Adoddle Reviews

by Asite Solutions

Average Ratings

  • Overall
    3.6 /5
  • Ease of Use
    3.1 /5
  • Customer Service
    3.8 /5

About Adoddle

The Asite Platform is cloud-based and enables seamless collaboration across disciplines, from concept to completion and beyond.

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Colin G.
Technical Supervisor
Construction, 5,001-10,000 Employees
Used the Software for: 2+ years
  • Overall Rating
    2 /5
  • Ease of Use
    2 /5
  • Features & Functionality
    2 /5
  • Customer Support
    3 /5
  • Value for Money
    2 /5
  • Likelihood to Recommend
    2/10
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  • Reviewed on 18/01/2018

"Clunky and resource heavy, it works but hasn't developed like others."

Comments: Meets basic requirements

Pros: Classic view is usable and meets most of the requirements for our projects. The mark up function is user friendly and can be helpful if a little rudimentary.

Cons: Abosolutely, can't stand ADoddle. I have been using Asite for ten years now and whilst classic wasn't as good as some of their competitors, Adoddle seems to be even worse. There seems to be an impression that the user always knows what they want. with adoddle you can't spot things you may have already skimmed over that you may want to re-visit. Despite selecting classic view, it still insists on opening in adoddle.... which part of I don't like it don't they understand??? Forcing us to use start with it wont improve this dog of an interface. It's like tinder setting you up on a blind date with Anne Widdicome, and despite being told she's not your type, they set you up again. The constant clashes between the software and others over which version of java to use means most of the time it doesn't even open drawings without phoning the help desk, who to be fair are helpful but inconsistent. As someone who uses conject, 4projects and others I can confirm it is one of the poorest.

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  • Reviewed on 18/01/2018
Ian G.
Project Manager
Civil Engineering, 5,001-10,000 Employees
Used the Software for: 2+ years
  • Overall Rating
    4 /5
  • Ease of Use
    4 /5
  • Features & Functionality
    3 /5
  • Customer Support
    4 /5
  • Value for Money
    4 /5
  • Likelihood to Recommend
    7/10
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  • Reviewed on 18/01/2018

"Can be a bit difficult to get into, but once you are familiar with the set up it is fine."

Comments: Ability to manage the information on my projects effectively.

Pros: I think it does mostly what we expect of it once you know how to use it. The support has been good and quick when I have needed it on the odd occasion. The Adoddle home page is good to use once you know how it works.

Cons: It is not very intuitive to use. The file structure has always seemed odd to me although perhaps it was the Environment Agency who determined that. The files for a job are not all presented when you go into a job. You need to expand to 'all files'. That is not very straight forward on Adoddle.

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  • Reviewed on 18/01/2018
Mohammed A.
Senior Document Controller
Construction, 1,001-5,000 Employees
Used the Software for: 2+ years
  • Overall Rating
    5 /5
  • Ease of Use
    5 /5
  • Features & Functionality
    5 /5
  • Customer Support
    5 /5
  • Value for Money
    5 /5
  • Likelihood to Recommend
    10/10
  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 1/10/2019

"Review on Addle"

Comments: 1. Overall experience superb with Adoddle - Asite
2. Enjoying the work with Adoddle - Asite

Pros: 1. Its very user friendly
2. Easy to adopt for new users
3. Bulk Editing is the easiest way to edit the document metadata.
4. Easy to Extract the reports.

Cons: Nothing noticed about the least in Adoddle Asite.

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  • Reviewed on 1/10/2019
Verified Reviewer
Part II Architectural Assistant
Architecture & Planning, 11-50 Employees
Used the Software for: 6-12 months
  • Overall Rating
    4 /5
  • Ease of Use
    3 /5
  • Features & Functionality
    4 /5
  • Customer Support
    4 /5
  • Value for Money
    3 /5
  • Likelihood to Recommend
    8/10
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  • Reviewed on 17/01/2018

"A fantastically easy and straight forward project coordination site that leaves no stone unturned!"

Comments: Easier coordination and single information portal for the entire project team.

Pros: The ability to share comments and track drawing and design progress using an online platformis great. We regularly go back and forth within the design team to create and design the best overall solution for the client. The ability to comment within minutes of a drawing being uploaded is exteremely useful.

