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Likelihood to Recommend

OpenGov

For a smaller organization like ours it provides us with the ability to give a large organization feel. We can produce data analysis and reporting at the click of the button.
Brian Dehner | TrustRadius Reviewer

OSAS

I honestly think that it's extremely outdated and don't understand why anyone would still use it. Especially in a non-profit setting. In our field we have to be able to track revenue and expenses by funds, and with the way those funding streams tend to cross an agency or company's fiscal year, the fact that it is virtually impossible to pull the information in that manner restricts a finance department more than anything.
Jessica Leffler | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Reporting & Analytics

OpenGov
8.3
OSAS
2.0
Dashboards
OpenGov
8.0
OSAS
Standard reports
OpenGov
8.0
OSAS
3.0
Custom reports
OpenGov
9.0
OSAS
1.0

General Ledger and Configurable Accounting

OpenGov
8.0
OSAS
1.8
Cash management
OpenGov
8.0
OSAS
Expense management
OpenGov
8.0
OSAS
Accounts payable
OpenGov
OSAS
2.0

Security

OpenGov
OSAS
5.5
Single sign-on capability
OpenGov
OSAS
5.0
Role-based user permissions
OpenGov
OSAS
6.0

Pros

OpenGov

  • Their customer service is excellent
  • Updates are timely and useful
  • They keep up with government standards and needs
Brian Dehner | TrustRadius Reviewer

OSAS

  • No confusing reporting.
  • Easy to follow interface.
  • Simplified experience.
Jessica Leffler | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

OpenGov

  • Sometimes I feel they move too quickly on product development
  • Could provide more hands on training
Brian Dehner | TrustRadius Reviewer

OSAS

  • Not user-friendly or intuitive in the least. Even with the instruction manual, it's like part of it is missing or you are expected to know certain items before even looking.
  • Reporting is very basic and impossible to customize on the user's end. You must have tech support build them for you. Also, no cross fiscal year reporting.
  • Can't cut only one check if you have other invoices already entered in the batch.
  • The chart of account codes are not independent. You must build your whole GL for each fund source or program, which leaves you with an unwieldy chart of accounts.
Jessica Leffler | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

OpenGov

No answers on this topic

OSAS

If you've used CYMA, you'll be familiar with the way OSAS builds the GL, however CYMA is light years ahead of OSAS. If you've used anything like Abila MIP, you'll understand the comparison when I say "Abila is like using power tools to build your bookcase, CYMA is like using a hand saw and hammer, and OSAS is using a chisel to carve one out of wood." They all will get the job done and at the end of the day, you have a book case. But depending on which tools you use will either be ready for a library or a couple of small tomes. I didn't select OSAS, and never would it have been given consideration to be used as my accounting software
Jessica Leffler | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

OpenGov

  • It allows us to provide acccurate and timely data to pur decision makers.
Brian Dehner | TrustRadius Reviewer

OSAS

  • We have to do so much tracking of expenses by hand, that using OSAS doesn't save us any money in that respect.
  • I believe my predecessor used OSAS for over 15 years so she obviously felt comfortable with it. I can make do with it and at least track my bottom line.
  • No real reporting other than basic balance sheets.
Jessica Leffler | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

OpenGov

General

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

OSAS

General

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

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