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Airtable

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Likelihood to Recommend

Airtable

Many business processes can be improved with a collaborative relational database, but few know how to create and use one. It wasn't until I became aware of Airtable that we found a solution that allows us to implement the best features of a collaborative RDBMS with our staff who don't have any training. I had previously used Zoho Creator and found that it was difficult to onboard new users because of a steeper learning curve. The combination of a minimal learning curve and features make Airtable a win. I've already recommended it to colleagues at other universities who've started using it.
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FunctionFox

FunctionFox was designed by and for smaller creative companies. For those companies, it hits the spot - the terminology is right, features and processes are bang on, and the focus is appropriate. This means however, that it is not as well suited to large organizations, or to companies that are not in the creative industry
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Feature Rating Comparison

Project Management

Airtable
8.1
FunctionFox
Task Management
Airtable
8.3
FunctionFox
Resource Management
Airtable
9.1
FunctionFox
Gantt Charts
Airtable
7.4
FunctionFox
Scheduling
Airtable
8.4
FunctionFox
Workflow Automation
Airtable
7.7
FunctionFox
Team Collaboration
Airtable
8.8
FunctionFox
Support for Agile Methodology
Airtable
7.9
FunctionFox
Support for Waterfall Methodology
Airtable
7.7
FunctionFox
Document Management
Airtable
8.1
FunctionFox
Email integration
Airtable
7.3
FunctionFox
Mobile Access
Airtable
7.9
FunctionFox
Timesheet Tracking
Airtable
8.0
FunctionFox
Change request and Case Management
Airtable
8.1
FunctionFox
Budget and Expense Management
Airtable
8.2
FunctionFox

Pros

  • Airtable is easy to use. It has an intuitive interface and plenty of video/help support for what is not.
  • It makes not only organizing your data efficient, but connects that data to everyone on your team in one centralized database. I love that multiple people can be editing the same records at the same time, and Airtable captures it all in real time!
  • Easy to link data between tables. This makes a lot of information available to users with just a few keystrokes - which makes the frustration of hunting down information a thing of the past.
  • Really appreciate being able to use Zapier to connect Airtable to several of our other systems that house data - MailChimp, SurveyMonkey, Quickbooks to name a few.
  • Being able to change the data views is one of the bigger fan favorites on our team, whether it is in Grid, Gallery, or Kanban, to grouping and sorting by Field Type. There is something for everyone's needs there.
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  • Track time
  • Provides overview of weeks and months
  • Review of daily activity
  • Providing a timeline of clients needs and projects
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Cons

  • This, perhaps, is a function I have yet to explore, but as I need to upload photos into AirTable for use in planning exhibitions it would be nice when exporting AirTable documents that these photos would be exported in the Excel document spreadsheet as well.
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  • Segmenting. It is so difficult to always select which activity/team you are on, which is a big time suck.
  • It shouldn't take you a significant amount of time to log time, but it does.
  • There is still a lot of improvements that can be made on the reporting side and the overall UI. That could make this a more valuable, tool.
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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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FunctionFox3.0
Based on 4 answers
All employees are well versed in its use and it would be too complicated to switch to a new system
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Usability

Airtable9.0
Based on 5 answers
As I said, it's AMAZING, incredibly flexible -- totally intuitive, requiring almost no learning curve. I love that because it makes it easy to share with clients, without them having to learn how to use it.
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FunctionFox4.0
Based on 1 answer
It's a good tool for tracking hours and overall budget. It does not give you insight into why there are those hours, or what part of the project has over burned. The tool is also tough to export reports and find the correct information throughout. Not only this, but I also have a hard time changing project details - there's no real easy way to and there's a larger room for error
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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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FunctionFox8.0
Based on 1 answer
I haven't used FunctionFox for a lot of support requests. On the times that i've been having issues I've had the issue resolved within a day, most questions I have had i've been able to source answers online or from a colleague. From what I have experienced the support team seems great.
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Implementation

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FunctionFox5.0
Based on 1 answer
Unsure on implementation of FunctionFox - was before my time at the company. Everyone at the company had a good understanding of the product and how to use it by the time I joined. My understanding is we implemented ourselves with a few training sessions for the creative team and adding hours as well as training for the account team to add projects
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Alternatives Considered

I don't intend to replace Basecamp with Airtable, rather enhance my use of it, limit it to what it does best, which isn't ongoing tracking of data.Not wanting to build this in something like Access, which I've used previously, I did a search for services like Airtable that would help me build a relational database online and compared them. I selected Airtable as my first choice to test, and haven't gone further. It works well. So, I can't give comparison information here. I would say start here.
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FunctionFox is better than things like teamwork or project management tools as it is truly made for time tracking. This decision came from our finance team as it was meant to be able to appropriately allocate how much time certain things were "costing" based on total team costs across the organization.
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Return on Investment

  • We are still in the early stages, but AirTable has allowed our small team of five to coordinate almost twice as many rentals of our gallery space for private events, thus providing out nonprofit with increased income that can be reinvested into improvements to our gallery and new programming.
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  • We did not use FunctionFox long enough to really see ROI, we struggled with getting team members to adopt the technology.
  • If it is used properly, I think you could find areas where you can automate processes or make a key hire to help optimize staff efficiency.
  • It can help with billing clients that you are being paid for spending time on.
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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
Additional Pricing Details

FunctionFox

General
Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Yes
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No
FunctionFox Editions & Modules
FunctionFox
Edition
FunctionFox Classic
$51
FunctionFox Premier
$101
FunctionFox In-House
$151
1. per user
Modules
TimeFox Lite
$201
TimeFox Classic
$52
TimeFox Premier
$102
TimeFox In-House
$152
1. Other
2. Per User per Month
Additional Pricing Details
No hidden fees. All customer support, and regular upgrades are included free of charge.