Featured products and services advertise here

Microsoft Project vs Primavera vs Zoho System Properties Comparison

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by Project Management Zone
SystemsMicrosoft Project  Xexclude from comparisonPrimavera  Xexclude from comparisonZoho  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionProject planning and tracking tools available in various editions: Standard, Pro, Server and Online.Primavera is an enterprise project and project portfolio management system.Zoho is a web-based hosted office suite, offering among others modules for project management.
CategoryProject PlanningProject Planning
Issue Management
Project Planning
Issue Management
Project Collaboration
Project Management Zone Rankinginfomeasures the popularity of Project Management SystemsScore 2,185.35
Rank #2
Score 847.39
Rank #6
Score 334.85
Rank #9
DeveloperMicrosoftOracleZoho
Websiteproducts.office.com/­en-us/­Projectoracle.com/­applications/­primavera/­index.htmlzoho.com
Technical documentationoracle.com/­applications/­primavera/­solutions/­products.htmlzoho.com/­projects/­help/­overview.html
Social network pages
Facebook269,650likes
LinkedIn15,855followers
Twitter33,943followers
Facebook50,515likes
LinkedIn17,674followers
Twitter6,937followers
Facebook175,359likes
LinkedIn279,768followers
Twitter60,402followers
Initial release19841983infooriginally by Primavera Systems2005
LicenseCommercial
Web-based service (SaaS)infoSoftware-as-a-Service modelinfoProject Online
Commercial
Web-based service (SaaS)infoSoftware-as-a-Service model
Web-based service (SaaS)infoSoftware-as-a-Service model
Web-based architectureyesinfoProject Onlineyesyes
Programming languageJava
Operating systemsWindowsWindows
Mobile appsnoinfo3rd-party apps to import Microsoft Project files existAndroid
iOS
Android
iOS
APIinfoApplication Programming InterfaceyesyesinfoJavayesinfoREST
Multi-useryesinfoProject Onlineyesyes
Authentication mechanismActive DirectoryinfoProject OnlinePassword
LDAPinfoLightweight Directory Access Protocol
SAMLinfoSecurity Assertion Markup Language
Password
Facebook sign-on
Google sign-on
Yahoo sign-on
NotificationsEmailinfoProject OnlineEmailEmail
Project Planning Properties
Hierarchical tasksinfoSupport for parent-child relationships of tasksyesyesyes
Recurring tasksinfoSupport for definition of tasks that occur repeatedlyyesnoyes
Milestone trackinginfoMilestones indicate the completion of major deliverables, normally by completing a set of tasksyesyesyes
Task dependenciesinfoDependencies between tasks are logical relationships that restrict the sequence of task executions, e.g. one task must be completed before another task can startyesyesyes
Critical path managementinfoThe critical path method calculates the set of tasks that cannot be delayed without increasing the project's duration, taking into account task dependenciesyesyesyes
Critical chain managementinfoThe critical chain method expands the critical path method by additionally taking resource constraints into accountyesinfoavailable via 3rd-party add-onnono
Gantt chartsinfoBar chart to visualize a project's tasks and milestones scheduleyesyesyes
PERT chartsinfoNetwork diagrams according to Program Evaluation Review Techniqueyesyesno
BaselinesinfoSupport for creating and using snapshots of a project's plan in terms of cost, scope and schedule yesyesyes
Resource managementinfoSupport for managing a project's human and/or non-human resourcesyesyesyes
Resource levelinginfoSupport for optimizing the allocation of a project's resourcesyesyesno
Time trackinginfoSupport for estimating and monitoring the time spent on a project's tasksyesyesyes
Cost trackinginfoSupport for monitoring a project's expensesyesyesyes
Earned value managementinfoSupport for tracking a project's performance and progress via earned value measurementsyesyesno
Risk managementinfoSupport for identifying and keeping track of project risks and risk-related activitiesyesyesyesinfoavailable via 3rd-party add-ons
Scrum supportinfoSupport for typical Scrum techniques such as sprints, backlogs and burn-down chartsnonoyes
Kanban supportinfoSupport for typical Kanban techniques such as visualization of tasks on boards using cardsnonoyes
Project portfolio management infoSupport for collectively managing a set of current or proposed projects, e.g. by evaluation and prioritization of projectsyesyesno
Issue Management Properties
Hierarchical issuesyesno
Custom fieldsyesyes
Custom workflowsyesyes
Project Collaboration Properties
Project wikiyes
Discussion forumyes
Online chatyes
Audio conferencingyes
Video conferencingyes
Screen sharingyes
Calendar sharingyes
Contact sharingyes
Document sharingyes
File versioningyes

