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Score 6.8 out of 100
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Likelihood to Recommend

Deltek Ajera

For small to medium engineering and architecture firms, Ajera appears to be the right size. Beyond the engineering software, Deltek Ajera has all the features a small to medium firm will need for smooth operation. AR, AP, Payroll, reporting, project management are all in one package. We chose to self-host because the licensing was more cost effective for us, but cloud hosting is also available.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Taskworld

I don't know anything about pricing, but if Taskworld were an inexpensive choice I would say it works fairly well for small to mid-sized companies with complex workflows. It's great for managing tasks that move through multiple-stage pipelines that aren't necessarily linear. However, depending on the price it's not worth the spend for all the technical difficulties it brought. Our company was relatively small (60 employees) and yet we constantly faced "server issues" and bugs and even software-wide crashes that seriously impacted our ability to do business. If you choose to go with Taskworld, be sure you have a solid disaster-management plan in place just in case, because chances are you'll experience bugs on a weekly basis
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Project Management

Deltek Ajera
6.0
Taskworld
7.2
Task Management
Deltek Ajera
8.5
Taskworld
8.5
Resource Management
Deltek Ajera
8.5
Taskworld
7.0
Gantt Charts
Deltek Ajera
6.0
Taskworld
Scheduling
Deltek Ajera
7.0
Taskworld
9.0
Workflow Automation
Deltek Ajera
5.9
Taskworld
8.0
Team Collaboration
Deltek Ajera
5.0
Taskworld
9.0
Support for Agile Methodology
Deltek Ajera
4.0
Taskworld
6.0
Support for Waterfall Methodology
Deltek Ajera
4.0
Taskworld
5.0
Document Management
Deltek Ajera
6.0
Taskworld
5.0
Email integration
Deltek Ajera
4.1
Taskworld
7.0
Mobile Access
Deltek Ajera
6.0
Taskworld
7.0
Timesheet Tracking
Deltek Ajera
5.8
Taskworld
8.0
Change request and Case Management
Deltek Ajera
6.0
Taskworld
7.0
Budget and Expense Management
Deltek Ajera
7.4
Taskworld

Professional Services Automation

Deltek Ajera
7.0
Taskworld
Quotes/estimates
Deltek Ajera
7.0
Taskworld
Invoicing
Deltek Ajera
6.4
Taskworld
Project & financial reporting
Deltek Ajera
7.9
Taskworld
Integration with accounting software
Deltek Ajera
6.9
Taskworld

Pros

Deltek Ajera

  • Widgets are the best feature of Ajera. Designers can make tiny reports for the entire company, or for one or two individuals. These little reports are the first things that the employee sees when they log in. Viewers of the reports are able to filter, sort, group, print or export the widget without impacting the other users. Deltek has been releasing new features that allow the editing of data in widgets. You can now create new projects or edit timesheets from the widgets.
  • Credit card importing and credit card reconciliation in Ajera has greatly decreased time spent by administration. You can import credit card transactions from your credit cards. It saves on data entry, and it is easy to see what receipts you are missing when you get the statement.
  • Mobile timesheets and expense reports help engineers or other users enter their time and expenses as they are on the go. They can take pictures or receipts or submit their timesheet from home.
  • The Project Command Center is a one stop fountain of information. Everything the project manager wants to know about a project can be found here. You can also add custom fields that allow you to tract addition information.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Taskworld

  • Task Management - It's super easy to track progress on Taskworld. If your team keeps up with it, you'll never wonder where in the project someone is, because it's marked.
  • Project checklists - Having these to organize out smaller portions of the tasks makes everything so much easier and helps keep track of progress.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Deltek Ajera

  • Would be nice if the reports would have more creativity with the ability to add more charts and graphics.
  • The user interface for time sheets could be more user-friendly.
  • The user interface for expense sheets could be more user-friendly.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Taskworld

  • Taskworld crashed ALL THE TIME. It was so frustrating. You'd notice certain functions not working (like adding an additional location or reassigning a task) and then the whole thing would go down. We lost at least 3 individual business days due to Taskworld acting up.
  • We often requested features and bug fixes that took forever to be resolved. Taskworld staff was responsive, but issues took too long to resolve. As a small example, the GIF functionality of chat and task communication was down for weeks with no explanation.
  • Small glitches were frequent and obnoxious. We had to clear caches all the time in hopes that we'd be able to use Taskworld the way it was intended. There were many times employees didn't get notified of their "@ mentions" or weren't seeing notifications at all. It was a nightmare of death by a thousand cuts.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Deltek Ajera

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Taskworld

Taskworld 4.0
Based on 2 answers
I can't say too much about the support we've gotten from Taskworld, because we haven't needed it. There haven't been any issues we've to have to reach out about because it works too well. Given the quality of the application, I'm sure the quality of the support follows.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Deltek Ajera

The previous systems were essentially timesheet systems only with very basic accounting. It's mostly the accounting subsystem that made us select Ajera.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Taskworld

We used Basecamp very briefly before switching over to Taskworld. Basecamp wasn't nearly as dynamic as Taskworld and served more as a static archive than an active workflow software.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Deltek Ajera

  • Made accounting and payroll's jobs harder.
  • Improved visibility on project cost management and profit.
Thiago Beda, SHRM-CP | TrustRadius Reviewer

Taskworld

  • Efficient task assigning and management
  • No stories left behind! It's too easy to track what's been worked on.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

Deltek Ajera

General

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

Taskworld

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Deltek Ajera
6.9
Taskworld
5.0

Support Rating

Deltek Ajera
Taskworld
4.0

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