Compare Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management, Synergy, and Smartsheet

Pricing

 
Project Online Professional
$30
/User/Month
Professional
$10
Per user / per month
Individual
$14
/ month
 
Project Standard (Project Managers)
$589.99
Business
$25
Per user / per month
Business
$25
/month
 
Project Professional (Project Managers)
$1,159.99
Enterprise
$45
Per user / per month
Enterprise
Contact
for pricing
 
Project Online Essentials
$7
/User/Month
 
Project Online Premium
$55
/User/Month
 
Free Trial Unavailable
Free Trial
Free Trial
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
Project Online Professional
$30/User/Month
Project Standard (Project Managers)
$589.99
Project Professional (Project Managers)
$1,159.99
Project Online Essentials
$7/User/Month
Project Online Premium
$55/User/Month
Free Trial Unavailable
Synergy
Professional
$10 Per user / per month
Business
$25 Per user / per month
Enterprise
$45 Per user / per month
Free Trial
Smartsheet
Individual
$14/ month
Business
$25/month
Enterprise
Contactfor pricing
Free Trial

Ratings

Meets Requirements
Meets Requirements
8.3
8.7
8.4
Ease of Use
Ease of Use
7.2
7.9
8.2
Ease of Setup
Ease of Setup
7.5
6.8
8.4
Ease of Admin
Ease of Admin
7.6
8.3
8.6
Quality of Support
Quality of Support
7.5
9.0
8.3
Ease of Doing Business With
Ease of Doing Business With
8.0
8.9
8.5
Product Direction (% positive)
Product Direction (% positive)
6.5
9.3
7.8
Meets Requirements
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.3
Synergy
8.7
Smartsheet
8.4
Ease of Use
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.2
Synergy
7.9
Smartsheet
8.2
Ease of Setup
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.5
Synergy
6.8
Smartsheet
8.4
Ease of Admin
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.6
Synergy
8.3
Smartsheet
8.6
Quality of Support
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.5
Synergy
9.0
Smartsheet
8.3
Ease of Doing Business With
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.0
Synergy
8.9
Smartsheet
8.5
Product Direction (% positive)
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
6.5
Synergy
9.3
Smartsheet
7.8

Features

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

Reviewers' Company Size

Small-Business (50 or fewer emp.)
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
24.7%
77.8%
32.5%
Mid-Market (51-1000 emp.)
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
27.2%
11.1%
38.1%
Enterprise (> 1000 emp.)
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
48.1%
11.1%
29.4%
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
Small-Business
24.7%
Mid-Market
27.2%
Enterprise
48.1%
Synergy
Small-Business
77.8%
Mid-Market
11.1%
Enterprise
11.1%
Smartsheet
Small-Business
32.5%
Mid-Market
38.1%
Enterprise
29.4%

Reviewers' Industry

 
Information Technology and Services
14.4%
Civil Engineering
27.8%
Information Technology and Services
11.2%
 
Hospital & Health Care
5.0%
Architecture & Planning
27.8%
Computer Software
7.7%
 
Higher Education
4.9%
Mechanical or Industrial Engineering
11.1%
Marketing and Advertising
6.7%
 
Computer Software
4.7%
Design
11.1%
Higher Education
5.2%
 
Construction
4.4%
Construction
11.1%
Hospital & Health Care
4.7%
 
Other
66.5%
Other
11.1%
Other
64.4%
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
Information Technology and Services
14.4%
Hospital & Health Care
5.0%
Higher Education
4.9%
Computer Software
4.7%
Construction
4.4%
Other
66.5%
Synergy
Civil Engineering
27.8%
Architecture & Planning
27.8%
Mechanical or Industrial Engineering
11.1%
Design
11.1%
Construction
11.1%
Other
11.1%
Smartsheet
Information Technology and Services
11.2%
Computer Software
7.7%
Marketing and Advertising
6.7%
Higher Education
5.2%
Hospital & Health Care
4.7%
Other
64.4%

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...

Logan M.
Administrator

It's easy to use, not a clunky database system, more intuitive than most. It's great for details project reviews and bigger picture summary of progress and budgeting

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
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

Reports. I find creating them and producing them very counter intuitive. I also find that there are multiple feature that could be added to Synergy but when i ask if they can be integrated their isn't a drive to look to expand the potential of the...

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...

 
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.

Synergy
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Logan M.
Administrator

It's easy to use, not a clunky database system, more intuitive than most. It's great for details project reviews and bigger picture summary of progress and budgeting

Most Helpful Critical Review
G2 User

Reports. I find creating them and producing them very counter intuitive. I also find that there are multiple feature that could be added to Synergy but when i ask if they can be integrated their isn't a drive to look to expand the potential of the...

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

Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
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Synergy
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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

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Synergy
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