Compare COMPASS® Quality Management System, Micro Focus PPM, and Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management

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
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COMPASS® Quality Management System
Free Trial Unavailable
Micro Focus PPM
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
7.7
8.3
8.3
Ease of Use
Ease of Use
7.8
6.8
7.2
Ease of Setup
Ease of Setup
8.4
7.7
7.5
Ease of Admin
Ease of Admin
8.2
8.4
7.6
Quality of Support
Quality of Support
8.6
7.2
7.5
Ease of Doing Business With
Ease of Doing Business With
8.8
8.0
7.9
Product Direction (% positive)
Product Direction (% positive)
9.4
6.7
6.5
Meets Requirements
COMPASS® Quality Management System
7.7
Micro Focus PPM
8.3
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.3
Ease of Use
COMPASS® Quality Management System
7.8
Micro Focus PPM
6.8
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.2
Ease of Setup
COMPASS® Quality Management System
8.4
Micro Focus PPM
7.7
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.5
Ease of Admin
COMPASS® Quality Management System
8.2
Micro Focus PPM
8.4
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.6
Quality of Support
COMPASS® Quality Management System
8.6
Micro Focus PPM
7.2
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.5
Ease of Doing Business With
COMPASS® Quality Management System
8.8
Micro Focus PPM
8.0
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Product Direction (% positive)
COMPASS® Quality Management System
9.4
Micro Focus PPM
6.7
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
6.5

Features

Tasks
Task Creation and Assignment
COMPASS® Quality Management System
8.1
Micro Focus PPM
7.9
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.4
Due Dates
COMPASS® Quality Management System
8.3
Micro Focus PPM
8.1
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.5
Task Prioritization
COMPASS® Quality Management System
9.0
Micro Focus PPM
7.8
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.2
To-Do Lists
COMPASS® Quality Management System
9.1
Micro Focus PPM
7.2
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.1
Portfolio Management
Portfolio Types
COMPASS® Quality Management System
Not enough data available
Micro Focus PPM
Not enough data available
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.5
Planning
COMPASS® Quality Management System
Not enough data available
Micro Focus PPM
Not enough data available
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
9.4
Alignment
COMPASS® Quality Management System
Not enough data available
Micro Focus PPM
Not enough data available
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.9
Portfolio Mix
COMPASS® Quality Management System
Not enough data available
Micro Focus PPM
Not enough data available
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.6
Collaboration
Collaborative Project Planning
COMPASS® Quality Management System
8.4
Micro Focus PPM
7.6
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.7
Comments
COMPASS® Quality Management System
8.4
Micro Focus PPM
7.7
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.6
Documents and Uploads
COMPASS® Quality Management System
8.1
Micro Focus PPM
7.7
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.5
Project Management
Dependencies
COMPASS® Quality Management System
Not enough data available
Micro Focus PPM
Not enough data available
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
9.3
Priorities
COMPASS® Quality Management System
Not enough data available
Micro Focus PPM
Not enough data available
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
9.7
Lean Management
COMPASS® Quality Management System
Not enough data available
Micro Focus PPM
Not enough data available
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.9
Projects
Gantt Chart / Project Map
COMPASS® Quality Management System
7.6
Micro Focus PPM
7.8
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.6
Calendar View
COMPASS® Quality Management System
7.7
Micro Focus PPM
7.5
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.3
Baselining / KPIs
COMPASS® Quality Management System
7.9
Micro Focus PPM
7.1
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.8
Project Budgeting
COMPASS® Quality Management System
8.1
Micro Focus PPM
8.2
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Issue Tracking
COMPASS® Quality Management System
8.3
Micro Focus PPM
8.2
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.6
Resource Management
Definition
COMPASS® Quality Management System
Not enough data available
Micro Focus PPM
Not enough data available
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.9
Allocation
COMPASS® Quality Management System
Not enough data available
Micro Focus PPM
Not enough data available
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.7
Optimization
COMPASS® Quality Management System
Not enough data available
Micro Focus PPM
Not enough data available
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.2
Portfolio Management
Portfolio Coordination
COMPASS® Quality Management System
8.0
Micro Focus PPM
7.9
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Portfolio Budgeting
COMPASS® Quality Management System
8.1
Micro Focus PPM
7.8
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.8
What-If Scenarios
COMPASS® Quality Management System
7.4
Micro Focus PPM
7.4
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.4
Workflow
COMPASS® Quality Management System
8.2
Micro Focus PPM
8.1
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Request Management
COMPASS® Quality Management System
7.7
Micro Focus PPM
7.7
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.6
Cost Tracking
COMPASS® Quality Management System
8.0
Micro Focus PPM
7.6
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
ROI and Forecasting
COMPASS® Quality Management System
8.5
Micro Focus PPM
7.2
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.6
Risk Analysis
COMPASS® Quality Management System
7.9
Micro Focus PPM
7.9
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.5
Data & Analytics
Data Consolidation
COMPASS® Quality Management System
Not enough data available
Micro Focus PPM
Not enough data available
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.8
Visualizations
COMPASS® Quality Management System
Not enough data available
Micro Focus PPM
Not enough data available
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
9.8
Performance
COMPASS® Quality Management System
Not enough data available
Micro Focus PPM
Not enough data available
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
9.0
Risk Analysis
COMPASS® Quality Management System
Not enough data available
Micro Focus PPM
Not enough data available
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.9
Resource Management
Resource Database
COMPASS® Quality Management System
8.1
Micro Focus PPM
8.1
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.8
Resource Allocation
COMPASS® Quality Management System
8.2
Micro Focus PPM
7.4
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Workload Capacity
COMPASS® Quality Management System
8.3
Micro Focus PPM
8.0
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Time Tracking
COMPASS® Quality Management System
8.0
Micro Focus PPM
8.3
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.1
Platform
Alerts
COMPASS® Quality Management System
7.7
Micro Focus PPM
8.0
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.7
Mobile
COMPASS® Quality Management System
8.0
Micro Focus PPM
5.6
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
6.9
User, Role, and Access Management
COMPASS® Quality Management System
8.1
Micro Focus PPM
7.7
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
API / Integrations
COMPASS® Quality Management System
7.6
Micro Focus PPM
6.8
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.4
Reporting and Dashboards
COMPASS® Quality Management System
7.7
Micro Focus PPM
7.5
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.8
Customization
COMPASS® Quality Management System
7.7
Micro Focus PPM
7.4
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.4
Performance and Reliability
COMPASS® Quality Management System
8.3
Micro Focus PPM
7.7
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.1

