Airtable Software


 

Airtable is a cloud-based project management solution targeting small to midsize businesses as well as departments within larger companies. This software focuses primarily on data organization and collaboration.

The system uses a spreadsheet format to organize data. Related data can be linked together; for example, contacts can be linked to their companies or inventory items can be linked to their vendors.

Airtable is compatible with multiple devices. On desktop computers, users see data in a spreadsheet format, while on mobile devices, data can be viewed as tappable cards. On both devices, users can add and remove data, attach files and share tables.

Airtable integrates services such as Dropbox, Box, Evernote and Google Drive. Tables in this software are shareable, and users can track who is making changes to documents when. A chat tool is also included, which allows users to chat each other while working on tables.

Airtable was founded in 2012 and is offered worldwide. This software is priced on a per user per month basis. A mobile app is available for iOS.

 

Airtable - Team task management
 
  • Airtable - Team task management
    Team task management
  • Airtable - Assignees
    Assignees
  • Airtable - Tasks
    Tasks
  • Airtable - Attach files
    Attach files
  • Airtable - Multiple devices
    Multiple devices
Supported Operating System(s):
Web browser (OS agnostic)

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Rita from Maxim Software
Specialty: Graphic Design
Number of employees: 1 employee Employees number: 1 employee

April 2018

April 2018

The modern spreadsheets

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This is how spreadsheets should be since the beginning. It's amazing how you can change the view based on the column or the author. I love how they have so many templates added every day.

Cons

Sometimes is hard to use. Starting from blank is overwhelming because you want to add everything but it's kind of confusing. The templates are the way to go if you are a beginner.

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Haja from GingerTea Tech
Specialty: Software / Technology
Number of employees: 2-10 employees Employees number: 2-10 employees

March 2018

March 2018

A Stunningly Beautiful Visual Database

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I would absolutely recommend this for many projects, it is fun and easy to set up and use. Perhaps keep the budget analysis for a typical spreadsheet or be prepared to deep dive into the documentation and creative solutions if you want to use Airtable for finances.

Pros

This database allows you to visualize, organize and track the progress of various projects in your personal and professional life. It is fully collaborative, so optimized for group or individual projects, complete with permissions.

Rather than staring at rows of spreadsheet numbers and charcters, you can grasp information within seconds given the graphically oriented database.

There are numerous templates, designs and case studies to help you compile your information in the best way possible. The customer support is excellent and there are tons of tutorials on their Medium blog and on YouTube to help you get the most out of this product. It is fully customizeable for the info and layout you wish to maintain. The pricing is reasonable and the standard free version has great functionality.

Cons

Although it is an awesome database, it is NOT a replacement for Excel for several functions. It resembles a spreadsheet, but you dont have full control over each cell, to format it as you wish. The formulas seem limited or more complicated in comparison to a traditional spreadsheet. You can' truly link databases or info between or within tables freely.

Manipulating numbers becomes a bit awkward in some circumstances.

However, these limitations may possibly improve with time and future upgrades. The more you understand how the software works, you may discover different ways to accomplish your functions on this new platform.

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Varun from Adaptrum
Specialty: Engineering
Number of employees: 11-50 employees Employees number: 11-50 employees

January 2018

January 2018

Great Data Management System

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It is an easy product to adapt to and if you understand various social media platforms for business, it integrates well.

Pros

It is s fully manageable relational database.
There are dozens of templates available for every imaginable use case. One can create an use multiple databases in his account and invite people to individual bases without giving access to everything.

Cons

There should be an option to add a color to a row background for highlighting.
It can be confusing and overwhelming when you first download the application.

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Kelly from Extension, Inc
Specialty: Other
Number of employees: 11-50 employees Employees number: 11-50 employees

January 2018

January 2018

Amazing - so glad I found this!

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- Incredibly easy to use. Works well on all browsers.
- Can customize all of my needs within one table, or choose to move them to different work zones.
- LOVE that you can share and collaborate, but it isn't a true spreadsheet (unless you want it to be!)
- SO wonderful for multiple projects and having everything in one place.

Cons

Honestly.... there isn't anything to say here. I don't like to not have any improvements, so maybe the thing that I would recommend is the ability to click on a column and sort immediately from column instead of writing a "if this than that" formula.

