Celoxis vs. ProjectLibre

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
ProjectLibre
Score 7.5 out of 10
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ProjectLibre is an open source project management software built as a software as a service (SaaS) deployment.N/A
Pricing
CeloxisProjectLibre
Editions & Modules
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Offerings
Pricing Offerings
CeloxisProjectLibre
Free Trial
YesNo
Free/Freemium Version
NoNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
YesNo
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
Additional Details
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Features
CeloxisProjectLibre
Project Management
Comparison of Project Management features of Product A and Product B
Celoxis
8.3
4 Ratings
10% above category average
ProjectLibre
6.8
14 Ratings
10% below category average
Task Management9.34 Ratings7.314 Ratings
Resource Management7.74 Ratings7.914 Ratings
Gantt Charts7.74 Ratings8.213 Ratings
Scheduling8.53 Ratings7.314 Ratings
Workflow Automation7.53 Ratings5.812 Ratings
Team Collaboration7.44 Ratings6.511 Ratings
Support for Agile Methodology9.01 Ratings5.99 Ratings
Support for Waterfall Methodology10.01 Ratings6.49 Ratings
Document Management8.02 Ratings6.512 Ratings
Email integration9.02 Ratings6.46 Ratings
Mobile Access6.01 Ratings9.53 Ratings
Timesheet Tracking8.53 Ratings5.79 Ratings
Change request and Case Management9.02 Ratings5.87 Ratings
Budget and Expense Management8.03 Ratings6.214 Ratings
Professional Services Automation
Comparison of Professional Services Automation features of Product A and Product B
Celoxis
8.3
4 Ratings
12% above category average
ProjectLibre
6.6
11 Ratings
11% below category average
Quotes/estimates8.53 Ratings6.06 Ratings
Invoicing7.02 Ratings5.87 Ratings
Project & financial reporting7.53 Ratings6.27 Ratings
Integration with accounting software10.01 Ratings8.53 Ratings
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User Ratings
CeloxisProjectLibre
Likelihood to Recommend
8.7
(4 ratings)
7.5
(14 ratings)
Support Rating
-
(0 ratings)
9.8
(3 ratings)
User Testimonials
CeloxisProjectLibre
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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ProjectLibre
As a project management tool, especially with more straightforward timelines and components, ProjectLibre is a great alternative to some of the costly PM software tools. I have managed many projects with both MS Project and ProjectLibre, and I think ProjectLibre is a great alternative, especially when I've worked in regions of the world where users cannot afford other PM tools.
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Pros
Celoxis
  • Project planning
  • Time log
  • Efforts analysis vs plan
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ProjectLibre
  • ProjectLibre is great for project management. It allows us to establish milestones and timeline planning for projects.
  • It allows us to stay organized among multiple projects.
  • It is extremely simple to use with a simple interface. It takes little time to plan out a project with key dates and provides a nice graphic.
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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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ProjectLibre
  • Customer service is not there - I understand that the product is open source but some kind of forum with FAQs, etc. can come in handy
  • App crashes at time for no reason. There have been instances where you try to create a new task and all the diagrams and other items get messed up
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Support Rating
Celoxis
No answers on this topic
ProjectLibre
There are a lot of discussions online about it, and a customer addition based manual. While that can lead to some confusion, I am not the kind of person who likes talking on the phone. So it is easier to go online with ProjectLibre!
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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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ProjectLibre
We decided to go with ProjectLibre because it is a free tool and there is a great community that supports us in case there are any questions or concerns about the software. This has allowed us to be able to invest time without having to worry about licensing costs or anything else.
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Return on Investment
Celoxis
  • Positive in most cases
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ProjectLibre
  • ProjectLibre is free so it has allowed us to collaborate on MS Project files for users that run a Mac or Linux machine
  • Learning curve is minimal since it so closely resembles MS Project
  • Not all MS Project features (especially the newer editions) are present but it's best for users that are not the primary PM to user ProjectLibre.
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ScreenShots

Celoxis Screenshots

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