Compare Smartsheet, Zoho Projects, and Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management

Pricing

 
Individual
$14
/ month
FREE
$0
per month
Project Online Professional
$30
/User/Month
 
Business
$25
/month
Express
$40
/month billed annually plus tax, as applicable
Project Standard (Project Managers)
$589.99
 
Enterprise
Contact
for pricing
Premium
$85
/month billed annually plus tax, as applicable
Project Professional (Project Managers)
$1,159.99
 
Standard
$20
/month billed annually plus tax, as applicable
Project Online Premium
$55
/User/Month
 
Enterprise
$125
/month billed annually plus tax, as applicable
Project Online Essentials
$7
/User/Month
 
Free Trial
Free Trial
Free Trial Unavailable
Smartsheet
Individual
$14/ month
Business
$25/month
Enterprise
Contactfor pricing
Free Trial
Zoho Projects
FREE
$0per month
Express
$40/month billed annually plus tax, as applicable
Premium
$85/month billed annually plus tax, as applicable
Standard
$20/month billed annually plus tax, as applicable
Enterprise
$125/month billed annually plus tax, as applicable
Free Trial
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
Project Online Professional
$30/User/Month
Project Standard (Project Managers)
$589.99
Project Professional (Project Managers)
$1,159.99
Project Online Premium
$55/User/Month
Project Online Essentials
$7/User/Month
Free Trial Unavailable

Ratings

Meets Requirements
Meets Requirements
8.4
8.3
8.3
Ease of Use
Ease of Use
8.2
8.1
7.2
Ease of Setup
Ease of Setup
8.4
8.2
7.5
Ease of Admin
Ease of Admin
8.6
8.0
7.6
Quality of Support
Quality of Support
8.3
7.9
7.5
Ease of Doing Business With
Ease of Doing Business With
8.5
8.1
8.0
Product Direction (% positive)
Product Direction (% positive)
7.8
7.3
6.5
Meets Requirements
Smartsheet
8.4
Zoho Projects
8.3
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.3
Ease of Use
Smartsheet
8.2
Zoho Projects
8.1
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.2
Ease of Setup
Smartsheet
8.4
Zoho Projects
8.2
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.5
Ease of Admin
Smartsheet
8.6
Zoho Projects
8.0
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.6
Quality of Support
Smartsheet
8.3
Zoho Projects
7.9
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.5
Ease of Doing Business With
Smartsheet
8.5
Zoho Projects
8.1
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.0
Product Direction (% positive)
Smartsheet
7.8
Zoho Projects
7.3
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
6.5

Features

Tasks
Task Creation and Assignment
Smartsheet
8.8
Zoho Projects
8.9
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.4
Due Dates
Smartsheet
8.8
Zoho Projects
8.7
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.5
Task Prioritization
Smartsheet
8.5
Zoho Projects
8.7
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.2
To-Do Lists
Smartsheet
8.5
Zoho Projects
8.5
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.1
Collaboration
Collaborative Project Planning
Smartsheet
8.7
Zoho Projects
8.4
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.7
Comments
Smartsheet
8.2
Zoho Projects
8.4
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.6
Documents and Uploads
Smartsheet
8.4
Zoho Projects
8.3
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.5
Projects
Gantt Chart / Project Map
Smartsheet
8.5
Zoho Projects
8.4
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.6
Calendar View
Smartsheet
8.1
Zoho Projects
8.2
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.3
Baselining / KPIs
Smartsheet
7.6
Zoho Projects
6.3
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.8
Project Budgeting
Smartsheet
7.7
Zoho Projects
7.9
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Issue Tracking
Smartsheet
8.0
Zoho Projects
7.8
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.6
Portfolio Management
Portfolio Coordination
Smartsheet
8.0
Zoho Projects
Not enough data available
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Portfolio Budgeting
Smartsheet
7.8
Zoho Projects
Not enough data available
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.8
What-If Scenarios
Smartsheet
7.3
Zoho Projects
Not enough data available
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.4
Workflow
Smartsheet
8.2
Zoho Projects
Not enough data available
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Request Management
Smartsheet
8.1
Zoho Projects
Not enough data available
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.6
Cost Tracking
Smartsheet
7.8
Zoho Projects
Not enough data available
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
ROI and Forecasting
Smartsheet
7.6
Zoho Projects
Not enough data available
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.6
Risk Analysis
Smartsheet
7.6
Zoho Projects
Not enough data available
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.5
Resource Management
Resource Database
Smartsheet
7.9
Zoho Projects
8.0
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.8
Resource Allocation
Smartsheet
8.0
Zoho Projects
8.3
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Workload Capacity
Smartsheet
8.1
Zoho Projects
8.3
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Time Tracking
Smartsheet
8.0
Zoho Projects
8.6
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.1
Platform
Alerts
Smartsheet
8.2
Zoho Projects
7.8
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.7
Mobile
Smartsheet
7.8
Zoho Projects
7.7
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
6.9
User, Role, and Access Management
Smartsheet
8.4
Zoho Projects
8.0
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
API / Integrations
Smartsheet
7.4
Zoho Projects
7.3
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.4
Reporting and Dashboards
Smartsheet
7.9
Zoho Projects
8.3
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.8
Customization
Smartsheet
7.8
Zoho Projects
7.6
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.4
Performance and Reliability
Smartsheet
8.6
Zoho Projects
8.6
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.1

