Compare Micro Focus PPM, Smartsheet, and Asana

Pricing

 
Individual
$14
/ month
Asana Free
$0
per member, per month
 
Business
$25
/month
Asana Premium
starts at $9.99
per member, per month
 
Enterprise
Contact
for pricing
Asana Business
19.99
per member, per month
 
Asana Enterprise
Contact us
 
Free Trial Unavailable
Free Trial
Free Trial
Micro Focus PPM
Free Trial Unavailable
Smartsheet
Individual
$14/ month
Business
$25/month
Enterprise
Contactfor pricing
Free Trial
Asana
Asana Free
$0per member, per month
Asana Premium
starts at $9.99per member, per month
Asana Business
19.99per member, per month
Asana Enterprise
Contact us
Free Trial

Ratings

Meets Requirements
Meets Requirements
8.3
8.4
8.5
Ease of Use
Ease of Use
6.8
8.2
8.5
Ease of Setup
Ease of Setup
7.7
8.4
8.7
Ease of Admin
Ease of Admin
8.4
8.6
8.7
Quality of Support
Quality of Support
7.2
8.3
8.3
Ease of Doing Business With
Ease of Doing Business With
8.0
8.5
8.7
Product Direction (% positive)
Product Direction (% positive)
6.7
7.8
8.4
Meets Requirements
Micro Focus PPM
8.3
Smartsheet
8.4
Asana
8.5
Ease of Use
Micro Focus PPM
6.8
Smartsheet
8.2
Asana
8.5
Ease of Setup
Micro Focus PPM
7.7
Smartsheet
8.4
Asana
8.7
Ease of Admin
Micro Focus PPM
8.4
Smartsheet
8.6
Asana
8.7
Quality of Support
Micro Focus PPM
7.2
Smartsheet
8.3
Asana
8.3
Ease of Doing Business With
Micro Focus PPM
8.0
Smartsheet
8.5
Asana
8.7
Product Direction (% positive)
Micro Focus PPM
6.7
Smartsheet
7.8
Asana
8.4

Features

Tasks
Task Creation and Assignment
Micro Focus PPM
7.9
Smartsheet
8.8
Asana
9.2
Due Dates
Micro Focus PPM
8.1
Smartsheet
8.8
Asana
9.1
Task Prioritization
Micro Focus PPM
7.8
Smartsheet
8.5
Asana
8.2
To-Do Lists
Micro Focus PPM
7.2
Smartsheet
8.5
Asana
8.8
Collaboration
Collaborative Project Planning
Micro Focus PPM
7.6
Smartsheet
8.7
Asana
8.7
Comments
Micro Focus PPM
7.7
Smartsheet
8.2
Asana
8.7
Documents and Uploads
Micro Focus PPM
7.7
Smartsheet
8.4
Asana
8.4
Projects
Gantt Chart / Project Map
Micro Focus PPM
7.8
Smartsheet
8.5
Asana
7.2
Calendar View
Micro Focus PPM
7.5
Smartsheet
8.1
Asana
8.1
Baselining / KPIs
Micro Focus PPM
7.1
Smartsheet
7.6
Asana
7.0
Project Budgeting
Micro Focus PPM
8.2
Smartsheet
7.7
Asana
6.8
Issue Tracking
Micro Focus PPM
8.2
Smartsheet
8.0
Asana
7.8
Portfolio Management
Portfolio Coordination
Micro Focus PPM
7.9
Smartsheet
8.0
Asana
7.9
Portfolio Budgeting
Micro Focus PPM
7.8
Smartsheet
7.8
Asana
7.2
What-If Scenarios
Micro Focus PPM
7.4
Smartsheet
7.3
Asana
7.0
Workflow
Micro Focus PPM
8.1
Smartsheet
8.2
Asana
8.3
Request Management
Micro Focus PPM
7.7
Smartsheet
8.1
Asana
8.0
Cost Tracking
Micro Focus PPM
7.6
Smartsheet
7.8
Asana
7.0
ROI and Forecasting
Micro Focus PPM
7.2
Smartsheet
7.6
Asana
6.9
Risk Analysis
Micro Focus PPM
7.9
Smartsheet
7.6
Asana
6.9
Resource Management
Resource Database
Micro Focus PPM
8.1
Smartsheet
7.9
Asana
7.6
Resource Allocation
Micro Focus PPM
7.4
Smartsheet
8.0
Asana
7.7
Workload Capacity
Micro Focus PPM
8.0
Smartsheet
8.1
Asana
8.0
Time Tracking
Micro Focus PPM
8.3
Smartsheet
8.0
Asana
7.9
Platform
Alerts
Micro Focus PPM
8.0
Smartsheet
8.2
Asana
8.3
Mobile
Micro Focus PPM
5.6
Smartsheet
7.8
Asana
8.2
User, Role, and Access Management
Micro Focus PPM
7.7
Smartsheet
8.4
Asana
8.5
API / Integrations
Micro Focus PPM
6.8
Smartsheet
7.4
Asana
8.0
Reporting and Dashboards
Micro Focus PPM
7.5
Smartsheet
7.9
Asana
8.0
Customization
Micro Focus PPM
7.4
Smartsheet
7.8
Asana
7.6
Performance and Reliability
Micro Focus PPM
7.7
Smartsheet
8.6
Asana
8.9

