Compare Core, Oracle Primavera, Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management, and Smartsheet

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
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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
7.4
8.7
8.3
8.4
Ease of Use
Ease of Use
7.2
6.5
7.2
8.2
Ease of Setup
Ease of Setup
7.4
5.3
7.5
8.4
Ease of Admin
Ease of Admin
7.6
6.3
7.6
8.6
Quality of Support
Quality of Support
7.6
6.4
7.5
8.3
Ease of Doing Business With
Ease of Doing Business With
7.4
6.3
8.0
8.5
Product Direction (% positive)
Product Direction (% positive)
8.1
5.9
6.5
7.8
Meets Requirements
Core
7.4
Oracle Primavera
8.7
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.3
Smartsheet
8.4
Ease of Use
Core
7.2
Oracle Primavera
6.5
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.2
Smartsheet
8.2
Ease of Setup
Core
7.4
Oracle Primavera
5.3
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.5
Smartsheet
8.4
Ease of Admin
Core
7.6
Oracle Primavera
6.3
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.6
Smartsheet
8.6
Quality of Support
Core
7.6
Oracle Primavera
6.4
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.5
Smartsheet
8.3
Ease of Doing Business With
Core
7.4
Oracle Primavera
6.3
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.0
Smartsheet
8.5
Product Direction (% positive)
Core
8.1
Oracle Primavera
5.9
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
6.5
Smartsheet
7.8

Features

Tasks
Task Creation and Assignment
Core
8.8
Oracle Primavera
8.5
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.4
Smartsheet
8.8
Due Dates
Core
8.3
Oracle Primavera
8.5
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.5
Smartsheet
8.8
Task Prioritization
Core
8.6
Oracle Primavera
7.8
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.2
Smartsheet
8.5
To-Do Lists
Core
8.6
Oracle Primavera
7.6
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
8.3
Oracle Primavera
7.9
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.6
Smartsheet
8.2
Documents and Uploads
Core
7.9
Oracle Primavera
7.7
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.5
Smartsheet
8.4
Projects
Gantt Chart / Project Map
Core
8.1
Oracle Primavera
9.2
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.6
Smartsheet
8.5
Calendar View
Core
7.8
Oracle Primavera
8.1
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.3
Smartsheet
8.1
Baselining / KPIs
Core
8.1
Oracle Primavera
8.3
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.8
Smartsheet
7.6
Project Budgeting
Core
7.8
Oracle Primavera
7.8
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Smartsheet
7.7
Issue Tracking
Core
8.7
Oracle Primavera
7.5
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.6
Smartsheet
8.0
Portfolio Management
Portfolio Coordination
Core
8.3
Oracle Primavera
8.0
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Smartsheet
8.0
Portfolio Budgeting
Core
8.3
Oracle Primavera
7.9
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.8
Smartsheet
7.8
What-If Scenarios
Core
Not enough data available
Oracle Primavera
8.2
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.4
Smartsheet
7.3
Workflow
Core
8.0
Oracle Primavera
8.1
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Smartsheet
8.2
Request Management
Core
Not enough data available
Oracle Primavera
7.4
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.6
Smartsheet
8.1
Cost Tracking
Core
Not enough data available
Oracle Primavera
7.9
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Smartsheet
7.8
ROI and Forecasting
Core
Not enough data available
Oracle Primavera
7.2
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.6
Smartsheet
7.6
Risk Analysis
Core
Not enough data available
Oracle Primavera
7.7
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.5
Smartsheet
7.6
Resource Management
Resource Database
Core
8.7
Oracle Primavera
8.1
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.8
Smartsheet
7.9
Resource Allocation
Core
9.0
Oracle Primavera
8.2
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Smartsheet
8.0
Workload Capacity
Core
8.1
Oracle Primavera
8.0
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Smartsheet
8.1
Time Tracking
Core
9.3
Oracle Primavera
8.4
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.1
Smartsheet
8.0
Platform
Alerts
Core
7.9
Oracle Primavera
7.3
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.7
Smartsheet
8.3
Mobile
Core
8.3
Oracle Primavera
6.1
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
6.9
Smartsheet
7.8
User, Role, and Access Management
Core
9.3
Oracle Primavera
8.1
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Smartsheet
8.4
API / Integrations
Core
8.7
Oracle Primavera
7.3
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.4
Smartsheet
7.4
Reporting and Dashboards
Core
9.0
Oracle Primavera
7.1
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.8
Smartsheet
8.0
Customization
Core
8.3
Oracle Primavera
6.9
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.4
Smartsheet
7.8
Performance and Reliability
Core
9.2
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.)
53.8%
18.8%
24.7%
32.5%
Mid-Market (51-1000 emp.)
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
30.8%
33.3%
27.2%
37.8%
Enterprise (> 1000 emp.)
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
15.4%
47.8%
48.2%
29.7%
Core
Small-Business
53.8%
Mid-Market
30.8%
Enterprise
15.4%
Oracle Primavera
Small-Business
18.8%
Mid-Market
33.3%
Enterprise
47.8%
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
Small-Business
24.7%
Mid-Market
27.2%
Enterprise
48.2%
Smartsheet
Small-Business
32.5%
Mid-Market
37.8%
Enterprise
29.7%

