Who Uses This Software?

Inspire Planner is a perfect project management app for anyone who uses Salesforce and who is looking for a powerful Salesforce-native project management solution, which is affordable and easy to use.

Average Ratings

19 reviews
  • Overall 4 / 5
  • Ease of Use 3.9 / 5
  • Customer Service 4.7 / 5
  • Features 3.7 / 5
  • Value for Money 4.3 / 5

Product Details

  • Starting Price US$15.00/month
  • Pricing Details Nonprofit - free $18/user/month (annually) $21/user/month (monthly)
  • Free Version Yes
  • Free Trial Yes
  • Deployment Cloud, SaaS, Web
  • Training Live Online
    Webinars
    Documentation
  • Support Business Hours
    Online

Vendor Details

  • Inspire Associates
  • http://inspireplanner.com/
  • Founded 2015

About Inspire Planner

Inspire Planner is an intuitive project management app for Salesforce. For years we have searched for an effective Salesforce-native project management application with little success. Our search on the Salesforce AppExchange led us to apps that were either too expensive, had too many features that we didnt need, or were selling a new way of doing things. We chose to put our talents to work and develop the app we were in search of. This vision became Inspire Planner.

Inspire Planner Features

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  • Agile Methodologies
  • Budget Management
  • Client Portal
  • Collaboration Tools
  • Cost-to-Completion Tracking
  • Customisable Templates
  • Gantt Charts
  • Idea Management
  • Kanban Board
  • Milestone Tracking
  • Portfolio Management
  • Resource Management
  • Time & Expense Tracking
  • Traditional Methodologies
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Inspire Planner Most Helpful Reviews

Inspire Planner to Inspire People

Reviewed on 13/09/2019
Verified Reviewer
System Coordinator & Senior Customer Service Executive
Automotive, 2-10 Employees
Used the Software for: 6-12 months
Reviewer Source 
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
Customer Support
Value for Money
Likelihood to Recommend:
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Comments: it improves the teamwork in my company, leaders able to monitor the performances of the team.

Pros: Able to create and share projects timeline & update within the team. Its a great tool to track your works as well. Like the layout of project plan especially the gaatt chart, well-designed!

Cons: hope that there will be auto-saved feature as you have to save your project manually after each update. Its not smart enough to compete with other software.

Vendor Response

by Inspire Associates on 16/09/2019

Hi there,

Thanks for your review. We just wanted to let you know that Inspire Planner has an autosave feature when there is no activity for 5 minutes.

The reason there is no autosave while you are editing the project is because of the undo/redo feature since once you save, you cannot undo your edits.

If you have any other questions or suggestions, please feel free to get in touch with us at [email protected]

Have a great day!

very positive and use this tool for every project big and small

Reviewed on 28/09/2017
Marla I.
Director
Nonprofit Organisation Management, 51-200 Employees
Used the Software for: 2+ years
Reviewer Source 
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
Likelihood to Recommend:
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Comments: too many to describe

Pros: The Software is really easy to use. The software keeps me on track with my various projects. The software is very intuitive

Cons: I really dont have any issues with the software there are features that i would like to see but nothing that i dont like

Vendor Response

by Inspire Associates on 11/07/2018

Hi Marla, thanks a lot for taking the time to write such a nice review about Inspire Planner! Glad to hear that you are happy with our app!

improveit 360 - End User Review

Reviewed on 25/01/2019
Kevin B.
Key Account Onboarding Specialists
Information Technology & Services, 13-50 Employees
Used the Software for: 2+ years
Reviewer Source 
2/5
Overall
3 / 5
Ease of Use
2 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
Value for Money
Likelihood to Recommend:
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Comments: My company did not appoint a leader to roll this out so no one was trained or in charge of this new feature. I clearly realize this is on my company to roll this out but I want to ensure that Inspire Planner is pushing for this model. The model to have us be successful and have someone fully trained.

Pros: I like the detail of each event and how things are dependent on one another.

Cons: This is not customer facing, i'm not able to share with my clients the phases of their project or where they are with overall completion. I can certainly add them as a collaborator but in the overall grand scheme of things this doesn't show the customer what they have completed or the % of completion. Overall, it's not client facing to my customers.

Vendor Response

by Inspire Associates on 14/03/2019

Hi Kevin, I'm sorry you are not getting an optimal user experience from Inspire Planner. Any time you have questions or issues, please reach out to our support team ([email protected]) and we will be happy to assist.

Also, we are now offering an onboarding package with all new signups.

Best,
Thai

Effective Tool with Good Features

Reviewed on 18/01/2019
Verified Reviewer
Salesforce Project Manager
Computer Software, 51-200 Employees
Used the Software for: 1-5 months
Reviewer Source 
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
Likelihood to Recommend:
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Comments: After using the inspire planner app for a couple of months, I have had a great experience, and we are currently planning to roll it out to the rest of my company as our primary PM tool. Their customer service and support is excellent, and the app strikes a great balance between having enough features to be effective but not so many that it is hard to use or understand.

Pros: I like the fact that this tool integrates with Salesforce tasks as a native application. Often apps come with their own sets of objects and this makes adoption more difficult, but project managers are able to assign tasks and subordinates see those show up just like any other Salesforce task. The portfolio view is also quite effective for project managers at gaining a great perspective of project progress, delays, and resource allocation. Finally, the ability to assign project tasks to users who do not have a license is a great feature that allows us to work with partners rather than be limited to our internal users.

Cons: It is a challenge to structure operational tasks, as opposed to project tasks, since these also use resources but are not specific to any particular project. You are able to create a generic project to put these in, but this is not always a perfect solution.

Inspire Planner review

Reviewed on 18/01/2019
Era A.
Software Developer
Computer Software, 51-200 Employees
Used the Software for: 6-12 months
Reviewer Source 
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money
Likelihood to Recommend:
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Comments: Its great to see burning issues when looking into a project and the time tracker helps tracking time in a better way

Pros: The notifications sent and we can easily input our time sheet against the tasks created in Time Tracker

Cons: The Saving functionality in Inspire Planner Project Plan. To save we need to specifically click on save button and I feel if we by mistake come out of the window without saving it should save the changes.

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