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Likelihood to Recommend

Conga Composer

There are so many opportunities to use Conga, and that's what I love about it. We use it for a few of our documents, but now I've become aware of how many more of our processes we can move from manual entry to automative processes. It's probably well suited for organizations that use word documents, write ups, and other items- probably wouldn't be well suited for organizations just needing to see the numbers
Kelsie Hamilton | TrustRadius Reviewer

Privia

It is VERY important to make sure you think through the map for how your system should be configured. Time spent carefully determining exactly how you want it laid out and how you will use the system will make your implementation and roll out much more successful. You should understand how your process currently works and determine any preferred process changes before your implementation.
Rae McFarron | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

Conga Composer

  • We use Conga primarily for document generation.
  • An example is Generation of Proposals
  • Another example is generation of quotes
  • We have also used Conga to generate invoices
  • At times we have used Conga to generate formal documents for Govt purposes. Essentially any type of document that is based on Salesforce data is a good use case for Conga.
Naveen Gabrani | TrustRadius Reviewer

Privia

  • Document Repository with standardized Folder Structures: Privia has the ability to create customized & standardized Privia workspaces with set training documents and folder structures as a foundation for each project. This helps assure that the process remains intact without jeopardizing quality throughout the lifecycle of each project / proposal.
  • Customized Workspace Permissions: Privia allows the Workspace owner to maintain control over who is able to view, edit, add / remove documents, add / remove additional users, etc. This is particularly helpful when dealing with classified information such as financial data, as well as ensuring that corporate strategies are protected when it comes to subcontractors. There are many instances where subcontractors would like to share certain information with the prime, but would like to keep their data separate from other subcontractors also working on the same project / proposal.
  • Commenting / Editing and Lock Feature Tools: Privia has the ability to allow multiple users to comment and edit upon the same document simultaneously. This is highly useful when it comes to proposal review teams. At the end of each review team, the comments are consolidated and the document lead can lock the document for editing so that no changes may be made while the comments are taken into consideration, accepted, or rejected.
Danielle N. Silva Aceituno | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Conga Composer

  • While it is a much easier experience than using code to arrive at a document solution, it can still get VERY technical. Beyond the click and drag style of document that you see in the demonstrations.
  • When it goes wrong, finding out WHERE it has gone wrong can be maddening. There is a lot of support out there but that sometimes translates to a vast amount of options to investigate when troubleshooting.
Simon Whight | TrustRadius Reviewer

Privia

  • When using the pure web version of Privia (that is, without installing the thick client on a PC), the comment feature is null and void. This is because without the thick client installed, the pure web platform cannot interact with MS Office products. This creates hassles during reviews when users show up with a laptop and don't have permissions to install software.
Angela Snyder, CF APMP, ITIL | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Conga Composer

Conga Composer 8.0
Based on 1 answer
It's a big part of what we do internally, so would renew as it saves us time and is part of our process. In order to switch we'd need a good price break with same functions available
Christopher Rodriguez | TrustRadius Reviewer

Privia

Privia 8.8
Based on 9 answers
Privia has proved, uniformly, to be an asset. I look forward to my next experience with it. While, as I stated, users can feel advance trepidation when using Privia, those problems evaporate immediately when Privia is activated.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Conga Composer

Conga Composer 8.5
Based on 2 answers
Takes a lot to set up initally but once it is then it's solid so need to get over that hump first
Christopher Rodriguez | TrustRadius Reviewer

Privia

Privia 9.5
Based on 2 answers
It is very intuitive and I found it very easy for my decidedly non-technical users to work with. Training was quite easy even for technophobes or complete newbies. I have a team of about 500 users on this system who are primarily writers and project managers, frequently not computer savvy at all.
Rae McFarron | TrustRadius Reviewer

Reliability and Availability

Conga Composer

No score
No answers yet
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Privia

Privia 10.0
Based on 1 answer
We rarely, if ever, had unplanned outages when we were using Privia. When we did, our support staff were attentive and quick to resolve the problem no matter the hour.
Rae McFarron | TrustRadius Reviewer

Performance

Conga Composer

Conga Composer 9.0
Based on 1 answer
This product appears to work well. It was not a fit for us this time, but we would consider in future
Robin Craigen | TrustRadius Reviewer

Privia

No score
No answers yet
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Support Rating

Conga Composer

Conga Composer 7.7
Based on 2 answers
Support has been pretty good when used. They are very good with proactive notifications of any system issues.
Jared Wacht | TrustRadius Reviewer

Privia

Privia 10.0
Based on 4 answers
Each company is assigned an account manager whom you can contact directly with any questions, comments, and/or concerns. You may contact them directly via email and they will submit a ticket via their system for you or you can submit a ticket through their system and they will contact you immediately. All issues are resolved in a highly timely manner, and the customer service is impeccable. All accounts folks are well-trained from a customer service and technical standpoint and will escalate the issue as necessary depending on their expertise - though, that is rarely a necessity. Should they be unavailable, you will be notified prior to their leave / departure and assigned a secondary contact in the meantime. Overall, I was beyond impressed with Privia's customer support services.
Danielle N. Silva Aceituno | TrustRadius Reviewer

Implementation Rating

Conga Composer

Conga Composer 6.0
Based on 1 answer
Took a while to do but overall fine, did it myself
Christopher Rodriguez | TrustRadius Reviewer

Privia

Privia 10.0
Based on 2 answers
It is critical to plan your implementation carefully and take the time to understand the product. You have to make sure you get the initial set up and design correct so that the tool supports your business practices. If you do this up front, you can have a very successful and easy implementation.
Rae McFarron | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Conga Composer

We chose Conga due to the price point (cost for licenses). It was among the more affordable options but we did not have to sacrifice quality. In addition, the integration with Salesforce is key for us. We are able to connect student interactions and actions with our mailings. We also like how it is user friendly
Wendy Hamstra-Smith | TrustRadius Reviewer

Privia

Its been too long since we did our due diligence, I don't even remember the names of the competitive products. Privia stood out at the time and meeting users at their annual conference was a strong reference for the product.
Greg Barr | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Conga Composer

  • It provided a consistent quote template...everyone's quotes looked like we wanted them to.
  • It protected data integrity by controlling the output formats (i.e. PDF vs. Word).
  • It worked seamlessly behind the scenes making it easy for the team to be self sufficient generating documents.
Rick Scouffas | TrustRadius Reviewer

Privia

  • Increased employee efficiency is #1. For example, without having to manage cumbersome piles of separate, track changes comments and revisions, Privia saves time and money in the review process.
  • Improved reporting. Privia's web interface and pipeline management capabilities allow for generation of customizable reports to garner greater visibility and insight into business development activities.
  • Overall the product is a bit expensive and robust for some smaller businesses, though the functionality is definitely worth the cost.
Angela Snyder, CF APMP, ITIL | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Conga Composer

General

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

Privia

General

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

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