Backlog vs. e-Builder

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Backlog
Score 9.2 out of 10
N/A
Backlog is a project management and bug tracking tool for teams that want higher productivity, greater visibility, and simple project tracking. Development teams can work together with Design, Marketing, IT, and more. Backlog is designed to get everyone on track by organizing work, teammates, projects and tasks. The activity feed and watchlist are designed to help users keep an eye on relevant work and deadlines. Gantt charts and burndown charts are designed to help users visualize project…N/A
e-Builder
Score 7.2 out of 10
N/A
e-Builder is a cloud-based construction program management solution that manages capital program cost, schedule, and documents. It allows owners to measure and manage the capital project delivery process from planning, design, procurement, construction and operations.N/A
Pricing
Backloge-Builder
Editions & Modules
No answers on this topic
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Offerings
Pricing Offerings
Backloge-Builder
Free Trial
YesNo
Free/Freemium Version
YesNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoNo
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeRequired
Additional Details
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Features
Backloge-Builder
Project Management
Comparison of Project Management features of Product A and Product B
Backlog
9.5
2 Ratings
23% above category average
e-Builder
-
Ratings
Task Management10.02 Ratings00 Ratings
Gantt Charts9.02 Ratings00 Ratings
Scheduling10.02 Ratings00 Ratings
Team Collaboration10.02 Ratings00 Ratings
Support for Waterfall Methodology8.02 Ratings00 Ratings
Document Management9.02 Ratings00 Ratings
Email integration10.02 Ratings00 Ratings
Mobile Access10.02 Ratings00 Ratings
Construction Project & Field Management
Comparison of Construction Project & Field Management features of Product A and Product B
Backlog
-
Ratings
e-Builder
7.4
11 Ratings
0% below category average
Plan distribution & viewing00 Ratings7.610 Ratings
Plan markups & sharing00 Ratings8.710 Ratings
Issue tracking & punchlists00 Ratings7.911 Ratings
Photo documentation00 Ratings5.210 Ratings
Jobsite reports00 Ratings7.910 Ratings
Document sharing00 Ratings7.911 Ratings
RFI tools00 Ratings7.38 Ratings
Collaboration & approvals00 Ratings7.311 Ratings
As-built drawings00 Ratings7.89 Ratings
Mobile app00 Ratings5.87 Ratings
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User Ratings
Backloge-Builder
Likelihood to Recommend
10.0
(2 ratings)
7.1
(11 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
-
(0 ratings)
8.0
(2 ratings)
Usability
-
(0 ratings)
7.0
(2 ratings)
Support Rating
8.0
(1 ratings)
5.0
(3 ratings)
Implementation Rating
-
(0 ratings)
8.0
(2 ratings)
User Testimonials
Backloge-Builder
Likelihood to Recommend
Nulab, Inc.
The user interface is very good. It is more intuitive in nature. It is easy to use and robust in operation. The dashboard is designed on modernized UI and the interface is also intuitive. I can easily navigate things on my own.
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Trimble
Well suited for the owner's side of managing multiple projects as it allows for all aspects of a project from development to closeout to be managed on one platform. Not as appropriate for a general contractor as there is better software out there. e-Builder's app is not as effective as others.
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Pros
Nulab, Inc.
  • Gantt chart
  • Github support
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Trimble
  • Provide a document structure that is easy to navigate. All documents, even within a process, are stored in the document structure and easily accessed by those with the correct permissions.
  • Scheduling, especially with the new module is easy. It is helpful with a large organization where many hands touch projects to be able to forecast workloads (we have an in house engineering team who reviews all projects during their design phase)
  • Allows for easy interface with contractors and makes the submittal process more straightforward.
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Cons
Nulab, Inc.
  • The biggest drawback that I want Backlog to fix as soon as possible is that is does not provide any place to explain the problem or bug virtually.
  • There is a need for a tab or space to attach screenshot or video to easily explain the bug or problem in the project.
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Trimble
  • The restrictions in formatting, and sorting of information rendered, in a way, affects the reporting output.
  • At certain times of day, e-Builder traffic causes the loading of filtered searches to take a while. This is probably common regardless of the site or software used.
  • More complicated reporting has some limitation, though the program is highly efficient in assisting with simple format reports.
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Likelihood to Renew
Nulab, Inc.
No answers on this topic
Trimble
Because again, one of our biggest clients entrusts E-builder to work with their systems. And its functions work for us as well.
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Usability
Nulab, Inc.
No answers on this topic
Trimble
Simple, because have a used it for the past two years, so i'm very familiar with the particular aspects of its program that I need to accomplish my tasks.
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Support Rating
Nulab, Inc.
I would give 9 but one less because of the high price.
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Trimble
Again, because our technical support is great. He doesn't always answer the phone but he definitely responds to emails fairly quickly. In addition, I like that he actually resolves an issue and I have yet to encounter the same issue twice. Actually, I haven't encountered many issues at all in the two years I have used the software.
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Implementation Rating
Nulab, Inc.
No answers on this topic
Trimble
1. Set up the time to get training on the sytem before you go all in.
2. Listen, ask questions and actually practice using the tools and features while in class. It helps tremendously with becoming comfortable and remembering how things work.
3. Don't be afraid to mess up. They are helpful and will help resolve your issue in a timely manner
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Nulab, Inc.
Backlog has all of the top-notch features to increase productivity, visibility, and project tracking. Backlog is easy to use. I first just logged in to the platform and it was [ready] to go. I easily started working on it and it started giving me the bugs’ details on our project. Always available for queries. Listen to the queries very attentively and try to give a solution on the go if applicable. Otherwise, take some time and respond with the advanced workable solution in the limited time frame.
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Trimble
We have not compared other plans since the boss prefers this program from personal experience. But from using this program for 2 years I can see why we don't need to compare. Why fix something that isn't broken? It gets the job done, yes we might run into some issues but I feel like with all companies that can happen
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Return on Investment
Nulab, Inc.
  • Software interns get easily used to this tool.
  • One who works in the SDLC gets recognized and it's easy to track rank board.
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Trimble
  • Has added extra steps to processes that were previously easier. And I work for a university that complicates everything
  • Has more than cut in half the time it takes to generate reports about project status
  • Has made project management more efficient
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ScreenShots

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Screenshot of Projects home pageScreenshot of Gantt chartScreenshot of GitScreenshot of commenting in issuesScreenshot of subtasking