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Likelihood to Recommend

ArchiOffice

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

TaskRay is a great solution for small to medium sized businesses running multiple projects at the same time. It is very cost effective and their development team is actively adding new functionality regularly. If you prefer working from a tiled Kanban board view, this is highly worth evaluating.
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Feature Rating Comparison

Project Management

ArchiOffice
4.7
TaskRay
8.6
Task Management
ArchiOffice
3.1
TaskRay
9.0
Resource Management
ArchiOffice
3.0
TaskRay
8.0
Gantt Charts
ArchiOffice
3.0
TaskRay
9.5
Scheduling
ArchiOffice
3.0
TaskRay
10.0
Workflow Automation
ArchiOffice
4.0
TaskRay
9.0
Team Collaboration
ArchiOffice
3.0
TaskRay
9.0
Support for Agile Methodology
ArchiOffice
4.0
TaskRay
8.5
Support for Waterfall Methodology
ArchiOffice
4.0
TaskRay
8.1
Document Management
ArchiOffice
5.8
TaskRay
5.5
Email integration
ArchiOffice
3.0
TaskRay
9.0
Mobile Access
ArchiOffice
4.0
TaskRay
9.0
Timesheet Tracking
ArchiOffice
9.0
TaskRay
10.0
Change request and Case Management
ArchiOffice
7.0
TaskRay
8.0
Budget and Expense Management
ArchiOffice
9.9
TaskRay
8.0

Professional Services Automation

ArchiOffice
8.6
TaskRay
8.5
Quotes/estimates
ArchiOffice
5.0
TaskRay
Invoicing
ArchiOffice
9.9
TaskRay
8.0
Project & financial reporting
ArchiOffice
9.9
TaskRay
9.0
Integration with accounting software
ArchiOffice
9.8
TaskRay
8.5

Pros

  • Time tracking because you can account for almost every single minute of your day with detailed descriptions attached. The reporting of time came in very good use when clients questioned billing.
  • Robust billing portal that was pretty customizable.
  • Could track employee costs well once the correct numbers were placed into the system. Came in very handy for billing and company budgeting and projections.
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  • Kanban Board View for moving tasks from stage to stage. Easy to see where work is. Each team has visibility as to what is coming down the pipeline.
  • Great time keeping capabilities with its integration with Salesforce. Know exactly where your staff is spending their time with each project, across all the various tasks being worked.
  • Quickly identify Blockers with shading tasks. Staff would identify these blockers with a quick check mark inside the task details and Project Management would know to step in to assist. Great feature when working through Sprints.
  • Easy to schedule repeatable tasks for each day or week. If you have recurring Sprint Meetings, you can setup the task to recreate itself after it has been closed during its next scheduled interval.
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Cons

  • The overall layout and physical design of the portals could be simplified greatly. The program is anything but intuitive to use.
  • I found myself clicking what felt like a 1,000 times just to complete one small task. Billing was very cumbersome and the program did not integrate smoothly with Quickbooks as was previously promised.
  • Saving and making templates for billing etc. was a tedious process that also cost extra!
  • The program is as good as what you put into it, but they designed the software for a more particular one-sided way to work and manage, so it made customizing a project to your companies methods tricky.
  • Overall a very cumbersome program that looks as if it was designed at the start of the millennium and note 16 years into it.
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  • Unfortunately TaskRay does not allow us to share templates externally with customers.
  • We have employees all over the world and we don't think TaskRay will support other languages such as Japanese. Note, I am speaking with a sales rep next week to confirm this, so we may be incorrect.
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Likelihood to Renew

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TaskRay10.0
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It's hands-down the best PM tool we have ever used. Nothing compares in ease of use and being easy to learn. It also looks great and makes sense immediately
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Usability

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TaskRay10.0
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Easy Easy Easy to use
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Support

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TaskRay10.0
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I have not had many support issues but when I have, they have been courteous helpful, and solved the issue
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Implementation

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TaskRay10.0
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Again, just like the app, the implementation was very easy.
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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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TaskRay is a simple solution to install and get moving with. Project creation, stage setup, and task creation are just a few great features that are simple to set up. Remedyforce & Service Manager are a more enterprise type application for more service desk type environments. JIRA is a highly used and close favorite with project management. At the end of the day, simplicity for setup and configuration as well as day to day usability went hands down to TaskRay over JIRA.
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Return on Investment

  • It positively organized our time tracking and the reporting was robust enough to use for client meetings.
  • It negatively took up more time to do certain tasks that shouldn't be so time consuming.
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  • It was highly effective in organizing projects and sprints.
  • Time cards were easy to manage.
  • TaskRay's integration with Salesforce is a huge win as well as you can leverage workflows, approval processes, and alert notifications.
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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
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TaskRay

General
Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
Additional Pricing Details