Sched vs Slab

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Sched

Category: Task Management Tool

Industries: Education, Marketing, Business

Pricing

Engage

$500

Reserve

$1,500

Native

$2,500

Slab

Category: Task Management Tool

Industries: Business, Marketing, Social Media

Pricing

Startup

$6.67

Per user/month

Business

$12.50

Per user/month

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Most popular feedback for Sched

My first experience with Sched was as a speaker on a conference event being organized by our foreign collaborators. As my first foreign speaking engagement, I was naturally extremely nervous, but Sched made collaborating with the organizers so easy and that I felt very much at ease and ended up delivering an exceptional session. After that experience, I recommended trying Sched for our own subsequent conference events.

Mohammed S.

About Sched

The flexible schedule manager for your unique event. Build, customize, and manage your event schedule in one organized place. Teams can collaborate and work together remotely and in real-time. Engage your attendees and empower your speakers with an interactive experience and tools. Market and grow your event via our web and native apps, or embed it directly in your own website.

Most popular feedback for Slab

Slab will be a useful tool for us to share information internally. Updates are coming, but the updates page (https://updates.slab.com/) doesn't seem to be updated in sync with releases and updates don't seem too frequent. I look forward to monitoring the direction the Slab team takes their software.

Geoff B.

About Slab

Slab is a knowledge hub for the modern workplace. We help teams unlock their full potential through shared learning and documentation. Slab features a beautiful editor, blazing fast search, and dozens of integrations like Slack, GitHub and G Suite.

Sched reviews

Communication is the main problem that Sched solves. It's an at-a-glance snapshot of an entire evening that easily drills down into specifics. It invites interaction, so that's another communication problem solved/helped. I couldn't be more thrilled to have Sched working on my event's behalf. Thank you!

- Heather B. Producer, Lit Crawl Portland

We used to publish our own website with conference info; it had the basic info, but it was hard to keep the pieces consistent. Now we link to the Sched site from our event page and attendees find everything there. Speakers can post their pix and handouts and complete/update their profiles and send e-mail blasts to all who signed up for their workshop. We got good reporting and from it (and Google Analytics) see a high engagement rate (not just page views; over half set up accounts and created a personal schedule). This is all from their lowest service level/tier; higher levels integrate more with registration/payment etc., but we already have an online store and used it for front-end registration.

- James C. Technical Evangelist

It wasn't too difficult to get everything set up, but we needed a human to help us select the right package to purchase. It was way too difficult reaching someone and we were actually told that no one could assist us for at least another week because that department was going to a conference.

- Lane S. Director

Slab reviews

Personally, I like Slabs UI. It is not too corporate-y and feels very tailored for a small-medium size business. The documents you publish can be read very easily and in fact, I believe people read them more thoroughly since it's easy on the easy (font, spacing, etc).

- Chandler S. Co-founder

We are solving the problem of how to document processes/knowledge base.

- Katrina J. Attorney

It is the tool that I selected to create the knowledge base of the research team to which I belong. We have been using it since the beginning of 2020. Very useful for academic or business use..

- Bruno C. IT Service Engineer

Pros & cons

Sched

Pros
Love the easiness of selecting which sessions I wanted to attend
It then stored it and made it super easy for me to know exactly where to go
My district uses Sched to schedule our entire district professional training
This is fabulous I love that it emails me my schedule and I can access it all day as I attend trainings
I also love the ability to email attendees from the platform and how they also get a daily reminder
It is also wonderful how we can personalize the system with our own branding and images
This was a perfect option for our needs this year, and now that we know more about how it can be used, it will be used more often for our future conference needs."
Cons
We have received many complaints within 24 hours of launching the service
The lack of Spanish interface, because we are in Peru
It is difficult to find your meeting sometimes
There are so many meetings scheduled
Small landing/home page with limited customization."

Slab

Pros
Congratulatory thanks messages on your posts are a nice touch that helps you feel as though your docs are actually being used when someone thanks you for them
Very easy to teach to peers and get them contributing in no time
The ability to search Slab, Slack, and Google Drive all at once is a lifesaver
It is fast and constantly is being improved with total dedication
I am absolutely in love with Slab a hassle free way to share documentation."
Cons
When cross-referencing other posts (by typing + to bring up the contextual menu and then starting to type), there's no easy way to link to a heading
There's no feature to check for dead links
It's sometimes unclear at first what to do with projects and posts, since they nest inside each other
It can be a little bit difficult to visually navigate between the different topics
Lack of permissions, which has recently been fixed with secret notes and guest access."

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