119 Ratings
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Score 7.5 out of 100

Skype for Business, now part of Microsoft Teams

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Score 7.4 out of 100

Feature Set Ratings

    Project Management

    7.2

    Podio

    72%

    Skype for Business, now part of Microsoft Teams

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    Citrix Podio ranks higher in 14/14 features

    Task Management

    6.4
    64%
    24 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Resource Management

    8.5
    85%
    20 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Gantt Charts

    8.4
    84%
    8 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Scheduling

    5.3
    53%
    21 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Workflow Automation

    5.6
    56%
    25 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Team Collaboration

    6.2
    62%
    26 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Support for Agile Methodology

    5.9
    59%
    15 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Support for Waterfall Methodology

    9.4
    94%
    11 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Document Management

    5.1
    51%
    22 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Email integration

    8.9
    89%
    21 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Mobile Access

    8.9
    89%
    21 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Timesheet Tracking

    8.1
    81%
    13 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Change request and Case Management

    8.5
    85%
    18 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Budget and Expense Management

    5.3
    53%
    16 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Professional Services Automation

    7.8

    Podio

    78%

    Skype for Business, now part of Microsoft Teams

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    Citrix Podio ranks higher in 4/4 features

    Quotes/estimates

    5.6
    56%
    9 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Invoicing

    8.9
    89%
    9 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Project & financial reporting

    8.0
    80%
    9 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Integration with accounting software

    8.9
    89%
    6 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Performance & Compatibility of Online Events Software

    Podio

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    7.3

    Skype for Business, now part of Microsoft Teams

    73%
    Skype for Business, now part of Microsoft Teams ranks higher in 4/4 features

    High quality audio

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.9
    79%
    194 Ratings

    High quality video

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.7
    77%
    189 Ratings

    Low bandwidth requirements

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    6.6
    66%
    186 Ratings

    Mobile support

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.0
    70%
    151 Ratings

    Screen Sharing

    Podio

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    7.7

    Skype for Business, now part of Microsoft Teams

    77%
    Skype for Business, now part of Microsoft Teams ranks higher in 2/2 features

    Desktop sharing

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.1
    81%
    195 Ratings

    Whiteboards

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.3
    73%
    122 Ratings

    Online Meetings / Events

    Podio

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    7.7

    Skype for Business, now part of Microsoft Teams

    77%
    Skype for Business, now part of Microsoft Teams ranks higher in 5/5 features

    Calendar integration

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.3
    83%
    178 Ratings

    Meeting initiation

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.2
    82%
    186 Ratings

    Integrates with social media

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.0
    70%
    86 Ratings

    Record meetings / events

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.3
    73%
    147 Ratings

    Slideshows

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.7
    77%
    116 Ratings

    Online Events Collaboration

    Podio

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    7.7

    Skype for Business, now part of Microsoft Teams

    77%
    Skype for Business, now part of Microsoft Teams ranks higher in 3/3 features

    Live chat

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.1
    81%
    175 Ratings

    Audience polling

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.6
    76%
    96 Ratings

    Q&A

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.5
    75%
    97 Ratings

    Online Events Security

    Podio

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    7.5

    Skype for Business, now part of Microsoft Teams

    75%
    Skype for Business, now part of Microsoft Teams ranks higher in 3/3 features

    User authentication

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.7
    77%
    146 Ratings

    Participant roles & permissions

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.5
    75%
    151 Ratings

    Confidential attendee list

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.4
    74%
    113 Ratings

    Attribute Ratings

    • Citrix Podio is rated higher in 1 area: Likelihood to Renew
    • Skype for Business, now part of Microsoft Teams is rated higher in 3 areas: Likelihood to Recommend, Usability, Support Rating
    • Citrix Podio and Skype for Business, now part of Microsoft Teams are tied in 1 area: Implementation Rating

    Likelihood to Recommend

    6.0

    Podio

    60%
    42 Ratings
    7.4

    Skype for Business, now part of Microsoft Teams

    74%
    200 Ratings

    Likelihood to Renew

    9.1

    Podio

    91%
    17 Ratings
    9.0

    Skype for Business, now part of Microsoft Teams

    90%
    7 Ratings

    Usability

    6.0

    Podio

    60%
    2 Ratings
    8.9

    Skype for Business, now part of Microsoft Teams

    89%
    14 Ratings

    Availability

    8.0

    Podio

    80%
    8 Ratings

    Skype for Business, now part of Microsoft Teams

    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Performance

    8.0

    Podio

    80%
    4 Ratings

    Skype for Business, now part of Microsoft Teams

    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Support Rating

    7.0

    Podio

    70%
    10 Ratings
    8.4

    Skype for Business, now part of Microsoft Teams

    84%
    76 Ratings

    Implementation Rating

    7.0

    Podio

    70%
    2 Ratings
    7.0

    Skype for Business, now part of Microsoft Teams

    70%
    4 Ratings

    Configurability

    7.0

    Podio

    70%
    1 Rating

    Skype for Business, now part of Microsoft Teams

    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Ease of integration

    8.0

    Podio

    80%
    1 Rating

    Skype for Business, now part of Microsoft Teams

    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Product Scalability

    10.0

    Podio

    100%
    2 Ratings

    Skype for Business, now part of Microsoft Teams

    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Vendor post-sale

    8.0

    Podio

    80%
    1 Rating

    Skype for Business, now part of Microsoft Teams

    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Vendor pre-sale

    7.0

    Podio

    70%
    1 Rating

    Skype for Business, now part of Microsoft Teams

    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Likelihood to Recommend

    Citrix

    [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.
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    Microsoft

