Raken Vs RSMeans Online (Oct 2020)

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / Oct 13, 2020

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Bottom Line: Which is Better - Raken or RSMeans Online?

RSMeans Online is more expensive to implement (TCO) than Raken, Raken is rated higher (95/100) than RSMeans Online (90/100). Raken offers more features (2) to their users than RSMeans Online (0). There is a clear winner in this case and it is Raken!

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 compares with RSMeans?

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RSMeans: RSMeans is North America’s leading supplier of construction cost information. RSMeans offers dependable cost data that is locally relevant, accurate and up-to-date. Available in convenient book, CD, eBook and online formats, RSMeans tools give owners, developers, architects, engineers and contractors the information they need to build competitive c...

Who's more expensive? Raken or RSMeans Online?

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 Raken and RSMeans Online.

Raken price starts at $12 per user/month , on a scale between 1 to 10 Raken is rated 2, which is much lower than the average cost of Construction software. RSMeans Online price starts at $229.99 per user/year , when comparing RSMeans Online to their competitors, the software is rated 4 - lower than the average Construction software cost.

Bottom line:RSMeans Online is more expensive than Raken.

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 Raken Vs. RSMeans Online based on some of the most important and required Construction features. Raken: Mobile Access, Construction. RSMeans Online: We are still working to collect the list of features for RSMeans Online.

Target customer size

Raken's typical customers include: Small, medium and large size businesses, RSMeans Online services small, medium, and large companies involved in construction, repair, architecture, building and similar industries.

Raken

ITQlick rating
(4.7/5)

starts at $12 per user/month

Raken is a construction management app designed to help construction companies run their projects more efficiently.

Categories: Construction Project Management, Residential Remodeling Estimating, Lease Management.

RSMeans Online

ITQlick rating
(4.3/5)

starts at $229.99 per user/year

RSMeans Online is a cloud-based tool for cost estimation for facility management, construction and design. It boasts of the latest pricing for more than 85,000 construction items. The database includes unit cos...

Categories: Audit Management, Construction, Concrete Cost Estimating, Construction Apps, Electrician Apps.

Compare specifications

Raken Specifications

ITQlick Score: 95/100
ITQlick Rating: (4.7/5)
Pricing: 2/10 - low cost
Category: Construction -> Raken
Company:
Pricing: starts at $12 per user/month
Typical customers: Small, medium and large size businesses
Platforms: Desktop, Mobile, Cloud
Links: Raken review, Raken pricing, Raken alternatives

Compare features

Raken: 2 Features

Mobile Access
Construction

RSMeans Online: 0 Features

We are working to collect the information
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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Raken
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
Score
95/100
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)
$12 per user/month
Functionality
5
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RSMeans
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
4.2/10
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
$229.99 per user/year
Functionality
5
Procore
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
Score
99/100
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)
$375 per month
Functionality
33
PlanGrid
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
Score
98/100
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
2.6/10
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
$39 per month
Functionality
16
BuilderTREND
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
Score
97/100
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)
$99 per month
Functionality
31
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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.