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Likelihood to Recommend

simPRO

This software is great for the construction industry. Especially if you are doing in-home estimates. For example, it would be the best option in the industry, to my knowledge, for an HVAC, electrical service or plumbing business. They are always listening to their customers and evolving based on the customer's feedback and needs.
Andrew Means | TrustRadius Reviewer

ZilicusPM

ZilicusPM is suited for any business that has difficulty managing and keeping track of office related work as well as project management. Its an efficient way to manage just about anything necessary. It is well-suited for our office, as structural/civil engineers - we are able to keep track of our projects as well as office/human resources related work.
Samantha Dross | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Project Management

simPRO
ZilicusPM
9.0
Task Management
simPRO
ZilicusPM
10.0
Resource Management
simPRO
ZilicusPM
10.0
Gantt Charts
simPRO
ZilicusPM
10.0
Scheduling
simPRO
ZilicusPM
8.0
Workflow Automation
simPRO
ZilicusPM
8.0
Team Collaboration
simPRO
ZilicusPM
8.0
Support for Agile Methodology
simPRO
ZilicusPM
7.0
Support for Waterfall Methodology
simPRO
ZilicusPM
8.0
Email integration
simPRO
ZilicusPM
10.0
Mobile Access
simPRO
ZilicusPM
9.0
Timesheet Tracking
simPRO
ZilicusPM
9.0
Change request and Case Management
simPRO
ZilicusPM
10.0
Budget and Expense Management
simPRO
ZilicusPM
10.0

Professional Services Automation

simPRO
ZilicusPM
10.0
Quotes/estimates
simPRO
ZilicusPM
10.0
Project & financial reporting
simPRO
ZilicusPM
10.0

Pros

simPRO

  • Billing: straight from a closed, complete job. Carries overall equipment, hours, takes one click to bill.
  • simPRO retains notes on all emails; notes can be entered by anyone to track communication with clients.
Cheryl Bach | TrustRadius Reviewer

ZilicusPM

  • ZilicusPM is great for an office regarding meetings and site visits. It's hard to keep track manually of where everyone is at. By sharing our calendars through ZilicusPM, we are able to access where someone is within a few seconds!! It is very convenient and less of a hassle.
  • This a great tool to use to manage all documents that enter in and out of our office for certain projects. It is hard to keep track of everything through our office, so this programs helps us manage things very efficiently.
  • This is great for prioritizing! I know many people in our office have an issue to do so. With the Project Issue Management feature, we are able to do this more effectively without causing any stress to our employees!
Samantha Dross | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

simPRO

  • More options on the BI Reporting.
  • Ability to customize views similar to Knack or Sales Force.
Andrew Means | TrustRadius Reviewer

ZilicusPM

  • The only thing I would suggest that needs room for improvement is that you should break down Zilicus PM into different sectors. What I mean by this is that you branch off this program into different areas of expertise like accounting, engineering, etc. Every business is managed differently, so other options should be provided to accommodate each field.
  • Other than that, I am very pleased with this program. It was WELL worth the investment. Saving a lot of time and money spent per worker by using this!
  • N/A
Samantha Dross | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

simPRO

simPRO 9.0
Based on 4 answers
simPRO gives you the dedicated person you can email/call, they have chat, you can file a case, and they provide videos for pretty much everything. We can train on it via their videos; it's excellent.
Cheryl Bach | TrustRadius Reviewer

ZilicusPM

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Alternatives Considered

simPRO

It is better than using Zendesk or trying to custom build a system. Zendesk and so many other tools are so focused on the sales aspect of things and don't give you enough back end options like job costing, inventory management, etc. It is the best tool I have used for solar project management thus far.
Andrew Means | TrustRadius Reviewer

ZilicusPM

We have used Microsoft Project for years. We loved it until we found ZilicusPM. ZilicusPM is more efficient and directive in our field. Microsoft Project does not provide as many features as ZilicusPM does. I am extremely grateful for having found ZilicusPM. It was recommended to us by an architectural firm that swore by this software.
Samantha Dross | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

simPRO

  • simPRO is totally worth the investment
  • It is end to end. The whole staff is trained on one program.
Cheryl Bach | TrustRadius Reviewer

ZilicusPM

  • A positive impact that ZilicusPM has made is we are able to work more efficiently and prioritize what needs to be sent out, what invoices need to be sent out to clients, where are project engineers at certain time of day, etc.
  • We also have a higher ROI. I am able to manage what invoices need to be sent out without having to track people down for a summary of the work , which is extremely time consuming. I am able to get more invoices out while returning a higher investment for the company.
  • A negative impact it has made is we had to hire someone to manage this software entirely. It is very time-consuming for myself to manage and make sure everything is entered in correctly. We hired someone who is familiar with ZilicusPM and is able to certify all work.
Samantha Dross | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

simPRO

General

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

simPRO Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

ZilicusPM

General

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

ZilicusPM Editions & Modules

Edition
Yearly Subscription$151
Monthly Subscription$201
  1. per user
Additional Pricing Details
The pricing per subscription reduces as number of subscriptions increases; it is also dependent on the duration of subscription.

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