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Score 8.6 out of 100

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Score 8.2 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

Conga Grid

CongaGrid is well suited to any data hygiene application as you can review, filter, select and apply changes across multiple fields. It is also well suited to any process where a user wishes to view data, then take action on one or multiple records within the list. It alleviates the need to set up custom report types, as cross-object filtering and reporting can be done through CongaGrid. Anything that you might wish to do using a spreadsheet with macros & cell or row or column formatting can be done in Salesforce using CongaGrid. For simple analysis of data, Salesforce reports and dashboards are usually more effective with abilities to chart data.
Jack Borland | TrustRadius Reviewer

Microsoft Project

If your organization uses office productivity tools from Microsoft, it is no brainer to use Microsoft Projects. The tool integrates well with other Microsoft tools. It is the most popular project management tool and most people with expertise on this tool are available in the market. For some projects we hire contractors and we find most contractors are well versed with this tool, so it makes easier for us to hit the ground running.
Shiva Krishna | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Project Management

Conga Grid
7.9
Microsoft Project
8.0
Task Management
Conga Grid
7.5
Microsoft Project
8.6
Resource Management
Conga Grid
8.1
Microsoft Project
8.6
Gantt Charts
Conga Grid
7.5
Microsoft Project
9.0
Scheduling
Conga Grid
6.0
Microsoft Project
8.7
Workflow Automation
Conga Grid
7.0
Microsoft Project
7.7
Team Collaboration
Conga Grid
7.6
Microsoft Project
7.6
Support for Agile Methodology
Conga Grid
7.9
Microsoft Project
7.4
Support for Waterfall Methodology
Conga Grid
7.5
Microsoft Project
7.8
Document Management
Conga Grid
9.5
Microsoft Project
8.1
Email integration
Conga Grid
10.0
Microsoft Project
7.9
Mobile Access
Conga Grid
9.5
Microsoft Project
7.2
Timesheet Tracking
Conga Grid
8.9
Microsoft Project
7.9
Change request and Case Management
Conga Grid
7.4
Microsoft Project
7.9
Budget and Expense Management
Conga Grid
6.0
Microsoft Project
8.1

Professional Services Automation

Conga Grid
5.0
Microsoft Project
8.0
Quotes/estimates
Conga Grid
5.6
Microsoft Project
8.0
Invoicing
Conga Grid
4.1
Microsoft Project
7.6
Project & financial reporting
Conga Grid
5.1
Microsoft Project
8.4
Integration with accounting software
Conga Grid
5.1
Microsoft Project
8.2

Pros

Conga Grid

  • Allows recruiters to service candidates within a radius of a desired city/location
  • Allows recruiters to see multiple fields/information on multiple candidates at once
  • Allows for easier ranking/sorting by salary, years of experience, etc
Peggy Tambouridis | TrustRadius Reviewer

Microsoft Project

  • Being a Microsoft product, Project integrates extremely well into the Microsoft family of applications!
  • Furthermore, the user interface is similar to other Microsoft applications. Therefore, there is a valuable familiarity out of the box.
  • Project is incredibly detail-oriented and always receiving valuable updates. Project Online is now the cloud-based version of Project.
  • Scheduling works really well for the most part. One can be extremely detailed with Gannt charts and other project management metrics!
Joshua Melder | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Conga Grid

  • Sometimes Conga goes slower when using it at a high volume
  • Being able to pull more data through LinkedIn and Indeed
  • Job match function
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Microsoft Project

  • Expertise Needed: The software is not always easy to use or intuitive. I took several Project courses, on top of my project management certifications, to understand the software better. While all the elements are there for anyone familiar with standard project management processes, it takes experience and training to really get the best out of the software.
  • Collaboration: Project does not work well with multiple users simultaneously. There's no real-time updating, and if we had multiple project managers, there'd be no way to work together on the same projects.
  • Price: Project is expensive, largely due to it being an industry standard.
Robert Paul | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Conga Grid

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Microsoft Project

Microsoft Project 10.0
Based on 2 answers
I am very happy with the software and am definitely get use out of it.
Josh Rice, MBA, ACSP | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Conga Grid

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Microsoft Project

Microsoft Project 8.1
Based on 6 answers
Microsoft Project was for many years the reference tool when you were talking about project management software, even if it has some gaps. However, in the last several years, other tools emerged and covered those gaps and are getting more and more users. Microsoft needs to keep up with the trends as they did with adding Project Server. However, that needs a significant rework.
Cristian Bodnarasec | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Conga Grid

Conga Grid 9.0
Based on 1 answer
In general, Conga is a strong company with a depth of talent in its support team. However, when new releases occur, the changes can be somewhat jarring to users as the interface does not offer the ability to hide or show messages related to the changes - all users get the same messaging from Conga around changes to their tool.
Jack Borland | TrustRadius Reviewer

Microsoft Project

Microsoft Project 8.1
Based on 38 answers
I’m giving MS Project an 8 because in general this is a solid scheduling program. It’s definitely designed with the professional in mind, and they have done well preparing the program to integrate with their other Microsoft products. The program is a workhorse so if you have serious scheduling needs then I would highly recommend MS Project.
Matthew Smith | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Conga Grid

I've only used Salesforce before and am now using Conga ActionGrid. Although Salesforce is great, it is only used to log candidate information and then log actions that have been performed. With Conga ActionGrid, we are able to log more specific details about candidates, activities and follow up items. Conga ActionGrid provides more tools that would benefit many departments
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Microsoft Project

In all cases where I didn't use Project, i used an application given by Excel freely as a template, when you open Excel 2013 or higher. It is basically a Gantt chart, with several capabilities built in. All what is necessary for you to do in order to quickly get a basic Gantt chart, is to create a basic Work Breakdown Structure (WBS), including names assigned to each task and the estimated number of hours that will be expanded on each task. This information is filled in the lower side of an Excel sheet displayed in landscape view. On the upper portion of the sheet, a Gantt chart is immediately created. It is a very simple tool, no learning curve required and is free. I do like it a lot and use it a lot, since lately I'm involved in many simultaneous projects, however, each one of them has a short span, not exceeding two weeks.
Fred Abraham, P.Eng | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Conga Grid

  • It has benefited us positively, as I stated earlier- it allows us to filter down results of 65,000+ candidates to a search of 1-100 candidates.
Kyle Rapaport | TrustRadius Reviewer

Microsoft Project

  • We are currently only now opening the door to these opportunities but do see ways to implement and save in areas that include a reduction of man power and gaining efficiencies and reducing cost and schedule by providing more real time relevant data to our project team which will allow them to make better informed and timely decisions.
Jason Leidig | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Conga Grid

General

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

Microsoft Project

General

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

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Conga Grid
8.1
Microsoft Project
8.6

Likelihood to Renew

Conga Grid
Microsoft Project
10.0

Usability

Conga Grid
Microsoft Project
8.1

Support Rating

Conga Grid
9.0
Microsoft Project
8.1

Implementation Rating

Conga Grid
Microsoft Project
5.0

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