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15Five

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Likelihood to Recommend

15Five

15Five is a great platform, but it's very simplified and in the 4+ years that I've used it as an employee, I don't feel it has been changed or improved at all. While I'm sure there have been some minor updates, it has stayed virtually the same, which again leads me back to the feeling of "Groundhog day". Data collection plants the seeds for the future of any business, and the need is obviously there, but the monotony of it from an employee's perspective can also contribute to a decline in job joy. Overloading employees with reporting tasks across dozens of software platforms can lead to a major lack of productivity. As for where this platform is suited - in any organization that has a large number of entry-level employees who are all learning at different paces, with a great deal of upward mobility potential, this could be a very useful way to collect feedback and focus career development. In an organization full of senior-level employees with limited upward mobility who are results (or income) focused, this will be seen as an absolute waste of time and disrespectful to senior employees.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Jive

It's definitely worth considering Jive for the type of application we've developed i.e. a central shared repository for all employees to host and discuss information. I can't say I have ever used a superior tool, but they may exist. I'm just not sure I would want to use it exclusively for file hosting, though. It does integrate with various other tools, so perhaps it would be fine if used in conjunction with another tool for that purpose.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Performance and Goals

15Five
8.2
Jive
Corporate goal setting
15Five
7.4
Jive
Subordinate goal setting
15Five
8.4
Jive
Individual goal setting
15Five
9.1
Jive
Line-of sight-visibility
15Five
8.1
Jive
Performance tracking
15Five
7.9
Jive

Performance Management

15Five
7.9
Jive
Performance plans
15Five
8.4
Jive
Plan weighting
15Five
6.8
Jive
Manager note taking
15Five
8.8
Jive
Performance improvement plans
15Five
7.5
Jive
Review status tracking
15Five
8.3
Jive
Rater nomination workflow
15Five
6.6
Jive
Review reminders
15Five
9.3
Jive
Workflow restrictions
15Five
6.3
Jive
Multiple review frequency
15Five
8.7
Jive
Reporting
15Five
8.2
Jive

Pros

15Five

  • The technology - 15Five manages all the organization of questions/submissions, and reminders.
  • Simplicity - 15Five isn't difficult to set up. And all of our users found it very easy to interface with.
  • Great features - You can add as many answers as you want. You can tag people. You can do a lot with it.
Rocky Kev | TrustRadius Reviewer

Jive

  • Individual design
  • Presence of Russian language (localization can be independently established)
  • You can configure several information tapes with different themes. One for work, the second for communication
  • A newly-arrived network user immediately receives a prepared block for beginners. After completing several game tasks, the user will receive the basics of using Jive.
  • There is a template for each scenario. There is even a template for planning R&D, and there are more than twenty of them.
  • Integrates with MS Office, Google Drive, Google Docs
  • There are all platforms (even Winphone and blackberry)
  • You can create forum threads
Anna Stepanenko | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

15Five

  • Although I mentioned customization as a positive aspect, it could use some improvements. The backend process of updating the questions, and setting them to a certain schedule, can be a bit confusing. This process could be streamlined.
  • The commenting process can be a bit confusing. If a person is tagged/mentioned in a comment, they are typically sent an email notifying them. However, it can be difficult to locate where you can reply and continue the conversation. Although a simple issue, it seems it could be easily rectified.
  • I would like to see more integration of the team portion of 15Five. It seems this feature is not as prominent, so you can easily get stuck in just your specific 15Five information.
Erin Holm | TrustRadius Reviewer

Jive

  • Search functionality is very weak
  • The information architecture and taxonomy doesnt allow for easy discoverability of content
  • It's hard to navigate the and find spaces/groups that I already know about
  • The main profile/interface does not allow easy access to key tasks or common tasks.
Terry Rydzynski | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

15Five

15Five 9.5
Based on 2 answers
15Five offers a full feature solution that provides managers the flexibility to use the system that best fits the needs of their department.
Jason Watts, CF.APMP | TrustRadius Reviewer

