BIM 360 Review - why 4.2 stars?

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / updated: Oct 09, 2020

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What is BIM 360?

Main category: Construction

BIM 360 is a cloud-based Construction software that enables its users to manage Submittals & RFIs and distribute and publish construction documents. It also allows them to capture on-site observations against incidents. The software features enable companies to unify their data across their project teams, thereby making profit outcomes more predictable.

The software main features include Safety Management, Quality Management, Cost Management, and Design Collaboration. BIM 360 is a product of AutoDesk, a public Computer software company that came to be in 1982. It has its headquarters in San Rafael, California, USA, and currently has over 10,000 employees worldwide.

BIM 360 rating -

The rating of BIM 360 is 4.2 stars out of 5 and the total score is 95 out of 100. The rating and score are based on ITQlick expert review. We publish unbiased reviews, learn more in our score and rating methodology page

Typical Customers

The typical customers include the following business size: Small business, Medium business, Large business.

BIM 360 4 Pros

  • Users can access this software from multiple devices
  • It supports comment sharing and markups
  • 3D models in this software are explorable
  • It has the model merge function

BIM 360 2 Cons

  • BIM 360 cannot edit files as of yet
  • It takes a long time to process TXT. Files

Competitors & Alternatives

Popular alternatives to BIM 360: Procore, PlanGrid, BuilderTREND, CoConstruct, eSUB, AccuLynx, Fieldwire, e-Builder Enterprise, Raken, ComputerEase. The full list of competitors can be found here.. The full list of competitors can be found here.

BIM 360 Pricing Information

The cost of license starting from $480 per user/year. On top of the total cost of licenses which is easy to calculate - what is the REAL total cost of implementation? You need to add the cost of training, customization, data migration, and other "hidden cost". ITQlick pricing score is 2.4 out of 10 (10 is most expensive). Find here the REAL total cost breakdown for BIM 360

Questions to ask the vendor during a demo

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Is it the right software for you?

The software is suitable for small-scale, medium-sized, and large businesses in Engineering, Architecture & Planning, Construction, and Defense & Aerospace industries. Balfour Beatty, DPR Construction, Van Wijnen, and Stantec are some customers to which BIM 360 caters for.

BIM 360 Categories

Construction
Construction Estimating
Construction Accounting & Job Costing
Construction Project Management
Home Builder
Document Management
Team Collaboration
Contract Management
Project Reporting
Project Management

BIM 360 specifications

ITQlick Score: 95/100
ITQlick Rating: (4.2/5)
Company: Autodesk
Address: Autodesk, Market Street, San Francisco, CA
Pricing: Starting from $480 per user/year
Typical customers: Small business, Medium business, Large business
Platforms: Desktop, Mobile, Cloud
Operating Systems: Mac OS, Windows, Linux

BIM 360 Features

Project Collaboration
Mobile Access
Document Management
Change Orders
RFIs/Submittals

BIM 360 Vs. Alternatives

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BIM
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
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95/100
Pricing score Pricing score ranges between 1 to 10 while 1 is low TCO and 10 is high TCO (TCO - total cost of ownership: cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
2.4/10
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$480 per user/year
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15
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99/100
Pricing score Pricing score ranges between 1 to 10 while 1 is low TCO and 10 is high TCO (TCO - total cost of ownership: cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
2/10
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$375 per month
Functionality score
33
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98/100
Pricing score Pricing score ranges between 1 to 10 while 1 is low TCO and 10 is high TCO (TCO - total cost of ownership: cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
2.6/10
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$39 per month
Functionality score
16
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ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
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97/100
Pricing score Pricing score ranges between 1 to 10 while 1 is low TCO and 10 is high TCO (TCO - total cost of ownership: cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
2/10
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
$99 per month
Functionality score
31
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eSUB
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
ITQlick Score
97/100
Pricing score Pricing score ranges between 1 to 10 while 1 is low TCO and 10 is high TCO (TCO - total cost of ownership: cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
2.2/10
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
$7 per user/month
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Shlomi holds a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Information System Engineering from Ben Gurion University in Israel. Shlomi brings 15 years of global IT and IS management experience as a consultant, and implementation expert for small, medium and large size (global) companies.