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Bryan McAnulty | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
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As we've moved from traditional project management systems to one that is specifically a kanban board, we felt like there wasn't a good space for other documents and spreadsheets that we might need to create. Google Sheets never felt like a proper solution for us, because we wanted something that was more of a lightweight database software, than a spreadsheet software. Airtable provides just what we need and is especially useful for our marketing team to plan and organize data and leads. It is powerful enough that it lets us create or visualize a new set of data, without having to consider building a mini web application to do it right.
  • Makes it easy to visualize table and spreadsheet data in multiple ways.
  • Enables less tech-oriented teams to build a solution for managing business data that doesn't require a separate web app to be built to do so.
  • Would like to see continued improvement and additions to the innovative blocks feature.
  • While it has some project management features, it is not the ideal project management tool.
Airtable is great for situations where a spreadsheet wouldn't be the most appropriate or useful way to manage data, and where building or implementing a separate complex database tool would slow the team down too much. Airtable allows for database creation and visualization without technical implementation.
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Gil Parrish | TrustRadius Reviewer
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I use Airtable in place of other spreadsheet programs across our entire organization. Airtable allows us to create custom data in a very easy-to-use format. The tables (or "bases") as the program refers to them, follow a very intuitive process for creation and use. We don't have to re-invent a base each time we need data because we can simply clone and existing base or create one using the many templates available.
  • Airtable has a great dashboard that simplifies finding what you need!
  • There are great video tutorials with step-by-step instructions.
  • More example bases would be helpful.
  • Importing could be a little easier.
Airtable is extremely well suited for those who do not have a background using spreadsheets. It's very intuitive with a short learning curve. If you need to interface a database with some other element the program works well with Zapier. You can create almost anything with the combination of Zapier and Airtable.
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Sunny Singla | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
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Our organization uses Airtable for managing database spreadsheets, which is the best way to manage the data and tasks. Our organization uses it throughout all the departments. It addresses the major business problems of managing the data and CRM for managing customers and projects. All the uses can track the progress, and deadlines can be set accordingly.
  • Airtable is an excellent CRM tool. Helps in managing data in the form of spreadsheets and task management. All tasks are well managed with all details and deadlines.
  • It is used for Project Management, where all team members can track project progress and work within defined deadlines.
  • Another major strength is that data is managed by key values, one to one or one to many relations.
  • One significant missing functionality is the lack of communication modes for internal communication using Airtable.
  • Synchronization of data sometimes results in a violation of integrity.
  • Airtable has its application version for both android and IOS; IOS application needs major revisions as it has a lot of crashes.
Airtable is best suited, where multiple members are managing a single project. In this case, all members are working, and different commit versions. Also, each member needs to track the progress of another member, and a review of the deadline is essential for every task. In this case, Airtable is very well suited. Airtable report generation is in business format, i.e., ready to use.
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Steven Welborn | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
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Airtable is used as a project management software among the developers in our application development department. Airtable facilitates the communication between our team and the supervisors. It is a great tool to assign tasks and monitor the progress of our projects. The customization spreadsheet is very useful in reporting data and pulling reports.
  • Useful for project management and data analysis.
  • Improved calendar feature.
  • A nice mobile application that is accessible at any time.
  • Using complex formulas.
  • It takes time to fully understand using the platform.
  • It needs better visualization tools, like making charts and graphs.
Airtable is suitable for organizing a database through its flexible spreadsheet system. It works very well for improving the flow of working for people who have report data, records, or codes on a daily basis. Overall, it makes project management easier and simpler when it comes to a group of people working together.
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Elaine Truesdale | TrustRadius Reviewer
September 21, 2019

