What Is Podio?

Citrix Podio is the new way to organize, communicate and get work done. More than 500,000 organizations use Podio to run projects and company departments. This includes everyone from small growing companies using Podio to run their entire businesses to innovative teams in enterprises. Podio speeds communication and provides the transparency and accountability needed for efficient teamwork, by enabling people to organize and track work in one easy-to-use place.

Who Uses Podio?

The flexibility of Podio means it's used by everyone from startups to companies with thousands of users.

Podio Details

Citrix Systems

Founded in 1989

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Podio Details

Citrix Systems

Founded in 1989

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Starting price

US$9.00/month
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US$5.00/year
US$22.00/month

Free Version

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Free Trial

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Podio deployment and support

Support

  • Email/Help Desk
  • FAQs/Forum
  • Knowledge Base
  • Phone Support
  • 24/7 (Live rep)
  • Chat

Deployment

  • Cloud, SaaS, Web-based
  • Android (Mobile)
  • iPhone (Mobile)
  • iPad (Mobile)

Training

  • Live Online
  • Webinars
  • Documentation
  • Videos

Podio Features

  • @mentions
  • API
  • Access Controls/Permissions
  • Activity Dashboard
  • Activity Tracking
  • Alerts/Notifications
  • Assignment Management
  • Brainstorming
  • Calendar Management
  • Chat/Messaging
  • Collaboration Tools
  • Commenting/Notes
  • Communication Management
  • Contact Management
  • Content Management
  • Customisable Branding
  • Discussions / Forums
  • Document Management
  • Document Storage
  • Drag & Drop
  • Email Management
  • File Management
  • File Sharing
  • File Transfer
  • Live Chat
  • Mobile Access
  • Prioritisation
  • Progress Tracking
  • Project Management
  • Project Planning
  • Projections
  • Real Time Editing
  • Real Time Notifications
  • Real-time Updates
  • Reporting & Statistics
  • SSL Security
  • Screen Sharing
  • Secure Data Storage
  • Single Sign On
  • Status Tracking
  • Tagging
  • Task Management
  • Task Planning
  • Task Progress Tracking
  • Task Scheduling
  • Third Party Integrations
  • To-Do List
  • Version Control
  • Video Conferencing
  • Workflow Management

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  • Calendar Management
  • Client Portal
  • Collaboration Tools
  • Commenting/Notes
  • Cost-to-Completion Tracking
  • Customisable Templates
  • Document Management
  • Document Storage
  • Drag & Drop
  • File Sharing
  • Gantt/Timeline View
  • Idea Management
  • Issue Management
  • Kanban Board
  • Milestone Tracking
  • Multiple Projects
  • Percent-Complete Tracking
  • Portfolio Management
  • Prioritisation
  • Progress Tracking
  • Project Planning
  • Project Planning/Scheduling
  • Project Templates
  • Project Time Tracking
  • Project Tracking
  • Project Workflow
  • Projections
  • Real-time Updates
  • Reporting & Statistics
  • Reporting/Project Tracking
  • Resource Management
  • Risk Management
  • Status Tracking
  • Task Management
  • Task Planning
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  • Testing/QA Management
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  • Percent-Complete Tracking
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  • Project Planning
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  • Role-Based Permissions
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  • Create Subtasks
  • Deadline Management
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  • Drag & Drop
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  • Email-to-Task Conversion
  • File Management
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  • Gantt/Timeline View
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  • Prioritisation
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  • Project Workflow
  • Projections
  • Real Time Notifications
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  • Recurring Tasks
  • Reporting & Statistics
  • Reporting/Analytics
  • Search/Filter
  • Spreadsheet View
  • Status Tracking
  • Task Board View
  • Task Editing/Updating
  • Task Management
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  • Task Tagging
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  • Collaboration Tools
  • Commenting/Notes
  • Customizable Fields
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  • Document Management
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  • Drag & Drop
  • Email Management
  • File Management
  • File Transfer
  • Gantt/Timeline View
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  • Messaging
  • Multiple Projects
  • Planning Tools
  • Prioritisation
  • Productivity Analysis
  • Progress Tracking
  • Project Management
  • Project Planning
  • Project Planning/Scheduling
  • Project Templates
  • Project Time Tracking
  • Project Tracking
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  • Reminders
  • Reporting & Statistics
  • Resource Management
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Podio Reviews for UK Users

Read all 284 reviews

Average score

Overall
4.3
Ease of Use
3.9
Customer Service
4.1
Features
4.2
Value for Money
4.3

Reviews by company size (employees)

  • <50
  • 51-200
  • 201-1,000
  • >10,001
Manuel D.
Manuel D.
Business Office Manager
Real Estate, 2-10 Employees
Used the Software for: 6-12 months
  • Overall Rating
  • Ease of Use
  • Features & Functionality
  • Customer Support
    Unrated
  • Value for Money
  • Likelihood to Recommend
    10/10
  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 03/05/2019

