Compare Micro Focus PPM, MindManager, and CA PPM

Pricing

 
MindManager for Windows
$349
 
MindManager for Mac
$179
 
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Micro Focus PPM
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MindManager
MindManager for Windows
$349
MindManager for Mac
$179
Free Trial Unavailable
CA PPM
Free Trial Unavailable

Ratings

Meets Requirements
Meets Requirements
8.3
8.6
7.6
Ease of Use
Ease of Use
6.8
9.0
6.6
Ease of Setup
Ease of Setup
7.7
8.8
5.6
Ease of Admin
Ease of Admin
8.4
8.5
6.4
Quality of Support
Quality of Support
7.2
8.3
6.4
Ease of Doing Business With
Ease of Doing Business With
8.0
8.6
7.6
Product Direction (% positive)
Product Direction (% positive)
6.7
9.2
5.6
Meets Requirements
Micro Focus PPM
8.3
MindManager
8.6
CA PPM
7.6
Ease of Use
Micro Focus PPM
6.8
MindManager
9.0
CA PPM
6.6
Ease of Setup
Micro Focus PPM
7.7
MindManager
8.8
CA PPM
5.6
Ease of Admin
Micro Focus PPM
8.4
MindManager
8.5
CA PPM
6.4
Quality of Support
Micro Focus PPM
7.2
MindManager
8.3
CA PPM
6.4
Ease of Doing Business With
Micro Focus PPM
8.0
MindManager
8.6
CA PPM
7.6
Product Direction (% positive)
Micro Focus PPM
6.7
MindManager
9.2
CA PPM
5.6

Features

Tasks
Task Creation and Assignment
Micro Focus PPM
7.9
MindManager
9.2
CA PPM
7.8
Due Dates
Micro Focus PPM
8.1
MindManager
8.1
CA PPM
7.8
Task Prioritization
Micro Focus PPM
7.8
MindManager
8.2
CA PPM
7.4
To-Do Lists
Micro Focus PPM
7.2
MindManager
8.6
CA PPM
7.2
Collaboration
Collaborative Project Planning
Micro Focus PPM
7.6
MindManager
7.5
CA PPM
7.2
Comments
Micro Focus PPM
7.7
MindManager
7.7
CA PPM
6.7
Documents and Uploads
Micro Focus PPM
7.7
MindManager
8.1
CA PPM
7.4
Projects
Gantt Chart / Project Map
Micro Focus PPM
7.8
MindManager
8.0
CA PPM
7.3
Calendar View
Micro Focus PPM
7.5
MindManager
8.0
CA PPM
7.2
Baselining / KPIs
Micro Focus PPM
7.1
MindManager
7.3
CA PPM
7.4
Project Budgeting
Micro Focus PPM
8.2
MindManager
6.7
CA PPM
7.4
Issue Tracking
Micro Focus PPM
8.2
MindManager
8.2
CA PPM
6.7
Portfolio Management
Portfolio Coordination
Micro Focus PPM
7.9
MindManager
8.3
CA PPM
7.8
Portfolio Budgeting
Micro Focus PPM
7.8
MindManager
Not enough data available
CA PPM
7.4
What-If Scenarios
Micro Focus PPM
7.4
MindManager
9.6
CA PPM
7.3
Workflow
Micro Focus PPM
8.1
MindManager
9.8
CA PPM
6.7
Request Management
Micro Focus PPM
7.7
MindManager
8.0
CA PPM
7.1
Cost Tracking
Micro Focus PPM
7.6
MindManager
Not enough data available
CA PPM
7.3
ROI and Forecasting
Micro Focus PPM
7.2
MindManager
Not enough data available
CA PPM
7.0
Risk Analysis
Micro Focus PPM
7.9
MindManager
7.0
CA PPM
7.3
Resource Management
Resource Database
Micro Focus PPM
8.1
MindManager
6.9
CA PPM
7.9
Resource Allocation
Micro Focus PPM
7.4
MindManager
6.9
CA PPM
7.5
Workload Capacity
Micro Focus PPM
8.0
MindManager
6.4
CA PPM
7.6
Time Tracking
Micro Focus PPM
8.3
MindManager
6.1
CA PPM
8.1
Platform
Alerts
Micro Focus PPM
8.0
MindManager
6.3
CA PPM
7.0
Mobile
Micro Focus PPM
5.6
MindManager
6.5
CA PPM
5.8
User, Role, and Access Management
Micro Focus PPM
7.7
MindManager
6.7
CA PPM
7.1
API / Integrations
Micro Focus PPM
6.8
MindManager
6.1
CA PPM
6.3
Reporting and Dashboards
Micro Focus PPM
7.5
MindManager
8.1
CA PPM
7.6
Customization
Micro Focus PPM
7.4
MindManager
7.3
CA PPM
7.3
Performance and Reliability
Micro Focus PPM
7.7
MindManager
8.3
CA PPM
7.4

Reviewers' Company Size

Small-Business (50 or fewer emp.)
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
9.5%
43.3%
0%
Mid-Market (51-1000 emp.)
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
28.6%
20.0%
26.8%
Enterprise (> 1000 emp.)
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
61.9%
36.7%
73.2%
Micro Focus PPM
Small-Business
9.5%
Mid-Market
28.6%
Enterprise
61.9%
MindManager
Small-Business
43.3%
Mid-Market
20.0%
Enterprise
36.7%
CA PPM
Small-Business
0%
Mid-Market
26.8%
Enterprise
73.2%

Reviewers' Industry

 
Information Technology and Services
34.6%
Information Technology and Services
13.5%
Information Technology and Services
18.9%
 
Telecommunications
11.5%
Computer Software
13.5%
Hospital & Health Care
17.0%
 
Management Consulting
7.7%
Staffing and Recruiting
5.4%
Insurance
13.2%
 
Insurance
7.7%
Real Estate
5.4%
Telecommunications
7.5%
 
Non-Profit Organization Management
3.8%
Medical Devices
5.4%
Accounting
7.5%
 
Other
34.6%
Other
56.8%
Other
35.8%
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%
MindManager
Information Technology and Services
13.5%
Computer Software
13.5%
Staffing and Recruiting
5.4%
Real Estate
5.4%
Medical Devices
5.4%
Other
56.8%
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%

Reviews

Most Helpful Favorable Review
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...

David I.
User in Architecture & Planning

The way mind maps are structured is perfect for the way I think and organize my throughts.

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
Most Helpful Critical Review
G2 User in Automotive

In our workforce, PPM is mandatory and required, but nobody likes using it. It's bulky, it's slow, and the UI is not intuitive. Many features are hidden behind screens that are hard to find without proper guidance or training. Recalling timesheets is a pain.

Cameron E.
Internal Consultant in Insurance

It is still clunky and not able to be tweaked to my teams needs. It's a good tool, but to much work is needed to make it the go to tool. Also we need a little more customization to build in the frame work of a project. Agile vs. Interative (Waterfall I...

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...

 
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 Automotive

In our workforce, PPM is mandatory and required, but nobody likes using it. It's bulky, it's slow, and the UI is not intuitive. Many features are hidden behind screens that are hard to find without proper guidance or training. Recalling timesheets is a pain.

MindManager
Most Helpful Favorable Review
David I.
User in Architecture & Planning

The way mind maps are structured is perfect for the way I think and organize my throughts.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Cameron E.
Internal Consultant in Insurance

It is still clunky and not able to be tweaked to my teams needs. It's a good tool, but to much work is needed to make it the go to tool. Also we need a little more customization to build in the frame work of a project. Agile vs. Interative (Waterfall I...

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...

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