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Pricing

 
Express
$5.95
per user per month billed annually
Single
$57
Per user - desktop client
Individual
$14
/ month
 
Pro
$17
per user per month billed annually
Multi
$98
Per user - desktop client
Business
$25
/month
 
Premier
$28.90
per user per month billed annually
Viewer
Free
Desktop client
Enterprise
Contact
for pricing
 
Server
$350
Per server - on premise
 
Cloud
From $0
Monthly payment
 
Free Trial
Free Trial
Free Trial
BigTime
Express
$5.95per user per month billed annually
Pro
$17per user per month billed annually
Premier
$28.90per user per month billed annually
Free Trial
RationalPlan
Single
$57Per user - desktop client
Multi
$98Per user - desktop client
Viewer
FreeDesktop client
Server
$350Per server - on premise
Cloud
From $0Monthly payment
Free Trial
Smartsheet
Individual
$14/ month
Business
$25/month
Enterprise
Contactfor pricing
Free Trial

Ratings

Meets Requirements
Meets Requirements
9.0
8.5
8.4
Ease of Use
Ease of Use
8.9
8.0
8.2
Ease of Setup
Ease of Setup
8.5
7.9
8.4
Ease of Admin
Ease of Admin
9.0
7.9
8.5
Quality of Support
Quality of Support
9.4
9.5
8.2
Ease of Doing Business With
Ease of Doing Business With
9.4
8.8
8.5
Product Direction (% positive)
Product Direction (% positive)
8.7
9.3
7.8
Meets Requirements
BigTime
9.0
RationalPlan
8.5
Smartsheet
8.4
Ease of Use
BigTime
8.9
RationalPlan
8.0
Smartsheet
8.2
Ease of Setup
BigTime
8.5
RationalPlan
7.9
Smartsheet
8.4
Ease of Admin
BigTime
9.0
RationalPlan
7.9
Smartsheet
8.5
Quality of Support
BigTime
9.4
RationalPlan
9.5
Smartsheet
8.2
Ease of Doing Business With
BigTime
9.4
RationalPlan
8.8
Smartsheet
8.5
Product Direction (% positive)
BigTime
8.7
RationalPlan
9.3
Smartsheet
7.8

Features

Tasks
Task Creation and Assignment
BigTime
9.2
RationalPlan
9.3
Smartsheet
8.7
Due Dates
BigTime
9.1
RationalPlan
8.7
Smartsheet
8.8
Task Prioritization
BigTime
8.8
RationalPlan
8.8
Smartsheet
8.5
To-Do Lists
BigTime
8.6
RationalPlan
8.1
Smartsheet
8.5
Collaboration
Collaborative Project Planning
BigTime
8.6
RationalPlan
8.1
Smartsheet
8.7
Comments
BigTime
8.8
RationalPlan
Not enough data available
Smartsheet
8.2
Documents and Uploads
BigTime
8.4
RationalPlan
7.5
Smartsheet
8.4
Projects
Gantt Chart / Project Map
BigTime
8.1
RationalPlan
9.4
Smartsheet
8.5
Calendar View
BigTime
8.3
RationalPlan
8.5
Smartsheet
8.1
Baselining / KPIs
BigTime
8.2
RationalPlan
8.7
Smartsheet
7.6
Project Budgeting
BigTime
8.9
RationalPlan
8.1
Smartsheet
7.7
Issue Tracking
BigTime
8.5
RationalPlan
Not enough data available
Smartsheet
8.0
Portfolio Management
Portfolio Coordination
BigTime
8.2
RationalPlan
8.3
Smartsheet
8.0
Portfolio Budgeting
BigTime
8.1
RationalPlan
Not enough data available
Smartsheet
7.9
What-If Scenarios
BigTime
7.5
RationalPlan
Not enough data available
Smartsheet
7.3
Workflow
BigTime
8.7
RationalPlan
Not enough data available
Smartsheet
8.2
Request Management
BigTime
Not enough data available
RationalPlan
Not enough data available
Smartsheet
8.0
Cost Tracking
BigTime
9.0
RationalPlan
Not enough data available
Smartsheet
7.8
ROI and Forecasting
BigTime
8.4
RationalPlan
Not enough data available
Smartsheet
7.6
Risk Analysis
BigTime
Not enough data available
RationalPlan
8.3
Smartsheet
7.6
Resource Management
Resource Database
BigTime
8.5
RationalPlan
Not enough data available
Smartsheet
7.9
Resource Allocation
BigTime
8.6
RationalPlan
Not enough data available
Smartsheet
8.0
Workload Capacity
BigTime
8.6
RationalPlan
Not enough data available
Smartsheet
8.1
Time Tracking
BigTime
9.4
RationalPlan
7.7
Smartsheet
8.0
Platform
Alerts
BigTime
8.6
RationalPlan
Not enough data available
Smartsheet
8.2
Mobile
BigTime
8.5
RationalPlan
Not enough data available
Smartsheet
7.8
User, Role, and Access Management
BigTime
9.0
RationalPlan
7.3
Smartsheet
8.4
API / Integrations
BigTime
8.5
RationalPlan
Not enough data available
Smartsheet
7.4
Reporting and Dashboards
BigTime
8.7
RationalPlan
8.0
Smartsheet
7.9
Customization
BigTime
8.4
RationalPlan
6.4
Smartsheet
7.8
Performance and Reliability
BigTime
9.0
RationalPlan
9.2
Smartsheet
8.6

