Gainsight CS vs. WalkMe

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Gainsight CS
Score 8.5 out of 10
Mid-Size Companies (51-1,000 employees)
Gainsight’s customer-centric technology aims to drive the future of customer success. The company’s Customer Cloud offers a set of solutions focused on customer success, product experience, revenue optimization, customer experience, and customer data, that together are designed to enable businesses to put the customer at the center of everything they do. The vendor states that companies that use Gainsight grow net retention by up to 33 percent. Learn how leading companies like Okta, SAP Concur,…
$2,500
Per Company Per Month
WalkMe
Score 7.5 out of 10
N/A
WalkMe is a Digital Adoption Platform (DAP) that promises to transform the user experience in "today’s overwhelming digital world." Using artificial intelligence, analytics, engagement, guidance and automation, WalkMe offers a transparent overlay that assists users to complete tasks easily within any enterprise software, mobile application or website. Founded in 2011, WalkMe software is used by more than 1,500 enterprises globally, including over 30 percent of Fortune 500 companies.…N/A
Pricing
Gainsight CSWalkMe
Editions & Modules
Subscription
$2,500
Per Company Per Month
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Offerings
Pricing Offerings
Gainsight CSWalkMe
Free Trial
NoNo
Free/Freemium Version
NoYes
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
YesNo
Entry-level Setup FeeRequiredNo setup fee
Additional Details
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Features
Gainsight CSWalkMe
Security
Comparison of Security features of Product A and Product B
Gainsight CS
7.1
165 Ratings
21% below category average
WalkMe
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Ratings
Role-based user permissions7.1165 Ratings00 Ratings
Platform & Infrastructure
Comparison of Platform & Infrastructure features of Product A and Product B
Gainsight CS
7.6
207 Ratings
12% below category average
WalkMe
-
Ratings
API6.7123 Ratings00 Ratings
Integration with Salesforce.com7.9206 Ratings00 Ratings
Integration with Marketo7.749 Ratings00 Ratings
Integration with Eloqua8.219 Ratings00 Ratings
Customer Data Extraction / Integration
Comparison of Customer Data Extraction / Integration features of Product A and Product B
Gainsight CS
6.8
207 Ratings
25% below category average
WalkMe
-
Ratings
Product usage8.5196 Ratings00 Ratings
Help desk / support tickets5.1166 Ratings00 Ratings
Customer Success Management
Comparison of Customer Success Management features of Product A and Product B
Gainsight CS
6.3
219 Ratings
28% below category average
WalkMe
-
Ratings
NPS surveys7.8171 Ratings00 Ratings
Sponsor tracking5.0162 Ratings00 Ratings
Customer profiles6.2196 Ratings00 Ratings
Automated workflow7.7210 Ratings00 Ratings
Internal collaboration5.1197 Ratings00 Ratings
Customer health scoring6.9212 Ratings00 Ratings
Customer segmentation5.2179 Ratings00 Ratings
CSM Reporting & Analytics
Comparison of CSM Reporting & Analytics features of Product A and Product B
Gainsight CS
7.0
217 Ratings
16% below category average
WalkMe
-
Ratings
Customer health trends6.8199 Ratings00 Ratings
Engagement analytics7.1176 Ratings00 Ratings
Revenue forecasting7.3108 Ratings00 Ratings
Dashboards6.7214 Ratings00 Ratings
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User Ratings
Gainsight CSWalkMe
Likelihood to Recommend
7.9
(224 ratings)
8.1
(29 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
6.8
(14 ratings)
8.0
(1 ratings)
Usability
8.2
(24 ratings)
9.0
(2 ratings)
Availability
8.2
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Performance
6.4
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Support Rating
9.0
(134 ratings)
10.0
(1 ratings)
Online Training
5.5
(2 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Implementation Rating
6.3
(6 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Configurability
6.4
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Product Scalability
7.3
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Vendor post-sale
6.4
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
User Testimonials
Gainsight CSWalkMe
Likelihood to Recommend
Gainsight
Gainsight CS is well suited for SaaS and Managed Services companies looking to have a centralized log of all their customer interactions and analysis of those customers' health so that CS and AM teams can be the best champions for their customers and interactions are not happening in silos. The new AI functionality being rolled out will have a massive impact on CSM's ability to manage time and add value.
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WalkMe
  • New system implementation - if you're switching or upgrading systems, you can ease users through the transition by providing in-system contextual guidance, extra tips, and automating clicks they don't need to worry about.
