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.
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.
Batch Permissions & Access
Batch Permissions & Access
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.
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.
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.
Does this service offer multi-user capability (e.g. teams)?
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?
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.