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https://dudodiprj2sv7.cloudfront.net/product-logos/6J/d1/6907GPDBP0VI.PNGQuick and easy to use, but can allow people with a bit of knowledge to be dangerousOur company uses Quick Base in our Electronics business group to manage data for medium to very large projects (i.e. months or years to finish, and a budget of over a million dollars for design). At a high level, this data includes scope, schedule, budget. We sometimes also use it to track details for parts of the project that have lots of things to keep track of, so it doesn't get lost in a mess of spreadsheets. There are two main reasons we use Quick Base rather than another solution: 1) It is easy to give access to companies we are collaborating and still have peace of mind that all the data is secure, unlike a solution hosted internally and 2) The needs of our project rapidly change, and only Quick Base allows us to adapt to that change quickly enough.,Quick Base is easy to change, allowing us to adapt to our clients' changing needs. It's even so easy that sometimes project managers can make the changes themselves, rather than relying on a person dedicated to software development. We don't have to worry about hosting and security. We can simply use it and share it with collaborators without going through all the red tape of exposing an internal server to outside parties. The features of Quick Base allow us to do almost everything we need natively, so there's rarely a need to build custom solutions or hire third-party developers.,The biggest missing feature I run into is a lack of an ability to run a report across multiple tables, like you can with a SQL database. You can add lookup values to child tables, it's true, but that doesn't help you run a report that includes all records from both the parent and child tables, even if some parents have no children. The second biggest feature I wish QB had is a way to intercept deletions and other actions of that sort. You can react to those actions (which is great!), but sometimes we want to prevent deleting records in specific cases, or would like to "archive" them instead of deleting outright. It seems some formulas get cached and will have stale values, which makes it difficult to test if everything is working properly, especially if you're using formula fields to manage access. It is a burden to manage access for a lot of users across many apps, especially if you are trying to balance giving access to those who need it and removing access from those who don't, so you can keep license fees down.,10,Quick Base absolutely lets us build, deploy, and update custom business applications faster and easier. This is one of the main drivers for us to use Quick Base. We do set up some custom built applications using ASP.NET and Access when we need a very customized solution, but the time it takes to build anything in either of those systems is an order of magnitude longer. We often use Quick Base even when it doesn't have every feature we would like, because otherwise we would be unable to deliver anything at all in the necessary time frame.,,My experience is that anyone with a rudimentary understanding of relational databases can hack together something that will work, but it is often very messy, and they eventually hit a point where they can no longer manage it. At that point, a technical expert has to come in and refactor it, which can take longer than building it properly to begin with. If a technical person with the training to properly plan and organize an app builds it to start with, then it is generally possible for a non-technical person to make tweaks as needed, perhaps with occasional consultation with a technical expert. I would guess that 90% of our development is by technical experts, not non-technical "citizen developers".,Building and deploying business applications faster Improving collaboration across one or more teams Solving a specific business challenge Building and deploying an application (or multiple applications) that meets our exact needs,I often end up in meetings with project managers and/or clients who look at the app and say it is great except it needs to also track X, Y, and Z. By the time they are done talking amongst themselves, I've already added the fields they are asking for. It has frequently blown people away, as they are used to a much longer cycle between a request for a change and seeing the change implemented (assuming it ever happens at all!). It's great to be able to talk to someone, understand what they need, spend a minute or two making a change, then ask them to refresh the page and confirm it meets their needs. There have been other times where it was much more difficult to do an update, but that is usually because of a poorly designed app or poorly understand and articulated