Eclipse PPM Review - why 4.9 stars?

EclipsePPM Review
ITQlick Score: 92/100
ITQlick Rating: (4.9/5)
Pricing: 4.4/10 - average cost
Category: Project Management -> Eclipse PPM
Ranking:Ranked 15 out of 781 Project Management systems
Company: Upland Software
Typical customers: Small, medium and large size businesses
Platforms: Desktop
Links: Eclipse PPM pricing, Eclipse PPM alternatives

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / updated: Dec 17, 2021

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What is Eclipse PPM?

EclipsePPM is a cloud-based project management software designed for easy collaboration of teams to accelerate project execution. The software comes with features such as:
  • Collaboration Tools: EclipsePPM offers on-the-go project updates through email, customizable automated alerts and notifications, Interactive projects, and team commentary.
  • Intake & Prioritization: This feature enables project rank and prioritization value-based scoring. It offers scoring and ranking against configurable quantitative factors and multiple submission sources from extended team members.
  • Resource Management: EclipsePPM provides demand and capacity planning alongside insights on skills and availability. It also offers a planned utilization and capacity variance.
  • Project Execution: This feature comes with purpose-built project templates, real-time notifications to manage by exception, and Interactive Gantt Charts, Kanban Boards, and list views.
  • Project and Portfolio Analytics: This feature offers real-time project, program, and portfolio performance insights. It also comes with Microsoft Excel Add-In for live data extraction.
EclipsePPM is a project management software that started in 2010. The company is headquartered in Austin, Texas, United States. The company has a workforce of up to 5000 employees.


What is Eclipse PPM rating?

The rating of Eclipse PPM is 4.9 stars out of 5 and the total score is 92 out of 100. The ratings are based on our unbiased experts. Learn more in our rating methodology page

Who uses Eclipse PPM?

The typical customers include the following business size: Small, medium and large size businesses.

Is Eclipse PPM the best Project Management system?

Eclipse PPM is ranked 15 out of 781 software in their category (Project Management systems).

What are Eclipse PPM's pros? (3 Pros)

  • EclipsePPM is easy to navigate and easy to use
  • The software is hosted in a highly secure data center
  • The software offers an easy report tool for a particular project

What are Eclipse PPM's cons? (1 cons)

  • Users complain of unavailable options to undo mistakes

Who are their main alternatives?

EclipsePPM competes with other project management systems like Planview Clarizen, Clarity PPM, and Zoho Projects. We will compare these project management systems in some specific aspects below.
  • Functionality: EclipsePPM offers features like Financial management, automated alerts and notifications, Project Execution, Resource Management, Project and Portfolio Analytics, Intake and prioritization, etc. When compared to its alternatives, Planview Clarizen offers features like Dynamic Reports and Dashboards (available in EclipsePPM), Portfolio Roadmaps, Goals Management, Custom Objects, Workflow Automation, Project Administration, Resource Management (available in EclipsePPM), Project-level Planning, Portfolio Management (available in EclipsePPM), Collaborative Work Management, Agile Task Management, Personalized Workflows, Mobile App, etc. Clarity PPM offers features like Implement Projects, Plan Resources, Manage Services, Roadmapping Manage Ideas, Line Activities, Manage Portfolios (available in EclipsePPM and Planview Clarizen), Monitor Finances, Mobile (available in Planview Clarizen), etc. Zoho Projects offers features like Task Management (available in Planview Clarizen), Customizations, Team Collaboration (available in EclipsePPM), Automation, Time Management, Charts and Reports, User Administration, Zoho Integrations, Integrations & Add-ons, Imports, etc.
  • Customers/Industries: EclipsePPM is used by companies like GSU Instructional Innovation and Technology Division, Agnesian, Vaughan, The University of Chicago Medicine, Georgia state university, etc. Zoho Projects focuses on industries like Automobile, Aviation, Commerce, Construction, Consultants, Costumier, Creative Design, Digital Marketing, Education Electronics, Engineering, Environmental Services, Event Management, Finance, etc. Examples of companies using Zoho projects are Reflex Solutions, SIMFORM, CIS agency, etc. Clarity PPM renders its services to teams in industries with specialties like Finances & Services, Healthcare, Industries, and Commerce & Logistics. Examples of teams as customers using Clarity PPM are Balluff, Zollner, Valmet, Magnetec, Meraxis, Mbition, SGL Carbon, Kartzer Automation, TeamBank, DZ Bank, T-system, Qiagen, etc. Planview Clarizen are used by NatWest, Flowserve Corporation, Ghabbour Auto, Swisscard AECS, SDG Corporation, Wright-Patt Credit Union, Honeywell, Volkswagen, Siemens, Volvo, Alliance, Dell, Agropur, Citi, UPS, etc.
  • Cost: According to ITQlick expert cost research, EclipsePPM is cost-rated at 2.2/5. This means it is low-cost project management software. The rating system considers this software rated 1-2 as low-cost and 4-5 as high cost. Eclipse PPM pricing starts at $15.00 as a flat rate, per month. Eclipse PPM does not offer a free version but offers a free trial. Zoho Projects start at $4/user/month billed annually, and $5 monthly. The license cost information for Clarity PPM and Planview Clarizen is unavailable on its official website.
  • Cloud-based/On-premise: EclipsePPM and all its alternatives are cloud-based.
  • Popularity: EclipsePPM, a product of Upland, is publicly traded on the NASDAQ under the UPLD symbol and trusted with 10,000+ companies. Zoho projects are a product of Zoho cooperations privately held with over 100,000 businesses worldwide. Clarity PPM is also privately held with more than 100 companies from various industries. Planview Clarizen is also privately held with over 4000 customers and 2.4 million users worldwide.
  • Support: EclipsePPM, Planview Clarizen, and Zoho Projects offer support channels like Email/Help Desk, FAQs/Forum, Knowledge Base, Phone Support, 24/7 (Live Rep), and Chat. Compared to its alternative, Clarity PPM offers an Email/Help Desk, Phone Support, and a 24/7 (Live Rep).

What is the cost of Eclipse PPM?

What is the REAL total cost of implementation? on top of the total cost of licenses which is easy to calculate you need to add the cost of training, customization, data migration, and other "hidden cost". ITQlick pricing score is 4.4 out of 10 (10 is most expensive). Find here the REAL total cost breakdown for Eclipse PPM

What should you ask Upland Software during a demo session? (65 questions)

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Is it the right software for you?

Project teams seeking a quick-to-learn, easy-to-use PPM solution that helps prioritize and plan team projects will fit well with EclipsePPM. EclipsePPM offers project teams a central demand intake that helps them manage hundreds of projects in one system. Project teams can rank and prioritize projects based on a value scoring model, plan and manage resources based on roles, skills, and availability across their entire portfolio. Examples of projects teams using EclipsePPM are KYTV, Purina & HH Global, Cimpl, University of Alberta, Stonewater, F5, Immediate Media, Nuance Communications, etc.

List of categories

Team Collaboration
Expense Tracking
Project Planning
Project Resource Management
Task Management
Time Tracking

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Shlomi holds a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Information System Engineering from Ben Gurion University in Israel. Shlomi brings 15 years of global IT and IS management experience as a consultant, and implementation expert for small, medium and large size (global) companies.