Compare BigTime, Sciforma, QuickBooks Online, and Xero

Pricing

 
Express
$5.95 per user per month billed annually
Plus
$40 per month
Starter
$9 per month
 
Pro
$17 per user per month billed annually
Essentials
$30 per month
Standard
$30 per month
 
Premier
$28.90 per user per month billed annually
Simple Start
$15 per month
Premium 10
$70 per month
 
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
Essentials
$30per month
Simple Start
$15per month
Free Trial
Xero
Starter
$9per month
Standard
$30per month
Premium 10
$70per month
Free Trial

Ratings

Meets Requirements
Meets Requirements
9.1
7.3
8.2
8.4
Ease of Use
Ease of Use
9.0
6.4
8.0
8.6
Ease of Setup
Ease of Setup
8.6
5.9
7.8
8.0
Ease of Admin
Ease of Admin
9.0
6.9
7.9
8.4
Quality of Support
Quality of Support
9.4
8.2
7.4
7.4
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
8.0
Meets Requirements
BigTime
9.1
Sciforma
7.3
QuickBooks Online
8.2
Xero
8.4
Ease of Use
BigTime
9.0
Sciforma
6.4
QuickBooks Online
8.0
Xero
8.6
Ease of Setup
BigTime
8.6
Sciforma
5.9
QuickBooks Online
7.8
Xero
8.0
Ease of Admin
BigTime
9.0
Sciforma
6.9
QuickBooks Online
7.9
Xero
8.4
Quality of Support
BigTime
9.4
Sciforma
8.2
QuickBooks Online
7.4
Xero
7.4
Ease of Doing Business With
BigTime
9.4
Sciforma
8.9
QuickBooks Online
7.7
Xero
8.1
Product Direction (% positive)
BigTime
8.7
Sciforma
8.3
QuickBooks Online
7.2
Xero
8.0

Reviewers' Company Size

Small-Business (50 or fewer emp.)
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
82.3%
0%
85.5%
88.8%
Mid-Market (51-1000 emp.)
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
16.1%
50.0%
11.5%
9.1%
Enterprise (> 1000 emp.)
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
1.6%
50.0%
3.0%
2.1%
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
85.5%
Mid-Market
11.5%
Enterprise
3.0%
Xero
Small-Business
88.8%
Mid-Market
9.1%
Enterprise
2.1%

Reviewers' Industry

 
Accounting
15.9%
Information Technology and Services
13.3%
Accounting
16.1%
Computer Software
14.2%
 
Public Relations and Communications
12.5%
Building Materials
13.3%
Marketing and Advertising
6.4%
Accounting
12.7%
 
Civil Engineering
8.3%
Retail
6.7%
Information Technology and Services
4.5%
Marketing and Advertising
9.2%
 
Information Technology and Services
8.0%
Research
6.7%
Construction
4.0%
Internet
6.9%
 
Architecture & Planning
7.8%
Pharmaceuticals
6.7%
Financial Services
3.9%
Information Technology and Services
6.5%
 
Other
47.6%
Other
53.3%
Other
65.2%
Other
50.4%
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
65.2%
Xero
Computer Software
14.2%
Accounting
12.7%
Marketing and Advertising
9.2%
Internet
6.9%
Information Technology and Services
6.5%
Other
50.4%

Reviews

Most Helpful Favorable Review
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Melinda C.
Internal Consultant

BigTime provides excellent customer service for an easy to use product. We rarely run into problems, but when we do, the customer service has been prompt and professional. The product is constantly evolving and it easy for end users.

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...

Dave O.
Administrator in Telecommunications

I switched from Quickbooks because Xero is online. Since then I've grown to love many other things compared to Quickbooks. Bank feeds make data entry minimal and bank recs easy. Xero is rapidly growing and improving. Some features were limited a few years...

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...

James M.
Administrator in Information Technology and Services

First and foremost, if you need to use Purchase Orders, Xero isn't for you. You cannot include Item Codes (their version of Part Numbers) on purchase orders. You can use the Item Name, but even to get that you need to create a custom template and rework...

 
BigTime
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Melinda C.
Internal Consultant

BigTime provides excellent customer service for an easy to use product. We rarely run into problems, but when we do, the customer service has been prompt and professional. The product is constantly evolving and it easy for end users.

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...

Xero
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Dave O.
Administrator in Telecommunications

I switched from Quickbooks because Xero is online. Since then I've grown to love many other things compared to Quickbooks. Bank feeds make data entry minimal and bank recs easy. Xero is rapidly growing and improving. Some features were limited a few years...

Most Helpful Critical Review
James M.
Administrator in Information Technology and Services

First and foremost, if you need to use Purchase Orders, Xero isn't for you. You cannot include Item Codes (their version of Part Numbers) on purchase orders. You can use the Item Name, but even to get that you need to create a custom template and rework...

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Videos

 

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Xero
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