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Likelihood to Recommend

Conga ActionGrid

Overall, I enjoy using Conga ActionGrid. It helps us store our large candidate pool, while continuously adding more candidates every day. With a quick search we are able to find these candidates and then match them to a job that they might be a good fit for. After we create a packet for them to present to hiring managers
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FinancialForce PSA

It would seem to be well suited for an organization that has standard products/customer requirements. Our organization, however, creates customized solutions for our clients, which can be difficult to track using FinancialForce PSA. We have had to perform many customizations to FinancialForce PSA in order to be able to capture the correct data and report on that data.
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Feature Rating Comparison

Project Management

Conga ActionGrid
7.8
FinancialForce PSA
8.7
Task Management
Conga ActionGrid
7.5
FinancialForce PSA
8.4
Resource Management
Conga ActionGrid
8.0
FinancialForce PSA
8.7
Gantt Charts
Conga ActionGrid
7.5
FinancialForce PSA
7.9
Scheduling
Conga ActionGrid
6.0
FinancialForce PSA
8.5
Workflow Automation
Conga ActionGrid
7.0
FinancialForce PSA
9.2
Team Collaboration
Conga ActionGrid
7.5
FinancialForce PSA
8.6
Support for Agile Methodology
Conga ActionGrid
8.0
FinancialForce PSA
8.6
Support for Waterfall Methodology
Conga ActionGrid
7.5
FinancialForce PSA
8.6
Document Management
Conga ActionGrid
9.5
FinancialForce PSA
8.8
Email integration
Conga ActionGrid
10.0
FinancialForce PSA
8.8
Mobile Access
Conga ActionGrid
9.5
FinancialForce PSA
8.3
Timesheet Tracking
Conga ActionGrid
7.5
FinancialForce PSA
9.1
Change request and Case Management
Conga ActionGrid
7.5
FinancialForce PSA
8.8
Budget and Expense Management
Conga ActionGrid
6.0
FinancialForce PSA
8.8

Professional Services Automation

Conga ActionGrid
4.9
FinancialForce PSA
8.3
Quotes/estimates
Conga ActionGrid
5.5
FinancialForce PSA
8.3
Invoicing
Conga ActionGrid
4.0
FinancialForce PSA
7.9
Project & financial reporting
Conga ActionGrid
5.0
FinancialForce PSA
8.1
Integration with accounting software
Conga ActionGrid
5.0
FinancialForce PSA
8.7

Pros

  • Allows recruiters to service candidates within a radius of a desired city/location
  • Allows recruiters to see multiple fields/information on multiple candidates at once
  • Allows for easier ranking/sorting by salary, years of experience, etc
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  • The biggest strength of FinancialForce PSA is that it's built upon the force.com platform, which means it is very easily customizable to our business needs.
  • Projects are easily created, as well as milestones and assignments.
  • "Actuals" (dollars and hours) are calculated automatically, and are easily reported on.
  • Resources are easily managed by using the Resource Planner
  • FinancialForce PSA support is outstanding!
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Cons

  • The speed of ActionGrid can be very slow when reviewing a large pool of results
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  • Ability to add multiple project templates in one step
  • More "help" descriptions on fields
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Likelihood to Renew

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No answers yet
No answers on this topic
FinancialForce PSA9.0
Based on 3 answers
We would renew but have been acquired and our parent company will drive the decisions around PSA systems
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Usability

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FinancialForce PSA8.0
Based on 2 answers
From my standpoint, FinancialForce PSA is relatively easy to use. As a System Administrator, I am able to maneuver around the software with ease. As a user of FinancialForce PSA, I am able to input my timecards and expense reports without any issues. I have received very positive and very negative feedback about using FinancialForce PSA, however, from users in other functional roles in my organization.
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Reliability and Availability

No score
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No answers on this topic
FinancialForce PSA9.0
Based on 1 answer
We have maybe had 1-2 outages over 3 years.
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Performance

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No answers on this topic
FinancialForce PSA7.0
Based on 1 answer
Most of the time it is fine. There are peak periods of usage where performance noticably slows down (i.e., Monday mornings when time is due and many reports are being run)
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Support

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FinancialForce PSA9.0
Based on 3 answers
Pure customer support is fine and we have not needed much of it that I am aware of.
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In-Person Training

No answers on this topic
It was fine.
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Implementation

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic
FinancialForce PSA8.0
Based on 1 answer
Appirio did a good job, however, the user team didn’t know enough to make all the right configuration/customization choices. The team focused too much on replicating existing processes vs. reengineering them. In hindsight we should have had deep dive reviews at key milestones and enforced more focus on how the software would operate. We didn’t have access to true best practices expertise. In hindsight, a consultant from the outside would have been helpful to drive this.
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Alternatives Considered

I've only used Salesforce before and am now using Conga ActionGrid. Although Salesforce is great, it is only used to log candidate information and then log actions that have been performed. With Conga ActionGrid, we are able to log more specific details about candidates, activities and follow up items. Conga ActionGrid provides more tools that would benefit many departments
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FF PSA is a robust Project Management solution that can be configured to fits any size business. We have tried several other applications and PSA so far has met and exceeded our needs. We run our day to day operations on Salesforce so having a solution that is native was a must have. PSA met that requirement and much more.
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Return on Investment

  • It has benefited us positively, as I stated earlier- it allows us to filter down results of 65,000+ candidates to a search of 1-100 candidates.
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  • We've increased the billable utilization by 20% in the past 2 years which in turn leads to huge dollar ROI.
  • We're able to see escalations before they occur which leads to lower churn.
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Pricing Details

Conga ActionGrid

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

FinancialForce PSA

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