Compare Basecamp, Kanzen, and Smartsheet

Pricing

 
Basecamp With Clients
$79
per month
Basic
$45
per month
Individual
$14
/ month
 
Basecamp Big
$3,000
per year
Team
$99
per month
Business
$25
/month
 
Basecamp For Us
$29
per month
Unlimited
$8
user/month
Enterprise
Contact
for pricing
 
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Basecamp
Basecamp With Clients
$79per month
Basecamp Big
$3,000per year
Basecamp For Us
$29per month
Free Trial Unavailable
Kanzen
Basic
$45per month
Team
$99per month
Unlimited
$8user/month
Free Trial
Smartsheet
Individual
$14/ month
Business
$25/month
Enterprise
Contactfor pricing
Free Trial

Ratings

Meets Requirements
Meets Requirements
8.4
8.8
8.5
Ease of Use
Ease of Use
8.5
8.7
8.2
Ease of Setup
Ease of Setup
8.7
9.0
8.4
Ease of Admin
Ease of Admin
8.6
8.1
8.6
Quality of Support
Quality of Support
8.3
8.8
8.4
Ease of Doing Business With
Ease of Doing Business With
8.6
8.6
8.5
Product Direction (% positive)
Product Direction (% positive)
7.3
8.7
7.8
Meets Requirements
Basecamp
8.4
Kanzen
8.8
Smartsheet
8.5
Ease of Use
Basecamp
8.5
Kanzen
8.7
Smartsheet
8.2
Ease of Setup
Basecamp
8.7
Kanzen
9.0
Smartsheet
8.4
Ease of Admin
Basecamp
8.6
Kanzen
8.1
Smartsheet
8.6
Quality of Support
Basecamp
8.3
Kanzen
8.8
Smartsheet
8.4
Ease of Doing Business With
Basecamp
8.6
Kanzen
8.6
Smartsheet
8.5
Product Direction (% positive)
Basecamp
7.3
Kanzen
8.7
Smartsheet
7.8

Features

Tasks
Task Creation and Assignment
Basecamp
8.9
Kanzen
8.7
Smartsheet
8.8
Due Dates
Basecamp
8.7
Kanzen
8.9
Smartsheet
8.9
Task Prioritization
Basecamp
7.9
Kanzen
8.8
Smartsheet
8.6
To-Do Lists
Basecamp
8.7
Kanzen
8.8
Smartsheet
8.6
Collaboration
Collaborative Project Planning
Basecamp
8.7
Kanzen
9.1
Smartsheet
8.8
Comments
Basecamp
8.7
Kanzen
8.7
Smartsheet
8.3
Documents and Uploads
Basecamp
8.6
Kanzen
8.7
Smartsheet
8.5
Projects
Gantt Chart / Project Map
Basecamp
7.0
Kanzen
8.5
Smartsheet
8.5
Calendar View
Basecamp
7.7
Kanzen
8.8
Smartsheet
8.2
Baselining / KPIs
Basecamp
7.1
Kanzen
8.4
Smartsheet
7.7
Project Budgeting
Basecamp
7.0
Kanzen
8.9
Smartsheet
7.9
Issue Tracking
Basecamp
7.7
Kanzen
8.8
Smartsheet
8.1
Portfolio Management
Portfolio Coordination
Basecamp
8.0
Kanzen
8.6
Smartsheet
8.1
Portfolio Budgeting
Basecamp
7.5
Kanzen
8.5
Smartsheet
8.0
What-If Scenarios
Basecamp
7.3
Kanzen
8.6
Smartsheet
7.5
Workflow
Basecamp
8.1
Kanzen
8.7
Smartsheet
8.3
Request Management
Basecamp
7.9
Kanzen
8.8
Smartsheet
8.2
Cost Tracking
Basecamp
7.1
Kanzen
8.6
Smartsheet
7.9
ROI and Forecasting
Basecamp
7.1
Kanzen
8.8
Smartsheet
7.6
Risk Analysis
Basecamp
7.2
Kanzen
8.8
Smartsheet
7.8
Platform
Alerts
Basecamp
8.4
Kanzen
8.6
Smartsheet
8.3
Mobile
Basecamp
8.1
Kanzen
8.4
Smartsheet
7.9
User, Role, and Access Management
Basecamp
8.5
Kanzen
8.6
Smartsheet
8.4
API / Integrations
Basecamp
7.8
Kanzen
8.5
Smartsheet
7.6
Reporting and Dashboards
Basecamp
7.9
Kanzen
8.7
Smartsheet
8.0
Customization
Basecamp
7.3
Kanzen
8.6
Smartsheet
7.9
Performance and Reliability
Basecamp
8.8
Kanzen
8.9
Smartsheet
8.7

