Project Drive Review - why 5 stars?

Project Drive Review
ITQlick Score: 85/100
ITQlick Rating: (5/5)
Pricing: 3/10 - low cost
Category: Project Management -> Project Drive
Ranking:Ranked 81 out of 781 Project Management systems
Company: TGMT Systems Inc.
Pricing: starts at $40 per user/month
Typical customers: SMBs
Platforms: Desktop, Mobile, Cloud
Links: Project Drive pricing, Project Drive alternatives
Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / updated: Jun 15, 2021

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What is Project Drive?

Project Drive is a construction project management solution for businesses of all sizes. Core modules of the software include project management, resource management, task management, and service management. The software was designed and launched by TGMT-Systems Inc headquartered in Quebec, Canada.

What is Project Drive rating? ()

The rating of Project Drive is 5 stars out of 5 and the total score is 85 out of 100. The ratings are based on our unbiased experts. Learn more in our rating methodology page

Who are Project Drive's typical customers?

The software is a flexible product that can be deployed in any business size related to the construction industry. It can be used by engineers, architects, specialty retailers, electricians, and mechanics etc. Some notable customers of the software include Acquireo Systems Inc and University of Ottawa etc.

Is Project Drive the best Project Management?

Project Drive is ranked 81 out of 781 software in their category (Project Management systems).

What are their main features and functionalities?

Core project management services offered by Project Drive include document sharing and versioning, resource utilization management, project schedule reports, project cost and revenue reports, Gantt charts, timesheets, workflow management, and support for multiple projects. Resource management capabilities of the software include data import and export, unlimited customization, resource schedule reports, and project health reports.

For efficient task management, Project Drive offers automatic email notifications, calendar view of tasks, task history, customized dashboard, data filtering, recurring tasks, and report builder. Service management features of the software include inventory management, service contracts, and service quotes. Integration is available with Microsoft Project and QuickGantt scheduling.

Who are their main alternatives?

JobTrac is project management software that includes project & resource scheduling, payment processing, labor costing & forecasting, as well as expense management and historical job costing for proper project billing estimation. The software includes a document management system for storage of all related project information, including documentation on project change requests and contract updates. The solution is currently only available as an on premise solution.

Project Drive on the other hand offers a free trial of its product, is available as an on premise and cloud based solution, and is scalable for any size of business. Additionally the product is available as a limited features Lite version, as well as a Full featured version which can be chosen based on the project requirements. The software also allows users to completely customize the product according to business requirements, and includes a collaboration workspace for the project manager to share project information and track updates with team members.

Then there is KeyedIn Projects which is focused on SMEs and is available as a cloud based solution and as an on premise solution. It includes resource allocation & scheduling, budgeting & reporting, with project tracking & billing, as well as live dashboards to review project performance. KeyedIn Projects does provide limited integration to some third party products; however Project Drive currently does not include an API for software integration.

Also it must be noted that Project Drive has a well established reporting system that includes scheduled and customizable reports, with dashboards and project health reports. The goal of this being to provide real time data to project managers so that they can effectively monitor project performance and proactively address problems.

What is the cost of Project Drive?

The cost of license starts at $40 per user/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 3 out of 10 (10 is most expensive). Find here the REAL total cost breakdown for Project Drive

What should you ask TGMT Systems Inc. during a demo session? (65 questions)

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List of categories

Team Collaboration
Project Management
Issue Management
Online Project Management
Project Budgeting
Project Reporting
Project Resource Management
Task Management
Time Tracking

List of features

Document Management
Project Management
Task Management
Procurement
Time Tracking
Scheduling
Contract 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.