Smartsheet Vs Basecamp

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / Sep 13, 2021

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Bottom Line: Which is Better - Smartsheet or Basecamp?

Basecamp is more expensive to implement (TCO) than Smartsheet, Basecamp is rated higher (98/100) than Smartsheet (96/100). Smartsheet offers more features (7) to their users than Basecamp (5).

Looking for the right Project Management solution for your business? buyers like you are primarily concerned about the real total implementation cost (TCO), full list of features, vendor reliability, user reviews, pros and cons. In this article we compare between the 2 software products:

How SMARTSHEET compares with Basecamp?

SMARTSHEET: Smartsheet.com, a leading Software as a Service (SaaS) company, offers an enterprise-ready cloud app for project management and collaboration.Smartsheet harnesses the power of a platform within the simplicity of a spreadsheet. No training required – get up and running in minutes.Collaborate, centralize, automate. With Smartsheet, your entire team’s...

Basecamp: Basecamp is a company spread out across 26 different cities around the world. Started the business back in 1999 (used to be called 37signals, but recently changed the name of the business to Basecamp, to match the name of their most popular product).

Who's more expensive? Smartsheet or Basecamp?

The real total cost of ownership (TCO) of Project Management software includes the software license, subscription fees, software training, customizations, hardware (if needed), maintenance & support and other related services. When calculating the TCO it's important to add all of these "hidden cost" as well. We prepared a TCO calculator for Smartsheet and Basecamp.

Smartsheet price starts at $14 per user/month , on a scale between 1 to 10 Smartsheet is rated 2, which is much lower than the average cost of Project Management software. Basecamp price starts at $99 per month , when comparing Basecamp to their competitors, the software is rated 4 - lower than the average Project Management software cost.

Bottom line:Basecamp is more expensive than Smartsheet.

Which software includes more/better features?

As with any business software solutions, it’s important to consider the features & functionality. The tool should support the processes, workflows, reports and needs that matter to your team. To help you evaluate this, we've compared Smartsheet Vs. Basecamp based on some of the most important and required Project Management features. Smartsheet: Collaboration, Document Management, Issue Tracking, Project Management, Resource Management, Scheduling, Task Management. Basecamp: Document Management, Project Management, Resource Management, Scheduling, Task Management.

Target customer size

The software is a useful product for businesses of all sizes and a wide range of types. The software is a sensible item for little and moderate businesses as well as huge ventures.

Smartsheet

ITQlick rating
(4.4/5)

starts at $14 per user/month

Smartsheet is a cloud-based project management solution that is developed to be used by individuals and by businesses that are in the manufacturing businesses, construction, and oil and gas companies among othe...

Categories: Mobile, Home Builder, Team Collaboration, Web Collaboration.

Basecamp

ITQlick rating
(4.3/5)

starts at $99 per month

Basecamp software is a project management solution that helps teams become better. The solution offers a number of capabilities that include message boards that keep the entire conversation about a specific top...

Categories: Project Accounting, Document Management, Groupware, Business documents, Chat.

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Smartsheet: 7 Features

Collaboration
Document Management
Issue Tracking
Project Management
Resource Management
Scheduling
Task Management

Basecamp: 5 Features

Document Management
Project Management
Resource Management
Scheduling
Task Management
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
ITQlick score ITQlick Score is a 1 to 100, the calculation is based on pricing, and functionality Vs. alternative solutions
Pricing score pricing Score is a 1 to 10 (10 is high cost), based on the TCO (cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
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Smartsheet
ITQlick rating
4.4/5
Score
96/100
Pricing
2/10
License pricing
$14 per user/month
Functionality
21
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Basecamp
ITQlick rating
4.3/5
Score
98/100
Pricing
4.2/10
License pricing
$99 per month
Functionality
15
Trello
ITQlick rating
4.2/5
Score
99/100
Pricing
2/10
License pricing
$10 per user/month
Functionality
16
Review
Hive
ITQlick rating
4.5/5
Score
98/100
Pricing
2/10
License pricing
$12 per user/month
Functionality
12
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Asana
ITQlick rating
4.4/5
Score
97/100
Pricing
6/10
License pricing
$10.99 per user/month
Functionality
20
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Shlomi holds a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Information System Engineering from Ben Gurion University in Israel. Shlomi brings 15 years of global IT and IS management experience as a consultant, and implementation expert for small, medium and large size (global) companies.