What Is LiquidPlanner?

LiquidPlanner is a project management solution for teams that want to prioritize, predict, and perform beyond expectations. It’s a new way to align your people, projects and priorities to ensure the right people are working on the right things at the right time.

Predictive scheduling dynamically adapts to change and manages uncertainty, so you always know in real-time when work will be done. Rated the best software for complex projects by PC Magazine, smarter planning is a click away.

Who Uses LiquidPlanner?

Engineering, technology and manufacturing teams love LiquidPlanner planning intelligence that informs resource alignment, enhances collaboration and enables teams to deliver projects with confidence.

LiquidPlanner Details

LiquidPlanner

Founded in 2006

LiquidPlanner pricing

Starting Price:

US$15.00/month
  • Yes, has free trial
  • Yes, has free version

LiquidPlanner has a free version and offers a free trial. LiquidPlanner paid version starts at US$15.00/month.

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LiquidPlanner Details

LiquidPlanner

Founded in 2006

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LiquidPlanner deployment and support

Support

  • Email/Help Desk
  • FAQs/Forum
  • Knowledge Base
  • Phone Support
  • Chat

Deployment

  • Cloud, SaaS, Web-based
  • Mac (Desktop)
  • Windows (Desktop)

Training

  • In Person
  • Live Online
  • Webinars
  • Documentation
  • Videos

Features of LiquidPlanner

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  • API
  • Access Controls/Permissions
  • Activity Dashboard
  • Activity Tracking
  • Calendar Management
  • Collaboration Tools
  • Commenting/Notes
  • Communication Management
  • Customer Journey Mapping
  • Customizable Fields
  • Data Import/Export
  • Deadline Management
  • Document Storage
  • Drag & Drop
  • Email Management
  • Gantt/Timeline View
  • Idea Management
  • Milestone Tracking
  • Multiple Projects
  • NPS of Customers
  • Planning Tools
  • Prioritisation
  • Product Lifecycle Management
  • Product Roadmapping
  • Progress Tracking
  • Project Management
  • Project Planning
  • Project Time Tracking
  • Project Tracking
  • Project Workflow
  • Projections
  • Real Time Data
  • Real Time Notifications
  • Real-time Updates
  • Release Planning
  • Reporting & Statistics
  • Reporting/Analytics
  • Requirements Management
  • Resource Management
  • Single Sign On
  • Status Tracking
  • Surveys & Feedback
  • Task Management
  • Task Planning
  • Task Progress Tracking
  • Task Scheduling
  • Third Party Integrations
  • To-Do List
  • Workflow Management

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  • Agile Methodologies
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  • Billing & Invoicing
  • Budget Management
  • Calendar Management
  • Client Portal
  • Collaboration Tools
  • Commenting/Notes
  • Cost-to-Completion Tracking
  • Customisable Templates
  • Document Management
  • Document Storage
  • Drag & Drop
  • File Sharing
  • Gantt/Timeline View
  • Idea Management
  • Issue Management
  • Kanban Board
  • Milestone Tracking
  • Multiple Projects
  • Percent-Complete Tracking
  • Portfolio Management
  • Prioritisation
  • Progress Tracking
  • Project Planning
  • Project Planning/Scheduling
  • Project Templates
  • Project Time Tracking
  • Project Tracking
  • Project Workflow
  • Projections
  • Real-time Updates
  • Reporting & Statistics
  • Reporting/Project Tracking
  • Resource Management
  • Risk Management
  • Status Tracking
  • Task Management
  • Task Planning
  • Task Progress Tracking
  • Task Scheduling
  • Testing/QA Management
  • Third Party Integrations
  • Time & Expense Tracking
  • Traditional Methodologies
  • Workflow Management

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  • Charting
  • Collaboration Tools
  • Commenting/Notes
  • Customisable Reports
  • Customisable Templates
  • Data Import/Export
  • Deadline Management
  • Document Management
  • Document Storage
  • Drag & Drop
  • Due Date Tracking
  • Email Management
  • File Management
  • Gantt/Timeline View
  • Kanban Board
  • Multiple Projects
  • Planning Tools
  • Prioritisation
  • Progress Tracking
  • Project Management
  • Project Planning
  • Project Templates
  • Project Time Tracking
  • Project Tracking
  • Project Workflow
  • Projections
  • Real Time Notifications
  • Real-time Updates
  • Reporting & Statistics
  • Resource Management
  • Tagging
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  • Task Planning
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  • Template Management
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  • Workflow Management

