Deskera vs. Fishbowl: The Search for the Best

Diving into Why Deskera Outperforms Fishbowl


Precision Planning, Efficient Manufacturing

Take command of your manufacturing operations with Deskera's MRP module. Efficiently manage your product's lifecycle with smart planning, precise production scheduling, and user-friendly documentation tools. Unlike Deskera, Fishbowl consistently grapples with bugs and necessitates frequent updates.

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Boosting Operational Efficiency

Embrace a methodical material requirement planning approach to enhance resource allocation accuracy, streamline workflows, and promote cost-effective procedures.

Enhanced Visibility

Gain immediate access to real-time data regarding stock levels, production requirements, and supplier requests. Proactively manage potential shortages to maintain a well-structured supply chain, ensuring seamless operations.

Informed Decision-Making

Strengthen your ability to make informed decisions with the support of analytics-driven forecasting and planning tools. React promptly to market fluctuations, reduce lead times, and enhance overall profitability.


Unlock Order Control, Enhance Customer Satisfaction

Deskera serves as your invaluable business partner, effortlessly managing sales, purchases, deliveries, returns, and invoicing. With a keen focus on error prevention and a commitment to swift order processing, Deskera ensures customer satisfaction and the seamless flow of business operations. In contrast, Fishbowl introduces unnecessary complexities in the invoicing and order processing process. Editing invoice lines is particularly challenging, and once invoices are processed, they become immutable.

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Enhanced Business Efficiency

Simplify your entire business cycle, from order initiation to final delivery, to minimize hurdles and errors, while also reducing the necessity for manual interventions, thereby expediting order fulfillment.

Immediate Data Availability

Secure real-time access to critical data, encompassing order statuses, inventory levels, and customer information, empowering you with informed decision-making capabilities and enabling exceptional customer service.

Seamless System Harmony

Effortlessly integrate with complementary modules such as payroll, sales, inventory, and accounting to ensure precise data management and gain a comprehensive perspective of your business operations.


Efficient Sourcing, Cost Savings, ERP Magic

Deskera offers a procurement solution that prioritizes user-friendliness, simplifying the management of purchase orders, vendor connections, and goods receipt. It features a consolidated supplier database, powerful reporting capabilities, and automation. Notably, Deskera's procurement module stands out for its ease of customization and user-centric design, distinguishing it from Fishbowl.

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Streamlined Procurement Efficiency

Elevate the efficiency of your procurement activities through the seamless integration of automated workflows, leading to significant time and resource savings that directly contribute to increased profitability.

Improved Supplier Management

Streamline vendor data to simplify administrative processes and strengthen your capability to monitor and foster more resilient supplier relationships.

Tailored Solutions and User-Friendly Interface

Customize templates and workflows to align with your unique procurement needs while delivering an intuitive user interface for your team, ensuring a seamless experience.


Inventory Mastery - Control, Optimize, Succeed

Deskera's system keeps a constant watch on your inventory in real-time, ensuring you always have the right stock levels to prevent shortages or excesses. It also handles stock adjustments and manages product batches and lots to help you avoid missing sales due to low stock. However, Fishbowl's inventory management module is more complex. It lacks the ability to switch easily between parts and inventory. You can't edit an item's title in inventory; you have to go back to parts.

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Real-Time Inventory Insights

Access up-to-the-minute inventory information for real-time monitoring of product movements, stock levels, and agile adjustments to meet shifting demands, streamlining the establishment of safety stock thresholds.

Comprehensive Product Traceability

Maintain meticulous records of batch and lot specifics, ensuring the capacity to trace product journeys across the supply chain for quality assurance and compliance with regulatory requirements.

Data-Driven Decision Support

Leverage insights from data and integrated analytical tools within the inventory management module to facilitate informed decision-making, optimize inventory levels, and enhance overall operational efficiency.


Warehouse Control, Operational Optimization

Deskera promises efficient warehouse operations, providing seamless inventory tracking, inbound and outbound process management, and comprehensive control over all warehouse activities. Its remarkable integration spans across multiple departments and locations, accompanied by an easy-to-navigate interface. In contrast, Fishbowl may not be suitable for public warehouses serving multiple customers. Unlike Deskera, it restricts a single product to belong to only one customer, compelling the use of entirely distinct names in such scenarios.

