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BuildIt

Project Management Software

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  • Web Version: Yes
  • Supported Browsers: All
  • Other Supported Devices: iPhone, iPad, Android (or other web accessible device)
  • Free Trial: Yes (15 days)

Description

Summary

The BuildIt Project Management software is an all encompassing project management integrated solution designed primarily for use by construction companies of various sorts. The software is essentially a one-stop shop for all of a firm’s project management needs, and helps assign work to employees, track progress and schedules, allow tracking of next steps, and store and manage all pertinent files & communications necessary to the fundamental operations of any construction business.

Technology Used

BuildIt uses a highly secured, web based software utility that allows the customers to access their full project management software through the web at any time. BuildIt is highly focused on delivering a highly secure technical infrastructure. As such, they have numerous mechanisms instituted to help protect the system, including regular server security checks and advanced encryption utilities, a secured physical facility that ensures optimum server maintenance, and a professional support staff that is available 24/7 to help support and monitor the server core.

Who It Is For

The BuildIt Project Management software is primarily built around the daily business management needs of various types of construction and labor specific organizations, including mechanical engineering firms, electrical installation companies, roofing businesses, and home construction firms. While the software seems to be focused on helping small to medium sized firms meet their construction related organizational needs, BuildIt provides a broad range of services that could be comfortably utilized by construction firms of any size.

Distinctive Features

The BuildIt software sets itself apart with a broad range of available features and sub products, including:

  • Construction scheduling functions such as task organization, schedule creation and management, and automatic assignment of tasks to relevant contacts to help facilitate work assignments
  • The ability to create schedule templates to help create a realistic, usable schedule that can help manage any sort of construction project
  • A central repository to store and clearly categorize all employees and vendors via a contacts database
  • The ability to create and assign an unlimited number of jobs, as well as the ability to tweak any specifics of these jobs
  • The ability to log “to-do’s” (action items) to ensure that workers are well aware of what needs to occur next
  • An expansive system to help manage, create and store documents, files, photos/images, and notes
  • Comprehensive messaging services such as fully integrated email system, inbound and outbound faxing capabilities, and text messaging for phones

Price

BuildIt provides numerous types of pricing packages to accommodate both long term and short term needs. They provide monthly ($85/mo.), yearly ($795), and 2-yearly ($1495) plans, as well as several other plans and packages. Additionally, BuildIt provides several other services such as Website development, document template creation, web faxing, and domain registration - all under $300.

Screens

calendar

Schedule appointments and view in a variety of ways.

dashboard

View email, contacts, job summary and more in the Dashboard.

files

Access and share photos, job costs, and more.

BuildIt Prices & Plans

  • Student Plan

    • Price: $30/month + $300 activation fee
    • Users: 1
    • Projects: Unlimited
  • Monthly Plan

    • Price: $85/month + $300 activation fee
    • Users: 1
    • Projects: Unlimited
    • Filesize Limit: 1 GB/team
  • 1 year Plan

    • Price: $850/year + $300 activation fee
    • Users: 1
    • Projects: Unlimited
    • Filesize Limit: 1 GB/team
  • 2 year Plan

    • Price: $1,700/2 years + $300 activation fee
    • Users: 1
    • Projects: Unlimited
    • Filesize Limit: 1 GB/team
  • Enterprise

    • Price: varies
    • Users: custom
    • Projects: Unlimited
    • Filesize Limit: custom
*Prices updated on June 8, 2011.