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Score 6.3 out of 101
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Score 7.2 out of 101

Likelihood to Recommend

Accelo

Pretty good as a basic CRM, decent as a support desk. Tries to do a lot, but doesn't excel at any one thing. Reasonably priced, though, and can be a component in a larger setup.
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Daylite

If your team uses only Macs, then I suggest investigating Daylite 6, which is cloud-based. We've found upgrades to be tricky, sometimes users have difficulty connecting to the data-base on the main user's Daylite Server. My opinion is that it would be easier to begin fresh with 6 than upgrading and moving our current Daylite Server to the cloud. And there's no going back, once you move to the cloud, you're committed.
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Feature Rating Comparison

Project Management

Accelo
5.5
Daylite
7.3
Task Management
Accelo
5.0
Daylite
8.0
Resource Management
Accelo
5.7
Daylite
8.0
Gantt Charts
Accelo
6.0
Daylite
8.0
Scheduling
Accelo
5.0
Daylite
9.0
Workflow Automation
Accelo
5.0
Daylite
6.0
Team Collaboration
Accelo
4.2
Daylite
7.0
Support for Agile Methodology
Accelo
3.9
Daylite
Support for Waterfall Methodology
Accelo
5.0
Daylite
Email integration
Accelo
8.0
Daylite
9.0
Mobile Access
Accelo
4.5
Daylite
8.0
Timesheet Tracking
Accelo
7.9
Daylite
Change request and Case Management
Accelo
6.4
Daylite
Budget and Expense Management
Accelo
5.8
Daylite
Document Management
Accelo
Daylite
3.1

Professional Services Automation

Accelo
5.6
Daylite
4.0
Quotes/estimates
Accelo
4.2
Daylite
Invoicing
Accelo
4.9
Daylite
Project & financial reporting
Accelo
6.4
Daylite
Integration with accounting software
Accelo
7.1
Daylite
4.0

Pros

Accelo

  • Retainer Management - I am not sure we could run retainers effectively without it.
  • Hour Logging and Tracking.
  • Customer Email Tracking.
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Daylite

  • Integrates with Mac Mail to automatically catalog email exchanges with both individuals and companies.
  • Allows for robust customization to meet the specific information needs of my company
  • Acts as a hub for daily activities and tasks
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Cons

Accelo

  • Difficult to upload targets
  • Not easy to modify a target
  • When uploading targets you can not attach them to tags until after they are uploaded.
  • When listing opportunities in the system, you are limited with what stage the opportunity is in and the star system is not very helpful. The status' are very vague and not always accurate.
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Daylite

  • I still do not use the Project part as much as I could do, even if I tried several times. I think some improvements could be done with the interface, in order to make it more intuitive.
  • The software is intented to be used with a US/Canada logic. It would be nice to be able to organize fields in the contacts in a different way, more logical to the different countries it is used in. Each country puts zip codes in different place for example.
  • It would also be nice to have the possibility to assign a contact to several categories, and to create sub-categories.
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Likelihood to Renew

Accelo

Accelo 9.0
Based on 1 answer
Looking forward to seeing more refinement of features provided and upcoming features promised :)
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Daylite

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Alternatives Considered

Accelo

Accelo doesn't really exceed any competitors in any one area of their product, but in 2015 when we made the move this was the best option that included all the tools we wanted. However, user adoption was low in some areas due to the UI, so we scaled back Accelo and added other tools.
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Daylite

As noted earlier, we're abandoning Daylite and moving to another project management system that a. allows both Mac and PC users b. is cloud-based. We think we could benefit with an company-wide system, and Daylite 6 won't fit the bill. Our group is currently vetting different products, and Teamwork is the top of our list.
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Return on Investment

Accelo

  • It substantially reduced the number of systems we use to run our business.
  • It reduced the need to train our staff on a variety of platforms.
  • It gave us the ability to have a client-facing portal that directly integrates with our backend systems.
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Daylite

  • It absolutely keeps me informed on my client interactions
  • Centralizes my tasks and to-dos
  • Integrates nicely with LinkedIn for greater reach and deeper information.
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Pricing Details

Accelo

General

Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Yes
Entry-level set up fee?
Optional

* Per Installation

Accelo Editions & Modules

Edition
Plus$191
Premium$341
  1. Per User
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Daylite

General

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

Daylite Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

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