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Score 8.6 out of 100

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Score 8.9 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

Concord

Contract management is well suited, and templates are less appropriate, but still a nice feature.
Piper Paton Shano | TrustRadius Reviewer

PowerDMS

I would recommend the program to anyone involved in policy management (storage, application, distribution, communication). I highly suggest any law enforcement agency utilize Power DMS due to the companies relationship with accreditation bodies. You can not only access your standards manuals but upload proofs, organize them, and provide access to an accessor within the program.
Jason Ammon | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Contract Authoring

Concord
8.5
PowerDMS
Contract creation
Concord
8.4
PowerDMS
Contract templates
Concord
9.1
PowerDMS
Clause library/saved fields
Concord
7.6
PowerDMS
Guided logic
Concord
9.1
PowerDMS

Contract Collaboration

Concord
8.6
PowerDMS
Contract sharing
Concord
8.6
PowerDMS
Contract editing
Concord
8.6
PowerDMS
Collaborating on contracts
Concord
8.6
PowerDMS
Approval process
Concord
9.4
PowerDMS
Interdepartmental workflows
Concord
7.6
PowerDMS

Contract Monitoring

Concord
8.2
PowerDMS
Contract database
Concord
7.8
PowerDMS
Legacy contracts
Concord
8.2
PowerDMS
Contract search
Concord
8.6
PowerDMS
Contract milestone reminders & alerts
Concord
8.2
PowerDMS
Custom contract reports
Concord
7.6
PowerDMS
Tracking contract status
Concord
8.0
PowerDMS
Compliance check
Concord
9.1
PowerDMS

Pros

Concord

  • Automated templates are incredibly easy to implement. Concord also does, for the most part, very well at keeping formatting when uploading documents in Word. The only downside is if you use formulas (naming convention for contracts), if you do not copy + paste as values before uploading then it will give the contract the name of the formula.
Jacob Wall | TrustRadius Reviewer

PowerDMS

  • PowerDMS provides management with a real-time tracking of policy reviews, approvals, and signatures. This is a great benefit for risk management.
  • PowerDMS allows users to incorporate remote, web-based training in a variety of formats including, but not limited to, video, PowerPoint, miscellaneous documents, interactive activities, and tests.
  • PowerDMS provides a very robust search engine that is very user-friendly.
Ed Goodman | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Concord

  • For what we use, we do not see any areas that are in need of improvement.
Shelle Pourmanafzadehardabili | TrustRadius Reviewer

PowerDMS

  • The Workflow process in PowerDMS is not as easy to grasp as some of the other concepts and requires a little more explaination, especially for non-administrative background users.
  • Users are unable to view the steps in a Workflow template in order to determine which Workflow would work best for their needs when routing documents.
  • It would be great to have multiple message options for past due inbox notifications in addition to the options for past due tasks to encourage users to go to their inbox to review their messages.
Deanna Willmon | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Concord

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

PowerDMS

PowerDMS 8.8
Based on 9 answers
I have had nothing but positive experiences with PowerDMS from day one. If we ever run into a situation we are unsure of, PowerDMS support has ALWAYS been able to answer us basically immediately. I really love that they are constantly seeking to improve and expand.
Julie Rosenburg | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Concord

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

PowerDMS

PowerDMS 8.5
Based on 20 answers
PowerDMS is very easy for the end-user to navigate. There is some training necessary for admin or higher-level users. One thing that I have been given negative feedback about from staff is that PowerDMS automatically times out for security reasons after 20 minutes of idle time. The security of the documents and content in PowerDMS is important and this minor inconvenience is probably not an issue for most users.
Aaron Chapin | TrustRadius Reviewer

Reliability and Availability

Concord

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

PowerDMS

PowerDMS 8.2
Based on 1 answer
Never had an issue with PowerDMS not being available. Speed is an issue from time to time
Joe McDonnell | TrustRadius Reviewer

Performance

Concord

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

PowerDMS

PowerDMS 8.5
Based on 9 answers
We use PowerDMS in the cloud so our performance might be different from other users who use on-premise. The program has always been up with very minimal downtime and always seems responsive and snappy when navigating the UI and searching documents. We don't currently have any integrations with other software.
Kayne Cushman | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Concord

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

PowerDMS

PowerDMS 8.8
Based on 30 answers
PowerDMS support is fantastic. Many times one can get the needed question answered by using the Success Community. If not, one can call or email PowerDMS and get prompt, courteous, English speaking assistance. They know everyone has different learning curves and never make one feel like a dumb question was asked. If it's more of a technical glitch, then there is a constant and quick follow-up on the issue.
Michael Hass | TrustRadius Reviewer

Implementation Rating

Concord

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

PowerDMS

PowerDMS 9.0
Based on 8 answers
Implementation of PowerDMS was near seamless. The product was able to input existing policies and procedures within a few hours, which helped to lay the foundation for future use. Having PowerDMS on-boarding readily available was also a huge benefit.
Ed Goodman | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Concord

I would rather not compare apples and apples nor apples and oranges, and just share Concord has been an excellent Contract Management System for current organization.
Piper Paton Shano | TrustRadius Reviewer

PowerDMS

The AS400 database was very old and did not offer the capability of uploading policies and having them signed off and recorded. This was the main reason the Orlando Police Department purchased PowerDMS. There were some things in the AS400 we could do for training, that we can not do in PowerDMS, and vice-versa.
Cheryl Holtz | TrustRadius Reviewer

Scalability

Concord

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

PowerDMS

PowerDMS 7.3
Based on 1 answer
Because of features and functions.
Joe McDonnell | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Concord

  • Since our implementation, I am saving a few hours a month in managing our IC contracts.
  • When people have questions about contracts, now it's clear "Hey, look in Concord" versus "Hey, does John or Sally have this contract?".
Jacob Wall | TrustRadius Reviewer

PowerDMS

  • Created efficient processes for approving document revision
  • Migrated what originally was a paper system to electronic
  • Accessible for any employee by logging in, employees do not have to seek out policy and procedure binders, and updated documents can be automatically sent to inboxes when updated.
Emily Gower | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

Concord

General

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

Concord Editions & Modules

Edition
Starter, starting at$501
Professional, starting at$751
Enterprise, starting at$951
  1. per seat, per month, billed annually
Additional Pricing Details
All inclusive pricing built for you. Concord pricing includes implementation, services, and unlimited support. All Concord plans include unlimited documents and unlimited e-signatures.

PowerDMS

General

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

PowerDMS Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

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