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based on data from user reviews. Workfront rates 4.0/5 stars with 370 reviews. Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management rates 4.0/5 stars with 1,363 reviews. Each product's score is calculated by real-time data from verified user reviews.

Pricing

 
Collaboration License
Contact
for pricing
Project Professional (Project Managers)
$1,159.99
 
Work License
Contact
/ user / month
Project Standard (Project Managers)
$589.99
 
Plan License
Contact
/ user / month
Project Online Premium
$55
/User/Month
 
Enterprise plus
Contact
for pricing
Project Online Professional
$30
/User/Month
 
Project Online Essentials
$7
/User/Month
 
Free Trial Unavailable
Free Trial Unavailable
Workfront
Collaboration License
Contactfor pricing
Work License
Contact/ user / month
Plan License
Contact/ user / month
Enterprise plus
Contactfor pricing
Free Trial Unavailable
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
Project Professional (Project Managers)
$1,159.99
Project Standard (Project Managers)
$589.99
Project Online Premium
$55/User/Month
Project Online Professional
$30/User/Month
Project Online Essentials
$7/User/Month
Free Trial Unavailable

Ratings

Meets Requirements
Meets Requirements
8.1
8.3
Ease of Use
Ease of Use
7.6
7.2
Ease of Setup
Ease of Setup
6.9
7.5
Ease of Admin
Ease of Admin
8.0
7.6
Quality of Support
Quality of Support
8.1
7.5
Ease of Doing Business With
Ease of Doing Business With
8.4
7.9
Product Direction (% positive)
Product Direction (% positive)
8.0
6.5
Meets Requirements
Workfront
8.1
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.3
Ease of Use
Workfront
7.6
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.2
Ease of Setup
Workfront
6.9
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.5
Ease of Admin
Workfront
8.0
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.6
Quality of Support
Workfront
8.1
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.5
Ease of Doing Business With
Workfront
8.4
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Product Direction (% positive)
Workfront
8.0
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
6.5

Features

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

Reviewers' Company Size

Small-Business (50 or fewer emp.)
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
9.0%
24.7%
Mid-Market (51-1000 emp.)
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
33.4%
27.2%
Enterprise (> 1000 emp.)
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
57.5%
48.1%
Workfront
Small-Business
9.0%
Mid-Market
33.4%
Enterprise
57.5%
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
Small-Business
24.7%
Mid-Market
27.2%
Enterprise
48.1%

Reviewers' Industry

 
Marketing and Advertising
15.9%
Information Technology and Services
14.6%
 
Financial Services
8.2%
Hospital & Health Care
5.3%
 
Computer Software
7.7%
Higher Education
5.0%
 
Information Technology and Services
7.1%
Construction
4.7%
 
Hospital & Health Care
4.3%
Computer Software
4.4%
 
Other
56.9%
Other
66.0%
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%
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
Information Technology and Services
14.6%
Hospital & Health Care
5.3%
Higher Education
5.0%
Construction
4.7%
Computer Software
4.4%
Other
66.0%

Reviews

Most Helpful Favorable Review
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...

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
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...

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.

 
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...

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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