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Vista by Viewpoint

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Likelihood to Recommend

SAP ERP

In the on-premise world of things, it ruled the world. The ease with which it can be customized and the language support it provides is simply amazing. Their landscape and transport management is brilliant. It saves millions of dollars for huge enterprises. I only wish that their support model can be enhanced further.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Vista by Viewpoint

Vista by Viewpoint is surely a accounting-based program. It is more aimed at the financial health and wellness reporting on a project rather than a day-to-day operations system. This is great for internal office employees that understand the accounting behind a construction project and how it affects the success of the build. This is not a program used for field employees to know where the project stands.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Payroll Management

SAP ERP
8.3
Vista by Viewpoint
7.9
Pay calculation
SAP ERP
5.0
Vista by Viewpoint
8.4
Benefit plan administration
SAP ERP
9.2
Vista by Viewpoint
7.5
Direct deposit files
SAP ERP
9.2
Vista by Viewpoint
8.5
Salary revision and increment management
SAP ERP
9.2
Vista by Viewpoint
7.1
Reimbursement management
SAP ERP
9.0
Vista by Viewpoint
7.8
Support for external payroll vendors
SAP ERP
Vista by Viewpoint
7.3
Off-cycle/On-Demand payment
SAP ERP
Vista by Viewpoint
8.6

Customization

SAP ERP
8.0
Vista by Viewpoint
API for custom integration
SAP ERP
8.1
Vista by Viewpoint
Plug-ins
SAP ERP
7.9
Vista by Viewpoint

Security

SAP ERP
9.3
Vista by Viewpoint
Single sign-on capability
SAP ERP
9.3
Vista by Viewpoint
Role-based user permissions
SAP ERP
9.3
Vista by Viewpoint

Reporting & Analytics

SAP ERP
7.8
Vista by Viewpoint
7.4
Dashboards
SAP ERP
7.4
Vista by Viewpoint
6.5
Standard reports
SAP ERP
7.8
Vista by Viewpoint
7.5
Custom reports
SAP ERP
8.1
Vista by Viewpoint
7.8
Data exportability
SAP ERP
Vista by Viewpoint
7.5

General Ledger and Configurable Accounting

SAP ERP
8.5
Vista by Viewpoint
Accounts payable
SAP ERP
8.9
Vista by Viewpoint
Accounts receivable
SAP ERP
8.8
Vista by Viewpoint

Inventory Management

SAP ERP
8.8
Vista by Viewpoint
Inventory tracking
SAP ERP
9.3
Vista by Viewpoint
Automatic reordering
SAP ERP
8.4
Vista by Viewpoint
Location management
SAP ERP
8.4
Vista by Viewpoint
Manufacturing module
SAP ERP
9.1
Vista by Viewpoint

Order Management

SAP ERP
8.2
Vista by Viewpoint
Pricing
SAP ERP
8.3
Vista by Viewpoint
Order entry
SAP ERP
8.7
Vista by Viewpoint
Credit card processing
SAP ERP
7.2
Vista by Viewpoint
Cost of goods sold
SAP ERP
8.5
Vista by Viewpoint

Human Resource Management

SAP ERP
Vista by Viewpoint
6.1
Employee demographic data
SAP ERP
Vista by Viewpoint
7.1
Employment history
SAP ERP
Vista by Viewpoint
6.6
Job profiles and administration
SAP ERP
Vista by Viewpoint
6.5
Workflow for transfers, promotions, pay raises, etc.
SAP ERP
Vista by Viewpoint
5.1
Organizational charting
SAP ERP
Vista by Viewpoint
4.5
Organization and location management
SAP ERP
Vista by Viewpoint
5.5
Compliance data (COBRA, OSHA, etc.)
SAP ERP
Vista by Viewpoint
7.3

Asset Management

SAP ERP
Vista by Viewpoint
7.2
Tracking of all physical assets
SAP ERP
Vista by Viewpoint
7.2

Construction Project & Field Management

SAP ERP
Vista by Viewpoint
6.4
Plan distribution & viewing
SAP ERP
Vista by Viewpoint
6.6
Plan markups & sharing
SAP ERP
Vista by Viewpoint
6.6
Issue tracking & punchlists
SAP ERP
Vista by Viewpoint
6.2
Photo documentation
SAP ERP
Vista by Viewpoint
6.9
Jobsite reports
SAP ERP
Vista by Viewpoint
7.0
Document sharing
SAP ERP
Vista by Viewpoint
6.5
RFI tools
SAP ERP
Vista by Viewpoint
6.8
Collaboration & approvals
SAP ERP
Vista by Viewpoint
6.5
As-built drawings
SAP ERP
Vista by Viewpoint
6.2
Mobile app
SAP ERP
Vista by Viewpoint
6.4
Submittal design and management
SAP ERP
Vista by Viewpoint
6.6
Checklists
SAP ERP
Vista by Viewpoint
6.0
Meeting Minutes
SAP ERP
Vista by Viewpoint
5.9
Specifications
SAP ERP
Vista by Viewpoint
5.1
Change orders
SAP ERP
Vista by Viewpoint
7.3

Estimating

SAP ERP
Vista by Viewpoint
7.6
Takeoff tools
SAP ERP
Vista by Viewpoint
7.5
Job costing
SAP ERP
Vista by Viewpoint
8.0
Cost databases
SAP ERP
Vista by Viewpoint
7.1
Cost calculator
SAP ERP
Vista by Viewpoint
6.4
Bid creation
SAP ERP
Vista by Viewpoint
8.9

