QuickBase Software


 

QuickBase is a cloud-based project management solution that enables users to collaborate with team members, clients, associates and vendors.

QuickBase is customizable and can be configured with numerous applications. It enables workflow automation by utilizing forms, alerts, reminders and notifications. In addition, QuickBase creates personalized to-do lists, highlights tasks assigned and notifies users of deadlines and project statuses.

The “Report Builder” feature generates summary reports that are customizable and feature drag and drop functionality. The software also allows users to upload relevant documents per each project for better collaboration and centralized access.

QuickBase’s “Time Card” feature keeps track of the time consumed by resources with respect to the tasks assigned and expenses involved. The software can be accessed by any browser or mobile device for 24/7 usage.

 

QuickBase - Manager home
 
  • QuickBase - Manager home
    Manager home
  • QuickBase - Document library
    Document library
  • QuickBase - Role based permissions
    Role based permissions
  • QuickBase - Team members homepage
    Team members homepage
  • QuickBase - Mobile accessibilityAdd
    Mobile accessibilityAdd
  • QuickBase - Project status tracking
    Project status tracking
  • QuickBase - Add new projects
    Add new projects
  • QuickBase - Add plugins
    Add plugins
Supported Operating System(s):
Web browser (OS agnostic)

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Phil from Vettery
Specialty: Software / Technology
Number of employees: 51-200 employees Employees number: 51-200 employees

April 2017

April 2017

Powerful functionality, non-intuitive setup

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Pros

I like how it's a powerful tool that is pretty flexible. There's a lot of ways to customize it to whatever it is your organization needs it for.

Cons

Unfortunately the ability to customize and its flexibility can be a double-edged sword as it makes the platform somewhat unintuitive to use.

 
 

Dina from Cornerstone Realty Associates
Specialty: Real Estate

May 2016

May 2016

Great way to stay organized

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Likes Best

This software is extremely customizable with tons of different apps to tailor the system to your business needs.

Likes Least

Sometimes the interface isn't entirely user friendly and I have to scroll through things I don't need to finally get to what I was looking for. Also, I don't see anything to set reminders to follow up on tasks. Perhaps it's there but my office is in charge of adding apps.

Recommendations

Give it a 30 day try to make sure this fits your business needs. My office uses it for managing real estate leads and property management with great success.

 
 

Alec from Public Interest Network
Specialty: Non-Profit

December 2015

December 2015

Great product, helpful team and support

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Great support, really helpful team. High customization and easy to use

Likes Least

There are some weird quirks with the platform but they're fixing them!

Recommendations

It's a great platform for customizatizable relational databases

 
 

Drew from Star
Specialty: Other

December 2015

December 2015

Have used Quickbase for several years.

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Likes Best

Ease of Use and Development. Customer service is very responsive and they are regularly adding new features.

Likes Least

Mobile Interface could stand to be updated. There aren't currently many options for customizing

Recommendations

Determine needs first before looking at capabilities.

 
 

Michael from Demandware
Specialty: IT Services

December 2015

December 2015

One of the best products I've used

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Likes Best

I love the product itself, but QB customer service is absolutely the best support I've ever dealt with. The customer service perspective is excellent (fast responses, etc), but it's rare to see CS with such a detailed knowledge of their own product. They know QB back and forth. I love dealing with them and they have helped me extensively building my apps.

Likes Least

Despite my rave reviews of their customer service, the actual CS portal is not good. Also, there isn't much in the way of training with QB. I had to learn everything on me own, either reading the manual, bothering CS with 1000 questions, or using the community page. I would love to have had some "classroom" style training.

Recommendations

Learn Javascript!!! I now know that I could have built so much more power into my apps if I knew Javascript. Also, if you have web development skills, you will also be able to build fantastic apps.

 
 

Jeff from IPMG
Specialty: Healthcare

December 2015

December 2015

Highly Customizable Application from Out of the Box

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Likes Best

With the ability to "relate" records within this application, you have the ability to track information in a multitude of ways. You can track information simply based on Customer, Staff, Product, etc what ever your needs.

