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10000ft

I think 10000ft is good for bare minimum project monitoring, we used it a large company because we didn't need to have exact numbers - it was just a rough idea to see where freelance resources were over burning. If, however you work a much smaller company and really need to know detailed information it's not as effective, there are many other software options that really allow for much closer and precise tracking. I would recommend 10000ft for companies that just need to monitor large freelance teams, track hours and higher level projects that are also monitored on other project management tools. It's a tool I would only use in conjunction with something else.
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e-Builder

As I stated, we primarily use it for managing specific government issued projects. It is quick, simple and secure which is perfectly fine by us. The notifications are quick and give enough information so you know what is going on with your project.
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Feature Rating Comparison

Project Management

10000ft
3.5
e-Builder
Task Management
10000ft
6.0
e-Builder
Resource Management
10000ft
6.0
e-Builder
Gantt Charts
10000ft
2.0
e-Builder
Scheduling
10000ft
2.0
e-Builder
Workflow Automation
10000ft
2.0
e-Builder
Team Collaboration
10000ft
1.0
e-Builder
Document Management
10000ft
2.0
e-Builder
Email integration
10000ft
1.0
e-Builder
Timesheet Tracking
10000ft
7.0
e-Builder
Change request and Case Management
10000ft
2.0
e-Builder
Budget and Expense Management
10000ft
7.0
e-Builder

Professional Services Automation

10000ft
5.0
e-Builder
Quotes/estimates
10000ft
6.0
e-Builder
Invoicing
10000ft
2.0
e-Builder
Project & financial reporting
10000ft
7.0
e-Builder

Construction Productivity

10000ft
e-Builder
7.7
Plan distribution & viewing
10000ft
e-Builder
7.0
Plan markups & sharing
10000ft
e-Builder
8.1
Issue tracking & punchlists
10000ft
e-Builder
8.3
Photo documentation
10000ft
e-Builder
8.0
Jobsite reports
10000ft
e-Builder
8.3
Document sharing
10000ft
e-Builder
9.0
RFI tools
10000ft
e-Builder
8.0
Collaboration & approvals
10000ft
e-Builder
8.8
As-built drawings
10000ft
e-Builder
7.2
Mobile app
10000ft
e-Builder
3.9

Pros

  • Tracks freelance resource hours.
  • Tracks multiple small projects and milestones within the projects.
  • Tracks budget information and scope creep.
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  • I appreciate the fully configurable dashboards. They are beneficial for both individual or company-wide use.
  • Getting email alerts when documents are recently uploaded is helpful with staying on top of current submittal processes. Highly supportive in the process of getting items paid for in a timely fashion.
  • Redundancy is easily reduced because e-Builder is helpful in standardizing different processes. Transparency is also emphasized, which keeps people on the same page.
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Cons

  • It's often confusing to use and find things, I sometimes find it to be a little counterintuitive as to where functions are (e.g. for tracking budgets and pulling reports).
  • When pulling a budget I always struggled to comb through the large amounts of data and time inputted. When I select a filter the page often wouldn't refresh or i'd forget to de-select a filter as it wasn't in an obvious place, which sometimes left me with pulling an incorrect budget.
  • The data is only as good as the people entering the time. Often with so many small tasks people would enter time incorrectly, in the wrong milestone or project. It lists all of your projects on one page, so it's not easy to enter it and there's a lot of room for error.
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  • The restrictions in formatting, and sorting of information rendered, in a way, affects the reporting output.
  • At certain times of day, e-Builder traffic causes the loading of filtered searches to take a while. This is probably common regardless of the site or software used.
  • More complicated reporting has some limitation, though the program is highly efficient in assisting with simple format reports.
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Likelihood to Renew

10000ft4.0
Based on 1 answer
I think there's limited uses for the tool and much more comprehensive options out there for multiple tools in one. With more people working remotely, it's hard to just use email and face to face, in some ways you need to have a tool that's a fall back and a record of where you are + where you're going
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e-Builder9.0
Based on 1 answer
Because again, one of our biggest clients entrusts E-builder to work with their systems. And its functions work for us as well.
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Usability

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e-Builder9.0
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Simple, because have a used it for the past two years, so i'm very familiar with the particular aspects of its program that I need to accomplish my tasks.
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Support

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e-Builder10.0
Based on 1 answer
Again, because our technical support is great. He doesn't always answer the phone but he definitely responds to emails fairly quickly. In addition, I like that he actually resolves an issue and I have yet to encounter the same issue twice. Actually, I haven't encountered many issues at all in the two years I have used the software.
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Implementation

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e-Builder10.0
Based on 1 answer
1. Set up the time to get training on the sytem before you go all in.
2. Listen, ask questions and actually practice using the tools and features while in class. It helps tremendously with becoming comfortable and remembering how things work.
3. Don't be afraid to mess up. They are helpful and will help resolve your issue in a timely manner
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Alternatives Considered

Although an interesting tool, compared to Basecamp or Workfront, 10000ft really struggles on the collaboration aspect of the tool. It's great for the bare minimum, recording hours and pulling a budget, but we also relied on email for collaboration and face to face meetings - which is no bad thing! Although for big companies and small projects it's nice to have everything all in one tool so there's less jumping and room for error. That would be my recommendation for any company evaluating it
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We didn't select e-Builder, it was selected by our customer. It was their preferred method to keep items secure and be able to communicate with various contractors across great distances. It seems to work for all of us as a good gateway for sharing information in a safe, organized manner.
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Return on Investment

  • Positive - We were able to track multiple projects at the same time and record accurate hours.
  • Positive - Able to pull budget and excel reports which can the be analyzed further and relatively simply.
  • Negative - There were a lot of times when hours were entered inaccurately which left us in a bind with budget and freelance billing.
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  • Transparency has helped put team members all in the appropriate "know".
  • The idea that everything is basically kept in one place has helped our project with coordination and planning.
  • Ease of use has helped contribute to time savings.
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Pricing Details

10000ft

General
Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
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e-Builder

General
Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
Required
Additional Pricing Details