Compare and Evaluate

Project Portfolio Management

Project Portfolio Management (PPM) software helps to optimize an organization's project portfolios, collecting and consolidating data across multiple projects to assist in managing risks, resources and timelines.

Data Quadrant report cover

The Data Quadrant is a thorough evaluation and ranking of all software in an individual category to compare platforms across multiple dimensions.

These include:

  • User Satisfaction Rankings
  • Business Value Scores
  • Vendor Capability Comparisons
  • Product Feature Evaluations
Emotional Footprint report cover

The Emotional Footprint is a powerful indicator of overall user sentiment toward the relationship with the vendor, capturing data across five dimensions.

These include:

  • Strategy and Innovation
  • Service Experience
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Product Impact
  • Negotiation and Contract

Still need assistance?

We're here to help you with understanding our reports and the data inside to help you make decisions.

Powered by Info-Tech Research Group
Powered by Info-Tech Research Group

Latest Award: July 2020

Latest Award Icon

See the most recent winners of our SoftwareReviews Emotional Footprint Awards. View our Champions and compare top vendors using our free downloadable reports.

Latest Research

5
Aug

Author: Scott Bickley (Info-Tech)

IBM is changing the terms of its ubiquitous Passport Advantage agreement to remove entitled discounts on over 5,000 on-premises software products, resulting in an immediate price increase for IBM Software & Support (S&S) across its vast customer landscape.

Latest Research

12
May

Author: Ben Mackle (Info-Tech)

The application portfolio management (APM) tool space can be a confusing one, as many software vendors offer their own take of what APM is. Enterprise architecture, application management and project portfolio management tools offer an APM use case, but these are often quite skewed the primary function of the tool.

Project Portfolio Management Products

Filter by:

Data QuadrantReport

A thorough evaluation and ranking of all software to compare software across every dimension.

Data Quadrant Report report

Emotional FootprintReport

A detailed and unique report that captures a powerful indicator of overall user feeling toward the vendor and product.

Emotional Footprint Report report
Badge Winner

LiquidPlanner

LiquidPlanner

Only LiquidPlanner creates schedules automatically based on project priorities and predicts through dynamic calculations the most likely completion dates of all your projects. Simply prioritize work for your team and get a realistic picture of when it will get done. As priorities shift, you'll instantly see the impact of changes in your business.

8.8

Composite Score

9.2

CX Score

+96

Emotional Footprint

88%

Likeliness to Recommend

25

Reviews

Badge Winner
Badge Winner

TeamDynamix

TeamDynamix PPM

TeamDynamix offers a combined Service & Project Management platform: ticketing, incidents, problems, asset / configuration, change management and project portfolio management – all in one. The solution is highly flexible and configurable – configured to YOUR level of ITIL adoption – with a WCAG 2.0 AA compliant portal branded to YOUR company. Project Portfolio Management as you like it – use waterfall, agile, card wall or task lists – depending on the project type. The platform is easy to use, own & operate – with no coding/scripting. Webhooks & APIs accommodate integration and all is supported by a full service implementation & support team at TeamDynamix.

8.6

Composite Score

9.2

CX Score

+95

Emotional Footprint

91%

Likeliness to Recommend

59

Reviews

Badge Winner
Badge Winner

Wrike

Wrike

Wrike combines project management with a real-time workspace for collaboration, discussion, and document sharing. It provides online project management software to set up priorities and align your team to work faster and smarter across your organization.

8.5

Composite Score

9.0

CX Score

+90

Emotional Footprint

89%

Likeliness to Recommend

78

Reviews

Changepoint

Daptiv

Daptiv PPM by Changepoint is a project portfolio management (PPM) tool designed and built with real organizations and people in mind. It delivers robust out-of-the-box PPM functionality to fit the needs of your organization today, with the ability to customize and mold to fit the needs of your organization tomorrow.

8.4

Composite Score

8.5

CX Score

+86

Emotional Footprint

84%

Likeliness to Recommend

22

Reviews

Badge Winner
Badge Winner

ONEPOINT Projects

ONEPOINT Projects PPM

ONEPOINT Projects provides many practical features that help you in everyday project and portfolio management. Every feature is designed to be IPMA, PMI, and PRINCE2 standards compliant and as powerful as possible without making it complicated to use. Our key design goals are clarity and ease of use.

8.3

Composite Score

8.5

CX Score

+88

Emotional Footprint

82%

Likeliness to Recommend

36

Reviews

KeyedIn Solutions

KeyedIn

At KeyedIn, our mission is to make our customers more successful by empowering them to place the right bets, turn quickly and deliver faster. As a leader in Agile Portfolio Management, KeyedIn offers a suite of SaaS solutions that support business transformation, strategy realization and organizational change. The company’s award-winning products go beyond simple project management to encompass portfolio analysis, scenario modeling, capacity planning, product portfolio management, strategic resource management and more – supporting the evolving needs of PMOs, ePMOs and SROs.

