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BigTime
BigTime
4.5
Based on 427 reviews
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Cascade Strategy
Cascade Strategy
4.7
Based on 31 reviews
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Core
Core
2.9
Based on 5 reviews
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Certify
Certify
4.6
Based on 1,126 reviews
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Express
$5.95 per user per month billed annually
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Starting at $9.95 1 User
Small Business
$8 /month
 
Pro
$17 per user per month billed annually
Mid-Sized Companies
Monthly Service Fee Contact for pricing
 
Premier
$28.90 per user per month billed annually
Large Enterprise
Annual Fixed Pricing Contact for pricing
 
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9.2
(Based on 399 reviews)
9.1
(Based on 30 reviews)
6.1
(Based on 5 reviews)
9.3
(Based on 981 reviews)
Ease of UseSee More
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9.1
(Based on 402 reviews)
8.9
(Based on 30 reviews)
6.7
(Based on 5 reviews)
9.1
(Based on 986 reviews)
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8.7
(Based on 295 reviews)
8.8
(Based on 28 reviews)
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8.9
(Based on 199 reviews)
Ease of AdminSee More
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9.1
(Based on 301 reviews)
9.1
(Based on 28 reviews)
Not enough data available
9.0
(Based on 196 reviews)
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9.5
(Based on 368 reviews)
9.8
(Based on 29 reviews)
6.1
(Based on 5 reviews)
9.2
(Based on 735 reviews)
Ease of Doing Business WithSee More
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9.5
(Based on 301 reviews)
9.7
(Based on 28 reviews)
Not enough data available
9.2
(Based on 195 reviews)
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8.8
(Based on 396 reviews)
10.0
(Based on 30 reviews)
5.8
(Based on 5 reviews)
9.0
(Based on 978 reviews)
Small-Business (50 or fewer emp.)
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
81.9%
45.2%
60.0%
14.8%
Mid-Market (51-1000 emp.)
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
16.4%
32.3%
40.0%
46.5%
Enterprise (> 1000 emp.)
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
1.6%
22.6%
0.0%
38.6%
 
Accounting
16.2%
Information Technology and Services
13.9%
Computer Software
33.3%
Financial Services
6.1%
 
Public Relations and Communications
13.0%
Non-Profit Organization Management
11.1%
Renewables & Environment
16.7%
Information Technology and Services
5.4%
 
Civil Engineering
8.5%
Higher Education
8.3%
Marketing and Advertising
16.7%
Insurance
4.9%
 
Information Technology and Services
8.1%
Civic & Social Organization
8.3%
Financial Services
16.7%
Hospital & Health Care
4.6%
 
Architecture & Planning
7.3%
Government Administration
5.6%
Architecture & Planning
16.7%
Retail
3.8%
 
Other
47.0%
Other
52.8%
Other
0.0%
Other
75.2%
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Yvonne K.
Administrator

Flexibility, allows me to create my own reports with the data I want, not just what they have considered standard.

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.

Sara H.
User in Marketing and Advertising

Ease of inputting time in through the time card function. Great customer support. Love being able to check client budgets in real time.

Shaun T.
User in Oil & Energy

Certify allows me to quickly enter expenses and receipts and submit for approval. The simple workflow ensures that expense reports are reviewed, approved, and paid quickly.

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...

Breanne I.
User in Computer Software

Frequently when I sent emails to certify that contain receipts they get bounced back to me. The system also is slow when uploading receipts. There seem to be glitches with the receipts. This happens randomly and eventually the receipts upload but it's slow....

 
 

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