PlanGuru Vs XLReporting

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / Sep 22, 2021

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Bottom Line: Which is Better - PlanGuru or XLReporting?

XLReporting is more expensive to implement (TCO) than PlanGuru, PlanGuru is rated higher (87/100) than XLReporting (80/100). PlanGuru offers more features (15) to their users than XLReporting (5). There is a clear winner in this case and it is PlanGuru!

Looking for the right Budgeting & CPM 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 PlanGuru compares with XLReporting?

PlanGuru: PlanGuru is budgeting and forecasting software designed to help businesses and nonprofits make better decisions. Whether it’s a high level forecast for the bank or a detailed multi-departmental operating budget, PlanGuru can enable you (or your team) to produce a more accurate analysis in less time.

XLReporting: We are a small team of finance and IT experts, specialized in financial reporting and planning processes. Lots of companies depend on complex and fragile Excel solutions for their reporting, consolidation, and budgeting. We help our clients to move away from that by providing them with powerful, flexible, and robust solutions. We developed XLRep...

Who's more expensive? PlanGuru or XLReporting?

The real total cost of ownership (TCO) of Budgeting & CPM 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 PlanGuru and XLReporting.

PlanGuru price starts at $99 per month , on a scale between 1 to 10 PlanGuru is rated 2, which is much lower than the average cost of Budgeting & CPM software. XLReporting price starts at $599 per month , when comparing XLReporting to their competitors, the software is rated 2 - much lower than the average Budgeting & CPM software cost.

Bottom line: PlanGuru cost is around the same cost of XLReporting.

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 PlanGuru Vs. XLReporting based on some of the most important and required Budgeting & CPM features. PlanGuru: this software is considered "feature-rich" with more than 10 important features, here is a partial list: Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Balance Sheet, Budgeting & Forecasting, Cash Flow, Depreciation, Fixed-Assets, General-Ledger. XLReporting: Version Control, Budgeting & Forecasting, Financial reporting, Capital Asset Planning, Forecasting.

Target customer size

PlanGuru was first developed with financial professionals in mind and was oriented towards CPAs, CFOs and other types of financial advisors. The typical clients utilizing XLReporting are those belonging to the small (with 10 – 100 employees) to medium-sized (with 100 to 1,000 employees) enterprises that make use of the services offered by the IT sector, data hosting and other related information services, particularly in the field of visual analytics and business intelligence.

PlanGuru

ITQlick rating
(4.2/5)

starts at $99 per month

PlanGuru software is a cloud-based budgeting and business planning solution designed for small/medium organizations and nonprofits that can also be offered through an on-premise solution.

Categories: Budgeting & CPM, BI & Analytics, Budgeting & CPM, Financial consolidation.

XLReporting

ITQlick rating
(2.8/5)

starts at $599 per month

XLReporting is a web-based software offering users with functionalities such as budgeting, reporting solutions, and financial consolidation that can be integrated with Excel. It is also possible to link this to...

Categories: Audit Management, Budgeting & CPM, Financial reporting, Visual Analytics.

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PlanGuru: 15 Features

Accounts Payable
Accounts Receivable
Balance Sheet
Budgeting & Forecasting
Cash Flow
Depreciation
Fixed-Assets
General-Ledger
P&L Statement
Time & Expense
Automatic Scheduled Reporting
Customizable Features
Forecasting & Budgeting
Issue Indicators
Profit Analysis

XLReporting: 5 Features

Version Control
Budgeting & Forecasting
Financial reporting
Capital Asset Planning
Forecasting
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)
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PlanGuru
ITQlick rating
4.2/5
Score
87/100
Pricing
2.8/10
License pricing
$99 per month
Functionality
22
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XLReporting
ITQlick rating
2.8/5
Score
80/100
Pricing
2.8/10
License pricing
$599 per month
Functionality
9
Adaptive
ITQlick rating
4.5/5
Score
94/100
Pricing
8/10
License pricing
$15,000 per license
Functionality
28
Neubrain
ITQlick rating
3.8/5
Score
92/100
Pricing
4/10
License pricing
$10,000 per license
Functionality
17
Budgyt
ITQlick rating
4.9/5
Score
89/100
Pricing
3/10
License pricing
$199 per month
Functionality
3
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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.