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comparison of Mavenlink vs. RationalPlan
based on data from user reviews. Mavenlink rates 4.3/5 stars with 234 reviews. RationalPlan rates 4.6/5 stars with 21 reviews. Each product's score is calculated by real-time data from verified user reviews.

Pricing

 
Mavenlink Teams
$19
per month for five (5) users*
Single
$57
Per user - desktop client
 
Mavenlink Professional
Contact Us
per user per month*
Multi
$98
Per user - desktop client
 
Mavenlink Enterprise
Contact Us
for pricing
Viewer
Free
Desktop client
 
Mavenlink Premier
Contact us
for pricing
Server
$350
Per server - on premise
 
Cloud
From $0
Monthly payment
 
Free Trial
Free Trial
Mavenlink
Mavenlink Teams
$19per month for five (5) users*
Mavenlink Professional
Contact Usper user per month*
Mavenlink Enterprise
Contact Usfor pricing
Mavenlink Premier
Contact usfor pricing
Free Trial
RationalPlan
Single
$57Per user - desktop client
Multi
$98Per user - desktop client
Viewer
FreeDesktop client
Server
$350Per server - on premise
Cloud
From $0Monthly payment
Free Trial

Ratings

Meets Requirements
Meets Requirements
8.1
8.5
Ease of Use
Ease of Use
8.1
8.0
Ease of Setup
Ease of Setup
7.9
7.9
Ease of Admin
Ease of Admin
8.2
7.9
Quality of Support
Quality of Support
8.7
9.5
Ease of Doing Business With
Ease of Doing Business With
8.9
8.8
Product Direction (% positive)
Product Direction (% positive)
9.3
9.3
Meets Requirements
Mavenlink
8.1
RationalPlan
8.5
Ease of Use
Mavenlink
8.1
RationalPlan
8.0
Ease of Setup
Mavenlink
7.9
RationalPlan
7.9
Ease of Admin
Mavenlink
8.2
RationalPlan
7.9
Quality of Support
Mavenlink
8.7
RationalPlan
9.5
Ease of Doing Business With
Mavenlink
8.9
RationalPlan
8.8
Product Direction (% positive)
Mavenlink
9.3
RationalPlan
9.3

Features

Tasks
Task Creation and Assignment
Mavenlink
8.8
RationalPlan
9.3
Due Dates
Mavenlink
8.6
RationalPlan
8.7
Task Prioritization
Mavenlink
8.1
RationalPlan
8.8
To-Do Lists
Mavenlink
7.7
RationalPlan
8.1
Collaboration
Collaborative Project Planning
Mavenlink
8.5
RationalPlan
8.1
Comments
Mavenlink
8.7
RationalPlan
Not enough data available
Documents and Uploads
Mavenlink
8.3
RationalPlan
7.5
Projects
Gantt Chart / Project Map
Mavenlink
7.6
RationalPlan
9.4
Calendar View
Mavenlink
7.6
RationalPlan
8.5
Baselining / KPIs
Mavenlink
7.4
RationalPlan
8.7
Project Budgeting
Mavenlink
8.5
RationalPlan
8.1
Issue Tracking
Mavenlink
8.0
RationalPlan
Not enough data available
Portfolio Management
Portfolio Coordination
Mavenlink
7.9
RationalPlan
8.3
Portfolio Budgeting
Mavenlink
8.2
RationalPlan
Not enough data available
What-If Scenarios
Mavenlink
7.3
RationalPlan
Not enough data available
Workflow
Mavenlink
7.5
RationalPlan
Not enough data available
Request Management
Mavenlink
7.8
RationalPlan
Not enough data available
Cost Tracking
Mavenlink
8.4
RationalPlan
Not enough data available
ROI and Forecasting
Mavenlink
7.7
RationalPlan
Not enough data available
Risk Analysis
Mavenlink
8.1
RationalPlan
8.3
Resource Management
Resource Database
Mavenlink
8.2
RationalPlan
Not enough data available
Resource Allocation
Mavenlink
7.9
RationalPlan
Not enough data available
Workload Capacity
Mavenlink
8.2
RationalPlan
Not enough data available
Time Tracking
Mavenlink
9.2
RationalPlan
7.7
Platform
Alerts
Mavenlink
7.6
RationalPlan
Not enough data available
Mobile
Mavenlink
5.9
RationalPlan
Not enough data available
User, Role, and Access Management
Mavenlink
8.2
RationalPlan
7.3
API / Integrations
Mavenlink
7.5
RationalPlan
Not enough data available
Reporting and Dashboards
Mavenlink
7.9
RationalPlan
8.0
Customization
Mavenlink
7.4
RationalPlan
6.4
Performance and Reliability
Mavenlink
8.8
RationalPlan
9.2

