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Pricing

 
Waffle.io
Free
Individual
$14
/ month
 
Waffle Takeout
$2,000
per year
Business
$25
/month
 
Enterprise
Contact
for pricing
 
Free Trial Unavailable
Free Trial Unavailable
Free Trial
Micro Focus PPM
Free Trial Unavailable
Waffle.io
Waffle.io
Free
Waffle Takeout
$2,000per year
Free Trial Unavailable
Smartsheet
Individual
$14/ month
Business
$25/month
Enterprise
Contactfor pricing
Free Trial

Ratings

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

Features

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

Reviewers' Company Size

Small-Business (50 or fewer emp.)
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
9.5%
64.3%
32.4%
Mid-Market (51-1000 emp.)
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
28.6%
28.6%
37.9%
Enterprise (> 1000 emp.)
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
61.9%
7.1%
29.6%
Micro Focus PPM
Small-Business
9.5%
Mid-Market
28.6%
Enterprise
61.9%
Waffle.io
Small-Business
64.3%
Mid-Market
28.6%
Enterprise
7.1%
Smartsheet
Small-Business
32.4%
Mid-Market
37.9%
Enterprise
29.6%

Reviewers' Industry

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

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...

G2 User

Integration with Git and ease of use in terms of how quickly a team can start using it. The data transfer between GIT and waffle is seem less.

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
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.

G2 User

I have always felt that the integration with github, while quite good, was somewhat spotty. Someone would move something on a waffle board and the issue tags wouldn't get updated in github, or vice versa. This often left members of the software team...

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...

 
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.

Waffle.io
Most Helpful Favorable Review
G2 User

Integration with Git and ease of use in terms of how quickly a team can start using it. The data transfer between GIT and waffle is seem less.

Most Helpful Critical Review
G2 User

I have always felt that the integration with github, while quite good, was somewhat spotty. Someone would move something on a waffle board and the issue tags wouldn't get updated in github, or vice versa. This often left members of the software team...

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...

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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

Micro Focus PPM
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Waffle.io
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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

Downloads

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Waffle.io
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