Featured products and services advertise here

Open Plan vs Primavera System Properties Comparison

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Our visitors often compare Open Plan and Primavera with Microsoft Project, Planisware and Workfront.

Editorial information provided by Project Management Zone
SystemsOpen Plan  Xexclude from comparisonPrimavera  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOpen Plan is a Windows-based project and portfolio management tool.Primavera is an enterprise project and project portfolio management system.
CategoryProject PlanningProject Planning
Issue Management
Project Management Zone Rankinginfomeasures the popularity of Project Management SystemsScore 1.59
Rank #203
Score 901.17
Rank #5
DeveloperDeltekinfoformerly WelcomOracle
Websitedeltek.com/­en/­products/­project-and-portfolio-management/­open-planoracle.com/­applications/­primavera/­index.html
Technical documentationoracle.com/­applications/­primavera/­solutions/­products.html
Social network pages
Facebook50,797likes
LinkedIn17,796followers
Twitter6,904followers
Initial release19881983infooriginally by Primavera Systems
LicenseCommercialCommercial
Web-based service (SaaS)infoSoftware-as-a-Service model
Web-based architecturenoinfoweb interface is availableyes
Programming languageJava
Operating systemsWindowsWindows
Mobile appsnoAndroid
iOS
APIinfoApplication Programming InterfaceyesyesinfoJava
Multi-useryesyes
Authentication mechanismActive DirectoryPassword
LDAPinfoLightweight Directory Access Protocol
SAMLinfoSecurity Assertion Markup Language
NotificationsEmailEmail
Project Planning Properties
Hierarchical tasksinfoSupport for parent-child relationships of tasksyesyes
Recurring tasksinfoSupport for definition of tasks that occur repeatedlynono
Milestone trackinginfoMilestones indicate the completion of major deliverables, normally by completing a set of tasksyesyes
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 startyesyes
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 dependenciesyesyes
Critical chain managementinfoThe critical chain method expands the critical path method by additionally taking resource constraints into accountnono
Gantt chartsinfoBar chart to visualize a project's tasks and milestones scheduleyesyes
PERT chartsinfoNetwork diagrams according to Program Evaluation Review Techniqueyesyes
BaselinesinfoSupport for creating and using snapshots of a project's plan in terms of cost, scope and schedule yesyes
Resource managementinfoSupport for managing a project's human and/or non-human resourcesyesyes
Resource levelinginfoSupport for optimizing the allocation of a project's resourcesyesyes
Time trackinginfoSupport for estimating and monitoring the time spent on a project's tasksyesyes
Cost trackinginfoSupport for monitoring a project's expensesyesyes
Earned value managementinfoSupport for tracking a project's performance and progress via earned value measurementsyesyes
Risk managementinfoSupport for identifying and keeping track of project risks and risk-related activitiesyesyes
Scrum supportinfoSupport for typical Scrum techniques such as sprints, backlogs and burn-down chartsnono
Kanban supportinfoSupport for typical Kanban techniques such as visualization of tasks on boards using cardsnono
Project portfolio management infoSupport for collectively managing a set of current or proposed projects, e.g. by evaluation and prioritization of projectsyesyes
Issue Management Properties
Hierarchical issuesyes
Custom fieldsyes
Custom workflowsyes

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
Open PlanPrimavera
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

Recent citations in the news

more project management news

Some Thoughts Heading Into The Next Construction CPM Conference - Engineering News
4 October 2018, Record

5 pitfalls that derail EVM success
6 November 2009, FCW.com

Announcing Acumen Fuse™ A Revolutionary Metric Analysis and Visualization Tool Offering Resolution to Project Scheduling by Pinpointing Problematic Areas
6 January 2010, PR Web

provided by Google News

Project Controls Manager
22 January 2020, OilVoice

Your Construction ERP RFP Checklist | 2020-01-10 - Engineering News
10 January 2020, Record

P6 Project Planner / Scheduler - UK nuclear new build
14 January 2020, OilVoice

How Smart Contracts Can Streamline Capital Projects
10 January 2020, Lexology

Welcome to the Construction Site of the Future
18 December 2019, Built In

provided by Google News
Job opportunities

Project Management & Planning Operations Staff
LOCKHEED MARTIN CORPORATION, Fort Worth, TX

Project Management & Planning Operations Representative Staff
LOCKHEED MARTIN CORPORATION, Fort Worth, TX

Scheduler/Project Controls Analyst
Jefferson Lab, Newport News, VA

Project Manager
IBM, Camp Hill, PA

Program / Project Scheduler
JRC Integrated Systems, Inc., Dahlgren, VA

Oracle’s Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management
Highbrow LLC IT Consulting & Staffing, Remote

Project Controls and Performance Program Manager
Hillsborough County, Florida, Florida

Director of Project Management Office
Mesa Associates, Inc., Knoxville, TN

Project Manager with Primavera Experience
ARi Global Solutions, Oshkosh, WI

Project Manager II - Portfolio Management
BAE Systems, Hill AFB, UT





Share this page

Project Management Zone on  Twitter TwitterLinkedIn LinkedIn