Knowify Vs RSMeans Online (Jul 2020)

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / Jul 22, 2020

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

RSMeans Online is more expensive to implement (TCO) than Knowify, Knowify is rated higher (91/100) than RSMeans Online (90/100). Knowify offers more features (12) to their users than RSMeans Online (0). There is a clear winner in this case and it is Knowify!

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 Knowify LLC compares with RSMeans?

Knowify LLC: Knowify LLC was founded in 2012 based on the premise that it was time for the business management technology revolution to reach small businesses. Our aim is to streamline and simplify many of the frustrating aspects of running a small or medium business, leaving you and your employees freer to focus on serving your customers. As a majority-owne...

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? Knowify 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 Knowify and RSMeans Online.

Knowify price starts at $54 per month , on a scale between 1 to 10 Knowify for Contractors is rated 2, which is much lower than 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:RSMeans Online is more expensive than Knowify.

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 Knowify Vs. RSMeans Online based on some of the most important and required Construction features. Knowify: this software is considered "feature-rich" with more than 10 important features, here is a partial list: Customizable Categories, Data Analysis Tools, Project Management, Billing & Invoicing, CRM, Change Orders, HVAC, Plumbing. RSMeans Online: We are still working to collect the list of features for RSMeans Online.

Target customer size

The software is a useful solution for small to medium sized trade, sub and specialty contractors (plumbers, painters, HVAC, roofers, electrical, landscaping), residential general contractors, and remodelers. RSMeans Online services small, medium, and large companies involved in construction, repair, architecture, building and similar industries.

Knowify

ITQlick rating
(4.5/5)

starts at $54 per month

Knowify for Contractors is a cloud-based construction management solution that is developed to be used by businesses that are in the construction businesses as well as individuals that are doing construction wo...

Categories: Business performance management, Construction, Concrete Cost Estimating, 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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Knowify: 12 Features

Customizable Categories
Data Analysis Tools
Project Management
Billing & Invoicing
CRM
Change Orders
HVAC
Plumbing
RFIs/Submittals
Construction
Task Management
Contract Management

RSMeans Online: 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
Software review
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Knowify
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
Score
91/100
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)
$54 per month
Functionality
30
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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.