CMiC Construction Platform vs. JobBOSS

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
JobBOSS
Score 5.8 out of 10
N/A
JobBOSS is a cloud or on-premise manufacturing ERP developed by global, Dutch headquartered software company Exact and acquired by ECI Software in 2017.N/A
Pricing
CMiC Construction PlatformJobBOSS
Editions & Modules
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Offerings
Pricing Offerings
CMiC Construction PlatformJobBOSS
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 PlatformJobBOSS
Human Resource Management
Comparison of Human Resource Management features of Product A and Product B
CMiC Construction Platform
6.2
29 Ratings
22% below category average
JobBOSS
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Ratings
Employee demographic data4.719 Ratings00 Ratings
Employment history6.623 Ratings00 Ratings
Job profiles and administration7.519 Ratings00 Ratings
Workflow for transfers, promotions, pay raises, etc.6.818 Ratings00 Ratings
Organizational charting5.613 Ratings00 Ratings
Organization and location management7.713 Ratings00 Ratings
Compliance data (COBRA, OSHA, etc.)4.518 Ratings00 Ratings
Payroll Management
Comparison of Payroll Management features of Product A and Product B
CMiC Construction Platform
6.4
23 Ratings
17% below category average
JobBOSS
10.0
1 Ratings
34% above category average
Pay calculation6.823 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Support for external payroll vendors4.514 Ratings00 Ratings
Off-cycle/On-Demand payment7.814 Ratings00 Ratings
Benefit plan administration6.616 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Direct deposit files7.320 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Salary revision and increment management7.119 Ratings00 Ratings
Reimbursement management4.514 Ratings00 Ratings
Asset Management
Comparison of Asset Management features of Product A and Product B
CMiC Construction Platform
4.4
18 Ratings
52% below category average
JobBOSS
-
Ratings
Tracking of all physical assets4.418 Ratings00 Ratings
Reporting & Analytics
Comparison of Reporting & Analytics features of Product A and Product B
CMiC Construction Platform
7.4
55 Ratings
7% below category average
JobBOSS
4.8
4 Ratings
37% below category average
Dashboards7.742 Ratings5.04 Ratings
Standard reports6.754 Ratings5.04 Ratings
Custom reports6.945 Ratings4.54 Ratings
Data exportability8.252 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
JobBOSS
-
Ratings
Plan distribution & viewing5.966 Ratings00 Ratings
Plan markups & sharing5.162 Ratings00 Ratings
Issue tracking & punchlists5.580 Ratings00 Ratings
Photo documentation5.576 Ratings00 Ratings
Jobsite reports5.887 Ratings00 Ratings
Document sharing6.088 Ratings00 Ratings
RFI tools7.689 Ratings00 Ratings
Collaboration & approvals7.394 Ratings00 Ratings
As-built drawings5.353 Ratings00 Ratings
Mobile app7.863 Ratings00 Ratings
Submittal design and management7.484 Ratings00 Ratings
Checklists5.446 Ratings00 Ratings
Meeting Minutes6.550 Ratings00 Ratings
Specifications5.838 Ratings00 Ratings
Change orders8.059 Ratings00 Ratings
Estimating
Comparison of Estimating features of Product A and Product B
CMiC Construction Platform
6.0
55 Ratings
31% below category average
JobBOSS
-
Ratings
Takeoff tools4.220 Ratings00 Ratings
Job costing7.751 Ratings00 Ratings
Cost databases7.842 Ratings00 Ratings
Cost calculator6.929 Ratings00 Ratings
Bid creation3.428 Ratings00 Ratings
Customization
Comparison of Customization features of Product A and Product B
CMiC Construction Platform
-
Ratings
JobBOSS
9.0
1 Ratings
22% above category average
API for custom integration00 Ratings9.01 Ratings
Security
Comparison of Security features of Product A and Product B
CMiC Construction Platform
-
Ratings
JobBOSS
7.0
4 Ratings
13% below category average
Single sign-on capability00 Ratings7.03 Ratings
Role-based user permissions00 Ratings7.04 Ratings
General Ledger and Configurable Accounting
Comparison of General Ledger and Configurable Accounting features of Product A and Product B
CMiC Construction Platform
-
Ratings
JobBOSS
7.6
4 Ratings
0% above category average
Accounts payable00 Ratings9.04 Ratings
Accounts receivable00 Ratings9.04 Ratings
Global Financial Support00 Ratings1.02 Ratings
Primary and Secondary Ledgers00 Ratings5.54 Ratings
Journals and Reconciliations00 Ratings7.54 Ratings
Configurable Accounting00 Ratings7.04 Ratings
Standardized Processes00 Ratings5.54 Ratings
Inventory Management
Comparison of Inventory Management features of Product A and Product B
CMiC Construction Platform
-
Ratings
JobBOSS
7.0
4 Ratings
10% below category average
Inventory tracking00 Ratings5.54 Ratings
Automatic reordering00 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Location management00 Ratings5.53 Ratings
Order Management
Comparison of Order Management features of Product A and Product B
CMiC Construction Platform
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Ratings
JobBOSS
6.6
4 Ratings
15% below category average
Pricing00 Ratings7.04 Ratings
Order entry00 Ratings6.54 Ratings
Credit card processing00 Ratings5.02 Ratings
Cost of goods sold00 Ratings6.04 Ratings
Order Orchestration00 Ratings5.54 Ratings
Subledger and Financial Process
Comparison of Subledger and Financial Process features of Product A and Product B
CMiC Construction Platform
-
Ratings
JobBOSS
7.8
4 Ratings
6% above category average
Billing Management00 Ratings7.54 Ratings
Cash and Asset Management00 Ratings5.54 Ratings
Travel & Expense Management00 Ratings1.03 Ratings
Budgetary Control & Encumbrance Accounting00 Ratings5.04 Ratings
Period Close00 Ratings5.52 Ratings
Project Financial Management
Comparison of Project Financial Management features of Product A and Product B
CMiC Construction Platform
-
Ratings
JobBOSS
7.8
2 Ratings
2% above category average
Budgeting and Forecasting00 Ratings6.02 Ratings
Project Costing00 Ratings8.02 Ratings
Cost Capture00 Ratings8.02 Ratings
Capital Project Management00 Ratings7.02 Ratings
Customer Contract Compliance00 Ratings8.02 Ratings
Project Revenue Recognition00 Ratings8.02 Ratings
Project Execution Management
Comparison of Project Execution Management features of Product A and Product B
CMiC Construction Platform
-
Ratings
JobBOSS
8.4
2 Ratings
21% above category average
Project Planning and Scheduling00 Ratings8.02 Ratings
Task Insight for Project Managers00 Ratings8.01 Ratings
Project Mobile Functionality00 Ratings9.01 Ratings
Definable Resource Pools00 Ratings8.02 Ratings
Grants Management
