Project Portfolio Management Software

Best Comparison List of Vendor Applications & Tools
  • LiquidPlanner    6

    Predictive project management for modern business.
    LiquidPlanner is a powerful online project portfolio management tool for collaboration, scheduling & managing multiple projects.
  • JIRA Software    202

    Project & Issue Tracking Software - See why we're #1!
    Portfolio for JIRA provides a single, accurate view for planning and managing initiatives across multiple teams and projects - any ...
  • Clarizen    36

    Work Collaboration & Project Management Solution
    Clarizen PPM helps to manage and plan for all projects in your portfolio, with risk evaluation, expense alignment, project ranking, ...
  • Wrike    155

    Accelerate your projects to meet the new speed of business
    Get the bird's-eye view of your project portfolio and manage it with both ease and efficiency.
  • Workfront    48

    Enterprise Work Management Software
    Use Workfront PPM to compare and evaluate projects in your portfolio based on time, budget and resources using portfolio ...
  • Targetprocess    36

    Visual tool for Agile development (Scrum, Kanban, custom)
    Enables a visual approach to project portfolio management, gives visibility into priorities and dependencies across projects and the ...
  • Projectplace    15

    Excellence in collaboration
    Manage & prioritize your portfolio of projects with features such as project dashboard, resource management, planning tools & more.
  • Sciforma  

    Enterprise Project & Portfolio Management Software
    Sciforma provides all the tools necessary for project prioritization, capacity planning, portfolio simulations and global vision.
  • Mavenlink    51

    Project Management, Resource Planning, and PSA Software
    Gain a single source of truth for every project in your portfolio with real-time resource availability, global Gantt view, and ...
  • Projector PSA    3

    Professional Services Automation Software
    Projector PSA enables you to plan, track and deliver projects - tracking burn rate, time, tasks & budget; allocating resources; & ...
  • FinancialForce PSA  

    Professional Services Automation (PSA) App for Salesforce
    FinancialForce PSA gives service businesses a complete cross company view of projects, resources, schedules, & requests to better ...
  • Meisterplan    20

    Resource and Project Portfolio Management for Executives
    Meisterplan is a resource and project portfolio planning software to manage capacity, resources, finances, strategic goals, & data ...
  • dapulse    12

    Management Made Easy
    Visually track everything you're working on in one place with this cutting edge Project Management tool.
  • Accelo Projects    3

    Cloud Project Management Software
    AffinityLive Projects helps to plan project milestones, tasks & budgets; set custom processes; forecast performance & resources, & ...
  • Zoho Projects    9

    Project Management, Collaboration and Bug Tracking
    Use Zoho Projects to plan projects with milestones, tasklists & tasks, allocate resources, and track progress with Gantt charts, ...
  • Celoxis  

    All-in-one Project Management & Work Collaboration Platform
    Celoxis has everything you need to plan and manage complex diverse project portfolios and risks. It is an extremely customizable ...
  • Intuit QuickBase    54

    Rapid Application Development
    Intuit's Project Portfolio Manager lets you manage, examine and prioritize your collection of projects taking into account costs, ...
  • ITM Platform    38

    Cloud-based Project Management Solutions
    Use ITM Platform to plan and manage projects with features to manage risk, costs & budget, revenue & margin, suppliers, ...
  • OneSoft Connect    9

    Simple backoffice software for small & medium companies
    Project portfoio management helps to manage projects and programs, helps the company easily keep track of the running and planned ...
  • PieMatrix "Pie"    8

    Collaborative Work Execution with Process
    Pie provides portfolio governance with executive dashboards and Yellowfin business analytics.
  • 10,000ft Plans    10

    Get the Big Picture of Your Business
    10,000ft is a visual, interactive project & resource planning tool for scheduling & forecasting, including time & expense tracking ...
  • Easy Projects    6

    Web project management software
    Easy Projects includes a project portfolio management module to prioritize projects. Allocate resources to match costs, project ...
  • ManagePro    3

    80-20 based Portfolio & Priority Management
    Use ManagePro's custom views to visualize all projects in your portfolio, such as resource allocation views, Gannt charts to see ...
  • WorkBook.net    3

    Project Management & Resource Management, Accounting & CRM solution for advertising agencies
    WorkBook contains key functionalities for the Professional Services Industry and especially targets Advertising, PR, Marketing & ...
  • EPM Live    2

    Project Portfolio Management (PPM) and Work Management Platform
    EPM Live is enterprise project management software that helps to plan, track & manage your portfolio of projects from assigning ...


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What is Project Portfolio Management Software?

Project portfolio management software is used to support processes related to evaluating and selecting new projects, as well as managing an existing portfolio of projects. These applications help to make smart financial investments when choosing new projects and to make the necessary adjustments to project portfolios to ensure the optimal return on investment. PPM software collects and organizes all of the data related to individual projects, consolidating it and turning it into reports based on various metrics, such as business goals, costs, resources and risks.

With a PPM solution, information such as project names, objectives, deadlines, resources, schedules and tasks are centralized to give an overview of all project information within a project portfolio. This single view of the entire portfolio helps you to understand the effect of poorly performing projects on the rest of your portfolio, as well as to pin-point successful campaigns .

A key function of project portfolio management software is to ensure strategic alignment in project selection and delivery by defining certain organizational criteria for project selection. The reporting tools of these applications allow you to monitor the success of projects in meeting these strategic goals and targets. They also provide the ability to define deliverables for specific projects, as well as to allocate owners to these deliverables and track their progress over time.

These apps allow to analyze the potential effect of changes to individual projects on the entire portfolio before implementing them, such as the impact of an acquisition or merger on project deliverability. You can also analyze the potential impact of adding new projects and whether they can meet financial and resource constraints.

