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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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Quick Base

For us, Quick Base gets used when we want to collaborate across companies (or even distant offices internally), when we have a need for a database come up on very short notice, and/or when we expect the needs of the application to frequently change. Quick Base allows us to manage all of those things easily, and we have not found another solution that does so.We don't use Quick Base if there are very complicated rules for data integrity, relationships, triggers, etc. We also don't use it to generate complex reports, although the data often resides in QB.
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Feature Rating Comparison

Project Management

Airtable
7.9
Quick Base
Task Management
Airtable
8.4
Quick Base
Resource Management
Airtable
8.9
Quick Base
Gantt Charts
Airtable
6.4
Quick Base
Scheduling
Airtable
8.0
Quick Base
Workflow Automation
Airtable
7.8
Quick Base
Team Collaboration
Airtable
9.0
Quick Base
Support for Agile Methodology
Airtable
8.0
Quick Base
Support for Waterfall Methodology
Airtable
7.7
Quick Base
Document Management
Airtable
8.1
Quick Base
Email integration
Airtable
6.0
Quick Base
Mobile Access
Airtable
8.0
Quick Base
Timesheet Tracking
Airtable
8.5
Quick Base
Change request and Case Management
Airtable
7.9
Quick Base
Budget and Expense Management
Airtable
8.5
Quick Base

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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  • Automatically Sends Reports
  • All in One, 100% Customized System
  • Company Analytics Found Quickly
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Cons

  • We are relatively new to Airtable and are still exploring its functionality. We've also just been using a free account which has some limits but paid plans have features that could be handy. So far, we're just thrilled at how it's streamlined our workflow and information management.
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  • ODBC Connection
  • Query against data connections (i.e. once a table is built and connections are joined to other tables, the ability to query against those results manually, like SQL)
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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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Quick Base8.4
Based on 31 answers
With Salesforce being such a presence in business operations, we've had to "fend off" being asked to replace our QB apps with in-house/out of the box apps from Salesforce. With the cost of Quick Base and having to justify keeping it instead of Salesforce, it's been a challenge we've been fighting.
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Usability

Airtable9.0
Based on 5 answers
It's not perfect but it is really easy to use and I think most slightly technical people will pick it up quite quickly.
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Quick Base8.2
Based on 24 answers
A developer can create most anything in QuickBase. Support and vendors can help where the skills of the developer end.
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Reliability and Availability

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No answers yet
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Quick Base8.1
Based on 8 answers
It's highly available. During data center movement only once during weekdays, we found some fluctuations but that was communicated quickly with frequent updates and resolved timely.
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Performance

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No answers yet
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Quick Base7.7
Based on 7 answers
It's great !!
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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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Quick Base8.2
Based on 23 answers
Each time that I have created a support case it has been resolved quickly, effectively and courteously.
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Online Training

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No answers yet
No answers on this topic
Quick Base10.0
Based on 1 answer
The online training was adequate. Intuit does a nice job of creating blog posts on training topics also.
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Implementation

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Quick Base8.1
Based on 14 answers
The QuickBase app does everything we needed it to do for the initial implementation. This app has been continuing to grow and develop additional functionality for the project managers and their staff.
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Alternatives Considered

I have mostly set up and helped architect custom database solutions in a proprietary software, as compares directly to Airtable. I have set up and used JIRA Software extensively, and several Marketing Automation systems, and set up Oncontact CRM, and used DAM systems, and Basecamp project management. All in all setting up databases and introducing them to organizations is one of my primary skills and I have several years experience doing this within an organization and as a consultant for other organizations. This is why I love Airtable so much - I have never seen something so lightweight, so inexpensive, and so powerful. Pound for pound it whips any system I have ever used. When I think back to all the custom database solutions I've implemented, and other processes I've managed and consulted on within organizations, I can't help but wonder how many of them would have vastly better off with a simple Airtable implementation.
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Quick Base was MUCH more flexible and utilitarian. It did not restrict us, or make us conform our processes to their software, as many other solutions do. It has back ups, security, and support so that we are not alone. The community forums are great too. Lots of learning provided.
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Scalability

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Quick Base7.5
Based on 7 answers
Quick Base is really good in terms of scalability.
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Return on Investment

  • Airtable has helped us totally automate our complimentary pass system, saving printing costs and staff time.
  • Airtable has helped us to prototype systems and have them go live in minutes or hours.
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  • It has allowed us to achieve our objectives earlier than we expected.
  • It has given us the tools we needed to organize.
  • It has made it possible for us to be more productive in our efforts.
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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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Quick Base

General
Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No
Quick Base Editions & Modules
Quick Base
Edition
Premier
$251
Platform
$401
Enterprise
Custom2
1. per user
2. They'll work with you to customize a plan to your unique requirements
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