What users are saying about
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103 Ratings
20 Ratings
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Score 8.9 out of 100

Google Chat

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103 Ratings
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Score 8.3 out of 100

Feature Set Ratings

  • Avaza and Google Chat are tied in 1 feature set: Project Management

Project Management

8.8

Avaza

88%
8.8

Google Chat

88%
Avaza ranks higher in 8/13 features

Task Management

9.0
90%
7 Ratings
8.7
87%
8 Ratings

Resource Management

8.8
88%
5 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Gantt Charts

8.2
82%
4 Ratings
8.8
88%
5 Ratings

Scheduling

8.8
88%
6 Ratings
8.7
87%
11 Ratings

Team Collaboration

10.0
100%
7 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Document Management

9.1
91%
1 Rating
N/A
0 Ratings

Email integration

9.1
91%
3 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Mobile Access

7.8
78%
5 Ratings
9.3
93%
16 Ratings

Timesheet Tracking

9.0
90%
7 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Budget and Expense Management

8.5
85%
5 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Workflow Automation

N/A
0 Ratings
8.3
83%
7 Ratings

Search

N/A
0 Ratings
9.0
90%
14 Ratings

Visual planning tools

N/A
0 Ratings
8.6
86%
7 Ratings

Professional Services Automation

8.6

Avaza

86%

Google Chat

Feature Set Not Supported
N/A
Avaza ranks higher in 4/4 features

Quotes/estimates

7.3
73%
4 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Invoicing

9.1
91%
4 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Project & financial reporting

9.1
91%
4 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Integration with accounting software

9.1
91%
1 Rating
N/A
0 Ratings

Communication

Avaza

Feature Set Not Supported
N/A
9.1

Google Chat

91%
Google Chat ranks higher in 8/8 features

Chat

N/A
0 Ratings
9.3
93%
17 Ratings

Notifications

N/A
0 Ratings
8.9
89%
17 Ratings

Discussions

N/A
0 Ratings
8.3
83%
15 Ratings

Surveys

N/A
0 Ratings
8.6
86%
10 Ratings

Internal knowledgebase

N/A
0 Ratings
9.3
93%
8 Ratings

Integrates with GoToMeeting

N/A
0 Ratings
9.4
94%
7 Ratings

Integrates with Gmail and Google Hangouts

N/A
0 Ratings
9.8
98%
15 Ratings

Integrates with Outlook

N/A
0 Ratings
9.0
90%
6 Ratings

File Sharing & Management

Avaza

Feature Set Not Supported
N/A
8.5

Google Chat

85%
Google Chat ranks higher in 8/8 features

Versioning

N/A
0 Ratings
8.4
84%
11 Ratings

Video files

N/A
0 Ratings
7.6
76%
14 Ratings

Audio files

N/A
0 Ratings
8.0
80%
13 Ratings

Document collaboration

N/A
0 Ratings
8.7
87%
14 Ratings

Access control

N/A
0 Ratings
8.5
85%
11 Ratings

Advanced security features

N/A
0 Ratings
8.0
80%
12 Ratings

Integrates with Google Drive

N/A
0 Ratings
9.2
92%
15 Ratings

Device sync

N/A
0 Ratings
9.1
91%
15 Ratings

Attribute Ratings

  • Avaza is rated higher in 3 areas: Likelihood to Recommend, Usability, Support Rating
  • Avaza and Google Chat are tied in 1 area: Likelihood to Renew

Likelihood to Recommend

9.0

Avaza

90%
7 Ratings
8.7

Google Chat

87%
17 Ratings

Likelihood to Renew

10.0

Avaza

100%
1 Rating
10.0

Google Chat

100%
1 Rating

Usability

9.0

Avaza

90%
1 Rating
8.0

Google Chat

80%
2 Ratings

Support Rating

10.0

Avaza

100%
2 Ratings
7.2

Google Chat

72%
3 Ratings

Likelihood to Recommend

Avaza

We are a pretty unique business because we deal with bookkeeping, marketing, and HR and across all 3 departments, we have been able to successfully use the tool. Other software we have tried usually caters to one industry at a time.
Veronica M Duckett | TrustRadius Reviewer

Google Chat

Well suited for businesses of all sizes. HOWEVER, I would say keep the chat groups limited at the departmental level, ensure that your moderator or the individual responsible for the group keeps it on topic, and have your IT team monitor it from time to time. Google Chat gets used so much in our organization that we have rules and regs in our Employee Handbook regarding its proper use (and when used PROPERLY, it can be very effective).
Ryan Mays | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

