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Score 7 out of 101
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Score 7.4 out of 101

Likelihood to Recommend

ArchiOffice

Archioffice is only suitable for architect and interior design firms.
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Resource Guru

It is very well suited when different branches of the company reside in different countries or time zones. It allows the project manager to efficiently keep track of the progress of their team members. It reduces the need for intensive calls where the manager asks for an extensive check in and update from each individual person. It also allows the project manager to update tasks and timelines as needed.
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Feature Rating Comparison

Project Management

ArchiOffice
4.7
Resource Guru
8.7
Task Management
ArchiOffice
3.0
Resource Guru
Resource Management
ArchiOffice
3.0
Resource Guru
8.0
Gantt Charts
ArchiOffice
3.0
Resource Guru
Scheduling
ArchiOffice
3.0
Resource Guru
8.0
Workflow Automation
ArchiOffice
4.0
Resource Guru
Team Collaboration
ArchiOffice
3.0
Resource Guru
10.0
Support for Agile Methodology
ArchiOffice
4.0
Resource Guru
Support for Waterfall Methodology
ArchiOffice
4.0
Resource Guru
Document Management
ArchiOffice
6.0
Resource Guru
Email integration
ArchiOffice
3.0
Resource Guru
Mobile Access
ArchiOffice
4.0
Resource Guru
Timesheet Tracking
ArchiOffice
9.0
Resource Guru
Change request and Case Management
ArchiOffice
7.0
Resource Guru
Budget and Expense Management
ArchiOffice
10.0
Resource Guru

Professional Services Automation

ArchiOffice
8.7
Resource Guru
9.0
Quotes/estimates
ArchiOffice
5.0
Resource Guru
Invoicing
ArchiOffice
10.0
Resource Guru
Project & financial reporting
ArchiOffice
10.0
Resource Guru
9.0
Integration with accounting software
ArchiOffice
10.0
Resource Guru

Pros

ArchiOffice

  • ArchiOffice helps me manage my time throughout the work day.
  • ArchiOffice helps me to understand how much time I have allocated to each client and to give me a realistic view on how long each task actually takes.
  • ArchiOffice gives me a breakdown of the time and expenses our company has allocated to each project.
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Resource Guru

  • Task tracking: allows user to input tasks which may be marked off as finished by other members of the team.
  • Time tracking: allows users to log the amount of time spent on particular tasks.
  • Cross team management: allows users from different locations and time zones to view the same page and relevant tasks.
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Cons

ArchiOffice

  • Connectivity with technology (smartphone devices, Outlook) could be improved. An app to enter time/expense information would be very beneficial.
  • Tracking Construction Administration items (RFI's, Submittals, etc.) seems to add time to the process where it becomes ineffective to use that function of the software.
  • Having to constantly log in due to "timeout" becomes a little annoying but manageable.
  • The dashboard could be improved to provide pop-up reminders when submittals are due soon, timesheets need to be turned in, project actual hours are nearing budget hours, etc.
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Resource Guru

  • It isn't quite as user-friendly as I would like. Once you are accustomed to it, it is very useful, but the initial use could be facilitated.
  • One user-friendly calendar interface that displays tasks and deadlines would be nice.
  • A real-time time logging button would be nice, rather than entering hours retroactively.
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Alternatives Considered

ArchiOffice

I love Harvest, especially compared to Archioffice. It's very intuitive, simply designed and easy to use. Perhaps the billing isn't as robust or customizable as Archi, but I would take it over Archi any day.
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Resource Guru

Resource Guru is the only product of it's kind that I have used regularly. Slack is comparable in allowing communication between teams, but doesn't have nearly the functionality of Resource Guru. Resource Guru is the only product that I am aware of that manages tasks and deadlines between various team members, and can be accessed by all members.
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Return on Investment

ArchiOffice

  • ArchiOffice helps us manage our day to day time.
  • I would like ArchiOffice to manage future time better with project time projections.
  • ArchiOffice helps us manage our monthly expenses.
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Resource Guru

  • It has made our cross functional team much more productive and efficient.
  • The only negative feature is the slightly complicated user interface. Before a manager was fully introduced to the product, it was not utilized as much as should be.
  • It allowed all details of timelines to be updated easily (automatically), if the deadline is pushed forward or back.
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Pricing Details

ArchiOffice

General

Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Yes
Entry-level set up fee?
Optional

ArchiOffice Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

Resource Guru

General

Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Resource Guru Editions & Modules

Edition
Grasshopper Plan2.501
Blackbelt Plan4.161
Master Plan6.651
  1. per user, per month
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Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

ArchiOffice
7.0
Resource Guru
8.0

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