Who Uses This Software?

All professional services firms that need to track billable hours against projects for clients: Accounting, Architecture, Engineering, Consulting, Design, IT, Legal, Marketing, and many more.


Average Ratings

193 Reviews
  • 4.5 / 5
    Overall
  • 4.5 / 5
    Ease of Use
  • 4.5 / 5
    Customer Service

Product Details

  • Starting Price
    $5.60/month/user
    See pricing details
  • Pricing Details
    Paid quarterly or annually. Discount for annual payment.
  • Free Trial
  • Deployment
    Cloud, SaaS, Web
    Mobile - Android Native
    Mobile - iOS Native
  • Training
    Documentation
    Webinars
    Live Online
    In Person
  • Support
    Online
    Business Hours
    24/7 (Live Rep)

Vendor Details

  • BigTime Software
  • www.bigtime.net/
  • Founded 2002
  • United States

About BigTime

Track every billable (and non-billable) hour and expense; manage projects and tasks; create time and material or fixed-fee invoices; report on staff utilization, realization rates, profitability (per project, client or staff) and much more. Utilize the industry's most powerful QuickBooks Desktop and Online integration. Our customers see an average improvement of 25% in gross profit margins. Free 14-day trial available. No credit card needed.


BigTime Features

  • 2D Drawing
  • 3D Modeling
  • BIM Modeling
  • Client Management
  • Contract Management
  • Document Management
  • Drafting
  • Manufacturing Design Data
  • Project Management
  • Proposal Management
  • Visualization / Presentation
  • Activity Tracking
  • Billable Hours Tracking
  • Billing Rate Management
  • Expense Tracking
  • Invoice Processing
  • Multiple Billing Rates
  • Project Tracking
  • Reimbursement Management
  • Time Tracking by Client
  • Time Tracking by Project

BigTime Reviews

Great customer service

Sep 15, 2017
5/5
Overall
3 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: The customer service is great. It syncs easily to QBO. The software does everything we need it to do.

Cons: I am interested in seeing some improvement to the organization of the website. I wanted to change some expenses and I had to go in to the staff list to make those changes. Not very intuitive when one of the tabs is "time/expense".

Vendor Response

by BigTime Software on September 19, 2017

Hi Allie, Our customers feedback is always valued. Please feel free to reach out to us with any feature requests. You can send them to support@bigtime.net Best, Customer Success

5 Star Sync time and customer service

Sep 14, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: quick sync time, customer service responds very quickly and are friendly, easy to use and navigate, can use it for everything and anything

Vendor Response

by BigTime Software on September 19, 2017

Ms. Ashleigh, Thank you for the wonderful feedback on BigTime's support team! We are always here for you. Best, Customer Success

Customer support is excellent and software is easy to use

Sep 14, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: Software is great to track all hours spent per day. It shows us what projects we are working on and having the budget tracking helps tremendously. Ease of use and any issues, customer service is within a click of a link.

Cons: I wish there were more options to create our own customized invoice. It is minimal compared to what the pros are but something to improve on.

Vendor Response

by BigTime Software on September 19, 2017

Ms. Josephine, Thank you for your feedback. BigTime does have invoicing on our radar for some updates. Be sure to keep an eye out for any email communications from the BigTime team about new features. Best, Customer Success

We've recently got BigTime Workflow, and loved it. Its easy to use, modified, add and make changes.

Sep 12, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: I like that BigTime workflow's is very up to dates with their software. They did a great job implementing tools that help small businesses to manage their daily tasks.

Cons: I wish the main screen that shows all the engagements and information would be bigger. Adding more filed expanded the screen. I just don't like having to use another toolbar. Overall love this software.

Overall: I like that I'm able to see what is due for the next few weeks. Deadline are really useful, and the invoicing section is great. I especially love the time tracking clock.

Vendor Response

by BigTime Software on September 19, 2017

Lina, Thank you for your feedback and the wonderful review of BigTime! I am going to reach out to you about the feedback you listed as we may have a resolution for you! Best, Customer Success

Overall very happy with the program. It is user friendly and our employees like it.

Sep 08, 2017
5/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: Love the mobile app and the ease of entering information. I like that a receipt can be uploaded with the expense. And the invoicing is pretty slick!

Cons: Would love to see the expense entries enhanced to include supplier/vendor name on receipt.
Also more options for default entries. i.e. - default check the non-reimbursable on expense entry.

Our experience with BT has been frustrating with the timekeeping side.

Sep 07, 2017
3/5
Overall
3 / 5
Ease of Use
2 / 5
Features & Functionality
3 / 5
Customer Support
2 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Ease of entering in time in the time sheets, staff like the timer function, set up was easy, and quick response from customer service

Cons: BT doesn't calculate over time, the payroll reports require a lot of manual work around to get the information needed, and overall, it's not a great time keeping system.

Pretty good value

Sep 06, 2017
5/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: They have good customer support. It does the job for our small firm. The ease of syncing over to quickbooks is good.

Cons: I get confused sometimes on their terminology, knowing exactly what they mean and how it relates to what I am trying to do.

Great for billing, expenses, and timesheets.

Sep 06, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: Keeps track of billing, expenses, and timesheets in a simple, easy to use manner. It's easy to view all employees records and keeps track of PTO as well.

Cons: Every now and then we need to disable and enable the sync with our QB. Customer service walks us through the issues.

Overall: Invoicing, expenses, timesheets, and keeping track of employee time off.

The transition takes a little getting used to

Sep 05, 2017
4/5
Overall
3 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: Bigtime has all the features we need to effectively track and bill time and expenses. The layout has a great look to it. The feature set is full of different controls that allow the administrator to set up the system so that it works well for the team.

