BuildOps vs. Planview Portfolios

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
BuildOps
Score 10.0 out of 10
N/A
BuildOps enables subcontractors to run their business on one software solution that manages their invoicing & billing, scheduling, estimates, proposals, payments, workflows, custom forms, and financial reporting. The cloud-based BuildOps has been designed and built by a team of subcontractors & engineers, at the company of the same name headquartered in Santa Monica.N/A
Planview Portfolios
Score 8.6 out of 10
N/A
Planview Portfolios is an end-to-end project portfolio management and enterprise architecture management tool. It includes two components: Portfolio and Resource Management and Capability and Technology Management. The platform is available as a cloud-based or on-premise service.N/A
Pricing
BuildOpsPlanview Portfolios
Editions & Modules
No answers on this topic
No answers on this topic
Offerings
Pricing Offerings
BuildOpsPlanview Portfolios
Free Trial
NoNo
Free/Freemium Version
NoNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoNo
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
Additional Details
More Pricing Information
Community Pulse
BuildOpsPlanview Portfolios
Top Pros

No answers on this topic

Top Cons

No answers on this topic

Best Alternatives
BuildOpsPlanview Portfolios
Small Businesses
Kickserv
Kickserv
Score 9.3 out of 10
monday.com
monday.com
Score 8.4 out of 10
Medium-sized Companies
Jotform
Jotform
Score 8.7 out of 10
Quickbase
Quickbase
Score 9.2 out of 10
Enterprises
ServiceNow Customer Service Management
ServiceNow Customer Service Management
Score 7.9 out of 10
Quickbase
Quickbase
Score 9.2 out of 10
All AlternativesView all alternativesView all alternatives
User Ratings
BuildOpsPlanview Portfolios
Likelihood to Recommend
10.0
(1 ratings)
8.7
(98 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
-
(0 ratings)
8.2
(15 ratings)
Usability
-
(0 ratings)
7.7
(6 ratings)
Availability
-
(0 ratings)
7.3
(2 ratings)
Performance
-
(0 ratings)
7.3
(1 ratings)
Support Rating
-
(0 ratings)
7.9
(8 ratings)
In-Person Training
-
(0 ratings)
6.4
(1 ratings)
Online Training
-
(0 ratings)
6.4
(2 ratings)
Implementation Rating
-
(0 ratings)
8.2
(3 ratings)
Configurability
-
(0 ratings)
7.3
(1 ratings)
Contract Terms and Pricing Model
-
(0 ratings)
6.4
(1 ratings)
Product Scalability
-
(0 ratings)
7.3
(1 ratings)
Professional Services
-
(0 ratings)
5.5
(1 ratings)
Vendor post-sale
-
(0 ratings)
4.5
(1 ratings)
Vendor pre-sale
-
(0 ratings)
5.5
(1 ratings)
User Testimonials
BuildOpsPlanview Portfolios
Likelihood to Recommend
BuildOps
BuildOps is well suited for any HVAC or commercial construction business there is no question about it. If you have teams of people in the field and you want to track them and the jobs and reduce the paperwork - think BuildOps. Their operations side functionality is strong too - quoting, invoicing, asset tracking, etc.
Read full review
Planview
Portfolios are very well suited to managing large projects or portfolios and have the reporting to support those efforts. They have a lot of functionality, but sometimes, having too much functionality makes it confusing for new users. I am looking forward to Planview to see if that will help reduce the confusion our users are experiencing.
Read full review
Pros
BuildOps
No answers on this topic
Planview
  • Capture potential opportunities using the Requests Module and analyze and rank these opportunities via lifecycles and promote (dispatch) approved opportunities into Projects. Information captured during the request process automatically get transferred to projects.
  • Robust schedule management; time reporting; resource management and financial planning and management
  • Risk and Issue management controlled via robust lifecycles.
  • Extensive reporting capabilities via SSRS and Power BI Dashboards and delivered to users via tiles in Project and Portfolio views.
Read full review
Cons
BuildOps
No answers on this topic
Planview
  • this is the area I can see Planview Portfolios is very much lagging behind. If you see Atlassian, they are having a robust API information and using that we can securely access the necessary information based on the role. I think a similar kind of approach need to done in Planview Portfolios as well.
  • User Information and Resource information is separate. Expecting that, during the User creation, when a resource is linked, automatically all the basic fields should be populated with the values, also if a person is having an User account there is no way for that person to know that what User role that he/she is having. Also none of the reports covering that details.
  • Automation - It's mentioned using the UiPath some of the Automation has been done in the User creation but don't find any necessary document for better understanding.
Read full review
Likelihood to Renew
BuildOps
No answers on this topic
Planview
We have been a Planview customer since 1999 and have seen it grow and mature as a tool. We have looked at other tools and have found that PV continues to meet our needs and is easy for our resources to use. They work to stay up on the project management industry and the direction it is going, keep on on current technology so that we can work more effectively, provide excellent customer support and have great pricing for what they offer. We can purchase only the modules we need versus buying a tool where we would only use a portion of the functionality.
Read full review
Usability
BuildOps
No answers on this topic
Planview
There is a learning curve that needs to be overcome for new and occasional users. Need to clearly training users on how to filter the data with "Portfolio's"
Read full review
Reliability and Availability
BuildOps
No answers on this topic
Planview
We are long time Planview users and its availability is only limited to our internal SLAs for nightly backups. I have never experienced any unexpected or prolonged software downtime from Planview itself.
Read full review
Support Rating
BuildOps
No answers on this topic
Planview
Going through proper channels of support is fine for minor to moderate issues. However, lately the critical issues that arise have been frequent and the standard support cases do not always seem to relay just how critical these issues are and we have to utilize our customer rep to help escalate. Fortunate to have that escalation method.
Read full review
Implementation Rating
BuildOps
No answers on this topic
Planview
Always have a pre-implementation meeting or conference call with Planview to ensure all are on the same page, disclosure of all and any customization (including reports) and plan for support after implementation of a specified amount of time with the assigned implementation resource. And document everything
Read full review
Alternatives Considered
BuildOps
No answers on this topic
Planview
Odoo, like this platform, has allowed us to efficiently organize our projects so that they can be prioritized by importance, to know which is the most urgent, in addition, it has also allowed us to assign work in an organized way among our collaborators, and their reports have allowed us to improve.
Read full review
Professional Services
BuildOps
No answers on this topic
Planview
some resources were great, but too much on their plates to be available
Read full review
Return on Investment
BuildOps
No answers on this topic
Planview
  • It has improved Resource Management. We now consistently represent resource available-to-promise against operational commitments, other projects, q-end commitments, vacations, etc.
  • It has improved our quality of forecasting. We now model project changes and future requests against available time and resources ("what-if" scenarios).
  • It has improved our strategic focus. We now manage our projects from a program/portfolio point of view to ensure we are resourcing company strategic initiatives.
Read full review
ScreenShots

Planview Portfolios Screenshots

Screenshot of Plan and balance capacity to focus the right resources on the right work for successful delivery on the most important programs, applications, products and projects.Screenshot of Demonstrate how much it costs to deliver capabilities to the business - by application and by user - to support strategic initiatives.Screenshot of New integrated views improve balancing project schedule and resource availability.Screenshot of Make data-driven decisions with comprehensive analytics and reporting. Get insights into portfolio performance, enable continuous planning.Screenshot of Improve decision making with analytics and reporting.Screenshot of Roadmap a strategy for products, services and applications. Strategic roadmaps define timeframes, milestones, and releases across portfolios for outcomes that span organizations.