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Score 9.4 out of 100
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Score 7.7 out of 100

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

Feature Rating Comparison

Project Management

Nifty
9.5
RationalPlan
6.6
Task Management
Nifty
9.7
RationalPlan
7.3
Resource Management
Nifty
10.0
RationalPlan
6.8
Gantt Charts
Nifty
9.7
RationalPlan
7.3
Scheduling
Nifty
9.7
RationalPlan
6.4
Workflow Automation
Nifty
9.7
RationalPlan
Team Collaboration
Nifty
10.0
RationalPlan
7.3
Support for Agile Methodology
Nifty
9.0
RationalPlan
Support for Waterfall Methodology
Nifty
9.7
RationalPlan
7.3
Document Management
Nifty
10.0
RationalPlan
3.6
Email integration
Nifty
9.5
RationalPlan
6.4
Mobile Access
Nifty
9.0
RationalPlan
9.1
Timesheet Tracking
Nifty
9.0
RationalPlan
4.5
Change request and Case Management
Nifty
9.0
RationalPlan
Budget and Expense Management
Nifty
9.5
RationalPlan
6.4

Professional Services Automation

Nifty
9.3
RationalPlan
4.5
Quotes/estimates
Nifty
9.0
RationalPlan
Project & financial reporting
Nifty
9.5
RationalPlan
Invoicing
Nifty
RationalPlan
4.5

Pros

Nifty

  • It is highly efficient in the management of the task.
  • Its calendar view helps in reminding important dates and tasks.
  • Its customer service is top-notch.
Wiliam Alifie-Joise | 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

  • It is not possible to edit time logs because there are no comment sections in time logs.
  • I just want to see more templates added.
Candace Mitchell | TrustRadius Reviewer

RationalPlan

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

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

  • Its scheduling features are very helpful in project management.
  • I don’t like its mobile application and needs a lot of improvement.
  • There should be a dashboard for the analytics.
Wiliam Alifie-Joise | TrustRadius Reviewer

RationalPlan

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

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Pricing Details

Nifty

General

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

* simple flat-rate pricing

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

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
Additional Pricing Details

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Nifty
9.7
RationalPlan
7.7

Support Rating

Nifty
RationalPlan
7.7

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