BuildOps vs. Salesforce Field Service

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
Salesforce Field Service
Score 7.6 out of 10
N/A
Field Service (formerly known as Field Service Lightning) is a customizable, mobile-friendly field service hub in Salesforce. It provides tools to manage work orders, scheduling, and a mobile workforce.
$50
per month per user
Pricing
BuildOpsSalesforce Field Service
Editions & Modules
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Contractor
$50
per month per user
Contractor Plus
$75
per month per user
Dispatcher
$165
per month per user
Technician
$165
per month per user
Offerings
Pricing Offerings
BuildOpsSalesforce Field Service
Free Trial
NoNo
Free/Freemium Version
NoNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoYes
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
Additional Details
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Small Businesses
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Score 9.3 out of 10
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Score 9.3 out of 10
Medium-sized Companies
Jotform
Jotform
Score 8.7 out of 10
Jotform
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Score 8.7 out of 10
Enterprises
ServiceNow Customer Service Management
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Score 7.9 out of 10
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ServiceNow Customer Service Management
Score 7.9 out of 10
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User Ratings
BuildOpsSalesforce Field Service
Likelihood to Recommend
10.0
(1 ratings)
8.0
(5 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
-
(0 ratings)
8.5
(2 ratings)
Support Rating
-
(0 ratings)
6.0
(1 ratings)
Online Training
-
(0 ratings)
7.3
(1 ratings)
User Testimonials
BuildOpsSalesforce Field Service
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.
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Salesforce
ClickMobile can be implemented in virtually any organization that has a need for a Mobile Workforce Management system. The only real limitations or concerns will be with the backend hardware architecture. Sectors that have really seen the best utilization of the software are ones that have a dynamic service schedule and need to be extremely flexible with their customers service needs. In a day where customer service is so important to an organizations ability to remain the market leader it is extremely important for an organization to consider implementing a mobile solution. For organizations that already have a mobile management solution in place it is critical that they continuously reevaluate the system in order to remain competitive in their market and drive down operational costs. Change can be difficult for many organizations and the buy-in from the Field resources, who will ultimately be utilizing the mobile solution on a daily basis, will be critical when implementing something like ClickMobile. If the field resources are not able to accept a change to process then Change Management needs to take place during the implementation. It is generally a good rule to begin Change Management at the beginning of any large project, such as one where a mobile solution is being introduced.
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Pros
BuildOps
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Salesforce
  • Great dispatcher service which helps the Field Service managers
  • Great view of the availability of the technicians
  • Ability to track real time any updates about the service appointment
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Cons
BuildOps
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Salesforce
  • Click has a long way to go to improve functionality of its current features. It is buggy and slow, and does not sync correctly with scheduling.
  • Mobile users can only see one day at a time, making point-of-care scheduling cumbersome.
  • Tech support is only provided to end users by email.
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Likelihood to Renew
BuildOps
No answers on this topic
Salesforce
ClickSoftware is still being used. As far as I can tell it will be used tomorrow as well. Once you make the commitment to run with that as your scheduling engine, it would take a lot of effort to evaluate and implement another companies' solution without significant disruption to your service organization.
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Support Rating
BuildOps
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Salesforce
We had to contact support a number of times related to bugs that our admin/dev teams were not able to troubleshoot. Unfortunately the Salesforce support was not super helpful, asking us to perform steps that we already completed and included in the original support ticket. Then the problems couldn't be reproduced so ultimately the tickets got closed without resolution. LWC support in the mobile app is severely lacking.
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Online Training
BuildOps
No answers on this topic
Salesforce
Overall the training was quite informative but did lack detail in some areas. It had all of the necessary content for an experience product user but didn't offer enough information for a new user to complete the training and then feel comfortable in real-world situations running or managing the software. I would recommend this course for anyone with at least 1 year of full-time exposure to the ClickSchedule product.
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Alternatives Considered
BuildOps
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Salesforce
I know of IFS but I do not think it is a worthy or close competitor to Salesforce Field Service lightning as its not that user friendly yet with a complicated interface. Also it does not have the name and respect and brand value that Salesforce commands in the market thereby making it easier for Business to approve.
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Return on Investment
BuildOps
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Salesforce
  • Field nurses are spending 4-5 (paid) hours a week trying to troubleshoot this software.
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