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Likelihood to Recommend

Qualtrics

Qualtrics is extremely well-suited for engaging with the wide user-base of your target platform. As a member of a team that provides on-site visits and 'discovery' engagements, Qualtrics helps our team come prepared for on-site visits. Furthermore, follow-up surveys enable our team to be nimble, ask the right questions, and submit additional surveys after our initial engagement. Qualtrics is a fantastic tool for engaging with both internal and external teams with the goal of understanding employee workflows, perceptions, and areas of growth. One can tailor surveys for a specific need and then share out to the client's preferred medium (desktop or mobile). This means that survey respondents will need to have both access and a small technological proficiency in order to successfully complete surveys - however, this is nearly a basic requirement for most administrative jobs today.
Joshua Melder | TrustRadius Reviewer

Vision Critical

From my experience, I believe that Vision Critical offers the best software to manage an insights community. They are great to work with, and my opinion has only improved over time. However, that doesn't mean it is the best survey software overall. If someone simply needs to program and distribute surveys, this may or may not be the right solution. There are some other really great survey tools on the market that are competitively priced and offer very intuitive interfaces (like Qualtrics). If you are going to recruit people to answer surveys or provide feedback on an ongoing basis (re-contacting and engaging with the same people repeatedly), though, Vision Critical would be my #1 recommendation.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Survey Format & Appearance

Qualtrics
8.6
Vision Critical
5.0
Survey templates
Qualtrics
8.6
Vision Critical
5.0
Themes
Qualtrics
8.2
Vision Critical
5.0
Custom logo/branding
Qualtrics
8.9
Vision Critical
5.0

Survey Content

Qualtrics
8.5
Vision Critical
4.7
Changes to live survey
Qualtrics
8.3
Vision Critical
5.0
Question design help
Qualtrics
8.3
Vision Critical
5.0
Multiple question types
Qualtrics
8.8
Vision Critical
4.0

Survey Logic

Qualtrics
7.6
Vision Critical
4.0
Survey logic flexibility
Qualtrics
7.6
Vision Critical
4.0

Survey Reporting & Analytics

Qualtrics
8.4
Vision Critical
4.8
Response tracking
Qualtrics
8.8
Vision Critical
5.0
Data export
Qualtrics
8.7
Vision Critical
6.0
Standard reports
Qualtrics
8.0
Vision Critical
5.0
Custom reports
Qualtrics
8.1
Vision Critical
5.0
Analytics
Qualtrics
8.2
Vision Critical
3.0

Survey Administration & Security

Qualtrics
8.8
Vision Critical
6.0
Access controls
Qualtrics
9.0
Vision Critical
6.0
Compliance
Qualtrics
8.7
Vision Critical

Survey Distribution

Qualtrics
8.7
Vision Critical
Vendor-offered crowdsourcing
Qualtrics
9.0
Vision Critical
Respondent restrictions
Qualtrics
8.4
Vision Critical

Pros

Qualtrics

  • Qualtrics offers a wide range of question formats. This feature allows for uniquely styled questions that keep a students interest.
  • Qualtrics is very useful for sending out surveys on a particular schedule at a good time to not overload our campus IT system. The reminder feature is great in that I can set up all four reminders for the entire survey when I set up the survey.
  • I most value the immediate support when I run into a problem. A problem stops my work in its tracks. It is very important that I get the issue resolved quickly so I can get on with my work.
Katharine Mason | TrustRadius Reviewer

Vision Critical

  • The team is helpful in creating complicated survey logic
  • The team is accommodating in creating interfaces that suit our desired look
  • The team keeps in regular contact in order to effectively manage our requests and goals
Margaret (Meg) Manning | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Qualtrics

  • Qualtrics has been working to add more programs to its product line, but I am not sure yet how helpful the new lines are. It seems like they are trying to make it to where the entire company will use different platforms based on the type of feedback they need.
  • The Qualtrics insights summit is a really great way to network with all different types of researchers. I just wish they would focus more on research and less on having big-name celebrities speak.
  • Qualtrics support could use some work. It can be difficult to find help in the community. I almost always have to reach out to someone on the online chat or via email to get help.
Corinne Gibson | TrustRadius Reviewer

Vision Critical

  • The functionality when creating a new questionnaire is rather clunky, particularly when there are a few conditional factors in the logical flow; being able to see those factors and how they apply with some sort of other logical layout would really help when creating a longer survey.
  • There are quite a few steps that aren't intuitive when launching a survey, for instance all the various dates (launch date, reserve date, survey date, etc etc etc). If there were a description field if you hovered above labeled areas of sections that explained what this field was for that would really help
  • It doesn't help either that the entire site is grey; it's a cold environment to be in for a long time, and the simple design makes it seem more clunky than it probably really is.
John Sloneker | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Qualtrics

