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Pros
"An inexpensive solution that is easy to set up and use without much support.""It's a stable solution.""The interface and customization are the solution's most valuable features.""The knowledge base is the solution's most valuable aspect. All of the knowledge we need is right at our fingertips.""If a company needs to expand the solution, they are able to do so. It is quite scalable.""The solution is very good at integrating systems.""The feature that we like best is the stability of the product.""The reporting is very good and you can do incident matching."

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"In the Service Portal, the widget concept - and the way we have developed our widget - is pretty simple. We can leverage a lot on top of it.""Easy to integrate with third-party applications.""This solution is a single-storage for our user community to submit help desk tickets.""The most valuable feature is that this is a Cloud solution.""ServiceNow was the first true enterprise to service management platform.""The feature that I have found most valuable from ServiceNow is the ability to assign sub-tasks to different teams, including problem tickets and the regular and chain tasks.""It gave us professionalized, faster incident turn around times. Improved quality of information shared with our customers. Over time we build an extensive knowledge base that assists in both self-service as in services provided by the servicedesk when handling incidents.""I have found that sorting and grouping functions are particularly useful."

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Cons
"The product is created to service small to medium-sized businesses. Although it can be used in enterprise settings this choice comes down to properly assessing needs.""They need to include more high-end technology, different languages, the kinds of things not yet included in the product.""The solution's business workforce should be much more capable of drag and drop functionality. The solution could be kind-of UI based rather than still being coding based. You still need an administrator profile, and you'll have to code things if you want to use the solution.""The solution's technical support is in need of a lot of improvement.""It's not user-friendly. Everything is overly complicated. Even for the simplest of tasks, a user will waste time. It requires a lot of clicks and a lot of steps. Often we will have to do the same thing two or three times. It's really bad.""It's hard to find information about the solution online. We'll sometimes use the internet to look for technical answers, and we won't be able to find it.""The customer service management (CSM) features are in need of improvement.""The ease of customization needs improvement."

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"For healthcare, which is a pretty audited environment, there are no concrete solutions for digital signatures, apart from our license with Adobe, so it requires orchestration.""It's missing monitoring capabilities.""I do not like the user interface.""Transparency in the pricing model needs to be improved.""Service mapping could be less complicated.""The major area for improvement for our needs would be monitoring the metrics of the times to acknowledge and resolve issues and escalations.""There should be fewer clicks and faster integrations between solutions.""Creating service catalog forms could be made easier."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
"My current company has a deal. I think the subscription per year is 20K dollars. Per year for the client is really nothing compared to other products and solutions."

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"The license model is based on a number of fulfillers (active users who play some role within the ServiceNow functionality). Therefore, you can serve as many end-users as you want, without additional costs.""The mandatory minimum is US$ 20,000 for licensing.""The licenses are expensive.""The setup cost is high compared to others, especially when the scope is not fixed.""I am from Brazil. For Latin American markets, ServiceNow is very expensive as compared to other vendors, such as VMware.""$230 per user.""It is very expensive because it is a big organization. You have to pay for additional things.""ServiceNow tends to be a little bit more expensive as compared to BMC Helix ITSM."

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Questions from the Community
Top Answer: The solution is very good at integrating systems.
Top Answer: The licensing model is complex. For example, some parts are based on the company (how many people use it) and some parts are based on the service model. It differs.
Top Answer: The monitoring system could be improved. It would be helpful if the solution was more open-source so that there is more community content available. It's hard to find information about the solution… more »
Top Answer: : There is several difference between in Service and BMC Helix ITSM As BMC Helix ITSM is a fully internationalized environment: one can localize the labels, messages (system-generated messages)… more »
Top Answer: Jira Service desk supports ITIL and gives you many templates for different helpdesk scenarios, allows to creates issues using the email. The implementation of Service Desk is easy and intuitive
Top Answer: In that regard, the major incident management gives service organisations and customers the opportunity the focus on restoring the functionality asap without getting lost in sidetracking possible… more »
Ranking
8th
out of 53 in Help Desk Software
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2,981
Comparisons
2,150
Reviews
9
Average Words per Review
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7.3
1st
out of 53 in Help Desk Software
Views
55,659
Comparisons
32,935
Reviews
22
Average Words per Review
521
Rating
8.0
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Overview

BMC Remedyforce, built on Salesforce App Cloud, enables you to deliver high-speed service management that empowers users and accelerates the business, with minimal capital investment.

Built with speed and flexibility in mind

  • Comprehensive functionality:Incident, problem, change, service level management, self-service, discovery and asset management
  • Social, mobile, modern access: With the Salesforce 1 platform, solve incidents, submit approvals, and crowdsource information via Chatter or chat
  • Intuitive dashboards and reporting: Resolve 90% of IT issues on the first call; show key business metrics in real time
  • Configuration not customization: Deploy new technologies and services without coding or scripting, using existing Salesforce staff
  • No software or hardware to install or manage: Seamless upgrades twice a year with simple, value-based pricing


Now, with the ServiceNow System of Action, every employee, customer, and machine can make requests on a single cloud platform. Every department working on tasks can assign and prioritize, collaborate, get down to root cause issues, gain real-time insights, and drive to action. Your employees are energized, your service levels improve, and you realize game-changing economics. Work at lightspeed.(TM)

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Sample Customers
Design Within Reach, Dex Media, DHHS, News UK, Pervasive Software, Mitchell International, Sysmex Corporation, Ameritas, Lumen 21AAA, AstraZeneca, Becton, Dickinson and Company, Broadcom, Christus Health, Epicor, Equinix, GE Capital, Intuit, KPMG, Loyola Marymount University, OshKosh, Quantas, RedHat, Royal Bank of Scotland, Swiss Re, U.S. Department of Energy, Safeway, Yale University, and Zillow    
Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company39%
Comms Service Provider16%
Financial Services Firm7%
Government7%
REVIEWERS
Financial Services Firm16%
Healthcare Company14%
Manufacturing Company11%
Computer Software Company9%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company37%
Comms Service Provider13%
Government7%
Financial Services Firm5%
Company Size
REVIEWERS
Small Business23%
Midsize Enterprise38%
Large Enterprise38%
REVIEWERS
Small Business19%
Midsize Enterprise12%
Large Enterprise69%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business15%
Midsize Enterprise11%
Large Enterprise74%
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BMC Remedyforce is ranked 8th in Help Desk Software with 9 reviews while ServiceNow is ranked 1st in Help Desk Software with 24 reviews. BMC Remedyforce is rated 7.4, while ServiceNow is rated 7.8. The top reviewer of BMC Remedyforce writes "A solid, reasonably-priced service management solution for small to mid-sized businesses". On the other hand, the top reviewer of ServiceNow writes "We are able to significantly leverage the widget concept in the Service Portal". BMC Remedyforce is most compared with JIRA Service Desk, BMC Helix ITSM, Salesforce Service Cloud, ManageEngine ServiceDesk Plus and Cherwell Service Management, whereas ServiceNow is most compared with BMC Helix ITSM, Pega BPM, JIRA Service Desk, Appian and Microsoft PowerApps. See our BMC Remedyforce vs. ServiceNow report.

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