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Alexa from Allonsy Creative
Specialty: Advertising & PR
Number of employees: 1 employee Employees number: 1 employee

January 2018

January 2018

Templates Are Key

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I was invited to work on a project with Airtable recently. With no previous knowledge, I was skeptical of trying something new for project management. After working for a few months with the software I was pleasantly surprised by the wide range of templates and ease of use. Great product for collaboration among small and larger teams. Would recommend to anyone looking for another tool to make team projects run a bit smoother.

Cons

Feels like a mix of a few other project management software, but hard to figure out which ones specifically. Little bit of a learning curve at first, but once you're comfortable it's a lot easier for sharing projects.

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Lyla from JazzHR
Specialty: Software / Technology
Number of employees: 51-200 employees Employees number: 51-200 employees

December 2017

December 2017

Love this app! What a life-saver!

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This is a great way to manage projects and provide visibility into your marketing or product efforts. I love the complete customizability of the product and the ability to create airtables based off of their complex templates. I've been able to plan out our entire year in just a couple hours using Airtable. I'm obsessed!

Cons

I think there are so many options that sometimes the UX can be a little confusing, but they offer a ton of in-app guides to help you find your way.

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Ankit from International Flavors & Fragrances
Specialty: Engineering
Number of employees: 5,001-10,000 employees Employees number: 5,001-10,000 employees

December 2017

December 2017

Easy to manage

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Great tool to have

Pros

Very easy to create a database to store nearly any type of information, and link between tables. Reports and custom views then allow you to view that data in many different way.
I like that it functions a lot like Excel but can be much more organized and easier to view and work in with all the great customizable features.

Cons

It can be confusing and overwhelming when you first download the application.
There are some features and functionality that are not quite there yet to compete with Google Docs or Excel

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Nitish from Edu.chat Inc.
Specialty: Engineering
Number of employees: 2-10 employees Employees number: 2-10 employees

December 2017

December 2017

Easy to manage

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Pros

It functions a lot like Excel but can be much more organized and easier to view and work in with all the great customizable features.
Having multiple tables going with different coworkers streamlines communication and keeps everyone organized.

Cons

It can be confusing and overwhelming when you first download the application.
I dislike that uploading images is timely and I cannot organize the images with ease

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Justin from Lancaster Bible College
Specialty: Education
Number of employees: 51-200 employees Employees number: 51-200 employees

December 2017

December 2017

Airtable - Spreadsheets for dummies!

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Ease of use is a major pro for airtable - i personally despise spreadsheets and find working in airtable on a daily basis a joy. It is incredibly easy to toggle between types of columns, and the variety of types of fields (check boxes, dates, text, hyperlink, etc.) allowed my team to create a visually powerful table of our products in a very short amount of time.

Cons

For the particular application my team uses airtable, we have found no cons of significance. The one area which is limited would be collaboration and commenting with other users, but given this is a spreadsheet tool this was understandable.

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Prabhdeep from Capgemini
Specialty: Engineering
Number of employees: 10,000+ employees Employees number: 10,000+ employees

November 2017

November 2017

Airtable Review

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I like that I am able to compile all of the various campaigns that I am running into one, clean and open workspace. It's easy to see all of the data to figure out my plans for upcoming and future projects.

Cons

The training and FAQ are still a little lite, but they are listening to the marketplace and adding tweaks constantly!

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Maria from Epsilon
Specialty: Healthcare
Number of employees: 1,001-5,000 employees Employees number: 1,001-5,000 employees

November 2017

November 2017

We are able to share a lot of information on specific topics and use multiple layers to sort, filter, and sift through the data.

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It's so easy to setup and create linked databases from a few spreadsheets. I was able to get my team motivated around how data can empower their work.

Cons

There are a few limitations that we're hoping will be addressed in future updates including the ability to lock specific tables and views within bases and link data across bases. You can work around those limitations, but those changes would make this tool even more powerful.

