ABB Ability Solution Suite vs. Exact Global

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
ABB Ability Solution Suite
Score 9.9 out of 10
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The ABB Ability Solution Suite is an enterprise ERP product suite designed for asset-intensive industries like power generation and water management.N/A
Exact Global
Score 7.8 out of 10
N/A
Exact Global is an ERP for global manufacturing companies, from global company Exact Software headquartered in the Netherlands.N/A
Pricing
ABB Ability Solution SuiteExact Global
Editions & Modules
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Offerings
Pricing Offerings
ABB Ability Solution SuiteExact Global
Free Trial
NoNo
Free/Freemium Version
NoNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoNo
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
Additional Details
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Top Pros
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Features
ABB Ability Solution SuiteExact Global
Customization
Comparison of Customization features of Product A and Product B
ABB Ability Solution Suite
10.0
1 Ratings
32% above category average
Exact Global
9.0
2 Ratings
22% above category average
API for custom integration10.01 Ratings9.02 Ratings
Plug-ins10.01 Ratings9.02 Ratings
Security
Comparison of Security features of Product A and Product B
ABB Ability Solution Suite
10.0
1 Ratings
20% above category average
Exact Global
9.5
3 Ratings
15% above category average
Single sign-on capability10.01 Ratings10.02 Ratings
Role-based user permissions10.01 Ratings9.03 Ratings
Inventory Management
Comparison of Inventory Management features of Product A and Product B
ABB Ability Solution Suite
10.0
1 Ratings
23% above category average
Exact Global
9.8
3 Ratings
21% above category average
Inventory tracking10.01 Ratings10.03 Ratings
Location management10.01 Ratings10.03 Ratings
Automatic reordering00 Ratings9.03 Ratings
Order Management
Comparison of Order Management features of Product A and Product B
ABB Ability Solution Suite
10.0
1 Ratings
25% above category average
Exact Global
9.3
3 Ratings
18% above category average
Pricing10.01 Ratings10.03 Ratings
Order entry10.01 Ratings9.03 Ratings
Cost of goods sold10.01 Ratings10.03 Ratings
Credit card processing00 Ratings9.02 Ratings
Order Orchestration00 Ratings9.03 Ratings
Project Execution Management
Comparison of Project Execution Management features of Product A and Product B
ABB Ability Solution Suite
10.0
1 Ratings
39% above category average
Exact Global
7.7
1 Ratings
13% above category average
Project Planning and Scheduling10.01 Ratings9.01 Ratings
Task Insight for Project Managers10.01 Ratings8.01 Ratings
Project Mobile Functionality10.01 Ratings8.01 Ratings
Definable Resource Pools10.01 Ratings8.01 Ratings
Manufacturing
Comparison of Manufacturing features of Product A and Product B
ABB Ability Solution Suite
10.0
1 Ratings
27% above category average
Exact Global
9.0
2 Ratings
17% above category average
Production Process Design10.01 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Production Management10.01 Ratings8.72 Ratings
Configuration Management10.01 Ratings8.72 Ratings
Work Execution10.01 Ratings9.01 Ratings
Manufacturing Costs10.01 Ratings8.62 Ratings
Supply Chain
Comparison of Supply Chain features of Product A and Product B
ABB Ability Solution Suite
10.0
1 Ratings
29% above category average
Exact Global
8.8
2 Ratings
17% above category average
Forecasting10.01 Ratings8.52 Ratings
Inventory Planning10.01 Ratings8.82 Ratings
Performance Monitoring10.01 Ratings9.01 Ratings
Product Lifecycle Management
Comparison of Product Lifecycle Management features of Product A and Product B
ABB Ability Solution Suite
10.0
1 Ratings
31% above category average
Exact Global
6.9
1 Ratings
6% below category average
Proposal Management10.01 Ratings7.01 Ratings
Product Master Data Management10.01 Ratings7.01 Ratings
Payroll Management
Comparison of Payroll Management features of Product A and Product B
ABB Ability Solution Suite
-
Ratings
Exact Global
9.0
2 Ratings
20% above category average
Pay calculation00 Ratings9.02 Ratings
Benefit plan administration00 Ratings9.02 Ratings
Direct deposit files00 Ratings9.02 Ratings
Reporting & Analytics
Comparison of Reporting & Analytics features of Product A and Product B
ABB Ability Solution Suite
-
Ratings
Exact Global
9.0
3 Ratings
23% above category average
Dashboards00 Ratings9.03 Ratings
Standard reports00 Ratings9.03 Ratings
Custom reports00 Ratings9.03 Ratings
General Ledger and Configurable Accounting
Comparison of General Ledger and Configurable Accounting features of Product A and Product B
ABB Ability Solution Suite
-
Ratings
Exact Global
8.9
2 Ratings
15% above category average
Accounts payable00 Ratings10.02 Ratings
Accounts receivable00 Ratings9.02 Ratings
Global Financial Support00 Ratings9.02 Ratings
Primary and Secondary Ledgers00 Ratings9.02 Ratings
Journals and Reconciliations00 Ratings9.02 Ratings
Configurable Accounting00 Ratings8.02 Ratings
Standardized Processes00 Ratings9.02 Ratings
Subledger and Financial Process
Comparison of Subledger and Financial Process features of Product A and Product B
ABB Ability Solution Suite
-
Ratings
Exact Global
8.6
2 Ratings
15% above category average
Billing Management00 Ratings9.02 Ratings
Cash and Asset Management00 Ratings9.02 Ratings
Travel & Expense Management00 Ratings2.01 Ratings
Budgetary Control & Encumbrance Accounting00 Ratings9.02 Ratings
Period Close00 Ratings9.02 Ratings
Project Financial Management
Comparison of Project Financial Management features of Product A and Product B
ABB Ability Solution Suite
-
Ratings
Exact Global
7.8
2 Ratings
3% above category average
Budgeting and Forecasting00 Ratings9.01 Ratings
Project Costing00 Ratings9.01 Ratings
Cost Capture00 Ratings8.01 Ratings
Capital Project Management00 Ratings8.01 Ratings
Customer Contract Compliance00 Ratings9.02 Ratings
Project Revenue Recognition00 Ratings8.01 Ratings
Grants Management
Comparison of Grants Management features of Product A and Product B
ABB Ability Solution Suite
-
Ratings
Exact Global
8.8
2 Ratings
17% above category average
