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Score 5.5 out of 100
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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
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Igloo

Igloo is a well-suited option for teams/companies that want to build an employee intranet with some other interesting features, like file storage and sharing, internal communications, and resource and knowledge management. All of these features may help your workers increase productivity significantly by centralizing everything in one robust and reliable platform. However, it can be less appropriate if costs are a problem for you, due to the pricing. So, if you will not be using several features and just want an intranet for you company, you may want to go with another solution.
Vinicius Lima | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Project Management

Abstract
7.7
Igloo
Workflow Automation
Abstract
7.6
Igloo
Mobile Access
Abstract
7.0
Igloo
Search
Abstract
8.6
Igloo

Communication

Abstract
8.7
Igloo
Chat
Abstract
10.0
Igloo
Notifications
Abstract
9.2
Igloo
Discussions
Abstract
8.0
Igloo
Internal knowledgebase
Abstract
7.6
Igloo

File Sharing & Management

Abstract
8.1
Igloo
Versioning
Abstract
10.0
Igloo
Document collaboration
Abstract
8.5
Igloo
Access control
Abstract
6.9
Igloo
Advanced security features
Abstract
6.2
Igloo
Device sync
Abstract
9.1
Igloo

Pros

Abstract

  • Versioning for desginers
  • Collaboration between team members
Christopher Fritz | TrustRadius Reviewer

Igloo

  • Notifications: Igloo can push email updates to users.
  • Organization: Igloo allows for you to create pages, sub pages, and many layer deep sections. You can also organize the layout of your pages.
  • Versioning: it's super easy to reserve and edit documents for offline use. And you can see who last edited a document and when.
  • Offline access: there's a desktop version you can use very easily. It's really good for dropping a bunch of files at once.
Sarah Meerschaert | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Abstract

  • Asset exports are not as great as Zeplin and others.
  • Filtering within files.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Igloo

  • Their UI is not used-friendly. Their use of Igloo-specific terminology made it difficult to understand how each function of the site worked. They would repeatedly say, for example, "a ___ is really a ___" vs. just calling it what the function actually is.
  • Implementation was a far cry from their sales support. After basically nickel-and-diming you for everything, they - very poorly - cap your use of their implementation support team.
  • Overall, Igloo didn't work for our organization because they do multiple things decently vs a few things excellently. The experience with Igloo was unremarkable.
Tyler Collum | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Abstract

Abstract 7.0
Based on 1 answer
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.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Igloo

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Support Rating

Abstract

Abstract 8.4
Based on 5 answers
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.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Igloo

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Alternatives Considered

Abstract

I purchased and administer Abstract. It was requested by our design department who evaluated it.
Christopher Fritz | TrustRadius Reviewer

Igloo

Igloo was much more intuitive to set-up and navigate. In addition, Jive did not have file folders for documents and that was really needed.
Asher Primrose | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Abstract

  • Single source of truth for the team.
  • Could quickly get expensive with corporate accounts.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Igloo

  • Igloo has helped us gather all shared corporate information in one place.
  • Igloo has helped us save a lot of time on communications and sharing.
  • We have also solved the problem of communication failure between people.
Vinicius Lima | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

Abstract

General

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

Igloo

General

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

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