Compare Discourse to Open Social
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At Open Social, we know that it is challenging to select and compare enterprise software. We've taken a lot of the guesswork out by compiling this list of requirements you need to succeed when using the software. We compare our community software with forum software Discourse. We want to show you how Open Social and Discourse offer completely different business solutions and user experiences. With Open Social you host all of your members, with all their combined knowledge, all in one place.

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✓ Uncover key questions to ask when selecting software; 
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✓ Find a solution that compliments your business model;
✓ Evaluate different software vendors;
✓ And much more!


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How does Open Social differ from Discourse software?

The answer is there is a lot that separates Open Social from Discourse! You need only to look at the features list to see the difference. Only you can make that decision based on the needs of your organization. But if you want an affordable solution that can grow with you, Open Social is the software choice for you.

Want to receive the full comparison about how Open Social can deliver the features you need right away for a lower price than Discourse? Directly compare both of them software here by downloading the free Knowledge Management Comparison Guide.

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Discourse vs Open Social
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We've researched 63 points of comparison

We have carefully crafted 63 points of comparison to show how community software compares with other forms of software available on the market. We know there is a lot out there to choose from, so we created a list that can help you make the right decision when thinking about your organization and how best to serve your members. 

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What is a Knowledge Platform?

A knowledge platform helps to classify, create and share your communities' infinite sources of data. It provides a single solution that makes finding and filtering your information highly efficient. Always be up to date with the correct material and: 

  • Improve understanding or complex subjects by collating and sharing information

  • Promote collaboration and discussion within groups

  • Through ideation, bottlenecks are removed and processes improve 

  • Increased productivity leads to lower operating costs due to increased efficiency

community software
Meet Open Social

We believe there is a better way to connect your members, volunteers, employees, and customers. Meet Open Social, an online community solution. Our features enable your people to engage in a safe online environment.

Did you know?

Open Social is available as SaaS Basic for companies that need cut-and-dry community software with all features available, SaaS Premium for a full software package with various possible extensions, or as SaaS Enterprise for ambitious projects that need custom features, API integrations, and design. The choice is yours.

And that?

With Open Social, we can set you up with a demonstration! Experience how easy it is to set up first hand. Get in contact with our team to book a demo today

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Trusted by Foraus

'The Open Social platform, and especially the ideation feature we've built on top of it, is disrupting the way we create bottom-up policy advice in an international network of 'open think tanks.

We're very happy with the collaboration so far and look forward to a future where global challenges are solved by a connected global civil society.'

Jonas Nakonz Lead Policy Kitchen, Foraus - Swiss Forum on Foreign Policy.

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