Award Lifecycle Management00 Ratings8.02 Ratings
Procurement
Comparison of Procurement features of Product A and Product B
ABB Ability Solution Suite
-
Ratings
Exact Global
9.3
3 Ratings
30% above category average
Bids Analyzed and Compared00 Ratings10.02 Ratings
Contract Authoring00 Ratings9.02 Ratings
Contract Repository00 Ratings9.02 Ratings
Requisitions-to-Purchase Orders Integrated00 Ratings9.02 Ratings
Supplier Management00 Ratings9.03 Ratings
Risk Management
Comparison of Risk Management features of Product A and Product B
ABB Ability Solution Suite
-
Ratings
Exact Global
5.6
1 Ratings
13% below category average
Risk Repository00 Ratings6.01 Ratings
Control Management00 Ratings6.01 Ratings
Control Efficiency Assessments00 Ratings6.01 Ratings
Issue Detection00 Ratings5.01 Ratings
Remediation and Certification00 Ratings5.01 Ratings
Logistics
Comparison of Logistics features of Product A and Product B
ABB Ability Solution Suite
-
Ratings
Exact Global
6.5
2 Ratings
6% below category average
Transportation Planning and Optimization00 Ratings6.01 Ratings
Transportation Execution Management00 Ratings6.01 Ratings
Trade and Customs Management00 Ratings5.01 Ratings
Fulfillment Management00 Ratings9.02 Ratings
Warehouse Workforce Management00 Ratings9.02 Ratings
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User Ratings
ABB Ability Solution SuiteExact Global
Likelihood to Recommend
10.0
(1 ratings)
8.0
(3 ratings)
Usability
10.0
(1 ratings)
9.0
(1 ratings)
Support Rating
10.0
(1 ratings)
9.0
(1 ratings)
User Testimonials
ABB Ability Solution SuiteExact Global
Likelihood to Recommend
ABB Ventyx
Of course this is the one of the best solution available in the market at present. When you have Multiple system in a plant then you need a powerful tool for Computation which Ability does it smoothly.
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Exact Software
Exact Global is extensively used at EWS as a strategic tool of importance for managing our core Financial processes like Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, General Ledger accounts, Financial entries, Transactions etc. It is a critical tool for EWS and integrated with our ERP for a seamless operations of financial processes in the enterprise
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Pros
ABB Ventyx
  • Computation of data.
  • Presentation to right person.
  • Ability to perform critical task and sending to users.
  • Multiple control system connectivity.
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Exact Software
  • Exact offers a large range of user defined fields, which is especially useful once you've built a base on the system and need to customize certain aspects. Just last week we added the ability to track customer training by model using custom UDFs.
  • Engineering bills of material are tracked in Exact and the engineering BOM module is pretty intuitive and easy to use. Modification and drill down/up is not difficult once you figure out he basics.
  • Inventory control is fairly simple and offers a lot of information and options to track different kinds of products. We use bulk and each UOMs primarily, but others are used regularly depending on application.
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Cons
ABB Ventyx
  • May be for smaller PLCs this can't be implemented.
  • Cost may an area ABB can look in to.
  • Improvement in GUI
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Exact Software
  • Expand the commercial aliador network.
  • Improve online support
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Usability
ABB Ventyx
One of the best solutions in the market with a user-friendly system. This is very useful when the ABB system (Like we had 800xA) is there, new or existing; all the ABB systems can be integrated using this rather than going to a 3rd party vendor, which may have interface problems.
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Exact Software
Exact Global is a strategic tool for financial core processes operations at EWS. It is integrated with ERP to seamlessly deliver key processes like O2C, P2P etc. and very well liked by users for its ease of use and flexibility of data moving across different systems. Exact Global is a part of EWS’s enterprise architecture and roadmap aligned to PACE strategy for achieving business objectives
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Support Rating
ABB Ventyx
Good support in terms of quality and promptness. When we had problems with some of the commands not getting executed, their online support also provided a good solution to solve the problem. Even mission-critical task we were able to solve during this Pandemic time. The suggestion is to go for the online support 1st in the future, followed by a visit.
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Exact Software
Receive Great support from Exact Global team. Timely response and resolution by the vendor and never breach on SLAs - it’s a support team’s dream to support Exact Global.
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Alternatives Considered
ABB Ventyx
Better suited for the ABB System as Microsoft is a third party for ABB Control System.
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Exact Software
I've used other ERP systems in large organizations, one custom and one SAP. SAP is a very powerful suite of software, but comes at a price point that is unobtainable for many smaller companies. Exact is more realistic and accessible for smaller companies that are not necessarily global commodities, but instead smaller manufacturers in niche markets. I haven't had the opportunity to review many other options in this size range.
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Return on Investment
ABB Ventyx
  • Positive is definitely ROI since manual intervention is minimized and the process is automated.
  • Cost wise, ABB has been looked upon considering the small industry.
  • Overall, a good solution for a large companies.
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Exact Software
  • Monitoring of production cost.
  • Registration and documentation of engineering changes.
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