Compare Aha!, Smartsheet, and Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management

Pricing

 
Startup
$29
user/month
Individual
$14
/ month
Project Online Essentials
$7
/User/Month
 
Premium
$74
user/month
Business
$25
/month
Project Standard (Project Managers)
$589.99
 
Enterprise
$124
per product owner/month
Enterprise
Contact
for pricing
Project Professional (Project Managers)
$1,159.99
 
Enterprise+
$149
per year
Project Online Premium
$55
/User/Month
 
Project Online Professional
$30
/User/Month
 
Free Trial
Free Trial
Free Trial Unavailable
Aha!
Startup
$29user/month
Premium
$74user/month
Enterprise
$124per product owner/month
Enterprise+
$149per year
Free Trial
Smartsheet
Individual
$14/ month
Business
$25/month
Enterprise
Contactfor pricing
Free Trial
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
Project Online Essentials
$7/User/Month
Project Standard (Project Managers)
$589.99
Project Professional (Project Managers)
$1,159.99
Project Online Premium
$55/User/Month
Project Online Professional
$30/User/Month
Free Trial Unavailable

Ratings

Meets Requirements
Meets Requirements
8.6
8.4
8.3
Ease of Use
Ease of Use
7.4
8.2
7.2
Ease of Setup
Ease of Setup
7.4
8.4
7.5
Ease of Admin
Ease of Admin
8.0
8.6
7.6
Quality of Support
Quality of Support
9.1
8.3
7.5
Ease of Doing Business With
Ease of Doing Business With
9.1
8.5
8.0
Product Direction (% positive)
Product Direction (% positive)
8.3
7.9
6.5
Meets Requirements
Aha!
8.6
Smartsheet
8.4
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.3
Ease of Use
Aha!
7.4
Smartsheet
8.2
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.2
Ease of Setup
Aha!
7.4
Smartsheet
8.4
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.5
Ease of Admin
Aha!
8.0
Smartsheet
8.6
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.6
Quality of Support
Aha!
9.1
Smartsheet
8.3
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.5
Ease of Doing Business With
Aha!
9.1
Smartsheet
8.5
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.0
Product Direction (% positive)
Aha!
8.3
Smartsheet
7.9
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
6.5

Features

Tasks
Task Creation and Assignment
Aha!
8.2
Smartsheet
8.8
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.4
Due Dates
Aha!
7.9
Smartsheet
8.8
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.5
Task Prioritization
Aha!
7.4
Smartsheet
8.5
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.2
To-Do Lists
Aha!
7.5
Smartsheet
8.5
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.1
Collaboration
Collaborative Project Planning
Aha!
7.7
Smartsheet
8.7
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.7
Comments
Aha!
7.8
Smartsheet
8.2
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.6
Documents and Uploads
Aha!
7.4
Smartsheet
8.4
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.5
Projects
Gantt Chart / Project Map
Aha!
8.2
Smartsheet
8.5
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.6
Calendar View
Aha!
8.3
Smartsheet
8.1
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.3
Baselining / KPIs
Aha!
7.7
Smartsheet
7.6
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.8
Project Budgeting
Aha!
7.8
Smartsheet
7.7
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Issue Tracking
Aha!
6.9
Smartsheet
8.0
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.6
Portfolio Management
Portfolio Coordination
Aha!
8.3
Smartsheet
8.0
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Portfolio Budgeting
Aha!
7.3
Smartsheet
7.9
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.8
What-If Scenarios
Aha!
7.0
Smartsheet
7.3
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.4
Workflow
Aha!
7.7
Smartsheet
8.2
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Request Management
Aha!
7.8
Smartsheet
8.1
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.6
Cost Tracking
Aha!
6.7
Smartsheet
7.8
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.8
ROI and Forecasting
Aha!
6.3
Smartsheet
7.5
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.6
Risk Analysis
Aha!
7.6
Smartsheet
7.6
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.5
Resource Management
Resource Database
Aha!
7.8
Smartsheet
7.9
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.8
Resource Allocation
Aha!
7.7
Smartsheet
7.9
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Workload Capacity
Aha!
7.5
Smartsheet
8.1
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Time Tracking
Aha!
7.3
Smartsheet
8.0
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.1
Platform
Alerts
Aha!
7.0
Smartsheet
8.2
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.7
Mobile
Aha!
5.5
Smartsheet
7.8
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
6.9
User, Role, and Access Management
Aha!
7.7
Smartsheet
8.4
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
API / Integrations
Aha!
8.2
Smartsheet
7.5
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.4
Reporting and Dashboards
Aha!
8.0
Smartsheet
8.0
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.8
Customization
Aha!
8.3
Smartsheet
7.8
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.4
Performance and Reliability
Aha!
8.7
Smartsheet
8.6
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.1

