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Likelihood to Recommend

Accelo

Accelo is a system that can do it all. It's extremely sophisticated. Depending on the sophistication of your organization, or specifically the abilities of the people you put in charge of the implementation, it can almost be too sophisticated. It all just depends on your situation. The more you use it, the more data you give it, the more you'll be able to see and do. It's incredibly powerful. But it's definitely not a tool that would be appropriate for smaller boutique type organizations that have only basic needs.
Charles Fashana, MBA | TrustRadius Reviewer

Yamdu

In my opinion Yamdu is suitable for both small and large projects as it has a wide and customized environment.
Lincoln Augusto De Sousa Pinto | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Project Management

Accelo
7.2
Yamdu
9.5
Task Management
Accelo
8.7
Yamdu
10.0
Resource Management
Accelo
7.8
Yamdu
Gantt Charts
Accelo
7.7
Yamdu
9.0
Scheduling
Accelo
5.6
Yamdu
10.0
Workflow Automation
Accelo
7.0
Yamdu
Team Collaboration
Accelo
6.1
Yamdu
10.0
Support for Agile Methodology
Accelo
6.8
Yamdu
Support for Waterfall Methodology
Accelo
4.8
Yamdu
Email integration
Accelo
6.4
Yamdu
Mobile Access
Accelo
7.2
Yamdu
9.0
Timesheet Tracking
Accelo
9.3
Yamdu
Change request and Case Management
Accelo
7.1
Yamdu
Budget and Expense Management
Accelo
8.6
Yamdu
Document Management
Accelo
Yamdu
9.0

Professional Services Automation

Accelo
7.8
Yamdu
Quotes/estimates
Accelo
7.2
Yamdu
Invoicing
Accelo
8.3
Yamdu
Project & financial reporting
Accelo
8.6
Yamdu
Integration with accounting software
Accelo
7.3
Yamdu

Pros

Accelo

  • Timing Client Work: You are able to better manage your time on your clients.
  • Housing Client Info in one Area: You can view all you need for any given client in one area.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Yamdu

  • Customized production schedule and easy management.
  • Total financial control of the project in all areas.
Lincoln Augusto De Sousa Pinto | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Accelo

  • Cumbersome processes - feels like tasks take longer than they should.
  • We gave up on the Projects module, it was rather unintuitive. Switched to JIRA, which integrates with the Support module of Accelo.
  • Each email address requires a new contact. If one person uses multiple email addresses to contact you, that info will have to be spread across multiple contacts.
Ryan Freeman | TrustRadius Reviewer

Yamdu

  • More specific financial management reports.
  • Creation of some instant messaging software for the team.
Lincoln Augusto De Sousa Pinto | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Accelo

Accelo 9.0
Based on 1 answer
Looking forward to seeing more refinement of features provided and upcoming features promised :)
Brendon O'Sullivan | TrustRadius Reviewer

Yamdu

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Support Rating

Accelo

Accelo 7.3
Based on 4 answers
From the beginning the Accelo team has been very invested in ensuring our success and overall happiness with the platform. The initial implementation specialists and trainers did a fairly good job of learning our company and needs, and tried to tailor the trainings accordingly. However, once we made the formal switch to the platform, meaning we no longer were using our legacy systems, we found that we had a lot of questions....and a lot of ideas and recommendations. The support team is extremely responsive and seemingly happy to receive our continual feedback. And if we encounter an issue that seems to be a system issue, they work diligently to fix it (we've actually had an engineer join a call with us to learn of the issue - and subsequently fix it)
Charles Fashana, MBA | TrustRadius Reviewer

Yamdu

Yamdu 10.0
Based on 1 answer
This is one of Yamdu's strongest points.
Lincoln Augusto De Sousa Pinto | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Accelo

We used Workfront prior to using Accelo, mainly for project management and retainer management. There is no comparison between the two as Accelo blows it away.
Chris Osterhout | TrustRadius Reviewer

Yamdu

I was recommended by a friend in the production area and the product was not evaluated before I did everything with normal tools like Excel, etc.
Lincoln Augusto De Sousa Pinto | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Accelo

  • Helps with tracking prospects through the sales/marketing funnel
  • Has led some employees to stop using the tool and going back to spreadsheets. When trying to attach targets to tags you need to do so individually and if you upload a large list you need to do this manually, one by one, and requires a lot of time. So people have gone back to spreadsheets where they could simply just cut and paste new people in.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Yamdu

  • Positive impact, better management of the entire production process.
  • Negative impact, clearly shows all the flaws in the process that my company has to improve.
Lincoln Augusto De Sousa Pinto | TrustRadius Reviewer

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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
Additional Pricing Details

Yamdu

General

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

Yamdu Editions & Modules

Edition
Yamdu Student$71
Yamdu Starter$151
Yamdu Advanced$391
Yamdu Episodic$691
Yamdu University$992
Yamdu Start-Up$993
Yamdu Company$1993
Yamdu Studio$6993
  1. per project
  2. per university
  3. per company
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