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Overview

What is Quickbase?

Quickbase provides a no-code operational agility platform that enables organizations to improve operations through real-time insights and automation across complex processes and disparate systems. The vendor states their goal is to help companies achieve operational agility—to be more responsive to...
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Recent Reviews

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8 out of 10
January 09, 2023
We use Quickbase in various ways to support tracking and reporting of information. Many processes that were manual or tracked in …
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How Quickbase Differs From Its Competitors

Goals with Quickbase

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
Yes, though I was not on the original building team
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Ease of Updating Applications

I don't think this is ever easy without a clear idea of what needs an update: the users making requests typically don't understand anything about relational databases. It is not easy to update an application while it is in use.
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Goals with Quickbase

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've been …
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Citizen Developers Using Quickbase

In my opinion, although Quickbase is low-code/no-code I still think the level of aptitude required to make changes to or build an application are high. There are still coding parameters within the system and it was my personal experience that support from one of the Quickbase app developers was …
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Goals with Quickbase

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
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Goals with Quickbase

Improving collaboration across one or more teams Building and deploying an application (or multiple applications) that meets our exact needs
Our application is the main tracking source of important work in Operations. From provider reported issues, to returned checks, to contract implementation , …
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Ease of Building Custom Applications

We have achieved this to a certain extent, however our shifting business needs are leading us to use Microsoft applications much more since community based sites and file saving/sharing are much easier with the Microsoft ecosystem.
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Ease of Building Custom Applications

We have built several applications with varying degrees of complexity. The rapid development platform has served us well to get base functionality out in production quickly. We have extended some areas with custom UX features where necessary using 3rd party development partners recommended by …
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Goals with Quickbase

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
Cooper Steel is now using 2 larger complex applications and 3 simple …
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Citizen Developers Using Quickbase

We have not spread "citizen development" out beyond a couple of business-oriented resources. We would not want to promote citizen development across the organization because we would prefer to have them more focused on their current responsibilities. However, the resources that have been driving …
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Usage for Project Management

Cooper Steel is now using 2 larger complex applications and 3 simple applications in production. The user base has gone through the change management process and is now embracing the product in a better way with constructive feedback and high feature adoption. We have a roadmap of enhancements, …
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Goals with Quickbase

Improving collaboration across one or more teams Solving a specific business challenge
We have achieved 90% of our goal to solve the business challenge of staffing our events.
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Citizen Developers Using Quickbase

As a non-technical builder of our Quickbase application. I required a lot of help and research in order to learn the processes needed to build out our application. I had to study HTML outside of Quickbase resources as well as use the provided help videos to figure out how different aspects of the …
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Usage for Project Management

We are using Quickbase to achieve complect project management within our event staffing. Several additional aspects are in the works, such as formula queries, which will help us to further organize our projects.
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Ease of Updating Applications

Quickbase does allow you to search an replace words for quick updates across all applications. However, when updating one form, it does not give you the option to update across the application. Each individual form requires an update.
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Goals with Quickbase

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've achieved …
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Citizen Developers Using Quickbase

The beauty of Quick Base is that you can build applications that match your own skill set. Without any "technical" skills you can customize and implement an application from the library of hundreds of template applications. If you have the expertise to develop applications you can put them to good …
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Ease of Updating Applications

I try to roll out changes when Quick Base does their monthly release. This limits the disruptions but also allows for a good mix of changes to our custom applications alongside new features from Quick Base. They could improve the sandbox features but there are enough ways to work in the production …
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Ease of Building Custom Applications

For sure. You see custom business applications are major challenge for growing companies like ours, (as they often require significant resources, both in terms of time and money, to develop and maintain). By providing a no-code development platform, Quickbase helps us overcome these challenges and …
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Goals with Quickbase

Building and deploying business applications faster Improving collaboration across one or more teams Building and deploying an application (or multiple applications) that meets our exact needs
We have achieved a majority of them, but It's worth noting that achieving these outcomes with Quickbase …
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Citizen Developers Using Quickbase