Cons: The file viewing applet can sometimes take time to load but works well with patience. Sometimes when downloading files the QR code that is automatically applied to downloaded PDFs obscures details and text.

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  • Reviewed on 17/01/2018
Mike W.
Principal Pway Engineer
Transportation/Trucking/Railroad, 10,000+ Employees
Used the Software for: 2+ years
  • Overall Rating
    5 /5
  • Ease of Use
    4 /5
  • Features & Functionality
    4 /5
  • Customer Support
    5 /5
  • Value for Money
    5 /5
  • Likelihood to Recommend
    9/10
  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 18/01/2018

"A fairly simple web based solution"

Pros: Intuitively easy to use. Backed up by a powerful search engine that made locating different document versions straight forward.

Cons: Although I understand why watermarking is used it did become a nuisance in some cases, making some documents and drawings difficult to read

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  • Reviewed on 18/01/2018
Adam L.
assistant project manager
Used the Software for: 2+ years
  • Overall Rating
    3 /5
  • Ease of Use
    2 /5
  • Features & Functionality
    4 /5
  • Customer Support
    3 /5
  • Value for Money
    3 /5
  • Likelihood to Recommend
    Unrated
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  • Reviewed on 17/01/2018

"Painful at times but generally positive"

Pros: NEC3 contract compatibility means that my projects could easily be aligned to the framework and documents issued accordingly

Cons: poor customer support led to several issues going unsolved and work arounds having to be implemented internally

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  • Reviewed on 17/01/2018
Loui H.
Project Manager
Used the Software for: 2+ years
  • Overall Rating
    5 /5
  • Ease of Use
    4 /5
  • Features & Functionality
    4 /5
  • Customer Support
    3 /5
  • Value for Money
    3 /5
  • Likelihood to Recommend
    Unrated
  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 17/01/2018

"Very useful and simple tool"

Pros: The simplicity of the interface makes using it very easy. The individual sections for each form is also very helpful.

Cons: Should be able to generate similar forms quicker and create reports easily to allow you to take summaries to meetings.

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  • Reviewed on 17/01/2018
Manuel F.
I'M Manager
Civil Engineering, 10,000+ Employees
Used the Software for: 2+ years
  • Overall Rating
    4 /5
  • Ease of Use
    4 /5
  • Features & Functionality
    4 /5
  • Customer Support
    4 /5
  • Value for Money
    4 /5
  • Likelihood to Recommend
    8/10
  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 17/01/2018

"Nice and easy to use!!"

Pros: The format, it's simple and intuitive!! I have used the software for the last 2 years and it really works. Good presentation, easy to use, it's functional. In a few words it's Nice and Easy to use.

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  • Reviewed on 17/01/2018
Dean R.
Document Controller
Used the Software for: 1+ year
  • Overall Rating
    5 /5
  • Ease of Use
    5 /5
  • Features & Functionality
    4 /5
  • Customer Support
    5 /5
  • Value for Money
    5 /5
  • Likelihood to Recommend
    Unrated
  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 17/01/2018

"Excellent, easy to use software"

Pros: The ease of use is my favourite thing about this software. As a company we use lots of external sites for document control, and his is by far the most user friendly. The ability to batch upload files helps greatly.

Cons: Setting up the contract initially can be difficult. Adding in new users could be easier as this is sometimes required to cover absence.

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  • Reviewed on 17/01/2018
Leon B.
QS
Construction, 1,001-5,000 Employees
Used the Software for: 6-12 months
  • Overall Rating
    3 /5
  • Ease of Use
    3 /5
  • Features & Functionality
    3 /5
  • Customer Support
    3 /5
  • Value for Money
    3 /5
  • Likelihood to Recommend
    4/10
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  • Reviewed on 17/01/2018

"Just started to use but looking forward to implementing it fully"

Comments: Hopefully will help to make my day more efficient

Pros: Easy to use interface still trying to find my way around the system, but hopefully once it comes in fully will be able to implement into my daily tasks more.

