Clearview InFocus vs. Projector PSA

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Clearview InFocus
Score 9.6 out of 10
N/A
Clearview Software offers InFocus, a project management offering.N/A
Projector PSA
Score 8.0 out of 10
N/A
Projector's cloud-based Professional Services Automation (PSA) software helps project-based services organizations track time and expenses, invoice clients, schedule resources, and manage projects. Its three modules span a more comprehensive set of uses than typical project management software. The Accounting module helps the user track time and expenses and manage invoices and billing. Also it syncs with the company's accounting systems as a sub-ledger. The Resource Scheduling module matches…
$15
per user
Pricing
Clearview InFocusProjector PSA
Editions & Modules
No answers on this topic
Team Edition
$15
per user
Professional Edition
$25
per user
Enterprise Edition
$30
per user
Offerings
Pricing Offerings
Clearview InFocusProjector PSA
Free Trial
NoYes
Free/Freemium Version
NoNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoYes
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
Additional Details
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Features
Clearview InFocusProjector PSA
Project Management
Comparison of Project Management features of Product A and Product B
Clearview InFocus
8.9
1 Ratings
14% above category average
Projector PSA
7.4
11 Ratings
5% below category average
Task Management9.01 Ratings9.510 Ratings
Resource Management9.01 Ratings9.510 Ratings
Gantt Charts9.01 Ratings6.03 Ratings
Scheduling9.01 Ratings8.511 Ratings
Workflow Automation8.01 Ratings9.07 Ratings
Timesheet Tracking9.01 Ratings9.511 Ratings
Change request and Case Management9.01 Ratings5.23 Ratings
Budget and Expense Management9.01 Ratings8.19 Ratings
Team Collaboration00 Ratings7.57 Ratings
Support for Agile Methodology00 Ratings5.82 Ratings
Support for Waterfall Methodology00 Ratings5.23 Ratings
Document Management00 Ratings8.57 Ratings
Email integration00 Ratings7.65 Ratings
Mobile Access00 Ratings3.77 Ratings
Professional Services Automation
Comparison of Professional Services Automation features of Product A and Product B
Clearview InFocus
8.5
1 Ratings
10% above category average
Projector PSA
7.9
3 Ratings
2% above category average
Quotes/estimates8.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Invoicing9.01 Ratings7.02 Ratings
Project & financial reporting9.01 Ratings8.52 Ratings
Integration with accounting software8.01 Ratings8.03 Ratings
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User Ratings
Clearview InFocusProjector PSA
Likelihood to Recommend
8.0
(1 ratings)
7.0
(12 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
-
(0 ratings)
10.0
(2 ratings)
Usability
-
(0 ratings)
6.4
(1 ratings)
Availability
-
(0 ratings)
10.0
(2 ratings)
Implementation Rating
-
(0 ratings)
8.2
(2 ratings)
Product Scalability
-
(0 ratings)
7.0
(1 ratings)
User Testimonials
Clearview InFocusProjector PSA
Likelihood to Recommend
Clearview Software
Compared to other accounting software, I think InFocus offers more functionalities and it's very user friendly. It's a cloud based solution you can easily access remotely, and the connection speed is quite fast. It integrates project management data and financial data, which is important for an engineering company like us.
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Projector PSA
We think Projector PSA is a great tool to track and manage people in a professional service environment like management consulting. This system is easy to set up, easy to understand and should easily suit the needs of smaller and medium sized firms. It may be less appropriate for firms that rely very heavily on project management through another system (like MS Project) or firms that rely very heavily on a sales pipeline tracking system. While still very much possible to use, you would (I believe) have to do some re-keying between systems
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Pros
Clearview Software
  • Functionality - compared to some other software, it's a breeze to make modifications in InFocus.
  • Integration - it's a pretty smooth implementation from our legacy system Deltek.
  • User friendly - it's cloud based, easy to access from anywhere, connection speed is fast.
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Projector PSA
  • Projector is a very well designed tool for project management. It has allowed us to eliminate a number of auxiliary tools for project timelines and WBS for the vast majority of our projects.
  • Time and expense entry is intuitive and quick for our staff.
  • Our forecasting and resource management capability has improved greatly with Projector and allows us to grow our team efficiently with minimal additional administrative burden.
  • Reporting is extremely robust. It does require some time to really get a handle on the full functionality of the reporting tool, but once you do, you can get almost any kind of report you want out of the system!
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Cons
Clearview Software
  • The report module can include more canned reports.
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Projector PSA
  • Release management process needs to be improved. Currently no facility is provided to test the impact of new releases in a sand-box. This introduces business risk if there are interfaces into Projector PSA as part of it's use in the business.
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Likelihood to Renew
Clearview Software
No answers on this topic
Projector PSA
We have been using this tool for a year now and find our use of it continually evolves and broadens. We are also very excited about the overhaul that's under way and feel many of the improvements being put in place will help make us that much more effective and efficient. The Projector team is also very responsive and collaborative in terms of user feedback and improvement suggestions, which helps us know they will work hard to help us get what we need out of the tool.
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Usability
Clearview Software
No answers on this topic
Projector PSA
Desktop interface feels complex to new users.
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Reliability and Availability
Clearview Software
No answers on this topic
Projector PSA
In 5 years of use we have never experienced an unscheduled outage.
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Alternatives Considered
Clearview Software
I prefer InFocus over other products.
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Projector PSA
We did pursue Quick Arrow another tool that was similar. We found that be in inflexible in use. Projector allows a lot of flexibility in setup. Our organization has very specific business processes and we were able to set up Projector to work with those processes. Several other systems we tried were not as flexible in allowing set up to our needs.
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Return on Investment
Clearview Software
  • Improves efficiency.
  • Increases productivity.
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Projector PSA
  • Even in the small time that I stayed to see Projector PSA reporting I saw ROI projections become more realistic. There was real data to analyze that proved we were spending way too much and charging way too less on some projects.
  • Although employees were not used at entering their hours, this single reporting improved operations management and validated employees concerns that more people were needed to manage workload
  • Project proposals were more realistic because they were driven by real data.
  • Decision making overall for the department became more efficient and effective
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ScreenShots

Projector PSA Screenshots

Screenshot of Employee Dashboards help resources stay on task by displaying schedules and alerts.