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comparison of Smartsheet vs. Workfront
based on data from user reviews. Smartsheet rates 4.1/5 stars with 937 reviews. Workfront rates 4.0/5 stars with 370 reviews. Each product's score is calculated by real-time data from verified user reviews.

Pricing

 
Individual
$14
/ month
Enterprise plus
Contact
for pricing
 
Business
$25
/month
Collaboration License
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for pricing
 
Enterprise
Contact
for pricing
Work License
Contact
/ user / month
 
Plan License
Contact
/ user / month
 
Free Trial
Free Trial Unavailable
Smartsheet
Individual
$14/ month
Business
$25/month
Enterprise
Contactfor pricing
Free Trial
Workfront
Enterprise plus
Contactfor pricing
Collaboration License
Contactfor pricing
Work License
Contact/ user / month
Plan License
Contact/ user / month
Free Trial Unavailable

Ratings

Meets Requirements
Meets Requirements
8.4
8.1
Ease of Use
Ease of Use
8.2
7.6
Ease of Setup
Ease of Setup
8.4
6.9
Ease of Admin
Ease of Admin
8.5
8.0
Quality of Support
Quality of Support
8.2
8.1
Ease of Doing Business With
Ease of Doing Business With
8.5
8.4
Product Direction (% positive)
Product Direction (% positive)
7.8
8.0
Meets Requirements
Smartsheet
8.4
Workfront
8.1
Ease of Use
Smartsheet
8.2
Workfront
7.6
Ease of Setup
Smartsheet
8.4
Workfront
6.9
Ease of Admin
Smartsheet
8.5
Workfront
8.0
Quality of Support
Smartsheet
8.2
Workfront
8.1
Ease of Doing Business With
Smartsheet
8.5
Workfront
8.4
Product Direction (% positive)
Smartsheet
7.8
Workfront
8.0

Features

Tasks
Task Creation and Assignment
Smartsheet
8.7
Workfront
8.6
Due Dates
Smartsheet
8.8
Workfront
8.0
Task Prioritization
Smartsheet
8.5
Workfront
7.7
To-Do Lists
Smartsheet
8.5
Workfront
7.6
Collaboration
Collaborative Project Planning
Smartsheet
8.7
Workfront
8.0
Comments
Smartsheet
8.2
Workfront
8.4
Documents and Uploads
Smartsheet
8.4
Workfront
8.2
Projects
Gantt Chart / Project Map
Smartsheet
8.5
Workfront
7.5
Calendar View
Smartsheet
8.1
Workfront
7.1
Baselining / KPIs
Smartsheet
7.6
Workfront
7.0
Project Budgeting
Smartsheet
7.7
Workfront
7.6
Issue Tracking
Smartsheet
8.0
Workfront
8.2
Portfolio Management
Portfolio Coordination
Smartsheet
8.0
Workfront
8.1
Portfolio Budgeting
Smartsheet
7.9
Workfront
7.5
What-If Scenarios
Smartsheet
7.3
Workfront
6.7
Workflow
Smartsheet
8.2
Workfront
8.1
Request Management
Smartsheet
8.0
Workfront
8.3
Cost Tracking
Smartsheet
7.8
Workfront
7.4
ROI and Forecasting
Smartsheet
7.6
Workfront
6.9
Risk Analysis
Smartsheet
7.6
Workfront
7.1
Resource Management
Resource Database
Smartsheet
7.9
Workfront
7.6
Resource Allocation
Smartsheet
8.0
Workfront
7.6
Workload Capacity
Smartsheet
8.1
Workfront
7.7
Time Tracking
Smartsheet
8.0
Workfront
8.2
Platform
Alerts
Smartsheet
8.2
Workfront
7.7
Mobile
Smartsheet
7.8
Workfront
6.7
User, Role, and Access Management
Smartsheet
8.4
Workfront
8.1
API / Integrations
Smartsheet
7.4
Workfront
7.7
Reporting and Dashboards
Smartsheet
7.9
Workfront
8.1
Customization
Smartsheet
7.8
Workfront
7.9
Performance and Reliability
Smartsheet
8.6
Workfront
8.0

Reviewers' Company Size

Small-Business (50 or fewer emp.)
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
32.4%
9.0%
Mid-Market (51-1000 emp.)
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
37.9%
33.4%
Enterprise (> 1000 emp.)
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
29.6%
57.5%
Smartsheet
Small-Business
32.4%
Mid-Market
37.9%
Enterprise
29.6%
Workfront
Small-Business
9.0%
Mid-Market
33.4%
Enterprise
57.5%

Reviewers' Industry

 
Information Technology and Services
11.2%
Marketing and Advertising
15.9%
 
Computer Software
7.9%
Financial Services
8.2%
 
Marketing and Advertising
6.7%
Computer Software
7.7%
 
Higher Education
5.5%
Information Technology and Services
7.1%
 
Hospital & Health Care
4.3%
Hospital & Health Care
4.3%
 
Other
64.3%
Other
56.9%
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%
Workfront
Marketing and Advertising
15.9%
Financial Services
8.2%
Computer Software
7.7%
Information Technology and Services
7.1%
Hospital & Health Care
4.3%
Other
56.9%

Reviews

Most Helpful Favorable Review
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.

Jon J.
Administrator in Religious Institutions

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
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...

G2 User in Human Resources

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...

 
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...

Workfront
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Jon J.
Administrator in Religious Institutions

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
G2 User in Human Resources

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...

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Videos

 

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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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

Workfront
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