  • Data integrity - if you have users making mistakes in the system, you can add validation with WalkMe without the need for developer time and reduce those errors and upstream problems, and related costs
  • Reducing support tickets - if you have support tickets coming through about how to do tasks in a system, you can reduce the time and cost of your support staff answering these tickets by addressing the queries with WalkMe content
  • Change management - ease users through change with guidance and provide in-system surveys
  • Onboarding - bring new users quickly up to speed with onboarding tasks
  • Automation - automate your regular processes and cut system time, freeing users up for more important tasks
  • Process/system analysis - use the analytics to track where users are dropping off in processes and making errors and address these with WalkMe content
  • User experience - make your system more user friendly
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Pros
Gainsight
  • Gainsight's Data Designer is a powerful tool that allows you to create new tables/data sets from different sources (Create a new table by merging Snowflake, SFDC and Gainsight data that you can use for reporting or be the engine of calls to actions)
  • The health score is great! with good data and the right workflows in place, you can easily create automated health scores by your desired segmentation
  • Journey Orchestrator is the best 1:M outreach tool I have seen from any CSP. Very flexible and comprehensive. Can also support surveys! JO can be used for all segments, not just your digital segments!
  • Gmail/Outlook integration - Our CSMs love that you can send an email and attach it to the gainsight account. You can also create a meeting note in Gainsight and email it to your customers!
  • Calls to Action/Playbooks are very customizable, interoperable with SFDC and a great way for CSMs to keep on top of their work and also a great tool for reporting outcomes and CSMs work throughout the year
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WalkMe
  • Ease of use and getting up-to-speed in a few days only. WalkMe can be used by new users easily and quickly, yet provides a many advance features for power users to keep exploring and creating innovative solutions--there are always some things that you have not used earlier
  • Great analytics on our platform, usage and adoption by users, and surveys
  • Very friendly community of users who help each other all the time and structured upskilling programs, weekly tips keep the learning going
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Cons
Gainsight
  • Would love to see a Gainsight OPs/Admin checklist that guides CS Ops team through specific pieces of information needed to execute specific playbooks (best practices)
  • When creating reports, sometimes it's difficult to find the correct variable that you are looking for as it's nested under various categories
  • Would love ability to "heatmap" specific individual customer engagement based on CSM inputted customer contacts at meetings
  • Would love to see more analysis on engagements - how often, how frequent - built into the product
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WalkMe
  • Firefox plugin: The only time I use Firefox is when building a walk-thru. I would like to be able to use Chrome to build the walk-thrus.
  • Logic: Walk-thrus, Launchers, Shoutouts and walk-thru steps use different logic. I can't always fire something based on a click or URL when sometimes I would like to.
  • Design: You can use CSS to customize the look of your walk-thrus, but there isn't a way to remove the sidebar color of the walk-thrus.
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Likelihood to Renew
Gainsight
Gainsight offers a level of support that I've not experience before. They will work with you to come up with a solution to a problem - or help match you with another client that has a similar setup as you to get their feedback. Also the functionality that we have built within the software works for us. It's 'easy' to use (once you get the hang of it) and our users rather enjoy working in the software.
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WalkMe
No answers on this topic
Usability
Gainsight
I give it this score based on the implementation at my current employer. I don't know if it could be higher based on if the implementation went better, or if there is something on the vendor side that could help. If this were asked at my previous employer, I would have given it a score of 9 or 10.
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WalkMe
WalkMe has done a great job of making their tool easy to use. However because it is a Firefox plugin it causes me to need another browser and sacrifice the left 2 - 3 inches of my display, when working on a laptop this makes it a bit painful. Also when publishing you can organize your list of walk-thrus, the window size is small and limited to the constraints of the WalkMe tool.
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Performance