Airtable works for me

Score 9 out of 10
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We use Airtable as part of the Association of Natural Hair Care Professionals recruiting services. We use Airtable to organize our interview candidates. We also use it to communicate with clients about the progress of our recruiting and to share candidate information with client's HR team.
  • Airtable helps to track the progress of recruiting.
  • We can link candidate documents like resumes and portfolio with candidate data.
  • We can hold various team members responsible for their roles.
  • We would like it if Airtable did not require our clients to have a separate account in order to share the table.
  • It would also be nice if Airtable had a more robust search feature.
  • Airtable has a lot of features that could be more intuitive, but the help guides work well.
Airtable is good for project tracking. The Association of Natural Hair Care Professionals likes using Airtable for recruiting. We plan to use it for event marketing in the near future. We are recommending it to our video production partners for their productions.
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Raphael Sanguinete | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 8 out of 10
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Airtable is used to make databases for differente purposes. We use it to make assets databases for our game production creation, pipeline and workflows. We integrate those databases so all information is in the right place at the right time. We use it to make financial sheets and reports too.
  • Great interface and user experience
  • Many ways to implement the database structure according to your needs
  • Different views for different uses make it a very flexible tool
  • The pricing of the paid tiers are expensive
  • Many limitations in the free and plus plans
  • The comments pane inside the cards is very limited
I think Airtable is suited for many scenarios. The tool is so flexible that you can use with a vast number of objectives. So, it's more a matter of how it will be configured and take the time to do it. It's important to see the limitations of the free and plus plans, and see if it is enough for your use.
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Julia Gregg | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
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Our micro not-for-profit organization uses AirTable across all our functions—reporting to the executive, dealing with the management of our 6,400sqm site, managing applications for space, roles and events, modeling financial feasibility and storing digital assets alongside timeline functions.

AirTable addresses our need for a flexible solution that has a low barrier for entry as all our staff need to be able to feel comfortable and fluent in their interactions.
  • Allows various users to interpret data specific to their own requirements. For example, our community manager and communications manager can source and distribute content from the same database.
  • Frictionless sharing of digital assets with media and other stakeholders.
  • Survey and user-friendly input systems attached to deeper levels of information that our team uses to guide strategic and operational decisions as well as for CRM purposes.
  • The differences between the membership tiers are significant and a great deal of functionality is added at the Pro Plan level
AirTable is well suited to workplaces with a high or total percentage of digital natives. Our workplace is able to intuitively customize and work with templates, experiment with functionality and understand the value of blocks.
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Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
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Airtable is being used at my organization for individual consultants use and for team usage. We are using it internally to collaborate within our departments. We are also using it with clients to both collaborate with them as well as present them information in a table or spreadsheet format. We are trying to address a variety of problems with this. We would like to save time by using Airtable along with have a variety of customization options. We would like a variety of ways to present and classify information and would like something that is easy to understand and learn. Our final problem we are trying to address is a effective and efficient collaboration method for people who are located in a variety of time zones and locations.
  • Airtable has the best customization features out there. They allow you to customize you spreadsheets or tables in a variety of formats. They allow you to customize a variety of field types, field sizes and various colors.
  • Airtable has a great collaboration feature that makes it easy to share and grant access to tables and a variety of information.
  • Airtable has great compatibilities that allows you to directly upload spreadsheets from excel into a customizable table.
  • Airtable is easy to teach and understand quickly, and does not take time for someone who is not technically advanced to understand
  • I personally don't have any cons with Airtable this is one of my favorite softwares I have ever used
