AVEVA Enterprise Resource Management (ERM) vs. Viewpoint Vista

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
AVEVA ERM
Score 9.0 out of 10
N/A
Built for the process plant, power and marine industries, the integrated AVEVA Enterprise Resource Management solution supports the entire, design, procure, construct and delivery process. It is designed to create efficiencies from the automation of initial project planning and material definition, through Bill of Materials management, procurement and logistics, to fabrication and construction planning and control.N/A
Vista
Score 7.8 out of 10
N/A
Viewpoint’s Vista is a construction accounting software. Vista’s core accounting features include accounts receivable and payable, general ledger, payroll and time management, and cash management. It also provides tools for document management, including document templates and reporting.N/A
Pricing
AVEVA Enterprise Resource Management (ERM)Viewpoint Vista
Editions & Modules
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Offerings
Pricing Offerings
AVEVA ERMVista
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
AVEVA Enterprise Resource Management (ERM)Viewpoint Vista
Human Resource Management
Comparison of Human Resource Management features of Product A and Product B
AVEVA Enterprise Resource Management (ERM)
9.0
1 Ratings
15% above category average
Viewpoint Vista
-
Ratings
Employee demographic data9.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Employment history9.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Job profiles and administration9.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Workflow for transfers, promotions, pay raises, etc.9.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Organizational charting9.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Organization and location management9.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Compliance data (COBRA, OSHA, etc.)9.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Payroll Management
Comparison of Payroll Management features of Product A and Product B
AVEVA Enterprise Resource Management (ERM)
9.0
1 Ratings
17% above category average
Viewpoint Vista
8.3
25 Ratings
16% above category average
Pay calculation9.01 Ratings8.824 Ratings
Support for external payroll vendors9.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Off-cycle/On-Demand payment9.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Benefit plan administration9.01 Ratings7.718 Ratings
Direct deposit files9.01 Ratings8.824 Ratings
Salary revision and increment management9.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Reimbursement management9.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Asset Management
Comparison of Asset Management features of Product A and Product B
AVEVA Enterprise Resource Management (ERM)
9.0
1 Ratings
22% above category average
Viewpoint Vista
-
Ratings
Tracking of all physical assets9.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Reporting & Analytics
Comparison of Reporting & Analytics features of Product A and Product B
AVEVA Enterprise Resource Management (ERM)
9.0
1 Ratings
13% above category average
Viewpoint Vista
7.9
29 Ratings
12% above category average
Dashboards9.01 Ratings8.324 Ratings
Standard reports9.01 Ratings8.029 Ratings
Custom reports9.01 Ratings7.726 Ratings
Data exportability9.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Construction Project & Field Management
Comparison of Construction Project & Field Management features of Product A and Product B
AVEVA Enterprise Resource Management (ERM)
9.0
1 Ratings
17% above category average
Viewpoint Vista
-
Ratings
Plan distribution & viewing9.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Plan markups & sharing9.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Issue tracking & punchlists9.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Photo documentation9.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Jobsite reports9.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Document sharing9.01 Ratings00 Ratings
RFI tools9.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Collaboration & approvals9.01 Ratings00 Ratings
As-built drawings9.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Mobile app9.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Submittal design and management9.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Checklists9.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Meeting Minutes9.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Specifications9.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Change orders9.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Estimating
Comparison of Estimating features of Product A and Product B
AVEVA Enterprise Resource Management (ERM)
9.0
1 Ratings
9% above category average
Viewpoint Vista
-
Ratings
Takeoff tools9.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Job costing9.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Cost databases9.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Cost calculator9.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Bid creation9.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Customization
Comparison of Customization features of Product A and Product B
AVEVA Enterprise Resource Management (ERM)
