Planview is a reliable, complete, and easy to use PPM
Updated May 30, 2023

Planview is a reliable, complete, and easy to use PPM

Marco De Angelis | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 8 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User

Modules Used

  • Portfolio and Resource Management (formerly Planview Enterprise)

Overall Satisfaction with Planview Portfolios

Planview is used by the IT department for project portfolio management, project management, and timesheets. By planning each project and the required resources needed, we can optimize the execution and identify risks in advance. The project managers have an easy and complete tool to track project status and support organization decisions.
  • All the aspects of project management are covered (plan, baseline, resource, risk, issue, change, and financial planning)
  • Resource management is effective; various allocation type offers flexibility (allocation, authorization, reserver)
  • Project planning is easy. Different perspective are available
  • Outcome management allows for creating products and services roadmap
  • There are many tiles and reports but they could be more flexible (more filters in standard tiles and a better reporting system)
  • Could be useful a better integration between planning and ticket system
  • Project Planning
  • Resource allocation
  • Resource Timesheet
  • It improves project portfolio control, resource optimization and project planning.
  • Help PM and team members to schedule their activities and increase internal culture.
Compared with other systems, Planview is much easier to use. It has the right balance between functionalities and configuration. It offers a good value against the cost. It offers also a cloud service that help companies to start with the right effort.

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Would you buy Planview Portfolios again?


Strong in project management. Planning tasks, resources, and report timesheets are easy. The system has different planning features and a stable progress engine. Customization is not very in-depth but the system is absolutely stable.

Using Planview Portfolios

65 - The people using Planview in our department work in IT Department, Real Estate and Finance department. The most used features are portfolio management and project planning. Some of them enter timesheets against project tasks.
1 - Admin and support activities are in charge of a single person. In case of requests for new functionalities we request support to externa consultants
  • IT Project Portfolio
  • Real Estate projects
  • Internal Audit
  • Align departments on portfolio progress
  • Enterprise architecture
  • Outcome management
  • Agile with Projectplace integration
We are using Planview Portfolio permanently and we are going to investigate additional systems from Planview

Evaluating Planview Portfolios and Competitors

  • Cloud Solutions
  • Ease of Use
I will involve more departments to evaluate different use-cases and requirements

Planview Portfolios Implementation

It was a straight full process without relevant issue
  • Third-party professional services
Planview consultants supported us during initial set-up
Change management was a minor issue with the implementation - Change management was a minor issue with the implementation, but it's a mandatory phase to reach the best results
  • Collect required information

Planview Portfolios Support

Any issue is addressed correctly within the right amount of time. Sometimes it takes a while to be aligned on the request and to have a solution, but it doesn't happen frequently. There is a ticketing system where I can track all my requests that could be improved a little bit.
Quick Resolution
Good followup
Knowledgeable team
Problems get solved
Kept well informed
No escalation required
Immediate help available
Quick Initial Response
Need to explain problems multiple times
Not Available
Yes - Bugs were always solved even if, sometimes, I have to wait for a system update.

Using Planview Portfolios

The overall system usability is good. System functionalities are quite simple and lack of complexity is a plus for user experience
Like to use
Relatively simple
Easy to use
Well integrated
Quick to learn
Feel confident using
  • Project Planning
  • Timesheet
  • Reporting and analysis
  • Workflow