Deltek ComputerEase vs. GeneralCOST Estimator for Excel

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Deltek ComputerEase
Score 7.5 out of 10
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ComputerEase Construction Software is a cloud-based accounting and construction management suite now supported by Deltek since the 2019 acquisition. The platform is designed to handle accounting needs specific to companies in the construction industry (e.g. HVAC, plumbing, demolition, heavy highway, commercial, and more; both commercial and residential construction), and also contains project management features for medium-sized to larger companies, as well as smaller companies in these…N/A
GeneralCOST Estimator for Excel
Score 5.4 out of 10
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GeneralCOST Estimator for Excel is a construction and estimation software offering from CPR, Inc.N/A
Pricing
Deltek ComputerEaseGeneralCOST Estimator for Excel
Editions & Modules
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Offerings
Pricing Offerings
Deltek ComputerEaseGeneralCOST Estimator for Excel
Free Trial
NoNo
Free/Freemium Version
NoNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoNo
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
Additional Details
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Community Pulse
Deltek ComputerEaseGeneralCOST Estimator for Excel
Top Pros

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Features
Deltek ComputerEaseGeneralCOST Estimator for Excel
Human Resource Management
Comparison of Human Resource Management features of Product A and Product B
Deltek ComputerEase
10.0
1 Ratings
26% above category average
GeneralCOST Estimator for Excel
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Ratings
Employee demographic data10.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Employment history10.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Job profiles and administration10.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Workflow for transfers, promotions, pay raises, etc.10.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Organization and location management10.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Payroll Management
Comparison of Payroll Management features of Product A and Product B
Deltek ComputerEase
10.0
1 Ratings
28% above category average
GeneralCOST Estimator for Excel
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Pay calculation10.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Support for external payroll vendors10.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Salary revision and increment management10.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Asset Management
Comparison of Asset Management features of Product A and Product B
Deltek ComputerEase
10.0
1 Ratings
27% above category average
GeneralCOST Estimator for Excel
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Ratings
Tracking of all physical assets10.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Reporting & Analytics
Comparison of Reporting & Analytics features of Product A and Product B
Deltek ComputerEase
10.0
1 Ratings
22% above category average
GeneralCOST Estimator for Excel
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Standard reports10.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Construction Project & Field Management
Comparison of Construction Project & Field Management features of Product A and Product B
Deltek ComputerEase
10.0
1 Ratings
30% above category average
GeneralCOST Estimator for Excel
5.0
1 Ratings
39% below category average
Jobsite reports10.01 Ratings00 Ratings
RFI tools10.01 Ratings5.01 Ratings
Change orders10.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Plan markups & sharing00 Ratings5.01 Ratings
Estimating
Comparison of Estimating features of Product A and Product B
Deltek ComputerEase
10.0
1 Ratings
20% above category average
GeneralCOST Estimator for Excel
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Job costing10.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Cost databases10.01 Ratings00 Ratings
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User Ratings
Deltek ComputerEaseGeneralCOST Estimator for Excel
Likelihood to Recommend
10.0
(1 ratings)
7.0
(1 ratings)
Usability
9.0
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Support Rating
10.0
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
User Testimonials
Deltek ComputerEaseGeneralCOST Estimator for Excel
Likelihood to Recommend
Deltek, Inc.
We do not have Deltek + ComputerEase set up to run its full capabilities. But from what I have seen it can do, I hope we get it up to par really soon.
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CPR, Inc.
Specific scenarios where GeneralCOST Estimator for Excel is well suited include:
  • Small to medium sized contractor who typically works on small to medium sized projects with limited complexity
  • Contractors who value low prices over full functionality (this software application is very affordably priced)
  • A new contractor or new contracting accounting / finance professional who would appreciate the specific limitations imposed by the software
Specific scenarios where GeneralCOST Estimator for Excel is not well suited include:
  • Larger contractors who think about and price projects in line with typical commercial design and construction
  • Residential projects (the software is much better suited for commercial lease buildouts, for instance)
  • A contractor whose finance department already uses full-suite accounting software
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Pros
Deltek, Inc.
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CPR, Inc.
  • Convenient estimating
  • Streamlines the price quotation process
  • Standard cost application
  • Overhead calculation and pplication
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Cons
Deltek, Inc.
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CPR, Inc.
  • Only CSI construction cost database data
  • Only works with Microsoft Office (Excel)
  • The online help system has limited functionality
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Usability
Deltek, Inc.
Deltek + ComputerEase is a good program. I gave it a nine, only because you cannot just pick up and go with this program. You defiantly will need some training on how to use it. But it seems to be a wonderful software once used as it should be
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CPR, Inc.
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Support Rating
Deltek, Inc.
Someone is always there to help me
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CPR, Inc.
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Alternatives Considered
Deltek, Inc.
I used Foundations for a very long time. I did use Foundations at its full capabilities. I have not used Deltek + ComputerEase at its full capabilities yet. But so far, in my opinion, Foundations is more user friendly for people who have not been taught how to use it, than Deltek + ComputerEase is.
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CPR, Inc.
GeneralCOST Estimator for Excel is cheaper, easier to use, more streamlined and is easily installed and up and running. The flip side to the ease of use is the limited functionality, somewhat outdated cost bucketing profile and general lack of sophistication. The add-in also does not talk with full suite accounting software which requires additional reconciliations if used within a large organization.
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Return on Investment
Deltek, Inc.
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CPR, Inc.
  • Allows us to quickly bid on small projects
  • Allows us to pay less for accounting / finance professionals
  • Allows us to standardize our cost structure
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ScreenShots

Deltek ComputerEase Screenshots

Screenshot of Customizable workflow menuScreenshot of ExpenseEase Mobile AppScreenshot of Job intelligence dashboardScreenshot of Mobile field managementScreenshot of Payroll intelligence centerScreenshot of Time entry app