ProductVision Vs SAP PLM (Dec 2020)

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / Dec 11, 2020

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Bottom Line: Which is Better - ProductVision or SAP PLM?

ProductVision is more expensive to implement (TCO) than SAP PLM, ProductVision is rated higher (83/100) than SAP PLM (77/100). SAP PLM offers more features (8) to their users than ProductVision (3).

Looking for the right Product Lifecycle Management 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 Advanced Software Designs compares with SAP?

Advanced Software Designs: Advanced Software Designs (ASD) was founded in 1985 to provide software solutions for the batch, formula-based process industries. ASD's first customer, Carboline Company, needed a solution to automate the creation of Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) and product labels. This was quite a challenge at a time when the IBM AT was the fastest PC ava...

SAP: SAP ® AG is German software corporation that makes enterprise software to manage business operations and customer relations. SAP ® is the market leader in enterprise application software. The company's best-known software products are its enterprise resource planning application (SAP ® ERP), its enterpr...

Who's more expensive? ProductVision or SAP Product Lifecycle Management?

The real total cost of ownership (TCO) of Product Lifecycle Management 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 ProductVision and SAP Product Lifecycle Management.

ProductVision price Starting from $49 per month , on a scale between 1 to 10 ProductVision is rated 6, which is similar to the average cost of Product Lifecycle Management software. SAP Product Lifecycle Management accurate pricing info is available upon request (they don't share it publicly), however , on a scale between 1 to 10 ProductVision is rated 6, which is similar to the average cost of Product Lifecycle Management software.

Bottom line: ProductVision is more expensive than SAP Product Lifecycle Management.

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 ProductVision Vs. SAP PLM based on some of the most important and required Product Lifecycle Management features. ProductVision: Data Import/Export, Basic Reports, Online Customer Support. SAP Product Lifecycle Management: Audit Trail, Contract Expirations, Contract Renewals, Dashboard, Microsoft Word Export.

Target customer size

ProductVision is suitable for paint, coatings, chemicals, food and beverages and personal care and consumer product industries. Customers of the software include businesses of all sizes and types.

ProductVision

ITQlick rating
(4.9/5)

Starting from $49 per month

ProductVision is a product lifecycle management system designed for the formula-based, process industries to help users with all aspects of the product development processes starting from the initial co...

Categories: Operations.

SAP PLM

ITQlick rating
(3.9/5)

SAP PLM is a product lifecycle management solution for businesses of all sizes. It makes possible high quality delivery of products and also streamlines the supply chain. The software was developed and launched...

Categories: Contract Management.

Compare specifications

Compare features

ProductVision: 3 Features

Data Import/Export
Basic Reports
Online Customer Support

SAP Product Lifecycle Management: 8 Features

Audit Trail
Contract Expirations
Contract Renewals
Dashboard
Microsoft Word Export
Microsoft Word Integration
Templates
Track Changes
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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ProductVision
ITQlick rating
4.9/5
Score
83/100
Pricing
6.8/10
License pricing
Pricing not available
Functionality
4
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SAP
ITQlick rating
3.9/5
Score
77/100
Pricing
4.6/10
License pricing
Pricing not available
Functionality
9
Review
Oracle
ITQlick rating
4/5
Score
90/100
Pricing
6.8/10
License pricing
Pricing not available
Functionality
14
Review
EAM
ITQlick rating
3.3/5
Score
86/100
Pricing
3.2/10
License pricing
$2,000 per license
Functionality
6
Review
MeisterTask
ITQlick rating
4.7/5
Score
84/100
Pricing
2.8/10
License pricing
$4.19 per month
Functionality
16
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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.