Comparison of Grants Management features of Product A and Product B
CMiC Construction Platform
-
Ratings
JobBOSS
8.0
1 Ratings
7% above category average
Award Lifecycle Management00 Ratings8.01 Ratings
Procurement
Comparison of Procurement features of Product A and Product B
CMiC Construction Platform
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Ratings
JobBOSS
9.4
3 Ratings
31% above category average
Bids Analyzed and Compared00 Ratings9.01 Ratings
Supplier Management00 Ratings10.02 Ratings
Risk Management
Comparison of Risk Management features of Product A and Product B
CMiC Construction Platform
-
Ratings
JobBOSS
6.0
1 Ratings
7% below category average
Control Management00 Ratings6.01 Ratings
Logistics
Comparison of Logistics features of Product A and Product B
CMiC Construction Platform
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Ratings
JobBOSS
7.0
1 Ratings
4% above category average
Fulfillment Management00 Ratings8.01 Ratings
Warehouse Workforce Management00 Ratings6.01 Ratings
Manufacturing
Comparison of Manufacturing features of Product A and Product B
CMiC Construction Platform
-
Ratings
JobBOSS
4.3
3 Ratings
52% below category average
Production Process Design00 Ratings7.02 Ratings
Production Management00 Ratings1.03 Ratings
Configuration Management00 Ratings1.03 Ratings
Work Execution00 Ratings1.03 Ratings
Manufacturing Costs00 Ratings1.03 Ratings
Supply Chain
Comparison of Supply Chain features of Product A and Product B
CMiC Construction Platform
-
Ratings
JobBOSS
4.0
2 Ratings
55% below category average
Forecasting00 Ratings8.01 Ratings
Inventory Planning00 Ratings1.02 Ratings
Performance Monitoring00 Ratings3.02 Ratings
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User Ratings
CMiC Construction PlatformJobBOSS
Likelihood to Recommend
7.8
(114 ratings)
5.0
(4 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
8.6
(7 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Usability
5.9
(6 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Availability
9.0
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Performance
7.0
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Support Rating
4.6
(96 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
In-Person Training
7.5
(2 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Online Training
8.0
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Implementation Rating
7.3
(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 PlatformJobBOSS
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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ECI Software Solutions
Job Shops that have outgrown Quickbooks/Peachtree are a good fit and small to medium run shops are a good fit for JobBOSS. If you're still in the grey area between Quickbooks and a fully fledged ERP system, you can connect it with Quickbooks for your accounting which is a good medium for companies who would like to slowly roll, kind of upgrade out.
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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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ECI Software Solutions
  • Timekeeping. Clocking in and out.
  • Inventory control.
  • Travelers or job sheets that keep track of operations.
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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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ECI Software Solutions
  • The reporting is through Crystal Reports which is cumbersome to work with and requires someone who knows what they are doing. If you're moving from something like Quickbooks with built in report editing, you're going to be frustrated with creating custom reports.
  • If you run mutliple jobs on a single machine or use multi-pallet machines scheduling can get frustrating, and you will have to come up with your own solutions to schedule those machines. (This is not unique to JobBOSS scheduling. We tested several ERP systems in this range and most were lacking in this area).
  • Even with the 12.0 update, the interface is still rather dated for the onsite version. The online version looks much better.
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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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ECI Software Solutions
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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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ECI Software Solutions
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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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ECI Software Solutions
No answers on this topic
Performance
CMiC
Reports are pretty shown to run but general pages typically load pretty quick.
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ECI Software Solutions
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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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ECI Software Solutions
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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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ECI Software Solutions
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Online Training
CMiC
I felt the training was good and the trainers knew the software.
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ECI Software Solutions
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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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ECI Software Solutions
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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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ECI Software Solutions
We did not evaluate any other products/solutions before choosing JobBOSS.
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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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ECI Software Solutions
No answers on this topic
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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ECI Software Solutions
  • Paid for itself over and again with our complete shop management.
  • Payroll couldn't get any easier.
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ScreenShots

CMiC Construction Platform Screenshots

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