Jive

Jive 6.6
Based on 17 answers
There are always external factors that can impact this decision but currently, the Jive platform is maintaining its lead in the market place in this area. If the innovation in this space by Jive continues, then this number will remain high. Integration with other systems and adaptability to changes in the market or in client needs will also make this decision hard to predict more then 6 months into the future
Chris Becker | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

15Five

15Five 9.4
Based on 2 answers
It's very simple to use - not overly complicated. You wouldn't need training to use. There are some features I never use because I don't understand -- like one on ones. However we use without and still find a lot of value in it!
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Jive

Jive 6.1
Based on 4 answers
It was harder to use that expected. The admin needs to be code savvy to truly customize the system. And users need to trained on the system and the setup. Trainings and monitoring need to continue to enforce use.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Reliability and Availability

15Five

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Jive

Jive 5.0
Based on 2 answers
Uptime was OK. But there was one day that the system crashed for a whole day. Our company was unable to operate. And all the plugins to word/excel froze causing those systems to freeze.

Jive posted a statement to the media saying all customers were up, but we were not.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Performance

15Five

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Jive

Jive 9.0
Based on 2 answers
The product worked as designed. It just didn't work for our needs.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

15Five

15Five 8.4
Based on 24 answers
The 15Five support team is amazing. They were always willing to speak with me when I did something wrong in the system and never had a harsh or placing judgment tone in their voices. They respond quickly and promptly and allowed me to learn something new each time I cross lines with them. I am thankful for their knowledge and customer service they shared with me when I needed it.
Ty Johnson | TrustRadius Reviewer

Jive

Jive 6.9
Based on 4 answers
They did an OK job when I needed them. Except for the one day the system went down. Jive pointed the finger at the hosting company, and the hosting company pointed the finger at Jive. No reliable information came to us.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Online Training

15Five

15Five 10.0
Based on 1 answer
Very helpful webinar training. They answer questions, the slides are all very helpful, and they send you the presentation once the webinar is complete so that you can share with your team.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Jive

Jive 5.0
Based on 3 answers
Jive online training is there. It is OK/average. I feel some other companies are doing better. It is not a piece that is required to have a successfully implementation, but it could be useful to improve it
Maxime Guglielmetti | TrustRadius Reviewer

Implementation Rating

15Five

15Five 10.0
Based on 1 answer
It was very easy and support was super helpful!
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Jive

Jive 3.0
Based on 2 answers
If I did this over, I would hire out the implementation. They know the best practices and could have guided us to make an easier to use setup.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

15Five

I've used Asana and Jira. Jira has too much functionality for a team like ours and Asana didn't have enough gamification for our team. At the end we chose 15Five because it was simple to use and easy to follow, it also allowed the manager to review each individual on the team quickly and effectively.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Jive

Jive and IBM/HCL Connections have very similar features, but Jive has a much much better UI/UX compared to IBM/HCL Connections (which is horrendous). The usability factor alone was enough to tip the choice in Jive's favor. When compared with Atlassian Confluence, it came down to a toss-up between target user audience. Out of the box, Jive is more tailored to ordinary users that may not be tech-savvy, while Confluence being highly customizable and extensible, demands more from its users.
Patrick Li | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

15Five

  • For me, the ROI is immeasurable. I don't know how I could manage my team without it.
  • For the second year running, my team has been rated as "most engaged" by our annual HR survey. For a company with well over 1,000 people globally, I'm proud of this! Without 15Five, I dont know if it would be the same.
Shane Murphy | TrustRadius Reviewer

Jive

  • Makes us seem bigger than we are.
  • Makes it so the person that manages this part of the business can go on vacation and can pass on these duties to other people when he is gone.
  • Helped us fulfill MSA requirements from our clients to have phone support. Couldn’t have closed some of our deals without it.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

15Five

General

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

Jive

General

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

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