Airtable is great for a variety of uses. First, it is great for presenting client facing information in a variety of ways. As a marketing consultant I have used it for a variety of clients in a variety of ways. It is easy to audit data and organize a variety of numbers in a variety of ways. It is also great to construct ideas from and allows you to categorize a variety of topics or ideas. It is great for categorizing company or client information like tasks and who owns those, specific dates and a variety of content ideas and variations.
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Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
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We use Airtable for some of our online collaboration needs, particularly those related to project management and structured information collaboration. It is great at helping us work together in organizing and sharing information and data. It acts somewhere between an online spreadsheet and a database, with a large number of templates and views.
  • Fast creation of online databases with collaborative input templates.
  • Variety of views and ways to manipulate and collaborate on the data.
  • Some formatting limitations (e.g. conditional formatting).
  • Takes a bit of a learning curve to get used to how it treats data and how it could be manipulated.
Airtable is excellent for collaboratively submitting, sharing, and manipulating data and information. It is quick to set up different databases, and offers a multitude of templates and views to help make things as productive as possible. It also offers task sharing and management with its kanban view. I would say that Airtable's communications options are not its strongest suit, so if you have heavy communications needs, then it may be good to consider a tool to use in parallel.
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Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
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Our organization uses Airtable to keep track of current, past, and incoming projects. It's used across the entire organization. It helps keep track of all of our projects, see who's working on them, when they're due, who the contact is, and so much more. It's been an incredibly helpful tool for our company.
  • Keeping track of project statuses
  • See who's working on which project
  • Add details to project statuses, like contact name, when it's due, etc.
  • More user friendly aspects
  • Tutorial
  • Maybe a more in depth set of instructions as well, as there are a lot of features
Airtable is well suited for companies who need to keep track of projects, their employee's workloads, internal projects, etc. It has so many capabilities, and once you get used to the tools, it's relatively easy to use. It's been great for our company on a multitude of levels! Great tool to have.
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Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
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I have used Airtable at our company as this is the preferred choice for one of our vendors. We use it in conjunction with them and we work on tracking some outstanding issues there. So we use it across 2 companies and within our organization as a result. It has been an interesting but challenging experience.
  • Beautiful UI
  • Good customer support
  • Responsive design
  • Very complex and cumbersome to use.
  • Confusing amount of filters and almost too much stuff in there.
  • Long onboarding.
I think Airtable would be fine to use within an organization that is relatively small and is using Airtable for project tracking within a department or two. I don't think it is a good product to use across multiple companies or with complex issues at hand. We have had a challenging time using it daily and it hasn't been intuitive.
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Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
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Airtable is used as a database for quick mockups in our organization in cases where we need to feed real data for our APIs using spreadsheets. It helps the non-technical people in our organization to provide us the data that we as the technical people need to build the API using real life data without building a database or underlying infrastructure to validate our ideas.
  • You can manipulate data like a real database would
  • It is basically an Excel sheet on steroids
  • It has an underlying API that makes it great for a database
  • The documentation surrounding the formulas could use more information.
  • The javascript API is basically an Ajax API that doesn't offer a lot, hopefully it could be converted into another layer that makes writing formulae easier.
  1. If you have non-technical people in our team and you need data from them, Airtable can act as an intermediary because everyone at least knows how to use a spreadsheet.
  2. Building prototypes - you could come up with data to mock a database really quick, which leaves you with enough time to focus on building your front end logic.
  3. It is not for production use in our case as it is only used initially in our workflow to validate prototypes and then we move everything to a traditional database.
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Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
September 20, 2019

