RSMeans Online Vs BIM 360 (Apr 2021)

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / Apr 29, 2021

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Bottom Line: Which is Better - RSMeans Online or BIM 360?

RSMeans Online is more expensive to implement (TCO) than BIM 360, BIM 360 is rated higher (95/100) than RSMeans Online (90/100). BIM 360 offers more features (5) to their users than RSMeans Online (0). There is a clear winner in this case and it is BIM 360!

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 RSMeans compares with Autodesk?

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...

Autodesk: For more than 30 years, Autodesk software has helped designers, engineers, visual artists, students and makers imagine, design and create a better world. Advances in accessible 3D design and fabrication technology are disrupting the design, engineering and entertainment professions as we know them. As a result, Autodesk is expanding beyond our desi...

Who's more expensive? RSMeans Online or BIM 360?

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 RSMeans Online and BIM 360.

RSMeans Online price starts at $229.99 per user/year , on a scale between 1 to 10 RSMeans Online is rated 4, which is lower than the average cost of Construction software. BIM 360 price starts at $480 per user/year , when comparing BIM 360 to their competitors, the software is rated 2 - much lower than the average Construction software cost.

Bottom line: RSMeans Online is more expensive than BIM 360.

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 RSMeans Online Vs. BIM 360 based on some of the most important and required Construction features. RSMeans Online: We are still working to collect the list of features for RSMeans Online. BIM 360: Project Collaboration, Mobile Access, Document Management, Change Orders, RFIs/Submittals.

Target customer size

RSMeans Online services small, medium, and large companies involved in construction, repair, architecture, building and similar industries. and BIM 360's target customer size include: Small, medium and large size businesses.

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.

BIM 360

ITQlick rating
(4.2/5)

starts at $480 per user/year

BIM 360 is a cloud-based Construction software that enables its users to manage Submittals & RFIs and distribute and publish construction documents.

Categories: Construction, Construction Estimating, Construction Accounting & Job Costing, Construction Project Management, Home Builder.

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Compare features

RSMeans Online: 0 Features

We are working to collect the list of features

BIM 360: 5 Features

Project Collaboration
Mobile Access
Document Management
Change Orders
RFIs/Submittals
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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RSMeans
ITQlick rating
4.3/5
Score
90/100
Pricing
4.2/10
License pricing
$229.99 per user/year
Functionality
5
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BIM
ITQlick rating
4.2/5
Score
95/100
Pricing
2.4/10
License pricing
$480 per user/year
Functionality
15
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Procore
ITQlick rating
4.5/5
Score
99/100
Pricing
2/10
License pricing
$375 per month
Functionality
33
PlanGrid
ITQlick rating
4.6/5
Score
98/100
Pricing
2.6/10
License pricing
$39 per month
Functionality
16
BuilderTREND
ITQlick rating
4.5/5
Score
97/100
Pricing
2/10
License pricing
$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.