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Score 8.1 out of 100
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Likelihood to Recommend

Newforma Project Center

Newforma is a great tool to collaborate with large teams and between firms. It allows for great documentation of transfers, activities, and other procedural aspects of projects that require collaboration between disciplines, for example, MEP, electrical, architectural and technology. For internal use, Newforma has been great for communications tracking and archival, as well as for record-keeping of all the users in a team or number of teams. Many great options are features are unused due to a lack of training or exposure to them, for example, the graphical viewers that can preview CAD, Revit, and other formats, or the markup tool available with the desktop client.
Gil Lopez CTS ING | TrustRadius Reviewer

Oracle Primavera

Oracle Primavera Portfolio Management is a utilitarian product of a yesteryear gone by. It's straightforward and to the point. It is well suited for a customer base who is not interested in frills, portability, or a multitude of OOTB ability. It's for those who like to restrict and manage all control over users, code in queries, functions, and create customized reports for end users. It does what it does very well however, just do not expect it to be pretty. It's a 2007 product, so curb your excitement. It does handle all aspects of portfolio management well; financials, budgeting, spend plans, contracts, projects, staffing, workflows, etc... however, it is not intuitive to navigate, and will require some training.
Ryan Weller | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Construction Productivity

Newforma Project Center
6.4
Oracle Primavera
Plan distribution & viewing
Newforma Project Center
5.8
Oracle Primavera
Plan markups & sharing
Newforma Project Center
3.9
Oracle Primavera
Issue tracking & punchlists
Newforma Project Center
6.5
Oracle Primavera
Photo documentation
Newforma Project Center
4.9
Oracle Primavera
Jobsite reports
Newforma Project Center
7.3
Oracle Primavera
Document sharing
Newforma Project Center
7.6
Oracle Primavera
RFI tools
Newforma Project Center
9.1
Oracle Primavera
Collaboration & approvals
Newforma Project Center
8.1
Oracle Primavera
As-built drawings
Newforma Project Center
5.7
Oracle Primavera
Mobile app
Newforma Project Center
3.0
Oracle Primavera
Submittal design and management
Newforma Project Center
9.0
Oracle Primavera

Pros

Newforma Project Center

  • Newforma sits on top of our previous filing system (Windows Explorer). This was very important to us because we didn't have to change the project numbering system in order to fit Newforma's design. Also, if we were to decide we didn't like it, we could easily revert back to our previous methods.
  • Newforma does a great job of indexing information, making searches much easier by being able to use keywords instead of knowing the exact file location. No more traversing through countless folders before finding what you need.
  • Newforma keeps a read receipt for everything that you submit through it for issue tracking, and keeps an easy to read record of your workflow.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Oracle Primavera

  • Primavera as a scheduling software can manage large project schedules regardless of complexity.
  • P6 is powerful enough to identify the longest pathway to the completion of a project. This is also known as CPM.
  • P6 can handle multiple scenarios and save them as a separate baseline schedule. This can be helpful for figuring theoretical sequences.
Kevin Edward B. Lao, P.E. | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Newforma Project Center

  • File downloads.
  • User-interface.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Oracle Primavera

  • The software is high end with rich features, hence its rich price.
  • There is room for improvement in their customer service.
  • Oracle is doing its best in coming up with new features, and has a planned roadmap. It would be good if the enhancements are delivered faster.
Shiva Krishna | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support

Newforma Project Center

Newforma Project Center 7.0
Based on 1 answer
While I have never asked for support myself, a Newforma representative has been in the office annually to give training seminars and info sessions on how to fully use the product. I find this essential to keep the product relevant and make sure everyone knows its full capabilities and an important part of customer support.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Oracle Primavera

No score
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Alternatives Considered

Newforma Project Center

A good competitor against other similar solutions and support is excellent.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Oracle Primavera

The other scheduling software I used is Microsoft Project. Microsoft Project is a great tool, but it is not as robust as Oracle Primavera Portfolio Management. It can help build a much simpler
looking project, but if the project is most complex, it is best to use Oracle Primavera Portfolio Management.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Newforma Project Center

  • Newforma makes it easy to transfer, share, archive, and search extensive data sets in a single GUI
  • For it to be effective, all users in a team must receive a basic training and use it consistently
  • Adoption in the industry is good (A/E); many teams use it consistently. Learning to use it once produces time-saving in subsequent projects
Gil Lopez CTS ING | TrustRadius Reviewer

Oracle Primavera

  • P6 is critical to the execution of all of our projects. Without it we would have less control of our projects.
  • One of our key business objectives is to deliver projects on time or ahead of schedule. P6 supports us in this goal and allows our superintendents to manage complicated construction projects.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Newforma Project Center

General

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

Oracle Primavera

General

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

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Newforma Project Center
8.1
Oracle Primavera
8.3

Support

Newforma Project Center
7.0
Oracle Primavera

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