SharePoint Competitors and Alternatives 2019

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Anonymous User
Real User
Application Specialist at a government with 501-1,000 employees
Mar 02 2017

What is most valuable?

HPE Content Manager is a complex product with a great deal of functionality for managing paper and electronic records on a… more»

How has it helped my organization?

HPE Content Manager provides organizations with a reliable system for managing massive amounts of information. It does so… more»

What needs improvement?

Many government (and other) organizations struggle to find a system balance between user requirements and records… more»

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

Ensure you have enough licenses for all your users. Invest in more intuitive search modules if available/required.

If you previously used a different solution, which one did you use and why did you switch?

I have used custom and integrated SharePoint systems that were not able to handle large amounts of content as easily as… more»

What other advice do I have?

Firstly, plan, plan, plan: Hire a good business analyst and assess how your users work, what type of content they create… more»
Anonymous User
Consultant
Senior Consultant, Business Analysis at a tech services company with 10,001+ employees
May 22 2017

What is most valuable?

This product was intended to be a corporate social network, but it serves many purposes to different people. * In our organization, we have groups… more»

How has it helped my organization?

Productivity can be increased as colleagues from across the world share their knowledge and experiences, reducing the need to create deliverables… more»

What needs improvement?

The product itself is fine, in that it serves a purpose. The issue is in the adoption. * Employees need to be trained on how to use it, and to… more»

If you previously used a different solution, which one did you use and why did you switch?

There was no tool that I used which served the same purpose. I think SharePoint had a social wall feed, which was similar on team sites, but this… more»

What other advice do I have?

* It is all about creating a strong culture from the leadership down, where collaborating and sharing on Yammer is encouraged. * Adoption will be… more»
John Munro
Real User
Director at a tech consulting company with 51-200 employees
Feb 23 2017

What is most valuable?

Connections is a social business platform whose key value is the richness of the environment, all accessed in one place… more»

How has it helped my organization?

The directors of the company no longer use email for communication with each other. Instead, we use the Activity Stream… more»

What needs improvement?

I would recommend the following areas for improvement: * The UI can always be improved. The UI for Verse is fine but some… more»

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

There are basically two subscriptions; one with email included and one without. Subscription is for a minimum of 12… more»

If you previously used a different solution, which one did you use and why did you switch?

We have not used another solution.

What other advice do I have?

To get the most out of this product, the challenge is not technical but changing the way people work, in other words; user… more»
Anonymous User
Real User
Infrastructure Architect at a marketing services firm with 501-1,000 employees
Jun 28 2017

What is most valuable?

It provides synchronization to the desktop. It also provides mobile access and control.

How has it helped my organization?

One remote location does project management via Excel. The local desktop changes synchronize with the server and are… more»

What needs improvement?

The user interface can be changed to 'look' more like a Microsoft one since this will help market the product more. The… more»

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

It is a user-based license. Users outside of the organization do not need a license.

If you previously used a different solution, which one did you use and why did you switch?

Previously, we explored SharePoint.

What other advice do I have?

The design and architecture of the solution leads itself to scalability.
Anonymous User
Real User
Tech Director at a tech company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Jul 27 2017

What is most valuable?

One of the valuable features is Confluence and JIRA integration. The most valuable integration feature between JIRA and… more»

How has it helped my organization?

The tool improved team collaboration around a usable source of truth.

What needs improvement?

I would like to see an improvement in licensing so I’m not paying for inactive users. Basically, I’d like the “system” to… more»

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

Slowly release to users and add subscriptions. Keep on top of subscribers and remove idle/inactive users.

If you previously used a different solution, which one did you use and why did you switch?

We used SharePoint and Wikis. They were hard work and had poor integration.

What other advice do I have?

Just do it.
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