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4 Ratings
12 Ratings
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Score 7.1 out of 100
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Score 9.3 out of 100

Feature Set Ratings

  • Troop Messenger ranks higher in 3 feature sets: Project Management, Communication, File Sharing & Management

Project Management

7.8

ContactOffice

78%
9.6

Troop Messenger

96%
ContactOffice ranks higher in 5/7 features

Task Management

8.7
87%
3 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Gantt Charts

7.1
71%
3 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Scheduling

8.1
81%
3 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Workflow Automation

7.1
71%
2 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Mobile Access

7.3
73%
3 Ratings
9.9
99%
9 Ratings

Search

7.1
71%
2 Ratings
9.3
93%
9 Ratings

Visual planning tools

9.0
90%
1 Rating
N/A
0 Ratings

Communication

7.9

ContactOffice

79%
9.5

Troop Messenger

95%
ContactOffice ranks higher in 4/8 features

Chat

8.7
87%
3 Ratings
10.0
100%
9 Ratings

Notifications

8.7
87%
3 Ratings
9.9
99%
9 Ratings

Discussions

9.0
90%
2 Ratings
9.1
91%
9 Ratings

Surveys

8.6
86%
2 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Internal knowledgebase

8.0
80%
2 Ratings
9.1
91%
8 Ratings

Integrates with GoToMeeting

7.0
70%
1 Rating
N/A
0 Ratings

Integrates with Gmail and Google Hangouts

6.0
60%
1 Rating
N/A
0 Ratings

Integrates with Outlook

7.0
70%
1 Rating
N/A
0 Ratings

File Sharing & Management

7.9

ContactOffice

79%
9.4

Troop Messenger

94%
Troop Messenger ranks higher in 4/7 features

Versioning

7.8
78%
2 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Video files

7.4
74%
2 Ratings
9.3
93%
9 Ratings

Audio files

8.1
81%
3 Ratings
9.6
96%
9 Ratings

Document collaboration

9.0
90%
3 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Access control

8.1
81%
2 Ratings
9.5
95%
8 Ratings

Advanced security features

7.0
70%
1 Rating
9.3
93%
9 Ratings

Integrates with Google Drive

7.9
79%
2 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Attribute Ratings

  • Troop Messenger is rated higher in 1 area: Likelihood to Recommend

Likelihood to Recommend

7.3

ContactOffice

73%
3 Ratings
9.3

Troop Messenger

93%
9 Ratings

Likelihood to Recommend

ContactOffice

1. Its cloud-based messaging and collaboration suite includes among others an email solution, calendars, address books, documents, polling tool and more.2. Handling big data, managing events, and reminders. 3. Rich API allowing for a deep integration of the Contact Office applications.4. Universal access to your data through desktop and mobile. 5. Almost every device supported.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Troop Messenger

[Troop Messenger is the] best internal messaging application for businesses of all kinds. Collaboration goes super fast and quick with Troop Messenger. Be it instant messaging, audio-video calling, sharing screen contents, or video conferencing. Team members can seamlessly get along with each other for exchanging productive work conversations.
Ramya jamanjyothi | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

ContactOffice

  • Can use it from anywhere, can access your documents, emails and others.
  • Can message your group and arrange meetings, and it will notify you.
  • Can manage tasks.
  • Fairly good customer support
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Troop Messenger

  • Jointly code helps two or more developers work on the same code. They can share the same code editor for writing and editing.
  • Any participant of the group call can add more participants to the ongoing group call.
  • Integrations that enable users to work on the apps within Troop Messenger.
  • Search filters help you find groups, text files, images, videos, and more in just one go.
Vrushanjali Thippabathula | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

ContactOffice

  • Data safety concerns
RANDHIR KUMAR | TrustRadius Reviewer

Troop Messenger

  • I see Troop Messenger as a complete tool so I don’t have any suggestions for them in fact I am hoping it to introduce more unique features.
Niya Mathur | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

ContactOffice

General

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

Starting Price

Troop Messenger

General

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

Starting Price

Alternatives Considered

ContactOffice

ContactOffice handles almost all data, all files like doc, pdf, mp3 etc. Task management. Worksection is an all-around project management app that gives users visibility and organization. ContactOffice is a contact management software that helps you to easily manage your data from any computer with a web browser. Worksection is Free: no charge. ContactOffice offers four plans for its Individual version. ContactOffice has more supported Integrations than Worksection.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Troop Messenger

We created groups based on projects, responsibilities, teams, etc., of course, any tool can facilitate it but Troop Messenger has some key features like Unread Messages, Respond Later and other options, which boost the communication.
Navtej Bose | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

ContactOffice

  • Can get documents from anywhere if you forgot your files.
  • Can connect with anyone in your group, chat, share ideas, and requirements in a single instance.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Troop Messenger

  • I believe this has increased productivity amongst the team in that we can get immediate responses to issues and questions, allowing us to have a better continuous flow of work.
Anusha P | TrustRadius Reviewer

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