Compare BuilderTREND and OPTICON - May 2022

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / May 21, 2022

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Bottom Line: Which is Better - BuilderTREND or OPTICON?

OPTICON is more expensive to implement (TCO) than BuilderTREND, BuilderTREND is rated higher (97/100) than OPTICON (84/100). BuilderTREND offers more features (18) to their users than OPTICON (0). There is a clear winner in this case and it is BuilderTREND!

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 BUILDERTREND SOLUTIONS, INC. compares with SoftTech Engineers?

BUILDERTREND SOLUTIONS, INC.: BuilderTREND provides web-based home builder software to optimize communication between the builders, their customers, vendors, and subcontractors.The BuilderTREND web-based project management software empowers home builders and remodelers to provide a better building experience for their homebuyers, associates, and subcontractors. The system provi...

SoftTech Engineers: SoftTech started as an entrepreneurial venture with an objective of creating innovative software and intellectual property in the architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) domains. SoftTech has constantly improved its solutions, with proactive research and development efforts and after studying the market closely. Headquartered in Pune, Indi...

Who's more expensive? BuilderTREND or OPTICON?

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 BuilderTREND and OPTICON.

BuilderTREND price starts at $99 per month , on a scale between 1 to 10 BuilderTREND is rated 2, which is much lower than the average cost of Construction software. OPTICON price starts at $1,599 per license , when comparing OPTICON to their competitors, the software is rated 4 - lower than the average Construction software cost.

Bottom line: OPTICON is more expensive than BuilderTREND.

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 BuilderTREND Vs. OPTICON based on some of the most important and required Construction features. BuilderTREND: this software is considered "feature-rich" with more than 10 important features, here is a partial list: Budget & Expense Management, Collaboration, Document Management, Project Management, Scheduling, Collaboration Management, Functions with e-Mail Systems, Mobile Access. OPTICON: We are still working to collect the list of features for OPTICON.

Target customer size

BuilderTREND is perfect for construction firms of all types as well as dimensions, from remodelers and household contractors to production home building contractors and also layout or construction business that want streamlining their building procedure and their cooperation with affiliates, buyers and subcontractors. and OPTICON's target customer size include: Medium and large size businesses.

BuilderTREND

ITQlick rating
(4.5/5)

starts at $99 per month

BuilderTREND is a cloud-based construction management solution that is designed to be used by professional individuals and well as businesses in the construction industry. The software is designed with features...

Categories: SIP Clients, Construction, Construction Apps, Construction Project Scheduling.

OPTICON

ITQlick rating
(4.2/5)

starts at $1,599 per license

OPTICON is cloud-based construction management solution designed to help the user manage the construction process across verticals, processes, departments and locations. Some of its core features include projec...

Categories: Billing & Invoicing, Construction, Construction Project Scheduling, Construction Accounting & Job Costing, Construction Project Management.

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BuilderTREND: 18 Features

Budget & Expense Management
Collaboration
Document Management
Project Management
Scheduling
Collaboration Management
Functions with e-Mail Systems
Mobile Access
Accounting Management
Bidding
Change Orders
Cost Management
Document Management
Electrical
Estimating
Project Management
Punch List
Scheduling

OPTICON: 0 Features

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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
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BuilderTREND
ITQlick rating
4.5/5
Score
97/100
Pricing
2/10
License pricing
$99 per month
Functionality
31
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OPTICON
ITQlick rating
4.2/5
Score
84/100
Pricing
4.4/10
License pricing
$1,599 per license
Functionality
11
Procore
ITQlick rating
4.5/5
Score
99/100
Pricing
2/10
License pricing
$667 per month
Functionality
33
PlanGrid
ITQlick rating
4.6/5
Score
98/100
Pricing
2.6/10
License pricing
$39 per user/month
Functionality
16
CoConstruct
ITQlick rating
4.7/5
Score
97/100
Pricing
2/10
License pricing
$99 per month
Functionality
23

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