Projectplace Software Review: Overview – Features – Pricing

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Overview Presentation

Projectplace is an online project management software with a focus on bringing teams together wherever they are. It provides teams the tools to help them communicate, plan, execute tasks, track progress, and achieve goals. Now part of PPM and enterprise software Planview, it is a scalable solution that offers a wide range of tools with social features. With a Gantt chart, Kanban board, and to-do lists, teams are able to set goals, get everyone aligned, organize work, visualize progress, and stay in control of tasks thereby boosting commitment, engagement and project productivity.

Features, Benefits, Product Strengths

  • Goal-driven Planning – Projectplace online project management provides users with a Gantt-centered planning approach where goals and deliverables are broken down into a hierarchy of activities. The visual chart enables users to list their goals, set priorities and hierarchies, and add timestamps to schedule these goals. The timeline shows a graphic representation of the project, including all major steps and accomplishments, from inception to completion. Lowest level hierarchy work items can be pinned to a team board to require action from team members. As they complete their work, true progress is automatically reported back to the chart.
  • Visual Progress Tracking – This project management tool in the cloud help teams get their day-to-day tasks done while keeping everyone engaged and updated anytime, all the time. Its agile Kanban board allows users to assign tasks to persons most suitable for the job but also get a clear overview of their progress. Simple drag and drop technology allows them to move cards across columns but also allowing flexibility to change column names to represent the team’s workflow. Each card is connected to an activity at the Gantt chart, but also holds information such as estimate work effort, due date, comments, or attached files. From the card, members can directly @-ref their teammates to ask help, give feedback or inform. Every conversation is safely stored and easy to track back in their right context. Document management works alongside the boards to securely store relevant file attachments.
  • Project control and reporting, Calendar, Mobile Apps, and more – Projectplace also has resource management tools that monitor utilization of resources across portfolio of projects, resolve utilization conflicts, and provide planned and actual project hours analysis. It also has portfolio, time and report management features that enables users to plan efficiently, make informed decisions and keep teams highly productive. Users can sync task deadlines with a regular calendar, and also create their own custom project templates. It has a free personal to-do list for teams and individuals, as well as free mobile apps for both the iOS and Android platform. It is also ISO 27001 certified, with roles-based access controls and two-step verification. It integrates with many third-party apps such as Planview Enterprise, Box, Dropbox, Google Drive, Slack, Evernote, MS Project, Excel, and more.

Pricing

Projectplace online project management software offers a free plan that includes for one project, up to 5 users, maximum 2 Kanban boards, mobile apps and basic task management features. The Pro plan is ideal for small teams and projects and is priced at $49 per month paid annually, includes for 3 projects, up to 10 users (with $5 per additional user per month), unlimited Kanban boards, Gantt chart, and mobile apps. An Enterprise plan is also available for large multiple teams and projects with customizable size and advanced feature set. A 14-day free trial for the Pro plan and above is available.

Social Network Presence

Target Market

Projectplace is for project teams of all sizes in any business or industry where project collaboration is a requirement.

Supported Languages

Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, English, Dutch, German and French.

Some of their Clients

Clients include Carlsberg, Skanska, AEG Power Solutions, Florida Virtual Campus, National Health Service, Hilanders, Vattenfall, Staples, Sony, and Arla Foods.

Testimonials

Henrik Johannson at Spotify described the PM tool as Wunderlist, Trello and Excel project plan in one..

Kim Christensen at Carlsberg stated that by using Projectplace, they were able to save a full man-year on a project.

Richard Backlin at Hilanders stated that their projects are now visible, including relevant documents and presentations. They can also share tips and pass on information easily and quickly that help their customers and eventually their business.

Why Projectplace

Projectplace is a smart project management and collaboration tool for today’s modern work and business environment. It offers a secure, accessible and transparent platform for teams of any size and location to get things done in a creative and productive way.

Company Info

Stockholm, Sweden-based Projectplace International AB was founded in 1998. In August 2014, it was acquired by Planview, Inc., a privately held computer software company based in Austin, TX, USA. It was founded in 1989 by current Chairman Patrick Durbin. It is a leader in portfolio management and project collaboration with a deep commitment to innovation and customer success. Now part of Planview, Projectplace offers secure and scalable collaboration tools to its customers. Aside from the company headquarters in Austin, it also has offices in cities around the world such as Amsterdam, Bangalore, Brussels, Copenhagen, Frankfurt, London, Oslo, Paris, and Sydney, with its business unit in Stockholm.

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Jose Maria Delos Santos

Jose Maria Delos Santos

Jose is a subject matter expert and member of the writing team for Project-Management.com. He has written hundreds of articles including project management software reviews, books reviews, training site reviews, and general articles related to the project management industry.

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