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Score 6.9 out of 100
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Score 7.8 out of 100

Feature Set Ratings

  • Newforma Project Center ranks higher in 1 feature set: Construction Project & Field Management
  • SharpeSoft Estimator ranks higher in 1 feature set: Estimating
  • Newforma Project Center and SharpeSoft Estimator are tied in 1 feature set: Reporting & Analytics

Human Resource Management

6.0

Newforma Project Center

60%

SharpeSoft Estimator

Feature Set Not Supported
N/A
Newforma Project Center ranks higher in 1/1 features

Employment history

6.0
60%
1 Rating
N/A
0 Ratings

Asset Management

6.0

Newforma Project Center

60%

SharpeSoft Estimator

Feature Set Not Supported
N/A
Newforma Project Center ranks higher in 1/1 features

Tracking of all physical assets

6.0
60%
1 Rating
N/A
0 Ratings

Reporting & Analytics

7.5

Newforma Project Center

75%
7.5

SharpeSoft Estimator

75%
Newforma Project Center ranks higher in 2/4 features

Dashboards

8.0
80%
1 Rating
N/A
0 Ratings

Custom reports

7.0
70%
1 Rating
N/A
0 Ratings

Standard reports

N/A
0 Ratings
7.0
70%
1 Rating

Data exportability

N/A
0 Ratings
8.0
80%
1 Rating

Construction Project & Field Management

7.8

Newforma Project Center

78%
1.0

SharpeSoft Estimator

10%
Newforma Project Center ranks higher in 13/13 features

Plan distribution & viewing

8.9
89%
5 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Plan markups & sharing

5.9
59%
5 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Issue tracking & punchlists

8.0
80%
5 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Photo documentation

8.9
89%
4 Ratings
1.0
10%
1 Rating

Jobsite reports

6.0
60%
3 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Document sharing

9.9
99%
5 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

RFI tools

9.0
90%
3 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Collaboration & approvals

10.0
100%
4 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

As-built drawings

7.0
70%
4 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Mobile app

3.0
30%
1 Rating
N/A
0 Ratings

Submittal design and management

9.0
90%
1 Rating
N/A
0 Ratings

Checklists

7.0
70%
1 Rating
N/A
0 Ratings

Meeting Minutes

9.0
90%
1 Rating
N/A
0 Ratings

Estimating

8.0

Newforma Project Center

80%
8.8

SharpeSoft Estimator

88%
SharpeSoft Estimator ranks higher in 4/4 features

Job costing

7.0
70%
1 Rating
7.0
70%
1 Rating

Bid creation

9.0
90%
1 Rating
9.0
90%
1 Rating

Cost databases

N/A
0 Ratings
9.0
90%
1 Rating

Cost calculator

N/A
0 Ratings
10.0
100%
1 Rating

Attribute Ratings

  • SharpeSoft Estimator is rated higher in 1 area: Likelihood to Recommend

Likelihood to Recommend

8.0

Newforma Project Center

80%
5 Ratings
10.0

SharpeSoft Estimator

100%
1 Rating

Support Rating

7.0

Newforma Project Center

70%
2 Ratings

SharpeSoft Estimator

N/A
0 Ratings

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

SharpeSoft Estimator

SharpeSoft [is] designed to be a day-to-day hard-bid estimating program. It is easy to learn and use, yet very powerful. I would not recommend this product to hourly service providers.
Mark Scoccolo | TrustRadius Reviewer

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

SharpeSoft Estimator

  • Handles complex bid formats and bid submittal structures such as using bid alternates and non-tax bid schedules.
  • This software is one of the easiest programs to learn and effectively use.
  • This software is reasonably priced, but very powerful.
  • Project support is timely, intimate, local and professional.
Mark Scoccolo | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Newforma Project Center

  • I have found it difficult to locate audits.
  • Some users have issues while uploading project data.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

SharpeSoft Estimator

  • They need to put a search bar in the item master list so you can easily find work items.
  • They could make the alternate package easier to use.
  • The should find a way to allow the user to define at least one cost type in the program.
Mark Scoccolo | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Newforma Project Center

General

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

Starting Price

SharpeSoft Estimator

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?

Starting Price

Support Rating

Newforma Project Center

Newforma Project Center 7.0
Based on 2 answers
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

SharpeSoft Estimator

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Alternatives Considered

Newforma Project Center

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

SharpeSoft Estimator

I think SharpeSoft is the best estimating product on the market for our type of work. It is reasonably priced and is very reliable. We have had very few problems with the software and the upgrades and support staff and reliable.
Mark Scoccolo | 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

SharpeSoft Estimator

  • Using SharpeSoft has grown our business by allowing us to accurately bid more projects.
  • The ease of use allows estimators of all ages to quickly become skilled at consistently bidding work
Mark Scoccolo | TrustRadius Reviewer

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