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Score 8.8 out of 100
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Score 6 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

Creately

Very good online option for flowcharts and other purposes; can be quite cost-effective, too, depending on how you use it.
Mike Eisenberg | TrustRadius Reviewer

Micro Focus Vibe

I think Micro Focus Vibe is very well suited for organizations that work in a team collaboration front and have to share documents. I think this really shines in organizations that have a standard set of information that gets lost in the sauce because of the sheer amount of people in an organization. In this case, the Wiki is very helpful in this setting. I wouldn't quite recommend this site for video production houses unless you are patient enough to correlate your needs to the many many features available through Vibe...because it all boils down to patience.
Cori Fowler | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Project Management

Creately
Micro Focus Vibe
7.7
Task Management
Creately
Micro Focus Vibe
8.0
Scheduling
Creately
Micro Focus Vibe
9.0
Workflow Automation
Creately
Micro Focus Vibe
5.6
Mobile Access
Creately
Micro Focus Vibe
8.7
Search
Creately
Micro Focus Vibe
9.4
Visual planning tools
Creately
Micro Focus Vibe
5.7

Communication

Creately
Micro Focus Vibe
7.9
Notifications
Creately
Micro Focus Vibe
8.8
Discussions
Creately
Micro Focus Vibe
8.1
Surveys
Creately
Micro Focus Vibe
6.7
Internal knowledgebase
Creately
Micro Focus Vibe
8.1

File Sharing & Management

Creately
Micro Focus Vibe
7.3
Versioning
Creately
Micro Focus Vibe
8.7
Video files
Creately
Micro Focus Vibe
5.6
Audio files
Creately
Micro Focus Vibe
5.6
Document collaboration
Creately
Micro Focus Vibe
8.7
Access control
Creately
Micro Focus Vibe
7.7
Advanced security features
Creately
Micro Focus Vibe
7.7
Device sync
Creately
Micro Focus Vibe
7.0

Pros

Creately

  • Creately provides the same experience that other similar tools (i.e. Visio) provides, but presents it in a much more colorful, unique manner. The colors are vibrant, and my clients have always been impressed with the quality and feel.
  • Creately provides a lot of creative control over how your images look. I can play with the opacity and color scheme, or use what they already provide.
  • Creately also allows me to create wireframes for clients to review, whether desktop or mobile. I can create simple, easy to understand frames and concepts in minutes - they're super professional looking and ready to share.
  • I like the pricing model. Right now I can pay month-to-month, or pay a one-time fee for a year. It's also less expensive than Visio, which is very nice.
Richard Crane | TrustRadius Reviewer

Micro Focus Vibe

  • Novell Vibe connects GroupWise mail with Vibe natively which means you can access Vibe from within the mail product.
  • Once forms and workflows are set up, the access structure on who sees what or not is very effective.
  • You can use Novell Vibe as your main intranet with everything from wiki's, blogging and more fully automated and still in synch with your internal organisational structure.
  • After playing with it for a while i found that through jsp it is highly configurable.
Rob Zweistra | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Creately

  • The transition Creately made this year to their new non-Flash platform seems to almost function like a beta release in some instances.
  • Customer support sometimes takes a while to return and the responses are not always the best or most helpful. Follow up isn't great, either.
Mike Eisenberg | TrustRadius Reviewer

Micro Focus Vibe

  • The most pressing improvement is in printing. In speaking with Novell techs Vibe was designed as a web tool, no paper necessary. However in the real world our folks love their paper printouts. Vibe utilizes views for various functions. A print view that's easily configured would be an awesome upgrade.
  • Customized in JSP. Vibe is completely customized using JSP. I don't know it. I'm not a programmer. I can work things out, but programming isn't my forte.
Richard Johnson | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Creately

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Micro Focus Vibe

Micro Focus Vibe 9.9
Based on 5 answers
It meets our current business needs and provides the scalability we need for future growth. It can be installed on Windows or Linux (Our alpha install was on Linux. Our beta was on Windows. We went with Windows). There are additional features, and application integrations, that we haven't taken advantage as of yet due to the lack of current business needs.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Creately

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Micro Focus Vibe

Micro Focus Vibe 5.0
Based on 1 answer
At this moment it still looks you need to do a lot to be able to use it and to be honest that time should be used for work not for configuring a communication tool for the business. Yes I understand that it takes time to learn something to use in the organisation , but with this tool I see the help desk having to answer a lot of questions on how to use it or once someone has done something how to undo it.
Rob Zweistra | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Creately

Creately 5.5
Based on 4 answers
I haven't used Creately's support. I don't know what to rate this to be honest. If there was an "N/A," I'd use that. I like products where I don't have to do a lot of research or studying to learn how to use the software. Creately allows me to jump in and go.
Richard Crane | TrustRadius Reviewer

Micro Focus Vibe

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Implementation Rating

Creately

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Micro Focus Vibe

Micro Focus Vibe 7.1
Based on 2 answers
The implementation was good, it is the follow up that we need to do ourselves that takes time and effort.
Rob Zweistra | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Creately

In terms of pricing and functionality, Creately was the clear winner at the time, although the jury is still out on Creately's new version in terms of how simple it may be to use.
Mike Eisenberg | TrustRadius Reviewer

Micro Focus Vibe

The main alternatives were Sharepoint or creating a custom Drupal install. Sharepoint was too expensive and didn't fit into our Novell environment. The Drupal solution we found was beyond our technical ability.
Jason Preuss | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Creately

  • Creately is less expensive and dare I say more professional looking than Visio. It looks great at a fraction of the price.
  • Creately allows me to share ideas and processes with my clients. It shows that I understand their business processes, and increases their trust in my abilities to work with them.
Richard Crane | TrustRadius Reviewer

Micro Focus Vibe

  • Novell Vibe has increased employee efficiency by providing a central file repository for our team.
  • Novell Vibe has increased our customer service capabilities by allowing our team to track customer projects and support issues more effectively.
Donna Moyer | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

Creately

General

Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Yes
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
Optional
6.95*

* per user

Creately Editions & Modules

On-premise Edition
Creately Desktop$751
Creately Server6.951
  1. per user
SaaS Edition
Creately Online Personal6.951
Creately Team 5$401
Creately Team 10$801
Creately Team 25$2001
  1. per month
Additional Pricing Details
We offer deeply discounted prices for non profits, educational institutes and charities.

Micro Focus Vibe

General

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

Micro Focus Vibe Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Creately
8.5
Micro Focus Vibe
6.5

Likelihood to Renew

Creately
Micro Focus Vibe
9.9

Usability

Creately
Micro Focus Vibe
5.0

Support Rating

Creately
5.5
Micro Focus Vibe

Implementation Rating

Creately
Micro Focus Vibe
7.1

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