PlanGrid Vs Knowify (May 2021)

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / May 03, 2021

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Bottom Line: Which is Better - PlanGrid or Knowify?

PlanGrid is more expensive to implement (TCO) than Knowify, PlanGrid is rated higher (98/100) than Knowify (91/100). Knowify offers more features (12) to their users than PlanGrid (5).

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 Knowify LLC?

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.

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...

Who's more expensive? PlanGrid or Knowify for Contractors?

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 Knowify for Contractors.

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. Knowify for Contractors price starts at $68 per month , when comparing Knowify for Contractors to their competitors, the software is rated 2 - much lower than the average Construction software cost.

Bottom line: PlanGrid cost is around the same cost of Knowify for Contractors.

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. Knowify based on some of the most important and required Construction features. PlanGrid: Mobile Access, Collaboration, Document Management, Issue Tracking, Task Management. Knowify for Contractors: Customizable Categories, Data Analysis Tools, Project Management, Billing & Invoicing, CRM.

Target customer size

PlanGrid's typical customers include: Small, medium and large size businesses, 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.

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.

Knowify

ITQlick rating
(4.5/5)

starts at $68 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, Construction Online Project Management.

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PlanGrid: 5 Features

Mobile Access
Collaboration
Document Management
Issue Tracking
Task Management

Knowify for Contractors: 12 Features

Customizable Categories
Data Analysis Tools
Project Management
Billing & Invoicing
CRM
Change Orders
HVAC
Plumbing
RFIs/Submittals
Construction
Task Management
Contract Management
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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PlanGrid
ITQlick rating
4.6/5
Score
98/100
Pricing
2.6/10
License pricing
$39 per month
Functionality
16
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Knowify
ITQlick rating
4.5/5
Score
91/100
Pricing
2/10
License pricing
$68 per month
Functionality
30
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.