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Score 8.3 out of 100
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Score 7.5 out of 100

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

Capture for Jira

The software works best in a collaborative environment where information needs to be conveyed quickly and effectively with visual and impromptu notes. If your group doesn't like to do things online and prefers the whiteboard for in-person meetings maybe this solution is overkill. In-person meetings happen frequently so this solution makes it easier to do things remotely.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Project Management

Basecamp
7.8
Capture for Jira
8.3
Task Management
Basecamp
8.2
Capture for Jira
8.0
Resource Management
Basecamp
7.8
Capture for Jira
Gantt Charts
Basecamp
7.3
Capture for Jira
Scheduling
Basecamp
8.2
Capture for Jira
Workflow Automation
Basecamp
6.9
Capture for Jira
Team Collaboration
Basecamp
8.6
Capture for Jira
Support for Agile Methodology
Basecamp
7.6
Capture for Jira
Support for Waterfall Methodology
Basecamp
8.0
Capture for Jira
Document Management
Basecamp
8.0
Capture for Jira
Email integration
Basecamp
7.9
Capture for Jira
Mobile Access
Basecamp
8.4
Capture for Jira
8.0
Timesheet Tracking
Basecamp
7.4
Capture for Jira
Change request and Case Management
Basecamp
7.6
Capture for Jira
Budget and Expense Management
Basecamp
7.9
Capture for Jira
Search
Basecamp
Capture for Jira
7.0
Visual planning tools
Basecamp
Capture for Jira
10.0

Professional Services Automation

Basecamp
7.7
Capture for Jira
Quotes/estimates
Basecamp
8.1
Capture for Jira
Invoicing
Basecamp
7.0
Capture for Jira
Project & financial reporting
Basecamp
8.1
Capture for Jira
Integration with accounting software
Basecamp
7.7
Capture for Jira

Communication

Basecamp
Capture for Jira
8.0
Discussions
Basecamp
Capture for Jira
8.0

File Sharing & Management

Basecamp
Capture for Jira
7.7
Document collaboration
Basecamp
Capture for Jira
7.0
Access control
Basecamp
Capture for Jira
8.0
Advanced security features
Basecamp
Capture for Jira
8.0

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

Capture for Jira

  • Documentation
  • Directions
  • Ease of use
Anonymous | 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

Capture for Jira

  • Licensing
  • Some documentation topics
  • More drawing options
Anonymous | 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

Capture for Jira

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

Capture for Jira

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

Capture for Jira

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Support Rating

Basecamp

Basecamp 8.4
Based on 30 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

Capture for Jira

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

Capture for Jira

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

Capture for Jira

Capture for Jira was just the right-sized application we needed to make our Jira implementation more productive and effective. We didn't want to migrate from Jira, so this was the right choice to build upon the infrastructure we already had. It was the best option without pouring more money into another solution.
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

Capture for Jira

  • Efficient
  • Bit expensive
  • Flexible
Anonymous | 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

Capture for Jira

General

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

Capture for Jira Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Basecamp
8.3
Capture for Jira
8.0

Likelihood to Renew

Basecamp
10.0
Capture for Jira

Usability

Basecamp
7.8
Capture for Jira

Reliability and Availability

Basecamp
10.0
Capture for Jira

Performance

Basecamp
7.3
Capture for Jira

Support Rating

Basecamp
8.4
Capture for Jira

Online Training

Basecamp
5.0
Capture for Jira

Implementation Rating

Basecamp
7.7
Capture for Jira

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