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Pricing

 
Project Online Premium
$55
/User/Month
Individual
$14
/ month
Waffle.io
Free
 
Project Online Professional
$30
/User/Month
Business
$25
/month
Waffle Takeout
$2,000
per year
 
Project Online Essentials
$7
/User/Month
Enterprise
Contact
for pricing
 
Project Professional (Project Managers)
$1,159.99
 
Project Standard (Project Managers)
$589.99
 
Free Trial Unavailable
Free Trial Unavailable
Free Trial
Free Trial Unavailable
Micro Focus PPM
Free Trial Unavailable
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
Project Online Premium
$55/User/Month
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
Free Trial Unavailable
Smartsheet
Individual
$14/ month
Business
$25/month
Enterprise
Contactfor pricing
Free Trial
Waffle.io
Waffle.io
Free
Waffle Takeout
$2,000per year
Free Trial Unavailable

Ratings

Meets Requirements
Meets Requirements
8.3
8.3
8.4
8.5
Ease of Use
Ease of Use
6.8
7.2
8.2
8.7
Ease of Setup
Ease of Setup
7.7
7.5
8.4
8.7
Ease of Admin
Ease of Admin
8.4
7.6
8.5
Not enough data available
Quality of Support
Quality of Support
7.2
7.5
8.2
8.6
Ease of Doing Business With
Ease of Doing Business With
8.0
7.9
8.5
Not enough data available
Product Direction (% positive)
Product Direction (% positive)
6.7
6.5
7.8
6.7
Meets Requirements
Micro Focus PPM
8.3
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.3
Smartsheet
8.4
Waffle.io
8.5
Ease of Use
Micro Focus PPM
6.8
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.2
Smartsheet
8.2
Waffle.io
8.7
Ease of Setup
Micro Focus PPM
7.7
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.5
Smartsheet
8.4
Waffle.io
8.7
Ease of Admin
Micro Focus PPM
8.4
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.6
Smartsheet
8.5
Waffle.io
Not enough data available
Quality of Support
Micro Focus PPM
7.2
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.5
Smartsheet
8.2
Waffle.io
8.6
Ease of Doing Business With
Micro Focus PPM
8.0
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Smartsheet
8.5
Waffle.io
Not enough data available
Product Direction (% positive)
Micro Focus PPM
6.7
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
6.5
Smartsheet
7.8
Waffle.io
6.7

Features

Tasks
Task Creation and Assignment
Micro Focus PPM
7.9
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.4
Smartsheet
8.7
Waffle.io
8.2
Due Dates
Micro Focus PPM
8.1
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.5
Smartsheet
8.8
Waffle.io
7.5
Task Prioritization
Micro Focus PPM
7.8
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.2
Smartsheet
8.5
Waffle.io
8.8
To-Do Lists
Micro Focus PPM
7.2
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.1
Smartsheet
8.5
Waffle.io
8.0
Collaboration
Collaborative Project Planning
Micro Focus PPM
7.6
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.7
Smartsheet
8.7
Waffle.io
8.3
Comments
Micro Focus PPM
7.7
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.6
Smartsheet
8.2
Waffle.io
7.5
Documents and Uploads
Micro Focus PPM
7.7
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.5
Smartsheet
8.4
Waffle.io
6.7
Projects
Gantt Chart / Project Map
Micro Focus PPM
7.8
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.6
Smartsheet
8.5
Waffle.io
7.7
Calendar View
Micro Focus PPM
7.5
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.3
Smartsheet
8.1
Waffle.io
6.9
Baselining / KPIs
Micro Focus PPM
7.1
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.8
Smartsheet
7.6
Waffle.io
8.6
Project Budgeting
Micro Focus PPM
8.2
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Smartsheet
7.7
Waffle.io
6.7
Issue Tracking
Micro Focus PPM
8.2
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.6
Smartsheet
8.0
Waffle.io
7.9
Portfolio Management
Portfolio Coordination
Micro Focus PPM
7.9
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Smartsheet
8.0
Waffle.io
Not enough data available
Portfolio Budgeting
Micro Focus PPM
7.8
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.8
Smartsheet
7.9
Waffle.io
7.3
What-If Scenarios
Micro Focus PPM
7.4
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.4
Smartsheet
7.3
Waffle.io
7.0
Workflow
Micro Focus PPM
8.1
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Smartsheet
8.2
Waffle.io
7.9
Request Management
Micro Focus PPM
7.7
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.6
Smartsheet
8.0
Waffle.io
7.6
Cost Tracking
Micro Focus PPM
7.6
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Smartsheet
7.8
Waffle.io
6.7
ROI and Forecasting
Micro Focus PPM
7.2
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.6
Smartsheet
7.6
Waffle.io
7.2
Risk Analysis
Micro Focus PPM
7.9
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.5
Smartsheet
7.6
Waffle.io
6.0
Resource Management
Resource Database
Micro Focus PPM
8.1
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.8
Smartsheet
7.9
Waffle.io
6.7
Resource Allocation
Micro Focus PPM
7.4
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Smartsheet
8.0
Waffle.io
6.0
Workload Capacity
Micro Focus PPM
8.0
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Smartsheet
8.1
Waffle.io
6.4
Time Tracking
Micro Focus PPM
8.3
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.1
Smartsheet
8.0
Waffle.io
6.2
Platform
Alerts
Micro Focus PPM
8.0
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.7
Smartsheet
8.2
Waffle.io
7.8
Mobile
Micro Focus PPM
5.6
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.0
Smartsheet
7.8
Waffle.io
Not enough data available
User, Role, and Access Management
Micro Focus PPM
7.7
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Smartsheet
8.4
Waffle.io
7.5
API / Integrations
Micro Focus PPM
6.8
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.4
Smartsheet
7.4
Waffle.io
7.6
Reporting and Dashboards
Micro Focus PPM
7.5
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.8
Smartsheet
7.9
Waffle.io
7.8
Customization
Micro Focus PPM
7.4
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.4
Smartsheet
7.8
Waffle.io
8.1
Performance and Reliability
Micro Focus PPM
7.7
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.1
Smartsheet
8.6
Waffle.io
8.7

