Smartsheet - Top 4 Alternatives (Mar 2022)

Smartsheet Review
ITQlick Score: 96/100
ITQlick Rating: (4.4/5)
Pricing: 2/10 - low cost
Category: Project Management -> Smartsheet -> Smartsheet competitors
Ranking:Ranked 6 out of 779 Project Management systems
Company: SMARTSHEET
Pricing: starts at $7 per user/month
Typical customers: Small, medium and large size businesses
Platforms: Desktop, Cloud
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Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / updated: Mar 08, 2022

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Smartsheet competes with other project management software like OpenAir, Asana, FunctionFox, and Zoho Projects. The software is compared to its competition in the following ways:
  • Cost: Smartsheet is considered low-cost compared to its competitors. NetSuite OpenAir has a starting price of $399, FunctionFox starts at $5, Asana starts at $13.49, and Zoho Projects starts at $5/month/user.
  • Functionality: Compared to OpenAir, Smartsheet has all NetSuite OpenAir features and shares similar features with Asana. Compared to FunctionFox and Zoho Projects, Smartsheet has more features, like Agile Methodologies and Portfolio Management.
  • Scalability: Smartsheet is a built-to-scale software. Smartsheet and its alternatives can serve companies of all sizes, except for FunctionFox, which is best suited to small-scale businesses.
  • Support: FAQs, Email, Help Desk, Phone Support, and Chat are available on Smartsheet. Asana has no Phone Support and 24/7 Live Rep, while FunctionFox does not have 24/7 Live Rep.
  • Popularity: Smartsheet was founded in 2012 and is a famous brand. It is less popular compared to Zoho. Asana is used in 190 countries by over 10,000 companies. Fewer companies use NetSuite OpenAir, while FunctionFox has been in the industry for more than 20 years.
  • Cloud/Physical: Smartsheet is a cloud-based solution. When compared to its alternatives, they are all cloud-based software.
  • Customers/Industries: Smartsheet targets many industries and has more than 9,900 customer engagements. In comparison, Asana has an 11,100+ customer base and is used by big establishments like QA Limited, The American Red Cross, and Zendesk Inc.

Smartsheet alternatives - for low budget, SMBs and global businesses

Here are the top 4 alternatives to Smartsheet that are worth checking out: Trello for SMBs, Basecamp for large size business, Hive for growing companies, and Airtable for startups and SMBs.

ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
Score ITQlick Score is a 1 to 100 score, based on pricing, and functionality Vs. alternative solutions
Pricing pricing Score is a 1 to 10 score, based on the TCO (cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
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Smartsheet
ITQlick rating
4.4/5
Score
96/100
Pricing
2/10
License pricing
$7 per user/month
Functionality
21
Best for SMBs
Trello
ITQlick rating
4.2/5
Score
99/100
Pricing
2/10
License pricing
$5 per user/month
Functionality
16
Review
Best for Enterprise
Basecamp
ITQlick rating
4.3/5
Score
98/100
Pricing
4.2/10
License pricing
$99 per month
Functionality
15
Growing
Hive
ITQlick rating
4.5/5
Score
98/100
Pricing
2/10
License pricing
$12 per user/month
Functionality
12
Review
Free version
Airtable
ITQlick rating
4.7/5
Score
95/100
Pricing
2/10
License pricing
$10 per seat
Functionality
15

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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.