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Likelihood to Recommend

HyperWorks

Engineering firms and companies with needs for multiple disciplines of analysis capabilities on a regular basis will benefit from HyperWorks. Companies with short term engineering needs (less than 6 months) or who only need a particular analysis/simulation discipline may be better off using a consultant (who likely uses HyperWorks).
Billy Wight | TrustRadius Reviewer

Kissflow

Workflow. I would absolutely, 100% recommend it for a school, in Admissions, and I would recommend it to any small company who has an issue with workflow. The best thing about the program is that it knows what it is, and knows what it wants to be. You aren't going to sit down to work with KiSSFLOW and end up being sold an HR program. To make it work just right, find the person who truly understands how your business works. Have them build a workflow which takes care of the tedious tasks, and then let them train others on the process. You will find that your productivity increases, and that your paper costs decrease.
Patrick Stephens | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Reporting & Analytics

HyperWorks
Kissflow
7.6
Dashboards
HyperWorks
Kissflow
6.6
Standard reports
HyperWorks
Kissflow
8.3
Custom reports
HyperWorks
Kissflow
8.1

Process Engine

HyperWorks
Kissflow
8.4
Process designer
HyperWorks
Kissflow
8.0
Process simulation
HyperWorks
Kissflow
10.0
Business rules engine
HyperWorks
Kissflow
8.2
SOA support
HyperWorks
Kissflow
8.2
Process player
HyperWorks
Kissflow
8.1
Support for modeling languages
HyperWorks
Kissflow
9.1
Form builder
HyperWorks
Kissflow
8.0
Model execution
HyperWorks
Kissflow
7.8

Collaboration

HyperWorks
Kissflow
7.1
Social collaboration tools
HyperWorks
Kissflow
7.1

Content Management Capabilties

HyperWorks
Kissflow
8.5
Content management
HyperWorks
Kissflow
8.5

Pros

HyperWorks

  • All-inclusive software suite
  • Wide breadth of capabilities and custom scripting
  • Highly efficient and scalable solvers/computation
Billy Wight | TrustRadius Reviewer

Kissflow

  • Ease of Use: It's easier to use and see workflow tasks that are assigned to you, workflows that you've participated in, or workflows that are pending other peoples approvals. From a development side, it's easy to pick up and begin creating processes if you know Excel formulation, which is easily researched as well.
  • Ease of Access: Since KiSSFLOW is hosted in the cloud, you can access the site from any internet connected device. All you have to do is sign in with your account, as opposed to needing to be on the network to access like our previous system.
  • The App: This is a feature we really hope to get a lot of use out of. With the way our business is structured, there are a lot of Regional positions that are always on the go. Because our current system requires a user to be on the network to access, this makes it hard for these roles to respond to tasks, causing bottlenecks. With an app available, along with push notifications, we can keep these tasks responses on pace with the associates required in that task.
Matt Hockenbrock | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

HyperWorks

  • User interface is improving, but not always intuitive; varies across tools
  • Steep learning curve
  • Cost may be out of reach for some, but relatively inexpensive if you need all the tools it includes (vs. paying for each tool individually)
Billy Wight | TrustRadius Reviewer

Kissflow

  • The reporting could use some improvement. The actual reports are OK, it is access to the reports that is the problem. This is related to the permission schema. It really just has user, admin, and nothing in-between. There really needs to be something like report admin or something. Excel exports for data are needed as well.
  • The user workflow selection UI is not the best. There is a big red + sign in the lower right of the browser window that is not labeled. That is not clear. Also the selection list is just a pop-up window, it really should be a full page.
  • The mobile app does not have all the features that the browser version has, especially admin tools.
Al Anderson | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

HyperWorks

No score
No answers yet
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Kissflow

Kissflow 9.7
Based on 4 answers
I haven't encountered a need for support with KiSSFLOW. It's not a perfect platform, but it's functional, dependable, and reasonably intuitive. I can't fault a support team just because their product works!
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

HyperWorks

HyperWorks is far more capable than SOLIDWORKS Simulation offering more simulation solutions for more accurate analysis. The solvers are also more efficient so you get results faster and reduce time to market.
Billy Wight | TrustRadius Reviewer

Kissflow

KiSSFLOW is much easier to set up, less coding and easier to explain to those that are being trained. The company already had SharePoint, but it is a very difficult system to set up. A class had to be taken, along with getting books in order to understand the process of the workflow. With KiSSFLOW, it is simple to understand, the helpdesk is quick with their response, help topics are laid out simply and you can even talk with someone on that side to ask your questions. Overall, KiSSFLOW is a much easier workflow and system to use.
Andrea Boring | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

HyperWorks

  • An all in one solution keeps costs down if you need multiple analysis capabilities (FEA, CFD, MBD, etc.)
  • Analysis work supports our other engineering/design work we wouldn't otherwise receive
  • Fast and efficient solvers leads to higher throughput
Billy Wight | TrustRadius Reviewer

Kissflow

  • Kissflow has helped us keep careful records of costs and pricing for various products, which indirectly impacts our margin.
  • Our owner had trouble with the phone app, so ultimately we stopped using Kissflow for purchase requests. There is some lost potential there.
Jennifer Yeatts | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

HyperWorks

General

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

HyperWorks Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

Kissflow

General

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

Kissflow Editions & Modules

Edition
Standard Edition$91
  1. per user
Additional Pricing Details
Minimum of 10 users

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

HyperWorks
10.0
Kissflow
7.4

Support Rating

HyperWorks
Kissflow
9.7

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