Gainsight
There are some times when it can take almost a minute to load some of our reports or the rules engine. Within a rule it can also take time to load the actions as they each load one at a time when scrolling. The ability to scroll without waiting would be ideal
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WalkMe
No answers on this topic
Support Rating
Gainsight
The CSMs are very hands-on and helpful, both Elaine and Lane have provided a lot of guidance and value over the years. Support is responsive and will jump on things as needed. The thought leadership and community is probably the most valuable part of our support from Gainsight.
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WalkMe
The WalkMe Support Team was phenomenal. My support rep made a genuine effort to ensure my success with using the WalkMe Software. She was kind, patient, and very knowledgeable on the software. If there was a question she did not know the answer too, she would find the answer and get back to me as soon as possible
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Online Training
Gainsight
The online videos are very good for basic tasks in the platform, but it isn't very descriptive or helpful trying to make your own specific variables fit the simple example that is typically used. Typically, I'll watch a video, try on my own and still have to get help from support or Customer Success team
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WalkMe
No answers on this topic
Implementation Rating
Gainsight
I was not part of the implantation (I took over later). However, based on what was passed to me, the tool was not well implemented at our org. I think this had to do with complexity, wrong person assigned in our org, and org buy-in. I think it would have been very successful if we had a better assignment process internally.
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WalkMe
No answers on this topic
Alternatives Considered
Gainsight
We went through an evaluation of ChurnZero, which did not have the ability to pull in usage from complex data sets or to visualize it natively. ChurnZero did not offer the ability to run surveys or NPS which would have required additional tooling and investment
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WalkMe
My understanding is that WalkMe was selected based on its capability to support our requirements for our enterprise software. We wanted a product that allows us to provide help at the point of need, provide as little or as much help to guide the user to successfully use the product, and a product that is scalable and can support our growing capabilities.
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Return on Investment
Gainsight
  • We increase account coverage by more than 20% through the tools within Gainsight CS to generate actions for our CSMs to prioritize accounts.
  • Now that we are using Success Plans, we are seeing 65-75% of customer outcomes realized within a 12-month period. This was something we weren't able to track before.
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WalkMe
  • With a promise to help onboard, we found that as people interacted with the walk throughs they didn't get any significant value. Self-service wasn't improved, in fact, we got more complaints from the walk throughs than help from them.
  • NPS surveys were a nightmare to try and integrate with our CRM so we could action the results. Lost time and energy without much support from the WalkMe team
  • No improvement to our Product Adoption, so all cost and time and energy spent on implementation was a loss.
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ScreenShots

Gainsight CS Screenshots

Screenshot of Get notified when your sponsor moves with our social media tracker - Sponsor TrackingScreenshot of Get more face time with your customers with 60 second videos - GsnapScreenshot of Automate Calls-to-Action on customer risks, opportunities and lifecycle events, better prioritize tasks with AI-driven priority scoring and follow a step-by-step playbook to deliver a consistent, best-in-class customer experience.Screenshot of Our collection of best practice-based solutions can be deployed within your Gainsight instance to help you move quickly and realize value fasterScreenshot of Design dynamic, multi-step customer journeys that blend human and digital touchpoints to deliver personalized engagement at scale. Analyze data at every step and adjust to each customer's behavior to more effectively deliver the outcomes your customers desire.Screenshot of Organize your team’s activities around your customer's key objectives. Collaborate directly with customer stakeholders to realize their desired outcomes and demonstrate how your efforts translate to results.

WalkMe Screenshots

Screenshot of Reduce support costsScreenshot of Accelerate the onboarding processScreenshot of Automate any repetitve processScreenshot of Record your users in session to gain valuable visual analytics.