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harmandeep singh from New York University
Specialty: Education
Number of employees: 5,001-10,000 employees Employees number: 5,001-10,000 employees

November 2017

November 2017

Airtable Review

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Pros

Allows team to create/tailor templates/databases for any project or as a CRM tool.
You can add endless amounts of information
Airtable is easy to customize, easy to explain to non-techies, and has helped us graduate from confusing and fragile shared spreadsheets to a system we know we'll be able to share without endless fixes and tweaks

Cons

No Print or View Mode that allows formatting of entries on a PDF or web interface
Can't write math formulas in cells directly, need to have multiple columns and then sum/multiply them.

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Nathan from Halo Development, Inc.
Specialty: Marketing
Number of employees: 2-10 employees Employees number: 2-10 employees

November 2017

November 2017

Absolutely Stunning UI and UX!

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If you are wanting a hybrid between a Trello like productivity software and the old-school spreadsheet that you have been working with for years, check out Airtable!

Pros

If you can think it, you can do it with this software.
You are in control and it is easy to see that power.
The calendar view is incredible!

Cons

There is a slight learning curve (the entire concept is entirely new)
It can be difficult to know where to start.

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Carolyn from Urban Hope
Specialty: Non-Profit
Number of employees: 2-10 employees Employees number: 2-10 employees

October 2017

October 2017

Airtable is Great for the Creative Type!

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Love the color and creativity. If we could automate functions and set auto reminders, I believe that we would use the paid version instead!

Pros

This product is colorful and easy to use! I love that it pretty much can be built to your liking. Can also be used via phone or tablet to upload photos.

Cons

It takes time to create and it really needs to be able to automate from within airtable so that you don't have to pair with a program like zapier. Also with mobile use, bases lose some functionality

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Ann from MPAC LLC
Specialty: Healthcare
Number of employees: 51-200 employees Employees number: 51-200 employees

August 2017

August 2017

Life-changing communication for a growing business

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Great product, highly recommend it!

Pros

Ease of use and communication. We are able to conveniently communicate across departments and states with our employees with a way to track all conversations/commentary

Cons

Nothing overly critical, but would love it if there was a function that alerted you like a google calendar alert

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Megan from Come, Sit, Stay, LLC
Specialty: Other
Number of employees: 11-50 employees Employees number: 11-50 employees

July 2017

July 2017

I Always Recommend Airtable

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I tell everyone I know who has to manage data or information sets about Airtable and after looking for themselves, most of them opt to add it in to their set of tools!

Pros

Airtable offers unique features, is continually developing new tools and making improvements, and very affordable.

Cons

Some of the features I would like are still in development, but are in Beta testing right now. It is a great tool, but depending on what you need, may not be a complete system.

 
 

Daya from AarogyaSeva
Specialty: Healthcare
Number of employees: 2-10 employees Employees number: 2-10 employees

April 2017

April 2017

Its a one stop shop for all my requirements.

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I think it can be a great collaborative tool to get things done.

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It has several features and when best used can do away with the need for any other softwares. Very easy to collaborate.

Cons

Difficult to figure all the features and applications. Too many to handle. No checklists available.

 
 

Noah from Helena Foundation
Specialty: Non-Profit
Number of employees: 2-10 employees Employees number: 2-10 employees

December 2016

December 2016

Airtable

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Airtable was a useful piece of free cloud-based software for our start-up in our early days, and we used it as a very basic CRM. As our needs matured, especially regarding management of customers, it made a significant amount of sense for us to switch to Salesforce for it's robust, platform based system.

Pros

I loved how simple it was to set up, and that it was cloud based.

Cons

I would really have liked to be able to share record cards between different bases, and reference specific cards easily in different tables within the same base. So, for example, if I wanted to create a separate table to track meetings between different members of our team and our contacts, I would have liked a way to enter their contact cards into a record without needing to go to the trouble of creating a field in each table.

Advice to Others

It's like google sheets on steroids, absolutely give it a shot.

 
 
 
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Casandra from CallSource
Number of employees: 51-200 employees Employees number: 51-200 employees

April 2018

April 2018

Easy-to-use spreadsheet type calendar for blog scheduling

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What really made me want to use Airtable was its calendar view that I can see when scheduling out blog posts. As the content writer at my company, sometimes schedules can get changed and Airtable's views make it easy for me to re-arrange when certain posts will be scheduled. I can also add as many details and color-coordinating as I want to further classify and organize my stuff.

