BigTime

Time, billing, expense, payment, and project mgmt software

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$10.00/month

  • Free Trial
  • Free Version
  • Subscription

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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.
  • Devices

    Business size

    S M L

    Markets

    Canada, United States

    Supported Languages

    English

    Pricing starting from:

    US$10.00/month

    • Free Trial
    • Free Version
    • Subscription

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    BigTime Software - BigTime helps accountants, architects, engineers, IT-services firms, and scientific and management consultants to budget, track and bill their most important asset: time.
    BigTime Software - Improve workflows with BigTime
    BigTime Software - View detailed reports with BigTime
    BigTime Software - BigTime’s invoicing engine supports dozens of industry-standard billing scenarios and enough options to satisfy even your most exacting customer needs.
    BigTime Software - Track reimbursables, mileage or credit card expenses. Log service fees or contractor invoices. And, link them all to e-receipts, project budgets and customer invoices for faster reimbursement and better record-keeping.
    BigTime Software - Enforce timesheet restrictions, audit log notes, electronic signatures and more for government contractors who need to stay compliant.
    BigTime Software - Our customizable views, smart lookups, user-driven presets/defaults and more support the most intuitive timesheet on the market.
    BigTime Software - Visually manage tasks and see where they fall in the larger project at hand.
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    BigTime Software - BigTime helps accountants, architects, engineers, IT-services firms, and scientific and management consultants to budget, track and bill their most important asset: time. BigTime Software - Improve workflows with BigTime BigTime Software - View detailed reports with BigTime BigTime Software - BigTime’s invoicing engine supports dozens of industry-standard billing scenarios and enough options to satisfy even your most exacting customer needs. BigTime Software - Track reimbursables, mileage or credit card expenses. Log service fees or contractor invoices. And, link them all to e-receipts, project budgets and customer invoices for faster reimbursement and better record-keeping. BigTime Software - Enforce timesheet restrictions, audit log notes, electronic signatures and more for government contractors who need to stay compliant. BigTime Software - Our customizable views, smart lookups, user-driven presets/defaults and more support the most intuitive timesheet on the market. BigTime Software - Visually manage tasks and see where they fall in the larger project at hand.

