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Pricing

 
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
Free Trial
Free Trial Unavailable
CA PPM
Free Trial Unavailable
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
Free Trial
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
7.6
8.1
8.3
Ease of Use
Ease of Use
6.6
7.9
7.2
Ease of Setup
Ease of Setup
5.6
7.3
7.5
Ease of Admin
Ease of Admin
6.4
8.8
7.6
Quality of Support
Quality of Support
6.4
9.2
7.5
Ease of Doing Business With
Ease of Doing Business With
7.6
9.4
7.9
Product Direction (% positive)
Product Direction (% positive)
5.6
9.1
6.5
Meets Requirements
CA PPM
7.6
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
8.1
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.3
Ease of Use
CA PPM
6.6
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
7.9
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.2
Ease of Setup
CA PPM
5.6
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
7.3
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.5
Ease of Admin
CA PPM
6.4
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
8.8
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.6
Quality of Support
CA PPM
6.4
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
9.2
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.5
Ease of Doing Business With
CA PPM
7.6
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
9.4
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Product Direction (% positive)
CA PPM
5.6
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
9.1
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
6.5

Features

Tasks
Task Creation and Assignment
CA PPM
7.8
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
8.6
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.4
Due Dates
CA PPM
7.8
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
8.8
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.5
Task Prioritization
CA PPM
7.4
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
8.3
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.2
To-Do Lists
CA PPM
7.2
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
Not enough data available
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.1
Portfolio Management
Portfolio Types
CA PPM
Not enough data available
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
Not enough data available
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.8
Planning
CA PPM
Not enough data available
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
Not enough data available
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
9.6
Alignment
CA PPM
Not enough data available
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
Not enough data available
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
9.0
Portfolio Mix
CA PPM
Not enough data available
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
Not enough data available
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.9
Collaboration
Collaborative Project Planning
CA PPM
7.2
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
Not enough data available
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.7
Comments
CA PPM
6.7
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
9.3
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.6
Documents and Uploads
CA PPM
7.4
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
9.0
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.5
Project Management
Dependencies
CA PPM
Not enough data available
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
Not enough data available
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
9.4
Priorities
CA PPM
Not enough data available
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
Not enough data available
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
9.8
Lean Management
CA PPM
Not enough data available
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
Not enough data available
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
9.2
Projects
Gantt Chart / Project Map
CA PPM
7.3
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
8.3
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.6
Calendar View
CA PPM
7.2
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
8.1
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.3
Baselining / KPIs
CA PPM
7.4
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
Not enough data available
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.8
Project Budgeting
CA PPM
7.4
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
8.1
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Issue Tracking
CA PPM
6.7
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
9.2
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.6
Resource Management
Definition
CA PPM
Not enough data available
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
Not enough data available
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
9.0
Allocation
CA PPM
Not enough data available
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
Not enough data available
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.7
Optimization
CA PPM
Not enough data available
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
Not enough data available
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.1
Portfolio Management
Portfolio Coordination
CA PPM
7.8
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
Not enough data available
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Portfolio Budgeting
CA PPM
7.4
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
Not enough data available
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.8
What-If Scenarios
CA PPM
7.3
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
Not enough data available
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.4
Workflow
CA PPM
6.7
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
Not enough data available
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Request Management
CA PPM
7.1
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
Not enough data available
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.6
Cost Tracking
CA PPM
7.3
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
8.9
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
ROI and Forecasting
CA PPM
7.0
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
Not enough data available
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.6
Risk Analysis
CA PPM
7.3
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
8.3
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.5
Data & Analytics
Data Consolidation
CA PPM
Not enough data available
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
Not enough data available
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.7
Visualizations
CA PPM
Not enough data available
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
Not enough data available
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
9.8
Performance
CA PPM
Not enough data available
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
Not enough data available
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.9
Risk Analysis
CA PPM
Not enough data available
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
Not enough data available
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.9
Resource Management
Resource Database
CA PPM
7.9
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
8.7
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.8
Resource Allocation
CA PPM
7.5
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
Not enough data available
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Workload Capacity
CA PPM
7.6
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
Not enough data available
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Time Tracking
CA PPM
8.1
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
Not enough data available
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.1
Platform
Alerts
CA PPM
7.0
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
Not enough data available
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.7
Mobile
CA PPM
5.8
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
Not enough data available
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.0
User, Role, and Access Management
CA PPM
7.1
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
9.4
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
API / Integrations
CA PPM
6.3
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
Not enough data available
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.4
Reporting and Dashboards
CA PPM
7.6
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
9.0
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.8
Customization
CA PPM
7.3
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
9.4
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.4
Performance and Reliability
CA PPM
7.4
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
9.5
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.1

