Compare PlanGrid and simPRO - May 2022

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.

simPRO

ITQlick rating
(4.4/5)

simPRO is a powerful field service management software solution created by trade contractors, for trade contractors. If you are struggling with quoting jobs, managing multi-stage projects, managing inventory, c...

Categories: Billing & Invoicing, Construction, Construction Estimating, Construction Project Scheduling, Construction Accounting & Job Costing.

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PlanGrid: 5 Features

Mobile Access
Collaboration
Document Management
Issue Tracking
Task Management

simPRO: 0 Features

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Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / May 06, 2022

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Bottom Line: Which is Better - PlanGrid or simPRO?

PlanGrid is more expensive to implement (TCO) than simPRO, and PlanGrid is rated higher (98/100) than simPRO (89/100). PlanGrid offers users more features (5) than simPRO (0).

Looking for the right Construction 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:

PlanGrid Vs. Acorn Software

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.

Acorn Software: Acorn Software is the creator of simPRO - Estimating, Scheduling and Project management Software for Contractors by Contractors. simPRO is a fully web based business management software tool for trade based contractors and service businesses. The simPRO brand has expanded to include several variants, simPRO Enterprise, simPRO Lite simPRO Fire and s...

Who is more expensive? PlanGrid or simPRO?

The real total cost of ownership (TCO) of Construction 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 PlanGrid and simPRO.

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. simPRO accurate pricing info is available upon request (they don't share it publicly), however , On a scale between 1 to 10 PlanGrid is rated 2, which is much lower than the average cost of Construction software.

Bottom line: PlanGrid cost is around the same cost of simPRO.

Which software includes more/better features?

We've compared PlanGrid Vs. simPRO based on some of the most important and required Construction features.

PlanGrid: Mobile Access, Collaboration, Document Management, Issue Tracking, Task Management.

simPRO: We are still working to collect the list of features for simPRO.

Target customer size

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

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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simPRO
ITQlick rating
4.4/5
Score
89/100
Pricing
2/10
License pricing
Pricing not available
Functionality
9
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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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