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Score 9.2 out of 100
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Likelihood to Recommend

Creatio

If you have an in-house expert, then this product, due to its customization abilities, is a great choice for a CRM. However, due to Creatio's low-code approach, there are areas where end-users can make their own changes and customizations without the need for a developer. One such case is building out team dashboards for real-time reporting.
Carl Moore | TrustRadius Reviewer

Zywave Sales Cloud - Agency Management (AMS) (formerly BrokerageBuilder)

If you are a Benefits only shop—it's great! We really liked the system. Very user friendly and a true Benefits broker system. We tried an integration with our CL/PL system and BrokerageBuilder, but it didn't work. Having two systems became too clunky for accounting (commissions), reporting (revenue, etc.), and for client service and prospecting (i.e., do we have CL for our Benefits clients and vice versa? We had to look in two systems to find out).
Jessica Gardner | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Low-Code Development

Creatio
9.5
Zywave Sales Cloud - Agency Management (AMS) (formerly BrokerageBuilder)
Visual Modeling
Creatio
8.8
Zywave Sales Cloud - Agency Management (AMS) (formerly BrokerageBuilder)
Drag-and-drop Interfaces
Creatio
10.0
Zywave Sales Cloud - Agency Management (AMS) (formerly BrokerageBuilder)
Platform Security
Creatio
9.7
Zywave Sales Cloud - Agency Management (AMS) (formerly BrokerageBuilder)
Platform User Management
Creatio
9.8
Zywave Sales Cloud - Agency Management (AMS) (formerly BrokerageBuilder)
Reusability
Creatio
9.5
Zywave Sales Cloud - Agency Management (AMS) (formerly BrokerageBuilder)
Platform Scalability
Creatio
9.3
Zywave Sales Cloud - Agency Management (AMS) (formerly BrokerageBuilder)

Pros

Creatio

  • Customization: We have heavily customized the system. Creatio has been excellent in helping build requirements & see these through to implementation.
  • The system is really easy to use. Users pick it up & love it immediately.
  • Support is superb: If we have any issues or want to change the system at all, the team is always there helping by being fast, efficient & friendly
  • Cost: Definitely competitive.
Will Ludgate | TrustRadius Reviewer

Zywave Sales Cloud - Agency Management (AMS) (formerly BrokerageBuilder)

  • It's very flexible. You can add custom fields easily and create/update workflows and activities quickly.
  • The layout is easy on the eye. The dashboard is laid out well and helps you stay on track with renewals and activities.
  • Emails attached to an activity are easily viewed and housed within the activity on a separate tab.
  • Adding and reviewing policy info is simple. The tabs make it helpful to find and view info quickly.
Jessica Gardner | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Creatio

  • Having more marketplace solutions that add to the system’s functionality would be great.
  • We look forward to further enhancements in ML (even though Creatio already has some AI-powered solutions in place).
  • We would also like to see some improvements to the customer portal.
Tatyana Yaroshenko | TrustRadius Reviewer

Zywave Sales Cloud - Agency Management (AMS) (formerly BrokerageBuilder)

  • The reporting was a challenge. There are a lot of canned reports, but we had to spend hours over several weeks to have reports built to give us accurate info, like a simple book of business report (it had to be escalated to senior reporting engineers). Creating reports is fairly simple, but we frequently encountered issues that made us lose confidence in the data—particularly on the book of business reports.
  • There should be some auto-save features. When we used the system (through June 2019), you always had to click "save" on any changes.
  • It would improve efficiencies if users could drag/drop emails and documents to activities, policies and clients.
Jessica Gardner | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Creatio

Creatio 8.6
Based on 6 answers
I would give Creatio all fives, but this software is designed for companies (multiple users, teams, and departments), so my ranking is influenced by feedbacks I heard from sales managers and other personnel working with Creatio. During the process of implementation, there were many issues. It took more than a year to set up everything for everyone. Creatio definitely needs someone within your company to be responsible for implementation tasks (user education, integrations, customization, testing)
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Zywave Sales Cloud - Agency Management (AMS) (formerly BrokerageBuilder)