Cons: The biggest downfall of the software is the lack of ability to set up finite details on the invoice creation. We have been working with the team at Bigtime, who are great, and have learned that the invoicing section is being revamped and will be out in the next couple of months. With the new invoicing abilities, there will be very few issues with the software

Our office loves BigTime Software

Aug 31, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: Easy to use and implement into an office. Integrates with Quickbooks and allows small office to have affordable project management sofware.

Cons: Easy to delete things in the system. I had to roll back our system to a back up to recover a project.

Overall: Ease of report and project tracking for employee's hours.

Seemless

Aug 31, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: The ease of learning and using this product is unlike any other. Not to mention customer service is quick to respond and assist with any questions or explain options to your issue.

Cons: The app does not give you the "choose a credit card option". It would be nice if it gave the options the online version does for time purposes.

Overall: It is easy and efficient!

Our employees have really appreciated the convenience and ease of logging their hours.

Aug 30, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: The ease of accessing it from phone and computer. The ability to link to my Quickbooks with Big Time.

Easy to use! Love it!

Aug 21, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: The program is very easy to learn and use. Even our most "seasoned" staff had no problem learning how to use it.

Cons: The reports are different than what I was use to and I have had to experiment some to get the reports that I needed.

Great!

Aug 17, 2017
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
3 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Pretty easy to use and figure out yourself. When needed Customer Service is amazing. Quick to respond. The set up demos that are included for new users are very helpful for the things I could not figure out how to do myself.

Cons: There really aren't too many Cons. I would say the biggest one is there is not a super easy way to budget for Sub Consultants in BigTime.

Overall: Ability to keep up with time spent on each project and on over head.

Great features and customer service.

Aug 11, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: What I like most about BigTime is the ease of setting up and tracking a project and project budgets.

Cons: BigTime does not give the option of project leads approving their own time on their projects. Therefore, I have to give them access to manipulating invoices as there is not an invoice approval process set up for IQ Pro as of yet.

Overall: Ease of tracking projects.

Excellent, very easy to use!

Aug 09, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: The software is very user-friendly and the support from the BigTime staff is great! The set-up of the projects and tasks is very straight forward, and provides great visibility into projects and provides detailed time accounting data.

Cons: Just familiarizing with the software, it seems that the least attractive features about this software is the submitting, approval and posting of time-sheets.

Overall: Time accounting data.

Excellent software for our consulting business! We capture time & expenses and invoice seamlessly.

Aug 04, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Super Easy to learn, configure and use. The Onboarding resources provide training specific to how we use BigTime. Support is available online, live chat or by phone. Integration with QuickBooks has saved time and steps in our daily workflow.

Cons: There is no manual to walk through configuration or for quick reference in routine troubleshooting. The Knowledgebase tool is helpful but doesn't cover everything. Stopping in the middle of a key process- such as monthly invoicing- to watch a YouTube video is not conducive to workflow.

Overall: Implementing BigTime provided us structure for our consultants to begin tracking time and capturing expense receipts electronically, while on the road.

overall a good easy to use and learn system

Jul 31, 2017
5/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: I like how easy it is to add info to the system. if a client requires additional info it is easy and quick to be able to add that into bigtime

Cons: when "add timesheet row" the first cell that you can type in is the today hours. If this could be changed to the client number so I can click "add timesheet row" and began to type right away into client to save on time would be great

Overall: to be able to accurately account for time and be able to code each time entry to the appropriate category.

Wonderful experience working with Mary Pat Holtrop

Jul 27, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: Great program, love that it can track time to invoicing services to clients and vendors and management can track timing to allow for cost analysis. thank you.

Cons: Needs more options in invoicing. Lack of options but a great product, other than that program works great!

My experience has been enjoyable

Jul 27, 2017
4/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
3 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Requirement of notes to be added to time entries. It helps knowing what specifically has been worked on within each time code.

Cons: When working multiple jobs within a single client too many line items are needed. Weekly time sheets tend to become cluttered and hard to navigate.

Best time tracking software out there.

Jul 19, 2017
5/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Solid, dependable system that is clean and easy to use. I have been using the express version for some time now and love it so much I recently upgraded to take full advantage of the tool BigTime offers.

Cons: Reporting. The reporting system is definitely powerful and the pre-built reports are good, but to get what you really want you'll need to spend some time setting up and modifying the reports. So there is definitely some time you'll have to spend there.

Great help in getting to know the software

Jul 17, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: I believe the reports and information will be invaluable. Having a system that integrates with both QuickBooks and Lacerte will be an advantage

Very happy with ease of use and features.

Jul 14, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: It's very easy for all of our team members to enter their time. With our prior system, employees sent their time sheets to an admin person who then had to enter it into our system. Really like the ability to enter time from anywhere either online or through the mobile app.

Cons: So far we have no complaints. It would be nice if the iPad app version allowed for full week view when entering time similar to the website layout.

Rep did a great job with the training! She was knowledgeable and provided valuable insight!

Jul 13, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: I appreciate the intuitiveness and ease of "editing" information. Really like the "export" function as well.

Cons: There is nothing negative about it really. It just takes some time to become proficient with the functionality.

easy to use

Jul 11, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: its easy to use and keeps my billing and time organized, also I like being able to easily keep track of my PTO

Cons: sometimes I need to transport bills into word in order to get the spacing and font correct. I wish I could do everything inside the program

New user but no complaints so far

Jul 10, 2017
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: Timers are easy to use. So far, the setup has been fairly simple to this point. The Quickbooks and Lacerte integration.

