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Pricing

 
Project Professional (Project Managers)
$1,159.99
Projects
starts at $10
/ month for 10 users
 
Project Standard (Project Managers)
$589.99
Development
starts at $20
/ month for 10 users
 
Project Online Premium
$55
/User/Month
Service Desk
$20
/ month for 10 users
 
Project Online Professional
$30
/User/Month
 
Project Online Essentials
$7
/User/Month
 
Free Trial Unavailable
Free Trial
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
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
Free Trial
Jira
Projects
starts at $10/ month for 10 users
Development
starts at $20/ month for 10 users
Service Desk
$20/ month for 10 users
Free Trial Unavailable

Ratings

Meets Requirements
Meets Requirements
8.3
8.1
8.6
Ease of Use
Ease of Use
7.2
7.9
7.6
Ease of Setup
Ease of Setup
7.5
7.3
7.0
Ease of Admin
Ease of Admin
7.6
8.8
7.2
Quality of Support
Quality of Support
7.5
9.2
7.8
Ease of Doing Business With
Ease of Doing Business With
7.9
9.4
8.3
Product Direction (% positive)
Product Direction (% positive)
6.5
9.1
7.8
Meets Requirements
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.3
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
8.1
Jira
8.6
Ease of Use
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.2
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
7.9
Jira
7.6
Ease of Setup
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.5
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
7.3
Jira
7.0
Ease of Admin
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.6
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
8.8
Jira
7.2
Quality of Support
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.5
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
9.2
Jira
7.8
Ease of Doing Business With
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
9.4
Jira
8.3
Product Direction (% positive)
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
6.5
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
9.1
Jira
7.8

Reviewers' Company Size

Small-Business (50 or fewer emp.)
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
24.7%
7.1%
22.2%
Mid-Market (51-1000 emp.)
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
27.2%
28.6%
42.6%
Enterprise (> 1000 emp.)
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
48.1%
64.3%
35.2%
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%
Jira
Small-Business
22.2%
Mid-Market
42.6%
Enterprise
35.2%

Reviewers' Industry

 
Information Technology and Services
14.6%
Financial Services
25.0%
Information Technology and Services
21.8%
 
Hospital & Health Care
5.3%
Insurance
15.0%
Computer Software
20.7%
 
Higher Education
5.0%
Oil & Energy
10.0%
Internet
8.4%
 
Construction
4.7%
Food & Beverages
10.0%
Marketing and Advertising
5.3%
 
Computer Software
4.4%
Fishery
10.0%
Financial Services
3.6%
 
Other
66.0%
Other
30.0%
Other
40.2%
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%
Jira
Information Technology and Services
21.8%
Computer Software
20.7%
Internet
8.4%
Marketing and Advertising
5.3%
Financial Services
3.6%
Other
40.2%

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...

G2 User

Having visibility to all the projects and being able to report on them is great. In the past, setting up of the PMO was not successful due to the lack of visibility and with PPO I now have the buy in and confidence from the executive level that the PMO will...

Daniel J.
User in Computer Software

We use JIRA extensively for issue management and tracking. Each team has a project and it is a great way to work amongst teams and collaborate. The tool is very versatile and great to have project leaders, watchers, stakeholders, etc. They also have...

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.

G2 User in Oil & Energy

Nothing comes to mind currently that I dislike about PPM.

Jon J.
User in Religious Institutions

Several departments have tried using it more as a task management solution and it just doesn't hold up. Solutions like AtTask offer a much better enterprise level project management.

 
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
G2 User

Having visibility to all the projects and being able to report on them is great. In the past, setting up of the PMO was not successful due to the lack of visibility and with PPO I now have the buy in and confidence from the executive level that the PMO will...

Most Helpful Critical Review
G2 User in Oil & Energy

Nothing comes to mind currently that I dislike about PPM.

Jira
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Daniel J.
User in Computer Software

We use JIRA extensively for issue management and tracking. Each team has a project and it is a great way to work amongst teams and collaborate. The tool is very versatile and great to have project leaders, watchers, stakeholders, etc. They also have...

Most Helpful Critical Review
Jon J.
User in Religious Institutions

Several departments have tried using it more as a task management solution and it just doesn't hold up. Solutions like AtTask offer a much better enterprise level project management.

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