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Pricing

 
Annually
$34
Per Subscriber/Month Billed Annually
Project Online Premium
$55
/User/Month
 
Monthly
$39
per Subscriber/Month Billed Monthly
Project Professional (Project Managers)
$1,159.99
 
Project Online Essentials
$7
/User/Month
 
Project Online Professional
$30
/User/Month
 
Project Standard (Project Managers)
$589.99
 
Free Trial Unavailable
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Function Point
Annually
$34Per Subscriber/Month Billed Annually
Monthly
$39per Subscriber/Month Billed Monthly
Free Trial Unavailable
Micro Focus PPM
Free Trial Unavailable
CA PPM
Free Trial Unavailable
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
Project Online Premium
$55/User/Month
Project Professional (Project Managers)
$1,159.99
Project Online Essentials
$7/User/Month
Project Online Professional
$30/User/Month
Project Standard (Project Managers)
$589.99
Free Trial Unavailable

Ratings

Meets Requirements
Meets Requirements
7.8
8.3
7.6
8.3
Ease of Use
Ease of Use
7.2
6.8
6.6
7.2
Ease of Setup
Ease of Setup
6.6
7.7
5.6
7.5
Ease of Admin
Ease of Admin
7.3
8.4
6.4
7.6
Quality of Support
Quality of Support
8.6
7.2
6.4
7.5
Ease of Doing Business With
Ease of Doing Business With
8.6
8.0
7.6
7.9
Product Direction (% positive)
Product Direction (% positive)
7.8
6.7
5.6
6.5
Meets Requirements
Function Point
7.8
Micro Focus PPM
8.3
CA PPM
7.6
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.3
Ease of Use
Function Point
7.2
Micro Focus PPM
6.8
CA PPM
6.6
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.2
Ease of Setup
Function Point
6.6
Micro Focus PPM
7.7
CA PPM
5.6
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.5
Ease of Admin
Function Point
7.3
Micro Focus PPM
8.4
CA PPM
6.4
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.6
Quality of Support
Function Point
8.6
Micro Focus PPM
7.2
CA PPM
6.4
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.5
Ease of Doing Business With
Function Point
8.6
Micro Focus PPM
8.0
CA PPM
7.6
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Product Direction (% positive)
Function Point
7.8
Micro Focus PPM
6.7
CA PPM
5.6
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
6.5

Features

Tasks
Task Creation and Assignment
Function Point
7.6
Micro Focus PPM
7.9
CA PPM
7.8
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.4
Due Dates
Function Point
8.0
Micro Focus PPM
8.1
CA PPM
7.8
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.5
Task Prioritization
Function Point
7.1
Micro Focus PPM
7.8
CA PPM
7.4
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.2
To-Do Lists
Function Point
7.3
Micro Focus PPM
7.2
CA PPM
7.2
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.1
Collaboration
Collaborative Project Planning
Function Point
6.6
Micro Focus PPM
7.6
CA PPM
7.2
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.7
Comments
Function Point
7.3
Micro Focus PPM
7.7
CA PPM
6.7
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.6
Documents and Uploads
Function Point
7.7
Micro Focus PPM
7.7
CA PPM
7.4
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.5
Projects
Gantt Chart / Project Map
Function Point
7.2
Micro Focus PPM
7.8
CA PPM
7.3
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.6
Calendar View
Function Point
7.3
Micro Focus PPM
7.5
CA PPM
7.2
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.3
Baselining / KPIs
Function Point
6.8
Micro Focus PPM
7.1
CA PPM
7.4
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.8
Project Budgeting
Function Point
7.9
Micro Focus PPM
8.2
CA PPM
7.4
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Issue Tracking
Function Point
Not enough data available
Micro Focus PPM
8.2
CA PPM
6.7
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.6
Portfolio Management
Portfolio Coordination
Function Point
7.1
Micro Focus PPM
7.9
CA PPM
7.8
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Portfolio Budgeting
Function Point
7.4
Micro Focus PPM
7.8
CA PPM
7.4
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.8
What-If Scenarios
Function Point
Not enough data available
Micro Focus PPM
7.4
CA PPM
7.3
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.4
Workflow
Function Point
7.4
Micro Focus PPM
8.1
CA PPM
6.7
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Request Management
Function Point
7.5
Micro Focus PPM
7.7
CA PPM
7.1
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.6
Cost Tracking
Function Point
8.0
Micro Focus PPM
7.6
CA PPM
7.3
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
ROI and Forecasting
Function Point
7.1
Micro Focus PPM
7.2
CA PPM
7.0
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.6
Risk Analysis
Function Point
6.8
Micro Focus PPM
7.9
CA PPM
7.3
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.5
Resource Management
Resource Database
Function Point
7.5
Micro Focus PPM
8.1
CA PPM
7.9
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.8
Resource Allocation
Function Point
7.5
Micro Focus PPM
7.4
CA PPM
7.5
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Workload Capacity
Function Point
7.5
Micro Focus PPM
8.0
CA PPM
7.6
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Time Tracking
Function Point
8.6
Micro Focus PPM
8.3
CA PPM
8.1
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.1
Platform
Alerts
Function Point
7.7
Micro Focus PPM
8.0
CA PPM
7.0
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.7
Mobile
Function Point
5.1
Micro Focus PPM
5.6
CA PPM
5.8
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.0
User, Role, and Access Management
Function Point
8.0
Micro Focus PPM
7.7
CA PPM
7.1
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
API / Integrations
Function Point
6.2
Micro Focus PPM
6.8
CA PPM
6.3
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.4
Reporting and Dashboards
Function Point
7.3
Micro Focus PPM
7.5
CA PPM
7.6
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.8
Customization
Function Point
7.1
Micro Focus PPM
7.4
CA PPM
7.3
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.4
Performance and Reliability
Function Point
8.4
Micro Focus PPM
7.7
CA PPM
7.4
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.1