Cons: Some of the user rights and notifications could be more descriptive. I'm a new user so limited exposure up to this point

I could not get my invoices to Quickbooks. My issue was handled efficiently, professionally,quickly!

Jul 07, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: BigTime syncs with Quickbooks. Customer support has a quick response time. My provider was a proficient user!

Cons: The number of screens I have to go through to complete a transaction. The fact that I can not "drill down" on all transactions.

Overall: Ease of posting from the order processing side to the financial application.

Great Support

Jul 06, 2017
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
3 / 5
Customer Support
1 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: We have been with Big Time for the past 6 years and have recently went from Enterprise to IQ Pro, and we just are so pleased with all the improvements. Brea, the BT consultant has been fantastic in helping us transition. We have had a great response with the support team! she has gone over and beyond in getting our needs met. I needed some customized reports, and she was able to turn around in just a few hours. Overall, we are very pleased and happy to be a part of the BT family.

Cons: The syncing tends to be an issue at times. Once synced, the data tends to not always be correct. We work closely with the Support Team to resolve

customer rep. was very professional and friendly in helping me correct a problem I was having

Jul 05, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: It makes time keeping so easy and time efficient. It is very easy for everyone to put their own time in so I don't have to do it for them.

Overall: It saves me a lot of time. Everybody can put their own time in.

Overall Great product. Super Easy to use.

Jun 27, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: BigTime has saved me hours of work. My company used to input everything by hand through excel and now we have all our employees do time sheets through BigTime. It is very easy to use. The reporting and tracking is very helpful. Data entry/recall is great.

Cons: On several occassions while posting timesheets from BigTime to Quickbooks, there have been some unexplainable software glitches. This slows down our progress and we have to contact support. The issue is usually on BigTime's end and we cannot fix it on our own.

Overall: Daily time tracking is much easier to do.

Clear interface and easy to set-up/use

Jun 15, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Interface is modern and straightforward
Mobile capability was a big plus with the team and management

Cons: Some limitations when not linking to Quicken
Took a few trial and error entries for projects to reflect accurately, but a little bit of playing went a long way

Small Accounting Business Time Keeper

Jun 13, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: I love that I can log my time or start a timer on my phone to keep up with my billable time on the go. I also love the functionality with Quickbooks Online.

Cons: It can be a little glitchy sometimes on my iPhone but it has gotten better over time. Sometimes the timer won't stop or it will double the time. A little annoying, but not so much that I have considered going elsewhere.

Very easy to learn software

Jun 09, 2017
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: The software is easy to use and figure out. As a new user to any administrative software, I found it easy to pick up.

Cons: No way to customize invoice reports (column width), no way to organize custom reports, not intuitive to have N/C items left off of invoices. Chat option was not helpful, no immediate response and I was logged off. The submit buttons on the bottom of the screen are too small and look like more text and not the submit button. We used to use Concur and there was an option to email your receipts and they would be downloaded for the user. Our employees miss that attribute.

The training sessions have been paramount to my success with using the software. Brea rocks!

Jun 08, 2017
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Straight forward navigation on all tabs makes all operations easy. I like that all of the administrator functions are kept fairly simple; there are a lot of great ways to customize almost everything, without being overwhelming to learn. Most customizations are nice since you really only need to set them up once, then make small tweaks until everything is just right. The software will be very easy to train new employees to use. I love that it links to Quickbooks; I have so much less leg work than my previous software when it comes to data entry. So far a fairly smooth transition from the previous software.

Cons: While there are a lot of ways to customize the appearance of pages for employees, the invoices are still fairly restrictive. I find it odd that I can't change little things like: justifications (Overall message stuck in the center of the page and I can't indent it lower), and the job name is right justified and continues long names to the next line mid word sometimes; the color or boldness of each text line (ex. I would like the job name bold or larger font and some lines to be in color). I know these changes can be made as a word doc, but then it won't change my template in Big Time.. Second, creating a report to my liking has been very challenging. I need a monthly report for each project manager with an individual detailed overview of each project every month. However, when I have tried to tailor existing reports or make my own I always get an error that my report can't be created. Third, our billing cycle falls mid month and it would be preferable if timesheets and billing could be broken up by custom billing cycle rather than monthly. It's hard to track the cycle with just a weekly timesheet view. It's a change we can work with, but it requires a lot of extra work for the admin to constantly filter in invoicing. Lastly, the character limit on job titles is painfully small. We have a hard time getting all crucial information to fit. It would help dramatically if the job info screen had a place to record the address of the job.

Overall: Ease of use with Quickbooks integrations and lots of customizations for staff

Customer Service is always quick to answer my questions.

Jun 08, 2017
5/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: Training, Customer Service, Integration with Quickbooks. Once it is set up, it will be a great asset to our business, so that we can track profitability of jobs.

Cons: Getting it all set up to launch has been a struggle for me, mainly due to my own personal issues and trying to understand what information is necessary.

Once I spoke with Chris my product issues were handled in no time.

Jun 02, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
3 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: Its fun to navigate around, there are multiple ways to obtain the desired information. I like the layout of reports. I like being able to drop reports into excel or a pdf.

Cons: The amount of pages I have to leave in order to move on to a next step in the process. I cannot customize a report to fit my requirements.

Great time tracking software I use with Quickbooks

Jun 02, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: It syncs with Quickbooks to provide easy invoicing to clients and allows you to invoice by time on individual items per client.

Cons: I haven't looked into this much so it may already be a feature, but I would love a small start/stop timer + client that stayed in the top corner of my desktop so I didn't have to open the app itself. Minor, but it would be nice.

