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18 Ratings
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Score 6.3 out of 100
30 Ratings
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Score 9.4 out of 100

Feature Set Ratings

  • Glip (discontinued) ranks higher in 1 feature set: Project Management

Project Management

7.8

Abstract

78%
9.9

Glip (discontinued)

99%
Abstract ranks higher in 3/4 features

Workflow Automation

7.6
76%
2 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Mobile Access

7.0
70%
3 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Search

8.9
89%
3 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Task Management

N/A
0 Ratings
9.9
99%
11 Ratings

Communication

8.7

Abstract

87%

Glip (discontinued)

Feature Set Not Supported
N/A
Abstract ranks higher in 4/4 features

Chat

10.0
100%
2 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Notifications

9.0
90%
4 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Discussions

8.0
80%
4 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Internal knowledgebase

7.6
76%
2 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

File Sharing & Management

8.1

Abstract

81%

Glip (discontinued)

Feature Set Not Supported
N/A
Abstract ranks higher in 5/5 features

Versioning

10.0
100%
4 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Document collaboration

8.5
85%
3 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Access control

6.2
62%
4 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Advanced security features

6.8
68%
2 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Device sync

9.1
91%
3 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Attribute Ratings

  • Abstract is rated higher in 1 area: Support Rating
  • Glip (discontinued) is rated higher in 2 areas: Likelihood to Recommend, Usability

Likelihood to Recommend

2.2

Abstract

22%
4 Ratings
10.0

Glip (discontinued)

100%
14 Ratings

Likelihood to Renew

Abstract

N/A
0 Ratings
9.0

Glip (discontinued)

90%
2 Ratings

Usability

7.0

Abstract

70%
1 Rating
8.0

Glip (discontinued)

80%
2 Ratings

Support Rating

8.7

Abstract

87%
7 Ratings
6.1

Glip (discontinued)

61%
8 Ratings

Ease of integration

Abstract

N/A
0 Ratings
10.0

Glip (discontinued)

100%
1 Rating

Likelihood to Recommend

Abstract

  • Large teams with dedicated design operations support
  • UX managers that want a facilitated workflow for their teams
  • Disciplined teams of individual contributors that want to adopt a process in their UI workflow
  • Cross-discipline teams that want a central collaboration space for reviewing and critiquing UI artifacts
  • If your files are named "FOR-REALS_FINAL_FINAL_FINAL_Super-Important-Project (copy).sketch"
  • If you're managing multiple pattern libraries
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RingCentral

Glip should definitely be on your shortlist for a team collaboration tool. Glip has a lower cost and contains all the features found in competitive tools such as Microsoft Teams and Webex Teams. Glip is also scalable and robust enough for large enterprises and is great to coordinate and document large projects with hundreds of tasks and hundreds of resources. Glip, MS, and Webex Teams are excellent for an individual to create and receive task assignments and document and complete those tasks but these tools do not replace enterprise project management software and tools. Glip, MS Teams, and Webex Teams quickly become complicated and disorganized and it becomes easy to drown in all the sea of data unless you work diligently and continually at organizing your workspace.
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Pros

Abstract

  • Versioning for desginers
  • Collaboration between team members
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RingCentral

  • Ease of use: It is extremely easy to use Glip and its features.
  • Ease of adoption: You can start using Glip in a couple of minutes and scale its use to the whole team, no hassle.
  • Scalability: This products scales well both in users and in pricing.
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Cons

Abstract

  • Asset exports are not as great as Zeplin and others.
  • Filtering within files.
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RingCentral

  • Allow the ability to move a conversation when a hyperlink is involved. Currently not able to do this. Glip is aware and hopefully working on it.
  • Add a more robust search feature to find old conversations. Search query time could also be sped up.
  • Add reminder notifications. When tasks are added, it is sometimes easy to overlook older tasks.
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Pricing Details

Abstract

Starting Price

Editions & Modules

Abstract editions and modules pricing
EditionModules

Footnotes

    Offerings

    Free Trial
    Free/Freemium Version
    Premium Consulting/Integration Services

    Entry-level set up fee?

    No setup fee

    Additional Details

    Glip (discontinued)

    Starting Price

    $11.99 Per User Per Month

    Editions & Modules

    Glip (discontinued) editions and modules pricing
    EditionModules
    Pro$11.991

    Footnotes

    1. Per User Per Month

    Offerings

    Free Trial
    Free/Freemium Version
    Premium Consulting/Integration Services

    Entry-level set up fee?

    No setup fee

    Additional Details

    Likelihood to Renew

    Abstract

    No answers on this topic

    RingCentral

    Glip has saved us so much time that my team could no longer live without it. I don't know what we would do. All of us used it constantly all day every day. It is one of the best tools in my arsenal!
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    Usability

    Abstract

    Abstract has a difficult learning curve. If a feature-branch workflow is new to you, then it will take some getting used to. They make a lot of updates to the interface and these feature releases get ahead of their documentation. They rely heavily on an excellent customer support team and are present on various Slack channels to help design professionals with issues.
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    RingCentral

    Mobile UI is not as pleasant as others, it looks washed out and that makes it seem like it lacks some features.
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    Support Rating

    Abstract

    Abstract by nature is complex and has to respond to whatever changes in Sketch. So there are frequent issues. Support can be slow to respond and are not always helpful, but they are quick to find and patch the bugs. Overall, it's not the best support, but it hasn't been detrimental.
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    RingCentral

    We have a free account so I understand why we are not at the top of the list. But we have had issues before that took forever for them to get back to us. Once I had to make a Twitter account just to tweet at them about the issue and they finally got back to me. After several weeks. And the issue was something we just had to wait out for a few more days. Normally you have to submit a ticket through their support page and maybe they will get back to you and maybe not. We had one issue where the standard user on the iMac was getting popups every few minutes about installing a helper tool. The only way to fix this was to delete and reinstall Glip as an admin user. This was frustrating because it took time to do this for me as the IT person, and after reaching out to a few times, I was finally given an answer two years after I had asked about it! Finally some devs reach out to me on Glip and told me to just put the app in the user folder instead of the app folder which is managed by the admin account. They said it should be fixed now and I believe it is.
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    Alternatives Considered

    Abstract

    I purchased and administer Abstract. It was requested by our design department who evaluated it.
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    RingCentral

    Zoom, Slack, and Wunderlist are all great applications. They do a good job at one core focus. If your team is already familiar with these applications and satisfied with them, you can stick with them. I found Slack confusing and difficult to learn, as did others when onboarding. Zoom and Wunderlist both have a solid user interface and do their jobs well -- not many complaints from them. I just valued simplicity and ease of adoption, which made us look at Glip as one app to do it all.
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    Return on Investment

    Abstract

    • Single source of truth for the team.
    • Could quickly get expensive with corporate accounts.
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    RingCentral

    • Because Glip was free, it helped us save money on our chat app. While not a crucial part of the business, the costs of software for your company add up and it was nice that, in this case, it did not add to our expenses.
    • This isn't really Glip directly, but we used it because we were using RingCentral Meetings for video conferencing with clients, and unfortunately RingCentral Meetings was a bit difficult to use. This was often the client doing things wrong, but it was annoying to have frequent audio feedback, etc. So if that is part of your reason to use Glip, check out if you have any problems there first.
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