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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

Nuclino

One of the best tools for small team wiki/collaboration site. After setting things up in a day, there was almost no learning curve for the users. Not the best solution for bigger teams though. Because of the mobile apps, the user can be productive while on the move too! Desktop and web version are working fine.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Project Management

ActiveCollab
7.7
Nuclino
7.9
Task Management
ActiveCollab
8.1
Nuclino
8.0
Resource Management
ActiveCollab
6.9
Nuclino
Gantt Charts
ActiveCollab
7.9
Nuclino
Scheduling
ActiveCollab
6.3
Nuclino
Workflow Automation
ActiveCollab
7.0
Nuclino
Team Collaboration
ActiveCollab
7.3
Nuclino
Support for Agile Methodology
ActiveCollab
8.6
Nuclino
Support for Waterfall Methodology
ActiveCollab
7.0
Nuclino
Document Management
ActiveCollab
7.7
Nuclino
Email integration
ActiveCollab
8.4
Nuclino
Mobile Access
ActiveCollab
8.8
Nuclino
7.3
Timesheet Tracking
ActiveCollab
9.6
Nuclino
Change request and Case Management
ActiveCollab
7.9
Nuclino
Budget and Expense Management
ActiveCollab
5.9
Nuclino
Search
ActiveCollab
Nuclino
7.2
Visual planning tools
ActiveCollab
Nuclino
9.0

Professional Services Automation

ActiveCollab
7.1
Nuclino
Quotes/estimates
ActiveCollab
6.4
Nuclino
Invoicing
ActiveCollab
6.4
Nuclino
Project & financial reporting
ActiveCollab
8.4
Nuclino
Integration with accounting software
ActiveCollab
7.1
Nuclino

Communication

ActiveCollab
Nuclino
7.0
Notifications
ActiveCollab
Nuclino
8.0
Discussions
ActiveCollab
Nuclino
4.0
Internal knowledgebase
ActiveCollab
Nuclino
9.0

File Sharing & Management

ActiveCollab
Nuclino
7.7
Versioning
ActiveCollab
Nuclino
7.4
Document collaboration
ActiveCollab
Nuclino
8.4
Access control
ActiveCollab
Nuclino
7.8
Advanced security features
ActiveCollab
Nuclino
7.0

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

Nuclino

  • Clean simple interface where users can onboard quickly and get to documenting - no "plugins" that the user has to learn to use.
  • Great structuring method which shows on the left-hand side allowing the user to drag-n-drop items in the hierarchy where they are needed quickly.
  • Ability to view history to see changes and export content into word and PDF formats.
  • Great search interface that quickly shows the results using auto-complete in keeping with the clean interface.
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

Nuclino

  • No real offline use is possible.
  • For small teams it's ok, but pricing is too high if lots of employees need to work with it.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

ActiveCollab

ActiveCollab 7.3
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

Nuclino

Nuclino 8.0
Based on 1 answer
The Nuclino knowledge base is good. Most answers to your questions can be found there. I didn't need to contact support at all.
Anonymous | 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

Nuclino

Nuclino is the clear winner when it comes to ease of use for both the administrator and user. Less setup time and less "training" time. The streamlined interface is quick and intuitive to learn and is not cluttered as compared to Confluence. Every tool you need to use to create a page or administer the workspace is available immediately on screen or by right-clicking. In contrast, Confluence buries many tools in administrative interfaces and only allows use of some features once you make several clicks to include a "macro" or "plug-in". We use both tools and I get complaints constantly from my team about how complicated Confluence can get just to author a quick page.
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

Nuclino

  • Having a central documentation allowed users to find data more quickly, which resulted in 50% less "question" type bugs that would appear in our queue.
  • Collaborating documentation before development resulted in less bugs; this is part process but the ease of sharing and making related documentation easy to access encouraged users into adapting the process.
  • Increased use in documentation allows support response time to be higher for triage since supporting documentation is ready to go.
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$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

Nuclino

General

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

Nuclino Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

ActiveCollab
7.5
Nuclino
8.6

Support Rating

ActiveCollab
7.3
Nuclino
8.0

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