BoardPro vs. Huddle

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
BoardPro
Score 9.3 out of 10
Small Businesses (1-50 employees)
BoardPro offers board management software for small enterprise, small cap and nonprofit organizations. With it, users can create agendas, build board packs, record minutes, send actions and store files.N/A
Huddle
Score 8.9 out of 10
N/A
Huddle is Ideagen’s tool supporting teams' work by enabling them to store, share and work on content.
$20
per month
Pricing
BoardProHuddle
Editions & Modules
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Huddle
$10
per user/per month
Huddle Plus
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Huddle Premier
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Offerings
Pricing Offerings
BoardProHuddle
Free Trial
YesYes
Free/Freemium Version
NoNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoNo
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
Additional Details20% discount for Nonprofit organisations.
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Features
BoardProHuddle
Project Management
Comparison of Project Management features of Product A and Product B
BoardPro
-
Ratings
Huddle
9.6
5 Ratings
19% above category average
Task Management00 Ratings10.05 Ratings
Gantt Charts00 Ratings9.01 Ratings
Scheduling00 Ratings10.02 Ratings
Workflow Automation00 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Mobile Access00 Ratings8.05 Ratings
Search00 Ratings10.05 Ratings
Visual planning tools00 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Communication
Comparison of Communication features of Product A and Product B
BoardPro
-
Ratings
Huddle
9.4
4 Ratings
17% above category average
Chat00 Ratings10.03 Ratings
Notifications00 Ratings9.03 Ratings
Discussions00 Ratings9.03 Ratings
Surveys00 Ratings9.01 Ratings
Internal knowledgebase00 Ratings10.04 Ratings
Integrates with GoToMeeting00 Ratings9.01 Ratings
Integrates with Gmail and Google Hangouts00 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Integrates with Outlook00 Ratings9.02 Ratings
File Sharing & Management
Comparison of File Sharing & Management features of Product A and Product B
BoardPro
-
Ratings
Huddle
9.6
5 Ratings
17% above category average
Versioning00 Ratings10.05 Ratings
Video files00 Ratings10.04 Ratings
Audio files00 Ratings9.04 Ratings
Document collaboration00 Ratings10.05 Ratings
Access control00 Ratings10.05 Ratings
Advanced security features00 Ratings10.05 Ratings
Integrates with Google Drive00 Ratings8.01 Ratings
Device sync00 Ratings10.03 Ratings
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BoardProHuddle
Small Businesses
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Score 8.2 out of 10
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Score 9.6 out of 10
Medium-sized Companies
Dropbox DocSend
Dropbox DocSend
Score 8.2 out of 10
Troop Messenger
Troop Messenger
Score 9.6 out of 10
Enterprises

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HCL Connections
HCL Connections
Score 8.8 out of 10
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User Ratings
BoardProHuddle
Likelihood to Recommend
9.3
(6 ratings)
10.0
(5 ratings)
User Testimonials
BoardProHuddle
Likelihood to Recommend
BoardPro
The best scenarios for the use of BoardPro are highlighted when there is planning, development, coordination, execution and monitoring of projects and activities, in addition to being an information panel for all the members of the different teams of the organization, it provides the ability to hold meetings, an integrating element that stands out from other software. The management of the boards is exceptionally intuitive and easy to use, in addition to simplifying its content in a way that is easy to understand for all people, granting continuity and consistency to the work or works to be developed. An area of opportunity where it could be developed in a better way is offline work, since it will not be possible for your team members to work in this way.
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Ideagen
If you are sharing private information like contracts for designs and designs that aren't meant to be shared only with one client, the platform is very secure
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Pros
BoardPro
  • Agenda-setting and writing minutes is very easy with the built-in structure offered
  • Compiling and distributing Board packs with BoardPro takes a fraction of the time it used to - and updates to papers are so much easier
  • Ability to hold all governance documents in one central repository is useful for external Directors
  • Directors find the Board paper annotation feature very useful. New updates to this have made it an extremely powerful tool.
  • Flying Minutes feature is very useful for obtaining formal decisions between meetings and then automatically adding them to the next set of minutes.
  • The ability for Directors to update their own interests in the Interests Register is efficient and puts the responsibility on them to ensure this is up to date - this is automatically included in each Board pack.
  • The actions feature is fantastic - allocating a person responsible and an action deadline which then is followed up by BoardPro email reminders keeps people on tasks and allows the Chair to stay on top of actions as they are reported in the Board packs each meeting.
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Ideagen
  • Huddle allows users to use the native document file types. For example, Word files are still in a Word, not a "Huddle" file version.
  • Huddle workspaces are invitation-only. If someone should not be in the workspace, they will not be invited and provided access to the documents. Or, they can be removed from the workspace if needed.
  • Communication about documents is located with the documents in a discussion thread under the document preview. Thus, email inbox clutter can be limited.
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Cons
BoardPro
  • development of an Android app (at the moment available only on the Apple store)
  • a section for the Q&A answer for users at the beginning level
  • upload also excel format documents
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Ideagen
  • More pricing options would have been nicer.
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Alternatives Considered
BoardPro
BoardPro is on a different playing field than monday.com, in fact, BoardPro is in a league of it's own. I used monday.com at a different organisation board and actually found that I did not use it. I found it easier to download and read the PDF board pack that was provided to me. The user interface of BoardPro is such that the software is easy to navigate and use, it is intuitive and such a delight to use.
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Ideagen
Sharepoint is very flexible, but very clunky and slow when all one needs is a quick document management solution. M-Files is a great, rich document management system, but until recently focussed less on the collaboration piece.
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Return on Investment
BoardPro
  • It has made meetings more enjoyable and flow faster
  • We are able to get through the formal agenda quickly and focus on strategy
  • The strategic decisions that have occurred as a direct result of using BoardPro have added real value to Search Republic
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Ideagen
  • This has made it a lot easier for remote workers to access important documents without needing to use the VPN at home (which does not always work).
  • It clearly shows who updated the last document and when so it is clear who you need to ask if you have questions or something.
  • We have used it in client settings, so this saves money as we do not need to request a separate client laptop or VPN token.
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ScreenShots

BoardPro Screenshots

Screenshot of Meeting Agenda FeatureScreenshot of Voting FeatureScreenshot of My Meetings Feature