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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

Justworks Hours (formerly Boomr)

When you have a larger facility, being able to clock in from different spots on the property is very convenient. The only issue I have is sometimes forgetting to clock out before leaving! But I found that setting an alarm on my phone and then being able to access the app right away has made things nice and easy. Aside from that, you do need make sure that wherever you use the app has good connection. This can be a problem if you're attempting to use the app out in the field.
Melanie Drake | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Project Management

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

Professional Services Automation

ActiveCollab
7.5
Justworks Hours (formerly Boomr)
Quotes/estimates
ActiveCollab
6.9
Justworks Hours (formerly Boomr)
Invoicing
ActiveCollab
6.9
Justworks Hours (formerly Boomr)
Project & financial reporting
ActiveCollab
8.4
Justworks Hours (formerly Boomr)
Integration with accounting software
ActiveCollab
7.8
Justworks Hours (formerly Boomr)

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

Justworks Hours (formerly Boomr)

  • Boomr tracks daily work hours and weekly totals automatically. The system sends weekly email reminders of the work week ending and digests of the previous week's hours worked.
  • The interface is intuitive and easy to use and understand. Open the mobile app, select your location and click "Track time." The app also tracks break times, and shifts can be edited afterward.
  • Boomr makes it easy for the payroll department to gather payroll information at the end of a week.
Anonymous | 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

Justworks Hours (formerly Boomr)

  • There are rare times when Boomr will not load and open, essentially blocking you out from checking in, out, or whatever it may be.
  • I would like to be able to see more visual charts to track as oppose to just a list of the times.
Owen McCollum | 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

Justworks Hours (formerly Boomr)

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

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

Justworks Hours (formerly Boomr)

I have only used Boomr to track my time, but before I used Boomr I logged my time manually. Boomr is much easier and gives me more peace of mind than manual logging. I have had a largely positive experience with Boomr so far
Tyler Proctor | 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

Justworks Hours (formerly Boomr)

  • Boomr has helped us save employee and HR time so employees do not have to manually fill out a timesheet
  • Boomr has helped us with accuracy of reporting.
  • Boomr has helped us with making it easy for employees to clock their time!
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

Justworks Hours (formerly Boomr)

General

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

Justworks Hours (formerly Boomr) Editions & Modules

Edition
Standard Tier$41
Business Tier7.201
  1. per user
Additional Pricing Details
Affordable and Easy to Use With subscription pricing that's both flexible and competitive, we give your business the value it deserves. Grow with our product, pay monthly and cancel anytime. Plus, our product is simple and intuitive and can be implemented with your employees in the matter of minutes. Our awesome support team is always just a phone call or email away!

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

ActiveCollab
7.4
Justworks Hours (formerly Boomr)
9.1

Support Rating

ActiveCollab
7.2
Justworks Hours (formerly Boomr)

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