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ActiveCollab offers an online tool which helps managing your projects more effectively as it keeps everything you need for your collaborative work in ... Learn More


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Workfront (formerly AtTask) is online enterprise work management software that provides a 360-degree view of all workplace activities, helping both te... Learn More


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Bontq is for any business that needs a bug tracking and project management application but does not have the internal resources, or budget, for a full... Learn More


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Clarizen is a web based (SaaS) collaborative work and project management solution. Clarizen combines work management and team collaboration with real-... Learn More

Pricing Starting From

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Active Collab

Project Management

$ 25
For 1 Month / 1 user(s)

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Workfront

Professional Services Automation (PSA)

$ 30
For 1 Month / 1 user(s)

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BontQ

Project Management

$ 9
For 1 Month / 1 user(s)

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Clarizen

Project Management

$ 30
For 1 Month / 1 user(s)

Available Features

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Active Collab

Project Management

Clients: ∞

Team members: ∞

Storage space: 500 GB

A Project Collaboration Hub for Your Team

People, Roles and Permissions

Personalized Home Screen

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Workfront

Professional Services Automation (PSA)

Configurable sandbox environments

Data encryption at rest for maximum security

Top-of-the-line support for peace of mind

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BontQ

Project Management

Unlimited Users

Unlimited Projects

Unlimited Storage

Desktop Client

SSL Security

GIT/SVN Repositories

60 GB Repository Space

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Clarizen

Project Management

Unlimited Number of Projects

Mobile Application (iPhone/Android)

Social Collaboration

API Access

Resource Management

Budget Tracking

Time Tracking

Expense Management

Reports and Dashboards

Basic Customization

FREE Email Reporting Users

Custom Fields : 4000

Rollup Summary Fields: 80

Relation Summary: 15

Business Rules: 400

Scheduled Business Rules: 24

Custom Actions: 300

Send Reports Via Workflow Rules: Up to 50 a day

InterAct

Number of Support Mailboxes: 3

Number of Global Mailboxes: 10

Number of Entity Specific Mailboxes: Unlimited

InterAct Rules: 1000

Number of Emails for Support Mailboxes Per Day: 7000

Number of Emails to Global and Entity Mailboxes Per Day: 5000

SSO and LDAP Integration

Support

Free Trial Availability

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Active Collab

Project Management
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Workfront

Professional Services Automation (PSA)

No Free Trial Available.

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BontQ

Project Management
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Clarizen

Project Management

Most Favorable User Review

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Active Collab

Project Management

No favorable user review available yet for Active Collab.

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Workfront

Professional Services Automation (PSA)
User review from
9
Stuart Gordon
Mar 25, 2016

Great work management software that is customisable and easy to use. The user interface is mostly intuitive, and is attractive.Since we started using Workfront, visibility of project progress has been dramatically improved across our Professional Service teams. I traffic manage the workload of six teams, each with members distributed across the EMEA region and Workfront is the tool that has enabled me to manage this effectively, gradually improving processes, and hence efficiency.Document storage and Centralised communication have helped improve efficiency both within teams and across teams, and post-project reporting has helped refine processes.

Pros :

  • It is extremely easy to use, and the ability to create custom fields and forms enables me to track the metrics that matter to me.
  • We have developed an end-to-end workflow from client request for scoping, to raising SOWs, to project delivery and post-project reporting.
  • Resource grids that enable me to see how much work each team member has on by day, week or month, and how that rolls up to the team level. I have visibility of who is over-allocated, and who has the capacity for extra work, enabling me to re-allocate work to load balance the team. The granular nature of this data is drawn from task level information on duration and effort, and this is vital as many projects are very quick turnaround (3 days), and often assets arrive late, or requested dates change at the last minute, so I need to quickly be able establish what is achievable, and adjust things to ensure both then client and team members are happy. Work front has been the best tool I have used in helping me achieve that.
  • Great customer support.

Cons :

  • Reporting using charts should be improved - I currently export a few complex reports to Excel in order to create the charts that I need.
  • The Resource Grids, while excellent, use Flash rather than native code, and hence can be slow to load.

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BontQ

Project Management

No favorable user review available yet for BontQ.

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Clarizen

Project Management
User review from
8
Marcus Odum
Feb 3, 2016

Clarizen offers a complete project management solution for small to mid enterprises. It is a well-planned, well-built system with nominal quirks.

Pros :

  • Clarizen is highly extensible, and scalable.
  • The interface is clean, and they can support any methodology you throw at it: waterfall, agile, etc.
  • Nearly every field is either editable or customization, and integration with Jira and Salesforce really set the tone as a 1-2-3 PSA solution.
  • In addition, the support is great.
  • There aren't too many SaaS solutions out there that actively listen to their customers like Clarizen.

Cons :

  • There are a few quirks. As a PM on the go, you are not going to be happy with the Android app.
  • Also, you will need the Enterprise version at the minimum to get the custom features needed to assimilate Clarzien truly into your PMO.

