About BigTime

BigTime is the access-anywhere operating system behind the greatest professional services teams on the planet. See how we help your project-driven firm track and bill its most important asset: time. BigTime can help you take the guesswork out of utilization, capacity planning, and revenue projections. Users can manage project teams, work in process (WIP), as well as measure profitability per project, and even per staff. BigTime helps users get paid faster with the least amount of friction. Organizations can streamline the workflow with the Quickbooks integration developed by the BigTime development team, selected by Intuit as their OEM developers.

Users can track and report on their team's time and expenses online using BigTime's iPhone or Android apps when they're on the go. BigTime's web app is accessible from a web browser and responds to any device size. Improve business cash flow with BigTime by tracking WIP, and effectively bill throughout the project to keep the cash flow coming in. Tracking and reporting accurately in BigTime allows users to give customers peace of mind that their investment is worthwhile, eliminating any objections to payment.

Users can manage contractors, and invite them to join the project team as needed, and track their time per project. BigTime's expert consultants will walk users through how BigTime can be used in their business to truly optimize business workflow.

Pricing starting from:

US$20.00/month

  • Free Version
  • Free Trial
  • Subscription

Key benefits of BigTime

  • Track Smarter - The highest-rated time/expense entry system in the marketplace, BigTime starts with an intuitive data entry system that lets your users get in, log time, and get out.
  • Bill faster - You’ll invoice faster and realize more revenue by leveraging BigTime’s central hub for tracking WIP, drafts, billing rates, cost rates, PDF formats, billing rules and more.
  • Craft better teams - Get a real-time look at resource allocations and avoid over/under scheduling your team -- keeping your bottom line healthy, and your consulting teams happy.
  • Standardize workflows - Streamline your internal processes from project creation, setting budgets, approving time and expenses, to sending custom client invoices.
  • Level-up your leadership - Dashboards, analytics, and standard reports help your entire leadership team focus on the same set of real-time numbers, eliminating the need for a web of offline spreadsheets or manual tools.
  • Leverage your ecosystem - BigTime was built from the ground up to leverage your entire cloud-based ecosystem - with deep out-of-the-box integrations into the tools your team is already using.
  • Typical Customers

    • Freelancers
    • Small Businesses (2-50)
    • Mid-size Companies (51-500)
    • Large enterprises (500 and more)

    Deployment

    • Cloud-based
    • On-premise

    Markets

    Canada, United States

    Supported Languages

    English

    Pricing starting from:

    US$20.00/month

    • Free Version
    • Free Trial
    • Subscription

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    BigTime Software - BigTime provides easy-to-read dashboards that reveal important information at a glance. BigTime offers detailed information at your fingertips with engagement, invoice, and report dashboards.
    BigTime Software - Give your staff the tools they need to plan and execute your billable projects on time and on budget.
    BigTime Software - The invoicing engine makes client billing a no-brainer. Utilize various calculators and PDF styles, industry-specific billing, and advanced rate and tax tables that can be modified to your specifications.
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    BigTime Software - Streamlined, well-designed timesheets promote use. Include just the fields you need, organized how you like. Lightning-quick lookups let you enter names, billing codes, and more with minimal keying. Use grid or line item views. Launch timers anywhere in B
    BigTime Software - BigTime provides easy-to-read dashboards that reveal important information at a glance. BigTime offers detailed information at your fingertips with engagement, invoice, and report dashboards.
    BigTime Software - Give your staff the tools they need to plan and execute your billable projects on time and on budget.
    BigTime Software - The invoicing engine makes client billing a no-brainer. Utilize various calculators and PDF styles, industry-specific billing, and advanced rate and tax tables that can be modified to your specifications.

