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79 Ratings
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Score 8.6 out of 100
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Score 6.7 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

Clarizen One

Clarizen got the job done with time tracking and expense reports, but it didn't do enough to make our organization continue using it. We ended up switching because the key stakeholders (resource management) were unhappy with its offerings. This might be a good fit for smaller organizations that require less feature and capabilities. Instead, our company switched to OpenAir, which has more robust time tracking, expense reports, and PTO accrual and monitoring programs.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

ProProfs Project

This is a great project management tool for teams who work across multiple locations. I could even see this as being a great tool for small or large businesses that operate within one property. It is nice to keep everyone one the same page with one tracking software. At this time I cannot think of any scenarios it would not be appropriate for, it is very versatile
Joanna McKenzie | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Project Management

Clarizen One
7.8
ProProfs Project
8.7
Task Management
Clarizen One
8.4
ProProfs Project
9.0
Resource Management
Clarizen One
7.9
ProProfs Project
8.0
Gantt Charts
Clarizen One
8.1
ProProfs Project
8.0
Scheduling
Clarizen One
7.6
ProProfs Project
8.0
Workflow Automation
Clarizen One
6.7
ProProfs Project
9.0
Team Collaboration
Clarizen One
7.5
ProProfs Project
8.0
Support for Agile Methodology
Clarizen One
7.5
ProProfs Project
Support for Waterfall Methodology
Clarizen One
8.0
ProProfs Project
Document Management
Clarizen One
7.9
ProProfs Project
10.0
Email integration
Clarizen One
7.9
ProProfs Project
8.0
Mobile Access
Clarizen One
8.9
ProProfs Project
10.0
Timesheet Tracking
Clarizen One
8.0
ProProfs Project
10.0
Change request and Case Management
Clarizen One
7.9
ProProfs Project
Budget and Expense Management
Clarizen One
7.4
ProProfs Project
8.0

Professional Services Automation

Clarizen One
7.8
ProProfs Project
8.0
Project & financial reporting
Clarizen One
7.6
ProProfs Project
8.0
Integration with accounting software
Clarizen One
8.0
ProProfs Project
Invoicing
Clarizen One
ProProfs Project
8.0

Pros

Clarizen One

  • Highly customizable, can develop organization specific workflows, modules, etc.
  • Interface (in most instances) is easy to use. Timesheets, project details, and report modules are fairly easy to navigate and understand.
  • Good comms tools like discussions, group pages, automatic reminders and notifications.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

ProProfs Project

  • I needed a project management software that had client access, ability to comment, percent-complete tracking, and email integration.
  • The mobile app is a big part of what has improved in the last year and why I have decided to stick with it ultimately. Many others I've decided do not have apps on the marketplace, which is a big hindrance, in my opinion.
  • Invoicing and tracking expenses is a huge plus.
  • White Labeling - I can customize the system with my own logo
Carlton Smith | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Clarizen One

  • Export: I'm not wild about the export options. We created a custom project plan formatter to turn the ugly export in CSV to a customer facing color coded PDF. It's not super easy to give your customers something pretty to look at (although they do offer PPTs)
  • Gantt Charts: All I want in life is a nice little high level set of milestones to pop into a slide I'm showing to a steering committee. It's just not something the system does. I've just had to screen shot a hard to read gantt from the system or recreate in PPT or Visio. No fun
  • Speed: I am not sure what's going on here but Clarizen can be pretty slow to update small changes to project plans. It's rough when you have a laundry list of changes to make but the system is waiting
Sarah Meerschaert | TrustRadius Reviewer

ProProfs Project

  • For what we use it for, we do not have any suggestions for improvement, it has always been a great tool and we have experienced no issues with it.
Joanna McKenzie | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Clarizen One

Clarizen One 7.5
Based on 27 answers
I give my renewal of this product a 9. It's only because we never know what product may come out next and how other factors in our office political environment may cause impact upon this. If I always had my way, this is what we'd settle on as our de facto project management system.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

ProProfs Project

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Usability

Clarizen One

Clarizen One 7.3
Based on 5 answers
It is easy to configure, intuitive. The customization process is in some ways better than Salesforce.com. It has a great UI. It does however depend on how it's implemented.

The design of it is generally fine, however the ability to data upload people from a spreadsheet is an obvious miss.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

ProProfs Project

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Reliability and Availability

Clarizen One

Clarizen One 8.2
Based on 6 answers
Sometimes it is slow when everyone is entering their time on Fridays or Mondays but other than that we rarely see downtime and maintenance notifications are well in advance.
Shel Hankley | TrustRadius Reviewer

ProProfs Project

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Performance

Clarizen One

Clarizen One 9.1
Based on 10 answers
Reports: Quick to Reasonable

Most Ancillary Pages: Quick to Reasonable
(By "ancillary" I mean lesser used/master data maintenance pages - e.g. People, Customers, Individual Tasks, Milestones, etc.)

