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Hubstaff

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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 | TrustRadius Reviewer

Hubstaff

Hubstaff
is a great tool for businesses and I would recommend it to all businesses that
are exclusively managing remote workers. Hubstaff is one of the best choices
for such businesses as it is equipped with all pivotal features that will help
you in giving exact direction to your business. Moreover, it offers spot-on
technical support as well which is a great thing. It is one of the best
suitable tools for every company regardless of its size and equally proves helpful
for freelancers as well.
Annie Kramer | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Project Management

ActiveCollab
7.9
Hubstaff
Task Management
ActiveCollab
8.3
Hubstaff
Resource Management
ActiveCollab
7.0
Hubstaff
Gantt Charts
ActiveCollab
8.8
Hubstaff
Scheduling
ActiveCollab
6.3
Hubstaff
Workflow Automation
ActiveCollab
7.0
Hubstaff
Team Collaboration
ActiveCollab
7.2
Hubstaff
Support for Agile Methodology
ActiveCollab
8.9
Hubstaff
Support for Waterfall Methodology
ActiveCollab
7.0
Hubstaff
Document Management
ActiveCollab
8.0
Hubstaff
Email integration
ActiveCollab
8.4
Hubstaff
Mobile Access
ActiveCollab
9.8
Hubstaff
Timesheet Tracking
ActiveCollab
9.9
Hubstaff
Change request and Case Management
ActiveCollab
8.8
Hubstaff
Budget and Expense Management
ActiveCollab
5.9
Hubstaff

Professional Services Automation

ActiveCollab
7.5
Hubstaff
Quotes/estimates
ActiveCollab
6.9
Hubstaff
Invoicing
ActiveCollab
6.9
Hubstaff
Project & financial reporting
ActiveCollab
8.4
Hubstaff
Integration with accounting software
ActiveCollab
7.8
Hubstaff

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.
Jorden Beatty | TrustRadius Reviewer

Hubstaff

  • It has all the features that need to have while managing the project like screen capturing, sending invoices, create and view reports, pay and quick insights.
  • It also gives me the reports of my team effectiveness.
  • It tracks all the project progress along with team effectiveness and productivity at the workplace, gives me all the insights into team performance, and also helps me to track team productivity easily.
  • Another great feature that Hubstaff has which is its integration module.
Craig Varghese | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

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

Hubstaff

  • While setting up automatic payroll capabilities I have to pass through difficult steps.
  • If I talk about its customer support it is very much inspiring and effective too.
  • Difficulty in integration is a serious issue I think that needs to be noticed. Sometimes dragging and dropping features is found to be a bit difficult.
  • There should be an option for live chatting.
Emily Fasano | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

ActiveCollab

ActiveCollab 7.2
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

Hubstaff

Hubstaff 9.3
Based on 6 answers
Hubstaff has always responded to support requests in a timely manner and has kept me in the loop of changes.When contacting them about future changes/features they've always been upfront on whether that is a change they are looking to make and when that change may occur. Finally, if the person I have communicated with was unable to resolve, they always escalated to the next best person who can answer/resolve.
David Judge | TrustRadius Reviewer

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.
Ali Zakeri | TrustRadius Reviewer

Hubstaff

Wrike has a task based system that you can clock time against, but it just wasn't flexible enough for the type of work we do, particularly the one offs. HubStaff is also really simple to use, so anyone can get started with it without any training or previous knowledge required. It doesn't take up a lot of space and I can manage it from the top of my screen in addition to the app itself. It also has a phone app which is great if some employees occasionally travel
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

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.
Chris Lesner | TrustRadius Reviewer

Hubstaff

  • Our clients are satisfied because all the billing hours can be verified.
  • It is very easy to use, just click on the start button and that’s it.
  • You can select the activity you are working on to match it with the daily reports.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

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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$999.001
  1. license
SaaS Edition
ActiveCollab Project Management$7.001
  1. per member/per month
Additional Pricing Details

Hubstaff

General

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

Hubstaff Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

ActiveCollab
7.4
Hubstaff
9.0

Support Rating

ActiveCollab
7.2
Hubstaff
9.3

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