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Score 8 out of 100

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Likelihood to Recommend

Podio

[Citrix Podios's] customer support is very quick and they provide you an option to convert your
project into small tasks so that you can better assist your team and extract
maximum work out of them hence I will totally recommend its usage. I could not think that keeping track of tasks could be this much easier and smart. It is a fully customizable tool that manages my tasks efficiently and deal with them effectively.
Gill Riskoff | TrustRadius Reviewer

Easy Projects

In Lenovo we are more than 2000+ workers, so I can not say if the size company is a limitation to apply Easy Projects. I'm sure that EP could adapt for small-medium-large enterprise. For me, EP is perfectly suited to project manage, check time, resources, budget, deadlines, [etc.] so [it] is all that a project manager needs.
Alejandro Montes | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Project Management

Podio
8.4
Easy Projects
7.7
Task Management
Podio
9.7
Easy Projects
8.6
Resource Management
Podio
7.1
Easy Projects
8.1
Gantt Charts
Podio
7.1
Easy Projects
7.6
Scheduling
Podio
6.3
Easy Projects
7.7
Workflow Automation
Podio
8.1
Easy Projects
7.3
Team Collaboration
Podio
9.8
Easy Projects
7.9
Support for Agile Methodology
Podio
9.2
Easy Projects
7.1
Support for Waterfall Methodology
Podio
8.3
Easy Projects
6.4
Document Management
Podio
8.6
Easy Projects
10.0
Email integration
Podio
9.2
Easy Projects
7.1
Mobile Access
Podio
8.2
Easy Projects
6.0
Timesheet Tracking
Podio
8.2
Easy Projects
8.0
Change request and Case Management
Podio
8.5
Easy Projects
8.0
Budget and Expense Management
Podio
9.4
Easy Projects
7.8

Professional Services Automation

Podio
8.8
Easy Projects
8.9
Quotes/estimates
Podio
8.8
Easy Projects
Invoicing
Podio
8.7
Easy Projects
Project & financial reporting
Podio
8.3
Easy Projects
8.8
Integration with accounting software
Podio
9.2
Easy Projects
9.1

Pros

Podio

  • Very easy for people without coding or technical skills to set up and maintain information in "Apps".
  • Platform is very easy to learn and adopt--it's intuitive.
  • Project management potential is awesome--instead of having to fit your projects into a structure that is industry specific, you can build an app that tracks what you want, in the order you want it.
  • Has a "relationship" field that allows you to relate an individual item or record to a record in another app. It effectively gives some of the functionality of a relational database.
  • Very useful for information sharing when staff members are in different regions or places.
Amy Smoucha | TrustRadius Reviewer

Easy Projects

  • Easy Projects is great for project management. It allows you to assign users, set tasks and end dates, and keep it all together in one working file/job. It's a project manager's dream -- you can look inside and see exactly what is going on and any missed deadlines.
  • Easy Projects allows good customization of the fields. We have worked it so that in a job file, we can enter info about things specific to publication design -- size, file format, delivery location, etc. And we've been able to change these further over time as our needs change.
  • Easy Projects allows for archiving of completed jobs. You don't have to see them every time you log in, but it's great to be able to go back and search through completed jobs (even several years back) to see what was done last time, who was assigning, costs, etc.
  • Easy Projects allows you to pull reports and export them. This has proved helpful when we needed an overall log of jobs for a client or to pull a large number of costs.
Deanna Woolf | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Podio

  • More filter options for calendars.
  • Customizable views for Relation fields.
  • Full featured Podio mobile App for iPad.
  • A customizable profile status – would love to work with Podio in silent mode (logged in while working, but "not available" for requests when in heavy work mode)
Jan Florian Maas | TrustRadius Reviewer

Easy Projects

  • Would love to see a way to create a project plan that is user friendly with various colours
  • More robust reporting that would provide easy view to budget by task by person
  • Would like to view various projects in different windows without going back and forth
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Podio

Podio 9.1
Based on 17 answers
Podio customer service is great. The cloud and mobile service is fast (almost instant, continuous syncing). With a solid user base, and backed by Citrix, this is a serious business solution. They're also constantly working on improving and making it more powerful. I anticipate it only getting better
Nando Cabán-Méndez | TrustRadius Reviewer

