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12 Ratings
5 Ratings
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Score 9.3 out of 100
5 Ratings
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Score 7.7 out of 100

Feature Set Ratings

  • Nifty ranks higher in 2 feature sets: Project Management, Professional Services Automation

Project Management

9.7

Nifty

97%
6.6

RationalPlan

66%
Nifty ranks higher in 14/14 features

Task Management

9.3
93%
3 Ratings
7.3
73%
4 Ratings

Resource Management

9.6
96%
3 Ratings
6.8
68%
4 Ratings

Gantt Charts

10.0
100%
3 Ratings
7.3
73%
4 Ratings

Scheduling

10.0
100%
3 Ratings
6.4
64%
4 Ratings

Workflow Automation

9.6
96%
3 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Team Collaboration

10.0
100%
3 Ratings
7.3
73%
1 Rating

Support for Agile Methodology

10.0
100%
1 Rating
N/A
0 Ratings

Support for Waterfall Methodology

10.0
100%
3 Ratings
7.3
73%
2 Ratings

Document Management

9.6
96%
3 Ratings
3.6
36%
3 Ratings

Email integration

10.0
100%
2 Ratings
6.4
64%
3 Ratings

Mobile Access

10.0
100%
3 Ratings
9.1
91%
1 Rating

Timesheet Tracking

8.7
87%
3 Ratings
4.5
45%
1 Rating

Change request and Case Management

9.0
90%
3 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Budget and Expense Management

10.0
100%
2 Ratings
6.4
64%
3 Ratings

Professional Services Automation

9.5

Nifty

95%
4.5

RationalPlan

45%
Nifty ranks higher in 2/3 features

Quotes/estimates

8.9
89%
2 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Project & financial reporting

10.0
100%
2 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Invoicing

N/A
0 Ratings
4.5
45%
1 Rating

Attribute Ratings

  • Nifty is rated higher in 1 area: Likelihood to Recommend

Likelihood to Recommend

9.0

Nifty

90%
3 Ratings
7.7

RationalPlan

77%
4 Ratings

Support Rating

Nifty

N/A
0 Ratings
7.7

RationalPlan

77%
4 Ratings

Likelihood to Recommend

Nifty

I've found myself recommending Nifty to other business owners as well as for personal use. I've personally found it to be invaluable when it comes to:
  • Daily / Weekly / Monthly / Quarterly recurring tasks
  • Creating templates for company processes such as new product creation, marketing strategy, on-boarding, quarterly goals, content management
  • Having forms zapped into a new task from multiple locations ensuring they're never overlooked
  • Having clear milestones and timelines for projects
  • Communicating on projects, tasks, and just in general
  • Assigning different components of projects to different people
  • Creating prior requirements that must be completed before completing the task
Ashlie Pappas | TrustRadius Reviewer

RationalPlan

Appropriate as a great alternative to MS Project. RationalPlan provides most of the features needed to develop and maintain mid-level complex schedules.Less Appropriate for large complex schedules of long duration. These can be a challenge due to Duration at top-level. It is also a challenge to generate reports for management - reporting feature is limited.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

Nifty

  • An overview of project timelines and milestones.
  • One-on-one or group conversations.
  • Tracking the status of projects and tasks.
Candace Mitchell | TrustRadius Reviewer

RationalPlan

  • Portfolio view is great to get a feel for how your programme is running at a glance and which areas possibly might require attention. The fact that you can customise your view by adding your own columns is another plus.
  • All project information in one tool is a big plus for me considering the amount of projects we run with. This really improves efficiency and saves me time. You have the ability to add documents to tasks, manage risks, email resources tasks due for projects they are assigned to(might need some refinement depending on your requirements), material db with costing etc.
Justin James, MComPM, Prince2 | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Nifty

  • Time Expense could be improved since we cannot edit the previous/past time logs entered.
  • Lacks expense management and Purchase order management functionality
  • Newest product updates are not always stable and I had to reach Nifty's support team a couple of times in the past to fix the issues with new updates e.g. our document management and meeting integrations had to be re-authorized
Darshil S | TrustRadius Reviewer

RationalPlan

  • Milestones should be a primary option instead of 0h to create one.
LeRoy Mattingly | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Nifty

General

Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Yes
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Yes
Entry-level set up fee?
Optional
$89/mo

Starting Price

Nifty Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

RationalPlan

General

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

Starting Price

$0 Lifetime License per Seat

RationalPlan Editions & Modules

On-premise Edition
Single$87 USD1
Multi$149 USD1
Server$560 USD1
Stakeholder$49 USD1
  1. Lifetime License per Seat
SaaS Edition
Beginner$41
Master$121
Production$191
Free$0
  1. per user
  2. none
Additional Pricing Details

Support Rating

Nifty

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

RationalPlan

RationalPlan 7.7
Based on 4 answers
I had to ask for support once and got a response immediately.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Nifty

There's no comparison. Nifty does what all of these do all in one place (with the exception of Slack's community aspect with hashtagging - not sure if Nifty can do this, never tried)Nifty even has the ability to import directly from many other platforms - I've personally imported projects from Trello and Asana, saving tons of time in migration.
Ashlie Pappas | TrustRadius Reviewer

RationalPlan

RationalPlan is cost-effective and allows most users to prepare and manage their schedule. The software lacks comprehensive reporting and duration changes at the top level of a project.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Nifty

  • Consistent communications.
  • Staying on project schedule.
  • Aligned projects with business strategies.
Candace Mitchell | TrustRadius Reviewer

RationalPlan

  • Helps explain the target schedule and resource estimates for cost of the project
LeRoy Mattingly | TrustRadius Reviewer

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