Budget Maestro Vs ILOG JRules (Jun 2021)

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / Jun 03, 2021

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Bottom Line: Which is Better - Budget Maestro or ILOG JRules?

ILOG JRules is more expensive to implement (TCO) than Budget Maestro, Budget Maestro is rated higher (87/100) than ILOG JRules (84/100). Budget Maestro offers more features (15) to their users than ILOG JRules (3). There is a clear winner in this case and it is Budget Maestro!

Looking for the right Business performance management 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 Centage Corporation compares with IBM?

Centage Corporation: Centage Corporation is the world leader in automated, budgeting and planning software solutions for small to medium-sized organizations. Since 2001, thousands of managers at all levels have utilized the Budget Maestro family of solutions to streamline their budgeting, forecasting, financial consolidation, performance analysis, and reporting process...

IBM: International Business Machines Corporation, or IBM, is an American corporation. IBM manufactures and markets computer hardware and software, and offers infrastructure, hosting and consulting services in areas ranging from mainframe computers to nanotechnology.

Who's more expensive? Budget Maestro or ILOG JRules?

The real total cost of ownership (TCO) of Business performance management 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 Budget Maestro and ILOG JRules.

Budget Maestro price starts at $10,000 per year , on a scale between 1 to 10 Budget Maestro is rated 6, which is similar to the average cost of Business performance management software. ILOG JRules price starts at $3,875 per user/month , when comparing ILOG JRules to their competitors, the software is rated 6 - similar to the average Business performance management software cost.

Bottom line: Budget Maestro cost is around the same cost of ILOG JRules.

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 Budget Maestro Vs. ILOG JRules based on some of the most important and required Business performance management features. Budget Maestro: this software is considered "feature-rich" with more than 10 important features, here is a partial list: Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Budgeting & Forecasting, Cash Flow, Credit Card Processing, Fixed-Assets, Multi-Currency, Sales Reporting. ILOG JRules: Data Import/Export, Basic Reports, Online Customer Support.

Target customer size

Budget Maestro was developed to serve many kinds of industries, from public to private, startups to mature and from family-owned operations to Fortune 500 organizations. and ILOG JRules's target customer size include: Start up, Small business, Medium business, Large business.

Budget Maestro

ITQlick rating
(4/5)

starts at $10,000 per year

Budget Maestro (formerly known as Planning Maestro) is a software for mid-market enterprises looking to better manage their businesses and improve on performance. It was developed by the Centage Corporation Com...

Categories: Accounting & Finance, Fixed Asset Management, Budgeting & CPM, Financial reporting.

ILOG JRules

ITQlick rating
(3.6/5)

starts at $3,875 per user/month

ILOG JRules is a fast growing cloud-based Business performance management software, it is designed to support small, medium and large size business. ILOG JRules received a rating of 3.6 from ITQlick team. The s...

Categories: Operations.

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Budget Maestro: 15 Features

Accounts Payable
Accounts Receivable
Budgeting & Forecasting
Cash Flow
Credit Card Processing
Fixed-Assets
Multi-Currency
Sales Reporting
Tax compliance
Time & Expense
Agile Project Management
Budget & Expense Management
Issue Tracking
Project Management
Resource Management

ILOG JRules: 3 Features

Data Import/Export
Basic Reports
Online Customer Support
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)
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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.