Compare Project Insight, Smartsheet, and Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management

Pricing

 
PI#business™
$45
(Per user/per month) | 5 user minimum
Individual
$14
/ month
Project Online Premium
$55
/User/Month
 
PI#team™
FREE
Unlimited Users
Business
$25
/month
Project Online Professional
$30
/User/Month
 
PI#enterprise™
$65
(Per user/per month) | 5 user minimum
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
Free Trial
Free Trial Unavailable
Project Insight
PI#business™
$45 (Per user/per month) | 5 user minimum
PI#team™
FREEUnlimited Users
PI#enterprise™
$65 (Per user/per month) | 5 user minimum
Free Trial
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
7.4
8.4
8.3
Ease of Use
Ease of Use
6.5
8.2
7.2
Ease of Setup
Ease of SetupNot enough data available
8.4
7.5
Ease of Admin
Ease of AdminNot enough data available
8.6
7.6
Quality of Support
Quality of Support
7.4
8.3
7.5
Ease of Doing Business With
Ease of Doing Business WithNot enough data available
8.5
8.0
Product Direction (% positive)
Product Direction (% positive)
7.4
7.9
6.5
Meets Requirements
Project Insight
7.4
Smartsheet
8.4
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.3
Ease of Use
Project Insight
6.5
Smartsheet
8.2
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.2
Ease of Setup
Project Insight
Not enough data available
Smartsheet
8.4
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.5
Ease of Admin
Project Insight
Not enough data available
Smartsheet
8.6
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.6
Quality of Support
Project Insight
7.4
Smartsheet
8.3
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.5
Ease of Doing Business With
Project Insight
Not enough data available
Smartsheet
8.5
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.0
Product Direction (% positive)
Project Insight
7.4
Smartsheet
7.9
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
6.5

Features

Tasks
Task Creation and Assignment
Project Insight
8.3
Smartsheet
8.8
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.4
Due Dates
Project Insight
8.5
Smartsheet
8.8
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.5
Task Prioritization
Project Insight
8.3
Smartsheet
8.5
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.2
To-Do Lists
Project Insight
7.4
Smartsheet
8.5
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.1
Collaboration
Collaborative Project Planning
Project Insight
7.7
Smartsheet
8.7
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.7
Comments
Project Insight
7.1
Smartsheet
8.2
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.6
Documents and Uploads
Project Insight
8.3
Smartsheet
8.4
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.5
Projects
Gantt Chart / Project Map
Project Insight
7.6
Smartsheet
8.5
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.6
Calendar View
Project Insight
8.3
Smartsheet
8.1
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.3
Baselining / KPIs
Project Insight
7.3
Smartsheet
7.6
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.8
Project Budgeting
Project Insight
7.4
Smartsheet
7.7
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Issue Tracking
Project Insight
7.9
Smartsheet
8.0
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.6
Portfolio Management
Portfolio Coordination
Project Insight
8.9
Smartsheet
8.0
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Portfolio Budgeting
Project Insight
8.3
Smartsheet
7.9
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.8
What-If Scenarios
Project Insight
Not enough data available
Smartsheet
7.3
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.4
Workflow
Project Insight
8.9
Smartsheet
8.2
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Request Management
Project Insight
9.0
Smartsheet
8.1
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.6
Cost Tracking
Project Insight
8.3
Smartsheet
7.9
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.8
ROI and Forecasting
Project Insight
Not enough data available
Smartsheet
7.5
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.6
Risk Analysis
Project Insight
Not enough data available
Smartsheet
7.6
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.5
Resource Management
Resource Database
Project Insight
7.5
Smartsheet
7.9
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.8
Resource Allocation
Project Insight
8.1
Smartsheet
7.9
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Workload Capacity
Project Insight
8.3
Smartsheet
8.1
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Time Tracking
Project Insight
8.5
Smartsheet
8.0
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.1
Platform
Alerts
Project Insight
7.8
Smartsheet
8.2
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.7
Mobile
Project Insight
6.9
Smartsheet
7.8
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
6.9
User, Role, and Access Management
Project Insight
7.7
Smartsheet
8.4
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
API / Integrations
Project Insight
7.9
Smartsheet
7.5
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.4
Reporting and Dashboards
Project Insight
7.8
Smartsheet
8.0
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.8
Customization
Project Insight
6.7
Smartsheet
7.8
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.4
Performance and Reliability
Project Insight
7.0
Smartsheet
8.6
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.1

Reviewers' Company Size

Small-Business (50 or fewer emp.)
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
45.5%
32.5%
24.7%
Mid-Market (51-1000 emp.)
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
27.3%
38.1%
27.2%
Enterprise (> 1000 emp.)
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
27.3%
29.3%
48.1%
Project Insight
Small-Business
45.5%
Mid-Market
27.3%
Enterprise
27.3%
Smartsheet
Small-Business
32.5%
Mid-Market
38.1%
Enterprise
29.3%
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
Small-Business
24.7%
Mid-Market
27.2%
Enterprise
48.1%

Reviewers' Industry

 
Construction
27.3%
Information Technology and Services
11.2%
Information Technology and Services
14.4%
 
Internet
18.2%
Computer Software
7.6%
Hospital & Health Care
5.0%
 
Information Technology and Services
9.1%
Marketing and Advertising
6.7%
Higher Education
4.9%
 
Higher Education
9.1%
Higher Education
5.2%
Computer Software
4.7%
 
Financial Services
9.1%
Hospital & Health Care
4.8%
Construction
4.4%
 
Other
27.3%
Other
64.5%
Other
66.5%
Project Insight
Construction
27.3%
Internet
18.2%
Information Technology and Services
9.1%
Higher Education
9.1%
Financial Services
9.1%
Other
27.3%
Smartsheet
Information Technology and Services
11.2%
Computer Software
7.6%
Marketing and Advertising
6.7%
Higher Education
5.2%
Hospital & Health Care
4.8%
Other
64.5%
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%

Reviews

Most Helpful Favorable Review
Most Helpful Favorable Review
User in Higher Education

I like the simplicity of the GUI that Project Insight offers. I also have come to like the timer feature that allows you to have the system count the time that will be designated toward a task. Once I have set the timer, I no longer have to take note of...

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
Administrator in E-Learning

Slow! Take a significant amount of time to perform each action - this is probably why I prefer to create a .mpp outside of Project Insight as it's so much faster to manipulate the plan, and then import it once it's closer to being finalized.

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.

 
Project Insight
Most Helpful Favorable Review
User in Higher Education

I like the simplicity of the GUI that Project Insight offers. I also have come to like the timer feature that allows you to have the system count the time that will be designated toward a task. Once I have set the timer, I no longer have to take note of...

Most Helpful Critical Review
Administrator in E-Learning

Slow! Take a significant amount of time to perform each action - this is probably why I prefer to create a .mpp outside of Project Insight as it's so much faster to manipulate the plan, and then import it once it's closer to being finalized.

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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Project Insight
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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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Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
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