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Score 7.8 out of 100

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Likelihood to Recommend

Nuclino

One of the best tools for small team wiki/collaboration site. After setting things up in a day, there was almost no learning curve for the users. Not the best solution for bigger teams though. Because of the mobile apps, the user can be productive while on the move too! Desktop and web version are working fine.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

PowerDMS

I would recommend the program to anyone involved in policy management (storage, application, distribution, communication). I highly suggest any law enforcement agency utilize Power DMS due to the companies relationship with accreditation bodies. You can not only access your standards manuals but upload proofs, organize them, and provide access to an accessor within the program.
Jason Ammon | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Project Management

Nuclino
7.8
PowerDMS
Task Management
Nuclino
8.0
PowerDMS
Mobile Access
Nuclino
7.1
PowerDMS
Search
Nuclino
7.2
PowerDMS
Visual planning tools
Nuclino
9.0
PowerDMS

Communication

Nuclino
7.0
PowerDMS
Notifications
Nuclino
8.0
PowerDMS
Discussions
Nuclino
4.0
PowerDMS
Internal knowledgebase
Nuclino
9.0
PowerDMS

File Sharing & Management

Nuclino
7.6
PowerDMS
Versioning
Nuclino
7.3
PowerDMS
Document collaboration
Nuclino
8.4
PowerDMS
Access control
Nuclino
7.8
PowerDMS
Advanced security features
Nuclino
7.0
PowerDMS

Pros

Nuclino

  • Clean simple interface where users can onboard quickly and get to documenting - no "plugins" that the user has to learn to use.
  • Great structuring method which shows on the left-hand side allowing the user to drag-n-drop items in the hierarchy where they are needed quickly.
  • Ability to view history to see changes and export content into word and PDF formats.
  • Great search interface that quickly shows the results using auto-complete in keeping with the clean interface.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

PowerDMS

  • PowerDMS provides management with a real-time tracking of policy reviews, approvals, and signatures. This is a great benefit for risk management.
  • PowerDMS allows users to incorporate remote, web-based training in a variety of formats including, but not limited to, video, PowerPoint, miscellaneous documents, interactive activities, and tests.
  • PowerDMS provides a very robust search engine that is very user-friendly.
Ed Goodman | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Nuclino

  • No real offline use is possible.
  • For small teams it's ok, but pricing is too high if lots of employees need to work with it.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

PowerDMS

  • The Workflow process in PowerDMS is not as easy to grasp as some of the other concepts and requires a little more explaination, especially for non-administrative background users.
  • Users are unable to view the steps in a Workflow template in order to determine which Workflow would work best for their needs when routing documents.
  • It would be great to have multiple message options for past due inbox notifications in addition to the options for past due tasks to encourage users to go to their inbox to review their messages.
Deanna Willmon | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Nuclino

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

PowerDMS

PowerDMS 8.8
Based on 9 answers
I have had nothing but positive experiences with PowerDMS from day one. If we ever run into a situation we are unsure of, PowerDMS support has ALWAYS been able to answer us basically immediately. I really love that they are constantly seeking to improve and expand.
Julie Rosenburg | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Nuclino

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

PowerDMS

PowerDMS 8.4
Based on 18 answers
With all the extra training and guides available, it's easy to figure out how to use it. Any time I have questions about something, it gets answered really quickly, that is, if there isn't already a guide available for it. I have never struggled to figure something out.
Lydia Scott | TrustRadius Reviewer

Reliability and Availability

Nuclino

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

PowerDMS

PowerDMS 8.2
Based on 1 answer
Never had an issue with PowerDMS not being available. Speed is an issue from time to time
Joe McDonnell | TrustRadius Reviewer

Performance

Nuclino

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

PowerDMS

PowerDMS 8.5
Based on 9 answers
We use PowerDMS in the cloud so our performance might be different from other users who use on-premise. The program has always been up with very minimal downtime and always seems responsive and snappy when navigating the UI and searching documents. We don't currently have any integrations with other software.
Kayne Cushman | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Nuclino

Nuclino 8.0
Based on 1 answer
The Nuclino knowledge base is good. Most answers to your questions can be found there. I didn't need to contact support at all.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

PowerDMS

PowerDMS 8.8
Based on 28 answers
PowerDMS support is fantastic. Many times one can get the needed question answered by using the Success Community. If not, one can call or email PowerDMS and get prompt, courteous, English speaking assistance. They know everyone has different learning curves and never make one feel like a dumb question was asked. If it's more of a technical glitch, then there is a constant and quick follow-up on the issue.
Michael Hass | TrustRadius Reviewer

Implementation Rating

Nuclino

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

PowerDMS

PowerDMS 8.9
Based on 8 answers
Implementation of PowerDMS was near seamless. The product was able to input existing policies and procedures within a few hours, which helped to lay the foundation for future use. Having PowerDMS on-boarding readily available was also a huge benefit.
Ed Goodman | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Nuclino

Nuclino is the clear winner when it comes to ease of use for both the administrator and user. Less setup time and less "training" time. The streamlined interface is quick and intuitive to learn and is not cluttered as compared to Confluence. Every tool you need to use to create a page or administer the workspace is available immediately on screen or by right-clicking. In contrast, Confluence buries many tools in administrative interfaces and only allows use of some features once you make several clicks to include a "macro" or "plug-in". We use both tools and I get complaints constantly from my team about how complicated Confluence can get just to author a quick page.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

PowerDMS

The AS400 database was very old and did not offer the capability of uploading policies and having them signed off and recorded. This was the main reason the Orlando Police Department purchased PowerDMS. There were some things in the AS400 we could do for training, that we can not do in PowerDMS, and vice-versa.
Cheryl Holtz | TrustRadius Reviewer

Scalability

Nuclino

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

PowerDMS

PowerDMS 7.3
Based on 1 answer
Because of features and functions.
Joe McDonnell | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Nuclino

  • Having a central documentation allowed users to find data more quickly, which resulted in 50% less "question" type bugs that would appear in our queue.
  • Collaborating documentation before development resulted in less bugs; this is part process but the ease of sharing and making related documentation easy to access encouraged users into adapting the process.
  • Increased use in documentation allows support response time to be higher for triage since supporting documentation is ready to go.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

PowerDMS

  • Created efficient processes for approving document revision
  • Migrated what originally was a paper system to electronic
  • Accessible for any employee by logging in, employees do not have to seek out policy and procedure binders, and updated documents can be automatically sent to inboxes when updated.
Emily Gower | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Nuclino

General

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

PowerDMS

General

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

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