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MS Project Alternatives & Competitors

(1,537)4.0 out of 5

Looking for alternatives to Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management? Tons of people want Project and Portfolio Management Software to help with risk analysis, lean management, and priorities. What's difficult is finding out whether or not the software you choose is right for you. We have compiled a list of Project and Portfolio Management Software that reviewers voted best overall compared to Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management. Based on reviewer data you can see how Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management stacks up to the competition, check reviews from current & previous users, and find the best fit for your business. Clarizen One, Mavenlink, Targetprocess, and Oracle Primavera are the most popular alternatives and competitors to Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management.

Top Alternatives to Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management

  • Clarizen One
  • Mavenlink
  • Targetprocess
  • Oracle Primavera
  • Celoxis

Top 20 Alternatives & Competitors to Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management

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  1. Clarizen One

    (464)4.1 out of 5
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    Clarizen One is a leader in collaborative work management, bringing together cross-company project management, configurable workflow automation and real-time collaboration in an enterprise-grade platform.

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  2. Clarizen One is a leader in collaborative work management, bringing together cross-company project management, configurable workflow automation and real-time collaboration in an enterprise-grade platform.

    Categories in common with MS Project:

    UO
    The fully customisable interface and modular approach meaning you can implement at your own pace. Integration's into other corporate systems is very much a possibility such as Salesforce enabling...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management, Clarizen One is:

    Slower to reach roi
    Better at support
    More usable
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    #2
  3. Mavenlink

    (424)4.1 out of 5
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    Mavenlink offers a powerful combination of Project Management and Professional Services Automation (PSA) software for advanced project management, resource planning, collaboration, and financial management all in one place.

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  4. Mavenlink offers a powerful combination of Project Management and Professional Services Automation (PSA) software for advanced project management, resource planning, collaboration, and financial management all in one place.

    Categories in common with MS Project:

    UC
    The project health reports providing a quick snapshot of what is happening in all projects

    Reviewers say compared to Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management, Mavenlink is:

    Slower to reach roi
    Better at support
    Easier to do business with
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    #3
    #3
  5. Targetprocess

    (183)4.3 out of 5

    Targetprocess is an agile project management software for any flavors of Scrum and Kanban. Visual and flexible support for your complex work across many teams and projects.

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  6. Targetprocess is an agile project management software for any flavors of Scrum and Kanban. Visual and flexible support for your complex work across many teams and projects.

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    Daniel K.
    DK
    TP is a very robust system and also customizable. Whatever you need to use it for you can do. On the operations side, TP can be customized for the entire organization. On the individual side, TP...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management, Targetprocess is:

    Better at support
    Easier to do business with
    More usable
    #4
    #4
  7. Oracle Primavera

    (154)4.2 out of 5
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    Oracle's Primavera Enterprise Project Portfolio Management is the most powerful, robust, and easy-to-use solution for globally prioritizing, planning, managing, and executing projects, programs, and portfolios.

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  8. Oracle's Primavera Enterprise Project Portfolio Management is the most powerful, robust, and easy-to-use solution for globally prioritizing, planning, managing, and executing projects, programs, and portfolios.

    Categories in common with MS Project:

    Mohammed Awaise k.
    MK
    Primavera has been very productive for me while planning and scheduling my projects, it has a great extent of features and filters. Every project can be created an customized from simple baseline...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management, Oracle Primavera is:

    Slower to reach roi
    More expensive
    Better at meeting requirements
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  9. Celoxis

    (61)4.3 out of 5

    Celoxis is enterprise PPM and project management software for managing complex project portfolios & processes.

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  10. Celoxis is enterprise PPM and project management software for managing complex project portfolios & processes.

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    Costel I.
    CI
    What I like about the Celoxis tool is that it has many options to take control of the projects, such as recording the task execution times by role type, estimating the times for each task,...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management, Celoxis is:

    Better at support
    More usable
    Easier to do business with
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  11. Clarity PPM

    (50)3.5 out of 5

    More than 400,000 workers at some 400 companies—including Polycom, Qantas and Toyota – already use CA PPM SaaS to reduce costs, drive adoption and make smarter business decisions.

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  12. More than 400,000 workers at some 400 companies—including Polycom, Qantas and Toyota – already use CA PPM SaaS to reduce costs, drive adoption and make smarter business decisions.

