Evaluating project management software?
Make sure you really check out the things your team need to do every day work well. Really check the product matches the marketing!
Add Staff & ClientsIs it easy? Check contact details and permissions.
Any Hidden CostsAre there setup, training and install costs?
Make a ProjectIs the level of data suitable? How easy is it?
Data SecurityRequest information about data security and uptime.
Make some TasksIs it easy to assign work to staff and see progess?
Staff TrainingDo they offer free training or training resources?
Track some TimeIs it easy and flexible as staff may use this heavily.
Post Sales SupportAsk about time of day and expected response times.
Test the SupportSend some hard questions, see how they respond.
BackupsAsk about the frequency and testing of backups.
How is ProWorkflow different than Basecamp?
If you test the items above, you will find ProWorkflow is stronger in many areas that can affect your daily productivity. These are the main differences, but to compare fully, check out the ‘Feature Links’ below.
| Pricing |
What the account pricing is based on
|Priced ‘Per User’ ||Priced ‘Per Project’ |
| Complexity |
How comprehensive is the tool?
|Comprehensive, professional ||Very limited |
| User Types |
For assignment, reporting and access
|Staff / Client / Contractor ||One user type|
| Contact Management |
Whal level of contact info is there?
|Comprehensive contact management||N/A|
| App Purpose |
What type of app is it?
Project management tool
|Limited task list |
| Time Tracking |
How is time tracked in the app?
|Many built-in time tracking options||Only through 3rd party plugins|
| App Focus |
What is the general approach?
|Project focussed||Discussion focussed|
| Permissions |
User access control settings
|View Feature List||(See website)|
|View Pricing ||View Pricing |
ProWorkflow’s best features!
These are the key points of difference that ProWorkflow has over most of the competition. We have other features of course but these are just the ones that we do very well or that we do and the others don’t.
ProWorkflow’s Strong Points
View Info ToolThe ‘View info’ tool lets you easily see what others are doing. Great for checking staff workload.
Time TrackingProWorkflow has many easy time tracking options. In app, mobile, widgets, timer, direct entry etc.
There is also a fast weekly timesheet view with drag and drop time entry.
Quick Add ButtonA single ‘+ ADD’ button is on every page so you can add anything at any time from any page.
Single Page Projectsindividual projects are managed on a single page, not complex tabbed views line other tools.
Powerful PermissionsComprehensive roles and permissions, give you great security and an easy way to contol user access.
Easy AssignmentEasy bulk task assignment and drag and drop features make assigning work a breeze.
Client/Contractor AccessProWorkflow can be easily accessed by your clients and contractors remotely through a secure login.
Live Workload SchedulingLive updating of staff workload numbers through drag and drop scheduling and a dynamic timeline.
BrandingYou can change the colors of the account and add a logo to match your company brand.
High Volume InterfaceThe user interface supports large work volume of projects and tasks with ease.
Hierarchy / Org ChartCreate an Org Chart of your company structure and then the hierarchy applies through the application.
This means you can manage and report on different company divisions, teams and groups.