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Score 7.6 out of 100
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Score 8.2 out of 100

Feature Set Ratings

    Project Management

    8.9

    CoSchedule Marketing Suite

    89%

    Replicon Polaris PSA

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    CoSchedule Marketing Suite ranks higher in 14/14 features

    Task Management

    8.1
    81%
    8 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Resource Management

    9.5
    95%
    6 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Gantt Charts

    9.0
    90%
    1 Rating
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Scheduling

    9.1
    91%
    10 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Workflow Automation

    9.4
    94%
    9 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Team Collaboration

    9.9
    99%
    10 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Support for Agile Methodology

    8.8
    88%
    3 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Support for Waterfall Methodology

    9.1
    91%
    2 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Document Management

    8.1
    81%
    5 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Email integration

    9.4
    94%
    4 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Mobile Access

    8.1
    81%
    7 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Timesheet Tracking

    8.7
    87%
    2 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Change request and Case Management

    8.7
    87%
    2 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Budget and Expense Management

    9.0
    90%
    1 Rating
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Professional Services Automation

    8.8

    CoSchedule Marketing Suite

    88%

    Replicon Polaris PSA

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    CoSchedule Marketing Suite ranks higher in 4/4 features

    Quotes/estimates

    9.0
    90%
    1 Rating
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Invoicing

    9.0
    90%
    1 Rating
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Project & financial reporting

    9.0
    90%
    1 Rating
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Integration with accounting software

    8.0
    80%
    1 Rating
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Attribute Ratings

    • Replicon Polaris PSA is rated higher in 1 area: Likelihood to Recommend

    Likelihood to Recommend

    7.2

    CoSchedule Marketing Suite

    72%
    10 Ratings
    10.0

    Replicon Polaris PSA

    100%
    4 Ratings

    Support Rating

    9.0

    CoSchedule Marketing Suite

    90%
    4 Ratings

    Replicon Polaris PSA

    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Likelihood to Recommend

    CoSchedule Marketing Suite

    CoSchedule is great for businesses or agencies who need an overview of all their marketing efforts, and who want to establish collaboration between multiple departments. The calendar view is one of the best we've worked with and makes it easy to see exactly what's happening. There is some slight clunkiness when it comes to admin-related tasks, and a few things aren't easy to find, but there's great support.
    Kèlene Poyurs | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Replicon Polaris PSA

    It is perfect for inputing time sheets, time offs and expenses. It is hosted on the cloud, so accessible from anywhere, and even from mobile. It should nonetheless do just that, as it is not suited to track the work that you are doing or details about it. It is completely useless in that case.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Pros

    CoSchedule Marketing Suite

    • Visually represent your content in one centralized place
    • Heavily customize your calendar settings (project types, icons, tasks, filters, etc.)
    • Better implement approval procedures
    • Create read-only calendars for stakeholders so they can view the upcoming items on your calendar
    Nate Casimiro | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Replicon Polaris PSA

    • Many of our staff members work on multiple projects. Replicon PSM is ideal for managers to track all staff hours just by running a simple report.
    • It's so easy use & maintain.
    • Support team is really impressive, seem to know their product.
    • Reporting is a breeze.
    Rose Hill | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Cons

    CoSchedule Marketing Suite

    • The import Google Doc to WordPress functionality never worked successfully or reliably for me. So I just manually copy and paste Google Docs to the WordPress editor instead.
    • The social sharing counter was not that helpful, because it only counted Facebook and Google+. Who uses Google+ anymore? Plus, now they don't even show the social counter in the monthly calendar view. so you can't see the numbers without doing some extra digging.
    • In the monthly calendar view, some titles get cut off if they don't wrap cleanly in the day's box. So I would make it look cleaner instead of having words broken up by a hyphen.
    Brandon Weaver | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Replicon Polaris PSA

    • Though the technical support staff are always very nice, sometimes they don't seem to understand exactly what the issue is based on our explanation. There have been several times when I've ended up solving the issue on my own without their assistance, despite numerous emails and phone calls. Could be a language barrier issue, perhaps they could receive more training in how companies are actually using the software on a daily basis.
    • Employee time sheets have to be approved by project managers and supervisors prior to my final approval. However, when viewing the time sheets in list form, there is no way for me to tell whether a time sheet has been approved by everyone else. I have to manually open each one and hover over the approver link. It would be helpful if there was a column in the list showing which approvers still need to approve it.
    • There have been a few times when time sheets were accidentally deleted by approvers. In order to retrieve them, we've had to contact Replicon support and have a backup instance of the information created. It would be great if perhaps there was some sort of archive or recently deleted section that could be accessed right away without having to go through Replicon support, a folder or something that would hold on to recently deleted files for a few days or a week just in case they needed to be retrieved.
    • Some of our projects have more than one project manager. Replicon currently allows for co-managers to be assigned to a project, but this status does not seem to include that co-manager in the approval of time sheets and expenses. We have had to manually create an approval path to include that second manager. It would be nice if co-managers would automatically be included in those approval paths.
    Meredith Buckley | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Pricing Details

    CoSchedule Marketing Suite

    General

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

    Starting Price

    Replicon Polaris PSA

    General

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

    Starting Price

    Support Rating

    CoSchedule Marketing Suite

    CoSchedule Marketing Suite 9.0
    Based on 4 answers
    I didn't have to use their official support, but I can say that they put out a lot of content online to help users. Their YouTube page has quite an array of tutorial videos explaining how things work and how to get the most out of their tools. If you're struggling, before picking up a phone or blasting off an email, try searching for your problem on YouTube or their forums.
    Ben Caplan | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Replicon Polaris PSA

    No score
    No answers yet
    No answers on this topic

    Alternatives Considered

    CoSchedule Marketing Suite

    CoSchedule provides collaborative planning of projects. The calendar view is very well designed. Meetings and tasks can be scheduled and tracked easily. Whatever is being done, no matter how big the task/project is, it gives a bird-eye view of everything. Additionally, it also integrated very well with WordPress. Their customer service team is also very helpful.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Replicon Polaris PSA

    We used to track time on JIRA on the tickets. This was good enough for time tracking, but didn't integrate efficiently with accounting software, so accountants had to replicate manually the data from JIRA to their software in order to bill clients. Using Replicon made things much easier for them.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Return on Investment

    CoSchedule Marketing Suite

    • Probably too early to tell for certain but it is definitely value priced right now. Fully developed content management platforms are running in $15-$20k per year range and more. You can get into a CoSchedule solution for $
    • Team has found it easy to sign on and review tasks so this is a big time saver. More could be done to enable Guests easier access to content they need to review
    • It's way faster that other scheduling apps we have tried. The fact that it runs on a cloud based app or inside your Wordpress app is a real plus. Auto save feature also means you don't have to remember to save your content.
    Al Schoneman | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Replicon Polaris PSA

    • No negative; we just use it for timesheets.
    Erin Peretti | TrustRadius Reviewer

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