Adobe Workfront vs. Campfire

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Adobe Workfront
Score 7.9 out of 10
N/A
Adobe Workfront, acquired by Adobe in late 2020, is a web-based project-management tool. It is designed for both IT and marketing teams, but can be implemented for any kind of project. Workfront offers all the features standard to project management platforms, as well as resource allocation, automation, and agile workflow.N/A
Campfire
Score 6.0 out of 10
N/A
Campfire is a group chat and team collaboration tool, that has now been integrated into Basecamp 3. It allows users to create a shared space where members can collaborate by group texting. While Campfire is supported for users who had originally acquired it standalone, Basecamp no longer offers Campfire to new customers and insteads recommends Basecamp 3, which includes Campfire, and more features.
$12
per month
Pricing
Adobe WorkfrontCampfire
Editions & Modules
No answers on this topic
Pro
$49.00
per month
Offerings
Pricing Offerings
Adobe WorkfrontCampfire
Free Trial
YesNo
Free/Freemium Version
NoYes
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
YesNo
Entry-level Setup FeeRequiredNo setup fee
Additional Details
More Pricing Information
Community Pulse
Adobe WorkfrontCampfire
Top Pros
Top Cons
Features
Adobe WorkfrontCampfire
Project Management
Comparison of Project Management features of Product A and Product B
Adobe Workfront
8.0
303 Ratings
3% above category average
Campfire
-
Ratings
Task Management8.9302 Ratings00 Ratings
Resource Management8.6274 Ratings00 Ratings
Gantt Charts7.3242 Ratings00 Ratings
Scheduling8.0270 Ratings00 Ratings
Workflow Automation8.4272 Ratings00 Ratings
Team Collaboration8.7292 Ratings00 Ratings
Support for Agile Methodology7.0185 Ratings00 Ratings
Support for Waterfall Methodology8.1199 Ratings00 Ratings
Document Management8.1275 Ratings00 Ratings
Email integration7.9230 Ratings00 Ratings
Mobile Access6.7233 Ratings00 Ratings
Timesheet Tracking8.5219 Ratings00 Ratings
Change request and Case Management8.2210 Ratings00 Ratings
Budget and Expense Management7.5188 Ratings00 Ratings
Professional Services Automation
Comparison of Professional Services Automation features of Product A and Product B
Adobe Workfront
7.6
173 Ratings
2% below category average
Campfire
-
Ratings
Quotes/estimates7.682 Ratings00 Ratings
Invoicing7.171 Ratings00 Ratings
Project & financial reporting7.8171 Ratings00 Ratings
Integration with accounting software7.962 Ratings00 Ratings
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User Ratings
Adobe WorkfrontCampfire
Likelihood to Recommend
8.0
(352 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
9.0
(60 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Usability
9.0
(18 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Availability
9.1
(17 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Performance
9.1
(7 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Support Rating
10.0
(23 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
In-Person Training
5.0
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Online Training
8.9
(4 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Implementation Rating
8.3
(20 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Configurability
5.0
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Contract Terms and Pricing Model
10.0
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Ease of integration
1.0
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Product Scalability
8.2
(3 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Vendor post-sale
1.0
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Vendor pre-sale
1.0
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
User Testimonials
Adobe WorkfrontCampfire
Likelihood to Recommend
Adobe
I write music and sound design for multiple projects at the same time, all within the same company, sometimes as much as 8-10. It can be hard to keep track of and stay on top of notes and changes, but Adobe Workfront is great at keeping everything organized, and informing you of deadline changes as they occur.
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Basecamp
No answers on this topic
Pros
Adobe
  • Fosters communication between team members.
  • Serves as a virtual "to do list" for me personally - I can track where I am with projects and what there is left to do, and when it's completed.
  • Sharing documents between team members that can be updated.
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Basecamp
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Cons
Adobe
  • Notifications (sometimes I am emailed when I am tagged, other times I am not)
  • Certain file formats do not render correctly in Workfront Proof (eg, .XLS files)
  • It can be difficult to manage projects if you have not been assigned the correct permissions.
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Basecamp
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Likelihood to Renew
Adobe
All that I've said already is why. I suppose the clearest way to say it is that at this point? I cannot imagine running the 300+ active projects in eMarketing without AtTask; it simply wouldn't be possible and even more; I wouldn't imagine why we'd try to find an alternative tool when we have one meeting our needs.
