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Score 8.6 out of 100
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Score 7.5 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

Alfresco Content Services

If you have regulatory or business needs that require saving email into Alfresco and you are using Outlook for Mac, you may need to perform significant customization to make it work. Additionally, if you will have users that will be members to a large numbers of sites over time, you need to thoroughly explore what functionality will be degraded or lost and how to mitigate the impact. Other than these two scenarios, I cannot think of any scenarios where Alfresco would not be well suited to an organization's needs.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Redmine

Redmine is a perfect solution for businesses that are looking for a FREE and open source solution for project management. It is great for teams that are managing numerous tasks or projects at one time. Redmine is easy to set up and is fairly self-explanatory for anyone who is semi tech-savvy.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Enterprise Content Management

Alfresco Content Services
8.1
Redmine
Content capture & imaging
Alfresco Content Services
5.5
Redmine
File sync, storage & archiving
Alfresco Content Services
9.3
Redmine
Document management
Alfresco Content Services
9.9
Redmine
Records management
Alfresco Content Services
8.6
Redmine
Content search & retrieval
Alfresco Content Services
9.8
Redmine
Enterprise content collaboration
Alfresco Content Services
8.6
Redmine
Content publishing & creation
Alfresco Content Services
7.0
Redmine
Security, risk management & information governance
Alfresco Content Services
9.1
Redmine
Contract lifecycle management
Alfresco Content Services
7.6
Redmine
Automated workflows
Alfresco Content Services
9.2
Redmine
Artificial intelligence
Alfresco Content Services
8.0
Redmine
Mobile support
Alfresco Content Services
4.0
Redmine
Integration
Alfresco Content Services
9.3
Redmine

Project Management

Alfresco Content Services
Redmine
7.9
Task Management
Alfresco Content Services
Redmine
9.4
Resource Management
Alfresco Content Services
Redmine
7.4
Gantt Charts
Alfresco Content Services
Redmine
8.4
Scheduling
Alfresco Content Services
Redmine
8.5
Workflow Automation
Alfresco Content Services
Redmine
5.7
Team Collaboration
Alfresco Content Services
Redmine
7.4
Support for Agile Methodology
Alfresco Content Services
Redmine
7.1
Support for Waterfall Methodology
Alfresco Content Services
Redmine
8.0
Document Management
Alfresco Content Services
Redmine
8.9
Email integration
Alfresco Content Services
Redmine
9.1
Mobile Access
Alfresco Content Services
Redmine
5.9
Timesheet Tracking
Alfresco Content Services
Redmine
7.6
Change request and Case Management
Alfresco Content Services
Redmine
8.5
Budget and Expense Management
Alfresco Content Services
Redmine
8.4

Professional Services Automation

Alfresco Content Services
Redmine
7.5
Quotes/estimates
Alfresco Content Services
Redmine
7.3
Invoicing
Alfresco Content Services
Redmine
7.8
Project & financial reporting
Alfresco Content Services
Redmine
7.0
Integration with accounting software
Alfresco Content Services
Redmine
7.9

Pros

Alfresco Content Services

  • Integration with other applications, namely Drupal and Moodle, was simple and works beautifully.
  • The UI is intuitive, clean, and friendly. Users have required little training for basic functionality.
  • We have been pleased with the overall system performance of Alfresco Enterprise Content Management.
Julie Henn | TrustRadius Reviewer

Redmine

  • Issue Tracker - Redmine allows in-depth issue tracking complete with workflows and customization.
  • Release Tracker - Redmine allows releases to be tracked by milestones, collecting relevant issues in each milestone.
  • Agile Management - With a few free or low-cost add-ons, Redmine becomes a great tool for Agile project management
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Alfresco Content Services

  • Alfresco Process Services and Alfresco Application Development Framework integration makes for best functionality/application of ECM.
  • Use case alignment - Marketing content and documentation of specific business requirements and user stories being available as reference material/documentation.
  • Integration with multiple silos for content.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Redmine

