What is Mavenlink?

The Mavenlink Industry Cloud for Professional Services™ is a powerful collection of operational management, resource optimization, business intelligence, integration, and workflow automation functionality that optimizes resources and elevates operational performance. A resource-first architecture, enables services businesses to field the best team, every time and see up-to-the-minute progress against timelines and budgets so projects run smoothly, predictably, and profitably.

Who Uses Mavenlink?

Mavenlink is ideal for professional services organizations with 50-5000+ employees. Focused in marketing, advertising, creative agencies, software, IT services, and management consulting industries.

Where can Mavenlink be deployed?

Cloud, SaaS, Web-based, Mac (Desktop), Windows (Desktop)

About the vendor

  • Kantata
  • Founded in 2022
  • Phone Support
  • 24/7 (Live rep)
  • Chat

Countries available

Australia, Canada, India, Ireland, New Zealand and 3 others

Languages

English

Mavenlink pricing

Starting Price:

US$59.00/month
  • Yes, has free trial
  • No free version

Mavenlink does not have a free version but does offer a free trial. Mavenlink paid version starts at US$59.00/month.

Pricing plans

About the vendor

  • Kantata
  • Founded in 2022
  • Phone Support
  • 24/7 (Live rep)
  • Chat

Countries available

Australia, Canada, India, Ireland, New Zealand and 3 others

Languages

English

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Features of Mavenlink

  • Access Controls/Permissions
  • Accounting Integration
  • Activity Tracking
  • Approval Process Control
  • Bar Chart
  • Billable & Non-Billable Hours
  • Billing & Invoicing
  • Budget Management
  • Budgeting/Forecasting
  • Business Process Automation
  • Calendar Management
  • Capacity Management
  • Change Management
  • Client Management
  • Client Portal
  • Collaboration Tools
  • Color Codes/Icons
  • Commenting/Notes
  • Communication Management
  • Cost-to-Completion Tracking
  • Customisable Templates
  • Dashboard
  • Dependency Tracking
  • Document Management
  • Drag & Drop
  • Event Triggered Actions
  • Expense Tracking
  • File Management
  • File Sharing
  • Forecasting
  • Gantt/Timeline View
  • Graphical Workflow Editor
  • Idea Management
  • Kanban Board
  • Milestone Tracking
  • Mobile Access
  • Multi-Campaign
  • Online Time Tracking Software
  • Overtime Calculation
  • Percent-Complete Tracking
  • Portfolio Management
  • Progress Tracking
  • Project Management
  • Project Planning
  • Project Planning/Scheduling
  • Project Scheduling
  • Project Tracking
  • Remote Access/Control
  • Remote Support Software
  • Reporting & Statistics
  • Reporting/Analytics
  • Reporting/Project Tracking
  • Resource Management
  • Resource Request
  • Resource Scheduling
  • Risk Management
  • Skills Tracking
  • Status Tracking
  • Tagging
  • Task Management
  • Task Progress Tracking
  • Task Scheduling
  • Template Management
  • Templates
  • Time & Expense Tracking
  • Time Tracking
  • Timesheet Management
  • Utilisation Reporting
  • Vacation/Leave Tracking
  • Visualisation
  • Workflow Configuration
  • Workflow Management

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Reviews of Mavenlink

Average score

Overall
4.2
Ease of Use
3.9
Customer Service
4.2
Features
4.0
Value for Money
4.0

Reviews by company size (employees)

  • <50
  • 51-200
  • 201-1,000
  • >1,001
Mike C.
Mike C.
Project Manager in UK
Verified LinkedIn User
Marketing & Advertising, 51-200 Employees
Used the Software for: 1+ year
Reviewer Source

Awesome platform that's only getting better

5 3 years ago

Comments: Overall, using Mavenlink has been great - it has made a very positive impact on day-to-day functions as a business. I would recommend it highly to agencies for its flexibility and extensive functionality to manage resources and projects.

Pros:

The reporting functionality Mavenlink offers is extensive and has enabled us to get much better visibility to our project, program, portfolio and resourcing data. Which in turn has allowed us to set/adjust our KPI/KRIs and better inform business decisions with the data we have available. In using Mavenlink how it's meant to be used, not only have we improved our business practices but our PMO has gained valuable insight into important aspects of the business that were previously siloed. The fact that Mavenlink actually continues to improve its platform based on user feedback is a massive plus, as new functionality becomes available to better utilize the platform.

