Compare Project Portfolio Office (PPO), Smartsheet, and Asana

Pricing

 
Individual
$14
/ month
Asana Free
$0
per member, per month
 
Business
$25
/month
Asana Premium
starts at $9.99
per member, per month
 
Enterprise
Contact
for pricing
Asana Business
19.99
per member, per month
 
Asana Enterprise
Contact us
 
Free Trial
Free Trial
Free Trial
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
Free Trial
Smartsheet
Individual
$14/ month
Business
$25/month
Enterprise
Contactfor pricing
Free Trial
Asana
Asana Free
$0per member, per month
Asana Premium
starts at $9.99per member, per month
Asana Business
19.99per member, per month
Asana Enterprise
Contact us
Free Trial

Ratings

Meets Requirements
Meets Requirements
8.1
8.4
8.5
Ease of Use
Ease of Use
7.9
8.2
8.5
Ease of Setup
Ease of Setup
7.3
8.4
8.7
Ease of Admin
Ease of Admin
8.8
8.6
8.7
Quality of Support
Quality of Support
9.2
8.3
8.3
Ease of Doing Business With
Ease of Doing Business With
9.4
8.5
8.7
Product Direction (% positive)
Product Direction (% positive)
9.1
7.8
8.4
Meets Requirements
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
8.1
Smartsheet
8.4
Asana
8.5
Ease of Use
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
7.9
Smartsheet
8.2
Asana
8.5
Ease of Setup
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
7.3
Smartsheet
8.4
Asana
8.7
Ease of Admin
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
8.8
Smartsheet
8.6
Asana
8.7
Quality of Support
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
9.2
Smartsheet
8.3
Asana
8.3
Ease of Doing Business With
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
9.4
Smartsheet
8.5
Asana
8.7
Product Direction (% positive)
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
9.1
Smartsheet
7.8
Asana
8.4

Features

Tasks
Task Creation and Assignment
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
8.6
Smartsheet
8.8
Asana
9.2
Due Dates
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
8.8
Smartsheet
8.8
Asana
9.1
Task Prioritization
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
8.3
Smartsheet
8.5
Asana
8.2
To-Do Lists
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
Not enough data available
Smartsheet
8.5
Asana
8.8
Collaboration
Collaborative Project Planning
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
Not enough data available
Smartsheet
8.7
Asana
8.7
Comments
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
9.3
Smartsheet
8.2
Asana
8.7
Documents and Uploads
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
9.0
Smartsheet
8.4
Asana
8.4
Projects
Gantt Chart / Project Map
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
8.3
Smartsheet
8.5
Asana
7.3
Calendar View
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
8.1
Smartsheet
8.1
Asana
8.1
Baselining / KPIs
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
Not enough data available
Smartsheet
7.6
Asana
7.0
Project Budgeting
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
8.1
Smartsheet
7.8
Asana
6.9
Issue Tracking
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
9.2
Smartsheet
8.0
Asana
7.8
Portfolio Management
Portfolio Coordination
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
Not enough data available
Smartsheet
8.0
Asana
8.0
Portfolio Budgeting
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
Not enough data available
Smartsheet
7.9
Asana
7.3
What-If Scenarios
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
Not enough data available
Smartsheet
7.3
Asana
7.1
Workflow
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
Not enough data available
Smartsheet
8.2
Asana
8.3
Request Management
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
Not enough data available
Smartsheet
8.1
Asana
8.0
Cost Tracking
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
8.9
Smartsheet
7.8
Asana
7.0
ROI and Forecasting
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
Not enough data available
Smartsheet
7.5
Asana
6.9
Risk Analysis
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
8.3
Smartsheet
7.6
Asana
7.0
Resource Management
Resource Database
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
8.7
Smartsheet
7.9
Asana
7.6
Resource Allocation
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
Not enough data available
Smartsheet
7.9
Asana
7.8
Workload Capacity
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
Not enough data available
Smartsheet
8.1
Asana
8.0
Time Tracking
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
Not enough data available
Smartsheet
8.0
Asana
7.9
Platform
Alerts
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
Not enough data available
Smartsheet
8.2
Asana
8.4
Mobile
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
Not enough data available
Smartsheet
7.8
Asana
8.2
User, Role, and Access Management
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
9.4
Smartsheet
8.4
Asana
8.5
API / Integrations
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
Not enough data available
Smartsheet
7.5
Asana
8.0
Reporting and Dashboards
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
9.0
Smartsheet
8.0
Asana
8.0
Customization
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
9.4
Smartsheet
7.8
Asana
7.6
Performance and Reliability
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
9.5
Smartsheet
8.6
Asana
8.9

