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CoConstruct

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Score 9.1 out of 100

Smartsheet

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Score 8.6 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

CoConstruct

CoConstruct allows users to work with ease regarding project estimates, specifications, selections, bids, change orders, budgets, etc. with no double entry. A subscription includes the fully integrated financial system for streamlining scheduling, communication, client and subcontractor portals, files, photos, to-dos, time clock, job log, warranty, and more. The construction industry requires detailed attention to both the office and job-site. Users can easily schedule, organize and maintain information throughout the construction process. Subcontractors may require some training or orientation if they are not familiar with the software.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Smartsheet

If you live in project management every day I still believe MS Project is the proper tool that gives you the most options. However, if you are team lead and lead smaller projects and project management is just one of many functions of your job, this tool is for you. It far and away surpasses MS Planner but is not as complex as MS Project.
Jesse Bickel | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Construction Project & Field Management

CoConstruct
8.0
Smartsheet
Plan distribution & viewing
CoConstruct
8.2
Smartsheet
Plan markups & sharing
CoConstruct
7.3
Smartsheet
Issue tracking & punchlists
CoConstruct
8.6
Smartsheet
Photo documentation
CoConstruct
9.1
Smartsheet
Jobsite reports
CoConstruct
8.7
Smartsheet
Document sharing
CoConstruct
7.2
Smartsheet
RFI tools
CoConstruct
7.9
Smartsheet
Collaboration & approvals
CoConstruct
8.6
Smartsheet
As-built drawings
CoConstruct
7.0
Smartsheet
Mobile app
CoConstruct
7.5
Smartsheet
Submittal design and management
CoConstruct
8.2
Smartsheet

Estimating

CoConstruct
7.2
Smartsheet
Takeoff tools
CoConstruct
5.7
Smartsheet
Job costing
CoConstruct
7.9
Smartsheet
Cost databases
CoConstruct
6.4
Smartsheet
Cost calculator
CoConstruct
7.6
Smartsheet
Bid creation
CoConstruct
8.3
Smartsheet

Project Management

CoConstruct
Smartsheet
8.1
Task Management
CoConstruct
Smartsheet
8.8
Resource Management
CoConstruct
Smartsheet
7.8
Gantt Charts
CoConstruct
Smartsheet
8.2
Scheduling
CoConstruct
Smartsheet
8.2
Workflow Automation
CoConstruct
Smartsheet
8.2
Team Collaboration
CoConstruct
Smartsheet
8.9
Support for Agile Methodology
CoConstruct
Smartsheet
8.2
Support for Waterfall Methodology
CoConstruct
Smartsheet
8.1
Document Management
CoConstruct
Smartsheet
8.0
Email integration
CoConstruct
Smartsheet
8.1
Mobile Access
CoConstruct
Smartsheet
8.1
Timesheet Tracking
CoConstruct
Smartsheet
8.1
Change request and Case Management
CoConstruct
Smartsheet
7.4
Budget and Expense Management
CoConstruct
Smartsheet
8.0

Professional Services Automation

CoConstruct
Smartsheet
7.5
Quotes/estimates
CoConstruct
Smartsheet
7.2
Invoicing
CoConstruct
Smartsheet
7.5
Project & financial reporting
CoConstruct
Smartsheet
7.8
Integration with accounting software
CoConstruct
Smartsheet
7.6

Pros

CoConstruct

  • 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.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Smartsheet

  • Formulas. While not as robust as Excel, the formulas offered in Smartsheet are quite good.
  • Team collaboration. Multiple teammates can access and work on the same sheet at once.
  • Templates. The standard templates meet all my needs, and are a great guide for what Smartsheet is intended for and the problems it is best suited for solving.
  • Project management. It is great for creating, assigning, monitoring, and tracking tasks and projects.
Parker O'Very | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

CoConstruct

  • 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.
Alison McLennan | TrustRadius Reviewer

