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Pendo.io

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Likelihood to Recommend

Pendo.io

Pendo.io is well suited for companies that want detailed usage information. Page and feature tagging is simple, yet offers incredible information on behaviors (funnels, paths, etc). The Product team finds this detail invaluable in supporting data-driven decisions for design and development.Pendo.io is well suited for companies that need usage information to guide implementation and customer communication. Customized dashboards allow different teams to view at-a-glance information that is important to their work. The in-app guides make it simple and easy for users to access resources without having to navigate away from their work.Pendo.io may not be well suited for companies that need to track text/content entered into text boxes within their application, although we have not found that to be a problem.
Jennifer Gray | TrustRadius Reviewer

WalkMe

Because our product allows a lot of freedom and customization, help is often needed to get started. WalkMe gives my team a tool other than just a static knowledge base article to help a customer. Until we were using WalkMe we had knowledge articles and video tutorials. The video tutorials were more engaging but took more time to create. Now in the time it takes, or less, to create a knowledge base article we are able to create an interactive guided experience
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

Pendo.io

  • High-quality analytics.
  • Pointed delivery that meets the user's needs of information, without destroying the Customer Experience.
  • Dedication to customer success. Anytime I have gone to the Pendo.io team for clarity beyond what shows in their app and docs, they are quick and informative, while updating what they have publicly available.
  • Usability-driven - Pendo.io realizes not everyone uses the same platforms, and makes the best possible availability of integrations and ability to custom-code an integration through their robust API.
Jeremy Robinson | TrustRadius Reviewer

WalkMe

  • WalkMe provides guidance and information at the moment and in the location that users need it most. This means that the user does not have to hunt for information or get frustrated when they cannot complete a task.
  • WalkMe helps support teams by providing immediate solutions to either regular or one-off queries from users.
  • The WalkMe insights and visions help managers to track user journeys and understand user behavior. This ensures that managers can engage with users in a more productive way.
Rona Bassett | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Pendo.io

  • I would love it if Pendo.io would add a dedicated space where you can work on segments. Having to access them through drop-downs in random places throughout the app isn't the best.
  • I'd love for them to expand their integrations with other programs that support product managers.
Emily Hardin | TrustRadius Reviewer

WalkMe

  • The workflow builder feels a bit clumsy - and can be quite tedious.
  • There needs to be quite a bit of time investment in order to learn the platform efficiently.
  • WalkMe is a relatively expensive platform for the amount of effort it takes to build workflows (mobile functionality is an add-on).
Joshua Melder | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Pendo.io

Pendo.io 9.1
Based on 2 answers
We have had an excellent experience with Pendo. When we've had questions or concerns, Pendo is very quick to respond and communicate with us. We have experienced top-notch customer support and customer engagement. We have actually modeled some of our implementation and product processes after Pendo's examples.
Jennifer Gray | TrustRadius Reviewer

WalkMe

WalkMe 8.0
Based on 1 answer
No answer on this topic is available.

Usability

Pendo.io

Pendo.io 8.2
Based on 3 answers
Overall, Pendo provides a smooth interface, especially with the most recent update, and I couldn't imagine using or learning any other platform so product focused. From the moment I log into Pendo, I know where I'm going and what I'm looking for and I'm able to find that, through the interface, in as little time as possible. This helps keep me focused on doing other tasks at work so I'm not overburdened with hunting things down in the system
Aaron Beaty | TrustRadius Reviewer

WalkMe

WalkMe 9.0
Based on 2 answers
WalkMe has done a great job of making their tool easy to use. However because it is a Firefox plugin it causes me to need another browser and sacrifice the left 2 - 3 inches of my display, when working on a laptop this makes it a bit painful. Also when publishing you can organize your list of walk-thrus, the window size is small and limited to the constraints of the WalkMe tool.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Pendo.io

Pendo.io 4.1
Based on 3 answers
My initial review of Pendo was glowing - as was my experience at the time. Since then Support, which was once a huge Pendo plus, has become a disaster. They've moved away from dedicated CSMs - at least for a segment of accounts - and to a centralized support model.. however, it can take a week for me to get an initial response to a ticket. I've had to escalate darn near every one in recent months, and most never get satisfactorily resolved. Feels like major scaling issues going on at Pendo, and a whole lot of untrained people. And yes, this will make me reconsider renewing at the end of the year.
Tamara Schebel | TrustRadius Reviewer

WalkMe

WalkMe 10.0
Based on 1 answer
The WalkMe Support Team was phenomenal. My support rep made a genuine effort to ensure my success with using the WalkMe Software. She was kind, patient, and very knowledgeable on the software. If there was a question she did not know the answer too, she would find the answer and get back to me as soon as possible
Aaron Goldstein | TrustRadius Reviewer

Online Training

Pendo.io

Pendo.io 9.1
Based on 1 answer
The training schedule was well thought out and tailored to meet our needs. Chantelle stayed with us through the whole implementation and made sure that we were good to go.
Emily Hardin | TrustRadius Reviewer

WalkMe

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Alternatives Considered

Pendo.io

Pendo is much simpler than the competition:
  1. WalkMe seems to be very robust for guided walkthroughs, but the UI for both authors and visitors is clunky by comparison to Pendo.
  2. Google Analytics tracks anything and everything... but only if someone else has set it up properly. It's very difficult for someone without direct access to the code to start tracking anything, or to make sense of it once they do. Pendo is lightyears ahead in this regard.
Also Pendo has the very cool capability of allowing you to look backwards in time, and see analytics for the past--even if you hadn't yet set up the specific tags you want to track for that period in the past. (I believe you DO have to have Pendo already installed for that period, but you don't have to have specified everything in advance; you can do that later.)
Ted Boren | TrustRadius Reviewer

WalkMe

Our organization reviewed several products before selecting WalkMe as the primary tutorial platform. We chose WalkMe because our primary business tutorial need is for Salesforce. WalkMe offers an incredibly easy-to-use and understandable walk-through and integrates incredibly reliably with Salesforce as a platform. Additionally, based on the feedback from others, WalkMe offered one of the better user experiences. The ability to click and follow overlay prompts worked extremely well for those involved.
Joshua Melder | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Pendo.io

  • 95% reduction in required dev resources, freeing them up for more product development
  • Roughly a 400% increase in effective customer messaging from 2017 (31 guides) to 2018 (currently, 141 guides), spurring all kinds of engagement from more feature usage & discovery to education & in-app training.
  • 100% of all new features and feature updates are now substantiated by quantitative and qualitative data, in-part sourced from Pendo.
Jonathan Slavuter | TrustRadius Reviewer

WalkMe

  • They cost us tens of thousands of dollars by strong-arming us and refusing to cancel our contract because we missed the cancellation window by a few days. We had zero use for their product since it had been replaced with another product we already used, so if anything, they slowed down our ability to re-invest in our business.
  • Their NPS score feature was very buggy the first few months we started using it. The reports almost never pulled up in the admin panel, and when they did, the data was clearly inaccurate. The admin panel functionality was not even what we'd consider a minimum viable product. Clearly shipped too early. This prevented us from providing accurate NPS reports to our leadership.
  • Their walk-through product helped us get things off the ground, but looking back, we should have used better alternatives from the beginning.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

Pendo.io

General

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

WalkMe

General

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

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