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Pricing

 
Unlimited
Contact for pricing
Project Professional (Project Managers)
$1,159.99
Individual
$14
/ month
 
Enterprise
Contact for pricing
Project Standard (Project Managers)
$589.99
Business
$25
/month
 
Project Online Premium
$55
/User/Month
Enterprise
Contact
for pricing
 
Project Online Professional
$30
/User/Month
 
Project Online Essentials
$7
/User/Month
 
Free Trial
Free Trial Unavailable
Free Trial
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
Smartsheet
Individual
$14/ month
Business
$25/month
Enterprise
Contactfor pricing
Free Trial

Ratings

Meets Requirements
Meets Requirements
8.2
8.3
8.4
Ease of Use
Ease of Use
7.4
7.2
8.2
Ease of Setup
Ease of Setup
7.0
7.5
8.4
Ease of Admin
Ease of Admin
7.6
7.6
8.5
Quality of Support
Quality of Support
8.2
7.5
8.2
Ease of Doing Business With
Ease of Doing Business With
8.3
7.9
8.5
Product Direction (% positive)
Product Direction (% positive)
7.4
6.5
7.8
Meets Requirements
Clarizen
8.2
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.3
Smartsheet
8.4
Ease of Use
Clarizen
7.4
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.2
Smartsheet
8.2
Ease of Setup
Clarizen
7.0
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.5
Smartsheet
8.4
Ease of Admin
Clarizen
7.6
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.6
Smartsheet
8.5
Quality of Support
Clarizen
8.2
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.5
Smartsheet
8.2
Ease of Doing Business With
Clarizen
8.3
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Smartsheet
8.5
Product Direction (% positive)
Clarizen
7.4
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
6.5
Smartsheet
7.8

Features

Tasks
Task Creation and Assignment
Clarizen
8.6
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.4
Smartsheet
8.7
Due Dates
Clarizen
8.3
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.5
Smartsheet
8.8
Task Prioritization
Clarizen
7.9
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.2
Smartsheet
8.5
To-Do Lists
Clarizen
7.8
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.1
Smartsheet
8.5
Collaboration
Collaborative Project Planning
Clarizen
8.4
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.7
Smartsheet
8.7
Comments
Clarizen
8.1
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.6
Smartsheet
8.2
Documents and Uploads
Clarizen
8.1
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.5
Smartsheet
8.4
Projects
Gantt Chart / Project Map
Clarizen
7.7
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.6
Smartsheet
8.5
Calendar View
Clarizen
6.9
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.3
Smartsheet
8.1
Baselining / KPIs
Clarizen
7.1
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.8
Smartsheet
7.6
Project Budgeting
Clarizen
7.6
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Smartsheet
7.7
Issue Tracking
Clarizen
8.1
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.6
Smartsheet
8.0
Portfolio Management
Portfolio Coordination
Clarizen
7.4
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Smartsheet
8.0
Portfolio Budgeting
Clarizen
6.8
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.8
Smartsheet
7.9
What-If Scenarios
Clarizen
6.5
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.4
Smartsheet
7.3
Workflow
Clarizen
8.0
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Smartsheet
8.2
Request Management
Clarizen
7.2
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.6
Smartsheet
8.0
Cost Tracking
Clarizen
6.9
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Smartsheet
7.8
ROI and Forecasting
Clarizen
6.3
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.6
Smartsheet
7.6
Risk Analysis
Clarizen
7.0
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.5
Smartsheet
7.6
Resource Management
Resource Database
Clarizen
7.8
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.8
Smartsheet
7.9
Resource Allocation
Clarizen
7.7
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Smartsheet
8.0
Workload Capacity
Clarizen
7.7
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Smartsheet
8.1
Time Tracking
Clarizen
8.4
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.1
Smartsheet
8.0
Platform
Alerts
Clarizen
7.2
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.7
Smartsheet
8.2
Mobile
Clarizen
6.8
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.0
Smartsheet
7.8
User, Role, and Access Management
Clarizen
8.0
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Smartsheet
8.4
API / Integrations
Clarizen
7.4
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.4
Smartsheet
7.4
Reporting and Dashboards
Clarizen
7.8
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.8
Smartsheet
7.9
Customization
Clarizen
8.4
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.4
Smartsheet
7.8
Performance and Reliability
Clarizen
8.2
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.1
Smartsheet
8.6

Reviewers' Company Size

Small-Business (50 or fewer emp.)
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
13.9%
24.7%
32.5%
Mid-Market (51-1000 emp.)
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
50.0%
27.2%
38.0%
Enterprise (> 1000 emp.)
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
36.1%
48.1%
29.6%
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%
Smartsheet
Small-Business
32.5%
Mid-Market
38.0%
Enterprise
29.6%

Reviewers' Industry

 
Computer Software
17.9%
Information Technology and Services
14.6%
Information Technology and Services
11.2%
 
Information Technology and Services
13.4%
Hospital & Health Care
5.3%
Computer Software
8.0%
 
Marketing and Advertising
7.3%
Higher Education
5.0%
Marketing and Advertising
6.7%
 
Financial Services
6.1%
Construction
4.7%
Higher Education
5.5%
 
Market Research
5.0%
Computer Software
4.4%
Hospital & Health Care
4.3%
 
Other
50.3%
Other
66.0%
Other
64.3%
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%
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
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...

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
Chris M.
User

I dislike the new interface. It seems to load much longer than previous versions.

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.

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...

 
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
Chris M.
User

I dislike the new interface. It seems to load much longer than previous versions.

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.

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

 

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.

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

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
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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