Deltek Project Information Management vs. Sage 100 Contractor

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Deltek Project Information Management
Score 7.3 out of 10
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Empower teams to be more efficient so they can spend more time on billable work. Specifically designed for the AEC industry, Deltek Project Information Management (PIM) is presented by the vendor as the one source of truth for corporate and project information, to provide easy access to the latest versions of emails, documents and drawings.N/A
Sage 100 Contractor
Score 6.3 out of 10
N/A
Sage 100 Contractor is a construction accounting and project management software. It is intended to provide primary accounting and other management capabilities across a construction project lifecycle, including estimating, service management, and reporting.N/A
Pricing
Deltek Project Information ManagementSage 100 Contractor
Editions & Modules
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Pricing Offerings
Deltek Project Information ManagementSage 100 Contractor
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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Deltek Project Information ManagementSage 100 Contractor
Top Pros
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Features
Deltek Project Information ManagementSage 100 Contractor
Construction Project & Field Management
Comparison of Construction Project & Field Management features of Product A and Product B
Deltek Project Information Management
8.3
1 Ratings
9% above category average
Sage 100 Contractor
7.2
4 Ratings
5% below category average
Plan distribution & viewing8.01 Ratings8.01 Ratings
Photo documentation8.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Document sharing9.01 Ratings10.02 Ratings
Plan markups & sharing00 Ratings8.01 Ratings
Issue tracking & punchlists00 Ratings3.02 Ratings
Jobsite reports00 Ratings10.04 Ratings
RFI tools00 Ratings6.02 Ratings
Collaboration & approvals00 Ratings5.01 Ratings
Submittal design and management00 Ratings6.01 Ratings
Specifications00 Ratings8.01 Ratings
Change orders00 Ratings8.01 Ratings
Human Resource Management
Comparison of Human Resource Management features of Product A and Product B
Deltek Project Information Management
-
Ratings
Sage 100 Contractor
7.8
1 Ratings
7% above category average
Employment history00 Ratings7.01 Ratings
Job profiles and administration00 Ratings7.01 Ratings
Workflow for transfers, promotions, pay raises, etc.00 Ratings7.01 Ratings
Organizational charting00 Ratings9.01 Ratings
Organization and location management00 Ratings9.01 Ratings
Payroll Management
Comparison of Payroll Management features of Product A and Product B
Deltek Project Information Management
-
Ratings
Sage 100 Contractor
6.5
1 Ratings
9% below category average
Pay calculation00 Ratings8.01 Ratings
Support for external payroll vendors00 Ratings5.01 Ratings
Asset Management
Comparison of Asset Management features of Product A and Product B
Deltek Project Information Management
-
Ratings
Sage 100 Contractor
10.0
1 Ratings
30% above category average
Tracking of all physical assets00 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Reporting & Analytics
Comparison of Reporting & Analytics features of Product A and Product B
Deltek Project Information Management
-
Ratings
Sage 100 Contractor
9.5
1 Ratings
15% above category average
Dashboards00 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Standard reports00 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Custom reports00 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Data exportability00 Ratings8.01 Ratings
Estimating
Comparison of Estimating features of Product A and Product B
Deltek Project Information Management
-
Ratings
Sage 100 Contractor
9.3
2 Ratings
16% above category average
Job costing00 Ratings10.02 Ratings
Cost databases00 Ratings10.02 Ratings
Cost calculator00 Ratings8.02 Ratings
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User Ratings
Deltek Project Information ManagementSage 100 Contractor
Likelihood to Recommend
1.0
(1 ratings)
5.0
(5 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
-
(0 ratings)
10.0
(1 ratings)
Support Rating
-
(0 ratings)
10.0
(2 ratings)
User Testimonials
Deltek Project Information ManagementSage 100 Contractor
Likelihood to Recommend
Deltek, Inc.
We liked the automation associated with filing e-mails. The ability to search within the body of documents within the platform was also a great feature and very powerful. Unfortunately, the program often hung up and didn't work and we were not aware that it was not functioning until several days went by. As far as the document management piece of the program, our staff found it very clumsy and burdensome. That resulted in them not using the system the way it was intended.
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Sage
Sage 100 does what it needs to do for construction project job costing, and we additionally use it to enter payroll. That process is a bit cumbersome, time consuming with the # of employees we have. If the employee timecard was a lot simpler it would speed up the weekly payroll data entry process. As far as on the financial side, no complaints. Our controller seems to be happy with the system. He originally recommended we use it to more of its capacity earlier this year
