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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
Oracle Primavera
Free Trial Unavailable
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
Smartsheet
Individual
$14/ month
Business
$25/month
Enterprise
Contactfor pricing
Free Trial

Ratings

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

Features

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

Reviewers' Company Size

Small-Business (50 or fewer emp.)
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
40.0%
21.7%
24.7%
32.5%
Mid-Market (51-1000 emp.)
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
40.0%
26.7%
27.2%
38.0%
Enterprise (> 1000 emp.)
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
20.0%
51.7%
48.1%
29.6%
Core
Small-Business
40.0%
Mid-Market
40.0%
Enterprise
20.0%
Oracle Primavera
Small-Business
21.7%
Mid-Market
26.7%
Enterprise
51.7%
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
18.2%
Construction
38.2%
Information Technology and Services
14.6%
Information Technology and Services
11.2%
 
Renewables & Environment
9.1%
Oil & Energy
9.2%
Hospital & Health Care
5.3%
Computer Software
8.0%
 
Media Production
9.1%
Civil Engineering
7.9%
Higher Education
5.0%
Marketing and Advertising
6.7%
 
Marketing and Advertising
9.1%
Aviation & Aerospace
7.9%
Construction
4.7%
Higher Education
5.5%
 
Information Technology and Services
9.1%
Telecommunications
5.3%
Computer Software
4.4%
Hospital & Health Care
4.3%
 
Other
45.5%
Other
31.6%
Other
66.0%
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%
Oracle Primavera
Construction
38.2%
Oil & Energy
9.2%
Civil Engineering
7.9%
Aviation & Aerospace
7.9%
Telecommunications
5.3%
Other
31.6%
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
Information Technology and Services
14.6%
Hospital & Health Care
5.3%
Higher Education
5.0%
Construction
4.7%
Computer Software
4.4%
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
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...

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.

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
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...

G2 User in Information Technology and Services

It is a little unflexible with regards to cost sheet

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...

 
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...

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

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

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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.

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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.

Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
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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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