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Score 7.5 out of 100
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Score 8.3 out of 100

Feature Set Ratings

    Project Management

    7.2

    Podio

    72%

    Zeplin

    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

    5.2
    52%
    21 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Workflow Automation

    5.5
    55%
    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

    5.0
    50%
    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

    5.2
    52%
    16 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Professional Services Automation

    7.8

    Podio

    78%

    Zeplin

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

    Quotes/estimates

    5.5
    55%
    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

    Communication

    Podio

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    7.0

    Zeplin

    70%
    Zeplin ranks higher in 1/1 features

    Notifications

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.0
    70%
    1 Rating

    File Sharing & Management

    Podio

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    8.5

    Zeplin

    85%
    Zeplin ranks higher in 2/2 features

    Document collaboration

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    9.0
    90%
    1 Rating

    Access control

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.0
    80%
    1 Rating

    Attribute Ratings

    • Citrix Podio is rated higher in 1 area: Likelihood to Renew
    • Zeplin is rated higher in 3 areas: Likelihood to Recommend, Usability, Support Rating

    Likelihood to Recommend

    5.9

    Podio

    59%
    42 Ratings
    8.3

    Zeplin

    83%
    18 Ratings

    Likelihood to Renew

    9.1

    Podio

    91%
    17 Ratings
    8.2

    Zeplin

    82%
    1 Rating

    Usability

    6.0

    Podio

    60%
    2 Ratings
    8.0

    Zeplin

    80%
    1 Rating

    Availability

    8.0

    Podio

    80%
    8 Ratings

    Zeplin

    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Performance

    8.0

    Podio

    80%
    4 Ratings

    Zeplin

    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Support Rating

    7.0

    Podio

    70%
    10 Ratings
    9.1

    Zeplin

    91%
    7 Ratings

    Implementation Rating

    7.0

    Podio

    70%
    2 Ratings

    Zeplin

    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Configurability

    7.0

    Podio

    70%
    1 Rating

    Zeplin

    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Ease of integration

    8.0

    Podio

    80%
    1 Rating

    Zeplin

    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Product Scalability

    10.0

    Podio

    100%
    2 Ratings

    Zeplin

    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Vendor post-sale

    8.0

    Podio

    80%
    1 Rating

    Zeplin

    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Vendor pre-sale

    7.0

    Podio

    70%
    1 Rating

    Zeplin

    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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    Zeplin

    Zeplin is, overall, really great for what it’s known for: design handoffs to development teams. Thus, it’s an excellent tool for scenarios in which the design and development teams do not work very closely. Because it allows users to use the tool on various platforms, it’s also great for teams in which there are in-house and remote (or contract) staff working on a single project. The tool is pretty lightweight once users are on-boarded, so it’s also great for larger teams. However, it can take significant time to onboard people to it, so it might not be great for more rushed projects. It also doesn’t have a ton of functionality beyond supporting design handoffs, so one might choose a more inclusive tool, such as Figma, to support more steps in the design process. Finally, Zeplin is costly and its rates are pretty inflexible, so this might not be the most ideal tool for more cash-strapped teams who want to use Zeplin for more than one project at a time.
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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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    Zeplin

    • Provides dimensions across iOS, Android and Web which saves developers from a lot of guess and check when implementing designs
    • Allows for easy download of digital design assets for developers to easily organize and implement
    • Great user experience in terms of the product itself and a great value for your money
    • Automatically generates CSS for web designs which is AMAZING!
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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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    Zeplin

    • It would be better if it has a dedicated web application
    • It's not the easiest tool to learn and start working with
    • It would be awesome if it had more features turning it into an all-around tool for mockups and prototypes
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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.

      Zeplin

      Starting Price

      $0 per user per month

      Editions & Modules

      Zeplin editions and modules pricing
      EditionModules
      Free$01
      Organization$122
      EnterpriseContact sales team3
      Team$64

      Footnotes

      1. per user per month
      2. per user per month
      3. none
      4. per user per month

      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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      Zeplin

      Great tool
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      Usability

      Citrix

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

      Zeplin is not a fully functional prototyping software system, but having the ability to add notes to help explain what actions are expected allows me to rate it high.
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      Reliability and Availability

      Citrix

      I have not experienced any down time
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      Zeplin

      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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      Zeplin

      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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      Zeplin

      Zeplin has classic support with a chat from the website. It's working fine, and we're also getting the support needed when needed. However, Zeplin is very good at closing the incidents and moving on. It was a while ago we had a case with their support so that it might have improved since then.
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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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      Zeplin

      No answers on this topic

      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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      Zeplin

      Zeplin is great to inspect and share user interfaces, specifications and assets, perfect for developers. Tools like InVision and Marvel are much better to create prototypes for both developers, coworkers and even stakeholders, but they don't have this kind of feature (inspection) as Zeplin does. So each of them can be used for different purposes, offering different approaches to share and interact with layouts for apps and websites.
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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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      Zeplin

      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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      Zeplin

      • Development time has reduced as the design updates are communicated in real time to developers and they don't have to write the boilerplate code as it's already generated.
      • Employee engagement has improved as every stakeholder is aware about the design changes from the beginning and can give their inputs.
      • Designers save a lot of time as they don't to explicitly communicate when the update or publish their designs and also it just takes a couple of clicks to publish their designs. Also, lot of rework is saved as every stakeholder is involved right from the beginning.
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