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Likelihood to Recommend

HelpSystems Automate Plus

Anything where automation would be helpful, I'd recommend. If you're doing a task over and over again, Automate can likely work and do it for you. It helps to keep things running exactly the same so that when failures occur, they can easily be traced to their source.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Kintone

Kintone is excellent if all the users will be in the organization and there is not a need for outside users. It has a lot of customization features (some you may have to look hard to find them), which I think is an edge over other systems like this.
James Coleman | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

HelpSystems Automate Plus

  • Very detailed task builder. Easy to read step by step a task's operation even if you don't have much programming knowledge.
  • Scheduling for automation jobs is very flexible. Allows us to create all kinds of job schedules as needed.
  • Organization of jobs, tasks, conditions is done well. Allows us to easily manage our items.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Kintone

  • Ease of use and programming
  • Flexibility
  • Support
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

HelpSystems Automate Plus

  • AutoMate's Windows interface can be quite buggy at times. We are using the latest and final build of AutoMate 10. It took many iterations to get this most stable build, but there are still many little issues that happen when building tasks. Copying and pasting too much causes GUI errors and can crash. Things don't indent properly, success/failure arrow lines in the Job window don't flow perfectly straight, etc. There is a newer version AutoMate 11, but it's so buggy we can't even use it properly.
  • Memory management is terrible on Aut 10 and 11. Just working in the program for a little bit building tasks has memory leaks that don't resolve until you close out of the program. You'll be using several GB of ram in no time.
  • Dashboard reporting could be better. We'd like a better way to track how jobs are running, when failures occur, etc. You can do that now, but the interface is cumbersome.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Kintone

  • Our particular need required outside apps, which costs additional fees. It would be nice if they developed those products internally and had them available without the apps/plugins.
  • There were limitations on how we could customize the front-end experience for a look and feel. While it still had all the functionality, we had a vision for how users would interact with our database that we couldn't make possible.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

HelpSystems Automate Plus

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Kintone

Kintone 9.0
Based on 4 answers
The kintone staff is INCREDIBLE! Everyone I have worked with has been supportive of my organization's mission, willing to set up a meeting promptly, generous with their time, and very knowledgeable about the product. Kintone also has a wide range of videos and existing resources for how to use the system in addition to being able to reach out to staff any time.
Allison Flors | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

HelpSystems Automate Plus

At an older job we used to use SSIS as kind of an automation tool as well as it could also be used to connect to FTP sources, read files, etc. AutoMate is simply centrally designed to be true automation software. It is much more robust, can work with a variety of software (including SSIS itself) and is much quicker to integrate and troubleshoot.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Kintone

It has a better user interface and is less complicated. Easily integrated with other services with API.
Mamoru Fujinoki, PMP, CSM, ITILF, LSSGB | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

HelpSystems Automate Plus

  • It's been a net positive as AutoMate requires less eyes on specific tasks so that people can focus attention elsewhere and do more analysis.
  • Less manual work also decreases the chances of mistakes and/or missed jobs. Since Automate can schedule everything, send email notifications, etc., there is less time wasted.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Kintone

  • Positive: Customization and reports for each partner that's a user.
  • Negative: We have to use an online form tool and transfer the data to Kintone at times. It would be nice to do this in Kintone.
James Coleman | TrustRadius Reviewer

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HelpSystems Automate Plus

Kintone

Pricing Details

HelpSystems Automate Plus

General

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

HelpSystems Automate Plus Editions & Modules

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Kintone

General

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

Kintone Editions & Modules

Edition
Professional$241
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  1. per user / per month
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