requirements. Quick Base is not a panacea to poorly designed apps, unfortunately!Effective Business Application Development PlatformQuickBase is used in some departments here. I administer, manage and help the users of QuickBase in a few departments where the customer representatives log in to the QuickBase app and create the requests to order the spares. The Spares team takes up the requests and handles them until closure. This involves maintaining many SLAs and KPIs that are effectively monitored and managed in QuickBase.,QuickBase can be effectively used as a database application which allows many customizations through open HTTP APIs. This gives more room for customizations and integrations with other applications. Workflows can be effectively implemented in QuickBase that helps in managing approvals and notifications among various groups of users designated with different roles. Roles management is easy and effective in QuickBase. Great customer service support and the active community forum combined with periodic product updates are very much encouraging to use QuickBase. Quick Base automations is the newest great addon that is built to implement the workflow process better Forms are easily customisable and can be made specific to different set of people based on the different roles defined,The reporting capability needs to evolve more. The axis scalability and option to edit the legend texts would be very much important and useful to make QuickBase reporting more mature.,9,Yes, QuickBase helped to build the functionalities faster and keeps the maintenance effort easier. With the effective implementation of workflows and reports, many Excel sheets and macros were eliminated and gave many visible benefits ranging from reduction in the maintenance and build cost, reduction in the manual efforts of managing data and reports and increased productivity.,Appian,The main benefit of Quick Base platform is that the business users can easily adapt the navigations and steps to build forms/reports in Quick Base. So, it doesn't need IT to support to build small to medium level applications but only some basic training is needed,Building and deploying business applications faster Improving our ability to drive insights from our data Improving collaboration across one or more teams Solving a specific business challenge Building and deploying an application (or multiple applications) that meets our exact needs,QuickBase provides good capabilities to make changes to the application at the same time without any loss of data. Also, the import feature with the record id number linked for updating records helps very much to populate and link to the parent records faster.Quick Base is the #1 Cloud Based Data Management ToolQuick Base is being used in a few different business units within the company to manage data associated to our portfolio of assets. Like many other companies, we struggled with having multiple spreadsheets and documents where information associated to our projects lived. We needed a cloud-based solution to consolidate the data sources into a dynamic database, and we have found a solution with Quick Base.,Intuitive and user-friendly Building apps is reasonably easy Quick Base is customer focused and is adding functionality regularly,It's a database but we would like to use the tool for analytics due the type of information we have in it. They're working on a true mobile app now but that has been something we have wanted. System reports could used some better formatting.,10,Yes, we have a few apps for our different operations and we would not be where we are today without Quick Base. It gives everyone in the company more access to information than they have ever had in the past. The downside is now that they have the information they want more! We partnered with a consultant to help us build the applications we have from a technical standpoint, and then we created dashboards and reports ourselves. The third party consultants have been crucial to the success of the tool.,Salesforce App Cloud, MRI Residential Management, Yardi Property Management and Argus,If you start building an app without any real experience I would say it's going to be challenging. The interface and controls they have in place make it really easy for an experience builder, but I am not sure if a non-technical user would be able to just hop in and build an app. I would recommend using the training programs they offer or hiring a consultant build your app.,Building and deploying business applications faster Improving our ability to drive insights from our data Improving collaboration across one or more teams Solving a specific business challenge Building and deploying an application (or multiple applications) that meets our exact needs,Updates are pretty simple from my perspective. Any time we have