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Score 5.4 out of 101
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Likelihood to Recommend

10000ft

I think 10000ft is good for bare minimum project monitoring, we used it a large company because we didn't need to have exact numbers - it was just a rough idea to see where freelance resources were over burning. If, however you work a much smaller company and really need to know detailed information it's not as effective, there are many other software options that really allow for much closer and precise tracking. I would recommend 10000ft for companies that just need to monitor large freelance teams, track hours and higher level projects that are also monitored on other project management tools. It's a tool I would only use in conjunction with something else.
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Bubble Innovator

Innovator is suited to companies who want an intuitive, easy to configure system to manage their NPD or similar portfolios of projects. It's an easy and lightweight tool to get up and running and little or no IT burden. Innovator doesn't pretend to have specialist capabilities in detail project planning or portfolio optimization, It would however provide many companies with all the functionality they need to manage their NPD efforts.
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Feature Rating Comparison

Project Management

10000ft
3.5
Bubble Innovator
Task Management
10000ft
6.0
Bubble Innovator
Resource Management
10000ft
6.0
Bubble Innovator
Gantt Charts
10000ft
2.0
Bubble Innovator
Scheduling
10000ft
2.0
Bubble Innovator
Workflow Automation
10000ft
2.0
Bubble Innovator
Team Collaboration
10000ft
1.0
Bubble Innovator
Document Management
10000ft
2.0
Bubble Innovator
Email integration
10000ft
1.0
Bubble Innovator
Timesheet Tracking
10000ft
7.0
Bubble Innovator
Change request and Case Management
10000ft
2.0
Bubble Innovator
Budget and Expense Management
10000ft
7.0
Bubble Innovator

Professional Services Automation

10000ft
5.0
Bubble Innovator
Quotes/estimates
10000ft
6.0
Bubble Innovator
Invoicing
10000ft
2.0
Bubble Innovator
Project & financial reporting
10000ft
7.0
Bubble Innovator

Pros

  • Tracks freelance resource hours.
  • Tracks multiple small projects and milestones within the projects.
  • Tracks budget information and scope creep.
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  • Simplistic, smart view of entire portfolio, with easy filtering for quick searches
  • Readily accessible one-page summaries for projects, detailing specific data relevant to our needs
  • Ability to rapidly run a variety of specific reports
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Cons

  • It's often confusing to use and find things, I sometimes find it to be a little counterintuitive as to where functions are (e.g. for tracking budgets and pulling reports).
  • When pulling a budget I always struggled to comb through the large amounts of data and time inputted. When I select a filter the page often wouldn't refresh or i'd forget to de-select a filter as it wasn't in an obvious place, which sometimes left me with pulling an incorrect budget.
  • The data is only as good as the people entering the time. Often with so many small tasks people would enter time incorrectly, in the wrong milestone or project. It lists all of your projects on one page, so it's not easy to enter it and there's a lot of room for error.
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  • Bubble INNOVATOR is relatively new and so there is an ongoing list of development activity. Resource planning is an example where new functionality would be welcomed.
  • I am honestly not aware of any other weaknesses. Bubble INNOVATOR seems to be one of those systems that generally meets with great reviews from users and especially new users at all levels. I guess just the desire for it to do more and more.
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Likelihood to Renew

10000ft4.0
Based on 1 answer
I think there's limited uses for the tool and much more comprehensive options out there for multiple tools in one. With more people working remotely, it's hard to just use email and face to face, in some ways you need to have a tool that's a fall back and a record of where you are + where you're going
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Bubble Innovator9.1
Based on 3 answers
Bubble Innovator is a great strategic tool for the organization to use to help make our decisions.
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Usability

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Bubble Innovator8.2
Based on 1 answer
The user interface is highly visual and simple. Literally within 10-15 minutes of my introduction to the software, I was up and running. Of course, deeper capabilities become apparent after additional use, but the basic functionality is very simple to grasp. Where there are consistent challenges reported by multiple users, the Bubble Innovation team is quick to connect and put plans in place to address the challenges.
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Support

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Bubble Innovator9.1
Based on 2 answers
I've mentioned it already in this review, but this is really a strength of Bubble Innovator. The team is highly engaged in helping solve challenges to make their customer's lives easier.
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Implementation

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Bubble Innovator8.1
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The number of variables made this extremely challenging (org changes, stage gate harmonization, pipeline prioritization, and new governance model). I think the implementation was handled very well in spite of this, and managed to deliver on time and on budget.
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Alternatives Considered

Although an interesting tool, compared to Basecamp or Workfront, 10000ft really struggles on the collaboration aspect of the tool. It's great for the bare minimum, recording hours and pulling a budget, but we also relied on email for collaboration and face to face meetings - which is no bad thing! Although for big companies and small projects it's nice to have everything all in one tool so there's less jumping and room for error. That would be my recommendation for any company evaluating it
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I have not personally had any experience with either of Gensight or Clarity but I believe that Bubble Innovator operates in this same space.
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Return on Investment

  • Positive - We were able to track multiple projects at the same time and record accurate hours.
  • Positive - Able to pull budget and excel reports which can the be analyzed further and relatively simply.
  • Negative - There were a lot of times when hours were entered inaccurately which left us in a bind with budget and freelance billing.
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  • Definitely increased employee efficiency compared with the labor intensive methods we previously employed for stage gate and Portfolio planning.
  • I believe amongst other software options Bubble Innovator is a very cost effective solution.
  • I believe it is having a positive impact in project rigor (forcing teams to navigate the stage gate process leading to higher quality outcomes though this is hard to quantify. I also think Bubble Innovator is really helping our senior management to make better decisions faster through its presentation of data that is quickly and easily comprehended and compared.
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Pricing Details

10000ft

General
Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
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Bubble Innovator

General
Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Yes
Entry-level set up fee?
Required
Additional Pricing Details