Cons: As a QS used to using DWF as a way of viewing drawings so that we are able to measure, as opposed to PDF that we can only view

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  • Reviewed on 17/01/2018
Verified Reviewer
Project Manager
Construction, 51-200 Employees
Used the Software for: 2+ years
  • Overall Rating
    4 /5
  • Ease of Use
    4 /5
  • Features & Functionality
    4 /5
  • Customer Support
    4 /5
  • Value for Money
    4 /5
  • Likelihood to Recommend
    Unrated
  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 17/01/2018

"I use the software as a client. The tool offers all functions required to administer contracts"

Pros: The software is easy to use with little or no training - the interface is very intuitive to navigate to find what you are looking for.

Cons: Abilities to batch approve drawings. This is probably more associated with upload procedures/ behaviours and possibly could be resolved through additional training.

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  • Reviewed on 17/01/2018
Matt W.
Commercial & Contract Manager
Used the Software for: 6-12 months
  • Overall Rating
    3 /5
  • Ease of Use
    3 /5
  • Features & Functionality
    4 /5
  • Customer Support
    3 /5
  • Value for Money
    3 /5
  • Likelihood to Recommend
    7/10
  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 17/01/2018

"Some great features yet functionality can be improved"

Pros: Fluid work flow system, ASITE configuration has been relatively straight forward and all NEC work flows exist.

Cons: Closing out correspondence isn't straight forward. Further, the definitions between PSC and ECC contracts aren't correct.

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  • Reviewed on 17/01/2018
Alice R.
Flood risk management Advisor
Environmental Services, 5,001-10,000 Employees
Used the Software for: 1+ year
  • Overall Rating
    3 /5
  • Ease of Use
    2 /5
  • Features & Functionality
    3 /5
  • Customer Support
    2 /5
  • Value for Money
    3 /5
  • Likelihood to Recommend
    5/10
  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 17/01/2018

"I use Asite for managing flood defence scheme projects."

Comments: Allows me to keep track of my projects.

Pros: I like the fact it's web based, generally quick to load & has the functionality to share & upload documents

Cons: sometimes it can run slow if a lot of people use it at the same time. Yesterday, a few of my projects disappeared for no reason, but there were no error messages or warnings that the software was down (it also happened to my colleagues so it wasn't user error).

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  • Reviewed on 17/01/2018
Verified Reviewer
Mechanical Design Engineer
Used the Software for: 1-5 months
  • Overall Rating
    5 /5
  • Ease of Use
    4 /5
  • Features & Functionality
    5 /5
  • Customer Support
    4 /5
  • Value for Money
    4 /5
  • Likelihood to Recommend
    10/10
  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 17/01/2018

"Absolutely great service"

Comments: Uploading.

Pros: The site is very easy to use with a good way of navigating around; uploads are very quick with no stalls.

Cons: Not much to fault about the site, however maybe more availability uploads more than possible in one go.

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  • Reviewed on 17/01/2018
Andrew N.
HSE Manager
Used the Software for: 6-12 months
  • Overall Rating
    3 /5
  • Ease of Use
    3 /5
  • Features & Functionality
    3 /5
  • Customer Support
    3 /5
  • Value for Money
    2 /5
  • Likelihood to Recommend
    Unrated
  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 17/01/2018

"I received hundreds if not thousands of documents that had nothing to do with me."

Pros: It is helpful with sharing docs and drawings, but should have a setup where you can exclude certain documents which you don't need

Cons: To many unnecessary documents received. I was health and safety and was receiving design changes, plus all sorts of other irrelevant documents.

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  • Reviewed on 17/01/2018
Pam M.
TSO
Used the Software for: 1-5 months
  • Overall Rating
    2 /5
  • Ease of Use
    2 /5
  • Features & Functionality
    2 /5
  • Customer Support
    2 /5
  • Value for Money
    2 /5
  • Likelihood to Recommend
    Unrated
  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 18/01/2018

"i don't use it often enough to understand how to use it."

Comments: I do not need to use it enough to understand how to use it. which means when I do use it I have forgotten what I need to do.

Pros: there are some pretty colours. if I needed to use it more often perhaps there would be other things that I like.

