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Basecamp

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Score 8.4 out of 100
16 Ratings
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Score 9 out of 100

Feature Set Ratings

    Project Management

    7.8

    Basecamp

    78%

    Progress MOVEit (formerly Ipswitch MOVEit)

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    Basecamp ranks higher in 14/14 features

    Task Management

    8.2
    82%
    112 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Resource Management

    7.8
    78%
    93 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Gantt Charts

    7.2
    72%
    38 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Scheduling

    8.3
    83%
    89 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Workflow Automation

    6.6
    66%
    66 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Team Collaboration

    8.6
    86%
    112 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Support for Agile Methodology

    7.5
    75%
    46 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Support for Waterfall Methodology

    8.0
    80%
    42 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Document Management

    7.8
    78%
    106 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Email integration

    7.9
    79%
    93 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Mobile Access

    8.6
    86%
    91 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Timesheet Tracking

    7.1
    71%
    42 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Change request and Case Management

    7.4
    74%
    52 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Budget and Expense Management

    7.8
    78%
    38 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Professional Services Automation

    7.6

    Basecamp

    76%

    Progress MOVEit (formerly Ipswitch MOVEit)

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    Basecamp ranks higher in 4/4 features

    Quotes/estimates

    7.9
    79%
    29 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Invoicing

    6.7
    67%
    25 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Project & financial reporting

    8.2
    82%
    33 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Integration with accounting software

    7.7
    77%
    27 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Attribute Ratings

    • Progress MOVEit (formerly Ipswitch MOVEit) is rated higher in 1 area: Likelihood to Recommend

    Likelihood to Recommend

    8.4

    Basecamp

    84%
    139 Ratings
    9.0

    Progress MOVEit (formerly Ipswitch MOVEit)

    90%
    7 Ratings

    Likelihood to Renew

    10.0

    Basecamp

    100%
    27 Ratings

    Progress MOVEit (formerly Ipswitch MOVEit)

    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Usability

    7.8

    Basecamp

    78%
    15 Ratings

    Progress MOVEit (formerly Ipswitch MOVEit)

    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Availability

    10.0

    Basecamp

    100%
    10 Ratings

    Progress MOVEit (formerly Ipswitch MOVEit)

    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Performance

    7.3

    Basecamp

    73%
    8 Ratings

    Progress MOVEit (formerly Ipswitch MOVEit)

    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Support Rating

    8.6

    Basecamp

    86%
    55 Ratings

    Progress MOVEit (formerly Ipswitch MOVEit)

    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Online Training

    5.0

    Basecamp

    50%
    1 Rating

    Progress MOVEit (formerly Ipswitch MOVEit)

    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Implementation Rating

    7.7

    Basecamp

    77%
    8 Ratings

    Progress MOVEit (formerly Ipswitch MOVEit)

    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Likelihood to Recommend

    Basecamp

    Basecamp is a wonderful tool for teams of varying degrees of technical knowledge, teams managing lots of different types of "agifall" and waterfall projects, and teams that are remotely distributed. It's probably less useful for more strictly agile-focused development teams, compared to other more flexible software applications like Jira and Asana.
    Andrea Hester | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Progress MOVEit (formerly Ipswitch MOVEit)

    MOVEit is actively used on a dedicated server to supply clients with SFTP transactions. Automation is configured easily and safely. We rely on MOVEit to provide the transmission of daily, weekly, and monthly files across many companies and businesses. MOVEit is recommended by my group for any SFTP needs etc.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Pros

    Basecamp

    • Task management - It is very easy to add, organize and discuss tasks within Basecamp's interface.
    • The "Campfire" function is great for communicating when you just have a quick question for someone on the team.
    • Notifications - Basecamp lets you decide how often and about what you'd like to be notified. The ability to respond to messages in Basecamp directly via email saves a lot of time.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Progress MOVEit (formerly Ipswitch MOVEit)

    • Dashboard provides good insight and quick access to troubled jobs
    • Being able to handle file transfer across various protocols securely
    • Ability to connect to various cloud sites and storage (SharePoint, Amazon S3)
    • Easy SSL certificate implementation of the web UI
    • Easy SSH with certificate implementation
    • Strong permissions configuration.
    ilija lukic | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Cons

    Basecamp

    • High Learning Curve. It's true that it can be easy to use, but to use well and effectively takes some time to learn. It's recommended to have an agreed-upon system in your team of what tools to use and when.
    • Notification Overload. If people aren't careful they could send a notification to everyone when only a couple people were meant to be prompted. And since emails are sent by default, you could have your mailbox overloaded with unnecessary updates. This is where it takes a bit of training in your team to have an agreed-upon system.
    • Lack of organization with Archived Projects. I will often need to reference an archived project to make a new one, but there is only a list of archived projects in alphabetical order, with no way to organize by archive date, or even search.
    Heather Miller | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Progress MOVEit (formerly Ipswitch MOVEit)

    • Drag and dropping of files to attached to packages.
    • I believe there is room for improvement when it comes to setting up folder and group security.
    • A better mobile app is absolutely needed. The current app lacks in features.
    Brian Munn | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Pricing Details

    Basecamp

    General

    Free Trial
    Yes
    Free/Freemium Version
    Yes
    Premium Consulting/Integration Services
    Entry-level set up fee?
    No

