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Score 8.1 out of 100
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Score 8.9 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

Bubble PPM

Bubble PPM is well suited for anyone who manages product related projects, especially new product development. As we've matured in our implementation of the system we found that it is great for managing all projects, but the specific strength is product development to launch.Bubble PPM would not be as appropriate for use as a CRM tool, as the references to people are best suited to users within the organization
Matt Quist | TrustRadius Reviewer

Celoxis

Celoxis is a great option if you are looking for an affordable, easy to use, easy to integrate project manegement solution. It is very powerful for waterfall project management. I evaluated more than 15 platforms and could not find any with a close evaluation in terms of cost-benefit to Celoxis. Of course there are more powerfull tools, for 10 times the price. So far, for project management, there hasn't been a requirement I haven't been able to solve with some work.It really lacks features for Agile methodologies, even if it provides a Kanban view, so far it doesn't provide and additional agile artifacts. If an organization has already reached a very mature project management practice and needs to improve on program and portfolio management, Celoxis won't provide any useful feature. If the organization has the resources (skills and time mostly) to develop some workflows and customization, it might work but with a limit. Hopefully Celoxis addresses these features in the near future.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Project Management

Bubble PPM
Celoxis
8.3
Task Management
Bubble PPM
Celoxis
9.3
Resource Management
Bubble PPM
Celoxis
7.7
Gantt Charts
Bubble PPM
Celoxis
7.6
Scheduling
Bubble PPM
Celoxis
8.5
Workflow Automation
Bubble PPM
Celoxis
7.5
Team Collaboration
Bubble PPM
Celoxis
7.4
Support for Agile Methodology
Bubble PPM
Celoxis
9.0
Support for Waterfall Methodology
Bubble PPM
Celoxis
10.0
Document Management
Bubble PPM
Celoxis
8.1
Email integration
Bubble PPM
Celoxis
9.0
Mobile Access
Bubble PPM
Celoxis
6.0
Timesheet Tracking
Bubble PPM
Celoxis
8.5
Change request and Case Management
Bubble PPM
Celoxis
9.0
Budget and Expense Management
Bubble PPM
Celoxis
8.0

Professional Services Automation

Bubble PPM
Celoxis
8.3
Quotes/estimates
Bubble PPM
Celoxis
8.5
Invoicing
Bubble PPM
Celoxis
7.1
Project & financial reporting
Bubble PPM
Celoxis
7.5
Integration with accounting software
Bubble PPM
Celoxis
10.0

Pros

Bubble PPM

  • I already mentioned the simple user interface for data upload, and the equally intuitive customized reporting. Leadership and "supporting" functions for product development get tremendous value from this because they don't need to hunt down answers anymore. Everything from pipeline planning to operational planning can be built on the same foundation of objective data, rather than many different sources interpreted through many different lenses.
  • But the greatest value I think Bubble Innovator delivers is not really the product itself. It's the sense of partnership and responsiveness from the Bubble Innovation team. The Bubble Innovation team becomes a part of your team. They are valued consultants with helpful input on best practices for stage gate management, portfolio analytics, and report visualization. I have continually been impressed with the responsiveness and effort that their team brings to the table. When we have challenges and need to customize our data or analytics or reporting, they are right there beside us, finding the best solution, sharing prototypes in a test environment, and implementing as fast as possible.
Matt Parsons | TrustRadius Reviewer

Celoxis

  • Project planning
  • Time log
  • Efforts analysis vs plan
Hanan Weisman | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Bubble PPM

  • Development of custom functionality, and redefining 'standard' options for the software. As Bubble grows and their customer base increases there will be opportunity for this, at present development projects can be slow and expensive. However the standard software options are excellent, but as processes evolve within organisations the flexibility to evolve the software could be made simpler.
Emma Winter | TrustRadius Reviewer

Celoxis

  • Support is at times slow to respond.
  • Not new user-friendly.
  • Not able to pull in closer or zoom the interface.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Bubble PPM

