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Score 7.5 out of 100
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Score 8.8 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

HipChat (discontinued)

Well suited for
Cross-teams communication.
Webhooks support.Easy integrations with Atlassian products and other systems as well. File sharing directly or in a group.Video/Audio calls.
Not suited for:
Lacks apps integration like Slack.
Lacks quality with video calls.
Slow file transfer for large files.
Frequent downtime due to app instability.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Notion

If you are generating a lot of content and working in a team environment, Notion is a clutch way to make sure that every member of the team is working on the same draft or version of your document. If you are in a process chain, it also becomes quite useful being able to drag the content card from one person's to do list from another's when it becomes their responsibility.
Garrett Lemons | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Project Management

HipChat (discontinued)
7.3
Notion
6.8
Mobile Access
HipChat (discontinued)
7.3
Notion
7.8
Search
HipChat (discontinued)
7.2
Notion
6.4
Task Management
HipChat (discontinued)
Notion
8.2
Gantt Charts
HipChat (discontinued)
Notion
7.3
Scheduling
HipChat (discontinued)
Notion
6.8
Workflow Automation
HipChat (discontinued)
Notion
4.5
Visual planning tools
HipChat (discontinued)
Notion
6.4

Communication

HipChat (discontinued)
7.3
Notion
8.0
Chat
HipChat (discontinued)
7.8
Notion
9.0
Notifications
HipChat (discontinued)
7.8
Notion
7.2
Discussions
HipChat (discontinued)
6.5
Notion
8.5
Surveys
HipChat (discontinued)
8.0
Notion
6.0
Internal knowledgebase
HipChat (discontinued)
7.0
Notion
9.2
Integrates with GoToMeeting
HipChat (discontinued)
7.0
Notion

File Sharing & Management

HipChat (discontinued)
6.2
Notion
7.8
Video files
HipChat (discontinued)
6.5
Notion
7.3
Audio files
HipChat (discontinued)
6.8
Notion
6.7
Access control
HipChat (discontinued)
6.5
Notion
8.2
Advanced security features
HipChat (discontinued)
5.7
Notion
6.0
Integrates with Google Drive
HipChat (discontinued)
6.0
Notion
7.7
Device sync
HipChat (discontinued)
6.0
Notion
9.3
Versioning
HipChat (discontinued)
Notion
7.5
Document collaboration
HipChat (discontinued)
Notion
9.8

Pros

HipChat (discontinued)

  • HipChat is the first enterprise team chat application, hence it invented the idea of itself.
  • Cross-platform support and hence runs on most of the computing devices
  • Efficient search
  • Completely free for smaller teams
  • Webhooks +1
  • Integrations with Atlassian products and other systems as well. For example, Infra monitoring applications.
  • Custom emojis
  • Media and file sharing directly or in a group
  • Video chat
Bhargav Nanekalva | TrustRadius Reviewer

Notion

  • Notion is very easy to use and create content on. With other Wikis, you have to edit the page using widgets and never know what it will look like until you are done. With Notion you get to create in the same view that others will see when they view your page.
  • Notion is very clean and easy to read. There are a lot of different choices for how to format the content however you wold like.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

HipChat (discontinued)

  • Mobile app is not very responsive on iOS. Sometimes connection to Hipchat servers is taking too long even on good networks.
  • Both mobile and desktop versions have no alphabetical or recent sorting for groups and chat rooms.
  • Video and audio calls are pretty useless, they're slow and not always work.
  • The whole user interface is simple but very outdated - apparently Atlassian didn't focus too much on Hipchat even though they tried in the last 2 years.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Notion

  • Sometimes the data functions are difficult to get working.
  • Wish there was an option for folders to better organized.
  • Formatting does not work well when using copy/paste or exporting to another type of file or document.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

HipChat (discontinued)

HipChat (discontinued) 8.4
Based on 3 answers
If they fix the bugs the last update gave that are causing hipchat to crash more often.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Notion

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Usability

HipChat (discontinued)

HipChat (discontinued) 7.3
Based on 9 answers
The app itself had a pleasant if not generic interface. As a user experience expert and engineer I can say the interface is fairly intuitive if not bland. It does what you expect it to do and it's available on iOS and Android devices. If I recall it was generally pretty light weight in terms of installation size.
Joe Tresca | TrustRadius Reviewer

Notion

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Support Rating

HipChat (discontinued)

HipChat (discontinued) 7.0
Based on 12 answers
HipChat support is good . Responds in timely manner when ever we have raised the request via email , phone and gives us continue update on the request .Though most of the questions are answered by HipChat FAQs , but they can still improve it and add more to the knowledge base .
Ajay Akunuri | TrustRadius Reviewer

Notion

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Implementation Rating

HipChat (discontinued)

HipChat (discontinued) 8.6
Based on 8 answers
I don't have insights as I was not a part of the implementation. However, I love the end product
Sara Sayre | TrustRadius Reviewer

Notion

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Alternatives Considered

HipChat (discontinued)

We tried a lot of chat clients before choosing HipChat. The Skype for Business UI on the Mac side was 5 years old and terrible. Mac users hated the app including our CTO. Cisco Jabber was expensive to license and maintain; Skype was open to the public which took time away due to users dealing with spam and could allow viruses and malware. HipChat being a closed product, centrally managed and available to try without an upfront investment was perfect for our environment. All our Agile teams have their own room, chat and can communicate with others quickly and easily.
Eric Broz | TrustRadius Reviewer

Notion

I have replaced Evernote use with Notion. Evernote became just a place to shuffle resources to essentially read later, however products like Pocket have replaced that as well. Inclusion of the database approach from Notion far exceeds what Evernote offered. Evernote was good at keeping notes, but good portion of notes in my workflow are temporary and easy delete or archive.
Theodore K. Langston | TrustRadius Reviewer

Scalability

HipChat (discontinued)

HipChat (discontinued) 7.2
Based on 10 answers
Actually I never shared of HipChat using with more than 25 persons in team simultaneously, but I believe it can be scaled for much largest collaboration teams. At least it works flawlessly for us, with transparent integration with Jira, and I am not see any reasons for some troubles for work at big scale.
Vladimir Salnikov | TrustRadius Reviewer

Notion

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Return on Investment

HipChat (discontinued)

  • HipChat has increased the effiency with which I am able to communicate with my coworkers, particularly those who work out of other offices. Having a light, portable messaging solution has been beneficial for checking in on small things without the need to send emails or schedule phone calls.
Christina Wofford | TrustRadius Reviewer

Notion

  • It reduces duplicative work as everyone is literally on the same page.
  • Allows multiple stages of the production to happen simultaneously without impeding the other, i.e. content editing and photo insertion can happen simultaneously once the draft is finished.
Garrett Lemons | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

HipChat (discontinued)

General

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

HipChat (discontinued) Editions & Modules

Edition
HipChat Basic$01
HipChat Plus$21
  1. per user
Additional Pricing Details
For Server pricing info please visit https://www.hipchat.com/server (Only $1.20/user/month at the highest user tier!)

Notion

General

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

Notion Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

HipChat (discontinued)
6.8
Notion
9.0

Likelihood to Renew

HipChat (discontinued)
8.4
Notion

Usability

HipChat (discontinued)
7.3
Notion

Support Rating

HipChat (discontinued)
7.0
Notion

Implementation Rating

HipChat (discontinued)
8.6
Notion

Scalability

HipChat (discontinued)
7.2
Notion

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