  • The design and user-interface are a little outdated. It looks like a product that was designed ten years ago and doesn't have a polished look and feel like newer apps have.
  • It's not particularly designed to support agile-based project management methodologies such as Scrum.
Richard Davies | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Alfresco Content Services

Alfresco Content Services 8.9
Based on 9 answers
As per the current market and the line of products that are available for content and document management system, Alfresco is a very good option compared to other systems in terms of features and cost. Plus the community support is great. Also since the product is open source, it can be extended or understood in a better way.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Redmine

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Usability

Alfresco Content Services

Alfresco Content Services 5.0
Based on 1 answer
Alfresco Content Services' UI has never been its strength from the beginning. Therefore, rating it from a usability standpoint, I will not rank it high. However, Alfresco Content Services can easily be integrated with any application and leveraged as a backend CMS or DM system. With the new Angular-based UI approach, it's very much possible to create custom UI on top of it as required.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Redmine

Redmine 8.0
Based on 1 answer
Redmine is a great product to have in an organization. It's extremely flexible, costs much less to maintain than other alternatives, and as a tool, it is relatively fast to get experienced with. The primary advantages of working with Redmine are: flexible platform, API, open-source and highly configurable, stability.
João Almeida | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Alfresco Content Services

Alfresco Content Services 8.0
Based on 3 answers
I am not big fan of Alfresco Content Services' support; it works on its own speed and sometimes it becomes challenging to achieve business needs. However, I appreciate regular delivery of security patches and updates
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Redmine

Redmine 6.7
Based on 3 answers
Redmine is free, easy to use and it's everything you could want in a free project management program. The fact that it has wiki integration and that it can track on such a granular level is amazing. Assigning tasks to other users, such as our development team, is fantastic and ensures we are always up-to-date on where we are what - on what projects.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Implementation Rating

Alfresco Content Services

Alfresco Content Services 9.0
Based on 2 answers
Process was relatively smooth and overall, downtime minimal. MSI was very responsive to our needs and made the transition easier than it otherwise might have been.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Redmine

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Alternatives Considered

Alfresco Content Services

All software has some pros and some cons. Alfresco has some good pluses, and suits our environment very well. It fit perfectly in the place that we are working on. That is why we decided to go with this software. Overall, the kind of content management that needs to be done in an organization is what would determine which software to use.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Redmine

Basecamp was very busy and seemed more into the "wow" factor than into being an efficient tool. Redmine has none of the characters or kid-like appearance of Basecamp's model. I found Basecamp to be too cluttered in views and its interactions confusing, making it difficult to find where centrally kept information was.
Redmine has a straightforward no-nonsense default UI, though you can change it how you like of course. The views were designed for simplicity and thinking of the least amount of steps to get to one goal instead of trying to make a pleasing color palette that was overstimulating. I think Basecamp is more geared towards the "chat" aspect whereas Redmine is good for the larger overview of a project.
Ashley Lee | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Alfresco Content Services

  • Instant document lookup - No paper files to mail which saves in all areas of postage, truck delivery, physical storage warehouse space, printing, etc
  • No longer losing important documents - Previously with paper files things would go missing and those could be costly reports/assessments.
  • Ability to secure documents and provide access to only those who should be allowed to see that content
Jeff Neeve | TrustRadius Reviewer

Redmine

  • Positive: Redmine's initial impact is minimal: in terms of Dollars-the cost of acquisition is the price you pay for Electricity, Internet bandwidth and hardware
  • Redmine's REAL cost is time and knowledge: You will need a Linux expert to implement Redmine.
  • Readmine's configuration is also Time intensive, and it's better to augment your current staff, or hire someone directly to implement your Redmine configuration changes.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Alfresco Content Services

General

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

Redmine

General

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

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Alfresco Content Services
8.6
Redmine
8.3

Likelihood to Renew

Alfresco Content Services
8.9
Redmine

Usability

Alfresco Content Services
5.0
Redmine
8.0

Support Rating

Alfresco Content Services
8.0
Redmine
6.7

Implementation Rating

Alfresco Content Services
9.0
Redmine

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