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Score 8.8 out of 100
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Score 8.5 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

Creately

Very good online option for flowcharts and other purposes; can be quite cost-effective, too, depending on how you use it.
Mike Eisenberg | TrustRadius Reviewer

Planview Projectplace

Very good for easy project management without too many details and administration work. In comparison to e.g. JIRA, it's much less complicated which can be a big advantage for e.g. a design team like mine but of course, it can also be a disadvantage for complex IT projects. This is why we're using both in our company.
Fabian Kuhn | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Project Management

Creately
Planview Projectplace
7.3
Task Management
Creately
Planview Projectplace
6.3
Resource Management
Creately
Planview Projectplace
7.0
Gantt Charts
Creately
Planview Projectplace
8.5
Scheduling
Creately
Planview Projectplace
8.5
Team Collaboration
Creately
Planview Projectplace
7.2
Support for Agile Methodology
Creately
Planview Projectplace
6.0
Support for Waterfall Methodology
Creately
Planview Projectplace
7.1
Document Management
Creately
Planview Projectplace
7.6
Email integration
Creately
Planview Projectplace
8.0
Mobile Access
Creately
Planview Projectplace
7.2
Timesheet Tracking
Creately
Planview Projectplace
7.0

Pros

Creately

  • Creately provides the same experience that other similar tools (i.e. Visio) provides, but presents it in a much more colorful, unique manner. The colors are vibrant, and my clients have always been impressed with the quality and feel.
  • Creately provides a lot of creative control over how your images look. I can play with the opacity and color scheme, or use what they already provide.
  • Creately also allows me to create wireframes for clients to review, whether desktop or mobile. I can create simple, easy to understand frames and concepts in minutes - they're super professional looking and ready to share.
  • I like the pricing model. Right now I can pay month-to-month, or pay a one-time fee for a year. It's also less expensive than Visio, which is very nice.
Richard Crane | TrustRadius Reviewer

Planview Projectplace

  • It allows larger objectives to be split up into smaller tasks which can be assigned to individual team members. This helps in getting one big task done in a more streamlined way.
  • I really like the task scheduling option which sends you an email each morning outlining the tasks you have to do that day.
  • The schedule overview is also very helpful. This shows the main tasks you have to do from a more bird's eye view to see which overlap. Helps with resource planning.
Dale Simpson | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Creately

  • The transition Creately made this year to their new non-Flash platform seems to almost function like a beta release in some instances.
  • Customer support sometimes takes a while to return and the responses are not always the best or most helpful. Follow up isn't great, either.
Mike Eisenberg | TrustRadius Reviewer

Planview Projectplace

  • Reporting and Dashboarding - Initial presentation of the solution had us believing reporting / dashboarding was all set up ready to go when in fact it needs to be set up by the user.
  • Training documentation mainly all video and online - helpful but challenging for users that prefer manual type instruction
Cathy Lumsden SCMP | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Creately

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Planview Projectplace

Planview Projectplace 3.0
Based on 5 answers
I have loved using Projectplace the last few years, however with recent budget issues, we likely need to cut costs in this area, and Projectplace is on the higher price point for project management platforms. There are also a lot of features in Projectplace that our team doesn't utilize/doesn't apply to our workflow needs.
Brittany Alloway | TrustRadius Reviewer

Reliability and Availability

Creately

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Planview Projectplace

Planview Projectplace 9.1
Based on 1 answer
No downtime-issues since the implementation. It has been very stable
Wouter Teerlinck | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Creately

Creately 5.5
Based on 4 answers
I haven't used Creately's support. I don't know what to rate this to be honest. If there was an "N/A," I'd use that. I like products where I don't have to do a lot of research or studying to learn how to use the software. Creately allows me to jump in and go.
Richard Crane | TrustRadius Reviewer

Planview Projectplace

Planview Projectplace 7.3
Based on 1 answer
No answer on this topic is available.

Alternatives Considered

Creately

In terms of pricing and functionality, Creately was the clear winner at the time, although the jury is still out on Creately's new version in terms of how simple it may be to use.
Mike Eisenberg | TrustRadius Reviewer

Planview Projectplace

I prefer the way ProjectPlace is layed out and it is way easier to navigate than Clarizen. However, Clarizen does allow you to add fields to a project (i.e. configure it for your use case) while there is very little configurability in Project Place. Additional reporting out of ProjectPlace would be a plus too.
Katherine (Zaleski) Olsen | TrustRadius Reviewer

Scalability

Creately

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Planview Projectplace

Planview Projectplace 5.5
Based on 1 answer
It is a bit more difficult to fluently use in large scale implementations
Wouter Teerlinck | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Creately

  • Creately is less expensive and dare I say more professional looking than Visio. It looks great at a fraction of the price.
  • Creately allows me to share ideas and processes with my clients. It shows that I understand their business processes, and increases their trust in my abilities to work with them.
Richard Crane | TrustRadius Reviewer

Planview Projectplace

  • Projectplace allows us to avoid a large number of those daily opportunities for confusion and/or loss of time related to emailing new file versions, having to integrate changes in multiple documents, or dealing with file management and data backups.
  • We can carry out conference calls and online meetings with a range of functionality beyond simple screen sharing in order to improve the effectiveness of our communication and time spent during meetings.
Ross Peel | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

Creately

General

Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Yes
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
Optional
6.95*

* per user

Creately Editions & Modules

On-premise Edition
Creately Desktop$751
Creately Server6.951
  1. per user
SaaS Edition
Creately Online Personal6.951
Creately Team 5$401
Creately Team 10$801
Creately Team 25$2001
  1. per month
Additional Pricing Details
We offer deeply discounted prices for non profits, educational institutes and charities.

Planview Projectplace

General

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

Planview Projectplace Editions & Modules

Edition
Projectplace Enterprise$291
  1. per seat
Additional Pricing Details

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Creately
8.5
Planview Projectplace
8.1

Likelihood to Renew

Creately
Planview Projectplace
3.0

Usability

Creately
Planview Projectplace
7.3

Reliability and Availability

Creately
Planview Projectplace
9.1

Performance

Creately
Planview Projectplace
8.2

Support Rating

Creately
5.5
Planview Projectplace
7.3

Scalability

Creately
Planview Projectplace
5.5

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