Reviewers' Company Size

Small-Business (50 or fewer emp.)
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
32.4%
62.7%
24.7%
Mid-Market (51-1000 emp.)
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
37.9%
28.0%
27.2%
Enterprise (> 1000 emp.)
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
29.7%
9.3%
48.2%
Smartsheet
Small-Business
32.4%
Mid-Market
37.9%
Enterprise
29.7%
Zoho Projects
Small-Business
62.7%
Mid-Market
28.0%
Enterprise
9.3%
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
Small-Business
24.7%
Mid-Market
27.2%
Enterprise
48.2%

Reviewers' Industry

 
Information Technology and Services
11.0%
Marketing and Advertising
20.2%
Information Technology and Services
14.6%
 
Computer Software
8.0%
Information Technology and Services
19.2%
Hospital & Health Care
5.3%
 
Marketing and Advertising
6.6%
Computer Software
8.1%
Higher Education
5.0%
 
Higher Education
5.4%
Hospital & Health Care
6.1%
Construction
4.8%
 
Hospital & Health Care
4.4%
Non-Profit Organization Management
4.0%
Computer Software
4.3%
 
Other
64.5%
Other
42.4%
Other
66.1%
Smartsheet
Information Technology and Services
11.0%
Computer Software
8.0%
Marketing and Advertising
6.6%
Higher Education
5.4%
Hospital & Health Care
4.4%
Other
64.5%
Zoho Projects
Marketing and Advertising
20.2%
Information Technology and Services
19.2%
Computer Software
8.1%
Hospital & Health Care
6.1%
Non-Profit Organization Management
4.0%
Other
42.4%
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
Information Technology and Services
14.6%
Hospital & Health Care
5.3%
Higher Education
5.0%
Construction
4.8%
Computer Software
4.3%
Other
66.1%

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.

Milan W.
User in Information Technology and Services

Much easy to plan, track, and cooperate using the preference project control platform for all our company. I can easily manage all my tasks which is help me to organize complex projects into easily operated units with milestones.

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
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...

theo b.
User

some of the functions that it offers have certain limitations that can be tedious to handle since they complicate the effective handling of the tool.

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.

 
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...

Zoho Projects
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Milan W.
User in Information Technology and Services

Much easy to plan, track, and cooperate using the preference project control platform for all our company. I can easily manage all my tasks which is help me to organize complex projects into easily operated units with milestones.

Most Helpful Critical Review
theo b.
User

some of the functions that it offers have certain limitations that can be tedious to handle since they complicate the effective handling of the tool.

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

 

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

Zoho Projects
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Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
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