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Podio is a social collaboration software that allows you to work smarter with everyone in one organized project and one single workspace, whether it's... Learn More

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Planbox is great agile project management software flexible, simple and easy. It can be used by everyone in every domain of work like Marketing, Busin... Learn More

Pricing Starting From

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Podio

Project Management

Free Plan

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Planbox Work

Project Management

Free Plan

Available Features

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Podio

Project Management

External users Unlimited

Task management

Workspaces and Apps

Access permissions

Private workspaces

User management

Reporting Calculations

Online support Priority

Workflows Limited

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Planbox Work

Project Management

50 collaborators

Unlimited projects

Access to all features

Unlimited storage

API and 3rd party integrations

Dedicated account manager

Live chat

Phone support

Prompt email response

Nightly backup procedures

SSL/HTTPS security encryption

Easy import and export

SAS70 / SSAE16 hosting

Free Trial Availability

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Podio

Project Management

No Free Trial Available.

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Planbox Work

Project Management

Most Favorable User Review

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Podio

Project Management
User review from
8
David Turnbull
Dec 4, 2014

Good software

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Planbox Work

Project Management
User review from
8
Enmanuel Durán Salas
May 6, 2016

Planbox has been the main tool to manage the task and progress in some of the jobs I had. Overall it's a good experience to use it, it's a regular team task administration tool that allows you to track everyone's progress by establishing due dates, comments, actual progress and evaluating problems that influence eficiency on teams in order to improve future assignments.

Pros :

After using Planbox for a while I've realized some couple of things that I think are important:

  • Manage your team tasks in a really detailed way: It basically allows you to follow all the progress from everybody in almost all the ways such as time, progress of development, problems, current development stage.
  • Time: It lets you know how much a task took to be made, it helps to calculate future task times.
  • Handle multiple people for one task: Planbox allows you to manage multiple people for one specific task and this is something not all the tools of this type can do.
  • Update tasks: You can change tasks status to let everybody know when you are currently working on one task or if it's blocked, paused...It'll take the time it took you to make the task and after this, you can compare it to the estimated time established to know if it was well calculated or not in order to improve timings in future tasks.

Cons :

  • It's not really free, and most of the things it does can be done by another platforms or tools like Trello or Asana for free. Also User experience and interface is not a big thing, it's just a regular design with some good characteristics.
  • If you are an employee and your progress is being tracked on Planbox you could feel a little bit pressured sometimes because of the way it works.
  • In the end most of the places I've worked with Planbox ended changing to Trello or another free platform.
  • Based on the structure and workflow It's not ideal to apply Scrum methodology.

Most Unfavorable User Review

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Podio

Project Management
  • User review from
    4
    Laurentiu Macovei
    Sep 2, 2015

    We used PODIO before, but configuring it to our needs was a lot of work as we did not know how to get the max benefit out of it. Perhaps if you'd get a one-to-one session with them on the configuration stage, things would go much faster.

    Pros : 100% customizable, perhaps to any of your need, a lot of apps available

    Cons : Hard to configure it to some "best usage" in your own field. It's doable, but it takes you a lot of time than any out of the box tool that is doing a similar job.

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    Project Management

    No unfavorable user review available yet for Planbox Work.

    Most Favorable Critic Review

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    Podio

    Project Management
    100
    Anonymous contribution , Smart Accountancy Systems

    Monday 01 July 2013

    No one loves apps more than we do as a tool for improving your productivity and making life easier.  Podio will mean that I can roll up what I am doing in Trello, Zoho, CRM and Producteev into one product and at my level of business it is currently free.  That is awesome.  I don't think I've ever been happier. It's that good I would consider paying for it, even though its free.

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    Planbox Work

    Project Management
    75
    Jose Maria Delos santos , Project Management

    Friday 25 October 2013

    It is a simple, intuitive, and powerful management application that will give businesses and organizations the control over their projects, teams, and tasks.

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    Most Unfavorable Critic Review

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    Podio

    Project Management
    40
    Carlos Molina Artigot , GetApp

    Thursday 06 August 2015

    I've been using Podio almost since it was an startup. It was great to use it as a internal communication tool,.... however, if you need to go further on the project management and knowledge, or many other uses.. it gets complicated and limited. The way it's built allows for a lot of uses and applications, but none of them is the main purpose the application is built for, ... so in some part you will face the limitations.

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    Planbox Work

    Project Management

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    Demo Video

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    Podio Demo Video

    Project Management
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    Planbox Work Demo Video

    Project Management

    Screenshots

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    Podio

    Project Management
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    Planbox Work

    Project Management
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    Typical Customer

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    Podio

    Project Management
    • Business
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    Planbox Work

    Project Management
    • Business

    Supported Devices

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    Podio

    Project Management
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    Planbox Work

    Project Management

    Supported Languages

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    Podio

    Project Management
    • English
    • French
    • Spanish
    • Italian
    • German
    • Russian
    • Japanese
    • Portuguese
    • Danish
    • Swedish
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    Planbox Work

    Project Management
    • English

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