an update we evaluate what we are trying to accomplish and how it fits into our environment in the app. We discuss the process, map it and then build it. The product is so flexible it's hard for me to think of a scenario where we struggled updating an app.I LOVE QuickBase and here is why...It's used across the entire organization and addresses a multitude of business process. From customer data, event management, project management, survey capturing, contact us forms, customer care ticket log, to communications management etc.,Easy to learn and flexible in use - It's very easy to learn and extremely flexible in use. Highly customizable. Provide training, help blogs & ready-to-implement templates. Seamless flow between data capturing, business process & metrics - If you're going to capture data in QuickBase you'll automatically set up business process & metrics along with it. Great Customer Service and regular enhancements - Their customer service is fast, friendly and helpful. Monthly releases ensure QuickBase stays flawless. At least 5 big new enhancements a year.,Calendar reporting The calendar view of reports needs to be updated to function and look better.,10,We have been able to quickly build several solutions to address a specific business need and roll it out within days.,Salesforce Lightning, Salesforce.com and TaskRay,If you know how to create an Excel sheet that fits your needs, you'll be able to create a QuickBase application. If you understand data relationships you'll be able to build more complex applications. If you know how to code, you can pretty much do anything you need. We have several non-technical employees that have built their own successful applications that are used to manage projects or for interacting with customers.,Building and deploying business applications faster Improving our ability to drive insights from our data Improving collaboration across one or more teams Solving a specific business challenge Building and deploying an application (or multiple applications) that meets our exact needs,I prefer to build my own, although there are some great applications out there. I personally use the QuickBase developed applications to get inspiration, find new ways of solving something or taking bits and pieces to integrate into my applications.,100,No,Price Product Features Product Usability,9,Yes,You can quickly create an app with various tables and data fields. relationships between tables is very easy to do once you understand the concept. There are no limits on which tables can be related to each other. Dashboards and reports are easy to create and can be shared via link or making it a homepage for a specific role. This makes it easy to create homepages that have relevant reports, links and actions based on the role.,Form creation can be a bit cumbersome due to the UI of that feature.,Yes, but I don't use it,10Our business runs on QB.We use Quick Base in our entire organization, from data management to timesheet to finance applications. Quick Base is the perfect way to store and manage all of our data. We are a data management company so what we have needs to be correct and match our client's database. We have to track nearly a hundred milestones on over 500 projects. Our system is automatically set up to compare the two systems and show us the differences. Before QB, we struggled and were constantly getting criticized by our client for inaccurate information, now we are one of their shining stars for data accuracy.,Stores and manages data Reports are quick and easy to set up User friendly,Creating formulas is very cumbersome Being able to color code data no matter what field type Writing and editing formulas is not user friendly,8,We were not able to achieve this on our own, so we had to hire a third party developer to create the applications we needed.,,This is my biggest pet peeve with QB: it is not as easy to develop as QB thinks, writing formulas is completely backwards and not at all user friendly. I can write formulas in Excel, but in QB the formulas have to have type conversions and many other QB specific things that are not intuitive at all. Formulas for Excel can be Googled, but formulas for QB cannot. It takes a long time to find out how to write even fairly simple formulas. Becoming a citizen developer takes years of searching and trial and error.,Building and deploying business applications faster Improving our ability to drive insights from our data Improving collaboration across one or more teams Solving a specific business challenge Building and deploying an application (or multiple applications) that meets our exact needs,We have not found a QB developed application that we have updated. We have had all of our applications custom built from scratch.
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November 08, 2018