Airtable is Amazing!

Score 10 out of 10
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I use Airtable to organize my business, keep schedules, create lists for purchasing and to share with my employees.
  • Easy to use platform.
  • Amazing service.
  • Templates to help get you started.
  • Free plans are surprisingly great.
  • It would be nice to get more emails explaining things.
Airtable is perfect for anyone that uses spreadsheets in any kind of way. It offers more functionality than Microsoft or Google Sheets for a variety of business needs and plenty of other ways including things like grocery lists, school shopping, etc.
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Adam Farrell | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
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We use spreadsheets quite a lot in our department. Airtable is a tool that combines the simplicity and flexibility of sheets with the possibilities that comes with databases. It gives endless opportunities to display almost any kind of data and relationships across different data sources. All data is accessible within a few clicks and without the hassle of setting up new spreadsheets.
  • Airtable excels in its ability to display complex data in a simple way thanks to predefined layouts.
  • It is extremely easy to switch between the grid and list layouts when necessary. This would require setting up a new spreadsheet every time.
  • The whole app is easily scalable as our requirements change.
  • The proprietary nature of Airtable makes the importing and exporting of data an occasional problem.
  • The learning curve for users with no database background.
  • The pricing model is restrictive.
Airtable is a genius solution for the restrictions of spreadsheets when the data needs to be accessed across several layers and presented in a 2D report. Airtable does this naturally without the need to export and modify the data into a database. It is a solution for any team that can benefit from multi-dimensional access to various data.
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Ricardo Jose Correia D'lucas | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
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Our company is responsible for the distribution and sale of food wholesale, therefore, using software like this to organize, sort and classify our information has been very helpful. You can manage your customer database masterfully in a reliable and productive way. Airtable allows us to establish links between the different fields and categories of our database and use it efficiently for the benefit of the company.
  • It's an easy to use platform.
  • It is quick to get information to others through links, or by exporting data in CSV files.
  • Spreadsheet appearance makes it easy to handle and manage information.
  • Integrates well with other productivity tools.
  • Payment per month is affordable for small and medium-sized businesses.
  • Easily puts your inventory in order.
  • The errors that may occur during the use of the platform depend on the knowledge of the information and its configuration, otherwise, I consider it an excellent platform to manage databases.
It is an excellent platform for managing customer databases, monitoring production and distribution chain projects, and inventory management.
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Amanda Layman | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
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I used to use Airtable for editorial project management (keeping track of which assignments were due and when, who they were assigned to, status, etc.) but now I use it primarily as a database for managing keyword data for my SEO clients. I also use it personally for my family budget.
  • Customization. There are a million ways to use Airtable; it's very easy to customize and adapt to your needs.
  • Familiarity. If you've used Excel or Google Sheets, you'll have no problem with Airtable. I prefer it over these tools, however, because of the color-coding and interface style.
  • Value. If you're looking for a budget, multipurpose project management tool, Airtable can't be beat. Price goes up if you have a lot of users, but you can set up a combination of free and paid "bases" to meet your needs so you don't have to pay and arm and a leg for every user.
  • Restoring deleted records - it's way too easy to accidentally delete something and not realize it!
  • Dashboarding - it would be nice to create custom dashboards that give a high-level view of different things across bases.
You can use Airtable for anything you can use a spreadsheet/database for, so the sky's really the limit. Further, you can toggle between different views (Kanban, table, cards, gallery, calendar, etc.) so if you have certain visual preferences, you can probably find a solution that makes you comfortable!
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Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
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We use Airtable across departments, but mainly in our social media and content marketing services. It's also in use as a kind of collection area for lead submissions from our website and print resale pricing that we can present to clients. It's easy to collaborate on Airtable, it works seamlessly with other apps, and it's customizable beyond recognition.
  • Collaboration Tool
  • Planning Tool
  • Integration with Other Apps
  • Lots of ways to customize
  • Very expensive for the paid plan
  • More embed options
  • More privacy options for clients viewing tables
I recommend Airtable all the time. It just takes a little while to set it up the way you want, and figure out how to fit it to your needs, but then it's smooth sailing. There's tons of resources for learning it, and I can't think of a situation it wouldn't be useful. You can literally do anything you want besides create graphics.
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Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
August 14, 2019

Catch some Airtable

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Our marketing department uses Airtable to build content calendars for clients. We also use various templates within the software to manage retainer accounts, monitor capacity, and plan content for months ahead at a time.
  • Color coding various types of content makes it easy to see, at a glance, what is coming up for marketing initiatives.
  • Airtable has amazing templates built out to help you get started quickly.
  • If you don’t want to use a template, you have the freedom to customize the template for exactly what you need.
  • We are able to store user personas, keywords, types of content, etc. and access it all in one view.
  • It would be really helpful if Airtable had a stronger “onboarding” or “how-to-use” when sharing the table to a client or other user.
Airtable has completely replaced our need for other softwares that stored information. We can build out content for months at a time and reference it all in one place rather than using something like Google Drive where we’d have to have tons of tabs open at once.

