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Likelihood to Recommend

Airtable

I'd say if you're looking to consolidate project details across a number of functions where there's a lot of overlap, Airtable is a great choice. We've got a relatively small team of content creators and project managers, but we are often involved in a wide variety of media, content types and deliverables. So it helps to be able to put every activity on one master spreadsheet, but then be able to pull out views that pull out only select pieces of info for specific projects or strategies. The ability to search across fields means you can also use hashtags for folks who want to be able to locate their work using person-specific queues that don't need to be agreed-upon as part of the overall design of the table. I wouldn't recommend it if you're looking for a content repository specifically or a DAM. It could do that in a very limited sense, but not if you're wanting to store large graphic or video assets. Also, as far as I can tell, you can't publish directly to social accounts from Airtable. So you'll still need to port your content directly to your social accounts or a platform manager like Social Studio.
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For project companies with management needs and normally companies with more than 5-10 employees. For all project companies within marketing, architecture, audit, it supports, engineers and other professional services
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Feature Rating Comparison

Project Management

Airtable
8.0
WorkBook
9.4
Task Management
Airtable
8.2
WorkBook
10.0
Resource Management
Airtable
9.0
WorkBook
10.0
Gantt Charts
Airtable
7.4
WorkBook
10.0
Scheduling
Airtable
8.2
WorkBook
9.0
Workflow Automation
Airtable
7.7
WorkBook
9.0
Team Collaboration
Airtable
8.8
WorkBook
9.0
Support for Agile Methodology
Airtable
7.9
WorkBook
10.0
Support for Waterfall Methodology
Airtable
7.7
WorkBook
10.0
Document Management
Airtable
7.6
WorkBook
9.0
Email integration
Airtable
7.2
WorkBook
9.0
Mobile Access
Airtable
7.7
WorkBook
8.0
Timesheet Tracking
Airtable
8.0
WorkBook
10.0
Change request and Case Management
Airtable
8.0
WorkBook
10.0
Budget and Expense Management
Airtable
8.2
WorkBook
8.0

Professional Services Automation

Airtable
WorkBook
9.5
Quotes/estimates
Airtable
WorkBook
10.0
Invoicing
Airtable
WorkBook
9.0
Project & financial reporting
Airtable
WorkBook
9.0
Integration with accounting software
Airtable
WorkBook
10.0

Pros

  • It's very easy to use. I was able to start from scratch and get a pretty complex workflow set up in just a couple hours.
  • The ability to create one "master table" with every piece of possible information is good for the "deep dive" members of the team, but then it's easy to create views and calendars based on just a few pieces of data that are better for one specific use or person.
  • Being able to store draft content on the system as attachments means that the review copy/image can be included in the workflow rather than as a separate email or in another tracking system.
  • The ability to quickly group, sort and filter on the master table make it easy for the power-users to work with the full set of information, but still find a specific project quickly.
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  • Workbook handles all processes in a consultancy company
  • Workflow options on all thinkable processes
  • Support global growth and intercompany management
  • Strong planning tool
  • Able to manage multiple clients to one project
  • Advanced template set-up
  • The communication module, so all relevant information is available on the projects
  • Flexible planning and project management
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Cons

  • I can't actually think of any road blocks or insufficiencies yet!
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  • Lot of options - Demands training of the users before they can use if fully
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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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Usability

Airtable9.0
Based on 5 answers
Just so easy to learn/use. Very intuitive in its application logic.
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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

SAIC is a gSuite campus and Airtable is a very good companion to the gSuite. The Airtable gDrive integration is quite good and Airtable solves problems that gSuite simply does not solve.
Though it does not replace them, Airtable also plays well with our Project Management toolsets.
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Timelog, e-conomic project module and podio
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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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  • Faster month end finance closing
  • Stronger control of project contribution margin
  • Higher quality of our project management
  • 1 system for CRM, finance and project management gives a higher workflow quality
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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
Additional Pricing Details

WorkBook

General
Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
Required
$19*
1.  per month
Additional Pricing Details
BASIC PLAN INCLUDES TIME SHEET INCLUDES IPHONE & ANDROID APP Log your time on any job you have access to and get a reminder if you forget to submit hours. You can log your time on any job; billable, non-billable, customer jobs, and internal jobs. WorkBook also keeps track of absence entries and holiday requests. CUSTOMERS & PROJECTS Add as many customers, contacts, and projects/jobs as you like. Jobs are connected to clients and each job can be set to be billable, non-billable, internal, or a client job. COLLABORATION Collaborate with your colleagues and clients and keep track of comments, news, events, and notifications. Receive notifications whenever you need to approve anything, or a warning if something is about to go wrong. FILE SHARING Save all of your files in WorkBook and benefit from having them being kept secure in one, central location. Whenever a new customer or job is added, WorkBook will automatically create a folder structure (decided by you), allowing you to upload all of your documents and briefings to WorkBook. WorkBook will connect directly to your local file server or online storage, which means that you can save your files locally and have them be shown in WorkBook. Moreover, we have options to integrate with Google Drive or Dropbox.