Responses: 7
Verified Feature
Micro Focus Project and Portfolio Management (PPM)
Micro Focus Project and Portfolio Management (PPM)
Not enough data available
Project Monitoring
Baselining / KPIs
ActiveCollab
ActiveCollab
8.0
Responses: 5
Verified Feature
Micro Focus Project and Portfolio Management (PPM)
Micro Focus Project and Portfolio Management (PPM)
Not enough data available
Resource Allocation
ActiveCollab
ActiveCollab
8.3
Responses: 6
Verified Feature
Micro Focus Project and Portfolio Management (PPM)
Micro Focus Project and Portfolio Management (PPM)
Not enough data available
Dashboards
ActiveCollab
ActiveCollab
8.6
Responses: 6
Verified Feature
Micro Focus Project and Portfolio Management (PPM)
Micro Focus Project and Portfolio Management (PPM)
Not enough data available
Reviewers' Company Size
Reviewers of ActiveCollab were most often representing companies in the Small-Business segment, while reviewers for Micro Focus Project and Portfolio Management (PPM) were more commonly in the Enterprise segment.
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
ActiveCollab
ActiveCollab
75.9%
Micro Focus Project and Portfolio Management (PPM)
Micro Focus Project and Portfolio Management (PPM)
20.8%
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
ActiveCollab
ActiveCollab
20.7%
Micro Focus Project and Portfolio Management (PPM)
Micro Focus Project and Portfolio Management (PPM)
12.5%
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
ActiveCollab
ActiveCollab
3.4%
Micro Focus Project and Portfolio Management (PPM)
Micro Focus Project and Portfolio Management (PPM)
66.7%
Reviewers' Industry
ActiveCollab
ActiveCollab Industry
Marketing and Advertising
39.7%
Computer Software
17.2%
Internet
5.2%
Information Technology and Services
5.2%
Graphic Design
5.2%
Other
27.6%
Micro Focus Project and Portfolio Management (PPM)
Micro Focus Project and Portfolio Management (PPM) Industry
Information Technology and Services
25.0%
Telecommunications
8.3%
Insurance
8.3%
Broadcast Media
8.3%
Non-Profit Organization Management
4.2%
Other
45.8%
Reviews
Most Helpful Favorable Review
ActiveCollab
G
User in Marketing and Advertising

ActiveCollab is about the only high quality workflow product that doesn't charge per user. It has a clean no-nonsense UI that is easy to stare at and use. Project, to-do's, and team management are intuitive and flexible enough to mend to all types of...

Micro Focus Project and Portfolio Management (PPM)
Peter B.
User in Computer Software

I evaluated and ran a trial of this software a few years ago and it basically was a good tool for large IT shops that need to keep track of all their projects in one central repository.

Most Helpful Critical Review
ActiveCollab
G
Administrator in Marketing and Advertising

IT IS NEVER FULLY FUNCTIONAL. There is never a day (use it daily) that Active Collab fully works. The entire thing will be down, we won't be able to upload files, and reports can all be down at different times throughout the week. It sucks because it is so...

Micro Focus Project and Portfolio Management (PPM)
GA
User in Automotive

In our workforce, PPM is mandatory and required, but nobody likes using it. It's bulky, it's slow, and the UI is not intuitive. Many features are hidden behind screens that are hard to find without proper guidance or training. Recalling timesheets is a pain.

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Discussions
ActiveCollab
ActiveCollab Discussions
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Micro Focus Project and Portfolio Management (PPM)
Micro Focus Project and Portfolio Management (PPM) Discussions
Is there anyone who can help to export a HP-PPM schedule and import to P6?
1 comment
Neels M.
NM
Neels, I think that I could help you. Could you send me a sample of the data fields available from your original software? thanks, JJ ...Read more
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