Atlassian Confluence vs. Oracle Primavera Submittal Exchange

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Confluence
Score 8.1 out of 10
N/A
Confluence is a collaboration and content sharing platform used primarily by customers who are already using Atlassian's Jira project tracking product. The product appeals particularly to IT users.
$10
per month
Oracle Primavera Submittal Exchange
Score 3.6 out of 10
N/A
Oracle Primavera Submittal Exchange, part of the Primavera product suite, is offered as a secure, online system for electronically exchanging, reviewing, and archiving design and construction project documentation.N/A
Pricing
Atlassian ConfluenceOracle Primavera Submittal Exchange
Editions & Modules
Free
$0
Free for 10 Users
Standard
$5
Per User Per Month
Premium
$10
Per User Per Month
Server
$10
10 Users - Perpetual License
Server
$2,700
25 Users - Perpetual License
Server
$5,300
50 Users - Perpetual License
Server
10,200.00
100 Users - Perpetual License
Data Center
15,000.00
500 Users - Annually
Server
19,800.00
250 Users - Perpetual License
Server
30,000.00
500 Users - Perpetual License
Data Center
30,000.00
1,000 Users - Annually
Server
45,000.00
2,000 Users - Perpetual License
Data Center
52,000.00
2,000 Users - Annually
Data Center
79,200.00
3,000 Users - Annually
Server
90,000.00
10,000 Users - Perpetual License
Data Center
105,600.00
4,000 Users - Annually
Data Center
132,000.00
5,000 Users - Annually
Data Center
143,000.00
10,000 Users - Annually
Server
150,000.00
10,001+ Users - Perpetual License
Data Center
154,000.00
15,000 Users - Annually
Data Center
165,000.00
20,000 Users - Annually
Data Center
176,000.00
25,000 Users - Annually
Data Center
187,000.00
30,000 Users - Annually
Data Center
198,000.00
35,000 Users - Annually
Data Center
209,000.00
40,000 Users - Annually
Data Center
220,000.00
40,001+ Users - Annually
Enterprise
Contact Sales
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Offerings
Pricing Offerings
ConfluenceOracle Primavera Submittal Exchange
Free Trial
YesNo
Free/Freemium Version
NoNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoNo
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
Additional Details
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Community Pulse
Atlassian ConfluenceOracle Primavera Submittal Exchange
Top Pros
Top Cons
Features
Atlassian ConfluenceOracle Primavera Submittal Exchange
Project Management
Comparison of Project Management features of Product A and Product B
Atlassian Confluence
7.1
109 Ratings
10% below category average
Oracle Primavera Submittal Exchange
-
Ratings
Task Management7.087 Ratings00 Ratings
Gantt Charts7.912 Ratings00 Ratings
Scheduling7.221 Ratings00 Ratings
Workflow Automation6.958 Ratings00 Ratings
Mobile Access6.882 Ratings00 Ratings
Search6.7107 Ratings00 Ratings
Visual planning tools7.586 Ratings00 Ratings
Communication
Comparison of Communication features of Product A and Product B
Atlassian Confluence
7.8
109 Ratings
3% below category average
Oracle Primavera Submittal Exchange
-
Ratings
Chat6.415 Ratings00 Ratings
Notifications8.1107 Ratings00 Ratings
Discussions7.9101 Ratings00 Ratings
Surveys7.015 Ratings00 Ratings
Internal knowledgebase8.5101 Ratings00 Ratings
Integrates with GoToMeeting6.03 Ratings00 Ratings
Integrates with Gmail and Google Hangouts9.37 Ratings00 Ratings
Integrates with Outlook9.610 Ratings00 Ratings
File Sharing & Management
Comparison of File Sharing & Management features of Product A and Product B
Atlassian Confluence
7.9
109 Ratings
3% below category average
Oracle Primavera Submittal Exchange
-
Ratings
Versioning8.292 Ratings00 Ratings
Video files7.869 Ratings00 Ratings
Audio files7.763 Ratings00 Ratings
Document collaboration9.0104 Ratings00 Ratings
Access control8.7102 Ratings00 Ratings
Advanced security features8.278 Ratings00 Ratings
Integrates with Google Drive7.048 Ratings00 Ratings
Device sync6.648 Ratings00 Ratings
Human Resource Management
Comparison of Human Resource Management features of Product A and Product B
Atlassian Confluence
-
Ratings
Oracle Primavera Submittal Exchange
8.2
1 Ratings
6% above category average
Employee demographic data00 Ratings7.01 Ratings
Employment history00 Ratings8.01 Ratings
Job profiles and administration00 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Organizational charting00 Ratings9.01 Ratings
Organization and location management00 Ratings7.01 Ratings
Compliance data (COBRA, OSHA, etc.)00 Ratings8.01 Ratings
Payroll Management
Comparison of Payroll Management features of Product A and Product B
Atlassian Confluence
-
Ratings
Oracle Primavera Submittal Exchange
8.6
1 Ratings
13% above category average
Support for external payroll vendors00 Ratings8.01 Ratings
Off-cycle/On-Demand payment00 Ratings8.01 Ratings
Benefit plan administration00 Ratings9.01 Ratings
Direct deposit files00 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Reimbursement management00 Ratings8.01 Ratings
Reporting & Analytics
Comparison of Reporting & Analytics features of Product A and Product B
Atlassian Confluence
-
Ratings
Oracle Primavera Submittal Exchange
9.0
1 Ratings
10% above category average
Dashboards00 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Standard reports00 Ratings8.01 Ratings
Custom reports00 Ratings9.01 Ratings
Data exportability00 Ratings9.01 Ratings
Construction Project & Field Management
Comparison of Construction Project & Field Management features of Product A and Product B
Atlassian Confluence
-
Ratings
Oracle Primavera Submittal Exchange
8.1
1 Ratings
9% above category average
Plan distribution & viewing00 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Plan markups & sharing00 Ratings4.01 Ratings
Issue tracking & punchlists00 Ratings6.01 Ratings
Photo documentation00 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Jobsite reports00 Ratings7.01 Ratings
Document sharing00 Ratings9.01 Ratings
RFI tools00 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Collaboration & approvals00 Ratings10.01 Ratings
As-built drawings00 Ratings6.01 Ratings
Submittal design and management00 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Checklists00 Ratings6.01 Ratings
Meeting Minutes00 Ratings9.01 Ratings
Specifications00 Ratings8.01 Ratings
Change orders00 Ratings8.01 Ratings
Estimating
Comparison of Estimating features of Product A and Product B
Atlassian Confluence
-
Ratings
Oracle Primavera Submittal Exchange
7.8
1 Ratings
5% below category average
Takeoff tools00 Ratings7.01 Ratings
Job costing00 Ratings8.01 Ratings
Cost databases00 Ratings8.01 Ratings
Cost calculator00 Ratings8.01 Ratings
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User Ratings
