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based on preference data from user reviews. Microsoft Project Server rates 4.1/5 stars with 108 reviews. By contrast, Workfront rates 4.1/5 stars with 804 reviews. Each product's score is calculated with real-time data from verified user reviews, to help you make the best choice between these two options, and decide which one is best for your business needs.
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Microsoft Project Server
Microsoft Project Server
(108)
4.1 out of 5
Microsoft Project Server
Workfront
Workfront
(804)
4.1 out of 5
Workfront
Star Rating
Microsoft Project Server
Microsoft Project Server
Workfront
Workfront
Market Segments
Microsoft Project Server
Microsoft Project Server
Enterprise (51.1% of reviews)
Workfront
Workfront
Enterprise (53.6% of reviews)
Entry Level Price
Microsoft Project Server
Microsoft Project Server
$55 per user per month
Workfront
Workfront
Contact/ user / month

Microsoft Project Server vs Workfront

When assessing the two solutions, reviewers found Workfront easier to use, set up, and administer. Reviewers also preferred doing business with Workfront overall.

  • Reviewers felt that Microsoft Project Server meets the needs of their business better than Workfront.
  • When comparing quality of ongoing product support, reviewers felt that Workfront is the preferred option.
  • For feature updates and roadmaps, our reviewers preferred the direction of Workfront over Microsoft Project Server.
Categories
Shared Categories
Microsoft Project Server
Microsoft Project Server
Workfront
Workfront
Microsoft Project Server and Workfront are categorized as Project Management
Unique Categories
Microsoft Project Server
Microsoft Project Server has no unique categories
Workfront
Workfront is categorized as Work Management and Online Proofing
Pricing
Microsoft Project Server
Microsoft Project Server Pricing
Project Online Premium
$55per user per month
Project Online Professional
$30per user per month
Project Online Essentials
$7per user per month
Free Trial Unavailable
Workfront
Workfront Pricing
Work License
Contact/ user / month
Enterprise plus
Contactfor pricing
Collaboration License
Contactfor pricing
Plan License
Contact/ user / month
Free Trial Unavailable
Ratings
Meets Requirements
Microsoft Project Server
Microsoft Project Server
8.5
Responses: 76
Workfront
Workfront
8.4
Responses: 731
Ease of Use
Microsoft Project Server
Microsoft Project Server
7.3
Responses: 74
Workfront
Workfront
7.8
Responses: 734
Ease of Setup
Microsoft Project Server
Microsoft Project Server
6.8
Responses: 37
Workfront
Workfront
7.0
Responses: 298
Ease of Admin
Microsoft Project Server
Microsoft Project Server
7.3
Responses: 37
Workfront
Workfront
8.0
Responses: 305
Quality of Support
Microsoft Project Server
Microsoft Project Server
7.8
Responses: 64
Workfront
Workfront
8.2
Responses: 618
Ease of Doing Business With
Microsoft Project Server
Microsoft Project Server
8.0
Responses: 35
Workfront
Workfront
8.5
Responses: 288
Product Direction (% positive)
Microsoft Project Server
Microsoft Project Server
7.1
Responses: 73
Workfront
Workfront
8.1
Responses: 726
Features
Tasks
Creation & Assignment
Microsoft Project Server
Microsoft Project Server
8.3
Responses: 17
Verified Feature
Workfront
Workfront
9.3
Responses: 71
Verified Feature
Due Dates
Microsoft Project Server
Microsoft Project Server
8.6
Responses: 18
Verified Feature
Workfront
Workfront
9.1
Responses: 72
Verified Feature
Task Prioritization
Microsoft Project Server
Microsoft Project Server
8.6
Responses: 17
Verified Feature
Workfront
Workfront
9.2
Responses: 71
Verified Feature
To-Do Lists
Microsoft Project Server
Microsoft Project Server
7.8
Responses: 16
Verified Feature
Workfront
Workfront
9.2
Responses: 69
Verified Feature
Dependecies
Microsoft Project Server
Microsoft Project Server
Feature Not Available
Workfront
Workfront
9.0
Responses: 68
Verified Feature
Mass Updates
Microsoft Project Server
Microsoft Project Server
7.5
Responses: 16
Verified Feature
Workfront
Workfront
9.0
Responses: 64
Verified Feature
Drag & Drop
Microsoft Project Server
Microsoft Project Server
7.4
Responses: 17
Verified Feature
Workfront
Workfront
8.8
Responses: 66
Verified Feature
Recurring Tasks
Microsoft Project Server
Microsoft Project Server
Feature Not Available
Workfront
Workfront
9.1
Responses: 68
Verified Feature
Projects
Planning
Microsoft Project Server
Microsoft Project Server
8.7
Responses: 18
Verified Feature
Workfront
Workfront
9.4
Responses: 70
Verified Feature
Project Map
Microsoft Project Server
Microsoft Project Server
8.7
Responses: 18
Verified Feature
Workfront
Workfront
8.8
Responses: 66
Verified Feature
GANTT
Microsoft Project Server
Microsoft Project Server
8.9
Responses: 17
Verified Feature
Workfront
Workfront
9.1
Responses: 61
Verified Feature
Calendar View
Microsoft Project Server