Likes Least

With an out of the box application, it is not simple to complete every "dig down" into data that is feasible. With the data being so readily available, parsing it more simply to meet my needs would be more beneficial that the Out of the Box does not inherently support.

Recommendations

Compare what it will cost you for a programmer to build the App you want, Evaluate how much the Out of the Box App can do for you today, and finally what will it cost to pay for someone to support you to learn or build what it is that is missing from the Out of the Box application.

 
 

Lee from Portland General Electric
Specialty: Energy

December 2015

December 2015

Fantastic Fix for just about Anything!

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I've built applications for three different companies in three different industries. It catches like wildfire and sparks creativity in process design/redesign.

Likes Least

Their native Gantt chart is very limited. It would be nice to have a more robust scheduling interface.

Recommendations

Grab the free trial and begin building. It becomes addicting.

 
 

Makayla from Verite, Inc.
Specialty: Non-Profit

November 2015

November 2015

Great Business Tool!!

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Likes Best

It is easy to use and requires minimal training. It is easy to get the information you are looking for in just a few clicks!

Likes Least

I really can not think of anything that I do not like about QuickBase.

Recommendations

This software is great! You can truly customize all the apps to fit your company's needs.

 
 

Tamika from Skyviews Inc.
Specialty: Other

November 2015

November 2015

Enjoying Quickbase!

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Intuitive, quick & easy to use! Also, Quickbase is always developing and improving their product.

Likes Least

I cannot think of anything at the moment although I have been using Quickbase in a somewhat limited capacity so far.

Recommendations

Share your honest views as those are most helpful for people reading reviews.

 
 

Auro Sai Vijay from Southwest Airlines
Specialty: Aerospace & Defense

November 2015

November 2015

Efficient and Easy

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Simple to use. Does not require higher skills or advanced knowledge.

Likes Least

The product Could be more flexible with notifications options.

Recommendations

Use it first in first hand and seek answers from the team. Only then evaluate. They are an awesome team.

 
 

David from Mass Mutual
Specialty: Financial Services

November 2015

November 2015

QuickBase The User Friendly Place to Be

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You don't have to be an IT person. In Fact QuickBase is designed for the Business User to built applications. The structure of QuickBase is such that it follows the logic of a process as if you were actually doing the functionality as a Business User. QuickBase fits like a glove, designing and using applications is a natural flowing process.

Likes Least

To date I can honestly say there is nothing I dislike about QuickBase

Recommendations

If you are maintaining process or inventories in an Excel spreadsheet set it up in QuickBase and you will find your maintenance time to be greatly reduced and you can concentrate on the workflows.

 
 

Taylor from Total Merchant Servies
Specialty: IT Services

November 2015

November 2015

Helps with organizing projects when you don't have IT help

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Easy to use. Help has all the answers you'll need.

Likes Least

Limited advanced functionality after you get the hang of it.

Recommendations

Allow field updates through import as well, not only manual updates to records.

 
 

Beth from Vision Software Solutions
Specialty: Software / Technology

November 2015

November 2015

QuickBase made all of our jobs easier

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Likes Best

QuickBase is scaleable, user-friendly, easily adapated, and fun to use. Yes, fun!
The QuickBase sales and support (all-important) teams respond rapidly, have good ideas, and want to see their customers succeed.

Likes Least

We have no issues with the vendor. The product has some funky formatting on occasion, but that's about it.

Recommendations

Talk to other users. Have some demo data to play with.

 
 

Erich from TMS
Specialty: Financial Services

November 2015

November 2015

Powerful and Everywhere I need it.

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Likes Best

QuickBase is like Excel on steroids. The support team is responsive. Great community.

Likes Least

There is really nothing else that I can think of.

Recommendations

Be patient. The learning curve may take a few months.

 
 

Danny from NewKnowledge United
Specialty: Education

November 2015

November 2015

QuickBase Deployment and eLearning Development

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The people and the tool are fantastic. QuickBase is truly a transformative tool. However, like other possible game changer tech solutions they are only transformative if they can help their clients transform.
Overall Grades;
(A+) Tool potential
(B-) on the client success
(A) Follow up
(B) over all UI

Likes Least

Those are two different questions;

- QuickBase has no real document management or content management functionality
- As for the vendor; they have a great product, great people and a great vision. However, they do not appear to actual provide thought and direction to organizations design, deploying and iterating a custom instance of QuickBase.

