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based on preference data from user reviews. Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management rates 4.0/5 stars with 1,537 reviews. By contrast, Planview LeanKit rates 4.0/5 stars with 323 reviews. Each product's score is calculated with real-time data from verified user reviews, to help you make the best choice between these two options, and decide which one is best for your business needs.
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Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
(1,537)
4.0 out of 5
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
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Planview LeanKit
(323)
4.0 out of 5
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Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
Planview LeanKit
Planview LeanKit
Market Segments
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
Enterprise (47.2% of reviews)
Planview LeanKit
Planview LeanKit
Enterprise (43.6% of reviews)
Entry Level Price
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
$7/User/Month
Planview LeanKit
Planview LeanKit
Custom per user / month

Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management vs Planview LeanKit

When assessing the two solutions, reviewers found Planview LeanKit easier to use, set up, and administer. Reviewers also preferred doing business with Planview LeanKit overall.

  • Reviewers felt that Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management meets the needs of their business better than Planview LeanKit.
  • When comparing quality of ongoing product support, reviewers felt that Planview LeanKit is the preferred option.
  • For feature updates and roadmaps, our reviewers preferred the direction of Planview LeanKit over Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management.
Categories
Shared Categories
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
Planview LeanKit
Planview LeanKit
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management and Planview LeanKit are categorized as Project Management
Unique Categories
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management is categorized as Earned Value Management and Project and Portfolio Management
Planview LeanKit
Planview LeanKit is categorized as Product Management
Pricing
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management Pricing
Project Online Essentials
$7/User/Month
Project Online Premium
$55/User/Month
Project Standard (Project Managers)
$589.99
Project Professional (Project Managers)
$1,159.99
Project Online Professional
$30/User/Month
Free Trial Unavailable
Planview LeanKit
Planview LeanKit Pricing
LeanKit for the Enterprise
Customper user / month
LeanKit for Scaled Teams
$29per user / month
LeanKit for Teams
$19per user / month
Free Trial
Ratings
Meets Requirements
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.3
Responses: 1386
Planview LeanKit
Planview LeanKit
8.2
Responses: 294
Ease of Use
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.2
Responses: 1393
Planview LeanKit
Planview LeanKit
8.5
Responses: 294
Ease of Setup
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.5
Responses: 462
Planview LeanKit
Planview LeanKit
8.0
Responses: 101
Ease of Admin
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.6
Responses: 432
Planview LeanKit
Planview LeanKit
8.0
Responses: 98
Quality of Support
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.6
Responses: 1090
Planview LeanKit
Planview LeanKit
8.1
Responses: 189
Ease of Doing Business With
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Responses: 401
Planview LeanKit
Planview LeanKit
8.2
Responses: 89
Product Direction (% positive)
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
6.6
Responses: 1371
Planview LeanKit
Planview LeanKit
7.5
Responses: 291
Features
Tasks
Creation & Assignment
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.6
Responses: 37
Verified Feature
Planview LeanKit
Planview LeanKit
Not enough data available
Due Dates
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.7
Responses: 38
Verified Feature
Planview LeanKit
Planview LeanKit
Not enough data available
Task Prioritization
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.3
Responses: 38
Verified Feature
Planview LeanKit
Planview LeanKit
Not enough data available
To-Do Lists
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.4
Responses: 37
Verified Feature
Planview LeanKit
Planview LeanKit
Not enough data available
Dependecies
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
Feature Not Available
Planview LeanKit
Planview LeanKit
Not enough data available
Mass Updates
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
Feature Not Available
Planview LeanKit
Planview LeanKit
Feature Not Available
Drag & Drop
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.7
Responses: 37
Verified Feature
Planview LeanKit
Planview LeanKit
Not enough data available
Recurring Tasks
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
Feature Not Available
Planview LeanKit
Planview LeanKit
Feature Not Available
Projects
Planning
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.8
Responses: 39
Verified Feature
Planview LeanKit
Planview LeanKit
Not enough data available
Project Map
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.3
Responses: 38
Verified Feature
Planview LeanKit
Planview LeanKit
Not enough data available
GANTT
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.2
Responses: 38
Verified Feature
Planview LeanKit
Planview LeanKit
Not enough data available
Calendar View
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.4
Responses: 37
Verified Feature
Planview LeanKit
Planview LeanKit
Not enough data available
Views
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.2
Responses: 35
Verified Feature
Planview LeanKit
Planview LeanKit
Not enough data available
Project Budgeting
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.2
Responses: 35
Verified Feature
Planview LeanKit
Planview LeanKit
Not enough data available
Issue Tracking
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.1
Responses: 32
Verified Feature
Planview LeanKit
Planview LeanKit
Not enough data available
Templates
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.6
Responses: 38
Verified Feature
Planview LeanKit
Planview LeanKit
Not enough data available
Critical Path
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
Feature Not Available
Planview LeanKit
Planview LeanKit
Not enough data available
Time & Expense
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.7
Responses: 35
Verified Feature
Planview LeanKit
Planview LeanKit
Not enough data available
Methodologies
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.0
Responses: 35
Verified Feature
Planview LeanKit
Planview LeanKit
Not enough data available
Resource Management
Resource Definiton
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Responses: 34
Verified Feature
Planview LeanKit
Planview LeanKit
Not enough data available
Capacity
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.2
Responses: 36
Verified Feature
Planview LeanKit
Planview LeanKit
Not enough data available
Scheduling
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.6
Responses: 37
Verified Feature
Planview LeanKit
Planview LeanKit
Not enough data available
Project Monitoring
Baselining / KPIs
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.8
Responses: 32
Verified Feature
Planview LeanKit
Planview LeanKit
Not enough data available
Resource Allocation
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.1
Responses: 36
Verified Feature
Planview LeanKit
Planview LeanKit
Not enough data available
Dashboards
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.3
Responses: 35
Verified Feature
Planview LeanKit
Planview LeanKit
Not enough data available
Reviewers' Company Size
Reviewers of both Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management and Planview LeanKit were most often representing companies in the Enterprise segment.
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
25.2%
Planview LeanKit
Planview LeanKit
26.2%
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
27.6%
Planview LeanKit
Planview LeanKit
30.2%
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
47.2%
Planview LeanKit
Planview LeanKit
43.6%
Reviewers' Industry
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management Industry
Information Technology and Services
14.2%
Hospital & Health Care
4.9%
Higher Education
4.7%
Computer Software
4.6%
Construction
4.4%
Other
67.1%
Planview LeanKit
Planview LeanKit Industry
Information Technology and Services
12.1%
Computer Software
10.9%
Financial Services
8.7%
Banking
6.5%
Insurance
5.0%
Other
56.7%
Reviews
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
John O.
User in Electrical/Electronic Manufacturing

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...

Planview LeanKit
Katie B.
User in Events Services

I love that LeanKit provides a visual work flow. It is easy for me to put every single task on my board, organized in a way that visually makes sense for me. Because my team and I can comment back and forth on particular tasks, it is easy to keep all of the...

Most Helpful Critical Review
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
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.

Planview LeanKit
Ryan D.
Administrator in Telecommunications

Their analytics reporting engine is terrible. While this tool has done great to formalize our process, I can't get any useful data out of their analytics tools so my reporting metrics to executives is by far my largest pain point. Very frustrated on this...

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Discussions
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management Discussions
I am a new project coordinator for a business that has never used one. Is this a good product for us to use or is there something else that I should use first?
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How do I best plan my resources with MS Project?
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