    Skype is useful for collaborations across distances, including work from home, as well as a more convenient way to communicate with a large group of people. Skype is also useful to communicate with specific parties quickly, rather than relying on cellular service in areas where not as available. Skype is less useful if the team does not use computers , tablets, smartphones, etc in daily workflow as it would rarely be used.
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    Pros

    Citrix

    • 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.
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    Microsoft

    • Quickly check a user's status and communicate with them.
    • Video conferencing is breathtaking, and the voice quality is excellent.
    • It's a very user-friendly site with straightforward responses.
    • Cloud, hybrid and on-premise deployment options are available for document sharing via chat.
    • The video conferencing quality is excellent, and it is possible to organize your groups in a professional manner.
    • This tool is easy to use and integrates with Calendar to view team members' schedules.
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    Cons

    Citrix

    • 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)
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    Microsoft

    • Skype's UI leaves a lot to be desired, especially considering newer platforms like Zoom, Teams, Slack, Meet, and so on. It's slow and lacks many features that are now de facto in the newer communication apps.
    • Skype calendar also is often buggy - meeting times do not get updated on the calendar even if the correct time does come up on the Outlook calendar.
    • It does not give you the option to mute chats - oftentimes, you want to keep some group chats on mute without leaving them entirely.
    • Closing off a chat before it's saved will remove it from Skype history. You'd need to go search for it on Outlook mail.
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    Pricing Details

    Podio

    Starting Price

    $9 per month

    Editions & Modules

    Podio editions and modules pricing
    EditionModules

    Footnotes

      Offerings

      Free Trial
      Free/Freemium Version
      Premium Consulting/Integration Services

      Entry-level set up fee?

      No setup fee

      Additional Details

      A discount is available for annual pricing.

      Skype for Business, now part of Microsoft Teams

      Starting Price

      Editions & Modules

      Skype for Business, now part of Microsoft Teams editions and modules pricing
      EditionModules

      Footnotes

        Offerings

        Free Trial
        Free/Freemium Version
        Premium Consulting/Integration Services

        Entry-level set up fee?

        No setup fee

        Additional Details

        Likelihood to Renew

        Citrix

        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
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        Microsoft

        The software is simple to install and configure. It is rather simple to explain for correct use. It is possible to profile users for the different functions offered. It is integrated quite completely with Outlook and with Active Directory security. It performs all communication functions well with one or more interlocutors and the possibility of granting control of your computer is convenient.
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        Usability

        Citrix

        It is usable, for sure. Requires a bit of thinking to be really useful.
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        Microsoft

        Skype for Business is fairly user-friendly and has a good UI. It has strong audio and video conference call capabilities. It's easy to conduct meetings with various stakeholders across different locations and timezones. The chat and share a file or share my screen functions work seamlessly. If your company uses Office 365, then I would highly recommend it.
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        Reliability and Availability

        Citrix

        I have not experienced any down time
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        Microsoft

        No answers on this topic

        Performance

        Citrix

        It works all the time and if I have a question, support get back to me ASAP
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        Microsoft

        No answers on this topic

        Support Rating

        Citrix

        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.
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        Microsoft

        I have only had to reach out to the Support team at Skype for Business once with an issue, and I was pleasantly surprised and encouraged by the quickness and thoroughness of their response. The wait time was short and my question was dealt with politely and clearly, so I would say the support team has it together.
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        Implementation Rating

        Citrix

        Could of got more help sooner and mapped out structure after the 1st month. Future planning
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        Microsoft

        Skpe for business is utilized company wide in regards to my company. Everyone not only uses it, but uses it often. It is an effective way of communicating. It also integrates very nicely with outlook and all conversation history is pushed to a folder within the outlook system. We also have it so that if someone misses a message, they are sent an email reminder saying that there is a message that went unread.
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        Alternatives Considered

        Citrix

        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).
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        Microsoft

        For the below reason I will always choose this app over its competitors: Better audio and video quality, Little to no disconnections or freezing when on a call/video conference Integrates well with mailbox/ calendar/ one drive, and SharePoint is easy to use
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        Scalability

        Citrix

        As you business grows, so does Podio. There seems to be no limit to the workspace and apps you can create on the platform
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        Microsoft

        No answers on this topic

        Return on Investment

        Citrix

        • 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.
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        Microsoft

        • Skype for Business has enabled a migration in part away from fixed line telephony and introduced the user to mobile working with a headset which cannot be overstated as being a game changer.
        • Being able to schedule Skype for Business meetings through Outlook has meant meetings with colleagues without a meeting room has been a great enabler.
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