Reviewers' Company Size

Small-Business (50 or fewer emp.)
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
53.2%
52.4%
Mid-Market (51-1000 emp.)
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
39.5%
33.3%
Enterprise (> 1000 emp.)
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
7.3%
14.3%
Mavenlink
Small-Business
53.2%
Mid-Market
39.5%
Enterprise
7.3%
RationalPlan
Small-Business
52.4%
Mid-Market
33.3%
Enterprise
14.3%

Reviewers' Industry

 
Marketing and Advertising
28.3%
Research
9.5%
 
Information Technology and Services
16.0%
Renewables & Environment
9.5%
 
Computer Software
13.4%
Information Technology and Services
9.5%
 
Internet
8.2%
Hospital & Health Care
9.5%
 
Public Relations and Communications
3.3%
Construction
9.5%
 
Other
30.9%
Other
52.4%
Mavenlink
Marketing and Advertising
28.3%
Information Technology and Services
16.0%
Computer Software
13.4%
Internet
8.2%
Public Relations and Communications
3.3%
Other
30.9%
RationalPlan
Research
9.5%
Renewables & Environment
9.5%
Information Technology and Services
9.5%
Hospital & Health Care
9.5%
Construction
9.5%
Other
52.4%

Reviews

Most Helpful Favorable Review
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Devin J.
Administrator in Mechanical or Industrial Engineering

I am a data junkie and I love the amount of granularity that you can get with Mavenlink with the unlimited tasks that you can put into a project. I also like having the ability to control what other team members can bill time too. It really helps in...

Christoph R.
Administrator in Mechanical or Industrial Engineering

RationalPlan is a lightweight and fully featured alternative to Microsoft Project at a fraction of the costs. For our company it was important to get a system which fits into the existing IT budget and allows collaboration throughout the company. Therefore...

Most Helpful Critical Review
Most Helpful Critical Review
Jodi J.
User in Online Media

They started out good for the price. Now their customer service is subpar, their product has not evolved well, and they are charging more. Non-responsive, non-customizable dashboard. They lock you into a contract and quote user agreement when you question...

Stefano F.
User in Wireless

The printing functionality could be improved to make it easier to create a PDF to send to customer (it should be easier add comments, additional information like project name, ecc)

 
Mavenlink
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Devin J.
Administrator in Mechanical or Industrial Engineering

I am a data junkie and I love the amount of granularity that you can get with Mavenlink with the unlimited tasks that you can put into a project. I also like having the ability to control what other team members can bill time too. It really helps in...

Most Helpful Critical Review
Jodi J.
User in Online Media

They started out good for the price. Now their customer service is subpar, their product has not evolved well, and they are charging more. Non-responsive, non-customizable dashboard. They lock you into a contract and quote user agreement when you question...

RationalPlan
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Christoph R.
Administrator in Mechanical or Industrial Engineering

RationalPlan is a lightweight and fully featured alternative to Microsoft Project at a fraction of the costs. For our company it was important to get a system which fits into the existing IT budget and allows collaboration throughout the company. Therefore...

Most Helpful Critical Review
Stefano F.
User in Wireless

The printing functionality could be improved to make it easier to create a PDF to send to customer (it should be easier add comments, additional information like project name, ecc)

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Videos

 

Mavenlink is a modern software platform for professional and marketing services organizations, like consulting firms, advertising agencies, and IT services firms. We transform their businesses, driving dramatically better operational execution, business agility, and financial performance.

Mavenlink is the only solution that helps services firms establish an operational system of record that facilitates their business lifecycle, including key capabilities like resource management, project management, collaboration, project accounting, and BI.

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Mavenlink

Mavenlink is a modern software platform for professional and marketing services organizations, like consulting firms, advertising agencies, and IT services firms. We transform their businesses, driving dramatically better operational execution, business agility, and financial performance.

Mavenlink is the only solution that helps services firms establish an operational system of record that facilitates their business lifecycle, including key capabilities like resource management, project management, collaboration, project accounting, and BI.

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