CoConstruct vs. AgileBox by DevSamurai

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
CoConstruct
Score 6.7 out of 10
N/A
CoConstruct, from Buildertrend since the November 2021 acquisition, is a custom builder & remodeler software. It allows users to enter data once and have that information flow through the estimate, specs, selections, bids, proposals, change orders, and budgets, including to and from QuickBooks. In addition, CoConstruct includes scheduling and 3-way communication between builder, client, and trade partners. Everything is captured via email and texting. Login isn't required for…
$49
per month
AgileBox by DevSamurai
Score 7.4 out of 10
N/A
Agile planning & estimation tool used to estimate user stories while having fun with team in Jira Agile Planning Poker session.N/A
Pricing
CoConstructAgileBox by DevSamurai
Editions & Modules
Ramp
$49
per month
Plus 5
$299
per month
Plus 10
$399
per month
Plus 15
$499
per month
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Offerings
Pricing Offerings
CoConstructAgileBox by DevSamurai
Free Trial
NoNo
Free/Freemium Version
NoNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoNo
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
Additional DetailsCoConstruct pricing is based on active job sites that have client access online, which means it is adaptable to builders & remodelers businesses. This means that there are an unlimited amount of projects available for estimates and proposals, so that customers only pay when they win a contract. Also built into the pricing are a myriad of services: a dedicated implementation coach, free estimate & scheduling templates based on industry best practices from successful builders and the NAHB, unlimited storage and users, software branded with the customer's logo, unlimited amount of warranty projects, and unlimited phone & email support. The vendor offers a money-back guarantee that is good for the first 90 days of service.
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User Ratings
CoConstructAgileBox by DevSamurai
Likelihood to Recommend
6.9
(14 ratings)
9.0
(2 ratings)
Support Rating
9.8
(10 ratings)
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User Testimonials
CoConstructAgileBox by DevSamurai
Likelihood to Recommend
Buildertrend
Having the ability to completely manage a project from start to finish with one app is super helpful. The time reporting feature (when it works correctly) is a nice added bonus as it allows employees to switch from one task to another on the same project or to another project and task with ease, aiding in the accounting process of the total project. This was helpful for running analytics to see where we were spending too much time on certain tasks, thus allowing us to assess any training needs.
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DevSamurai
Well suited:
  • Estimation of user stories in agile team.
  • Recording the estimations and events directly to JIRA.
  • Estimations can be done without leaving JIRA.
  • Best suitable in this pandemic situation as most of the people are working remotely.
  • Different estimation scales are present to adapt as per the team norms for example Fibonacci, T-shirt sizing and custom estimations as well.
Scenarios where it is less suitable:
  • Where only inbuilt chat box from DevSamurai is used. So synchronization is an issue there.
  • And apart from that a consistent internet connectivity is required.
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Pros
Buildertrend
  • The integration of all aspects needed to run a remodeling company efficiently: project scheduling and management, financial planning and customer service. Since it’s an all-in-one suite and cloud-based, it enables our team to keep track of all our projects in real-time. Communication breakdown is the last thing we want, so being on the same page is not only desirable but makes for the best possible relationship with our clients.
  • Product education - We like how CoConstruct helps new users and get them to start using the tool right away. The dashboard resource materials are incredibly useful. We don’t have to spend a lot of time training new hires on the system and onboarding new clients.
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DevSamurai
  • Usefull interface.
  • Don't need any training for using guide.
  • Challenging.
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Cons
Buildertrend
  • Internal Communication - CoConstruct lacks the ability to tag-team members for internal communication using @mentions or any other means. This has been crippling for us and forced us to use alternative software for communicating among our team members.
  • Pipeline Management - CoConstruct's lead-tracking system feels clunky and hard to navigate and doesn't provide a pipeline view that's easy to navigate. We have moved our Pipeline Management outside of CoConstruct to make it easier for our sales team to track leads.
  • CRM - CoConstruct doesn't offer anything for customer follow-up after projects are completed. This, in addition to the lack of an effective pipeline system, has led to our decision to use Hubspot as our CRM. Moving projects into CoConstruct for Design and back our after Production.
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DevSamurai
  • Live chat box feature need to be improvised as it still not robust.
  • Integration module should be flexible enough to stick with other workflow tools.
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Support Rating
Buildertrend
The support staff is brilliant; they don't operate on Australian time, so you can't just dial up support when you need it. The response times are quick, and the staff is knowledgeable. They are also well versed in most of the differences between buildings in the US and the building in Australasia. Despite their funny accents and strange use of the English language, we get by just fine!
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DevSamurai
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Alternatives Considered
Buildertrend
Products like Procore and PlanGrid are geared towards projects with huge projects teams, multiple stakeholders and dozens of subcontractors. CoConstruct can be used for projects big and small (value) and also with small project teams or large projects teams. For small partial renovation or addition projects CoConstruct is a good more cost effective option.
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DevSamurai
The only application we use in planning poker studies in the organization.
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Return on Investment
Buildertrend
  • It made time recording much easier and much more reliable
  • With its GPS feature, we would be able to track when an employee left a job to help ensure accurate time recording
  • Having the ability to give the homeowners their own custom home building app to watch the progress helped to put us ahead of the game in the industry
  • Running job cost reports as easily as CoConstruct allows helped to curb some of our administrative fees
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DevSamurai
  • Estimation of user stories and updating the JIRA is automated and hence resulted in reduced efforts in poker planning.
  • No need to be present under same roof for estimation, and hence a flexibility which is much required in this scenario.
  • Clients can have a clear and better picture of estimation at any time with all statistics and hence customer sees more transparency.
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