While it’s a great planning tool, it isn’t necessarily built for storing large pieces of content.
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Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
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Airtable is being used by 80% of the organization. Due to our company being a start-up, it is hard to invest in building a front-end for our SQL database. When we were solely using the SQL database, it was impossible to track changes made by some developers and, as a result, data was corrupted. Now, the SQL database only has 2 personnel with write access. The others only have read access. This is where Airtable filled in the gap. Airtable is capable of showing the history in each line, who made the changes, and what was changed. If needed, I can revert the changes.
Airtable is something like a database combined with Excel, and it has similar capabilities, like Google Forms, where I can create a customized form and publish it on a website for others to fill in. Once submitted, it goes into a table.
  • Within 1 base, you can link data from multiple tables and manipulate that data to calculate a summary of useful info. For example, if you have different teams working on different parts of a project, with each inputting their own set of data. The manager is able to work out a summary of the info and get a clearer view. That said, it is not an easy task to manipulate the data. You will need in-depth knowledge of database and excel.
  • You can create specific views of each table and provide those views to anyone. This is useful when you want to provide a summary of info (which constantly changes) to outsiders without providing them the detailed input of data. For someone with no knowledge of calculating the data from a SQL database, this is useful.
  • You can also create forms for people to fill in. This is similar to Google Forms. I like this Airtable form because it submits directly to the tables where data can be calculated and integrated with the rest of the tables.
  • One issue we face was the inability to link bases. So for any calculations to be made, all tables have to be from the same base. So this makes a base very big and potentially dangerous with multiple teams updating different parts of the same base in different tables.
  • If different bases can be linked, there can be more segregation of data and access. I hope this can be implemented in the future.
  • Viewing of a single base with multiple tables is messy. Unlike a SQL database where all the tables are in the left sidebar, in Airtable, the look is more like Excel, where each table is a tab. This gets unsightly when there are over 5 tabs.
I like Airtable because it allows for different views. I can allocate a particular view to a particular company without worrying that it exposes data from another view. This also helps when data is constantly being updated. Both outsiders and myself can update the data in a certain view without showing the entire database to outsiders.
Airtable combines the strength of Excel and SQL databases. For someone with little experience with SQL database, Airtable solves it by giving you an easy to use database.
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Shirley Hickey | TrustRadius Reviewer
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I work in Primary Education; delivering the National Curriculum for Computing/ICT. This includes all year groups; from Reception to Year 6 (4 to 11 year olds). Databases form part of that curriculum. Pupils have to learn to populate, create and develop databases, and to analyse the data entered using sorting, filtering (queries), searching and graphs. Our old software became obsolete a few years ago, at which time I researched education products, later widening my parameters to include products developed for business. I needed a product that was easy to use, met all of the criteria, and was cost effective. Airtable filled my requirements perfectly. I prefer it to any of the education products. More recently I have started to use it to track student data and to create a resource inventory. I have enthusiastically recommended it to a number of people.
  • The website is very well laid out. It is uncluttered, easy to navigate, and is highly visual. There are a great range of field types and add-on blocks.
  • Setting up bases is very straightforward. If you get stuck the help section and videos are excellent. You can also access Airtable Universe to see examples of how the product is used by others.
  • I have submitted a number of queries by email and in each case the staff were very helpful and responded quickly. Given that I was using a free account at the time, I was very impressed.
  • Given that I have used the product with very young children successfully, I think that it is extremely well designed.
  • They only thing I can think of is being able to switch between user accounts without having to log on and off.
  • A personal request, would be to add shades of brown to the color palette. When working with the children, we color code field options for eyes and hair. The only children I can't do this for is brunettes with brown eyes. A small thing I know, but it would really help the younger children as it is a visual clue.
As mentioned previously, I currently developing an Airtable base to track student data and other teaching resource inventory. The children create year group databases. All of which work very well. I haven't encountered any issues or unsuitability thus far.
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Malcolm Colman-Shearer | TrustRadius Reviewer
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We use Airtable for our clients. We optimize and automate business systems and processes using Airtable combined with Zapier. We use it to solve many problems including automatically generating dropbox links and automated emailing of them. As a database used to manage a clients members, their invoicing, stripe reconciling, automated emailing etc.
  • It has similar functionality to Google Sheets but allows you to do much more powerful data organizing. ie. Relationships between data (which DB devs will know all about but not spreadsheet users). eg. You have a list of students and a list of classes, you want to link those two lists together so you don't have to duplicate lots of data.
  • Also, in terms of data organizing, the fields are a lot easier to customize and lock-in. Instead of using clunky data validation in sheets, Airtable allows you to select all kinds of different field types. Single select, multi-select, phone number, email address, collaborator, checkbox are ones we use regularly.
  • Once paired with Zapier, Airtable's ability to power annoying manual data entry is fabulous! Using views you can trigger Zapier in all kinds of powerful ways.
  • Pricing per user could get painful. We tend to get around this for small setups by using a generic account. You can still setup up to three people with 2FA security on it fairly easily.
