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Basecamp vs Flow: What are the differences?

What is Basecamp? The leading web-based project management and collaboration tool. Basecamp is a project management and group collaboration tool. The tool includes features for schedules, tasks, files, and messages.

What is Flow? Simple project and task management for busy teams. Flow is an online collaboration platform that makes it easy for people to create, organize, discuss, and accomplish tasks with anyone, anytime, anywhere. By merging a sleek, intuitive interface with powerful functionality, we're out to revolutionize the way the world's productive teams get things done.

Basecamp and Flow can be categorized as "Project Management" tools.

Some of the features offered by Basecamp are:

  • Basecamp is super fast and famously easy to use.
  • Basecamp helps you get caught up if you’ve been away.
  • Have full control of who sees which projects.

On the other hand, Flow provides the following key features:

  • Simple Project Management- Visually plan and organize all of your projects as lists or cards on kanban boards
  • Team Collaboration- Invite anyone to collaborate on a task whether they have an account or not.
  • Live Updates- With Flow, updates happen in real-time so everyone’s always up-to-speed.

"Team collaboration (non-tech)" is the primary reason why developers consider Basecamp over the competitors, whereas "Easy to use" was stated as the key factor in picking Flow.

9GAG, Groupon, and thoughtbot are some of the popular companies that use Basecamp, whereas Flow is used by Startae, Grooveshark, and WILD. Basecamp has a broader approval, being mentioned in 124 company stacks & 53 developers stacks; compared to Flow, which is listed in 7 company stacks and 3 developer stacks.

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What is Basecamp?

Basecamp is a project management and group collaboration tool. The tool includes features for schedules, tasks, files, and messages.

What is Flow?

Flow is an online collaboration platform that makes it easy for people to create, organize, discuss, and accomplish tasks with anyone, anytime, anywhere. By merging a sleek, intuitive interface with powerful functionality, we're out to revolutionize the way the world's productive teams get things done.

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      What are some alternatives to Basecamp and Flow?
      Asana
      Asana is the easiest way for teams to track their work. From tasks and projects to conversations and dashboards, Asana enables teams to move work from start to finish--and get results. Available at asana.com and on iOS & Android.
      Slack
      Imagine all your team communication in one place, instantly searchable, available wherever you go. That’s Slack. All your messages. All your files. And everything from Twitter, Dropbox, Google Docs, Asana, Trello, GitHub and dozens of other services. All together.
      Trello
      Trello is a collaboration tool that organizes your projects into boards. In one glance, Trello tells you what's being worked on, who's working on what, and where something is in a process.
      Jira
      Jira's secret sauce is the way it simplifies the complexities of software development into manageable units of work. Jira comes out-of-the-box with everything agile teams need to ship value to customers faster.
      Dropbox
      Harness the power of Dropbox. Connect to an account, upload, download, search, and more.
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      Megan Morsie uses BasecampBasecamp

      I have used Basecamp for my project management system while in school at Bowling Green State University and at KHM Travel Group.

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      Packet uses BasecampBasecamp

      Basecamp is a great tool for our non-development related collaborations. Everything from marketing to corporate planning.

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      Forma uses BasecampBasecamp

      We use basecamp to interact with our customers during a project

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      BrightMachine uses BasecampBasecamp

      The usual. Good for communicating with clients and suppliers.

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      AmericanBibleSociety uses BasecampBasecamp

      We've been slowly moving away from Basecamp.

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      FineLine Retail uses FlowFlow

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