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based on preference data from user reviews. Productive rates 4.6/5 stars with 20 reviews. By contrast, Workfront rates 4.1/5 stars with 800 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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Productive
Productive
(20)
4.6 out of 5
Productive
Workfront
Workfront
(800)
4.1 out of 5
Workfront
Star Rating
Productive
Productive
Workfront
Workfront
Market Segments
Productive
Productive
Small-Business (94.4% of reviews)
Workfront
Workfront
Enterprise (53.5% of reviews)
Entry Level Price
Productive
Productive
$12.5 month
Workfront
Workfront
Contact/ user / month

Productive vs Workfront

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

  • Productive and Workfront both meet the requirements of our reviewers at a comparable rate.
  • When comparing quality of ongoing product support, reviewers felt that Productive is the preferred option.
  • For feature updates and roadmaps, our reviewers preferred the direction of Productive over Workfront.
Categories
Shared Categories
Productive
Productive
Workfront
Workfront
Productive and Workfront are categorized as Project Management
Unique Categories
Productive
Productive has no unique categories
Workfront
Workfront is categorized as Work Management and Online Proofing
Pricing
Productive
Productive Pricing
Standard Annual
$12.5month
Premium Annual
20 month
Premium Month
24$ month
Standard Monthly
$15month
Free Trial
Workfront
Workfront Pricing
Work License
Contact/ user / month
Plan License
Contact/ user / month
Collaboration License
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Enterprise plus
Contactfor pricing
Free Trial Unavailable
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Ratings
Meets Requirements
Productive
Productive
8.4
Responses: 16
Workfront
Workfront
8.4
Responses: 726
Ease of Use
Productive
Productive
8.4
Responses: 17
Workfront
Workfront
7.8
Responses: 729
Ease of Setup
Productive
Productive
9.0
Responses: 10
Workfront
Workfront
7.0
Responses: 298
Ease of Admin
Productive
Productive
8.7
Responses: 10
Workfront
Workfront
8.0
Responses: 305
Quality of Support
Productive
Productive
9.3
Responses: 16
Workfront
Workfront
8.2
Responses: 613
Ease of Doing Business With
Productive
Productive
9.3
Responses: 10
Workfront
Workfront
8.5
Responses: 288
Product Direction (% positive)
Productive
Productive
10.0
Responses: 15
Workfront
Workfront
8.1
Responses: 721
Features
Tasks
Creation & Assignment
Productive
Productive
Not enough data available
Workfront
Workfront
9.3
Responses: 66
Verified Feature
Due Dates
Productive
Productive
Not enough data available
Workfront
Workfront
9.2
Responses: 67
Verified Feature
Task Prioritization
Productive
Productive
Not enough data available
Workfront
Workfront
9.2
Responses: 66
Verified Feature
To-Do Lists
Productive
Productive
Not enough data available
Workfront
Workfront
9.2
Responses: 64
Verified Feature
Dependecies
Productive
Productive
Feature Not Available
Workfront
Workfront
8.9
Responses: 63
Verified Feature
Mass Updates
Productive
Productive
Not enough data available
Workfront
Workfront
9.0
Responses: 59
Verified Feature
Drag & Drop
Productive
Productive
Not enough data available
Workfront
Workfront
8.8
Responses: 61
Verified Feature
Recurring Tasks
Productive
Productive
Not enough data available
Workfront
Workfront
9.1
Responses: 63
Verified Feature
Projects
Planning
Productive
Productive
Not enough data available
Workfront
Workfront
9.4
Responses: 65
Verified Feature
Project Map
Productive
Productive
Not enough data available
Workfront
Workfront
8.8
Responses: 61
Verified Feature
GANTT
Productive
Productive
Not enough data available
Workfront
Workfront
9.0
Responses: 56
Verified Feature
Calendar View
Productive
Productive
Not enough data available
Workfront
Workfront
9.0
Responses: 63
Verified Feature
Views
Productive
Productive
Not enough data available
Workfront
Workfront
8.8
Responses: 61
Verified Feature
Project Budgeting
Productive
Productive
8.0
Responses: 5
Verified Feature
Workfront
Workfront
9.2
Responses: 54
Verified Feature
Issue Tracking
Productive
Productive
Feature Not Available
Workfront
Workfront
9.0
Responses: 58
Verified Feature
Templates
Productive
Productive
Not enough data available
Workfront
Workfront
9.2
Responses: 63
Verified Feature
Critical Path
Productive
Productive
Feature Not Available
Workfront
Workfront
9.0
Responses: 56
Verified Feature
Time & Expense
Productive
Productive
7.7
Responses: 5
Verified Feature
Workfront
Workfront
9.2
Responses: 61
Verified Feature
Methodologies
Productive
Productive
Not enough data available
Workfront
Workfront
9.1
Responses: 55
Verified Feature
Resource Management
Resource Definiton
Productive
Productive
8.3
Responses: 5
Verified Feature
Workfront
Workfront
8.9
Responses: 56
Verified Feature
Capacity
Productive
Productive
Feature Not Available
Workfront
Workfront
9.1
Responses: 57
Verified Feature
Scheduling
Productive
Productive
9.0
Responses: 5
Verified Feature
Workfront
Workfront
8.9
Responses: 63
Verified Feature
Project Monitoring
Baselining / KPIs
Productive
Productive
Not enough data available
Workfront
Workfront
9.0
Responses: 54
Verified Feature
Resource Allocation
Productive
Productive
8.0
Responses: 5
Verified Feature
Workfront
Workfront
9.1
Responses: 60
Verified Feature
Dashboards
Productive
Productive
7.3
Responses: 5
Verified Feature
Workfront
Workfront
9.0
Responses: 63
Verified Feature
Reviewers' Company Size
Reviewers of Productive were most often representing companies in the Small-Business segment, while reviewers for Workfront were more commonly in the Enterprise segment.
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
Productive
Productive
94.4%
Workfront
Workfront
12.6%
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
Productive
Productive
5.6%
Workfront
Workfront
33.9%
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
Productive
Productive
0%
Workfront
Workfront
53.5%
Reviewers' Industry
Productive
Productive Industry
Marketing and Advertising
27.8%
Information Technology and Services
22.2%
Design
11.1%
Real Estate
5.6%
Pharmaceuticals
5.6%
Other
27.8%
Workfront
Workfront Industry
Marketing and Advertising
14.8%
Information Technology and Services
8.2%
Financial Services
6.8%
Computer Software
5.7%
Hospital & Health Care
4.4%
Other
60.1%
Reviews
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Productive
Jonathan G.
Administrator in Marketing and Advertising

I've been in the advertising marketing business on the operations side for over 25 years. I've seen and used lots of Project/Financial/Resource Management software in my day, and this is by far the best one I've used. It It was easy to set up, user friendly...

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
Productive
G
Industry Analyst / Tech Writer in Writing and Editing

Not a lot of dislikes about this but I would recommend using it for smaller organizations. With larger, it would be a little more challenging to navigate.

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
Productive
Productive Discussions
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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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