  • We use Airtable with Zapier a lot and sometimes we have some issues with deduplication where a zap won't run because a record has appeared in a view that it's been in before... which is probably great most of the time but sometimes we have to switch the zap off and on to make it work again. ie. If you trigger a Zapier process from within Airtable and then want to trigger that same process the next day, it may not work as it looks like a duplicate.
  • Unlike a "real" relational database Airtable doesn't have a back-end and a front-end, it's more like a "mid-end". This means you can't create a tidy, usable front end for non admins and you can't create granular account permissions. ie. Admin 1 can edit table 1. Admin 2 can edit Table 2. This is the biggest downfall and has been a problem for some of our clients where they need different views for different people with different levels of access. eg. Teacher, admin, student.
  • Well suited: A startup looking to develop a web app should really start in Airtable and make sure you know what you're doing with data and processes and integrations before scaling up.
  • Well suited: If your spreadsheet is getting out of hand due to the volume and types of data in it, might be time to look at Airtable.
  • Well suited: If you're using a spreadsheet like a database.
  • Well suited: You've got lots of business systems across different web apps and need to integrate/automate a few of them. Airtable is good as a central hub, especially if you're dealing with customer records.
  • Not so well suited: You want to quickly collect some data and aren't worried about automation. Easier to start in a sheet.
  • Not so well suited: You want to capture customer interactions from email. Probably easier to just get a simple CRM.
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John Rougeux | TrustRadius Reviewer
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We use Airtable to manage marketing projects, coordinate content production, and social media distribution, and to house our marketing collateral. It's used primarily by our marketing, sales, and support teams and across multiple geographies. The main problem it addresses for us is that it helps us better track specific tasks for projects involving multiple people.
  • Managing content production workflows
  • Housing marketing and sales collateral
  • Prioritizing content needs across the organization
  • Better integrations with 3rd party programs for easier import/data sync
  • Steep learning curve compared to some project management tools
  • Keyboard shortcuts can be confusing at times
Airtable is well suited to situations in which projects involve multiple people. If you're using a tool like Trello, for example, it's very difficult to break down tasks with separate due dates. And it's nearly impossible to link projects together. Airtable makes it much easier to handle multiple project contributors and link projects together without using Gantt charts.
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Sander Kallshian | TrustRadius Reviewer
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We use Airtable across our entire organization to manage inventory, organize product lists, project management, and for upload templates for some of our other services. It has helped us reduce the number of versions of files being emailed between us, and the integrations with other services have allowed us to reduce our workflow and run reports more efficiently.
  • Different views of information allow for a comprehensive understanding
  • Built-in templates make quick work of some small business tasks
  • Integrations with 3rd party software fit into our existing workflow
  • There is a learning curve, and several new features are only available on paid plans.
  • Certain tasks that people may be familiar with in Excel or Google Sheets do not function similarly in Airtable
  • Some views are not available on mobile devices which may leave you waiting to see information.
Airtable does a great job of letting you compile and sort your information, whether it be contacts, projects, products, or raw data. Choosing from different views can make large amounts of information much more manageable. Airtable may have too much functionality if you’re just looking for a spreadsheet solution. Some spreadsheet tasks work differently in Airtable because of the way it relates information in its database and due to integrations. There are also many instances where you might feel like it takes too many clicks/taps to find or edit the information you have.
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Václav Vařílek | TrustRadius Reviewer
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Airtable is, in our Company, used across the whole organization. Mostly for content creation, website development and as a simple finance database. We're using Airtable for almost everything. Right now, we're actively working with 11 bases. Thanks to Airtable, we were able to create a content creation team with all the necessary processes such as project planning and tracking, assigning, and retrospective analytics, with a little help from Power BI.
As a finance database, we are using Airtable also as a client database. So thanks to the "Link to another record" function we can link invoice items to invoices, and invoices to the correct client or Supplier. With that and a strong API that allows us to connect Power BI directly to Airtable, we also have real-time analytics about all of these.
  • Fast and easy to use with pretty UX. And for those who have a question, there is very simple but strong help center
  • Real-time collaboration with many people and change history
  • Integration with many apps via Zapier and API with documentation with examples
  • Allows us to link records to create a logical structure of many tables.
  • Many sample templates are ready to use or just provide inspiration
  • Real-time is a universal tool that everyone can customize for personal use
  • Also in the big base, each user can filter and customize their personal view. So everyone can view only the data and structure that they want.
  • No way to link one table from one base to another table in another base :/
  • Because of permissions, we need 1 table with restricted access to a few people. But some data we need to be used on a company-wide base. For example, one base with suppliers and CRM, another base for project management.
  • We would appreciate more granular permission, but it is in progress
To be honest, I don't know of an inappropriate scenario. Airtable is a very universal solution.
Airtable works very well in cases that you want to do project management, or simple CRM, or item evidence etc.
Airtable is a simple web database with some functions like Excel.
I know that for a new user it can be too difficult for first use. But after a few minutes, everyone can start thinking about use cases and start to use Airtable for almost everything.
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Vina Rathbone | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
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I use Airtable professionally and personally for the following uses:

