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Pricing

 
Project Professional (Project Managers)
$1,159.99
Individual
$14
/ month
Plan License
Contact
/ user / month
 
Project Standard (Project Managers)
$589.99
Business
$25
/month
Enterprise plus
Contact
for pricing
 
Project Online Premium
$55
/User/Month
Enterprise
Contact
for pricing
Collaboration License
Contact
for pricing
 
Project Online Professional
$30
/User/Month
Work License
Contact
/ 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
Smartsheet
Individual
$14/ month
Business
$25/month
Enterprise
Contactfor pricing
Free Trial
Workfront
Plan License
Contact/ user / month
Enterprise plus
Contactfor pricing
Collaboration License
Contactfor pricing
Work License
Contact/ user / month
Free Trial Unavailable

Ratings

Meets Requirements
Meets Requirements
8.3
8.4
8.1
Ease of Use
Ease of Use
7.2
8.2
7.6
Ease of Setup
Ease of Setup
7.5
8.4
6.9
Ease of Admin
Ease of Admin
7.6
8.5
8.0
Quality of Support
Quality of Support
7.5
8.2
8.1
Ease of Doing Business With
Ease of Doing Business With
7.9
8.5
8.4
Product Direction (% positive)
Product Direction (% positive)
6.5
7.8
8.0
Meets Requirements
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.3
Smartsheet
8.4
Workfront
8.1
Ease of Use
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.2
Smartsheet
8.2
Workfront
7.6
Ease of Setup
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.5
Smartsheet
8.4
Workfront
6.9
Ease of Admin
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.6
Smartsheet
8.5
Workfront
8.0
Quality of Support
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.5
Smartsheet
8.2
Workfront
8.1
Ease of Doing Business With
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Smartsheet
8.5
Workfront
8.4
Product Direction (% positive)
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
6.5
Smartsheet
7.8
Workfront
8.0

Features

Tasks
Task Creation and Assignment
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.4
Smartsheet
8.7
Workfront
8.6
Due Dates
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.5
Smartsheet
8.8
Workfront
8.0
Task Prioritization
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.2
Smartsheet
8.5
Workfront
7.7
To-Do Lists
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.1
Smartsheet
8.5
Workfront
7.6
Collaboration
Collaborative Project Planning
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.7
Smartsheet
8.7
Workfront
8.0
Comments
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.6
Smartsheet
8.2
Workfront
8.4
Documents and Uploads
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.5
Smartsheet
8.4
Workfront
8.2
Projects
Gantt Chart / Project Map
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.6
Smartsheet
8.5
Workfront
7.5
Calendar View
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.3
Smartsheet
8.1
Workfront
7.1
Baselining / KPIs
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.8
Smartsheet
7.6
Workfront
7.0
Project Budgeting
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Smartsheet
7.7
Workfront
7.6
Issue Tracking
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.6
Smartsheet
8.0
Workfront
8.2
Portfolio Management
Portfolio Coordination
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Smartsheet
8.0
Workfront
8.1
Portfolio Budgeting
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.8
Smartsheet
7.9
Workfront
7.5
What-If Scenarios
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.4
Smartsheet
7.3
Workfront
6.7
Workflow
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Smartsheet
8.2
Workfront
8.1
Request Management
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.6
Smartsheet
8.0
Workfront
8.3
Cost Tracking
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Smartsheet
7.8
Workfront
7.4
ROI and Forecasting
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.6
Smartsheet
7.6
Workfront
6.9
Risk Analysis
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.5
Smartsheet
7.6
Workfront
7.1
Resource Management
Resource Database
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.8
Smartsheet
7.9
Workfront
7.6
Resource Allocation
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Smartsheet
8.0
Workfront
7.6
Workload Capacity
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Smartsheet
8.1
Workfront
7.7
Time Tracking
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.1
Smartsheet
8.0
Workfront
8.2
Platform
Alerts
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.7
Smartsheet
8.2
Workfront
7.7
Mobile
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.0
Smartsheet
7.8
Workfront
6.7
User, Role, and Access Management
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Smartsheet
8.4
Workfront
8.1
API / Integrations
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.4
Smartsheet
7.4
Workfront
7.7
Reporting and Dashboards
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.8
Smartsheet
7.9
Workfront
8.1
Customization
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.4
Smartsheet
7.8
Workfront
7.9
Performance and Reliability
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.1
Smartsheet
8.6
Workfront
8.0

Reviewers' Company Size

Small-Business (50 or fewer emp.)
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
24.7%
32.4%
9.0%
Mid-Market (51-1000 emp.)
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
27.2%
37.9%
33.4%
Enterprise (> 1000 emp.)
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
48.1%
29.6%
57.5%
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
Small-Business
24.7%
Mid-Market
27.2%
Enterprise
48.1%
Smartsheet
Small-Business
32.4%
Mid-Market
37.9%
Enterprise
29.6%
Workfront
Small-Business
9.0%
Mid-Market
33.4%
Enterprise
57.5%

Reviewers' Industry

 
Information Technology and Services
14.6%
Information Technology and Services
11.2%
Marketing and Advertising
15.9%
 
Hospital & Health Care
5.3%
Computer Software
7.9%
Financial Services
8.2%
 
Higher Education
5.0%
Marketing and Advertising
6.7%
Computer Software
7.7%
 
Construction
4.7%
Higher Education
5.5%
Information Technology and Services
7.1%
 
Computer Software
4.4%
Hospital & Health Care
4.3%
Hospital & Health Care
4.3%
 
Other
66.0%
Other
64.3%
Other
56.9%
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%
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%
Workfront
Marketing and Advertising
15.9%
Financial Services
8.2%
Computer Software
7.7%
Information Technology and Services
7.1%
Hospital & Health Care
4.3%
Other
56.9%

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...

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.

Jon J.
Administrator in Religious Institutions

I love the ability to re-prioritize my tasks in the order of how I'm going to work on them and then have that visible to everyone on my team. Also as a manager, this is the perfect way to essentially micromanage your teams' tasks without actually...

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.

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...

G2 User in Human Resources

Projects drop off my work page all the time. Finding them to add hours is a task in and of itself. I still have to keep track of my overall hours myself and then add at the end of the day. It's less for me and more for the company, which is fine. It would...

 
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.

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...

Workfront
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Jon J.
Administrator in Religious Institutions

I love the ability to re-prioritize my tasks in the order of how I'm going to work on them and then have that visible to everyone on my team. Also as a manager, this is the perfect way to essentially micromanage your teams' tasks without actually...

Most Helpful Critical Review
G2 User in Human Resources

Projects drop off my work page all the time. Finding them to add hours is a task in and of itself. I still have to keep track of my overall hours myself and then add at the end of the day. It's less for me and more for the company, which is fine. It would...

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Videos

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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

Workfront
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