Quick Base Review: "Quick and easy to use, but can allow people with a bit of knowledge to be dangerous"

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Ease of Building Custom Applications

Quick Base absolutely lets us build, deploy, and update custom business applications faster and easier. This is one of the main drivers for us to use Quick Base. We do set up some custom built applications using ASP.NET and Access when we need a very customized solution, but the time it takes to build anything in either of those systems is an order of magnitude longer. We often use Quick Base even when it doesn't have every feature we would like, because otherwise we would be unable to deliver anything at all in the necessary time frame.
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January 30, 2019

Quick Base Review: "Effective Business Application Development Platform"

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Ease of Building Custom Applications

Yes, QuickBase helped to build the functionalities faster and keeps the maintenance effort easier. With the effective implementation of workflows and reports, many Excel sheets and macros were eliminated and gave many visible benefits ranging from reduction in the maintenance and build cost, reduction in the manual efforts of managing data and reports and increased productivity.
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September 27, 2018

Review: "Quick Base is the #1 Cloud Based Data Management Tool"

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Ease of Building Custom Applications

Yes, we have a few apps for our different operations and we would not be where we are today without Quick Base. It gives everyone in the company more access to information than they have ever had in the past. The downside is now that they have the information they want more!

We partnered with a consultant to help us build the applications we have from a technical standpoint, and then we created dashboards and reports ourselves. The third party consultants have been crucial to the success of the tool.
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November 12, 2018

User Review: "Quick Base - Highly Recommended"

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Ease of Building Custom Applications

We have several custom business applications. Quick Base has allowed us to get them up and running quickly without the added expense and learning curve of purchasing new software for every application. One example is our time reporting application. We track our contractors' time. It used to be split between SAP and spreadsheets submitted by every contractor. Consolidation of the data was time consuming and prone to error. We developed a time tracking application in about a week for use by all contractors. It is easier to use, and we have better control and analysis of our data as a result.
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September 27, 2018

"Analyst Review of Quick Base"

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Ease of Building Custom Applications

We have achieved this benefit. Quick Base users in our organization now do not have to rely on programmers outside their department to create an application for them. We can now do it ourselves, and get the functionality we really want.
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July 23, 2018

Review: "A practical assessment of a much anticipated system upgrade for the whole company! Quick Base, come on down!!!!!"

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Ease of Building Custom Applications

I think half the reason it took us so long to switch systems is the adoption rate. Quick Base makes adoption so much easier because you can customize just about everything. You can't please everyone, but Quick Base certainly tries and comes pretty darn close.
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July 18, 2018

Quick Base Review: "QuickBase - A flexible and easy project management solution"

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Ease of Building Custom Applications

One of the main benefits of Quickbase is its flexibility. You are able to adapt modules and tables on the go and with minimal limitation. It is, however, limited by the standard database Parent/Child relationships, which seem to fluster many, but that should be expected. With proper organization of your tables and understanding of databases Quickbase suffers very few additional limits and all can be worked out or around.
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July 10, 2018

Review: "Quick Base - The quick and easy way to get everyone on the same page"

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Ease of Building Custom Applications

The building of our first app was, quite honestly, painful. BUT it was not the fault of Quick Base. Rather, it was the fault of three different systems, with different database structures and less-than-optimum standardization of data entry, all of which had to be collated into one Quick Base "app."

But once it was built and the data cleanly migrated/entered, WOW. Want a different view? Bingo, it's done. Need something completely different, like a way to track inbound phone leads? Snap your fingers and there it is.

My boss used to ask me for reports from our old system, and it would take me the better part of a day to get the info he needed. Now, he gets the information himself and formats it how he wants it. Yes, much faster, much easier - and much more fun.
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July 06, 2018

Quick Base Review: "QuickBase is the best platform I've found for developing custom applications for running a small business"

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Ease of Building Custom Applications

Yes! This is the single biggest reason why I chose QuickBase, and it was one of the best choices I have made in my career. Nothing I have used previously comes close to leveraging my rapid application development time like QuickBase.
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July 02, 2018

Quick Base Review: "QuickBase - Quick, Effective, and Insightful"

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Ease of Building Custom Applications

We have achieved this benefit by utilizing citizen development as well as leaning on QuickBase's support team. QuickBase's support team is very responsive and great at solving problems. If I run into an issue that I don't know how to fix or need a solution that I don't know how to create, I know that I can submit a help ticket and get a fast response.
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June 12, 2018

Review: "Quick Base, the one tool guaranteed to make you more efficient!"

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Ease of Building Custom Applications

You can release an App in hours or just a couple of days depending on your needs. This means super fast deployment and reliability on a robust platform not found elsewhere.
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June 11, 2018

User Review: "The World Runs on Quick Base"

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Ease of Building Custom Applications

Our organization has achieved building, deploying and maintaining custom business applications quickly and easily through Quick Base. We are a small company, with an IT staff of 1.5 FTE. When we get a request from operations to capture a new workflow within our Quick Base app we can have a prototype up and running within a week and tweaked and customized to massively reduce their time-spent overhead within a month. There's no looking back.
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June 11, 2018

User Review: "Quick Base - You need this."