8.0

Composite Score

8.4

CX Score

+89

Emotional Footprint

79%

Likeliness to Recommend

21

Reviews

Microsoft

Microsoft Project Online

Microsoft Project Online is a flexible online solution for project portfolio management (PPM) and everyday work. Delivered through Office 365, Project Online enables organizations to get started, prioritize project portfolio investments and deliver the intended business value—from virtually anywhere on nearly any device.

7.7

Composite Score

7.8

CX Score

+76

Emotional Footprint

79%

Likeliness to Recommend

119

Reviews

IBM

IBM Rational Portfolio Management

Focal Point provides product and portfolio management driven by market needs and your business objectives. This comprehensive solution helps you prioritize and select the right investments, balance change with business demands and align resources to deliver the right products at the right time. Now your executives and teams can make decisions that deliver greater value to your customers and your business.

7.7

Composite Score

7.9

CX Score

+76

Emotional Footprint

79%

Likeliness to Recommend

16

Reviews

Atlassian

Advanced Roadmaps for JIRA

Advanced Roadmaps for Jira (previously known as Portfolio for Jira) enables realistic strategic planning, regardless of how many teams or people you have working towards your goals. It provides a single source of truth into the health of your projects.

7.4

Composite Score

7.8

CX Score

+74

Emotional Footprint

77%

Likeliness to Recommend

23

Reviews

Deltek

Deltek PPM

Deltek's PPM software suite easily integrates cost, scheduling and resource information enabling the program team to get reliable program status, earned value reports they can trust, and better understand and show the value of program controls information. As a full suite of true, project management enterprise software, Deltek PPM solutions can be used individually or all together for end-to-end program and project success.

6.5

Composite Score

6.3

CX Score

+56

Emotional Footprint

66%

Likeliness to Recommend

32

Reviews

Broadcom Inc.

Clarity PPM

Application Portfolio Management with CA Project & Portfolio Management (CA PPM) is designed to help organizations simplify and reduce risks of the Application Portfolio, helping you bridge the gap between growing technology demands and available budget. Application Portfolio Management delivers a fact-based decision-making methodology that can reduce the costs and complexity associated with managing a modernized and optimized application portfolio.

5.6

Composite Score

5.4

CX Score

+38

Emotional Footprint

62%

Likeliness to Recommend

24

Reviews

Sciforma

Sciforma PPM Software

Information Technology Governance is a framework for leadership, organizational structures and business processes, standards and compliance to these standards. This framework ensures that the organization's IT supports and enables the achievement of its strategies and objectives, and is used by many IT departments, as well as financial and software industries.

9.5

Composite Score

9.8

CX Score

+99

Emotional Footprint

90%

Likeliness to Recommend

7

Reviews

Smartsheet

Smartsheet

Smartsheet is the best way to plan, track, automate, and report on work, enabling you to move from idea to impact — fast.

9.4

Composite Score

9.7

CX Score

+100

Emotional Footprint

93%

Likeliness to Recommend

13

Reviews

Accelo

Accelo Projects

Accelo goes beyond simple planning and collaboration; it manages your projects against budgets, scheduled & resources in real time. It gives you a powerful platform to respond to change without creating mountains of work or admitting defeat to chaos.

9.1

Composite Score

9.5

CX Score

+98

Emotional Footprint

87%

Likeliness to Recommend

9

Reviews

Planisware

Planisware PPM

Planisware provides a high-level portfolio level and detailed information on projects for educated decision-making, helping organizations keep the entire portfolio aligned with overall corporate strategies and objectives, and enabling them to secure the highest return on investments.

8.5

Composite Score

9.1

CX Score

+97

Emotional Footprint

71%

Likeliness to Recommend

6

Reviews

Planview Inc

Planview PPM PRO

Planview PPM Pro™ software (formerly Innotas®) provides the ability to collect, prioritize, and execute projects, enabling PMOs to focus resources on the work that delivers the most value.

8.4

Composite Score

8.7

CX Score

+88

Emotional Footprint

83%

Likeliness to Recommend

13

Reviews

Planview Inc

Planview Enterprise

Planview Enterprise is an end-to-end portfolio and resource management solution that allows you to integrate the planning and execution of those portfolios. The impact of any business application is measured by its ability to turn data into information that leads to better decisions. Unique to Planview Enterprise, and a major benefit to you, is a focus on rich portfolio analytics and reporting that provides the visibility you need to make the decisions that drive the business forward.