Reviewers' Company Size

Small-Business (50 or fewer emp.)
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
0%
7.1%
24.7%
Mid-Market (51-1000 emp.)
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
26.8%
28.6%
27.2%
Enterprise (> 1000 emp.)
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
73.2%
64.3%
48.1%
CA PPM
Small-Business
0%
Mid-Market
26.8%
Enterprise
73.2%
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
Small-Business
7.1%
Mid-Market
28.6%
Enterprise
64.3%
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
Small-Business
24.7%
Mid-Market
27.2%
Enterprise
48.1%

Reviewers' Industry

 
Information Technology and Services
18.9%
Financial Services
25.0%
Information Technology and Services
14.6%
 
Hospital & Health Care
17.0%
Insurance
15.0%
Hospital & Health Care
5.3%
 
Insurance
13.2%
Oil & Energy
10.0%
Higher Education
5.0%
 
Telecommunications
7.5%
Food & Beverages
10.0%
Construction
4.7%
 
Accounting
7.5%
Fishery
10.0%
Computer Software
4.4%
 
Other
35.8%
Other
30.0%
Other
66.0%
CA PPM
Information Technology and Services
18.9%
Hospital & Health Care
17.0%
Insurance
13.2%
Telecommunications
7.5%
Accounting
7.5%
Other
35.8%
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
Financial Services
25.0%
Insurance
15.0%
Oil & Energy
10.0%
Food & Beverages
10.0%
Fishery
10.0%
Other
30.0%
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
Information Technology and Services
14.6%
Hospital & Health Care
5.3%
Higher Education
5.0%
Construction
4.7%
Computer Software
4.4%
Other
66.0%

Reviews

Most Helpful Favorable Review
Most Helpful Favorable Review
James P.
Consultant in Information Technology and Services

My favorite part of Clarity is how easily you can configure the application as an end user. You can easily save different filters and views to display specific data each time the application is launched. Additionally, back end administrators can easily...

Barend C.
Consultant in Management Consulting

Ability to quickly mobilise & grow a projects environment at relatively low cost. Has all the key functionality to take you far on the maturity curve. The ease to get going.

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
Tiberius F.
User in Automotive

My dislikes are: User driven customization of the product is not fully supported by Clarity PPM. CA PPM only allows data extraction to third party software and does not support full integration. No social collaboration features

Mary-Ann L.
User

I would like to have the ability to use PPO as a mobile application, especially when doing site visits. It will cut down on the double work, i.e. drafting or capturing a voice note and then getting back to the office to capture same on PPO. PPO is faster...

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.

 
CA PPM
Most Helpful Favorable Review
James P.
Consultant in Information Technology and Services

My favorite part of Clarity is how easily you can configure the application as an end user. You can easily save different filters and views to display specific data each time the application is launched. Additionally, back end administrators can easily...

Most Helpful Critical Review
Tiberius F.
User in Automotive

My dislikes are: User driven customization of the product is not fully supported by Clarity PPM. CA PPM only allows data extraction to third party software and does not support full integration. No social collaboration features

Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Barend C.
Consultant in Management Consulting

Ability to quickly mobilise & grow a projects environment at relatively low cost. Has all the key functionality to take you far on the maturity curve. The ease to get going.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Mary-Ann L.
User

I would like to have the ability to use PPO as a mobile application, especially when doing site visits. It will cut down on the double work, i.e. drafting or capturing a voice note and then getting back to the office to capture same on PPO. PPO is faster...

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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