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Score 9.2 out of 101

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Score 8.6 out of 101

Likelihood to Recommend

AceProject

It is well suited if you have a specific work force or are working in a production or an assembly line style environment. It is also well suited if you have small teams that have to get out a certain amount of product in set periods of time. AceProjects is great for monitoring how long each individual spent on their specific task and subsequently how long the team took to complete their work.
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Smartsheet

I use Smartsheet to manage work load between colleagues and freelancers. It is a critical partner of our project management team. A few use cases include response forms with automated row population, alerts to row changes, cell history, formulas, budget/actual dollar spend reports, workload issues on teams, task progress and gantt chart timelines. The functionality potential with Smartsheet is endless! There is a learning curve - especially with reporting and dashboards. I could not do my job without Smartsheet!
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Feature Rating Comparison

Project Management

AceProject
3.2
Smartsheet
8.3
Task Management
AceProject
5.0
Smartsheet
8.7
Resource Management
AceProject
6.0
Smartsheet
7.9
Gantt Charts
AceProject
3.0
Smartsheet
8.1
Scheduling
AceProject
4.0
Smartsheet
8.2
Workflow Automation
AceProject
1.0
Smartsheet
8.6
Team Collaboration
AceProject
5.0
Smartsheet
8.9
Support for Agile Methodology
AceProject
1.0
Smartsheet
8.7
Support for Waterfall Methodology
AceProject
1.0
Smartsheet
8.6
Document Management
AceProject
1.0
Smartsheet
8.3
Email integration
AceProject
2.0
Smartsheet
8.3
Mobile Access
AceProject
1.0
Smartsheet
8.0
Timesheet Tracking
AceProject
8.0
Smartsheet
8.0
Change request and Case Management
AceProject
4.0
Smartsheet
7.9
Budget and Expense Management
AceProject
3.0
Smartsheet
8.4

Professional Services Automation

AceProject
2.0
Smartsheet
7.9
Project & financial reporting
AceProject
2.0
Smartsheet
8.2
Quotes/estimates
AceProject
Smartsheet
7.7
Invoicing
AceProject
Smartsheet
7.7
Integration with accounting software
AceProject
Smartsheet
8.0

Pros

AceProject

  • Time Tracking
  • Resource allocation
  • Easy to implement, small adoption curve.
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Smartsheet

  • Formulas. While not as robust as Excel, the formulas offered in Smartsheet are quite good.
  • Team collaboration. Multiple teammates can access and work on the same sheet at once.
  • Templates. The standard templates meet all my needs, and are a great guide for what Smartsheet is intended for and the problems it is best suited for solving.
  • Project management. It is great for creating, assigning, monitoring, and tracking tasks and projects.
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Cons

AceProject

  • Expand on data tracking
  • Improve report generation
  • Break out from just being a time clock manager.
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Smartsheet

  • Gantt Charts: While the functionality here is very good, sometimes there could be some better options with the automatic coloration of these charts. Additionally, exporting is a little limited.
  • Formulas: There are a lot of basic formula options but there could be more. Additionally, calculations across multiple sheets could also be improved.
  • Pivot tables: These are only available as an additional add-on app. I wish this functionality would be standard.
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Likelihood to Renew

AceProject

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Smartsheet

Smartsheet 10.0
Based on 21 answers
It definitely meets our needs as far as organizing and archiving our tasks and files. As we train more staff to view it, I see opportunities for more improvement, which I am sure this program can handle. I look forward to seeing continued improvement from Smartsheet on their capabilities and functionality.
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Usability

AceProject

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Smartsheet

Smartsheet 8.6
Based on 13 answers
Smartsheet is very easy to learn. However, while I have been able to pick it easily, Microsoft Excel and Project super users that I have trained on Smartsheet get bogged down in the differences and can find it frustrating. Explaining the differences ahead of time and why Smartsheet is being chosen instead of a different software seems to counteract those reactions
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Support

AceProject

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Smartsheet

Smartsheet 8.4
Based on 25 answers
Smartsheet is excellent software for small businesses and agile teams within large organizations alike. It's not overly expensive for the functionality you receive and sports an intuitive interface in a format that everybody is familiar with. I give it a nine instead of a ten only because the jump up into Enterprise and Premier pricing is quite large
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Implementation

AceProject

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Smartsheet

Smartsheet 10.0
Based on 6 answers
It's absolutely paramount to take a few minutes to actually play with the software. It's nearly impossible to do anything wrong or make a mistake which cannot be fixed easily. Under the help menu is Live Training option. After you familiarize yourself with the commands, watch the live training for some in depth understanding of how to make the software fit your needs perfectly.
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Alternatives Considered

AceProject

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Smartsheet

Which software we use for project management is often determined by the team we interact with or the client's choices. I prefer Smartsheet for process management due to the ease of setting up alerts and attaching necessary documentation. It was also fairly easy to set up and learn.
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Return on Investment

AceProject

  • We were able to track our production teams work and refine our methods to improve deliverable dates.
  • Once our staff reached a certain size the capability of the software began to lag. Diminishing returns.
  • The lack of reporting features made data regression and extrapolation difficult.
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Smartsheet

  • Because we have the ability to enter in expenses and financial info in a real time manner, I am able to run reports more quickly to provide accurate numbers for ROI calculation. The C-Suite loves getting budget info on time!
  • From what I understand, choosing an enterprise level agreement saves the company money overall, rather than having a bunch of different departments, some using it, some not.
  • We are more GDPR compliant. That is important to our customers, so it is important to us.
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Pricing Details

AceProject

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?

Smartsheet

General

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

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

AceProject
5.0
Smartsheet
8.7

Likelihood to Renew

AceProject
Smartsheet
10.0

Usability

AceProject
Smartsheet
8.6

Performance

AceProject
Smartsheet
10.0

Support

AceProject
Smartsheet
8.4

Online Training

AceProject
Smartsheet
7.0

Implementation

AceProject
Smartsheet
10.0

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