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Score 5.8 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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OpenAir PSA

I would only recommend OpenAir if you are a company of 100+ with complex business processes and have a need to integrate into multiple external systems. I think most project managers find it cumbersome and irritating until they are trained on what not to use. It needs a more simplistic obvious approach rather than having every feature exposed all at once.
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Feature Rating Comparison

Project Management

10000ft
3.5
OpenAir PSA
6.8
Task Management
10000ft
6.0
OpenAir PSA
6.6
Resource Management
10000ft
6.0
OpenAir PSA
6.6
Gantt Charts
10000ft
2.0
OpenAir PSA
6.5
Scheduling
10000ft
2.0
OpenAir PSA
7.3
Workflow Automation
10000ft
2.0
OpenAir PSA
7.1
Team Collaboration
10000ft
1.0
OpenAir PSA
6.9
Document Management
10000ft
2.0
OpenAir PSA
5.0
Email integration
10000ft
1.0
OpenAir PSA
5.5
Timesheet Tracking
10000ft
7.0
OpenAir PSA
8.5
Change request and Case Management
10000ft
2.0
OpenAir PSA
7.5
Budget and Expense Management
10000ft
7.0
OpenAir PSA
8.8
Support for Agile Methodology
10000ft
OpenAir PSA
5.0
Support for Waterfall Methodology
10000ft
OpenAir PSA
6.0
Mobile Access
10000ft
OpenAir PSA
8.5

Professional Services Automation

10000ft
5.0
OpenAir PSA
6.1
Quotes/estimates
10000ft
6.0
OpenAir PSA
5.0
Invoicing
10000ft
2.0
OpenAir PSA
5.8
Project & financial reporting
10000ft
7.0
OpenAir PSA
7.8
Integration with accounting software
10000ft
OpenAir PSA
5.8

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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OpenAir PSA

  • We had a specific process down pat with QuickArrow and wanted similar functionality. It gave us that and more.
  • It has a lot more reporting functionality than QuickArrow. There are hundreds of options for layout, what is reported, etc. I haven’t played too much with those reports yet. We more or less just replicated reports I had in QuickArrow. We needed the professional services/transition team at NetSuite to help me. There are too many options at this point. I imagine we won’t use all of those reports. Quick Arrow had a lot less.
  • Mobile Capabilities – There wasn’t a mobile concept for QuickArrow. OpenAir has been beneficial for iPhone users for time sheet submissions. There is no app for Droid users yet. There are not a lot of users out there, who really know how to use it yet. Managers are not using the app for dashboards/reporting, etc. The field has been pretty quiet but they do really like the mobile app feature. They like not having to go to laptop to enter their time. That’s all we require of them – just time entry. We ran into some glitches - some of the time sheets submitted via iPhone did not get to the tool itself. That happened in one instance. I made QA aware of it. I am not sure what the resolution turned out to be.
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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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OpenAir PSA

  • Email notifications - as a project manager I need to be notified whenever team members submit their timesheets so I can review and approve/reject. Currently these notifications are a little more difficult to be set up.
  • Reviewing timesheets - whenever there is a list of hundreds to be reviewed and approved, I find it quite difficult to do that in a timely manner. Going one by one is needed but the information to be reviewed is not standing out, like team member name, project and task, hours. Not sure if this is possible through configuration or not.
  • User Interface - in many parts of the UI there is a usage of a popup window that displays way too many options. Some functions are only accessible from that popup. To me, this is something to be avoided/improved.
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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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OpenAir PSA

OpenAir PSA 8.2
Based on 7 answers
We have to look at the whole ecosystem, if it happened that we changed our CRM or ERP, we want to make sure that OpenAir Netsuite PSA is compatible with them, if not there is a chance [we would] switch to an alternative solution.
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Usability

10000ft

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

OpenAir PSA

OpenAir PSA 9.4
Based on 4 answers
Aside from Reporting, where there is some room for improvement, the usability is overall very strong. In Reporting, you can get the job done for the most part, but it might take a lot of creativity to get there.
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Reliability and Availability

10000ft

No score
No answers yet
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OpenAir PSA

OpenAir PSA 10.0
Based on 3 answers
The system up time was reliable and that was never anything we ever had any concerns/issues with.
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Performance

10000ft

No score
No answers yet
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OpenAir PSA

OpenAir PSA 9.0
Based on 3 answers
The performance was acceptable. If you had a very large data set you were working with it might take a little longer, but within reason.
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Support

10000ft

No score
No answers yet
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OpenAir PSA

OpenAir PSA 10.0
Based on 3 answers
They were responsive and knowledgeable. We had access to a single point of contact and we could contact him via phone/email as needed. It was very convenient and it made it easy since that person was already familiar with how we were using the solution, our configuration, etc.
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In-Person Training

10000ft

No score
No answers yet
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OpenAir PSA

OpenAir PSA 10.0
Based on 2 answers
Very knowledgeable and able to articulate how other customers configured the solution to meet their needs as well as the best practices they recommended.
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Online Training

10000ft

No answers on this topic

OpenAir PSA

We did a 3 day online remote course back in April. NetSuite prefers training to occur before migration. We went over the functionality of tool and three months later we migrated. Personally, I didn’t find it that beneficial. Certain parts of it were beneficial as they applied to me – talked a lot about invoicing capabilities that didn’t apply to me. They also have knowledge base / e-learning assets, but I haven’t referred to them
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Implementation

10000ft

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

OpenAir PSA

OpenAir PSA 10.0
Based on 2 answers
It went fine. Everything came over the way we wanted. In addition to migrating the current projects we wanted to migrate historical data – did that seamlessly. The finished product looked pretty good – just needed to tweak – and they helped us with that
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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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OpenAir PSA

Netsuite is a better and more scaleable solution for our agency as we have grown from just a few employees in 2001 to nearly 100 employees today. Netsuite helps us track expenses, time reporting, getting approvals on large purchases, project management from a personnel standpoint. It's also easy to use for the simpler tasks, i.e., remote access via the web and mobile app. versions.
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Scalability

10000ft

No score
No answers yet
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OpenAir PSA

OpenAir PSA 10.0
Based on 2 answers
Once the system is setup, it's easy to manage and maintain.
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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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OpenAir PSA

  • Positive ROI from tracking time standpoint
  • Positive ROI from expense report standpoint
  • Negative impact on integration with other internal systems
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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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OpenAir PSA

General

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

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