Compare Microsoft Project vs. Trello

Microsoft Project is ranked 4th in Project Management Software with 8 reviews while Trello is ranked 9th in Project Management Software with 3 reviews. Microsoft Project is rated 8.4, while Trello is rated 9.4. The top reviewer of Microsoft Project writes "We have implemented this in multiple domains. It has improved workflows and process". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Trello writes "The online collaboration and automated linking to our calendars improve productivity". Microsoft Project is most compared with Smartsheet, Wrike and, whereas Trello is most compared with, Smartsheet and Teambition. See our Microsoft Project vs. Trello report.
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The most valuable feature is the Auto resource leveling tool because it shows students that often, expert resources get over-scheduled, and that dealing with the issue by just using the auto-resource leveling tool would have a large impact on the delivery date.The most valuable features of this solution are dependency management, milestone progress, multiple resource rates, and RAG views.Dependencies (not typically effectively used in "Agile" techniques) allow understanding of actual project status and challenges.The project tracking, resource utilization and the cost are the most beneficial aspects of this solution.I find the planning features the most valuable to me.They have begun to improve with the new cloud integration.It's most useful feature is that it interfaces with Project Server so we can, from my perspective, from a portfolio perspective, we can see across the organization.

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Projects do not take as long and meetings take less time, since you know the status of developments or tests.It can be used online or as an application from anywhere.You receive notifications if mentioned on a card.It helped us to organize project information and assign tasks to team members properly.

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I would like to have more access to templates and tools that could be used to teach project management best practices.I would like to see the inclusion of multi-currency support.This solution needs more templates focused on types of projects to ease setup.There have been some drawbacks with customization. Some users want it to be an automation tool.I find that MS Project has limited control in comparison to other solutions in the same sphere.There needs to be better integration with other Microsoft products such as SharePoint, and the like.Tech support needs improvement.The scalability is co-dependent on the stability of the product. We have 4000 users, and at times the product is slow.

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In the card area, you should not be able to modify so easily what is already written, as this can cause loss of information.Users should be able to log their time against the tasks and visual reports should be available in Trello for time spent.

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Pricing and Cost Advice
You do not have to invest much in terms of configuring this solution to suit your needs.I do not have personal experience with pricing or licensing of this product.I am not involved with this.

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Microsoft Project helps you get started quickly and execute projects with ease. Built-in templates and familiar scheduling tools help project managers and teams stay productive.

Trello is the visual collaboration tool that creates a shared perspective on any project. Trello’s boards, lists and cards enable you to organize and prioritize your personal and work life in a fun, flexible and rewarding way.

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Sample Customers
Aston Martin, ABANCA, Airbus Group, Capita, Cardiff University, City of Saskatoon, Intel, Pegasus Airlines, South Australia Power Network (SAPN), Israeli Ministry of Construction and HousingPixar, Google, PayPal, Kickstarter, National Geographic, Viewbox Holdings
Find out what your peers are saying about Microsoft Project vs. Trello and other solutions. Updated: January 2020.
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