Compare BigTime, Cascade Strategy, and Core

Pricing

 
Express
$10
per user per month billed annually
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Starting at $9.95
1 User
 
Pro
$30
per user per month billed annually
 
Premier
$40
per user per month billed annually
 
Free Trial
Free Trial
Free Trial
BigTime
Express
$10per user per month billed annually
Pro
$30per user per month billed annually
Premier
$40per user per month billed annually
Free Trial
Cascade Strategy
Free Trial
Core
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Starting at $9.951 User
Free Trial

Ratings

Meets Requirements
Meets Requirements
9.0
9.1
7.4
Ease of Use
Ease of Use
8.9
8.9
7.2
Ease of Setup
Ease of Setup
8.5
8.7
7.4
Ease of Admin
Ease of Admin
9.0
9.1
7.6
Quality of Support
Quality of Support
9.4
9.8
7.6
Ease of Doing Business With
Ease of Doing Business With
9.4
9.7
7.4
Product Direction (% positive)
Product Direction (% positive)
8.7
10.0
8.1
Meets Requirements
BigTime
9.0
Cascade Strategy
9.1
Core
7.4
Ease of Use
BigTime
8.9
Cascade Strategy
8.9
Core
7.2
Ease of Setup
BigTime
8.5
Cascade Strategy
8.7
Core
7.4
Ease of Admin
BigTime
9.0
Cascade Strategy
9.1
Core
7.6
Quality of Support
BigTime
9.4
Cascade Strategy
9.8
Core
7.6
Ease of Doing Business With
BigTime
9.4
Cascade Strategy
9.7
Core
7.4
Product Direction (% positive)
BigTime
8.7
Cascade Strategy
10.0
Core
8.1

Features

Tasks
Task Creation and Assignment
BigTime
9.1
Cascade Strategy
9.5
Core
8.8
Due Dates
BigTime
9.0
Cascade Strategy
8.9
Core
8.3
Task Prioritization
BigTime
8.8
Cascade Strategy
8.2
Core
8.6
To-Do Lists
BigTime
8.5
Cascade Strategy
8.7
Core
8.6
Collaboration
Collaborative Project Planning
BigTime
8.6
Cascade Strategy
9.1
Core
7.7
Comments
BigTime
8.8
Cascade Strategy
9.1
Core
8.3
Documents and Uploads
BigTime
8.4
Cascade Strategy
8.7
Core
7.9
Projects
Gantt Chart / Project Map
BigTime
8.1
Cascade Strategy
8.8
Core
8.1
Calendar View
BigTime
8.2
Cascade Strategy
8.3
Core
7.8
Baselining / KPIs
BigTime
8.2
Cascade Strategy
9.0
Core
8.1
Project Budgeting
BigTime
8.8
Cascade Strategy
6.3
Core
7.8
Issue Tracking
BigTime
8.2
Cascade Strategy
8.3
Core
8.7
Portfolio Management
Portfolio Coordination
BigTime
8.3
Cascade Strategy
8.8
Core
8.3
Portfolio Budgeting
BigTime
8.2
Cascade Strategy
6.5
Core
8.3
What-If Scenarios
BigTime
7.3
Cascade Strategy
4.0
Core
Not enough data available
Workflow
BigTime
8.6
Cascade Strategy
7.8
Core
8.0
Request Management
BigTime
Not enough data available
Cascade Strategy
7.4
Core
Not enough data available
Cost Tracking
BigTime
8.9
Cascade Strategy
Not enough data available
Core
Not enough data available
ROI and Forecasting
BigTime
8.4
Cascade Strategy
6.0
Core
Not enough data available
Risk Analysis
BigTime
Not enough data available
Cascade Strategy
6.2
Core
Not enough data available
Resource Management
Resource Database
BigTime
8.6
Cascade Strategy
7.6
Core
8.7
Resource Allocation
BigTime
8.5
Cascade Strategy
6.9
Core
9.0
Workload Capacity
BigTime
8.6
Cascade Strategy
7.3
Core
8.1
Time Tracking
BigTime
9.3
Cascade Strategy
6.3
Core
9.3
Platform
Alerts
BigTime
8.5
Cascade Strategy
8.9
Core
7.9
Mobile
BigTime
8.4
Cascade Strategy
7.1
Core
8.3
User, Role, and Access Management
BigTime
9.0
Cascade Strategy
9.1
Core
9.3
API / Integrations
BigTime
8.4
Cascade Strategy
7.9
Core
8.7
Reporting and Dashboards
BigTime
8.7
Cascade Strategy
9.5
Core
9.0
Customization
BigTime
8.3
Cascade Strategy
9.3
Core
8.3
Performance and Reliability
BigTime
9.0
Cascade Strategy
9.0
Core
9.2

Reviewers' Company Size

Small-Business (50 or fewer emp.)
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
82.5%
38.9%
53.8%
Mid-Market (51-1000 emp.)
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
15.9%
33.3%
30.8%
Enterprise (> 1000 emp.)
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
1.6%
27.8%
15.4%
BigTime
Small-Business
82.5%
Mid-Market
15.9%
Enterprise
1.6%
Cascade Strategy
Small-Business
38.9%
Mid-Market
33.3%
Enterprise
27.8%
Core
Small-Business
53.8%
Mid-Market
30.8%
Enterprise
15.4%

Reviewers' Industry

 
Accounting
15.9%
Information Technology and Services
14.6%
Computer Software
21.4%
 
Public Relations and Communications
11.7%
Non-Profit Organization Management
9.8%
Civil Engineering
14.3%
 
Civil Engineering
8.6%
Higher Education
7.3%
Architecture & Planning
14.3%
 
Architecture & Planning
8.4%
Government Administration
7.3%
Renewables & Environment
7.1%
 
Information Technology and Services
8.2%
Civic & Social Organization
7.3%
Media Production
7.1%
 
Other
47.1%
Other
53.7%
Other
35.7%
BigTime
Accounting
15.9%
Public Relations and Communications
11.7%
Civil Engineering
8.6%
Architecture & Planning
8.4%
Information Technology and Services
8.2%
Other
47.1%
Cascade Strategy
Information Technology and Services
14.6%
Non-Profit Organization Management
9.8%
Higher Education
7.3%
Government Administration
7.3%
Civic & Social Organization
7.3%
Other
53.7%
Core
Computer Software
21.4%
Civil Engineering
14.3%
Architecture & Planning
14.3%
Renewables & Environment
7.1%
Media Production
7.1%
Other
35.7%

Reviews

Most Helpful Favorable Review
Most Helpful Favorable Review
G2 User

I like that there are so many ways to filter the staffs time and the multiple reports that are available.

Turner C. B.
Administrator in Civic & Social Organization

I love the ease of use and how it has simplified making our strategic plan come to life. The software is second to none in terms of accessibility and ease of use.

G2 User in Marketing and Advertising

What I like best about core is how I can always count on it to track my buys efficiently.

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 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...

 
BigTime
Most Helpful Favorable Review
G2 User

I like that there are so many ways to filter the staffs time and the multiple reports that are available.

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.

Cascade Strategy
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Turner C. B.
Administrator in Civic & Social Organization

I love the ease of use and how it has simplified making our strategic plan come to life. The software is second to none in terms of accessibility and ease of use.

Core
Most Helpful Favorable Review
G2 User in Marketing and Advertising

What I like best about core is how I can always count on it to track my buys efficiently.

Most Helpful Critical Review
G2 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...

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Videos

 

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Tracking Time & Expenses in BigTime.

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Strategy software walkthrough and case studies

Core
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