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  • Customisable Reports
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  • Dashboard
  • Data Visualisation
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  • Document Management
  • Drag & Drop
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  • Milestone Tracking
  • Monitoring
  • Multiple Projects
  • Planning Tools
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  • Prioritisation
  • Progress Reports
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  • Project Templates
  • Project Time Tracking
  • Project Tracking
  • Project Workflow
  • Projections
  • Real Time Data
  • Real Time Reporting
  • Real-time Updates
  • Reporting & Statistics
  • Reporting/Analytics
  • Requirements Management
  • Resource Allocation & Planning
  • Resource Management
  • Risk Management
  • Status Tracking
  • Task Management
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  • Task Progress Tracking
  • Task Scheduling
  • Third Party Integrations
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  • Timesheet Management
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  • Issue Tracking
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  • Compliance Management
  • Configuration Management
  • Customisable Branding
  • Customisable Reports
  • Deployment Management
  • Event Logs
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  • IT Asset Management
  • IT Asset Tracking
  • Inventory Management
  • Maintenance Scheduling
  • Mobile Access
  • Monitoring
  • Multiple User Accounts
  • Network Monitoring
  • Patch Management
  • Policy Management
  • Real Time Data
  • Real Time Monitoring
  • Real Time Notifications
  • Real Time Reporting
  • Real-time Alerts
  • Real-time Updates
  • Remediation Management
  • Remote Access/Control
  • Remote Monitoring & Management
  • Reporting & Statistics
  • Reporting/Analytics
  • Role-Based Permissions
  • Server Monitoring
  • Service Level Agreement (SLA) Management
  • Summary Reports
  • Support Ticket Management
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  • Usage Tracking/Analytics
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  • Vulnerability Scanning
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  • Live Chat
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  • Project Tracking
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  • Projections
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  • Real-time Updates
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  • Modeling & Simulation
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Reviews of LiquidPlanner

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Average score

Overall
4.3
Ease of Use
3.9
Customer Service
4.4
Features
4.1
Value for Money
4

Reviews by company size (employees)

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  • >1,001
Chuck J.
Chuck J.
Principal System Engineer in US
Verified LinkedIn User
Biotechnology, 501-1,000 Employees
Used the Software for: 2+ years
Reviewer Source

Liquid Planner is a Very Effective Tool for Project Planning and Management.

5 3 years ago

Comments: Our team is fairly small (~50 users across the company) so we do not have dedicated resources to just maintain the information in Liquid Planer. However, Liquid planner is accessible and intuitive so we can have several team members contribute to the maintenance of project schedules as part of their duties. We use Liquid Planner to manage the temporal aspects of project management. The tool is very good for what it is designed to do. There are a rich set of reporting tools that allow for customization to meet our needs. It has done this job for us very well. The support provided has been timely and effective.

Pros:

The product is well designed so that it is a relatively low bar to learn how to use it effectively. It is easy for team members to interact with the software and to enter the information according to each users project role. When used as intended, the software does an excellent job providing the necessary views into project status. The software definitely lives up to its name as modifying project plans and priorities is easy and the impacts of such changes are essentially instantly available. The numerous but intuitive ways to manage project subtleties such as available time, delays, etc. make it straightforward to create realistic project schedules.

Cons:

I do not have any specific negatives with respect to Liquid Planner. Like any software of this class, It does take some training and experience to get the most out of it. My best advice is to spend some time to understand how the designers intended the product to be used use it accordingly. LP has a rich set of features and if used properly will contribute positively to project management.

Matthew C.
Senior Software Engineer in US
Biotechnology, 201-500 Employees
Used the Software for: 2+ years
Reviewer Source

LiquidPlanner Project Management that Works!

5 5 months ago

Comments: We consolidated a variety of tools (spreadsheets, Microsoft Project, email) into a single project management system used by the entire company. This streamlined our training and minimized our project management overhead. LiquidPlanner did a great job at what it claimed to do - project management.

