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Score 6.6 out of 100
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Likelihood to Recommend

LiquidPlanner

If you have a large project and all of the people working on it are assigned to a particular tactic from idea, to creation, to review, to execution. Putting everything in one tactic and having checklist items that everyone can see is really useful. However, once a tactic or project is marked done, it is hard to find assets and history if you want to build on that tactic for future project work. Personally, I don't like the user experience with the software. It feels clunky and not intuitive.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Workzone

WorkZone would be a great tool for a company that develops content/ideas and has to share them with multiple people/clients. It allows for easy sharing and commenting. For a company that creates content for web, radio or television and would like to store them for presentation purposes- then you might want to look elsewhere.WorkZone was everything we needed and wanted until we started to expand. We've recommended WorkZone to a few companies and two of them are using it today. One of those clients does construction. They use WorkZone to share building schematics and ideas throughout their company and on the job site. We are working with them on a job that they are constructing and they've added us as a 'client user' to access items that are beneficial towards the ads we're creating.
Daniel Joyce | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Project Management

LiquidPlanner
7.9
Workzone
9.0
Task Management
LiquidPlanner
9.0
Workzone
10.0
Resource Management
LiquidPlanner
9.9
Workzone
9.5
Gantt Charts
LiquidPlanner
7.1
Workzone
10.0
Scheduling
LiquidPlanner
8.0
Workzone
9.0
Workflow Automation
LiquidPlanner
6.5
Workzone
10.0
Team Collaboration
LiquidPlanner
8.0
Workzone
9.5
Support for Agile Methodology
LiquidPlanner
9.0
Workzone
8.0
Support for Waterfall Methodology
LiquidPlanner
9.0
Workzone
10.0
Document Management
LiquidPlanner
9.9
Workzone
10.0
Email integration
LiquidPlanner
8.7
Workzone
1.4
Mobile Access
LiquidPlanner
3.1
Workzone
8.6
Timesheet Tracking
LiquidPlanner
8.0
Workzone
9.9
Budget and Expense Management
LiquidPlanner
7.0
Workzone
9.9
Change request and Case Management
LiquidPlanner
Workzone
10.0

Professional Services Automation

LiquidPlanner
Workzone
6.0
Project & financial reporting
LiquidPlanner
Workzone
6.0

Pros

LiquidPlanner

  • Priority based planning. Every other planning software we've used relies on dates and therefore needs constant attention. Priority based planning means that the plan is always up to date.
  • Ease of use. LiquidPlanner has a very short learning curve. This is critical to getting team members to use it.
  • Forecasting. LiquidPlanner makes it very easy to run scenarios by simply dragging and dropping projects and reassigning resources.
  • Awesome Support. I get personal responses very fast. Usually within a couple hours. And, they listen and ask for more information.
Robert Tupa | TrustRadius Reviewer

Workzone

  • WorkZone is good at basic project management like scheduling and time management.
  • The software can be set to send you a daily email with the list of the tasks that you need to get done for that day.
  • Workzone allows the admin for the account to pick and choose which clients/projects can be seen by each person with an account, which allows each user to focus on the projects that they are involved in without being distracted by other things.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

LiquidPlanner

  • The interface is messy and cluttered. The best way to find things and see what you actually want to see is the main Projects view which is also the most cluttered and hardest to maneuver in.
  • Clicking an external link someone posted in a comment or task description doesn't open in a new window by default, so we are constantly having to go back to get to LiquidPlanner again.
  • The way that the interface saves your state globally (rather than per tab instance) means that if you click a link from someone else to a task that's not yours, then it adjusts your filters on the Projects page. Then if you refresh another LiquidPlanner window where you were on the Projects tab, suddenly all of its filters are updated and what you were looking at may no longer be there.
  • It might just be the way that we use the system, but the Home and My Work tabs are fairly useless for us. They typically don't show the tasks we're actually looking for.
Ben McClure | TrustRadius Reviewer

Workzone

  • I researched numerous project management software programs before deciding on WorkZone. WorkZone had all of the capabilities that we needed, ie web based, ease of use, reporting, resource allocation, cost effective. I felt that this was the best off-the-shelf software on the market. Unless you can create your project management software in-house, you will not have every thing that would like from the software. Off the shelf --- they are designing for the masses and every company is unique in their processes and procedures.
Elena Reul | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

LiquidPlanner

LiquidPlanner 4.4
Based on 2 answers
We may not renew LiquidPlanner's contract, but only because my company has recently been acquired and we'll be adopting some of the software that they're using to standardize process. LiquidPlanner's development team releases new features pretty often, so it seems like the gaps and inefficiencies are slowly getting smaller/less frequent
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Workzone

Workzone 1.4
Based on 8 answers
Because of time constraints, our team hasn't been able to fully implement and change our existing processes. If we can get our templates set up and maybe some better export options figured out, I think it'll be a no-brainer to renew, but until then it maybe be difficult to financially justify something we're only partially using.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

LiquidPlanner

LiquidPlanner 10.0
Based on 1 answer
Easy to learn and utilize. Can export charts and reports for sharing with colleagues.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Workzone