Cons:

There are some small (very small in most cases) problems we have with some functionality i.e. the naming/categorization of metrics in the reporting suite could be clearer, when approving/rejecting timesheets, adding a comment to a specific entry would be preferable, rather than the comment being published to all entries.

Alternatives Considered: WorkflowMax and Adobe Workfront

Reasons for Choosing Mavenlink: Budgetary reasons mainly but we also needed a platform that would allow us to manage resources more efficiently as well.

Switched From: Adobe Workfront

Reasons for Switching to Mavenlink: Fitted to our budget and offered functionality we saw as essential to resource management.

Denise W.
Denise W.
Marketing Specialist in US
Verified LinkedIn User
Marketing & Advertising, 201-500 Employees
Used the Software for: 2+ years
Reviewer Source

It's a fantastic time and task management system

4 2 weeks ago New

Comments: Mavenlink sits directly on our Salesforce platform, and it has been great for our business to have a more comprehensive perspective from Pre-Sales through project close-out ever since we implemented the product about three years ago with the help of Mavenlink's amazing support. From the perspective of Resource Management, I find everything about Mavenlink to be extremely well executed.

Pros:

My preferred time management application is extremely feature-rich, allowing for extensive customization of how time and money are spent. Mavenlink is a great addition to our corporate finance tools since it provides us with a new way to examine data and monitor progress on several fronts simultaneously. For me, it's a plus that Mavenlink is always working to enhance its platform and provide new educational resources for its users.

Cons:

I haven't utilized many goods or features, but it would be helpful to have a consolidated dashboard where I can observe how everything is interacting with one another.

Juliana C.
Community coordinator in Canada
Marketing & Advertising, 201-500 Employees
Used the Software for: 6-12 months
Reviewer Source

Mavenlink Review

3 last month New

Comments: the experience and pricing was not good enough for us to retain it as a product we use.

Pros:

tracking hours with two different billable rates was easy to use.

Cons:

a lot of things were hard to find/non-intuitive

Matt C.
PM in US
Computer Software, 51-200 Employees
Used the Software for: 1+ year
Reviewer Source

Program Manager Review

4 4 months ago

Comments: It has been positive and has definitely streamlined a lot of my work on a day to day basis as a PM

Pros:

The invoicing and billing functionality is great as well as allowing resources to be forecasted and allocated to multiple projects

Cons:

It is a bit clunky to use at first as there is a lot of functionality within it

Rachel S.
Director of Operations in US
Marketing & Advertising, 11-50 Employees
Used the Software for: 2+ years
Reviewer Source

Realtime Time Tracking and Burn Rate View

5 5 months ago

Comments: The biggest problems that Mavenlink has solved for us would be the ability to see if our projects are profitable or not as well as saving us valuable time with some automation features like repeating tasks, having templates, etc.

Pros:

Mavenlink has really helped us to see whether or not our projects are profitable. It's also saved us valuable time with the integration that was implemented from the start to repeat monthly tasks for all of the monthly recurring marketing projects we have.

Cons:

There are some very minor things that I am hoping will be addressed in a future feature improvement, but not enough for me to stop using Mavenlink. For example, you can mark a task complete without checking off the checklist items for the task, you don't get notifications within the platform (only via email) when you've been tagged/added to a project/assigned to a task, there are limited task status options to choose from, and there's no way to follow-up or be notified when a task due date is approaching/someone hasn't responded to a comment/tag, etc.

Alternatives Considered: Basecamp, monday.com, Wrike and Asana

Reasons for Choosing Mavenlink: All of our project information was in a platform called Gemini (which is more of an issue tracking system), but all of the time tracking was in a separate platform called TSheets. I was spending hours and hours trying to reconcile time entries to project budgets to see what the burn rates were. By the time I could realize a project was in danger of going over budget, it was too late.

Switched From: Gemini

Reasons for Switching to Mavenlink: Mavenlink had everything we were looking for except for the task repeater, but they were willing to create that integration for us. None of the other platforms had everything we were looking for.