Reviewers' Company Size

Small-Business (50 or fewer emp.)
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
82.4%
52.4%
32.5%
Mid-Market (51-1000 emp.)
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
15.9%
33.3%
38.0%
Enterprise (> 1000 emp.)
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
1.7%
14.3%
29.6%
BigTime
Small-Business
82.4%
Mid-Market
15.9%
Enterprise
1.7%
RationalPlan
Small-Business
52.4%
Mid-Market
33.3%
Enterprise
14.3%
Smartsheet
Small-Business
32.5%
Mid-Market
38.0%
Enterprise
29.6%

Reviewers' Industry

 
Accounting
15.8%
Research
9.5%
Information Technology and Services
11.2%
 
Public Relations and Communications
12.1%
Renewables & Environment
9.5%
Computer Software
8.0%
 
Information Technology and Services
8.4%
Information Technology and Services
9.5%
Marketing and Advertising
6.7%
 
Architecture & Planning
8.2%
Hospital & Health Care
9.5%
Higher Education
5.5%
 
Civil Engineering
8.1%
Construction
9.5%
Hospital & Health Care
4.3%
 
Other
47.4%
Other
52.4%
Other
64.3%
BigTime
Accounting
15.8%
Public Relations and Communications
12.1%
Information Technology and Services
8.4%
Architecture & Planning
8.2%
Civil Engineering
8.1%
Other
47.4%
RationalPlan
Research
9.5%
Renewables & Environment
9.5%
Information Technology and Services
9.5%
Hospital & Health Care
9.5%
Construction
9.5%
Other
52.4%
Smartsheet
Information Technology and Services
11.2%
Computer Software
8.0%
Marketing and Advertising
6.7%
Higher Education
5.5%
Hospital & Health Care
4.3%
Other
64.3%

Reviews

Most Helpful Favorable Review
Most Helpful Favorable Review
G2 User in Construction

How quickly they responded to the problem

Stefano F.
User in Wireless

It's clean and easy to use. Definitely the best for Linux (I use Ubuntu)

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
Andrew C.
Administrator in Public Relations and Communications

Users are given dozens of options when producing a simple report, and the written explanations vary little, making it confusing as to what information will be pulled in a given report.

Christoph R.
Administrator in Mechanical or Industrial Engineering

A few years back we had some issues with the upload of projects to the server. However all these issues could be solved after we reported them to the very friendly development team. Sometimes we find a missing feature but there is often a way around it -...

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...

 
BigTime
Most Helpful Favorable Review
G2 User in Construction

How quickly they responded to the problem

Most Helpful Critical Review
Andrew C.
Administrator in Public Relations and Communications

Users are given dozens of options when producing a simple report, and the written explanations vary little, making it confusing as to what information will be pulled in a given report.

RationalPlan
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Stefano F.
User in Wireless

It's clean and easy to use. Definitely the best for Linux (I use Ubuntu)

Most Helpful Critical Review
Christoph R.
Administrator in Mechanical or Industrial Engineering

A few years back we had some issues with the upload of projects to the server. However all these issues could be solved after we reported them to the very friendly development team. Sometimes we find a missing feature but there is often a way around it -...

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

 

Tracking Time & Expenses in BigTime.

No videos provided

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

BigTime

Tracking Time & Expenses in BigTime.

RationalPlan
No videos provided
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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