Powerful software with a little learning curve

May 24, 2017
4/5
Overall
3 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Cloud based makes it really easy to get all the data together.
Geared towards consultants
Quickbooks integration is a breeze

Cons: Invoicing is a little tricky. I am still working it out, but for me it isn't completely intuitive.
The timer needs some work.

Overall: time keeping and job tracking.

Simple to use

May 23, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
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Pros: Easy and simple to use to do timesheets which would otherwise be a pain. Since this has to a hundred characters I will also that the different reports which can be generated are also a benefit.

Cons: Easy to do timesheets. Meaning that doing timesheets was always a necessary evil but this program takes the pain out of it.

To date, the integration and training by BigTime has been excellent.

May 23, 2017
5/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: Ability to drill down into the drivers of cost for each project including non-billable hours that are reducing profits.

Cons: At times, the integration with QBs can be tedious with back and forth required to edit or remedy some issues.

Fairly easy to learn, and the customer support is great.

May 22, 2017
5/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
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Pros: The software has LOTS of functionality - we were very pleased with everything it can do. The only times I have had to contact Customer Support are when I am trying to learn a new function; the system is very stable and never crashes, unlike some of the programs we use!

Cons: I would like it if there was an interface back from QuickBooks to Big Time to update the status of invoices as they go through the billing process. For example, when an invoice gets sent to a customer, or paid, QB would automatically change the status in Big Time to Sent or Paid/Closed. Right now, I am updating the statuses in Big Time manually, and it is a pain to keep Big Time and QB in sync.

Overall: Ease of keeping track of all of the engagements for each client in one place; the ability to run reports that are extremely helpful and able to be customized so that I can see the exact information I want.

Responsive staff, software has broad capabilities

May 16, 2017
5/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Very detailed reporting capabilities. I like that we can report time by customer, country, city and type of service provided. This is going to give us a lot of insight into our business.

Overall: Ease of reporting hours spent each pay period and invoicing customers.

BigTime saves me hours of work. My employees are able to input everything with ease.

May 16, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: BigTime saves me hours of work. My company used to input everything by hand in excel, and now I am able to have my employees enter their own hours. I can pull reports and keep track of all of our projects with ease. I print reports weekly and have Project Managers review them all to make sure we are in line with budgets and our schedules. I am able to have separate tasks under each job and even move hours with ease if needed. Employees submit their time sheets and I have the ability to reject them if needed. I love that employees are also able to access BigTime from home too. If someone is out of the office and I need time sheets, they can log right in and submit them for me to process payroll.

Cons: There are some quirks with closing projects. Once can still show on time tracking, even though it has no open tasks.

Overall: Reporting and ease of access to all of my data.

So far, we've gotten nothing but rave reviews from our users about BigTime - it's the best!

May 15, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Ease of use, very straight-forward and user-friendly, easy to train new users and the customization aspects are wonderful! Prompt and knowledgable support staff. Top notch product!

Cons: We found out post-purchase about a Sync Manager that had to be installed to work with Quickbooks Desktop - that has been a source for several issues. I wish we would have known about that before hand. The BigTime support, however, has been PHENOMENAL and helped us through all of the issues.

Overall: Centralized, manageable timekeeping tool for a varied and dislocated workforce.

error fixed quickly

May 15, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Software is very easy to use. I have had no trouble using this software and would recommend it to others.

Cons: I have no cons expect perhaps on the reporting. Having all the reports is very nice, but sometimes its hard to find the one that i need.

Overall: I like the reporting. I can generally find the right reports.

Great Support

May 12, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Integration is easy. Support is great. Use is very easy, roll out went very smoothly. Works on phones, tablets, PC. You can start a timer on one device and pause or stop it logged into another device.

Cons: The occasional glitch where the task or work code doesn't save properly. Never ever messes the time up though.

Overall: Great time tracking and job cost tracking.

Had difficulty merging two customers. Spoke to Sam and once again, he was able get my issue resolved

May 11, 2017
4/5
Overall
3 / 5
Ease of Use
3 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Accuracy of data/hours entered each day. Tracking is very good as well. I love the feature where I can enter time and data for other associates in order to keep all records up to date.

Cons: At times it is difficult to bring items over for Quick books. We receive errors and at one point it stated it was brought over but in reality it was not.

Overall: Accuracy easily able to enter data for the most part

BigTime is a great product for the small company on their way to getting big.

May 10, 2017
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
3 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: The thing I like most is the customization available to fit the needs of my work. It allows for flexibility with time sheets, expenses, and invoicing.

Cons: The thing that I like least about this software would be the small glitches that can happen when syncing with QuickBooks. There are rare occasions when some things just don't translate well. They probably happen after small updates to the system. Either way, they are annoying when it is something that normally works. BT is normally good to help me work through these issues though.

BigTime has been excellent, easy to use and a great value. Customer service has also been very good.

May 08, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Simplicity and the fact that it is catered to Architects and Construction industry are some of the many pros

Overall: time sheets, reports, job tracking

Very user friendly to use and allows to fill out hours and details in no time!

May 08, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: I have been using the software for 3 weeks already and I like it very much for its convenience and easy to use.

Overall: easy to use.

Brea was great. Patient and understanding

May 02, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Easy to use and figure out. And please do not make me write more in this box for a successful submission. Further, to sign in with a user name and password is cumbersome.

Cons: In Reports for Employees, you cannot pull the "Vendor" from QuickBooks Integration. And please do not make me write more in this box for a successful submission. Further, to sign in with a user name and password is cumbersome.

