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Score 8.6 out of 100
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Score 6 out of 100

Feature Set Ratings

  • ActiveCollab ranks higher in 2 feature sets: Project Management, Professional Services Automation

Project Management

7.4

ActiveCollab

74%
3.5

Intervals

35%
ActiveCollab ranks higher in 14/14 features

Task Management

9.0
90%
11 Ratings
7.0
70%
1 Rating

Resource Management

7.0
70%
7 Ratings
5.0
50%
1 Rating

Gantt Charts

8.8
88%
6 Ratings
3.0
30%
1 Rating

Scheduling

6.3
63%
10 Ratings
2.0
20%
1 Rating

Workflow Automation

7.0
70%
1 Rating
3.0
30%
1 Rating

Team Collaboration

8.0
80%
12 Ratings
3.0
30%
1 Rating

Support for Agile Methodology

7.0
70%
7 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Support for Waterfall Methodology

7.0
70%
1 Rating
N/A
0 Ratings

Document Management

8.1
81%
7 Ratings
3.0
30%
1 Rating

Email integration

8.4
84%
8 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Mobile Access

3.0
30%
9 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Timesheet Tracking

9.9
99%
8 Ratings
3.0
30%
1 Rating

Change request and Case Management

8.8
88%
7 Ratings
3.0
30%
1 Rating

Budget and Expense Management

5.9
59%
6 Ratings
3.0
30%
1 Rating

Professional Services Automation

7.5

ActiveCollab

75%
1.5

Intervals

15%
ActiveCollab ranks higher in 4/4 features

Quotes/estimates

6.9
69%
7 Ratings
1.0
10%
1 Rating

Invoicing

6.9
69%
6 Ratings
1.0
10%
1 Rating

Project & financial reporting

8.4
84%
6 Ratings
3.0
30%
1 Rating

Integration with accounting software

7.9
79%
4 Ratings
1.0
10%
1 Rating

Attribute Ratings

  • ActiveCollab is rated higher in 1 area: Likelihood to Recommend

Likelihood to Recommend

8.0

ActiveCollab

80%
12 Ratings
5.0

Intervals

50%
1 Rating

Support Rating

7.1

ActiveCollab

71%
6 Ratings

Intervals

N/A
0 Ratings

Likelihood to Recommend

ActiveCollab

Scenarios where ActiveCollab works well 1) 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 etc Scenarios where ActiveCollab did not work well 1) 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 invoicing 3) It did not work well for larger teams 4) Search option is not very detailed & you may end up wasting lot of time searching one particular bug or issue.












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Pelago

Intervals tracks time against project budgets.
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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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Pelago

  • Timesheet approvals
  • Project budget comparisons
  • Employee time management
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Cons

ActiveCollab

  • Does not maintain default categories for tasks
  • Makes information difficult to share with others not on AC
  • Relies on other people to track their time correctly in categories for estimates
  • Mobile app is very hard to use and not user-friendly if you are working with multiple projects
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Pelago

  • Its interface is clunky - it is old school
  • At times, setting up a project can be too complex
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Pricing Details

ActiveCollab

Starting Price

$7 per member/per month

Editions & Modules

ActiveCollab editions and modules pricing
EditionModules
Self-Hosted Plan$999.001
ActiveCollab Project Management$7.002

Footnotes

  1. license
  2. per member/per month

Offerings

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services

Entry-level set up fee?

Optional $6.25

Additional Details

Intervals

Starting Price

$29 per month

Editions & Modules

Intervals editions and modules pricing
EditionModules
Unlimited2991
Top Shelf2192
Premium1593
Professional994
Not So Basic695
Basic496
Lite297

Offerings

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services

Entry-level set up fee?

No setup fee

Additional Details

All of our plans include unlimited users except for the Lite plan. We have usage based pricing based on the amount of active projects needed and document storage needs. You do not pay per person with a login.

Support Rating

ActiveCollab

We have not required support for ActiveCollab as it works pretty seamlessly. We didn't have any issues with using the platform or with any billing issues. The self-service aspect of the platform is robust and easy to navigate so we have not encountered any errors that required assistance from the support team.
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Pelago

No answers on this topic

Alternatives Considered

ActiveCollab

ActiveCollab is easier to use and simpler in its setup. It has the right mix of features and simplicity. It's also project-oriented which is important for our workflow. Other tools are often too task-oriented, making it hard to track projects. Overall, ActiveCollab has a great mix of simplicity with good features.
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Pelago

Cheaper, and faster
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Return on Investment

ActiveCollab

  • Allows our team to stay organized and keep conversations on tasks.
  • The To-Do List email every morning helps me mentally prepare and know exactly what I should be doing as soon as I start work.
  • Powerful and useful integrations save lots of time (Google Drive, Slack, Dropbox, Zapier and more!).
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Pelago

  • Intervals has provided a positive impact on project time management
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