Gainsight PX vs. Satmetrix (discontinued)

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Gainsight PX
Score 7.5 out of 10
N/A
For SaaS products, Gainsight's product experience software enables companies to track every step of their user's journey and fully understand how they're interacting with a product over time.
$0
100 or less MAUs (Monthly Active Users)
Satmetrix (discontinued)
Score 8.0 out of 10
N/A
Satmetrix was survey-based customer experience management software. It contained summary and individual customer data for tracking the customer lifecycle. Satmetrix was acquired by NICE Systems in July 2017, and is no longer available.N/A
Pricing
Gainsight PXSatmetrix (discontinued)
Editions & Modules
Starter (Free)
$0
100 or less MAUs (Monthly Active Users)
Starter
Starting at $400/M
500+ MAUs (Monthly Active Users)
Growth
Custom
Per MAUs (Monthly Active Users) and more
No answers on this topic
Offerings
Pricing Offerings
Gainsight PXSatmetrix (discontinued)
Free Trial
YesNo
Free/Freemium Version
YesNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
YesNo
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
Additional Details
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Features
Gainsight PXSatmetrix (discontinued)
Survey Format & Appearance
Comparison of Survey Format & Appearance features of Product A and Product B
Gainsight PX
-
Ratings
Satmetrix (discontinued)
8.0
2 Ratings
4% above category average
Survey templates00 Ratings8.02 Ratings
Themes00 Ratings8.02 Ratings
Custom logo/branding00 Ratings8.02 Ratings
Survey Content
Comparison of Survey Content features of Product A and Product B
Gainsight PX
-
Ratings
Satmetrix (discontinued)
8.0
2 Ratings
7% below category average
Changes to live survey00 Ratings8.02 Ratings
Question design help00 Ratings8.02 Ratings
Multiple question types00 Ratings8.02 Ratings
Survey Logic
Comparison of Survey Logic features of Product A and Product B
Gainsight PX
-
Ratings
Satmetrix (discontinued)
8.0
2 Ratings
3% below category average
Survey logic flexibility00 Ratings8.02 Ratings
Survey Reporting & Analytics
Comparison of Survey Reporting & Analytics features of Product A and Product B
Gainsight PX
-
Ratings
Satmetrix (discontinued)
8.0
2 Ratings
3% below category average
Response tracking00 Ratings8.02 Ratings
Data export00 Ratings8.02 Ratings
Standard reports00 Ratings8.02 Ratings
Custom reports00 Ratings8.02 Ratings
Analytics00 Ratings8.02 Ratings
Survey Administration & Security
Comparison of Survey Administration & Security features of Product A and Product B
Gainsight PX
-
Ratings
Satmetrix (discontinued)
8.0
2 Ratings
4% below category average
Access controls00 Ratings8.02 Ratings
Compliance00 Ratings8.02 Ratings
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Gainsight PXSatmetrix (discontinued)
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Whatfix
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Score 9.5 out of 10
Qualaroo
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Whatfix
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Score 9.5 out of 10
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User Ratings
Gainsight PXSatmetrix (discontinued)
Likelihood to Recommend
7.6
(26 ratings)
4.0
(7 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
8.2
(1 ratings)
5.1
(5 ratings)
Support Rating
7.2
(23 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Ease of integration
7.7
(14 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
User Testimonials
Gainsight PXSatmetrix (discontinued)
Likelihood to Recommend
Gainsight
Gainsight PX is well suited for companies that are looking to measure customer engagement, usage, and adoption of their products and services. It is also well suited for companies that are looking to gain insights into customer behavior and preferences. Gainsight PX can be used to track customer journeys and measure customer satisfaction.

