Nifty vs. Socialtext (discontinued)

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Nifty
Score 9.8 out of 10
N/A
Nifty consolidates projects, work, and communications in one place. Nifty simplifies and automates the tracking of project milestones, communications with teammates and clients, collaborative document creation, and more in a centralized workspace! Nifty enables organizational oversight across projects and teammates with project & team workload overviews. With communications, project management, and workflow collaboration centralized in one place, teams can consolidate their workday as well…N/A
Socialtext (discontinued)
Score 10.0 out of 10
N/A
Social Text was a tool that focused on social learning and includes Twitter-like microblogging capabilities. The product competed with MindTouch,Confluence, Jive Team Collaboration and other collaboration platforms. It was acquired by PeopleFluent in 2012 and is no longer available as a separate product, though similar capabilities are supplied by the PeopleFluent platform.
$1
Starting Price Per Month
Pricing
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Editions & Modules
No answers on this topic
Socialtext
$1.00
Starting Price Per Month
Offerings
Pricing Offerings
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Free Trial
YesNo
Free/Freemium Version
YesNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
YesNo
Entry-level Setup Fee$89 simple flat-rate pricingNo setup fee
Additional Details
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Features
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Project Management
Comparison of Project Management features of Product A and Product B
Nifty
9.6
3 Ratings
24% above category average
Socialtext (discontinued)
7.6
1 Ratings
3% below category average
Task Management8.83 Ratings8.01 Ratings
Resource Management9.43 Ratings00 Ratings
Gantt Charts10.03 Ratings7.01 Ratings
Scheduling10.03 Ratings9.01 Ratings
Workflow Automation9.43 Ratings8.01 Ratings
Team Collaboration10.03 Ratings00 Ratings
Support for Agile Methodology10.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Support for Waterfall Methodology10.03 Ratings00 Ratings
Document Management9.43 Ratings00 Ratings
Email integration10.02 Ratings00 Ratings
Mobile Access10.03 Ratings4.01 Ratings
Timesheet Tracking8.53 Ratings00 Ratings
Change request and Case Management9.03 Ratings00 Ratings
Budget and Expense Management10.02 Ratings00 Ratings
Search00 Ratings9.01 Ratings
Visual planning tools00 Ratings8.01 Ratings
Professional Services Automation
Comparison of Professional Services Automation features of Product A and Product B
Nifty
9.3
2 Ratings
22% above category average
Socialtext (discontinued)
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Ratings
Quotes/estimates8.62 Ratings00 Ratings
Project & financial reporting10.02 Ratings00 Ratings
Communication
Comparison of Communication features of Product A and Product B
Nifty
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Ratings
Socialtext (discontinued)
7.2
1 Ratings
11% below category average
Chat00 Ratings7.01 Ratings
Notifications00 Ratings6.01 Ratings
Discussions00 Ratings9.01 Ratings
Surveys00 Ratings4.01 Ratings
Internal knowledgebase00 Ratings10.01 Ratings
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User Ratings
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Likelihood to Recommend
9.0
(3 ratings)
10.0
(2 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
-
(0 ratings)
6.0
(1 ratings)
User Testimonials
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Likelihood to Recommend
Nifty
I've found myself recommending Nifty to other business owners as well as for personal use. I've personally found it to be invaluable when it comes to:
  • Daily / Weekly / Monthly / Quarterly recurring tasks
  • Creating templates for company processes such as new product creation, marketing strategy, on-boarding, quarterly goals, content management
  • Having forms zapped into a new task from multiple locations ensuring they're never overlooked
  • Having clear milestones and timelines for projects
  • Communicating on projects, tasks, and just in general
  • Assigning different components of projects to different people
  • Creating prior requirements that must be completed before completing the task
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Discontinued Products
We use Social Text as a platform to air our issues with different departments. We voice our concerns and suggestions so we can help find a solution to the problems we incur on a daily basis. We need to have social text as an app so we can communicate in real time not only during work hours.
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Pros
Nifty
  • An overview of project timelines and milestones.
  • One-on-one or group conversations.
  • Tracking the status of projects and tasks.
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  • Version history - Always keeps the edited versions and one can revert back any time
  • Creating and Editing an article is very easy and intutive
  • Sharing the articles with peers
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Cons
Nifty
  • Time Expense could be improved since we cannot edit the previous/past time logs entered.
  • Lacks expense management and Purchase order management functionality
  • Newest product updates are not always stable and I had to reach Nifty's support team a couple of times in the past to fix the issues with new updates e.g. our document management and meeting integrations had to be re-authorized
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  • Search needs a ton of improvements. It was very slow a year ago
  • Search result quality was also not that good
  • I know they have improved their UI recently but when i used it last year it did not really have any design elements which could be used to make the articles look more presentable. It was important for us as we used it for external communication as well.
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Likelihood to Renew
Nifty
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Discontinued Products
We have a lot of info in Socialtext already. It would be hard to get all that info out and port it to a different system
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Alternatives Considered
Nifty
There's no comparison. Nifty does what all of these do all in one place (with the exception of Slack's community aspect with hashtagging - not sure if Nifty can do this, never tried) Nifty even has the ability to import directly from many other platforms - I've personally imported projects from Trello and Asana, saving tons of time in migration.
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Discontinued Products
I frankly like Confluence better than socialtext because of the speed and the quality of search. They also have better design elements which can help make the articles pleasant to the eyes.
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Return on Investment
Nifty
  • Consistent communications.
  • Staying on project schedule.
  • Aligned projects with business strategies.
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  • We get solutions to concerns much faster
  • We promote interactions with the other depts
  • We listen and have discussions
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ScreenShots

Nifty Screenshots

Screenshot of Project DiscussionsScreenshot of Project MilestonesScreenshot of Project Overview