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Score 8.8 out of 100

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Likelihood to Recommend

LiveWebinar

  • If you need your own branded meetings, webinar solution.
  • If you need many features to tweak the system/
  • If you need up to 1000 participants in a meeting, this would be a good platform to have.
  • Quickly start a meeting with no hassle, no installations, just share a link via email or chat.
  • Customers can join on mobile devices.
  • Less appropriate if you have participants who need to call in and you don't have that particular plan.
Dani S | TrustRadius Reviewer

Microsoft Teams

Can have group chats on topics that only concern a few employees. We have a Technology group where we add and brainstorm new applications and software that might be appropriate for our company. It's a good way to organize our ideas and thoughts without having to send out mass email chains and we can discuss the ideas at our next meeting. Microsoft Teams also lets us efficiently communicate with remote workers since email can lag. This allows almost real-time conversations and collaborations for our employees.
Karen Zelzer | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Reporting & Analytics

LiveWebinar
6.5
Microsoft Teams
Dashboards
LiveWebinar
6.5
Microsoft Teams

Performance & Compatibility of Online Events Software

LiveWebinar
7.5
Microsoft Teams
High quality audio
LiveWebinar
8.0
Microsoft Teams
Mobile support
LiveWebinar
7.0
Microsoft Teams

Online Meetings / Events

LiveWebinar
8.5
Microsoft Teams
Calendar integration
LiveWebinar
9.0
Microsoft Teams
Record meetings / events
LiveWebinar
7.0
Microsoft Teams
Slideshows
LiveWebinar
9.0
Microsoft Teams
Event registration
LiveWebinar
9.0
Microsoft Teams

Online Events Collaboration

LiveWebinar
7.8
Microsoft Teams
Audience polling
LiveWebinar
9.0
Microsoft Teams
Q&A
LiveWebinar
6.6
Microsoft Teams

Online Events Security

LiveWebinar
9.0
Microsoft Teams
Participant roles & permissions
LiveWebinar
9.0
Microsoft Teams
Confidential attendee list
LiveWebinar
9.0
Microsoft Teams

Online Events Marketing

LiveWebinar
9.0
Microsoft Teams
Branding options
LiveWebinar
9.0
Microsoft Teams
Integration to Marketing Automation
LiveWebinar
9.0
Microsoft Teams

Project Management

LiveWebinar
Microsoft Teams
7.4
Task Management
LiveWebinar
Microsoft Teams
7.5
Gantt Charts
LiveWebinar
Microsoft Teams
6.4
Scheduling
LiveWebinar
Microsoft Teams
7.7
Workflow Automation
LiveWebinar
Microsoft Teams
7.0
Mobile Access
LiveWebinar
Microsoft Teams
8.8
Search
LiveWebinar
Microsoft Teams
7.8
Visual planning tools
LiveWebinar
Microsoft Teams
6.7

Communication

LiveWebinar
Microsoft Teams
7.9
Chat
LiveWebinar
Microsoft Teams
8.9
Notifications
LiveWebinar
Microsoft Teams
8.3
Discussions
LiveWebinar
Microsoft Teams
8.6
Surveys
LiveWebinar
Microsoft Teams
7.3
Internal knowledgebase
LiveWebinar
Microsoft Teams
7.4
Integrates with GoToMeeting
LiveWebinar
Microsoft Teams
7.1
Integrates with Gmail and Google Hangouts
LiveWebinar
Microsoft Teams
6.4
Integrates with Outlook
LiveWebinar
Microsoft Teams
9.1

File Sharing & Management

LiveWebinar
Microsoft Teams
8.1
Versioning
LiveWebinar
Microsoft Teams
8.0
Video files
LiveWebinar
Microsoft Teams
8.3
Audio files
LiveWebinar
Microsoft Teams
8.3
Document collaboration
LiveWebinar
Microsoft Teams
8.3
Access control
LiveWebinar
Microsoft Teams
7.8
Advanced security features
LiveWebinar
Microsoft Teams
8.0
Integrates with Google Drive
LiveWebinar
Microsoft Teams
7.7
Device sync
LiveWebinar
Microsoft Teams
8.8

Pros

LiveWebinar

  • LiveWebinar makes it easy to share video clips and offer explanations simultaneously.
  • LiveWebinar allows the host to turn off the chat function so individuals are not distracted during the teaching.
  • LiveWebinar offers the ability to switch between teacher visuals, videos and power points, just as if doing 'in person.'
Lynn DeLaurentis | TrustRadius Reviewer

