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Pricing

 
Standard
$19.95
/ user, per month
Collaboration License
Contact
for pricing
Basecamp For Us
$29
per month
 
Professional
$24.95
/ user, per month
Work License
Contact
/ user / month
Basecamp With Clients
$79
per month
 
enterprise
$34.95
/ user, per month
Plan License
Contact
/ user / month
Basecamp Big
$3,000
per year
 
Enterprise plus
Contact
for pricing
 
Free Trial
Free Trial Unavailable
Free Trial Unavailable
Genius Project
Standard
$19.95/ user, per month
Professional
$24.95/ user, per month
enterprise
$34.95/ user, per month
Free Trial
Workfront
Collaboration License
Contactfor pricing
Work License
Contact/ user / month
Plan License
Contact/ user / month
Enterprise plus
Contactfor pricing
Free Trial Unavailable
Basecamp
Basecamp For Us
$29per month
Basecamp With Clients
$79per month
Basecamp Big
$3,000per year
Free Trial Unavailable

Ratings

Meets Requirements
Meets Requirements
8.3
8.1
8.3
Ease of Use
Ease of Use
8.1
7.6
8.5
Ease of Setup
Ease of SetupNot enough data available
6.9
8.7
Ease of Admin
Ease of AdminNot enough data available
8.0
8.6
Quality of Support
Quality of Support
7.8
8.1
8.2
Ease of Doing Business With
Ease of Doing Business WithNot enough data available
8.4
8.7
Product Direction (% positive)
Product Direction (% positive)
8.1
8.0
7.3
Meets Requirements
Genius Project
8.3
Workfront
8.1
Basecamp
8.3
Ease of Use
Genius Project
8.1
Workfront
7.6
Basecamp
8.5
Ease of Setup
Genius Project
Not enough data available
Workfront
6.9
Basecamp
8.7
Ease of Admin
Genius Project
Not enough data available
Workfront
8.0
Basecamp
8.6
Quality of Support
Genius Project
7.8
Workfront
8.1
Basecamp
8.2
Ease of Doing Business With
Genius Project
Not enough data available
Workfront
8.4
Basecamp
8.7
Product Direction (% positive)
Genius Project
8.1
Workfront
8.0
Basecamp
7.3

Features

Tasks
Task Creation and Assignment
Genius Project
9.1
Workfront
8.6
Basecamp
8.9
Due Dates
Genius Project
8.5
Workfront
8.0
Basecamp
8.7
Task Prioritization
Genius Project
9.0
Workfront
7.7
Basecamp
7.8
To-Do Lists
Genius Project
9.0
Workfront
7.6
Basecamp
8.7
Collaboration
Collaborative Project Planning
Genius Project
9.0
Workfront
8.0
Basecamp
8.7
Comments
Genius Project
8.6
Workfront
8.4
Basecamp
8.7
Documents and Uploads
Genius Project
8.1
Workfront
8.2
Basecamp
8.6
Projects
Gantt Chart / Project Map
Genius Project
8.3
Workfront
7.5
Basecamp
6.7
Calendar View
Genius Project
8.2
Workfront
7.1
Basecamp
7.6
Baselining / KPIs
Genius Project
7.7
Workfront
7.0
Basecamp
6.9
Project Budgeting
Genius Project
8.7
Workfront
7.6
Basecamp
6.7
Issue Tracking
Genius Project
8.5
Workfront
8.2
Basecamp
7.5
Portfolio Management
Portfolio Coordination
Genius Project
8.5
Workfront
8.1
Basecamp
7.8
Portfolio Budgeting
Genius Project
8.1
Workfront
7.5
Basecamp
7.2
What-If Scenarios
Genius Project
8.3
Workfront
6.7
Basecamp
7.1
Workflow
Genius Project
8.6
Workfront
8.1
Basecamp
8.0
Request Management
Genius Project
8.6
Workfront
8.3
Basecamp
7.8
Cost Tracking
Genius Project
8.3
Workfront
7.4
Basecamp
6.8
ROI and Forecasting
Genius Project
8.1
Workfront
6.9
Basecamp
6.8
Risk Analysis
Genius Project
8.1
Workfront
7.1
Basecamp
6.8
Resource Management
Resource Database
Genius Project
8.0
Workfront
7.6
Basecamp
7.7
Resource Allocation
Genius Project
8.6
Workfront
7.6
Basecamp
7.6
Workload Capacity
Genius Project
8.0
Workfront
7.7
Basecamp
7.8
Time Tracking
Genius Project
8.0
Workfront
8.2
Basecamp
7.6
Platform
Alerts
Genius Project
9.3
Workfront
7.7
Basecamp
8.4
Mobile
Genius Project
7.2
Workfront
6.7
Basecamp
8.1
User, Role, and Access Management
Genius Project
7.8
Workfront
8.1
Basecamp
8.4
API / Integrations
Genius Project
7.0
Workfront
7.7
Basecamp
7.6
Reporting and Dashboards
Genius Project
8.0
Workfront
8.1
Basecamp
7.8
Customization
Genius Project
8.1
Workfront
7.9
Basecamp
7.2
Performance and Reliability
Genius Project
8.2
Workfront
8.0
Basecamp
8.8

