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Score 8 out of 100
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Score 9.3 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

Brightpod

I like Brightpod. We used their previous product, DeskAway, which we actually liked a bit more for our needs (cannot remember why now as we've found workarounds over the last three years!). It is good for us, and we need to organize multiple task lists for multiple clients. We need to be able to monitor task progression and completion, as well as to track time by resource. We need to prioritize and focus our resources, and we need to review time tracking/performance reports. All possible in Brightpod. We especially like the access we can give to clients, which is on a task list basis, so they can see some task lists in their pod but not others, which allows us to not overwhelm them with unnecessary info, but at the same time, accomplish the detailed tracking we need.
Lisa Maier | TrustRadius Reviewer

Nifty

I've found myself recommending Nifty to other business owners as well as for personal use. I've personally found it to be invaluable when it comes to:
  • Daily / Weekly / Monthly / Quarterly recurring tasks
  • Creating templates for company processes such as new product creation, marketing strategy, on-boarding, quarterly goals, content management
  • Having forms zapped into a new task from multiple locations ensuring they're never overlooked
  • Having clear milestones and timelines for projects
  • Communicating on projects, tasks, and just in general
  • Assigning different components of projects to different people
  • Creating prior requirements that must be completed before completing the task
Ashlie Pappas | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Project Management

Brightpod
8.0
Nifty
9.5
Task Management
Brightpod
9.0
Nifty
9.2
Resource Management
Brightpod
8.0
Nifty
9.5
Scheduling
Brightpod
8.0
Nifty
9.7
Team Collaboration
Brightpod
8.0
Nifty
10.0
Document Management
Brightpod
4.0
Nifty
9.7
Email integration
Brightpod
9.0
Nifty
9.3
Mobile Access
Brightpod
9.0
Nifty
9.5
Timesheet Tracking
Brightpod
9.0
Nifty
8.8
Gantt Charts
Brightpod
Nifty
9.7
Workflow Automation
Brightpod
Nifty
9.7
Support for Agile Methodology
Brightpod
Nifty
9.5
Support for Waterfall Methodology
Brightpod
Nifty
9.7
Change request and Case Management
Brightpod
Nifty
9.0
Budget and Expense Management
Brightpod
Nifty
9.7

Professional Services Automation

Brightpod
Nifty
9.3
Quotes/estimates
Brightpod
Nifty
9.0
Project & financial reporting
Brightpod
Nifty
9.7

Pros

Brightpod

  • A very visually pleasing layout of projects in a Kanban style view.
  • Keeps all communication on a task or project in one place, so that everyone is on the same page.
  • Great template system for recurring projects like onboarding or deploying a specific service that has a defined timeline.
  • Flexile recurring tasks.
­čî▓Jeremy Huffman | TrustRadius Reviewer

Nifty

  • Time & expense tracking
  • Task and issue management
  • Direct messaging
  • Collaboration on documents
Toby Bottin | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Brightpod

  • Reports.
  • Team Member workload.
Sunil Shenoy | TrustRadius Reviewer

Nifty

  • It is not possible to edit time logs because there are no comment sections in time logs.
  • I just want to see more templates added.
Candace Mitchell | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Brightpod

Brightpod 8.9
Based on 3 answers
It's working very well for our organization.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Nifty

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Usability

Brightpod

Brightpod 8.0
Based on 2 answers
Brightpod is easy to use. We have several levels of users, some are from outside the USA and some are here. We needed something that could be used by programmers, coders, technical project managers, marketing individuals, and administrators. We get a thumbs up from all these user types. The system is hardly ever down, so we are able to use 24 hours per day, 7 days per week.
Lisa Maier | TrustRadius Reviewer

Nifty

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Support Rating

Brightpod

Brightpod 6.0
Based on 2 answers
Customer Support was fast and helpful.
Sunil Shenoy | TrustRadius Reviewer

Nifty

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Implementation Rating

Brightpod

Brightpod 9.1
Based on 1 answer
SaaS is the way forward :)
Sunil Shenoy | TrustRadius Reviewer

Nifty

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Alternatives Considered

Brightpod

Brightpod was definitely the most attractive and we felt like it had the least amount of clutter. We hated how Wrike handled recurring tasks. ActiveCollab just seemed to have some complexity that we didn't need. The Brightpod developers are very responsive and were able to fix bugs quickly.
­čî▓Jeremy Huffman | TrustRadius Reviewer

Nifty

The one thing that makes this nifty stand out from its peers is its ability to support everything that one can think of while working/managing a project! It has got effective timeline management, charting capabilities, chat functionality, document storage, and the ability to integrate with several meeting apps, existing document manager,s and emails! No other project management has such comprehensive features as that of Nifty!
Darshil S | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Brightpod

  • Increased employee efficiency
  • Ability to have remote teams
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Nifty

  • It's paid for itself many times over in being able to use just one platform instead of paying for multiple platforms to do what Nifty does in pieces
  • The time saved from knowing all project management is in one central location
  • Time saved from having templates and the ease of use
Ashlie Pappas | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

Brightpod

General

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

Brightpod Editions & Modules

Edition
Brightpod$19.001
  1. per month
Additional Pricing Details

Nifty

General

Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Yes
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Yes
Entry-level set up fee?
Optional
$89/mo

Nifty Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

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