RSMeans Online Vs e-Builder Enterprise (Apr 2021)

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / Apr 29, 2021

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Bottom Line: Which is Better - RSMeans Online or e-Builder Enterprise?

e-Builder Enterprise is more expensive to implement (TCO) than RSMeans Online, e-Builder Enterprise is rated higher (95/100) than RSMeans Online (90/100). e-Builder Enterprise offers more features (5) to their users than RSMeans Online (0).

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 e-Builder?

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...

e-Builder: e-Builder exists to enable repeat builders to improve construction project execution making construction faster, less expensive and more reliable, thus freeing up time and energy for society’s higher priorities. - See more at: http://www.e-builder.net/who-we-are/mission#sthash.mRNsDhWp.dpuf

Who's more expensive? RSMeans Online or e-Builder Enterprise?

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 e-Builder Enterprise.

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. e-Builder Enterprise price starts at $20,000 per license , when comparing e-Builder Enterprise to their competitors, the software is rated 8 - higher than the average Construction software cost.

Bottom line:e-Builder Enterprise is more expensive than RSMeans Online.

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. e-Builder Enterprise 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. e-Builder Enterprise: Accounting Management, Change Orders, Contract Management, RFIs/Submittals, Construction.

Target customer size

RSMeans Online services small, medium, and large companies involved in construction, repair, architecture, building and similar industries. The software is a suitable solution for small and medium businesses as well as large enterprises.

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.

e-Builder Enterprise

ITQlick rating
(4.4/5)

starts at $20,000 per license

e-Builder Enterprise is a construction management software solution for businesses of all sizes. Other than project management, it offers estimating, accounting, and integration services. The software wa...

Categories: Costing, Financial reporting, Construction, Capital Program Management, Construction Apps.

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Compare features

RSMeans Online: 0 Features

We are working to collect the list of features

e-Builder Enterprise: 5 Features

Accounting Management
Change Orders
Contract Management
RFIs/Submittals
Construction
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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e-Builder
ITQlick rating
4.4/5
Score
95/100
Pricing
9.4/10
License pricing
$20,000 per license
Functionality
19
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.