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Software Description:

Forecast is a cloud-based Project Portfolio Management solution, which makes you able to plan, budget and run projects predictably, and profitably.

We use machine-learning capabilities to predict, and estimate the unknown values you deal with on a daily basis as a project manager. Reports are generated automatically in real-time, and are available on both project-, and business level.

This should all make you able to execute better, and more intelligent business decisions for your organization.

Software Description:

Wrike makes managing multiple projects and cross-functional, distributed, or growing teams easier. Our end-to-end solution takes your projects from the initial request stage all the way to tracking work progress and reporting results. Manage Enterprise projects from creating and delegating tasks, to visualizing plans and organize workflows, and more. Perfect for Marketing, Creative, Operations, IT, Project, and Product teams of 20+ people.

Challenges Wrike helps solve:
1. Data silos: Tasks, discussions and documents scattered across email, Skype, personal computers and spreadsheets
2. Poor visibility into work status
3. Missed deadlines and project failures

Main benefits:
* Accelerating project delivery by using a platform your team will actually use and love
* Keeping all team members on the same page even across borders without lengthy status meetings, long email threads and spreadsheet updates
* Big picture of project progress with real-time updates and cross-project reports and newsfeed
* Real-time team collaboration with discussions, files attached to tasks, and a built-in document editor

Software Description:

Podio supplies a web-based platform for organizing team communication, business processes, data and content in project management workspaces.
Users can also select business 'apps' from an online app store or build their own according to project needs.
With Podio users can organize and connect everything they work with. Manage projects, customers, all in a structured work environment.

Features:

  • Forecasting
  • Data Visualization
  • Data Import
  • API
  • External Integrations
  • Expense Tracking
  • Budgeting
  • Data Export
  • Notifications
  • Project Management
  • Multi-User
  • Scheduling
  • Dashboard
  • Customer Management
  • Payroll
  • Calendar Management

Features:

  • Resource Management
  • Prioritization
  • Batch Permissions & Access
  • Google Apps Integration
  • 2-Factor Authentication
  • Data Export
  • Data Import
  • Multi-User
  • Third-Party Plugins/Add-Ons
  • External Integrations
  • Budgeting
  • Dashboard
  • Email Integration
  • Expense Tracking
  • File Sharing
  • Gantt Charts
  • Notifications
  • Project Management
  • Scheduling
  • Task Scheduling/Tracking
  • Timesheets
  • Calendar Management
  • Chat
  • History/Version Control
  • API

Features:

  • Lead Management
  • Data Import
  • External Integrations
  • API
  • Contact Management
  • Notifications
  • Customer Management
  • Dashboard
  • Calendar Management
  • Third-Party Plugins/Add-Ons
  • Inventory Tracking
  • Travel Management
  • Supplier Management
  • Expense Tracking
  • File Sharing
  • Project Management
  • Task Scheduling/Tracking
  • Timesheets

Summary:

  • Project Portfolio Management with machine-learning capabilities

  • Cloud-based software running directly in your browser

  • Real-time automatically generated reports on both project-, and business level

  • Predictable, and profitable agile / scrum and waterfall projects

  • Easy to use

  • Live chat support

Summary:

  • Streamline internal and external requests with built-in forms.

  • Reduce the volume of repetitive planning work with project templates.

  • Switch to the Timeline view during meetings to visualize progress, review estimates, and spot bottlenecks.

  • Create your own Custom Workflows to save time spent on hand-offs and bring clarity into processes across cross the teams.

  • Simplify feedback and approval cycles with full context. Share, edit, review, and approve your files right in Wrike.

  • Keep track of how time is being spent by project or by team member for accurate planning and budget management.

  • Create customizable dashboards of the most important projects that include graphs, task statuses, and real-time updates.

  • Share real-time, interactive reports, and schedule notifications for report updates or reviews on a regular basis.

  • Balance resources and track performance via a workload view

  • Manage your projects on the go with Wrike's native mobile apps for iPhone and Android

Summary:

  • Category: Enables sorting and filtering.

  • Date: For setting project deadlines and scheduling meeting times.

  • Relationship: Indicates the relationships between data.

  • Contact: Used to set responsibilities for team members or record the details of external contacts.

  • Money: Record monetary values to enable budget tracking and calculations.

  • Text: Simply naming items to writing project briefs.

Free

Free
Included in plan:
  • Up to 2 open projects
  • Plan & run projects
  • Track time
  • Basic insights
  • Basic apps

Professional

$19.00
per user/month (annual plan)
Included in plan:
  • Unlimited projects
  • Plan & run projects
  • Track time
  • Basic insights
  • Basic apps
  • Clients & rates
  • Budget
  • Schedule people (coming soon)
  • AI assistant (coming soon)
  • Customizable insights
  • Phone, chat & email support

Enterprise

$0.00
Call us for pricing
Included in plan:
  • Unlimited projects
  • Plan & run projects
  • Track time
  • Basic insights
  • Basic apps
  • Clients & rates
  • Budget
  • Schedule people (coming soon)
  • AI assistant (coming soon)
  • Customizable insights
  • Phone, chat & email support
  • Premium apps
  • Advanced insights
  • Single sign on (SSO)
  • Uptime SLA
  • Launch success program