8.2

Composite Score

8.6

CX Score

+80

Emotional Footprint

84%

Likeliness to Recommend

8

Reviews

ConnectWise

ConnectWise Project Management

Best practices in project management require two essential elements: collaboration and coordination. ConnectWise gives you both, ensuring a smooth-running project from beginning to end. Whatever you can imagine from a project management tool, you can do with ConnectWise and its integrated project management capabilities and system-generated templates.

8.2

Composite Score

8.6

CX Score

+91

Emotional Footprint

87%

Likeliness to Recommend

5

Reviews

Badge Winner

Oracle

Oracle Primavera

Primavera offers extreme performance to manage Engineering and Construction work across the Enterprise. Integrating project controls specialties to transform the business and deliver success every time.

8.1

Composite Score

8.6

CX Score

+82

Emotional Footprint

81%

Likeliness to Recommend

13

Reviews

Tivitie

Tivitie PPM

The key to delivering project value is building highly productive teams that can find the information they need instantly to do their work and achieve their business goals. Today, project teams must be able to collaborate virtually anywhere, via any means, to keep the conversation active and the projects progressing. Connecting people empowers productivity, increases knowledge and builds confidence; confident teams outperform disconnected project teams every time.

--

Composite Score

5.8

CX Score

+65

Emotional Footprint

56%

Likeliness to Recommend

1

Reviews

3P Works

3PWorks PPM

3P Works is a Project Portfolio Management Software, meaning it is designed to help business leaders, PMOs & Project managers to make sense of their full portfolio of projects. Our cloud-based platform is easy-to-use and provides our clients with the information they need to make informed and intelligent decisions to advance their business.

--

Composite Score

--

CX Score

--

Emotional Footprint

--

Likeliness to Recommend

0

Reviews

Antura

Antura Projects

Antura Projects is a complete solution for Project, Portfolio and Resource Management. Our goal is for Antura Projects to always be the first choice for all organizations that require an established PPM-system with powerful functionality that can be implemented quickly and is easy to use.

--

Composite Score

--

CX Score

--

Emotional Footprint

--

Likeliness to Recommend

0

Reviews

Augeo

Augeo6

Augeo is a complete solution for PPM that organizes and automates all activities related to the life cycle of projects right from the initial evaluation of the idea until the completion of the project. Augeo includes powerful features to optimize project planning, the use of resources associated with different tasks, evaluating the progress of the project, the reporting as well as a dynamic analysis of portfolio performance.

--

Composite Score

8.8

CX Score

+100

Emotional Footprint

78%

Likeliness to Recommend

1

Reviews

Upland Software, Inc.

Upland PPM

Upland provides three best-of-breed project portfolio management (PPM) applications focused on the unique requirements of today's diverse users. We empower user adoption and productivity by providing the right tool for the right job, addressing: strategic top-down portfolio management, tactical bottom-up project management and collaboration, simplified project and portfolio management.

--

Composite Score

--

CX Score

+33

Emotional Footprint

63%

Likeliness to Recommend

3

Reviews

Load More

All Research

Latest Research

5
Aug

Author: Scott Bickley (Info-Tech)

IBM is changing the terms of its ubiquitous Passport Advantage agreement to remove entitled discounts on over 5,000 on-premises software products, resulting in an immediate price increase for IBM Software & Support (S&S) across its vast customer landscape.

Latest Research

12
May

Author: Ben Mackle (Info-Tech)

The application portfolio management (APM) tool space can be a confusing one, as many software vendors offer their own take of what APM is. Enterprise architecture, application management and project portfolio management tools offer an APM use case, but these are often quite skewed the primary function of the tool.

Latest Research

6
Feb

Author: Ugbad Farah (Info-Tech)

KeyedIn released version 7.0 of its flagship product, KeyedIn Projects, featuring support for the transition to an increasingly Agile-focused IT shop. Work is assigned to Agile teams when the individual assignment is impractical.

Latest Research

29
Jan

Author: Teodora Siman (Info-Tech)

To provide a single pane of glass for the work done across disparate teams, Planview announced a strategic partnership with Tasktop to expand its Agile Scaler offering. Now, organizations can aggregate the work of various teams into a portfolio and assess status and the financial impact to business objectives and analyze dependencies across different teams.

Latest Research

21
Jan

Author: Barry Cousins (Info-Tech)

Earlier this year, Mavenlink announced a PSA-supporting function for targeting and tracking the ratio of billable vs. non-billable time. Consultants get a useful feature, but what about the garden-variety IT knowledge worker?

Latest Research

20
Jan

Author: Travis Duncan (Info-Tech)

Wrike’s Laura Quiambao recently blogged about the dangers of employee burnout and highlighted how Wrike Resource can help. It’s tough to argue with her four proposed solutions, but a fifth component is absent from her analysis: engaged, responsible portfolio ownership.

