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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

Wrike

I have nothing good to say about this platform. [I believe] it turns one into a slave to Wrike, rather than Wrike being a slave to the team's work. We tried very hard to get the platform to work for us, and the more we did so, the less we believed in it. [...]
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Project Management

Confluence
7.7
Wrike
7.7
Task Management
Confluence
7.9
Wrike
8.7
Gantt Charts
Confluence
7.9
Wrike
7.7
Scheduling
Confluence
7.2
Wrike
8.3
Workflow Automation
Confluence
7.9
Wrike
7.6
Mobile Access
Confluence
7.2
Wrike
7.1
Search
Confluence
7.8
Wrike
Visual planning tools
Confluence
7.8
Wrike
Resource Management
Confluence
Wrike
7.9
Team Collaboration
Confluence
Wrike
8.7
Support for Agile Methodology
Confluence
Wrike
7.6
Support for Waterfall Methodology
Confluence
Wrike
7.7
Document Management
Confluence
Wrike
7.4
Email integration
Confluence
Wrike
7.5
Timesheet Tracking
Confluence
Wrike
7.5
Change request and Case Management
Confluence
Wrike
7.8
Budget and Expense Management
Confluence
Wrike
6.8

Communication

Confluence
8.0
Wrike
Chat
Confluence
6.4
Wrike
Notifications
Confluence
8.8
Wrike
Discussions
Confluence
8.0
Wrike
Surveys
Confluence
7.0
Wrike
Internal knowledgebase
Confluence
8.9
Wrike
Integrates with GoToMeeting
Confluence
6.0
Wrike
Integrates with Gmail and Google Hangouts
Confluence
9.3
Wrike
Integrates with Outlook
Confluence
9.6
Wrike

File Sharing & Management

Confluence
8.1
Wrike
Versioning
Confluence
8.7
Wrike
Video files
Confluence
7.6
Wrike
Audio files
Confluence
7.7
Wrike
Document collaboration
Confluence
8.6
Wrike
Access control
Confluence
8.7
Wrike
Advanced security features
Confluence
8.2
Wrike
Integrates with Google Drive
Confluence
7.8
Wrike
Device sync
Confluence
7.4
Wrike

Professional Services Automation

Confluence
Wrike
7.6
Quotes/estimates
Confluence
Wrike
8.2
Invoicing
Confluence
Wrike
7.3
Project & financial reporting
Confluence
Wrike
7.3
Integration with accounting software
Confluence
Wrike
7.6

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

Wrike

  • Wrike is a robust tool - so it can be tailored to suit your team's need.
  • Wrike's customer service is topnotch! Their team responds within 24 hours and is always excited to teach me new and more efficient ways to benefit my team.
  • Wrike is constantly innovating. Their product team really does take customer feedback into account and rolls out updated tools with quick instructions for immediate use.
  • Wrike's Blueprints are my absolute favorite! I have been able to simplify so many workflows and projects by identifying and documenting repeatable sequences of tasks, saving me mental load and sleep! I love not waking up in the middle of the night because I forgot a task!
  • Wrike's Dashboards are a game-changer. I don't have to hunt through folders and projects to figure out what is expected of me from day to day - my dashboard tells me everything I need! Recently, I project managed the O'Keeffe's reopening to the public after closing due to the COVID-19 Pandemic. My Reopening Dashboard gave me a quick status check on the many tasks the O'Keeffe's COVID-19 Taskforce was working on to get the Museum back open.
Stephanie A. Wilson, MBA | 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

Wrike

  • Task prioritization. While there is currently a "high importance" option, there should be levels of priority including High, Medium, and low level priorities.
  • More customizable features including backgrounds, etc.
  • Ability to add an email address that is a shared group as opposed to limiting to just one person.
Alisha Aschmann | 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

Wrike

Wrike 10.0
Based on 34 answers
Wrike is a free resource for us currently, we moved off the subscription as the team had some adjustments. If we were to go back to a paid model or require more time reporting I'd have to look at alternatives such as Podio. I am the sole manager of Wrike currently internally, and would like to get more people on board to justify the cost
Carl Grivakis | 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

Wrike

Wrike 8.9
Based on 26 answers
While Wrike is very helpful for organizing big clients' tasks among different projects and folders, sometimes it may not be so intuitive if you don't already know how a task or folder is called, so it may feel kind of tedious unless you use the search bar and try to guess some keywords related to certain tasks. Maybe a more visual-oriented and simpler structure would help.
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

Wrike

Wrike 9.0
Based on 16 answers
Over two years of (almost) daily usage without outages. Don't remember any errors. I give it 9 only because some Wrike plugins (for online document edit) are based on NPAPI architecture. These types of plugins are being phased out in new browsers, and NPAPI plugins are disabled by default in recent versions of Chrome so you have to do some browser adjustments when you switch browsers or move to another computer.
Cristi Radulian | TrustRadius Reviewer

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

Wrike

Wrike 8.8
Based on 8 answers
Wrike's performance is great, it moves fast and keeps pace with our business
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

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

Wrike

Wrike 8.6
Based on 91 answers
With frequent updates and new features, Wrike's support team seems to work very diligently on providing constant support to the platform. I appreciate the sunsetting of older features to give our team time to prepare for moving over to new features in lieu of losing the support of older, less efficient features. For example, Personal Spaces was an excellent addition to an already feature-rich "My To-Dos" and "Inbox". Being able to link project/department specific tasks into Personal Spaces has increased my own workflow productivity and efficiency quite a bit.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Online Training

Confluence

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Wrike

Wrike 8.9
Based on 2 answers
Wrike does a great job of provide a breadth of videos for learning their program. This includes a 'getting started' sett of videos along with a collection of more in depth videos to assist more experienced users. Combined with their excellent chat support learning wrike is easy and it includes easy access to best practices.
John Hansknecht | 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

Wrike

Wrike 10.0
Based on 13 answers
I think it's really about developing a relationship with your Wrike partners, in tandem with your key stakeholders. Once everyone is on the same page, it makes implementation easier. Also, make sure you put a LOT of thought into your Wrike Knowledgebase, clearly plan how you are going to support your users with the key information and answers they will ask
Sherrie Besecker | TrustRadius Reviewer

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

Wrike

We switched from Asana in 2014 to Workfront because, at the time Asana had a wonderfully simple user experience, but lacked in-depth reporting and dynamic project templates.
We abandoned Workfront in favor or Wrike after 18 months of difficulty trying to get the system to be as easy and transparent as it had been demo'd to us. Workfront seemed to be a clear case of a great rebrand (from AtTask) and marketing that didn't accurately reflect the complex, outdated product at all. My understanding is that Workfront has addressed many of those issues, but we couldn't wait around for those fixes.
During those other transitions, we had also sporadically used Trello and Google apps for projects and collaboration, but neither had everything we needed for true project management.
Rand Habegger | 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

Wrike

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

Wrike

  • Wrike has enabled our team to become better at prioritizing our tasks, by controlling what enters our task lists. Using forms to create tasks helped us to do this.
  • It has also made tracking the work done by our team much easier, saving time for our team manager.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

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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

Wrike

General

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

Wrike Editions & Modules

Edition
Wrike Free$0
Wrike Professional$492
Wrike EnterpriseRequest a quote
Wrike for MarketersRequest a quote
Wrike for Professional ServicesRequest a quote
Wrike Business$1244
  1. per 5 users/month
  2. per 5 users/month
Additional Pricing Details
Every premium plan begins with a 14-day trial period.

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