BigTime review

Apr 26, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money

Comments: We have been using the BigTime system for a few months now to record our billable hours, and so far the transition onto this system has had minimal headaches in terms of ease of use and learning how to enter in our time. I still need to explore the rest of its functionality (reports, etc), more, but am pleased thus far.

BigTime Review

Apr 26, 2017
5/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
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Pros: I like that you are able to view a full week all the time and add to a specific project each day with out a separate entry.

Overall: My experience with BigTime has been a wonderful experience. I am able to quickly and accurately track my time for billing purposes

Big Time Review

Apr 26, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: I like the ease of use

Cons: I don't like having to input a comment with every time entry input. Would like to designate certain categories for comments while accepting others sans comment.

Overall: Works well for what we need it to do, which is input our time to track it for billing clients. I like that it is web based so it makes it easy to get latest updates when available.

Excellent Time Keeping/Billing System

Apr 26, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: reporting

Overall: I've found this system to be user-friendly, especially when it comes to reporting. I like that I can now run a report for billing and timekeeping that previously had to be done manually via spreadsheet. Saves me a ton of time!

Review of BigTime

Apr 26, 2017
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
3 / 5
Features & Functionality
3 / 5
Customer Support
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Pros: It appears to be customized to the client.

Cons: Wish comments could be saved so that I didn't have to type the same ones over and over.

Overall: Is there any way you could save comments so that you don't have to keep typing the same ones over and over? I only gave 3 stars for Features and Customer Support because I don't really know what is available and I haven't ever contacted customer support. No stars for value because I have no idea how much the system cost.

Excellent Time Keeping Tool

Apr 04, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money

Comments: I used Ebillity for a number of years. Things frequently went wrong and their customer service was terrible. I switched to Big Time several months ago. I rarely have any problems. When I do, I can get someone to fix it immediately.

Radar Love

Mar 30, 2017
5/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money

Comments: Searching for the perfect fit is not easy but when I stumbled upon BigTime I knew it was love at first site! I only hope My employee appreciates it - I know the EEs do. I only wish I was a more prepared for our Onboarding session, which was so very appreciated regardless

Kudos for Nancy S.

Mar 30, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: Instant results

Cons: Have to learn how to build reports

Overall: Being new to BigTime, I was worried that I wouldn't be able to get my point across. I was skeptical of LiveChat due to not being able to get immediate attention. I was wrong. As soon as I made contact withCustomer support representative, I was relieved. She was attentive and patient with my questions. I hope to be a pro like she is but if not, glad to have her knowledge of expertise.
Thanks again for your kind assistance .

Recommendations to other buyers: User friendly

Great, but big learning curve

Mar 23, 2017
5/5
Overall
3 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
3 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money

Comments: BigTime has a ton of functionality that is great for our timekeeping and invoicing needs, but the software can be a bit daunting to use. After using for a four months, we are still figuring out how the software works and have to frequently go back and edit entries we discover are incorrect through trial and error. That said, we are lightyears ahead of our old timesheet tracking method. Quickbooks integration is also a huge plus.

What a Savior this has been for our firm

Mar 23, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Ease of use

Overall: We are a small sized engineering firm, but have grown over the past 20 year. We had a one person, manual entry (paper timesheet) based program. Changing to Big Time, a program that allows employees to enter their timesheets online, has totally streamlined our billing process. We are thrilled with the program.

BigTime Intergration and Training

Mar 17, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money

Comments: Just stated using BigTime this month for time tracking, budget tracking and invoicing. Did training with customer support representative. She has been a wonderful resource to reach out to. After going though both sessions of training we came across some issues that we didn't come up while training and the cust care representative was able to walk us though the processes smoothly. I am finally getting a handle on the BigTime software and am looking forward to really exploring all its possibilities in the future.

Vice President

Mar 17, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money

Comments: Very good experience very helpful, took the time to explain all modules we have implemented most of what was taught

BigTime integration with QuickBooks Premiere Professional Edition, Desktop version

Mar 16, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: User interface, budget management capabilities, ease of invoicing.

Overall: The budget management and invoicing capabilities in BigTime are powerful and easy to use. While we did invest some time in the initial setup and integration with QuickBooks (as expected) we found the the process to be straight forward. Our employees began entering entering their time and expenses immediately after the initial "On board 1" training session. The web user interface is easy to navigate as is the very useful mobile app.

BigTime customer service is outstanding. Our software implementation consultant Brea provided very thorough training and made the implementation process easy for us.

Great software, but sometimes quirky

Mar 15, 2017
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Ease of use and custom-ability. Also the people we have talked to at the company are really responsive and helpful.

Cons: Quirks not working correctly.

Overall: We have had a great experience with the support and services at your company and we really enjoy the ease of use with your product. However, there are quirks that we find annoying when things don't work like they are supposed to and then causes a bunch of extra time to change. However, overall it is much better than the last product we used and we are glad we switched. I do love the custom-ability of the software.

Review of BigTime After a Month

Mar 15, 2017
4/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
3 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: The user interface is very intuitive and easy to learn

Cons: I cannot display a cumulative invoice total in the budget summary for invoicing (prior billings + current billings).

Overall: After reviewing four options for Time and Expense Tracking software we decided on BigTime for two reasons: Ease of Use and Invoice Templates. The Time and Expense entry for the engineers in our office was intuitive and easy to learn. The mobile app works very well and is used more than we anticipated.

From the administrative aspect the setup is relatively easy and the user interface is easy to follow and understand. I really like how the screens navigate from one to the other and how I can customize what I want to see on each screen. The clicking on the column headings to view the information in varies ways is great.

