2 Ratings
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Score 7 out of 100
10 Ratings
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Score 8.4 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

ConstructConnect Insight

It is very well suited for finding projects where your product is specified, and I just use my company name. but, for other keywords, great.. and then it highlights where you are on the document that comes up. Also, it tells you how many times in the specific project documents it is found so you can find all of them.Not sure, but we're not sure how legal, or ethical, it is for the database to show contact names, phone and email addresses. We don't believe those people appreciate unqualified inclusion in company databases for marketing communication.. ie e-newsletters, etc.
Woody Dickinson | TrustRadius Reviewer

e4clicks Project Estimator

If you are considering purchasing this (very expensive) software, there is a 100% chance you are doing so because you have been awarded a Government contract that dictates you use 4Clicks Project Estimator. There are plenty of easier to use estimating packages out in the world, but you can't use any of them if you have a contract that requires 4Clicks.
Tim Corbett | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Construction Project & Field Management

ConstructConnect Insight
8.8
e4clicks Project Estimator
Plan distribution & viewing
ConstructConnect Insight
8.0
e4clicks Project Estimator
Plan markups & sharing
ConstructConnect Insight
10.0
e4clicks Project Estimator
Document sharing
ConstructConnect Insight
10.0
e4clicks Project Estimator
As-built drawings
ConstructConnect Insight
7.0
e4clicks Project Estimator

Estimating

ConstructConnect Insight
e4clicks Project Estimator
5.2
Takeoff tools
ConstructConnect Insight
e4clicks Project Estimator
5.0
Job costing
ConstructConnect Insight
e4clicks Project Estimator
2.0
Cost databases
ConstructConnect Insight
e4clicks Project Estimator
7.0
Cost calculator
ConstructConnect Insight
e4clicks Project Estimator
6.0
Bid creation
ConstructConnect Insight
e4clicks Project Estimator
6.0

Pros

ConstructConnect Insight

  • Great for large amounts of data.
  • Has great filters.
Dustin Schemmel | TrustRadius Reviewer

e4clicks Project Estimator

  • The estimates it produces are simple and easy to follow. The formatting is good.
  • The tech support provided is very attentive.
Tim Corbett | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

ConstructConnect Insight

  • I would like to see the Listing date for a project in the exported excel sheet
  • I don't know where to find it, but make available and easy to find and reference the search rules.. like using the AND, OR.. type of functions.
  • I don't like it that when you open up insight it defaults to an Updated Within level. I always have to remember to turn that off before I run my searches.
Woody Dickinson | TrustRadius Reviewer

e4clicks Project Estimator

  • The software feels 20 years old. It has not kept up with modern times, and practically functions like an old DOS program.
  • Clunky interface, arcane commands.
  • Even their training info focuses on hotkeys like this is 1995. Even though I am of an age to remember computers in 1995, the younger generations of managers/estimators are not. It is time to bring the software into the new century!
Tim Corbett | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

ConstructConnect Insight

ConstructConnect Insight 9.0
Based on 1 answer
They frequently check-in to make sure you are being properly helped and are quick with a response if you need something.
Dustin Schemmel | TrustRadius Reviewer

e4clicks Project Estimator

No score
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Alternatives Considered

ConstructConnect Insight

don't know, haven't used or even courted anyone else for this purpose. Found Reed years ago at ASHRAE/AHR expo, and started it with their pitch then and their good assistance since then.
Woody Dickinson | TrustRadius Reviewer

e4clicks Project Estimator

WinEst uses much the same database (RS Means/Gordion type) and has a similar interface. It is a bit cheaper.
Tim Corbett | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

ConstructConnect Insight

  • It has given us more sales leads.
  • Direction for reps.
Dustin Schemmel | TrustRadius Reviewer

e4clicks Project Estimator

  • As stated before, if you are buying this software, it is because you have a contract forcing you to. While it does work, it is clunky, awkward, and very expensive.
  • The price of the software and databases has always been high, but with the fairly recent acquisition of 4Clicks by Gordion (who also bought RS Means for their databases), there is literally no competition. Prices will continue to be very high, with no check on how high they can go.
  • Again, can't fault 4Clicks tech support, as I think it is the best in the industry. They know their product and they respond to issues immediately. Considering what we spend a year for this product, however, you would expect nothing less.
Tim Corbett | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

ConstructConnect Insight

General

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

e4clicks Project Estimator

General

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

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

ConstructConnect Insight
7.0
e4clicks Project Estimator
9.0

Support Rating

ConstructConnect Insight
9.0
e4clicks Project Estimator

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