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Likelihood to Recommend

OmniFocus

1) Great for managing your work and personal activities.2) One of the best implementations of the Getting Things Done method.3) Not really suited for collaborative work management; OmniFocus is managed on a per-user basis so you can't share/assign tasks.
Ash Sharma | TrustRadius Reviewer

Stackby

Stackby is very versatile with many uses cases. Once we started using this tool in our office, we were able to replace all our Excel-related procedures, which I never thought would be possible. Would recommend to any person or business that uses Excel heavily.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Project Management

OmniFocus
7.0
Stackby
10.0
Task Management
OmniFocus
9.8
Stackby
10.0
Resource Management
OmniFocus
8.5
Stackby
Gantt Charts
OmniFocus
1.0
Stackby
Scheduling
OmniFocus
7.0
Stackby
10.0
Workflow Automation
OmniFocus
6.0
Stackby
10.0
Team Collaboration
OmniFocus
10.0
Stackby
Support for Agile Methodology
OmniFocus
10.0
Stackby
Support for Waterfall Methodology
OmniFocus
10.0
Stackby
Document Management
OmniFocus
3.8
Stackby
Email integration
OmniFocus
7.3
Stackby
Mobile Access
OmniFocus
8.2
Stackby
Timesheet Tracking
OmniFocus
1.0
Stackby
Change request and Case Management
OmniFocus
10.0
Stackby
Budget and Expense Management
OmniFocus
5.0
Stackby
Search
OmniFocus
Stackby
10.0

Professional Services Automation

OmniFocus
2.7
Stackby
Quotes/estimates
OmniFocus
7.0
Stackby
Invoicing
OmniFocus
1.0
Stackby
Project & financial reporting
OmniFocus
2.0
Stackby
Integration with accounting software
OmniFocus
1.0
Stackby

Communication

OmniFocus
Stackby
10.0
Notifications
OmniFocus
Stackby
10.0

File Sharing & Management

OmniFocus
Stackby
10.0
Video files
OmniFocus
Stackby
10.0
Audio files
OmniFocus
Stackby
10.0
Document collaboration
OmniFocus
Stackby
10.0
Access control
OmniFocus
Stackby
10.0

Pros

OmniFocus

  • Ease of viewing your projects at a high-level.
  • Ease of viewing what tasks need to be done at the present moment and the sorting of those tasks by availability, due date, start date, needed resources, and project.
  • The visual interface is really nice to work with, the UX/UI is intelligent and intuitive.
  • It's the most extensible software I've used. There is a community of people that publish compatible scripts for Omnifocus at no charge.
  • The code is robust and I've almost never had a bug or a glitch that resulted in issues.
  • The software syncs in the cloud between MacOS and iOS seamlessly and faster than other To-Do software. The sync aspect is available free of charge.
  • The development team at Omnifocus is on top of bugs and they have been adding releases regularly to increase functionality and performance.
  • While OmniFocus adheres to the GTD (Getting things done) principles, it can be used in almost any manner and you aren't stuck with just that methodology.
Shirin Elkoshairi | TrustRadius Reviewer

Stackby

  • Ability to collaborate with team members on the same spreadsheet
  • Ability to integrate multiple tools for centralized utilization (i.e. Facebook, Google Analytics, project management, etc.)
  • Ability to send SMS and messages using integration with Twillio and Whatsapp
  • All spreadsheets/databases securely saved in the cloud instead of on local hard drive(s)
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

OmniFocus

  • I would really like to see graphic presentations of how I allocate my time, what categories of tasks don't get accomplished, etc.
  • I would like to see OmniFocus include Gantt chart functionality, such as allowing me to see how long it took me to accomplish a task from start to finish. Allowing me to actually input time spent, and seeing it on a Gantt chart, would be icing on the cake.
Brad Pearce | TrustRadius Reviewer

Stackby

  • How a stack is displayed after embedding into another page using their provided script. Currently, it shows the rows in a completely different layout.
  • Currently, no support for custom domains.
  • Cannot customize cell colors. Currently, can only change colors for predefined texts within a cell.
  • Lack of integration with Google ads or YouTube ads. Currently, only integration with Facebook ads exists (although I believe more will be added later).
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

OmniFocus

OmniFocus 10.0
Based on 1 answer
Over the past 4 years of use I still haven't found any product that comes close in terms of capability
Ash Sharma | TrustRadius Reviewer

Stackby

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Support Rating

OmniFocus

OmniFocus 9.0
Based on 3 answers
OmniFocus has excellent user forums. They're active as well as mature, since the product has been around for years. I've never needed to actually contact customer support because OmniFocus is popular enough that I've always been able to find an answer in the forums, or in an article, or in a YouTube video.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Stackby

Stackby 10.0
Based on 1 answer
Extremely responsive, helpful, and friendly support (unlike many other SAAS teams out there).
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

OmniFocus

Part of O365 is the Tasks application, which is "free" with O365 and does a lot of essential task management. Yes, it's very basic. Yes, it's basically "To-do," but it works quite well. Omnigraffle does everything better, and more thoroughly, but at a higher initial cost. If your workplace provides O365 for "free," however, I would suggest starting with Tasks and moving to OmniFocus if/when you need more functionality.
Ryan Stasel | TrustRadius Reviewer

Stackby

We chose Stackby over Airtable primarily because Airtable does not currently have the option to pre-fill default data in a cell. This feature alone is a huge time saver and allows us to skip cells that contain necessary, but redundant data.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

OmniFocus

  • OmniFocus keeps our tasks moving forward. Using a free script you can search all your current projects for projects that have no next step assigned to it to ensure nothing falls through the cracks.
  • When we serve our clients, the attention to detail we are able to give them comes from accurate tracking of what we need to deliver.
  • We complete projects 25% faster than before and we can see where the bottlenecks are immediate. We have also been forced to document tasks in a more concrete manner which allows for better execution.
Shirin Elkoshairi | TrustRadius Reviewer

Stackby

  • Saves a bunch of time with use of pre-filling cells
  • Helps facilitate collaboration on stacks and spreadsheets
  • Keeps data uniform with use of predetermined drop-down selection
  • Reduces human error
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

OmniFocus

General

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

Stackby

General

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

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