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Score 6.7 out of 100

Microsoft Project

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Score 8.2 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

Daptiv

I would recommend Daptiv for anyone who is look for a collaborative tool that is easy to use and provides excellent results for project management and resource allocation. The tool offers many various capabilities and is not isolated for use with one or two workgroups. Its versatility allows many workgroups across many different organizations to use it. In my previous role, I used Daptiv in both a Project Management and Account Services Information Technology role. In my current workplace, I would like to leverage Daptiv for Product Launch and tracking as well as change request visibility in the Release Management Organization of a pharmaceutical company. Both roles and companies are vastly different however Daptiv would serve a great purpose in both situations although my needs are different.
Diana Ruggiano | TrustRadius Reviewer

Microsoft Project

If you are currently running Microsoft Office 365, this is a good start for project management software. It does an excellent job of managing your basic management and planning process. If you need to run any software in your business, it will not be suitable for you due to lack of integration.
Saqib Seraj | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Project Management

Daptiv
6.8
Microsoft Project
7.8
Task Management
Daptiv
5.6
Microsoft Project
8.3
Resource Management
Daptiv
7.5
Microsoft Project
8.4
Gantt Charts
Daptiv
6.1
Microsoft Project
9.0
Scheduling
Daptiv
7.0
Microsoft Project
8.7
Workflow Automation
Daptiv
4.0
Microsoft Project
7.4
Team Collaboration
Daptiv
7.0
Microsoft Project
7.3
Support for Agile Methodology
Daptiv
3.9
Microsoft Project
7.0
Support for Waterfall Methodology
Daptiv
8.5
Microsoft Project
8.4
Document Management
Daptiv
6.5
Microsoft Project
7.2
Email integration
Daptiv
8.0
Microsoft Project
7.3
Mobile Access
Daptiv
7.0
Microsoft Project
7.1
Timesheet Tracking
Daptiv
9.5
Microsoft Project
7.9
Change request and Case Management
Daptiv
7.0
Microsoft Project
8.0
Budget and Expense Management
Daptiv
8.0
Microsoft Project
7.9

Professional Services Automation

Daptiv
7.7
Microsoft Project
7.9
Quotes/estimates
Daptiv
9.0
Microsoft Project
7.9
Invoicing
Daptiv
7.0
Microsoft Project
7.7
Project & financial reporting
Daptiv
7.0
Microsoft Project
8.4
Integration with accounting software
Daptiv
Microsoft Project
7.4

Pros

Daptiv

  • Resource allocation, when fully integrated provides a in depth view of what everyone is working on, as well as their availability.
  • Portfolio reporting provides a good view of where all projects are at in their lifecycle.
  • Time tracking is simple to use.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Microsoft Project

  • I love the Gantt Chart that Microsoft Project offers me, because it provides me with a view from various aspects, it provides me with exact details about the fulfillment of tasks over a period of time, it also allows me to make comparisons with the necessary data and the fulfilled data. by the employees, in order to know exactly if the project's expectations have been met.
  • I love the Gantt Chart that Microsoft Project offers me, because it provides me with a view from various aspects, it provides me with exact details about the fulfillment of tasks over a period of time, it also allows me to make comparisons with the necessary data and the fulfilled data by the employees, in order to know exactly if the project's expectations have been met.
  • The alert system for the fulfillment and delay of assignments is perfect. Microsoft Project allows me to configure the task system, I can assign the necessary tasks to fulfill the project, and the software alerts me immediately if the managers are fulfilling the assignments.
Sasha Brito | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Daptiv

  • The Daptiv UI has seen some significant improvements recently that were long in coming. However I am still waiting for more that are on their plan. Lack of ability to customize what appears on specific screens or to add hover over help for less experienced users make it a difficult sell for some of our occasional users.
  • Daptiv comes with Cognos reports that does allow reporting against all the data elements. However the lack of ability to extract data in any form other than an emailed report significantly limits the ability to interface with the data.
  • Changes to many of the data elements are not tracked to who made changes and when.
  • Access to data elements is at a very broad level making it difficult to allow third party users to use the tool with limited access.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Microsoft Project

  • Seems overly complicated for users sometimes in using Project and its functionalities
  • Hard to share files for those folks who do not have MS Project, and then have to print out for them
  • Can be confusing since it looks and feels like MS Excel
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Daptiv

