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Pricing

 
Project Professional (Project Managers)
$1,159.99
Collaboration License
Contact
for pricing
Projects
starts at $10
/ month for 10 users
 
Project Standard (Project Managers)
$589.99
Work License
Contact
/ user / month
Development
starts at $20
/ month for 10 users
 
Project Online Premium
$55
/User/Month
Plan License
Contact
/ user / month
Service Desk
$20
/ month for 10 users
 
Project Online Professional
$30
/User/Month
Enterprise plus
Contact
for pricing
 
Project Online Essentials
$7
/User/Month
 
Free Trial Unavailable
Free Trial Unavailable
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
Workfront
Collaboration License
Contactfor pricing
Work License
Contact/ user / month
Plan License
Contact/ user / month
Enterprise plus
Contactfor pricing
Free Trial Unavailable
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
7.6
7.6
Ease of Setup
Ease of Setup
7.5
6.9
7.0
Ease of Admin
Ease of Admin
7.6
8.0
7.2
Quality of Support
Quality of Support
7.5
8.1
7.8
Ease of Doing Business With
Ease of Doing Business With
7.9
8.4
8.3
Product Direction (% positive)
Product Direction (% positive)
6.5
8.0
7.8
Meets Requirements
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.3
Workfront
8.1
Jira
8.6
Ease of Use
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.2
Workfront
7.6
Jira
7.6
Ease of Setup
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.5
Workfront
6.9
Jira
7.0
Ease of Admin
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.6
Workfront
8.0
Jira
7.2
Quality of Support
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.5
Workfront
8.1
Jira
7.8
Ease of Doing Business With
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Workfront
8.4
Jira
8.3
Product Direction (% positive)
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
6.5
Workfront
8.0
Jira
7.8

Reviewers' Company Size

Small-Business (50 or fewer emp.)
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
24.7%
9.0%
22.2%
Mid-Market (51-1000 emp.)
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
27.2%
33.4%
42.6%
Enterprise (> 1000 emp.)
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
48.1%
57.5%
35.2%
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
Small-Business
24.7%
Mid-Market
27.2%
Enterprise
48.1%
Workfront
Small-Business
9.0%
Mid-Market
33.4%
Enterprise
57.5%
Jira
Small-Business
22.2%
Mid-Market
42.6%
Enterprise
35.2%

Reviewers' Industry

 
Information Technology and Services
14.6%
Marketing and Advertising
15.9%
Information Technology and Services
21.8%
 
Hospital & Health Care
5.3%
Financial Services
8.2%
Computer Software
20.7%
 
Higher Education
5.0%
Computer Software
7.7%
Internet
8.4%
 
Construction
4.7%
Information Technology and Services
7.1%
Marketing and Advertising
5.3%
 
Computer Software
4.4%
Hospital & Health Care
4.3%
Financial Services
3.6%
 
Other
66.0%
Other
56.9%
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%
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%
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...

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...

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 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...

Jerry W. E.
Consultant in Computer Software

Consider three pitfalls when adopting JIRA - two pertaining to administration teams and one pertaining to end-users. Admin Pitfall #1: while JIRA does in fact allow administrators the ability to build customized issue types, workflows and artifacts,...

 
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.

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...

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
Jerry W. E.
Consultant in Computer Software

Consider three pitfalls when adopting JIRA - two pertaining to administration teams and one pertaining to end-users. Admin Pitfall #1: while JIRA does in fact allow administrators the ability to build customized issue types, workflows and artifacts,...

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