Reviewers' Company Size

Small-Business (50 or fewer emp.)
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
9.5%
24.7%
32.4%
64.3%
Mid-Market (51-1000 emp.)
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
28.6%
27.2%
37.9%
28.6%
Enterprise (> 1000 emp.)
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
61.9%
48.1%
29.6%
7.1%
Micro Focus PPM
Small-Business
9.5%
Mid-Market
28.6%
Enterprise
61.9%
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
Small-Business
24.7%
Mid-Market
27.2%
Enterprise
48.1%
Smartsheet
Small-Business
32.4%
Mid-Market
37.9%
Enterprise
29.6%
Waffle.io
Small-Business
64.3%
Mid-Market
28.6%
Enterprise
7.1%

Reviewers' Industry

 
Information Technology and Services
34.6%
Information Technology and Services
14.6%
Information Technology and Services
11.2%
Information Technology and Services
28.6%
 
Telecommunications
11.5%
Hospital & Health Care
5.3%
Computer Software
7.9%
Computer Software
19.0%
 
Management Consulting
7.7%
Higher Education
5.0%
Marketing and Advertising
6.7%
Music
9.5%
 
Insurance
7.7%
Construction
4.7%
Higher Education
5.5%
Media Production
9.5%
 
Non-Profit Organization Management
3.8%
Computer Software
4.4%
Hospital & Health Care
4.3%
Internet
9.5%
 
Other
34.6%
Other
66.0%
Other
64.3%
Other
23.8%
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%
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
7.9%
Marketing and Advertising
6.7%
Higher Education
5.5%
Hospital & Health Care
4.3%
Other
64.3%
Waffle.io
Information Technology and Services
28.6%
Computer Software
19.0%
Music
9.5%
Media Production
9.5%
Internet
9.5%
Other
23.8%

Reviews

Most Helpful Favorable Review
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Peter B.
User in Computer Software

I evaluated and ran a trial of this software a few years ago and it basically was a good tool for large IT shops that need to keep track of all their projects in one central repository.

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.

G2 User in Airlines/Aviation

The integration with Github is a big thing for us to use Waffle. We have completely tie our Github workflow with waffle, so when engineers open a PR, the issue will automatically remove from one stage to another. It provides the free version!

Most Helpful Critical Review
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...

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...

Danae M.
User in Information Technology and Services

No intuitive way to create issues from the Kanban. The 'note' feature can be a little confusing.

 
Micro Focus PPM
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Peter B.
User in Computer Software

I evaluated and ran a trial of this software a few years ago and it basically was a good tool for large IT shops that need to keep track of all their projects in one central repository.

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...

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...

Waffle.io
Most Helpful Favorable Review
G2 User in Airlines/Aviation

The integration with Github is a big thing for us to use Waffle. We have completely tie our Github workflow with waffle, so when engineers open a PR, the issue will automatically remove from one stage to another. It provides the free version!

Most Helpful Critical Review
Danae M.
User in Information Technology and Services

No intuitive way to create issues from the Kanban. The 'note' feature can be a little confusing.

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Videos

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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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Micro Focus PPM
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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

Waffle.io
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Downloads

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Micro Focus PPM
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Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
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Waffle.io
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