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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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Wouldn't be good for small businesses and unless you are providing work that needs to be generated by a ticket, this wouldn't be for you. It's great for companies that need to log specific information for customers and record time entered by employees. It's good for project management, keeping track of financials and time
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Feature Rating Comparison

Project Management

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

Professional Services Automation

10000ft
5.0
ConnectWise Manage
Quotes/estimates
10000ft
6.0
ConnectWise Manage
Invoicing
10000ft
2.0
ConnectWise Manage
Project & financial reporting
10000ft
7.0
ConnectWise Manage

Incident and problem management

10000ft
ConnectWise Manage
7.2
Organize and prioritize service tickets
10000ft
ConnectWise Manage
8.2
Expert directory
10000ft
ConnectWise Manage
6.4
Subscription-based notifications
10000ft
ConnectWise Manage
5.6
ITSM collaboration and documentation
10000ft
ConnectWise Manage
6.1
Ticket creation and submission
10000ft
ConnectWise Manage
8.4
Ticket response
10000ft
ConnectWise Manage
8.6

Self Help Community

10000ft
ConnectWise Manage
6.8
External knowledge base
10000ft
ConnectWise Manage
6.8
Internal knowledge base
10000ft
ConnectWise Manage
6.7

Multi-Channel Help

10000ft
ConnectWise Manage
6.8
Customer portal
10000ft
ConnectWise Manage
7.0
IVR
10000ft
ConnectWise Manage
5.3
Social integration
10000ft
ConnectWise Manage
5.8
Email support
10000ft
ConnectWise Manage
7.5
Help Desk CRM integration
10000ft
ConnectWise Manage
8.4

Pros

10000ft

  • Tracks freelance resource hours.
  • Tracks multiple small projects and milestones within the projects.
  • Tracks budget information and scope creep.
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ConnectWise Manage

  • Tickets- Customers can email and a ticket is generated and falls under their profile for historical records. You can save documents and select if they are customer facing or only internal facing. The option as well to have communication in tickets whether its internal facing or customer facing is nice to have when you're trying to keep a record or important details for just internal means and the customer doesn't have to see all the jargon.
  • Procurement - It's great to have this integrate with Quosal Sell. Quotes being processed into opportunities and then into a sales order which connects to a ticket or project is pretty easy to use. It does have a learning curve but once you get the hang of it, it's straightforward. Everything is pretty connected, whether keeping track of products customers have purchased historically through us, to knowing what ticket is associated to an RMA.
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Cons

10000ft

  • 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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ConnectWise Manage

  • The inventory and procurement module could use some work. It is often difficult to navigate through. A cycle count option would be a great addition as well.
  • More customization would be great especially in the PO emails.
  • The StreamLine IT function, while great, could use some improvement. It is difficult to setup and can at times interfere with other things that we do.
  • The invoices are perhaps the ugliest. A straight forward customizable invoice template, not a report that adds 20 steps to the process, would be a huge improvement.
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Likelihood to Renew

10000ft

10000ft 4.0
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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ConnectWise Manage

ConnectWise Manage 8.6
Based on 22 answers
I would recommend ConnectWise for the company that isn't as large or ridged in their support practices. ConnectWise is very good at what it does, but when it comes to truly customized process, it tends to cause problems. While ConnectWise is flexible, it is only flexible in the way their mind set and architecture function. If you are a large well developed company with set ways of doing things, ConnectWise is not likely to be a good fit. If you are a smaller, less developed company with the capacity to adapt to ConnectWise methodology, you can make some quick gains implementing their way of doing things. The SMB company I was working with on the product used the product exclusively and used it well. We used each product to its extent, and it really helped to speed up the development cycle accepting the intended use of each function. A much larger company I worked with had the exact opposite experience. Their standing procedures and methodologies were diametrically opposed to the use of ConnectWise and ultimately drove the company to abandon the project in favor of a home grown product
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Usability

10000ft

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

ConnectWise Manage

ConnectWise Manage 8.0
Based on 15 answers
Connectwise might be somewhat complicated but the dev team is making constant improvements and it's getting better and better.
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Reliability and Availability

10000ft

No score
No answers yet
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ConnectWise Manage

ConnectWise Manage 9.1
Based on 3 answers
The CW PSA is extremely stable and has very little incident of needing reboots or the like.
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Performance

10000ft

No score
No answers yet
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ConnectWise Manage

ConnectWise Manage 8.1
Based on 6 answers
Overall, I love CW Manage. I think it is a great platform, but nothing is learned from saying "You're great!" So I will share 2 issues where I think improvement can be made.1. There are times where service requests are closed inappropriately without explanation or warning which can be frustrating. I have learned that I must work extra hard to manage my open issues to ensure that they don't just disappear without resolution.2. I recently found that I had mistakenly been charged $50 a month for a year for services I did not have. When I brought this to CW's attention, I was quickly given a credit memo and an apology, which was nice, but it was still annoying
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Support

10000ft

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

ConnectWise Manage

ConnectWise Manage 5.5
Based on 10 answers
A bit better than average
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Online Training

10000ft

No score
No answers yet
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ConnectWise Manage

ConnectWise Manage 6.3
Based on 7 answers
We are a telecoms company. Whilst CW were very happy to sell us their product and tell us how good it is for telecoms. All the training material is geared towards IT MSP's. The on-line training material was virtually useless. We found the implementation a bit of a joke. They tried telling us 12 hours of implementation time would be sufficient to launch the product. We erred on the side of caution and paid for 24 hours. This was quickly eaten away and we were nowhere near ready to go-live. I find the on-line chat facility is of much more use for us.
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Implementation

10000ft

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ConnectWise Manage

ConnectWise Manage 7.0
Based on 2 answers
Thoroughly review the training at ConnectWise University BEFORE starting. Ask questions to other partners - there is a huge community that is more than willing to help. Lastly, I recommend getting ConnectWise Consulting to help - it's a BIG product, and the money you spend on consulting will pay for itself by helping you and your team get off to a running start (in the right direction)
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Alternatives Considered

10000ft

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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ConnectWise Manage

We have tried other and have found ConnectWise the be the best. It is the most comprehensive, offer the best integrations and did not require a complete overhaul of our work flows. We also found the training to be superb and the support, especially the online chat, to be highly responsive and effective.
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Scalability

10000ft

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

ConnectWise Manage

ConnectWise Manage 8.0
Based on 6 answers
ConnectWise seems to have a good understanding of the IT service industry. During the required onboarding training, they even preach configuring only features that you need right now, as you can always scale up later. The feature set for the most part takes into considerations all aspects of an IT business, whether small or enterprise, or growing from one to the next.
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Return on Investment

10000ft

  • 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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ConnectWise Manage

  • Transform into a metrics driven organization
  • Establish ability to define and manage SLAs with customers
  • Improve and address constraints across the business
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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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General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No
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