Reviewers' Company Size

Small-Business (50 or fewer emp.)
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
58.3%
9.0%
50.8%
Mid-Market (51-1000 emp.)
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
41.7%
33.4%
31.8%
Enterprise (> 1000 emp.)
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
0%
57.5%
17.4%
Genius Project
Small-Business
58.3%
Mid-Market
41.7%
Enterprise
0%
Workfront
Small-Business
9.0%
Mid-Market
33.4%
Enterprise
57.5%
Basecamp
Small-Business
50.8%
Mid-Market
31.8%
Enterprise
17.4%

Reviewers' Industry

 
Marketing and Advertising
23.1%
Marketing and Advertising
15.9%
Marketing and Advertising
16.4%
 
Computer Software
23.1%
Financial Services
8.2%
Information Technology and Services
6.6%
 
Oil & Energy
7.7%
Computer Software
7.7%
Higher Education
6.5%
 
Information Technology and Services
7.7%
Information Technology and Services
7.1%
Non-Profit Organization Management
6.2%
 
Individual & Family Services
7.7%
Hospital & Health Care
4.3%
Computer Software
5.7%
 
Other
30.8%
Other
56.9%
Other
58.6%
Genius Project
Marketing and Advertising
23.1%
Computer Software
23.1%
Oil & Energy
7.7%
Information Technology and Services
7.7%
Individual & Family Services
7.7%
Other
30.8%
Workfront
Marketing and Advertising
15.9%
Financial Services
8.2%
Computer Software
7.7%
Information Technology and Services
7.1%
Hospital & Health Care
4.3%
Other
56.9%
Basecamp
Marketing and Advertising
16.4%
Information Technology and Services
6.6%
Higher Education
6.5%
Non-Profit Organization Management
6.2%
Computer Software
5.7%
Other
58.6%

Reviews

Most Helpful Favorable Review
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Paola S.
User

Allows monitoring by Gantt Chart, has customizable templates according to the needs of your project, you can manage the budget and track costs until the completion, also contains the other functions necessary to manage the communication of the work team and...

Jon J.
Administrator in Religious Institutions

I love the ability to re-prioritize my tasks in the order of how I'm going to work on them and then have that visible to everyone on my team. Also as a manager, this is the perfect way to essentially micromanage your teams' tasks without actually...

G2 User in Internet

Caveman ready interface. It's like an apple product; crack it open and go.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Most Helpful Critical Review
G2 User in Computer Software

I find the steps to make a minimal change is cumbersome. I also find it's difficult to manage as an admin, meaning there are multiple setup steps and if you don't perform those steps very often it is a challenge to quickly recall the proper process.

G2 User in Human Resources

Projects drop off my work page all the time. Finding them to add hours is a task in and of itself. I still have to keep track of my overall hours myself and then add at the end of the day. It's less for me and more for the company, which is fine. It would...

Jeff N.
Administrator

Slow to load. Frozen development because they start from scratch for each new version. Lack of native integrations because developers have to develop new integration for each new version. I wish it had some kind of webform data entry onboarding feature...

 
Genius Project
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Paola S.
User

Allows monitoring by Gantt Chart, has customizable templates according to the needs of your project, you can manage the budget and track costs until the completion, also contains the other functions necessary to manage the communication of the work team and...

Most Helpful Critical Review
G2 User in Computer Software

I find the steps to make a minimal change is cumbersome. I also find it's difficult to manage as an admin, meaning there are multiple setup steps and if you don't perform those steps very often it is a challenge to quickly recall the proper process.

Workfront
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Jon J.
Administrator in Religious Institutions

I love the ability to re-prioritize my tasks in the order of how I'm going to work on them and then have that visible to everyone on my team. Also as a manager, this is the perfect way to essentially micromanage your teams' tasks without actually...

Most Helpful Critical Review
G2 User in Human Resources

Projects drop off my work page all the time. Finding them to add hours is a task in and of itself. I still have to keep track of my overall hours myself and then add at the end of the day. It's less for me and more for the company, which is fine. It would...

Basecamp
Most Helpful Favorable Review
G2 User in Internet

Caveman ready interface. It's like an apple product; crack it open and go.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Jeff N.
Administrator

Slow to load. Frozen development because they start from scratch for each new version. Lack of native integrations because developers have to develop new integration for each new version. I wish it had some kind of webform data entry onboarding feature...

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