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Score 8.9 out of 100
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Score 8.8 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

Clarizen One

Clarizen got the job done with time tracking and expense reports, but it didn't do enough to make our organization continue using it. We ended up switching because the key stakeholders (resource management) were unhappy with its offerings. This might be a good fit for smaller organizations that require less feature and capabilities. Instead, our company switched to OpenAir, which has more robust time tracking, expense reports, and PTO accrual and monitoring programs.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

e-Builder

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.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Project Management

Clarizen One
7.0
e-Builder
Task Management
Clarizen One
8.5
e-Builder
Resource Management
Clarizen One
7.5
e-Builder
Gantt Charts
Clarizen One
7.4
e-Builder
Scheduling
Clarizen One
6.3
e-Builder
Workflow Automation
Clarizen One
4.8
e-Builder
Team Collaboration
Clarizen One
6.5
e-Builder
Support for Agile Methodology
Clarizen One
6.9
e-Builder
Support for Waterfall Methodology
Clarizen One
8.1
e-Builder
Document Management
Clarizen One
5.7
e-Builder
Email integration
Clarizen One
7.5
e-Builder
Mobile Access
Clarizen One
6.9
e-Builder
Timesheet Tracking
Clarizen One
8.7
e-Builder
Change request and Case Management
Clarizen One
7.5
e-Builder
Budget and Expense Management
Clarizen One
5.9
e-Builder

Professional Services Automation

Clarizen One
4.5
e-Builder
Project & financial reporting
Clarizen One
6.5
e-Builder
Integration with accounting software
Clarizen One
2.6
e-Builder

Construction Project & Field Management

Clarizen One
e-Builder
7.0
Plan distribution & viewing
Clarizen One
e-Builder
6.8
Plan markups & sharing
Clarizen One
e-Builder
7.1
Issue tracking & punchlists
Clarizen One
e-Builder
7.2
Photo documentation
Clarizen One
e-Builder
6.2
Jobsite reports
Clarizen One
e-Builder
7.2
Document sharing
Clarizen One
e-Builder
8.1
RFI tools
Clarizen One
e-Builder
7.9
Collaboration & approvals
Clarizen One
e-Builder
8.1
As-built drawings
Clarizen One
e-Builder
6.1
Mobile app
Clarizen One
e-Builder
5.6

Pros

Clarizen One

  • Highly customizable, can develop organization specific workflows, modules, etc.
  • Interface (in most instances) is easy to use. Timesheets, project details, and report modules are fairly easy to navigate and understand.
  • Good comms tools like discussions, group pages, automatic reminders and notifications.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

e-Builder

  • Easy organization once it is set up in the system correctly.
  • On time notifications of updates or changes.
  • Fast submission of invoices for processing. Usually notifies the appropriate personnel shortly after I submit it. Payment is prompt.
Cshiana Brown | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Clarizen One

  • Export: I'm not wild about the export options. We created a custom project plan formatter to turn the ugly export in CSV to a customer facing color coded PDF. It's not super easy to give your customers something pretty to look at (although they do offer PPTs)
  • Gantt Charts: All I want in life is a nice little high level set of milestones to pop into a slide I'm showing to a steering committee. It's just not something the system does. I've just had to screen shot a hard to read gantt from the system or recreate in PPT or Visio. No fun
  • Speed: I am not sure what's going on here but Clarizen can be pretty slow to update small changes to project plans. It's rough when you have a laundry list of changes to make but the system is waiting
Sarah Meerschaert | TrustRadius Reviewer

e-Builder

  • We have MS Project 2016 and it doesn't interface with the new schedule module.
  • We have multiple layers of submittal approvals. Additional functionality to reflect how submittals are reviewed would be great.
  • The new schedule module Save button is in a location that is not intuitive to look for. If it could auto save or not be all the way on the upper right hand side, it would be easier to use.
Susan Evans | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Clarizen One

Clarizen One 7.5
Based on 27 answers
I give my renewal of this product a 9. It's only because we never know what product may come out next and how other factors in our office political environment may cause impact upon this. If I always had my way, this is what we'd settle on as our de facto project management system.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

e-Builder

e-Builder 9.0
Based on 1 answer
Because again, one of our biggest clients entrusts E-builder to work with their systems. And its functions work for us as well.
Cshiana Brown | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Clarizen One

Clarizen One 7.3
Based on 5 answers
It is easy to configure, intuitive. The customization process is in some ways better than Salesforce.com. It has a great UI. It does however depend on how it's implemented.