Reviewers' Company Size

Small-Business (50 or fewer emp.)
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
86.9%
9.5%
0%
24.7%
Mid-Market (51-1000 emp.)
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
10.2%
28.6%
26.8%
27.2%
Enterprise (> 1000 emp.)
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
2.8%
61.9%
73.2%
48.1%
Function Point
Small-Business
86.9%
Mid-Market
10.2%
Enterprise
2.8%
Micro Focus PPM
Small-Business
9.5%
Mid-Market
28.6%
Enterprise
61.9%
CA PPM
Small-Business
0%
Mid-Market
26.8%
Enterprise
73.2%
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
Small-Business
24.7%
Mid-Market
27.2%
Enterprise
48.1%

Reviewers' Industry

 
Marketing and Advertising
64.2%
Information Technology and Services
34.6%
Information Technology and Services
18.9%
Information Technology and Services
14.6%
 
Graphic Design
8.4%
Telecommunications
11.5%
Hospital & Health Care
17.0%
Hospital & Health Care
5.3%
 
Design
6.0%
Management Consulting
7.7%
Insurance
13.2%
Higher Education
5.0%
 
Public Relations and Communications
3.3%
Insurance
7.7%
Telecommunications
7.5%
Construction
4.7%
 
Information Technology and Services
3.3%
Non-Profit Organization Management
3.8%
Accounting
7.5%
Computer Software
4.4%
 
Other
14.9%
Other
34.6%
Other
35.8%
Other
66.0%
Function Point
Marketing and Advertising
64.2%
Graphic Design
8.4%
Design
6.0%
Public Relations and Communications
3.3%
Information Technology and Services
3.3%
Other
14.9%
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%
CA PPM
Information Technology and Services
18.9%
Hospital & Health Care
17.0%
Insurance
13.2%
Telecommunications
7.5%
Accounting
7.5%
Other
35.8%
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%

Reviews

Most Helpful Favorable Review
Most Helpful Favorable Review
G2 User in Marketing and Advertising

I like the ease of creating schedules and estimates and the ability to copy an existing project to reuse for another project. This saves tons of time and I can easily make tweaks as needed to accommodate any differences between the projects. Having the...

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...

James P.
Consultant in Information Technology and Services

My favorite part of Clarity is how easily you can configure the application as an end user. You can easily save different filters and views to display specific data each time the application is launched. Additionally, back end administrators can easily...

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
Lauren G.
User in Graphic Design

I think it's a little clunky and could be more user friendly.

G2 User in Hospital & Health Care

I am a basic user of the system and therefore can only review the application from that standpoint. With this in mind, as a user, I think the application is rather cumbersome. If you add more than a handful of tasks / assets / miscellaneous items to your...

Richard M.
Internal Consultant

It's less useful for managing the detail of projects. For project plans, the native Clarity UI is cumbersome, and the integration with MSP is clunky. Project managers end up maintaining separate risk and issue logs, and only using Clarity for ad hoc...

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.

 
Function Point
Most Helpful Favorable Review
G2 User in Marketing and Advertising

I like the ease of creating schedules and estimates and the ability to copy an existing project to reuse for another project. This saves tons of time and I can easily make tweaks as needed to accommodate any differences between the projects. Having the...

Most Helpful Critical Review
Lauren G.
User in Graphic Design

I think it's a little clunky and could be more user friendly.

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 Hospital & Health Care

I am a basic user of the system and therefore can only review the application from that standpoint. With this in mind, as a user, I think the application is rather cumbersome. If you add more than a handful of tasks / assets / miscellaneous items to your...

CA PPM
Most Helpful Favorable Review
James P.
Consultant in Information Technology and Services

My favorite part of Clarity is how easily you can configure the application as an end user. You can easily save different filters and views to display specific data each time the application is launched. Additionally, back end administrators can easily...

Most Helpful Critical Review
Richard M.
Internal Consultant

It's less useful for managing the detail of projects. For project plans, the native Clarity UI is cumbersome, and the integration with MSP is clunky. Project managers end up maintaining separate risk and issue logs, and only using Clarity for ad hoc...

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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