    Categories in common with MS Project:

    Mohit S.
    MS
    Help put a portfolio of resources, projects, and budgets into a more centralized setup and effectively manage each aspect using scorecards to objectively analyze and compare requirements across the...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management, Clarity PPM is:

    More expensive
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  13. Micro Focus Project and Portfolio Management (PPM)

    (29)4.0 out of 5

    Micro Focus Project and Portfolio Management (PPM) standardizes, manages, and records project and portfolio activities so you can make the right decisions at the right time.

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  14. Micro Focus Project and Portfolio Management (PPM) standardizes, manages, and records project and portfolio activities so you can make the right decisions at the right time.

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    LN
    It help us to migrate entity between Oracle business instance, managed project life cycle, managed employee working time very good.

    Reviewers say compared to Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management, Micro Focus Project and Portfolio Management (PPM) is:

    Easier to admin
    More expensive
    Easier to set up
    #8
    #8
  15. SAP PPM

    (26)4.1 out of 5

    Control and innovate projects, processes, products, and services with tools to standardize project execution processes and reduce administrative burden.

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  16. Control and innovate projects, processes, products, and services with tools to standardize project execution processes and reduce administrative burden.

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    CI
    It addresses the strategic aspects of portfolio management, monitoring initiatives. Also manage the project status which is a huge bonus. Timesheet management is also a really good factor.

    Reviewers say compared to Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management, SAP PPM is:

    Better at support
    More usable
    Better at meeting requirements
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  17. Planview PPM Pro

    (25)3.7 out of 5
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    Planview PPM Pro provides a top down approach to project portfolio management (PPM) – completely hosted in a secure cloud platform. Innotas PPM software provides visibility into your programs, projects, and people to enable visibility, alignment, and improved execution across your enterprise.

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  18. Planview PPM Pro provides a top down approach to project portfolio management (PPM) – completely hosted in a secure cloud platform. Innotas PPM software provides visibility into your programs, projects, and people to enable visibility, alignment, and improved execution across your enterprise.

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    Dayton B.
    DB
    Planview PPM Pro is a network based tenable end-to-end resolution that delivers illumination for managing the projects and portfolios. It helps keeping records of project time tracking by...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management, Planview PPM Pro is:

    Slower to reach roi
    Better at support
    More usable
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  19. Genius Project

    (11)3.9 out of 5

    Genius Project - SaaS, hosted and Lotus Notes based project management and project portfolio management software

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  20. Genius Project - SaaS, hosted and Lotus Notes based project management and project portfolio management software

    Categories in common with MS Project:

    UC
    Genius Project for IT projects has helped our organization Improve portfolio, project and resource visibility. We have streamlined project demand, improved quality of service and can ensure...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management, Genius Project is:

    More usable
    Better at support
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  21. Trello

    (11,180)4.4 out of 5

    Trello is a collaboration tool that organizes your projects into cards and boards. In one glance, Trello tells you what's being worked on, who's working on it, and where something is in process.

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  22. Trello is a collaboration tool that organizes your projects into cards and boards. In one glance, Trello tells you what's being worked on, who's working on it, and where something is in process.

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    Santosh I.
    SI
    Trello is a tremendous organisational tool which helps my team to transform projects into certain 'buckets.' We use the customization ability to transmit the various tasks for the week, next week...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management, Trello is:

    More usable
    Easier to set up
    Easier to admin
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  23. Asana

    (6,990)4.3 out of 5

    Asana helps teams manage and coordinate their work by making plans, processes, and responsibilities clear.

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  24. Asana helps teams manage and coordinate their work by making plans, processes, and responsibilities clear.

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    Satyam B.
    SB
    Simple to join certain groups and show them. I use the tool to manage my week and day and agree on meeting schedules plus project ideas. It is super easy to find and understand. It is perfect for a...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management, Asana is:

    More usable
    Easier to set up
    Easier to admin
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  25. Basecamp

    (4,605)4.1 out of 5

    Trusted by millions, Basecamp is a web-based project management and collaboration tool. To-dos, files, messages, schedules, milestones and more.

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  26. Trusted by millions, Basecamp is a web-based project management and collaboration tool. To-dos, files, messages, schedules, milestones and more.

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    Swathi K.
    SK
    There is literally no learning curve. You can start immediately, no need to train new employees to get used to the UI. Project management is made super simple.

