construction estimating software survey

Results for the Construction Estimating Software Survey 2013

Over the past two months, Software Advice – a site that helps businesses evaluate construction technologies – surveyed the construction industry to better understand the use and effectiveness of construction estimating software.

According to the report, 49 percent of the respondents use spreadsheets as their estimating tool, 47 percent use specialized software, and 4 percent a homegrown solution. Construction estimating software users get better business value from their tools than spreadsheet users. However, 45 percent of construction estimating software users reported they were very satisfied or satisfied with their system’s ease of use. This indicates construction estimating software vendors have improvements to make to the ease of use of their system.

Read the whole report.

About the author

Aarni Heiskanen

Aarni Heiskanen, Construction Innovation Agent, is hailed as a Top 100 influencer in construction. Aarni has been a pioneer in computer-aided design, he has co-founded a business software company, and worked as a certified management consultant. At present, he runs AE Partners, a communication firm. Aarni holds a master's degree in architecture.


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