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Podio

4.1
(236 reviews)

Podio lets you get work done with your co-workers and clients on a social work platform that you make your own.

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Podio Features

Communication

Status Updates

Post brief status updates or micro blogs

88%
(Based on 143 reviews)

Instant Messaging

Message others 1:1 or within groups

83%
(Based on 118 reviews)

Activity Feed

Ability to filter and customize a live feed of activity on the network

88%
(Based on 150 reviews)

Notifications

Receive real-time notifications about content or groups from within the software or via email

n/a

Comments and Voting

Post comments on blogs, microblogs, documents, and other items. Vote on posts or content that others have shared.

87%
(Based on 137 reviews)

Discussions

Share ideas, ask for advice and gather feedback from coworkers

87%
(Based on 136 reviews)

User Directory

Search or browse through a directory of users on the network

83%
(Based on 121 reviews)

Online Status of Coworkers

View the online status of coworkers on the network

86%
(Based on 118 reviews)

Tasks

Task Creation and Assignment

Create and assign tasks for individual users with details and due dates.

88%
(Based on 169 reviews)

Due Dates

Set deadlines on tasks.

87%
(Based on 163 reviews)

Task Prioritization

Set priority levels on tasks so individuals can organize their work.

80%
(Based on 154 reviews)

To-Do Lists

Each user can view their list of tasks to be completed.

83%
(Based on 156 reviews)

Content Management

File Sharing

Upload and share files such as documents, images, and videos

86%
(Based on 144 reviews)

Document Collaboration

Create and edit documents with other users in real-time

82%
(Based on 124 reviews)

Version Control

Review the latest version of a document, track changes, or revert to an older version of a document if needed

n/a

Tagging

Tag content to organize and assign to specific departments or categories

88%
(Based on 127 reviews)

Knowledge Base

Ability to build a knowledge base and how-to articles

83%
(Based on 103 reviews)

Surveys

Create polls or surveys to gather opinions on an issue or idea

82%
(Based on 76 reviews)

Collaboration

Collaborative Project Planning

Multiple users can collaborate on the planning of a project.

85%
(Based on 158 reviews)

Comments

Discussion of tasks, issues or the project as a whole can occur within the system.

90%
(Based on 165 reviews)

Documents and Uploads

Media can be uploaded, associated with projects or tasks, discussed and annotated.

89%
(Based on 168 reviews)

Productivity Tools

Task Management

Create tasks and organize them by status, priority, or department

86%
(Based on 138 reviews)

Calendar

Add events to your calendar, share events with others, and view a team or company-wide calendar

79%
(Based on 130 reviews)

Search

Search for specific content such as users, documents, tags, or media

85%
(Based on 135 reviews)

Mobile

Allows software to be easily used on multiple mobile devices include phone and tablet devices

81%
(Based on 127 reviews)

Multi-Language Support

Enables users to view and contribute content in multiple languages

83%
(Based on 39 reviews)

Projects

Gantt Chart / Project Map

Projects can be mapped out with milestones, due dates, deliverables and interdependencies.

69%
(Based on 80 reviews)

Calendar View

Planned projects are mapped to a schedule with due dates and deliverables detailed day-by-day.

80%
(Based on 140 reviews)

Baselining / KPIs

Track key performance indicators or baseline assessments throughout project lifecycle or across multiple projects.

71%
(Based on 73 reviews)

Project Budgeting

Associate a budget with a project and allocate it accordingly by task or resource.

74%
(Based on 89 reviews)

Issue Tracking

Track issues and manage resolutions.

81%
(Based on 104 reviews)

Administration

Moderation

Administrators can moderate content to keep the environment appropriate for the workplace

83%
(Based on 55 reviews)

User, Role, and Access Management

Grant access to select data, features, objects, etc. based on the users, user role, groups, etc.

82%
(Based on 84 reviews)

Performance and Reliability

Software is consistently available (uptime) and allows users to complete tasks quickly because they are not waiting for the software to respond to an action they took

90%
(Based on 86 reviews)

Portfolio Management

Portfolio Coordination

Organize, prioritize, rate and score projects to best understand your business's progress and initiatives.

82%
(Based on 70 reviews)

Portfolio Budgeting

Allocate budgets between departments and projects, and allow users to control portions for their projects.

80%
(Based on 55 reviews)

What-If Scenarios

Managers can draw up multiple possible scenarios and weigh options based on profitability and resource capacity.

68%
(Based on 48 reviews)

Workflow

Automate task approvals processes and handoffs at project milestones.

82%
(Based on 97 reviews)

Request Management

Manage project and change requests in the system, approving or sidelining requests.

84%
(Based on 72 reviews)

Cost Tracking

Track total cost associated with projects and then report actual versus planned budget.

80%
(Based on 57 reviews)

ROI and Forecasting

Measure return on investment and leverage data to predict profitability of future projects.

76%
(Based on 48 reviews)

Risk Analysis

Forecast and account for project risk scenarios and apply plans to mitigate these risks in the system.

73%
(Based on 42 reviews)

Resource Management

Resource Database

Maintain a database of resources that contains employment details, skills and availability.

84%
(Based on 91 reviews)

Resource Allocation

Allocate resources to various projects, phases and tasks.

83%
(Based on 76 reviews)

Workload Capacity

Track resource workloads in order to dedicate the manhours of your workforce most effectively.

82%
(Based on 76 reviews)

Time Tracking

Associate effort with tasks including planned versus actual time allocated. Determine global or specific hourly rates for contract work or value to internal manhours.

79%
(Based on 81 reviews)

Platform

Alerts

The system alerts users of due dates, workflow handoffs or changes that affect their projects.

86%
(Based on 153 reviews)

Mobile

Offers a mobile app or mobile optimized website to manage projects and tasks on-the-go.

83%
(Based on 143 reviews)

User, Role, and Access Management

Grant access to select data, features, objects, etc. based on the users, user role, groups, etc.

86%
(Based on 156 reviews)

API / Integrations

Application Programming Interface - Specification for how the application communicates with other software. API's typically enable integration of data, logic, objects, etc. with other software applications.

80%
(Based on 101 reviews)

Reporting and Dashboards

Access pre-built and custom reports and dashboards.

80%
(Based on 143 reviews)

Customization

Allows administrators to customize to accomodate their unique process. Includes ability to create custom objects, fields, rules, calculations, and views.

87%
(Based on 152 reviews)

Performance and Reliability

Software is consistently available (uptime) and allows users to complete tasks quickly because they are not waiting for the software to respond.

89%
(Based on 162 reviews)
Podio
4.1
(236 reviews)