Cons

The customer service isn't very quick at responding - I tried calling before and got voicemail each time, and emails take a few days to respond. Also some of their functions are sometimes a bit confusing to understand and when I can't easily contact someone to figure it out, it makes it difficult to further understand functionalities that I probably could be using but am not.

Review Source: Capterra
 

Michel from Twang Systems
Number of employees: 11-50 employees Employees number: 11-50 employees

April 2018

April 2018

Best-suited for us

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Airtable is easy to use. Also, Airtable has a good interface and it works through the internet, so it's always updated. I like that I can use it on the road since this software is available on mobile devices. New features are added regularly, customer support is excellent. There are many templates, projects and case studies that will help you to connect your information in the best possible way. It has an intuitive structure and plenty of video help support for what every function.

Cons

Such parameters as grouping and filtering may seem a little difficult to understand especially for beginners. From this, it turns out that Airtable has a learning curve, for those who do not know anything about databases.

Review Source: GetApp
 

Daniela from Kids Dental Place Inc
Number of employees: 11-50 employees Employees number: 11-50 employees

April 2018

April 2018

I seriously love this product! It is easy to use and has a simple, eye appealing interface.

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I love it. It is now the only place I use to track job applicants. It's a great solution so that you don't have to look in a million different places for those smaller businesses that don't use CRM for their applicant tracking.

Pros

I love that I can add attachments and type content, it's very customizable and easy on the eyes as the color coding makes it super easy to look at.

Cons

I like the attachment feature. I use this software to track my applicants for recruiting, so being able to attach resumes and cover letters, etc is super helpful. It would be nice if, for those that send their resume in the content of their email, I can copy and paste that in there as well for a column that is for attachments only. There likely is, I just haven't figured out the function.

Review Source: Capterra
 

Ron from Chicago Transit Authority
Number of employees: 10,000+ employees Employees number: 10,000+ employees

April 2018

April 2018

Everything is in one place

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Airtable is very easy to use and everything you need is right in front of you. I like that I can store very detailed records with complex formulas in one table, with a simple to do list. Also, I can add/edit event data in any view, and have it populate to other views. This helps conceptualize program content and see any gaps or conflicts.

Cons

I would love to be able to group my bases inside a workspace by topic. Also I would like that the program worked a little faster, I have a feeling it never hurries anywhere.

Review Source: GetApp
 


April 2018

April 2018

Like excel, but better

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I like the ease of attaching files into spreadsheets which is not an option in excel, it makes the files we upload much more in-depth and easy to work with.

Cons

There are many features on this software so it gets a little crowded and makes it harder to use in that respect.

Review Source: Capterra
 


April 2018

April 2018

Everything we need in one place!

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We have been able to streamline all of our hiring into one place. All of our data that was on multiple spreadsheets is in one place where we can actually do something with it!

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We love airtable! It has really changed the way we do so much of our business. We love how much it can integrate with all of out other programs! I don't know how we did business before airtable!

Cons

It has been a little tricky to get to know how to use the program but it's about the same as starting to use any other new software.

Review Source: Capterra
 

Shiawtian from PwC

April 2018

April 2018

Lots To Do, But Lots To Get Use To

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I get to manage my tasks, meetings, and teams through airtable. The amount of interaction with my team member is more productive via digital since everyone can comment and understand from the notes what exactly needs to be done.

Pros

It was really colorful and organized design which allows for easy navigation. Great way to organize tasks and manage team collaboration.

Cons

The learning curve to get use to all the features airtable offers like calendar outlining, project tracking, product planning, and etc.

Review Source: Capterra
 


April 2018

April 2018

AirTable is a fantastic tool that can replace many of the systems you use every day.

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One place to organize most of our business functions including but not limited to strategic planning, project and task management, company calendar, editorial production and planning calendar, recruiting and hiring tracking, client database, staff directory, brand style guide, tech stack database, meeting tracking, affiliate tracking, budget and expense tracking, etc... Personally, I use it for myself and my family to organize meal planning, vacation planning, daily routine checklists, family calendar, holiday and occasions tracker.

Pros

It is a great way to organize any type of information and data. We are using it to replace many of the systems we use day in and day out.

