Here’s what end-users have said

Gartner has ranked Celoxis as the #1 project management solution overall based on thousands of verified end-user reviews. It is not surprising that Celoxis beats Mavenlink in all departments.

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Let’s look at the facts

DISCLAIMER: The data compiled in the following report has been gathered from publicly available data and from our interaction with potential buyers. This means the comparison data can be outdated, incomplete or inaccurate. We advise you to do a personal evaluation of all tools before making a decision.

Project Planning

Mavenlink’s project management capabilities do not include the dynamics of real-world project planning and scheduling.

Interactive Gantt chart
Multiple resources per task
Allocate resources in hours instead of %
Advanced scheduling
FS, FF, SF & SS predecessor types
Inter-project dependencies
Critical Path
Recurring Tasks

Project Tracking

Tracking Dashboards
Intelligent health indicators
Request an update from resources in one click
Track planned vs. actual - dates, hours and cost
Baselines and EVA
Change-request tracking
Log time and updates via email
Email alerts of important events

Project Financials

Cost estimation
Cost tracking & forecasting
Revenue estimation
Revenue tracking & forecasting
Flexible billing models
Milestone-based billing
Track KPIs like cashflow, profit & margin

Portfolio Management (PPM)

Project request queue
Project prioritization
Demand management
Portfolio analysis
Portfolio dashboards

Resource Management

Resources in different locations or shifts
Holidays and exceptions
Reporting manager
Virtual users
Support for external consultants
Cross-project workload chart
Planned vs. actual utilization
Job roles
Capacity planning


Mavenlink lacks the capability to include multiple distinct project-related discussions, which are crucial in managing large and diverse projects. Lack of an in-app notification center makes it difficult to stay on top of your priorities without checking your email or a 3rd-party app like Slack.

@ mentions
Comment on tasks, issues and other work items
File attachments
Version control
Online discussions
Client portal
Participate via email

Time Tracking

Mavenlink’s time tracking lacks the much needed flexibility and tools for dynamic teams.

Weekly timesheets
Inbuilt timers
Log time via email
Log time for another user
Incomplete timesheets automation
Multi-level approval workflow
Automatic approvals
1-Click approvals

Risk Management

Organization & project risk registers
Qualify risks
Custom risk parameters
Risk assesment
Escalation rules

Issue & Bug Tracking

Mavenlink’s bug and issue tracking solution is a fairly basic offering and does not offer customization and comprehensive reporting.

Customizable workflow
Escalation rules
Log time
Kanban view

Expense Tracking

Mavenlink does not offer integrated expense management for accurately recording and tracking project costs related to equipments, people, legal, travel, etc. Managing expenses and receipts is a nightmare without integrating (and paying for) a 3rd party software.

Billable and non-billable expenses
Custom expense codes
Online approval
File attachments to expenses (e.g. Receipts)
Reimbursible flag

Analytics & Reporting

Cross-project reporting
Dynamic filters
Drill-down charts
Reporting on custom fields including formula fields.
Trend charts
Automatically email reports


Mavenlink only offers export/import and file storage integrations with their plans. Any additional integration is considered as a custom integration and is provided for a fee.

Microsoft Project
Microsoft Excel
Google Drive
Quick Books Online
Single Sign-On


Role-based permissions
Project-level overrides


Cloud (SaaS)

Celoxis has allowed us to gain project and resource management visibility across the business and improve overall coordination, communication and project execution.

Katarzyna Wardzala, Operations Coordinator,

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