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Ease of Building Custom Applications

Yes. Before QB, we were entering all the information on a clunky MS Access database. Only a few people were able to access it and when changes needed to be made, we had to write down notes and bring them back to our offices to make the changes. Now, we can make the changes live.
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June 07, 2018

User Review: "Newbie User - Quick Base Rocks"

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Ease of Building Custom Applications

I feel that we have apps that are long-term as well as disposable one-time use apps. Because of the speed of development and times when those last minute projects pop up, I have been able to spin up an app in as little as 30 minutes to address the needs of the project and meet the reporting and notifications requirements of the stakeholders.
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May 17, 2018

Review: "Our Construction Company need for Quick Base"

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Ease of Building Custom Applications

We are a comlany of 8 office staff members. I am supposed to be the Operations Manager, yet, I have had the time to create and manage our Quick Base Apps to increase our effeciency and effectiveness of our business. I’m still learning the coding side, but Quick Base makes it easy to learn.
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May 03, 2018

Quick Base Review: "Real Experienced Insights of Quickbase !!"

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Ease of Building Custom Applications

I agree Quick Base is a perfect solution for building, deploying, and maintaining custom business applications faster and easier. My organization realized huge benefits in terms of FTEs reduction, cost/time saving, improving productivity and adding efficiencies. Also, we have offered Quick Base to customers where the time ask was to achieve above-mentioned criteria and our proposal and actual implementation did complete justice to gain customer satisfaction.
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April 30, 2018

User Review: "Quick Base to the rescue"

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Ease of Building Custom Applications

Quick Base has allowed us to develop and improve in continual iterations of the app rather than having a lot of meetings with high cost consultants, designing everything on paper and then waiting months before we get a beta copy, making changes back and forth and then releasing it to the end users. Quick Base allows us to deliver a lot of information without many features, get info back from the end users, implements new features quickly, get more feedback, make improvement, etc, etc. This back and forth and continual improvements has worked very well for us delivering benefits one small step at a time and allow users to get used to the product over time rather than a set implementation date and the stress that usually comes along with software installations.
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April 27, 2018

Quick Base Review: "Game Changing Platform for Tour Business"

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Ease of Building Custom Applications

I am the app builder for our company. App building has become a simple task after years of being in the system and understanding how things trigger. Over the last 6 months, I had created an application that ran an entire roll-off business for hurricane relief efforts. It handled order entry to invoicing and took about a day to create, with updates and modifications made over a few weeks to meet production standards. Very easy to make changes and at the drop of a dime.
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April 27, 2018

Review: "Quick Base - When you need something more than a spreadsheet right away!"

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Once you get through the initial learning curve with Quick Base, it is possible to build and deploy apps very quickly. Like everything else, you have to be careful to make sure that what you deploy is a good product. It's easy to deploy a good product, but it is also very easy to deploy something terrible.
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About Quick Base

Quick Base aims to empower businesses to quickly turn ideas into applications that make them more efficient, informed, and productive. The vendor’s value proposition is that by using Quick Base, anyone — regardless of technical background — can quickly create business apps they can use and share with others.

Quick Base Features

Low-Code Development Features
Does not have featureVisual Modeling
Does not have featureDrag-and-drop Interfaces
Does not have featurePlatform Security
Does not have featurePlatform User Management
Does not have featureReusability
Does not have featurePlatform Scalability
Additional Features
Has featureLow-code platform for rapid application development
Has featureAdvanced user management
Has featureFast, flexible, unlimited reports
Has featureAPIs
Has featureNotifications, reminders, and subscriptions
Has featureCustom password policies
Has featureCase-based support
Has featureUnlimited customizable roles
Has featureSAML or LDAP integration
Has featureEasy point-and-click customization
Has featureBuilt-in workflows such as reminders, subscriptions, and notifications
Has featureCode-free integrations with other leading cloud apps
Has featureFast, flexible reporting
Has featureAdvanced user management and unlimited roles and permissions

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Has featureFree Trial Available?Yes
Does not have featureFree or Freemium Version Available?No
Does not have featurePremium Consulting/Integration Services Available?No
Entry-level set up fee?No
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Deployment Types:SaaS
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Mobile Application:Mobile Web
Supported Languages: English