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Pricing

 
Project Online Premium
$55
/User/Month
Asana Free
$0
per member, per month
 
Project Online Professional
$30
/User/Month
Asana Premium
starts at $9.99
per member, per month
 
Project Professional (Project Managers)
$1,159.99
Asana Business
19.99
per member, per month
 
Project Online Essentials
$7
/User/Month
Asana Enterprise
Contact us
 
Project Standard (Project Managers)
$589.99
 
Free Trial Unavailable
Free Trial
Free Trial
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
Project Online Premium
$55/User/Month
Project Online Professional
$30/User/Month
Project Professional (Project Managers)
$1,159.99
Project Online Essentials
$7/User/Month
Project Standard (Project Managers)
$589.99
Free Trial Unavailable
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
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
8.1
8.5
Ease of Use
Ease of Use
7.2
7.9
8.5
Ease of Setup
Ease of Setup
7.5
7.3
8.7
Ease of Admin
Ease of Admin
7.6
8.8
8.7
Quality of Support
Quality of Support
7.5
9.2
8.3
Ease of Doing Business With
Ease of Doing Business With
7.9
9.4
8.7
Product Direction (% positive)
Product Direction (% positive)
6.5
9.1
8.4
Meets Requirements
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.3
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
8.1
Asana
8.5
Ease of Use
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.2
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
7.9
Asana
8.5
Ease of Setup
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.5
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
7.3
Asana
8.7
Ease of Admin
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.6
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
8.8
Asana
8.7
Quality of Support
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.5
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
9.2
Asana
8.3
Ease of Doing Business With
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
9.4
Asana
8.7
Product Direction (% positive)
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
6.5
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
9.1
Asana
8.4

Features

Tasks
Task Creation and Assignment
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.4
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
8.6
Asana
9.2
Due Dates
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.5
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
8.8
Asana
9.1
Task Prioritization
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.2
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
8.3
Asana
8.2
To-Do Lists
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.1
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
Not enough data available
Asana
8.8
Collaboration
Collaborative Project Planning
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.7
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
Not enough data available
Asana
8.7
Comments
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.6
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
9.3
Asana
8.7
Documents and Uploads
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.5
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
9.0
Asana
8.4
Projects
Gantt Chart / Project Map
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.6
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
8.3
Asana
7.2
Calendar View
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.3
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
8.1
Asana
8.1
Baselining / KPIs
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.8
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
Not enough data available
Asana
6.9
Project Budgeting
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
8.1
Asana
6.7
Issue Tracking
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.6
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
9.2
Asana
7.7
Portfolio Management
Portfolio Coordination
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
Not enough data available
Asana
7.9
Portfolio Budgeting
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.8
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
Not enough data available
Asana
7.2
What-If Scenarios
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.4
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
Not enough data available
Asana
7.0
Workflow
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
Not enough data available
Asana
8.3
Request Management
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.6
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
Not enough data available
Asana
8.0
Cost Tracking
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
8.9
Asana
6.9
ROI and Forecasting
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.6
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
Not enough data available
Asana
6.8
Risk Analysis
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.5
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
8.3
Asana
6.8
Resource Management
Resource Database
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.8
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
8.7
Asana
7.5
Resource Allocation
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
Not enough data available
Asana
7.7
Workload Capacity
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
Not enough data available
Asana
8.0
Time Tracking
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.1
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
Not enough data available
Asana
7.8
Platform
Alerts
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.7
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
Not enough data available
Asana
8.3
Mobile
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.0
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
Not enough data available
Asana
8.2
User, Role, and Access Management
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
9.4
Asana
8.5
API / Integrations
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.4
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
Not enough data available
Asana
8.0
Reporting and Dashboards
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.8
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
9.0
Asana
8.0
Customization
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.4
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
9.4
Asana
7.6
Performance and Reliability
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.1
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
9.5
Asana
8.9

Reviewers' Company Size

Small-Business (50 or fewer emp.)
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
24.7%
7.1%
59.8%
Mid-Market (51-1000 emp.)
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
27.2%
28.6%
29.2%
Enterprise (> 1000 emp.)
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
48.1%
64.3%
11.0%
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
Small-Business
24.7%
Mid-Market
27.2%
Enterprise
48.1%
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
Small-Business
7.1%
Mid-Market
28.6%
Enterprise
64.3%
Asana
Small-Business
59.8%
Mid-Market
29.2%
Enterprise
11.0%

Reviewers' Industry

 
Information Technology and Services
14.6%
Financial Services
25.0%
Marketing and Advertising
12.9%
 
Hospital & Health Care
5.3%
Insurance
15.0%
Computer Software
9.0%
 
Higher Education
5.0%
Oil & Energy
10.0%
Information Technology and Services
7.7%
 
Construction
4.7%
Food & Beverages
10.0%
Internet
6.4%
 
Computer Software
4.4%
Fishery
10.0%
Non-Profit Organization Management
5.1%
 
Other
66.0%
Other
30.0%
Other
58.8%
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
Information Technology and Services
14.6%
Hospital & Health Care
5.3%
Higher Education
5.0%
Construction
4.7%
Computer Software
4.4%
Other
66.0%
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
Financial Services
25.0%
Insurance
15.0%
Oil & Energy
10.0%
Food & Beverages
10.0%
Fishery
10.0%
Other
30.0%
Asana
Marketing and Advertising
12.9%
Computer Software
9.0%
Information Technology and Services
7.7%
Internet
6.4%
Non-Profit Organization Management
5.1%
Other
58.8%

Reviews

Most Helpful Favorable Review
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...

Barend C.
Consultant in Management Consulting

Ability to quickly mobilise & grow a projects environment at relatively low cost. Has all the key functionality to take you far on the maturity curve. The ease to get going.

Daniel L.
Administrator in Computer Software

Recurring tasks and simple task delegation make it easy to manage weekly tasks/projects and stay up to date on who is accomplishing each task and whether it has been completed. I also love Asana's 'boards' project type. It is a "Trello-like" experience...

Most Helpful Critical Review
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.

Mary-Ann L.
User

I would like to have the ability to use PPO as a mobile application, especially when doing site visits. It will cut down on the double work, i.e. drafting or capturing a voice note and then getting back to the office to capture same on PPO. PPO is faster...

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...

 
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.

Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Barend C.
Consultant in Management Consulting

Ability to quickly mobilise & grow a projects environment at relatively low cost. Has all the key functionality to take you far on the maturity curve. The ease to get going.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Mary-Ann L.
User

I would like to have the ability to use PPO as a mobile application, especially when doing site visits. It will cut down on the double work, i.e. drafting or capturing a voice note and then getting back to the office to capture same on PPO. PPO is faster...

Asana
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Daniel L.
Administrator in Computer Software

Recurring tasks and simple task delegation make it easy to manage weekly tasks/projects and stay up to date on who is accomplishing each task and whether it has been completed. I also love Asana's 'boards' project type. It is a "Trello-like" experience...

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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