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.