Join the 1500 companies using G2 Track to manage SaaS spend, usage, contracts & compliance.
Compare BigTime, Cascade Strategy, Core, and OpenAir PSA

Pricing

 
Express
$5.95
per user per month billed annually
Contact BQE Software Inc
Starting at $9.95
1 User
 
Pro
$17
per user per month billed annually
 
Premier
$28.90
per user per month billed annually
 
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
Cascade Strategy
Free Trial
Core
Contact BQE Software Inc
Starting at $9.951 User
Free Trial
OpenAir PSA
Free Trial

Ratings

Meets Requirements
Meets Requirements
9.0
9.0
7.0
7.7
Ease of Use
Ease of Use
8.9
8.8
7.0
7.0
Ease of Setup
Ease of Setup
8.5
8.7
6.9
6.6
Ease of Admin
Ease of Admin
9.0
9.0
7.5
7.0
Quality of Support
Quality of Support
9.4
9.8
7.3
7.2
Ease of Doing Business With
Ease of Doing Business With
9.4
9.7
6.9
7.4
Product Direction (% positive)
Product Direction (% positive)
8.7
10.0
7.7
6.0
Meets Requirements
BigTime
9.0
Cascade Strategy
9.0
Core
7.0
OpenAir PSA
7.7
Ease of Use
BigTime
8.9
Cascade Strategy
8.8
Core
7.0
OpenAir PSA
7.0
Ease of Setup
BigTime
8.5
Cascade Strategy
8.7
Core
6.9
OpenAir PSA
6.6
Ease of Admin
BigTime
9.0
Cascade Strategy
9.0
Core
7.5
OpenAir PSA
7.0
Quality of Support
BigTime
9.4
Cascade Strategy
9.8
Core
7.3
OpenAir PSA
7.2
Ease of Doing Business With
BigTime
9.4
Cascade Strategy
9.7
Core
6.9
OpenAir PSA
7.4
Product Direction (% positive)
BigTime
8.7
Cascade Strategy
10.0
Core
7.7
OpenAir PSA
6.0

Reviewers' Company Size

Small-Business (50 or fewer emp.)
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
82.4%
45.2%
40.0%
10.1%
Mid-Market (51-1000 emp.)
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
15.9%
32.3%
40.0%
58.9%
Enterprise (> 1000 emp.)
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
1.7%
22.6%
20.0%
31.0%
BigTime
Small-Business
82.4%
Mid-Market
15.9%
Enterprise
1.7%
Cascade Strategy
Small-Business
45.2%
Mid-Market
32.3%
Enterprise
22.6%
Core
Small-Business
40.0%
Mid-Market
40.0%
Enterprise
20.0%
OpenAir PSA
Small-Business
10.1%
Mid-Market
58.9%
Enterprise
31.0%

Reviewers' Industry

 
Accounting
15.8%
Information Technology and Services
13.9%
Computer Software
18.2%
Computer Software
27.9%
 
Public Relations and Communications
12.1%
Non-Profit Organization Management
11.1%
Renewables & Environment
9.1%
Information Technology and Services
25.5%
 
Information Technology and Services
8.4%
Higher Education
8.3%
Media Production
9.1%
Marketing and Advertising
10.3%
 
Architecture & Planning
8.2%
Civic & Social Organization
8.3%
Marketing and Advertising
9.1%
Management Consulting
5.9%
 
Civil Engineering
8.1%
Government Administration
5.6%
Information Technology and Services
9.1%
Internet
2.9%
 
Other
47.4%
Other
52.8%
Other
45.5%
Other
27.5%
BigTime
Accounting
15.8%
Public Relations and Communications
12.1%
Information Technology and Services
8.4%
Architecture & Planning
8.2%
Civil Engineering
8.1%
Other
47.4%
Cascade Strategy
Information Technology and Services
13.9%
Non-Profit Organization Management
11.1%
Higher Education
8.3%
Civic & Social Organization
8.3%
Government Administration
5.6%
Other
52.8%
Core
Computer Software
18.2%
Renewables & Environment
9.1%
Media Production
9.1%
Marketing and Advertising
9.1%
Information Technology and Services
9.1%
Other
45.5%
OpenAir PSA
Computer Software
27.9%
Information Technology and Services
25.5%
Marketing and Advertising
10.3%
Management Consulting
5.9%
Internet
2.9%
Other
27.5%

Reviews

Most Helpful Favorable Review
Most Helpful Favorable Review
G2 User

Sylvia was wonderful, I had a LIST of questions and clarifications about items from our set up to options and she helped me work through each with options for resolution. We even were able to share a desktop for one portion where it was easier for her to...

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.

G2 User in Internet

As far as PSA tools go, OpenAir is about as fully featured as they come. Project planning, forecasting, billing/invoicing and revenue recognition, workspaces, issue tracking, resource management, skill tracking, etc. We have much greater visibility now than...

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.

Simon R.
Executive Sponsor

We have not long implemented BQE Core for time recording and billing in an establish service business. The implementation process has been quite bumpy and their responsiveness has been patchy. Worst of all as above they have removed the functionality to...

Jill A.
User in Internet

The interface is not intutive, not even for technical people. At a former company, we used openair and the entire company was required to be trained on it, and even then, there were always questions and confusion. It looks more like an application from...

 
BigTime
Most Helpful Favorable Review
G2 User

Sylvia was wonderful, I had a LIST of questions and clarifications about items from our set up to options and she helped me work through each with options for resolution. We even were able to share a desktop for one portion where it was easier for her to...

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
Simon R.
Executive Sponsor

We have not long implemented BQE Core for time recording and billing in an establish service business. The implementation process has been quite bumpy and their responsiveness has been patchy. Worst of all as above they have removed the functionality to...

OpenAir PSA
Most Helpful Favorable Review
G2 User in Internet

As far as PSA tools go, OpenAir is about as fully featured as they come. Project planning, forecasting, billing/invoicing and revenue recognition, workspaces, issue tracking, resource management, skill tracking, etc. We have much greater visibility now than...

Most Helpful Critical Review
Jill A.
User in Internet

The interface is not intutive, not even for technical people. At a former company, we used openair and the entire company was required to be trained on it, and even then, there were always questions and confusion. It looks more like an application from...

Screenshots

 
1 of 6
2 of 6
3 of 6
4 of 6
5 of 6
6 of 6
1 of 5
2 of 5
3 of 5
4 of 5
5 of 5
1 of 5
2 of 5
3 of 5
4 of 5
5 of 5
1 of 5
2 of 5
3 of 5
4 of 5
5 of 5

Videos

 

Tracking Time & Expenses in BigTime.

Strategy software walkthrough and case studies

No videos provided
BigTime

Tracking Time & Expenses in BigTime.

Cascade Strategy

Strategy software walkthrough and case studies

Core
No videos provided
OpenAir PSA
Ask BigTime a QuestionContact BigTimeAsk Cascade Strategy a QuestionContact Cascade StrategyAsk Core a QuestionContact CoreAsk OpenAir PSA a QuestionContact OpenAir PSA
 
BigTime
BigTime
Optimized for quick response
Cascade Strategy
Cascade Strategy
Optimized for quick response
Core
Core
OpenAir PSA
OpenAir PSA