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Score 9.4 out of 100
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Score 8.4 out of 100

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

WorkflowMax

WorkflowMax is very well suited for a business that wants to track time billed by project, to have an easy way to generate invoices for those projects, and to keep track of overall productivity and invoice status. I imagine it can also be adapted to different types of businesses that deal in goods rather than services and time. I am not sure for which scenarios or businesses the program is not appropriate.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Project Management

Opal
7.9
WorkflowMax
6.9
Task Management
Opal
9.1
WorkflowMax
8.0
Gantt Charts
Opal
9.1
WorkflowMax
Scheduling
Opal
9.1
WorkflowMax
7.0
Workflow Automation
Opal
9.1
WorkflowMax
8.0
Mobile Access
Opal
1.0
WorkflowMax
3.0
Search
Opal
9.1
WorkflowMax
Visual planning tools
Opal
9.1
WorkflowMax
Resource Management
Opal
WorkflowMax
3.0
Team Collaboration
Opal
WorkflowMax
7.0
Document Management
Opal
WorkflowMax
7.0
Email integration
Opal
WorkflowMax
7.0
Timesheet Tracking
Opal
WorkflowMax
10.0
Change request and Case Management
Opal
WorkflowMax
7.4
Budget and Expense Management
Opal
WorkflowMax
8.0

Communication

Opal
6.1
WorkflowMax
Chat
Opal
4.5
WorkflowMax
Notifications
Opal
9.1
WorkflowMax
Discussions
Opal
4.5
WorkflowMax

File Sharing & Management

Opal
9.1
WorkflowMax
Versioning
Opal
9.1
WorkflowMax
Video files
Opal
9.1
WorkflowMax
Audio files
Opal
9.1
WorkflowMax
Document collaboration
Opal
9.1
WorkflowMax
Access control
Opal
9.1
WorkflowMax

Professional Services Automation

Opal
WorkflowMax
9.3
Quotes/estimates
Opal
WorkflowMax
10.0
Invoicing
Opal
WorkflowMax
9.0
Project & financial reporting
Opal
WorkflowMax
9.0
Integration with accounting software
Opal
WorkflowMax
9.0

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

WorkflowMax

  • Allows for fairly simple or elaborate project forecasting depending on the complexity of the job. This allows us to track time by a single project or multiple phases.
  • Time keeping and coordination with invoicing software has increased our firm's ability to issue timely and accurate invoices to clients. Has ability to break down projects in numerous ways to meet the needs of our various clients. This means we can invoice by project, phase, milestone, or dollar increments.
  • Interface is clean and easy to follow. The easier it is to use the fewer mistakes that are made when entering information. This is greatly appreciated.
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

WorkflowMax

  • When looking at the job distribution it isn't to scale and it isn't printable.
  • Sometimes it is confusing as to where you might find something until you realise there are multiple points of access.
  • When a job is assigned the whole task is assigned and if you work on it before the task is allocated to you, it isn't possible to enter those hours. It would be better if the employee could choose the task they did and enter the hours and then it sent back to an approver to have it added.
Caroline Laredo | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Opal

Opal 10.0
Based on 1 answer
No answer on this topic is available.

WorkflowMax

WorkflowMax 9.0
Based on 1 answer
Because we can't imagine being without it!
Lindsay Simpson | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Opal

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

WorkflowMax

WorkflowMax 9.0
Based on 2 answers
It's easy to use and provides me with instant online access to the management of my business whether I am at my desk or overseas
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Opal

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

WorkflowMax

WorkflowMax 7.0
Based on 2 answers
The support team are excellent. The only downside is that you can't phone them!
Mary Moore | TrustRadius Reviewer

Implementation Rating

Opal

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

WorkflowMax

WorkflowMax 9.1
Based on 1 answer
Decide how to breakdown your ongoing jobs - are they monthly recurring or annual broken into chunks?What are you going to give clients i.e. how will your proposals and invoices look?
Mary Moore | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Opal

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

WorkflowMax

Loan Assistant is a virtual business, entirely operated in the cloud. We do not have an office. Team members are located in diverse locations such as Munich, Canada and Sri Lanka as well as various locations in Australia. WorkflowMax is what ties us together. The fact that the billing is so tightly integrated into the workflow is a great strength. At this time we have been using Max for 6 years and plan on keeping using it. We have evaluated Slack but it didn't work for us.
Janette Fairleigh | 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

WorkflowMax

  • Biggest impact has been automation of client invoicing. Prior to using WorkflowMax, invoices were generated in Word, usually a template from a prior invoice to that client. Now the invoice is generated in WorkflowMax, saved as a draft, exported to Word, uploaded to Microsoft SharePoint, then shared with the invoice author. This has cut down on mistakes and unnecessary admin time.
Nadine Haines | 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

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WorkflowMax

General

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

WorkflowMax Editions & Modules

Edition
1 User$15/month1
5 Users$49/month1
10 Users$99/month1
20 Users$149/month1
Unlimited$199/month1
  1. Bracketed Pricing
Modules
Lead Manager Module$15/month
WorkflowMax Premium$50/month
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