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Likelihood to Recommend

Articulate Studio

Articulate Studio is constantly surprising in terms of what it can do. It is like a "Swiss Army Knife" of functionality. I've used it to build portfolios, whole interactive websites, authoring videos and I often discover novel ways to make it useful on a pretty regular basis. What would be a situation where you would not want to use Articulate Studio? Well, even though you can use it to author video and to publish websites, it's not a replacement for a video editing package or a web platform like WordPress, but there are times when it will do certain things in an astoundingly simple way superior to other tools.
Joseph Benton | TrustRadius Reviewer

SAP Jam

When you need to create a private, secure space for individuals to collaborate or work on a project together, SAP Jam does a great job at bringing people together and giving them a space to work together in. There are also great ways to provide learning opportunities (including sharing webinars or other educational content)
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Learning Management

Articulate Studio
8.1
SAP Jam
Course authoring
Articulate Studio
8.9
SAP Jam
Course catalog or library
Articulate Studio
9.1
SAP Jam
Player/Portal
Articulate Studio
7.8
SAP Jam
Learning content
Articulate Studio
8.7
SAP Jam
Mobile friendly
Articulate Studio
8.7
SAP Jam
Progress tracking & certifications
Articulate Studio
7.6
SAP Jam
Assignments
Articulate Studio
7.8
SAP Jam
Compliance management
Articulate Studio
8.8
SAP Jam
Learning administration
Articulate Studio
8.2
SAP Jam
Learning reporting & analytics
Articulate Studio
7.0
SAP Jam
Social learning
Articulate Studio
6.8
SAP Jam

Project Management

Articulate Studio
SAP Jam
6.5
Mobile Access
Articulate Studio
SAP Jam
5.0
Search
Articulate Studio
SAP Jam
8.0

Communication

Articulate Studio
SAP Jam
8.0
Chat
Articulate Studio
SAP Jam
9.0
Notifications
Articulate Studio
SAP Jam
9.0
Discussions
Articulate Studio
SAP Jam
10.0
Surveys
Articulate Studio
SAP Jam
6.0
Internal knowledgebase
Articulate Studio
SAP Jam
6.0

File Sharing & Management

Articulate Studio
SAP Jam
8.3
Versioning
Articulate Studio
SAP Jam
8.0
Video files
Articulate Studio
SAP Jam
7.0
Audio files
Articulate Studio
SAP Jam
7.0
Document collaboration
Articulate Studio
SAP Jam
8.0
Access control
Articulate Studio
SAP Jam
10.0
Advanced security features
Articulate Studio
SAP Jam
10.0

Pros

Articulate Studio

  • They made it very easy to understand how to add new content to the courses, including images, videos or audio, of course, you are still able to do text-based content as well.
  • Creating quizzes has never been easier. The ability to add controls to each question and what actions each answer creates, whether an additional question or passing to the next section. Customizing these actions are very easy to learn and add to your course.
  • Being able to use your own scoring mechanism is awesome! I like SCORM but there are many options to use including a custom one of your own. This ability allows you to pass your students over to a proprietary system that enrolls them in the next course, or use the built-in utilities to provide the next course or quiz, the choice is yours!
John Fester | TrustRadius Reviewer

SAP Jam

  • Managing members with the communities is easy (including inviting them to join).
  • Publishing and editing content is easy with the platform.
  • The interface is easy to use and navigate.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Articulate Studio

  • The audio editor is awful. Sometimes when you cut a section, it actually takes a different section that you selected. Especially when in zoom mode. You have to then undo the action, and re-do. Also, scrubbing through the audio is difficult. If you're exporting audio, it can glitch during the process. I avoid using the audio editor whenever I can.
  • After all these years, it's still a buggy program. You can be doing your recordings, and a sudden message appears saying that something went wrong and needs to close. I've done re-installs, contacted support, and I constantly clear the temp folder. Still happens. Also, it's a good idea to export your audio, and there have been times the program freezes up on me, and the audio file (in the .ppta file) gets corrupted and all audio is permanently lost.
  • The program can get slow when publishing, previewing or opening the audio editor.
  • The included Engage program is pretty good, but it needs more customization options. And I think they can add more modules that provide a little more engagement.
Chris Bloom | TrustRadius Reviewer

SAP Jam

  • Sometimes users get too many notifications from the system which can be overwhelming if they haven't set up their notifications to their standards.
  • Analytics on engagement aren't great.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Articulate Studio

Articulate Studio 10.0
Based on 1 answer
There is very little chance that this software wold not be renewed. It has become an integral part of our standard software for elearning development.
D Walwyn | TrustRadius Reviewer

SAP Jam

SAP Jam 4.0
Based on 1 answer
We are moving toward other platforms that are meant more for virtual community, like Higher Logic. The customer support at SAP Jam is also lacking.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Articulate Studio

Articulate Studio 10.0
Based on 1 answer
This is very useable software even for novice eLearning authoring users. People with some PowerPoint experience should be fine with this software and even Excel!
D Walwyn | TrustRadius Reviewer

SAP Jam

SAP Jam 5.0
Based on 1 answer
It's an integrated platform that brings together a lot of different people from across the association to work on shared projects, etc. Given the various roles people play and the varying skill sets they bring to the table, the platform is fairly intuitive to use and easy to navigate around
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Articulate Studio

Articulate Studio 8.4
Based on 4 answers
I've never really had any major issues with the product (Other than the registration loop error)and my ten out of ten rating is based on the assistance I got when we initially set up the extension in Power Point. I found the support folks to be professional, helpful and friendly
Louis Ellis | TrustRadius Reviewer

SAP Jam

SAP Jam 2.0
Based on 1 answer
We have to submit requests multiple times to get a response and it often feels like they go into a black hole. Because we don't have anyone in house really supporting the back-end of the platform, we rely on SAP Jam's support and development teams to help solve problems and improve the platform for us.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Articulate Studio

We look at Captivate first, which Adobe oddly leaves out of its Creative Cloud suite, and I can see why it seems to be completely foreign in term of UI vs other Adobe products. The familiar PPT structure Captivate leverages is completely absent and the tools are much more rigid. Exporting was also more difficult - it's pretty night and day different. Captivate is AWFUL, especially for an Adobe product.
Mark Nowowiejski | TrustRadius Reviewer

SAP Jam

We actually probably moving to Higher Logic for our virtual community needs -- their interface is better and can more easily integrate with our website to provide a seamless experience for our users. We also want them to be able to toggle between our website and the community platform and it's not currently set up to do that well
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Articulate Studio

  • I only see positive impact since it is a very easy to use tool for rapid learning. The only point is to know what is possible to develop using this tool to avoid any kind of frustration afterwards.
  • Another positive impact is that we don't need a diversified development team. There is no need of technical professionals, and a creative instructional designer is enough to develop effective learning content using Studio.
  • The third positive impact is that Studio makes possible to realize short-term projects, mainly when there's already a PowerPoint presentation.
Luciano Gardesani Marques | TrustRadius Reviewer

SAP Jam

  • Our constituents value community and this has enabled us to be able to bring people together in a secure, virtual space.
  • We are a national association and many of the people that need to collaborate on work projects aren't physically in the same place, so this virtual space has improved work output.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Articulate Studio

General

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

SAP Jam

General

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

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Articulate Studio
9.2
SAP Jam
5.0

Likelihood to Renew

Articulate Studio
10.0
SAP Jam
4.0

Usability

Articulate Studio
10.0
SAP Jam
5.0

Support Rating

Articulate Studio
8.4
SAP Jam
2.0

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