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Score 6.6 out of 100
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Score 9.8 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

LiquidPlanner

If you have a large project and all of the people working on it are assigned to a particular tactic from idea, to creation, to review, to execution. Putting everything in one tactic and having checklist items that everyone can see is really useful. However, once a tactic or project is marked done, it is hard to find assets and history if you want to build on that tactic for future project work. Personally, I don't like the user experience with the software. It feels clunky and not intuitive.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Statuspage

StatusPage is well suited for notifications on services and products. If you need to have a passive way to notify users, internal staff, or executives on the status of SaaS services, StatusPage is a low barrier way to do this with minimal setup and maintenance.StatusPage is not well suited for scenarios in which you want info kept private. If StatusPage is updated, the subscribers to those alerts will be notified so you just want to make sure you're addressing the right audience with updates.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Project Management

LiquidPlanner
7.9
Statuspage
9.5
Task Management
LiquidPlanner
9.0
Statuspage
9.0
Resource Management
LiquidPlanner
9.9
Statuspage
Gantt Charts
LiquidPlanner
7.1
Statuspage
Scheduling
LiquidPlanner
8.0
Statuspage
10.0
Workflow Automation
LiquidPlanner
6.5
Statuspage
10.0
Team Collaboration
LiquidPlanner
8.0
Statuspage
Support for Agile Methodology
LiquidPlanner
9.0
Statuspage
Support for Waterfall Methodology
LiquidPlanner
9.0
Statuspage
Document Management
LiquidPlanner
9.9
Statuspage
Email integration
LiquidPlanner
8.7
Statuspage
Mobile Access
LiquidPlanner
3.1
Statuspage
10.0
Timesheet Tracking
LiquidPlanner
8.0
Statuspage
Budget and Expense Management
LiquidPlanner
7.0
Statuspage
Search
LiquidPlanner
Statuspage
9.0
Visual planning tools
LiquidPlanner
Statuspage
9.0

Communication

LiquidPlanner
Statuspage
8.0
Chat
LiquidPlanner
Statuspage
10.0
Notifications
LiquidPlanner
Statuspage
10.0
Discussions
LiquidPlanner
Statuspage
2.0
Internal knowledgebase
LiquidPlanner
Statuspage
9.0
Integrates with Gmail and Google Hangouts
LiquidPlanner
Statuspage
9.0

File Sharing & Management

LiquidPlanner
Statuspage
10.0
Access control
LiquidPlanner
Statuspage
10.0
Advanced security features
LiquidPlanner
Statuspage
10.0

Pros

LiquidPlanner

  • Priority based planning. Every other planning software we've used relies on dates and therefore needs constant attention. Priority based planning means that the plan is always up to date.
  • Ease of use. LiquidPlanner has a very short learning curve. This is critical to getting team members to use it.
  • Forecasting. LiquidPlanner makes it very easy to run scenarios by simply dragging and dropping projects and reassigning resources.
  • Awesome Support. I get personal responses very fast. Usually within a couple hours. And, they listen and ask for more information.
Robert Tupa | TrustRadius Reviewer

Statuspage

  • Interface is very intuitive and easy to use with very little training.
  • Ability to customize messaging for events and notify before, during and after maintenance.
  • Integrations with app like Twitter and Slack.
  • Ability to automate all our maintenance notifications.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

LiquidPlanner

  • The interface is messy and cluttered. The best way to find things and see what you actually want to see is the main Projects view which is also the most cluttered and hardest to maneuver in.
  • Clicking an external link someone posted in a comment or task description doesn't open in a new window by default, so we are constantly having to go back to get to LiquidPlanner again.
  • The way that the interface saves your state globally (rather than per tab instance) means that if you click a link from someone else to a task that's not yours, then it adjusts your filters on the Projects page. Then if you refresh another LiquidPlanner window where you were on the Projects tab, suddenly all of its filters are updated and what you were looking at may no longer be there.
  • It might just be the way that we use the system, but the Home and My Work tabs are fairly useless for us. They typically don't show the tasks we're actually looking for.
Ben McClure | TrustRadius Reviewer

Statuspage

  • StatusPage is nice because it keeps a rolling update on the previous statuses, but when it displays in Hipchat it just shows the last update.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

LiquidPlanner

LiquidPlanner 4.4
Based on 2 answers
We may not renew LiquidPlanner's contract, but only because my company has recently been acquired and we'll be adopting some of the software that they're using to standardize process. LiquidPlanner's development team releases new features pretty often, so it seems like the gaps and inefficiencies are slowly getting smaller/less frequent
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Statuspage

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Usability

LiquidPlanner

LiquidPlanner 10.0
Based on 1 answer
Easy to learn and utilize. Can export charts and reports for sharing with colleagues.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Statuspage

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Support Rating

LiquidPlanner

LiquidPlanner 9.0
Based on 2 answers
Support is the least impressive part of LiquidPlanner for me. Issues are resolved, but software bugs or suggested improvements are generally blown off or responded to condescendingly. This software updates more frequently than any other software we use, frequently during times we use the product (Saturday mornings). Often the updates result in aesthetic changes that seem pointless when there are bigger updates that would make using the product easier, which should be a higher priority.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Statuspage

Statuspage 10.0
Based on 1 answer
Support is very responsive although we haven't had to contact them in a time of emergency, all of our support inquiries were answered in a timely manner and usually resolved with their first response. Support responsiveness played a big role in our decision since if we need help during downtime, we can't really afford to wait.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

LiquidPlanner

We use Teamwork for managing projects and love it for that, but we stick with LiquidPlanner for the high-level overview of our project workload, as well as for time-tracking (specifically for being able to bill out actuals). Teamwork and LiquidPlanner each have their merits; we find the combination of both tools to be right for our needs.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Statuspage

I would say StatusPage on its own is a great service. StatusPage for Hipchat can only be used with that specific chat client. But on its own StatusPage can be integrated with many tools, like Slack, email notifications, text notifications, etc.I don't know of a tool that compares with StatusPage. You could essentially host your own status site with Greed Yellow or Red statuses, but you would be missing out on the robustness of a tool that keeps historical data, uptime, and segregates services based on components.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

LiquidPlanner

  • LiquidPlanner really forces you to map out your workflow. For me, honing into a template that I can later adjust as needed has been huge, as there is less time at the beginning of a project trying to assign and figure out what needs to happen when usually it never changes.
  • Communication between employees, especially ones not immediately available in the office has been very welcomed. It helps having conversations documented in a public, logical place that is easy to find and refer to as the project continues.
  • Our productivity has definitely skyrocketed as we've really gotten a feel and committed to using LiquidPlanner daily. As we move forward, we continually try to add more and more ways for us to use the service.
Clay J. Seal | TrustRadius Reviewer

Statuspage

  • We were able to quickly train our entire support team to use this tool in less than 30 minutes, both to schedule maintenance and publish unexpected downtime. The product is so user friendly that it takes very little training to use proficiently.
  • Ease of integrations with existing services and software like Twitter and Slack allow us to reach further with our notification without creating new intake channels for stakeholders.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

LiquidPlanner

General

Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Yes
Entry-level set up fee?
Optional

LiquidPlanner Editions & Modules

Edition
ProfessionalCONTACT US1
EnterpriseCONTACT US1
  1. 5-user minimum
Additional Pricing Details

Statuspage

General

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

Statuspage Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

LiquidPlanner
6.4
Statuspage
10.0

Likelihood to Renew

LiquidPlanner
4.4
Statuspage

Usability

LiquidPlanner
10.0
Statuspage

Support Rating

LiquidPlanner
9.0
Statuspage
10.0

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