Creately vs. Planview ProjectPlace

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Creately
Score 7.7 out of 10
Small Businesses (1-50 employees)
Creately aims to provide powerful diagramming features at a very affordable price. The product boasts an intuitive interface so users can quickly and easily come up with professional diagrams. Users can draw flowcharts, organizational charts, wire-frames, SWOT diagrams, Venn diagrams, network diagrams and many other diagrams using Creately.
$6.95
per month
Planview ProjectPlace
Score 7.7 out of 10
N/A
Projectplace is a collaborative work management solution. The vendor says the product is built with teams of all sizes and complexity in mind, from virtual teams of five to entire global enterprises with tens of thousands of active users. It is also designed to incorporate waterfall and agile workflows.
$29
per seat
Pricing
CreatelyPlanview ProjectPlace
Editions & Modules
Creately Online Personal
$6.95
per month
Creately Server
$6.95
per user
Creately Team 5
$40
per month
Creately Desktop
$75
per user
Creately Team 10
$80
per month
Creately Team 25
$200
per month
Projectplace Enterprise
$29.00
per seat
Offerings
Pricing Offerings
CreatelyPlanview ProjectPlace
Free Trial
YesYes
Free/Freemium Version
YesNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoYes
Entry-level Setup Fee$6.95 per userNo setup fee
Additional DetailsWe offer deeply discounted prices for non profits, educational institutes and charities.
More Pricing Information
Features
CreatelyPlanview ProjectPlace
Project Management
Comparison of Project Management features of Product A and Product B
Creately
-
Ratings
Planview ProjectPlace
8.3
192 Ratings
10% above category average
Task Management00 Ratings8.5185 Ratings
Resource Management00 Ratings8.1154 Ratings
Gantt Charts00 Ratings8.6166 Ratings
Scheduling00 Ratings8.1165 Ratings
Team Collaboration00 Ratings8.9187 Ratings
Support for Agile Methodology00 Ratings8.0146 Ratings
Support for Waterfall Methodology00 Ratings8.2137 Ratings
Document Management00 Ratings8.1178 Ratings
Email integration00 Ratings8.2158 Ratings
Mobile Access00 Ratings8.2147 Ratings
Timesheet Tracking00 Ratings8.2129 Ratings
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User Ratings
CreatelyPlanview ProjectPlace
Likelihood to Recommend
8.5
(5 ratings)
8.0
(192 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
-
(0 ratings)
9.6
(9 ratings)
Usability
-
(0 ratings)
8.4
(76 ratings)
Availability
-
(0 ratings)
9.1
(2 ratings)
Performance
-
(0 ratings)
9.1
(2 ratings)
Support Rating
6.0
(1 ratings)
7.8
(74 ratings)
Implementation Rating
-
(0 ratings)
9.1
(1 ratings)
Configurability
-
(0 ratings)
6.4
(1 ratings)
Ease of integration
-
(0 ratings)
9.1
(1 ratings)
Product Scalability
-
(0 ratings)
9.1
(2 ratings)
Vendor post-sale
-
(0 ratings)
6.4
(1 ratings)
Vendor pre-sale
-
(0 ratings)
6.4
(1 ratings)
User Testimonials
CreatelyPlanview ProjectPlace
Likelihood to Recommend
Cinergix
Creately sells itself as software specializing in a wide variety of areas, which is true in some cases. Visualizing and creating marketing processes, research, user flows, and general flowcharts is an extremely powerful tool. However, in other areas, such as Human Resources, UI/UX prototyping, and Wireframe design, it leaves a little to be desired compared to the competition.
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Planview
ProjectPlace has formats that ensure every project is handled in a friendly manner and that results attained are optimal. Besides, ProjectPlace has an excellent time locating system, where every action is well planned and resources channeled to meet the needs. Further, ProjectPlace has the conventional way of demand planning by learning the market.
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Pros
Cinergix
  • Helps to create wonderful charts.
  • Helps co-worker to work on a similar project.
  • It allows importing multiple templates.
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Planview
  • As a cloud based solution, Projectplace is one of the few true multiple location, multi person project management tools available for large teams. The reliability for large projects (with teams of anywhere between 50-200+ people) was a huge selling point for this and I witnessed this first hand.
  • The Windows and Mac applications for Projectplace are well designed and work impressively well for a project management tool. I found most of the teams had either application installed on their machine and did not have any complaints about it.
  • Features like AI and project management viewing styles like Kanban, Ganntt and others make the experience customizable for each user and made them adapt it to their preferred project management style.
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Cons
Cinergix
  • Can add more tutorials to guide the users in the tool
  • Tools lags sometimes when a diagram with lot of data is loaded
  • It also gets stuck sometime when an Undo functionality is used
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Planview
  • Under the time tracking, it would be nice to have a set template that would load each week and not have to click a button to load the previous week's template.
