Need a contract tool that’s easy to implement?
ContractPodAi is a contract lifecycle management software powered by AI and marketed to in-house legal counsel. The company promises greater visibility and control over your contracts, as well as features that are useful throughout the entire contract lifecycle, much like Juro.
However, due to reportedly high costs and a complex user experience, ContractPodAI often isn’t the favoured option for businesses seeking to scale and self-serve on contracts.
This comparison page explores why that is, and how ContractPodAi compares to Juro’s contract automation software. Find out more about ContractPodAi’s features, limitations and pricing below.
1. Too complex / difficult to use
The biggest and most common criticism of ContractPodAi is that it is hard to use and implement.
In fact, numerous reviews describe ContractPodAi as complex and confusing. This is a significant limitation because it makes business-wide adoption difficult, which can prevent you from getting a ROI from the tool.
In particular, independent reviews suggest that the it's challenging to make changes in the platform. This means that users often face barriers when trying to update, editor or customize workflows within the tool.
“The aim was to have people in the business have access to templates and to use the system to generate contracts: it isn't easy to use so has not been adopted" - Verified ContractPodAI user, Capterra review
"The fact that it is customizable does create additional effort to get it to the perfect place. Some may look more for an easy, simpler, out of the box solution" -Verified ContractPodAI user, Gartner review
2. Lengthy and tedious implementation
Another common complaint among ContractPodAI user is that the implementation period can involve a lot of heavy lifting, or that it's slow. This limitation means that businesses need to invest a lot of time, money and resource into the implementation process. It also means that it'll take longer for them to get value from the tool.
"Implementation is incredibly slow; would like additional guidance in onboarding process" - Verified ContractPodAI user, G2 review
"There is a lengthy on-boarding process when you sign up for ContractPodAI. If you don't have the right team in place to facilitate all the material they need you to gather, it can be an overwhelming task" - Verified ContractPodAI user, G2 review
3. Limited search functionality
According to independent reviews, ContractPodAi customers also find the search functionality to be complex and inefficient. Users either complain that the results aren't helpful, or that the interface makes the feature difficult to use.
"Complicated search function: on numerous occasions the same search parameters returned different results" - Verified ContractPodAI user, Capterra review
"There are a few things that i think can be improved on the site. The first one being the "search" feature. We should be able to search more efficiently" - Verified ContractPodAI user, Gartner review
Visionary legal counsels in fast growing companies need a contract solution that empowers business teams to self-serve on contracts with ease.
Unlike ContractPodAi which can be too complex for widespread business adoption, Juro’s contract automation software makes it quick and easy for business and legal teams to collaborate on contracts in one unified workspace.
Let’s explore the various benefits of using Juro for your contracts, and how Juro’s browser-native editor makes the end-to-end contracting process frictionless for users - no matter how experienced they are.
Rich-text contract editor
Juro’s rich text editor makes it quick and easy to create, edit and amend contracts, with the ability to add rich media like images, tables and GIFs and make legal agreements more human.
Juro users can choose to create beautifully designed contracts from scratch or use automated templates, conditional logic and natural language Q&A to build contracts in seconds - with or without legal expertise.
Juro's AI Assistant also enables users to automate contract drafting. Users can prompt the AI to draft full contracts or individual clauses in seconds, based on the information provided in their contract playbook and guardrails.
Collaborate on contracts in real-time
Juro eliminates the need to track changes across multiple files, as Juro’s contract negotiation functionality empowers legal and business teams to comment and collaborate on contracts securely in one unified workspace.
Juro users can leave externally facing comments and internal comments, which allows them to collaborate on contracts privately. Juro also enables users to set up approval workflows and control which edits are visible to external parties, putting your contracts in the best possible position for success.
Capture valuable contract data
Unlike ContractPodAI which reportedly makes it challenging to search and query contract data, Juro allows users to capture critical contract data in seconds, with a data rich contract repository, real-time dashboard and powerful search functionality.
Since Juro creates contracts as structured data, business and legal teams can quickly search and query important contract details like renewal dates, cost per transaction and the status of certain contracts.
Juro's Legal AI Assistant can also be used to automate the contract review and analysis process. This can be used to identify risks, summarize key clauses, and detect deviations from standard accepted terms.
Replace several tools with one
Contract tools should reduce the number of tools you rely on and streamline your contract management process. Juro does just that.
Juro offers a contract management solution that truly provides end-to-end functionality, with all of the features you need to create, edit, review, approve, sign, manage and audit contracts in one place, for one price.
ContractPodAi does not advertise any prices for their plans, nor do they discuss what is included in certain plans, or how they charge customers. The software is, however, rumoured to be expensive.
Not only that, but some users have also expressed concerns about additional costs that are incurred on top of the annual charge, like contract migration fees.
This makes ContractPodAi a less attractive solution for scaling businesses, as it can mean that the price can increase dramatically as your business grows.
Juro offers flexible plans to suit in-house legal teams in companies of all sizes, with unlimited usres and templates included in all plans. Check out our pricing page to select a plan that’s right for your business.
Read independent ContractPodAI reviews
Here are some more verified ContractPodAI reviews from these independent sites:
"I inherited this system and I'm sorry to say there are no redeeming features”
“The system hasn't been useful: it is time consuming to upload and search for documents”
“It’s a steep learning curve to be a confident administrator of the system”
Read independent Juro reviews
Juro is rated 4.8 on Capterra and 4.8 on G2. Juro also leads the category with the top ratings for ease of setup and quality of support. To find out more about how businesses like yours have found the onboarding and implementation process, check out the video below.
Juro's AI contract collaboration platform empowers teams to agree contracts up to ten times faster than manual tools and processes. This means less friction, faster sales cycles, and more time to fous on higher-value work.
“Juro’s platform has significantly improved the efficiency of our legal function and has enabled our legal team to spend more time focusing on high-value work”
“It has really helped us streamline our processes and save time. We have to produce a lot of contracts and we have a small team so really helps us when time is so precious”
“The whole platform is great, from creating templates to tracking the lifecycle of a contract agreement until it is signed”
To find out more about how Juro and ContractPodAI compare, hit the button below to book your personalized demo with one of our specialists.