Compare BigTime, EPM Live, Core, and Certify

Pricing

 
Express
$5.95
per user per month billed annually
Contact BQE Software Inc
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
 
Free Trial
Free Trial Unavailable
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
EPM Live
Free Trial Unavailable
Core
Contact BQE Software Inc
Starting at $9.951 User
Free Trial
Certify
Small Business
$8/month
Mid-Sized Companies
Monthly Service FeeContact for pricing
Large Enterprise
Annual Fixed Pricing Contact for pricing
Free Trial

Ratings

Meets Requirements
Meets Requirements
9.1
7.7
6.4
9.3
Ease of Use
Ease of Use
9.0
7.6
6.9
9.0
Ease of Setup
Ease of Setup
8.6
Not enough data availableNot enough data available
8.8
Ease of Admin
Ease of Admin
9.0
Not enough data availableNot enough data available
8.9
Quality of Support
Quality of Support
9.4
6.7
6.4
9.1
Ease of Doing Business With
Ease of Doing Business With
9.4
Not enough data availableNot enough data available
9.1
Product Direction (% positive)
Product Direction (% positive)
8.7
4.2
6.1
8.8
Meets Requirements
BigTime
9.1
EPM Live
7.7
Core
6.4
Certify
9.3
Ease of Use
BigTime
9.0
EPM Live
7.6
Core
6.9
Certify
9.0
Ease of Setup
BigTime
8.6
EPM Live
Not enough data available
Core
Not enough data available
Certify
8.8
Ease of Admin
BigTime
9.0
EPM Live
Not enough data available
Core
Not enough data available
Certify
8.9
Quality of Support
BigTime
9.4
EPM Live
6.7
Core
6.4
Certify
9.1
Ease of Doing Business With
BigTime
9.4
EPM Live
Not enough data available
Core
Not enough data available
Certify
9.1
Product Direction (% positive)
BigTime
8.7
EPM Live
4.2
Core
6.1
Certify
8.8

Reviewers' Company Size

Small-Business (50 or fewer emp.)
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
82.4%
9.1%
66.7%
15.0%
Mid-Market (51-1000 emp.)
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
16.1%
36.4%
33.3%
47.0%
Enterprise (> 1000 emp.)
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
1.6%
54.5%
0%
38.0%
BigTime
Small-Business
82.4%
Mid-Market
16.1%
Enterprise
1.6%
EPM Live
Small-Business
9.1%
Mid-Market
36.4%
Enterprise
54.5%
Core
Small-Business
66.7%
Mid-Market
33.3%
Enterprise
0%
Certify
Small-Business
15.0%
Mid-Market
47.0%
Enterprise
38.0%

Reviewers' Industry

 
Accounting
15.9%
Non-Profit Organization Management
18.8%
Computer Software
28.6%
Financial Services
6.0%
 
Public Relations and Communications
12.5%
Telecommunications
12.5%
Renewables & Environment
14.3%
Information Technology and Services
5.2%
 
Civil Engineering
8.3%
Higher Education
12.5%
Marketing and Advertising
14.3%
Insurance
4.8%
 
Information Technology and Services
7.9%
Defense & Space
12.5%
Financial Services
14.3%
Hospital & Health Care
4.7%
 
Architecture & Planning
7.9%
Utilities
6.3%
Civil Engineering
14.3%
Retail
3.8%
 
Other
47.5%
Other
37.5%
Other
14.3%
Other
75.6%
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%
EPM Live
Non-Profit Organization Management
18.8%
Telecommunications
12.5%
Higher Education
12.5%
Defense & Space
12.5%
Utilities
6.3%
Other
37.5%
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%
Certify
Financial Services
6.0%
Information Technology and Services
5.2%
Insurance
4.8%
Hospital & Health Care
4.7%
Retail
3.8%
Other
75.6%

Reviews

Most Helpful Favorable Review
Most Helpful Favorable Review
G2 Crowd User

The support techs, they are always happy to help

G2 Crowd User in Utilities

The best is process and concept of this PM Tool. Especial, I like the Cost management module and some Online planner ssuch as Online Planner, Agile Planner and Kanban.

Ahmad A.
Administrator

The flexibility of CORE invoicing has made our complex billing requirements to a minimum. We have customers that need invoices with three levels of tiered structure. Prior to CORE, it used to take us a lot of time to do billing and that time has been cut...

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.

G2 Crowd User in Computer Software

Performance is horrible. We use a cloud account so I can't speak to performance or speed of a locally hosted account. EPM Live is down an unacceptable amount of time. I'm sure the "official" uptime statistics are much higher than what is actually the...

G2 Crowd User

Lots of issues with security settings and access, printing, core updates that delete our existing information or files, information being moved around or lost, being incompatible with quickbooks. Help desk is useless, usually the resolution is having 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....

 
BigTime
Most Helpful Favorable Review
G2 Crowd User

The support techs, they are always happy to help

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.

EPM Live
Most Helpful Favorable Review
G2 Crowd User in Utilities

The best is process and concept of this PM Tool. Especial, I like the Cost management module and some Online planner ssuch as Online Planner, Agile Planner and Kanban.

Most Helpful Critical Review
G2 Crowd User in Computer Software

Performance is horrible. We use a cloud account so I can't speak to performance or speed of a locally hosted account. EPM Live is down an unacceptable amount of time. I'm sure the "official" uptime statistics are much higher than what is actually the...

Core
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Ahmad A.
Administrator

The flexibility of CORE invoicing has made our complex billing requirements to a minimum. We have customers that need invoices with three levels of tiered structure. Prior to CORE, it used to take us a lot of time to do billing and that time has been cut...

Most Helpful Critical Review
G2 Crowd User

Lots of issues with security settings and access, printing, core updates that delete our existing information or files, information being moved around or lost, being incompatible with quickbooks. Help desk is useless, usually the resolution is having to...

Certify
Most Helpful Favorable Review
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
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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Videos

 

Tracking Time & Expenses in BigTime.

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Certify ReportExecutive™ brings automatic expense reports to your entire company, coordinated to your company's scheduling preferences.

BigTime

Tracking Time & Expenses in BigTime.

EPM Live
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Core
No videos provided
Certify

Certify ReportExecutive™ brings automatic expense reports to your entire company, coordinated to your company's scheduling preferences.

Downloads

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