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Score 9.4 out of 100
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Likelihood to Recommend

Opal

I honestly cannot recommend this tool enough. Opal is such a valuable tool for brand content creators and there is nothing like it available. If you're serious about content marketing and have a need to find ways to collaborate, plan and provide more visibility among teams, then Opal really is the only way to go. One more thing that's not being mentioned: The tool is simply amazing but it's only as amazing is the team behind the tool. Their customer support and willingness to quickly be in touch when needed is a key feature within itself. Seriously, such a good team of people.
Kenji Onozawa | TrustRadius Reviewer

Quip

I've found Quip to be extremely useful as a collaborative document sharing platform, moreso even than the Google suite, because the user interface is pleasing and intuitive, and it's much easier to organize and find files. If you prefer the File System Hierarchy style organization of Google Docs, Quip might not be for you - but if you're looking for a new take on organization with a more graphic feel to it, I would recommend giving Quip a try.I would say Quip is best suited for documents you're sharing or working on with an internal team, especially something that's for reference or a rough draft, since it's not big on formatting. This definitely isn't a platform for making a polished document to show off to customers, etc.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Project Management

Opal
7.9
Quip
7.5
Task Management
Opal
9.1
Quip
6.9
Gantt Charts
Opal
9.1
Quip
7.1
Scheduling
Opal
9.1
Quip
6.8
Workflow Automation
Opal
9.1
Quip
6.7
Mobile Access
Opal
1.0
Quip
8.2
Search
Opal
9.1
Quip
8.9
Visual planning tools
Opal
9.1
Quip
7.9

Communication

Opal
6.1
Quip
8.9
Chat
Opal
4.5
Quip
8.3
Notifications
Opal
9.1
Quip
8.8
Discussions
Opal
4.5
Quip
8.8
Surveys
Opal
Quip
8.2
Internal knowledgebase
Opal
Quip
7.8
Integrates with GoToMeeting
Opal
Quip
10.0
Integrates with Gmail and Google Hangouts
Opal
Quip
9.4
Integrates with Outlook
Opal
Quip
9.9

File Sharing & Management

Opal
9.1
Quip
8.7
Versioning
Opal
9.1
Quip
8.7
Video files
Opal
9.1
Quip
8.0
Audio files
Opal
9.1
Quip
7.6
Document collaboration
Opal
9.1
Quip
9.6
Access control
Opal
9.1
Quip
8.9
Advanced security features
Opal
Quip
8.8
Integrates with Google Drive
Opal
Quip
9.0
Device sync
Opal
Quip
9.1

Pros

Opal

  • Content planning: you can look at one asset and see how it is being used across multiple channels by multiple teams.
  • Content collaboration: it is really easy to see what other people and teams are contributing to an asset, or how they are using it. We can also duplicate content that was created by another team to use as a starting point in our own content collaboration.
  • High level/big picture overview: Opal allows us to see content that is being created, planned and scheduled very easily; it goes beyond social content (which we can also see in Sprinklr) to show us content created across multiple channels.
Kelly Rigotti | TrustRadius Reviewer

Quip

  • Search. Quip has a great search feature. Without it, it would not be the time-saving tool that it is. Why? Because Quip (the way we use it) houses a LOT of information. When I'm looking for a document, I can do a quick search without having to remember what path of folders I put the document in.
  • Client Sharing. I have a particular client whose sales I track every morning from their website. I update this document, which has formulas in it, to calculate all the necessary information that we need and the client is able to access it any time they want to see the numbers which saves the client an immense amount of time.
  • Privacy. My boss particularly likes this area as a small company with no HR department. He can keep employee files so that only he can view them without the risk of other people being able to see them.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Opal

  • No publishing capabilities, for the most part.
  • No analytics tie-ins.
  • Rather pricey.
  • Requires someone to really manage the structure in order to keep the tool organized and use it effectively. When this is done right, though, it's worthwhile.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Quip

  • Quip office documents are not as full featured as Microsoft Office documents you may be used to. Mind you, there are thousands of features in MS Office documents. But even some of the more basic features are not available. I have many problems with formatting. The worst problem is when a document starts in something else like Microsoft Office and then you try to copy it to Quip. You usually end up having to re-write it if it was complicated.
  • Quip documents will feel slow compared to locally based documents. The performance is similar to what I have seen with O365 documents editing online and only a little slower than Google docs (Google docs do this surprisingly well). But if you are used to working fast in a document you will be challenged by the response time. The problem seems worse with more than 1 person in the document and especially if the document gets large.
  • It would be nice to see Quip embrace Google apps or O365 more. Many companies and users have one or more so would be nice to move between and not lose so much. These are competitors and I know why that would not be a priority but it does mean sometimes I may not put something in Quip.
William Beasley | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Opal

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Quip

Quip 10.0
Based on 1 answer
It is the best collaboration tool in my company. Through it, the organization has achieved better connectivity and efficiency in its communication. Primarily, the docs feature of this software is the most utilized in the company. Slowly, dash-boarding and project management features have also been utilized. Generally, it is the best tool, very easy and fairly streamlined
Judy Hellen | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Opal

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Quip

Quip 9.0
Based on 6 answers
I have never used Quip's support. To be fair, we hired someone who used to work for Quip before working at our company, and he implemented it and pushed it with the team. He was very biased toward the product, and yes it was better than Google Drive, but by how much?
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Opal

You get for what you paid for. Opal has more features
Teena Thach | TrustRadius Reviewer

Quip

OneNote is a great product for collaboration and note taking, but we found it fell short compared to Quip in more formal document creation across teams. It also regularly had trouble bringing in outside members who did not have an institutional Microsoft account. Occasionally, we also had sync problems. Quip's simplicity and ability to provide better layers of security and collaboration overcame this key problem.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Opal

  • Opal allows for more discipline in marketing as teams are better aligned on messaging and big moments.
  • Opal cuts down on communication breakdowns and mistakes, which in the end leads to more happy customers.
  • I think Opal provides the team with more confidence as everyone is on the same page. With everything in one place rather than communications being lost in emails, etc., everyone is more efficient and can work knowing that there is one source of truth.
Kenji Onozawa | TrustRadius Reviewer

Quip

  • Since getting Quip, we've been able to move projects forward at a faster speed. There is more accountability among our team.
  • I was not the purchaser of the tool so I am unsure of its ROI.
  • Overall business objectives are being met with Quip and we see a good reduction in project lifecycle time.
Long Dai | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

Opal

General

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

Opal Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

Quip

General

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

Quip Editions & Modules

Edition
Basic$0
Team$102
Business$123
Enterprise$253
  1. per month (10 seats included)
  2. per user per month
Additional Pricing Details
All editions include unlimited personal documents and folders and a custom subdomain. Paid versions include unlimited document revision history, message archive and group sharing.

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