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Score 8.4 out of 100
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Score 9.5 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

Huddle

If you must simultaneously edit documents on a project, Huddle is not a good option. Also, if your team is not technically savvy, the learning curve can be challenging. Finally, if you need hundreds or thousands of people working on a project, Huddle might not be the right choice. I think it is better for teams under 100 people.
Eric Batson | TrustRadius Reviewer

Opal

I honestly cannot recommend this tool enough. Opal is such a valuable tool for brand content creators and there is nothing like it available. If you're serious about content marketing and have a need to find ways to collaborate, plan and provide more visibility among teams, then Opal really is the only way to go. One more thing that's not being mentioned: The tool is simply amazing but it's only as amazing is the team behind the tool. Their customer support and willingness to quickly be in touch when needed is a key feature within itself. Seriously, such a good team of people.
Kenji Onozawa | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Project Management

Huddle
6.8
Opal
7.9
Task Management
Huddle
7.7
Opal
9.1
Scheduling
Huddle
5.0
Opal
9.1
Mobile Access
Huddle
7.4
Opal
1.0
Search
Huddle
7.4
Opal
9.1
Gantt Charts
Huddle
Opal
9.1
Workflow Automation
Huddle
Opal
9.1
Visual planning tools
Huddle
Opal
9.1

Communication

Huddle
7.3
Opal
6.1
Chat
Huddle
9.0
Opal
4.5
Notifications
Huddle
5.4
Opal
9.1
Discussions
Huddle
3.9
Opal
4.5
Internal knowledgebase
Huddle
9.0
Opal
Integrates with Outlook
Huddle
9.0
Opal

File Sharing & Management

Huddle
9.4
Opal
9.1
Versioning
Huddle
9.3
Opal
9.1
Video files
Huddle
9.0
Opal
9.1
Audio files
Huddle
9.0
Opal
9.1
Document collaboration
Huddle
10.0
Opal
9.1
Access control
Huddle
10.0
Opal
9.1
Advanced security features
Huddle
9.3
Opal
Device sync
Huddle
9.0
Opal

Pros

Huddle

  • Usability is excellent.
  • Makes it easy to track who has worked on what.
  • Makes older versions of your files available.
  • Sharing documents is super simple.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Opal

  • Content planning: you can look at one asset and see how it is being used across multiple channels by multiple teams.
  • Content collaboration: it is really easy to see what other people and teams are contributing to an asset, or how they are using it. We can also duplicate content that was created by another team to use as a starting point in our own content collaboration.
  • High level/big picture overview: Opal allows us to see content that is being created, planned and scheduled very easily; it goes beyond social content (which we can also see in Sprinklr) to show us content created across multiple channels.
Kelly Rigotti | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Huddle

  • The desktop app is occasionally unreliable and it is never easy to get to the bottom of it with the tech support people...
  • Tasks are virtually useless as they have no context. We want tasks to be against documents so we can make our workflow more formal but they are not, so we don't use them. A reimplementation of to do and calendar facilities with files/documents as the context would make a huge difference to us.
  • The Huddle Office plugins are a great idea, but they cause us far too many Word and Excel crashes so we have to turn them off.
Rob Butterworth | TrustRadius Reviewer

Opal

  • No publishing capabilities, for the most part.
  • No analytics tie-ins.
  • Rather pricey.
  • Requires someone to really manage the structure in order to keep the tool organized and use it effectively. When this is done right, though, it's worthwhile.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Huddle

Huddle is quite different from Tibbr. They serve different purposes for the most part. However, they both allow colleagues to improve their communication with one another, minimize email inbox clutter, and improve processes. We use both of these in our organization. Huddle has allowed us to store documents, share communication and generally work in the cloud.
Eric Batson | TrustRadius Reviewer

Opal

You get for what you paid for. Opal has more features
Teena Thach | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Huddle

  • This has made it a lot easier for remote workers to access important documents without needing to use the VPN at home (which does not always work).
  • It clearly shows who updated the last document and when so it is clear who you need to ask if you have questions or something.
  • We have used it in client settings, so this saves money as we do not need to request a separate client laptop or VPN token.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Opal

  • Opal allows for more discipline in marketing as teams are better aligned on messaging and big moments.
  • Opal cuts down on communication breakdowns and mistakes, which in the end leads to more happy customers.
  • I think Opal provides the team with more confidence as everyone is on the same page. With everything in one place rather than communications being lost in emails, etc., everyone is more efficient and can work knowing that there is one source of truth.
Kenji Onozawa | TrustRadius Reviewer

Screenshots

Huddle

Pricing Details

Huddle

General

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

Huddle Editions & Modules

Edition
Huddle$101
Huddle PlusContact sales team
Huddle PremierContact sales team
  1. per user/per month
Additional Pricing Details

Opal

General

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

Opal Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

Rating Summary

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