Pros:

The product was simple to use. It was easy to for remote access since it is a SAAS. It did a great job keeping track of project tasks. Each task was simple to enter and simple to manage. Task attachments and checklists were nice features that gave additional information to the person doing the task and the project manager.

Cons:

The software has a specific mentality about project management. If you follow that mentality, the software is amazing. If you decide you know better, it will lead to lots of lost time in trying to gain metrics from LiquidPlanner. Our team was trained on the former, but decided to do it their own way for about 16 months. It was a long hard battle to get our management team to switch to the LP mentality. When they finally did, the tool just worked with minimal effort and overhead. So, more our issue than LPs, but LP could be more flexible.

Alternatives Considered: Cognition Cockpit and Jama Connect

Reasons for Choosing LiquidPlanner: SAAS plus SSO features and consolidation of tools.

Switched From: Microsoft Project and Microsoft Excel

Reasons for Switching to LiquidPlanner: Team input and ease of use.

Ungureanu B.
Ungureanu B.
Marketing Department Specialist in Japan
Verified LinkedIn User
Information Technology & Services, 10,000+ Employees
Used the Software for: 2+ years
Reviewer Source

Get rid of traditional project management ways

4 last week New

Comments: It is beneficial for companies who are dealing with multiple projects and facing issues regarding resource allocation. It removes workload from teams through collaboration. It also allows you to view your tasks, create new tasks, and participate in comments and more. Custom training, coaching and videos are available for teams to learn it in the shortest period of time. You can set up hierarchies for your teams and divide tasks for easy management through its project planner feature. It also allows you to track the availability of staff. Customer support services are available through online chat, email and other.

Pros:

It is online software for managing your work projects and prioritizing your tasks. It provides solutions for document management, project management, portfolio management, time tracking, resource management budgeting, project collaboration and more. Work can be scheduled according to priorities of work and deadlines. It provides cross-product visibility, your progress of work, budgets and risks, all are visible to you. It is integrated with Dropbox, box and Google drive for uploading files.

Cons:

Multiple supporting languages must be added. Sometimes it may be difficult to manage workspace with multiple projects. It may be expensive for non-profitable platforms.

Samuel S.
Samuel S.
Product Manager in US
Verified LinkedIn User
Airlines/Aviation, 51-200 Employees
Used the Software for: 6-12 months
Reviewer Source

Project Management and Not Much Else

3 3 years ago

Comments: I do like the tool. It's fairly simple to learn. Menu structure and feature overload are intimidating at first, but you get over that (to an extent). iOS app is important to my team - quick reference to projects running is very good to have and many other products like LP don't have a mobile app at all. Overall, it's just not for me and my team. If there are better connections with development tools (Jira, BitBucket, Slack etc.) in the future, we may reconsider.

Pros:

It's easy to set up hierarchy and control a project using LiquidPlanner. Feature set is very good and there are few gaps. For project planners, it's a great tool because it allows you to assign tasks, add time, and see a Gantt chart in a few clicks.

Cons:

It's not for me. I'm in Product Management and my team was looking for a tool that will integrate with (or be less friction) with our current development tools. We currently use Atlassian (Jira, BitBucket) products for development and Google Sheets for our sprint management. The cons of LiquidPlanner is that it's a PROJECT tool, not a Product tool. I know LP probably doesn't plan on filling that need for a Product tool but there is a gap in that market and providing integrations with products like Atlassian could allow for LP to expand into a completely new market. All the features are there, just need to engineer some more automated and simplified ways of managing products, rather than large scale projects with LP.

Rebekah L.
Communications Specialist in US
Higher Education, 201-500 Employees
Used the Software for: 2+ years
Reviewer Source

LiquidPlanner review

5 2 months ago

Pros:

I have lots of projects going on at the same time, all the time. LiquidPlanner is SO helpful in keeping each project straight, and all the folders and projects within each project. I'm never working alone, so being able to see where my teammates are at in their projects helps me gauge where we're at overall. There are so many features about LiquidPlanner that I love and it's incredibly hard to pick just one to talk about!

Cons:

It has taken our team quite a bit of time to use LiquidPlanner to its more full potential. I know even now, we aren't using it to its full capacity. We have so much going on that we don't have the time to slow down and pick apart the features. It's a lot of trial by error and "I didn't know we could do that with LP!" is said pretty often -- which is a good thing!