OPTICON Review - why 4.2 stars?

OPTICON Review
ITQlick Score: 84/100
ITQlick Rating: (4.2/5)
Pricing: 4.4/10 - average cost
Category: Construction -> OPTICON
Ranking:Ranked 57 out of 443 Construction systems
Company: SoftTech Engineers
Pricing: starts at $1,599 per license
Typical customers: Medium and large size businesses
Platforms: Desktop, Mobile, Cloud
Links: OPTICON pricing, OPTICON alternatives

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / updated: May 21, 2022

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What is OPTICON and its features?

OPTICON is cloud-based construction management solution designed to help the user manage the construction process across verticals, processes, departments and locations. Some of its core features include project scheduling, procurement and project monitoring & control. The solution offers enterprise resource planning for construction organization.

The user can monitor the project from start to the end and throughout the lifecycle using the software. Designed by SoftTech Engineers, OPTICON helps the user plan and control construction projects, improve the estimating and tendering processes.

It is BIM enabled via integration with Autodesk Revit Software. The solution can be accessed through Mobile Phones using Android or the iOS Mobile App in mobile devices. It offers a free demo and free trial.

What is OPTICON rating?

The rating of OPTICON is 4.2 stars out of 5 and the total score is 84 out of 100. The rating score is based on our unbiased data-based algo. Learn more - rating methodology page.

Who uses OPTICON?

The typical customers include the following business size: Medium and large size businesses.

Is it easy to use?

Yes, OPTICON makes it fairly easy to use. This product is user friendly and intuitive.

Is OPTICON cloud-based?

Yes, they offer cloud based hosting, which means IT resources are retrieved through web-based tools and applications and you don't need to buy servers and additional hardware equipment.

Can it be used on mobile?

Yes, you can access OPTICON on your mobile/smart phone.

Is OPTICON the best Construction system?

OPTICON is ranked 57 out of 443 software in their category (Construction systems).

Who are their main alternatives?

The two main competitors of OPTICON include QuickBase and CMiC. Just like OPTICON, QuickBase is a cloud-based construction management solution. QuickBase is a product of QuickBase which began in 2002 and based in the United States whereas OPTICON is a product of SoftTech Engineers which was established in 1996 and based in India.

Both OPTICON and QuickBase offers support online and during business hours. Both QuickBase and OPTICON offers training via documentation, webinars, live-online and in-person. Both QuickBase and OPTICON provides a free trial.

CMiC is cloud-based construction management solution just as OPTICON. OPTICON is a product of SoftTech Engineers which was established in 1996 and based in India and comparison CMiC is a product of CMiC which began in 1974 and is based in Canada. OPTICON offers support online and during the business hours while CMiC offers support during the business hours.

Both OPTICON and CMiC offers training via documentation, webinars, live online and in-person. Both CMiC and OPTICON offer a free demo. CMiC deployment options include cloud, SaaS, and web, unlike OPTICON which has several deployment options including cloud, web, SaaS, installed in Windows and mobile devices such as Android and iOS.

What is the cost of OPTICON?

The cost of license starts at $1,599 per license. On top of the total cost of licenses which is easy to calculate - what is the REAL total cost of implementation? You need to add the cost of training, customization, data migration, and other "hidden cost". ITQlick pricing score is 4.4 out of 10 (10 is most expensive). You can find here the REAL total cost breakdown for OPTICON. You can also find here pricing information from OPTICON's website.

What should you ask SoftTech Engineers during a demo session? (65 questions)

Schedule a demo with OPTICON and access 65 must ask questions for the vendor while watching OPTICON in action. Visit the vendor's website here.

Where OPTICON is used?

OPTICON is ideal for Construction contractors, Real Estate Developers, Design Build Contractors, and MEP Contractors. It caters to the construction industry and serves different departments, locations, verticals and processes.

List of categories

Billing & Invoicing
Construction
Construction Project Scheduling
Construction Accounting & Job Costing
Construction Project Management
Document Management
Supplier Management
Contract Management
Project Reporting
Bid Management
Lead Management

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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.