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Pricing

 
BASIC
$19
user/month
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 Unavailable
Free Trial Unavailable
CA PPM
Free Trial Unavailable
WorkBook
BASIC
$19user/month
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
7.6
8.6
8.3
Ease of Use
Ease of Use
6.6
7.7
7.2
Ease of Setup
Ease of Setup
5.6
6.7
7.5
Ease of Admin
Ease of Admin
6.4
7.8
7.6
Quality of Support
Quality of Support
6.4
8.2
7.5
Ease of Doing Business With
Ease of Doing Business With
7.6
8.1
7.9
Product Direction (% positive)
Product Direction (% positive)
5.6
7.3
6.5
Meets Requirements
CA PPM
7.6
WorkBook
8.6
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.3
Ease of Use
CA PPM
6.6
WorkBook
7.7
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.2
Ease of Setup
CA PPM
5.6
WorkBook
6.7
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.5
Ease of Admin
CA PPM
6.4
WorkBook
7.8
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.6
Quality of Support
CA PPM
6.4
WorkBook
8.2
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.5
Ease of Doing Business With
CA PPM
7.6
WorkBook
8.1
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Product Direction (% positive)
CA PPM
5.6
WorkBook
7.3
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
6.5

Features

Tasks
Task Creation and Assignment
CA PPM
7.8
WorkBook
8.3
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.4
Due Dates
CA PPM
7.8
WorkBook
8.0
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.5
Task Prioritization
CA PPM
7.4
WorkBook
7.3
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.2
To-Do Lists
CA PPM
7.2
WorkBook
7.4
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.1
Collaboration
Collaborative Project Planning
CA PPM
7.2
WorkBook
7.9
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.7
Comments
CA PPM
6.7
WorkBook
7.4
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.6
Documents and Uploads
CA PPM
7.4
WorkBook
7.1
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.5
Projects
Gantt Chart / Project Map
CA PPM
7.3
WorkBook
8.1
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.6
Calendar View
CA PPM
7.2
WorkBook
8.4
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.3
Baselining / KPIs
CA PPM
7.4
WorkBook
7.4
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.8
Project Budgeting
CA PPM
7.4
WorkBook
8.2
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Issue Tracking
CA PPM
6.7
WorkBook
7.6
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.6
Portfolio Management
Portfolio Coordination
CA PPM
7.8
WorkBook
8.2
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Portfolio Budgeting
CA PPM
7.4
WorkBook
7.9
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.8
What-If Scenarios
CA PPM
7.3
WorkBook
7.7
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.4
Workflow
CA PPM
6.7
WorkBook
7.9
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Request Management
CA PPM
7.1
WorkBook
8.7
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.6
Cost Tracking
CA PPM
7.3
WorkBook
8.1
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
ROI and Forecasting
CA PPM
7.0
WorkBook
8.1
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.6
Risk Analysis
CA PPM
7.3
WorkBook
8.2
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.5
Resource Management
Resource Database
CA PPM
7.9
WorkBook
7.9
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.8
Resource Allocation
CA PPM
7.5
WorkBook
8.1
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Workload Capacity
CA PPM
7.6
WorkBook
7.9
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Time Tracking
CA PPM
8.1
WorkBook
8.0
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.1
Platform
Alerts
CA PPM
7.0
WorkBook
8.0
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.7
Mobile
CA PPM
5.8
WorkBook
7.5
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.0
User, Role, and Access Management
CA PPM
7.1
WorkBook
7.6
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
API / Integrations
CA PPM
6.3
WorkBook
7.8
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.4
Reporting and Dashboards
CA PPM
7.6
WorkBook
7.2
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.8
Customization
CA PPM
7.3
WorkBook
7.2
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.4
Performance and Reliability
CA PPM
7.4
WorkBook
8.0
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.1

Reviewers' Company Size

Small-Business (50 or fewer emp.)
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
0%
27.3%
24.7%
Mid-Market (51-1000 emp.)
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
26.8%
45.5%
27.2%
Enterprise (> 1000 emp.)
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
73.2%
27.3%
48.1%
CA PPM
Small-Business
0%
Mid-Market
26.8%
Enterprise
73.2%
WorkBook
Small-Business
27.3%
Mid-Market
45.5%
Enterprise
27.3%
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
Small-Business
24.7%
Mid-Market
27.2%
Enterprise
48.1%

Reviewers' Industry

 
Information Technology and Services
18.9%
Marketing and Advertising
11.6%
Information Technology and Services
14.6%
 
Hospital & Health Care
17.0%
Hospital & Health Care
7.0%
Hospital & Health Care
5.3%
 
Insurance
13.2%
Higher Education
7.0%
Higher Education
5.0%
 
Telecommunications
7.5%
Computer Networking
7.0%
Construction
4.7%
 
Accounting
7.5%
Pharmaceuticals
4.7%
Computer Software
4.4%
 
Other
35.8%
Other
62.8%
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%
WorkBook
Marketing and Advertising
11.6%
Hospital & Health Care
7.0%
Higher Education
7.0%
Computer Networking
7.0%
Pharmaceuticals
4.7%
Other
62.8%
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...

Khola M.
User

It is a great cloud based software that gives you an editing option and makes you to decustomised your data by this. The price of it very competitive making it attractive to many customers.

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
Richard M.
Internal Consultant

It's less useful for managing the detail of projects. For project plans, the native Clarity UI is cumbersome, and the integration with MSP is clunky. Project managers end up maintaining separate risk and issue logs, and only using Clarity for ad hoc...

Andreas R.
User in Marketing and Advertising

Workbook tries to please too many and gives subpar experiences for most regular users. Especially navigation is hard and counter intuitive. It's quite unpopular with most our users. The older version uses silverlight plugin, so doesn't work in Chrome. The...

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
Richard M.
Internal Consultant

It's less useful for managing the detail of projects. For project plans, the native Clarity UI is cumbersome, and the integration with MSP is clunky. Project managers end up maintaining separate risk and issue logs, and only using Clarity for ad hoc...

WorkBook
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Khola M.
User

It is a great cloud based software that gives you an editing option and makes you to decustomised your data by this. The price of it very competitive making it attractive to many customers.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Andreas R.
User in Marketing and Advertising

Workbook tries to please too many and gives subpar experiences for most regular users. Especially navigation is hard and counter intuitive. It's quite unpopular with most our users. The older version uses silverlight plugin, so doesn't work in Chrome. The...

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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