Compare Micro Focus PPM, MindManager, and Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management

Pricing

 
MindManager for Windows
$349
Project Professional (Project Managers)
$1,159.99
 
MindManager for Mac
$179
Project Standard (Project Managers)
$589.99
 
Project Online Premium
$55
/User/Month
 
Project Online Professional
$30
/User/Month
 
Project Online Essentials
$7
/User/Month
 
Free Trial Unavailable
Free Trial Unavailable
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Micro Focus PPM
Free Trial Unavailable
MindManager
MindManager for Windows
$349
MindManager for Mac
$179
Free Trial Unavailable
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
Project Professional (Project Managers)
$1,159.99
Project Standard (Project Managers)
$589.99
Project Online Premium
$55/User/Month
Project Online Professional
$30/User/Month
Project Online Essentials
$7/User/Month
Free Trial Unavailable

Ratings

Meets Requirements
Meets Requirements
8.3
8.6
8.3
Ease of Use
Ease of Use
6.8
9.0
7.2
Ease of Setup
Ease of Setup
7.7
8.8
7.5
Ease of Admin
Ease of Admin
8.4
8.5
7.6
Quality of Support
Quality of Support
7.2
8.3
7.5
Ease of Doing Business With
Ease of Doing Business With
8.0
8.6
8.0
Product Direction (% positive)
Product Direction (% positive)
6.7
9.2
6.5
Meets Requirements
Micro Focus PPM
8.3
MindManager
8.6
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.3
Ease of Use
Micro Focus PPM
6.8
MindManager
9.0
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.2
Ease of Setup
Micro Focus PPM
7.7
MindManager
8.8
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.5
Ease of Admin
Micro Focus PPM
8.4
MindManager
8.5
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.6
Quality of Support
Micro Focus PPM
7.2
MindManager
8.3
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.5
Ease of Doing Business With
Micro Focus PPM
8.0
MindManager
8.6
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.0
Product Direction (% positive)
Micro Focus PPM
6.7
MindManager
9.2
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
6.5

Features

Tasks
Task Creation and Assignment
Micro Focus PPM
7.9
MindManager
9.2
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.4
Due Dates
Micro Focus PPM
8.1
MindManager
8.1
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.5
Task Prioritization
Micro Focus PPM
7.8
MindManager
8.2
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.2
To-Do Lists
Micro Focus PPM
7.2
MindManager
8.6
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.1
Collaboration
Collaborative Project Planning
Micro Focus PPM
7.6
MindManager
7.5
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.7
Comments
Micro Focus PPM
7.7
MindManager
7.7
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.6
Documents and Uploads
Micro Focus PPM
7.7
MindManager
8.1
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.5
Projects
Gantt Chart / Project Map
Micro Focus PPM
7.8
MindManager
8.0
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.6
Calendar View
Micro Focus PPM
7.5
MindManager
8.0
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.3
Baselining / KPIs
Micro Focus PPM
7.1
MindManager
7.3
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.8
Project Budgeting
Micro Focus PPM
8.2
MindManager
6.7
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Issue Tracking
Micro Focus PPM
8.2
MindManager
8.2
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.6
Portfolio Management
Portfolio Coordination
Micro Focus PPM
7.9
MindManager
8.3
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Portfolio Budgeting
Micro Focus PPM
7.8
MindManager
Not enough data available
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.8
What-If Scenarios
Micro Focus PPM
7.4
MindManager
9.6
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.4
Workflow
Micro Focus PPM
8.1
MindManager
9.8
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Request Management
Micro Focus PPM
7.7
MindManager
8.0
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.6
Cost Tracking
Micro Focus PPM
7.6
MindManager
Not enough data available
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.8
ROI and Forecasting
Micro Focus PPM
7.2
MindManager
Not enough data available
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.6
Risk Analysis
Micro Focus PPM
7.9
MindManager
7.0
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.5
Resource Management
Resource Database
Micro Focus PPM
8.1
MindManager
6.9
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.8
Resource Allocation
Micro Focus PPM
7.4
MindManager
6.9
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Workload Capacity
Micro Focus PPM
8.0
MindManager
6.4
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Time Tracking
Micro Focus PPM
8.3
MindManager
6.1
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.1
Platform
Alerts
Micro Focus PPM
8.0
MindManager
6.3
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.7
Mobile
Micro Focus PPM
5.6
MindManager
6.5
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
6.9
User, Role, and Access Management
Micro Focus PPM
7.7
MindManager
6.7
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
API / Integrations
Micro Focus PPM
6.8
MindManager
6.1
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.4
Reporting and Dashboards
Micro Focus PPM
7.5
MindManager
8.1
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.8
Customization
Micro Focus PPM
7.4
MindManager
7.3
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.4
Performance and Reliability
Micro Focus PPM
7.7
MindManager
8.3
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.1

Reviewers' Company Size

Small-Business (50 or fewer emp.)
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
14.3%
45.2%
24.7%
Mid-Market (51-1000 emp.)
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
14.3%
19.4%
27.2%
Enterprise (> 1000 emp.)
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
71.4%
35.5%
48.1%
Micro Focus PPM
Small-Business
14.3%
Mid-Market
14.3%
Enterprise
71.4%
MindManager
Small-Business
45.2%
Mid-Market
19.4%
Enterprise
35.5%
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
Small-Business
24.7%
Mid-Market
27.2%
Enterprise
48.1%

Reviewers' Industry

 
Information Technology and Services
28.6%
Information Technology and Services
16.7%
Information Technology and Services
14.4%
 
Telecommunications
9.5%
Computer Software
13.3%
Hospital & Health Care
5.0%
 
Insurance
9.5%
Insurance
6.7%
Higher Education
4.9%
 
Non-Profit Organization Management
4.8%
Health, Wellness and Fitness
6.7%
Computer Software
4.7%
 
Mining & Metals
4.8%
Automotive
6.7%
Construction
4.4%
 
Other
42.9%
Other
50.0%
Other
66.5%
Micro Focus PPM
Information Technology and Services
28.6%
Telecommunications
9.5%
Insurance
9.5%
Non-Profit Organization Management
4.8%
Mining & Metals
4.8%
Other
42.9%
MindManager
Information Technology and Services
16.7%
Computer Software
13.3%
Insurance
6.7%
Health, Wellness and Fitness
6.7%
Automotive
6.7%
Other
50.0%
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
Information Technology and Services
14.4%
Hospital & Health Care
5.0%
Higher Education
4.9%
Computer Software
4.7%
Construction
4.4%
Other
66.5%

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...

Jennifer W.
Internal Consultant

Validations and benefits are primarily the decision support and visual analysis of the features and functional over an iterative implementation - the ease of use to do real time design presentations with a combination of end users and management really...

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
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...

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.

 
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
Jennifer W.
Internal Consultant

Validations and benefits are primarily the decision support and visual analysis of the features and functional over an iterative implementation - the ease of use to do real time design presentations with a combination of end users and management really...

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...

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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