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ActiveCollab

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Score 7.8 out of 101

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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

JIRA

JIRA is a perfect fit for any organization where they have a large "in-flow" of projects, tasks, requests, etc. It helps to visualize who and where the majority of the projects are and how much time is being allotted or can be allotted to a particular task. It is particularly helpful in making sure that each team member is given an equal amount of work (if that is the goal) and seeing where each project stands.
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Feature Rating Comparison

Project Management

ActiveCollab
7.4
JIRA
Task Management
ActiveCollab
9.3
JIRA
Resource Management
ActiveCollab
7.5
JIRA
Gantt Charts
ActiveCollab
6.1
JIRA
Scheduling
ActiveCollab
6.5
JIRA
Workflow Automation
ActiveCollab
7.0
JIRA
Team Collaboration
ActiveCollab
8.6
JIRA
Support for Agile Methodology
ActiveCollab
6.7
JIRA
Support for Waterfall Methodology
ActiveCollab
7.0
JIRA
Document Management
ActiveCollab
8.9
JIRA
Email integration
ActiveCollab
8.0
JIRA
Mobile Access
ActiveCollab
6.8
JIRA
Timesheet Tracking
ActiveCollab
8.5
JIRA
Change request and Case Management
ActiveCollab
5.3
JIRA
Budget and Expense Management
ActiveCollab
7.1
JIRA

Professional Services Automation

ActiveCollab
6.3
JIRA
Quotes/estimates
ActiveCollab
5.8
JIRA
Invoicing
ActiveCollab
6.6
JIRA
Project & financial reporting
ActiveCollab
7.7
JIRA
Integration with accounting software
ActiveCollab
5.1
JIRA

Pros

  • 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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  • JIRA is an excellent tool to connect different teams and work styles in an efficient way, without being too specific for some of them.
  • It has a lot of features and settings to offer which really enable you to plan a task in a very detailed way.
  • Thanks to the different conditions of a task, the status can be tracked easily and everyone always knows who's the one who has to provide input.
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Cons

  • It is confusing when a review is made, before buying the product.
  • It lacks animation and pleasant forms for the user.
  • Does not allow effective communication when activities are reported. Since it does not provide a direct message chat.
  • The reports that are generated are basic, they do not have personalization characteristics.
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  • The new version of JIRA is a bit slow and not responsive.
  • A lot of functionality added has lead to slowness in the tool
  • A click here and there leads to opening a small window for adding comments which can be irritating sometimes.
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Likelihood to Renew

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JIRA5.2
Based on 33 answers
We are very heavily dependent on Atlassian JIRA and have made it an integral part of our engineering and development best practices.
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Usability

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JIRA7.7
Based on 6 answers
I would give it a 10 but it doesn't read my mind yet
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Support

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JIRA8.9
Based on 2 answers
I used to get immediate support from the Jira helpdesk; also most of my issues are already explained in the user manual which is really helpful.
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Implementation

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No answers yet
No answers on this topic
JIRA9.0
Based on 1 answer
Take your time implementing Jira. Make sure you understand how you want to handle your projects and workflows. Investing more time in the implementation can pay off in a long run. It basically took us 5 days to define and implement correctly, but that meant smooth sailing later on.
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Alternatives Considered

Certainly, each of them has a particular advantage, which in the end makes it unique. ActiveCollab also belongs to a group of platforms created to be represented in particular, its way of project management is superior to JIRA or Trello. With this software, the work is more controlled and organized.
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In the past I have used a variety of engineering ticketing systems and project management systems but this one is undoubtedly one of the most flexible and fastest to get going on
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Return on Investment

  • We began to finish projects on time, which undoubtedly will influence the return of customers
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  • Internal organization on our development lifecycle.
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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
ActiveCollab Editions & Modules
ActiveCollab
On-premise Edition
Self-Hosted Plan
$9991
1. license
SaaS Edition
5
$251
30
$992
60
$1993
Infinte
$2994
15
$495
1. 5 members per month
2. 30 members per month
3. 60 members per month
4. Infinite members per month
5. 15 members per month
Additional Pricing Details

JIRA

General
Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No
JIRA Editions & Modules
JIRA
Additional Pricing Details