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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.












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ProjectManager.com

ProjectManager.com is a very helpful tool for managing any job, no matter the size or scheduled length to completion. But it is also another added step in the process. So you either have to implement it as part of your standard operating procedure, or you may not utilize it to its full potential.
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Feature Rating Comparison

Project Management

ActiveCollab
7.4
ProjectManager.com
8.2
Task Management
ActiveCollab
9.3
ProjectManager.com
9.0
Resource Management
ActiveCollab
7.5
ProjectManager.com
8.0
Gantt Charts
ActiveCollab
6.1
ProjectManager.com
8.0
Scheduling
ActiveCollab
6.5
ProjectManager.com
8.0
Workflow Automation
ActiveCollab
7.0
ProjectManager.com
9.0
Team Collaboration
ActiveCollab
8.6
ProjectManager.com
9.0
Support for Agile Methodology
ActiveCollab
6.7
ProjectManager.com
7.0
Support for Waterfall Methodology
ActiveCollab
7.0
ProjectManager.com
7.0
Document Management
ActiveCollab
9.0
ProjectManager.com
9.0
Email integration
ActiveCollab
8.0
ProjectManager.com
9.0
Mobile Access
ActiveCollab
6.8
ProjectManager.com
7.0
Timesheet Tracking
ActiveCollab
8.5
ProjectManager.com
Change request and Case Management
ActiveCollab
5.3
ProjectManager.com
8.0
Budget and Expense Management
ActiveCollab
7.0
ProjectManager.com
8.0

Professional Services Automation

ActiveCollab
6.2
ProjectManager.com
Quotes/estimates
ActiveCollab
5.7
ProjectManager.com
Invoicing
ActiveCollab
6.5
ProjectManager.com
Project & financial reporting
ActiveCollab
7.7
ProjectManager.com
Integration with accounting software
ActiveCollab
5.0
ProjectManager.com

Pros

  • Project Management - Makes it very efficient to manage projects using Gantt Charts, daily email reports and custom reports!
  • Collaboration - Allows to collaborate with team members, tag them in tasks, send files/attachments.
  • Task delegation - With just 2 clicks you can delegate tasks to other team members/users.
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  • Creating job schedules and milestones, which we provide to our clients as well as our vendors.
  • A one stop shop for downloading/uploading any job/site specific documents (issues, daily reports, photos, signoffs, etc.).
  • Real time communication with your clients. As soon as an issue has been raised within ProjectManager.com, everyone attached to that job with get an email notification of what has been communicated or what document has been uploaded.
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Cons

  • They don' do Gantt charts well
  • Integrations aren't awesome yet
  • They don't have task dependencies
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  • Creating the schedule is probably the most "difficult" function to get used to. Linking each scope to one another and using different dates for each day can get a little confusing as it is relatively easy to break the links if you were to change the dates. If you have a schedule for a job that is 2 months long; if you revise your schedule to include a date change, if the link is broken it will not update the rest of the dates and remaining scopes. So you would have to figure out where the link has been broken within the schedule, or go through and change the remaining dates by hand.
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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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We have not used any other project management software since using ProjectManager.com.
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Return on Investment

  • ActiveCollab allowed me to get rid of spreadsheets and physical reports that always take away a lot of time.
  • The automation of the management processes of the company is fantastic thanks to ActiveCollab.
  • The whole team has focused more on the execution of its activities.
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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*
1.  per member, per month, annual billing
ActiveCollab Editions & Modules
ActiveCollab
On-premise Edition
Self-Hosted Plan
$9991
1. license
SaaS Edition
Member annually
6.251
Addition - Get Paid Bundle Annually
$21
Addition - Get Paid Bundle Monthly
2.52
Member monthly
$72
1. per member, per month, annual billing
2. per member, per month, monthly billing
Additional Pricing Details

ProjectManager.com

General
Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Yes
Entry-level set up fee?
Optional
$15*
1.  per person
ProjectManager.com Editions & Modules
ProjectManager.com
Edition
Personal
$151
Team
$201
Business
$251
1. Per User per Month
Additional Pricing Details