Daptiv 10.0
Based on 14 answers
As previously mentioned, we were not able to get the product to solve our particular problem. After time spent implementing a custom solution, it was the decision of the executive team to discontinue the agreement. The costs of training the team didn't outweigh the cost of hiring an employee to do the translation of schedules to web view.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Microsoft Project

Microsoft Project 10.0
Based on 2 answers
I like using Microsoft Project. It simplifies building a schedule
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Daptiv

Daptiv 5.0
Based on 3 answers
The main thing that I have to apologize for is the UI. Does the job but just not the flexible responsive experience that most users are used to.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Microsoft Project

Microsoft Project 8.0
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

Reliability and Availability

Daptiv

Daptiv 10.0
Based on 2 answers
In the 3 years I have worked with Daptiv I think it is been down once. The ONLY partial outages I have ever had have been with report automation.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Microsoft Project

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Support Rating

Daptiv

Daptiv 7.0
Based on 2 answers
Good support team! Developed relationships and were very pleasant to talk to. Daptiv went above and beyond on ensuring the customers were satisfied
Kiara Rawa | TrustRadius Reviewer

Microsoft Project

Microsoft Project 8.3
Based on 43 answers
Microsoft in recent years has transformed itself and gives a positive feeling when one interacts with the company. The company is focusing on its customers and willing to go extra mile to make customers happy.The company continues to invest in its products and bringing new features from time to time. Overall it is a positive feeling to be associated with such an iconic company.
Shiva Krishna | TrustRadius Reviewer

Implementation Rating

Daptiv

Daptiv 5.0
Based on 1 answer
I recommend using daptiv resources on your implementation to help with setup and training.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Microsoft Project

Microsoft Project 5.0
Based on 2 answers
I wasn't part of it so I don't know
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Daptiv

Daptiv is an integrated toolset that satisfies our needs for multiple functions (project intake, resource capacity management, time tracking, portfolio planning and management). Daptiv was selected based on our evaluation of multiple tools. It was a close race between a couple of tools but we felt that Daptiv was a better fit for both our immediate and long term needs.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Microsoft Project

While many of the above tools are extremely well-versed, Microsoft Project's largest advantage comes from it being related to the largest business productivity company in the world. Project does have its sharing limitations - but regardless, offers one of the most robust tools in the market today. Microsoft Project is built with large-scale projects in mind but is more than up to the task for smaller projects as well. However, there are options available (especially cloud-based options) that may be more fitting for higher-level projects that do not require going into the weeds.
Joshua Melder | TrustRadius Reviewer

Scalability

Daptiv

Daptiv 10.0
Based on 1 answer
We are quickly able to add more users as needed.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Microsoft Project

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Return on Investment

Daptiv

  • Better customer service - In Daptiv I can easily track the amount of time I worked on a project, so I can then tell my client accurately how much time I spent.
  • Effectively managing budgets - When I know I need to stick to a certain budget on a project, I can carefully plan and be aware of my time and money spent in Daptiv.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Microsoft Project

  • Project saved me, as the project manager, countless hours of digging through tickets and schedules to plan everything out. It also saved me time in adjusting the project triangle as needed, since it does so much automatically.
  • It is costly, and since it requires extensive training to master, it's not just the high licensing cost that you need to take into account.
  • The reporting features - even just printing out Gantt charts - makes it far easier to communicate with stakeholders. That means less time for PMs doing all of this manually, and it means less follow-up questions and delays moving forward.
Robert Paul | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Daptiv

General

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

Daptiv Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

Microsoft Project

General

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

Microsoft Project Editions & Modules

Edition
Project Plan 1$101
Project Plan 3$301
Project Plan 5$551
  1. per user/per month
Additional Pricing Details

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Daptiv
8.0
Microsoft Project
8.5

Likelihood to Renew

Daptiv
10.0
Microsoft Project
10.0

Usability

Daptiv
5.0
Microsoft Project
8.0

Reliability and Availability

Daptiv
10.0
Microsoft Project

Support Rating

Daptiv
7.0
Microsoft Project
8.3

Implementation Rating

Daptiv
5.0
Microsoft Project
5.0

Scalability

Daptiv
10.0
Microsoft Project

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