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Score 5.6 out of 100
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Score 9.4 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

Changepoint

Changepoint is basic and would, therefore, work for businesses with uncomplicated requests, pretty straightforward workflows and willingness to work with an unsightly solution. It is basic, from the UI to the search option and the way the information is captured, which can be frustrating and counter-intuitive at times.It is relatively robust (i.e. I have been using it for almost 2 years and have not seen it crash once) but it does log me out when the system has been inactive for about 30 minutes - and I am only notified about being logged out upon clicking the Submit button, meaning many a line of text have been typed more than once!
Anonymous | 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

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

Professional Services Automation

Changepoint
Nifty
9.3
Quotes/estimates
Changepoint
Nifty
9.0
Project & financial reporting
Changepoint
Nifty
9.5

Pros

Changepoint

  • Changepoint has significant reporting capabilities, though of course, the data that comes out is only as good as the data that goes in. I enjoy being able to use the standard reports to understand exactly how much a project has cost us and to compare it to how much we are charging. This allows us to more accurately set our prices. Though we have not used the report designer capability, I understand that custom reports can be designed with relative ease.
  • Changepoint has a versioning capability for changes made to user profiles in the system manager, which I find particularly helpful. As a non-power user, it is valuable to be able to see what changes I have made to various profiles so that I can troubleshoot a problem down the line.
  • Changepoint has significant functionality well beyond the features that we are currently using, and for this reason, I think it is affordable and a good deal. Particularly if your organization is interested in dedicating the time and resources into using all of the features around project planning, resource allocation, etc., the price is well worth the value.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Nifty

  • It is highly efficient in the management of the task.
  • Its calendar view helps in reminding important dates and tasks.
  • Its customer service is top-notch.
Wiliam Alifie-Joise | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Changepoint

  • We use Changepoint to manage the IS organization. I would like to see more advancement in order to do benefits management.
  • I would like to see a capability where a project manager can build a very detailed work breakdown structure, but only require project resources to charge time and provide a task status at a higher level.
Ron Beck; MS MBA CPA | 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

Changepoint

Changepoint 7.6
Based on 10 answers
Sometimes the decision to renew boils down to an old adage "if it isn't broken don't fix it". Previous to moving to Changepoint, it was obvious that we needed a better project management tool. Projects we completed on time but the time zone difference between the teams and several iterations of back and forth caused a number of communication issues with projects. The difference is night and day.
Cedric M. Norwood | TrustRadius Reviewer

Nifty

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Usability

Changepoint

Changepoint 8.0
Based on 1 answer
It could be more intuitive and user friendly.
Meloni Mockerman | TrustRadius Reviewer

Nifty

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Alternatives Considered

Changepoint

We believed that Changepoint matched up well, had better support and provided a better pricing structure that worked better for our budget constraints over time. The team was willing to work with us on the design of the tool for our needs and it wasn't going to break the bank from a budget perspective.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Nifty

There's no comparison. Nifty does what all of these do all in one place (with the exception of Slack's community aspect with hashtagging - not sure if Nifty can do this, never tried)Nifty even has the ability to import directly from many other platforms - I've personally imported projects from Trello and Asana, saving tons of time in migration.
Ashlie Pappas | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Changepoint

  • Employee efficiency has decreased significantly within our Project MAnagement team. The main causes are lack of logical steps/not user-friendly and the slowness of the entire program.
  • Changepoint PSA has greatly improved being able to track budgets for all projects. Before this software, budgets were done manually by hand and cross-referenced with Accounting. Now, we can pull a report out of the system, as long as all parties entered their time and data correctly.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Nifty

  • Its scheduling features are very helpful in project management.
  • I don’t like its mobile application and needs a lot of improvement.
  • There should be a dashboard for the analytics.
Wiliam Alifie-Joise | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

Changepoint

General

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

Nifty

General

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

* simple flat-rate pricing

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Changepoint
5.6
Nifty
9.7

Likelihood to Renew

Changepoint
7.6
Nifty

Usability

Changepoint
8.0
Nifty

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