Reviewers' Company Size

Small-Business (50 or fewer emp.)
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
9.5%
32.4%
59.5%
Mid-Market (51-1000 emp.)
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
28.6%
37.9%
29.5%
Enterprise (> 1000 emp.)
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
61.9%
29.7%
11.1%
Micro Focus PPM
Small-Business
9.5%
Mid-Market
28.6%
Enterprise
61.9%
Smartsheet
Small-Business
32.4%
Mid-Market
37.9%
Enterprise
29.7%
Asana
Small-Business
59.5%
Mid-Market
29.5%
Enterprise
11.1%

Reviewers' Industry

 
Information Technology and Services
34.6%
Information Technology and Services
11.0%
Marketing and Advertising
12.9%
 
Telecommunications
11.5%
Computer Software
8.0%
Computer Software
9.0%
 
Management Consulting
7.7%
Marketing and Advertising
6.6%
Information Technology and Services
7.7%
 
Insurance
7.7%
Higher Education
5.4%
Internet
6.3%
 
Non-Profit Organization Management
3.8%
Hospital & Health Care
4.4%
Non-Profit Organization Management
5.1%
 
Other
34.6%
Other
64.5%
Other
59.0%
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%
Smartsheet
Information Technology and Services
11.0%
Computer Software
8.0%
Marketing and Advertising
6.6%
Higher Education
5.4%
Hospital & Health Care
4.4%
Other
64.5%
Asana
Marketing and Advertising
12.9%
Computer Software
9.0%
Information Technology and Services
7.7%
Internet
6.3%
Non-Profit Organization Management
5.1%
Other
59.0%

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...

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.

Carl B.
User in Retail

I really like the user interface; you can configure it for your needs. I also like that you can choose the appearance of your Dashboard (tasks in the form of panels or as a list). It is easy to create tasks, organize them and monitor their implementation....

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.

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...

Erich R.
User in Internet

Azana sort of forces a task management paradigm on your company. There are some situations where you can't quite fit what you are doing into the mold they provide. One good example of this if you have some sort of high level task that you would like a...

 
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.

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...

Asana
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Carl B.
User in Retail

I really like the user interface; you can configure it for your needs. I also like that you can choose the appearance of your Dashboard (tasks in the form of panels or as a list). It is easy to create tasks, organize them and monitor their implementation....

Most Helpful Critical Review
Erich R.
User in Internet

Azana sort of forces a task management paradigm on your company. There are some situations where you can't quite fit what you are doing into the mold they provide. One good example of this if you have some sort of high level task that you would like a...

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Smartsheet

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Asana
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