    Starting Price

    $99 per month

    Basecamp Editions & Modules

    Edition
    Basecamp PersonalFree1
    Basecamp Business$992
    1. Limited Capabilities
    2. Per Month [Unlimited Users]
    Additional Pricing Details

    Progress MOVEit (formerly Ipswitch MOVEit)

    General

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

    Starting Price

    Progress MOVEit (formerly Ipswitch MOVEit) Editions & Modules

    Additional Pricing Details

    Likelihood to Renew

    Basecamp

    Basecamp 10.0
    Based on 27 answers
    When I bring new people onto a project, it's immediately obvious how to use Basecamp. I don't have to worry about teaching them the features or walking them through it, it's just incredibly user-friendly. For this reason, I'll continue to renew my subscription even as new people are brought onto production jobs or the client changes.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Progress MOVEit (formerly Ipswitch MOVEit)

    No score
    No answers yet
    No answers on this topic

    Usability

    Basecamp

    Basecamp 7.8
    Based on 15 answers
    Basecamp is a little tricky to learn. I've used it for quite a while but I feel like there's still so much I don't know. It took me a while to learn but having used it in college definitely helped me integrate it into my work career.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Progress MOVEit (formerly Ipswitch MOVEit)

    No score
    No answers yet
    No answers on this topic

    Reliability and Availability

    Basecamp

    Basecamp 10.0
    Based on 10 answers
    I've never experienced downtime while using Basecamp, or been unable to access it when I needed it. That's not to say they've never had downtime, but I've been lucky enough not to encounter any, and I work odd hours, including late nights when maintenance is often undertaken.
    Lisa Keyser | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Progress MOVEit (formerly Ipswitch MOVEit)

    No score
    No answers yet
    No answers on this topic

    Support Rating

    Basecamp

    Basecamp 8.6
    Based on 55 answers
    For the many reasons I've given, Basecamp is a very strong program. There are a few features I can imagine that might make it even better, but I don't have a basis for comparison to be able to say that there is definitely a better one out there. I've noticed that Basecamp has evolved a bit from the time I started using it until now, so that makes me think that the producer of this program values it and believes in continuous improvement. If you could use the features offered by Basecamp, I would think you could use it with confidence.
    Anthony Burke | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Progress MOVEit (formerly Ipswitch MOVEit)

    No score
    No answers yet
    No answers on this topic

    Implementation Rating

    Basecamp

    Basecamp 7.7
    Based on 8 answers
    Decide the process before implementation - i.e. when it's due 8/9 does that mean 8am, noon, 5pm, 11:59pm? Check your to-do list frequentlySet-up templates - just not with the dates (they can be funky)
    Jenni Waggoner | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Progress MOVEit (formerly Ipswitch MOVEit)

    No score
    No answers yet
    No answers on this topic

    Alternatives Considered

    Basecamp

    Pretty good, but [Basecamp] has its drawbacks. Honestly I find the interface non-intuitive and sometimes have trouble figuring out how to change the status of a task. Perhaps it has something to do with the way it was originally set up by the admin, but I'm not sure. I liked Jira's drag and drop obvious functionality, but the project management side of the software was lacking. Smartsheet has excellent project management functionality, but the task management isn't as good.
    Blake Baron | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Progress MOVEit (formerly Ipswitch MOVEit)

    We previously used Attunity MFT (Formerly Repliweb MFT); We were looking to move away from the platform becuase, while flexible, it was too flexible. The flexibility was gained by running scripts with each job to do what you want. So, not only did you have to define the job (Source and Destination), you had to have a fairly strong programming background. Tasks as simple as renaming files with a date stamp, required a script be written. MoveIt has many of these basic macros available for file name manipulations like various date pieces, times, file names, etc, and they're all well documented. Ex: [OrigName] = Original Filename (TestFile.pdf), [OnlyName] = Just the filename, no extension (TestFile), [OnlyExt] = Just the file extentions (.pdf). Pretty much every field within a job can use pre-defined Macros, which is a huge benefit. We also moved away from that platform because it had gone stale, it wasn't their "Core" product. The vendor supported it, but was not actively developing it or fixing bugs or anything. We went 2-3 years without even an update to the binary. MoveIt is one of Progress's "Core" products, so they are adding features / functionality and fixing bugs actively
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Return on Investment

    Basecamp

    • It has saved me time when having to get the same message out to multiple restaurants
    • It has helped us make smarter operational decisions because we can all collaborate on an answer in a shorter amount of time (instead of calling a meeting!!!)
    • The calendar function allows us to plot out our marketing agenda for the month and add/change it together as needed. The chef will post his recipe, the managers will cost it out, the social media manager will post pictures on it, and ultimately we will get that information out on an info sheet to the staff by printing the page.
    Elizabeth Hyman | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Progress MOVEit (formerly Ipswitch MOVEit)

    • It gave us the ability to exchange files with customers and vendors in a secure manner.
    • Given the sensitivity of our files exchange, MOVEit helped in gaining the trust of our customers that their data is safe.
    • Using its API, we were able to build a custom app that is adding even more features, specific to our needs, like empowering project managers with more permissions on their folders
    Cristian Bodnarasec | TrustRadius Reviewer

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