Atlassian ConfluenceOracle Primavera Submittal Exchange
Likelihood to Recommend
7.9
(126 ratings)
8.0
(1 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
9.9
(19 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Usability
8.1
(12 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Availability
9.0
(3 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Performance
8.0
(5 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Support Rating
5.4
(25 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Implementation Rating
8.8
(4 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Configurability
6.0
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Ease of integration
8.0
(4 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Product Scalability
8.0
(2 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Vendor post-sale
8.0
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Vendor pre-sale
8.0
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
User Testimonials
Atlassian ConfluenceOracle Primavera Submittal Exchange
Likelihood to Recommend
Atlassian
It has a comment option on the page, where you can tag other teammates tagging them. it sends the mail notification. Comment at the page end is pretty good for referring to other stakeholders and future references of the topic on the page. Creating the highlights of the discussions, and meeting held points with highlighted tagging. Easy shortcuts such as to add a date just type "//". The interface is cool and has easy shortcuts for quick page making.
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Oracle
[Oracle Primavera Submittal Exchange] is very easy to train new users on it and have everyone on the same page. The daily reminder emails can be a pain but if there are documents needed from a trade it is a great way to remind the the it is in their ball of court to act accordingly and get the documents uploaded because there might be other trades waiting on them.
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Pros
Atlassian
  • 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
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Oracle
  • It is very easy to navigate the site and find what you are looking for.
  • They have a great support team.
  • It is easy to remind different trades via notification of there are documents or submittals needed for them.
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Cons
Atlassian
  • Navigation. Similar to other Atlassian products, users have complained that aspects of Confluence are difficult to learn right away[.]
  • An issue that users can face when using Confluence is attempting to edit a document while someone else is editing. Although users can access the document and save it, they are unable to see the changes happening in [real-time] that other users are implementing until they refresh their page. Some users have also noted that this can result in loss of edits.
  • Another drawback of using Confluence is its specific organizational structure. All information is stored within one page or project, although the page is able to be broken up into sections, some users do not prefer this style. Users can use the ‘page tree’ on each page to organize the different elements of each project.
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Oracle
  • The daily reminder emails can quickly keep filling up your inbox.
  • I can't think of anything else because it is very easy to use.
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Likelihood to Renew
Atlassian
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.
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Oracle
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Usability
Atlassian
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.
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Oracle
No answers on this topic
Reliability and Availability
Atlassian
I do not recall having outages or applications error so far, very reliable and available.
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Oracle
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Performance
Atlassian
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.
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Oracle
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Support Rating
Atlassian
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.
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Oracle
No answers on this topic
Implementation Rating
Atlassian
Overall, I am very satisfied with the initial implementation (and the subsequent upgrades and implementations made over the years).
This product has never rose to the level of being an major issue at an executive level. It has quietly and valiantly done it's job for our company!
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Oracle
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Alternatives Considered
Atlassian
We used to use Google Drive to store all of our documentation, but it is disconnected from our every day working environment and it was easy to lose documents and become disorganized within the broad drive environment. [Atlassian] Confluence has kept us more organized and its tight coupling with Jira has made documents more accessible and more likely to be kept up to date.
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Oracle
Procore is a bit more expensive but I think it brings more to the table.
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Scalability
Atlassian
This tool is very adaptable. So much so we use it for three completely separate projects, in three very different ways.
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Oracle
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Return on Investment
Atlassian
  • We've gone from folders and folders of Word documents and PDFs into a single system with a search feature to bring all of our data together and trackable
  • While onboarding took a bit longer for the company (to switch from a Word document centric mindset - to a web-based one), overall the company has embraced the features and power of Confluence within the working stack
  • However, as costs continue to climb for the Atlassian product, we are forced to continue our evaluation of the product - with replacing it a remote possibility if it begins to outprice its usefulness to us.
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Oracle
  • It has allowed us to manage our submittals better and get the back in a timely manner to schedule projects accordingly and keep the flow going.
  • It can be a little time consuming to get the project data entered but if done right, it is worth it.
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