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Score 7.6 out of 101

Likelihood to Recommend

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 profile photo

Feature Rating Comparison

Project Management

ActiveCollab
7.4
Task Management
ActiveCollab
8.5
Resource Management
ActiveCollab
7.1
Gantt Charts
ActiveCollab
6.5
Scheduling
ActiveCollab
6.4
Workflow Automation
ActiveCollab
7.0
Team Collaboration
ActiveCollab
8.1
Support for Agile Methodology
ActiveCollab
7.6
Support for Waterfall Methodology
ActiveCollab
7.0
Document Management
ActiveCollab
8.2
Email integration
ActiveCollab
8.5
Mobile Access
ActiveCollab
7.4
Timesheet Tracking
ActiveCollab
8.9
Change request and Case Management
ActiveCollab
6.1
Budget and Expense Management
ActiveCollab
6.6

Professional Services Automation

ActiveCollab
6.3
Quotes/estimates
ActiveCollab
5.7
Invoicing
ActiveCollab
5.7
Project & financial reporting
ActiveCollab
7.9
Integration with accounting software
ActiveCollab
5.9

Pros

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.
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Cons

ActiveCollab

  • Could use more flexibility in setting up categories.
  • It would be nice to have multiple Kanban boards inside a project.
  • The search functionality could be improved.
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Support

ActiveCollab

ActiveCollab 8.5
Based on 2 answers
We've never interacted with their customer support, so we have no frame of reference to give it a reliable review.
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Alternatives Considered

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.
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Return on Investment

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.
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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
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