    Features

    Total features of BigTime: 188

    • API
    • Access Controls/Permissions
    • Accounting Integration
    • Accounting Software
    • Accounts Receivable Software
    • Activity Dashboard
    • Activity Tracking
    • Alerts/Notifications
    • Application Management
    • Approval Process Control
    • Approval Workflow
    • Assignment Management
    • Attendance Tracking Software
    • Audit Trail
    • Automatic Backup
    • Automatic Billing
    • Automatic Time Capture
    • Bar Chart
    • Billable & Non-Billable Hours
    • Billable Items Tracking
    • Billing & Invoicing
    • Billing Portal
    • Billing Rate Management
    • Bills of Material
    • Budget Management
    • Budgeting/Forecasting
    • Business Process Automation
    • CPA Firms
    • CRM Software
    • Capacity Management
    • Change Order Management
    • Charting
    • Client Management
    • Client Portal
    • Clock In/Out
    • Collaboration Tools
    • Color Codes/Icons
    • Compliance Tracking
    • Configurable Workflow
    • Contact Database
    • Contact Management Software
    • Contingency Billing
    • Contract/License Management
    • Cost Estimating
    • Cost-to-Completion Tracking
    • Create Subtasks
    • Credit Card Processing
    • Customizable Branding
    • Customizable Dashboard
    • Customizable Fields
    • Customizable Invoices
    • Customizable Reports
    • Customizable Templates
    • Data Import/Export
    • Data Visualization Software
    • Deadline Management
    • Dependency Tracking
    • Document Templates
    • Drafting
    • Drag & Drop
    • Due Date Tracking
    • Electronic Payments
    • Employee Database
    • Employee Management
    • Employee Scheduling Software
    • Employee Time Tracking
    • Estimating
    • Expense Tracking
    • File Sharing Software
    • Financial Reporting Software
    • For AEC Industry
    • For Accountants
    • For CPA Firms
    • For Government
    • For IT Project Management
    • For Small Businesses
    • Forecasting
    • Gantt/Timeline View
    • Hourly Billing
    • IT Cost Management
    • Import Tasks
    • Invoice Creation
    • Invoice History
    • Invoice Management
    • Invoice Processing
    • Issue Tracking Software
    • Job Costing Software
    • Job Tracking
    • Labor Cost Reporting
    • Leave Tracking
    • Milestone Tracking
    • Mobile Access
    • Mobile App
    • Mobile Payments
    • Mobile Time Tracking
    • Monitoring
    • Multi-Currency
    • Multi-Location
    • Multiple Billing Rates
    • Multiple Projects
    • Offline Time Tracking
    • Online Invoicing
    • Online Payments
    • Online Punch Card
    • Online Time Clock
    • Online Time Tracking Software
    • Overrun Reporting
    • Overtime Calculation
    • Parent Task
    • Payment Processing Software
    • Payroll Management
    • Percent-Complete Tracking
    • Performance Metrics
    • Planning Tools
    • Prioritization
    • Production Cost Tracking
    • Progress Reports
    • Progress Tracking
    • Project Accounting Software
    • Project Billing
    • Project Costing
    • Project Management Software
    • Project Planning Software
    • Project Planning/Scheduling
    • Project Scheduling
    • Project Templates
    • Project Time Tracking
    • Project Tracking Software
    • Project Workflow
    • Projections
    • Proposal Generation
    • Purchase Order Management
    • QuickBooks Integration
    • Real Time Data
    • Real Time Reporting
    • Real-Time Analytics
    • Real-Time Notifications
    • Real-Time Updates
    • Receipt Management
    • Recurring Tasks
    • Recurring/Subscription Billing
    • Reimbursement Management
    • Reminders
    • Reporting & Statistics
    • Reporting/Analytics
    • Reporting/Project Tracking
    • Requirements Management Software
    • Resource Allocation & Planning
    • Resource Management Software
    • Resource Scheduling
    • Role-Based Permissions
    • Rules-Based Workflow
    • SSL Security
    • Salaried Employee Tracking
    • Search/Filter
    • Secure Data Storage
    • Sick Leave Tracking
    • Single Sign On Software
    • Skills Tracking
    • Staff Management
    • Status Tracking
    • Summary Reports
    • Tagging
    • Task Editing/Updating
    • Task Management Software
    • Task Planning
    • Task Progress Tracking
    • Task Scheduling
    • Task Tagging
    • Tax Management Software
    • Template Management
    • Templates
    • Third-Party Integrations
    • Time & Expense Tracking
    • Time Off Requests
    • Time Tracking Software
    • Time Tracking by Client
    • Time Tracking by Project
    • Timeline Management
    • Timer
    • Timesheet Management
    • To-Do List
    • Utilization Reporting
    • Vacation/Leave Tracking
    • Visualization
    • Web-based Deployment
    • Workflow Configuration
    • Workflow Management Software

