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About GroupThinq

GroupThinq has been purposely developed to leverage the collective intelligence of an organization. Collective intelligence (CI) benefits the workplace as the shared or group intelligence that emerges from the collaboration, collective efforts, and competition of many individuals ranging from entry-level staff to executives results in a consensus of decision making. While group CI behavior is well documented in the fields of biology, ecology and sociology, GroupThinq is the first business application designed from the ground up to foster a productive business ecosystem employing CI.

The software includes: intelligent timesheets, project management tools, task management, vacation/sick tracking, expense tracking, invoicing, purchase orders, bills, and detailed reports on the company, projects, finances, and staff. The combination of these tools provides an integrated management and collective intelligence solution for the entire company. Smart notifications also link inter-office teams together, providing feedback at every stage of a project. GroupThinq also benefits university pro-practice courses by bringing the office environment of a consulting practice to the classroom.

About Basecamp

Basecamp makes collaboration and project management simple and productive with a wide variety of different tools: to-do lists, file sharing, web-based text documents, time tracking, milestone management and a live messaging system.

Basecamp operates on the cloud and is also available in mobile form for Android and iOS.

The trial period lasts for 60 days (2 months). Basecamp has been used and trusted by some 15 million users around the world.

Basecamp concentrates its efforts on keeping collaboration and project management as simple as possible.

Features

  • API
  • Batch Permissions & Access
  • Budgeting
  • Calendar Management
  • Contact Management
  • Contact Sharing
  • Customer Management
  • Dashboard
  • Data Export
  • Data Import
  • Data Visualization
  • Expense Tracking
  • External Integrations
  • Gantt Charts
  • Multi-User
  • Notifications
  • Scheduling
  • Task Scheduling/Tracking
  • Third-Party Plugins/Add-Ons
  • Travel Management
  • Time Management
  • Resource Management
  • Collaboration Support

Features

  • API
  • Batch Permissions & Access
  • Budgeting
  • Calendar Management
  • Contact Management
  • Contact Sharing
  • Customer Management
  • Dashboard
  • Data Export
  • Data Import
  • Data Visualization
  • Expense Tracking
  • External Integrations
  • Gantt Charts
  • Multi-User
  • Notifications
  • Scheduling
  • Task Scheduling/Tracking
  • Third-Party Plugins/Add-Ons
  • Travel Management
  • Time Management
  • Resource Management
  • Collaboration Support

Summary

  • Free Application for Universities that offer Professional Practice.

  • "Smart" timesheets provide your entire team with instant feedback on the financial status of each phase of the project.

  • An integrated project management tool incorporates expenses for the entire team, tagging each expense to a project.

  • Invoicing Easily sort and filter invoices and review billings over time.

  • Track your vacation and sick days, timesheet scores, and your billable rate.

  • Review the monthly billing progress of all your divisions.

  • Keep track of all your proposals, your wins and losses, calendar of due dates, and all metrics relating to proposals.

  • Staff Utilization Easy tracking and reporting of all staff's billable targets on a monthly and annual basis. See all non-billable time for each employee at a glance.

  • Create project tasks, assign to team members, set task deadlines and durations and confirm when tasks have been completed. See them all on a task calendar.

  • See all your weekly projects at a glance including progress stats, % billable and project time summaries.

Summary

  • To-do lists: Keep your to-do lists online and in one place. Basecamp allows you to add lists and assign people in your team to be responsible for each one. As tasks are completed, simply check off the item and it will move to the completed list.

  • Share files with ease: Basecamp’s built in file sharing makes it simple to share documents with team members or project clients. Upload anything from designs to invoices, categorise them, and download anytime, anywhere. Keep large files out of your emails!

  • Free for 60 days: Basecamp is completely free for two months and then operates on a pay-as-you-go service, starting at $20 / month.

  • Communicate effectively: The Basecamp message board makes communication more effective. Easily post messages, categorize them, attach necessary files, and allow anyone you choose to comment on your message(s). Find your conversations with ease with the built in search function.

  • Track progress: Keep track of important deadlines with Basecamp’s ‘milestones'. Assign milestones to team members, follow them in the dashboard, and subscribe them to iCal. You can also keep track of the time you spend on tasks or projects with the built in time tracking feature.

Pricing

Basic Plan

$11.00
1 user(s) / month

University Plan

Free
Included in plan:
  • Universities can sign up at no cost.

FAQs

    Who are the main user groups of this service?
  • GroupThinq is an online subscription service for the design and IT consulting industries (architects, engineers, web designers, advertising firms, video production, landscape architects, interior designers, etc).
    Organizations looking to manage projects, time and their entire organization benefit from the collaborative tools of GroupThinq.

    GroupThinq is also offered for free to Universities in these industries to benefit their pro-practice courses and bring the experience of an actual office environment to the classroom.

  • What platforms does this service support?
  • GroupThinq is a web-based software. As long as the user is connected to internet, they are able to access Groupthinq. Windows, Macintosh, Mobile and more are all supported.

  • Does this service offer an API?
  • Yes. Every individual section within the software has a tutorial video attached to it. There is also a specific team dedicated to facilitating the transition of the software into the company or university. A chat button is located at the bottom right of the web-page is accessible 24/7 with a team readily available to answer any questions or concerns.

  • What is this service generally used for?
  • GroupThinq’s collection of tools provide everything you need to run a successful consulting company. All modules are included at the same low price, including: smart timesheets, project management tools,
    task management, vacation/sick tracking, expense tracking, invoicing,
    purchase orders, bills, and detailed reports on the company, projects,
    financial reporting and staff. The combination of these tools provides
    an integrated management and collective intelligence solution for the
    entire company.

  • Does this service offer guides, tutorials and or customer support?
  • GroupThinq is a web-based software. As long as the user is connected to internet, they are able to access Groupthinq. Windows, Macintosh, Mobile and more are all supported.

  • What are some applications this service is commonly used in tandem with?
  • GroupThinq is an online subscription service for the design and IT consulting industries (architects, engineers, web designers, advertising firms, video production, landscape architects, interior designers, etc).
    Organizations looking to manage projects, time and their entire organization benefit from the collaborative tools of GroupThinq.

    GroupThinq is also offered for free to Universities in these industries to benefit their pro-practice courses and bring the experience of an actual office environment to the classroom.

  • Does this service offer multi-user capability (e.g. teams)?
  • Yes. One of the main functionalities for GroupThinq is to create team collaboration. GroupThinq has been purposely developed to leverage the collective intelligence of an organization. Collective intelligence (CI) is shared or group intelligence that emerges from the collaboration, collective efforts, and competition of many individuals and appears in consensus decision making. While group CI behavior is well documented in the fields of biology, ecology and sociology, GroupThinq is the first business application designed from the ground up to foster a productive business ecosystem employing CI.

FAQs

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Who uses GroupThinq
  • Personal
  • Freelance
  • Startups
  • SMEs
  • Agencies
Desktop Platforms:
  • Web App
  • Windows
  • Macintosh
Languages:
English
Regional Restrictions:
No restrictions.

Other

Who uses Basecamp
  • Startups
  • SMEs
  • Enterprises
Desktop Platforms:
  • Web App
  • Windows
  • Macintosh
Mobile Platforms:
  • iOS
  • Android
Regional Restrictions:
No restrictions.

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