Avaza

  • It switches between Kanban view, List view, and Gantt charts which fits varying preferences!
  • It helps us work smart by creating dependencies and linking tasks to calendars
  • It has a clean, intuitive dashboard that's very easy to navigate
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Google Chat

  • Google Hangouts Chat allows you to send and receive messages real time with emoticons that can help you express your mood.
  • You can download and upload image file that can be use for business process and more.
  • Google Hangouts Chat also allows you to make a calls to reach other users.What I like the most is the awesome screen sharing while on call.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Avaza

  • The interface and taxonomy could use an update, sometimes it's hard to figure out where things logically are or should be.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Google Chat

  • I wish it was easier to turn the sound off, I hate being in meetings and my chat is blowing up.
  • Needing to "accept" a chat invite from someone within my org seems counter-intuitive.
  • Some people have trouble getting their notifications before midnight, somehow?
  • Prior to downloading the app, group messages didn't come up for me on my computer.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Avaza

General

Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Yes
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Yes
Entry-level set up fee?
Optional

Starting Price

$0 Unlimited Project Collaborators, 1 Admin, 1 Timesheet/ Expense User, 1 Resource Scheduling User

Avaza Editions & Modules

Edition
Free Plan$01
Startup Plan$11.952
Basic Plan$23.953
Business Plan$47.954
  1. Unlimited Project Collaborators, 1 Admin, 1 Timesheet/ Expense User, 1 Resource Scheduling User
  2. Unlimited Project Collaborators, 1 Admin, 2 Timesheet/ Expense Users, 1 Resource Scheduling User
  3. Unlimited Project Collaborators, 2 Admins, 5 Timesheet/ Expense Users, 1 Resource Scheduling User
  4. Unlimited Project Collaborators, 5 Admins, 5 Timesheet/ Expense Users, 1 Resource Scheduling User
Additional Pricing Details

Google Chat

General

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

Starting Price

Google Chat Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

Likelihood to Renew

Avaza

Avaza 10.0
Based on 1 answer
Because it has been amazing and easy to work with.
Veronica M Duckett | TrustRadius Reviewer

Google Chat

Google Chat 10.0
Based on 1 answer
No answer on this topic is available.

Usability

Avaza

Avaza 9.0
Based on 1 answer
Avaza is very easy to use, but the mobile app needs work.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Google Chat

Google Chat 8.0
Based on 2 answers
It's not perfect. There are occasional glitches, drop-outs, and it takes a bit to get everything loaded and working. But it is significantly better than Zoom or GoToMeeting when you're in instructional settings. I know my teacher friends here like it and the administrators and parents seem to be satisfied too.
Kristi R-C, CTS, CQT | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Avaza

Avaza 10.0
Based on 2 answers
They are always available and open to doing a call or a shared screen to walk through the issues.
Veronica M Duckett | TrustRadius Reviewer

Google Chat

Google Chat 7.2
Based on 3 answers
I have not needed to contact the support folks for Google Hangouts Chat, so I can't speak to this with any accuracy. The online instructions are fairly clearly written, so it is fairly intuitive to start with. I did not feel the need to use the support people anyway.
Kristi R-C, CTS, CQT | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Avaza

Avaza is the only solution that ties all of our needs together in one platform at a reasonable price.
Tristan Boyd | TrustRadius Reviewer

Google Chat

Prior to Google Hangouts, our company used Spark. Spark was not integrated into our email, therefore it couldn't be easily accessed in the same browser. With Spark we also couldn't search our emails for keywords in a conversation, searching had to be done manually. The one feature I enjoyed about Spark was a request to get a user's attention: If I had an urgent question and I wanted to ensure the recipient saw my message/question, I would request their attention and the message screen would pop up on their screen.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Avaza

  • Accountability has increased ever since Avaza has been introduced
  • Avaza has helped us to keep records of all our tasks
  • Avaza has helped us to bill our clients accurately
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Google Chat

  • In my work it allows us to report troubles that may cost loss of investment thru Google Hangouts Chat we were able to communicate on how to fix it.
  • I hope we can make it on our own choice of colors to heightened workers vibe
  • It is connected to your email
Vianne Marie Abulucion | TrustRadius Reviewer

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