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Pros
Deltek, Inc.
  • It was great for e-mail management
  • It was useful for the transfer of large documents
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Sage
  • Sage integrates very well with our field time tracking software called Exaktime. We import the start/end time card data that includes job costs directly to the PR module which greatly reduces the time it takes to process payroll.
  • Sage 100 C payroll calculations and WC/GL overhead calculations are easy to use and understand. The WC/GL overhead calculations are posted to project costs in real-time allowing for accurate total cost reporting of the project.
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Cons
Deltek, Inc.
  • It is not user friendly
  • Cloud version is very unstable
  • It is very expensive
  • It does not integrate with Deltek Vision the way we were told it would
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Sage
  • Making time and material billings easier by complying with my proposal requirements.
  • Reducing the cost of support, since I hardly use it.
  • I don't like the reviews since we do a lot of small projects along with some big ones. Billings or invoices from vendors that have the same amount always trigger a question. Therefore I don't do the reviews anymore. It's so much nothing.
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Likelihood to Renew
Deltek, Inc.
No answers on this topic
Sage
The cost of Sage 100 Contractor software is relatively inexpensive compared to some higher-priced options like Foundation and Microsoft Dynamics GP. But more importantly, the cost of implementing new software is costly. Implementation costs include testing and training. There are also risks involved with switching software such as missing data after conversion. Plus, there are always some unknown downsides to switching that are not apparent until the switch is made such as perceived capabilities that really don't exist. For these reasons, we will likely stay with Sage 100 Contractor for a long time. If we grow (say double) in size, we would consider other options.
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Support Rating
Deltek, Inc.
No answers on this topic
Sage
If we ever have issues with Sage 100, the live chat is an awesome tool. However, most of our live chat inquiries are not because of the issues we have, but more for us to better understand how we are supposed to use the software. Sometimes we ask ourselves "what if we" and if we need guidance, the live chat will provide us with the answers or resources to figure out what we need. They always follow up to ensure the problems we encounter have been fixed. If our issue is an indicator of an upgrade that could be made, Sage 100 C offers a way to submit the idea for review and improvement of the software.
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Alternatives Considered
Deltek, Inc.
When we purchased Deltek PIM we were told that it integrated well with Deltek Vision; however; once we implemented the program we found out that it was only a one-way flow of information. Also Deltek kept turning off various functionality within the program that would have allowed for better integration between the programs
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Sage
We are currently looking at Vista as a replacement Sage 100. The estimating features appear to be exactly what our department is looking for and the accounting staff is very pleased as well. We brought in Procore about a year ago and are very happy with it. The field staff is really warming up to it and the RFI and other communication is top notch.
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Return on Investment
Deltek, Inc.
  • Cost prohibitive to small firms
  • No flexibility for payment terms
  • We were tied to a 3 year term on a program that we hated
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Sage
  • It has cut down on accounting personnel and made the cost more effective in that department.
  • It allows for more company wide visibility on all jobs.
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ScreenShots

Deltek Project Information Management Screenshots

Screenshot of Find drawings, correspondence and submittals from one location in a matter of seconds through Deltek PIM’s capability of applying automatic, smart logic to indexing when saving a file.Screenshot of Eliminate hours wasted every day managing and organizing project emails through smart email publishingScreenshot of Apply version control so everyone is working from the latest files, ensuring accuracy on every projectScreenshot of Equip teams to access and capture project site data from mobile devices, reducing office administrative tasksScreenshot of Monitor status of defect items with an insightful dashboard to keep projects and teams on track