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4 Ratings
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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

SmartSearch

Not really. This is a smart product built by a bunch of former Xerox Docushare and Westbrook Fortis developers and sales directors who got tired of doing it wrong at their old employment.
Terrence Abrams | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Project Management

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

Communication

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

File Sharing & Management

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

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

SmartSearch

  • Sends email notifications to appropriate individuals when expiration or renewal notice dates are approaching.
  • Offers an easy and fast way to search for specific documents.
  • It allows managers to simply drop documents into the inboxes for Legal to permanently archive.
  • Allows documents to be easily emailed. No more sorting through various files on the desktop to try to find the correct document.
  • Is set up in an organized manner that is appropriate for the documents that are contained in the archives.
Megan Cobleigh | 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

SmartSearch

  • I use Firefox on a Mac Mini and often times my documents will not display in the preview so I will need to email them to myself first to preview prior to sending them to a client or candidate. (The Adobe image preview does not work either)
  • Sometimes it can hang up when saving files with a large amount of graphics.
R.J. Kahn | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Nuclino

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

SmartSearch

SmartSearch 8.6
Based on 3 answers
Too easy to use, low enough TCO to continue on with for a long, long time.
Terrence Abrams | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Nuclino

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

SmartSearch

SmartSearch 7.5
Based on 2 answers
Need to fix the preview utility.
R.J. Kahn | TrustRadius Reviewer

Reliability and Availability

Nuclino

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

SmartSearch

SmartSearch 9.1
Based on 1 answer
Square-9 can get this product out to you in almost the same hour your order it. We got ours very fast.
Terrence Abrams | TrustRadius Reviewer

Performance

Nuclino

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

SmartSearch

SmartSearch 8.2
Based on 1 answer
With the PDF projected viewer, the document retrieval-to-display can drag for a second more than some systems, and the capture workflow if you overload a server array can also drag, but those are the only two issues we've ever seen with this product, and they are not serious issues at all.
Terrence Abrams | 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

SmartSearch

SmartSearch 6.4
Based on 2 answers
I have never really needed support for this feature.
R.J. Kahn | TrustRadius Reviewer

In-Person Training

Nuclino

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

SmartSearch

SmartSearch 7.3
Based on 1 answer
It would have been higher, but the training is a bit muted for the lesser qualified office equipment vendors who signed up as partners to sell and support it. The more experienced ECM vendors and customer end-users will find the training very good, but a bit slow.
Terrence Abrams | TrustRadius Reviewer

Implementation Rating

Nuclino

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

SmartSearch

SmartSearch 8.1
Based on 2 answers
Just let it happen. It's very quick and smooth.
Terrence Abrams | 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

SmartSearch

A similar product I have used was Time Matters. For a Law Firm, I think Time Matters is more useful as it keeps track of everything for a client, including billing. However, since I now work for a legal department of a corporation, SmartSearch is definitley more useful. It is not possible to seperate the documents we have internally in neat client files. We have various miscellaneous documents for many different services and customers or vendors. SmartSearch allows us to organize in broad categories that make sense to internal employees using it and to make sure security is set on specific documents. Time Matters would not have been sufficient for our managers to have access to, since it uploads all documents to the file - some of which are confidential.
Megan Cobleigh | TrustRadius Reviewer

Scalability

Nuclino

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

SmartSearch

SmartSearch 7.3
Based on 1 answer
The scale-ability is quite good actually, but you need competent sales/support folks providing it to you, so the scale is set right for the demands of your system use. Some resellers are not good at doing this, some are fantastic. If you are scaled correctly at first implementation, you'll be very happy with this system.
Terrence Abrams | 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

SmartSearch

  • Increased efficiency in time management
  • Assists the company in not missing termination dates of vendors we do not wish to continue business.
  • Allows an easy analysis of all active vendors and customers.
Megan Cobleigh | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Nuclino

General

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

SmartSearch

General

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

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Nuclino
8.6
SmartSearch
8.7

Likelihood to Renew

Nuclino
SmartSearch
8.6

Usability

Nuclino
SmartSearch
7.5

Reliability and Availability

Nuclino
SmartSearch
9.1

Performance

Nuclino
SmartSearch
8.2

Support Rating

Nuclino
8.0
SmartSearch
6.4

In-Person Training

Nuclino
SmartSearch
7.3

Implementation Rating

Nuclino
SmartSearch
8.1

Scalability

Nuclino
SmartSearch
7.3

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