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Agiloft Flexible Service Desk Suite

Agiloft is great for tracking events and recording the process to close the event out thoroughly and efficiently.
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Knova

We expereienced an upgrade by Aptean in March 2014 and it actually created issues with our interfaces to Word and well as performance issues. As of November, we have most of the performance issues resolved, however our interface with Word is still not working. It takes alot of upfront work to convert with Word and with the upgrade that was affected. Authors are still frustrated with many issues in the formatting and editing of existing data. A vital tool to update the product home pages has not been available except for sporadic late night periods since the upgrade in March. Overall, many authors are not happy with this knowledge management tool
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Feature Rating Comparison

Incident and problem management

Agiloft Flexible Service Desk Suite
9.6
Knova
Organize and prioritize service tickets
Agiloft Flexible Service Desk Suite
10.0
Knova
Service restoration
Agiloft Flexible Service Desk Suite
10.0
Knova
Self-service tools
Agiloft Flexible Service Desk Suite
9.6
Knova
Subscription-based notifications
Agiloft Flexible Service Desk Suite
10.0
Knova
ITSM reports and dashboards
Agiloft Flexible Service Desk Suite
8.2
Knova

ITSM asset management

Agiloft Flexible Service Desk Suite
9.2
Knova
Configuration mangement
Agiloft Flexible Service Desk Suite
8.8
Knova
Policy and contract enforcement
Agiloft Flexible Service Desk Suite
9.6
Knova

Change management

Agiloft Flexible Service Desk Suite
9.8
Knova
Change requests repository
Agiloft Flexible Service Desk Suite
9.6
Knova
Service-level management
Agiloft Flexible Service Desk Suite
10.0
Knova

Pros

  • Fully GUI based interface that has drastically reduced the time to add new features/workflows.
  • The product was very easy to deploy and add features like Single-Sign On and user provisioning from our internal DataWarehouse. Again, vendor support was a big help while implementing those features.
  • The workflows include a very comprehensive rule-based system that can trigger various actions like escalations, emails, changes of request state and more. All without any coding. Again, fully GUI based.
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  • Aptean offers simple access to Knowledge Management for our Clients, Customer Support teams as well as internal support teams. Allows our knowledge management team the ability to provide consistent and up-to-date processes and troubleshooting tips for our associates as well as ADP Clients.
  • Aptean provides an easy to use user interface with tools for authors that mimic Microsoft Word (Cut, Paste, Spell Check, Bullets, Indentation etc). It also provides an easy to user user interface for our associates in accessing the Knowledge Management solutions. The Search tool is very powerful and allows the users quick access to the information they need!
  • In the more than 3 years that we have been using Consona/Aptean, we have had very little down time. This is important to our authors as well as end users in being able to access the information. Allowing the authors the ability to update the information in near real time is another key feature of keeping our information current.
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Cons

  • The documentation was a little dated, but they have recently updated the online help and now it is in line with the current version features.
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  • We have experienced some slowness with importing pictures into our Aptean application. While they do eventually complete, it is very timeconsuming when several images are needed. Definitely tries our patience, or consider not including them at all!
  • Some of the formatting issues transfering our information from Word to Aptean are still challenging and require too much manual intervention than necessary.
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Likelihood to Renew

Agiloft Flexible Service Desk Suite8.9
Based on 9 answers
You never know what the future may bring, but a of now we are eagerly developing our strategic model in collaboration with Agiloft and hope to implement their ITIL model in the near future.
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Knova10.0
Based on 1 answer
Many business units are using the Aptean product for knowledge management and a change now would be too crucial to the processes that the associates are becoming familiar with using. We have spent a lot of time promoting our Aptean Knowledge Management tool and interfaced it with our call tracking system.
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Usability

Agiloft Flexible Service Desk Suite7.3
Based on 2 answers
For the most part, it is an easy and intuitive system to use. There are many small things that could be improved to make the system work even easier. However, overall it is very easy to use if you have a good grasp on computer programs and using them to build things. I do not have any computer science or programming background, and I am able to use this system with few problems.
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Support

Agiloft Flexible Service Desk Suite9.1
Based on 2 answers
We get excellent expert support whenever we need it, which is rarely because usually we can easily figure out what to do without needing help.
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Alternatives Considered

We selected Agiloft as their product had the most features and required the least programming to implement and add new features.
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Return on Investment

  • We have been able to reduce the time to resolve service related issues drastically. We also use our system for account requests, assets management, software requests and handling confidential issues with added security and that table.
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  • Increased Employee Effciency adding ability to look up processes and troubleshooting tips is invaluable.
  • Ability to share information with our Client Facing interface, which results in better customer service. Encouraging ADP associates and clients to become more self sufficient is what we're all about!
  • Ability to keep the information current with the effciency of the product.
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Pricing Details

Agiloft Flexible Service Desk Suite

General
Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Yes
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Yes
Entry-level set up fee?
Required
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Knova

General
Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
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