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Likelihood to Recommend

Apptivo

(UPDATE: Please note that my review was for the Version 5 of their apps. They have recently updated 2 of their main apps to V6 which show a lot of improvements. The sad thing however is that many of their 40+ apps never even made to V5 let alone V6. V5 to V6 has taken over a year and only the core apps are getting attention.)

As it stands Apptivo is only useful for one person or sole trader type entities. If your business wants to use all the apps and works internationally then Apptivo will create headaches and frustration rather than increasing productivity. They may solve many of the 100+ items we provided them with free of charge in an upcoming release, but we left with a bad taste in our mouth. Countless hours lost in our business while we acted as bug finders for Apptivo while paying for the product.
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Asana

If you are working with a cross-functional team with multiple projects on the go regularly, Asana is a lifesaver. Everything can be shared in one place. Delegation is a breeze. Communication happens in real-time.If you and your employees all have unchanging duties daily, this probably isn't something you need in your organization. You could adapt it and use it as a "checklist software" but I wouldn't see much value in paying for it if you won't use it to manage projects.
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Feature Rating Comparison

Sales Force Automation

Apptivo
4.7
Asana
Customer data management / contact management
Apptivo
8.7
Asana
Workflow management
Apptivo
6.8
Asana
Territory management
Apptivo
4.5
Asana
Opportunity management
Apptivo
4.5
Asana
Integration with email client (e.g., Outlook or Gmail)
Apptivo
6.0
Asana
Quote & order management
Apptivo
1.0
Asana
Interaction tracking
Apptivo
1.8
Asana
Channel / partner relationship management
Apptivo
4.5
Asana

Customer Service & Support

Apptivo
5.7
Asana
Case management
Apptivo
7.7
Asana
Help desk management
Apptivo
3.6
Asana

Marketing Automation

Apptivo
4.5
Asana
Lead management
Apptivo
4.5
Asana
Email marketing
Apptivo
4.5
Asana

CRM Project Management

Apptivo
7.3
Asana
Task management
Apptivo
8.7
Asana
Billing and invoicing management
Apptivo
4.5
Asana
Reporting
Apptivo
8.7
Asana

Customization

Apptivo
6.4
Asana
Custom fields
Apptivo
6.4
Asana
Custom objects
Apptivo
6.4
Asana

Security

Apptivo
9.8
Asana
Single sign-on capability
Apptivo
9.9
Asana
Role-based user permissions
Apptivo
9.7
Asana

Platform

Apptivo
9.7
Asana
Mobile access
Apptivo
9.7
Asana

Project Management

Apptivo
Asana
7.8
Task Management
Apptivo
Asana
9.2
Resource Management
Apptivo
Asana
7.6
Gantt Charts
Apptivo
Asana
6.5
Scheduling
Apptivo
Asana
8.3
Workflow Automation
Apptivo
Asana
7.7
Team Collaboration
Apptivo
Asana
9.0
Support for Agile Methodology
Apptivo
Asana
8.5
Support for Waterfall Methodology
Apptivo
Asana
8.5
Document Management
Apptivo
Asana
7.4
Email integration
Apptivo
Asana
7.6
Mobile Access
Apptivo
Asana
8.0
Timesheet Tracking
Apptivo
Asana
6.1
Change request and Case Management
Apptivo
Asana
8.4
Budget and Expense Management
Apptivo
Asana
6.9

Professional Services Automation

Apptivo
Asana
6.8
Project & financial reporting
Apptivo
Asana
5.5
Integration with accounting software
Apptivo
Asana
8.2

Pros

Apptivo

  • Good for streamlining project management on projects over a long life cycle.
  • Helpful in keeping contacts up to date and relevant.
  • Streamlines processes across the organization where there are many departments.
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Asana

  • The best tools of Asana are found once we start a project, since the calendar that is integrated into our mail is super easy to use and we use it as a small agenda.
  • The management of projects is incredible, the monitoring provided is one of the best in its category, since it facilitates group work.
  • The creation and assignment of tasks, notifications and that each person can enter to work no matter where it is since it has a good mobile and web interface.
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Cons

