CMiC Construction Platform vs. TaskRay

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
TaskRay
Score 8.0 out of 10
N/A
TaskRay is a project management platform for managing project within Salesforce. It enables work to be planned quickly and efficiently, across geographically distributed teams. It supports collaboration using Chatter groups, and file sharing.
$15
per month
Pricing
CMiC Construction PlatformTaskRay
Editions & Modules
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TaskRay
$25.00
per month
Offerings
Pricing Offerings
CMiC Construction PlatformTaskRay
Free Trial
NoYes
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 PlatformTaskRay
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
TaskRay
-
Ratings
Employee demographic data4.619 Ratings00 Ratings
Employment history6.723 Ratings00 Ratings
Job profiles and administration7.619 Ratings00 Ratings
Workflow for transfers, promotions, pay raises, etc.6.818 Ratings00 Ratings
Organizational charting5.613 Ratings00 Ratings
Organization and location management7.813 Ratings00 Ratings
Compliance data (COBRA, OSHA, etc.)4.418 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
TaskRay
-
Ratings
Pay calculation6.923 Ratings00 Ratings
Support for external payroll vendors4.414 Ratings00 Ratings
Off-cycle/On-Demand payment7.814 Ratings00 Ratings
Benefit plan administration6.816 Ratings00 Ratings
Direct deposit files7.320 Ratings00 Ratings
Salary revision and increment management7.219 Ratings00 Ratings
Reimbursement management4.314 Ratings00 Ratings
Asset Management
Comparison of Asset Management features of Product A and Product B
CMiC Construction Platform
4.4
18 Ratings
48% below category average
TaskRay
-
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
TaskRay
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Ratings
Dashboards7.842 Ratings00 Ratings
Standard reports6.754 Ratings00 Ratings
Custom reports6.945 Ratings00 Ratings
Data exportability8.352 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
18% below category average
TaskRay
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Ratings
Plan distribution & viewing5.966 Ratings00 Ratings
Plan markups & sharing5.162 Ratings00 Ratings
Issue tracking & punchlists5.480 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 drawings5.253 Ratings00 Ratings
Mobile app7.863 Ratings00 Ratings
Submittal design and management7.484 Ratings00 Ratings
Checklists5.446 Ratings00 Ratings
Meeting Minutes6.550 Ratings00 Ratings
Specifications5.738 Ratings00 Ratings
Change orders8.159 Ratings00 Ratings
Estimating
Comparison of Estimating features of Product A and Product B
CMiC Construction Platform
6.0
55 Ratings
31% below category average
TaskRay
-
Ratings
Takeoff tools4.220 Ratings00 Ratings
Job costing7.851 Ratings00 Ratings
Cost databases7.842 Ratings00 Ratings
Cost calculator6.829 Ratings00 Ratings
Bid creation3.428 Ratings00 Ratings
Project Management
Comparison of Project Management features of Product A and Product B
CMiC Construction Platform
-
Ratings
TaskRay
8.6
5 Ratings
13% above category average
Task Management00 Ratings8.75 Ratings
Resource Management00 Ratings8.34 Ratings
Gantt Charts00 Ratings9.34 Ratings
Scheduling00 Ratings10.04 Ratings
Workflow Automation00 Ratings9.05 Ratings
Team Collaboration00 Ratings9.05 Ratings
Support for Agile Methodology00 Ratings8.34 Ratings
Support for Waterfall Methodology00 Ratings8.02 Ratings
Document Management00 Ratings6.32 Ratings
Email integration00 Ratings9.02 Ratings
Mobile Access00 Ratings9.02 Ratings
Timesheet Tracking00 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Change request and Case Management00 Ratings8.02 Ratings
Budget and Expense Management00 Ratings8.02 Ratings
Professional Services Automation
Comparison of Professional Services Automation features of Product A and Product B
CMiC Construction Platform
-
Ratings
TaskRay
8.5
3 Ratings
14% above category average
Invoicing00 Ratings8.01 Ratings
Project & financial reporting00 Ratings9.03 Ratings
Integration with accounting software00 Ratings8.52 Ratings
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User Ratings
CMiC Construction PlatformTaskRay
Likelihood to Recommend
7.7
(114 ratings)
8.3
(5 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
8.6
(7 ratings)
10.0
(1 ratings)
Usability
5.8
(6 ratings)
10.0
(1 ratings)
Availability
9.0
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Performance
7.0
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Support Rating
4.5
(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
7.3
(5 ratings)
10.0
(1 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 PlatformTaskRay
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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Bracket Labs
TaskRay is a great solution for small to medium sized businesses running multiple projects at the same time. It is very cost effective and their development team is actively adding new functionality regularly. If you prefer working from a tiled Kanban board view, this is highly worth evaluating.
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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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Bracket Labs
  • Onboarding Templates
  • Scheduling Onboarding tasks and assignments to client and employees
  • Creating project logs so that everyone knows what is being worked on
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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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Bracket Labs
  • Unfortunately TaskRay does not allow us to share templates externally with customers.
  • We have employees all over the world and we don't think TaskRay will support other languages such as Japanese. Note, I am speaking with a sales rep next week to confirm this, so we may be incorrect.
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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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Bracket Labs
It's hands-down the best PM tool we have ever used. Nothing compares in ease of use and being easy to learn. It also looks great and makes sense immediately
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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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Bracket Labs
Easy Easy Easy to use
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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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Bracket Labs
No answers on this topic
Performance
CMiC
Reports are pretty shown to run but general pages typically load pretty quick.
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Bracket Labs
No answers on this topic
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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Bracket Labs
I have not had many support issues but when I have, they have been courteous helpful, and solved the issue
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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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Bracket Labs
No answers on this topic
Online Training
CMiC
I felt the training was good and the trainers knew the software.
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Bracket Labs
No answers on this topic
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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Bracket Labs
Again, just like the app, the implementation was very easy.
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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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Bracket Labs
We are still in our year long evaluation process. But TaskRay has been the easiest, and most successfully adopted tool so far. Even if we do not end up choosing TaskRay, I do not regret implementing the system or the experience working with the team at TaskRay. The only reason we may not end up going with TaskRay is lack of templates and slightly stunted reporting features (this is mainly due to Salesforce limitations). Our organization is growing so quickly, we need to consider tools that are better able to regiment processes in a larger group of Customer Service Representatives and give management more detailed insight into those activities.
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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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Bracket Labs
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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Bracket Labs
  • It was highly effective in organizing projects and sprints.
  • Time cards were easy to manage.
  • TaskRay's integration with Salesforce is a huge win as well as you can leverage workflows, approval processes, and alert notifications.
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ScreenShots

CMiC Construction Platform Screenshots

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