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Likelihood to Recommend

ArchiOffice

Archioffice is only suitable for architect and interior design firms.
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ZilicusPM

ZilicusPM is suited for any business that has difficulty managing and keeping track of office related work as well as project management. Its an efficient way to manage just about anything necessary. It is well-suited for our office, as structural/civil engineers - we are able to keep track of our projects as well as office/human resources related work.
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Feature Rating Comparison

Project Management

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

Professional Services Automation

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

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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ZilicusPM

  • ZilicusPM is great for an office regarding meetings and site visits. It's hard to keep track manually of where everyone is at. By sharing our calendars through ZilicusPM, we are able to access where someone is within a few seconds!! It is very convenient and less of a hassle.
  • This a great tool to use to manage all documents that enter in and out of our office for certain projects. It is hard to keep track of everything through our office, so this programs helps us manage things very efficiently.
  • This is great for prioritizing! I know many people in our office have an issue to do so. With the Project Issue Management feature, we are able to do this more effectively without causing any stress to our employees!
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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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ZilicusPM

  • The only thing I would suggest that needs room for improvement is that you should break down Zilicus PM into different sectors. What I mean by this is that you branch off this program into different areas of expertise like accounting, engineering, etc. Every business is managed differently, so other options should be provided to accommodate each field.
  • Other than that, I am very pleased with this program. It was WELL worth the investment. Saving a lot of time and money spent per worker by using this!
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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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ZilicusPM

We have used Microsoft Project for years. We loved it until we found ZilicusPM. ZilicusPM is more efficient and directive in our field. Microsoft Project does not provide as many features as ZilicusPM does. I am extremely grateful for having found ZilicusPM. It was recommended to us by an architectural firm that swore by this software.
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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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ZilicusPM

  • A positive impact that ZilicusPM has made is we are able to work more efficiently and prioritize what needs to be sent out, what invoices need to be sent out to clients, where are project engineers at certain time of day, etc.
  • We also have a higher ROI. I am able to manage what invoices need to be sent out without having to track people down for a summary of the work , which is extremely time consuming. I am able to get more invoices out while returning a higher investment for the company.
  • A negative impact it has made is we had to hire someone to manage this software entirely. It is very time-consuming for myself to manage and make sure everything is entered in correctly. We hired someone who is familiar with ZilicusPM and is able to certify all work.
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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

ZilicusPM

General

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

ZilicusPM Editions & Modules

Edition
Yearly Subscription$151
Monthly Subscription$201
  1. per user
Additional Pricing Details
The pricing per subscription reduces as number of subscriptions increases; it is also dependent on the duration of subscription.

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