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Airtable

212 Ratings

Zenkit

2 Ratings

Airtable

212 Ratings
Score 9.1 out of 101

Zenkit

2 Ratings
Score 9 out of 101

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Likelihood to Recommend

Airtable

Good for replacing administrative spreadsheets, creating resource assignment and calendars, planning activities, creating on the fly data stores, outputting simple mobile data entry forms. Dealing with mobile staff needing to enter simple data quickly or with managers and officers who need to see real-time snapshots of information. When dealing with smaller data sets and not requiring blocks, then for a non-profit it is useful to have the free workspaces where everyone can fully collaborate and update records.Less good for complex financial work you should stick with Excel or your finance system. If you have a very large number of records and need many people to be able to update records then you need to consider the costs (however most off the shelf products you will be looking at to do your specific tasks will probably cost more when you evaluate them).
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Zenkit

Well suited to most small business productivity requirements. Can be used as a basic CRM, used to manage projects. There are even use case templates for ERP, Inventory & Order Management, Document Management & HR. So in the absence of software covering these business functions in a business, they could use Zenkit to manage these simple processes at a bargain price (Free or $9per user per month depending on subscription).Less appropriate if you have more complex business process requirements.
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Feature Rating Comparison

Project Management

Airtable
7.8
Zenkit
7.8
Task Management
Airtable
8.0
Zenkit
9.5
Resource Management
Airtable
8.2
Zenkit
Gantt Charts
Airtable
7.5
Zenkit
Scheduling
Airtable
7.5
Zenkit
7.5
Workflow Automation
Airtable
7.7
Zenkit
7.1
Team Collaboration
Airtable
8.7
Zenkit
8.0
Support for Agile Methodology
Airtable
7.9
Zenkit
7.6
Support for Waterfall Methodology
Airtable
7.7
Zenkit
Document Management
Airtable
7.8
Zenkit
7.5
Email integration
Airtable
7.2
Zenkit
Mobile Access
Airtable
7.5
Zenkit
8.0
Timesheet Tracking
Airtable
7.9
Zenkit
Change request and Case Management
Airtable
8.0
Zenkit
Budget and Expense Management
Airtable
8.1
Zenkit
7.1

Professional Services Automation

Airtable
Zenkit
7.6
Project & financial reporting
Airtable
Zenkit
7.6

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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  • Multiple Views - Kanban.Cards, Lists, Tables & even Mindmaps
  • Addition of custom fields which included numbers
  • In table view this can be filtered & numbered fields can have totals at the top.
  • Zenkit has handy pre-buitl templates for different kinds of use such a CRM
  • Has the ability to change field content across cards via bulk action. Neat!
  • Can have formulas in Cutom fields
  • Calander syncs to Google calendar
  • Can bulk import Trello lists & cards easily
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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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  • App sometimes a wee bit slow to sync but this has improved
  • Would like ability to reorder the position of a custom field in the card
  • Currently can't link emails to cards as in other CRM systems (ie use a bcc dropbox email address)
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Likelihood to Renew

Airtable9.1
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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

Vastly better-. Much easier to set up, edit and view across multiple platforms.
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In a previous review for Trello I said it was great, which it is. Zenkit, however, is Trello on steroids and previously only thing holding me back from moving totally to Zenkit was the fact they didn't have mobile apps. They now have a both Android & Iphone apps. So I will be completing the transition across to Zenkit. Will still use Trello on occasion.
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Return on Investment

  • It's too soon to have conclusive evidence of ROI, but I suspect our improved ability to manage our partner and donor relationships will improve, thus leading to positive ROI in the future.
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  • For the price, it is definitely worth a punt.
  • Helped me manage tasks, processes and strategic goals thus saving time & being more efficient.
  • SImple to learn & plenty of tutorials so onboarding was straightforward.
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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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Zenkit

General
Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Yes
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
Optional
$9*
1.  per user
Zenkit Editions & Modules
Zenkit
Edition
Plus
$91
Business
$291
1. per user
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