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Pricing

 
Contact BQE Software Inc
Starting at $9.95
1 User
Project Online Professional
$30
/User/Month
Individual
$14
/ month
 
Project Online Essentials
$7
/User/Month
Business
$25
/month
 
Project Professional (Project Managers)
$1,159.99
Enterprise
Contact
for pricing
 
Project Standard (Project Managers)
$589.99
 
Project Online Premium
$55
/User/Month
 
Free Trial
Free Trial Unavailable
Free Trial Unavailable
Free Trial
Core
Contact BQE Software Inc
Starting at $9.951 User
Free Trial
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
Project Online Professional
$30/User/Month
Project Online Essentials
$7/User/Month
Project Professional (Project Managers)
$1,159.99
Project Standard (Project Managers)
$589.99
Project Online Premium
$55/User/Month
Free Trial Unavailable
Oracle Primavera
Free Trial Unavailable
Smartsheet
Individual
$14/ month
Business
$25/month
Enterprise
Contactfor pricing
Free Trial

Ratings

Meets Requirements
Meets Requirements
7.0
8.3
8.7
8.4
Ease of Use
Ease of Use
7.0
7.2
6.8
8.2
Ease of Setup
Ease of Setup
6.9
7.5
5.6
8.4
Ease of Admin
Ease of Admin
7.5
7.6
6.7
8.5
Quality of Support
Quality of Support
7.3
7.5
6.8
8.2
Ease of Doing Business With
Ease of Doing Business With
6.9
7.9
7.1
8.5
Product Direction (% positive)
Product Direction (% positive)
7.7
6.5
6.3
7.8
Meets Requirements
Core
7.0
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.3
Oracle Primavera
8.7
Smartsheet
8.4
Ease of Use
Core
7.0
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.2
Oracle Primavera
6.8
Smartsheet
8.2
Ease of Setup
Core
6.9
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.5
Oracle Primavera
5.6
Smartsheet
8.4
Ease of Admin
Core
7.5
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.6
Oracle Primavera
6.7
Smartsheet
8.5
Quality of Support
Core
7.3
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.5
Oracle Primavera
6.8
Smartsheet
8.2
Ease of Doing Business With
Core
6.9
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Oracle Primavera
7.1
Smartsheet
8.5
Product Direction (% positive)
Core
7.7
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
6.5
Oracle Primavera
6.3
Smartsheet
7.8

Features

Tasks
Task Creation and Assignment
Core
8.6
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.4
Oracle Primavera
8.8
Smartsheet
8.7
Due Dates
Core
8.1
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.5
Oracle Primavera
8.8
Smartsheet
8.8
Task Prioritization
Core
8.3
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.2
Oracle Primavera
8.0
Smartsheet
8.5
To-Do Lists
Core
8.3
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.1
Oracle Primavera
7.7
Smartsheet
8.5
Collaboration
Collaborative Project Planning
Core
7.7
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.7
Oracle Primavera
7.9
Smartsheet
8.7
Comments
Core
8.1
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.6
Oracle Primavera
8.1
Smartsheet
8.2
Documents and Uploads
Core
7.5
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.5
Oracle Primavera
8.1
Smartsheet
8.4
Projects
Gantt Chart / Project Map
Core
7.7
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.6
Oracle Primavera
9.2
Smartsheet
8.5
Calendar View
Core
7.8
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.3
Oracle Primavera
8.4
Smartsheet
8.1
Baselining / KPIs
Core
7.7
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.8
Oracle Primavera
8.3
Smartsheet
7.6
Project Budgeting
Core
7.3
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Oracle Primavera
8.0
Smartsheet
7.7
Issue Tracking
Core
8.7
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.6
Oracle Primavera
7.7
Smartsheet
8.0
Portfolio Management
Portfolio Coordination
Core
Not enough data available
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Oracle Primavera
8.0
Smartsheet
8.0
Portfolio Budgeting
Core
Not enough data available
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.8
Oracle Primavera
8.2
Smartsheet
7.9
What-If Scenarios
Core
Not enough data available
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.4
Oracle Primavera
8.1
Smartsheet
7.3
Workflow
Core
Not enough data available
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Oracle Primavera
8.3
Smartsheet
8.2
Request Management
Core
Not enough data available
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.6
Oracle Primavera
7.7
Smartsheet
8.0
Cost Tracking
Core
Not enough data available
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Oracle Primavera
8.2
Smartsheet
7.8
ROI and Forecasting
Core
Not enough data available
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.6
Oracle Primavera
7.5
Smartsheet
7.6
Risk Analysis
Core
Not enough data available
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.5
Oracle Primavera
7.8
Smartsheet
7.6
Resource Management
Resource Database
Core
Not enough data available
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.8
Oracle Primavera
8.2
Smartsheet
7.9
Resource Allocation
Core
Not enough data available
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Oracle Primavera
8.3
Smartsheet
8.0
Workload Capacity
Core
7.7
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Oracle Primavera
8.2
Smartsheet
8.1
Time Tracking
Core
9.2
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.1
Oracle Primavera
8.7
Smartsheet
8.0
Platform
Alerts
Core
7.8
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.7
Oracle Primavera
7.6
Smartsheet
8.2
Mobile
Core
8.0
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.0
Oracle Primavera
6.4
Smartsheet
7.8
User, Role, and Access Management
Core
9.2
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Oracle Primavera
8.2
Smartsheet
8.4
API / Integrations
Core
8.7
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.4
Oracle Primavera
7.6
Smartsheet
7.4
Reporting and Dashboards
Core
8.9
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.8
Oracle Primavera
7.6
Smartsheet
7.9
Customization
Core
Not enough data available
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.4
Oracle Primavera
7.0
Smartsheet
7.8
Performance and Reliability
Core
9.0
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.1
Oracle Primavera
8.4
Smartsheet
8.6

