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Feature Set Ratings

  • Lua ranks higher in 1 feature set: Communication

Project Management

4.9

Flowdock

49%

Lua

Feature Set Not Supported
N/A
Flowdock ranks higher in 7/7 features

Task Management

6.7
67%
2 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Gantt Charts

3.0
30%
1 Rating
N/A
0 Ratings

Scheduling

4.0
40%
1 Rating
N/A
0 Ratings

Workflow Automation

2.0
20%
1 Rating
N/A
0 Ratings

Mobile Access

7.2
72%
2 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Search

5.7
57%
2 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Visual planning tools

6.0
60%
1 Rating
N/A
0 Ratings

Communication

3.8

Flowdock

38%
7.0

Lua

70%
Flowdock ranks higher in 8/8 features

Chat

8.9
89%
2 Ratings
7.0
70%
1 Rating

Notifications

7.7
77%
2 Ratings
7.0
70%
1 Rating

Discussions

7.7
77%
2 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Surveys

2.0
20%
1 Rating
N/A
0 Ratings

Internal knowledgebase

1.0
10%
1 Rating
N/A
0 Ratings

Integrates with GoToMeeting

1.0
10%
1 Rating
N/A
0 Ratings

Integrates with Gmail and Google Hangouts

1.0
10%
1 Rating
N/A
0 Ratings

Integrates with Outlook

1.0
10%
1 Rating
N/A
0 Ratings

File Sharing & Management

7.8

Flowdock

78%

Lua

Feature Set Not Supported
N/A
Flowdock ranks higher in 5/5 features

Video files

8.0
80%
1 Rating
N/A
0 Ratings

Audio files

8.0
80%
1 Rating
N/A
0 Ratings

Document collaboration

8.0
80%
1 Rating
N/A
0 Ratings

Access control

8.0
80%
1 Rating
N/A
0 Ratings

Advanced security features

7.0
70%
1 Rating
N/A
0 Ratings

Attribute Ratings

  • Flowdock is rated higher in 1 area: Likelihood to Recommend

Likelihood to Recommend

6.6

Flowdock

66%
2 Ratings
1.0

Lua

10%
1 Rating

Likelihood to Renew

10.0

Flowdock

100%
1 Rating

Lua

N/A
0 Ratings

Support Rating

Flowdock

N/A
0 Ratings
5.0

Lua

50%
2 Ratings

Likelihood to Recommend

Broadcom

Flowdock is well suited for small teams and to environments that doesn't need too much reliability. I think it has some management problems that can make your life difficult if you have to manage a big amount of users. If you want just a tool communication with basic features (without using any integration or robust features) it can be suitable for you. You should try Flowdock using its free version for a small team and compare with others similar products. Flowdock delivers team chat and collaboration features, but is not necessarily the best product. Maybe some usability problems that disturb me won't be so relevant to you.
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Lua

I wouldn't recommend Lua because they were recently acquired by another company and will be shutting down. It was unfortunate that we were only given 2 months notice right after signing up for another 1-year term.
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Pros

Broadcom

  • Mobile app experience
  • Software integrations
  • Notifications
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Lua

  • It is easy to communicate in real-time.
  • Easy to set up different groups.
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Cons

Broadcom

  • One thing a little bit annoying is that a lot of links to others Flowdock sections (preferences, external services, etc) will open a new window/tab. Each click may take you to a new window and you can get lost easily.
  • There isn't a quick access list to members of your organization to start a private chat. I took a while to find how to do that. The interface and usability could be better.
  • There isn't an app for Windows Phone.
  • Sometimes you try to load some conversation and it doesn't show anything. It is not frequently but happens sometimes.
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Lua

  • The application for iPad is not optimized.
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Pricing Details

Flowdock

Starting Price

Editions & Modules

Flowdock editions and modules pricing
EditionModules

Footnotes

    Offerings

    Free Trial
    Free/Freemium Version
    Premium Consulting/Integration Services

    Entry-level set up fee?

    No setup fee

    Additional Details

    Lua

    Starting Price

    Editions & Modules

    Lua editions and modules pricing
    EditionModules
    Lua1

    Footnotes

    1. Per User per Month

    Offerings

    Free Trial
    Free/Freemium Version
    Premium Consulting/Integration Services

    Entry-level set up fee?

    Required $2,500

    Additional Details

    Likelihood to Renew

    Broadcom

    I go with the flow because I'm a newer employee and Flowdock works as advertised. If it were my decision to choose a team communciator for the organization, I'd recommend we go with Slack for its robust features and ever-changing/evolving software integrations. Slack is the outright innovator in the space and will continue to hold that role for some time.
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    Lua

    No answers on this topic

    Support Rating

    Broadcom

    No answers on this topic

    Lua

    They are closing operations, so there's no support to rate
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    Alternatives Considered

    Broadcom

    Slack is a similar software.
    Private chat or channels are well implemented in both softwares and both are also very easy to setup.
    Besides of some usability problemas I think Flowdock is still better than Slack in this user experience and design.
    The second point is the price. Flowdock is half price of Slack ($3/month). If you are a student or a non-profit organization, you are able to get some special license.
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    Lua

    We chose Lua because of their price point and feature set compared to other tools.
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    Return on Investment

    Broadcom

    • Our company uses it by default.
    • I enjoy the ability to communicate outside of text messages...keeps the conversation on in it's own bucket.
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    Lua

    • It has been great for communication and broadcasts, its a shame that they are closing down.
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