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32 Ratings

Confluence

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Score 8.1 out of 100
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Score 8.9 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

Confluence

I think [Atlassian] Confluence is an amazing option for larger companies however for a smaller team of less than 20 it might not be the best choice. It definitely helps our team stay connected while working remotely and we're able to stay on top of projects with ease.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Google Keep

As a Customer Experience Trainer, I recommend that all the new members utilize Google Keep for better organization. It also helps with productivity, as our team members are able to write common responses that they may use for common situations. This allows them to easily copy and paste it into their email or live response instead of typing the same response over and over again. Though this tool is great for collaboration, I wouldn't recommend using it for larger projects. In that case, I would recommend Google Docs.
Rachel Blankenship | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Project Management

Confluence
7.7
Google Keep
8.0
Task Management
Confluence
7.9
Google Keep
9.8
Gantt Charts
Confluence
7.9
Google Keep
Scheduling
Confluence
7.2
Google Keep
5.0
Workflow Automation
Confluence
7.9
Google Keep
6.0
Mobile Access
Confluence
7.2
Google Keep
9.7
Search
Confluence
7.8
Google Keep
9.0
Visual planning tools
Confluence
7.8
Google Keep
8.5

Communication

Confluence
8.0
Google Keep
7.7
Chat
Confluence
6.4
Google Keep
Notifications
Confluence
8.8
Google Keep
7.5
Discussions
Confluence
8.0
Google Keep
8.4
Surveys
Confluence
7.0
Google Keep
Internal knowledgebase
Confluence
8.9
Google Keep
5.9
Integrates with GoToMeeting
Confluence
6.0
Google Keep
Integrates with Gmail and Google Hangouts
Confluence
9.3
Google Keep
8.9
Integrates with Outlook
Confluence
9.6
Google Keep

File Sharing & Management

Confluence
8.1
Google Keep
6.8
Versioning
Confluence
8.7
Google Keep
1.0
Video files
Confluence
7.6
Google Keep
Audio files
Confluence
7.7
Google Keep
8.5
Document collaboration
Confluence
8.6
Google Keep
8.7
Access control
Confluence
8.7
Google Keep
7.4
Advanced security features
Confluence
8.2
Google Keep
2.8
Integrates with Google Drive
Confluence
7.8
Google Keep
10.0
Device sync
Confluence
7.4
Google Keep
9.1

Pros

Confluence

  • QUICK How-to Guides that can be generated and share instantly
  • One can subscribe to the pages and spaces and receive updates in the feed on their home page
  • Automatic Email notifications of new updates in the Confluence area
  • The platform integrates easily with other Atlassian platforms including third-party apps thus improving its reliability
Binoy Shah | TrustRadius Reviewer

Google Keep

  • Easy to organize and color coordinate.
  • Allows for an associated image to be connected with the note.
  • Alarms set for reminders.
  • Ability to add others to the note to share and collaborate.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Confluence

  • Over the past 6 years the feature set has not significantly expanded
  • Integrations with 3rd party apps (DropBox, Google Drive, Slack) is either through 3rd party plugins or rudimentary at best
  • Frequent interface upgrades and complicated permissions settings makes getting new employees up to speed fiddly in some cases
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Google Keep

  • The text box check list style notes only allow one indent and it would be useful to allow at least 1 more indent(2 total).
  • More robust font changes.
Michael Bufalini | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Confluence

Confluence 9.5
Based on 18 answers
I am confident that Atlassian can come with additional and innovative macros and functions to add value to Confluence. In 6 months, Atlassian transformed a good collaborative tools into a more comprehensive system that can help manage projects and processes, as well as "talk" with other Atlassian products like Jira. We are in fact learning more about Jira to evaluate a possible fit to complement our tool box.
Charles Thomasset, MBA | TrustRadius Reviewer

Google Keep

Google Keep 10.0
Based on 1 answer
It does everything I need it to do. It is easy to organize and categorize what I need and what I want to see.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Confluence

Confluence 8.5
Based on 11 answers
Confluence can - and in my personal opinion, it will - be a bit hard to use in the first moment. Atlassian is a great company and is eager to help you with any question you have, though. The interface seems to be a bit clumsy at first but the customization options are enough to make it easier and simpler. In general, Confluence is easy to use when you understand what each section does, but this can take a while.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Google Keep

Google Keep 9.0
Based on 1 answer
Google Keep is very easy to use. Currently, the company I work for has employees from different age brackets, and this is one of the easiest apps on G-Suite to explain. Not a lot of people use it, but it is due to personal choice since a lot of people still prefer pen and paper to keep their notes.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Reliability and Availability