We create about 50 - 60 invoices each month where the format may vary depending on the client for each one. BigTime does a good job of providing a base of invoice templates with the flexibility customize. The one thing that is really missing from the invoicing option is the ability to display the Total Cumulative Amount Invoiced as of the current invoice (prior amount + current invoice amount). I have requested this change and hopefully it will be added.

The last aspect is customer support. Two training sessions were included in the software subscription. The first one was good for the very basic information, maybe a little too basic. The second session was much more informative that gave us some good practices to use with BigTime (Brea was very knowledgeable in both). The day to day support seems short handed. Most of the time you have to send an email and wait for a response which could take hours or the next day. As a new user that was a little frustrating. I don't necessarily need to talk to someone on the phone but a live chat would be great to get an answer and move on. That is the one area that I would recommend BigTime address.

Overall we are happy with our decision to go with BigTime and I would recommend BigTime to others.

Recommendations to other buyers: Try to staff the LiveChat for customer support. It would really help with quick questions.

Used this in the past, now going for seconds!

Mar 13, 2017
5/5
Overall
3 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Ease of use for everyone and especially distributed company.

Cons: Cost always can be improved, but would like a little more flexibility on reports.

Overall: Found that not only did staff like this product but so don't the employees! Easy to use and concise.

Customer Support

Mar 13, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: It is flexible

Cons: Have not used it for very long so I am not sure if I have any yet.

Overall: Our rep has been working with me on the transition to Big Time and she has been very patient and understanding. She is very knowledgeable of the features and functionality of Big Time. She will explain a feature and will show me how it works and then we work to detail it to our company. I sent her different reports that I would like to use and she developed them for me and then we went over them the next time we had a secession. I really enjoy working with her she is an asset to your company.

Recommendations to other buyers: No

Good software for integrating time tracking with Quickbooks

Mar 10, 2017
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money

Comments: We found BigTime to be a good time tracking software for our small engineering consulting firm. We are able to set up specific customers and project numbers and it is easy to use the web interface to enter time. The linking to our Quickbooks Desktop Professional works well.

Easy Timekeeping Software that Simplifies our Time!

Mar 10, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Simple yet scalable if needed to add more functions later

Cons: Would be nice to be able to just put in minutes vs. decibels for time.

Overall: There are so many timekeeping programs out there. I investigated several different versions and many were just too complicated and cumbersome. We downloaded three different free trials and ended up coming back to Big Time. It was the simplest to use, had the best functionality for our needs, yet is expandable should our needs grow.
When I needed help initially using the program I spoke to both Michelle and Brea which were very helpful and within minutes had my official timekeeping software running smoothly. What more can I say? So far so great!
Cory Chalmers
Host of A&E's "Hoarders" & President of Steri-Clean Inc.

Recommendations to other buyers: Not yet!

Not simple for administrators

Mar 09, 2017
3/5
Overall
2 / 5
Ease of Use
3 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
3 / 5
Value for Money

Comments: The support staff was very helpful, she explained and fixed all my questions and that took time. But BigTime IQ Pro may be easy for an employee to record time and a project manager to track projects but from an administrator view point, it's not easy. When an employee forgets to enter a variable it has to be tracked so it can post to QB. The reporting requires tutoring, you can't just plug in a few numbers, select a few variables and get your result. There are many little nuances to learn and it's very confusing. Like why do I have to 'Copy' a report every time I edit it - why can't I just Save it? The linking with QB isn't simple either. Sometimes a job posts, sometimes there's one little button clicked that shouldn't be. Then there's all the duplication of projects every time you post to QB. Figuring out the integration of the two systems is a slow process. Again, she was very helpful and eventually I'll learn the system but it will be a long slow process, just like the old program. No difference to me as the administrator.

Outstanding

Mar 03, 2017
4/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: It organizes the team

Cons: tracking double entries

Overall: We are very happy with the system. I have ideas of how to make it even better. I know that this can go further. Jacob is a great assist to your company. He's been a great help. In fact without his assistant I wouldn't gave chose this system.

Recommendations to other buyers: tracking double entries would be a great thing to add to it.

great for DCAA

Mar 02, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money

Comments: When we needed to move our timekeeping to a DCAA compliant system the BigTime team helped us get it done quickly. Users have found the system straightforward which has resulted in excellent compliance..

Excellent Time Tracking Software

Mar 01, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Well thought out. Continuous sync capability with accounting software. Good customer support. Value.

Cons: Mobile apps are well advanced, but not all the features on the desktop interface are available as of yet.

Overall: Very usable. Nice integration with QuickBooks. Excellent customer support. Back end integration provided means to deposit expenses either into an AP account (for reimbursement of personal expenses), or to liability account (for expenses paid using company credit card).

Rep is Awesome!

Mar 01, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money

Comments: Great and in-depth overview! Very knowledgeable and friendly! Id was great to hear from someone who actually used it as a customer before they started training.

Great Interface

Feb 28, 2017
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Great interface. Simple to set up and use.

Cons: No major cons so far.

Overall: Very fast and responsive cloud based solution. Interface is intuitive and also aesthetically pleasing. PRO Version allows a lot of flexibility and granularity on setup by admins, but retains a very simple process for time input by employees. Support has also been great, particularly the onboarding session I opted for as part of my contract. Also the sales staff is extremely knowledgeable....like tech support level knowledge....and can answer nearly any question you have accurately (and will also do a screen share to SHOW you how the functionality you are asking about works). Very happy with it so far.