Cons

The pricing structure. Would like to see the pricing tiers based on #users and have all functionality available to all levels.

Review Source: Capterra
 

Meredith from FLDWRK

April 2018

April 2018

I've not only used Airtable for work but also to plan my wedding.

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I love the versatility of ways to organize and keep track of information and tasks. I like that I can have 1 project and multi layers of infomation connected through tabs.

Cons

I wish there were more types of tabs options, like just a plan document or a place to create simpler tabs of information (for notes etc.)

Review Source: Capterra
 

Abigail from United Way of Greater St. Louis
Number of employees: 51-200 employees Employees number: 51-200 employees

April 2018

April 2018

New user and loving it

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I'm fairly new to AirTable but I love it already. It's easy to learn; the functionality is robust; the templates are beautiful. Plus, the free version has most everything you really need. No, it doesn't replace Excel. There are functions it simply cannot do but it's not meant to.

Cons

I haven't found any cons with AirTable yet. I'm still learning my way around but so far I'm very pleased.

Review Source: Capterra
 

Priscilla from Mockup Science Inc.
Number of employees: 51-200 employees Employees number: 51-200 employees

April 2018

April 2018

Control anything you need

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Airtable is great for creating a simple and flexible CRM that provides easy data entry and excellent automatic functions. Airtable has an overview that allows us to quickly collect data from people for any purpose. In addition, it has useful manuals and useful examples of Airtable users. There is a small learning curve to get the most out of it. For us, Airtable is well suited for management, event tracking and asset management. I can store all my data in one place no matter who I work with.

Cons

Very useful software that does not create problems with our workflow. All tools work well. With this software you will have a lot of wonderful work. You will see how fast.

Review Source: GetApp
 

Terry from The Montpelier Foundation
Number of employees: 51-200 employees Employees number: 51-200 employees

April 2018

April 2018

I really enjoy sortable. We have been able to adapt for our purposes effectively!

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It looks great, and is pretty simple to use. I particularly like the ability to share the tables we create and to use the cloud for accumulating information in table formats.

Cons

The cost per user means we can't use it all the way it is designed. I'd also like it so the mobile app could take forms.

Review Source: Capterra
 

Nadia from Freelance photographer

April 2018

April 2018

I use Airtable as personal CRM and I love it!

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Organised contacts, scheduling and planning

Pros

- simple, clean, interface
- pretty and simple customizable design
- great organizing system for your contacts
- nice trip planning feature
- a lot of templates to get your life more organized: home hinting, trip ideas, home remodel and etc
- credits for referral are also very nice

Cons

I like pretty much everything Airtable can offer a user.
But a bit more creative design for creative projects would look nicer and more appealing.

Review Source: Capterra
 

Jennifer from Portland State University

March 2018

March 2018

This seems to be a great way to integrate your articles with their social media counterparts.

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I like that there is a "page" for articles/posts and also a page for social media posts. And...that you can link the 2. It can be hard to track what posts have the number and type of social meadia counterparts that you desire.

Cons

I don't like that some of what I would consider should be standard features only come with the paid version. Specifcally the color coding of groups.

Review Source: Capterra
 


March 2018

March 2018

Excellent tool for organising any type of data.

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Many ways of storing and displaying information eg grid, Kanban and others. Ability to embed views to your website and receive form submissions, for example. A great pricing model. It was also surprising to find that bases are fully working APIs with great documentation.

Cons

Although Airtable provides excellent documentation and guides, I still believe it would be complicated for first users.

Review Source: Capterra
 

Shelby from Texas Virtual Academy
Number of employees: 501-1,000 employees Employees number: 501-1,000 employees

March 2018

March 2018

Excellent Program! It solved a major problem for our online charter school.

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Ease of use, easy to customize, integrates well with SharePoint, templates were well designed and intuitive.

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This software comes with user-friendly templates and is very easy to customize. We needed an "Issue Tracker" that kept technical, scheduling, and student issues all in one place. We used the "Bugs" template and customized it for our school. It is incredibly easy to use, and it is easily incorporated into SharePoint (our primary home for school-related documents).

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There really isn't anything I didn't like about this software. I wish we had known about it sooner. As we work to move all of our documentation into SharePoint, it was the perfect product to meet our needs.

