ABB Ability Solution Suite vs. Munis

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
ABB Ability Solution Suite
Score 9.9 out of 10
N/A
The ABB Ability Solution Suite is an enterprise ERP product suite designed for asset-intensive industries like power generation and water management.N/A
Munis
Score 6.7 out of 10
N/A
Tyler Technologies offers Munis, their ERP suite for public sector entities. The modules are Munis Financial Management, Munis Human Capital Management, Munis Procurement, Munis Revenue, Munis Tax Billing & Collection, and Munis Utility BIlling CIS. Additionally, the ERP may include and integrate modules from the Tyler suite of education products.N/A
Pricing
ABB Ability Solution SuiteMunis
Editions & Modules
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Offerings
Pricing Offerings
ABB Ability Solution SuiteMunis
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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Community Pulse
ABB Ability Solution SuiteMunis
Top Pros
Top Cons

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Features
ABB Ability Solution SuiteMunis
Customization
Comparison of Customization features of Product A and Product B
ABB Ability Solution Suite
10.0
1 Ratings
32% above category average
Munis
10.0
1 Ratings
32% above category average
API for custom integration10.01 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Plug-ins10.01 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Security
Comparison of Security features of Product A and Product B
ABB Ability Solution Suite
10.0
1 Ratings
22% above category average
Munis
10.0
2 Ratings
22% above category average
Single sign-on capability10.01 Ratings10.02 Ratings
Role-based user permissions10.01 Ratings10.02 Ratings
Inventory Management
Comparison of Inventory Management features of Product A and Product B
ABB Ability Solution Suite
10.0
1 Ratings
25% above category average
Munis
-
Ratings
Inventory tracking10.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Location management10.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Order Management
Comparison of Order Management features of Product A and Product B
ABB Ability Solution Suite
10.0
1 Ratings
26% above category average
Munis
10.0
1 Ratings
26% above category average
Pricing10.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Order entry10.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Cost of goods sold10.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Credit card processing00 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Project Execution Management
Comparison of Project Execution Management features of Product A and Product B
ABB Ability Solution Suite
10.0
1 Ratings
38% above category average
Munis
-
Ratings
Project Planning and Scheduling10.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Task Insight for Project Managers10.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Project Mobile Functionality10.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Definable Resource Pools10.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Manufacturing
Comparison of Manufacturing features of Product A and Product B
ABB Ability Solution Suite
10.0
1 Ratings
30% above category average
Munis
-
Ratings
Production Process Design10.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Production Management10.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Configuration Management10.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Work Execution10.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Manufacturing Costs10.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Supply Chain
Comparison of Supply Chain features of Product A and Product B
ABB Ability Solution Suite
10.0
1 Ratings
35% above category average
Munis
-
Ratings
Forecasting10.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Inventory Planning10.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Performance Monitoring10.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Product Lifecycle Management
Comparison of Product Lifecycle Management features of Product A and Product B
ABB Ability Solution Suite
10.0
1 Ratings
34% above category average
Munis
-
Ratings
Proposal Management10.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Product Master Data Management10.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Payroll Management
Comparison of Payroll Management features of Product A and Product B
ABB Ability Solution Suite
-
Ratings
Munis
8.8
1 Ratings
21% above category average
Pay calculation00 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Benefit plan administration00 Ratings6.01 Ratings
Direct deposit files00 Ratings9.01 Ratings
Reporting & Analytics
Comparison of Reporting & Analytics features of Product A and Product B
ABB Ability Solution Suite
-
Ratings
Munis
9.3
3 Ratings
28% above category average
Dashboards00 Ratings10.03 Ratings
Standard reports00 Ratings9.93 Ratings
Custom reports00 Ratings8.03 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
Munis
9.8
3 Ratings
25% above category average
Accounts payable00 Ratings10.02 Ratings
Accounts receivable00 Ratings10.02 Ratings
Global Financial Support00 Ratings10.02 Ratings
Primary and Secondary Ledgers00 Ratings10.02 Ratings
Journals and Reconciliations00 Ratings10.03 Ratings
Configurable Accounting00 Ratings10.02 Ratings
Standardized Processes00 Ratings9.13 Ratings
Subledger and Financial Process
Comparison of Subledger and Financial Process features of Product A and Product B
ABB Ability Solution Suite
-
Ratings
Munis
9.5
3 Ratings
25% above category average
Billing Management00 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Cash and Asset Management00 Ratings9.13 Ratings
Travel & Expense Management00 Ratings10.02 Ratings
Budgetary Control & Encumbrance Accounting00 Ratings10.03 Ratings
Period Close00 Ratings9.13 Ratings
Project Financial Management
Comparison of Project Financial Management features of Product A and Product B
ABB Ability Solution Suite
-
Ratings
Munis
9.5
2 Ratings
22% above category average
Budgeting and Forecasting00 Ratings10.02 Ratings
Project Costing00 Ratings7.02 Ratings
Cost Capture00 Ratings7.02 Ratings
Capital Project Management00 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Customer Contract Compliance00 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Project Revenue Recognition00 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Procurement
Comparison of Procurement features of Product A and Product B
ABB Ability Solution Suite
-
Ratings
Munis
10.0
1 Ratings
37% above category average
Requisitions-to-Purchase Orders Integrated00 Ratings10.01 Ratings
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User Ratings
ABB Ability Solution SuiteMunis
Likelihood to Recommend
10.0
(1 ratings)
9.1
(3 ratings)
Usability
10.0
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Support Rating
10.0
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
User Testimonials
ABB Ability Solution SuiteMunis
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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Tyler Technologies
Munis is great for any sort of data keeping and accounting work. There are features of Munis that I am still not familiar with even after 6 years of use. Munis would not be very good for a point of sale sort of operation like a retail store because it just simply is not set up for that sort of operation.
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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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Tyler Technologies
  • Excellent for the municipal Financial program. Completely paperless.
  • Workflow is easy and easy to adjust.
  • Very Very user friendly even for the non computer savvy employees.
  • Windows based so easy to navigate.
  • Excellent help desk.
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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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Tyler Technologies
  • Submitting a purchase order requires lots of tabbing through fields
  • The product has lots of features, but they require additional training to understand how to use
  • Generating reports can sometimes be difficult
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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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Tyler Technologies
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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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Tyler Technologies
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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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Tyler Technologies
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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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Tyler Technologies
  • Munis has prevented our office from needing multiple software programs to house all of our information.
  • All of our employees have access to the same information, on the same software.
  • Munis has made day-to-day operations smoother for our office because we are not constantly flipping between programs or software.
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