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Score 8.2 out of 100
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Score 9.7 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

Basecamp

Basecamp is great for the organization of design or copy comps and sharing progression of the project. It is not meant to be only a file share site, but integrates well with box, dropbox, and Google Drive for larger files. It allows for client sharing, so that only certain messages and files are seen by your clients, but requires a bit of training within your team to function properly.
Heather Miller | TrustRadius Reviewer

Screenhero (Discontinued)

  • Pair development
  • Knowledge Shares
  • Bug-reporting and explanation
  • Audio/voice integration WITH video share
  • Makes gaming very fun
  • Copy/Paste works flawlessly from my computer to another screenhero users computer.
  • Screenhero works with screen-recording software, so not only can I pair-develop, I can take video of a pair development session.
  • I can't think of any reason why Screenhero wouldn't be suited for any situation. I would say that they need to bring back the option for a native app capability outside of the slack app like they did during the Slack merge transition.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Project Management

Basecamp
7.8
Screenhero (Discontinued)
8.0
Task Management
Basecamp
8.4
Screenhero (Discontinued)
Resource Management
Basecamp
7.4
Screenhero (Discontinued)
Gantt Charts
Basecamp
7.3
Screenhero (Discontinued)
Scheduling
Basecamp
7.3
Screenhero (Discontinued)
Workflow Automation
Basecamp
7.0
Screenhero (Discontinued)
Team Collaboration
Basecamp
8.7
Screenhero (Discontinued)
Support for Agile Methodology
Basecamp
7.0
Screenhero (Discontinued)
Support for Waterfall Methodology
Basecamp
7.5
Screenhero (Discontinued)
Document Management
Basecamp
7.6
Screenhero (Discontinued)
Email integration
Basecamp
8.2
Screenhero (Discontinued)
Mobile Access
Basecamp
8.1
Screenhero (Discontinued)
8.0
Timesheet Tracking
Basecamp
7.8
Screenhero (Discontinued)
Change request and Case Management
Basecamp
8.4
Screenhero (Discontinued)
Budget and Expense Management
Basecamp
8.1
Screenhero (Discontinued)
Visual planning tools
Basecamp
Screenhero (Discontinued)
8.0

Professional Services Automation

Basecamp
7.8
Screenhero (Discontinued)
Quotes/estimates
Basecamp
8.6
Screenhero (Discontinued)
Invoicing
Basecamp
7.8
Screenhero (Discontinued)
Project & financial reporting
Basecamp
7.7
Screenhero (Discontinued)
Integration with accounting software
Basecamp
7.0
Screenhero (Discontinued)

Communication

Basecamp
Screenhero (Discontinued)
7.4
Chat
Basecamp
Screenhero (Discontinued)
9.7
Notifications
Basecamp
Screenhero (Discontinued)
2.9
Discussions
Basecamp
Screenhero (Discontinued)
9.7

File Sharing & Management

Basecamp
Screenhero (Discontinued)
9.7
Video files
Basecamp
Screenhero (Discontinued)
9.0
Document collaboration
Basecamp
Screenhero (Discontinued)
10.0
Access control
Basecamp
Screenhero (Discontinued)
10.0

Pros

Basecamp

  • Ease of use meaning that non-technical users can be onboarded with minimal training required
  • Range of features meaning that you can use Basecamp as your core project management platform and don't need to rely on other tools in conjunction
  • Good collaborative features to encourage adoption and management of end-to-end process on Basecamp
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Screenhero (Discontinued)

  • EASY! A simply to use and understand UI cannot be understated. I needed no additional training and did not need to reference and support documentation to pick up and use Screenhero with my team. It's easy to add new folks to connect with, easy to call them, easy to end the call, and so forth. I would liken the UI to a more sleek Yahoo Instant Messenger (for those who remember that service!).
  • Painless. I rarely ever had connectivity issues or grainy audio/video quality. When I did occasionally encounter that (rough guess maybe 1 in 20), it usually cleared itself up after a few seconds. I think it's only ever "locked up" on me twice, meaning I had to disconnect and reconnect in order for the issue to be resolved. Overall, a painless experience.
Harrison Bond | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Basecamp