Review Source: Capterra
 

Sean from Classical Conversations

March 2018

March 2018

This is an awesome database

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I use widen digital library with airtable to create databases out of digital asset exports. It works great.

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No issues with this that I am aware of. It is only more robust than I realize and will require more time with the software.

Review Source: Capterra
 


March 2018

March 2018

fantastic solution for information-oriented project management

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* lends itself well to building information tracking resources
* simple data-driven layout
* scalable project areas

my operations team uses airtable to manage a lot of information flow and have converted complex tracking resources into the airtable format. the fact that we now utilize the app for a lot of these solutions is a testament to its immediate strengths. i enjoy how airtable doesn't necessarily force me into any specific workflow, which has been the major reason why other project management solutions don't work--everyone has a different philosophy around project management.

Cons

* pricing model
* learning curve
* communication management
* lack of certain standard features

there are a lot of glaring pain points that my team encounters on a weekly basis which makes airtable, not necessarily the perfect solution but rather the best we've found so far.

first off, airtable is too expensive for my company based specifically on their pricing model. to note, airtable charges per user per workspace. each member of my team manages specific projects related to a different area of the business. for ease of organization, we have a separate airtable workspace built to accomodate each employee. for example, we have a workspace for finance projects and a workspace for customer support projects. from a visual project management standpoint, this makes the most sense. sometimes our finance manager will need to engage and comment on a project base going on in the customer support workspace and vice versa. this engagement occurs daily.

if you're a single user, incredibly small team or your company is client-based (where these costs would go into your billing), airtable's pricing model may not be much of a hinderance.

there is a high learning curve when you get started. this is about a week of tutorials and deep-diving into the app. a lot of this time was spent modifying personal workflows to best utilize airtable. after that week of hair-pulling and a lot of cursing at our computer screens everything immediately became easier.

one strong flaw in airtable is its team communication solutions. you have the ability to run comment strings on individual data rows, but an overall tab dedicated to general discussion would be immensely helpful to streamline discussion and reduce the amount of hunting/pecking for information.

for a project management solution, airtable is fairly weak at offering seemingly standard task management features like scheduled notifications and workback timelines. after enough online digging, you can sometimes stumble upon a "good enough" solution. on this subject, archiving is not at all available, which is one of the more "seriously?" missing features.

Review Source: GetApp
 

Tianna from Timeslide Inc
Number of employees: 51-200 employees Employees number: 51-200 employees

March 2018

March 2018

The way to spread out all life on shelves and store in one place

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Pros

Airtable allows you to create databases for all occasions. With it, you can easily structure the list of business contacts, your own ideas, a selection of your favorite films, a personal electronic library and much more.
For the convenience and structuring of information, you can create, for example, several tables and link them. Another important and useful function of Airtable is the ability to share your databases with friends. Thanks to this chip, you can run a family budget, advise each other which films to watch, or plan global events together. Separately I want to say about the search system records. It becomes a strategically important function when the number of lines in the table exceeds at least a hundred. Find the information you need for a certain word or even a part of it or sort the records by some criterion, for example, according to the genre of the movie.
First of all, Airtable is an organizer for me. It saves me time and keeps my data. All the information on projects, stakeholders, finance, curriculum and so on in one place!

Cons

To use Airtable is both easy and difficult. On the one hand, because of a large number of options available, it is difficult to understand at first, on the other hand, the interface is so intuitive that many functions are immediately understandable. In addition, if you still could not figure out something yourself, then video lessons and animated tips are at your service.

Review Source: GetApp
 

Katie from SYNEK

March 2018

March 2018

Airtable's spreadsheets are BEAUTIFUL and wildly robust for limitless project planning.

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I'm currently planning my entire wedding on Airtable and I'm LOVING it. It's incredibly easy to customize all the columns, views, and tabs within each workspace, which is so useful as my consideration criteria for different venues change daily. You can also cross-populate between different tabs, while color-coordinating it all. Different team members can also collaborate and get alerts for deadlines, which is crucial for keeping everyone on the same timeline.

Cons

I definitely recommend watching the tutorial videos, otherwise there could be a bit of a learning curve. I'm still exploring all the features and working on being able to use it to its full potential.

Review Source: Capterra