Project Management Software Comparison

Identify the best solution for your company’s needs.
At Projects Analytics, we offer Asta Powerproject and Oracle Primavera P6 product suites.
Asta Powerproject
Oracle Primavera P6 Professional
License types
Asta Powerproject Named: $1575
Concurrent: $2095
Oracle Primavera P6 Professional
Named: $2500
Annual product maintenance
Asta Powerproject Named: $315
Concurrent: $419
Oracle Primavera P6 Professional
Named: $550
Training Recommended
Asta Powerproject 1-3 days
Oracle Primavera P6 Professional 5-7 days
Import/Export Formats (ie. compatibility with other tools)
Asta Powerproject
• Asta Powerproject (.pp)
• Microsoft Project XML
• Primavera XER
• SureTrak
• Primavera P3 Batch
• Copy/paste Excel
Oracle Primavera P6 Professional
• Primavera XER
• Primavera P6 XML
• Spreadsheet
• Microsoft Project (XML, MPX)
• Primavera P3 (32 bit environment only)”
True CPM schedule?
Asta Powerproject 
Oracle Primavera P6 Professional 
4d Modelling
Asta Powerproject
Asta Powerproject BIM
Oracle Primavera P6 Professional
Synchro
Baseline displays on ghantt
Asta Powerproject unlimited
Oracle Primavera P6 Professional
Resource and Cost Management
Asta Powerproject 
Oracle Primavera P6 Professional 
Undo/redo
Asta Powerproject
Undo & Redo through saves and reschedule (great for “what if” scenarios)
Oracle Primavera P6 Professional
Undo only; cannot undo schedule calculation
Copy/paste from Excel
Asta Powerproject 
Oracle Primavera P6 ProfessionalMust use import
Drag and drop functionality
Asta Powerproject 
Oracle Primavera P6 Professional 
Track income and cost for net income projections and customizable histograms
Asta Powerproject 
Oracle Primavera P6 Professional 
Print Options
Asta Powerproject
Asta Powerdraw borders can be created and used across all views/layouts; can include header/footer and left and right borders
Oracle Primavera P6 Professional
Must customize header & footer for each view/ layout
Open multiple views/layouts to view different aspects of the project
Asta PowerprojectYes and these can be tiled vertically or horizontally
Oracle Primavera P6 ProfessionalCan only open one layout at a time
User defined formulas
Asta Powerproject 
Oracle Primavera P6 ProfessionalUsers create user udfs and use “global change” to calculate results; results are only calculated when “global change” is run versus calculated live.
Methods for linking activities
Asta Powerproject
• Draw links including lag (very easy)
• Block link
• Link-task mode
• Maintain offsets
• Activity details
• Activity table columns (can add preds/ succs, relationship type, lag)
• Right click to assign
Oracle Primavera P6 Professional
• Draw links (not lag)
• Block link
• Activity details
• Activity table columns (can only add preds/succs)
• Right click to assign
Lead and Lag
Asta PowerprojectCan be expressed as days or as %
Oracle Primavera P6 Professional
Expressed as days only
Multiple tasks per row (great for submittal tracking)
Asta Powerproject 
Oracle Primavera P6 Professional 
Project Comparison Features
Asta Powerproject
Asta Project Comparison
Oracle Primavera P6 Professional
Claim Digger
Change order management (ie. add scope to project)
Asta Powerproject
Use Task pools and drag and drop to add scope plus all copy/paste options
Oracle Primavera P6 ProfessionalCopy/paste from within project, from another project or import
Built-in BI Reporter
Asta Powerproject 
Oracle Primavera P6 Professional
No built-in Bi reporter but users can use “Report Wizard” to create basic reports
Setup recurring activities
Asta Powerproject 
Oracle Primavera P6 Professional 
Setup Buffer/contingency tasks and monitor buffer consumption?
Asta Powerproject 
Oracle Primavera P6 Professional
Manual effort only
Basic Earned Value Reporting
Asta Powerproject 
Oracle Primavera P6 Professional 
Multiple Progress Periods (data dates)
Asta Powerproject
Enables you to identify, via color coded shading, the period (s) in which work was performed on a task.
Oracle Primavera P6 Professional
One progress period/data date
We have successfully helped hundreds of organizations
manage their projects better,
cut costs and streamline their practices. 
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