Undoubtedly, Quickbase's interface is user-friendly and intuitive, and doesn't require a high level of technical know-how to build and maintain applications on the platform. But you may still need to spend some time familiarizing yourself with the platform's features, capabilities and interface, …
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Usage for Project Management

We use it to manage various aspects of a project we are working on such as tasks, timelines, budgets, and team members. The platform also automates workflows, establishes granular permissions and access controls, provides actionable insights to enhance informed decision making among our teams.
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Ease of Updating Applications

We once developed an app using Quickbase for the Sales team, and it was in use for several months. However, as the project progressed, we realized that we needed to add some new features to the application to make it more efficient for the sales team. We used Quickbase's continuous deployment …
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Citizen Developers Using Quickbase

I come from an MIS background. I've built databases on several platforms during my career. So for me, it's a little bit easier. But a normal user can get into Quickbase and build basic applications without a highly technical background. Application templates can help folks get started, and it's a …
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Usage for Project Management

We provide Quickbase consulting, and it's all billable time. In Quickbase, you can build out a time tracking solution using native tools. But there are also very robust tools in the marketplace that handle time tracking for projects incredibly well. A perfect example is QuickBooks time (formerly …
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Ease of Building Custom Applications

Yes. Our group now has a reputation for building applications quickly to track employee or other data compared to larger, more expensive solutions that need development teams or integrators. We built a COVID dashboard for leadership within a matter of days in 2020, and it is still used in our …
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Goals with Quickbase

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
Have achieved …
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Usage for Project Management

While we have a large portfolio of projects, the management of them within Quickbase isn't necessarily complex. No matter what size project, we're able to conveniently collect statistical information like sponsor, strategic alignment, dates, etc., as well as project goals, decisions, risks, etc.
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Ease of Updating Applications

Some updates are easier than others. We have many simple applications where updates are quick and easy. Larger, more complex projects with custom code are more challenging to update, especially when the base Quickbase product changes / is updated. Recommend considering a third-party partner to …
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Goals with Quickbase

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ROI comes from efficiencies and ease of use. The instructional or the ways you're able to put instructional manuals on there. You're getting return investment of not having to …
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Usage for Project Management

I mean there's even sample apps that do use to be able to, when you have a small project, it's okay, let me just get this managed real quick.You download the sample lap to. Onto your user applications and just plug it in your information and then it'll keep track of it for you. So …
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Ease of Updating Applications

I'm constantly updating my application. It's an, it is con, it's a fluid application. It's finding new things that this can tie into in our business unit that I didn't think it, the information we're putting in.And it went from trying to go from a paperless system …
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Goals with Quickbase

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I would say this product delivers positive ROI. Although, it is expensive. If you look at that first price tag, you are going to go oh my, that's fun. …
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Usage for Project Management

Oh yes. I deal with some of what I'm hired for is some of the most complex projects and complex situations that are out there. FMLA, government stuff, recipes, manufacturing, telecom, banking international acquisitions, properties, international.Things have changed a lot with things that need …
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Ease of Updating Applications

I update them all the time. Like I said I work in industries and sectors that often. And they're out of the control of the company that I work for. They, it's a government rule.I've worked in disaster recovery, the world changes social life changes. There's those kind of things …
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Ease of Building Custom Applications

Right now, just because we're a smaller agency or district, It's great because we're, all of us in our agency, are able to use it and if someone has a problem or whatnot, I'm in house so they can, I can try to help them the best I can. So I haven't really had any other …
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Goals with Quickbase

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It's so user friendly we're able to put the information in, get the correct information, and it just, right now it's a win-win.
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Citizen Developers Using Quickbase

I think that if you come into it and someone else, perhaps at your agency or your company is already already working with it, that there wouldn't be a problem. It's just when you come into a new position and there's nobody that knows anything about it and you're like, what am I …
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Ease of Building Custom Applications

like I mentioned before first we would have to understand what our clients wanted and then teach that to someone who would maintain it manually. But with Quickbase, you have the transcripts that go into it. I just have to click the client's name and then all of the details are there.So …
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Goals with Quickbase