Qualtrics 9.4
Based on 41 answers
I was impressed a couple years ago when two heads of market research at Fortune 500 companies told me about them, and I've been even more impressed with the advancements I've seen in the last year. I like where the company is headed, and I look forward to using them again in a future role.
Ben Lawder | TrustRadius Reviewer

Vision Critical

Vision Critical 7.5
Based on 6 answers
Vision Critical often requires you to dump the data to a statistical program. I hate that step. You waste time, and improve the chance of data being lost, or changed.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Qualtrics

Qualtrics 8.6
Based on 10 answers
All the menus are very user friendly and intuitive. I can always find exactly what I'm looking for and can change anything I need to with ease. All the elements of the survey are adjustable with very little effort and without confusion.
Brian Harris | TrustRadius Reviewer

Vision Critical

Vision Critical 3.0
Based on 1 answer
I think there is a ton of room to improve, in things as simple as aesthetics and other areas of logical flow when it comes to creating and then launching a survey, as well as providing descriptors for what each field is referencing. For instance, there are like 5 date fields to be filled out, but no button near them that says "this date will determine _________" and I am not about to go back into the training module, which was confusing enough to FIND, let alone work through to find just ONE answer.
John Sloneker | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Qualtrics

Qualtrics 10.0
Based on 11 answers
Whenever we have had an issue with trying to figure out how to do something (even though the documentation is incredibly well put together) we have asked Qualtrics support and have always received our answer nearly immediately (I think in maybe 10 times, only once did a support person need to call us back). Qualtrics support is dedicated to solving customer issues right, and in the first contact, if at all possible
D. SKye Hodges | TrustRadius Reviewer

Vision Critical

Vision Critical 10.0
Based on 1 answer
Absolutely fantastic support team. Willing to help you online through vast collection of how-to guides and resources, online via chatbox, or over the phone. Even though we were in different time zones, they were always available. Very helpful and knowledgeable
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Online Training

Qualtrics

Qualtrics 8.0
Based on 2 answers
I still use it. It does everything you need an online survey to do. From heat mapping to complex skip logic and display logic. I use it weekly and it never disappoints
Michael Climek | TrustRadius Reviewer

Vision Critical

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Implementation Rating

Qualtrics

Qualtrics 9.0
Based on 1 answer
I like being able to easily integrate new colleagues by simply giving them a log in user name and password
Benjamin Sider | TrustRadius Reviewer

Vision Critical

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Alternatives Considered

Qualtrics

I would say Qualtrics is far superior in terms of functionality and ease of use but is far inferior in terms of price. Since this technology is easily imitable, I wouldn't be surprised if there are other solutions (such as SurveyGizmo) which are more economical but offer the same solution.
Daniel Simonet | TrustRadius Reviewer

Vision Critical

Vision Critical is more appealing visually but no where near as complex or robust. Vision Critical is also much more expensive though.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Qualtrics

  • It's hard to quantify the impact because of the nature of the work we do in a university. One thing I can say is that it has been a far better replacement for the technology that was previously offered through the specialized survey administration center of the university.
  • It reduces the time one needs to prepare a questionnaire, which translates to monetary savings.
Asif Mehedi | TrustRadius Reviewer

Vision Critical

  • Our use of Vision Critical's software has allowed us to dramatically increase the amount of research that we do, at a much lower cost. Since there is no incremental cost for each survey we field, we can ask many questions we wouldn't have been able to otherwise.
  • Our use of an insights community has also sped up the research process, allowing us to write, program, field and report on a survey within only a few days.
  • Because of the two advantages listed above, we have been able to listen closer to our customers' opinions.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Screenshots

Vision Critical

Pricing Details

Qualtrics

General

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

Vision Critical

General

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

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Qualtrics
7.5
Vision Critical
5.0

Likelihood to Renew

Qualtrics
9.4
Vision Critical
7.5

Usability

Qualtrics
8.6
Vision Critical
3.0

Reliability and Availability

Qualtrics
9.0
Vision Critical

Performance

Qualtrics
5.5
Vision Critical

Support Rating

Qualtrics
10.0
Vision Critical
10.0

Online Training

Qualtrics
8.0
Vision Critical

Implementation Rating

Qualtrics
9.0
Vision Critical

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