Free

Free
Included in plan:
  • Task management
  • File Sharing
  • Real-time Activity Stream
  • Basic integrations
  • Spreadsheet view
  • iPhone and Android apps
  • 2GB of data storage

Professional

$9.80
1 user(s) / month
Included in plan:
  • All Free features
  • Interactive Timeline (Gantt Chart)
  • Tasks and Subtasks
  • Advanced integrations
  • Sharable Dashboards
  • Unlimited collaborators
  • 5 Gb of data storage

Business

$24.80
1 user(s) / month
Included in plan:
  • Custom fields and workflows
  • Custom reports with scheduled notifications
  • Report templates
  • Graphical analytics
  • Salesforce integration
  • Resource management
  • Request forms
  • Time tracking
  • User permissions
  • Branded workspace
  • User groups
  • 50GB of storage space
  • All free and professional features

Marketers

$34.60
1 user(s) / month
Included in plan:
  • All free, professional and business features
  • Proofing and approvals (video, images and documents)
  • Adobe Creative Cloud Extension
  • Tailored Workspace

Enterprise


1 user(s) / month
Included in plan:
  • All Free, Professional, and Business features
  • Active Directory Integration
  • SAML 2.0 Single Sign-On
  • Two-factor authentification
  • User Audit Report
  • Password policies
  • Network access and complience policies
  • 100 GB of storage spce

Pricing:

  • Credit card required: N/A
  • Free: With a team of up to five people and features of the Basic Plan - except User Management.
    Basic: $9 per employee/month.
    Plus: $14 per employee/month.
    Premium: $24 per employee/month.
    Enterprise: Pricing on request.

FAQs:

    Does this service offer guides, tutorials and or customer support?
  • There is a full-featured support guide available on the website, and a live chat support ready to help with any questions you might have.

  • Does this service offer an API?
  • Yes.

  • What is this service generally used for?
  • Planning, estimating, and running agile / scrum and waterfall projects. Full-featured with work-breakdown, backlog, storyboard, taskboard and real-time reports. Scheduling, employee utilization, etc. is also nicely integrated and included in the software.

  • What platforms does this service support? (e.g. native mobile apps)
  • Web-app, running directly in your browser.

  • Who are the main user groups of this service?
  • The biggest segment consists of IT, and technology companies that need a project management solution to better predict, budget and report on running agile and waterfall projects. Though, we do also see other types of businesses joining in, incl. organizations and universities.

  • Does this service offer multi-user capability? (e.g. teams)
  • Project managers, and team members are all welcome.

  • Does this service integrate with any other apps?
  • Yes

FAQs:

    No FAQs associated with this application.

FAQs:

    Does this service offer multi-user capability? (e.g. teams)
  • Yes!

  • Who are the main user groups of this service?
  • Main users are large Enterprises and Small-Medium Business.

  • What is this service generally used for?
  • It is used for project management, budgeting, collaboration, customization, and task management.

  • What platforms does this service support? (e.g. native mobile apps)
  • It is possible to use Podio in any browser, and on Android and iOS.

  • What are some applications this service is commonly used in tandem with?
  • Podio works seamlessly with many of the most popular file-sharing services, customer support products and marketing tools. It is used with Dropbox, Google Drive, Google Calendar, Evernote, Microsoft Exchange, Zendesk, ShareFile, Campaign Monitor, GoToMeeting, Freshbooks etc.

  • Does this service integrate with any other apps?
  • It integrates with: Google Drive, Google Calendar, Evernote, Dropbox, Zendesk, ShareFile, Campaign Monitor, GoToMeeting, Freshbooks, Excel, Zapier, SugarSync, Box, Onedrive and more.

  • Does this service offer an API?
  • The entire Podio frontend is built on the API, and they currently provide wrappers for PHP, .NET, Ruby, Java, and Python, along with mobile SDKs for Objective-C (iOS and OSX) and Android, which make working with common API operations very simple.

  • Does this service offer guides, tutorials and or customer support?
  • Podio offers: a Blog; Email; FAQ; Help Desk; Instructional Videos; a Knowledge Base and Request Form.

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Employees:
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Other:

Who uses Forecast
  • Startups
  • SMEs
  • Agencies
  • Enterprises
Desktop Platforms:
  • Web App
Languages:
Danish, Spanish, English, French
Regional Restrictions:
No restrictions.

Other:

Who uses Wrike
  • SMEs
  • Agencies
  • Enterprises
Desktop Platforms:
  • Web App
Mobile Platforms:
  • iOS
  • Android
Languages:
Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, English, Japanese, French, German, Russian
Regional Restrictions:
No restrictions.

Other:

Who uses Podio
  • Startups
  • SMEs
  • Agencies
  • Enterprises
Desktop Platforms:
  • Web App
Mobile Platforms:
  • iOS
  • Android
Languages:
Danish, German, English, Spanish, Italian, French, Japanese, Swedish, Portuguese, Chinese, Russian
Regional Restrictions:
No restrictions.
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