Compare BigTime, Sciforma, QuickBooks Online, and QuickBooks Desktop Pro

Pricing

 
Express
$5.95
per user per month billed annually
Plus
$40
per month
QuickBooks Mac Desktop
$299.95
 
Pro
$17
per user per month billed annually
Simple Start
$15
per month
QuickBooks Enterprise
$84
per month
 
Premier
$28.90
per user per month billed annually
Essentials
$30
per month
QuickBooks Premier Plus 2017
$499.95
per year
 
QuickBooks Pro
$299.95
 
QuickBooks Premier 2017
$499.95
 
Free Trial
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
Sciforma
Free Trial
QuickBooks Online
Plus
$40per month
Simple Start
$15per month
Essentials
$30per month
Free Trial
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
QuickBooks Mac Desktop
$299.95
QuickBooks Enterprise
$84per month
QuickBooks Premier Plus 2017
$499.95per year
QuickBooks Pro
$299.95
QuickBooks Premier 2017
$499.95
Free Trial

Ratings

Meets Requirements
Meets Requirements
9.1
7.3
8.2
8.8
Ease of Use
Ease of Use
9.0
6.4
8.0
8.5
Ease of Setup
Ease of Setup
8.6
5.9
7.8
8.2
Ease of Admin
Ease of Admin
9.0
6.9
7.9
8.5
Quality of Support
Quality of Support
9.4
8.2
7.4
7.6
Ease of Doing Business With
Ease of Doing Business With
9.4
8.9
7.7
8.1
Product Direction (% positive)
Product Direction (% positive)
8.7
8.3
7.2
7.5
Meets Requirements
BigTime
9.1
Sciforma
7.3
QuickBooks Online
8.2
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
8.8
Ease of Use
BigTime
9.0
Sciforma
6.4
QuickBooks Online
8.0
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
8.5
Ease of Setup
BigTime
8.6
Sciforma
5.9
QuickBooks Online
7.8
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
8.2
Ease of Admin
BigTime
9.0
Sciforma
6.9
QuickBooks Online
7.9
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
8.5
Quality of Support
BigTime
9.4
Sciforma
8.2
QuickBooks Online
7.4
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
7.6
Ease of Doing Business With
BigTime
9.4
Sciforma
8.9
QuickBooks Online
7.7
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
8.1
Product Direction (% positive)
BigTime
8.7
Sciforma
8.3
QuickBooks Online
7.2
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
7.5

Reviewers' Company Size

Small-Business (50 or fewer emp.)
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
82.3%
0%
85.6%
83.2%
Mid-Market (51-1000 emp.)
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
16.1%
50.0%
11.5%
13.6%
Enterprise (> 1000 emp.)
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
1.6%
50.0%
3.0%
3.1%
BigTime
Small-Business
82.3%
Mid-Market
16.1%
Enterprise
1.6%
Sciforma
Small-Business
0%
Mid-Market
50.0%
Enterprise
50.0%
QuickBooks Online
Small-Business
85.6%
Mid-Market
11.5%
Enterprise
3.0%
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
Small-Business
83.2%
Mid-Market
13.6%
Enterprise
3.1%

Reviewers' Industry

 
Accounting
15.9%
Information Technology and Services
13.3%
Accounting
16.1%
Accounting
16.4%
 
Public Relations and Communications
12.5%
Building Materials
13.3%
Marketing and Advertising
6.4%
Construction
6.2%
 
Civil Engineering
8.3%
Retail
6.7%
Information Technology and Services
4.5%
Non-Profit Organization Management
4.6%
 
Information Technology and Services
8.0%
Research
6.7%
Construction
4.0%
Marketing and Advertising
3.5%
 
Architecture & Planning
7.8%
Pharmaceuticals
6.7%
Financial Services
3.9%
Information Technology and Services
3.2%
 
