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Score 8.2 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

Agiloft Flexible Service Desk Suite

Agiloft is most suited to meeting the needs of an organization that requires rapid and frequent process changes for critical processes, and values empowering the people who do the job to determine how best to automate it - essentially rapidly growing, democratic organization.It's hard to imagine an inappropriate scenario to use Agiloft, but one that comes to mind is organzations requiring a complete, finished, highly structured solution that they do not want to change over time. Agiloft is designed with the expectation that clients will adapt it to their needs so many functions are left undone, rather than throwing a "kitchen sink" at the customer and letting them choose what they need.The best way to work with Agiloft is to take the training class, then have a small success with a small team, involving the employees and first level management in the deployment. They'll tell everyone else how much they like it. This reduces the possibility of slow development cycles and an undue dependence on outside expertise, while maximizing the return on Agiloft's investment in easy customizability.
Eric Novikoff | TrustRadius Reviewer

ServiceNow

In very large enterprises. ServiceNow can handle a multitude of operations to help with overall IT management. The downside is two-fold: it can get quite clunky at times, and is expensive. While much of it is not intuitive and can be difficult to figure out and use, it has quite a wide range of reporting capabilities. If set up properly with solid process flows, it can be a tremendous tool for IT consumers, technicians and management.
Dr Gardiner Jones | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Incident and problem management

Agiloft Flexible Service Desk Suite
9.4
ServiceNow
8.4
Organize and prioritize service tickets
Agiloft Flexible Service Desk Suite
10.0
ServiceNow
8.8
Service restoration
Agiloft Flexible Service Desk Suite
10.0
ServiceNow
8.0
Self-service tools
Agiloft Flexible Service Desk Suite
10.0
ServiceNow
8.4
Subscription-based notifications
Agiloft Flexible Service Desk Suite
10.0
ServiceNow
8.2
ITSM reports and dashboards
Agiloft Flexible Service Desk Suite
7.1
ServiceNow
8.6
Expert directory
Agiloft Flexible Service Desk Suite
ServiceNow
8.0
ITSM collaboration and documentation
Agiloft Flexible Service Desk Suite
ServiceNow
8.7

ITSM asset management

Agiloft Flexible Service Desk Suite
9.0
ServiceNow
8.0
Configuration mangement
Agiloft Flexible Service Desk Suite
8.1
ServiceNow
8.2
Policy and contract enforcement
Agiloft Flexible Service Desk Suite
10.0
ServiceNow
7.7
Asset management dashboard
Agiloft Flexible Service Desk Suite
ServiceNow
8.1

Change management

Agiloft Flexible Service Desk Suite
10.0
ServiceNow
8.7
Change requests repository
Agiloft Flexible Service Desk Suite
10.0
ServiceNow
8.9
Service-level management
Agiloft Flexible Service Desk Suite
10.0
ServiceNow
8.6
Change calendar
Agiloft Flexible Service Desk Suite
ServiceNow
8.5

Pros

Agiloft Flexible Service Desk Suite

  • 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.
Don Ruxton | TrustRadius Reviewer

ServiceNow

  • Web based GUI where we can have drag and drop feature enabled for handling the items
  • Integrates well with third party platforms using REST APIs like monitoring tools to create tickets or Alerting tools to create alarms in case of an event
  • Available as a SAAS solution by ServiceNow hence users needn't worry about the backend infrastructure
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Agiloft Flexible Service Desk Suite

  • With flexibility comes complexity, so we have needed to use consulting time to implement some of our needs. The learning curve can be steep, but the product can accommodate nearly any scenario.
  • At one point we seemed to have some performance issues, but those seem to be in the past.
  • The text messaging integration would be nice.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

ServiceNow

  • It is hard to find areas for improvement, the tool is very powerful. That said, building the CMDB still involves some manual interaction which was not how it was presented in demos.
  • The CMDB data is almost too deep and detailed. When you build the relationship map it can be so large that it is overwhelming. You can limit this, but the default maps are massive if you are discovering lots of device classes.
  • The product is expensive. Since they are the leader in the industry and the product has tons of features, they definitely charge for it!
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Agiloft Flexible Service Desk Suite

Agiloft Flexible Service Desk Suite 8.9
Based on 9 answers
We're comfortable and happy with our purchase of Agiloft. Our end users have been happy with the tool, and appreciate the time savings and efficiency it has gave them. Agiloft also appears to actually care about you being a customer, which makes a difference to me.
Michael Canino | TrustRadius Reviewer

ServiceNow

ServiceNow 10.0
Based on 12 answers
At the moment, ServiceNow provides the best offering in the space and our customers are very happy with their current portals. We recently conducted an ROI review of the ServiceNow product with a client that was very favorable to the product. We keep our options open, but as of right now, we don't see a reason to change.
Akil Franklin | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Agiloft Flexible Service Desk Suite

Agiloft Flexible Service Desk Suite 7.3
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.
Elizabeth Lepisto | TrustRadius Reviewer

ServiceNow

ServiceNow 10.0
Based on 7 answers
The dashboard is so confusing, [there are] many clicks to open a task and search by a ticket. The Enterprise customisation [we did] has finished to kill the software and creates a really bad experience on a daily basis. [It is] So slow, and so many clicks to process a ticket. Works only on IE so, that [should] make you realize that [it] is a bad idea.
Max Lewenhaupt | TrustRadius Reviewer

Reliability and Availability

Agiloft Flexible Service Desk Suite

Agiloft Flexible Service Desk Suite 8.6
Based on 2 answers
No answer on this topic is available.

