pipelineSuite - Top 3 Alternatives

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / updated: Nov 09, 2021

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The main competitors for Pipeline Suite are SmartBidNet and BidTracer.

SmartBidNet is a solution that manages the submission of requirements and request for bids for new projects. The product’s features include a requirements builder with an option to invites bidders, an online portal for bidders to review requirements and access project information, as well as a subcontractor module to handle pre-qualification of vendors. The product is web-enabled and supports mobile devices as well, with integration options to a variety of complementary applications.

Pipeline Suite’s solution operates along the same lines, but supports customization to meet the specific process requirements of construction companies. There is also a documentation system to manage all project related information which can be intelligently linked to both project requirements and bid templates. The product can also be integrated with the company’s website for provision of an online supplier portal and it is available as a web-based application as well.

Then there is BidTracer which offers additional features such as a cost estimation module, and a collaboration platform to enable suppliers to connect and engage with the bid requestors in an online forum. The product also integrates with Outlook to handle email communications which can be linked to bid information, and provides auditing tools to track and validate the bidding process to ensure transparency and prevent fraud.

Pipeline Suite supports most of these features and is also available as a web-enabled application. Additionally it provides a reporting system with dashboards to monitor bid performance and an integrated calendar to manage bid requirements posting & submission dates.

2021's Top pipelineSuite Alternatives

Here are the top 4 alternatives to pipelineSuite that are worth checking out: BuildCircle for SMBs, BuildingConnected for large size business, ContractComplete for growing companies, and

ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
Score ITQlick Score is a 1 to 100 score, based on pricing, and functionality Vs. alternative solutions
Pricing pricing Score is a 1 to 10 score, 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
Review
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pipelineSuite
ITQlick rating
4.7/5
Score
80/100
Pricing
3/10
License pricing
$450 per year
Functionality
5
Best for SMBs
BuildCircle
ITQlick rating
2.8/5
Score
82/100
Pricing
2.2/10
License pricing
$75 per month
Functionality
7
Best for Enterprise
BuildingConnected
ITQlick rating
4.5/5
Score
76/100
Pricing
2.2/10
License pricing
Has a free version
Functionality
5
Growing
ContractComplete
ITQlick rating
4.9/5
Score
80/100
Pricing
3/10
License pricing
$199 per user/month
Functionality
4

1. BuildCircle - Best for SMBs

BuildCircle is an alternative Construction Bid Management software, BuildCircle installed on-premises or used cloud based, pipelineSuite can be used on-premises and on the cloud. BuildCircle, with a pricing score of 2.2 is considered less expensive to implement than pipelineSuite with a score of 3.

BuildCircle is rated 2.8 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (BuildCircle offers 7 main features). compare head to head: BuildCircle Vs pipelineSuite

2. BuildingConnected - Best for Large Business

BuildingConnected is an alternative Construction Bid Management software, BuildingConnected installed on-premises or used cloud based, pipelineSuite can be used on-premises and on the cloud. BuildingConnected, with a pricing score of 2.2 is considered less expensive to implement than pipelineSuite with a score of 3.

BuildingConnected is rated 4.5 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (BuildingConnected offers 5 main features). compare head to head: BuildingConnected Vs pipelineSuite

3. ContractComplete - Best for Growing Companies

ContractComplete is an alternative Construction Bid Management software, ContractComplete installed on-premises or used cloud based, pipelineSuite can be used on-premises and on the cloud. ContractComplete is considered same cost to implement ($199 per user/month) as pipelineSuite, both with a pricing score of 3.

ContractComplete is rated 4.9 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (ContractComplete offers 4 main features). compare head to head: ContractComplete Vs pipelineSuite

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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.