  • Somehow making it more intuitive.
  • Having to add in each service line and each detail that I cover for every service line each week is a bit ridiculous.
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Likelihood to Renew
Cinergix
No answers on this topic
Planview
We're committed now & have >50 users on Projectplace. All our projects are now tracked in the tool. We this investment of time & training, the cost of maintaining Projectplace is relatively low for the benefit. So we will renew, even if there are some idiosyncrasies in the tool & there are opportunities for improvement.
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Usability
Cinergix
No answers on this topic
Planview
Planview ProjectPlace is consistent in delivering the promised performance, which is a functional part that brings clarity. Further, Planview ProjectPlace increases the value of every transaction, where recording and documentation are well enhanced to bring a concrete way of business coordination. Finally, Planview ProjectPlace has an orderly way of bringing substantial communications.
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Reliability and Availability
Cinergix
No answers on this topic
Planview
No downtime-issues since the implementation. It has been very stable
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Support Rating
Cinergix
It definitely could be better, but it may also depend on the type of license you are subscribing to.
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Planview
Planview ProjectPlace is quite complex, but it demands better engagement with various stakeholders to initiate a useful work environment. There are credible ways of establishing more live engagement, from direct chats and audio engagements. More so, Planview ProjectPlace is more formal, and this limits some users from outlining their demands or desires in matters of program performance.
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Implementation Rating
Cinergix
No answers on this topic
Planview
create an extensive change management process to help folks embrace the change
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Alternatives Considered
Cinergix
Creately is a more intuitive solution and has better looking elements, shapes etc.
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Planview
It offers a simpler alternative that's easier to manage by the less tech-savvy people. I also think that Planview Projectplace has managed to keep the product updated compared to other project management tools. Miro is perhaps the one that comes to mind, but while evaluating, we saw fewer issues with Planview Projectplace. Overall, the decision came down to the project manager, that had previous experience and recommended the product. For me, using a product from a smaller company is better because I know that there will be a focus on improving it, unlike, for example, Microsoft products that can be discontinued at any moment.
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Scalability
Cinergix
No answers on this topic
Planview
It is a bit more difficult to fluently use in large scale implementations
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Return on Investment
Cinergix
  • We were able to save a lot of time in visualizing strategic processes.
  • We saved meeting time by simply showing our workflows and keeping our coworkers in the loop.
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Planview
  • [We have the] ability to support remote work through projects that scale across multiple groups
  • We have large-scale quarterly projects, so the ability to save and duplicate project templates are helpful for us to keep track of tasks down to the specific card
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ScreenShots

Creately Screenshots

Screenshot of Mind map creating using CreatelyScreenshot of AWS network diagram creating using Creately

Planview ProjectPlace Screenshots

Screenshot of Collaborative Workstream: Streamlined interaction between activities, boards and cards. Plan and follow up in the Gantt while your team enjoys executing and collaborating for optimum productivity on the Kanban boards.Screenshot of Document Management: Ensure changes to documents are visible in real-time. Version control ensures that team members see the latest document versions with access to document history.Screenshot of Gantt Charts: Plan and visualize every step of your work and projects with Projectplace Gantt Charts. Track progress to make sure you'll meet your deadlines and know when things are not happening on time.Screenshot of Kanban Boards: Enable your team to execute and collaborate for optimum productivity on Kanban Boards. Get activity notifications, messaging and visualize progress of day-to-day tasks.Screenshot of Workload View: Visualize the workload of members in all workspaces to determine whether a team member is overloaded with work, or has room to do more.Screenshot of Workspace Overview: Get an overview of all your work and tasks that have been assigned to you across all workspaces. Add personal tasks that only you can see to get a complete picture of what's on your plate.