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Likelihood to Recommend

Airtable

As mentioned previously, I currently developing an Airtable base to track student data and other teaching resource inventory. The children create year group databases. All of which work very well. I haven't encountered any issues or unsuitability thus far.
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appear.in

It is well suited in videoconferences with few participants. It is less appropriate in videoconferences with more than four participants or webinars. In that case, I would recommend software with more functions. In our company, we use appear.in as a second option. We have a more robust software, but it does not allow simultaneous meetings. In that case, we use appear.in.
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Feature Rating Comparison

Project Management

Airtable
8.0
appear.in
Task Management
Airtable
8.4
appear.in
Resource Management
Airtable
9.0
appear.in
Gantt Charts
Airtable
6.4
appear.in
Scheduling
Airtable
8.0
appear.in
Workflow Automation
Airtable
8.1
appear.in
Team Collaboration
Airtable
9.0
appear.in
Support for Agile Methodology
Airtable
8.0
appear.in
Support for Waterfall Methodology
Airtable
7.6
appear.in
Document Management
Airtable
8.1
appear.in
Email integration
Airtable
6.6
appear.in
Mobile Access
Airtable
8.1
appear.in
Timesheet Tracking
Airtable
8.5
appear.in
Change request and Case Management
Airtable
7.9
appear.in
Budget and Expense Management
Airtable
8.5
appear.in

Performance & Compatibility of Online Events Software

Airtable
appear.in
10.0
High quality audio
Airtable
appear.in
10.0
High quality video
Airtable
appear.in
10.0

Screen Sharing

Airtable
appear.in
10.0
Desktop sharing
Airtable
appear.in
10.0

Online Meetings / Events

Airtable
appear.in
10.0
Slideshows
Airtable
appear.in
10.0

Pros

  • All the hard work of trying to build a solution in Excel is done for you. You can create links to simple mobile-friendly forms and datasheets and it builds input forms automatically that can then be easily customized.
  • The relationships across tables are robust and deal with changes to fields and tables without the need for intervention or maintenance (like a proper database).
  • Initial set up and use require a minimal set of IT skills. Coming with an array of pre-built templates and the ability to import your existing spreadsheet and customize and fine tune it from there into a database
  • They don't contact me every day trying to sell their product (probably because they don't have to).
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  • Very easy to use.
  • Very easy to create an account.
  • It has the same basic features as other robust programs.
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Cons

  • A little more customisation of the forms would be fantastic. The interface is simple and helps avoid making problems for yourself, but being able to take out some of the white space and select different fonts or show basic formatting would be a good addition. But such is Airtable I am likely to find out with the right knowledge you can.
  • Not being able to connect "Bases" together. This can be addressed by building all tables you need in to one base and remembering you can always export the data out somewhere else if you need this level of integration.
  • If you are a larger or growing organisation, Airtables flexibility and ease at replacing spreadsheets needs to be managed (or you could replace your uncontrolled Excel addiction with an Airtable one).
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  • Allow more participants online in the videoconference.
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Likelihood to Renew

Airtable9.1
Based on 1 answer
compared to other products it is just fabulous.
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appear.in3.6
Based on 1 answer
We are using a larger tool suite that already includes video conferencing instead of our older approach of using different apps from different vendors.appear.in has a simple but great set of features but its pricing scheme is not as scalable as we really need in a 500+ employee company.
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Usability

Airtable9.0
Based on 5 answers
Just so easy to learn/use. Very intuitive in its application logic.
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appear.in9.1
Based on 1 answer
Very easy to use, technical and non-technical colleagues have used it with no instructions needed. That says all about the app and services.
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Support

Airtable7.3
Based on 1 answer
Sometimes, I have to wait a bit longer but I'm on a low priced option so I understand why. Generally, they're able to provide me solutions to my problems as long as I'm not in a rush.
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Alternatives Considered

We do use Social Studio and Sharepoint for other tasks, but for project planning across a wide variety of deliverables, there wasn't enough flexibility all the time. Asana was harder to use and get into and didn't provide an easy way to adjust views/sorts.
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It is a very simple tool. It can be accessed by all very fast. Sometimes we do more than one videoconference simultaneously and appear.in helps a lot as a second option, especially with few participants.
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Return on Investment

  • Productivity is an easy place to start with ROI. The quickest and easiest way for us to see our ROI with Airtable is the ability to handle large processes and task very quickly and easily, and in many cases with automation. We have specifically seen this within our hiring and application process, where an applicant fills out the form on our website, and after submission, it lands in Airtable where it gets worked through the process.
  • Still on productivity, we have seen great impact on management the project plan for the launch of our founding school in Philadelphia. We have been utilizing Airtable to task plan each step of the process for launching the school from vision to building.
  • There has been a bit of negative impact due to limitations of the tool. Specifically the task planning an inability to nest task within the project. We have also had a few issues with the lack of the ability to link records between bases, which would help centralize data better.
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  • Sometimes we do more than one videoconference simultaneously. Appear In helps a lot as a second option, especially with few participants.
  • When our main system failed, we used appear.in so that the meeting could be held.
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Pricing Details

Airtable

General
Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Yes
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No
Airtable Editions & Modules
Airtable
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appear.in

General
Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Yes
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No
appear.in Editions & Modules
appear.in
Edition
appear.in FREE
$01
appear.in PRO
$9.991
appear.in Business
$99.99 and up2
1. per user
2. per user/room
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