"The best CRM and working software"

Pros: It is amazing how it can integrate with so many things, send emails, sms, signatures. The files can be organized with just a click. It is also suitable for any type of business sin it can be customize. At a good price

Cons: Extremely difficult to set up. Requires additional help to do it

  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 03/05/2019
Justin H.
Project Manager/Estimator
Construction, 501-1,000 Employees
Used the Software for: 1+ year
  • Overall Rating
  • Ease of Use
  • Features & Functionality
  • Customer Support
  • Value for Money
  • Likelihood to Recommend
    7/10
  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 04/09/2019

"Serves it's purpose"

Comments: The big boss also loves this program, because it can generate many different reports for him, from bid activity, pending logs, securement logs, win percentages with different customers or geographic areas. allows him to see many different metrics with just a few clicks.

Pros: The website is incredibly customizable, which allows you make this program perform many tasks that vary greatly. Our main purpose was to use this as a bid center for our company, allowing all of our branches to see who was bidding which jobs. After setting that up, we were able to have podio send out reminders after certain amounts of time to follow up on the bid results. If we were awarded the job, it will then send out notices to our purchasing department, project managers, and super intendents with the relevant information (start end dates, contract prices, labor hours estimated, location, contact info, etc). It is very helpful to make sure our branches do not double up estimating the same projects.

Cons: Being very customizable also means it can be quite tedious to set up initially. There are, however, many premade modules you can either use as is, or customize to fit you needs.

Vendor Response

by Podio on 09/09/2019

Hi Justin, thanks for the review! Much appreciated. Cheers, Sara from Podio

  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 04/09/2019
Augusto R.
Augusto R.
COO
Real Estate, 201-500 Employees
Used the Software for: 2+ years
  • Overall Rating
  • Ease of Use
  • Features & Functionality
  • Customer Support
  • Value for Money
  • Likelihood to Recommend
    8/10
  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 12/09/2021

"A great tool to keep all your projects in order, serves it's purpose."

Comments: In the time that I have been using it, it solve many communication problems, I was able to record and track each action or request that is made throughout, for example, a month, and it allows an easy way to remember and collect the data of each last month.

Pros: First of all, it adapts to the user in an amazing way, I really liked that. Whether for a small company or a very large one, and not only companies, also anyone who wants to have their projects organized.
The cost is affordable, makes it accessible to companies of all kinds.
Finally, I must say that it’s great to share real-time progress of projects with clients to confidently engage them in work productivity.

Cons: They could improve document sharing, which is a bit tricky. They should improve the mobile app. It could also be integrated with other apps to sharing over there.

  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 12/09/2021
Verified Reviewer
Digital Marketing Specialist
Information Technology & Services, 11-50 Employees
Used the Software for: 1+ year
  • Overall Rating
  • Ease of Use
  • Features & Functionality
  • Customer Support
  • Value for Money
  • Likelihood to Recommend
    6/10
  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 27/10/2018

"Very flexible software, but increasingly unreliable"

Comments: Overall, pretty good for a budget CRM. But it feels like a platform with its better days behind it.

Pros: Podio is designed for project managers, but we used it as our CRM - which shows how flexible it is. It worked well, the UI is nice, the workflows save you a lot of time and you can link up items well for automation (e.g. if you close a deal, mark the associated company item as 'customer'). The reporting worked quite well too. You can pull data into reports and create nice dashboards. And you can export to Excel.

Cons: Citrix aren't investing in Podio - it looks the same as when we started using it years ago. It's also increasingly unreliable - there have been numerous all-day outages in 2018. This is frustrating when you depend on Podio to run your business. We have since moved onto a different CRM software because of these issues.

Vendor Response

by Podio on 29/10/2018

Thanks for sharing your review of Podio! We are dedicated to improve the reliability and performance of Podio in the future. Please read more details here: https://blog.podio.com/2018/01/10/2017-year-in-review/

  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 27/10/2018
Eugenio C.
Professor
Education Management, 51-200 Employees
Used the Software for: 2+ years
  • Overall Rating
  • Ease of Use
  • Features & Functionality
  • Customer Support
  • Value for Money
  • Likelihood to Recommend
    5/10
  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 15/07/2021

"a good collaboration tool for begginners of companies that can spend a lot of time in it"

Comments: it is quite good, the best for us was to share information about leads

Pros: we can have in one place all the leads we have and all the workers can upload information about that lead, so we check there all we have from them.

Cons: the support it is not very good, the price it is quite high and at the end we were moving to MNprogram but we still could not do the change

  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 15/07/2021