    Reviewers say compared to Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management, Basecamp is:

    More usable
    Easier to set up
    Easier to admin
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  27. Smartsheet

    (2,417)4.3 out of 5

    Smartsheet is an intuitive online project management and collaboration tool. It has a familiar spreadsheet-like interface, coupled with file sharing & workflow.

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  28. Smartsheet is an intuitive online project management and collaboration tool. It has a familiar spreadsheet-like interface, coupled with file sharing & workflow.

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    Yazmin Selene C.
    YC
    User-friendly Interphase works flawlessly, has fantastic customer support. They constantly drive information for you via email to enhance the use of the app. It's a great choice, not the basic...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management, Smartsheet is:

    More usable
    Easier to set up
    Easier to admin
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    #15
  29. monday.com

    (1,415)4.6 out of 5
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    The best tool is the one your team actually uses and monday.com comes with built-in addiction. Today's teams need the ability to work together dynamically. Plan and execute in the same place.

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  30. The best tool is the one your team actually uses and monday.com comes with built-in addiction. Today's teams need the ability to work together dynamically. Plan and execute in the same place.

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    Nathaniel P.
    NP
    Monday.com helped us find candidates, stick to the selection process, and hire more than fifty workers in two days. We developed an innovative onboarding process with checklists to ensure that...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management, monday.com is:

    More usable
    Easier to admin
    Better at support
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    #16
  31. Wrike

    (1,362)4.2 out of 5
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    Wrike is all-in-one project management software that helps remote and co-located teams get more things done together.

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  32. Wrike is all-in-one project management software that helps remote and co-located teams get more things done together.

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    Ankit Kumar M.
    AM
    "Wrike aided me to help keep several other folks in touch with ongoing jobs. Moreover, it gives me with the versatility to manage and visualize the team of mine. It gave me excellent reporting...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management, Wrike is:

    Better at support
    More usable
    Easier to admin
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    #17
  33. Workfront

    (803)4.1 out of 5

    Workfront is a cloud-based Enterprise Work Management solution that helps marketing, IT, and other enterprise teams conquer the chaos of excessive email, redundant status meetings, and disconnected tools.

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  34. Workfront is a cloud-based Enterprise Work Management solution that helps marketing, IT, and other enterprise teams conquer the chaos of excessive email, redundant status meetings, and disconnected tools.

    Categories in common with MS Project:

    Jeniffer B.
    JB
    It has centralized all operations in our organization. Teams from all departments work together as one team to ensure there is proper implementation of all goals set. Clients are satisfied as their...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management, Workfront is:

    Slower to reach roi
    Better at support
    More usable
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  35. Teamwork

    (741)4.4 out of 5
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    Teamwork.com is an easy-to-use online project management software application that helps managers, staff and clients work together more productively together online.

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  36. Teamwork.com is an easy-to-use online project management software application that helps managers, staff and clients work together more productively together online.

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    Ankita D.
    AD
    With teamwork is easy to set-up an account and just start working. Once the project is create, next is to set the tasks and sub-tasks, set the milestones, assigned the collaborators and their...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management, Teamwork is:

    Better at support
    More usable
    Easier to admin
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  37. TeamGantt

    (725)4.8 out of 5

    TeamGantt is effortless project planning and collaboration. Intuitive, beautiful gantt charts combined with task level communication and file sharing.

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  38. TeamGantt is effortless project planning and collaboration. Intuitive, beautiful gantt charts combined with task level communication and file sharing.

    Categories in common with MS Project:

    UI
    I highly recommend using TeamGantt for your daily project management activities. Video hints - rock! The interface and features are amazing and I love the attention to details in this tool.

    Reviewers say compared to Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management, TeamGantt is:

    More usable
    Easier to set up
    Easier to admin
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    #20
  39. Citrix Podio

    (351)4.1 out of 5

    Citrix Podio lets you get work done with your co-workers and clients on a social work platform that you make your own.

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  40. Citrix Podio lets you get work done with your co-workers and clients on a social work platform that you make your own.

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    PW
    Citrix Podio is a tool for project management, making it more factual and correct. Again, Citrix Podio increases the saving of finances.

    Reviewers say compared to Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management, Citrix Podio is:

    More usable
    Better at support
    Easier to admin