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Score 8.9 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

Plutio

Plutio is great for the individual who is constantly on the go, managing a wealth of online information and projects. I can see those who work in education, such as administration, or technology coaches/teacher coaches using a platform like this to stay organized. Freelance or consultants would also benefit as it can manage your digital self.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Project Management

Podio
8.4
Plutio
9.0
Task Management
Podio
9.7
Plutio
9.7
Resource Management
Podio
7.1
Plutio
8.1
Gantt Charts
Podio
7.1
Plutio
10.0
Scheduling
Podio
6.3
Plutio
8.7
Workflow Automation
Podio
8.1
Plutio
7.9
Team Collaboration
Podio
9.8
Plutio
8.7
Support for Agile Methodology
Podio
9.2
Plutio
9.9
Support for Waterfall Methodology
Podio
8.3
Plutio
8.5
Document Management
Podio
8.6
Plutio
8.6
Email integration
Podio
9.2
Plutio
8.8
Mobile Access
Podio
8.2
Plutio
9.8
Timesheet Tracking
Podio
8.2
Plutio
8.1
Change request and Case Management
Podio
8.5
Plutio
9.1
Budget and Expense Management
Podio
9.4
Plutio
9.5

Professional Services Automation

Podio
8.8
Plutio
9.2
Quotes/estimates
Podio
8.8
Plutio
8.6
Invoicing
Podio
8.7
Plutio
8.8
Project & financial reporting
Podio
8.3
Plutio
9.5
Integration with accounting software
Podio
9.2
Plutio
10.0

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

Plutio

  • Task management is excellent. It can be broken down into so many levels and makes it easy to keep track of what needs to be done.
  • The ability to customize your method of using it is key. Setting it up to both look and work in a way that fits your company and employees is very important and Plutio does this very well.
Anonymous | 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

Plutio

  • Small issue, but when you open a task in order to close it you have to click the X icon, instead of just clicking in the background to close it.
Christopher Page, MBA | 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

Plutio

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

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

Plutio

Plutio 8.0
Based on 1 answer
The GUI is not always so intuitive for non IT people, like some customers. The GUI is still being developed constantly. Leo is very committed to taking this platform forward and making it more and more professional
Daniel Städeli | TrustRadius Reviewer

Reliability and Availability

Podio

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

Plutio

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

Plutio

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

Plutio

Plutio 9.9
Based on 9 answers
Interacted directly with the CEO after we signed up, he responded to our questions and built a lot of confidence in the product. Afterwards, we recommended some improvements to the calendar and task list, and they implemented them.
Michael Naylor | 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

Plutio

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

Plutio

Plutio is much more robust than Trello. If you are looking for a full suite of tools to help you stay organized Plutio is the best option. Trello is simple and a great Kanban board tool, however, you can organize Plutio to fit your specific project and preferred workflow. Then you add the other tools, like invoicing, proposals, time tracking, and communication, and you really have a full suite to complement your workflow.
Dustin Day | 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

Plutio

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

Plutio

  • Plutio enabled me to reduce cost by integration emails, invoices, and contracts in one spot. Possibly also project management, but I didn't use it long enough to need that function.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Podio

General

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

Plutio

General

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

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