Microsoft Project Server
8.5
Responses: 18
Verified Feature
Workfront
Workfront
9.0
Responses: 68
Verified Feature
Views
Microsoft Project Server
Microsoft Project Server
8.6
Responses: 18
Verified Feature
Workfront
Workfront
8.8
Responses: 66
Verified Feature
Project Budgeting
Microsoft Project Server
Microsoft Project Server
7.6
Responses: 17
Verified Feature
Workfront
Workfront
9.2
Responses: 58
Verified Feature
Issue Tracking
Microsoft Project Server
Microsoft Project Server
8.4
Responses: 17
Verified Feature
Workfront
Workfront
9.1
Responses: 63
Verified Feature
Templates
Microsoft Project Server
Microsoft Project Server
8.4
Responses: 16
Verified Feature
Workfront
Workfront
9.2
Responses: 68
Verified Feature
Critical Path
Microsoft Project Server
Microsoft Project Server
Feature Not Available
Workfront
Workfront
9.0
Responses: 61
Verified Feature
Time & Expense
Microsoft Project Server
Microsoft Project Server
7.1
Responses: 15
Verified Feature
Workfront
Workfront
9.2
Responses: 66
Verified Feature
Methodologies
Microsoft Project Server
Microsoft Project Server
7.8
Responses: 13
Verified Feature
Workfront
Workfront
9.1
Responses: 60
Verified Feature
Resource Management
Resource Definiton
Microsoft Project Server
Microsoft Project Server
8.4
Responses: 18
Verified Feature
Workfront
Workfront
8.9
Responses: 61
Verified Feature
Capacity
Microsoft Project Server
Microsoft Project Server
8.2
Responses: 18
Verified Feature
Workfront
Workfront
9.1
Responses: 62
Verified Feature
Scheduling
Microsoft Project Server
Microsoft Project Server
8.4
Responses: 18
Verified Feature
Workfront
Workfront
9.0
Responses: 68
Verified Feature
Project Monitoring
Baselining / KPIs
Microsoft Project Server
Microsoft Project Server
7.7
Responses: 18
Verified Feature
Workfront
Workfront
9.1
Responses: 59
Verified Feature
Resource Allocation
Microsoft Project Server
Microsoft Project Server
8.6
Responses: 18
Verified Feature
Workfront
Workfront
9.1
Responses: 65
Verified Feature
Dashboards
Microsoft Project Server
Microsoft Project Server
8.1
Responses: 18
Verified Feature
Workfront
Workfront
9.1
Responses: 68
Verified Feature
Reviewers' Company Size
Reviewers of both Microsoft Project Server and Workfront were most often representing companies in the Enterprise segment.
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
Microsoft Project Server
Microsoft Project Server
6.7%
Workfront
Workfront
12.5%
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
Microsoft Project Server
Microsoft Project Server
42.2%
Workfront
Workfront
33.9%
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
Microsoft Project Server
Microsoft Project Server
51.1%
Workfront
Workfront
53.6%
Reviewers' Industry
Microsoft Project Server
Microsoft Project Server Industry
Information Technology and Services
23.1%
Computer Software
11.0%
Financial Services
5.5%
Hospital & Health Care
4.4%
Telecommunications
3.3%
Other
52.7%
Workfront
Workfront Industry
Marketing and Advertising
14.7%
Information Technology and Services
8.6%
Financial Services
6.8%
Computer Software
5.6%
Hospital & Health Care
4.3%
Other
60.0%
Reviews
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Microsoft Project Server
Paul M.
Consultant in Information Technology and Services

Project Server offers great flexiblity for support many PPM methodologies. This can be via configuration or custom development.

Workfront
Jon J.
Administrator in Computer Software

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
Microsoft Project Server
GG
User in Government Relations

MS Project Server has room to grow in the risk management/decision tools area. The present libraries are enhanced SharePoint lists and not integrated in the schedule and decision/driver libraries. Overall I would give this service a B.

Workfront
GH
User in Marketing and Advertising

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...

Discussions
Microsoft Project Server
Microsoft Project Server Discussions
Is it well suited for any type of project?
2 comments
Vincenzo L.
VL
sure , it supports project, programs and portfolio management ,planning and tracking i have used with many governmental clients to manage roadmap,...Read more
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Microsoft Project Server has no more discussions with answers
Workfront
Workfront Discussions
Are there any built-in training articles/videos or anything?
8 comments
LD
Yes, they have a whole database of training videos and tools called Workfront Ascension.Read more
How Important Is Diversity To You, And What Value Does It Bring?
2 comments
AE
One of the best ingredient of basic life is to diversify in any aspect. For example, your financial, your work related condition, your tasks and most...Read more
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Workfront has no more discussions with answers
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