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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

Avaza

We are a pretty unique business because we deal with bookkeeping, marketing, and HR and across all 3 departments, we have been able to successfully use the tool. Other software we have tried usually caters to one industry at a time.
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Feature Rating Comparison

Project Management

ActiveCollab
7.0
Avaza
8.8
Task Management
ActiveCollab
8.2
Avaza
10.0
Resource Management
ActiveCollab
7.2
Avaza
8.5
Gantt Charts
ActiveCollab
5.8
Avaza
8.0
Scheduling
ActiveCollab
6.3
Avaza
8.6
Workflow Automation
ActiveCollab
7.0
Avaza
Team Collaboration
ActiveCollab
7.7
Avaza
8.2
Support for Agile Methodology
ActiveCollab
6.8
Avaza
Support for Waterfall Methodology
ActiveCollab
7.0
Avaza
Document Management
ActiveCollab
7.7
Avaza
Email integration
ActiveCollab
8.0
Avaza
9.6
Mobile Access
ActiveCollab
6.5
Avaza
6.8
Timesheet Tracking
ActiveCollab
8.5
Avaza
9.8
Change request and Case Management
ActiveCollab
4.8
Avaza
Budget and Expense Management
ActiveCollab
6.7
Avaza
9.6

Professional Services Automation

ActiveCollab
5.8
Avaza
8.5
Quotes/estimates
ActiveCollab
5.2
Avaza
8.2
Invoicing
ActiveCollab
5.6
Avaza
8.6
Project & financial reporting
ActiveCollab
7.9
Avaza
8.6
Integration with accounting software
ActiveCollab
4.7
Avaza

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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Avaza

  • Avaza is great for project management. I use it to organize client roadmaps by task and deadline. You can also easily time yourself for specific tasks.
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Cons

ActiveCollab

  • Search functionality - The search functionality is not so promising and I'm unable to find the tasks/items that I need even though I use the keywords that are in the ticket/comments -- Definitely something that needs to be improved.
  • No snooze functionality for tasks - If you work on multiple projects and deal with large number of tasks/tickets then things can get messy in your "workspace." An easy feature that can resolve this is to add snooze functionality. That way users can snooze tasks and optimize their workspace until when they really need to work on the task.
  • No ability to color code tasks - I'm a visual person and deal with a large number of tasks on ActiveCollab. Seeing my huge pile of tasks in the same color makes me lose track of things and slows me down. It would be very helpful for me if task color coding was added to Active Collab -- I'm sure there are others out there who benefit from this feature, too!
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Avaza

  • More introduction to the features provided
  • More detail on how to work with the day/week functions for time logging
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Likelihood to Renew

ActiveCollab

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Avaza

Avaza 10.0
Based on 1 answer
Because it has been amazing and easy to work with.
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Usability

ActiveCollab

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Avaza

Avaza 9.0
Based on 1 answer
Avaza is very easy to use, but the mobile app needs work.
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Support

ActiveCollab

ActiveCollab 8.0
Based on 1 answer
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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Avaza

Avaza 10.0
Based on 1 answer
They are always available and open to doing a call or a shared screen to walk through the issues.
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Alternatives Considered

ActiveCollab

ActiveCollab is 100% better than any of the other tools we have used. We had previously spent thousands of dollars trying out different software that was comparable, but this has been one of the best decisions we have made as a company. It's also the cheapest ongoing option, especially if you get the self-hosted version.
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Avaza

Avaza's time tracking capabilities are much more detailed than Upwork's. Upwork focuses on simplicity, using a simple on/off button and a spot for taking notes about each project, but Avaza gives you more to work with, allowing you to add detailed notes and specify tasks.
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Return on Investment

ActiveCollab

  • ActiveCollab allowed me to get rid of spreadsheets and physical reports that always take away a lot of time.
  • The automation of the management processes of the company is fantastic thanks to ActiveCollab.
  • The whole team has focused more on the execution of its activities.
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Avaza

  • Avaza helps keep us organized, and helps us provide accurate estimates for existing and prospective clients.
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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
Additional Pricing Details

Avaza

General

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

Avaza Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details
Basic Integrations are available (via Zapier) for free, whereas Advanced Integrations with Quickbooks Online and Xero are available as an add-on (at $20 USD per month per integration) on paid plans.

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