Elexio
Installed Database
Community Database
KEY CONCEPTS
FAMILIES
Tracked as households with separate house-hold name and picture
Tracked as families centered on a primary family member. (No picture)
STATUS
Tracked as distinct field, with stacked history view
Tracked as a group, history available but not stacked
PRIVACY CONTROLED NOTES
Tracked as a note with customizable types restricted by security role
Tracked as an Interaction with customizable types restricted by security role
EVENTS
Complex event calendar . Events required for check-in and for form-based registrations
Streamlined event calendar with no dependencies to check-in or forms
CHECK-IN
Dependent on events, Windows PC only. Offline access option.
Runs on MAC and PC, no event dependency. Offline access option (iPad only)
INVOLVEMENT TRACKING
Pre-defined and rigid (Groups, Ministry Teams, Classes, etc.)
User-defined and flexible
MASS TEXTING
Included in monthly database fees
Charged per text
USER ACCESS
Installation required. Poor Mac support. Can run offline.
No install, Fully responsive browser access. (iOS Check-in app can run offline)

 

FEATURES COMPARISON

The grid below represents bi-directional feature gaps. Minor features are not listed unless a significant gap exists. However, if a particular feature, vital to your ministry, is not listed please inquire with your ELEXIO sales consultant before transitioning.

If a feature is coming soon, the approximate release date is displayed. As we strive to respond well to customer needs, ALL RELEASE DATES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE.

THIS COMPARISON IS VALID AS OF JULY 2017

Community is updated twice a month so please consider the date of this document in your analysis of the two represented products.