    Features

    Total features of BigTime: 200

    • "What If" Scenarios
    • 401(k) Tracking
    • API
    • Access Controls/Permissions
    • Accounting
    • Accounting Integration
    • Activity Dashboard
    • Activity Tracking
    • Ad hoc Reporting
    • Alerts/Notifications
    • Application Management
    • Approval Process Control
    • Approval Workflow
    • Assignment Management
    • Attendance Tracking
    • 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 Control
    • Budget Management
    • Budgeting/Forecasting
    • Burndown Charts
    • Business Process Automation
    • CPA Firms
    • CRM
    • Capacity Management
    • Change Order Management
    • Client Management
    • Client Portal
    • Collaboration Tools
    • Color Codes/Icons
    • Compliance Tracking
    • Configurable Workflow
    • Contact Database
    • Contact Management
    • Contingency Billing
    • Contract/License Management
    • Cost Tracking
    • Cost-to-Completion Tracking
    • Create Subtasks
    • Credit Card Processing
    • Customisable Branding
    • Customisable Categories
    • Customisable Dashboard
    • Customisable Invoices
    • Customisable Reports
    • Customisable Templates
    • Customizable Fields
    • Data Extraction
    • Data Import/Export
    • Data Visualisation
    • Deadline Management
    • Demand Forecasting
    • Dependency Tracking
    • Digital Signature
    • Document Management
    • Document Templates
    • Drafting
    • Drag & Drop
    • Due Date Tracking
    • Electronic Payments
    • Email Alerts
    • Email Invitations & Reminders
    • Employee Database
    • Employee Management
    • Employee Scheduling
    • Estimating
    • Expense Tracking
    • File Sharing
    • For AEC Industry
    • For Accountants
    • For CPA Firms
    • For Government
    • Forecasting
    • Gantt/Timeline View
    • Hourly Billing
    • IT Cost Management
    • Import Tasks
    • Integrations Management
    • Invoice Creation
    • Invoice History
    • Invoice Management
    • Invoice Processing
    • Issue Tracking
    • Job Costing
    • Job Tracking
    • Labor Cost Reporting
    • Labor Forecasting
    • Manual Time Entry
    • Milestone Tracking
    • Mobile Access
    • Mobile App
    • Mobile Payments
    • Mobile Time Tracking
    • Monitoring
    • Multi-Department/Project
    • Multi-Location
    • Multiple Billing Rates
    • Multiple Projects
    • Multiple User Accounts
    • Offline Access
    • Offline Time Tracking
    • Online Invoicing
    • Online Payments
    • Online Punch Card
    • Online Time Tracking Software
    • Overrun Reporting
    • Overtime Calculation
    • Parent Task
    • Partial Payments
    • Payment Processing
    • Payroll Management
    • Percent-Complete Tracking
    • Performance Metrics
    • Portfolio Management
    • Prioritisation
    • Production Cost Tracking
    • Profitability Analysis
    • Progress Reports
    • Progress Tracking
    • Project Accounting
    • Project Billing
    • Project Estimating
    • Project Management
    • Project Planning
    • Project Planning/Scheduling
    • Project Scheduling
    • Project Templates
    • Project Time Tracking
    • Project Tracking
    • Project Workflow
    • Projections
    • Proposal Generation
    • Purchase Order Management
    • QuickBooks Integration
    • Quotes/Estimates
    • Real Time Analytics
    • Real Time Data
    • Real Time Notifications
    • Real Time Reporting
    • Real-time Updates
    • Receipt Management
    • Recurring Tasks
    • Recurring/Subscription Billing
    • Reimbursement Management
    • Reminders
    • Remote Access/Control
    • Reporting & Statistics
    • Reporting/Analytics
    • Reporting/Project Tracking
    • Requirements Management
    • Resource Allocation & Planning
    • Resource Management
    • Resource Scheduling
    • Role-Based Permissions
    • Rules-Based Workflow
    • SSL Security
    • Salaried Employee Tracking
    • Sales Management
    • Search/Filter
    • Secure Data Storage
    • Sick Leave Tracking
    • Single Sign On
    • Staff Management
    • Status Tracking
    • Subcontractor Management
    • Summary Reports
    • Task Editing/Updating
    • Task Management
    • Task Planning
    • Task Progress Tracking
    • Task Scheduling
    • Tax Management
    • Template Management
    • Templates
    • Third Party Integrations
    • Time & Expense Tracking
    • Time Off Requests
    • Time Tracking
    • Time Tracking by Client
    • Time Tracking by Project
    • Timeline Management
    • Timer
    • Timesheet Management
    • To-Do List
    • Utilisation Reporting
    • Vacation/Leave Tracking
    • Visual Analytics
    • Visualisation
    • Work Order Management
    • Workflow Configuration
    • Workflow Management

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    Reviews

    Overall rating

    4.6 /5
    (545)
    Value for Money
    4.5/5
    Features
    4.4/5
    Ease of Use
    4.5/5
    Customer Support
    4.7/5

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    Jean P.
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    • Industry: Marketing & Advertising
    • Company size: 2-10 Employees
    • Used Daily for 1-5 months
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    • Likelihood to recommend 9.0 /10

    Accounts Receivable/Accounting Manager BigTime Review (Not project management)

    Reviewed on 10/03/2021

    The training was really amazing. And the capabilities made it well worth the switch from Productive.

    The training was really amazing. And the capabilities made it well worth the switch from Productive.

    Pros

    The customization and the ability to track just about anything you want for project management, profitability and invoicing. And the integration with Quickbooks.

    Cons

    I wish more fields were customizable. The handful that they allow you to rename are great, but more would be better! I wish there was a 45 day training session to ask questions that arise after using for a bit.

