Compare PlanGrid and PM Vitals - Jun 2022

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / Jun 07, 2022

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Bottom Line: Which is Better - PlanGrid or PM Vitals?

PM Vitals is more expensive to implement (TCO) than PlanGrid, PlanGrid is rated higher (98/100) than PM Vitals (84/100). PlanGrid offers more features (5) to their users than PM Vitals (4). There is a clear winner in this case and it is PlanGrid!

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 PM Vitals?

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.

PM Vitals: Years of hard-learned lessons have taught us that even the brightest people working to the best plans cannot be successful without robust systems as foundational work tools. Our industry demands immediate access to up-to-the-minute information, integration across platforms and organizations, and predictive analysis to keep managers in front of prob...

Who's more expensive? PlanGrid or PM Vitals?

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 PM Vitals.

PlanGrid price starts at $39 per user/month , on a scale between 1 to 10 PlanGrid is rated 2, which is much lower than the average cost of Construction software. PM Vitals price starts at $600 per month , when comparing PM Vitals 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 PM Vitals.

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. PM Vitals based on some of the most important and required Construction features. PlanGrid: Mobile Access, Collaboration, Document Management, Issue Tracking, Task Management. PM Vitals: Change Orders, Contract Management, RFIs/Submittals, Construction.

Target customer size

PlanGrid's typical customers include: Small, medium and large size businesses, and PM Vitals's target customer size include: Small, medium and large size businesses.

PlanGrid

ITQlick rating
(4.6/5)

starts at $39 per user/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.

PM Vitals

ITQlick rating
(4.4/5)

starts at $600 per month

PM Vitals is a contracting management software for contracting companies to manage multiple Capex projects, get a view over projects, automate administrative tasks, and streamline communication processes.

Categories: Construction, Capital Program Management, Concrete Cost Estimating, Construction Apps, Heavy Construction.

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PlanGrid: 5 Features

Mobile Access
Collaboration
Document Management
Issue Tracking
Task Management

PM Vitals: 4 Features

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
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PlanGrid
ITQlick rating
4.6/5
Score
98/100
Pricing
2.6/10
License pricing
$39 per user/month
Functionality
16
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PM Vital...
ITQlick rating
4.4/5
Score
84/100
Pricing
3.2/10
License pricing
$600 per month
Functionality
13
Procore
ITQlick rating
4.5/5
Score
99/100
Pricing
2/10
License pricing
$667 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
$99 per month
Functionality
23

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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.