Reviewers' Company Size

Small-Business (50 or fewer emp.)
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
7.1%
32.5%
59.2%
Mid-Market (51-1000 emp.)
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
28.6%
38.1%
29.8%
Enterprise (> 1000 emp.)
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
64.3%
29.4%
11.0%
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
Small-Business
7.1%
Mid-Market
28.6%
Enterprise
64.3%
Smartsheet
Small-Business
32.5%
Mid-Market
38.1%
Enterprise
29.4%
Asana
Small-Business
59.2%
Mid-Market
29.8%
Enterprise
11.0%

Reviewers' Industry

 
Financial Services
21.4%
Information Technology and Services
11.2%
Marketing and Advertising
13.0%
 
Insurance
14.3%
Computer Software
7.7%
Computer Software
8.7%
 
Retail
7.1%
Marketing and Advertising
6.7%
Information Technology and Services
7.7%
 
Public Safety
7.1%
Higher Education
5.2%
Internet
5.9%
 
Oil & Energy
7.1%
Hospital & Health Care
4.7%
Non-Profit Organization Management
5.4%
 
Other
42.9%
Other
64.4%
Other
59.3%
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
Financial Services
21.4%
Insurance
14.3%
Retail
7.1%
Public Safety
7.1%
Oil & Energy
7.1%
Other
42.9%
Smartsheet
Information Technology and Services
11.2%
Computer Software
7.7%
Marketing and Advertising
6.7%
Higher Education
5.2%
Hospital & Health Care
4.7%
Other
64.4%
Asana
Marketing and Advertising
13.0%
Computer Software
8.7%
Information Technology and Services
7.7%
Internet
5.9%
Non-Profit Organization Management
5.4%
Other
59.3%

Reviews

Most Helpful Favorable Review
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Retha S.
User in Public Safety

I was initially introduced to PPO when I was looking for a project reporting solution for our very new and immature PMO. The first things that made me sit up and take a look was that this application was a South African (home made) solution, that could...

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.

Carl B.
User in Retail

I really like the user interface; you can configure it for your needs. I also like that you can choose the appearance of your Dashboard (tasks in the form of panels or as a list). It is easy to create tasks, organize them and monitor their implementation....

Most Helpful Critical Review
Most Helpful Critical Review
Tamara P.
Administrator

Not too much to dislike - its a great tool!

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...

Erich R.
User in Internet

Azana sort of forces a task management paradigm on your company. There are some situations where you can't quite fit what you are doing into the mold they provide. One good example of this if you have some sort of high level task that you would like a...

 
Project Portfolio Office (PPO)
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Retha S.
User in Public Safety

I was initially introduced to PPO when I was looking for a project reporting solution for our very new and immature PMO. The first things that made me sit up and take a look was that this application was a South African (home made) solution, that could...

Most Helpful Critical Review
Tamara P.
Administrator

Not too much to dislike - its a great tool!

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...

Asana
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Carl B.
User in Retail

I really like the user interface; you can configure it for your needs. I also like that you can choose the appearance of your Dashboard (tasks in the form of panels or as a list). It is easy to create tasks, organize them and monitor their implementation....

Most Helpful Critical Review
Erich R.
User in Internet

Azana sort of forces a task management paradigm on your company. There are some situations where you can't quite fit what you are doing into the mold they provide. One good example of this if you have some sort of high level task that you would like a...

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Smartsheet

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