-
Ratings
Viewpoint Vista
7.4
6 Ratings
2% above category average
API for custom integration00 Ratings7.26 Ratings
Plug-ins00 Ratings7.75 Ratings
Security
Comparison of Security features of Product A and Product B
AVEVA Enterprise Resource Management (ERM)
-
Ratings
Viewpoint Vista
8.3
13 Ratings
4% above category average
Single sign-on capability00 Ratings8.311 Ratings
Role-based user permissions00 Ratings8.213 Ratings
General Ledger and Configurable Accounting
Comparison of General Ledger and Configurable Accounting features of Product A and Product B
AVEVA Enterprise Resource Management (ERM)
-
Ratings
Viewpoint Vista
8.0
18 Ratings
5% above category average
Accounts payable00 Ratings8.218 Ratings
Accounts receivable00 Ratings8.015 Ratings
Global Financial Support00 Ratings7.31 Ratings
Primary and Secondary Ledgers00 Ratings8.21 Ratings
Journals and Reconciliations00 Ratings8.313 Ratings
Configurable Accounting00 Ratings8.314 Ratings
Standardized Processes00 Ratings7.617 Ratings
Inventory Management
Comparison of Inventory Management features of Product A and Product B
AVEVA Enterprise Resource Management (ERM)
-
Ratings
Viewpoint Vista
7.5
6 Ratings
3% below category average
Inventory tracking00 Ratings7.56 Ratings
Automatic reordering00 Ratings7.32 Ratings
Location management00 Ratings7.64 Ratings
Order Management
Comparison of Order Management features of Product A and Product B
AVEVA Enterprise Resource Management (ERM)
-
Ratings
Viewpoint Vista
7.5
8 Ratings
3% below category average
Pricing00 Ratings7.16 Ratings
Order entry00 Ratings7.68 Ratings
Cost of goods sold00 Ratings7.78 Ratings
Order Orchestration00 Ratings7.65 Ratings
Subledger and Financial Process
Comparison of Subledger and Financial Process features of Product A and Product B
AVEVA Enterprise Resource Management (ERM)
-
Ratings
Viewpoint Vista
7.6
16 Ratings
3% above category average
Billing Management00 Ratings8.013 Ratings
Cash and Asset Management00 Ratings7.813 Ratings
Travel & Expense Management00 Ratings6.97 Ratings
Budgetary Control & Encumbrance Accounting00 Ratings6.98 Ratings
Period Close00 Ratings7.811 Ratings
Project Financial Management
Comparison of Project Financial Management features of Product A and Product B
AVEVA Enterprise Resource Management (ERM)
-
Ratings
Viewpoint Vista
8.0
1 Ratings
5% above category average
Budgeting and Forecasting00 Ratings7.31 Ratings
Project Costing00 Ratings9.11 Ratings
Cost Capture00 Ratings9.11 Ratings
Customer Contract Compliance00 Ratings7.31 Ratings
Project Revenue Recognition00 Ratings7.31 Ratings
Project Execution Management
Comparison of Project Execution Management features of Product A and Product B
AVEVA Enterprise Resource Management (ERM)
-
Ratings
Viewpoint Vista
6.5
9 Ratings
4% below category average
Task Insight for Project Managers00 Ratings7.47 Ratings
Project Mobile Functionality00 Ratings6.68 Ratings
Procurement
Comparison of Procurement features of Product A and Product B
AVEVA Enterprise Resource Management (ERM)
-
Ratings
Viewpoint Vista
7.2
8 Ratings
5% above category average
Contract Authoring00 Ratings7.56 Ratings
Contract Repository00 Ratings7.76 Ratings
Requisitions-to-Purchase Orders Integrated00 Ratings6.97 Ratings
Supplier Management00 Ratings6.75 Ratings
Supply Chain
Comparison of Supply Chain features of Product A and Product B
AVEVA Enterprise Resource Management (ERM)
-
Ratings
Viewpoint Vista
7.6
4 Ratings
8% above category average
Inventory Planning00 Ratings7.64 Ratings
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User Ratings
AVEVA Enterprise Resource Management (ERM)Viewpoint Vista
Likelihood to Recommend
9.0
(1 ratings)
7.8
(76 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
-
(0 ratings)
8.0
(17 ratings)
Usability
-
(0 ratings)
7.0
(21 ratings)
Availability
-
(0 ratings)
8.6
(4 ratings)
Performance
-
(0 ratings)
8.2
(4 ratings)
Support Rating
-
(0 ratings)
5.5
(28 ratings)
In-Person Training
-
(0 ratings)
9.1
(2 ratings)
Online Training
-
(0 ratings)
8.6
(2 ratings)
Implementation Rating
-
(0 ratings)
6.7
(8 ratings)
Configurability
-
(0 ratings)
8.2
(4 ratings)
Contract Terms and Pricing Model
-
(0 ratings)
8.2
(2 ratings)
Ease of integration
-
(0 ratings)
7.0
(41 ratings)
Product Scalability
-
(0 ratings)
8.6
(4 ratings)
Professional Services
-
(0 ratings)
8.6
(2 ratings)
Vendor post-sale
-
(0 ratings)
8.6
(2 ratings)
Vendor pre-sale
-
(0 ratings)
8.6
(2 ratings)
User Testimonials
AVEVA Enterprise Resource Management (ERM)Viewpoint Vista
Likelihood to Recommend
AVEVA
Functionalities like effective expense Engineering data management and even analytics creation AVAVA Enterprise Resource Management is the best choice. To collaborate on various construction projects is very easy and even financial reports sharing among all the involved members from different construction projects is also easy and cost-effective and its budgeting tools offer the best capability ever.
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Trimble Viewpoint
The company has made a commitment to the use of the Vista products and continue to move forward trying to implement more with the Vista HR Management. From timekeeping to onboarding in the near future we strive to look for better ways to utilize the products for our accounting and payroll purposes.
