Mavenlink is a pricey software that is marked with spotty customer service and is compared to a Jackson Pollock’s painting (by expert reviewer Wesley Kriz) as a software that is too abstract to understand. Most of the enterprise capabilities it offers are limited to the highest tier of service. Celoxis, on the other hand, offers a comprehensive solution to project and work management at a simple and predictable price point making it a more favorable solution to enterprise project management.
Celoxis rates higher for Project Scheduling and Interactive Gantt Chart than Mavenlink
Celoxis has more comprehensive Portfolio Management and Resource Management capabilities than Mavenlink.
Celoxis ranks higher for intuitive and real-time Reporting and Dashboards than Mavenlink.
Celoxis is more successful at meeting business and users' requirements than Mavenlink.
Mavenlink requires more time to go live (in months) than Celoxis.
Mavenlink requires more time on average to reach ROI (in months) than Celoxis.
Celoxis offers better pricing flexibility than Mavenlink.
Mavenlink is rated as more expensive than Celoxis.
Celoxis outperforms Mavenlink in Timeliness of Vendor Response and Quality of Technical Support.
|1||Auto Scheduling based on Resources’ Time zones and vacations|
|7||Status Updates by Email|
|8||Earned Value Analysis (EVA)|
|9||Auto-fill Timesheets with Tasks|
|10||Fill Time via Email|
|11||Automatic Timesheet Reminders|
|12||Configurable Multilevel Time Approval Workflows|
|13||One-click Timesheet Approvals & Auto Approvals|
|15||Custom Apps (Workflows)|
Mavenlink’s project management capabilities does not include the dynamics of real-world project planning and scheduling.
|1||Auto Scheduling based on Resource Hours and Vacations|
|3||Fixed Effort, Fixed Duration, Fixed Units Scheduling|
|6||Two-way Microsoft Project Sync|
|10||Earned Value Analysis (EVA)|
|11||Status Updates by Email|
|13||Interactive Gantt Chart (drag/drop/interactive)|
|16||Visual Health Indicators|
|18||Planned vs Actual Tracking|
|20||Track Billable and non-billable Tasks|
|21||Change Request Management|
Mavenlink’s time tracking lacks the much needed flexibility and tools for dynamic teams.
|1||Auto-fill rows on Weekly Timesheets with Task Assignments|
|2||Fill Time via Email|
|3||Automatic Timesheet Reminders|
|4||Incomplete Timesheet Reporting|
|6||Configurable Multilevel Time Approval Workflow|
|11||Fill Time for Another User (Proxy)|
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.
|2||In-app Notification Center|
|5||Free Client Collaboration|
While Mavenlink is a full-featured project management platform, most of the enterprise features are limited to highest tier of service, making it a pricey affair!
|2||Fixed, Labor & Material Cost|
|3||Project Specific Rates Budget Tracking|
|5||Job Role-based costing|
|6||Revenue Projections and Forecasting|
|7||Cash Flows & Margin Tracking|
|9||Fixed Priced Projects|
|10||Time & Material Projects|
|12||Job Role-based billing|
|14||Financial Health Indicators|
|1||Region-based Work Calendars|
|2||Custom User Work Calendars|
|3||Exception Management (meetings, PTO, sick leave, etc.)|
|8||External Users (vendors/contractors)|
|9||Resource Capacity Planning|
|10||Planned v/s Actual Effort & Utilization Tracking|
|11||Interactive Cross-project Workload Chart|
|1||Multi-level Grouping & Sorting|
|4||Reporting on Custom Fields (including formula fields)|
|5||Trend Charts & Custom Time-phased Data Reporting|
|6||Multiple Data Visualizations|
|8||Scheduled Report Delivery|
|4||Custom Fields to capture Business KPI|
|5||Roll-up portfolio views|
|6||Project Portfolio Analysis|
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.
Mavenlink’s bug and issue tracking solution is a fairly basic offering and does not offer customization and comprehensive reporting.
|1||Customizable Bug & Issue Tracking Workflow|
|3||Card View for Visualizing Project Bugs and Issues|
|4||Fill & Track Time Spent on Bugs and Issues|
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.
|3||LDAP (Active Directory)|
|4||Full Email Integration|
|6||Single Sign-On (SSO)|
|2||Custom Apps (Workflows)|
User/Month (billed on an annual subscription)