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    Reviews

    Overall rating

    4.6 /5
    (635)
    Value for Money
    4.5/5
    Features
    4.4/5
    Ease of Use
    4.5/5
    Customer Support Software
    4.7/5

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    Nicholas
    Nicholas
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    • Industry: Architecture & Planning
    • Company size: 11–50 Employees
    • Used Daily for 2+ years
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    • Value for Money
    • Ease of Use
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    • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

    Easy to use software with great customer support

    Reviewed on 2021-09-30

    As I've said above, fee tracking and time tracking have really tightened up for our company thanks...

    As I've said above, fee tracking and time tracking have really tightened up for our company thanks to BigTime. We're able to know the health of our projects in one click with a report.

    Pros

    Our small business needed a platform to help us accurately track the financial health of our projects. We moved to BigTime from QuickBooks Online because we needed deeper control of our time entries and fee tracking. The Report Center really leverages the data entered into the system so that at a push of a button your data is organized and presented in an easy to understand report. Custom reports are a great feature, and with the help of the support team you can create whatever report your company needs. Thanks to BigTime we've been able to track the health of our projects with precision, and the overall health of our company has BigTime to thank.

    Everyone we've worked with at BigTime ([SENSITIVE CONTENT]) have been extremely friendly and helpful whenever we've come to them with a problem or request.

    Cons

    As BigTime has grown over the years they've taken their users suggestions to heart. If a feature isn't currently active on BigTime it most likely is in the pipeline for future integration. We've seen our suggestions turn into real features throughout the duration of our use of the platform which is always great to see when companies listen to their customers.

    Sometimes the reporting center isn't as intuitive as you'd like it to be, but with a little help from their support team they can help custom build your reports with you.

    Lori
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    • Industry: Construction
    • Company size: 11–50 Employees
    • Used Daily for 2+ years
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    • Value for Money
    • Ease of Use
    • Customer Support Software
    • Likelihood to recommend 7.0 /10

    Big Time

    Reviewed on 2019-11-04

    Time and Expense reporting for employees who work in different sites. Invoicing has simplified our...

    Time and Expense reporting for employees who work in different sites. Invoicing has simplified our billing system.

    Pros

    Ease of use for time reporting, expense tracking, invoicing and tracking jobsites. Mobile App.

    Cons

    Mobile App is very limited and a lot of glitches.

    Alternatives Considered

    Emburse SpringAhead

    Reasons for Switching to BigTime

    Spring Ahead was limited on tracking specific tasks. They did not offer invoicing or mobile app ability.

    Response from BigTime Software

    Lori,

    Thanks so much for posting a review for us here at BigTime - we really appreciate your time and your feedback. We're happy to hear that you're finding the software easy to use for the tracking of your time and expenses, as well as invoicing and making things easier on the go. If you're having difficulty with the mobile app, please reach out to our Support Team for assistance and let your Customer Success Rep know too and we'll see what we can do to help.

    Thanks again!
    The BigTime Customer Success Team

    Michael
    Overall rating
    • Industry: Environmental Services
    • Company size: 2–10 Employees
    • Used Daily for 1-5 months
    • Review Source

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    • Value for Money
    • Ease of Use
    • Customer Support Software
    • Likelihood to recommend 0.0 /10

    No implementation support

    Reviewed on 2022-10-06

    Not happy. We have asked for a full refund.

