BoardPro vs. Thomson Reuters HighQ

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
HighQ
Score 7.6 out of 10
N/A
HighQ Collaborate, now from Thomson Reuters (acquired 2019) is a cloud-based enterprise collaboration platform, featuring secure file sharing but also means for sharing documents with users outside the enterprise, as well as a user-interface optimized for mobile devices and intuitive interface, with real-time communication.N/A
Pricing
BoardProThomson Reuters HighQ
Editions & Modules
No answers on this topic
No answers on this topic
Offerings
Pricing Offerings
BoardProHighQ
Free Trial
YesNo
Free/Freemium Version
NoNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoNo
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
Additional Details20% discount for Nonprofit organisations.
More Pricing Information
Features
BoardProThomson Reuters HighQ
Project Management
Comparison of Project Management features of Product A and Product B
BoardPro
-
Ratings
Thomson Reuters HighQ
8.2
2 Ratings
3% above category average
Task Management00 Ratings8.01 Ratings
Scheduling00 Ratings8.01 Ratings
Workflow Automation00 Ratings9.01 Ratings
Mobile Access00 Ratings9.32 Ratings
Search00 Ratings9.62 Ratings
Visual planning tools00 Ratings5.01 Ratings
Communication
Comparison of Communication features of Product A and Product B
BoardPro
-
Ratings
Thomson Reuters HighQ
8.6
2 Ratings
8% above category average
Chat00 Ratings9.01 Ratings
Notifications00 Ratings9.02 Ratings
Discussions00 Ratings9.01 Ratings
Surveys00 Ratings6.01 Ratings
Internal knowledgebase00 Ratings10.01 Ratings
File Sharing & Management
Comparison of File Sharing & Management features of Product A and Product B
BoardPro
-
Ratings
Thomson Reuters HighQ
9.4
2 Ratings
15% above category average
Versioning00 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Video files00 Ratings9.01 Ratings
Audio files00 Ratings9.01 Ratings
Document collaboration00 Ratings9.22 Ratings
Access control00 Ratings9.22 Ratings
Advanced security features00 Ratings10.02 Ratings
Best Alternatives
BoardProThomson Reuters HighQ
Small Businesses
Dropbox DocSend
Dropbox DocSend
Score 8.2 out of 10
HCL Connections
HCL Connections
Score 8.8 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

No answers on this topic

HCL Connections
HCL Connections
Score 8.8 out of 10
All AlternativesView all alternativesView all alternatives
User Ratings
BoardProThomson Reuters HighQ
Likelihood to Recommend
9.3
(6 ratings)
9.2
(2 ratings)
Support Rating
-
(0 ratings)
10.0
(2 ratings)
User Testimonials
BoardProThomson Reuters HighQ
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.
Read full review
Thomson Reuters
HighQ Collaborate is well suited to situations where a law firm maintains numerous documents for a client and the client needs access to them on a regular basis. For example, we may store the client's minute book (which is relatively common for a large corporate law firm to do), but the client may need access to documents in that minute book on a regular basis. Likewise, we have an internal system at the firm for hosting digital versions of closing books, however, many clients would not have a similar system because they would only receive closing books irregularly. USBs get lost and the client might not want to put the closing book on the main server where anyone can access it. By putting the closing book on the extranet site, the individuals in the client's organization who should be able to access the closing book can do so.
Read full review
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.
Read full review
Thomson Reuters
  • Document sharing. This product makes it easy to upload, review and organize documents related to a particular project or matter.
  • Permissions. Collaborate allows very granular permissions to be assigned for shared documents and administrative activities such as workflows.
  • Reliability. The product is cloud-based and rarely, if ever, unavailable.
Read full review
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
Read full review
Thomson Reuters
  • It is just not that exciting. We host documents on there for clients but the extranet sites have ultimately turned out to not be a product that our clients are clamoring for or that we are regularly pushing.
Read full review
Support Rating
BoardPro
No answers on this topic
Thomson Reuters
The interface is easy to use and overall the software seems pretty robust (I haven't had any crashes yet), so I haven't had to use the support very often. Likewise, I don't think I've ever had a client e-mail me with questions or issues - the software is pretty idiot-proof.
Read full review
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.
Read full review
Thomson Reuters
I feel that HighQ does not really have any real competition in this space because it simply accomplishes its goals far better than the competition at lower cost, while requiring less training and administration.
Read full review
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
Read full review
Thomson Reuters
  • Permits fairly simple administration by a single person for hundreds of Extranets
  • One shop stopping for reliable, secure document sharing and signing with external parties
  • Simple enough to use that internal and external users do not need training to take advantage of the product.
Read full review
ScreenShots

BoardPro Screenshots

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