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  • Reviewed on 18/01/2018
Ali M.
Project Manager
Civil Engineering, 10,000+ Employees
Used the Software for: 1+ year
  • Overall Rating
    3 /5
  • Ease of Use
    2 /5
  • Features & Functionality
    4 /5
  • Customer Support
    5 /5
  • Value for Money
    3 /5
  • Likelihood to Recommend
    7/10
  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 17/01/2018

"A good collaborative software tool for the storage and submission of contractual documentation."

Comments: Convenient project management tool to communicate, upload and store archived project data.

Pros: The software has customised features to administer NEC3 contracts effectively. There's a convenient section for the project contract data which is updated as compensation events are submitted and approved/rejected via the system itself. This makes it very convenient to monitor the financial health of a project. It also has built-in sections to submit and respond to requests for information, early warnings and general communications that need to be tracked and archived. Very convenient tool to manage projects effectively.

Cons: The user interface and mobile app are horrendously poor experience in this day and age. Although we only use the project forms element, the website is very slow and dated. Pages and documents/attachments are not intuitive to navigate and download. Could be much much better with a clear redesign. Up time has been an issue recently too, many server timeouts although support have been good at responding with the typical 'just wait please'.

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  • Reviewed on 17/01/2018
Verified Reviewer
Sustainability Analyst
Construction, 11-50 Employees
Used the Software for: 6-12 months
  • Overall Rating
    5 /5
  • Ease of Use
    3 /5
  • Features & Functionality
    5 /5
  • Customer Support
    4 /5
  • Value for Money
    4 /5
  • Likelihood to Recommend
    8/10
  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 17/09/2019

"Managing construction projects has never been easier"

Comments: Streamlined documentation for several projects and also to share with contractors, external consultants as well as internal consultants. It is much better to track documentation with Adoddle than search through hundreds of emails. Filing these is now easier and not a hassle at all. We regularly prepare log reports also.
It has definitely made our life easier and probably will be using it for a long time.

Pros: Adoddle is a comprehensive tool that allows streamlined collaboration of construction projects with all project teams on board, through a well set-up cloud-based platform. Documents and submittals can be shared with relevant team members from any device and saves a lot of trouble as one doesn't need to send multiple emails to multiple parties (with documentation) and track all of them throughout the project lifecycle. The distribution of information to all parties including internal and external stakeholders is pretty simple, and ease of access is commendable. It is compatible with several other platforms such as CAD so it is easy to review submittals as well. That being said, uploading and downloading data is also straightforward and with training its quite a useful software in its entirety.

Cons: It is a challenging software to use, however with training one can use it efficiently and use all of its features and functions. The workflow should be made a bit simpler in a plain interface.

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  • Reviewed on 17/09/2019
Verified Reviewer
Director and Principal Consultant
Management Consulting
Used the Software for: 6-12 months
  • Overall Rating
    4 /5
  • Ease of Use
    2 /5
  • Features & Functionality
    3 /5
  • Customer Support
    3 /5
  • Value for Money
    2 /5
  • Likelihood to Recommend
    2/10
  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 18/01/2018

"Has potential, but frustrating"

Comments: Not so many. The ability to view drawings within the browser rather than using specialist software is the only thing I've found to be a positive.

Pros: As a cloud store for project information such as drawings, it allows a sensible folder structure and easy searching, the key benefit is the ability to view drawings/models using the built-in viewer without needing specialist software.

Cons: It's not intuitive, the project forms and workflows are clunky and hard to navigate. Too many notifications. I suspect this product can probably do more and be better than I have experienced, but that depends on the skills and experience of the administrators. I will be sticking with our in-house designed and customised sharepoint sites for future projects.

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  • Reviewed on 18/01/2018
Peter F.
Architect
Architecture & Planning, 51-200 Employees
Used the Software for: 1+ year
  • Overall Rating
    4 /5
  • Ease of Use
    4 /5
  • Features & Functionality
    3 /5
  • Customer Support
    5 /5
  • Value for Money
    4 /5
  • Likelihood to Recommend
    8/10
  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 17/01/2018

"Mostly positive experience"

Comments: collective organisation of large project teams is visible to all

Pros: fantastic depository for files , well structured and easy to navigate
It's nice to have files kept in a central place; and even though you can easily get separate document management solutions for your business, having that central location be your project management system, just makes sense.
Issue Tracking
If issue tracking features are an important selling point for you, you should know that Adoddle allows users to resolve issues through multiple workflows. This means that hiccups in your new product development project can be handled differently than bugs in your latest IT implementation.

