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Score 7.8 out of 100
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Score 8.5 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

OpenText ECM

Your organisation has to support the type of document and records management needed for this to work. In an organisation that only needs to store documents and maybe share with many different parties, this might not be the best-suited software. In a large organisation with stringent document and records management policies, this suite is well suited. It makes management of documents across business units easy to manage and control.
Neill Payne | 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

Enterprise Content Management

OpenText ECM
7.4
Planview Projectplace
Content capture & imaging
OpenText ECM
8.6
Planview Projectplace
File sync, storage & archiving
OpenText ECM
8.6
Planview Projectplace
Document management
OpenText ECM
9.0
Planview Projectplace
Records management
OpenText ECM
7.0
Planview Projectplace
Content search & retrieval
OpenText ECM
8.5
Planview Projectplace
Enterprise content collaboration
OpenText ECM
7.5
Planview Projectplace
Content publishing & creation
OpenText ECM
6.0
Planview Projectplace
Security, risk management & information governance
OpenText ECM
8.2
Planview Projectplace
Contract lifecycle management
OpenText ECM
8.1
Planview Projectplace
Automated workflows
OpenText ECM
7.3
Planview Projectplace
Artificial intelligence
OpenText ECM
4.8
Planview Projectplace
Mobile support
OpenText ECM
4.6
Planview Projectplace
Integration
OpenText ECM
7.8
Planview Projectplace

Project Management

OpenText ECM
Planview Projectplace
7.3
Task Management
OpenText ECM
Planview Projectplace
6.3
Resource Management
OpenText ECM
Planview Projectplace
7.0
Gantt Charts
OpenText ECM
Planview Projectplace
8.5
Scheduling
OpenText ECM
Planview Projectplace
8.4
Team Collaboration
OpenText ECM
Planview Projectplace
7.2
Support for Agile Methodology
OpenText ECM
Planview Projectplace
6.0
Support for Waterfall Methodology
OpenText ECM
Planview Projectplace
7.1
Document Management
OpenText ECM
Planview Projectplace
7.6
Email integration
OpenText ECM
Planview Projectplace
8.0
Mobile Access
OpenText ECM
Planview Projectplace
7.2
Timesheet Tracking
OpenText ECM
Planview Projectplace
7.0

Pros

OpenText ECM

  • Secure storage of billions of documents using precise ACLs to control access across multiple tenants, groups, users, etc. No other system I know of can do this as well for as large of systems. Security can be refined from one person to the entire enterprise OTB.
  • Integration with other EMC/OT solutions. Assuming this is still true post-OT acquisition, Documentum has over a 100 add-ons that integrate with the core solution to expand the solution to include scanning, document processing, forms, email, etc.
  • Searching. xPlore is one of the best FTI tools on the market and it is integrated well with the Documentum solution. Other systems use excellent search tools, Elastic/Lucene/ being good examples of that, but their integration is questionable. Older systems, like WCC, are still using antique search tools OTB and require integration with the newer search tools.
Craig Soucie | 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

OpenText ECM

  • WDK framework has been the biggest drawbacks from the application speed point of view, as well as client complexity and not so natural look and feel. Yes, with the latest releases much of these features are improved.
  • EMC is very expensive to buy, own and support, where some products require many dependent Docuemntum products to be installed to work at its best.
Indars Sparnins | 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

OpenText ECM

OpenText ECM 8.0
Based on 6 answers
Stability is a key factor as well as its flexibility. Also, any organization that deploys Documentum will have made a significant investment in terms of time and money, so not renewing its commitment can come with a significant cost. That said, the decision to deploy Documentum initially should come only after extensive evaluation, knowing that once deployed it will likely remain the platform of choice.
Rene Wagner | 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

OpenText ECM

OpenText ECM 8.0
Based on 1 answer
The interface is easy to understand and learn quickly.
Paul Benenati | TrustRadius Reviewer

Planview Projectplace

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Reliability and Availability

OpenText ECM

OpenText ECM 8.0
Based on 1 answer
I never had any issues with access internally or via VPN. But, the response via VPN, was a bit slow.
Paul Benenati | TrustRadius Reviewer

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

Performance

OpenText ECM

OpenText ECM 8.5
Based on 2 answers
  • I used OpenText nearly every day and I never had any performance issues that I can recall. That said, it's not terribly fast either.
Paul Benenati | TrustRadius Reviewer

Planview Projectplace

Planview Projectplace 8.2
Based on 1 answer
No answer on this topic is available.

Support Rating

OpenText ECM

OpenText ECM 8.0
Based on 2 answers
OpenText has an outstanding support and knowledge base. All problems which couldn't be solved by us (high complexity cases) were promptly resolved and the resolution also shared with us.
Gabriel Krahn | TrustRadius Reviewer

Planview Projectplace

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Implementation Rating

OpenText ECM

OpenText ECM 8.4
Based on 2 answers
No, it's pretty easy to implement and use.
Paul Benenati | TrustRadius Reviewer

Planview Projectplace

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Alternatives Considered

OpenText ECM

OpenText is stronger in the management of high volume and secure information. However, SharePoint, while less functional from a document management perspective, provides a much stronger user interface which eases user adoption and the presentation of content. SharePoint also has a significantly larger ecosystem of developers and partners that makes solutions more available.
Anonymous | 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

OpenText ECM

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

OpenText ECM

  • Allowed us to move from paper document processing and storage
  • Efficiency and cost savings have yet to be realized
  • Moved from field handling to centralized AP collection
  • The cost to implement and the purchase was extremely high and ROI benefits will take a long time to realize
Ryan Payne | 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

OpenText ECM

General

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

OpenText ECM 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

OpenText ECM
8.2
Planview Projectplace
8.1

Likelihood to Renew

OpenText ECM
8.0
Planview Projectplace
3.1

Usability

OpenText ECM
8.0
Planview Projectplace

Reliability and Availability

OpenText ECM
8.0
Planview Projectplace
9.1

Performance

OpenText ECM
8.5
Planview Projectplace
8.2

Support Rating

OpenText ECM
8.0
Planview Projectplace

Implementation Rating

OpenText ECM
8.4
Planview Projectplace

Scalability

OpenText ECM
Planview Projectplace
5.5

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