Overall Satisfaction with Basecamp
Basecamp was implemented as a project management software to improve coordination, accountability, and file exchange between events, brand/communications, and fundraising teams. Individuals and distinct teams also were encouraged to explore Basecamp as a to-do/personal project management software to keep track of deadlines and workflows. This was the first attempt at an org-wide project management software.
- To-Do lists
- Privacy controls
- Mobile app/desktop app syncing
- Relational deadlines and workflows
- Calendar-view project management
- Formalized templates and to-do lists.
- Team collaboration.
- Greater visibility to teammates meeting and missing deadlines.
Do you think Basecamp delivers good value for the price?
Are you happy with Basecamp's feature set?
Did Basecamp live up to sales and marketing promises?
Did implementation of Basecamp go as expected?
Would you buy Basecamp again?
Like any project management software, it is only useful if it is used. Teams that struggle with organization and accountability will benefit from having one place to store everybody's to-do lists, organized either by person, by area of responsibility, or by workflow channel, as well as links to critical documents. The ability to participate in-app but also manage replies and communication via email is very useful to folks who struggle with adopting new technology. Projects that have a lot of relational decisions/deadlines (once this is completed, do this) might struggle.