Pros

SAP ERP

  • Organizational resource management and integration of different departments with each other as a software automation
  • We have Access to all insights and analytics data from anywhere
  • It doesn't matter how big your organization is, it supports everything from small companies to giant high-tech organizations, and they all have access to data at very high speeds.
  • If you use the web and cloud version, the initial costs will be greatly reduced and even a small start-up small company can enjoy the benefits of SAP ERP.
Ali Kazempour | TrustRadius Reviewer

Vista by Viewpoint

  • New employee on-boarding and personnel management
  • Full spectrum accounting management (AP/AR/Payroll)
  • Project management from contract award through project close-out
  • Data security management, reporting and anlysis
  • Equipment full lifespan management for costs, revenue and location tracking
  • User Database allows for built-in customization capabilities to fit the most unique business requirements
Scot Strickland | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

SAP ERP

  • SAP sometimes gets slow whenever most of the people in the company simultaneously use it
  • Hopefully they would extend background job processing to all tables in SAP since it sometimes goes time out whenever extracting large historical data (ex. 5 years expense data)
Brandon Macapelit, CISA | TrustRadius Reviewer

Vista by Viewpoint

  • Its history is that most entries are transaction-based, requiring batch processing. Some of these could be moved to background batch processing so the batching would be more transparent to the user.
  • More data needs to be available on mobile devices. They are making a move in this direction, which is good.
  • Some screens allow flexibility of viewing data in grid views, but the export of this data to Excel could be improved. This is mostly seen in Workcenters.
Steve Bolton | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

SAP ERP

SAP ERP 8.6
Based on 4 answers
The cost of SAP as an ERP is quite high and the switching costs associated with ERP systems are even higher. That being said moving from one ERP to another only happens once in a great while for large organizations. Those switching costs include retraining, IT hardware requirements, outside consultants and more
Todd Bellamy | TrustRadius Reviewer

Vista by Viewpoint

Vista by Viewpoint 8.3
Based on 7 answers
It's very customizable and accessible outside of Vista itself (SQL, Excel, home grown programs, etc.), but Viewpoint is very slow at fixing bugs and adding suggestions from their suggestion box. If this last area was better, I would have given this a 9 or 10.
Jon Glenn | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

SAP ERP

SAP ERP 9.4
Based on 6 answers
SAP ERP is highly efficient with handling both large and complex organizations and it has the ability to handle different departments within the company and the data security is fool proof. It also automatically enables the data to be available between different modules such as SD and MM or HCM or IM and QM so users do not have to use multiple applications to run their everyday business.
Harminder Chahal | TrustRadius Reviewer

Vista by Viewpoint

Vista by Viewpoint 7.7
Based on 7 answers
Vista is a very easy product to learn and use. It is extremely customizable. If you need additional fields or even complete tables, this product allows for it. It helps to have someone on your team that understands SQL databases, but if you have that you can accomplish just about anything you need this product to do.
Carrie Pipkin | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

SAP ERP

SAP ERP 9.0
Based on 6 answers
Well, I've had several scenarios where it was evident that they simply buy time. At the same time, their Product Support and Implementation teams are most likely not in sync. What's said by a member of implementation may not hold good when you refer the same thing with a member of the support team.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Vista by Viewpoint

Vista by Viewpoint 6.7
Based on 27 answers
Though I have not interfaced with Vista by Viewpoint's support team, I know my office has, and it seems like changes or issues are addressed or resolved in a timely manner. It also seems like the program has the flexibility to integrate or be changed to become a custom solution for our company.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Implementation Rating

SAP ERP

SAP ERP 3.0
Based on 1 answer
No answer on this topic is available.

Vista by Viewpoint

Vista by Viewpoint 7.3
Based on 5 answers
The trainer Viewpoint sent did not understand the processes, he only knew where the modules were located. He had no understanding of the actual process itself.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

SAP ERP

SAP is totally integrated as are many of its greatest competitors, but the level of detail in the integration between modules puts SAP heads and shoulders above all others. Granted, the SAP implementation can be much more difficult to perform, but in the long run, the amount of effort you put in will result in excellent usability. After using Oracle's E-Business Suite for over 20 years, we did a due diligence search that lasted over 18 months before making a decision to go with SAP. This was a result of our Oracle system being made "un-upgradeable" due to a custom module that Oracle Consulting actually built for us. We were stuck in an old version of their database that would not work upon patching to the next version.
John Mota | TrustRadius Reviewer

Vista by Viewpoint

Both are very similar software. I really like Vista by Viewpoint. If it were my job to choose, but it is not. I would most likely go with Vista because It is completely user friendly, easily trainable and easily mobile. I am sure there is even more difference but I am not sure of any huge differences
Amy Love | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

SAP ERP

  • SAP has helped in transparency across different business unit and single financial view of the company that previously did not exist.
  • The cost of supporting the solution is slightly higher than the previous ERP and the consulting solutions cost more.
  • Overall SAP has brought in positive ROI and uniform business practices across the organization
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Vista by Viewpoint

  • HR Management product is great and has made on boarding to time off requests and everything in between very easy, functional and efficient
  • Very scaleable product that has easily handled a 30% increase in employee headcount
  • Sometimes hard to be a specialty contractor with a product that tries to appeal to general contractors as well.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

SAP ERP

General

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

Vista by Viewpoint

General

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

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

SAP ERP
9.1
Vista by Viewpoint
6.9

Likelihood to Renew

SAP ERP
8.6
Vista by Viewpoint
8.3

Usability

SAP ERP
9.4
Vista by Viewpoint
7.7

Reliability and Availability

SAP ERP
10.0
Vista by Viewpoint

Support Rating

SAP ERP
9.0
Vista by Viewpoint
6.7

Implementation Rating

SAP ERP
3.0
Vista by Viewpoint
7.3

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