More information provided by the system vendor

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information, and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

3rd party products and services

We invite representatives of 3rd party vendors to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.
More Resources
Microsoft ProjectPrimaveraZoho
Project Management Zone blog posts

Microsoft Project, Primavera and SharePoint are the most popular project management systems in their respective categories
16 November 2016, Matthias Gelbmann

show all

Microsoft Project, Primavera and SharePoint are the most popular project management systems in their respective categories
16 November 2016, Matthias Gelbmann

show all

Slack is the Project Management System of the Year 2019
3 January 2020, Matthias Gelbmann

show all

Recent citations in the news

more project management news

Project Management Courses: A U.S. News Guide
27 May 2020, U.S. News & World Report

Project Management certification offered
12 May 2020, Mount Airy News

Project Manager
21 May 2020, SustainableBusiness.com

Microsoft readies more developer tools for its 'Project Cortex' knowledge-management service
19 May 2020, ZDNet

Microsoft's Project Cortex Knowledge Network Almost Here
29 May 2020, Channel Futures

provided by Google News

This woman entrepreneur is using tech innovation to bring order in the construction industry
23 May 2020, YourStory

Construction Planner ( Real Estates Experience required )
19 May 2020, BusinessGhana

Is Cloud Coach poised for scaleup? -
22 May 2020, Enterprise Times

The Seven Best Capital Project Management Tools for 2020
24 April 2020, Solutions Review

Comings and goings: NPR's Turpin becomes interim chief of staff, Ferguson joins Public Media Group of Southern California …
26 May 2020, Current

provided by Google News

Small Business Project Management Software Market to Witness Astonishing Growth With Backlog, ProActive Software, Zoho Sprints
29 May 2020, Cole of Duty

Covid-19 Impact on Agile Project Management Tools Market Focus on Application, Type, Growth Prospects By 2026 | Top Key Players: Micro Focus, Monday, Wrike, Zoho, Kitovu, MeisterTask
1 June 2020, Daily Facts N Trends

US Online Project Management Software Market Research Report Cover Enlargement Future Trends 2020, Top Manufacturers and Competitive Landscape to 2025
1 June 2020, Daily Facts N Trends

Small Business Project Management Software Market Growth, Overview with Detailed Analysis 2020-2026| Backlog, ProActive Software, Zoho Sprints, Cascade Strategy, Bitrix24, Confluence, Favro, Teamwork Projects
27 May 2020, 3rd Watch News

Global Project Management Software Market – Industry Analysis and Forecast (2020-2027) – by Deployment...
1 June 2020, Azizsalon News

provided by Google News
Job opportunities

Project Coordinator/Scheduler (Work Remotely)
Capgemini, Irving, TX

Jr Associate Project Manager
IQVIA, Bridgewater, NJ

HR Coordinator
Catalent Pharma Solutions, Winchester, KY

Associate Project Manager
Purple, Lehi, UT

Project Manager
MindPoint Group, LLC, Washington, DC

Project Scheduler
Thyssen Mining, Winnemucca, NV

Project Manager, Entry Level
LafargeHolcim in the US, Smithland, KY

Staff Project Management
Northrop Grumman, Salt Lake City, UT

Air Export Document Processing Agent
Royal British Cargo, Richland, WA

PROJECT CONTROLS SPECIALIST IV
OLH Inc., Batavia, IL

SaaS IMPLEMENTATION MANAGER
SPINS, LLC, Sherman Oaks, CA

Project Manager
Mobisoft Infotech, Houston, TX

Project Manager - Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Anti-Racist (DEIA)
Ascend Public Charter Schools, Brooklyn, NY

Director, Account Management
HR & Onboarding, Township of South Brunswick, NJ

OPERATIONAL DATA SPECIALIST
University of Wisconsin System, Madison, WI





Share this page

Project Management Zone on  Twitter TwitterLinkedIn LinkedIn