Good question! Ultimately, the answer to this question depends on the needs of each individual user, and whether one is better than the other can vary from case to case.
Primavera, from Oracle, and MS Project, from Microsoft, are both popular project planning programs, but they both have their own strengths and weaknesses.
One of the biggest strengths of MS Project is its robust ‘autopilot’ feature, which makes it much easier for inexperienced users to set up and maintain their project plans. MS Project also has excellent collaborative features for linking project plans with other stakeholders.
On the other hand, Primavera is better suited for larger projects, such as those that involve dozens or even hundreds of tasks over long periods of time. Primavera has the ability to handle much more complex portfolio management tasks compared with MS Project, making it better suited to projects with multiple stakeholders and timeline requirements. Primavera also offers more in-depth reporting, analysis and forecasting abilities.
So, to sum it up: both Primavera and MS Project offer strong project planning and management capabilities, but in the end it really comes down to the needs of the user. Each program has unique strengths, so it's really up to you to decide which one is better for your specific project needs.
Hope that helps!