Compare BigTime, Cascade Strategy, Core, and OpenAir PSA

 
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BigTime
BigTime
4.5
Based on 428 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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OpenAir PSA
OpenAir PSA
3.7
Based on 165 reviews
 
Express
$5.95 per user per month billed annually
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Pro
$17 per user per month billed annually
 
Premier
$28.90 per user per month billed annually
 
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Meets RequirementsSee More
Meets RequirementsSee More
9.2
(Based on 400 reviews)
9.1
(Based on 30 reviews)
6.1
(Based on 5 reviews)
7.9
(Based on 159 reviews)
Ease of UseSee More
Ease of UseSee More
9.1
(Based on 403 reviews)
8.9
(Based on 30 reviews)
6.7
(Based on 5 reviews)
7.3
(Based on 159 reviews)
Ease of SetupSee More
Ease of SetupSee More
8.7
(Based on 296 reviews)
8.8
(Based on 28 reviews)
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6.9
(Based on 95 reviews)
Ease of AdminSee More
Ease of AdminSee More
9.1
(Based on 302 reviews)
9.1
(Based on 28 reviews)
Not enough data available
7.2
(Based on 104 reviews)
Quality of SupportSee More
Quality of SupportSee More
9.5
(Based on 369 reviews)
9.8
(Based on 29 reviews)
6.1
(Based on 5 reviews)
7.5
(Based on 127 reviews)
Ease of Doing Business WithSee More
Ease of Doing Business WithSee More
9.5
(Based on 301 reviews)
9.7
(Based on 28 reviews)
Not enough data available
7.7
(Based on 97 reviews)
Product Direction (% positive)See More
Product Direction (% positive)See More
8.8
(Based on 397 reviews)
10.0
(Based on 30 reviews)
5.8
(Based on 5 reviews)
6.5
(Based on 157 reviews)
Small-Business (50 or fewer emp.)
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
82.0%
45.2%
60.0%
9.7%
Mid-Market (51-1000 emp.)
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
16.4%
32.3%
40.0%
58.8%
Enterprise (> 1000 emp.)
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
1.6%
22.6%
0.0%
31.5%
 
Accounting
16.1%
Information Technology and Services
13.9%
Computer Software
33.3%
Computer Software
28.4%
 
Public Relations and Communications
12.9%
Non-Profit Organization Management
11.1%
Renewables & Environment
16.7%
Information Technology and Services
25.9%
 
Civil Engineering
8.4%
Higher Education
8.3%
Marketing and Advertising
16.7%
Marketing and Advertising
10.0%
 
Information Technology and Services
8.1%
Civic & Social Organization
8.3%
Financial Services
16.7%
Management Consulting
6.0%
 
Architecture & Planning
7.3%
Government Administration
5.6%
Architecture & Planning
16.7%
Internet
3.0%
 
Other
47.1%
Other
52.8%
Other
0.0%
Other
26.9%
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Most Helpful Favorable Review
G2 Crowd User

Whenever I have a question, I almost always get a response from Nancy, part of their customer service team. She's always super helpful and it's nice getting the same person each 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!)

Karin M L.
Administrator in Information Services

I spend months evaluating PSA solutions, and no doubt OpenAir was the best solution for us. It is flexible and customizable, and very user friendly. We use it across five consulting practices that all work differently. OpenAir is simple to use, and the fact...

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...

Jill A.
User in Internet

The interface is not intutive, not even for technical people. At a former company, we used openair and the entire company was required to be trained on it, and even then, there were always questions and confusion. It looks more like an application from...

 
 

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