Axero vs. Yamdu

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Axero
Score 8.6 out of 10
N/A
Axero's Communifire is an Enterprise Social and Collaboration platform. Used internally, it connects employees, key customers and partners to pursue shared goals. Used to build an online community, it puts the emphasis on working together, not just meeting socially. The platform, designed to encourage the spread and expansion of ideas is suited for organizations that want their community to not only get connected but also feel they are getting things done.
$49
per month
Yamdu
Score 6.4 out of 10
N/A
Short description: Yamdu is a production management software for visual content. It offers tools for all departments and stages of a film, television or commercial production.N/A
Pricing
AxeroYamdu
Editions & Modules
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Offerings
Pricing Offerings
AxeroYamdu
Free Trial
YesYes
Free/Freemium Version
NoNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
YesNo
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
Additional DetailsAxero tailors your investment to meet your unique needs. Custom pricing and volume discounting available. Contact Axero for details.
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Features
AxeroYamdu
Project Management
Comparison of Project Management features of Product A and Product B
Axero
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Ratings
Yamdu
6.4
3 Ratings
16% below category average
Task Management00 Ratings5.53 Ratings
Gantt Charts00 Ratings7.53 Ratings
Scheduling00 Ratings7.93 Ratings
Team Collaboration00 Ratings6.83 Ratings
Document Management00 Ratings8.13 Ratings
Mobile Access00 Ratings2.53 Ratings
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User Ratings
AxeroYamdu
Likelihood to Recommend
9.0
(7 ratings)
6.4
(3 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
9.1
(2 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Usability
8.2
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Availability
9.1
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Performance
9.1
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Support Rating
9.0
(2 ratings)
10.0
(1 ratings)
Implementation Rating
9.1
(2 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
User Testimonials
AxeroYamdu
Likelihood to Recommend
Axero Solutions
Specific scenarios where Communifire would be well suited to an organisation, would be companies that are people focused and committed to frequent and open communication channels from both the top-down and bottom-up. It also would suit organizations that are committed to providing the staff opportunities to collaborate, share and actively contribute to company initiatives and planning. If these aren't elements of your organization's culture, the system would still work for you or those companies who just want to push information out and have an effective intranet. Communifire would cater to these scenarios just as well and is more than capable of providing that type of simple solution.
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Yamdu
Even for a small business like mine, Yamdu really felt like a one-stop shop for everything. It's hard to find a comprehensive software for film/video productions, but Yamdu has everything we need. The only thing that really held us back was the cost, ultimately. If anything, I would love a storyboarding feature that let you set the time per shot and build out a sequence in pre-production. I used Storyboarder for this currently and it's very helpful, especially for music videos, to be able to build out a storyboard, set a music/audio track to it, then play it back in real time and see the pacing of the shoot.
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Pros
Axero Solutions
  • Communifire allows people to connect easily through instant chat and messaging. It works similarly to other social media platforms like Facebook so its not hard to learn.
  • Communifire makes it easy to share news and events with our community and the presentation of this information looks very professional.
  • I found Communifire quite easy to configure to our individual needs. There were a lot of options to turn things on or off. This was important to us because in some areas of our community we wanted to allow our contractors many features and in other areas we wanted to really limit what was on offer.
  • We had a big list of things we needed a platform to do. Communifire ticked all the boxes.
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Yamdu
  • Crewlists
  • Callsheets
  • Breakdowns
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Cons
Axero Solutions
  • Some UX issues that could be improved
  • Some architecture decisions don't make complete sense to me (though that's just one man's opinion)
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Yamdu
  • More specific financial management reports.
  • Creation of some instant messaging software for the team.
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Likelihood to Renew
Axero Solutions
Our business depends upon this software to provide information on all aspects of our business. The future of business is a marriage between web site and customer interaction. This software will allow us to move in that direction.
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Yamdu
No answers on this topic
Usability
Axero Solutions
This rating has a caveat - there is always room for improvement, and this team gets it. You always learn from customers how to do things better and easier, so it is a constant learning of how people use the site. Although the search engine is exceptional, most people do not use it as their first line of research. Much of the usability has to do with layout - and is not just a software usability item, so the rating is severely dependent up on the layout/options you choose for your usage. And their team will do anything in their power to get the results and layout you want. The areas that need improvement - and acknowledged by the team - are the administrative tools. There are a ton of options, and it takes a little to learn some of those. For most people, however, this won't be an issue, because the support team will always help you. This is always the case with more power. If there were fewer options it would no doubt be easier, but they give you the keys to all of the cars in the lot; so a little more to learn.
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Yamdu
No answers on this topic
Reliability and Availability
Axero Solutions
Never any problems. Quite impressed
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Yamdu
No answers on this topic
Performance
Axero Solutions
Works in real time.
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Yamdu
No answers on this topic
Support Rating
Axero Solutions
I have always found Communifire support to be exceptional. We have had a personal account manager who has been very helpful.
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Yamdu
This is one of Yamdu's strongest points.
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Implementation Rating
Axero Solutions
I found the system to be very flexible and the Communifire team very supportive in helping me identify solutions for my goals.
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Yamdu
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Alternatives Considered
Axero Solutions
We selected Communifire for the excellent sales support, strong feature set and quick set up time. We were able to get started immediately and build out features as need required which led to faster execution and higher adoption rates among our team.
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Yamdu
At the time, there really wasn't anything else like Yamdu. Especially as, in Celtx's case, at that time they weren't doing Excel/CSV exports of shot lists in the A/V format, something we required for what we were shooting. I understand that StudioBinder has increased its featureset the past few years, but Yamdu always felt like the most robust option and more familiar with the film/tv world.
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Return on Investment
Axero Solutions
  • We are still building out features of the platform but with implemention of paid features by members, we will be able to cover our operating cost of the platform.
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Yamdu
  • Positive impact, centralized place with some good tools for film productions
  • Negative impact, not that flexible and as expected and strict pricing policy with little flexibility
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ScreenShots

Axero Screenshots

Screenshot of Mobile intranetScreenshot of Knowledge managementScreenshot of Recognition

Yamdu Screenshots

Screenshot of Crew ManagementScreenshot of Script TaggingScreenshot of Production SchedulingScreenshot of File Management