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Score 1.4 out of 100
80 Ratings
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Score 7.4 out of 100

Feature Set Ratings

  • TurboBid ranks higher in 1 feature set: Construction Project & Field Management
  • Vista by Viewpoint ranks higher in 1 feature set: Estimating

Construction Project & Field Management

7.7

TurboBid

77%
5.9

Vista by Viewpoint

59%
Vista by Viewpoint ranks higher in 9/15 features

Plan distribution & viewing

9.0
90%
1 Rating
6.0
60%
22 Ratings

Plan markups & sharing

8.0
80%
1 Rating
6.2
62%
19 Ratings

Issue tracking & punchlists

9.0
90%
1 Rating
4.5
45%
29 Ratings

Photo documentation

10.0
100%
1 Rating
5.8
58%
24 Ratings

Jobsite reports

1.0
10%
1 Rating
6.5
65%
31 Ratings

Document sharing

8.0
80%
1 Rating
6.0
60%
31 Ratings

Mobile app

9.0
90%
1 Rating
6.1
61%
17 Ratings

RFI tools

N/A
0 Ratings
6.0
60%
28 Ratings

Collaboration & approvals

N/A
0 Ratings
6.3
63%
30 Ratings

As-built drawings

N/A
0 Ratings
5.9
59%
16 Ratings

Submittal design and management

N/A
0 Ratings
6.5
65%
23 Ratings

Checklists

N/A
0 Ratings
5.6
56%
10 Ratings

Meeting Minutes

N/A
0 Ratings
5.5
55%
9 Ratings

Specifications

N/A
0 Ratings
4.9
49%
8 Ratings

Change orders

N/A
0 Ratings
7.4
74%
13 Ratings

Estimating

3.3

TurboBid

33%
7.6

Vista by Viewpoint

76%
Vista by Viewpoint ranks higher in 4/5 features

Takeoff tools

2.3
23%
2 Ratings
8.3
83%
4 Ratings

Job costing

1.4
14%
2 Ratings
7.5
75%
16 Ratings

Cost databases

10.0
100%
1 Rating
7.5
75%
13 Ratings

Cost calculator

1.4
14%
2 Ratings
7.3
73%
8 Ratings

Bid creation

1.4
14%
2 Ratings
7.6
76%
6 Ratings

Human Resource Management

TurboBid

Feature Set Not Supported
N/A
6.2

Vista by Viewpoint

62%
Vista by Viewpoint ranks higher in 7/7 features

Employee demographic data

N/A
0 Ratings
6.9
69%
9 Ratings

Employment history

N/A
0 Ratings
6.5
65%
10 Ratings

Job profiles and administration

N/A
0 Ratings
6.4
64%
10 Ratings

Workflow for transfers, promotions, pay raises, etc.

N/A
0 Ratings
5.4
54%
7 Ratings

Organizational charting

N/A
0 Ratings
5.0
50%
5 Ratings

Organization and location management

N/A
0 Ratings
6.0
60%
6 Ratings

Compliance data (COBRA, OSHA, etc.)

