Zoho Projects - Top 4 Alternatives (Apr 2022)

Zoho Projects Review
ITQlick Score: 85/100
ITQlick Rating: (4.2/5)
Pricing: 4/10 - average cost
Category: Project Management -> Zoho Projects -> Zoho Projects competitors
Ranking:Ranked 81 out of 779 Project Management systems
Company: Zoho
Pricing: starts at $5 per user/month
Typical customers: SMBs
Platforms: Desktop, Mobile, Cloud
Links: Zoho Projects review, Zoho Projects alternatives
Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / updated: Apr 25, 2022

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The main competitors for Zoho Projects include Mavenlink & Clarizen.

Mavenlink provides a project management solution that focuses on team collaboration. There is a central dashboard to monitor all projects under implementation, as well as options for task management, documentation sharing and change request management. Additionally there is a project template library which can be utilized to handle common project related tasks. Project accounting is available to handle both fixed & variable cost projects with integration to Quickbooks for financial management.

Zoho Projects also provides a cloud based project management tool. It integrates project management plans with a collaboration platform, task management, and time & expense tracking. The product supports workflow automation and includes a logging system to track errors or changes that need to be addressed. Zoho Project is also mobile device access ready and supports project chat rooms & forums for real-time project discussions.

Clarizen on the other hand provides specialized project management solutions for project managers, IT Services teams, professional services management, marketing project teams, as well as software development. It includes an Apps marketplace which has added functionality to enhance the software, and supports social collaboration, customization and an API for integration to third party applications. Clarizen can also handle project budgeting requirements as well.

Zoho Projects does not support these functionally based project management requirements, but provides integration with Dropbox for project documentation storage & sharing, as well as reporting tools to measure project performance. Additionally it provides integration to select third party applications and includes support for multiple languages.

Zoho Projects alternatives - for low budget, SMBs and global businesses

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

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Zoho Pro...
ITQlick rating
4.2/5
Score
85/100
Pricing
4/10
License pricing
$5 per user/month
Functionality
17
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
monday.c...
ITQlick rating
4.7/5
Score
98/100
Pricing
4/10
License pricing
$8 per seat/month
Functionality
92
Growing
Hive
ITQlick rating
4.5/5
Score
98/100
Pricing
2/10
License pricing
$12 per user/month
Functionality
12
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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.