Reviewers' Company Size

Small-Business (50 or fewer emp.)
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
21.0%
32.6%
24.7%
Mid-Market (51-1000 emp.)
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
54.5%
38.1%
27.2%
Enterprise (> 1000 emp.)
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
24.5%
29.4%
48.1%
Aha!
Small-Business
21.0%
Mid-Market
54.5%
Enterprise
24.5%
Smartsheet
Small-Business
32.6%
Mid-Market
38.1%
Enterprise
29.4%
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
Small-Business
24.7%
Mid-Market
27.2%
Enterprise
48.1%

Reviewers' Industry

 
Information Technology and Services
21.7%
Information Technology and Services
11.2%
Information Technology and Services
14.4%
 
Computer Software
21.0%
Computer Software
7.6%
Hospital & Health Care
5.0%
 
Internet
12.6%
Marketing and Advertising
6.7%
Higher Education
4.9%
 
Hospital & Health Care
5.6%
Higher Education
5.2%
Computer Software
4.7%
 
Marketing and Advertising
4.9%
Hospital & Health Care
4.8%
Construction
4.4%
 
Other
34.3%
Other
64.5%
Other
66.5%
Aha!
Information Technology and Services
21.7%
Computer Software
21.0%
Internet
12.6%
Hospital & Health Care
5.6%
Marketing and Advertising
4.9%
Other
34.3%
Smartsheet
Information Technology and Services
11.2%
Computer Software
7.6%
Marketing and Advertising
6.7%
Higher Education
5.2%
Hospital & Health Care
4.8%
Other
64.5%
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
Information Technology and Services
14.4%
Hospital & Health Care
5.0%
Higher Education
4.9%
Computer Software
4.7%
Construction
4.4%
Other
66.5%

Reviews

Most Helpful Favorable Review
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Sarah M.
User in Computer Software

I like the roadmap view you can share with others - it's nice that you are able to select which product features to include in this view and which to leave out. I also like the auto-push feature to JIRA, this comes in handy and engineering can choose to...

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
User in Information Technology and Services

It is impossible to navigate and to communicate with other members of your team on Aha! I can't tag members of various teams in posts (perhaps I don't have sufficient privileges?). We have been using Aha! for about 3 months now and I still can't figure out...

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.

 
Aha!
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Sarah M.
User in Computer Software

I like the roadmap view you can share with others - it's nice that you are able to select which product features to include in this view and which to leave out. I also like the auto-push feature to JIRA, this comes in handy and engineering can choose to...

Most Helpful Critical Review
User in Information Technology and Services

It is impossible to navigate and to communicate with other members of your team on Aha! I can't tag members of various teams in posts (perhaps I don't have sufficient privileges?). We have been using Aha! for about 3 months now and I still can't figure out...

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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Videos

 

Aha! is the world's #1 roadmap software. We help more than 250,000 users build and market products customers love. Thousands of innovative companies — from startups to the Fortune 500 — use our software to set brilliant strategy and create visual plans.

If you are new to Aha! watch these short introductory videos to quickly get yourself acquainted with the application.

See how Smartsheet works across an organization to make projects and team collaboration easy. Integration videos: JIRA, Salesforce, Microsoft O365, G Suite, Skype for Business and Microsoft Teams. Customer Videos: MOD Pizza, Cisco. Project Portfolio Managment in Smartsheet

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Aha!

Aha! is the world's #1 roadmap software. We help more than 250,000 users build and market products customers love. Thousands of innovative companies — from startups to the Fortune 500 — use our software to set brilliant strategy and create visual plans.

If you are new to Aha! watch these short introductory videos to quickly get yourself acquainted with the application.

Smartsheet

See how Smartsheet works across an organization to make projects and team collaboration easy. Integration videos: JIRA, Salesforce, Microsoft O365, G Suite, Skype for Business and Microsoft Teams. Customer Videos: MOD Pizza, Cisco. Project Portfolio Managment in Smartsheet

Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
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