e-Builder vs. Oracle Primavera Submittal Exchange

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
e-Builder
Score 7.2 out of 10
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e-Builder is a cloud-based construction program management solution that manages capital program cost, schedule, and documents. It allows owners to measure and manage the capital project delivery process from planning, design, procurement, construction and operations.N/A
Oracle Primavera Submittal Exchange
Score 4.3 out of 10
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Oracle Primavera Submittal Exchange, part of the Primavera product suite, is offered as a secure, online system for electronically exchanging, reviewing, and archiving design and construction project documentation.N/A
Pricing
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Editions & Modules
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Offerings
Pricing Offerings
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Free Trial
NoNo
Free/Freemium Version
NoNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoNo
Entry-level Setup FeeRequiredNo setup fee
Additional Details
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Top Pros
Top Cons
Features
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Construction Project & Field Management
Comparison of Construction Project & Field Management features of Product A and Product B
e-Builder
7.3
11 Ratings
2% below category average
Oracle Primavera Submittal Exchange
8.1
1 Ratings
9% above category average
Plan distribution & viewing7.610 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Plan markups & sharing8.710 Ratings4.01 Ratings
Issue tracking & punchlists7.911 Ratings6.01 Ratings
Photo documentation5.210 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Jobsite reports7.910 Ratings7.01 Ratings
Document sharing7.911 Ratings9.01 Ratings
RFI tools7.38 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Collaboration & approvals7.311 Ratings10.01 Ratings
As-built drawings7.89 Ratings6.01 Ratings
Mobile app5.87 Ratings00 Ratings
Submittal design and management00 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Checklists00 Ratings6.01 Ratings
Meeting Minutes00 Ratings9.01 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
e-Builder
-
Ratings
Oracle Primavera Submittal Exchange
8.2
1 Ratings
6% above category average
Employee demographic data00 Ratings7.01 Ratings
Employment history00 Ratings8.01 Ratings
Job profiles and administration00 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Organizational charting00 Ratings9.01 Ratings
Organization and location management00 Ratings7.01 Ratings
Compliance data (COBRA, OSHA, etc.)00 Ratings8.01 Ratings
Payroll Management
Comparison of Payroll Management features of Product A and Product B
e-Builder
-
Ratings
Oracle Primavera Submittal Exchange
8.6
1 Ratings
13% above category average
Support for external payroll vendors00 Ratings8.01 Ratings
Off-cycle/On-Demand payment00 Ratings8.01 Ratings
Benefit plan administration00 Ratings9.01 Ratings
Direct deposit files00 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Reimbursement management00 Ratings8.01 Ratings
Reporting & Analytics
Comparison of Reporting & Analytics features of Product A and Product B
e-Builder
-
Ratings
Oracle Primavera Submittal Exchange
9.0
1 Ratings
10% above category average
Dashboards00 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Standard reports00 Ratings8.01 Ratings
Custom reports00 Ratings9.01 Ratings
Data exportability00 Ratings9.01 Ratings
Estimating
Comparison of Estimating features of Product A and Product B
e-Builder
-
Ratings
Oracle Primavera Submittal Exchange
7.8
1 Ratings
5% below category average
Takeoff tools00 Ratings7.01 Ratings
Job costing00 Ratings8.01 Ratings
Cost databases00 Ratings8.01 Ratings
Cost calculator00 Ratings8.01 Ratings
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User Ratings
e-BuilderOracle Primavera Submittal Exchange
Likelihood to Recommend
7.1
(11 ratings)
8.0
(1 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
8.0
(2 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Usability
7.0
(2 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Support Rating
5.0
(3 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Implementation Rating
8.0
(2 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
User Testimonials
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Likelihood to Recommend
Trimble
Well suited for the owner's side of managing multiple projects as it allows for all aspects of a project from development to closeout to be managed on one platform. Not as appropriate for a general contractor as there is better software out there. e-Builder's app is not as effective as others.
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Oracle
[Oracle Primavera Submittal Exchange] is very easy to train new users on it and have everyone on the same page. The daily reminder emails can be a pain but if there are documents needed from a trade it is a great way to remind the the it is in their ball of court to act accordingly and get the documents uploaded because there might be other trades waiting on them.
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Pros
Trimble
  • Provide a document structure that is easy to navigate. All documents, even within a process, are stored in the document structure and easily accessed by those with the correct permissions.
  • Scheduling, especially with the new module is easy. It is helpful with a large organization where many hands touch projects to be able to forecast workloads (we have an in house engineering team who reviews all projects during their design phase)
  • Allows for easy interface with contractors and makes the submittal process more straightforward.
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Oracle
  • It is very easy to navigate the site and find what you are looking for.
  • They have a great support team.
  • It is easy to remind different trades via notification of there are documents or submittals needed for them.
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Cons
Trimble
  • The restrictions in formatting, and sorting of information rendered, in a way, affects the reporting output.
  • At certain times of day, e-Builder traffic causes the loading of filtered searches to take a while. This is probably common regardless of the site or software used.
  • More complicated reporting has some limitation, though the program is highly efficient in assisting with simple format reports.
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Oracle
  • The daily reminder emails can quickly keep filling up your inbox.
  • I can't think of anything else because it is very easy to use.
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Likelihood to Renew
Trimble
Because again, one of our biggest clients entrusts E-builder to work with their systems. And its functions work for us as well.
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Oracle
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Usability
Trimble
Simple, because have a used it for the past two years, so i'm very familiar with the particular aspects of its program that I need to accomplish my tasks.
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Oracle
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Support Rating
Trimble
Again, because our technical support is great. He doesn't always answer the phone but he definitely responds to emails fairly quickly. In addition, I like that he actually resolves an issue and I have yet to encounter the same issue twice. Actually, I haven't encountered many issues at all in the two years I have used the software.
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Oracle
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Implementation Rating
Trimble
1. Set up the time to get training on the sytem before you go all in.
2. Listen, ask questions and actually practice using the tools and features while in class. It helps tremendously with becoming comfortable and remembering how things work.
3. Don't be afraid to mess up. They are helpful and will help resolve your issue in a timely manner
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Oracle
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Alternatives Considered
Trimble
We have not compared other plans since the boss prefers this program from personal experience. But from using this program for 2 years I can see why we don't need to compare. Why fix something that isn't broken? It gets the job done, yes we might run into some issues but I feel like with all companies that can happen
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Oracle
Procore is a bit more expensive but I think it brings more to the table.
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Return on Investment
Trimble
  • Has added extra steps to processes that were previously easier. And I work for a university that complicates everything
  • Has more than cut in half the time it takes to generate reports about project status
  • Has made project management more efficient
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Oracle
  • It has allowed us to manage our submittals better and get the back in a timely manner to schedule projects accordingly and keep the flow going.
  • It can be a little time consuming to get the project data entered but if done right, it is worth it.
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