IBM Connections Competitors and Alternatives

The top IBM Connections competitors are
  • SharePoint
  • Office 365
  • Yammer
  • Atlassian Confluence
Read reviews of IBM Connections competitors and alternatives
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Microsoft
it_user118278
Consultant
Senior Business Analyst at a financial services firm with 10,001+ employees
Feb 23 2017

What is most valuable?

Synergy with other applications in the MS Office suite. For example, with a single click from the MS Lync client, you... more»

How has it helped my organization?

Collaboration became a lot easier. Meetings happened more frequently between colleagues across different locations... more»

What needs improvement?

Better mobile optimization and a similar experience level across device types on mobile when compared to the desktop... more»

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

For non-profits, seek out non-profit licensing.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We used several single purpose software tools for each area of our need. We switched to MS SharePoint/Office 365 for a... more»

What other advice do I have?

It’s the best in the class, but make sure your existing solution doesn't already meet your needs before making the... more»
reviewer229629
Real User
Business Development at a financial services firm with 1,001-5,000 employees
Oct 25 2016

What is most valuable?

Confluence is very easy to use and a range of third party add-ons to add more capabilities for power users. Highly recommended to any organization as a way of breaking down silos and sharing information more effectively across teams and... more»

How has it helped my organization?

Prior to my organization adopting Confluence, email was everything. Internal knowledge sharing was always an email, which would get lost in everyone's inbox, along with all the "Reply All" comments. Now, any information worth sharing is... more»

What needs improvement?

I've always found search to be buggy. Sometimes, searching for a keyword or phrase will result in no matches, despite me later finding a posting with that exact word or phrase. Also, organizing content via folders could be improved. Nested... more»
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Microsoft
Lee Masterson, Mba
Real User
IT Executive at a manufacturing company with 501-1,000 employees
Feb 06 2017

What is most valuable?

* Exchange Online * SharePoint * Skype for Business * OneDrive

How has it helped my organization?

* Removed support and infrastructure of legacy technologies.

What needs improvement?

Be sure you understand ADFS and, if you decide to go with it, what you get and don't get with it. Your users will want... more»

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

If it is an in-person query or reference, I do let them know the deal I got, as well as the approach that got me there.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

What other advice do I have?

You may need ADFS; you may need a hybrid environment. Not everything necessarily goes away. Also, user management... more»

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