About InEight

InEight Estimate is construction solution that enables multi-user collaboration throughout the estimating process. InEight Estimate can be used to estimate projects of any size, across all construction and capital projects markets and disciplines. InEight Estimate makes it possible for estimating teams to create top-down, conceptual estimates or bottom-up construction estimates including assemblies, crews and production rates. It also allows users to standardize estimating processes using templates, rate libraries, norms, work breakdown structures (WBS) and third-party cost databases. With InEight Estimate, users can import quantities from on-screen takeoff systems and 3D-design systems and they can link estimates with schedules in Oracle Primavera P6 or Microsoft Project for bi-directional cost-schedule integration. It also provides users with the ability to track and compare quotes, conditions and scope sheets from subcontractors and suppliers. The solution also handles estimates with complex base and alternate scenarios. InEight Estimate has integrations with many accounting packages and can export job budgets to Quickbooks. InEight Estimate is one of the core solutions comprising the InEight construction project management portfolio. It is available on-premise and is compatible with Windows.
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InEight pricing

InEight does not have a free version.

Starting Price:
Not provided by vendor
Free Version:
No
Free trial:
N/A

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InEight Reviews

Feature rating

Value for Money
4
Functionality
4.5
Ease of Use
4
Customer Support
3.5
5 reviews of 12 View all reviews
Chad O.
  • Used Daily for 2+ years
  • Review Source
Value for Money
5
Features
5
Ease of Use
3
Customer Support
3

5
Reviewed on 12/06/2018

The software is capable of a lot more than we will ever use it for.

Pros

I have been working with Hard Dollar for 10 years and it has been a very good tool to procure work in my industry. The software works great for large complicated projects, I believe we have been successful due to the Hard Dollar system. The corporation I work for is very pleased with the work we have procured using the software over the last two and a half years.

Cons

It takes a long time to learn the program and get familiar with the actions when putting an estimate together. Because of the complexity of the system our firm was hesitant about continuing to use it shortly after I started working here. Once they saw the rewards of the work we procured they have since changed their minds. I believe smaller firms would be more apt to using the software if there was a less complex version that could be offered.
Last thing I would say, the customer support was lacking two and a half years ago when I purchased the product. I used you-tube videos to help get the software set up properly but some of my questions could not be answered. it took some time but I ended up figuring it out well enough to bid work. Since I came aboard, the company has grown from roughly 33 million to 45 million in gross revenue per year.

Deniel A.
  • Industry: Construction
  • Company size: 10,000+ Employees
  • Used Daily for 2+ years
  • Review Source
Value for Money
4
Features
4
Ease of Use
4
Customer Support
4

4
Reviewed on 12/01/2021

InEight Review

One source of truth for a large scale project instead of multiple side lists/sheets/data that need to be complied together.

Pros

A good amount of well integrated features that interface with many different products such as SAP, Excel, P6 etc.

Cons

Use of the plan feature in a large scale project causes the quantity tracking feature to slow down and not work as intended with certain commands

Michael H.
  • Industry: Construction
  • Company size: 51-200 Employees
  • Used Daily for 2+ years
  • Review Source
Value for Money
2
Features
3
Ease of Use
3
Customer Support
1

3
Reviewed on 08/06/2018

frustrating

This type of software is one of the driving forces in the construction industry.

Pros

the free form CBS structure that allows the estimate to be re-configured easily on the fly when a scope or idea changes

Cons

it allows modification in fields/cells that should not be able to be changed in that location. You should have to go to a setup screen to make these type modifications

Mark G.
  • Industry: Construction
  • Company size: 11-50 Employees
  • Used Weekly for 2+ years
  • Review Source
Value for Money
4
Features
5
Ease of Use
5
Customer Support
4

5
Reviewed on 11/06/2018

I have used the product for 17 years and would not consider using another estimating software.

Consistent time savings while maintaining accuracy in bids.

Pros

The thing that I like most is the ability to utilize the bid wizard for new job setup that allows copying resources, cost breakdown, account codes, etc. from an existing job to the new job. This cuts down substantially on the time it takes to set up a new estimate. Also, love the ability to export to scheduling and accounting software. Again, it substantially cuts down on the time to do it from scratch.

Cons

I don't think that the customer support is as responsive as it was years ago. Often times the question is one that needs an immediate answer and sometimes it takes hours to get a response.

Joey R.
  • Industry: Construction
  • Company size: 201-500 Employees
  • Used Daily for 2+ years
  • Review Source
Value for Money
5
Features
5
Ease of Use
5
Customer Support
5

5
Reviewed on 07/06/2018

User friendly

Pros

The whole program is user friendly. The quote module is easy to use. The new alternate scenario has been a great add-on to do value engineering options for the client.

Cons

There's nothing I don't like about the program. There's nothing I don't like about the program. There's.

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