CMiC Construction Platform vs. Deltek ComputerEase

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
CMiC Construction Platform
Score 7.7 out of 10
Mid-Size Companies (51-1,000 employees)
CMiC Project Management is a construction project collaboration and management solution. It centralizes project-related communications and documents onto one platform, and connects the job site with the back-end office.N/A
Deltek ComputerEase
Score 7.5 out of 10
N/A
ComputerEase Construction Software is a cloud-based accounting and construction management suite now supported by Deltek since the 2019 acquisition. The platform is designed to handle accounting needs specific to companies in the construction industry (e.g. HVAC, plumbing, demolition, heavy highway, commercial, and more; both commercial and residential construction), and also contains project management features for medium-sized to larger companies, as well as smaller companies in these…N/A
Pricing
CMiC Construction PlatformDeltek ComputerEase
Editions & Modules
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Offerings
Pricing Offerings
CMiC Construction PlatformDeltek ComputerEase
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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Top Pros
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Features
CMiC Construction PlatformDeltek ComputerEase
Human Resource Management
Comparison of Human Resource Management features of Product A and Product B
CMiC Construction Platform
6.1
29 Ratings
24% below category average
Deltek ComputerEase
10.0
1 Ratings
26% above category average
Employee demographic data4.919 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Employment history6.723 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Job profiles and administration7.319 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Workflow for transfers, promotions, pay raises, etc.6.618 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Organizational charting5.613 Ratings00 Ratings
Organization and location management7.313 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Compliance data (COBRA, OSHA, etc.)4.618 Ratings00 Ratings
Payroll Management
Comparison of Payroll Management features of Product A and Product B
CMiC Construction Platform
6.3
23 Ratings
18% below category average
Deltek ComputerEase
10.0
1 Ratings
28% above category average
Pay calculation6.723 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Support for external payroll vendors4.714 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Off-cycle/On-Demand payment7.714 Ratings00 Ratings
Benefit plan administration6.416 Ratings00 Ratings
Direct deposit files7.220 Ratings00 Ratings
Salary revision and increment management7.019 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Reimbursement management4.714 Ratings00 Ratings
Asset Management
Comparison of Asset Management features of Product A and Product B
CMiC Construction Platform
4.5
18 Ratings
51% below category average
Deltek ComputerEase
10.0
1 Ratings
27% above category average
Tracking of all physical assets4.518 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Reporting & Analytics
Comparison of Reporting & Analytics features of Product A and Product B
CMiC Construction Platform
7.3
55 Ratings
10% below category average
Deltek ComputerEase
10.0
1 Ratings
22% above category average
Dashboards7.642 Ratings00 Ratings
Standard reports6.654 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Custom reports6.945 Ratings00 Ratings
Data exportability8.152 Ratings00 Ratings
Construction Project & Field Management
Comparison of Construction Project & Field Management features of Product A and Product B
CMiC Construction Platform
6.3
105 Ratings
16% below category average
Deltek ComputerEase
10.0
1 Ratings
30% above category average
Plan distribution & viewing5.966 Ratings00 Ratings
Plan markups & sharing5.162 Ratings00 Ratings
Issue tracking & punchlists5.580 Ratings00 Ratings
Photo documentation5.676 Ratings00 Ratings
Jobsite reports5.887 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Document sharing5.988 Ratings00 Ratings
RFI tools7.789 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Collaboration & approvals7.294 Ratings00 Ratings
As-built drawings5.353 Ratings00 Ratings
Mobile app7.663 Ratings00 Ratings
Submittal design and management7.384 Ratings00 Ratings
Checklists5.646 Ratings00 Ratings
Meeting Minutes6.650 Ratings00 Ratings
Specifications5.938 Ratings00 Ratings
Change orders8.059 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Estimating
Comparison of Estimating features of Product A and Product B
CMiC Construction Platform
6.1
55 Ratings
29% below category average
Deltek ComputerEase
10.0
1 Ratings
20% above category average
Takeoff tools4.320 Ratings00 Ratings
Job costing7.751 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Cost databases7.942 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Cost calculator7.029 Ratings00 Ratings
Bid creation3.628 Ratings00 Ratings
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User Ratings
CMiC Construction PlatformDeltek ComputerEase
Likelihood to Recommend
7.8
(114 ratings)
10.0
(1 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
8.5
(7 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Usability
6.1
(6 ratings)
9.0
(1 ratings)
Availability
9.0
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Performance
7.0
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Support Rating
4.7
(96 ratings)
10.0
(1 ratings)
In-Person Training
7.5
(2 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Online Training
8.0
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Implementation Rating
7.5
(5 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Configurability
8.0
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Product Scalability
9.0
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Vendor post-sale
9.0
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Vendor pre-sale
9.0
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
User Testimonials
CMiC Construction PlatformDeltek ComputerEase
Likelihood to Recommend
CMiC
CMiC is a robust platform best suited for large companies with resources for implementation and management of the program. One analogy is CMiC is like a droid phone where the user must decide how to use all the features of the program (as opposed to an iPhone where most configuration decisions are made for the user). Smaller companies with limited resources can struggle with CMiC both with the expense and configuration.
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Deltek, Inc.
