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Smartsheet v Microsoft Project pros and cons
I am tryigng to convince our project team that Smartsheet is the way forward rather than our plan which currently sits in Excel. However i have now been asked to compare Microsoft Project. Has anyone got a definitive list of pros and cons for both platforms.
The obvious one is the collaboration element of Smartsheet, i know there are many features to tap into but trying to do that on a short trial is going to be impossible so just looking at the basic plan, risk/issue/decisiom log, comms plan and minutes
Any suggestions would be most appreciated
The ease of us with SmartSheet compared to the training required to really understand how to use Project is a no brainer. my company has been using SmartSheet over a year now in many departments and countries and it requires a minimal amount of training to be up and running. I would be happy to talk further if you like. My email is [email protected]
Here is a good comparison link as well.
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If the choice is between migrating from Excel to either Smartsheet or MS Project, then Tony got the largest difference - ease of use by most users.
MS Project is difficult to master, but has more control over several aspects of project management.
But project management is more about communication than it is about schedules, so for most projects Smartsheet wins for me.