Compare IBM and Solidworks - Dec 2022

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / Dec 09, 2022

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Bottom Line: Which is Better - IBM or Solidworks?

IBM is more expensive to implement (TCO) than Solidworks, and Solidworks is rated higher (92/100) than IBM (64/100). Solidworks offers users more features (15) than IBM (0). There is a clear winner in this case and it is Solidworks!

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

IBM Vs. IQMS

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.

IQMS: IQMS is a people company. Focused on quality, relationships and results, IQMS makes an on-going commitment to its manufacturing ERP software and customers so they can experience greater operational efficiency, leaner production and higher profits. Structured on accountability, IQMS’ combined manufacturing software, MES software and ERP software wil...

Who is more expensive? IBM Watson Supply Chain or EnterpriseIQ?

The real total cost of ownership (TCO) of Supply Chain software includes the software license, subscription fees, software training, customizations, hardware (if needed), maintenance and support and other related services. When calculating the TCO, it's important to add all of these ”hidden costs” as well. We prepared a TCO (Total Cost) calculator for IBM Watson Supply Chain and EnterpriseIQ.

IBM Watson Supply Chain accurate pricing info is available upon request (they don't share it publicly), however , On a scale between 1 to 10 IBM Watson Supply Chain is rated 8, which is higher than the average cost of Supply Chain software. EnterpriseIQ accurate pricing info is available upon request (they don't share it publicly), however , On a scale between 1 to 10 IBM Watson Supply Chain is rated 8, which is higher than the average cost of Supply Chain software.

Bottom line: IBM Watson Supply Chain is more expensive than EnterpriseIQ.

Which software includes more/better features?

We've compared IBM Vs. Solidworks based on some of the most important and required Supply Chain features.

IBM Watson Supply Chain: We are still working to collect the list of features for IBM Watson Supply Chain.

EnterpriseIQ: Advanced Shipment Notification, Inventory Management, Order Processing Management, Supply Chain Analytics, Supply Chain Monitoring.

Target customer size

IBM Watson Supply Chain's typical customers include: Medium and large size businesses, Solidworks has been designed specifically for the manufacturing industry and includes sectors such as Aerospace & Defence, Automotive & Assembly manufacturing, General manufacturing, as well as Medical manufacturing to name a few.

IBM Watson Supply Chain

ITQlick rating
(5/5)

IBM Watson Supply Chain is a cloud-based supply chain management software that aids supply chain professionals and developers to forecast, assess and effectively reduce disruptions and loss with more accurate d...

Categories: Supply Chain Module, Manufacturing Supply Chain, Supply Chain, Sales performance.

Solidworks

ITQlick rating
(4.4/5)

Enterprise IQ/IQMS MES is cloud-based integrated Enterprise Resource Planning and manufacturing execution solution designed for manufacturing environment in small, medium size and large businesses across multip...

Categories: Product Lifecycle Management, ERP, BI Module, Cloud ERP, Customer Management Module.

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IBM Watson Supply Chain: 0 Features

We are working to collect the list of features

EnterpriseIQ: 15 Features

Advanced Shipment Notification
Inventory Management
Order Processing Management
Supply Chain Analytics
Supply Chain Monitoring
Supply Chain Planning
Accounting Module
Business Intelligence Module
CRM Module
Human Resources Module
Inventory Management Module
Manufacturing Module
Procurement Module
Project Management Module
Supply Chain Management Module
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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IBM
ITQlick rating
5/5
Score
64/100
Pricing
8/10
License pricing
Pricing not available
Functionality
5
Review
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Solidwor...
ITQlick rating
4.4/5
Score
92/100
Pricing
3.8/10
License pricing
Pricing not available
Functionality
39
NetSuite...
ITQlick rating
4.2/5
Score
96/100
Pricing
4.8/10
License pricing
Pricing not available
Functionality
21
RedTail ...
ITQlick rating
3.7/5
Score
92/100
Pricing
5.4/10
License pricing
$99 per month
Functionality
6
Blast Ra...
ITQlick rating
4.4/5
Score
91/100
Pricing
5.6/10
License pricing
$500 per month
Functionality
6
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Shlomi Lavi is an entrepreneur and founder of ITQlick.com. He holds a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Information Systems Engineering from Ben Gurion University in Israel. Shlomi brings 17 years of global IT and IS management experience as a consultant and implementation expert for small, medium and large-sized (global) companies. Shlomi’s goal is to share the best knowledge and news about information systems so you can make smarter buying decisions for your business.