On the other hand, Gainsight PX is less appropriate for companies that are looking to measure sales performance or customer lifetime value. It is also not well suited for companies that are looking to measure customer retention or customer churn.
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Discontinued Products
Satmetrix is best suited if you don't currently use Salesforce. A lot of its main selling points are negated by the virtue of having Salesforce. Case management is in Salesforce, reporting is in Salesforce, the structure that NPX imposes is actually clunky and unwieldy, and is much more streamlined on competing platforms such as GetFeedback and SurveyMonkey. The only thing that leaves is the consultative service on being best practice and I don't really get to see any of that.
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Pros
Gainsight
  • Backfilling data. Many tools do not have the ability to be tracking elements once they are available and then pull it in and have historical views. You're not starting from scratch once you identify something.
  • Educational Engagements. There are a ton of options for in-app messaging and its very customizable and easy to set up.
  • Product Mapper. Organizing and shifting structure is easy to change. Setting multiple rules on a feature and confirming what you tagged is easy to do.
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Discontinued Products
  • Ease of use; SaaS solution, all web based - simple, straightforward and easy to use
  • Multi lingual; we are able to use multiple languages for our surveys
  • Reporting is very flexible; reports can be run for pretty much any data point that you can capture!
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Cons
Gainsight
  • Walk through functionality is weaker than other providers. If you ask a user to do something on screen, and that action reloads the page, the tour closes. This shortcoming is the primary cause for us using another walkthrough tool.
  • There is no global CSS styling for PX modals. When I make a new CSS refinement, it's limited to that one engagement only. Everytime I have a new message to deliver, I know picking a correct tour type, finding a good starting place in existing CSS and content, working over the CSS to handle new content will all take more time that it takes in other tools with universal styling controls.
  • The page reload tour cancelation also affects surveys. Want to send a CES survey after a user clicks a button that causes a URL change? You can't. Indirectly, you can load the survey if the user has clicked the button < 1 day ago, and is on URL X. If the URL is the same before and after the button click, even this work around wont work.
  • Not sure how effective PX is on mobile, the functionality did not exist while we were building our mobile app, and we've yet to add it in.
  • Would be nice if it could integrate our knowledge base, but only one KB vendor was supported (not our Freshdesk) last I looked
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Discontinued Products
  • Implementation did not go as well as planned and there were problems.
  • If you are running multiple surveys, slicing and dicing data is not that simple.
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Likelihood to Renew
Gainsight
I like the product, find it pretty easy to use. As we move forward, looking forward to using more of the functionality.
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Discontinued Products
The previous experience was so negative that even if they have improved since then it wouldn't help. Another more pertinent reason is because we have an existing 3 year contract with Medallia. Lastly, vendor transitions in our environment (B2B in 132 countries) is extremely painful. I've managed two of them and wouldn't wish it on my worst enemy.
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Support Rating
Gainsight
I have not had to contact support frequently but when I have I used the chat and my questions were answered immediately. I've also used their knowledge center, help documentation and training videos which are all very thorough. The support we've received from our Customer Success Manager has been helpful as well.
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Discontinued Products
No answers on this topic
Alternatives Considered
Gainsight
Heap has a great value proposition and very nice user experience. But it lacks the clear funnel analysis that Gainsight PX provides. Plus Heap also does not have integration with a lot of CRMs and Customer data platforms. Also, Additionally if you go in the market to find Heap implementors or SI vendors, you won't find any.
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Discontinued Products
I haven't evaluated any other products. Our executive team selected NPS as the preferred measurement of customer sentiment and Satmetrix is the only certification company I am aware of.
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Return on Investment
Gainsight
  • Allow us to integrate actual product usage with Salesforce.
  • Too much developer time went into it, especially when the premise was that this was mostly going to be handled by the Product team. This was mostly because the Gainsight PX event editor doesn't support more complex querying on events.
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Discontinued Products
  • With the knowledge gained front he transactional surveys, Satmetrix helped us significantly improve our customer service processes.
  • Combined with the relationship survey, we were ultimately able to improve our customer retention by over 20% within 2 years.
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ScreenShots

Gainsight PX Screenshots

Screenshot of Access all of your key metrics in one place.Screenshot of PX Dashboards offer an interactive way of viewing data. By default, Gainsight provides you with the Gainsight PX Dashboard, but you can create separate Dashboards for each user, based on their requirements. 

For example, you can create a Dashboard, set it to private and grant access only to the top-level executives who are interested in viewing the performance of company KPIs. You can create a Dashboard for a Product Manager and include widgets which show key metrics for the product they own.Screenshot of Gainsight PX connects directly to your CRM and other customer data sources, letting you leverage custom events with no limits on what you can explore – all without using any query language.

Track specific events and compare any number of different cohorts and behaviors to learn more about a specific behavior or validate a specific hypothesis. You can use the group by functionality to aggregate results based on specific fields, and you can analyze custom event properties based on the property values. This may come handy when you want to measure the event properties such as video play counts or monetary values you're passing to Gainsight PX via custom events.Screenshot of Product Mapper® is an easy to use way of describing your product features with a simple "point, click and describe."   Each mapped feature can be viewed hierarchically within your Product Feature Tree®.   

Features can be organized in any way that makes sense for your particular application.  For example, you can organize by modules and features or you can nest sub-modules under modules and add features at any level.Screenshot of You can use existing templates while setting up Guide engagements. You can even save the newly created/modified template and use the saved template in the future in order to save time. Once you select the template, you can modify your template–no coding required, but it's there if you want it.Screenshot of Present targeted and timely in-app surveys so you can get more relevant feedback from the right people to better understand their needs and wants, and easily see the results in real-time.