Reviewers' Industry

 
Computer Software
21.4%
Construction
37.6%
Information Technology and Services
14.6%
Information Technology and Services
11.0%
 
Civil Engineering
14.3%
Oil & Energy
9.4%
Hospital & Health Care
5.3%
Computer Software
8.0%
 
Architecture & Planning
14.3%
Civil Engineering
7.1%
Higher Education
5.0%
Marketing and Advertising
6.6%
 
Renewables & Environment
7.1%
Aviation & Aerospace
7.1%
Construction
4.8%
Higher Education
5.4%
 
Media Production
7.1%
Telecommunications
5.9%
Computer Software
4.3%
Hospital & Health Care
4.5%
 
Other
35.7%
Other
32.9%
Other
66.1%
Other
64.5%
Core
Computer Software
21.4%
Civil Engineering
14.3%
Architecture & Planning
14.3%
Renewables & Environment
7.1%
Media Production
7.1%
Other
35.7%
Oracle Primavera
Construction
37.6%
Oil & Energy
9.4%
Civil Engineering
7.1%
Aviation & Aerospace
7.1%
Telecommunications
5.9%
Other
32.9%
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
Information Technology and Services
14.6%
Hospital & Health Care
5.3%
Higher Education
5.0%
Construction
4.8%
Computer Software
4.3%
Other
66.1%
Smartsheet
Information Technology and Services
11.0%
Computer Software
8.0%
Marketing and Advertising
6.6%
Higher Education
5.4%
Hospital & Health Care
4.5%
Other
64.5%

Reviews

Most Helpful Favorable Review
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Scott R.
User in Renewables & Environment

Multiple ways to view, enter and edit time entries (weekly or by individual entries). The expense tracking allows us to bill our individual expenses directly to projects (no more expense spreadsheets!)

Roberto B.
User

Been using Primavera since 1997. I would be writing a novel if I state here what I want about it. It's still the best scheduling software out there but making some improvements wont be bad as well.

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 in Retail

User administration can be hard to use. The work flow management is difficult to get working. The reporting seems to be outdated.

Simon C W.
User in Management Consulting

Legacy 20 year upgrades that are memory hungry and unwieldy. Needs a big data rethink....... Clean sheet of paper...... Project grouping and number of projects needs to be rethought......

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
Scott R.
User in Renewables & Environment

Multiple ways to view, enter and edit time entries (weekly or by individual entries). The expense tracking allows us to bill our individual expenses directly to projects (no more expense spreadsheets!)

Most Helpful Critical Review
G2 User in Retail

User administration can be hard to use. The work flow management is difficult to get working. The reporting seems to be outdated.

Oracle Primavera
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Roberto B.
User

Been using Primavera since 1997. I would be writing a novel if I state here what I want about it. It's still the best scheduling software out there but making some improvements wont be bad as well.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Simon C W.
User in Management Consulting

Legacy 20 year upgrades that are memory hungry and unwieldy. Needs a big data rethink....... Clean sheet of paper...... Project grouping and number of projects needs to be rethought......

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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Oracle Primavera

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Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
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Smartsheet

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