Company Brochure

Benchmark Estimating Software is award winning software that will transform the way your business wins business. Elevating your organisation to optimum levels of profitability, productivity and professionalism.

This brochure gives you an overview of how Benchmark Estimating Software allows you to achieve:

  • More competitive estimates to deliver greater profitability
  • Optimised user experience for increased productivity
  • More secure estimating data for greater professionalism 

Features and benefits of the software

Benchmark Estimating Software is leading-edge technology, developed with many unique features including: in-built libraries, bidding, quotations and proposals, project management reporting as well as exports to scheduling and accounting/ERP systems. These features provide users with consistency, accuracy, time and cost saving benefits, to deliver a superior competitive advantage to the business. 

Explore the various important features of Benchmark Estimating Software.

How can you protect your Company’s Intellectual Property?

Information security is the new competitive advantage as attacks erode customer confidence and threaten the integrity of intellectual property and systems.
To be successful in the global environment, it is essential that organisations implement a strong and robust strategy to collect, store, manage and secure information.

This document outlines how you can protect your critical business data and establish good information security business policies.

Protect your Company’s Intellectual Property using Benchmark Estimating Software

This document outlines how you can minimise IP risk exposure and securely protect your corporate IP data by using Benchmark Estimating Software.

Read this document to better understand the importance of enabling Benchmark Estimating Software features so that you can protect the confidentiality, integrity and availability of your estimating data which sits right at the core of everything you do.

White Paper – Parametric estimating

Parametric estimating models have the potential to dramatically increase the speed, consistency and accuracy of estimates at the early and concept stage of a project’s lifecycle.

This paper highlights a case study of how Highways England is utilising the services of Benchmark Estimating in conjunction with a parametric model in Benchmark Estimating Software to assist it in the implementation of its Managed Motorway Programme.

White Paper – First principles estimating

The practice of first principles estimating is not a new one, but one of the most important aspects of many businesses today. Many organisations see their first principles estimating system as a key competitive edge and risk-minimisation strategy.

This paper explains the basics of first principles estimating, the benefits of it, compares it to the unit rate estimating method, and provides readers with a checklist of key features to look out for when choosing a first principles estimating solution.

White paper – Importance of using the right tools: a comparison of estimating systems and spreadsheets

While there are many benefits to using computer spreadsheets for project estimation, a database driven estimating system offers businesses the ability to expand on the functionality of the spreadsheet while incorporating multiple additional processes and procedures into a single entry solution.

This paper looks at the well documented issues with using spreadsheets for estimation and provides a comparison of using dedicated estimating software systems versus spreadsheets.

White paper – Can cost overruns be avoided on capital projects? If so, how?

Cost overruns occur all the time on capital projects but they can be avoided. .

This paper looks at the reasons behind unexpected increases in the costs of capital works and outlines a case study where recent improvements in cost estimating have successfully addressed chronic cost overruns and underestimation of costs for a $multi-billion dollar infrastructure programme.