12d Synergy vs. IBM Datacap

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
12d Synergy
Score 9.0 out of 10
Mid-Size Companies (51-1,000 employees)
12d Synergy is document management and project collaboration software for architectural, engineering and construction offices. 12d Synergy manages the thousands of emails, documents, tasks and gigabytes of geospatial & CAD data surrounding built environment projects. The vendor states their goal with 12d Synergy is to create a common data environment and single source of truth, and boast over 5,600 architects, engineers and surveyors from sole traders to global enterprises as users.
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IBM Datacap
Score 8.6 out of 10
N/A
IBM® Datacap helps users streamline the capture, recognition and classification of business documents and extract important information. Datacap supports multiple-channel capture by processing paper documents on scanners, mobile devices, multi-function peripherals and fax. It uses natural language processing, text analytics and machine learning technologies, to automatically identify, classify and extract content from unstructured or variable documents. The software can reduce labor and paper…N/A
Pricing
12d SynergyIBM Datacap
Editions & Modules
Email Management
$0.00
Document Management
$0.00
Advanced Data Management
$0.00
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Offerings
Pricing Offerings
12d SynergyIBM Datacap
Free Trial
NoNo
Free/Freemium Version
NoNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
YesNo
Entry-level Setup Fee$7 per userNo setup fee
Additional Details
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Score 9.8 out of 10
Enterprises
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Score 6.8 out of 10
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User Ratings
12d SynergyIBM Datacap
Likelihood to Recommend
9.4
(4 ratings)
9.6
(5 ratings)
Support Rating
9.2
(4 ratings)
9.0
(1 ratings)
User Testimonials
12d SynergyIBM Datacap
Likelihood to Recommend
12d Synergy
12d Synergy and its ability to handle all file types really suited the engineering industry.
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IBM
Once highly customized, IBM Datacap can suit any business unit and scenario. To realize accurate knowledge and insight base on business documents, I would emphasize use of IBM Datacap since it has robust OCR tool that ease document capturing.
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Pros
12d Synergy
  • Manages multiple files in a folder, while allowing file sharing (AutoCAD, xrefs, etc.)
  • Delivers HUGE (2, 3, or 5GB) files with minimal bandwidth
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IBM
  • Machine learning automates document processing from external applications and sources like scanners.
  • Exporting data with just a click to other content repositories.
  • Redaction of data based on requester role. Therefore, we are able to block irrelevant or sensitive information based on the specification of users.
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Cons
12d Synergy
  • 12d Synergy could provide additional analytical reporting on user behavior and usage out of the box.
  • Improved speeds when referencing shared files from other 12d model projects.
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IBM
  • Image capture through IBM Datacap mobile application hangs when machine learning is processing metadata.
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Support Rating
12d Synergy
The 12d Synergy team is always ensuring our issues and needs are resolved promptly. Whether it be on the forum or phone, they are kind and helpful
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IBM
Generally they are very good and reactive to our requests. if we find an issue our error they are quick to add a fix to the next release if needs be.
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Alternatives Considered
12d Synergy
Hands down prefer 12d Synergy. Bentley ProjectWise is overly complex, expensive and has a very cluttered interface.
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IBM
It's easier to extract data from documents for analytics, unlike other similar platforms.
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Return on Investment
12d Synergy
  • 12d Synergy has solved our multiple office syncing issues, adding the ability to have staff from remote offices collaborate together on projects.
  • Email saving used to be a nightmare, however, staff finds 12d Synergy's email saving easy to use and are able to search for saved emails quickly.
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IBM
  • We have protected and safeguarded business information by redacting documents to ensure that confidential data doesn’t reach to irrelevant business users or cyber attackers.
  • Business procedures automation has been enhanced by IBM Datacap as part of the Cloud pak, which eases workflow and decision management.
  • Being based on modern modular, IBM Datacap allows us to pay for what we use, thus no losses are encountered.
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