Better training with Customer support representative

Feb 23, 2017
3/5
Overall
3 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
3 / 5
Customer Support
3 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: That I finally found Customer support representative to help with the software! It's been an absolute nightmare with the transition. I like that at least some of the information from QuickBooks integrates with BigTime.

Cons: Getting help when we needed it. It's not very user friendly. There are a lot more steps to this process. More information needs to be able to integrate from QuickBooks to BigTime and vis a versa. For instance, previous balance in QuickBooks, contact information and also payments made through either QuickBooks or BigTime.

Overall: This initial training with Customer support representative was the first training that made a lot of sense! She was extremely helpful and listened to my questions. I'm excited for the next training seminar with her. I realized all lot of things that I wish we'd had from the beginning. It would have made the transition less stressful, etc. Several times most of us were ready to dump this software but she helped in restoring some confidence. Customer support has been lacking in getting back in a timely manner so I'm hopeful that will change. Customer support from her, initial training was a 10.

Recommendations to other buyers: More information needs to be able to integrate from QuickBooks to BigTime or vis a versa. The contact information in all the correct places and also payments made. Also be able to input previous balances from QuickBooks even though there might not be a current bill for a client yet in BigTime since we are billing out of BigTime. I'm having to spend a lot more time creating invoices from BigTime and then going into QuickBooks to add the previous balances due and print two separate invoices.

What we needed

Feb 23, 2017
5/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: It has all the features we need - flat fee and hourly invoicing, multiple contacts for client companies, easy time entry for employees.

Cons: There is not a lot of flexibility in the invoice formatting.

Overall: Customer representative helped us understand all of the features with BigTime, which was exactly what we needed to get started moving our company to the system. She was thorough, patient, and friendly, which is good because the software is fairly complex.

Great with a Live Person

Feb 22, 2017
4/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
3 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: ease of use

Cons: Would like to have ways to add tasks in bulks for clients and projects. Not integrated with Xero at this time.

Overall: I really like the customer support, when I can actually get someone to contact me in person. I HIGHLY recommend changing the name of LIVE Chat to Ask a question, since all input goes to email. Based on volume, it is difficult for new users to resolve questions quickly. Yes, the training calls help; however, we are moving fast to convert and don't want to do the call until we are ready with the right questions and training issues

Recommendations to other buyers: I would like LIVE chat to be Live. BIGTime to link with Xero to eliminate duplication of work.

Great software to use with QuickBooks and time tracking

Feb 21, 2017
5/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
3 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Ease of use for time tracking and with QuickBooks.

Cons: It is very hard to get a hold of customer service. If you are in dire need of help, all you can do is leave a voicemail or send an email and wait for someone to contact you with help. Not very good for business who is in need of immediate assistance.

Overall: New customer of BigTime since January. After much research, it was clear they were the best match for our time tracking need as well as the ease of use with QuickBooks. We can now create personalized and professional looking Invoices for our clients, as well as easily track budgets for projects. It is unending the tasks BigTime can assist our company with, and I am looking forward to continuing to learn the many ways it can help our company be a great success.

Recommendations to other buyers: Longer on boarding calls as we were not able to ask many questions that we needed answered.

Loving Big Time

Feb 16, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Remote access

Cons: Nothing really

Overall: Big time was the best solution out there for our business. We have three employees who could be anywhere in the state on any given work day. Big time allows them to enter their time without coming to the office.

Recommendations to other buyers: No

BigTime On-boarding support

Feb 15, 2017
3/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money

Comments: BigTime is relatively easy to use and for end users to adopt. However, some of the administrative functions are a bit hidden and hard to notice but overall the value for the money is great. The mobile app is a work in progress, but once the app is more refine it will no doubt be useful tool for the end user.

The on-boarding session with BigTime support is great. It is very informative and useful. The support team is helpful and quick at responding technical inquiries.

Architect-Principal

Feb 15, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
Likelihood to Recommend: 9.0/10 Not
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Pros: Easier to use, more architect friendly

Cons: Would love to see it tie in a more robust scheduling/resource allocation ability.

Overall: We've had a nice transition to date we've been able to get into the system and establish our set up. The representative has been especially helpful with support questions and guidance throughout that process.

Recommendations to other buyers: Create a way to view/review/report on allocated time/tasks prior to submission of hours.

Big Time review

Feb 09, 2017
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money
Likelihood to Recommend: 7.0/10 Not
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Pros: Ease of use for timekeepers

Cons: I need to work with it more before I can answer that.

Overall: Overall, happy with the ease of use for timekeepers to keep time. As with most programs, time will be needed to feel comfortable with it, but with my 2 onboarding sessions, I feel I can at least get through tax season with enough knowledge to use it, and then learn more when I have more time.

Recommendations to other buyers: No

BigTime for Architects

Feb 09, 2017
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money

Comments: We have recently transitioned to BigTime and Quickbooks from a historical system using a conglomeration of softwares for time, billing, accounting and project tracking. Big Time has alot of flexibility and options for setting up the system to meet our companies needs. The support during the setup phase has been very well structured and useful in answering our questions and getting us rolling.

New to Big time

Feb 09, 2017
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money

Comments: its getting easier and i think after the next training it will be a lot better, Brea has been a great help and very pleasant to work with.

Don't wait

Feb 07, 2017
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
Likelihood to Recommend: 8.0/10 Not
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Pros: Customizing reports - it's simple, yet there is a ton of data from which I can pull.

Cons: There seems to be lots of "quick fixes" in the software, like random buttons. I'm sure an overhaul is due soon...PLEASE prepare me for it. Don't just lay it on me. Allow me time to adjust - include me in the beta.

