eSUB Vs Raken (Apr 2021)

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / Apr 29, 2021

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Bottom Line: Which is Better - eSUB or Raken?

eSUB is more expensive to implement (TCO) than Raken, eSUB is rated higher (97/100) than Raken (95/100). eSUB offers more features (17) to their users than Raken (2).

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 eSUB compares with ?

eSUB: About 30 years ago eSUB originated as an off shoot of a consulting firm who represented Specialty Contractors to create construction claims for retroactive payment for work they had already performed. Managing project documents back then was inefficient, subject to mistakes and omissions. The familiar way was to manually update multiple programs...

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Who's more expensive? eSUB or Raken?

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 eSUB and Raken.

eSUB price starts at $7 per user/month , on a scale between 1 to 10 eSUB is rated 2, which is much lower than the average cost of Construction software. Raken price starts at $12 per user/month , when comparing Raken to their competitors, the software is rated 2 - much lower than the average Construction software cost.

Bottom line: eSUB cost is around the same cost of Raken.

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 eSUB Vs. Raken based on some of the most important and required Construction features. eSUB: this software is considered "feature-rich" with more than 10 important features, here is a partial list: Mobile Access, Telephone Customer Support, Web Hosted Solution, Document Management, Resource Management, Project Collaboration, Issue Management, Project Portfolio Management. Raken: Mobile Access, Construction.

Target customer size

eSUB is specifically designed for subcontractors running a small and mid-size business. and Raken's target customer size include: Small, medium and large size businesses.

eSUB

ITQlick rating
(4.5/5)

starts at $7 per user/month

With eSUB you can create, manage, store and access all your construction documents and project management activities from one central location with no need to manually sync data; whether you’re at the office, i...

Categories: Construction, Construction Apps, Construction Project Scheduling, Electrician Apps.

Raken

ITQlick rating
(4.7/5)

starts at $12 per user/month

Raken is a construction management app designed to help construction companies run their projects more efficiently.

Categories: Construction Project Management, Residential Remodeling Estimating, Lease Management.

Compare specifications

eSUB Specifications

ITQlick Score: 97/100
ITQlick Rating: (4.5/5)
Pricing: 2/10 - low cost
Category: Construction -> eSUB
Company: eSUB
Pricing: starts at $7 per user/month
Typical customers: Small, medium and large size businesses
Platforms: Desktop, Mobile, Cloud
Links: eSUB review, eSUB pricing, eSUB alternatives

Raken Specifications

ITQlick Score: 95/100
ITQlick Rating: (4.7/5)
Pricing: 2/10 - low cost
Category: Construction -> Raken
Company:
Pricing: starts at $12 per user/month
Typical customers: Small, medium and large size businesses
Platforms: Desktop, Mobile, Cloud
Links: Raken review, Raken pricing, Raken alternatives

Compare features

eSUB: 17 Features

Mobile Access
Telephone Customer Support
Web Hosted Solution
Document Management
Resource Management
Project Collaboration
Issue Management
Project Portfolio Management
Project Billing
Document Management
Change Orders
Document Management
Project Management
RFIs/Submittals
Scheduling
Construction
Time Tracking

Raken: 2 Features

Mobile Access
Construction
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
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eSUB
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
2.2/10
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
$7 per user/month
Functionality
32
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Raken
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
Score
95/100
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)
$12 per user/month
Functionality
5
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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.