Reviewers' Company Size

Small-Business (50 or fewer emp.)
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
40.0%
24.7%
21.7%
32.5%
Mid-Market (51-1000 emp.)
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
40.0%
27.2%
26.7%
37.9%
Enterprise (> 1000 emp.)
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
20.0%
48.1%
51.7%
29.6%
Core
Small-Business
40.0%
Mid-Market
40.0%
Enterprise
20.0%
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
Small-Business
24.7%
Mid-Market
27.2%
Enterprise
48.1%
Oracle Primavera
Small-Business
21.7%
Mid-Market
26.7%
Enterprise
51.7%
Smartsheet
Small-Business
32.5%
Mid-Market
37.9%
Enterprise
29.6%

Reviewers' Industry

 
Computer Software
18.2%
Information Technology and Services
14.6%
Construction
38.2%
Information Technology and Services
11.2%
 
Renewables & Environment
9.1%
Hospital & Health Care
5.3%
Oil & Energy
9.2%
Computer Software
7.9%
 
Media Production
9.1%
Higher Education
5.0%
Civil Engineering
7.9%
Marketing and Advertising
6.7%
 
Marketing and Advertising
9.1%
Construction
4.7%
Aviation & Aerospace
7.9%
Higher Education
5.5%
 
Information Technology and Services
9.1%
Computer Software
4.4%
Telecommunications
5.3%
Hospital & Health Care
4.3%
 
Other
45.5%
Other
66.0%
Other
31.6%
Other
64.3%
Core
Computer Software
18.2%
Renewables & Environment
9.1%
Media Production
9.1%
Marketing and Advertising
9.1%
Information Technology and Services
9.1%
Other
45.5%
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%
Oracle Primavera
Construction
38.2%
Oil & Energy
9.2%
Civil Engineering
7.9%
Aviation & Aerospace
7.9%
Telecommunications
5.3%
Other
31.6%
Smartsheet
Information Technology and Services
11.2%
Computer Software
7.9%
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
Ahmad A.
Administrator

The flexibility of CORE invoicing has made our complex billing requirements to a minimum. We have customers that need invoices with three levels of tiered structure. Prior to CORE, it used to take us a lot of time to do billing and that time has been cut...

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...

G2 User in Civil Engineering

The first thing is the easy way of using primavera, very simple. Being able to connect from anywhere can be a huge benefit to your managers who want to stay on top of key project activities.

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
G2 User

Lots of issues with security settings and access, printing, core updates that delete our existing information or files, information being moved around or lost, being incompatible with quickbooks. Help desk is useless, usually the resolution is having to...

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.

G2 User in Information Technology and Services

It is a little unflexible with regards to cost sheet

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...

 
Core
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Ahmad A.
Administrator

The flexibility of CORE invoicing has made our complex billing requirements to a minimum. We have customers that need invoices with three levels of tiered structure. Prior to CORE, it used to take us a lot of time to do billing and that time has been cut...

Most Helpful Critical Review
G2 User

Lots of issues with security settings and access, printing, core updates that delete our existing information or files, information being moved around or lost, being incompatible with quickbooks. Help desk is useless, usually the resolution is having to...

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.

Oracle Primavera
Most Helpful Favorable Review
G2 User in Civil Engineering

The first thing is the easy way of using primavera, very simple. Being able to connect from anywhere can be a huge benefit to your managers who want to stay on top of key project activities.

Most Helpful Critical Review
G2 User in Information Technology and Services

It is a little unflexible with regards to cost sheet

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

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Discover how Oracle Primavera can help you gain complete visibility and control into your project portfolios, improve decision-making, standardize processes, and demonstrate business value.

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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Oracle Primavera

Discover how Oracle Primavera can help you gain complete visibility and control into your project portfolios, improve decision-making, standardize processes, and demonstrate business value.

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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