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Score 7.7 out of 100
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Score 8.5 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

MS SharePoint

It's very well suited to act as an intranet, where it's only going to be used internally by employees of a company. It works well to share documents, provide lists of reference materials to users, provide a place for departments to have their own discussions and calendars and other collaboration purposes. It includes "workflows" unlike its predecessors, and those can define the flow of a process or task and walk the user through that flow very effectively. In fact, an employee's entire job could hypothetically be scripted using SharePoint workflows. It can scale OK in small scale terms, as I have experience of using it in networks with under a few thousand users. I don't know how it would behave if there were tens of thousands of hundreds of thousands of users, but provided the infrastructure is scaled proportionately, I don't see why it wouldn't work well at that scale as well.
Jane Updegraff | 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

MS SharePoint
7.2
Planview Projectplace
7.3
Task Management
MS SharePoint
7.4
Planview Projectplace
6.3
Gantt Charts
MS SharePoint
6.4
Planview Projectplace
8.5
Scheduling
MS SharePoint
7.1
Planview Projectplace
8.4
Workflow Automation
MS SharePoint
7.6
Planview Projectplace
Mobile Access
MS SharePoint
7.5
Planview Projectplace
7.2
Search
MS SharePoint
7.5
Planview Projectplace
Visual planning tools
MS SharePoint
7.3
Planview Projectplace
Resource Management
MS SharePoint
Planview Projectplace
7.0
Team Collaboration
MS SharePoint
Planview Projectplace
7.2
Support for Agile Methodology
MS SharePoint
Planview Projectplace
6.0
Support for Waterfall Methodology
MS SharePoint
Planview Projectplace
7.1
Document Management
MS SharePoint
Planview Projectplace
7.6
Email integration
MS SharePoint
Planview Projectplace
8.0
Timesheet Tracking
MS SharePoint
Planview Projectplace
7.0

Communication

MS SharePoint
7.2
Planview Projectplace
Chat
MS SharePoint
6.9
Planview Projectplace
Notifications
MS SharePoint
7.3
Planview Projectplace
Discussions
MS SharePoint
7.3
Planview Projectplace
Surveys
MS SharePoint
7.1
Planview Projectplace
Internal knowledgebase
MS SharePoint
7.6
Planview Projectplace
Integrates with GoToMeeting
MS SharePoint
6.8
Planview Projectplace
Integrates with Gmail and Google Hangouts
MS SharePoint
6.4
Planview Projectplace
Integrates with Outlook
MS SharePoint
8.5
Planview Projectplace

File Sharing & Management

MS SharePoint
7.9
Planview Projectplace
Versioning
MS SharePoint
8.3
Planview Projectplace
Video files
MS SharePoint
7.6
Planview Projectplace
Audio files
MS SharePoint
7.7
Planview Projectplace
Document collaboration
MS SharePoint
8.5
Planview Projectplace
Access control
MS SharePoint
8.3
Planview Projectplace
Advanced security features
MS SharePoint
7.8
Planview Projectplace
Integrates with Google Drive
MS SharePoint
7.0
Planview Projectplace
Device sync
MS SharePoint
8.0
Planview Projectplace

Pros

MS SharePoint

  • With MS Sharepoint you can share (in my case) projects, initiative trackers, with ID and the information I need to start my developing.
  • It offers cloud acaccessibility, so you do not need to maintain your documents on your hard drive.
  • It allows Office 365 integration, which for me is really great. Using MS Excel and MS Sharepoint.
Adriano Rosa | 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

MS SharePoint

  • SharePoint sometimes has a challenge with the Share feature in Office 365. Traditional best practices are to govern collaboration with permissions groups and manage access at the group level. Share can sometimes undermine that by creating ad-hoc situations unintentionally.
  • SharePoint's success in many organizations is really a function of user adoption and training. It is such a large platform that it is often deployed without much governance or direction.
  • SharePoint's lists and libraries can leverage Excel services and like-kind tools, but the ability for a list to do math in the same way that Excel does is very limited. It still has a room for improvement in the business intelligence features of metadata management.
Chris Carpenter | 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

MS SharePoint

MS SharePoint 9.5
Based on 21 answers
The only drawback is the price, it's quite costly to buy and requires Microsoft professionals to run at its peak capabilities. It works very well with large quantities of employees, has powerful search capabilities and a huge community. However it might not be a good fit for smaller companies who don't handle a large number of documents and employees and who don't exert high security requirements.
hrvoje katusic | TrustRadius Reviewer

Planview Projectplace

Planview Projectplace 3.1
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

Usability

MS SharePoint

MS SharePoint 7.1
Based on 12 answers
SharePoint is easy to use for basic tasks. If you're trying to do something a bit more complicated, though, it can be difficult to figure it out on your own without going through a lot of trial and error. Most people will likely only be performing basic tasks, though, so I would rate the usability pretty high.
Kia Packard | TrustRadius Reviewer

Planview Projectplace

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Reliability and Availability

MS SharePoint

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

MS SharePoint

MS SharePoint 5.0
Based on 6 answers
Support varies by tech and by vendor. I've used Microsoft's support channel and for the most part have been successful to get my questions answered. I've also used third party vendors and have gotten some answers resolved as well, though sometimes getting them on the phone is difficult. It all depends!
Chris John | TrustRadius Reviewer

Planview Projectplace

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Implementation Rating

MS SharePoint

MS SharePoint 6.0
Based on 4 answers
Planning to the last detail would be advised. SharePoint is a very large application that takes a lot of finesse to get operational
Christopher Corbett | TrustRadius Reviewer

Planview Projectplace

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Alternatives Considered

MS SharePoint

While SharePoint isn't as easy to use as Igloo or Squarespace, it comes bundled with Office 365 and drives the backend of those tools. I don't see SharePoint as a place people want to go and see stuff, but rather as a glue that supports all the other Office Products. If we get more in house expertise, then it could be a place that people manage work, but it's not used that way right now
Matthew Deakyne | 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

MS SharePoint

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

MS SharePoint

  • We moved from DocuShare to MS SharePoint and it's been proven very effective.
  • Using MS SharePoint has provided immediate access to documents to staff where in the past, they would have to wait for an admin staff to forward to them.
  • It has been a positive impact for our organization - our newer staff has really benefited from MS SharePoint.
Jessalyn Ka | 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

Pricing Details

MS SharePoint

General

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

MS SharePoint Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

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

MS SharePoint
7.8
Planview Projectplace
8.1

Likelihood to Renew

MS SharePoint
9.5
Planview Projectplace
3.1

Usability

MS SharePoint
7.1
Planview Projectplace

Reliability and Availability

MS SharePoint
Planview Projectplace
9.1

Performance

MS SharePoint
Planview Projectplace
8.2

Support Rating

MS SharePoint
5.0
Planview Projectplace

In-Person Training

MS SharePoint
4.5
Planview Projectplace

Online Training

MS SharePoint
6.4
Planview Projectplace

Implementation Rating

MS SharePoint
6.0
Planview Projectplace

Scalability

MS SharePoint
Planview Projectplace
5.5

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