Compare BigTime, Cascade Strategy, and Core

Pricing

 
Express
$5.95
per user per month billed annually
Contact BQE Software Inc
Starting at $9.95
1 User
 
Pro
$17
per user per month billed annually
 
Premier
$28.90
per user per month billed annually
 
Free Trial
Free Trial
Free Trial
BigTime
Express
$5.95per user per month billed annually
Pro
$17per user per month billed annually
Premier
$28.90per user per month billed annually
Free Trial
Cascade Strategy
Free Trial
Core
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Starting at $9.951 User
Free Trial

Ratings

Meets Requirements
Meets Requirements
9.1
9.0
6.4
Ease of Use
Ease of Use
9.0
8.8
6.9
Ease of Setup
Ease of Setup
8.6
8.7
Not enough data available
Ease of Admin
Ease of Admin
9.0
9.0
Not enough data available
Quality of Support
Quality of Support
9.4
9.8
6.4
Ease of Doing Business With
Ease of Doing Business With
9.4
9.7
Not enough data available
Product Direction (% positive)
Product Direction (% positive)
8.7
10.0
6.1
Meets Requirements
BigTime
9.1
Cascade Strategy
9.0
Core
6.4
Ease of Use
BigTime
9.0
Cascade Strategy
8.8
Core
6.9
Ease of Setup
BigTime
8.6
Cascade Strategy
8.7
Core
Not enough data available
Ease of Admin
BigTime
9.0
Cascade Strategy
9.0
Core
Not enough data available
Quality of Support
BigTime
9.4
Cascade Strategy
9.8
Core
6.4
Ease of Doing Business With
BigTime
9.4
Cascade Strategy
9.7
Core
Not enough data available
Product Direction (% positive)
BigTime
8.7
Cascade Strategy
10.0
Core
6.1

Features

Tasks
Task Creation and Assignment
BigTime
9.2
Cascade Strategy
9.4
Core
Not enough data available
Due Dates
BigTime
9.2
Cascade Strategy
9.0
Core
Not enough data available
Task Prioritization
BigTime
8.9
Cascade Strategy
8.1
Core
Not enough data available
To-Do Lists
BigTime
8.6
Cascade Strategy
8.7
Core
Not enough data available
Collaboration
Collaborative Project Planning
BigTime
8.7
Cascade Strategy
9.0
Core
Not enough data available
Comments
BigTime
8.8
Cascade Strategy
9.0
Core
Not enough data available
Documents and Uploads
BigTime
8.5
Cascade Strategy
8.5
Core
Not enough data available
Projects
Gantt Chart / Project Map
BigTime
8.2
Cascade Strategy
8.8
Core
Not enough data available
Calendar View
BigTime
8.3
Cascade Strategy
8.1
Core
Not enough data available
Baselining / KPIs
BigTime
8.2
Cascade Strategy
9.2
Core
Not enough data available
Project Budgeting
BigTime
8.9
Cascade Strategy
6.3
Core
Not enough data available
Issue Tracking
BigTime
8.5
Cascade Strategy
8.2
Core
Not enough data available
Portfolio Management
Portfolio Coordination
BigTime
8.2
Cascade Strategy
8.9
Core
Not enough data available
Portfolio Budgeting
BigTime
8.1
Cascade Strategy
6.4
Core
Not enough data available
What-If Scenarios
BigTime
7.6
Cascade Strategy
3.6
Core
Not enough data available
Workflow
BigTime
8.7
Cascade Strategy
7.8
Core
Not enough data available
Request Management
BigTime
Not enough data available
Cascade Strategy
8.0
Core
Not enough data available
Cost Tracking
BigTime
9.0
Cascade Strategy
Not enough data available
Core
Not enough data available
ROI and Forecasting
BigTime
8.4
Cascade Strategy
Not enough data available
Core
Not enough data available
Risk Analysis
BigTime
Not enough data available
Cascade Strategy
6.1
Core
Not enough data available
Resource Management
Resource Database
BigTime
8.5
Cascade Strategy
7.3
Core
Not enough data available
Resource Allocation
BigTime
8.6
Cascade Strategy
6.0
Core
Not enough data available
Workload Capacity
BigTime
8.6
Cascade Strategy
6.7
Core
Not enough data available
Time Tracking
BigTime
9.4
Cascade Strategy
Not enough data available
Core
Not enough data available
Platform
Alerts
BigTime
8.6
Cascade Strategy
8.8
Core
Not enough data available
Mobile
BigTime
8.5
Cascade Strategy
7.3
Core
Not enough data available
User, Role, and Access Management
BigTime
9.0
Cascade Strategy
9.1
Core
Not enough data available
API / Integrations
BigTime
8.5
Cascade Strategy
7.7
Core
Not enough data available
Reporting and Dashboards
BigTime
8.8
Cascade Strategy
9.4
Core
Not enough data available
Customization
BigTime
8.3
Cascade Strategy
9.4
Core
Not enough data available
Performance and Reliability
BigTime
9.0
Cascade Strategy
8.8
Core
Not enough data available