Apptivo

  • Homescreen claims to be the center of the application however the sub sections are mostly flawed or do not function as one would expect.
  • The built in email client kinda works but depending on which section of the app you are in the default font will be different from your signature. Also you cannot add a cell phone to staff signatures. I asked about this for months. It was never fixed. When will CRM companies learn that email is STILL the center of many business. It is unacceptable to have different fonts in the same mail and signatures that change from client to client.
  • They frequently messed up our contact data.
  • Multi currency exists on invoices but not on other apps.
  • Fragmentation with their apps....some apps are still on version 3 some on 4 and some on version 5. This means you are forced to deal with 2 or more different user interfaces within the same app.
  • No consistency between the apps.
  • Often there is little or no integration between the apps inside Apptivo.
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Asana

  • I wish it implemented easier with Outlook or Gmail. I would like for it to be easier to send tasks from email to Asana.
  • I think there's room for improvement in terms of how easy it is to make new Section Headers for tasks and lists.
  • I'd like for more aspects of the interface to be customizable.
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Likelihood to Renew

Apptivo

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Asana

Asana 9.8
Based on 33 answers
Asana is adding more useful features and it makes the work of their entire team more organized and more efficient. It really helps us in achieving greater achievements as a team. It helps us to earn more revenue since we have more satisfied clients, simply because we are able to finish their project on time or even before the due date.
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Usability

Apptivo

Apptivo 2.7
Based on 1 answer
Our uses kept running into bugs that stopped them from doing simple things like creating a contact or selecting an item from a custom drop list which is required to save the contact or item. This of course is after time was spent filling out all the previous data which gets lost when you cannot complete the form. This is just one example of many.
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Asana

Asana 9.0
Based on 23 answers
Asana is very easy to use, you don't need to read any guide to understand how to use it. Works well on almost any device and navigator and the interface is friendly to everyone. Creating a task is easy, following them is also easy and the comments between people involved in the tasks are public, so anyone can follow the task if the employee assigned is not available at a specific moment.
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Reliability and Availability

Apptivo

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Asana

Asana 8.4
Based on 2 answers
Working with Asana on a daily basis
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Support

Apptivo

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Asana

Asana 8.1
Based on 35 answers
The major reason to rate 9 ton asana are:1. Customer support is very good and fast.2. The e - mail reply to the user is within 24 hours and to efficiently handle query each issue allocated with a unique id number. 3. The cost is under budget not so high, but provide a lot of advantages
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Implementation

Apptivo

Apptivo 3.6
Based on 1 answer
If you are starting a business and want a free app or nearly free app that can grow with you....then apptivo could be for you. However if you grow faster than them then you will be quickly seeking alternatives
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Asana

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Alternatives Considered

Apptivo

The price was right for what we needed to use Apptivo for (the CRM and the contact management/project management models). And, we needed something basic and easy to implement so we could get up and running with little down time. The other systems we evaluated didn't seem to have the exact pricing and features/functionality we were looking for so we made the determination that Apptivo would be the best fit.
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Asana

There were a combination of factors that led us to decide on Asana, including ease of use and external system integrations, but primarily we could use it across geographically distributed offices successfully and incorporate a variety of end user work flows based on global geography, team constitution, and market focus
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Scalability

Apptivo

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Asana

Asana 8.2
Based on 1 answer
I used this tool on a daily basis at work and it runs as a solid rock
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Return on Investment

Apptivo

  • Helped us increase time to completion of projects.
  • Allowed us to execute on customer service and response times.
  • Elevated our department's visibility within the organization for a more streamlined workflow.
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Asana

  • We went from disorganized to having our processes fully documented. This allows for projects to be duplicated and started faster, increasing my margins.
  • Less opportunity for missed tasks or confusion.
  • Progress checking always available and easy to use (for our clients)
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Pricing Details

Apptivo

General

Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Yes
Entry-level set up fee?
Optional

Apptivo Editions & Modules

Edition
StarterFree1
Premium$101
Ultimate$251
EnterpriseN/A
  1. Per User per Month
Additional Pricing Details

Asana

General

Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Yes
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
Optional
8.33*

* per user per month

Asana Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details
Asana is always free for teams of up to 15 people.

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