    Not happy. We have asked for a full refund.

    Pros

    App is a nice feature for mobile time entry.
    Updated interface is better than older software.

    Cons

    This company was heavy on the sales side with relentless calls but has been completely ghosting us on implementation support. After numerous calls and support tickets, they have only directed me to online videos. All we want is to spend an hour with a support agent to ensure the correct setup to avoid lost worktime.

    Alternatives Considered

    BQE CORE Suite and Factor AE

    Reasons for Choosing BigTime

    We needed a more robust project management system.

    Switched From

    QuickBooks Time

    Reasons for Switching to BigTime

    I thought the size of the company with the robust development team would be a wise choice for us as we have had issues with smaller software companies. It was not as advertised.
    John
    Overall rating
    • Industry: Architecture & Planning
    • Company size: 11–50 Employees
    • Used Daily for 1-5 months
    • Review Source

    Overall rating

    • Value for Money
    • Ease of Use
    • Customer Support Software
    • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

    Onboarding

    Reviewed on 2020-11-12

    Pros

    The onboarding process and support has been seamless so far and we expect to be fully converted in 60 days total.

    Cons

    Always room for improvement, but we haven't had any with BigTime yet. We need to sort out some details in our Quickbooks Desktop projects to align when integrating.

    Alternatives Considered

    Deltek Vantagepoint

    Reasons for Choosing BigTime

    Ajera is not intuitive for making regular changes to project schedules, staffing and resources. Reports are traditional and the entire platform is not HTML, very antiquated in how it operates.

    Switched From

    Deltek Ajera

    Reasons for Switching to BigTime

    Initial Cost, ongoing training and costs to implement custom tools and reports, and implementation timeline was significantly higher in comparison. The smaller size of our company (20) was not a good fit as Deltek requires a full time person in addition to PM's/bookkeeping/accounting to manage.
    Adam
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    • Industry: Fine Art
    • Company size: 2–10 Employees
    • Used Daily for 1-5 months
    • Review Source

    Overall rating

    • Value for Money
    • Ease of Use
    • Customer Support Software
    • Likelihood to recommend 9.0 /10

    BigTimeAwesome

    Reviewed on 2020-07-30

    All of our work is fixed fee and this allows us to track time and materials live to help us stay on...

    All of our work is fixed fee and this allows us to track time and materials live to help us stay on budget and maintain profit margins

    Pros

    This system was very easy to implement, gives live view into project health and support is amazing.

    Cons

    Needs more dashboard options, scheduling is a bit basic and Quickbooks integration has been a bit buggy

    Alternatives Considered

    Buildertrend

    Reasons for Choosing BigTime

    Dynamics was too complex, expensive and difficult to implement. BT is more in depth out of the box for a small company and implementation was easy.

    Switched From

    Dynamics 365

    Reasons for Switching to BigTime

    Buildertrend charges per project(we have as many as 40 on at once) and does not truly integrate with Quickbooks.
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    BigTime FAQs

    Below are some frequently asked questions for BigTime.

    BigTime offers the following pricing plans:

    • Starting from: US$20.00/month
    • Pricing model: Subscription
    • Free Trial: Available

    BigTime has the following typical customers:

    2–10, 11–50, 51–200, 201–500, 501–1,000, 1,001–5,000

    BigTime supports the following languages:

    English

    BigTime supports the following devices:

    Android (Mobile), iPhone (Mobile), iPad (Mobile)

    BigTime integrates with the following applications:

    Gmail, Google Calendar, Google Docs, HubSpot CRM, Intuit Data Protect, Jira, Microsoft Outlook, QuickBooks, QuickBooks Online, QuickBooks Online Advanced, Sage Accounting, Sage Intacct, Salesforce Platform, Salesforce Sales Cloud, Slack, Stax, Zapier

    BigTime offers the following support options:

    Email/Help Desk, FAQs/Forum, Knowledge Base Software, Phone Support, Chat

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