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
Yes! We've …
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Usage for Project Management

We manage hundreds of customers who all have their own Quickbase realms. Each customers realm is different, and that's what's really beautiful about, no two are exactly alike. So to be able to build these complex solutions with automated workflows within them is something that we've worked really …
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Ease of Updating Applications

That's actually something that I believe is on the dangerous side of low-code. I think that it's hard to track changes if you don't comment out what you have written or changed. A lot of things interact within Quickbase, you could have various tables that are connected and fields that reference …
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Ease of Building Custom Applications

So we've won several pro projects or bids competing against your more off-the-shelf or your larger ecosystem products. And Quickbase tends to be at minimum a third in speed as far as how much faster you can develop and it's also much faster in testing. So as customers one application looks very …
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Goals with Quickbase

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
So we have …
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Usage for Project Management

We actually manage all of our Quickbase customers and their projects in Quickbase. So we have a project management application that our developers use every single day to track their time, the status of a project, where it's landing towards its deadlines and goals, and so forth. And that's used …
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Ease of Updating Applications

I think the key there is understanding how it was originally built. So who did it, why they did it, understanding the back. Once you get there taking it to the next level, whether it's enhancing it or fixing it, is pretty straightforward. The biggest piece is understanding how it was built …
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Goals with Quickbase

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 one …
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Usage for Project Management

Again, more back to what I do as our RPA developer. You can take a lot of data that are different from different teams and you can use the automation to pull it all together and then manipulate it, clean it up, and then push it back out so it's all uniform for everyone else. It gets really …
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Ease of Updating Applications

There was one where, another coworker built it, but I had to go in and make a change to it, so I had to get with them once so they could explain it to me. It's not that hard. As long as there's kind of similarities between all the apps, you have base guardrails and stuff like that, but it's not …
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Goals with Quickbase

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We've seen efficiency for sure. Definitely simplicity is huge. The automated process has really helped our business a lot.
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Ease of Building Custom Applications

For custom applications starting from scratch, it's actually easier. Like I was saying before, it's really easy to prototype something from scratch and quickly rather than other platforms that I've compared. Even power apps, it I use both. So it's easier to just prototype …
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Ease of Updating Applications

There's always a trade-off. It's just the if, and it depends on the original developer. If the original developer followed all guidelines, commented out a lot of stuff, commented out fields, and created comments in the formula columns, it becomes easy to manage. So it depends. That's…
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Ease of Building Custom Applications

I think collaboration is great. So one thing for us is we're able to build application solutions iteratively and allow our customers to see and provide feedback on certain phases of delivery as opposed to waiting until the end, where we may be required to reverse engineer or re-engineer major …
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Goals with Quickbase

Building and deploying business applications faster Improving our ability to drive insights from our data Improving collaboration across one or more teams
There are some benefits; there are some gains because the time it takes to develop an application is tremendously reduced versus some of the …
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Usage for Project Management

For example, we've got some calculators or estimator tools that we're doing so that our internal customers can serve their customers better by providing automated, automatically generated estimates as far as what it takes to deliver solutions for their customers as well. So that's …
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Ease of Building Custom Applications

I would say yes. Most of it is studying the, you have to start by, I guess you could say getting an understanding Quickbase of that way you can build within the application. The way that we've established success is anytime we're building an app for a specific use case, we start by …
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Goals with Quickbase

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Building, employing business applications faster, improving ability to drive insight, improving collaboration, I'd say. I feel like with my company there was a lot of …
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Citizen Developers Using Quickbase

Depends on how dumb they are. That's a range of outcomes question. Like I have customers who are very technically savvy and it's very easy to coach them. And then I have customers I've been working on for 18 months and it's painful.
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Ease of Updating Applications

