Compare Clarizen, Projector PSA, Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management, and Jira

Pricing

 
Unlimited
Contact for pricing
team
$15
/ per user, per month
Project Professional (Project Managers)
$1,159.99
Development
starts at $20
/ month for 10 users
 
Enterprise
Contact for pricing
professional
$25
/ per user, per month
Project Standard (Project Managers)
$589.99
Service Desk
$20
/ month for 10 users
 
enterprise
$30
/ per user, per month
Project Online Premium
$55
/User/Month
Projects
starts at $10
/ month for 10 users
 
Project Online Professional
$30
/User/Month
 
Project Online Essentials
$7
/User/Month
 
Free Trial
Free Trial
Free Trial Unavailable
Free Trial Unavailable
Clarizen
Unlimited
Contact for pricing
Enterprise
Contact for pricing
Free Trial
Projector PSA
team
$15/ per user, per month
professional
$25/ per user, per month
enterprise
$30/ per user, per month
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
Development
starts at $20/ month for 10 users
Service Desk
$20/ month for 10 users
Projects
starts at $10/ month for 10 users
Free Trial Unavailable

Ratings

Meets Requirements
Meets Requirements
8.2
8.8
8.3
8.6
Ease of Use
Ease of Use
7.4
8.1
7.2
7.6
Ease of Setup
Ease of Setup
7.0
7.4
7.5
7.0
Ease of Admin
Ease of Admin
7.6
8.2
7.6
7.2
Quality of Support
Quality of Support
8.2
9.6
7.5
7.8
Ease of Doing Business With
Ease of Doing Business With
8.3
9.4
7.9
8.3
Product Direction (% positive)
Product Direction (% positive)
7.4
8.6
6.5
7.8
Meets Requirements
Clarizen
8.2
Projector PSA
8.8
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.3
Jira
8.6
Ease of Use
Clarizen
7.4
Projector PSA
8.1
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.2
Jira
7.6
Ease of Setup
Clarizen
7.0
Projector PSA
7.4
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.5
Jira
7.0
Ease of Admin
Clarizen
7.6
Projector PSA
8.2
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.6
Jira
7.2
Quality of Support
Clarizen
8.2
Projector PSA
9.6
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.5
Jira
7.8
Ease of Doing Business With
Clarizen
8.3
Projector PSA
9.4
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Jira
8.3
Product Direction (% positive)
Clarizen
7.4
Projector PSA
8.6
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%
35.1%
24.7%
22.4%
Mid-Market (51-1000 emp.)
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
50.0%
49.4%
27.2%
42.9%
Enterprise (> 1000 emp.)
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
36.1%
15.6%
48.1%
34.7%
Clarizen
Small-Business
13.9%
Mid-Market
50.0%
Enterprise
36.1%
Projector PSA
Small-Business
35.1%
Mid-Market
49.4%
Enterprise
15.6%
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
Small-Business
24.7%
Mid-Market
27.2%
Enterprise
48.1%
Jira
Small-Business
22.4%
Mid-Market
42.9%
Enterprise
34.7%

Reviewers' Industry

 
Computer Software
17.9%
Information Technology and Services
32.6%
Information Technology and Services
14.6%
Information Technology and Services
21.7%
 
Information Technology and Services
13.4%
Management Consulting
14.7%
Hospital & Health Care
5.3%
Computer Software
20.7%
 
Marketing and Advertising
7.3%
Computer Software
11.6%
Higher Education
5.0%
Internet
8.3%
 
Financial Services
6.1%
Design
7.4%
Construction
4.7%
Marketing and Advertising
5.3%
 
Market Research
5.0%
Marketing and Advertising
6.3%
Computer Software
4.3%
Financial Services
3.8%
 
Other
50.3%
Other
27.4%
Other
66.1%
Other
40.1%
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%
Projector PSA
Information Technology and Services
32.6%
Management Consulting
14.7%
Computer Software
11.6%
Design
7.4%
Marketing and Advertising
6.3%
Other
27.4%
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
Information Technology and Services
14.6%
Hospital & Health Care
5.3%
Higher Education
5.0%
Construction
4.7%
Computer Software
4.3%
Other
66.1%
Jira
Information Technology and Services
21.7%
Computer Software
20.7%
Internet
8.3%
Marketing and Advertising
5.3%
Financial Services
3.8%
Other
40.1%

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...

Ginny B.
Administrator

Efficiency - within a single system, we could track time & expenses, schedule resources, manage projects, invoice clients, and integrate into our accounting system. Projector gives companies visibility and control of their business in real-time rather than...

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
Claire S.
Executive Sponsor in E-Learning

Ultimately we found the sales reps didn't understand our business needs and we wasted a 1 year license and a lot of time trying to "make the shoe fit". If you go forward with Clarizen be ready to spend a lot of time customizing. In theory, "Clarizen can do...

Norrell M.
Administrator in Hospital & Health Care

You have to pay for consulting services to REALLY understand how the system works and how it can work best for your needs. I have been in two places where the system has been set up and both times, it has been an uphill battle learning how to best configure...

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.

Andrew H.
Administrator in Internet

JIRA is an overly complicated system for managing projects. The biggest problem with JIRA will make you feel like you've collected and documented all the information, yet give you a false sense of security. JIRA will get in the way of critical communication...

 
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
Claire S.
Executive Sponsor in E-Learning

Ultimately we found the sales reps didn't understand our business needs and we wasted a 1 year license and a lot of time trying to "make the shoe fit". If you go forward with Clarizen be ready to spend a lot of time customizing. In theory, "Clarizen can do...

Projector PSA
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Ginny B.
Administrator

Efficiency - within a single system, we could track time & expenses, schedule resources, manage projects, invoice clients, and integrate into our accounting system. Projector gives companies visibility and control of their business in real-time rather than...

Most Helpful Critical Review
Norrell M.
Administrator in Hospital & Health Care

You have to pay for consulting services to REALLY understand how the system works and how it can work best for your needs. I have been in two places where the system has been set up and both times, it has been an uphill battle learning how to best configure...

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
Andrew H.
Administrator in Internet

JIRA is an overly complicated system for managing projects. The biggest problem with JIRA will make you feel like you've collected and documented all the information, yet give you a false sense of security. JIRA will get in the way of critical communication...

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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.

Projector PSA
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
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Jira
No videos provided

Downloads

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Jira
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