Workzone 10.0
Based on 4 answers
WorkZone was very easy to learn, especially for the members of our team who were not as technology-savvy. WorkZone offered unlimited training as well, making it easy to transition new team members to the program, as we were a startup organization consistently adding new team members.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Reliability and Availability

LiquidPlanner

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Workzone

Workzone 9.0
Based on 1 answer
Throughout the use of the WorkZone software, we never had a issue with it being unavailable. This is important, considering we wanted to access our projects and see our progress at any moment. WorkZone was always available and made constant supervision of tasks and goals easy; no excuses for not checking in on the status of a project.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Performance

LiquidPlanner

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Workzone

Workzone 10.0
Based on 1 answer
I have zero complaints about the performance of WorkZone; for our organization's needs, it was a perfect tool for keeping track of various responsibilities and tasks. We never experienced a lag or down-time when using the software, and the simple interface made things exactly that from our end...simple. WorkZone is a fantastic tool for work management that never fails to perform, in my experience.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

LiquidPlanner

LiquidPlanner 9.0
Based on 2 answers
Support is the least impressive part of LiquidPlanner for me. Issues are resolved, but software bugs or suggested improvements are generally blown off or responded to condescendingly. This software updates more frequently than any other software we use, frequently during times we use the product (Saturday mornings). Often the updates result in aesthetic changes that seem pointless when there are bigger updates that would make using the product easier, which should be a higher priority.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Workzone

Workzone 10.0
Based on 2 answers
The team at WorkZone is incredibly helpful and very willing to lend support when they can. Our team was constantly growing, and our new team members needed training every time someone cam on board. The WorkZone support staff was more than willing to ensure our new team members were completely comfortable using the software and set up for success.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Online Training

LiquidPlanner

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Workzone

Workzone 10.0
Based on 1 answer
The WorkZone trainers are wonderful! They offered us unlimited over-the-phone and online support, and the trainings were always informative. The WorkZone support team was willing to answer multiple questions and review sections of the training if need be. They were always accommodating, and trainings were scheduled very quickly for when our team needed them!
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Implementation Rating

LiquidPlanner

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Workzone

Workzone 9.0
Based on 1 answer
Implementation of WorkZone was very easy. We simply log into a portal online and begin to set up our projects. Access codes were sent very quickly to our team, so there was practically no delay once we signed the contract for our subscription. Training was scheduled quickly and was very helpful, especially as new team members joined our organization.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

LiquidPlanner

We use Teamwork for managing projects and love it for that, but we stick with LiquidPlanner for the high-level overview of our project workload, as well as for time-tracking (specifically for being able to bill out actuals). Teamwork and LiquidPlanner each have their merits; we find the combination of both tools to be right for our needs.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Workzone

Workzone fills a need and so does ArchiOffice. I would like a hybrid program between the two or a link between the two programs. Workzone and ArchiOffice have a lot to offer our company, but don't currently hold the full package. What about linking to the Outlook calendar with notifications? Still, Workzone had helped me by managing the projects and the team members that work on them.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Scalability

LiquidPlanner

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Workzone

Workzone 5.2
Based on 2 answers
We are a small organization, so the need to expand our use of WorkZone was limited. I only rate it below a 10 simply because I do not have much experience with the scaleability of the product. From the previews and training sessions, it does seem that the software can easily be adjusted to accommodate a growing workload; something we may use in future, just not at this point in our organization's development.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

LiquidPlanner

  • LiquidPlanner really forces you to map out your workflow. For me, honing into a template that I can later adjust as needed has been huge, as there is less time at the beginning of a project trying to assign and figure out what needs to happen when usually it never changes.
  • Communication between employees, especially ones not immediately available in the office has been very welcomed. It helps having conversations documented in a public, logical place that is easy to find and refer to as the project continues.
  • Our productivity has definitely skyrocketed as we've really gotten a feel and committed to using LiquidPlanner daily. As we move forward, we continually try to add more and more ways for us to use the service.
Clay J. Seal | TrustRadius Reviewer

Workzone

  • It has positively affected our workflow - keeping projects moving without requiring constant back and forth of emails and other communications.
  • It has helped our team to avoid missing crucial steps in project and client management.
  • We are definitely more efficient when WorkZone is being used and updated properly!
Kirsten Lowery | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

LiquidPlanner

General

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

LiquidPlanner Editions & Modules

Edition
ProfessionalCONTACT US1
EnterpriseCONTACT US1
  1. 5-user minimum
Additional Pricing Details

Workzone

General

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

Workzone Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

LiquidPlanner
6.4
Workzone
8.5

Likelihood to Renew

LiquidPlanner
4.4
Workzone
1.4

Usability

LiquidPlanner
10.0
Workzone
10.0

Reliability and Availability

LiquidPlanner
Workzone
9.0

Performance

LiquidPlanner
Workzone
10.0

Support Rating

LiquidPlanner
9.0
Workzone
10.0

Online Training

LiquidPlanner
Workzone
10.0

Implementation Rating

LiquidPlanner
Workzone
9.0

Scalability

LiquidPlanner
Workzone
5.2

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