N/A
0 Ratings
7.5
75%
9 Ratings

Payroll Management

TurboBid

Feature Set Not Supported
N/A
7.7

Vista by Viewpoint

77%
Vista by Viewpoint ranks higher in 7/7 features

Pay calculation

N/A
0 Ratings
8.1
81%
13 Ratings

Support for external payroll vendors

N/A
0 Ratings
7.3
73%
5 Ratings

Off-cycle/On-Demand payment

N/A
0 Ratings
8.2
82%
6 Ratings

Benefit plan administration

N/A
0 Ratings
7.5
75%
10 Ratings

Direct deposit files

N/A
0 Ratings
8.2
82%
13 Ratings

Salary revision and increment management

N/A
0 Ratings
7.2
72%
11 Ratings

Reimbursement management

N/A
0 Ratings
7.7
77%
8 Ratings

Asset Management

TurboBid

Feature Set Not Supported
N/A
7.2

Vista by Viewpoint

72%
Vista by Viewpoint ranks higher in 1/1 features

Tracking of all physical assets

N/A
0 Ratings
7.2
72%
12 Ratings

Reporting & Analytics

TurboBid

Feature Set Not Supported
N/A
7.1

Vista by Viewpoint

71%
Vista by Viewpoint ranks higher in 4/4 features

Dashboards

N/A
0 Ratings
6.6
66%
13 Ratings

Standard reports

N/A
0 Ratings
7.0
70%
16 Ratings

Custom reports

N/A
0 Ratings
7.6
76%
15 Ratings

Data exportability

N/A
0 Ratings
7.4
74%
16 Ratings

Attribute Ratings

  • Vista by Viewpoint is rated higher in 2 areas: Likelihood to Recommend, Support Rating

Likelihood to Recommend

1.4

TurboBid

14%
2 Ratings
7.5

Vista by Viewpoint

75%
41 Ratings

Likelihood to Renew

TurboBid

N/A
0 Ratings
8.7

Vista by Viewpoint

87%
8 Ratings

Usability

TurboBid

N/A
0 Ratings
7.2

Vista by Viewpoint

72%
11 Ratings

Support Rating

1.0

TurboBid

10%
2 Ratings
5.6

Vista by Viewpoint

56%
31 Ratings

Implementation Rating

TurboBid

N/A
0 Ratings
7.4

Vista by Viewpoint

74%
5 Ratings

Likelihood to Recommend

TurboBid

TurboBid is well suited to serve as an on-premise estimating software solution for small and midsize contractors. The type of work associated with the project may include new residential, light commercial, remodeling, service work, flat-rate pricing, or just about any application! The software is less suited for large contractors that may wish to communicate information within a network domain.
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

Pros

TurboBid

  • Ability to sell their product
Anonymous | 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

TurboBid

  • Slight learning curve for users.
  • Navigation through the program may not appeal to all.
  • The program can be pricey.
Anonymous | 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

Pricing Details

TurboBid

General

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

Starting Price

Vista by Viewpoint

General

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

Starting Price

Likelihood to Renew

TurboBid

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Vista by Viewpoint

Vista by Viewpoint 8.7
Based on 8 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

TurboBid

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Vista by Viewpoint

Vista by Viewpoint 7.2
Based on 11 answers
I find Viewpoint Customer Portal not great for help and support. Answers are from other users who use the product specifically for their organization and there is a TON of information that is irrelevant to other users. I also find that online support tends to be geared more toward organizations that have their own departments just handling Viewpoint with dedicated IT staff vs smaller firms where the administration is responsible (among many other duties) for Viewpoint functionality. The product itself is pretty powerful but easy to get stuck just using the same functionality without support on new products developments.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

TurboBid

TurboBid 1.0
Based on 2 answers
I dealt with one individual and the owner. After making me feel stupid for not being able to get an up to date price list from my suppliers, they decided to try. There were unsuccessful as well. The right thing to do would have been to refund my money, but they refused to do that. I was lied to and basically called a liar on many occasions (including in emails). I have never had an experience like this with a company before. Most of the other companies guarantee their products and would refund your money if something was wrong, didn't work or you were unsatisfied. Not this company! They could care less once they have their money.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Vista by Viewpoint

Vista by Viewpoint 5.6
Based on 31 answers
The support is good for the most part, but [we] have had delays in getting certain issues resolved. We have had a third-party company come in to assist us with some learning skills and issues, and then we have had the same company, later on, help with training on certain areas, such as reports.
Rod Redpath | TrustRadius Reviewer

Implementation Rating

TurboBid

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Vista by Viewpoint

Vista by Viewpoint 7.4
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

TurboBid

Turbo bid is perfect for small and midsize contractor users in need of estimating projects. The software comes with excellent customer service and is easy to understand program navigation within a short period of time. The program goes into extreme detail with many capabilities for accounting and estimating. For example, the software has the ability to calculate the material installation time, which not all program competition can do.
Anonymous | 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

TurboBid

  • It cost me money for the software that I will never get back.
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

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