Celoxis vs. Microsoft To Do

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Celoxis
Score 8.8 out of 10
Enterprise companies (1,001+ employees)
Celoxis is a Enterprise online project management solution for midsize to large businesses to help them plan and manage complex and diverse project portfolios. The collective suite includes modules for resource management, budgeting, revenue forecasting, time and expense tracking, reporting and team collaboration. Celoxis includes features such as advanced scheduling, which combines real-world conditions, such as resource time off, multi-time zone, part-time resources, working weekends etc.,…N/A
Microsoft To Do
Score 8.3 out of 10
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Microsoft To Do replaces the former Wunderlist task management tool.N/A
Pricing
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Editions & Modules
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Offerings
Pricing Offerings
CeloxisMicrosoft To Do
Free Trial
YesNo
Free/Freemium Version
NoNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
YesNo
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
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Features
CeloxisMicrosoft To Do
Project Management
Comparison of Project Management features of Product A and Product B
Celoxis
8.3
4 Ratings
10% above category average
Microsoft To Do
7.7
73 Ratings
2% above category average
Task Management9.34 Ratings9.673 Ratings
Resource Management7.74 Ratings9.139 Ratings
Gantt Charts7.74 Ratings4.58 Ratings
Scheduling8.53 Ratings9.755 Ratings
Workflow Automation7.53 Ratings6.433 Ratings
Team Collaboration7.44 Ratings7.767 Ratings
Support for Agile Methodology9.01 Ratings5.117 Ratings
Support for Waterfall Methodology10.01 Ratings6.316 Ratings
Document Management8.02 Ratings6.837 Ratings
Email integration9.02 Ratings8.939 Ratings
Mobile Access6.01 Ratings9.769 Ratings
Timesheet Tracking8.53 Ratings6.613 Ratings
Change request and Case Management9.02 Ratings9.010 Ratings
Budget and Expense Management8.03 Ratings9.06 Ratings
Professional Services Automation
Comparison of Professional Services Automation features of Product A and Product B
Celoxis
8.3
4 Ratings
11% above category average
Microsoft To Do
6.5
7 Ratings
13% below category average
Quotes/estimates8.53 Ratings5.04 Ratings
Invoicing7.02 Ratings7.04 Ratings
Project & financial reporting7.53 Ratings7.96 Ratings
Integration with accounting software10.01 Ratings6.02 Ratings
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User Ratings
CeloxisMicrosoft To Do
Likelihood to Recommend
8.7
(4 ratings)
8.8
(73 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
-
(0 ratings)
8.0
(4 ratings)
Usability
-
(0 ratings)
7.7
(8 ratings)
Support Rating
-
(0 ratings)
7.6
(30 ratings)
Implementation Rating
-
(0 ratings)
10.0
(3 ratings)
User Testimonials
CeloxisMicrosoft To Do
Likelihood to Recommend
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.
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Microsoft
It's such a simple and effective tool! If you need an app to safely store your To-do's and make sure you stay on top of things, this is it. You can divide tasks lists into folders (like "home" and "business"), share the lists with co-workers, set notifications, even mark items as a priority. It's great for smaller, day-to-day tasks but if you need something to manage a bigger project or a team, you should look into more robust project management tools. Although this is a great app, it cannot replace tools like TeamWork, Basecamp etc. But they work great together
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Pros
Celoxis
  • Project planning
  • Time log
  • Efforts analysis vs plan
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Microsoft
  • Wunderlist is what you need for your to do lists. It's really simple to use.
  • Allows you to set due date to your lists, share them with your team and/or create a folder to divide and organize all your list set
  • Also, Wunderlist is compatible with all platform and devices. So you can always be updated on your list or work on them from wherever you are and with all the devices you have.
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Cons
Celoxis
  • Support is at times slow to respond.
  • Not new user-friendly.
  • Not able to pull in closer or zoom the interface.
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Microsoft
  • Viewing more than one task at a time.
  • Email forwarding tasks - sometimes can be buggy and not always smooth.
  • Option to show more detail on a task without clicking task - example: being able to see attachment without clicking on task to view.
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Likelihood to Renew
Celoxis
No answers on this topic
Microsoft
It's working, and doing precisely what we selected it for. The only hesitation is if Microsoft suddenly drops the platform.
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Usability
Celoxis
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Microsoft
The actual user interface and the way to navigate around the app is very intuitive and easy to learn/use which would make me give it a high ranking, but the syncing issues drop down my rating because there are times where you add an item to the list and then it just disappears. Then when you add it again the sync will happen and now you have duplicates. The other negative with the usability is adding extra information to an item, such as files or comments or assignments. You can do it but it's difficult to tell which items have this information from the main screen. You have to click on them individually.
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Support Rating
Celoxis
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Microsoft
I have not had an issue where I needed to reach out to Wunderlist, but I know their contact and online chat is easy to access and feel confident that they would be helpful. My only worry is Wunderlist is becoming Microsoft to-do in May 2020, and I believe the app will become worse after that.
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Implementation Rating
Celoxis
No answers on this topic
Microsoft
Wunderlist giving 100% work satisfaction for me and my organization
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Alternatives Considered
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.
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Microsoft
Wunderlist is the cleanest of all these products, and also the most functional. It performs exactly like you would expect a to-do app to work, and you can make it as simple or as complex as you want. Trello boards were too much for my employees to comprehend and they could never get the hang of it. Microsoft TO-DO is just a stripped down remake of Wunderlist and will be a while before it catches up (if it ever does). Todoist is the most similar to me, and it was mostly an aesthetic choice that made me choose Wunderlist.
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Return on Investment
Celoxis
  • Positive in most cases
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Microsoft
  • Productivity Increase - Knowing exactly what I need to do and when makes sure that I am on the right track, working on the right project and task at the right time, and not missing anything (or wasting my time on tasks that don't move the needle).
  • I'm delivering and following through on projects (big and small) without worrying about if I'm missing anything. This has helped specifically in product releases. One task I used to be late on every year was holiday greeting card releases in May. No one is ever ready to design holiday cards in April, so I wasn't even thinking about it. However, retail shops are buying their holiday products in the summer. I would always remember September as the weather started to change, which would lead me to miss out on the bulk of retail shop sales. With Microsoft To-Do, I mapped out the entire project, starting with designing 3 Hanukkah cards, to 3 Christmas cards, to printing them, photographing them, listing them, and marketing them. All with deadlines attached. Every detail was planned out in a doable way. For two years in a row, I did not miss out on this release and my sales have increased 300% year-over-year in part because of my release planning in Microsoft To-Do.
  • Do you know those tasks that pop up in meetings that you write down somewhere and then sometimes just completely forget? No? Just me? Either way, I used to have them scattered in notepads, sticky notes, and notebooks, and a lot would be lost in the wind. With Microsoft To-Do, I take all of those to-dos gathered during the day and add them to my to-do list with a deadline at the end of my work day. Now, I never miss anything.
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ScreenShots

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