Compare Basecamp vs Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management

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comparison of Basecamp vs. Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
based on data from user reviews. Basecamp rates 4.0/5 stars with 2,794 reviews. Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management rates 4.0/5 stars with 1,374 reviews. Each product's score is calculated by real-time data from verified user reviews.

Pricing

 
Basecamp For Us
$29
per month
Project Professional (Project Managers)
$1,159.99
 
Basecamp With Clients
$79
per month
Project Standard (Project Managers)
$589.99
 
Basecamp Big
$3,000
per year
Project Online Premium
$55
/User/Month
 
Project Online Professional
$30
/User/Month
 
Project Online Essentials
$7
/User/Month
 
Free Trial Unavailable
Free Trial Unavailable
Basecamp
Basecamp For Us
$29per month
Basecamp With Clients
$79per month
Basecamp Big
$3,000per year
Free Trial Unavailable
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
Project Professional (Project Managers)
$1,159.99
Project Standard (Project Managers)
$589.99
Project Online Premium
$55/User/Month
Project Online Professional
$30/User/Month
Project Online Essentials
$7/User/Month
Free Trial Unavailable

Ratings

Meets Requirements
Meets Requirements
8.4
8.3
Ease of Use
Ease of Use
8.5
7.2
Ease of Setup
Ease of Setup
8.7
7.5
Ease of Admin
Ease of Admin
8.6
7.6
Quality of Support
Quality of Support
8.3
7.5
Ease of Doing Business With
Ease of Doing Business With
8.7
8.0
Product Direction (% positive)
Product Direction (% positive)
7.3
6.5
Meets Requirements
Basecamp
8.4
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.3
Ease of Use
Basecamp
8.5
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.2
Ease of Setup
Basecamp
8.7
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.5
Ease of Admin
Basecamp
8.6
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.6
Quality of Support
Basecamp
8.3
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.5
Ease of Doing Business With
Basecamp
8.7
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.0
Product Direction (% positive)
Basecamp
7.3
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
6.5

Features

Tasks
Task Creation and Assignment
Basecamp
8.9
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.4
Due Dates
Basecamp
8.7
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.5
Task Prioritization
Basecamp
7.8
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.2
To-Do Lists
Basecamp
8.7
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.1
Collaboration
Collaborative Project Planning
Basecamp
8.7
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.7
Comments
Basecamp
8.7
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.6
Documents and Uploads
Basecamp
8.6
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.5
Projects
Gantt Chart / Project Map
Basecamp
6.8
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.6
Calendar View
Basecamp
7.7
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.3
Baselining / KPIs
Basecamp
7.0
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.8
Project Budgeting
Basecamp
6.8
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Issue Tracking
Basecamp
7.6
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.6
Portfolio Management
Portfolio Coordination
Basecamp
7.9
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Portfolio Budgeting
Basecamp
7.3
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.8
What-If Scenarios
Basecamp
7.1
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.4
Workflow
Basecamp
8.0
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Request Management
Basecamp
7.8
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.6
Cost Tracking
Basecamp
6.9
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.8
ROI and Forecasting
Basecamp
6.9
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.6
Risk Analysis
Basecamp
7.0
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.5
Resource Management
Resource Database
Basecamp
7.8
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.8
Resource Allocation
Basecamp
7.7
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Workload Capacity
Basecamp
7.9
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Time Tracking
Basecamp
7.6
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.1
Platform
Alerts
Basecamp
8.4
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.7
Mobile
Basecamp
8.0
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
6.9
User, Role, and Access Management
Basecamp
8.4
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
API / Integrations
Basecamp
7.6
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.4
Reporting and Dashboards
Basecamp
7.9
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.8
Customization
Basecamp
7.3
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.4
Performance and Reliability
Basecamp
8.8
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.1

Reviewers' Company Size

Small-Business (50 or fewer emp.)
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
50.0%
24.7%
Mid-Market (51-1000 emp.)
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
31.7%
27.2%
Enterprise (> 1000 emp.)
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
18.3%
48.1%
Basecamp
Small-Business
50.0%
Mid-Market
31.7%
Enterprise
18.3%
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
Small-Business
24.7%
Mid-Market
27.2%
Enterprise
48.1%

Reviewers' Industry

 
Marketing and Advertising
16.6%
Information Technology and Services
14.4%
 
Information Technology and Services
6.8%
Hospital & Health Care
5.0%
 
Non-Profit Organization Management
6.1%
Higher Education
4.9%
 
Higher Education
5.8%
Computer Software
4.7%
 
Computer Software
5.4%
Construction
4.4%
 
Other
59.3%
Other
66.5%
Basecamp
Marketing and Advertising
16.6%
Information Technology and Services
6.8%
Non-Profit Organization Management
6.1%
Higher Education
5.8%
Computer Software
5.4%
Other
59.3%
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
User in Internet

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

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
Jeff N.
Administrator

Slow to load. Frozen development because they start from scratch for each new version. Lack of native integrations because developers have to develop new integration for each new version. I wish it had some kind of webform data entry onboarding feature...

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.

 
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
Jeff N.
Administrator

Slow to load. Frozen development because they start from scratch for each new version. Lack of native integrations because developers have to develop new integration for each new version. I wish it had some kind of webform data entry onboarding feature...

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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