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Likelihood to Recommend

Agility CMS

Agility is well suited for companies that want a balance of control and support. For major global site updates, these can be handled by Agility's support team, while minimal changes and updates can be performed autonomously by the company's own staff with ease. For companies that are interested in flexibility to reconstruct site structure or major global facelifts, Agility is less ideal because these changes must be handled and paid for through Agility support.
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Sitecore

Great for companies that are looking to create customized, tailored content solutions and be willing to put in the hard work and effort to maximize the value out of the tool. If your company is just looking for very basic content management without all the bells and whistles, I'd recommend looking elsewhere for less [money].
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Feature Rating Comparison

Security

Agility CMS
6.0
Sitecore
8.1
Role-based user permissions
Agility CMS
6.0
Sitecore
8.1

Platform & Infrastructure

Agility CMS
5.5
Sitecore
7.4
API
Agility CMS
3.0
Sitecore
7.9
Internationalization / multi-language
Agility CMS
8.0
Sitecore
7.0

Web Content Creation

Agility CMS
5.4
Sitecore
7.1
WYSIWYG editor
Agility CMS
6.0
Sitecore
6.6
Code quality / cleanliness
Agility CMS
9.0
Sitecore
7.0
Admin section
Agility CMS
5.0
Sitecore
7.2
Page templates
Agility CMS
5.0
Sitecore
6.6
Library of website themes
Agility CMS
5.0
Sitecore
7.8
Mobile optimization / responsive design
Agility CMS
4.0
Sitecore
7.1
Publishing workflow
Agility CMS
4.0
Sitecore
7.6
Form generator
Agility CMS
Sitecore
6.9

Web Content Management

Agility CMS
5.0
Sitecore
7.1
Content taxonomy
Agility CMS
5.0
Sitecore
8.3
SEO support
Agility CMS
4.0
Sitecore
7.5
Bulk management
Agility CMS
5.0
Sitecore
8.0
Availability / breadth of extensions
Agility CMS
6.0
Sitecore
5.5
Community / comment management
Agility CMS
5.0
Sitecore
6.5

Pros

  • File management within the CMS is extremely helpful as a hosting/uploading tool local to our web pages and content.
  • Ability to clone web page content across mutli-language websites takes only a few clicks, and translation can be performed easily based on default English content.
  • Ability to post shared content and link content to categories for easy organization of content on the web - post once, and serve the content up on the live site in multiple places.
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  • Customer Profiles - the ability to identify key features on the site and flag those interactions to tie customer visits back to specific persona types.
  • Lead Scoring - the ability to establish a funnel for leads and use this funnel to assign a score or qualification within the sales funnel.
  • Personalization - the ability to tailor experiences to unique customer segments based on their needs, identifiying and optimizing the experience in real-time.
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Cons

  • Simplification of uploading files would be ideal - where all files are located in the Media & Documents section rather than uploaded directly to Shared Content modules. One home for all files helps us keep track of what is uploaded and what is not.
  • Better copy/paste handling of content from external programs (cleaning Word document formatting, etc.), similar to handling by Word Press and other simplified CMS would be helpful.
  • Greater control over global content such as headers/footers, multi-language implementation, etc., would allow our developers more flexibility and reduce our time coordinating with Agility support and using BOH.
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  • A/B Testing - the user experience for setting up a new test is a little clunky and doesn't make experience creation very intuitive.
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Likelihood to Renew

Agility CMS5.0
Based on 1 answer
I am not a part of this decision process at our organization.
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Sitecore9.0
Based on 9 answers
We use Sitecore for our public, externally-facing website. I don't see that changing any time soon. It would require a very significant effort to replace Sitecore with another system, since this website has been actively developed for over 4 years.
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Usability

No score
No answers yet
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Sitecore7.3
Based on 4 answers
With any platform that offers so much capability, usability will naturally be more challenging. Sitecore does an admirable job and made massive strides in version 8, but at some times offers too many ways to achieve the same task allows users to sometimes take a path less efficient than the preferred path.
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Support

Agility CMS9.0
Based on 1 answer
Support is always available and responsive when we email, responding right away that they are on the case, even if they are unable to solve the issue right away. Support will usually find the issue of our problem quickly and require minimal hand-holding, direction, or re-explanation from our team. They are knowledgeable about the platform and our instance and are able to run diagnostics with minimal information from us. When issues are resolved they always request confirmation that things are working as expected before closing out our tickets.
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Sitecore9.1
Based on 2 answers
We have never had an issue go unresolved. They handle issues quickly and efficiently.
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Online Training

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic
Sitecore10.0
Based on 1 answer
Sitecore captures and remembers every single interaction your customers and prospects have in any part of the system, allowing you to build comprehensive, ever-learning profiles of each individual. From email marketing, to social media, to online shopping, Sitecore remembers where each interaction left off so you can automatically continue the conversation. Sitecore helps you manage your content for each and every experience your customers enjoy. Customize what content you want and the system will take care of how it's displayed.
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Implementation

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic
Sitecore9.1
Based on 2 answers
Make sure you work with a partner that can help you take advantage of the entire platform. Specifically we see a lot of customers not taking advantage of Sitecore DMS and thus missing a huge opportunity. Sitecore is a platform that is meant to be constantly optimized and improved upon.
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Alternatives Considered

Agility offers a balance of simplicity and capability that other platforms don't offer. User-friendly platforms like Word Press do not offer our company the ability to fully customize our site based on our goals, but more adaptable programs like Drupal do not offer the support resources to simplify the structure of our site with pre-existing modules or professional development to meet our needs.
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Sitefinity is improving but at the time of decision making it had nothing that could compare with the A/B testing and personalisation features that Sitecore offers. This was a key differentiator and ultimately ensured Sitecore was purchased. WordPress isn't really comparable and isn't within our technology stack, which is mostly Microsoft.
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Return on Investment

  • It is fairly simple for our employees to make web updates via Agility CMS, and this greatly optimizes our employee efficiency.
  • We are able to load and host company files easily via Agility CMS Media & Documents, which allows minimal, quick content sharing between departments when other file sharing platforms are not available.
  • Automation platforms and tracking code easily integrate with Agility CMS global headers to allow us to seamlessly acquire analytics on our site visits and content access.
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  • Good feedback received from mobile users (responsive design, renders nice)
  • Speed to deliver value-added updates to the site for customers.
  • Our site was designed in a way that encouraged users to take advantage of our other offerings (webinars, live calls) . Since having our sites developed on Sitecore, we've seen that cross-service usage significantly increase.
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Pricing Details

Agility CMS

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

Sitecore

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