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Pricing

 
MindManager for Windows
$349
Individual
$14
/ month
Project Online Premium
$55
/User/Month
 
MindManager for Mac
$179
Business
$25
/month
Project Online Professional
$30
/User/Month
 
Enterprise
Contact
for pricing
Project Online Essentials
$7
/User/Month
 
Project Professional (Project Managers)
$1,159.99
 
Project Standard (Project Managers)
$589.99
 
Free Trial Unavailable
Free Trial
Free Trial Unavailable
MindManager
MindManager for Windows
$349
MindManager for Mac
$179
Free Trial Unavailable
Smartsheet
Individual
$14/ month
Business
$25/month
Enterprise
Contactfor pricing
Free Trial
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
Project Online Premium
$55/User/Month
Project Online Professional
$30/User/Month
Project Online Essentials
$7/User/Month
Project Professional (Project Managers)
$1,159.99
Project Standard (Project Managers)
$589.99
Free Trial Unavailable

Ratings

Meets Requirements
Meets Requirements
8.5
8.4
8.3
Ease of Use
Ease of Use
9.0
8.2
7.2
Ease of Setup
Ease of Setup
8.8
8.4
7.5
Ease of Admin
Ease of Admin
8.5
8.5
7.6
Quality of Support
Quality of Support
8.3
8.2
7.5
Ease of Doing Business With
Ease of Doing Business With
8.6
8.5
7.9
Product Direction (% positive)
Product Direction (% positive)
9.2
7.8
6.5
Meets Requirements
MindManager
8.5
Smartsheet
8.4
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.3
Ease of Use
MindManager
9.0
Smartsheet
8.2
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.2
Ease of Setup
MindManager
8.8
Smartsheet
8.4
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.5
Ease of Admin
MindManager
8.5
Smartsheet
8.5
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.6
Quality of Support
MindManager
8.3
Smartsheet
8.2
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.5
Ease of Doing Business With
MindManager
8.6
Smartsheet
8.5
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Product Direction (% positive)
MindManager
9.2
Smartsheet
7.8
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
6.5

Features

Tasks
Task Creation and Assignment
MindManager
9.1
Smartsheet
8.7
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.4
Due Dates
MindManager
8.1
Smartsheet
8.8
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.5
Task Prioritization
MindManager
8.2
Smartsheet
8.5
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.2
To-Do Lists
MindManager
8.6
Smartsheet
8.5
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.1
Collaboration
Collaborative Project Planning
MindManager
7.4
Smartsheet
8.7
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.7
Comments
MindManager
7.7
Smartsheet
8.2
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.6
Documents and Uploads
MindManager
8.1
Smartsheet
8.4
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.5
Projects
Gantt Chart / Project Map
MindManager
8.0
Smartsheet
8.5
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.6
Calendar View
MindManager
8.0
Smartsheet
8.1
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.3
Baselining / KPIs
MindManager
7.3
Smartsheet
7.6
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.8
Project Budgeting
MindManager
6.7
Smartsheet
7.7
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Issue Tracking
MindManager
8.2
Smartsheet
8.0
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.6
Portfolio Management
Portfolio Coordination
MindManager
8.3
Smartsheet
8.0
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Portfolio Budgeting
MindManager
Not enough data available
Smartsheet
7.9
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.8
What-If Scenarios
MindManager
9.5
Smartsheet
7.3
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.4
Workflow
MindManager
9.8
Smartsheet
8.2
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Request Management
MindManager
8.0
Smartsheet
8.0
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.6
Cost Tracking
MindManager
Not enough data available
Smartsheet
7.8
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
ROI and Forecasting
MindManager
Not enough data available
Smartsheet
7.6
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.6
Risk Analysis
MindManager
7.0
Smartsheet
7.6
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.5
Resource Management
Resource Database
MindManager
6.9
Smartsheet
7.9
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.8
Resource Allocation
MindManager
6.9
Smartsheet
8.0
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Workload Capacity
MindManager
6.4
Smartsheet
8.1
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Time Tracking
MindManager
6.1
Smartsheet
8.0
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.1
Platform
Alerts
MindManager
6.3
Smartsheet
8.2
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.7
Mobile
MindManager
6.5
Smartsheet
7.8
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.0
User, Role, and Access Management
MindManager
6.7
Smartsheet
8.4
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
API / Integrations
MindManager
6.1
Smartsheet
7.4
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.4
Reporting and Dashboards
MindManager
8.1
Smartsheet
7.9
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.8
Customization
MindManager
7.3
Smartsheet
7.8
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.4
Performance and Reliability
MindManager
8.3
Smartsheet
8.6
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.1

Reviewers' Company Size

Small-Business (50 or fewer emp.)
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
44.8%
32.4%
24.7%
Mid-Market (51-1000 emp.)
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
20.7%
37.9%
27.2%
Enterprise (> 1000 emp.)
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
34.5%
29.6%
48.1%
MindManager
Small-Business
44.8%
Mid-Market
20.7%
Enterprise
34.5%
Smartsheet
Small-Business
32.4%
Mid-Market
37.9%
Enterprise
29.6%
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
Small-Business
24.7%
Mid-Market
27.2%
Enterprise
48.1%

Reviewers' Industry

 
Information Technology and Services
13.9%
Information Technology and Services
11.2%
Information Technology and Services
14.6%
 
Computer Software
11.1%
Computer Software
7.9%
Hospital & Health Care
5.3%
 
Staffing and Recruiting
5.6%
Marketing and Advertising
6.7%
Higher Education
5.0%
 
Real Estate
5.6%
Higher Education
5.5%
Construction
4.7%
 
Medical Devices
5.6%
Hospital & Health Care
4.3%
Computer Software
4.4%
 
Other
58.3%
Other
64.3%
Other
66.0%
MindManager
Information Technology and Services
13.9%
Computer Software
11.1%
Staffing and Recruiting
5.6%
Real Estate
5.6%
Medical Devices
5.6%
Other
58.3%
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%
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%

Reviews

Most Helpful Favorable Review
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Greg C.
Consultant in Computer Software

I use this as my default tool in team meetings, in planning, and in report writing. I usually have this up on a projector in team meetings and people follow along with my Agenda and then we expand out as people give their thoughts on certain items. For...

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.

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
Most Helpful Critical Review
Cameron E.
Internal Consultant in Insurance

It is still clunky and not able to be tweaked to my teams needs. It's a good tool, but to much work is needed to make it the go to tool. Also we need a little more customization to build in the frame work of a project. Agile vs. Interative (Waterfall I...

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...

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.

 
MindManager
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Greg C.
Consultant in Computer Software

I use this as my default tool in team meetings, in planning, and in report writing. I usually have this up on a projector in team meetings and people follow along with my Agenda and then we expand out as people give their thoughts on certain items. For...

Most Helpful Critical Review
Cameron E.
Internal Consultant in Insurance

It is still clunky and not able to be tweaked to my teams needs. It's a good tool, but to much work is needed to make it the go to tool. Also we need a little more customization to build in the frame work of a project. Agile vs. Interative (Waterfall I...

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...

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.

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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

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MindManager
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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

Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
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