Reviewers' Company Size

Small-Business (50 or fewer emp.)
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
82.4%
45.2%
66.7%
Mid-Market (51-1000 emp.)
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
16.1%
32.3%
33.3%
Enterprise (> 1000 emp.)
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
1.6%
22.6%
0%
BigTime
Small-Business
82.4%
Mid-Market
16.1%
Enterprise
1.6%
Cascade Strategy
Small-Business
45.2%
Mid-Market
32.3%
Enterprise
22.6%
Core
Small-Business
66.7%
Mid-Market
33.3%
Enterprise
0%

Reviewers' Industry

 
Accounting
15.9%
Information Technology and Services
13.9%
Computer Software
28.6%
 
Public Relations and Communications
12.5%
Non-Profit Organization Management
11.1%
Renewables & Environment
14.3%
 
Civil Engineering
8.3%
Higher Education
8.3%
Marketing and Advertising
14.3%
 
Information Technology and Services
7.9%
Civic & Social Organization
8.3%
Financial Services
14.3%
 
Architecture & Planning
7.9%
Government Administration
5.6%
Civil Engineering
14.3%
 
Other
47.5%
Other
52.8%
Other
14.3%
BigTime
Accounting
15.9%
Public Relations and Communications
12.5%
Civil Engineering
8.3%
Information Technology and Services
7.9%
Architecture & Planning
7.9%
Other
47.5%
Cascade Strategy
Information Technology and Services
13.9%
Non-Profit Organization Management
11.1%
Higher Education
8.3%
Civic & Social Organization
8.3%
Government Administration
5.6%
Other
52.8%
Core
Computer Software
28.6%
Renewables & Environment
14.3%
Marketing and Advertising
14.3%
Financial Services
14.3%
Civil Engineering
14.3%
Other
14.3%

Reviews

Most Helpful Favorable Review
Most Helpful Favorable Review
G2 Crowd User

All workers can log in and enter their time

Turner C. B.
Administrator in Civic & Social Organization

I love the ease of use and how it has simplified making our strategic plan come to life. The software is second to none in terms of accessibility and ease of use.

Scott R.
User in Renewables & Environment

Multiple ways to view, enter and edit time entries (weekly or by individual entries). The expense tracking allows us to bill our individual expenses directly to projects (no more expense spreadsheets!)

Most Helpful Critical Review
Most Helpful Critical Review
Andrew C.
Administrator in Public Relations and Communications

Users are given dozens of options when producing a simple report, and the written explanations vary little, making it confusing as to what information will be pulled in a given report.

Simon R.
Executive Sponsor

We have not long implemented BQE Core for time recording and billing in an establish service business. The implementation process has been quite bumpy and their responsiveness has been patchy. Worst of all as above they have removed the functionality to...

 
BigTime
Most Helpful Favorable Review
G2 Crowd User

All workers can log in and enter their time

Most Helpful Critical Review
Andrew C.
Administrator in Public Relations and Communications

Users are given dozens of options when producing a simple report, and the written explanations vary little, making it confusing as to what information will be pulled in a given report.

Cascade Strategy
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Turner C. B.
Administrator in Civic & Social Organization

I love the ease of use and how it has simplified making our strategic plan come to life. The software is second to none in terms of accessibility and ease of use.

Core
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Scott R.
User in Renewables & Environment

Multiple ways to view, enter and edit time entries (weekly or by individual entries). The expense tracking allows us to bill our individual expenses directly to projects (no more expense spreadsheets!)

Most Helpful Critical Review
Simon R.
Executive Sponsor

We have not long implemented BQE Core for time recording and billing in an establish service business. The implementation process has been quite bumpy and their responsiveness has been patchy. Worst of all as above they have removed the functionality to...

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Videos

 

Tracking Time & Expenses in BigTime.

Strategy software walkthrough and case studies

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BigTime

Tracking Time & Expenses in BigTime.

Cascade Strategy

Strategy software walkthrough and case studies

Core
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