Does Precisely work for legal?
Like Juro, Precisely positions itself as an end-to-end contract automation solution, and it’s popular for its post-signature contract management functionality. The software is aimed at a wide range of industries, including but not limited to law firms, e-commerce platforms, life sciences and recruitment companies.
But since the solution's not focused on the needs of in-house legal teams, is the software intuitive and advanced enough to enable business teams to successfully self-serve on contracts?
This page explores the features, limitations and pricing of Precisely, in comparison to Juro's all-in-one contract automation platform.
Precisely’s contract automation software promises users an end-to-end solution for their contract lifecycle, with features designed to create, e-sign, store, and track contracts.
Precisely users can create automated templates in their online contract creator and set rules and conditions to make contract creation easier for business teams. These features are similar to those offered by Juro’s native rich-text editor but are packaged somewhat less intuitively and can be more challenging to navigate.
In Precisely’s contract editor, users are also unable to add custom branding to their business contracts without an Enterprise plan and, according to independent reviews, it can take a while to create your own templates using the platform.
This won’t be ideal for legal teams that need to create contract templates quickly and efficiently for business teams to self-serve.
According to our research, some of the key pain points users experience with Precisely include:
- Unintuitive UI: Precisely’s user interface (UI) isn’t the easiest to use, which prevents commercial teams from managing contracts in the platform confidently
- Only enterprise users can access integrations: according to Precisely’s help center, certain integrations can only be accessed by enterprise plan users
- Limited functionality pre-signature: users express the desire for more advanced editing and design functionality when creating contract templates in the platform, as well as the option to add custom branding
Visionary legal counsels and the business teams they enable need a contract tool that’s user-friendly and easy to navigate when managing contracts pre-signature as well as post-signature. They need a tool that's specialised for in-house legal teams - not one that's trying to serve law firms and their distinct contract needs too.
Scaling businesses require a contract tool that removes friction and empowers commercial teams to self-serve on contracts more efficiently, from start to finish. For these reasons, Juro might be a better option for businesses looking to implement a self-serve workflow.
Let’s explore the various benefits of using Juro for your contracts, and how Juro’s unique, browser-native editor makes the end-to-end contracting process frictionless.
🌐 Collaborate on contracts in real-time
With Juro, legal teams and those they enable are able to collaborate on and negotiate contracts in-browser, in real-time.
Juro eliminates the need for teams to jump between Word, PDF, email, and shared drives to negotiate a contract, as Juro’s native in-browser editor empowers teams to leave comments, set up approval workflows and control which edits are visible to external parties.
✍️ Rich-text editor designed for contracts
One of the biggest advantages of Juro is how intuitive and user-friendly Juro’s rich text editor is.
Juro’s editor is designed specifically for contracts, allowing users to add an unlimited number of custom fields to contracts, set up conditional logic, and include rich media like images, tables, and GIFs - without compromising on legal security.
With Juro’s advanced editing functionality, legal and business teams can create beautifully designed contracts within seconds, and writing a contract is made simple.
📈 Capture actionable contract data
Juro allows legal and business teams to capture critical contract data, such as the status of a contract, the owner, renewal dates, and cost per transaction. Juro users can query Juro’s structured, data-rich contract repository quickly and easily, with up-to-date contract dashboards and data analytics.
Juro’s allows businesses to build one source of truth for contracts, replacing Google Drive, Box, DropBox, and local drives as a way to store contracts securely in one unified repository.
🔗 Integrates with popular business-wide software
Unlike Precisely which, according to their help center, locks popular integrations behind an enterprise-only plan, Juro offers access to a wide range of different integrations across its different plans, making contract collaboration more efficient and affordable.
Google Drive and Slack integrations are available on Juro's most affordable plan, while Zapier and Greenhouse integrations are available as part of our Team plans.
Juro integrates with a wide range of platforms to empower commercial teams to manage contracts without needing to leave the systems they love.
Precisely offers two main plans for their users: Professional and Enterprise.
Their Professional plan starts from $69 per user per month but doesn’t include access to popular integrations, custom branding, or unlimited templates. Meanwhile, their Enterprise plan starts from $99 per user per month.
Although Precisely’s pricing plan is reasonable for an end-to-end contract solution, legal teams and those they enable will likely get more value from software that can go beyond the basic functionality required pre-signature, and Precisely lags behind some contract automation software in this regard.
Juro offers flexible plans to suit businesses of all sizes, with advanced functionality for every stage of the contract lifecycle and integrations available in every plan. Head over to our pricing page to select a plan that’s right for your business.
Read independent Precisely reviews
This makes it challenging to see exactly where Precisely adds value to users’ contract lifecycles and what can be improved.
However, Precisely users have outlined a few improvements which could be made to the software in their reviews:
“Being able to better customize and get more flexible edit/design options in the template generator would be great”
“UI could be designed more clearly and intuitively”
“In order to save a little more time, it would be nice if there existed a feature that will automatically, with the help of AI, add metadata and notifications/reminders from the contract”
Read independent Juro reviews
By comparison, Juro is rated 4.8 out of 5 on G2, and 4.8 out of 5 on Capterra, with reviews from clients all over the world and no reviews rating the solution below 4 stars.
Our users say:
"Easy to learn, intuitive user interface, anyone can use it without training"
“Juro completely lifted the burden off our legal team by empowering our Sales team to handle the majority of small business contracts from start to finish”
“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”
Want to hear more about how Juro’s all-in-one contract automation software has transformed the contract workflow for legal teams and those they enable? Read some of our case studies.