Celoxis vs. Redmine

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
Redmine
Score 6.9 out of 10
N/A
Redmine is a project management web application written using the Ruby on Rails framework. It is cross-platform and cross-database, and free to download and use as an open source project available on the GNU 2.0 license.
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Pricing
CeloxisRedmine
Editions & Modules
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Offerings
Pricing Offerings
CeloxisRedmine
Free Trial
YesNo
Free/Freemium Version
NoYes
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
YesNo
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
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Features
CeloxisRedmine
Project Management
Comparison of Project Management features of Product A and Product B
Celoxis
8.3
4 Ratings
10% above category average
Redmine
7.7
12 Ratings
2% above category average
Task Management9.34 Ratings9.012 Ratings
Resource Management7.74 Ratings7.011 Ratings
Gantt Charts7.74 Ratings8.011 Ratings
Scheduling8.53 Ratings8.010 Ratings
Workflow Automation7.53 Ratings5.88 Ratings
Team Collaboration7.44 Ratings8.011 Ratings
Support for Agile Methodology9.01 Ratings6.910 Ratings
Support for Waterfall Methodology10.01 Ratings8.010 Ratings
Document Management8.02 Ratings8.010 Ratings
Email integration9.02 Ratings9.19 Ratings
Mobile Access6.01 Ratings5.59 Ratings
Timesheet Tracking8.53 Ratings7.510 Ratings
Change request and Case Management9.02 Ratings8.011 Ratings
Budget and Expense Management8.03 Ratings8.510 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
Redmine
7.5
7 Ratings
1% above category average
Quotes/estimates8.53 Ratings7.33 Ratings
Invoicing7.02 Ratings7.82 Ratings
Project & financial reporting7.53 Ratings7.05 Ratings
Integration with accounting software10.01 Ratings7.92 Ratings
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User Ratings
CeloxisRedmine
Likelihood to Recommend
8.7
(4 ratings)
9.0
(12 ratings)
Usability
-
(0 ratings)
8.0
(1 ratings)
Support Rating
-
(0 ratings)
6.5
(3 ratings)
User Testimonials
CeloxisRedmine
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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Open Source
Redmine is a perfect solution for businesses that are looking for a FREE and open source solution for project management. It is great for teams that are managing numerous tasks or projects at one time. Redmine is easy to set up and is fairly self-explanatory for anyone who is semi tech-savvy.
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Pros
Celoxis
  • Project planning
  • Time log
  • Efforts analysis vs plan
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Open Source
  • Issue Tracker - Redmine allows in-depth issue tracking complete with workflows and customization.
  • Release Tracker - Redmine allows releases to be tracked by milestones, collecting relevant issues in each milestone.
  • Agile Management - With a few free or low-cost add-ons, Redmine becomes a great tool for Agile project management
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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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Open Source
  • The design and user-interface are a little outdated. It looks like a product that was designed ten years ago and doesn't have a polished look and feel like newer apps have.
  • It's not particularly designed to support agile-based project management methodologies such as Scrum.
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Usability
Celoxis
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Open Source
Redmine is a great product to have in an organization. It's extremely flexible, costs much less to maintain than other alternatives, and as a tool, it is relatively fast to get experienced with. The primary advantages of working with Redmine are: flexible platform, API, open-source and highly configurable, stability.
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Support Rating
Celoxis
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Open Source
Redmine is free, easy to use and it's everything you could want in a free project management program. The fact that it has wiki integration and that it can track on such a granular level is amazing. Assigning tasks to other users, such as our development team, is fantastic and ensures we are always up-to-date on where we are what - on what projects.
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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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Open Source
Jira is a great project management tool for software product life cycle management for an agile environment based on agile methodologies. Jira is an intuitive and modernized user interface design compared with Redmine but Redmine is a lightweight and affordable project management and task tracking solution with its essential features and functionalities.
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Return on Investment
Celoxis
  • Positive in most cases
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Open Source
  • Customers receive updates on all progress made for their issues -- this results in an informed customer who is being given transparency on all steps of our process.
  • Customers have responded well from being able to not have to track down emails and instead come to a central place for requests.
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ScreenShots

Celoxis Screenshots

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