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Support Rating

Creatio

Creatio 9.0
Based on 6 answers
Support is really good. Maybe it is because we had a dedicated support manager. But still, all issues were resolved timely. There were too many at the beginning, but now when we solved most of the problems we contact our support manager mostly before the updates. We have a testing platform to test all updates.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Zywave Sales Cloud - Agency Management (AMS) (formerly BrokerageBuilder)

Zywave Sales Cloud - Agency Management (AMS) (formerly BrokerageBuilder) 10.0
Based on 1 answer
The Zywave Customer Support team is phenomenal! Never any complaints. They resolve things quickly. You can call and talk with a real person, submit a chat question, or email them. Their training videos are good—short and sweet. We still use multiple Zywave products in our Benefits, Commercial Lines, and Marketing departments. They are a great company to work with. The implementation/onboarding for all products has been amazing! Training for products has always surpassed the training we received from other vendor partners.
Jessica Gardner | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Creatio

The system’s UI, rich functionality, and a great potential for scalability made the system stand out among other vendors. It is a fully-fledged solution that allowed us to work with customer data way more efficiently and improve our processes on a regular basis.
Vladlen Manastiretskiy | TrustRadius Reviewer

Zywave Sales Cloud - Agency Management (AMS) (formerly BrokerageBuilder)

We moved from BrokerageBuilder (BKB) to Epic in June 2019. Epic pros over BKB: You can use Epic for CL, PL, Bonds, and Benefits—one system for your whole agency has a lot of advantages. In Epic, you can drag and drop emails and documents to clients, policies, and activities. Epic has an auto-save feature. Reporting in Epic is better. Epic cons compared to BKB: The design aesthetic of Epic is not as nice as BKB. Navigating Epic is clunky—everything is in multiple layers. Epic is less flexible for custom fields. Epic is designed for CL/PL, so it's not ideal for a Benefits user, although they are improving/investing in the benefits side. BKB is just better for a Benefits user.
Jessica Gardner | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Creatio

  • bpm'online is a bit pricey, so utilizing it in place of other tools to help on your ROI is important.
  • Users are seeing the value of a consolidated information source and buy-in is quicker than it was with Salesforce or GoldMine.
  • The automation of internal notifications when particular fields are marked has increased productivity and decreased human error overall.
Kenneth Harrington-Colon | TrustRadius Reviewer

Zywave Sales Cloud - Agency Management (AMS) (formerly BrokerageBuilder)

  • We liked the system for the Benefits department. It was easy to see what your colleagues had done for clients. We liked that you could mark tasks as complete within the activity. We liked that you could share activities with another person.
  • Having two systems was a challenge for our agency and led to use changing to one combined system.
  • The reporting needs to be improved. The basic book of business reports and other reports that most agencies want to use to track revenue with were lacking and had to be created.
Jessica Gardner | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Zywave Sales Cloud - Agency Management (AMS) (formerly BrokerageBuilder)

Pricing Details

Creatio

General

Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Yes
Entry-level set up fee?
Optional
$3,000*

* Per installation

Creatio Editions & Modules

Edition
Sales Creatio Team edition$301
Sales Creatio Commerce Edition$351
Sales Creatio Enterprise Edition$601
Studio Creatio Enterprise$251
Studio Creatio Free$01
  1. per user/per month
Additional Pricing Details

Zywave Sales Cloud - Agency Management (AMS) (formerly BrokerageBuilder)

General

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

Zywave Sales Cloud - Agency Management (AMS) (formerly BrokerageBuilder) Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Creatio
9.4
Zywave Sales Cloud - Agency Management (AMS) (formerly BrokerageBuilder)
8.0

Usability

Creatio
8.6
Zywave Sales Cloud - Agency Management (AMS) (formerly BrokerageBuilder)

Support Rating

Creatio
9.0
Zywave Sales Cloud - Agency Management (AMS) (formerly BrokerageBuilder)
10.0

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