ComputerEase Vs RSMeans Online (Jul 2020)

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / Jul 22, 2020

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Bottom Line: Which is Better - ComputerEase or RSMeans Online?

ComputerEase is more expensive to implement (TCO) than RSMeans Online, ComputerEase is rated higher (94/100) than RSMeans Online (90/100). ComputerEase offers more features (22) to their users than RSMeans Online (0).

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 ComputerEase compares with RSMeans?

ComputerEase: Bob Mattlin, CPA, founder and owner of ComputerEase Software, comes from a family background in construction and a personal background in accounting. ComputerEase was founded in 1983 from a blended knowledge of accounting and construction. The company was built to provide software that improves the way contractors run their businesses, meeting t...

RSMeans: RSMeans is North America’s leading supplier of construction cost information. RSMeans offers dependable cost data that is locally relevant, accurate and up-to-date. Available in convenient book, CD, eBook and online formats, RSMeans tools give owners, developers, architects, engineers and contractors the information they need to build competitive c...

Who's more expensive? ComputerEase or RSMeans Online?

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 ComputerEase and RSMeans Online.

ComputerEase price Has a free version , on a scale between 1 to 10 ComputerEase is rated 6, which is similar to the average cost of Construction software. RSMeans Online price starts at $229.99 per user/year , when comparing RSMeans Online to their competitors, the software is rated 4 - lower than the average Construction software cost.

Bottom line: ComputerEase is more expensive than RSMeans Online.

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 ComputerEase Vs. RSMeans Online based on some of the most important and required Construction features. ComputerEase: this software is considered "feature-rich" with more than 10 important features, here is a partial list: Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Billing & Invoicing, General-Ledger, Purchase Orders, Sales Reporting, Time & Expense, Document Management. RSMeans Online: We are still working to collect the list of features for RSMeans Online.

Target customer size

ComputerEase is suitable for small and medium businesses as well as large enterprises. RSMeans Online services small, medium, and large companies involved in construction, repair, architecture, building and similar industries.

ComputerEase

ITQlick rating
(4.2/5)

Has a free version

Construction firms and contractors need a construction software solution that takes on challenges specific to their industry. Every contractor knows that the construction industry presents numerous unique accou...

Categories: Construction, Concrete Cost Estimating, Construction Accounting & Job Costing, Construction Apps.

RSMeans Online

ITQlick rating
(4.3/5)

starts at $229.99 per user/year

RSMeans Online is a cloud-based tool for cost estimation for facility management, construction and design. It boasts of the latest pricing for more than 85,000 construction items. The database includes unit cos...

Categories: Audit Management, Construction, Concrete Cost Estimating, Construction Apps, Electrician Apps.

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ComputerEase: 22 Features

Accounts Payable
Accounts Receivable
Billing & Invoicing
General-Ledger
Purchase Orders
Sales Reporting
Time & Expense
Document Management
Project Management
Scheduling
Accounting Management
Bid Comparison
Bidding
Contract Management
Cost Management
Document Management
Equipment Management
Estimating
Facility Management
Project Management
Scheduling
Service Management

RSMeans Online: 0 Features

We are working to collect the information
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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ComputerEase
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
Score
94/100
Pricing 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
7/10
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
Has a free version
Functionality
36
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RSMeans
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
Score
90/100
Pricing 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
4.2/10
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
$229.99 per user/year
Functionality
5
Procore
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
Score
99/100
Pricing 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)
$375 per month
Functionality
33
PlanGrid
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
Score
98/100
Pricing 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
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
$39 per month
Functionality
16
BuilderTREND
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
Score
97/100
Pricing 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
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.