Cons: Gantt charts don't come to mind when you think of things you'd miss if you didn't have them. However, it's tough to see project management software like Adoddle that handles aspects of traditional project management, but leaves out this important tool.

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  • Reviewed on 17/01/2018
Theodoros T.
Principal engineer
Used the Software for: 1+ year
  • Overall Rating
    4 /5
  • Ease of Use
    4 /5
  • Features & Functionality
    4 /5
  • Customer Support
    5 /5
  • Value for Money
    3 /5
  • Likelihood to Recommend
    Unrated
  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 17/01/2018

"Used it for two big projects (300 flats each). Easy and fast."

Pros: fast. Convenient. Easy to use. The upload options are adequate and the options for configuring the system suit the business

Cons: RFI and tech subsection needs enhancement. Sharing/transmittal options needs more alternatives, eg if one member of the team views a document, then all member of the team (ie same company) have it as viewed. More attributes required in the RFI section and tech sub section. Options like to be able to stamp status of drawings or reply to RFI without need to start a discussion.

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  • Reviewed on 17/01/2018
Rhys H.
Trainee Technical Coordinator
Used the Software for: 2+ years
  • Overall Rating
    4 /5
  • Ease of Use
    4 /5
  • Features & Functionality
    5 /5
  • Customer Support
    4 /5
  • Value for Money
    4 /5
  • Likelihood to Recommend
    8/10
  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 17/01/2018

"Great document control software"

Comments: Easy to access wherever you are

Pros: Alot different features and can do so much with it. Easily view documents wherever there is a internet connection and ensure they are the latest version

Cons: Can be difficult to use to its fully capacity without a lot of training. Also isn't as used in the industry as some others so requires a lot of

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  • Reviewed on 17/01/2018
Marc W.
UK BIM Developemnt Manager
Used the Software for: 2+ years
  • Overall Rating
    3 /5
  • Ease of Use
    3 /5
  • Features & Functionality
    3 /5
  • Customer Support
    4 /5
  • Value for Money
    3 /5
  • Likelihood to Recommend
    Unrated
  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 17/01/2018

"simple to use, no real bells and whistles. needs additional functionality now. its aging"

Pros: simplicity, ftp with database functionality. simple or sophisticated structure. however you need it. reliability excellent

Cons: getting left behind. needs a distribution server locked on, better viewer locked on. make it a future proof product

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  • Reviewed on 17/01/2018
Joshua L.
Quantity Surveyor
Transportation/Trucking/Railroad, 1,001-5,000 Employees
Used the Software for: 1+ year
  • Overall Rating
    5 /5
  • Ease of Use
    4 /5
  • Features & Functionality
    4 /5
  • Customer Support
    5 /5
  • Value for Money
    4 /5
  • Likelihood to Recommend
    9/10
  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 17/01/2018

"It has been really helpful using Asite in terms of communication"

Comments: Easy Communication

Pros: It is user friendly and it makes communication very easy between the client and its contractors. Also, it gives reminders about action to be done or overdue.

Cons: It is sometimes not that fast especially when you are trying to go back to the previous page you want. You may need to click the home button to go back.

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  • Reviewed on 17/01/2018
James D.
Assistant Quantity Surveyor
Used the Software for: 6-12 months
  • Overall Rating
    4 /5
  • Ease of Use
    3 /5
  • Features & Functionality
    5 /5
  • Customer Support
    5 /5
  • Value for Money
    5 /5
  • Likelihood to Recommend
    Unrated
  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 17/01/2018

"Very good platform to use while finding drawings"

Pros: Storage capabilities and amount of information you can upload and download from ASite. the old format is very easy to use, no problems for a beginner navigating around asite to find drawings and information

Cons: The new format doesn't seem to search the criteria properly. if the word is not found it will pull up all the drawings in the file and this takes some time to load up

  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 17/01/2018