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Score 9.9 out of 100
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Likelihood to Recommend

AceProject

It is well suited if you have a specific work force or are working in a production or an assembly line style environment. It is also well suited if you have small teams that have to get out a certain amount of product in set periods of time. AceProjects is great for monitoring how long each individual spent on their specific task and subsequently how long the team took to complete their work.
Kyle Culpepper | TrustRadius Reviewer

ActiveCollab

Scenarios where ActiveCollab works well1) ActiveCollab works well for small teams specifically T&M teams.Its invoicing feature is unique & can make your life easy.2) It is very easy to use & posses good range of filters like on the task list, we can drag/drop tasks, Filter by assignee's,
tasks lists, due dates, or completed tasks. 3) It has some simple but awesome features like when you're in
the middle of writing something i.e a comment on story and get interrupted,
it retains what you wrote.4) It allows you to tag team members in threads of comments to grab their attention, its really needed when teams are distributed. Thus helping team members to collaborate easily & stay on same page.5) It integrates pretty well with other web apps like quickbooks , Slack, Trello, HubSpot, Zapier etcScenarios where ActiveCollab did not work well1) Tasks can not have multiple assignee's here so if two members are working on same task it did not allow you to reflect that.2) Sorting capability is not their under invoicing3) It did not work well for larger teams4) Search option is not very detailed & you may end up wasting lot of time searching one particular bug or issue.












Sourav Singla ,Safe Agilist, CSP,  ICP-ACC, CSM, CSPO, SSM, LSSG | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Project Management

AceProject
3.2
ActiveCollab
7.7
Task Management
AceProject
5.0
ActiveCollab
8.1
Resource Management
AceProject
6.0
ActiveCollab
6.9
Gantt Charts
AceProject
3.0
ActiveCollab
7.9
Scheduling
AceProject
4.0
ActiveCollab
6.3
Workflow Automation
AceProject
1.0
ActiveCollab
7.0
Team Collaboration
AceProject
5.0
ActiveCollab
7.3
Support for Agile Methodology
AceProject
1.0
ActiveCollab
8.6
Support for Waterfall Methodology
AceProject
1.0
ActiveCollab
7.0
Document Management
AceProject
1.0
ActiveCollab
7.7
Email integration
AceProject
2.0
ActiveCollab
8.4
Mobile Access
AceProject
1.0
ActiveCollab
8.8
Timesheet Tracking
AceProject
8.0
ActiveCollab
9.6
Change request and Case Management
AceProject
4.0
ActiveCollab
7.8
Budget and Expense Management
AceProject
3.0
ActiveCollab
5.9

Professional Services Automation

AceProject
2.0
ActiveCollab
7.0
Project & financial reporting
AceProject
2.0
ActiveCollab
8.4
Quotes/estimates
AceProject
ActiveCollab
6.4
Invoicing
AceProject
ActiveCollab
6.3
Integration with accounting software
AceProject
ActiveCollab
7.1

Pros

AceProject

  • Time Tracking
  • Resource allocation
  • Easy to implement, small adoption curve.
Kyle Culpepper | TrustRadius Reviewer

ActiveCollab

  • Great for project and task assignments, project workflow and communications.
  • Solid web-based platform that doesn't require software downloads, also includes great mobile platform.
  • Great reporting tools for managing billing, estimating, project workflow and other essential project details.
  • Allows for both the agency and its clients to interact on a single platform using role-specific permissions.
Jorden Beatty | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

AceProject

  • Expand on data tracking
  • Improve report generation
  • Break out from just being a time clock manager.
Kyle Culpepper | TrustRadius Reviewer

ActiveCollab

  • Individual comments cannot be linked to. This makes it more difficult to reference a comment or question.
  • Unnecessary features cannot be turned off. Since we use it primarily for communication, it would be ideal to turn off tasks etc. that are not needed or be able to move discussions as the first screen.
  • There isn't an easy way to set up different projects under the same client.
Nancy Ross | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

AceProject

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

ActiveCollab

ActiveCollab 7.3
Based on 3 answers
The support team is responsive to requests and their annual support fees are reasonable. Honestly, we don't have to contact them much. Updates happen automatically and the platform is very solid and does not require a lot of support. Documentation is good and the platform is easy to learn.
Mike Muller | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

AceProject

Kyle Culpepper | TrustRadius Reviewer

ActiveCollab

I have used multiple project management platforms such as ActiveCollab, JIRA, Trello, etc. Trello has great visualization with their (Kanban Board) board system and support drag and drop functionality for managing tasks. ActiveCollab, however, does not have the fancy visualization, but is very powerful when it comes to ticketing, task management, task delegation, time tracking, etc.
Ali Zakeri | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

AceProject

  • We were able to track our production teams work and refine our methods to improve deliverable dates.
  • Once our staff reached a certain size the capability of the software began to lag. Diminishing returns.
  • The lack of reporting features made data regression and extrapolation difficult.
Kyle Culpepper | TrustRadius Reviewer

ActiveCollab

  • It has saved us a TON of money (literally thousands) in project management software.
  • It has helped us gain clients because we can show them the template of what they will see and give them access to it. When others don't have software that does this.
  • Positive impact on ROI based on the time it's saving compared to our previous PM software.
Chris Lesner | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

AceProject

General

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

AceProject Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

ActiveCollab

General

Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Yes
Entry-level set up fee?
Optional
$6.25*

* per member, per month, annual billing

ActiveCollab Editions & Modules

On-premise Edition
Self-Hosted Plan$9991
  1. license
SaaS Edition
Member annually6.251
Addition - Get Paid Bundle Annually$31
Addition - Get Paid Bundle Monthly$42
Member monthly$72
  1. per member, per month, annual billing
  2. per member, per month, monthly billing
Additional Pricing Details

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

AceProject
5.0
ActiveCollab
7.5

Support Rating

AceProject
ActiveCollab
7.3

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