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"The solution enables me to prioritize ideas.""Lucidspark has done an incredibly good job of providing a very robust library of templates. I'd like to see more of those. But right now there are many more useful templates than anything I've seen with any other similar apps. Hats off to Lucid for that.""How easy it is to use is the best feature.""I discovered over time, after going through Visio and OmniGraffle, that when I started to use Lucidchart it was vastly superior. It is just so much more intuitive, so much more smooth. It works, it doesn't crash. It's just perfect.""The time is no longer spent trying to get everybody to be in one document or sending documents back and forth so that everybody is on the same page. Those things add up, especially as a team gets larger. Also, there are errors that come with that, e.g., sending the wrong version of a document. If the document is held somewhere, then it is easy to determine who made the last correction. Everybody is a part of the team so I can remove people as an administrator who need to be removed or add them to a specific thing. It is very straightforward and worth it in that manner.""The Whiteboard session feature could be the most helpful feature. It can help my organization through brainstorming and design sessions for technical tools, systems, and solutions. It's hard to brainstorm remotely and this tool will help to facilitate that.""It definitely helps when prioritizing things. For a business problem, you can create many different documents and easily compare them, then you can decide which one that you want to go forward with.""I have really enjoyed Lucidspark's virtual whiteboard. It is a big step up from some of the other tools that I have used... I appreciate the robustness of Lucidspark quite a bit. It adds a lot more functionality when it comes to multiple participants, and I really appreciate that it is an expanding canvas. The limited size and shape of something like a Jamboard is not conducive to new ideas expanding, going further."

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"Online Collaboration made it easy to brainstorm."

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"I hope that one of the updates will be a zoom-in/zoom-out function that's a little different than what they currently have, just to make it flow better when you're trying to move in and out of the board. I know they're working on it and that would be great, once they get that together.""One challenge we ran into while collaborating on Lucidspark was tracking time. We would, for example, set aside 90 minutes for a particular task but end up spending a lot more time on it. It would be great to see if Lucidspark could also help us keep track of time. That feedback would be beneficial.""Layers would be great. They don't have a layer feature. When you have a lot of items in the same place, it is hard to pick them out.""There is room for improvement with the user interface. It almost feels "uncooked." It sometimes feels like a prototype rather than the real thing.""One thing that I noticed, when I was creating a document or something else, is a lot of empty space. If I am creating from a particular position, there is a lot of empty space above it. I am not sure why this happens. If there is a solution for this, then it would help.""I found Lucidspark's virtual whiteboard useful, but I still felt there could be more features, like putting up presentations, creating frames, and being able to run it like a presentation. These things would make it better. If they could add more features for presentations and organizing the different sections of the board in a space, which is interlinked to how you can present them efficiently. This would be very helpful.""The one other significant recommendation is because I do work with folks outside of my organization quite regularly. The user experience of having them all have to set up a free account to join me in a workspace is a bit cumbersome. I really would love it if there was a Visitor link that would allow contributors who don't have free logins to join and participate.""There's a little bit of latency with the collaboration bit. Overall it's not quite as fast as Google docs, however, it's really close."

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"It should have a desktop version."

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  • "I was using the web version. I don't know what I signed up for, but I don't think I paid anything. It was just free."
  • "There is room for improvement in terms of the cost. It should all be bundled together. It's becoming like a Microsoft, where you have to buy all the different version features separately. It should just all be bundled with one price."
  • "The licensing is a fair price. We mainly have single users. We chose not to do the team user because of the cost. We didn't see a need for that at this point. We have talked to Lucidchart and Lucidspark salesmen often about that."
  • "It's a very reasonable $8 a month. That makes it really accessible and helps it fill a pretty significant need for virtual collaboration. Just about every leadership team member that I've talked to said, 'Oh, well, that's cheap, just go buy it.'"
  • "It is not cost-prohibitive. It is well worth it, but we are also a small team. We are definitely planning on having it as part of our onboarding for everyone, but I haven't looked at the pricing for an enterprise level or large set of employees."
  • "I personally had a hard time getting the licenses sorted out. In the organizational license, the whole process took a lot of time. Personally, I feel that the licensing could be done much better on that front."
  • "It would be better if I didn't use Lucidspark at all and just used Illustrator and Photoshop, but it doesn't make sense for my projects to do that. It would remove a tremendous amount of steps, but it would cost a tremendous amount of money."
  • "One must pay extra if he wishes to have a higher level product."
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    Lucidspark is a virtual whiteboard where teams can bring their best ideas to light. Collaborate in real time, no matter where you are. Lucidspark helps people organize notes and scribbles and turn them into presentation-ready concepts. When it’s time for next steps, teams can develop workflows and process documents to turn ideas into reality. Features include: integrations, infinite canvas, sticky notes, freehand drawing, chat, templates, timer, voting, and more.

    With Lucidspark, you can not only brainstorm ideas as a team but then refine and organize those ideas to drive action. Features like assisted grouping and Lucidchart import/export help users turn ideas into plans and strategies.

    Lucidspark is part of the Lucid suite, the only visual collaboration suite that helps teams see and build the future from idea to reality. Users can start ideating in Lucidspark and then seamlessly move to Lucidchart and Lucidchart Cloud Insights to complete the full project lifecycle and make their ideas a reality.

    Miro is the most intuitive online collaborative whiteboard for cross-functional teams. Over 10 million product managers, project managers, Agile coaches, developers, and other talented team members around the world use Miro to collaborate, brainstorm, and visualize ideas.
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    Salesforce, Pivotal, Liberty Mutual, Kaiser Permanente
    Top Industries
    Computer Software Company15%
    Renewables & Environment Company10%
    Media Company10%
    Computer Software Company25%
    Comms Service Provider16%
    Educational Organization7%
    Comms Service Provider23%
    Computer Software Company18%
    Financial Services Firm6%
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    Small Business56%
    Midsize Enterprise13%
    Large Enterprise31%
    Small Business31%
    Midsize Enterprise59%
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    Lucidspark is ranked 2nd in Visual Collaboration Platforms with 33 reviews while Miro is ranked 3rd in Visual Collaboration Platforms with 1 review. Lucidspark is rated 8.6, while Miro is rated 9.0. The top reviewer of Lucidspark writes "Encourages collaboration with our clients, and reactions help to prioritize ideas, but automation to make things more consistent would be helpful". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Miro writes "Online Collaboration makes it easy to brainstorm". Lucidspark is most compared with Lucidchart, MURAL, Jamboard and Figma, whereas Miro is most compared with Figma, Jamboard, MURAL, iObeya and Bluescape.

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