BIM 360 Vs Knowify (May 2021)

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / May 03, 2021

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Bottom Line: Which is Better - BIM 360 or Knowify?

BIM 360 is more expensive to implement (TCO) than Knowify, BIM 360 is rated higher (95/100) than Knowify (91/100). Knowify offers more features (12) to their users than BIM 360 (5).

Looking for the right Construction solution for your business? buyers like you are primarily concerned about the real total implementation cost (TCO), full list of features, vendor reliability, user reviews, pros and cons. In this article we compare between the 2 software products:

How Autodesk compares with Knowify LLC?

Autodesk: For more than 30 years, Autodesk software has helped designers, engineers, visual artists, students and makers imagine, design and create a better world. Advances in accessible 3D design and fabrication technology are disrupting the design, engineering and entertainment professions as we know them. As a result, Autodesk is expanding beyond our desi...

Knowify LLC: Knowify LLC was founded in 2012 based on the premise that it was time for the business management technology revolution to reach small businesses. Our aim is to streamline and simplify many of the frustrating aspects of running a small or medium business, leaving you and your employees freer to focus on serving your customers. As a majority-owne...

Who's more expensive? BIM 360 or Knowify for Contractors?

The real total cost of ownership (TCO) of Construction software includes the software license, subscription fees, software training, customizations, hardware (if needed), maintenance & support and other related services. When calculating the TCO it's important to add all of these "hidden cost" as well. We prepared a TCO calculator for BIM 360 and Knowify for Contractors.

BIM 360 price starts at $480 per user/year , on a scale between 1 to 10 BIM 360 is rated 2, which is much lower than the average cost of Construction software. Knowify for Contractors price starts at $68 per month , when comparing Knowify for Contractors to their competitors, the software is rated 2 - much lower than the average Construction software cost.

Bottom line: BIM 360 cost is around the same cost of Knowify for Contractors.

Which software includes more/better features?

As with any business software solutions, it’s important to consider the features & functionality. The tool should support the processes, workflows, reports and needs that matter to your team. To help you evaluate this, we've compared BIM 360 Vs. Knowify based on some of the most important and required Construction features. BIM 360: Project Collaboration, Mobile Access, Document Management, Change Orders, RFIs/Submittals. Knowify for Contractors: Customizable Categories, Data Analysis Tools, Project Management, Billing & Invoicing, CRM.

Target customer size

BIM 360's typical customers include: Small, medium and large size businesses, The software is a useful solution for small to medium sized trade, sub and specialty contractors (plumbers, painters, HVAC, roofers, electrical, landscaping), residential general contractors, and remodelers.

BIM 360

ITQlick rating
(4.2/5)

starts at $480 per user/year

BIM 360 is a cloud-based Construction software that enables its users to manage Submittals & RFIs and distribute and publish construction documents.

Categories: Construction, Construction Estimating, Construction Accounting & Job Costing, Construction Project Management.

Knowify

ITQlick rating
(4.5/5)

starts at $68 per month

Knowify for Contractors is a cloud-based construction management solution that is developed to be used by businesses that are in the construction businesses as well as individuals that are doing construction wo...

Categories: Business performance management, Construction, Concrete Cost Estimating, Construction Apps, Construction Online Project Management.

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BIM 360: 5 Features

Project Collaboration
Mobile Access
Document Management
Change Orders
RFIs/Submittals

Knowify for Contractors: 12 Features

Customizable Categories
Data Analysis Tools
Project Management
Billing & Invoicing
CRM
Change Orders
HVAC
Plumbing
RFIs/Submittals
Construction
Task Management
Contract Management
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
ITQlick score ITQlick Score is a 1 to 100, the calculation is based on pricing, and functionality Vs. alternative solutions
Pricing score pricing Score is a 1 to 10 (10 is high cost), based on the TCO (cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
Functionality score
Software review
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BIM
ITQlick rating
4.2/5
Score
95/100
Pricing
2.4/10
License pricing
$480 per user/year
Functionality
15
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Knowify
ITQlick rating
4.5/5
Score
91/100
Pricing
2/10
License pricing
$68 per month
Functionality
30
Procore
ITQlick rating
4.5/5
Score
99/100
Pricing
2/10
License pricing
$375 per month
Functionality
33
PlanGrid
ITQlick rating
4.6/5
Score
98/100
Pricing
2.6/10
License pricing
$39 per month
Functionality
16
BuilderTREND
ITQlick rating
4.5/5
Score
97/100
Pricing
2/10
License pricing
$99 per month
Functionality
31
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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.