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Effortless Multi-Site Inventory Management

Streamline the oversight of inventory in various warehouse locations, guaranteeing optimized stock levels, reduced shipping expenses, and efficient order processing for enhanced customer satisfaction.

Advanced Data Analysis and Reporting

Utilize sophisticated data analytics and reporting tools to uncover trends, assess performance, and derive insights for continuous warehouse enhancements.

Seamless Software Cohesion

Achieve smooth integration with other ERP modules such as procurement, sales, and shipping, establishing a unified perspective of your entire supply chain. This fosters improved coordination and minimizes operational complexities.


Simplify Financials, Supercharge Your Projects with ERP

Deskera furnishes a comprehensive financial project overview encompassing expenditure, revenue, budgets, and overall project performance. It grants swift access to vital project reports, distinguished by its user-friendly report customization through an uncomplicated builder. On the other hand, Fishbowl's report builder, unlike Deskera's, proves more intricate and less intuitive, potentially posing challenges for users seeking to customize reports.

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Cost Management and Operational Streamlining

Enable a thorough analysis and assessment of project expenditures, guaranteeing budget compliance and providing valuable insights for efficient resource distribution.

Efficient Billing and Invoice Automation

Implement automated billing and invoicing processes to reduce manual work, ensuring accurate and punctual client invoicing. This enhances cash flow and minimizes payment delays.

Simplified Report Generation

Effortlessly create detailed financial project reports, providing stakeholders with a transparent view of project progress, profitability, and financial viability.


Your Financial Command Center with ERP

Deskera Books equips users with intuitive instruments for tracking expenses, cash flow, and sales in real time. Its seamless compatibility with other Deskera modules and built-in compliance features establish it as a convenient financial management solution. In contrast, Fishbowl lacks an integrated accounting module. Users must depend on accounting system integrations to access such functionality, distinguishing it from Deskera.

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Efficient Financial Operations

Simplify financial responsibilities, encompassing transaction monitoring and report generation, to ensure the precise and streamlined management of your financial matters.

Smooth Software Cohesion

Seamlessly merge your financial data with complementary ERP modules like payroll, sales, and inventory, fostering a comprehensive comprehension of your business operations. This promotes data-driven, well-informed decision-making.

Regulatory Adherence and Data Security

Enforce built-in regulatory compliance measures and robust security protocols to safeguard your financial data, guaranteeing alignment with industry standards and regulatory requirements.


Effortless Customer Relationship Management, Enhanced Efficiency

Deskera's CRM system boasts versatility, efficiently overseeing multiple facets, including marketing, sales, customer support, and service management. Our standout feature is the provision of an all-encompassing customer perspective, significantly elevating engagement and satisfaction. In contrast, Fishbowl lacks an integrated CRM module. Users must resort to CRM system integrations to access these functions, setting it apart from Deskera.

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Adaptability and Customization

Customize the CRM system to match the evolving needs of your business, ensuring its flexibility as your company grows, whether you're a medium-sized enterprise or a large corporation.

Efficient Business Processes

Implement automation and improvements within sales, marketing, and customer support workflows to enhance productivity and minimize manual tasks, allowing you to concentrate on fostering robust customer relationships.

Elevated Client Contentment

Harness data-driven insights to anticipate customer requirements, provide exceptional service, and cultivate loyalty, ultimately enhancing client satisfaction and retention


Your Workforce, Your Success, Powered by ERP

Deskera's HR module offers a simplified approach to handling employee data, leave requests, performance evaluations, and related responsibilities throughout the entire employee lifecycle. Additionally, it efficiently manages work hours and attendance tracking. On the contrary, Fishbowl does not come with an in-built HR module and it's time tracking module lacks the user-friendly and straightforward characteristics of Deskera, making it less accommodating in comparison.

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Seamless Feature Fusion

Deskera effortlessly melds time tracking and HR functions, streamlining data flow and eliminating the need for manual data input. This results in a substantial reduction in errors and significant time savings.

Data Analysis Prowess

Deskera provides a robust array of reporting and analytical tools for workforce data, empowering businesses to make well-informed, data-centric decisions, optimize labor costs, and enhance overall HR administration.

Efficient Workflow Enhancement

The integration of time tracking and HR processes within ERP software simplifies workforce management, reducing manual duties and administrative loads, ultimately leading to improved employee satisfaction and heightened productivity.

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