Features, Benefits, Product Strengths
Online Estimating Tool – Methvin enables users to generate accurate cost estimates and quality bids quickly. By allowing users to link worksheets to multiple tasks, set variables, and break tasks into smaller sub-schedules, the software can produce accurate pricing fast. Aside from sub-schedules, it has options for simple or complex estimating, click-and-drag feature to streamline pricing tasks and improve the accuracy of the tender. These can then be printed or exported in Excel format as a quote. It has formulas that compute from user-defined variables, such as distance from site, for example. Previous computations can then be re-used for similar projects with just a simple change of variables. Users can make use of any mathematical function available in Java.... More Info »
Collaborative Project Management – The online construction software allows users to create Gantt schedules where they can import WBS, quantities and production rates. Tasks can then be scheduled, organized, and linked to a timeline. By sharing it online, they can invite collaborators to work remotely. It has dropdown menus and critical path highlighting features, too. Reporting tools help measure progress and resource allocation. A Kanban board view provides a visual card system that facilitates delegation of tasks, real-time and complete tracking of the progress of tasks. A document management system with registration and date stamping organizes all project-related drawings and files in a central, accessible and secure location.
Tender Portal, Takeoff Tools, Deployment Options, and more – Methvin is also a secure online community where users can share their documents, allowing contractors and subcontractors access the documents, send response, and submit proposals in a faster way. It increases transparency, but provides complete oversight to the users.