Overall: Big Time Software is inexpensive, easy to navigate, lots of customization, and a pleasure to work with. Josh and Brea were amazing - couldn't have asked for more. I waited far too long to make a switch to job costing software. I looked for months. When I cam across Big Time, I pulled the trigger, hoping it would turn out. I love it. We have access to key information that took WAY too long to compile previously.

Recommendations to other buyers: Josh Weis and Brea Phillips were amazing! They both deserve raises...or at least a "job well done" from management.

Great product for the money!!

Feb 02, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money

Comments: We use Bigtime for our CPA firm and have been very satisfied with the ease of use and depth of reports that we are able to get. The integration with QuickBooks was seamless.

Big Time Software

Feb 01, 2017
5/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money
Likelihood to Recommend: 9.0/10 Not
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Pros: Ease of use and access.

Cons: Billing integration.

Overall: We have been using Big Time software for a couple of years now. It is a great internal time keeping system which our employees can access from anywhere which is convenient. They are also able to submit expense reports. We are currently working on integrating the software with our billing system to ease the process. Support has always been helpful. We highly recommend this product.

Great Training and Service

Jan 30, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
Likelihood to Recommend: 9.0/10 Not
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Pros: Depth of options

Cons: Lots of functionality to work through.

Overall: Brea was very helpful and tech support has been responsive. This software is new to us but has taken the time to do billing down to 1 hour from 10 hours. We know know at a glance were projects stages are and who is tasked to work on them.

Recommendations to other buyers: Would love Drake Tax software integration

Support for Posting Expenses

Jan 26, 2017
4/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
3 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money
Likelihood to Recommend: 9.0/10 Not
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Pros: Ease of use; cost

Cons: Some features are lacking

Overall: Nancy was so helpful with showing me how to post expenses to QuickBooks Desktop. Once she explained the one field that I needed to complete, the process was easy. I am very pleased with her expertise and patience.

Helpful and patient

Jan 26, 2017
5/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
3 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money

Comments: Extremely patient staff. My experience has been great. I struggled at first but with the help of Big Time I have been able to understand BigTime much better.

Software Works as Promised

Jan 24, 2017
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
Likelihood to Recommend: 9.0/10 Not
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Pros: Due Date List

Cons: Project budgets cannot be created by staff within a project. For example the budget hours is one number which includes the staff and manager. The staff doesn't know how many hours they can spend on the project.

Overall: From the first session with a demo to the one-on-one trainings, BigTime is a great product. I've recently started using it and of course I'm uncovering features I was not aware of which is a bonus for me. The online training and the chat/email support are supportive and understanding. They are all sensitive to my needs and have responded quickly. I will do the on-line webinars soon and if I get in a hurry or forgot something I can listen to the pre-recorded webinars. All in All I'm glad I started using BigTime.

Initial Review

Jan 24, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Simple interface with powerful tools available if you need to get into the details of your project budget management and financials. For months our employees and I tried and installed just about every product out there that was potential based on recommended reviews by others or friends. Either the product was too complicated from the get go or too simple and lacking. The more we tried to learn using the demo's, the more disappointed and frustrated i became.
BigTime had just what we where looking for and the more we we use it, the better WE are at managing our projects and budgets. I say WE because it allows our employees to self-manage there times against our budgets which in turn allow us to anticipate issues before they are problem$.

Cons: That i didn't discover it sooner.

Overall: The support staff was very good at focusing in on our needs and listening patiently as I explained our issues. She was able to provide past experiences with BigTime as an end user which was really useful. I like that she understood how we use our software against Fixed Fee Contracts to manage our budgets and invoicing, which really reassured our discussions on how best to use the software to meet our business needs.

Brea is 5 stars!

Jan 23, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money

Comments: Brea was awesome to have as our Big Time trainer for our session. She was enthusiastic, funny and her knowledge of the program was exceptional.

Great customer service

Jan 17, 2017
5/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Comments: Brea was great and her knowledge regarding Bigtime is extensive. She solved an invoicing issue we were having in a very inventive way.

Aximus Engineering BigTime Review

Jan 17, 2017
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: Its simple, but at the same time has so many different reports, tasks and functions you can set up to work with your company

Overall: I've had two training sessions with Brea, I have found them both very helpful. Doing the training sessions helped me realize everything you can do with BigTime instead of just the basic time entry. I've used a few different timesheet programs and never have had helpful training sessions like I experienced with Brea.

New to BigTime

Jan 13, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: It's ability to capture time, notes, specific information about clients, and ability to mold to your best practices.

Cons: Can be a little tricky to set up the format for your specific business.

Overall: So far so good.... I can easily see the value of using BigTime Software. We have not established all functions yet, but we are headed in the right direction. Our interaction with support and training personnel has been great. Their knowledge of the software is superior. We are looking forward to molding the software to fit our specific needs in the near future.

BigTime - Robust tool for time tracking

Jan 10, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: The ability to track your tie on the project basis.

Cons: The mobile app is not that user-friendly.

Overall: We have been using BigTime in our company for 2 years now and I am very happy with the ease of use and functionalities it has to offer. I use the timer to calculate the time spent on each project which saves a lot of time. I would recommend Big Time.

Recommendations to other buyers: BigTime is great! Maybe making a mobile app easier to use will get to the complete package.

Excellent!

Jan 09, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: the conversion to word in invoicing

Cons: the spacing issue before you convert to word when making an invoice

Overall: The support staff was excellent she was very helpful in explaining our new software and was able to answer/solve any questions or problems we had.