Yeah with my company, it's pretty normal to have the original designer resign, retire, go somewhere else, and all of a sudden you inherit an application that you didn't build.I actually mean you didn't. You essentially have to study it and in some cases perfect. The challenges that …
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Goals with Quickbase

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I think the easiest way to translate ROI for when you convert from your old practices is really, number one, the ability to to reduce manual labor by doing, by …
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Citizen Developers Using Quickbase

I definitely think there's a level of ramp up that you have to have with any I didn't know Quickbase a year and a half ago. And I spent some time in Quickbase University was wrapped up pretty quickly on the application got certified. It took me, a couple months to really feel comfortable …
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Ease of Updating Applications

We do that every single day where we're working with clients and they want to change workflows.That's, it's a common occurrence. People, their business and how they do business, it changes pretty regularly. And I think, again, one of the strengths a kind of a low-code platform, like …
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Ease of Building Custom Applications

I do agree with it.I think that back to the ticketing system and connecting customers as well as departments, it can all happen in one location on this one software. So I think that it makes it really easy to flow. I just gotta work some of the kinks out.
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Goals with Quickbase

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We've had positive impacts for me and my team, we all enjoy using it and pretty positive.
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Citizen Developers Using Quickbase

So I would say I'm a very non-technical person and it is a little difficult for me. But I do find when I go to build a application, there's a lot of templates. And a lot of ones people already use and that's what I use. It helps me a lot.
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Ease of Updating Applications

Yeah, so that's actually exactly what I do. Someone had developed it and then I go in and manage it, change it, that kind of thing. I added a bunch of statistical aspects to it so that I can monitor the teamwork as well. So I've been editing it a little bit.
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Ease of Building Custom Applications

Building and maintaining Quickbase apps really is a breeze. Making updates are generally quick and easy. I find that if you want to pull off a complicated process, there are times when Quickbase functionality is a bit limited. Sometimes a support tech will have a creative workaround. You can …
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Goals with Quickbase

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Quickbase is easy to use and makes the building process fast. They have great reporting tools that have been so helpful for analyzing data and reporting to end users.
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Citizen Developers Using Quickbase

There are several non-technical people within the company that have built Quickbase apps before a dedicated Quickbase development team was formed. It's fairly easy to figure out how to get what you need. Developers will be able to employ better practices and provide cleaner structure and …
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Ease of Updating Applications

I've had to create a new system in Quickbase. I created a few tables and relationships, some automation, and a dashboard and got things up and running in no time! It was easy to build on my existing framework. It's so satisfying to see results come together so quickly with minimal effort. A little …
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Popular Features

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  • Platform Security (116)
    8.9
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  • Platform Scalability (117)
    8.9
    89%
  • Platform User Management (123)
    8.4
    84%
  • Reusability (123)
    8.3
    83%

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Video Reviews

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Pricing

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Starting at $2000

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Product Demos

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Features

Low-Code Development

Low-code development tools allow non developers to build simple process applications with little oversight. These tools simplify the application building process, and are frequently used for simple process applications.

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Product Details

What is Quickbase?

Quickbase provides a no-code operational agility platform that enables organizations to improve operations through real-time insights and automation across complex processes and disparate systems. The vendor states their goal is to help companies achieve operational agility—to be more responsive to customers, more engaging to employees and as adaptable as possible to what’s next.

Quickbase Screenshots

Screenshot of Custom dashboards provide a consolidated view of valuable business insightsScreenshot of Data access controls via custom roles and permission

Quickbase Video

Quickbase is a no-code platform that enables anyone in a business to build, iterate, and integrate applications in partnership with IT. With Quickbase, teams can democratize access to data, break down data silos, and automate unique workflows without writing a single line of code.

Quickbase Technical Details

Deployment TypesSoftware as a Service (SaaS), Cloud, or Web-Based
Operating SystemsUnspecified
Mobile ApplicationMobile Web
Supported LanguagesEnglish

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The most common users of Quickbase are from Mid-sized Companies (51-1,000 employees).
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