PlanSwift Vs Sage Estimating (Jul 2020)

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / Jul 24, 2020

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PlanSwift

ITQlick rating
(4.3/5)

starts at $1,895 per license

PlanSwift construction is an on-premise construction estimation and take-off software. With the on-screen digitizing feature, users can drag and drop various entities of the construction to the visual point-and...

Categories: Data Analysis Tools, Construction, Concrete Cost Estimating, Construction Estimating.

Sage Estimating

ITQlick rating
(4/5)

starts at $3,500 per license

Sage Estimating is a construction estimating software solution. The software supports proposal generation, and conceptual estimating. The software also offers integration with RS systems and MS Excel. Sage Esti...

Categories: Construction, Concrete Cost Estimating, Construction Apps, Construction Estimating, Construction Project Scheduling.

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PlanSwift: 4 Features

Data Analysis Tools
Project Management
Estimating
Construction

Sage Estimating: 8 Features

Concrete & Masonry
Electrical
Estimating
HVAC
Mechanical
Plumbing
Project Management
Service Management

Bottom Line: Which is Better - PlanSwift or Sage Estimating?

Sage Estimating is more expensive to implement (TCO - Total Cost of Ownership) than PlanSwift, PlanSwift is rated higher (96/100) than Sage Estimating (89/100). Sage Estimating offers more features (8) to their users than PlanSwift (4).

Looking for the right Survey Software 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 PlanSwift compares with Sage?

PlanSwift: PlanSwift, a Textura Company, is the nation’s fastest growing developer and distributor of digital estimating and takeoff software for the construction industry. PlanSwift software is specifically designed for, but not limited to the construction industry. We have been positively impacting the construction software industry for the last 6 years, pr...

Sage: The Sage Group plc is a leading global provider of business management software to small and medium sized companies, creating greater freedom for them to succeed. Sage understands how and why each business is unique. We provide products and services that suit varying needs, are a pleasure to use and are secure and efficient. Formed in 1981, Sage wa...

Who's more expensive? PlanSwift or Sage Estimating?

The real total cost of ownership (TCO) of Survey Software 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 PlanSwift and Sage Estimating.

PlanSwift price starts at $1,895 per license , on a scale between 1 to 10 PlanSwift construction is rated 2, which is much lower than the average cost of Survey Software software. Sage Estimating price starts at $3,500 per license , when comparing Sage Estimating to their competitors, the software is rated 4 - lower than the average Survey Software software cost.

Bottom line:Sage Estimating is more expensive than PlanSwift.

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 PlanSwift Vs. Sage Estimating based on some of the most important and required Survey Software features. PlanSwift: Data Analysis Tools, Project Management, Estimating, Construction. Sage Estimating: Concrete & Masonry, Electrical, Estimating, HVAC, Mechanical.

Target customer size

PlanSwift Construction software is custom made for the construction industry, but it is not limited to that field. Sage Estimating is best for customers in small to medium size businesses, from home businesses and small businesses to large enterprises with a large distribution.

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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PlanSwift
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
Score
96/100
Pricing Pricing score ranges between 1 to 10 while 1 is low TCO and 10 is high TCO (TCO - total cost of ownership: cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
2/10
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
$1,895 per license
Functionality
15
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Sage
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
Score
89/100
Pricing Pricing score ranges between 1 to 10 while 1 is low TCO and 10 is high TCO (TCO - total cost of ownership: cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
5/10
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
$3,500 per license
Functionality
14
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Typeform
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
Score
90/100
Pricing Pricing score ranges between 1 to 10 while 1 is low TCO and 10 is high TCO (TCO - total cost of ownership: cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
6/10
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
$35 per month
Functionality
20
Esticom
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
Score
90/100
Pricing Pricing score ranges between 1 to 10 while 1 is low TCO and 10 is high TCO (TCO - total cost of ownership: cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
3/10
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
$300 per user/year
Functionality
5
Sage
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
Score
89/100
Pricing Pricing score ranges between 1 to 10 while 1 is low TCO and 10 is high TCO (TCO - total cost of ownership: cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
2/10
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
$23,000 per license
Functionality
10
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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.