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Score 9.1 out of 100
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Score 7 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

ConceptDraw PROJECT

Getting started - using the Gantt chart to enter tasks in any order and then using those tasks to initially define a MindMap to further explore alternative dependencies. The alternative works better when initiating a project with significant unknowns.
Daniel Reiss | TrustRadius Reviewer

Resource Guru

It is very well suited when different branches of the company reside in different countries or time zones. It allows the project manager to efficiently keep track of the progress of their team members. It reduces the need for intensive calls where the manager asks for an extensive check in and update from each individual person. It also allows the project manager to update tasks and timelines as needed.
Shannon Hartzell | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Project Management

ConceptDraw PROJECT
8.5
Resource Guru
8.7
Task Management
ConceptDraw PROJECT
9.0
Resource Guru
Resource Management
ConceptDraw PROJECT
9.0
Resource Guru
8.0
Gantt Charts
ConceptDraw PROJECT
9.0
Resource Guru
Scheduling
ConceptDraw PROJECT
8.7
Resource Guru
8.0
Email integration
ConceptDraw PROJECT
10.0
Resource Guru
Timesheet Tracking
ConceptDraw PROJECT
7.0
Resource Guru
Budget and Expense Management
ConceptDraw PROJECT
6.7
Resource Guru
Team Collaboration
ConceptDraw PROJECT
Resource Guru
10.0

Professional Services Automation

ConceptDraw PROJECT
8.4
Resource Guru
9.0
Project & financial reporting
ConceptDraw PROJECT
8.4
Resource Guru
9.0

Pros

ConceptDraw PROJECT

  • Integration with ConceptDraw Mindmap makes work breakdown very easy.
  • We have cross-functional teams where team members often work on different projects in parallel. The multi project management feature has been a blessing over these years.
  • Another import feature is the availability of many different predefined report generation templates that made it very easy to communicate different aspects of the project to different stakeholders.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Resource Guru

  • Task tracking: allows user to input tasks which may be marked off as finished by other members of the team.
  • Time tracking: allows users to log the amount of time spent on particular tasks.
  • Cross team management: allows users from different locations and time zones to view the same page and relevant tasks.
Shannon Hartzell | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

ConceptDraw PROJECT

  • Non-intuitive keyboard shortcuts
  • No advanced reporting or estimates
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Resource Guru

  • It isn't quite as user-friendly as I would like. Once you are accustomed to it, it is very useful, but the initial use could be facilitated.
  • One user-friendly calendar interface that displays tasks and deadlines would be nice.
  • A real-time time logging button would be nice, rather than entering hours retroactively.
Shannon Hartzell | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

ConceptDraw PROJECT

ConceptDraw PROJECT 8.4
Based on 3 answers
Online tutorials always available + chat, email and phone. Questions answered promptly and completely.
Daniel Reiss | TrustRadius Reviewer

Resource Guru

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Alternatives Considered

ConceptDraw PROJECT

ConceptDraw has a much simpler licensing and pricing model. Perpetual license and ability to use in offline mode was an important criteria for us. Perfect bundle for small and medium business.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Resource Guru

Resource Guru is the only product of it's kind that I have used regularly. Slack is comparable in allowing communication between teams, but doesn't have nearly the functionality of Resource Guru. Resource Guru is the only product that I am aware of that manages tasks and deadlines between various team members, and can be accessed by all members.
Shannon Hartzell | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

ConceptDraw PROJECT

  • Inexpensive way to present a professional project plan when needed
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Resource Guru

  • It has made our cross functional team much more productive and efficient.
  • The only negative feature is the slightly complicated user interface. Before a manager was fully introduced to the product, it was not utilized as much as should be.
  • It allowed all details of timelines to be updated easily (automatically), if the deadline is pushed forward or back.
Shannon Hartzell | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

ConceptDraw PROJECT

General

Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No
$299*

* per user

ConceptDraw PROJECT Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details
Price varies for Individual, Commercial, Academic, Nonprofit and Government

Resource Guru

General

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

Resource Guru Editions & Modules

Edition
Grasshopper Plan2.501
Blackbelt Plan4.161
Master Plan6.651
  1. per user, per month
Additional Pricing Details

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

ConceptDraw PROJECT
9.0
Resource Guru
8.0

Support Rating

ConceptDraw PROJECT
8.4
Resource Guru

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