ServiceNow

ServiceNow 10.0
Based on 1 answer
We have never had any issues with ServiceNow's availability that I am aware of in the two years I have been using it.
Michael Sypes | TrustRadius Reviewer

Performance

Agiloft Flexible Service Desk Suite

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

ServiceNow

ServiceNow 9.0
Based on 1 answer
For a massive system, page loads are reasonably quick, including searches.
Michael Sypes | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Agiloft Flexible Service Desk Suite

Agiloft Flexible Service Desk Suite 9.1
Based on 2 answers
We often hear back very quickly with answers to our questions. They also support their answers at times with screenshots and videos to help further explain their advice and suggestions.The only reason it isn't a 10 is because sometimes using only the online support system, sometimes things aren't communicated as well as they would be over the phone. However, we know if there is a major issue going on, we can call Agiloft for support.
Elizabeth Lepisto | TrustRadius Reviewer

ServiceNow

ServiceNow 8.3
Based on 18 answers
I would give it this rating because we have had no major issues with the support for ServiceNow after we implemented it at our organization. They seem to respond promptly and efficiently if we ever do need to open a support case with them about an issue we are having.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Online Training

Agiloft Flexible Service Desk Suite

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

ServiceNow

ServiceNow 1.0
Based on 1 answer
To type in what should be a text box, you have to click an empty cell, a tiny text box pop up opens with a check box and an X. You the. Type in the text box and have to click the check mark. If you have a bunch of fields to fill out, doing this is very annoying. Absolutely know thought went in to this. I'm sure somebody in marketing thought it was a good idea. It wasn't.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Implementation Rating

Agiloft Flexible Service Desk Suite

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

ServiceNow

ServiceNow 10.0
Based on 3 answers
Without exception, every client I have worked with has been very happy with their resulting product. While this is partly due to my work, I must point out that the platform is the winning decision, not the implementer.
Randall Hodgins | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Agiloft Flexible Service Desk Suite

Most of the other CRM software packages we evaluated were either too complicated or time
consuming to setup and customize, or they were too expensive, especially since many
of the companies charge additional fees for each additional module or function
you want to use.
Steve Theroux | TrustRadius Reviewer

ServiceNow

ServiceNow seems to be able to scale as large as you would like it to and outpaces the competition as far as ease of licenses and growth. While it is clunky it really allows you to drill down to the smallest workflow or permissions to really allow the system to build around your environment. Other products seem to want to push you towards templates or more of the "wizard" style set up.
Jesse Bickel, MS - PMP | TrustRadius Reviewer

Scalability

Agiloft Flexible Service Desk Suite

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

ServiceNow

ServiceNow 10.0
Based on 1 answer
ServiceNow works as an enterprise solution.
Michael Sypes | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Agiloft Flexible Service Desk Suite

  • Helps us organize tasks and projects and the data associated with each project
  • Helps us organize our resources to meet the demand of issues and events
  • This has helped us keep moving forward during times we otherwise would have pulled back.
  • Completely revolutionized our way of work life. Upwards of approx 300 percent productivity and complexity..
Matt Gibson | TrustRadius Reviewer

ServiceNow

  • ServiceNow has positively impacted ROI as it has improved the efficiency of request handling.
  • It has had the positive impact of allowing our organization to standardize on one ticketing tool eliminating a number of others.
  • A negative impact on ROI has been the licensing cost of ServiceNow. Being the premier ticket management system, it definitely has the price tag to match.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Screenshots

ServiceNow

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

ServiceNow

General

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

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Agiloft Flexible Service Desk Suite
10.0
ServiceNow
8.4

Likelihood to Renew

Agiloft Flexible Service Desk Suite
8.9
ServiceNow
10.0

Usability

Agiloft Flexible Service Desk Suite
7.3
ServiceNow
10.0

Reliability and Availability

Agiloft Flexible Service Desk Suite
8.6
ServiceNow
10.0

Performance

Agiloft Flexible Service Desk Suite
ServiceNow
9.0

Support Rating

Agiloft Flexible Service Desk Suite
9.1
ServiceNow
8.3

Online Training

Agiloft Flexible Service Desk Suite
ServiceNow
1.0

Implementation Rating

Agiloft Flexible Service Desk Suite
ServiceNow
10.0

Scalability

Agiloft Flexible Service Desk Suite
ServiceNow
10.0

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