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Pricing

 
Unlimited
Contact for pricing
Project Professional (Project Managers)
$1,159.99
Projects
starts at $10
/ month for 10 users
 
Enterprise
Contact for pricing
Project Standard (Project Managers)
$589.99
Development
starts at $20
/ month for 10 users
 
Project Online Premium
$55
/User/Month
Service Desk
$20
/ month for 10 users
 
Project Online Professional
$30
/User/Month
 
Project Online Essentials
$7
/User/Month
 
Free Trial
Free Trial Unavailable
Free Trial Unavailable
Clarizen
Unlimited
Contact for pricing
Enterprise
Contact for pricing
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
Jira
Projects
starts at $10/ month for 10 users
Development
starts at $20/ month for 10 users
Service Desk
$20/ month for 10 users
Free Trial Unavailable

Ratings

Meets Requirements
Meets Requirements
8.2
8.3
8.6
Ease of Use
Ease of Use
7.4
7.2
7.6
Ease of Setup
Ease of Setup
7.0
7.5
7.0
Ease of Admin
Ease of Admin
7.6
7.6
7.2
Quality of Support
Quality of Support
8.2
7.5
7.8
Ease of Doing Business With
Ease of Doing Business With
8.3
7.9
8.3
Product Direction (% positive)
Product Direction (% positive)
7.4
6.5
7.8
Meets Requirements
Clarizen
8.2
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.3
Jira
8.6
Ease of Use
Clarizen
7.4
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.2
Jira
7.6
Ease of Setup
Clarizen
7.0
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.5
Jira
7.0
Ease of Admin
Clarizen
7.6
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.6
Jira
7.2
Quality of Support
Clarizen
8.2
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.5
Jira
7.8
Ease of Doing Business With
Clarizen
8.3
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Jira
8.3
Product Direction (% positive)
Clarizen
7.4
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
6.5
Jira
7.8

Reviewers' Company Size

Small-Business (50 or fewer emp.)
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
13.9%
24.7%
22.3%
Mid-Market (51-1000 emp.)
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
50.0%
27.2%
42.6%
Enterprise (> 1000 emp.)
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
36.1%
48.1%
35.1%
Clarizen
Small-Business
13.9%
Mid-Market
50.0%
Enterprise
36.1%
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
Small-Business
24.7%
Mid-Market
27.2%
Enterprise
48.1%
Jira
Small-Business
22.3%
Mid-Market
42.6%
Enterprise
35.1%

Reviewers' Industry

 
Computer Software
17.9%
Information Technology and Services
14.6%
Information Technology and Services
21.7%
 
Information Technology and Services
13.4%
Hospital & Health Care
5.3%
Computer Software
20.7%
 
Marketing and Advertising
7.3%
Higher Education
5.0%
Internet
8.4%
 
Financial Services
6.1%
Construction
4.7%
Marketing and Advertising
5.3%
 
Market Research
5.0%
Computer Software
4.4%
Financial Services
3.6%
 
Other
50.3%
Other
66.0%
Other
40.2%
Clarizen
Computer Software
17.9%
Information Technology and Services
13.4%
Marketing and Advertising
7.3%
Financial Services
6.1%
Market Research
5.0%
Other
50.3%
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%
Jira
Information Technology and Services
21.7%
Computer Software
20.7%
Internet
8.4%
Marketing and Advertising
5.3%
Financial Services
3.6%
Other
40.2%

Reviews

Most Helpful Favorable Review
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Jason B.
Administrator in Computer Software

The Clarizen tool is likely the most configurable SaaS tool available in the PPM world - especially when it comes to the user interface. Meeting a company's need for custom fields & workflows to support unique processes is a major selling point of the...

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...

Daniel J.
User in Computer Software

We use JIRA extensively for issue management and tracking. Each team has a project and it is a great way to work amongst teams and collaborate. The tool is very versatile and great to have project leaders, watchers, stakeholders, etc. They also have...

Most Helpful Critical Review
Most Helpful Critical Review
Brandon B.
User in Computer Software

I'm not a project manager by trade and I'm managing often 4-5 people on a 3 month project. As such, Clarizen is really tricky to use since it's not super responsive to changes as it's calculating dependencies, etc. Since I don't have many of those, it's...

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.

Jonathan D.
User in Information Technology and Services

I don't like that some development teams will try to use JIRA as an entire project management solution, because JIRA isn't a true project management solution.

 
Clarizen
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Jason B.
Administrator in Computer Software

The Clarizen tool is likely the most configurable SaaS tool available in the PPM world - especially when it comes to the user interface. Meeting a company's need for custom fields & workflows to support unique processes is a major selling point of the...

Most Helpful Critical Review
Brandon B.
User in Computer Software

I'm not a project manager by trade and I'm managing often 4-5 people on a 3 month project. As such, Clarizen is really tricky to use since it's not super responsive to changes as it's calculating dependencies, etc. Since I don't have many of those, it's...

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.

Jira
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Daniel J.
User in Computer Software

We use JIRA extensively for issue management and tracking. Each team has a project and it is a great way to work amongst teams and collaborate. The tool is very versatile and great to have project leaders, watchers, stakeholders, etc. They also have...

Most Helpful Critical Review
Jonathan D.
User in Information Technology and Services

I don't like that some development teams will try to use JIRA as an entire project management solution, because JIRA isn't a true project management solution.

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Videos

 

Learn more about Clarizen for:
- Project Management
- Social Collaboration
- Work Management
- Tasks, Timesheets & More...

Check out our specific demo videos for IT PPM, Professional Services, our integration with Jira and our time-saving slide publisher tool.

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Clarizen

Learn more about Clarizen for:
- Project Management
- Social Collaboration
- Work Management
- Tasks, Timesheets & More...

Check out our specific demo videos for IT PPM, Professional Services, our integration with Jira and our time-saving slide publisher tool.

Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
No videos provided
Jira
No videos provided

Downloads

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Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
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Jira
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