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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

Quickbase

Quickbase has made our team well known throughout the company. Our team is quick to ramp up new projects, meet all the requirements by the project manager to a specific project, and provide the necessary reporting & insight to the progress of their team more efficiently than other programs.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Project Management

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

Professional Services Automation

Podio
8.8
Quickbase
Quotes/estimates
Podio
8.8
Quickbase
Invoicing
Podio
8.7
Quickbase
Project & financial reporting
Podio
8.3
Quickbase
Integration with accounting software
Podio
9.2
Quickbase

Low-Code Development

Podio
Quickbase
7.1
Visual Modeling
Podio
Quickbase
6.6
Drag-and-drop Interfaces
Podio
Quickbase
6.8
Platform Security
Podio
Quickbase
7.6
Platform User Management
Podio
Quickbase
7.2
Reusability
Podio
Quickbase
7.4
Platform Scalability
Podio
Quickbase
7.2

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

Quickbase

  • Create reports on the fly to know what's happening in the company.
  • Build dashboards for users in different roles so they can focus on their specific tasks.
  • Mobile apps let people use Quick Base anywhere they have Internet access.
  • Automatically send notifications based on criteria.
  • Powerful form design.
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

Quickbase

  • It would be nice to have a more interactive UI in line with the kanban report that was released. Things such as drag and drop records to update data.
  • More flexibility with purchasing options, such as any number of users and less expensive space options.
  • Being able to view multiple levels of cascading children in a single form.
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

Quickbase

Quickbase 1.5
Based on 40 answers
With Salesforce being such a presence in business operations, we've had to "fend off" being asked to replace our QB apps with in-house/out of the box apps from Salesforce. With the cost of Quick Base and having to justify keeping it instead of Salesforce, it's been a challenge we've been fighting.
Stephen Morrell | 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

Quickbase

Quickbase 8.7
Based on 31 answers
Quick Base has done everything we have asked it to do and then some. Our original goal was to have one system for CRM that encompassed both the sales process and the customer management. We have gone w-a-y beyond that with analytics, project management, system bug logging, and historical effort reporting.
Beth Hilleke | TrustRadius Reviewer

Reliability and Availability

Podio

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

Quickbase

Quickbase 8.3
Based on 22 answers
Once we did get Quick Base configured and customized it was reliably available when we needed it. We may have had one or two occasions when the product was inaccessible but those were few. The greatest challenge with its availability was its difficulty with integrating with our systems.
Richard (Ric) Hazel | TrustRadius Reviewer

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

Quickbase

Quickbase 5.9
Based on 20 answers
Some of our tables that hold over a million records are starting to perform poorly, with some summaries taking over 20 seconds to load. This may be an indication that it is best to archive old data when reaching large volumes like this.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

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

Quickbase

Quickbase 9.8
Based on 55 answers
The help and documentation are top notch and available 24/7. The community also provides an additional layer of assistance and creativity in problem solving. For bugs and support the QuickBase team themselves are second to none. Immediate response with a case number and personalized support. They do not quit until they've solved your issue - even if your issue is that you're confused about how something works and misinterpreted or couldn't find the documentation. They'll helpfully and knowledgeably walk you through any problem from the syntax of a difficult formula to enterprise level governance and data management issues.
Alex Molochko | TrustRadius Reviewer

In-Person Training

Podio

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Quickbase

Quickbase 9.1
Based on 2 answers
It is very easy to get training from their University portal and still if we don't know their, then we can ask their support too.
Krunal Thakkar | TrustRadius Reviewer

Online Training

Podio

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Quickbase

Quickbase 9.1
Based on 3 answers
Quick Base already is having a separate portal of providing training to customers and it is very easy to use and updates as per the new features added in to the application
Krunal Thakkar | 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

Quickbase

Quickbase 8.5
Based on 37 answers
I was not directly involved with the initial account implementation, only a bystander. For the app I directly implemented for my department only, I wish I had know to create an app diagram first. I don't remember if that was suggested. I think that would be a great help tip tool when a new app is created, to have a page with a check list of what is needed or how to get started. If you are a regular app builder, then you can bypass it or have the ability to turn it off in the app settings.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

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

Quickbase

While Salesforce has a much larger market share, I prefer Quick Base when it comes to custom app development. Even with Lighting, many of Salesforce's back-end tools needed to customize forms and processes are not actually low-code and require a pretty good understanding of Ajax and other coding languages. Salesforce is also more expensive per user than Quick Base for comparable plan levels.Where Salesforce shines over Quick Base is that you can start with an "out of the box" solution like their Salescloud CRM that will work on day 1 and then tweak from there.
Brad Eisenberg | 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

Quickbase

Quickbase 6.5
Based on 11 answers
It has evolved really well with our company, but there is a hard limit to the table size that has begun to affect us and not let us grow. The table size limit is set at 500 MB and we have had to jump through quite a few hoops to be able to get by.
Jesus Mata | TrustRadius Reviewer

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

Quickbase

  • Improved Customer Satisfaction by reducing time to market that too with a product with a great user experience.
  • Huge Cost Saving by FTEs reduction and Improved productivity
  • Added efficiencies
  • The client asking for QuickBase but having a huge user base, due to licensing cost we have to offer another alternative solution.
Amit Chawla | 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

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Quickbase

General

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

Quickbase Editions & Modules

Edition
Premier$6001
PlatformContact sales team
EnterpriseContact sales team
  1. per month/billed monthly
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