14 Ratings
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Score 6.4 out of 100
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Score 5.2 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

Aventri (formerly etouches)

eTouches seems to be well positioned to serve those needing event registration for small groups up to large conventions. Events with multiple sessions are very well organized and allows the planners to monitor registration and attendance with ease. One issue we have run into is the ability to give a discount to a specific registrant who signs up a group of individuals. We continue to work for a solution to this.
Bill Reger | TrustRadius Reviewer

Dude Solutions Events

This is an ideal program for any school or district looking for a way to monitor room and maintenance requests. The digital routing availability will help ease the burden of paper copies and make it quicker for everyone to use and submit their needs. Schools with a variety of staff members are best suited, especially since when submitting a request you can designate those that need to be involved and what specific needs you have from facility to technology.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

Aventri (formerly etouches)

  • User-friendly.
  • Mobile app syncs right from database, so no double work.
Patrick Reilly, CMP | TrustRadius Reviewer

Dude Solutions Events

  • You are able to designate whether you are submitting a maintenance request or a schedule request (for rooms).
  • You can set recurring schedules for areas or rooms you may need weekly or monthly to be requested on a set day or time.
  • SchoolDude autoroutes to the personnel you designate, taking out any physical paperwork involved.
  • You can see your history of requests (both maintenance and schedule) in the database.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Aventri (formerly etouches)

  • The transition to the new platform has taken some time to get everything functional, but they are working on it and update us regularly.
  • Reporting has vastly improved!
  • eSeating uses Flash which doesn't work on iPads... this can be a problem.
Fran Rickenbach | TrustRadius Reviewer

Dude Solutions Events

  • The filter and ability to sort through your request history is a little difficult to navigate and can be glitchy if you are not sorting in the correct way.
  • There should be a quicker and simpler way to verify whether a room is booked prior to scheduling.
  • A cleaner, more simplistic look and navigation would go a long way.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Aventri (formerly etouches)

Aventri (formerly etouches) 8.0
Based on 2 answers
I had a few issues while onsite (over the weekend). The support information given to me was incorrect and I had a hard time tracking down how to get assistance while onsite (on a weekend). When you are onsite, issues are usually heightened and need an immediate response, and I didn't get that.
Patrick Reilly, CMP | TrustRadius Reviewer

Dude Solutions Events

No score
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Alternatives Considered

Aventri (formerly etouches)

Ffrankly we did not evaluate any other software before getting e-touches and I was not involved in that process, it was before my time. But there are alternatives available. They have improved their interface lately and that is a big positive change. But I recommend evaluating multiple options and selecting what best fits your needs.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Dude Solutions Events

This is the only program I have used for the facility, maintenance, technology, and room requests. However, there are programs that include similar features. Frontline Professional Growth is a platform that includes digital forms and routing similar to SchoolDude. But it is a vastly more in-depth program with features that go beyond what SchoolDude is often used for.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Aventri (formerly etouches)

  • Much more thorough reporting than previous provider.
  • The ability for long term goal creation based on the objectives evaluated post conference.
Bill Reger | TrustRadius Reviewer

Dude Solutions Events

  • Less printing and copying in a district.
  • Quicker submitting and processing time.
  • Able to track requests and see what is being used in the district.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Aventri (formerly etouches)

General

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

Dude Solutions Events

General

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

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