10000ft

2 Ratings
Score 5.2 out of 101

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10000ft

I think 10000ft is good for bare minimum project monitoring, we used it a large company because we didn't need to have exact numbers - it was just a rough idea to see where freelance resources were over burning. If, however you work a much smaller company and really need to know detailed information it's not as effective, there are many other software options that really allow for much closer and precise tracking. I would recommend 10000ft for companies that just need to monitor large freelance teams, track hours and higher level projects that are also monitored on other project management tools. It's a tool I would only use in conjunction with something else.
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Planview Enterprise One (formerly Planview Enterprise and Troux)

A company should have a strong grasp on their planned use cases before purchasing a tool with as much capability as Planview Enterprise (PVE). This will help ensure that they are picking a tool that matches their enterprise roadmap. For example, if time reporting is the primary use case, then PVE would be a very expensive timesheet when there are many less expensive and less complex tools that would do a fine job in this area.
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Feature Rating Comparison

Project Management

10000ft
3.5
Planview Enterprise One (formerly Planview Enterprise and Troux)
Task Management
10000ft
6.0
Planview Enterprise One (formerly Planview Enterprise and Troux)
Resource Management
10000ft
6.0
Planview Enterprise One (formerly Planview Enterprise and Troux)
Gantt Charts
10000ft
2.0
Planview Enterprise One (formerly Planview Enterprise and Troux)
Scheduling
10000ft
2.0
Planview Enterprise One (formerly Planview Enterprise and Troux)
Workflow Automation
10000ft
2.0
Planview Enterprise One (formerly Planview Enterprise and Troux)
Team Collaboration
10000ft
1.0
Planview Enterprise One (formerly Planview Enterprise and Troux)
Document Management
10000ft
2.0
Planview Enterprise One (formerly Planview Enterprise and Troux)
Email integration
10000ft
1.0
Planview Enterprise One (formerly Planview Enterprise and Troux)
Timesheet Tracking
10000ft
7.0
Planview Enterprise One (formerly Planview Enterprise and Troux)
Change request and Case Management
10000ft
2.0
Planview Enterprise One (formerly Planview Enterprise and Troux)
Budget and Expense Management
10000ft
7.0
Planview Enterprise One (formerly Planview Enterprise and Troux)

Professional Services Automation

10000ft
5.0
Planview Enterprise One (formerly Planview Enterprise and Troux)
Quotes/estimates
10000ft
6.0
Planview Enterprise One (formerly Planview Enterprise and Troux)
Invoicing
10000ft
2.0
Planview Enterprise One (formerly Planview Enterprise and Troux)
Project & financial reporting
10000ft
7.0
Planview Enterprise One (formerly Planview Enterprise and Troux)

Pros

  • Tracks freelance resource hours.
  • Tracks multiple small projects and milestones within the projects.
  • Tracks budget information and scope creep.
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  • Provides visibility into specific resource's utilizations and highlights weeks where a resource has been over committed. The screens used and data presented are easy to digest and respond to. This gives us the ability to see potential conflicts and take proactive steps to resolve them before becoming issues.
  • Allows us to manage and forecast at the program or portfolio level. The screens allow our program managers to group work together and see the resource demands and cost at a consolidated level and allow easy drilling into the details to see the impact for specific projects.
  • Reporting and tracking of historical results. The tool allows easy tracking of both cost and effort comparing what was planned against what actually occurred. The standard reporting has dozens of out of the box reports that assist with portfolio, project and resource management.
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Cons

  • It's often confusing to use and find things, I sometimes find it to be a little counterintuitive as to where functions are (e.g. for tracking budgets and pulling reports).
  • When pulling a budget I always struggled to comb through the large amounts of data and time inputted. When I select a filter the page often wouldn't refresh or i'd forget to de-select a filter as it wasn't in an obvious place, which sometimes left me with pulling an incorrect budget.
  • The data is only as good as the people entering the time. Often with so many small tasks people would enter time incorrectly, in the wrong milestone or project. It lists all of your projects on one page, so it's not easy to enter it and there's a lot of room for error.
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  • Until the version of Planview Enterprise that was released in November 2015, it relied upon Silverlight technology for some of the user interface... which made it slow and difficult to use with Chrome.
  • Planview is like a Swiss Army Knife for project, portfolio and resource management - but it is only useful if people enter accurate data into the tool... To that end it needs to be something that is supported by senior team members that can monitor and enforce usage of the tool. The difficulty is that it's easy to configure Planview to be simple for the people who use it, or you can make all the tools in the Swiss Army Knife available at the risk of alienating project and resource managers who are less sophisticated. Organizations shouldn't start a Planview implementation until they have alignment from the executive level down to the project and resource manager level around how they want to use the tools.
  • Integration with ServiceNow is still in its infancy - more robust integration around how these two tools handoff work tracking will be a huge win.
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Likelihood to Renew

10000ft4.0
Based on 1 answer
I think there's limited uses for the tool and much more comprehensive options out there for multiple tools in one. With more people working remotely, it's hard to just use email and face to face, in some ways you need to have a tool that's a fall back and a record of where you are + where you're going
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Planview Enterprise One (formerly Planview Enterprise and Troux)6.8
Based on 9 answers
We have been a Planview customer since 1999 and have seen it grow and mature as a tool. We have looked at other tools and have found that PV continues to meet our needs and is easy for our resources to use. They work to stay up on the project management industry and the direction it is going, keep on on current technology so that we can work more effectively, provide excellent customer support and have great pricing for what they offer. We can purchase only the modules we need versus buying a tool where we would only use a portion of the functionality.
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Usability

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Planview Enterprise One (formerly Planview Enterprise and Troux)7.0
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The previous version didn't have as many rich features available on the web (right clicks, sub-menus, etc.) that would have sped up productivity on many screens.
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Reliability and Availability

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Planview Enterprise One (formerly Planview Enterprise and Troux)10.0
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We are long time Planview users and its availability is only limited to our internal SLAs for nightly backups. I have never experienced any unexpected or prolonged software downtime from Planview itself.
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Support

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Planview Enterprise One (formerly Planview Enterprise and Troux)8.2
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The team was always responsive and looking out for my organization's best interest.
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Implementation

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Planview Enterprise One (formerly Planview Enterprise and Troux)8.5
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Always have a pre-implementation meeting or conference call with Planview to ensure all are on the same page, disclosure of all and any customization (including reports) and plan for support after implementation of a specified amount of time with the assigned implementation resource. And document everything
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Alternatives Considered

Although an interesting tool, compared to Basecamp or Workfront, 10000ft really struggles on the collaboration aspect of the tool. It's great for the bare minimum, recording hours and pulling a budget, but we also relied on email for collaboration and face to face meetings - which is no bad thing! Although for big companies and small projects it's nice to have everything all in one tool so there's less jumping and room for error. That would be my recommendation for any company evaluating it
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Clarity PPM. I prefer Planview for the following reasons:
  • Better user interface.
  • Better customer service and issue resolution.
  • Reporting is top notch. I don't remember Clarity providing any out of the box reports.
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Return on Investment

  • Positive - We were able to track multiple projects at the same time and record accurate hours.
  • Positive - Able to pull budget and excel reports which can the be analyzed further and relatively simply.
  • Negative - There were a lot of times when hours were entered inaccurately which left us in a bind with budget and freelance billing.
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  • We have not utilized the tool long enough at this time to access ROI impacts.
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Pricing Details

10000ft

General
Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
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Planview Enterprise One (formerly Planview Enterprise and Troux)

General
Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No
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