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Pros
AVEVA
  • Activity management.
  • Workflow easy management is amazing.
  • Project financial analytics are effective.
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Trimble Viewpoint
  • New employee on-boarding and personnel management
  • Full spectrum accounting management (AP/AR/Payroll)
  • Project management from contract award through project close-out
  • Data security management, reporting and anlysis
  • Equipment full lifespan management for costs, revenue and location tracking
  • User Database allows for built-in customization capabilities to fit the most unique business requirements
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Cons
AVEVA
  • Only the first time configuration of the functionalities.
  • Multiple project cost estimate should be more easy.
  • Accurate reports creation from different construction projects can be more simplified.
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Trimble Viewpoint
  • Their payroll module is terribly slow and very clunky.
  • Job costing parameters are very strict and limited.
  • Each module interface has too many forms and screens.
  • There is too much flexibility regarding where to put information into the system. There isn't one place to do anything, which creates confusion for staff.
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Likelihood to Renew
AVEVA
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Trimble Viewpoint
It is extremely customizable and tracks so many complicated costs very well, more-so than other construction software programs out there that we've used in the past. It is also not an easy program to use for those even slightly not comfortable with a computer. The help sections/knowledge base could be better organized and updated more. It is a very powerful software program for our business and we rely on it hugely to see how our projects are running in real-time.
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Usability
AVEVA
No answers on this topic
Trimble Viewpoint
I think that Vista's is an easy program to use very user friendly with lots of help features to allow the user to fix an issue without having to put a support call into Vista. The reporting and exporting capability's are strong.
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Reliability and Availability
AVEVA
No answers on this topic
Trimble Viewpoint
Only issue is when there is an upgrade - it takes several times to get back logged in. Otherwise no issues with getting on to the program. We are set up on lap top or on the remote desk top. Works 90% of the time
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Performance
AVEVA
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Trimble Viewpoint
No issue downloading the reports - I do find sometimes it is easier to export and save than it is to print to a pdf. Options on the different reports not consistent. You can print a couple projects on the JC Contract Status Report - but you have to do each project for the JC Cost by contract item - when neither one is a drill down - not a big deal
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Support Rating
AVEVA
No answers on this topic
Trimble Viewpoint
When privately owned, it was very good, then dropped when owned by Bane Capital Investments. Now that it has been bought by Trimble and has a home, support is back up again. Response time is better than most software companies, and the information provided is good. They have Chat support for quick answers, and a good Knowledge Base and video libraries.
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In-Person Training
AVEVA
No answers on this topic
Trimble Viewpoint
I was not part of the in person training. I am assuming the training went well - but I did all my training through viewpoint academy.
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Online Training
AVEVA
No answers on this topic
Trimble Viewpoint
Excellent training! They keep you on track to insure your implementation is going as planned. There are ample ways to receive additional training and training can be provided by position type. If you put on the effort, the training is there.
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Implementation Rating
AVEVA
No answers on this topic
Trimble Viewpoint
The trainer Viewpoint sent did not understand the processes, he only knew where the modules were located. He had no understanding of the actual process itself.
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Alternatives Considered
AVEVA
AVEVA Enterprise Resources Management implementation is easy and even managing various construction contracts is easy and even the documentation ability is effective. The financial data analytics are also very clean and time management through quick budgeting and scheduling on AVEVA Enterprise Resource Management is excellent as well as the creation of the quick reports.
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Trimble Viewpoint
I personally have not used another ERP system other than Viewpoint Vista. I am sure there are others out there, but from listening to my managers experiences before Great Basin Industrial implemented Viewpoint, the other options were less superior to what Viewpoint offers. I think if you are looking for an ERP system in the construction industry, then Viewpoint is the way to go
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Contract Terms and Pricing Model
AVEVA
No answers on this topic
Trimble Viewpoint
I wasn't part of the integration.
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Scalability
AVEVA
No answers on this topic
Trimble Viewpoint
For a small business - this program is well used in the accounting and operations. The two different work plans are set up for success. Alot of the programs we do not use - but like the reports that are generated - one disadvantage if you do not know crystal reports you cannot edit your form to meet your needs so there is a lot of printing different several forms to get all the information you need.
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Professional Services
AVEVA
No answers on this topic
Trimble Viewpoint
I wasn't part of the integration.
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Return on Investment
AVEVA
  • Powerful features for the multiple project reporting and excellent for easy collaboration.
  • The estimates and the data budgeting through AVEVA Enterprise Resource Management are more effective and profitable.
  • Resource management is amazing as various Engineering data management platforms.
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Trimble Viewpoint
  • Not sure I can speak to this as the company moved to Viewpoint before I began here. I think it is helpful for the Project Management and Superintendent staff to easily review how specific job items went, which we do in the PM contract drilldown analysis
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