Oracle Aconex vs. Yamdu

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Oracle Aconex
Score 8.0 out of 10
N/A
Aconex is a cloud collaboration platform for the global construction industry which allows the user to quickly find what is needed with a single source of truth for communications, documents, processes, and models. Aconex was acquired and is now supported by Oracle since 2017.N/A
Yamdu
Score 6.4 out of 10
N/A
Short description: Yamdu is a production management software for visual content. It offers tools for all departments and stages of a film, television or commercial production.N/A
Pricing
Oracle AconexYamdu
Editions & Modules
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Offerings
Pricing Offerings
Oracle AconexYamdu
Free Trial
NoYes
Free/Freemium Version
NoNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoNo
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
Additional Details
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Features
Oracle AconexYamdu
Reporting & Analytics
Comparison of Reporting & Analytics features of Product A and Product B
Oracle Aconex
8.9
3 Ratings
9% above category average
Yamdu
-
Ratings
Dashboards9.03 Ratings00 Ratings
Standard reports8.73 Ratings00 Ratings
Custom reports9.03 Ratings00 Ratings
Construction Project & Field Management
Comparison of Construction Project & Field Management features of Product A and Product B
Oracle Aconex
8.6
4 Ratings
13% above category average
Yamdu
-
Ratings
Plan distribution & viewing9.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Plan markups & sharing9.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Issue tracking & punchlists9.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Photo documentation8.63 Ratings00 Ratings
Jobsite reports9.33 Ratings00 Ratings
Document sharing8.84 Ratings00 Ratings
RFI tools8.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Collaboration & approvals7.01 Ratings00 Ratings
As-built drawings9.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Project Management
Comparison of Project Management features of Product A and Product B
Oracle Aconex
-
Ratings
Yamdu
6.4
3 Ratings
18% below category average
Task Management00 Ratings5.53 Ratings
Gantt Charts00 Ratings7.53 Ratings
Scheduling00 Ratings7.93 Ratings
Team Collaboration00 Ratings6.83 Ratings
Document Management00 Ratings8.13 Ratings
Mobile Access00 Ratings2.53 Ratings
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User Ratings
Oracle AconexYamdu
Likelihood to Recommend
9.0
(5 ratings)
6.4
(3 ratings)
Support Rating
-
(0 ratings)
10.0
(1 ratings)
User Testimonials
Oracle AconexYamdu
Likelihood to Recommend
Oracle
For outstanding project managing and operational assistance, Oracle Aconex is an incredible program. The budget that suits every project are met and followed. More so, Oracle Aconex takes the permits required, for instance, the insurance permit and the license tracking. The contractor management feature is also encoded on Oracle Aconex, making the investor and the contractor have the same objective.
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Yamdu
Even for a small business like mine, Yamdu really felt like a one-stop shop for everything. It's hard to find a comprehensive software for film/video productions, but Yamdu has everything we need. The only thing that really held us back was the cost, ultimately. If anything, I would love a storyboarding feature that let you set the time per shot and build out a sequence in pre-production. I used Storyboarder for this currently and it's very helpful, especially for music videos, to be able to build out a storyboard, set a music/audio track to it, then play it back in real time and see the pacing of the shoot.
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Pros
Oracle
  • Time tracking functionality is amazing.
  • All the features are easy and active.
  • The Cloud services offered by Oracle Aconex is efficient.
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Yamdu
  • Crewlists
  • Callsheets
  • Breakdowns
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Cons
Oracle
  • Mail close out features.
  • Document searching.
  • Document selection for transmittal.
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Yamdu
  • More specific financial management reports.
  • Creation of some instant messaging software for the team.
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Support Rating
Oracle
No answers on this topic
Yamdu
This is one of Yamdu's strongest points.
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Alternatives Considered
Oracle
I am currently using file sharing such as Egnyte and ShareFile which are useful but don't have much of a transmittal or inmail functionality so I can't really speak to other products in the same league as Aconex. I don't typically like proprietary contractor solutions due to their non-neutrality and embedded agendas, which often are not consistent with the owner's interests.
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Yamdu
At the time, there really wasn't anything else like Yamdu. Especially as, in Celtx's case, at that time they weren't doing Excel/CSV exports of shot lists in the A/V format, something we required for what we were shooting. I understand that StudioBinder has increased its featureset the past few years, but Yamdu always felt like the most robust option and more familiar with the film/tv world.
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Return on Investment
Oracle
  • It has given excellent and fast ROI.
  • Quick delivery of services to our organization.
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Yamdu
  • Positive impact, centralized place with some good tools for film productions
  • Negative impact, not that flexible and as expected and strict pricing policy with little flexibility
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ScreenShots

Oracle Aconex Screenshots

Screenshot of Avoid the limitations of manual correspondence with a standardized digital process that provides project-wide access and visibilityScreenshot of Automate and standardize any inspection process with Aconex Field—one mobile app for safety walks, quality checks, defecting, and more.Screenshot of Gain visibility into budgets, forecasts, and projective outcomes to enable early corrective action.

Yamdu Screenshots

Screenshot of WYSIWYG call sheet editorScreenshot of Shooting ScheduleScreenshot of Production SchedulingScreenshot of Screenshot of Production Scheduling