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Score 2.3 out of 100
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Score 8 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

Constructware

Constructware is well suited for many different types of projects in both real estate and infrastructure. However, it is now becoming outdated with the introduction of the BIM 360 platform. I think even Autodesk may plan to slowly stop rolling out subscriptions to Cnstructware since most of its functions are now getting added on to BIM 360.
Tanmay Bhalerao | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pipeline Suite

Pipeline Suite is a very niche product, but for anyone who has ever dealt with the construction bidding process, you can understand the need for it. With Pipeline Suite, it is so easy to request bids, share documents and plans, and coordinate schedules for submittals. We are able to prequalify sub contractors and vendors at a faster pace as well with the product
Jenna Montgomery | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Construction Project & Field Management

Constructware
5.0
Pipeline Suite
8.5
Issue tracking & punchlists
Constructware
2.0
Pipeline Suite
8.0
Photo documentation
Constructware
2.0
Pipeline Suite
9.0
Jobsite reports
Constructware
6.0
Pipeline Suite
8.0
Document sharing
Constructware
6.0
Pipeline Suite
9.0
RFI tools
Constructware
6.0
Pipeline Suite
8.0
Collaboration & approvals
Constructware
6.0
Pipeline Suite
9.0
As-built drawings
Constructware
6.0
Pipeline Suite
9.0
Submittal design and management
Constructware
6.0
Pipeline Suite
8.0
Plan distribution & viewing
Constructware
Pipeline Suite
9.0
Plan markups & sharing
Constructware
Pipeline Suite
9.0
Mobile app
Constructware
Pipeline Suite
7.0

Estimating

Constructware
Pipeline Suite
8.2
Takeoff tools
Constructware
Pipeline Suite
8.0
Job costing
Constructware
Pipeline Suite
9.0
Cost databases
Constructware
Pipeline Suite
8.0
Cost calculator
Constructware
Pipeline Suite
8.0
Bid creation
Constructware
Pipeline Suite
8.0

Pros

Constructware

  • Provenance. Keeps track of changes and the people/companies who made those changes.
  • Collaboration.
  • Work [is stored] in the cloud.
Tanmay Bhalerao | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pipeline Suite

  • Sharing documents and plans with project stakeholders is a piece of cake.
  • The product makes tracking the status of bids so much easier.
Jenna Montgomery | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Constructware

  • UI can be improved, as shown by improvements made in BIM 360.
  • Only works well with Internet Explorer.
  • Steep Learning Curve due to confusing UI.
Tanmay Bhalerao | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pipeline Suite

  • The onboarding process was difficult for us just because we had some pretty disorganized databases.
  • The product is pricey for small to medium sized firms.
Jenna Montgomery | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Constructware

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Pipeline Suite

Pipeline Suite 9.0
Based on 1 answer
I have found that the customer support team has an understanding of the construction bidding process. They have been able to see issues through our eyes, so to speak, not just through the eyes of a software company. They have always been very timely in their responses and seem to go above and beyond to solve issues
Jenna Montgomery | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Constructware

Better than Unifier:1. Better UI2. Everything else is about the sameBim360 is now the go-to platform for all functions previously provided by Constructware.
Tanmay Bhalerao | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pipeline Suite

I don't have a lot of personal experience with SmartBid, but from what I hear from other colleagues, Pipeline Suite makes it easier for subcontractors to access documents/plans and to respond to bids. The interface and design of Pipeline Suite is more modern and the user experience is a major upgrade from SmartBid
Jenna Montgomery | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Constructware

  • Saves time.
  • Eases collaboration.
  • Increases accountability.
Tanmay Bhalerao | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pipeline Suite

  • We have been able to respond to more bids using Pipeline Suite.
  • Our proposals are more accurate and organized, which has made our projects come under budget more often.
Jenna Montgomery | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Constructware

General

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

Pipeline Suite

General

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

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Constructware
1.0
Pipeline Suite
8.0

Support Rating

Constructware
Pipeline Suite
9.0

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