Backlog vs. Flowlu

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Backlog
Score 9.2 out of 10
N/A
Backlog is a project management and bug tracking tool for teams that want higher productivity, greater visibility, and simple project tracking. Development teams can work together with Design, Marketing, IT, and more. Backlog is designed to get everyone on track by organizing work, teammates, projects and tasks. The activity feed and watchlist are designed to help users keep an eye on relevant work and deadlines. Gantt charts and burndown charts are designed to help users visualize project…N/A
Flowlu
Score 8.9 out of 10
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Flowlu is an all-in-one business operating platform from the Russian company of the same name, designed to contains all essential tools for project, task, finance and customer management. Flowlu provides an overview of everything that is going on in a company, allowing users to track every part of the business, from time spent by teams and their workload to overall costs, and customer invoices.N/A
Pricing
BacklogFlowlu
Editions & Modules
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Offerings
Pricing Offerings
BacklogFlowlu
Free Trial
YesNo
Free/Freemium Version
YesNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoNo
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
Additional Details
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Features
BacklogFlowlu
Project Management
Comparison of Project Management features of Product A and Product B
Backlog
9.5
2 Ratings
23% above category average
Flowlu
8.3
50 Ratings
10% above category average
Task Management10.02 Ratings8.749 Ratings
Gantt Charts9.02 Ratings7.930 Ratings
Scheduling10.02 Ratings8.142 Ratings
Team Collaboration10.02 Ratings8.648 Ratings
Support for Waterfall Methodology8.02 Ratings7.721 Ratings
Document Management9.02 Ratings8.144 Ratings
Email integration10.02 Ratings8.943 Ratings
Mobile Access10.02 Ratings7.638 Ratings
Resource Management00 Ratings8.838 Ratings
Workflow Automation00 Ratings8.646 Ratings
Support for Agile Methodology00 Ratings8.942 Ratings
Timesheet Tracking00 Ratings7.837 Ratings
Change request and Case Management00 Ratings7.924 Ratings
Budget and Expense Management00 Ratings8.335 Ratings
Professional Services Automation
Comparison of Professional Services Automation features of Product A and Product B
Backlog
-
Ratings
Flowlu
8.2
44 Ratings
9% above category average
Quotes/estimates00 Ratings8.036 Ratings
Invoicing00 Ratings8.943 Ratings
Project & financial reporting00 Ratings8.439 Ratings
Integration with accounting software00 Ratings7.522 Ratings
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User Ratings
BacklogFlowlu
Likelihood to Recommend
10.0
(2 ratings)
6.9
(50 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
-
(0 ratings)
8.6
(3 ratings)
Usability
-
(0 ratings)
8.7
(50 ratings)
Support Rating
8.0
(1 ratings)
6.4
(50 ratings)
User Testimonials
BacklogFlowlu
Likelihood to Recommend
Nulab, Inc.
The user interface is very good. It is more intuitive in nature. It is easy to use and robust in operation. The dashboard is designed on modernized UI and the interface is also intuitive. I can easily navigate things on my own.
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Flowlu
To manage the workflows of our business, we used a number of tools before we began using Flowlu. It combines CRM, project & task management, team communication, invoicing, and account management into a single tool. We are able to save a lot of time and effort by using this all-in-one solution.
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Pros
Nulab, Inc.
  • Gantt chart
  • Github support
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Flowlu
  • The system of adding only the features you need by installing as separated modules makes it easy to learn without being overwhelmed by the lots of features.
  • I really like its structure and clear interface. Not wasting much time by searching for the right buttons and settings. Looks like the developers use their own tool for everyday work
  • Flowlu offers a custom domain option to fully integrate fully it into our company toolbox. This helps offering a seamless experience for our clients.
  • The elaborated invoice module was the final argument for us to switch to Flowlu.
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Cons
Nulab, Inc.
  • The biggest drawback that I want Backlog to fix as soon as possible is that is does not provide any place to explain the problem or bug virtually.
  • There is a need for a tab or space to attach screenshot or video to easily explain the bug or problem in the project.
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Flowlu
  • Flowlu should allow user to import their own invoice into app
  • Fellow should have their own email marketing system
  • It should integrate woo-commerce, a big e-commerce platform on WordPress. This will support users will in managing and sending emails to their customers.
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Likelihood to Renew
Nulab, Inc.
No answers on this topic
Flowlu
I have found Flowlu while searching [for] a collaborative tool for a friend's non-profit organization. As I read the description and made a trial test, I fell in love with the tool. So we are definitely going to renew. Not only because the delivered solutions are great but also because Flowlu's roadmap seems very [promising].
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Usability
Nulab, Inc.
No answers on this topic
Flowlu
They have a great onboarding checklist and if you follow it you will be able to use the software. That is easy to use in my book. Flowlu has also the ability to turn on and off apps that you use or not which makes it tailored to the business needs.
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Support Rating
Nulab, Inc.
I would give 9 but one less because of the high price.
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Flowlu
Great Support normally they respond in a few hours, which is very good, the knowledge base is good and the facebook groups are also very responsive. We are finding many videos online which are explaining Flowlu more and more daily.
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Alternatives Considered
Nulab, Inc.
Backlog has all of the top-notch features to increase productivity, visibility, and project tracking. Backlog is easy to use. I first just logged in to the platform and it was [ready] to go. I easily started working on it and it started giving me the bugs’ details on our project. Always available for queries. Listen to the queries very attentively and try to give a solution on the go if applicable. Otherwise, take some time and respond with the advanced workable solution in the limited time frame.
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Flowlu
Flowlu is easier to use and has more features, with more coming. ClickUp feels like it's more 'open' for any type of business with a lot of customization, whereas Flowlu feels like it was created for niches like my own, yet it can easily and quickly be customized for any type of business
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Return on Investment
Nulab, Inc.
  • Software interns get easily used to this tool.
  • One who works in the SDLC gets recognized and it's easy to track rank board.
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Flowlu
  • Time invested in learning the app was huge, there's no go-to resource center and currently their knowledge is scattered (YouTube videos, Knowledge Base, API docs etc)
  • We are able to cancel subscriptions of some of the other CRM and project management apps as the needs are covered by Flowlu
  • There's a significant productivity boost after learning the app but this is not quite measurable just yet
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ScreenShots

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Screenshot of Projects home pageScreenshot of Gantt chartScreenshot of GitScreenshot of commenting in issuesScreenshot of subtasking