Buildsoft Global vs. Raken

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Buildsoft Global
Score 8.2 out of 10
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Buildsoft headquartered in Sydney offers Global, a construction estimating and job analysis software tool. Buildsoft is a MiTek Australia company.N/A
Raken
Score 10.0 out of 10
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Raken is a cloud-based daily reporting platform for Contractors.N/A
Pricing
Buildsoft GlobalRaken
Editions & Modules
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Offerings
Pricing Offerings
Buildsoft GlobalRaken
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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Community Pulse
Buildsoft GlobalRaken
Top Pros

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Features
Buildsoft GlobalRaken
Human Resource Management
Comparison of Human Resource Management features of Product A and Product B
Buildsoft Global
10.0
1 Ratings
26% above category average
Raken
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Ratings
Employee demographic data10.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Employment history10.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Job profiles and administration10.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Workflow for transfers, promotions, pay raises, etc.10.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Organizational charting10.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Organization and location management10.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Compliance data (COBRA, OSHA, etc.)10.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Payroll Management
Comparison of Payroll Management features of Product A and Product B
Buildsoft Global
10.0
1 Ratings
28% above category average
Raken
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Pay calculation10.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Support for external payroll vendors10.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Off-cycle/On-Demand payment10.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Benefit plan administration10.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Direct deposit files10.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Salary revision and increment management10.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Reimbursement management10.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Asset Management
Comparison of Asset Management features of Product A and Product B
Buildsoft Global
10.0
1 Ratings
30% above category average
Raken
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Tracking of all physical assets10.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Reporting & Analytics
Comparison of Reporting & Analytics features of Product A and Product B
Buildsoft Global
10.0
1 Ratings
23% above category average
Raken
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Dashboards10.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Standard reports10.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Custom reports10.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Data exportability10.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Construction Project & Field Management
Comparison of Construction Project & Field Management features of Product A and Product B
Buildsoft Global
10.0
1 Ratings
30% above category average
Raken
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Plan distribution & viewing10.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Plan markups & sharing10.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Issue tracking & punchlists10.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Photo documentation10.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Jobsite reports10.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Document sharing10.01 Ratings00 Ratings
RFI tools10.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Collaboration & approvals10.01 Ratings00 Ratings
As-built drawings10.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Mobile app10.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Submittal design and management10.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Checklists10.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Meeting Minutes10.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Specifications10.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Change orders10.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Estimating
Comparison of Estimating features of Product A and Product B
Buildsoft Global
10.0
1 Ratings
20% above category average
Raken
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Ratings
Takeoff tools10.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Job costing10.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Cost databases10.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Cost calculator10.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Bid creation10.01 Ratings00 Ratings
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User Ratings
Buildsoft GlobalRaken
Likelihood to Recommend
10.0
(1 ratings)
8.7
(6 ratings)
Support Rating
-
(0 ratings)
9.0
(4 ratings)
User Testimonials
Buildsoft GlobalRaken
Likelihood to Recommend
Buildsoft
Customer service is the main target for organisations where Buildsoft global is the perfect software. I am totally amused by this software. Cost accounting of the organisation can be easily done which is helping most. Sometimes it is lacking some criteria. With this software, we can not enter the total journal entries which are making some problems. However, it is great software.
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Raken
Easy sub-contractor management ability, time tracking, resource planning and the easy tracking of project equipment using Raken is even enjoyable. Team coordination and project comments and recording sharing among the team members, this is a great tool for that.
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Pros
Buildsoft
  • Cost accounting
  • Customer service
  • Displays the job at a glance
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Raken
  • Great iPhone application - The application makes reporting and adding photos very easy.
  • It's easy to navigate different days and reports. Or to find keywords or subcontractors and when they performed work.
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Cons
Buildsoft
  • Dates using is having some lackings
  • Can not enter multiple invoices
  • Can not enter journal entries
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Raken
  • Sometimes the app will run slow or crash on the guys in the field. It doesn't happen too often though.
  • An easier way to download all project Daily Reports at one time.
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Support Rating
Buildsoft
No answers on this topic
Raken
Raken has an excellent support team. Raken are pretty prompt with getting back to you. Raken also has a convenient chat feature on their website. All their support members are friendly and are good at helping you understand and resolve your issues.
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Alternatives Considered
Buildsoft
First, I want to share my feelings about this software. I am totally amused by this software because I can do my job in a perfect way. Cost accounting can be done easily by this software. The software can done its works very smoothly better than any software. It is a great software to me.
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Raken
Vista is TTI's accounting software program. It is extremely well suited for the construction projects. Team, which is similar to Raken, is more advance however the program is also more expensive.
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Return on Investment
Buildsoft
  • Best customers service
  • Perfect cost accounting
  • Imperfect match
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Raken
  • Less need to travel to each job site.
  • Automated emailed reports to clients reduces the number of meetings/conversations about what is happening on the project.
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