Planio Review - why 4.6 stars?

Planio Review
ITQlick Score: 78/100
ITQlick Rating: (4.6/5)
Pricing: 6/10 - average cost
Category: Issue Management -> Planio
Ranking:Ranked 5 out of 12 Issue Management systems
Company: Planio GmbH
Pricing: starts at $21.56 per month
Typical customers: Small, medium and large size businesses
Platforms: Desktop, Mobile, Cloud
Links: Planio pricing, Planio alternatives

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / updated: Feb 14, 2022

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What is Planio and its features?

Planio is a web based project management solution for businesses of all sizes. Its capabilities include task management, resource management, collaboration, issue tracking, and others. The software was designed and launched by Planio GmbH headquartered in Berlin, Germany.

What is Planio rating?

The rating of Planio is 4.6 stars out of 5 and the total score is 78 out of 100. The rating score is based on our unbiased data-based algo. Learn more - rating methodology page.

Who uses Planio?

Customers of the software include businesses of all sizes, including large multi-national companies. Major industries where it can be used include financial services, technology and software development, financial services, retail and wholesale, and others. Some notable clients of the software include Software AG, Allianz, and Seagate etc.

Is it easy to use?

Yes, Planio makes it fairly easy to use. This product is user friendly and intuitive.

Is Planio cloud-based?

Yes, they offer cloud based hosting, which means IT resources are retrieved through web-based tools and applications and you don't need to buy servers and additional hardware equipment.

Can it be used on mobile?

Yes, you can access Planio on your mobile/smart phone.

Is Planio the best Issue Management system?

Planio is ranked 5 out of 12 software in their category (Issue Management systems).

What are their main features and functionalities?

Core project management capabilities of the software include cross project dependencies, interactive Gantt charts, project templates, calendars, and project scheduling. It offers task management capabilities of recurring task management, stakeholder assignment, grouping of tasks by projects, priority setting, to-do lists, and task history. For issues tracking in projects, the software offers issue history, code integration, and multiple workflows.

Planio features collaboration management services of document management, instant messaging, RSS feed, social collaboration platform, and creation of teams and groups. Other important capabilities include cycle time analytics, product backlog management, version control, scrum methodology, and others.

Who are their main alternatives?

Popular alternatives to Planio: USERSNAP, ChangeGear, MantisBT, Trac, IssueTrak, Sifter, Jixee, AdminiTrack, Enviance, Codegiant. The full list of competitors can be found here.

What is the cost of Planio?

The cost of license starts at $21.56 per month. On top of the total cost of licenses which is easy to calculate - what is the REAL total cost of implementation? You need to add the cost of training, customization, data migration, and other "hidden cost". ITQlick pricing score is 6 out of 10 (10 is most expensive). You can find here the REAL total cost breakdown for Planio.

What should you ask Planio GmbH during a demo session? (65 questions)

Schedule a demo with Planio and access 65 must ask questions for the vendor while watching Planio in action. Visit the vendor's website here.

List of categories

Team Collaboration
Ticket Management
Bug Tracking
Field ticketing
Press Releases
Online Ticketing
Workflow Management
Project Management
Issue Management
Project Workflow
Task Management

List of features

Basic Reports
Data Import/Export
Online Customer Support
Workflow
Issue Tracking
Task Management
Ticket Management

Planio Vs. Alternatives

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Planio
ITQlick rating
4.6/5
Score
78/100
Pricing
6/10
License pricing
$21.56 per month
Functionality
18
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USERSNAP
ITQlick rating
5/5
Score
90/100
Pricing
5.8/10
License pricing
$9 per 2 users/month
Functionality
3
ChangeGear
ITQlick rating
4.5/5
Score
86/100
Pricing
6.8/10
License pricing
$46 per user/month
Functionality
9
MantisBT
ITQlick rating
4/5
Score
84/100
Pricing
2.2/10
License pricing
$4.95 per month
Functionality
15
Trac
ITQlick rating
4.3/5
Score
79/100
Pricing
3/10
License pricing
$1,125 per year
Functionality
5
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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.