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Score 7.9 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

Lua

I wouldn't recommend Lua because they were recently acquired by another company and will be shutting down. It was unfortunate that we were only given 2 months notice right after signing up for another 1-year term.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

MangoApps

MangoApps is well suited to enable interactions between colleagues located in distant places, if the people have the right culture, and are already demanding this type of feature. If the whole company is not ready to embrace this culture, MangoApps is missing a little something to encourage the refractory to join the party. And with this type of tool, we only really benefit from the tool's value when a large number of users participate.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Communication

Lua
7.0
MangoApps
Chat
Lua
7.0
MangoApps
Notifications
Lua
7.0
MangoApps

Pros

Lua

  • It is easy to communicate in real-time.
  • Easy to set up different groups.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

MangoApps

  • MangoApps provide a large number of options to interact within a community. People can post updates, ask questions, create polls, quizzes, wiki, surveys, chats, or forms.
  • The Web interface is a modern application (Facebook inspired). The navigation (although not the most efficient) is overall quite intuitive.
  • MangoApps has a web interface, and apps for desktop (Windows, Mac), and mobile.
  • MangoApps features a centralized notification system. Unread messages are notified from the Web app, the mobile, or the desktop app. The synchronization status is synchronized.
  • MangoApps integrates with Active Directory.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Lua

  • The application for iPad is not optimized.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

MangoApps

  • The notification system in the desktop app is not informative enough. Some notifications are shown without any context (for example we sometimes just see "Yes" or "No"), and it's difficult to understand the context (in our case the original question).
  • Messages posted in a big chat group (in our case more than 15k people) make the app crash.
  • HipChat does not support animated GIFs (they just appear static).
  • It's not easy to post transversal questions or updates across groups. A lot of content needs to end in a unique group, losing some opportunity to reach a wider audience.
  • A gamification system is available (people can earn points and badges by completing some actions), but the reward system is quite obscure. As a result, many of us do not feel compelled to gain more badges. It feels like as if we're earning badges randomly.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Lua

Lua 5.0
Based on 1 answer
They are closing operations, so there's no support to rate
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

MangoApps

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Alternatives Considered

Lua

We chose Lua because of their price point and feature set compared to other tools.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

MangoApps

Although, Facebook at Work featured a very modern interface and was praised by many of the beta testers, we primarily didn't choose Facebook at Work due to data security reasons.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Lua

  • It has been great for communication and broadcasts, its a shame that they are closing down.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

MangoApps

  • MangoApps opened new communication channels between people who would not have naturally communicated before with e-mail alone
  • MangoApps is slowly helping move some communications away from the private e-mail channels into a more opened and public channel, more easily archivable. However, it might take years before we see a majority of discussions happening here.
  • As any introduction of a new tool, MangoApps also disrupted the usages and common practices. Some people had being using their own social tools, and some other were already using e-mail as a social tool. Took some time before the usage of MangoApps rose enough to be mildly useful.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

Lua

General

Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Yes
Entry-level set up fee?
Required
$2,500

Lua Editions & Modules

Edition
Lua1
  1. Per User per Month
Additional Pricing Details

MangoApps

General

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

MangoApps Editions & Modules

Edition
1. Enterprise Messaging$3.001
2. Enterprise Social Network (ESN)$4.001
3. Social Company Intranet$5.001
4. Team & Vendor Collaboration$7.001
5. Full MangoApps Suite$12.001
  1. Per User
Additional Pricing Details
MangoApps has the most advanced digital workplace tools at affordable prices. Our pricing plans let you pick the solution that is right for you, without having to purchase features you do not need. Visit our pricing page to learn more - https://www.mangoapps.com/pricing

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