    John S.
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    • Industry: Architecture & Planning
    • Company size: 11-50 Employees
    • Used Daily for 1-5 months
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    • Value for Money
    • Ease of Use
    • Customer Support
    • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

    Onboarding

    Reviewed on 12/11/2020

    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.

    Jara R.
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    • Industry: Accounting
    • Company size: 2-10 Employees
    • Used Daily for 1-5 months
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    • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

    This is what we've been looking for!

    Reviewed on 07/05/2021

    Its been great so far! super friendly and helpful staff

    Its been great so far! super friendly and helpful staff

    Pros

    budgeting, specific pricing per client, and time tracking.

    Cons

    Just learning something new is always hard, but the staff made it very easy to learn

    Jenna G.
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    • Industry: Accounting
    • Company size: 2-10 Employees
    • Used Daily for 1+ year
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    • Likelihood to recommend 2.0 /10

    Bigtime

    Reviewed on 01/08/2019

    Overall this is for big company's with employees over 100 plus to time manage them but need a...

    Overall this is for big company's with employees over 100 plus to time manage them but need a better system for invoicing.

    Pros

    I like that you are able to create your own engagements per client.

    Cons

    I least like the invoice part as it does not function how it is suppose too. There are to many steps for it to be integrated into QuickBooks.

    Response from BigTime Software

    Jenna,

    Thanks so much for this review- we really appreciate hearing from all our customers here at BigTime! We are very glad to hear that you're happy with our engagements and how you can create unique engagements per client, but we're sad to hear that you feel that invoicing is not working for you. There are many ways you can use BigTime's invoicing, and there are many help features that can help you learn how. Here are just a few:

    Knowledge Base Articles/Videos:
    http://kb.bigtime.net/using-bigtime/#invoicing
    http://kb.bigtime.net/using-bigtime/invoicing/posting-invoices-to-quickbooks/
    http://kb.bigtime.net/using-bigtime/invoicing/posting-invoices-to-quickbooks/video-tutorial-post-invoices-to-quickbooks/

    Our Invoicing Webinar:
    https://youtu.be/yt2LrF9mRAk
    Schedule a Live Webinar here: https://www.bigtime.net/webinars/

    Also, feel free to reach out to us here at Customer Success - we'd love to help you learn more about invoicing!

    Thanks again,
    The BigTime Customer Success Team

    Shane K.
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    • Industry: Civil Engineering
    • Company size: 11-50 Employees
    • Used Daily for 1-5 months
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    • Likelihood to recommend 8.0 /10

    Project Management Software +

    Reviewed on 29/12/2020

    Overall, we have had a very positive experience working with the BigTime team, and the software...

    Overall, we have had a very positive experience working with the BigTime team, and the software itself. All of our questions and concerns have been addressed as quickly as they arose.

    Pros

    BigTime is incredibly inexpensive and easy to get into compared to competing software. If you have a dedicated team, you could be implemented in as little as a month. The customer support has also been superb. I have really enjoyed working with the sales and implementation mangers. We decided on BigTime because we needed a Project Management software, and ended up with a slew of other features that has allowed us to cut out some other software subscriptions such as time tracking software.

    Cons

    The only thing I can say we really dislike about BigTime is not having a "clock-in, clock-out" function. Meaning the software does not record the time of day you start and end. Overall, the time tracking portion does not seem as detailed as Tsheets, our previous time tracking software.

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    BigTime FAQs

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    BigTime offers the following pricing plans:

    • Starting from: US$10.00/month
    • Pricing model: Per User
    • Free Trial: Available

    BigTime has the following typical customers:

    2-10, 11-50, 51-200, 201-500, 501-1,000, 1,001+

    BigTime supports the following languages:

    English

    BigTime supports the following devices:

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

    BigTime integrates with the following applications:

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

    BigTime offers the following support options:

    Email/Help Desk, FAQs/Forum, Knowledge Base, Phone Support, 24/7 (Live rep), Chat

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