Reviewers' Company Size

Small-Business (50 or fewer emp.)
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
49.8%
25.4%
32.6%
Mid-Market (51-1000 emp.)
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
32.4%
38.0%
39.1%
Enterprise (> 1000 emp.)
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
17.8%
36.6%
28.3%
Basecamp
Small-Business
49.8%
Mid-Market
32.4%
Enterprise
17.8%
Kanzen
Small-Business
25.4%
Mid-Market
38.0%
Enterprise
36.6%
Smartsheet
Small-Business
32.6%
Mid-Market
39.1%
Enterprise
28.3%

Reviewers' Industry

 
Marketing and Advertising
16.6%
Information Technology and Services
9.9%
Information Technology and Services
10.8%
 
Information Technology and Services
7.0%
Computer Software
9.9%
Marketing and Advertising
7.4%
 
Non-Profit Organization Management
5.8%
Apparel & Fashion
5.6%
Computer Software
7.4%
 
Computer Software
5.6%
Construction
4.2%
Higher Education
4.9%
 
Higher Education
5.4%
Automotive
4.2%
Hospital & Health Care
4.7%
 
Other
59.7%
Other
66.2%
Other
64.8%
Basecamp
Marketing and Advertising
16.6%
Information Technology and Services
7.0%
Non-Profit Organization Management
5.8%
Computer Software
5.6%
Higher Education
5.4%
Other
59.7%
Kanzen
Information Technology and Services
9.9%
Computer Software
9.9%
Apparel & Fashion
5.6%
Construction
4.2%
Automotive
4.2%
Other
66.2%
Smartsheet
Information Technology and Services
10.8%
Marketing and Advertising
7.4%
Computer Software
7.4%
Higher Education
4.9%
Hospital & Health Care
4.7%
Other
64.8%

Reviews

Most Helpful Favorable Review
Most Helpful Favorable Review
User in Internet

Caveman ready interface. It's like an apple product; crack it open and go.

Taylor M.
User

I found the customization features very useful for my projects, the analytics are real as well, it really gives you the idea of how is the project going. The calendar is awesome, keeps you very on time and aware of the shcedule for the project. Managing...

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
Most Helpful Critical Review
Paul S.
Executive Sponsor in Marketing and Advertising

Things haven't evolved over the last couple years and now there are other options out there for managing projects and tracking time.

User

I believe the pricing of kanzen is a bit too high for casual use. This makes it harder to introduce this for the company. I would like to see a free to use version of kanzen with limited applications.

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...

 
Basecamp
Most Helpful Favorable Review
User in Internet

Caveman ready interface. It's like an apple product; crack it open and go.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Paul S.
Executive Sponsor in Marketing and Advertising

Things haven't evolved over the last couple years and now there are other options out there for managing projects and tracking time.

Kanzen
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Taylor M.
User

I found the customization features very useful for my projects, the analytics are real as well, it really gives you the idea of how is the project going. The calendar is awesome, keeps you very on time and aware of the shcedule for the project. Managing...

Most Helpful Critical Review
User

I believe the pricing of kanzen is a bit too high for casual use. This makes it harder to introduce this for the company. I would like to see a free to use version of kanzen with limited applications.

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...

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Videos

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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

Basecamp
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Kanzen
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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

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Kanzen
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