Bubble PPM 9.1
Based on 3 answers
The business has been extremely satisfied with Bubble Innovator and is in support of rolling this tool out to our other businesses within the overall franchise.
Douglas Raymond | TrustRadius Reviewer

Celoxis

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Usability

Bubble PPM

Bubble PPM 8.2
Based on 1 answer
The user interface is highly visual and simple. Literally within 10-15 minutes of my introduction to the software, I was up and running. Of course, deeper capabilities become apparent after additional use, but the basic functionality is very simple to grasp. Where there are consistent challenges reported by multiple users, the Bubble Innovation team is quick to connect and put plans in place to address the challenges.
Matt Parsons | TrustRadius Reviewer

Celoxis

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Support Rating

Bubble PPM

Bubble PPM 9.1
Based on 4 answers
Outstanding response times, and solutions to issues requiring support are quickly implemented. For bigger issues or longer term developments, Bubble happily takes the time to meet in person and discuss requirements to drive detailed solutions.
Emma Winter | TrustRadius Reviewer

Celoxis

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Implementation Rating

Bubble PPM

Bubble PPM 8.1
Based on 6 answers
The number of variables made this extremely challenging (org changes, stage gate harmonization, pipeline prioritization, and new governance model). I think the implementation was handled very well in spite of this, and managed to deliver on time and on budget.
Matt Parsons | TrustRadius Reviewer

Celoxis

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Alternatives Considered

Bubble PPM

When evaluating Bubble Innovator against the competition, we felt that Bubble Innovator gave us the flexibility that we were looking for. Other solutions tended to have some hardwired functionality. Bubble Innovator was a great fit for managing our projects and was efficient to deploy, especially within our existing business processes.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Celoxis

I used an evalaution matrix built with input of several stakeholders in the company. In the end the matrix included 100 features (non of them was price related). The matrix was heavily focused on waterfall project management, agile related features were only 5 out of 100 features. Features were labeled as mandatory, required or optional. Products which lacked a mandatory feature (like providing technical support) were disqualified. Then a price vs features evaluation was made and only the products with the best combination were seleced to continue: Celoxis, ITM Platform and Mission Control. A final technical evaluation was made comparing the full evaluation but also the evaluation of only the 40 required features. Overall, Celoxis was the better evaluated (76% vs 65% of the second place), for the 40 required features, Celoxis got 91% against 78% of number 2. In the end we chose Celoxis even when it had higher licensing cost.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Bubble PPM

  • Increased efficiency at several levels - Proejct Teams/Project Managers/Portfolio Decsision Makers
  • Driven consistency of process and reporting across a complex global organization
  • Greater visibility of NPD pipeline has led to improved cross functional alignment on priorites
  • Improved portfolio decision making capability
Neville Turner | TrustRadius Reviewer

Celoxis

  • Positive in most cases
Hanan Weisman | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

Bubble PPM

General

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

Bubble PPM Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details
Element 1: One-time fixed SaaS set-up fee One-time investment based on required configuration and deployment. Element 2: Monthly license fee Calculated on #users (per user type). Variable - According to required users/types.

Celoxis

General

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

Celoxis Editions & Modules

On-premise Edition
On-Premise$4501
  1. per user, one time
SaaS Edition
SaaS$251
  1. per user, per month
Additional Pricing Details
Duration and Volume discounts (For SaaS) Volume discounts (For On-Premise) Free Support for 1st year (For On-Premise) Low TCO with multi-OS, database support (For On-Premise) Free Client-logins and "email-only" users One hour complimentary Celoxis Administrator course

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Bubble PPM
9.1
Celoxis
8.7

Likelihood to Renew

Bubble PPM
9.1
Celoxis

Usability

Bubble PPM
8.2
Celoxis

Support Rating

Bubble PPM
9.1
Celoxis

Implementation Rating

Bubble PPM
8.1
Celoxis

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