Other
47.6%
Other
53.3%
Other
65.1%
Other
66.1%
BigTime
Accounting
15.9%
Public Relations and Communications
12.5%
Civil Engineering
8.3%
Information Technology and Services
8.0%
Architecture & Planning
7.8%
Other
47.6%
Sciforma
Information Technology and Services
13.3%
Building Materials
13.3%
Retail
6.7%
Research
6.7%
Pharmaceuticals
6.7%
Other
53.3%
QuickBooks Online
Accounting
16.1%
Marketing and Advertising
6.4%
Information Technology and Services
4.5%
Construction
4.0%
Financial Services
3.9%
Other
65.1%
QuickBooks Desktop Pro
Accounting
16.4%
Construction
6.2%
Non-Profit Organization Management
4.6%
Marketing and Advertising
3.5%
Information Technology and Services
3.2%
Other
66.1%

Reviews

Most Helpful Favorable Review
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Luzina d.
User

The combination of fixed fee billing items and the hourly billing.

Edwin C.
Consultant

Sciforma is really intuitive for work with PPM. It allowes you to work with resource managment, task, projects, demands and portfolios. Also, it allowes you to create your own fields in order to get the kpi you need to track your projects. So the software...

G2 Crowd User in Computer Software

The cloud deployment of QB online allowed me as a business user to start implementing on a weekend with no IT support required. I was able to load our chart of accounts and set up the integrations to our bank and credit card accounts immediately. In...

G2 Crowd User in Financial Services

The minimal learning curve is vital when new businesses are doing bookkeeping for the first time. The fear factor can be quickly overcome when teaching a new user with no accounting background. The newer home page is very user friendly. The banking and...

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

It's got a lot of functionality, which can be confusing to a lot of the users, so it requires a lot set up and training. There's definitely a learning curve with the software.

Kim E.
Administrator in Internet

Everything else is a nightmare. The navigation is not intuitive at all especially if you are a seasoned Quickbooks user, a financial professional. Many of the short-cuts I used to use when doing my data entry now do not work since QB now creates a large...

G2 Crowd User in Marketing and Advertising

I have the new user interface. It is not easy to use. They moved tabs that are often used to random places. For example, Reconcile used to be under the banking tab. Now it is in this random area on the upper right side by the name of our company with a gear...

 
BigTime
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Luzina d.
User

The combination of fixed fee billing items and the hourly billing.

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.

Sciforma
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Edwin C.
Consultant

Sciforma is really intuitive for work with PPM. It allowes you to work with resource managment, task, projects, demands and portfolios. Also, it allowes you to create your own fields in order to get the kpi you need to track your projects. So the software...

Most Helpful Critical Review
G2 Crowd User

It's got a lot of functionality, which can be confusing to a lot of the users, so it requires a lot set up and training. There's definitely a learning curve with the software.

QuickBooks Online
Most Helpful Favorable Review
G2 Crowd User in Computer Software

The cloud deployment of QB online allowed me as a business user to start implementing on a weekend with no IT support required. I was able to load our chart of accounts and set up the integrations to our bank and credit card accounts immediately. In...

Most Helpful Critical Review
Kim E.
Administrator in Internet

Everything else is a nightmare. The navigation is not intuitive at all especially if you are a seasoned Quickbooks user, a financial professional. Many of the short-cuts I used to use when doing my data entry now do not work since QB now creates a large...

QuickBooks Desktop Pro
Most Helpful Favorable Review
G2 Crowd User in Financial Services

The minimal learning curve is vital when new businesses are doing bookkeeping for the first time. The fear factor can be quickly overcome when teaching a new user with no accounting background. The newer home page is very user friendly. The banking and...

Most Helpful Critical Review
G2 Crowd User in Marketing and Advertising

I have the new user interface. It is not easy to use. They moved tabs that are often used to random places. For example, Reconcile used to be under the banking tab. Now it is in this random area on the upper right side by the name of our company with a gear...

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Videos

 

Tracking Time & Expenses in BigTime.

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BigTime

Tracking Time & Expenses in BigTime.

Sciforma
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QuickBooks Online
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QuickBooks Desktop Pro
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