Blackboard Xythos Review - why 3.8 stars?

Blackboard Xythos Review
ITQlick Score: 62/100
ITQlick Rating: (3.8/5)
Pricing: 5.8/10 - average cost
Category: Document Management -> Blackboard Xythos
Ranking:Ranked 229 out of 423 Document Management systems
Company: Blackboard
Typical customers: Small, medium and large size businesses
Platforms: Desktop
Links: Blackboard Xythos pricing, Blackboard Xythos alternatives
Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / updated: Apr 08, 2021

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What is Blackboard Xythos?

Blackboard Xythos is an enterprise content management solution for businesses of all sizes. It offers document management, collaboration, integration, automation, and other services. The software was designed and launched by Blackboard Inc headquartered in Washington, United States.

What is Blackboard Xythos rating? ()

The rating of Blackboard Xythos is 3.8 stars out of 5 and the total score is 62 out of 100. The ratings are based on our unbiased experts. Learn more in our rating methodology page

Who are Blackboard Xythos's typical customers?

Customers of the software include businesses of all sizes and a variety of types. It can be deployed in such major industries as financial services, education, government, retail and wholesale, automation and manufacturing, business process outsourcing, technology, and others. Some major customers of the software include University of Southern Mississippi, Notre Dame University, and SENA etc.

Is Blackboard Xythos the best Document Management?

Blackboard Xythos is ranked 229 out of 423 software in their category (Document Management systems).

What are their main features and functionalities?

Content management capabilities of the software for educational institutes include provision of individual storage area networks for students and faculty accessible from anywhere. Secure collaboration is offered through secure URLs for academic and external research. Other capabilities include direct file access, institutional content security, and offline data protection and synchronization.

For professional usage, the software offers such collaboration and sharing services as secure data sharing, workflow management, establishment of project areas, and document reviewing. It offers various tools for the automation of workflow activities and business processes. Other important capabilities include content security and compliance, centralized storage, and easy and secure retrieval of content.

Who are their main alternatives?

Popular alternatives to Blackboard Xythos: Box, SmartFile, Scan123, iAnnotate Enterprise, GoFileRoom, Microsoft OneDrive for Business, eFileCabinet, eDoc Organizer, JumpBox for the Alfresco CMS, OptiView. The full list of competitors can be found here.

What is the cost of Blackboard Xythos?

What is the REAL total cost of implementation? on top of the total cost of licenses which is easy to calculate you need to add the cost of training, customization, data migration, and other "hidden cost". ITQlick pricing score is 5.8 out of 10 (10 is most expensive). Find here the REAL total cost breakdown for Blackboard Xythos

What should you ask Blackboard during a demo session? (65 questions)

Schedule a demo with Blackboard Xythos and access 65 must ask questions for the vendor while watching Blackboard Xythos in action.

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Shlomi holds a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Information System Engineering from Ben Gurion University in Israel. Shlomi brings 15 years of global IT and IS management experience as a consultant, and implementation expert for small, medium and large size (global) companies.