  • I use Basecamp V2 because the newer V3 misses some functionality of V2. It seems it was built for a slightly different purpose. Unfortunately, V2 is not seeing feature updates as often as V3
  • Integration with other platforms would be nice. For example, I'd love to see my personal calendar or my business Outlook calendar overlaid on the Basecamp calendar, but this is not a possibility currently.
  • I can subscribe to Basecamp's iCal to show the Basecamp calendar on my personal calendar, which is handy, but it is quite limited. I can't see any detail about the task aside from the title. None of the description or information on what project or task list the task is attached to.
Nicholas Kouvatsos | TrustRadius Reviewer

Screenhero (Discontinued)

  • I'm not sure how to sign up right now. I guess until it's integrated into Slack as a full-blown feature it'll stay like that.
  • Most probably it'll be monetized as an extra feature.
  • This is true for most of the remote management solutions: security concerns. Slack had some break-ins in the past, giving remote control to your computer can be dangerous.
  • Another issue which is problematic for similar product too: watch out if there's an extra remote server is involved. Say you and your client you want to guide with Screenhero both log in to a remote server through RDP. Both the RDP and Screenhero capture hotkeys, and depenfing on if your other peer logs into screenhero on the server itself or his machine, things like copy-paste won't work because the RDP is interfering with the remote management software.
Csaba Toth | TrustRadius Reviewer

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

Screenhero (Discontinued)

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

Screenhero (Discontinued)

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Reliability and Availability

Basecamp

Basecamp 10.0
Based on 6 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

Screenhero (Discontinued)

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Support Rating

Basecamp

Basecamp 8.5
Based on 28 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

Screenhero (Discontinued)

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Implementation Rating

Basecamp

Basecamp 7.7
Based on 4 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

Screenhero (Discontinued)

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Alternatives Considered

Basecamp

I have used Jira in past roles with different organizations, and I find Basecamp to be much more user-friendly and better at the more complex conversations that need to be had around product features. Basecamp knows what it does well, and sticks to that, instead of trying to be a more all-around product development tool like Jira. In my experience, Jira's interface was much more confusing, and contained a lot of functionality that my team didn't use.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Screenhero (Discontinued)

Screenhero being acquired by Slack was honestly the primary reason we selected it over TeamViewer. Our organization is heavily invested in Slack's enterprise solution, so choosing Screenhero was a pretty easy decision. On top of that, Screenhero delivers very well on its core competencies, so there doesn't seem to be a very good reason to not use it given its relationship with Slack.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Basecamp

  • We have far less meetings! Which is great. I think this has made us far more efficient, wasting time with meetings and getting more done.
  • We are able to keep track of notes and progress on a project much more easily. I feel like things stay on track much better than before we had Basecamp.
  • I think timelines and deadlines are kept very clear and everyone has clear expectations. This means people know exactly what they need to work on at any given time (and know what they will be working on next too). As bad as it sounds to say, I think before we had Basecamp, deadlines and timelines weren't very clear sometimes.
Jessica Meadows Rich | TrustRadius Reviewer

Screenhero (Discontinued)

  • Easier way to have conversations! It's quick and simple.
  • Skip the toneless slack conversation and hash it out over ScreenHero!
  • Screen sharing has been very beneficial.
Taylor Hansen | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Basecamp

General

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

Basecamp Editions & Modules

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

Screenhero (Discontinued)

General

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

Screenhero (Discontinued) Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Basecamp
8.4
Screenhero (Discontinued)
9.4

Likelihood to Renew

Basecamp
10.0
Screenhero (Discontinued)

Usability

Basecamp
7.8
Screenhero (Discontinued)

Reliability and Availability

Basecamp
10.0
Screenhero (Discontinued)

Performance

Basecamp
7.3
Screenhero (Discontinued)

Support Rating

Basecamp
8.5
Screenhero (Discontinued)

Online Training

Basecamp
5.0
Screenhero (Discontinued)

Implementation Rating

Basecamp
7.7
Screenhero (Discontinued)

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