Latest Research

17
Jan

Author: Barry Cousins (Info-Tech)

Workfront recently announced its acquisition of Atiim, a leading OKR (Objectives and Key Results) vendor. It plans to offer an integrated tool set called Workfront Goals in the coming year, connecting the objectives tracking front end (OKR software) to its work management application (Workfront, formerly known as @Task).

Latest Research

16
Jan

Author: Barry Cousins (Info-Tech)

Planview is marketing its automatic timesheet feature as something that enables capitalization of Agile investments and promotes the scale out of Agile itself. But the real question is: how does the software automatically produce timesheet data?

Latest Research

15
Jan

Author: Teodora Siman (Info-Tech)

Clarizen launched Clarizen Go in the last quarter of 2019. Intended to assist the transition to agile workflows, Clarizen Go claims to make creating and moving tasks during a project easier, while also improving visibility into the portfolio with integration with Clarizen One.

Latest Research

15
Jan

Author: Barry Cousins (Info-Tech)

While Mavenlink’s press release on its Future of Work survey doesn’t map the findings back to the software itself, we’ll fill in one of the gaps: Mavenlink can help with your work-life balance, assuming that your leadership decides to play along.

Latest Research

13
Nov

Author: Barry Cousins (Info-Tech)

Clarizen and Procore announced a partnership in October that aims to “help construction companies improve agility.” The functional rationale makes sense, but what’s the vendors’ strategic business rationale? Relevance.

Latest Research

30
Oct

Author: Ari Glaizel (Info-Tech)

ALM Works Structure for Jira enables Atlassian customers to track and manage projects at scale.

Latest Research

27
Sep

Author: Ari Glaizel (Info-Tech)

Atlassian embraces the reality that roadmaps and plans are living, breathing, and continually changing.

Latest Research

22
Jul

Author: Andrew Kum-Seun (Info-Tech)

Intake and backlog management are two of the top reasons for failed product and feature delivery. Skop.es brings the analytical and management practices to visualize, quantify, and verify and validate the delivery of the right requirements.

Latest Research

4
Jul

Author: Matt Burton (Info-Tech)

As enterprise IT organizations are trending towards resource management offices, they are signaling the need for improved resource management usefulness from top PPM vendors.

Latest Research

29
Apr

Author: Adib Ghubril (Info-Tech)

Workfront exemplifies the classical software paradigm of automating systematic, exacting tasks to free up users for creative work. Workfront is a resource management tool that gets integration right but underwhelms on collaborative value.

Latest Research

8
Apr

Author: Matt Burton (Info-Tech)

VirtoSoftware, a company that focuses on creating add-ons for SharePoint and Office 365, has introduced product that intends to bring simple resource management to your project portfolio within SharePoint. While the function looks simple on the surface, some of the pitfalls of larger portfolio suites are still a concern.

Latest Research

2
Apr

Author: Gerry Gionet (Info-Tech)

Atlassian is a top provider of software to support Agile development work management and portfolio management. Its impending acquisition of AgileCraft now provides the means to address the gap of aligning executive strategy with the delivery of Agile software solutions.

Latest Research

1
Apr

Author: Darryl Levesque (Info-Tech)

Stop thinking about backup and start thinking about data protection. Newer technologies are making it redundant.

Latest Research

24
Aug

Author: Barry Cousins (Info-Tech)

Our project portfolio management research practice helps a lot of clients who haven’t succeeded with full-blown PPM suites like Project Server and Clarity. Meisterplan is a portfolio and resource management tool but not a full project management–time sheets–document management solution. We took it for a test drive because many of our customers are looking for this type of tool.

Latest Research

10
Jul

Author: Travis Duncan (Info-Tech)

There is no archetypal portfolio mix that all project portfolios should strive toward.

Latest Research

23
Apr

Author: Matt Burton (Info-Tech)

In finance services, it can be a gut instinct to manage and track human resource time in the same manner that we manage money – track every single thing that happens. The problem occurs when we put large amounts of effort into collecting granular data that is not informing any business decision, and is not changing any functional behavior. In the financial services industry, we would call that wasteful spending.

Latest Research

16
Nov

Author: Barry Cousins (Info-Tech)

Executive decision makers are increasingly frustrated by the lack of timeline commitment coming from Agile projects. The leaders are reclaiming their ability to do their job, which doesn’t involve writing blank checks to unmanaged software projects. This is where the Portfolio Strikes Back.

Latest Research

15
Nov

Author: Cole Cioran (Info-Tech)

The business needs IT to deliver more projects and work orders every day. Common activity and velocity-based metrics used by application development leaders do not create confidence that IT will deliver the solutions the business needs on time. Application development leaders must develop usable metrics to measure and manage IT throughput in order to win the business’ trust.