Recommendations

Hmmm, not sure. Just be honest, nice and at least of tried to build an app.

 
 

Gina from Digital Insight, an NCR company
Specialty: Financial Services

November 2015

November 2015

QuickBase is awesome!

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There is so much I love about this product. Email notifications, customized databases, forms, rules, formulas etc. Using QuickBase has saved our department alot of money. We've built a lot of tools in-house instead of vetting and investing in additional vendors. If you have a technical mindset you can build anything with QuickBase. You can build experiences for your users that don't require alot of QB knowledge. We use it for lead retrieval, customer segmentation, CRM, marketing campaign management and much more.
QB has regular release dates, always bringing out new features, which is good.

Likes Least

The fact that anyone can create an application. We have many abandoned applications, however with some planning and rules put in place this is an easy solve. We also like it for project management, however have found to use other collaboration tools that allow to do things more quickly such as leaving a comment, checking things off as done as well as some file version control. all things doable in QB, however we had some issues with the team doing the admin work of updating. Using a different tool, then tying it to QB is the solve that worked for us

Recommendations

The devil is always in the details. If you can get a demo of software, go for it. Build something in it. I normally ask to extend my demo to 30 days, allowing for some training time.

 
 

David from DPS
Specialty: Software / Technology

October 2015

October 2015

QuickBase helped with our trade show planning!

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Likes Best

What is great about the product is its ease of use. Can get going quickly.

Likes Least

The ability to seamlessly interface data between QuickBase and other applications may not be perfect, but they're improving that.

Recommendations

Find out what you're looking to do and what you might like to do as you're evaluating. You're likely to have a particular pressing need (e.g. project management or customer tracking), but think about other processes that are right now done on paper, or done via a combination of paper and Excel. Take those needs and then look at your alternatives with regard to cost, ease of use, ability to control who sees what, who can modify, etc.

 
 

Zach from Zimmer Biomet
Specialty: Healthcare

October 2015

October 2015

Citizen App Development

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Likes Best

QuickBase is very intuitive to develop and use. The user interface is phenomenal compared to other cloud relational databases.

Likes Least

QuickBase's mobile interface could use a facelift.

Recommendations

Try the free thirty day trial and watch a few webinars to get your feet wet. Upload a few CSV files that you use regularly.

 
 

Jessica from Formation Healthcare Group
Specialty: Healthcare

October 2015

October 2015

Quickbase Makes Citizen Development Quick and Easy

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Likes Best

Quick and friendly customer service; very engaged with clients and reliant on them for product enhancements and direction; lots of education and resources for customers.

Likes Least

Uncertainly about who will buy the company from Intuit; pricing based on users can be cost-prohibitive for some.

Recommendations

Quickbase is second to none. You will not be disappointed if you choose this solution for your custom database needs.

 
 

leah from vaad refuah
Specialty: Non-Profit

October 2015

October 2015

a fantastic product for our needs1

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Likes Best

wonderful product features, great support, a nice package deal, we use it for our database and find what we are looking for in a reasonable amount of time

Likes Least

some categories and searches take longer to find. Maybe we need to look into other ways of doing it. There may be upgrades or systems changes that we are not aware of.

Recommendations

its a great product even if you arent that tech savvy. Check out the search area to see if that suits your needs

 
 
 
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Ashutosh from Arizona State university

April 2017

April 2017

A must use product

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With built-in reporting and governance features and click integrations with Salesforce, Box, Dropbox, Google Drive, NetSuite, and other popular cloud apps this app made my life easier

Source: Capterra
 

Heather from Rl designs
Number of employees: 1,001-5,000 employees Employees number: 1,001-5,000 employees

March 2017

March 2017

Workable quickbase

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I use this system daily to do root cause analysis. It is easily maintained and customizeable. Reporting is easy and user friendly

Pros

Easy to maintain and manipulate

Cons

Creation of multiple tables to enable different form options makes it cumbersome at times

Advice to Others

No

Source: Capterra
 

Randi from Busey Bank
Number of employees: 501-1,000 employees Employees number: 501-1,000 employees

February 2017

February 2017

Easy to use

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We are able to utilize the QuickBase application for a magnitude of different functions, most frequent use revolves around Project Management. QuickBase allows for non - programmers to develop their own apps with ease. Very cost effective from an IT resource prospective.

