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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

Sococo

Great for communication and work from home offices. It has a great visual layout, which removes the disconnect among the organization when working from home. It is less appropriate for bigger companies due to the official capacity limits for meetings. Sococo is an excellent way to check in with staff and be accountable to each other. However, if you are always working from home - this program may not be ideal due to the limitations mentioned earlier.Sococo is good if each employee has access to very high-speed internet. High -speed internet is a limitation for those in rural areas.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Project Management

Opal
7.9
Sococo
4.7
Task Management
Opal
9.1
Sococo
5.0
Gantt Charts
Opal
9.1
Sococo
Scheduling
Opal
9.1
Sococo
5.0
Workflow Automation
Opal
9.1
Sococo
4.0
Mobile Access
Opal
1.0
Sococo
3.1
Search
Opal
9.1
Sococo
3.0
Visual planning tools
Opal
9.1
Sococo
8.0

Communication

Opal
6.1
Sococo
5.7
Chat
Opal
4.5
Sococo
8.0
Notifications
Opal
9.1
Sococo
5.1
Discussions
Opal
4.5
Sococo
6.1
Internal knowledgebase
Opal
Sococo
5.0
Integrates with GoToMeeting
Opal
Sococo
5.0
Integrates with Gmail and Google Hangouts
Opal
Sococo
7.0
Integrates with Outlook
Opal
Sococo
4.0

File Sharing & Management

Opal
9.1
Sococo
4.6
Versioning
Opal
9.1
Sococo
6.0
Video files
Opal
9.1
Sococo
3.0
Audio files
Opal
9.1
Sococo
3.0
Document collaboration
Opal
9.1
Sococo
3.0
Access control
Opal
9.1
Sococo
5.0
Advanced security features
Opal
Sococo
6.0
Integrates with Google Drive
Opal
Sococo
5.0
Device sync
Opal
Sococo
6.0

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

Sococo

  • Conference calls. No need for formal invites, excellent call quality and reliability.
  • Virtual rooms - see who's talking with who.
  • Instant chat - can also use Slack as a backend.
John Ball | 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

Sococo

  • On rare occasions my co-workers have had problems where they open Sococo and it doesn't recognize when they're speaking. However, restarting the program usually fixes it.
  • Users can 'knock' on another's 'virtual' office to come in to talk. Essentially, the same as waiting for a person to pick up when calling on a landline. An option to auto-let anyone in who knocks would be useful.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Opal

No score
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Sococo

Sococo 7.0
Based on 1 answer
It was easy to use but still needs lots of improvement to collaborate with other tools
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Opal

No score
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Sococo

Sococo 6.0
Based on 1 answer
Sococo didn't seem to have a strong support line. In comparison to other products, such as Microsoft Teams, it did not regularly check in with us. There should be opportunities to give feedback on the quality of the program periodically and if we had any issues. Sometimes, Sococo would crash, and we would 'restart it' but not know why it happened.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Opal

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

Sococo

WebEx Meetings, Skype for Business, and Google Hangouts all require that you create some sort of "call event" that people can join or leave. Sococo gives you the ability to seamlessly move between meetings within one app and also provide a status of available or unavailable, or better yet, people can just see that you're in a meeting and who you're in that meeting with. This provides the opportunity for a boss to step in and determine a meeting isn't super important, so they can talk to someone in the meeting.
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

Sococo

  • Sococo completely overcame the problem of staying in touch with remote development teams.
  • Enabled daily scrum meetings, sprint reviews, etc.
  • Helped keep everybody engaged in the project.
John Ball | TrustRadius Reviewer

Screenshots

Sococo

Pricing Details

Opal

General

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

Sococo

General

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

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