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Likelihood to Recommend

ArchiOffice

Archioffice is only suitable for architect and interior design firms.
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Clarizen

Clarizen got the job done with time tracking and expense reports, but it didn't do enough to make our organization continue using it. We ended up switching because the key stakeholders (resource management) were unhappy with its offerings. This might be a good fit for smaller organizations that require less feature and capabilities. Instead, our company switched to OpenAir, which has more robust time tracking, expense reports, and PTO accrual and monitoring programs.
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Feature Rating Comparison

Project Management

ArchiOffice
4.7
Clarizen
6.5
Task Management
ArchiOffice
3.1
Clarizen
8.3
Resource Management
ArchiOffice
3.0
Clarizen
7.5
Gantt Charts
ArchiOffice
3.0
Clarizen
4.1
Scheduling
ArchiOffice
3.0
Clarizen
8.2
Workflow Automation
ArchiOffice
4.0
Clarizen
6.2
Team Collaboration
ArchiOffice
3.0
Clarizen
7.9
Support for Agile Methodology
ArchiOffice
4.0
Clarizen
5.0
Support for Waterfall Methodology
ArchiOffice
4.0
Clarizen
6.2
Document Management
ArchiOffice
5.8
Clarizen
6.5
Email integration
ArchiOffice
3.0
Clarizen
7.1
Mobile Access
ArchiOffice
4.0
Clarizen
4.9
Timesheet Tracking
ArchiOffice
9.0
Clarizen
7.8
Change request and Case Management
ArchiOffice
7.0
Clarizen
5.7
Budget and Expense Management
ArchiOffice
9.9
Clarizen
5.5

Professional Services Automation

ArchiOffice
8.6
Clarizen
3.5
Quotes/estimates
ArchiOffice
5.0
Clarizen
Invoicing
ArchiOffice
9.9
Clarizen
Project & financial reporting
ArchiOffice
9.9
Clarizen
4.6
Integration with accounting software
ArchiOffice
9.8
Clarizen
2.5

Pros

  • ArchiOffice helps me manage my time throughout the work day.
  • ArchiOffice helps me to understand how much time I have allocated to each client and to give me a realistic view on how long each task actually takes.
  • ArchiOffice gives me a breakdown of the time and expenses our company has allocated to each project.
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  • Resource Utilization, Considering prior to using Clarizen resource utilization was guesswork on the part of the Project Manager I would have to say having any realistic visibility much less the excellent level Clarizen provides is only to be said as exceptional.
  • Clarizen API, We made heavy use of the API integrating Clarizen with two core systems already in use at TCiCT. We integrated actual effort with Service-Now and our homegrown time management software.
  • Project Reporting, Clarizen provides an excellent built in reporting tool that as of late is only getting better with the ability to create custom dashboards directly through the software. Providing management with well laid out project metric data is as important as keeping your project on schedule.
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Cons

  • I would like to see more of a scheduling component, to manage projects across our project team.
  • I would like to receive a notification if a project is going over budget.
  • I have to remember to double click to clear a contact, or the contact will be overridden.
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  • It needs better cut/paste/move options for tasks within projects or sub-projects within projects
  • The feature to add files/documentation to a project if expanded to the task level would allow for better collaboration in larger projects that span several sub-projects.
  • At the time of my use, the tool sometimes got bogged down to heavier use. Better capacity planning and performance in the servers used by the vendors would help make this tool a much better one to use.
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Likelihood to Renew

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Clarizen7.5
Based on 27 answers
We found MS Project with Sharepoint and Office 365 was a better solution.
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Usability

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Clarizen7.3
Based on 5 answers
Ease of timecard use, Customization.
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Reliability and Availability

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Clarizen8.2
Based on 3 answers
Sometimes it is slow when everyone is entering their time on Fridays or Mondays but other than that we rarely see downtime and maintenance notifications are well in advance.
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Performance

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Clarizen9.1
Based on 5 answers
Speed is very good considering the number of users that are on simultaneously.
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Support

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Clarizen8.8
Based on 5 answers
Other than being in different time zones, the rapid response and resolution is amazing
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In-Person Training

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Clarizen8.2
Based on 2 answers
• We worked with a Project Manager on their side. He was very good about developing a project plan to hit our goal. I think we had weekly or twice weekly calls – very steady cadence over 3 month period.
• Their PM skills were great – kept us on task. For the last week, they sent 2 people on site and they did training for power users. After that a couple of them revisited here
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Online Training

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Clarizen5.4
Based on 5 answers
Many video tutorials, offers of webinars are available all the time.
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Implementation

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Clarizen8.2
Based on 4 answers
• Went very well. Great team to work with.
• A key insight is that you need an in-house developer or to use a 3rd party firm for development
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Alternatives Considered

I love Harvest, especially compared to Archioffice. It's very intuitive, simply designed and easy to use. Perhaps the billing isn't as robust or customizable as Archi, but I would take it over Archi any day.
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AtTask, EPM Live, CorasWorksThere were many different reasons why we chose Clarizen but ease of use, functionality and price and adaptability were our top reasons.
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Return on Investment

  • ArchiOffice helps us manage our day to day time.
  • I would like ArchiOffice to manage future time better with project time projections.
  • ArchiOffice helps us manage our monthly expenses.
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  • It is too early to tell. We just officially launched on 8/1. We were doing a pilot before hand. The pilot group have been in it since May.
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Pricing Details

ArchiOffice

General
Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Yes
Entry-level set up fee?
Optional
ArchiOffice Editions & Modules
ArchiOffice
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Clarizen

General
Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Yes
Entry-level set up fee?
No
Clarizen Editions & Modules
Clarizen
Edition
Enterprise Edition
$451
Unlimited Edition
$601
1. per user per month
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