Pros

The greatest benefit we see with QuickBase is the ability to respond quickly to our business needs. The product is flexible and easy to change. Our user group also likes having a single place to go to do multiple functions.

Cons

Reporting functionalities are lacking.

Source: Capterra
 

Robert from Knights Circle
Number of employees: 51-200 employees Employees number: 51-200 employees

January 2017

January 2017

Build an awesome database!

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We manage a large apartment community (2,500 beds+) and we record all of our pre-leasing each year into a massive database we created in Quickbase.
The reporting is excellent, we can customize everything so we can continuously grow our operation year-to-year to focus on the metrics that matter to us. It allows us to have our dozen agents and 3 managers, access and update the database from anywhere, in real time.

Pros

Ease of use, customization, access anywhere - customize reports!

Cons

Not very pretty to look at, but that's not really a big deal.

Source: Capterra
 

Joseph from Pomeroy

January 2017

January 2017

Powerful and Function Packed

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We have just started using QuickBase at our company for Project Management. I have barely touched all the awesome functions that are going to save a lot of time, mistakes, and, give us a way to present data to our customers that we have not been able to do before.

Source: Capterra
 

Patricia from Approved Oil
Number of employees: 201-500 employees Employees number: 201-500 employees

January 2017

January 2017

Quickbase is the future of Databases

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If you are looking to streamline your data and have it available for all your company to have access at their fingertips... this is the application you need. We are a large Fuel provider and have started utilizing Quickbase applications for purchase orders, fleet management, parts returned, functions tremendously saves, etc. It has unified processes within the company that were never able to stick before. Data is retrievable quickly for instant answers. We learn from it every day and it has functions tremendously. Easy to use to develop apps for simple tasks or complex customer databases. Everyone should be using Quickbase!

Pros

The convenience and ease of the drop down functions to input data and then search it a plethora of ways for easy quick answers

Cons

Quickbase should provide more training and or tips that are easy to find and follow without having to pay for a seminar.

Advice to Others

More how to do help needed

Source: Capterra
 

Jared from Huge Ad TV

December 2016

December 2016

Best Database Solution for the Buck

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We have struggled to find the right software for our company to track all the things we need, so when we tried the trial of Quickbase, we were excited to see how our complicated spreadsheets could become a fantastic tracking system for our company. The database has now provided tools that have saved us countless hours of updating spreadsheets and in some cases, losing deals because of lack of organization and timely processing of information. We are able to manipulate our apps in QuickBase to fit exactly what we need, and the system can grow with our company as we grow. This has probably been the best investment we've made this year.

Source: Capterra
 

Bill from Vanderbilt

November 2016

November 2016

Siloed, not very transparent

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I found it very difficult to use this platform to collaborate on complex projects. It's hard to quickly see what activity on a project is relevant without spending a significant amount of time opening several discrete Jobs and combing through for details. Overall it is highly segmented, with a very traditional kind of interface.

Source: Capterra
 

Nivek from Mountain Heights Flooring

November 2016

November 2016

User Interface can get Confusing

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I trailed this software a few months back and at first was impressed by the features it was capable of. After diving in and getting to know the system and how it worked, it felt clunky and unorganized. This could just be my personal preference on how I would like a program to look and function though. So my advice would be to go through a trial, get to know the system in and out, and make a decision. It may be a great fit for other people, just not for me and what I was trying to accomplish.

Source: Capterra
 

Stephen from BSCI

October 2016

October 2016

Quickbase is Fun

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Love QB, just wish it had just more query functions for our data so we could perform more depth data pulls.

Source: Capterra