Accelo vs. Redmine

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Accelo
Score 8.3 out of 10
Small Businesses (1-50 employees)
Accelo is used by professional service businesses to manage their client work. The cloud-based platform manages client work delivery, from prospect to payment, including sales, projects, tickets, retainers, timesheets, and resourcing. With an emphasis on time and money, the client work management platform gives a holistic view of up-to-date business data and financial performance. It presents client communications, activities and work centralized in a single platform, so users know…
$24
per month per user
Redmine
Score 7.0 out of 10
N/A
Redmine is a project management web application written using the Ruby on Rails framework. It is cross-platform and cross-database, and free to download and use as an open source project available on the GNU 2.0 license.
$0
per month
Pricing
AcceloRedmine
Editions & Modules
Plus
$24
per month per user / per product
Premium
$39
per month per user / per product
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Offerings
Pricing Offerings
AcceloRedmine
Free Trial
YesNo
Free/Freemium Version
NoYes
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
YesNo
Entry-level Setup FeeOptionalNo setup fee
Additional DetailsAccelo Plans start at $120.00 Per Month (on an Annual Contract) for Plus, and $195.00 Per Month (on an Annual Contract) for Premium. Plans include 5 Licenses which are used for various Accelo Products: Sales & Quotes, Projects, Tickets, Retainers, Billing, and Reports.
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Features
AcceloRedmine
Project Management
Comparison of Project Management features of Product A and Product B
Accelo
7.6
6 Ratings
1% above category average
Redmine
7.7
12 Ratings
2% above category average
Task Management9.26 Ratings9.012 Ratings
Resource Management8.04 Ratings7.011 Ratings
Gantt Charts8.02 Ratings8.011 Ratings
Scheduling6.76 Ratings8.010 Ratings
Workflow Automation7.55 Ratings5.88 Ratings
Team Collaboration6.75 Ratings8.011 Ratings
Support for Agile Methodology7.94 Ratings6.910 Ratings
Support for Waterfall Methodology4.82 Ratings8.010 Ratings
Email integration7.26 Ratings9.19 Ratings
Mobile Access7.95 Ratings5.59 Ratings
Timesheet Tracking9.25 Ratings7.510 Ratings
Change request and Case Management7.54 Ratings8.011 Ratings
Budget and Expense Management8.66 Ratings8.510 Ratings
Document Management00 Ratings8.010 Ratings
Professional Services Automation
Comparison of Professional Services Automation features of Product A and Product B
Accelo
7.8
6 Ratings
5% above category average
Redmine
7.5
7 Ratings
1% above category average
Quotes/estimates7.65 Ratings7.33 Ratings
Invoicing8.64 Ratings7.82 Ratings
Project & financial reporting8.15 Ratings7.05 Ratings
Integration with accounting software7.04 Ratings7.92 Ratings
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User Ratings
AcceloRedmine
Likelihood to Recommend
8.1
(8 ratings)
9.0
(12 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
9.0
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Usability
7.0
(1 ratings)
8.0
(1 ratings)
Performance
10.0
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Support Rating
8.2
(3 ratings)
6.5
(3 ratings)
User Testimonials
AcceloRedmine
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.
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Open Source
Redmine is a perfect solution for businesses that are looking for a FREE and open source solution for project management. It is great for teams that are managing numerous tasks or projects at one time. Redmine is easy to set up and is fairly self-explanatory for anyone who is semi tech-savvy.
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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.
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Open Source
  • Issue Tracker - Redmine allows in-depth issue tracking complete with workflows and customization.
  • Release Tracker - Redmine allows releases to be tracked by milestones, collecting relevant issues in each milestone.
  • Agile Management - With a few free or low-cost add-ons, Redmine becomes a great tool for Agile project management
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Cons
Accelo
  • Accelo is excellent on the adaptation to its deep functionalities.
  • Managing multiple project is very challenging.
  • Not easy to collect multiple reports across platforms.
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Open Source
  • The design and user-interface are a little outdated. It looks like a product that was designed ten years ago and doesn't have a polished look and feel like newer apps have.
  • It's not particularly designed to support agile-based project management methodologies such as Scrum.
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Likelihood to Renew
Accelo
Looking forward to seeing more refinement of features provided and upcoming features promised :)
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Open Source
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Usability
Accelo
No answers on this topic
Open Source
Redmine is a great product to have in an organization. It's extremely flexible, costs much less to maintain than other alternatives, and as a tool, it is relatively fast to get experienced with. The primary advantages of working with Redmine are: flexible platform, API, open-source and highly configurable, stability.
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Support Rating
Accelo
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)
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Open Source
Redmine is free, easy to use and it's everything you could want in a free project management program. The fact that it has wiki integration and that it can track on such a granular level is amazing. Assigning tasks to other users, such as our development team, is fantastic and ensures we are always up-to-date on where we are what - on what projects.
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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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Open Source
Jira is a great project management tool for software product life cycle management for an agile environment based on agile methodologies. Jira is an intuitive and modernized user interface design compared with Redmine but Redmine is a lightweight and affordable project management and task tracking solution with its essential features and functionalities.
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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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Open Source
  • Customers receive updates on all progress made for their issues -- this results in an informed customer who is being given transparency on all steps of our process.
  • Customers have responded well from being able to not have to track down emails and instead come to a central place for requests.
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ScreenShots

Accelo Screenshots

Screenshot of PSA / Platform - Transform the way you manage client workScreenshot of CRM - Communicate, track and engage with leads and clientsScreenshot of Sales - Create, cultivate & convert leads into relationshipsScreenshot of Quotes - Compose, modify & send professional work proposalsScreenshot of Projects - Plan, manage & collaborate on client deliverablesScreenshot of Tickets - Submit, monitor & complete ad-hoc work requests