PlanGrid Review - why 4.6 stars?

PlanGrid Review
ITQlick Score: 98/100
ITQlick Rating: (4.6/5)
Pricing: 2.6/10 - low cost
Category: Construction -> PlanGrid
Ranking:Ranked 2 out of 441 Construction systems
Company: PlanGrid
Pricing: starts at $39 per month
Typical customers: Small, medium and large size businesses
Platforms: Desktop, Mobile, Cloud
Links: PlanGrid pricing, PlanGrid alternatives

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / updated: Sep 07, 2020

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What is PlanGrid?

PlanGrid is cloud-based construction management, construction document management and collaboration platform designed for the construction teams. The solution features progress, documents, and reporting and more.

The documents module features the smart sheets, submittals, and RFIs and more. The progress module features markups, tasks, punch lists, and sheet compare. The reporting functionality features field reports, PDF reports, and As-builts. The solution helps publish sheets to the field in minutes.

The automated sheet versioning helps the user plan revisions that are automatically inserted in order so that the user gets to work from the latest set minus losing access to the project history and can slip in older versions. The solution enables the user to find the sheet faster.

What is PlanGrid rating? ()

The rating of PlanGrid is 4.6 stars out of 5 and the total score is 98 out of 100. The ratings are based on our unbiased experts. Learn more in our rating methodology page

Who are PlanGrid's typical customers?

The typical customers include the following business size: Small, medium and large size businesses.

Is PlanGrid the best Construction?

PlanGrid is ranked 2 out of 441 software in their category (Construction systems).

Who are their main alternatives?

The two main competitors of PlanGrid include Bluebeam Revu and CostOS estimating. Bluebeam Revu is a construction management solution just like PlanGrid. Bluebeam Revu is installed on-premise whereas PlanGrid is cloud-based. Bluebeam Revu is a product of Bluebeam Software which was founded in 2002 in the United States, but PlanGrid is a product of PlanGrid which was founded in 2011 in the United States.

Bluebeam Revu offers support during the business hours, and on the other hand, PlanGrid offers support online and during the business hours. PlanGrid offers training via documentation, webinars, live online and in-person whereas Bluebeam Revu offers training via documentation and live online.

CostOS estimating is a cloud-based construction estimating solution just like PlanGrid. CostOS estimating is a product of Nomitech which was founded in 2006 in the United Kingdom unlike PlanGrid is a product of PlanGrid which began in 2011 in the United States. PlanGrid offers support online and during the business hours whereas CostOS estimating offers support online, 24/7 live rep and during the business hours.

PlanGrid offers training via documentation, webinars, live online and in-person whereas CostOS estimating offers training via documentation, webinars, live online and in-person.

What is the cost of PlanGrid?

The cost of license starts at $39 per month. 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 2.6 out of 10 (10 is most expensive). Find here the REAL total cost breakdown for PlanGrid

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Is it the right software for you?

PlanGrid is ideal for construction teams including the designers, architects, contractors, superintendents, owners, project engineers, owner's reps, and project managers. It caters to multiple industries including commercial, heavy civil, industrial, healthcare and education.

PlanGrid's list of categories:

Capital Program Management
Construction Apps
Construction Program & Portfolio Management
Home Builder
Web Based Construction
Document Management
Team Collaboration
Lease Management
Issue Management
Online Project Management
Task Management

PlanGrid's list of features:

Mobile Access
Collaboration
Document Management
Issue Tracking
Task Management

PlanGrid Vs. Alternatives

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PlanGrid
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
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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
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$39 per month
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2/10
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97/100
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2/10
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$99 per month
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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
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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)
$49 per month
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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.