Reviewers' Company Size

Small-Business (50 or fewer emp.)
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
9.5%
9.5%
24.7%
Mid-Market (51-1000 emp.)
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
42.9%
28.6%
27.2%
Enterprise (> 1000 emp.)
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
47.6%
61.9%
48.1%
COMPASS® Quality Management System
Small-Business
9.5%
Mid-Market
42.9%
Enterprise
47.6%
Micro Focus PPM
Small-Business
9.5%
Mid-Market
28.6%
Enterprise
61.9%
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
Small-Business
24.7%
Mid-Market
27.2%
Enterprise
48.1%

Reviewers' Industry

 
Hospital & Health Care
61.1%
Information Technology and Services
34.6%
Information Technology and Services
14.6%
 
Medical Practice
7.4%
Telecommunications
11.5%
Hospital & Health Care
5.3%
 
Higher Education
5.6%
Management Consulting
7.7%
Higher Education
5.0%
 
Mental Health Care
3.7%
Insurance
7.7%
Construction
4.7%
 
Information Technology and Services
3.7%
Non-Profit Organization Management
3.8%
Computer Software
4.3%
 
Other
18.5%
Other
34.6%
Other
66.1%
COMPASS® Quality Management System
Hospital & Health Care
61.1%
Medical Practice
7.4%
Higher Education
5.6%
Mental Health Care
3.7%
Information Technology and Services
3.7%
Other
18.5%
Micro Focus PPM
Information Technology and Services
34.6%
Telecommunications
11.5%
Management Consulting
7.7%
Insurance
7.7%
Non-Profit Organization Management
3.8%
Other
34.6%
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%

Reviews

Most Helpful Favorable Review
Most Helpful Favorable Review
G2 User in Hospital & Health Care

Easy to use, flexible, user friendly, good tech support

Celil .
Consultant in Information Technology and Services

Micro Focus PPM has advanced portfolio management module that completely manage all your project portfolio. You can use what-if scenarios and can see resource availability and capacity in advance. Micro Focus PPM can also manage program. You can see top...

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
Nicholas C.
User in Media Production

Interface was confusing, daunting, a turn off for already busy people to learn and navigate. It's a little better now, or maybe a lightbulb went off and I see it more clearly now. Also, I'm not a big fan of the ideas and scoring sections, and I don't like...

G2 User in Automotive

In our workforce, PPM is mandatory and required, but nobody likes using it. It's bulky, it's slow, and the UI is not intuitive. Many features are hidden behind screens that are hard to find without proper guidance or training. Recalling timesheets is a pain.

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.

 
COMPASS® Quality Management System
Most Helpful Favorable Review
G2 User in Hospital & Health Care

Easy to use, flexible, user friendly, good tech support

Most Helpful Critical Review
Nicholas C.
User in Media Production

Interface was confusing, daunting, a turn off for already busy people to learn and navigate. It's a little better now, or maybe a lightbulb went off and I see it more clearly now. Also, I'm not a big fan of the ideas and scoring sections, and I don't like...

Micro Focus PPM
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Celil .
Consultant in Information Technology and Services

Micro Focus PPM has advanced portfolio management module that completely manage all your project portfolio. You can use what-if scenarios and can see resource availability and capacity in advance. Micro Focus PPM can also manage program. You can see top...

Most Helpful Critical Review
G2 User in Automotive

In our workforce, PPM is mandatory and required, but nobody likes using it. It's bulky, it's slow, and the UI is not intuitive. Many features are hidden behind screens that are hard to find without proper guidance or training. Recalling timesheets is a pain.

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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