Podio Review - why 4.3 stars?

Podio Review
ITQlick Score: 85/100
ITQlick Rating: (4.3/5)
Pricing: 2/10 - low cost
Category: Project Management -> Podio
Ranking:Ranked 69 out of 779 Project Management systems
Company: PODIO
Pricing: starts at $7.20 per month
Typical customers: SMBs
Platforms: Desktop, Mobile, Cloud
Links: Podio pricing, Podio alternatives

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / updated: Apr 20, 2022

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What is Podio and its features?

Podio is a web based project management solution for businesses of all sizes. It offers such services as task management, resource management, collaboration, and others. The software was designed and launched by Citrix Systems Inc headquartered in Florida, United States.


What is Podio rating?

The rating of Podio is 4.3 stars out of 5 and the total score is 85 out of 100. The rating score is based on our unbiased data-based algo. Learn more - rating methodology page.

Who uses Podio?

The software is a useful solution for small and medium businesses as well as large enterprises. Major industries where it can be deployed include financial services, retail and wholesale, automation and manufacturing, media and publishing, and others. Some notable clients of the software include Rackspace Hosting,12 Stars Media, and Order Express etc.

Is it easy to use?

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

Is Podio 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 Podio on your mobile/smart phone.

Is Podio the best Project Management system?

Podio is ranked 69 out of 779 software in their category (Project Management systems).

What are their main features and functionalities?

The software offers comprehensive file management and sharing capabilities and provides integration with major file sharing systems including Dropbox, Google Drive, Evernote, One Drive, and others. For collaboration management, it also facilitates creation and team and groups, document management, instant messaging, and social collaboration platform. Its project management services include calendars, timelines, and project hierarchy management.

Podio offers task management capabilities of stakeholder assignment, grouping of tasks by projects, set priorities, task history, and to-do lists. Other than customizable dashboard, it facilitates creation of custom reports, financial reports, and resource reports. Other important capabilities include custom and email notifications, project planning, status tracking, issue management, and others.

Who are their main alternatives?

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

What is the cost of Podio?

The cost of license starts at $7.20 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 2 out of 10 (10 is most expensive). You can find here the REAL total cost breakdown for Podio. You can also find here pricing information from Podio's website.

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

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

List of categories

SIP Clients
Home Builder
Project Collaboration
Time and Attendance
Call Tracking
Expense Tracking
Time management
Project Management
Online Project Management
Task Management
Time Tracking

List of features

Budget & Expense Management
Collaboration
Document Management
Project Management
Task Management

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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.