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Likelihood to Recommend

12d Synergy

12d Synergy and its ability to handle all file types really suited the engineering industry.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

PowerDMS

PowerDMS is an excellent tool to be used in a law enforcement setting. Being able to run reports on policies and procedures gives management the ability to verify that these documents have been reviewed, received and understood by staff. It also provides a central repository for all critical documents including policies, procedures, training courses and certificates, accreditation related materials, maps, and countless other activities.
Ed Goodman | TrustRadius Reviewer

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
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

PowerDMS

  • I particularly like the function of being able to hyperlink documents within PowerDMS. For example, I can create a checklist for credentials and hyperlink the certificate or license to the checklist.
  • Our organization uses PowerDMS tagging to create "buckets" for various departments. The organization uses a list of about 20 tags and this makes finding documents very easy.
  • The ability to customize workflow is a crucial feature our organization uses in PowerDMS. I can set-up a workflow so that all users in the first stage must approve before going to the next stage, or allow everyone to view for approval at the same time. I also like that you can set an expiration date which makes it much less to keep up with when a policy or procedure needs to be reviewed. Whether that is annual, biannually, etc.
Emily Gower | TrustRadius Reviewer

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.
Travis March | TrustRadius Reviewer

PowerDMS

  • The Workflow process in PowerDMS is not as easy to grasp as some of the other concepts and requires a little more explaination, especially for non-administrative background users.
  • Users are unable to view the steps in a Workflow template in order to determine which Workflow would work best for their needs when routing documents.
  • It would be great to have multiple message options for past due inbox notifications in addition to the options for past due tasks to encourage users to go to their inbox to review their messages.
Deanna Willmon | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

12d Synergy

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PowerDMS

PowerDMS 9.1
Based on 7 answers
I have had nothing but positive experiences with PowerDMS from day one. If we ever run into a situation we are unsure of, PowerDMS support has ALWAYS been able to answer us basically immediately. I really love that they are constantly seeking to improve and expand.
Julie Rosenburg | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

12d Synergy

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PowerDMS

PowerDMS 8.3
Based on 16 answers
With all the extra training and guides available, it's easy to figure out how to use it. Any time I have questions about something, it gets answered really quickly, that is, if there isn't already a guide available for it. I have never struggled to figure something out.
Lydia Scott | TrustRadius Reviewer

Reliability and Availability

12d Synergy

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PowerDMS

PowerDMS 8.2
Based on 1 answer
Never had an issue with PowerDMS not being available. Speed is an issue from time to time
Joe McDonnell | TrustRadius Reviewer

Performance

12d Synergy

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PowerDMS

PowerDMS 8.6
Based on 8 answers
We use PowerDMS in the cloud so our performance might be different from other users who use on-premise. The program has always been up with very minimal downtime and always seems responsive and snappy when navigating the UI and searching documents. We don't currently have any integrations with other software.
Kayne Cushman | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

12d Synergy

12d Synergy 9.1
Based on 4 answers
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
Patrick Cavanagh | TrustRadius Reviewer

PowerDMS

PowerDMS 8.8
Based on 18 answers
Support has been phenomenal. There is a robust Help Community with searchable documents that can quickly answer questions. I have used the help chat feature a few times where I can connect with a live P-DMS support tech. They've quickly helped me figure the problem out but also showed me other tips and tricks to avoid the headache I had to begin with.Entrust 2020 - a conference Power DMS holds to train, inform, and teach users how to use all (basic and advanced) features of their product.
jeff Hamer | TrustRadius Reviewer

Implementation Rating

12d Synergy

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PowerDMS

PowerDMS 8.4
Based on 6 answers
Implementation of PowerDMS was near seamless. The product was able to input existing policies and procedures within a few hours, which helped to lay the foundation for future use. Having PowerDMS on-boarding readily available was also a huge benefit.
Ed Goodman | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

12d Synergy

Hands down prefer 12d Synergy. Bentley ProjectWise is overly complex, expensive and has a very cluttered interface.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

PowerDMS

The AS400 database was very old and did not offer the capability of uploading policies and having them signed off and recorded. This was the main reason the Orlando Police Department purchased PowerDMS. There were some things in the AS400 we could do for training, that we can not do in PowerDMS, and vice-versa.
Cheryl Holtz | TrustRadius Reviewer

Scalability

12d Synergy

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PowerDMS

PowerDMS 7.3
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Because of features and functions.
Joe McDonnell | TrustRadius Reviewer

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.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

PowerDMS

  • Power DMS has saved us huge amounts of money by not printing policies.
  • Power DMS has saved the organization from litigation by tracking policy updates and proving that employees are aware of policies in place.
  • Power DMS has saved a tremendous amount of time for all involved.
Michael Marden | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

12d Synergy

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Yes
Entry-level set up fee?
Optional
7.00*

* Per user

12d Synergy Editions & Modules

Edition
Email Management$0
Document Management$0
Advanced Data Management$0
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    PowerDMS

    General

    Free Trial
    Yes
    Free/Freemium Version
    Premium Consulting/Integration Services
    Entry-level set up fee?
    No

    PowerDMS Editions & Modules

    Additional Pricing Details

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