Workgroups Review - why 4 stars?

Workgroups Review
ITQlick Score: 83/100
ITQlick Rating: (4/5)
Pricing: 5/10 - average cost
Category: Project Management -> Workgroups
Ranking:Ranked 113 out of 779 Project Management systems
Company: MetaCommunications
Pricing: starts at $55 per user/month
Typical customers: Small, medium and large size businesses
Platforms: Desktop, Cloud
Links: Workgroups pricing, Workgroups alternatives

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / updated: Jun 23, 2022

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What is Workgroups and its features?

Workgroups DaVinci is a project management solution for businesses of all sizes. Its capabilities include process management, content management, task management, and others. The software was designed and launched by Meta Communications headquartered in Iowa, United States.

What is Workgroups rating?

The rating of Workgroups is 4 stars out of 5 and the total score is 83 out of 100. The rating score is based on our unbiased data-based algo. Learn more - rating methodology page.

Who uses Workgroups?

Customers of the software include businesses of all sizes and a variety of types from all over the world. Major industries where it can be used include marketing and advertisement, retail and wholesale, financial services, life sciences, media and publishing, and others. Some notable clients of the software include Mead Johnson, Crate & Barrel, and National Geographic etc.

Is it easy to use?

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

Is Workgroups 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?

No, currently Workgroups can't be accessed on mobile, you would need to access it from your computer.

Is Workgroups the best Project Management system?

Workgroups is ranked 113 out of 779 software in their category (Project Management systems).

What are their main features and functionalities?

The software offers traditional project management features of interactive Gantt charts, calendars and timelines, project scheduling, project templates, and support for multiple projects. For task management, it facilitates adding of recurring tasks and setting of task priorities along with to-do lists and task history.

Workgroups allows allocation of resources based on skill sets as well as cross-project allocation. Role based permissions can be set for groups and users. Other important capabilities include document management, forums and wikis, web conferencing, version control, customizable reporting, creation and forecasting of budgets, custom notifications, and others.

Who are their main alternatives?

Popular alternatives to Workgroups: 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 Workgroups?

The cost of license starts at $55 per user/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 5 out of 10 (10 is most expensive). You can find here the REAL total cost breakdown for Workgroups. You can also find here pricing information from Workgroups's website.

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

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

List of categories

Document Management
Team Collaboration
File Sharing
Time and Attendance
Campaign Management
Project Management
Online Project Management
Project Resource Management
Task Management

List of features

Data Import/Export
Basic Reports
Online Customer Support

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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.