Smartsheet

  • It would be helpful when importing an Excel spreadsheet if the format would remain the same; such as the color of the rows and columns.
  • Sometimes when viewing rows on the mobile app, they don't align properly when scrolling across.
  • I would like to see more in-depth training videos.
Janie Larsen | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

CoConstruct

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Smartsheet

Smartsheet 10.0
Based on 21 answers
It definitely meets our needs as far as organizing and archiving our tasks and files. As we train more staff to view it, I see opportunities for more improvement, which I am sure this program can handle. I look forward to seeing continued improvement from Smartsheet on their capabilities and functionality.
Courtney Barringer | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

CoConstruct

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Smartsheet

Smartsheet 8.6
Based on 13 answers
Smartsheet is very easy to learn. However, while I have been able to pick it easily, Microsoft Excel and Project super users that I have trained on Smartsheet get bogged down in the differences and can find it frustrating. Explaining the differences ahead of time and why Smartsheet is being chosen instead of a different software seems to counteract those reactions
Meghan M. Prentiss | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

CoConstruct

CoConstruct 9.8
Based on 10 answers
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!
Craig Jolly | TrustRadius Reviewer

Smartsheet

Smartsheet 8.2
Based on 96 answers
Overall, I would say that Smartsheet has provided our organization with the support that it has needed in our over 5 years of using the software. We have not had an issue outside of user management and that was handled within adequate time. New features always take their toll on our users, but it is always handled well and the learning curve is never too large.
Cameron Stenmark | TrustRadius Reviewer

Implementation Rating

CoConstruct

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Smartsheet

Smartsheet 10.0
Based on 18 answers
It's absolutely paramount to take a few minutes to actually play with the software. It's nearly impossible to do anything wrong or make a mistake which cannot be fixed easily. Under the help menu is Live Training option. After you familiarize yourself with the commands, watch the live training for some in depth understanding of how to make the software fit your needs perfectly.
Stephanie Carpenter | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

CoConstruct

We utilize CoConstruct because it doesn't forget the close relationship with a client. Other software performs well in project management, but so often they epitomize the adversarial relationship in construction between the contractor and the client. CoConstruct tries to put all the players on the same team. However, remember that CoConstruct may not be the right fit if you are a large enterprise and are looking to connect multiple pieces of software together.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Smartsheet

Which software we use for project management is often determined by the team we interact with or the client's choices. I prefer Smartsheet for process management due to the ease of setting up alerts and attaching necessary documentation. It was also fairly easy to set up and learn.
Ann M. Frank | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

CoConstruct

  • CoConstruct has reduced our time spent estimating.
  • CoConstruct has increased profitability by capturing communication details and preventing important items from being overlooked.
  • CoConstruct has led to more referrals, as customers are pleased with the software and the way it helps them stay informed about their project.
Alison McLennan | TrustRadius Reviewer

Smartsheet

  • It has allowed us to get easily organized and share the progress of projects with the team and some of our internal customers allowing us to deliver information much quicker, and reduce some of the meetings times and back and forth.
  • It has allowed us to easily collect process and procedure documentation, and tack updates. Previously we had several hundred documents in many different file folders. This allows us to catalog this information quickly add in additional fields/data points for sorting/details/primary users/additional info. We can easily find and share this information, and overall we are much more efficient.
Joshua Pekar | TrustRadius Reviewer

Screenshots

Smartsheet

Pricing Details

CoConstruct

General

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

Smartsheet

General

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

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

CoConstruct
9.2
Smartsheet
8.7

Likelihood to Renew

CoConstruct
Smartsheet
10.0

Usability

CoConstruct
Smartsheet
8.6

Performance

CoConstruct
Smartsheet
10.0

Support Rating

CoConstruct
9.8
Smartsheet
8.2

Online Training

CoConstruct
Smartsheet
7.0

Implementation Rating

CoConstruct
Smartsheet
10.0

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