The design of it is generally fine, however the ability to data upload people from a spreadsheet is an obvious miss.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

e-Builder

e-Builder 9.0
Based on 1 answer
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.
Cshiana Brown | TrustRadius Reviewer

Reliability and Availability

Clarizen One

Clarizen One 8.2
Based on 6 answers
Sometimes it is slow when everyone is entering their time on Fridays or Mondays but other than that we rarely see downtime and maintenance notifications are well in advance.
Shel Hankley | TrustRadius Reviewer

e-Builder

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Performance

Clarizen One

Clarizen One 9.1
Based on 10 answers
Reports: Quick to Reasonable

Most Ancillary Pages: Quick to Reasonable
(By "ancillary" I mean lesser used/master data maintenance pages - e.g. People, Customers, Individual Tasks, Milestones, etc.)

Work Plan (with 100 sub items): Reasonable to Slow
Jason Beamer | TrustRadius Reviewer

e-Builder

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Support Rating

Clarizen One

Clarizen One 8.0
Based on 12 answers
It's a good experience overall. Clarizen was useful when needed. It's mostly needed for advice on how to do more sophisticated actions or how to change something that was set up administratively. It's seldom used otherwise. The product consistently works, the documentation is acceptable, and the generally intuitive product is easy enough for most staff to pick up without much issue.
Mike Narumiya | TrustRadius Reviewer

e-Builder

e-Builder 8.1
Based on 4 answers
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.
Cshiana Brown | TrustRadius Reviewer

In-Person Training

Clarizen One

Clarizen One 8.2
Based on 2 answers
• We worked with a Project Manager on their side. He was very good about developing a project plan to hit our goal. I think we had weekly or twice weekly calls – very steady cadence over 3 month period.
• Their PM skills were great – kept us on task. For the last week, they sent 2 people on site and they did training for power users. After that a couple of them revisited here
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

e-Builder

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Online Training

Clarizen One

Clarizen One 5.4
Based on 5 answers
Our trainer, Alex, is exceptional and knows the product really well. I swear he must have wrote the product himself! His manner with training is very easy going, gives you homework that is applicable to what you need to learn and stages it correctly for you. It was a pleasure to be trained by him.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

e-Builder

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Implementation Rating

Clarizen One

Clarizen One 8.2
Based on 8 answers
I performed the implementation with our Clarizen provide trainer, who knew the product 100% and it went quickly and without a problem. It was a pleasurable process without the problems other software implementation often encounter. Kudos to the Clarizen team for making this a worry free process for their clients because it is worry free.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

e-Builder

e-Builder 10.0
Based on 3 answers
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
Cshiana Brown | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Clarizen One

There were several others I reviewed that I can no longer remember but none of them compared to Clarizen when it came to flexibility. Many factors sold us on Clarizen but most importantly it was that Clarizen was capable of wrapping itself around our existing processes instead of us changing to to meet the software tool. With that said, we are now looking at changing some of our processes due to the fact that Clarizen is such a powerful tool!
Sean Woods, PMP | TrustRadius Reviewer

e-Builder

EB is user friendly and stacks up very high, compared to the others.
Giuseppe Sciulli | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Clarizen One

  • Great customer feedback related to real-time availabilty of project status. We could tailor gant charts to various customers within an organization fairly quickly.
  • Seeing real-time breakdown of costs and time for projects was great. The main page with summary charts was a great way to get information at a glance.
  • Clarizen use definitely helped us stream-line project planning and assisted with identifying bottlenecks.
  • We run many projects in parallel with similar timepoints (pre-, interim-, and post-). The software was pretty straight forward, permitting us to create one project outline then dupiclating it (as a template) for a number of others.
Carlos Chang | TrustRadius Reviewer

e-Builder

  • Transparency has helped put team members all in the appropriate "know".
  • The idea that everything is basically kept in one place has helped our project with coordination and planning.
  • Ease of use has helped contribute to time savings.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

Clarizen One

General

Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Yes
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Clarizen One Editions & Modules

Edition
Enterprise Edition$451
Unlimited Edition$601
  1. per user per month
Additional Pricing Details

e-Builder

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
Required

e-Builder Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Clarizen One
8.9
e-Builder
8.8

Likelihood to Renew

Clarizen One
7.5
e-Builder
9.0

Usability

Clarizen One
7.3
e-Builder
9.0

Reliability and Availability

Clarizen One
8.2
e-Builder

Performance

Clarizen One
9.1
e-Builder

Support Rating

Clarizen One
8.0
e-Builder
8.1

In-Person Training

Clarizen One
8.2
e-Builder

Online Training

Clarizen One
5.4
e-Builder

Implementation Rating

Clarizen One
8.2
e-Builder
10.0

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