activeCollab Review - why 4.5 stars?

activeCollab Review
ITQlick Score: 91/100
ITQlick Rating: (4.5/5)
Pricing: 2.6/10 - low cost
Category: Project Management -> activeCollab
Ranking:Ranked 26 out of 782 Project Management systems
Company: A51 doo
Pricing: starts at $6.25 per user/month
Typical customers: Small, medium and large size businesses
Platforms: Desktop, Mobile, Cloud
Links: activeCollab pricing, activeCollab alternatives

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / updated: May 06, 2021

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What is activeCollab?

activeCollab is a project management and collaboration solution for businesses of all sizes. Its capabilities include project organization, customizable reporting, invoice management, and others. The software was designed and launched by activeCollab headquartered in Serbia.

What is activeCollab rating? ()

The rating of activeCollab is 4.5 stars out of 5 and the total score is 91 out of 100. The ratings are based on our unbiased experts. Learn more in our rating methodology page

Who are activeCollab's typical customers?

Customers of the software include small as well as large businesses, including various Fortune 500 companies. Major industries where it has found deployment include media and entertainment, technology and communication, higher education, financial services, automation and manufacturing, and others. Some notable clients of the software include BBC Corporation, Cisco Systems Inc, and Stanford University etc.

Is activeCollab the best Project Management?

activeCollab is ranked 26 out of 782 software in their category (Project Management systems).

What are their main features and functionalities?

activeCollab features team hub to make effective collaboration possible between team members even if they are working at different ends of the globe. It streamlines internal and external communication through delegation of tasks and easy file sharing. Synchronization is offered for multiple project management applications and their detailed preview is offered on a timeline.

The software breaks projects into different related tasks for easy analysis and management. Tasks are divided with respect to due dates, priorities, categories, and other parameters. Other capabilities include time and expense tracking, invoice management, file management, email integration, and collaborative writing etc.

Who are their main alternatives?

Popular alternatives to activeCollab: Trello, Basecamp, Hive, Asana, Smartsheet, Airtable, WorkZone Project Management, ClickUp, Pivotal Tracker, Workfront. The full list of competitors can be found here.

What is the cost of activeCollab?

Cloud version of the software starts from $25 for small plan and goes up to $299 for mega version. Price of the self-hosted version is $499.

What is the REAL total cost of implementation? on top of the total cost of licenses which is easy to calculate you need to add the cost of training, customization, data migration, and other "hidden cost". ITQlick pricing score is 2.6 out of 10 (10 is most expensive). Find here the REAL total cost breakdown for activeCollab

What should you ask A51 doo during a demo session? (65 questions)

Schedule a demo with activeCollab and access 65 must ask questions for the vendor while watching activeCollab in action.

activeCollab's list of categories:

Budgeting & CPM
Recurring invoicing
Accounts Receivable
Document Management
Team Collaboration
Marketing Analytics
Contact management
Project Management
Task Management
Time Tracking

activeCollab's list of features:

Project Management
Task Management
Project Collaboration
Time Tracking
Recurring Tasks
Contact Management

activeCollab Vs. Alternatives

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