Acoustic Content vs. Jadu CMS

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Acoustic Content
Score 2.2 out of 10
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Acoustic Content (formerly Watson Content Hub) gives business owners the power to create, robust and consistent brand experiences using cloud-based, cognitive content management capabilities. Marketing and merchandising professionals can quickly select content to create relevant offers delivered across multiple channels, such as mobile, web-based or email. Acoustic is an independent spun off from IBM Watson Marketing in 2019.N/A
Jadu CMS
Score 1.1 out of 10
N/A
Jadu is a PHP based proprietary content management system from the company of the same name. Its architecture is cross platform and runs in Windows in the .Net framework, Linux, and Solaris.N/A
Pricing
Acoustic ContentJadu CMS
Editions & Modules
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Offerings
Pricing Offerings
Acoustic ContentJadu CMS
Free Trial
YesNo
Free/Freemium Version
NoNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoNo
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
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Features
Acoustic ContentJadu CMS
Security
Comparison of Security features of Product A and Product B
Acoustic Content
8.4
3 Ratings
3% above category average
Jadu CMS
2.0
2 Ratings
122% below category average
Role-based user permissions8.43 Ratings2.02 Ratings
Platform & Infrastructure
Comparison of Platform & Infrastructure features of Product A and Product B
Acoustic Content
8.4
3 Ratings
9% above category average
Jadu CMS
6.0
2 Ratings
25% below category average
API8.33 Ratings3.02 Ratings
Internationalization / multi-language8.43 Ratings9.01 Ratings
Web Content Creation
Comparison of Web Content Creation features of Product A and Product B
Acoustic Content
8.6
3 Ratings
12% above category average
Jadu CMS
3.6
2 Ratings
72% below category average
WYSIWYG editor7.43 Ratings3.02 Ratings
Code quality / cleanliness8.33 Ratings1.02 Ratings
Admin section8.33 Ratings2.02 Ratings
Page templates8.33 Ratings8.01 Ratings
Library of website themes9.03 Ratings00 Ratings
Mobile optimization / responsive design9.03 Ratings7.01 Ratings
Publishing workflow9.43 Ratings1.02 Ratings
Form generator9.43 Ratings3.02 Ratings
Web Content Management
Comparison of Web Content Management features of Product A and Product B
Acoustic Content
8.8
3 Ratings
17% above category average
Jadu CMS
1.0
2 Ratings
152% below category average
Content taxonomy8.33 Ratings1.02 Ratings
SEO support8.43 Ratings1.02 Ratings
Bulk management8.93 Ratings1.02 Ratings
Availability / breadth of extensions9.43 Ratings1.02 Ratings
Community / comment management8.93 Ratings1.02 Ratings
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User Ratings
Acoustic ContentJadu CMS
Likelihood to Recommend
8.3
(4 ratings)
1.0
(4 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
-
(0 ratings)
9.5
(2 ratings)
Usability
-
(0 ratings)
10.0
(1 ratings)
User Testimonials
Acoustic ContentJadu CMS
Likelihood to Recommend
Acoustic
We can organize all our content easily by uploading content files and other digital assets. CMS smart AI generates metadata by tagging them automatically which helps us to sort our content into different categories. CMS content modeling feature helps us to visualize our content structure, assemble them in an intelligent manner and reuse the content whenever we want to for different purposes.
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Jadu
Jadu CMS is not currently geared toward the academic side, but more of the business/government types of organizations. Things can be tweaked to suit your needs, but sometimes there are limitations. The programmers are very helpful in assisting with that.
If you have some in house programmers, and you can get developer training, they will be able to program their own custom widgets to use on your website. We did not have programmers but managed to create a few simple widgets.
There's also a marketplace to look for other widgets that you could use on your site.
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Pros
Acoustic
  • Creating separate pages is easy and straightforward and only requires basic basic knowledge to get started
  • Advanced API calls can be easily built.
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Jadu
  • Reliability. The LAMP-powered server/software rarely has any problems and can handle hundreds of concurrent users without issue. It was developed with scalability in mind.
  • Ease of Use. Our users find the backend GUI very easy to use. The layout is intuitive and follows the same format throughout the entire control panel.
  • Powerful. Even if it doesn't do something you would like it to out of the box, the code is well formatted and easy to customize.
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Cons
Acoustic
  • The organization of the application is poor and some elements could be more easily accessible not buried in menus.
  • There is little to no community around the application and what does exist is out of date.
  • Does not work well with our IBM applications as well as you would expect, which seems a common issue with IBM products.
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Jadu
  • The custom HTML editor can be frustrating
  • Does not provide advanced controls and looks as well as some competitors
  • Menus to add media content are litigious and require many clicks
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Likelihood to Renew
Acoustic
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Jadu
I decided not to give it a 10 because I don't know what else is out there in terms of CMS products, and there's a bias when you've only been exposed to one product. At my current job, I used Jadu sparingly but it's easy to get reacquainted with the software and the look and feel of the CMS
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Usability
Acoustic
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Jadu
For the common user, Jadu is very easy to use and to understand. For the more complex user/administrator, there's a lot of power to be harnessed in HTML editing, creating widgets, editing styles, creating workflows, and other advanced features Jadu can work up for the customer.
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Alternatives Considered
Acoustic
Added benefit
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Jadu
Jadu is miles behind these and many other CMSs. The others are much more up to date with their code and ease of use. The ability to customize other CMSs is much easier and the code structure actually makes sense. Jadu was selected because it had a portal out of the box.
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Return on Investment
Acoustic
  • With the AI based content organizer in place, we can focus more on the content creation.
  • Acoustic Content makes sure your content is safe and secure with its Content Delivery Networks and we can easily pull out the right content into our channels with the help of its REST APIs.
  • With their rich Digital Asset Management capabilities, we can find most suitable images to go with your content
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Jadu
  • More modern design compared to our old website software solution.
  • Much easier to navigate and find content, as well as searching.
  • More reliable and efficient in terms of server resources.
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ScreenShots

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Screenshot of Cognitive TaggingScreenshot of Flexible, Easy EditingScreenshot of Automatic renditions createdScreenshot of Card-based Asset Library