Work Plan (with 100 sub items): Reasonable to Slow
Jason Beamer | TrustRadius Reviewer

ProProfs Project

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Support Rating

Clarizen One

Clarizen One 8.0
Based on 12 answers
It's a good experience overall. Clarizen was useful when needed. It's mostly needed for advice on how to do more sophisticated actions or how to change something that was set up administratively. It's seldom used otherwise. The product consistently works, the documentation is acceptable, and the generally intuitive product is easy enough for most staff to pick up without much issue.
Mike Narumiya | TrustRadius Reviewer

ProProfs Project

ProProfs Project 10.0
Based on 2 answers
I personally have not had to contact ProProfs Project Customer Support. I know that our media / marketing manager has used this tool for a while and is very comfortable with it. He has never expressed any issues or frustrations that I know of. The product is simple and easy to use and does not seem to require much support.
Joanna McKenzie | TrustRadius Reviewer

In-Person Training

Clarizen One

Clarizen One 8.2
Based on 2 answers
• We worked with a Project Manager on their side. He was very good about developing a project plan to hit our goal. I think we had weekly or twice weekly calls – very steady cadence over 3 month period.
• Their PM skills were great – kept us on task. For the last week, they sent 2 people on site and they did training for power users. After that a couple of them revisited here
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

ProProfs Project

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Online Training

Clarizen One

Clarizen One 5.4
Based on 5 answers
Our trainer, Alex, is exceptional and knows the product really well. I swear he must have wrote the product himself! His manner with training is very easy going, gives you homework that is applicable to what you need to learn and stages it correctly for you. It was a pleasure to be trained by him.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

ProProfs Project

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Implementation Rating

Clarizen One

Clarizen One 8.2
Based on 8 answers
I performed the implementation with our Clarizen provide trainer, who knew the product 100% and it went quickly and without a problem. It was a pleasurable process without the problems other software implementation often encounter. Kudos to the Clarizen team for making this a worry free process for their clients because it is worry free.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

ProProfs Project

No score
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Alternatives Considered

Clarizen One

There were several others I reviewed that I can no longer remember but none of them compared to Clarizen when it came to flexibility. Many factors sold us on Clarizen but most importantly it was that Clarizen was capable of wrapping itself around our existing processes instead of us changing to to meet the software tool. With that said, we are now looking at changing some of our processes due to the fact that Clarizen is such a powerful tool!
Sean Woods, PMP | TrustRadius Reviewer

ProProfs Project

I think Project Bubble is way more streamlined than the others mentioned, as well as way more cost-effective! It is simple enough for my clients to access and keep track of their status, without having to explain or train them in the process. For value of money, customer support, and ease of use, I give it my highest recommendation.
Carlton Smith | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Clarizen One

  • Great customer feedback related to real-time availabilty of project status. We could tailor gant charts to various customers within an organization fairly quickly.
  • Seeing real-time breakdown of costs and time for projects was great. The main page with summary charts was a great way to get information at a glance.
  • Clarizen use definitely helped us stream-line project planning and assisted with identifying bottlenecks.
  • We run many projects in parallel with similar timepoints (pre-, interim-, and post-). The software was pretty straight forward, permitting us to create one project outline then dupiclating it (as a template) for a number of others.
Carlos Chang | TrustRadius Reviewer

ProProfs Project

  • Client communication
  • Contractor accountability
  • Time tracking and resource management
Carlton Smith | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

Clarizen One

General

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

Clarizen One Editions & Modules

Edition
Enterprise Edition$451
Unlimited Edition$601
  1. per user per month
Additional Pricing Details

ProProfs Project

General

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

ProProfs Project Editions & Modules

Edition
Forever Free$0.001
Solopreneur$19.00 per month2
Team$49.00 per month3
Unlimited$199.00 per month4
  1. 3 Projects
  2. 10 Projects
  3. 50 Projects
  4. Unlimited Projects
Additional Pricing Details

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Clarizen One
8.6
ProProfs Project
9.0

Likelihood to Renew

Clarizen One
7.5
ProProfs Project

Usability

Clarizen One
7.3
ProProfs Project

Reliability and Availability

Clarizen One
8.2
ProProfs Project

Performance

Clarizen One
9.1
ProProfs Project

Support Rating

Clarizen One
8.0
ProProfs Project
10.0

In-Person Training

Clarizen One
8.2
ProProfs Project

Online Training

Clarizen One
5.4
ProProfs Project

Implementation Rating

Clarizen One
8.2
ProProfs Project

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