Microsoft Teams

  • Teams is particularly good at keeping conversation history in sync across multiple devices. Skype for business, which is Microsoft's other chat client, is particularly bad when it comes to this aspect.
  • The sidebar of the application window makes it easy to switch between all aspects of the application in one click. Easy switching between chat, notifications, and meetings.
  • Integrated hierarchy chart within each chat window easily allows you to see where an unfamiliar person you may be chatting with sits in terms of management level in the organization.
Gary Smolyak | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

LiveWebinar

  • Call-in feature for meeting participants should be a standard feature. With my plan, I cannot access this.
  • Account assistant login is cumbersome.
  • Paintbrushes for whiteboard/presentation annotations could be improved and should include stamps (checkmarks, red big arrow, etc.).
Dani S | TrustRadius Reviewer

Microsoft Teams

  • Lack of rollout plans from MS that businesses can use to improve user adoption.
  • Slack still has more connectors.
  • Meetings could more intuitive and most of the screen is just pictures of people.
  • The desktop application is very large and absorbs a lot of system resources.
  • Multiple users cannot share screens at once, one at a time only.
  • Can't choose where to put files from conversations, they automatically are put in a Teams SharePoint.
Justin Pink | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

LiveWebinar

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Microsoft Teams

Microsoft Teams 10.0
Based on 2 answers
We are a MSFT shop.
Joel Martin | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

LiveWebinar

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Microsoft Teams

Microsoft Teams 7.8
Based on 26 answers
I have deducted one point just so beacuse the GUI of Teams is a bit difficult to understand for a first time user and thus the user takes quite a lot of time to understand the same and use all its features and Secondly, the software is pretty heavy and thus it takes some extra time to do some tasks as compared to other products.
sameer chhabra | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

LiveWebinar

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Microsoft Teams

Microsoft Teams 7.7
Based on 102 answers
Getting support for any MS Product kind of feels like pulling teeth. I have looked for support on the slowness of Teams to try and resolve it, but there is nothing really out there even from the MS reps other than deleting the hidden appsdata folder for Teams or uninstall/reinstall the software or just use the web-based Teams app.
Charles R. Coggins III | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

LiveWebinar

LiveWebinar doesn't require participants to download software and can easily run from computers or mobile devices. Webex and Adobe Connect also have challenges with staying connected, these are probably equal and may be somewhat related to the internet service more than the program, or the browser being used. LiveWebinar was easy to set up and start using.
Lynn DeLaurentis | TrustRadius Reviewer

Microsoft Teams

Personally, I have used a number of applications similar to Teams for a variety of functions. However, with regard to my current organizational use, I would say my experience with Teams provides a much more well-rounded user experience than Skype for Business. Teams performs the functions of Skype and also integrates many other features integral to applications like Slack, Webex Teams, and Yammer. Teams also has the added benefit of being connected within the Microsoft network of apps. Users can leverage the powerful cloud computing of O365 in order to access other materials stored on the shared platform. This is a huge benefit of staying within the same ecosystem.
Joshua Melder | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

LiveWebinar

  • With the lifetime plan, we paid off this investment in 3-5 months vs. having a subscription-based solution. After that, the application is "free."
  • We spent quite some time researching and testing all the features before we could make a decision.
  • Positive effect on client relationships, as we don't have any additional cost to arrange another meeting.
Dani S | TrustRadius Reviewer

Microsoft Teams

  • We were already paying for Office 365 but now we got a great collaboration tool to go along with it.
  • We are able to stay connected with employees across the United States and no longer have to fly people back to headquarters for meetings and conferences, saving on transportation and lodging costs.
Michael Eberhard | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

LiveWebinar

General

Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Yes
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Yes
Entry-level set up fee?
Optional
$14,99*

* per account

LiveWebinar Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

Microsoft Teams

General

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

Microsoft Teams Editions & Modules

Edition
Free$01
Microsoft 365 Business Basic$5.001
Microsoft 365 Business Standard$12.501
Office 365 E3$20.001
  1. Per Month
Additional Pricing Details
Discounts are available for non profit organizations.

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

LiveWebinar
8.5
Microsoft Teams
8.3

Likelihood to Renew

LiveWebinar
Microsoft Teams
10.0

Usability

LiveWebinar
Microsoft Teams
7.8

Support Rating

LiveWebinar
Microsoft Teams
7.7

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