Most Favorable Critic Review

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Active Collab

Project Management
100
Moiz Noorani , Project Management

Wednesday 19 February 2014

A simple to use interface, powerful features, seamless integration of functionalities, and efficient pricing makes activeCollab an excellent tool to be used for project management. It is ideal for people who deal with making proposals for projects, managing project deadlines and adhering to its timelines, negotiating with customers and suppliers, project budgeting and estimation, collaborating with a team and invoicing.

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Workfront

Professional Services Automation (PSA)
75
Megan Julia , Project Management

Wednesday 30 May 2012

AtTask is not only a project management solution but it is also a collaborative one. They provide Software as a Service that makes use of a social media platform to improve knowledge workers’ organizational, operational and management skills. They are a multi-award winning project and work management solution provider whose aim is to empower organizational staff through improving their accountability, visibility, empowerment and social collaboration through our software.

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BontQ

Project Management
75
Anonymous contribution , tools journal

Sunday 10 April 2011

Bontq can conveniently be labeled as “versatility at its best”. The program is ideal for people working in the software industry, who are required to track changes, bugs, tasks, documents, maintain wiki and many others during the software development process. Bontq is also suitable for consultants who need to track multiple clients with a single program. It has a high value in terms of useful features and easy usage with decent reporting

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Clarizen

Project Management
75
Megan Julia , Project Management

Tuesday 25 March 2014

The application is user friendly and is even available for use in mobile phones. It is also very secure ensuring that there are no risks that your work will face. It has many apps integrated in to it that will help you manage your projects effectively.

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Most Unfavorable Critic Review

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Active Collab

Project Management
50
Anonymous contribution , Zincubate

Wednesday 31 December 1969

ActiveCollab is different from many of the other software listed as it is ONLY available as a stand alone install, meaning you purchase a license, download and install on a server, and work on it yourself. This is good for a number of reasons, and may cause some concerns. 

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Workfront

Professional Services Automation (PSA)
38
Minal from M Squared Engineering, LLC , Software Advice

Sunday 01 December 2013

Ease-of-useThe ease of use for timesheet input for employees was so-so. The ease of use for billing/invoicing was very difficult.FunctionalityIt met our needs for for time tracking. It didn't for invoicing/using overhead rates, etc.Product QualityIf you are in IT, it's probably good. I'm very disappointed in anaconda version not meeting our needs.Customer SupportIt was great when they were charging us an extra fee per year for support. After that, even if we found a bug (and we found a lot), it was very difficult getting answers quickly; it took days of back and forth.Likes BestI like that it's cloud-based.Likes LeastIt's difficult to get set up, but it's geared more for IT/software than for professional service/engineering. They increased our annual renewal rate by 700% and gave us less than 2 week notice to renew. You can't see the budget hours easily when viewing the tasks or logging time. You have to dig to find the information. Reporting is not slick enough for our industry.RecommendationsMake sure you can set up your overhead rates/billing rates as needed.

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BontQ

Project Management
50
N Nayab , Bright Hub PM

Friday 24 December 2010

Bontq is an online issue tracking and project management application that claims to be the easiest way to manage projects, track bugs, add tasks, and store documentation. Bontq is a relatively new application, and as such still has to withstand the test of time, as more users use it to meet their complex project management requirements.

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Clarizen

Project Management
20
Anonymous contribution , GetApp

Wednesday 14 October 2015

Yes it is project management but the way licensing works along with a lack of customization (I just want to see the tasks I am assigned) make this tool the most convoluted and stressful part of my job. Why can't I receive an email when I have a new task? I can't pin open the sidebar navigation so i am constantly opening it to figure out what I need to go to. Document management is atrocious.

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Demo Video

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Active Collab Demo Video

Project Management
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Workfront Demo Video

Professional Services Automation (PSA)
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BontQ Demo Video

Project Management
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Clarizen Demo Video

Project Management

Screenshots

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Active Collab

Project Management
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Workfront

Professional Services Automation (PSA)
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BontQ

Project Management
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Clarizen

Project Management
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Typical Customer

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Active Collab

Project Management
  • Business
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Workfront

Professional Services Automation (PSA)
  • Business
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BontQ

Project Management
  • Business
  • Personal Use
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Clarizen

Project Management
  • Business

Supported Devices

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Active Collab

Project Management
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Workfront

Professional Services Automation (PSA)
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BontQ

Project Management
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Clarizen

Project Management

Supported Languages

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Active Collab

Project Management
  • English
  • French
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Workfront

Professional Services Automation (PSA)
  • English
  • Spanish
  • German
  • Japanese
  • Portuguese
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BontQ

Project Management
  • English
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Clarizen

Project Management
  • English
  • French
  • Spanish
  • German
  • Russian
  • Japanese
  • Hebrew
  • Portuguese

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