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Basecamp
No answers on this topic
Usability
Adobe
I gave a rating of 10 on overall usability because Workfront is cloud based and very easy to use. Workfront also provides collaboration on projects which is critical to a projects success. The tool gives everyone high level visibility in their projects down to the smallest detail. Wonderful project management system, allows you to cut down on emails, meetings and no more spreadsheets for tracking your projects.
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Basecamp
No answers on this topic
Reliability and Availability
Adobe
Maintenance is required, but usually after work hours, Some days the proofing tool function is not operational, but this is a new function of the tool that WF is working out. the kinks on. Chrome is the best browser to use the system in and we find Firefox and Explorer lose some view functionality - Gantt Chart, Resource Grid
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Basecamp
No answers on this topic
Performance
Adobe
Workfront's performance has been very good. Everything always feels very fast and snappy in my experience. We have integrated it with custom scripts to create folder structure for media managing our projects. It works very well.
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Basecamp
No answers on this topic
Support Rating
Adobe
It would be nice if the support forms were more dynamic so you could add more information to the support ticket when you enter it to reduce back and forth with the support team member. Also communication on escalated tickets isn't always great. It's gotten better over the years but still needs improvement. Other than that, initial response on support tickets is really quick and the people I've dealt with have always been very professional.
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Basecamp
No answers on this topic
In-Person Training
Adobe
It was from my boss, not a rep from AtTask.
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Basecamp
No answers on this topic
Online Training
Adobe
The training is very easy to use and you can simply choose the topics included in the course(s) that are most important to your training needs. After each training course, you are tested on what you have learned. If you need a refresher course, they provide Course Catalogs as well as instructor-led courses & workshops.
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Basecamp
No answers on this topic
Implementation Rating
Adobe
Most people learn as you go, a lot of this stuff requires trial and error throughout so my suggestion is to provide as much information in the upfront and keep it as simple as possible. You can add other tools and features as you go but everyone should have the basics down so no bad habits can start to develop. Be persistent with everyone, and don't be afraid to correct and talk through steps again so everyone is on the same page
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Basecamp
No answers on this topic
Alternatives Considered
Adobe
Jira is mostly used as a bug locking tool or to track any new development for any specific region/EPIC. But Workfront has a lot of other features which are beneficial in project management. I still consider Jira and Workfront my top two options for project management and believe both have some of the other useful features which are required to manage any team.
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Basecamp
No answers on this topic
Contract Terms and Pricing Model
Adobe
As I stated earlier, I didn't have to pay for Workfront myself- I'm a user under a large organization. I know it's not cheap to implement, I don't know how the price scales for a small-business, but I do like the product enough that I'm going to look into it in the future for my own company.
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Basecamp
No answers on this topic
Scalability
Adobe
Our organization has thousands of users that use Workfront and it seems to hold up very well. I have not encountered any issues using it and I think it makes it very easy for multiple people to be involved in a project and keep things organized and clear for everyone involved.
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Basecamp
No answers on this topic
Return on Investment
Adobe
  • Workfront allowed our company to have multiple offices and work remote and still have projects continually move through the agency
  • The platform allowed streamlined project management needs so PMs could look at a higher level of timing for resourcing needs for a given team
  • Workfront's ease of integration with other tech allowed for a lot of flexibility to meet the needs of individual wants/needs so that each person could do their best work
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Basecamp
No answers on this topic
ScreenShots

Adobe Workfront Screenshots

Screenshot of Agile StoryboardScreenshot of Assignment RecommendationsScreenshot of Custom DashboardsScreenshot of Gantt PortfolioScreenshot of My Work QueueScreenshot of PM Portfolio Milestones