Compare BigTime, Cascade Strategy, and QuickBooks Online

Pricing

 
Express
$10
per user per month billed annually
Plus
$40
per month
 
Pro
$30
per user per month billed annually
Simple Start
$15
per month
 
Premier
$40
per user per month billed annually
Essentials
$30
per month
 
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
QuickBooks Online
Plus
$40per month
Simple Start
$15per month
Essentials
$30per month
Free Trial

Ratings

Meets Requirements
Meets Requirements
9.0
9.2
8.3
Ease of Use
Ease of Use
8.9
9.0
8.1
Ease of Setup
Ease of Setup
8.5
8.7
7.9
Ease of Admin
Ease of Admin
8.9
9.1
8.0
Quality of Support
Quality of Support
9.4
9.8
7.5
Ease of Doing Business With
Ease of Doing Business With
9.4
9.8
7.8
Product Direction (% positive)
Product Direction (% positive)
8.7
10.0
7.3
Meets Requirements
BigTime
9.0
Cascade Strategy
9.2
QuickBooks Online
8.3
Ease of Use
BigTime
8.9
Cascade Strategy
9.0
QuickBooks Online
8.1
Ease of Setup
BigTime
8.5
Cascade Strategy
8.7
QuickBooks Online
7.9
Ease of Admin
BigTime
8.9
Cascade Strategy
9.1
QuickBooks Online
8.0
Quality of Support
BigTime
9.4
Cascade Strategy
9.8
QuickBooks Online
7.5
Ease of Doing Business With
BigTime
9.4
Cascade Strategy
9.8
QuickBooks Online
7.8
Product Direction (% positive)
BigTime
8.7
Cascade Strategy
10.0
QuickBooks Online
7.3

Reviewers' Company Size

Small-Business (50 or fewer emp.)
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
82.8%
36.8%
84.9%
Mid-Market (51-1000 emp.)
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
15.6%
36.8%
11.9%
Enterprise (> 1000 emp.)
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
1.5%
26.3%
3.2%
BigTime
Small-Business
82.8%
Mid-Market
15.6%
Enterprise
1.5%
Cascade Strategy
Small-Business
36.8%
Mid-Market
36.8%
Enterprise
26.3%
QuickBooks Online
Small-Business
84.9%
Mid-Market
11.9%
Enterprise
3.2%

Reviewers' Industry

 
Accounting
15.6%
Information Technology and Services
13.2%
Accounting
15.3%
 
Civil Engineering
9.8%
Non-Profit Organization Management
10.5%
Marketing and Advertising
5.9%
 
Architecture & Planning
9.7%
Government Administration
10.5%
Information Technology and Services
4.3%
 
Public Relations and Communications
8.3%
Pharmaceuticals
5.3%
Non-Profit Organization Management
4.1%
 
Information Technology and Services
7.9%
Higher Education
5.3%
Construction
4.1%
 
Other
48.6%
Other
55.3%
Other
66.3%
BigTime
Accounting
15.6%
Civil Engineering
9.8%
Architecture & Planning
9.7%
Public Relations and Communications
8.3%
Information Technology and Services
7.9%
Other
48.6%
Cascade Strategy
Information Technology and Services
13.2%
Non-Profit Organization Management
10.5%
Government Administration
10.5%
Pharmaceuticals
5.3%
Higher Education
5.3%
Other
55.3%
QuickBooks Online
Accounting
15.3%
Marketing and Advertising
5.9%
Information Technology and Services
4.3%
Non-Profit Organization Management
4.1%
Construction
4.1%
Other
66.3%

Reviews

Most Helpful Favorable Review
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Darrell L.
Administrator in Accounting

I own a CPA practice specializing in tax and accounting. We use Professional tax software in our firm and BigTime has the capability of integrating the engagement/project information from the tax program to BigTime. This is a huge time saver for us...

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.

Executive Sponsor 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
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.

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...

 
BigTime
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Darrell L.
Administrator in Accounting

I own a CPA practice specializing in tax and accounting. We use Professional tax software in our firm and BigTime has the capability of integrating the engagement/project information from the tax program to BigTime. This is a huge time saver for us...

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.

QuickBooks Online
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Executive Sponsor 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...

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