Project portfolio management software is used to manage budgets related to new and existing investments. You can build forecasts over a defined time-frame and submit approved forecasts for financial analysis. These can be compared against actual budgets to keep forecasts in line as projects develop.

A core feature of PPM software is the ability to produce reports based on key performance indicators and metrics. Reports can be standardized and automated to include the most relevant data to match your current portfolio. Reports on financial forecast and budget can be generated to understand the organization’s overall financial and resource capability.

Notifications and alerts are another key component of PPM software. These apps will notify you of failing projects in good time, ensuring the right course of action is taken to prevent future damage.

Resource management is a key feature of PPM software. These tools enable you to identify resource demand and allocation inefficiencies. They help to prevent duplicated supply as well as to adjust supply based on changing project scenarios. You can create and manage resource demand profiles for roles and departments, schedule resources and analyse resource capabilities and utilization.

These tools can also be used in hiring new project workers, ensuring new hires meet skills requirements. You can also define payments based on grades and roles. These tools can also be used to create work calendars, manage time-off and track productivity across projects.

Project portfolio management software enables collaboration among project teams, with the ability to share and centralize documents and files, as well as calendars, issues and discussions. PPM software also allows you to map your project hierarchy, helping you to manage priorities and make important decisions such as when to shift resources on current projects and when to take on additional projects.

Key Features & Benefits

  • Project portfolio overview
  • Define criteria for project selection
  • Allocate tasks and track progress
  • Notifications and alerts on performance changes
  • Forecasting and prediction analysis
  • Budget management and analysis
  • Custom reports on individual projects and entire portfolio
  • Resource management of staff and inventory

GetRank Q1 2016 for Project Portfolio Management

GetRank is GetApp’s quarterly ranking of the top 25 Project Portfolio Management apps based in the cloud. Each app is scored using five criteria, each worth 20 points, for a total possible score out of 100: User Reviews, Integrations, Mobile Apps, Media Presence, and Security. Each app’s GetRank score is completely independent of commercial interests and existing relationships that GetApp has with app vendors. For a full report on GetRank and quarterly industry trends, check out the research tab above.

Reviews
Integrations
Mobile
Media
Security

1. Wrike

Accelerate your projects to meet the new speed of business
82
20
18
16
12
16

2. dapulse

Management Made Easy
71
13
7
17
20
14

3. LiquidPlanner

Predictive project management for modern business.
67
12
8
17
17
13

4. Accelo Projects

Cloud Project Management Software
63
11
17
16
5
14

5. Zoho Projects

Project Management, Collaboration and Bug Tracking
61
7
8
18
18
10

6. Targetprocess

Visual tool for Agile development (Scrum, Kanban, custom)
59
16
8
17
7
11

7. JIRA Software

Project & Issue Tracking Software - See why we're #1!
57
19
20
0
18

8. Mavenlink

Project Management, Resource Planning, and PSA Software
55
15
11
0
16
13

9. Projectplace

Excellence in collaboration
53
10
8
17
4
14

10. Workfront

Enterprise Work Management Software
52
16
11
19
6

11. Clarizen

Work Collaboration & Project Management Solution
45
15
9
16
5

12. ITM Platform

Cloud-based Project Management Solutions
42
15
0
8
3
16

13. Genius Project

Project Portfolio Management Software
42
6
6
12
2
16

14. Meisterplan

Resource and Project Portfolio Management for Executives
38
14
6
0
2
16

15. KeyedIn Projects

Take the Complexity out of Managing Complex Projects
38
6
14
16
2

16. Intuit QuickBase

Rapid Application Development
34
18
10
0
6

17. 10,000ft Plans

Get the Big Picture of Your Business
32
13
2
0
3
14

18. PieMatrix "Pie"

Collaborative Work Execution with Process
31
12
4
0
2
13

19. AceProject

Project Management
31
0
0
17
3
11

20. WorkBook.net

Project Management & Resource Management, Accounting & CRM solution for advertising agencies
30
11
9
6
4

21. Celoxis

All-in-one Project Management & Work Collaboration Platform
26
0
10
0
3
13

22. Microsoft Project

22
5
17
0
0

23. ProjectManager.com

The best way to manage your projects
20
0
2
0
18

24. Easy Projects

Web project management software
18
12
3
0
3

25. ZilicusPM

Complete Project Management & Collaboration Software with Unmatched Performance
16
6
0
8
2

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User Reviews

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Integrations

Integration scores are calculated by scaling and adding two different averages for the number of listed integrations on GetApp: the first 15 points are awarded for the total number of integrations scaled against the average for the top 25 percent of apps in the category, while the final 5 points are awarded for the total number of integrations scaled against the leader in the category.

Mobile Platforms

Mobile platform scores are calculated using data pulled from Google Play and the Apple App Store. In this case, a maximum of 5 points is attributed for having an Android App, and another 5 for an iOS app. The additional 10 points are calculated based on the ratings of the app in each store, rated out of 5, for a total of 20 points.

Media Presence

Media presence is calculated using the number of Twitter followers and Facebook fans a vendor has. Each social network contributes a maximum of 10 points to the total score. The first 5 points are awarded for total number of followers scaled against the average number of followers that each vendor in the category has, while the other 5 points are awarded based on the total number of followers scaled against the category leaders. The scores for Facebook and Twitter are added together for a total score out of 20.

Security

Security is calculated using answers from a vendor-completed survey. The questions in the survey are based on the Cloud Security Alliance self-assessment form as part of the Security, Trust & Assurance Registry. With 15 questions, each answer is assigned a point value based on vendor response, with additional points given for security certifications, for a maximum possible score of 20.