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Score 9.1 out of 100
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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

ZilicusPM

ZilicusPM is suited for any business that has difficulty managing and keeping track of office related work as well as project management. Its an efficient way to manage just about anything necessary. It is well-suited for our office, as structural/civil engineers - we are able to keep track of our projects as well as office/human resources related work.
Samantha Dross | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Project Management

ConceptDraw PROJECT
8.5
ZilicusPM
9.0
Task Management
ConceptDraw PROJECT
9.0
ZilicusPM
10.0
Resource Management
ConceptDraw PROJECT
9.0
ZilicusPM
10.0
Gantt Charts
ConceptDraw PROJECT
9.0
ZilicusPM
10.0
Scheduling
ConceptDraw PROJECT
8.7
ZilicusPM
8.0
Email integration
ConceptDraw PROJECT
10.0
ZilicusPM
10.0
Timesheet Tracking
ConceptDraw PROJECT
7.0
ZilicusPM
9.0
Budget and Expense Management
ConceptDraw PROJECT
6.7
ZilicusPM
10.0
Workflow Automation
ConceptDraw PROJECT
ZilicusPM
8.0
Team Collaboration
ConceptDraw PROJECT
ZilicusPM
8.0
Support for Agile Methodology
ConceptDraw PROJECT
ZilicusPM
7.0
Support for Waterfall Methodology
ConceptDraw PROJECT
ZilicusPM
8.0
Mobile Access
ConceptDraw PROJECT
ZilicusPM
9.0
Change request and Case Management
ConceptDraw PROJECT
ZilicusPM
10.0

Professional Services Automation

ConceptDraw PROJECT
8.4
ZilicusPM
10.0
Project & financial reporting
ConceptDraw PROJECT
8.4
ZilicusPM
10.0
Quotes/estimates
ConceptDraw PROJECT
ZilicusPM
10.0

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

ZilicusPM

  • ZilicusPM is great for an office regarding meetings and site visits. It's hard to keep track manually of where everyone is at. By sharing our calendars through ZilicusPM, we are able to access where someone is within a few seconds!! It is very convenient and less of a hassle.
  • This a great tool to use to manage all documents that enter in and out of our office for certain projects. It is hard to keep track of everything through our office, so this programs helps us manage things very efficiently.
  • This is great for prioritizing! I know many people in our office have an issue to do so. With the Project Issue Management feature, we are able to do this more effectively without causing any stress to our employees!
Samantha Dross | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

ConceptDraw PROJECT

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

ZilicusPM

  • The only thing I would suggest that needs room for improvement is that you should break down Zilicus PM into different sectors. What I mean by this is that you branch off this program into different areas of expertise like accounting, engineering, etc. Every business is managed differently, so other options should be provided to accommodate each field.
  • Other than that, I am very pleased with this program. It was WELL worth the investment. Saving a lot of time and money spent per worker by using this!
  • N/A
Samantha Dross | 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

ZilicusPM

No score
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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

ZilicusPM

We have used Microsoft Project for years. We loved it until we found ZilicusPM. ZilicusPM is more efficient and directive in our field. Microsoft Project does not provide as many features as ZilicusPM does. I am extremely grateful for having found ZilicusPM. It was recommended to us by an architectural firm that swore by this software.
Samantha Dross | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

ConceptDraw PROJECT

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

ZilicusPM

  • A positive impact that ZilicusPM has made is we are able to work more efficiently and prioritize what needs to be sent out, what invoices need to be sent out to clients, where are project engineers at certain time of day, etc.
  • We also have a higher ROI. I am able to manage what invoices need to be sent out without having to track people down for a summary of the work , which is extremely time consuming. I am able to get more invoices out while returning a higher investment for the company.
  • A negative impact it has made is we had to hire someone to manage this software entirely. It is very time-consuming for myself to manage and make sure everything is entered in correctly. We hired someone who is familiar with ZilicusPM and is able to certify all work.
Samantha Dross | 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

ZilicusPM

General

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

ZilicusPM Editions & Modules

Edition
Yearly Subscription$151
Monthly Subscription$201
  1. per user
Additional Pricing Details
The pricing per subscription reduces as number of subscriptions increases; it is also dependent on the duration of subscription.

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

ConceptDraw PROJECT
9.0
ZilicusPM
10.0

Support Rating

ConceptDraw PROJECT
8.4
ZilicusPM

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