Easy Projects

Easy Projects 8.2
Based on 1 answer
Easy Projects is a product of multiple levels which provides basic project management tools or enables to go deeper and to explore further possibilities. Highly customizable UI guarantees a personalized user experience.
Ryan Edwards Jr. | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Podio

Podio 6.0
Based on 2 answers
It is usable, for sure. Requires a bit of thinking to be really useful.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Easy Projects

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Reliability and Availability

Podio

Podio 8.0
Based on 4 answers
I have not experienced any down time
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Easy Projects

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Performance

Podio

Podio 8.0
Based on 2 answers
It works all the time and if I have a question, support get back to me ASAP
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Easy Projects

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Support Rating

Podio

Podio 7.2
Based on 6 answers
Podio support was always responsive and very quick to provide answers and assistance during the history of using this product, their support team has always been top notch. There have been several cases where calling podio support a feature was not available and they provided either workaround solutions or added the features straight into their roadmap.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Easy Projects

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Implementation Rating

Podio

Podio 7.0
Based on 1 answer
Could of got more help sooner and mapped out structure after the 1st month. Future planning
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Easy Projects

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Alternatives Considered

Podio

Compared to Salesforce: Podio is not as robust as a tool for CRM tracking. It also doesn't have the in-email capabilities that SF offers. Compared to Basecamp: Podio is somewhat similar to Basecamp but doesn't offer the same functionality with checking items off and archiving projects.Compared to Zoho Projects: Podio is vastly superior to Zoho Project's lack of flexibility (requiring a development team to build) and accessibility by all members (Zoho Projects requires a very limited number of "owners" of projects which makes it difficult if multiple owners need to assign one or more people to a project).
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Easy Projects

An Easy Project is more powerful than the other two as it has a comprehensive platform to do the project management, task tracking, log hrs, resource loading check, project budget control, project cost estimate. Easy project is very powerful and has a lot of functions to meet different people's daily use.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Scalability

Podio

Podio 10.0
Based on 2 answers
As you business grows, so does Podio. There seems to be no limit to the workspace and apps you can create on the platform
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Easy Projects

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Return on Investment

Podio

  • Podio is great for task assignment and tracking. The ability to enter and assign tasks from mobile and track their completion saves me several phone calls a day.
  • Podio outdoes email as my go to place to search for information. The ability to forward emails into the system, organize by projects and contacts, and search it all saves considerable time and confusion.
  • Podio has considerable potential to reduce overall admin time spent organizing information (filing, tracking, etc) The ability to keep a single record of a given piece of information without being tied to email vs file structure works very well.
Keller Baum | TrustRadius Reviewer

Easy Projects

  • Better project coordination -- everything is all in one place and all team members can see/work off the same file.
  • Better job archiving -- we can look back on recurring jobs and see what was done months (or even years) previously
  • Helps us collect more info up front -- due to the fields project managers need to fill out, it steps us through the process of asking our clients all the right questions to make sure we have the info the design team needs
  • Negative impact is that because it is so integral to our work processes, there is a "learning curve" for new employees when they start. So we do have to spend more time training them and ensuring they are doing things correctly in the system.
  • Negative impact is that because of its lack of mobile and table-friendliness, if team members are out of the office, we can't use Easy Projects. We have to rely on email and sometimes, things can get missed that way.
Deanna Woolf | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

Podio

General

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

Podio Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

Easy Projects

General

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

Easy Projects Editions & Modules

Edition
Essentials$61
Business$121
Platform$191
  1. per month
Additional Pricing Details

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Podio
7.9
Easy Projects
7.8

Likelihood to Renew

Podio
9.1
Easy Projects
8.2

Usability

Podio
6.0
Easy Projects

Reliability and Availability

Podio
8.0
Easy Projects

Performance

Podio
8.0
Easy Projects

Support Rating

Podio
7.2
Easy Projects

Implementation Rating

Podio
7.0
Easy Projects

Scalability

Podio
10.0
Easy Projects

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