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Score 9.1 out of 100

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

Mattermost

Mattermost is a fantastic alternative to Slack and Microsoft Teams in terms of cost-effectiveness, simplicity of maintenance, and control over your business data. We chose Mattermost because our company's structure is cost-prohibitive for Slack and Microsoft Teams. Mattermost allows us the user control we need to attach external guest users to specific projects, as well as the security of knowing exactly where our business data is stored. A self-managed installation of Mattermost may not be as effective when applied to large, rapidly scaling teams as that may require more IT support than available - however they do provide a paid, managed option.
Jonathan Warren | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Project Management

Podio
8.6
Mattermost
8.9
Task Management
Podio
9.2
Mattermost
8.7
Resource Management
Podio
7.8
Mattermost
Gantt Charts
Podio
7.8
Mattermost
8.9
Scheduling
Podio
7.6
Mattermost
8.9
Workflow Automation
Podio
8.4
Mattermost
8.3
Team Collaboration
Podio
9.1
Mattermost
Support for Agile Methodology
Podio
8.9
Mattermost
Support for Waterfall Methodology
Podio
8.9
Mattermost
Document Management
Podio
8.4
Mattermost
Email integration
Podio
9.0
Mattermost
Mobile Access
Podio
8.7
Mattermost
9.1
Timesheet Tracking
Podio
8.4
Mattermost
Change request and Case Management
Podio
8.6
Mattermost
Budget and Expense Management
Podio
8.8
Mattermost
Search
Podio
Mattermost
9.3
Visual planning tools
Podio
Mattermost
9.0

Professional Services Automation

Podio
8.7
Mattermost
Quotes/estimates
Podio
8.9
Mattermost
Invoicing
Podio
8.8
Mattermost
Project & financial reporting
Podio
8.2
Mattermost
Integration with accounting software
Podio
8.9
Mattermost

Communication

Podio
Mattermost
9.1
Chat
Podio
Mattermost
9.8
Notifications
Podio
Mattermost
8.7
Discussions
Podio
Mattermost
9.5
Surveys
Podio
Mattermost
7.8
Internal knowledgebase
Podio
Mattermost
8.9
Integrates with GoToMeeting
Podio
Mattermost
9.0
Integrates with Gmail and Google Hangouts
Podio
Mattermost
8.8
Integrates with Outlook
Podio
Mattermost
10.0

File Sharing & Management

Podio
Mattermost
8.4
Versioning
Podio
Mattermost
9.0
Video files
Podio
Mattermost
8.0
Audio files
Podio
Mattermost
8.7
Document collaboration
Podio
Mattermost
8.4
Access control
Podio
Mattermost
8.9
Advanced security features
Podio
Mattermost
8.9
Integrates with Google Drive
Podio
Mattermost
8.0
Device sync
Podio
Mattermost
7.1

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

Mattermost

  • I found this the smoothest app with advanced features that helps to express all feelings and knowledge properly. Its various tools and automation programs increase the collaboration with my clients.
  • I use Mattermost to interact with my team members and clients without any disturbance and interference.
  • It has an authentic search function that creates filtering automatically and provides amazing services.
Alex Charles | 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

Mattermost

  • Audio/Video capability, implementation could be better (such as what current competitors have)
  • Customization could be better, with more options, such as theme, layout, and notifications
  • Some users have trouble with distinguishing between Teams and Channels, and are unsure of hierarchy or how to organize.
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

Mattermost

Mattermost 10.0
Based on 1 answer
Mattermost works perfectly within our company as a way to communicate seamlessly. I have had no issues with the product and continue to use it often while on and off site. The mobile app allows me to continue to communicate with my team even when I don't have my laptop with me.
Ryne Fiebig | 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

Mattermost

Mattermost 5.4
Based on 4 answers
It's an extremely easy to use software, and I would recommend it to every company that is growing. I think they could improve their notification system, as it gets a little spammy sometimes and important notifications get lost. Also needs to improve the number of private chats that you are allowed to create.
María Lucía Santagata | TrustRadius Reviewer

Reliability and Availability

Podio

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

Mattermost

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

Mattermost

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

Mattermost

Mattermost 7.6
Based on 11 answers
We have not had to contact support for Mattermost ever. All that we have needed has been available in the documentation or website. One of our DevOps team members set it up in a couple of hours. The whole team was using Mattermost that same day. No support needed.
Angela Goldsmith, PMP | TrustRadius Reviewer

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

Mattermost

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

Mattermost

Mattermost was in a class of its own when compared to a host of Microsoft solutions and ownCloud. MS products are always encumbered with ongoing licensing and maintenance costs, plus the cost of people to maintain the servers those run on. Mattermost runs on a cloud VM and is basically self-healing for the most part. ownCloud was almost a success, but never quite achieved that, and then ownCloud's licensing and custom development got in the way.
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

Mattermost

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

Mattermost

  • It has reduced ticket quantity by a vast percentage, which has reduced costs due to less call being placed to the help desk
  • It has reduced email flow as well, which requires less management by Mail Administrators
  • It has made software developers within the organization very happy, as most of them are now ambassadors for Mattermost
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

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

Mattermost

General

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

Mattermost Editions & Modules

Edition
Cloud Professional$10.001
Enterprise E10$3.251
Enterprise E20$8.501
  1. Per User Per Month
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