Confluence

Confluence 9.0
Based on 5 answers
I do not recall having outages or applications error so far, very reliable and available.
Normand Whitehead | TrustRadius Reviewer

Google Keep

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Performance

Confluence

Confluence 8.8
Based on 9 answers
Pages load very quickly, which makes it useful for quickly obtaining information. The search functionality is also very quick and is able to parse through all of the documents to provide the most relevant results for the query. Other information based software gets bogged down, but so far Atlassian Confluence maintains its performance.
Kaleb-John Loo | TrustRadius Reviewer

Google Keep

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Support Rating

Confluence

Confluence 8.3
Based on 44 answers
This rating is specifically for Atlassian's self-help documentation on their website. Often times, it is not robust enough to cover a complex usage of one of their features. Frequently, you can find an answer on the web, but not from Atlassian. Instead, it is usually at a power user group elsewhere on the net.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Google Keep

Google Keep 6.4
Based on 18 answers
I never had to request support for Google Keep, all the information I needed is in the online help center. Never have a malfunction.
Vinicius Andrade | TrustRadius Reviewer

Implementation Rating

Confluence

Confluence 8.0
Based on 5 answers
Take a bit more time to explain the purpose of Confluence and show demos prior to actual use and content additions.
Normand Whitehead | TrustRadius Reviewer

Google Keep

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Alternatives Considered

Confluence

[Atlassian] Confluence is backed by direct, and superior support from Atlassian versus their vendors. For end users, [Atlassian] Confluence provides way more options for layout and content, while also being simpler and easier to use. Most other tools also require a higher level of interaction with IT or global administrators. With confluence, both content creators and consumers can draft an consume content with a much smoother, more intuitive experience.
Jeff Tillett | TrustRadius Reviewer

Google Keep

Task apps built into iOS just don't compete. The only edge these have over Google Keep is Siri can schedule something for you. But the power and flexibility of Google Keep is better.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Scalability

Confluence

Confluence 8.0
Based on 2 answers
This tool is very adaptable. So much so we use it for three completely separate projects, in three very different ways.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Google Keep

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Return on Investment

Confluence

  • Confluence has increased cross-departmental visibility into content, activities, and projects
  • Confluence has also increased collaboration across teams
  • The lack of a workflow has created a wild west environment where stakeholders are confused of where to create and find various types of content
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Google Keep

  • Google Keep is free, and for what I need it for I don't need to purchase another tool.
  • It's handy when it comes to taking quick notes, but so is a piece of paper. This tool won't magically improve your life.
Vinny Hebert | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Confluence

General

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

Confluence Editions & Modules

On-premise Edition
Server10.001
Server2700.002
Server5300.003
Server10,200.004
Server19,800.005
Server30,000.006
Server45,000.007
Server90,000.008
Server150,000.009
Data Center15,000.0010
Data Center30,000.0011
Data Center52,000.0012
Data Center79,200.0013
Data Center105,600.0014
Data Center132,000.0015
Data Center143,000.0016
Data Center154,000.0017
Data Center165,000.0018
Data Center176,000.0019
Data Center187,000.0020
Data Center198,000.0021
Data Center209,000.0022
Data Center220,000.0023
  1. 10 Users - Perpetual License
  2. 25 Users - Perpetual License
  3. 50 Users - Perpetual License
  4. 100 Users - Perpetual License
  5. 250 Users - Perpetual License
  6. 500 Users - Perpetual License
  7. 2,000 Users - Perpetual License
  8. 10,000 Users - Perpetual License
  9. 10,001+ Users - Perpetual License
  10. 500 Users - Annually
  11. 1,000 Users - Annually
  12. 2,000 Users - Annually
  13. 3,000 Users - Annually
  14. 4,000 Users - Annually
  15. 5,000 Users - Annually
  16. 10,000 Users - Annually
  17. 15,000 Users - Annually
  18. 20,000 Users - Annually
  19. 25,000 Users - Annually
  20. 30,000 Users - Annually
  21. 35,000 Users - Annually
  22. 40,000 Users - Annually
  23. 40,001+ Users - Annually
SaaS Edition
Free0.001
Standard5.002
Premium10.002
EnterpriseContact Sales
  1. Free for 10 Users
  2. Per User Per Month
Additional Pricing Details

Google Keep

General

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

Google Keep Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Confluence
8.4
Google Keep
9.4

Likelihood to Renew

Confluence
9.5
Google Keep
10.0

Usability

Confluence
8.5
Google Keep
9.0

Reliability and Availability

Confluence
9.0
Google Keep

Performance

Confluence
8.8
Google Keep

Support Rating

Confluence
8.3
Google Keep
6.4

Implementation Rating

Confluence
8.0
Google Keep

Scalability

Confluence
8.0
Google Keep

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