1. Planning my wedding
2. Managing to do items
3. Content calendar for clients
4. Hours tracking and invoicing
5. Lead Tracking

I'm such a fan of Airtable that 3 of my clients have implemented it in their organizations after my recommendation. It is great for collaboration between clients and coworkers, or friends and family.
  • Uploading files to cells - this is so much better than a spreadsheet!
  • Sorting by multi-functions
  • Color coding for ease of reading and sorting
  • Ease of sharing for collaborators
  • The color scheme isn't very appealing
  • The "blocks" are unclear as to their usage
Event planning, collaborative spreadsheets, data sorting and collecting, media planning, CRM, Lead Generation, or sales templates are some of the cases that Airtable can be used for. It is an extremely customizable spreadsheet-type software that can be made to fulfill any purpose. It is a big improvement on a spreadsheet for project management purposes, but not for financial purposes.
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Feature Scorecard Summary

Task Management (167)
8.5
Resource Management (162)
8.5
Gantt Charts (63)
7.1
Scheduling (137)
8.1
Workflow Automation (113)
7.4
Team Collaboration (182)
9.1
Support for Agile Methodology (84)
7.1
Support for Waterfall Methodology (57)
6.6
Document Management (141)
8.0
Email integration (90)
7.8
Mobile Access (159)
8.4
Timesheet Tracking (68)
8.6
Change request and Case Management (82)
7.9
Budget and Expense Management (101)
8.7

About Airtable

Airtable is a collaboration platform designed to empower 30,000+ companies for content pipelines, product management, events planning, user research, and more.

The vendor’s value proposition is with the friendly interface, customizable grid, calendar, form, and stacked card views, and a fully flexible structure, Airtable empowers users to build workflows that work the way they want.

Airtable Features

Project Management Features
Has featureTask Management
Has featureResource Management
Has featureGantt Charts
Has featureScheduling
Has featureWorkflow Automation
Has featureTeam Collaboration
Has featureSupport for Agile Methodology
Has featureSupport for Waterfall Methodology
Has featureDocument Management
Has featureEmail integration
Has featureMobile Access
Has featureTimesheet Tracking
Has featureChange request and Case Management
Has featureBudget and Expense Management
Professional Services Automation Features
Does not have featureQuotes/estimates
Does not have featureInvoicing
Does not have featureProject & financial reporting
Does not have featureIntegration with accounting software

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Pricing

  • Has featureFree Trial Available?Yes
  • Has featureFree or Freemium Version Available?Yes
  • Does not have featurePremium Consulting/Integration Services Available?No
  • Entry-level set up fee?No

Airtable Support Options

 Free VersionPaid Version
Live Chat
Email
Forum/Community
FAQ/Knowledgebase
Video Tutorials / Webinar

Airtable Technical Details

Deployment Types:SaaS
Operating Systems: Unspecified
Mobile Application:Apple iOS, Android