Podio

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Podio

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http://www.podio.com

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Summary

Work the way you want to. Get work done with your co-workers and clients on a social work platform that you make your own. Work with any group of people inside a workspace and your entire company in your Employee Network. Podio's killer feature is that it lets people and teams build their own apps AND deploy them to mobile with no technical knowledge necessary. Podio is owned by Citrix.

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Categories

To make all tools comparable for you, we have created a set of categories where every tool has its own description, whether it fullfills the categories or not. You can read a detailed description of each category on this page.


Enterprise Communication

Podio ships with a high-level social stream "Activity Stream" for status updates and sharing information called the Employee Network (open to all users with the official organisational email address). Each 'Workspace' (workspaces can be organised around teams, projects, clients etc) has its own Activity Stream.

Collaboration and Knowledge Exchange

Podio is all about collaboration and sharing, using tools that best fit a team's preferred way of working. Podio users can build their own apps to suit their processes, or grab apps for free from the App Market. The more tailored the apps are, the better the fit and the more natural they are to use. Collaboration then comes easily. App items can of course be commented on to create contextual discussion.

Social Networking and Expert Search

Every Podio user has a Profile. Podio has a multilevel search so you can trawl the entire system or just a particular workspace or app.

Personal Information Management

Podio allows you to build your own apps. Even individuals can do this just for their own use. If an individual wants apps for managing marketing campaigns, client data, inventories, creative processes etc, they can just create one. Additionally Podio has comprehensive task management facilities, calendar integration (for example with Outlook and Google Calendar) and an email-in facility which is enormously powerful.

Project Management

Podio is ideally suited to project management. Ready-made project management apps are available in the Podio App Market or users can build their own in a matter of minutes. Reporting "widgets" make it easy to get snapshots at a glance and a one-click 'Export to Excel' tool makes it easy to perform detailed analysis and get data out.

Operational Flexibility

Podio's flexibility is its number one unique selling point. It's peerless in this regard. Furthermore, Podio's custom built apps are deployed to mobile seamlessly and without further development or configuration being required.

Customization & Extensibility

Podio's flexibility is its number one unique selling point. It's peerless in this regard. Furthermore, Podio's custom built apps are deployed to mobile seamlessly and without further development or configuration being required. For 'hardcore' development, Podio has built a comprehensive API and there's a growing menu of integrations with other services available.

Data & Security

Podio is highly secure and is hosted in some of the most established data centres available. Podio's security pedigree is underwritten by its ownership by Citrix.

Vendor Position

Officially launched in March 2011. Bought by Citrix in April 2012. Used by over 45000 organisations and over 1,000,000 downloads of the Podio mobile app.

Support & Services

Podio has extensive support for users, both from Podio directly and via Podio Partners. The developer community is entrenched in GitHub and also well supported via Podio's ZenDesk channel. Additionally, Podio offer an unusually comprehensive set of end-user videos all available in Podio or via their YouTube Channel

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