PlanGrid Vs e-Builder Enterprise (Apr 2021)

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / Apr 29, 2021

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Bottom Line: Which is Better - PlanGrid or e-Builder Enterprise?

e-Builder Enterprise is more expensive to implement (TCO) than PlanGrid, PlanGrid is rated higher (98/100) than e-Builder Enterprise (95/100). Both tools offer the same amount of features.

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 PlanGrid compares with e-Builder?

PlanGrid: Founded in 2011 by two pairs of construction engineers and computer scientists, PlanGrid brings beautiful, intuitive software solutions to the construction industry. Today, hundreds of thousands of construction professionals build their buildings and infrastructure using PlanGrid.

e-Builder: e-Builder exists to enable repeat builders to improve construction project execution making construction faster, less expensive and more reliable, thus freeing up time and energy for society’s higher priorities. - See more at: http://www.e-builder.net/who-we-are/mission#sthash.mRNsDhWp.dpuf

Who's more expensive? PlanGrid or e-Builder Enterprise?

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 PlanGrid and e-Builder Enterprise.

PlanGrid price starts at $39 per month , on a scale between 1 to 10 PlanGrid is rated 2, which is much lower than the average cost of Construction software. e-Builder Enterprise price starts at $20,000 per license , when comparing e-Builder Enterprise to their competitors, the software is rated 8 - higher than the average Construction software cost.

Bottom line:e-Builder Enterprise is more expensive than PlanGrid.

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 PlanGrid Vs. e-Builder Enterprise based on some of the most important and required Construction features. PlanGrid: Mobile Access, Collaboration, Document Management, Issue Tracking, Task Management. e-Builder Enterprise: Accounting Management, Change Orders, Contract Management, RFIs/Submittals, Construction.

Target customer size

PlanGrid's typical customers include: Small, medium and large size businesses, The software is a suitable solution for small and medium businesses as well as large enterprises.

PlanGrid

ITQlick rating
(4.6/5)

starts at $39 per month

PlanGrid is cloud-based construction management, construction document management and collaboration platform designed for the construction teams. The solution features progress, documents, and reporting and mor...

Categories: Capital Program Management, Construction Apps, Construction Program & Portfolio Management, Home Builder.

e-Builder Enterprise

ITQlick rating
(4.4/5)

starts at $20,000 per license

e-Builder Enterprise is a construction management software solution for businesses of all sizes. Other than project management, it offers estimating, accounting, and integration services. The software wa...

Categories: Costing, Financial reporting, Construction, Capital Program Management, Construction Apps.

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PlanGrid: 5 Features

Mobile Access
Collaboration
Document Management
Issue Tracking
Task Management

e-Builder Enterprise: 5 Features

Accounting Management
Change Orders
Contract Management
RFIs/Submittals
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
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
Functionality score
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PlanGrid
ITQlick rating
4.6/5
Score
98/100
Pricing
2.6/10
License pricing
$39 per month
Functionality
16
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e-Builder
ITQlick rating
4.4/5
Score
95/100
Pricing
9.4/10
License pricing
$20,000 per license
Functionality
19
Procore
ITQlick rating
4.5/5
Score
99/100
Pricing
2/10
License pricing
$375 per month
Functionality
33
BuilderTREND
ITQlick rating
4.5/5
Score
97/100
Pricing
2/10
License pricing
$99 per month
Functionality
31
CoConstruct
ITQlick rating
4.7/5
Score
97/100
Pricing
2/10
License pricing
$49 per user/month
Functionality
23
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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.