We do not have Deltek + ComputerEase set up to run its full capabilities. But from what I have seen it can do, I hope we get it up to par really soon.
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Pros
CMiC
  • The user interface is similar to that of other project management software applications so folks in our company that had previously used other applications have been able to switch over fairly easily.
  • I really like the software and it was much less expensive than other applications.
  • I like the mobile application so that our superintendents can view the documentation on their phones.
  • I really like the punch list capability mobile field, however, we have a hard time getting our superintendents to use it for some reason.
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Deltek, Inc.
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Cons
CMiC
  • Needs to be more user friendly on the mobile side of the platform. Ease of use is key here.
  • There is not much instruction or support in standing up some programs like deploying ECM for outlook, making Collaboration Gateway work, or setting up the system for getting Plans available on the mobile devices.
  • Security configuration is extremely detailed and spread throughout the system. It is extremely hard to make adjustments to a person's security unless you know exactly where to look, which requires years of experience but shouldn't.
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Deltek, Inc.
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Likelihood to Renew
CMiC
This is a platform that would continue to be in the best interest for our company. I just hope that CMiC support removes the gaps between the enhancements that they create to better the system to what they currently have
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Deltek, Inc.
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Usability
CMiC
I believe it isn't easy to use and is unintuitive. Undecipherable error messages appear throughout the application without indicating what is wrong or how to correct it, in my experience. The terminology on the screens is specific to Canada, which adds to the confusion.
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Deltek, Inc.
Deltek + ComputerEase is a good program. I gave it a nine, only because you cannot just pick up and go with this program. You defiantly will need some training on how to use it. But it seems to be a wonderful software once used as it should be
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Reliability and Availability
CMiC
Sometimes since this is a cloud based product the system can become slow but we haven’t had any issues of availability without CMiC first letting us know it would be down
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Deltek, Inc.
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Performance
CMiC
Reports are pretty shown to run but general pages typically load pretty quick.
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Deltek, Inc.
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Support Rating
CMiC
The support team [has] been in touch with our deployment team and has given them effective guidance up to completion. It has helped us in [the] best methods of resource allocation and secure record-keeping process. We have tracked all our billing information and made the right payments with documentation and avoided [unnecessary losses]. [The] support team has [to] lead our teams to the right channels and empowering our team with the right skills for maximum production.
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Deltek, Inc.
Someone is always there to help me
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In-Person Training
CMiC
The training was on system functions and not really how best to use it for our business. It would have been nice to be provided recommendations for use rather than just a blank slate of functionality.
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Deltek, Inc.
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Online Training
CMiC
I felt the training was good and the trainers knew the software.
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Deltek, Inc.
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Implementation Rating
CMiC
Lots of confusion between sales and implementation regarding what was included and not included...the security encountered a "bug" and made it extremely difficult to set up roles and individual responsibilities
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Deltek, Inc.
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Alternatives Considered
CMiC
CMiC Construction Platform is the best price point in the market. Others are revenue-based billings, and the annual fees reflect as such. CMiC Construction Platform support staff is generally amazing and offers real-time support on critical issues. The imaging and workflow functions are real-time savers. CMiC Construction Platform is generally a smaller and in touch organization that treats your team like their own and stays with you after the purchase.
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Deltek, Inc.
I used Foundations for a very long time. I did use Foundations at its full capabilities. I have not used Deltek + ComputerEase at its full capabilities yet. But so far, in my opinion, Foundations is more user friendly for people who have not been taught how to use it, than Deltek + ComputerEase is.
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Scalability
CMiC
CMiC has several key features that can either work together or independently depending on your companies needs.
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Deltek, Inc.
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Return on Investment
CMiC
  • Better project visibility, surely. I can step into a former project and see how well/poorly it was run.
  • Forecasting underway - nearly complete with year 2.
  • Cost status tracking - this has been valuable, especially when figuring out how much of a liquid budget is left over.
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Deltek, Inc.
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ScreenShots

CMiC Construction Platform Screenshots

Screenshot of CMiC FIELDScreenshot of CMiC AnalyticsScreenshot of CMiC Drawing ManagementScreenshot of CMiC FIELD

Deltek ComputerEase Screenshots

Screenshot of Customizable workflow menuScreenshot of ExpenseEase Mobile AppScreenshot of Job intelligence dashboardScreenshot of Mobile field managementScreenshot of Payroll intelligence centerScreenshot of Time entry app