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Score 5.2 out of 100
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Score 8 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

Broadcom Clarity (formerly CA Project Portfolio Management)

CA PPM is especially good for Agile Framework users from big companies because big companies cannot use only PMI based Project Management frameworks, but also have to use an appropriate project Agile frameworks (like Scrum, Kamban). So you have to use both of them on the appropriate projects. In this case if you don't use one tool for both frameworks you could get stuck for doing resource management. CA PPM is solving this problem perfectly.
Celil ÇİYNEKLİ | TrustRadius Reviewer

ZilicusPM

ZilicusPM is suited for any business that has difficulty managing and keeping track of office related work as well as project management. Its an efficient way to manage just about anything necessary. It is well-suited for our office, as structural/civil engineers - we are able to keep track of our projects as well as office/human resources related work.
Samantha Dross | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Project Management

Broadcom Clarity (formerly CA Project Portfolio Management)
ZilicusPM
9.0
Task Management
Broadcom Clarity (formerly CA Project Portfolio Management)
ZilicusPM
10.0
Resource Management
Broadcom Clarity (formerly CA Project Portfolio Management)
ZilicusPM
10.0
Gantt Charts
Broadcom Clarity (formerly CA Project Portfolio Management)
ZilicusPM
10.0
Scheduling
Broadcom Clarity (formerly CA Project Portfolio Management)
ZilicusPM
8.0
Workflow Automation
Broadcom Clarity (formerly CA Project Portfolio Management)
ZilicusPM
8.0
Team Collaboration
Broadcom Clarity (formerly CA Project Portfolio Management)
ZilicusPM
8.0
Support for Agile Methodology
Broadcom Clarity (formerly CA Project Portfolio Management)
ZilicusPM
7.0
Support for Waterfall Methodology
Broadcom Clarity (formerly CA Project Portfolio Management)
ZilicusPM
8.0
Email integration
Broadcom Clarity (formerly CA Project Portfolio Management)
ZilicusPM
10.0
Mobile Access
Broadcom Clarity (formerly CA Project Portfolio Management)
ZilicusPM
9.0
Timesheet Tracking
Broadcom Clarity (formerly CA Project Portfolio Management)
ZilicusPM
9.0
Change request and Case Management
Broadcom Clarity (formerly CA Project Portfolio Management)
ZilicusPM
10.0
Budget and Expense Management
Broadcom Clarity (formerly CA Project Portfolio Management)
ZilicusPM
10.0

Professional Services Automation

Broadcom Clarity (formerly CA Project Portfolio Management)
ZilicusPM
10.0
Quotes/estimates
Broadcom Clarity (formerly CA Project Portfolio Management)
ZilicusPM
10.0
Project & financial reporting
Broadcom Clarity (formerly CA Project Portfolio Management)
ZilicusPM
10.0

Pros

Broadcom Clarity (formerly CA Project Portfolio Management)

  • CA PPM is for all types of employees with busy schedules or who can not work in the office at a certain time.
  • Supports Scrum, Kanban and other Agile Frameworks. It's very important for a PPM tool because Agile Transformation is the Top Trend. Every PPM tool has to work with both frameworks.
  • CA Clarity's analysis functions are impressive, and give the best clean graphic representations depend on your data. The software, overall, is very feature-rich.
  • Allows you to provide the right amount of detail within the stories and acceptance criteria. From tasks to stories, stories to features, and so on.
Celil ÇİYNEKLİ | TrustRadius Reviewer

ZilicusPM

  • ZilicusPM is great for an office regarding meetings and site visits. It's hard to keep track manually of where everyone is at. By sharing our calendars through ZilicusPM, we are able to access where someone is within a few seconds!! It is very convenient and less of a hassle.
  • This a great tool to use to manage all documents that enter in and out of our office for certain projects. It is hard to keep track of everything through our office, so this programs helps us manage things very efficiently.
  • This is great for prioritizing! I know many people in our office have an issue to do so. With the Project Issue Management feature, we are able to do this more effectively without causing any stress to our employees!
Samantha Dross | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Broadcom Clarity (formerly CA Project Portfolio Management)

  • The best side is also the bad side: It requires too much effort to link stories to features, it's too hard to see the details and requires too much effort to do that.
  • Because it is feature-rich tool learning the tool took a while, so that training must do so as well.
  • The features are all a little bit hidden. It would be better to improve the UI with UX.
  • License cost is quite high as compared with other tools like JIRA.
Celil ÇİYNEKLİ | TrustRadius Reviewer

ZilicusPM

  • The only thing I would suggest that needs room for improvement is that you should break down Zilicus PM into different sectors. What I mean by this is that you branch off this program into different areas of expertise like accounting, engineering, etc. Every business is managed differently, so other options should be provided to accommodate each field.
  • Other than that, I am very pleased with this program. It was WELL worth the investment. Saving a lot of time and money spent per worker by using this!
  • N/A
Samantha Dross | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Broadcom Clarity (formerly CA Project Portfolio Management)

  • Agile framework support is the best attribute for CA PPM.
  • Integrating capability within your whole back office (HR, Finance, P2P, ...)
  • Story linking capability is a distinctive feature in our purchase of this product.
  • It is so customizable inside the CA PPM where you can set up all types of filters. This is the best part of Clarity for me.
Celil ÇİYNEKLİ | TrustRadius Reviewer

ZilicusPM

We have used Microsoft Project for years. We loved it until we found ZilicusPM. ZilicusPM is more efficient and directive in our field. Microsoft Project does not provide as many features as ZilicusPM does. I am extremely grateful for having found ZilicusPM. It was recommended to us by an architectural firm that swore by this software.
Samantha Dross | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Broadcom Clarity (formerly CA Project Portfolio Management)

  • CA PPM made us transparent. We used the charts and graphs to show executives our progress for every iteration. There was no need to progress meetings so everything visible.
  • We have gained the ability to link stories with tasks. In this way we were not in need of extra effort for linking them in Excel or asking over and over again for developers and stories development.
  • Single source of truth on the overall project portfolio and program. Clear insights in demand and capacity for all business departments and espacially for internal IT. There was no more need to argue on demand, capacity, priority and devlopment of projects.
Celil ÇİYNEKLİ | TrustRadius Reviewer

ZilicusPM

  • A positive impact that ZilicusPM has made is we are able to work more efficiently and prioritize what needs to be sent out, what invoices need to be sent out to clients, where are project engineers at certain time of day, etc.
  • We also have a higher ROI. I am able to manage what invoices need to be sent out without having to track people down for a summary of the work , which is extremely time consuming. I am able to get more invoices out while returning a higher investment for the company.
  • A negative impact it has made is we had to hire someone to manage this software entirely. It is very time-consuming for myself to manage and make sure everything is entered in correctly. We hired someone who is familiar with ZilicusPM and is able to certify all work.
Samantha Dross | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Broadcom Clarity (formerly CA Project Portfolio Management)

Pricing Details

Broadcom Clarity (formerly CA Project Portfolio Management)

General

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

Broadcom Clarity (formerly CA Project Portfolio Management) Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

ZilicusPM

General

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

ZilicusPM Editions & Modules

Edition
Yearly Subscription$151
Monthly Subscription$201
  1. per user
Additional Pricing Details
The pricing per subscription reduces as number of subscriptions increases; it is also dependent on the duration of subscription.

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Broadcom Clarity (formerly CA Project Portfolio Management)
10.0
ZilicusPM
10.0

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