Installed Database
Community Database
GENERAL/PEOPLE
PRIVATE PERSONAL INFORMATION
YES
FALL 2017
STANDARD MINISTRY ASSESSMENT DATA
YES
NO+
ADVANCED CUSTOM SEARCH (And/or with variable operators is before, is last year etc.)
YES
NO
ATTACHED FILES TO PEOPLE RECORDS
NO
YES
SEARCHABLE NOTES
YES
YES
SEARCHABLE NOTES BY TYPE
YES
NO
CUSTOM AUTOMATED WORKFLOWS
NO
YES
ASSIGNED FOLLOW UP TASK COMPLETION W/O LOGIN
NO
YES
SINGLE SIGN-ON (APP, GIVING, DATABASE)
YES
NO
USER DEFINED FIELDS
NO
YES
RULE BASED AGE GROUPS
YES
NO
CUSTOM FAMILY POSITIONS
YES
NO
ONE STEP TRANSFER TO A NEW HOUSEHOLD
YES
NO+
ALTERNATE ADDRESS BY DATE (I.E SNOWBIRDS)
NO
YES
ADMIN ABILITY TO EASILY VIEW A USER SECURITY ROLE SETUP (easy "login as" option)
NO
YES
MOBILE VIEW OF OUTSTANDING FOLLOW UPS
NO
YES
MASS DELETE OF PEOPLE RECORDS
NO
YES
INTEGRATED ONLINE FORMS
YES
YES
INTEGRATED MOBILE APP
YES
YES
REPORTS & DASHBOARD
CUSTOM REPORT LAYOUTS
YES
NO
SAVED REPORT FILTERS
YES
FALL 2017
AND/OR REPORT FILTER STRINGS
YES
NO
FAVORITED REPORTS
YES
FALL 2017
REPORT FILTER BY MOST ALL DEMOGRAPHIC DATA
YES
NO
GRAPHICAL ATTENDANCE & GIVING REPORTS
NO
YES
EASY VIEW ABSENCE TRACKING
NO
YES
CUSTOM GIVING/ATTENDANCE/INVOLVEMENT DATA VIA DASHBOARD
NO
YES
AND,OR & DYNAMIC DATE RANGE FILTERS
YES
GROUP REPORTS ONLY
CUSTOM DASHBOARD
NO
YES
COMMUNICATION
SAVED EMAIL CONTENT TEMPLATES
YES
3rd Party
MAIL CHIMP INTEGRATION
NO
YES
CONSTANT CONTACT INTEGRATION
NO
YES
EMAIL SENT LOG ON PEOPLE RECORD
NO
YES
LOG OF ALL EMAILS SENT/FAILED FOR EVERYONE
YES
3rd Party
SEND EMAIL VIA MOBILE DEVICE
NO
YES
FORM LETTERS/MAIL MERGE
YES
3rd Party
MASS VOICE CALL
NO
YES
CUSTOMIZABLE MASS EMAIL TEMPLATES
YES
3rd Party
DYNAMIC FIELD DATA INSERT INTO EMAIL BEYOND FIRST NAME (I.e. placeholders for address, phone, etc.)
YES
NO
INVOLVEMENT
GROUP FINDER ABILITY TO JOIN A GROUP
NO
YES
CUSTOM GROUP ATTRIBUTES (The ability to view/filter groups by a custom organizational system)
NO
YES
GROUP INVOLVEMENT LEVEL DESIGNATION (Leader, member, coordinator, etc.)
YES
LEADER ONLY
GROUP MEMBERSHIP END DATE
YES
NO
PORTAL
PROPOSE FAMILY RECORD UPDATES
NO
YES
GIVING HISTORY & GIVING SETUP – ONE LOCATION
YES
NO
EMAIL/TEXT GROUP MEMBERS WITHOUT SPECIAL SECURITY ROLE
YES
NO+
LEADER CAN POST GROUP LINKS
YES
NO
TRUE CALENDAR VIEW OF EVENTS
NO
YES
PORTAL ACCESS CAN BE EXTENDED BY SECURITY ROLE TO INCLUDE ANY SYSTEM FEATURE
NO
YES
EMAIL ADDRESS USED FOR LOGIN
YES
NO
GOOGLE + AND FACEBOOK LOGIN
YES
NO
DONATION TRACKING
SPLIT DONATION
YES
NO
CUSTOM GIVING METHOD DROP DOWN LIST
YES
TRACKED VIA COMMENTS
DONATION IMPORT FROM CSV
NO
YES
MULTI-LEVEL DONATION COMMENTS
YES
NO
CHECK SCANNING
YES
YES
REMOTE DEPOSIT AFTER CHECK SCAN
YES
3rd Party
ADJUSTABLE MARGINS IN CONTRIBUTION STATEMENTS
YES
NO
CUSTOM USER NAME
NO
YES
SELF-SERVICE GIVING KIOSK ALLOWS FUNCTIONS BEYOND GIVING
YES
NO
EVENTS
EVENT RESOURCE SCHEDULING
YES
NO
EVENT VEHICLE SCHEDULING
NO
YES
EVENT ROOM SPECIFIC RESOURCES
NO
YES
CUSTOM EVENT CALENDAR GRAPHICS
YES
NO
EVENT VOLUNTEER SCHEDULING
YES
2018
CALENDER EVENT SAVED ROOM SETUPS
NO
YES
CALENDAR ITEM ATTENDEE REGISTRATION / PAYMENT STATUS VIEW
YES
NO
PLANNING CENTER ONLINE INTEGRATION
NO
LIMITED
SAVED CALENDAR VIEW-SECURITY CONTROLLED
NO
YES
CUSTOM CALENDAR WEBSITE EMBED CODES
NO
YES
CUSTOM REGISTRATION FORMS
YES
YES
CHECK-IN / ATTENDANCE
CHECK-IN VIA BARCODE
YES
FALL 2017
CHECK-IN VIA FINGER PRINT
YES
NO
CHECK-IN VIA RFID
NO
YES
CHECK-IN MOBILE RESTRICTED BY CHURCH DISTANCE
NO
YES
CUSTOM ATTENDANCE AGGREGATES (Multi-event system generated attendance totals)
NO
YES
ATTEND AN EVENT AS A VOLUNTEER
YES
NO
CHECK-IN SECURITY CODE LENGTH
5
3
OFFLINE CHECK-IN
WINDOWS ONLY
iOS ONLY
AUTOMATIC TIME OF DAY BASED CHECK-IN DISPLAY
YES
FALL 2017
SECURITY CODE RANDOMIZATION
YES
NO
EXPRESS CHECK-IN
YES
NO
REPORTS
Below are the most commonly run reports in ELEXIO's installed (deluxe) version. A yes in the Community column indicates that information is available for analysis but is not meant to indicate that report is found with the same name.
CONTRIBUTION SUMMARY
YES
YES
CONTRIBUTION DETAIL
YES
YES
CONTRIBUTIONS BY METHOD
YES
YES*
CONTRIBUTIONS BY FUND
YES
YES
CONTRIBUTION/PLEDGE SUMMARY
YES
SEPARATE
CONTRIBUTION STATEMENTS
YES
YES
ATTENDANCE DETAIL
YES
LIMITED
ABSENCE REPORTING
YES
YES
ATTENDANCE SUMMARY
YES
YES
ROOM ATTENDANCE REPORT
YES
LIMITED
ATTENDANCE TALLY SHEET
YES
YES
PEOPLE LIST
YES
YES
DIRECTORY
YES
YES
BIRTHDAY LIST
YES
YES
SMALL GROUP INVOLVELMENT
YES
YES
MINISTRY TEAM INVOLVEMENT
YES
YES
ASSIGNED FOLLOW-UPS
YES
YES
LIMITED - DATA IS AVAILABLE BUT WITH LIMITED FILTERING, FORMATTING OR DETAIL OPTIONS
SEPARATE - INDICATES THE DATA IS AVAILABLE BUT TWO REPORTS MUST BE USED
YES* - REQUIRES USE OF BATCH CONTRIBUTION ENTRY