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Score 8.5 out of 100
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Score 9.3 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

Conga Collaborate

We've found that closing deals through Ocitv is very efficient and effective in saving our team time. A small team at our company has been using the beta version to display multiple quotes and proposals through our customized templates. The customization of templates allows multiple teams to leverage the software with little resistance from the client. We work with many legacy companies that still require a formal legal agreement
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

IBM CPQ

We went from quoting time from hours to minutes or from days to hours after everyone learned its processes, but it's not really worth the time and money invested into it if you can't see those results
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

CPQ

Conga Collaborate
IBM CPQ
8.5
Quote sharing/sending
Conga Collaborate
IBM CPQ
8.0
Product configuration
Conga Collaborate
IBM CPQ
9.0
Configuration options
Conga Collaborate
IBM CPQ
9.0
Pricing rules
Conga Collaborate
IBM CPQ
7.0
Price adjustment
Conga Collaborate
IBM CPQ
7.0
Purchase history and open contracts
Conga Collaborate
IBM CPQ
9.0
Guided selling/Sales portal
Conga Collaborate
IBM CPQ
9.0
CPQ reporting & analytics
Conga Collaborate
IBM CPQ
10.0
CPQ-CRM integration
Conga Collaborate
IBM CPQ
10.0
Attachments to quotes
Conga Collaborate
IBM CPQ
8.0
Order capturing
Conga Collaborate
IBM CPQ
7.0

Pros

Conga Collaborate

  • Simple to implement and use. If you're using Word to write proposals, distribute, redline and edit them... you're going to save time on the first proposal you write.
  • Impressive to our prospects. When we distribute our password-protected proposals, our prospects always comment on what a great experience it is.
  • A huge time-saver with its templating capabilities. We have standard engagements with our clients and we're able to control and update the messaging as needed, and still personalize it to each opportunity.
  • A company that listens and cares about their clients' usage. From day 1 at TinderBox, the team has been responsive to our needs.
  • Tracking and measurement show our success rates. We love the fact that we get notified when the prospect opens the proposal and that we can track our team's success.
Douglas Karr | TrustRadius Reviewer

IBM CPQ

  • Provides associated quotes through the life cycle of the opportunity, until the opportunity is either won or lost.
  • You can store all the information you require during the quoting process, including customer details, information about products and the adjustment made to the price of products, and the payment terms and shipment terms that will be used in the order if the quote is converted to an order.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Conga Collaborate

  • Formatting is weak. Sometimes the UX for bold, underline, etc. do not work well. Copy and paste functionality can be buggy at times.
  • At times, we have a difficulties with the connection between SFDC and the tool, and sometimes the SOW does not appear in the opportunity record in SFDC.
  • Takes a while to get it looking good in terms of a final SOW. It can be time consuming and not very easy to learn as a beginner.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

IBM CPQ

  • There were widespread frustrations throughout sales and call center with CPQ originally. But really the reason why CPQ tools are complex is because CPQ processes are complex things to implement.
  • Users today want all the flexibility with none of the complexity. It is one of the biggest challenges in my day-to-day.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Conga Collaborate

Conga Collaborate 4.8
Based on 2 answers
I don't see any use in my current org but If I see any use I'll propose it when I'm in position to recommand.
Sunil Parmar | TrustRadius Reviewer

IBM CPQ

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Usability

Conga Collaborate

Conga Collaborate 8.0
Based on 1 answer
It's a fantastic platform as is, but there's always an opportunity to squeeze a little optimization into the fold. I am of the belief that the user should be looking left to go backwards, right to go forwards, up to the right for support, and hitting the menus for other commands. Sometimes I go to advance and I'm hit with the message that I have to save first... so I have to click a button up top to save, then back down to advance. I think a "Save and Continue" in places is appropriate.
Douglas Karr | TrustRadius Reviewer

IBM CPQ

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Support Rating

Conga Collaborate

Conga Collaborate 10.0
Based on 1 answer
Their support team is top-notch--very quick to reach out to help on any issues or questions we have.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

IBM CPQ

IBM CPQ 10.0
Based on 2 answers
Timely and courteous response time from IBM Support any time there was a request that needed to be made.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Conga Collaborate

Conga Collaborate has pricing that worked for our small team. The Salesforce integration is better suited for our needs with Conga
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

IBM CPQ

No answers on this topic

Return on Investment

Conga Collaborate

  • Positive: Time saving and proposal consistency.
  • Negative: Unreliable editor.
  • Positive: I appreciate the ability to track user's activity once a proposal is completed.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

IBM CPQ

  • Faster quoting time from detailed, easy-to-read analytics.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Conga Collaborate

General

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

IBM CPQ

General

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

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Conga Collaborate
8.7
IBM CPQ
10.0

Likelihood to Renew

Conga Collaborate
4.8
IBM CPQ

Usability

Conga Collaborate
8.0
IBM CPQ

Support Rating

Conga Collaborate
10.0
IBM CPQ
10.0

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