Compare BigTime, EPM Live, Core, and OpenAir PSA

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 Unavailable
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
EPM Live
Free Trial Unavailable
Core
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Starting at $9.951 User
Free Trial
OpenAir PSA
Free Trial

Ratings

Meets Requirements
Meets Requirements
9.0
7.7
7.4
7.7
Ease of Use
Ease of Use
8.9
7.6
7.2
7.0
Ease of Setup
Ease of Setup
8.5
Not enough data available
7.4
6.6
Ease of Admin
Ease of Admin
9.0
Not enough data available
7.6
6.9
Quality of Support
Quality of Support
9.4
6.7
7.6
7.2
Ease of Doing Business With
Ease of Doing Business With
9.4
Not enough data available
7.4
7.4
Product Direction (% positive)
Product Direction (% positive)
8.7
4.2
8.1
6.1
Meets Requirements
BigTime
9.0
EPM Live
7.7
Core
7.4
OpenAir PSA
7.7
Ease of Use
BigTime
8.9
EPM Live
7.6
Core
7.2
OpenAir PSA
7.0
Ease of Setup
BigTime
8.5
EPM Live
Not enough data available
Core
7.4
OpenAir PSA
6.6
Ease of Admin
BigTime
9.0
EPM Live
Not enough data available
Core
7.6
OpenAir PSA
6.9
Quality of Support
BigTime
9.4
EPM Live
6.7
Core
7.6
OpenAir PSA
7.2
Ease of Doing Business With
BigTime
9.4
EPM Live
Not enough data available
Core
7.4
OpenAir PSA
7.4
Product Direction (% positive)
BigTime
8.7
EPM Live
4.2
Core
8.1
OpenAir PSA
6.1

Reviewers' Company Size

Small-Business (50 or fewer emp.)
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
82.5%
9.1%
53.8%
10.1%
Mid-Market (51-1000 emp.)
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
15.9%
36.4%
30.8%
58.6%
Enterprise (> 1000 emp.)
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
1.6%
54.5%
15.4%
31.4%
BigTime
Small-Business
82.5%
Mid-Market
15.9%
Enterprise
1.6%
EPM Live
Small-Business
9.1%
Mid-Market
36.4%
Enterprise
54.5%
Core
Small-Business
53.8%
Mid-Market
30.8%
Enterprise
15.4%
OpenAir PSA
Small-Business
10.1%
Mid-Market
58.6%
Enterprise
31.4%

Reviewers' Industry

 
Accounting
15.8%
Non-Profit Organization Management
18.8%
Computer Software
21.4%
Computer Software
28.3%
 
Public Relations and Communications
11.8%
Telecommunications
12.5%
Civil Engineering
14.3%
Information Technology and Services
25.4%
 
Civil Engineering
9.1%
Higher Education
12.5%
Architecture & Planning
14.3%
Marketing and Advertising
10.2%
 
Architecture & Planning
8.5%
Defense & Space
12.5%
Renewables & Environment
7.1%
Management Consulting
5.9%
 
Information Technology and Services
8.1%
Utilities
6.3%
Media Production
7.1%
Internet
2.9%
 
Other
46.8%
Other
37.5%
Other
35.7%
Other
27.3%
BigTime
Accounting
15.8%
Public Relations and Communications
11.8%
Civil Engineering
9.1%
Architecture & Planning
8.5%
Information Technology and Services
8.1%
Other
46.8%
EPM Live
Non-Profit Organization Management
18.8%
Telecommunications
12.5%
Higher Education
12.5%
Defense & Space
12.5%
Utilities
6.3%
Other
37.5%
Core
Computer Software
21.4%
Civil Engineering
14.3%
Architecture & Planning
14.3%
Renewables & Environment
7.1%
Media Production
7.1%
Other
35.7%
OpenAir PSA
Computer Software
28.3%
Information Technology and Services
25.4%
Marketing and Advertising
10.2%
Management Consulting
5.9%
Internet
2.9%
Other
27.3%

Reviews

Most Helpful Favorable Review
Most Helpful Favorable Review
G2 User

Thorough, clear and concise interface and set up process, with save us so much time going forward with our bookkeeping!

G2 User in Utilities

The best is process and concept of this PM Tool. Especial, I like the Cost management module and some Online planner ssuch as Online Planner, Agile Planner and Kanban.

Scott R.
User in Renewables & Environment

Multiple ways to view, enter and edit time entries (weekly or by individual entries). The expense tracking allows us to bill our individual expenses directly to projects (no more expense spreadsheets!)

Karin M L.
Administrator in Information Services

I spend months evaluating PSA solutions, and no doubt OpenAir was the best solution for us. It is flexible and customizable, and very user friendly. We use it across five consulting practices that all work differently. OpenAir is simple to use, and the fact...

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 in Computer Software

Performance is horrible. We use a cloud account so I can't speak to performance or speed of a locally hosted account. EPM Live is down an unacceptable amount of time. I'm sure the "official" uptime statistics are much higher than what is actually the...

太郎 .
Administrator

need to spend more time to learn the basic concept.

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

Thorough, clear and concise interface and set up process, with save us so much time going forward with our bookkeeping!

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.

EPM Live
Most Helpful Favorable Review
G2 User in Utilities

The best is process and concept of this PM Tool. Especial, I like the Cost management module and some Online planner ssuch as Online Planner, Agile Planner and Kanban.

Most Helpful Critical Review
G2 User in Computer Software

Performance is horrible. We use a cloud account so I can't speak to performance or speed of a locally hosted account. EPM Live is down an unacceptable amount of time. I'm sure the "official" uptime statistics are much higher than what is actually the...

Core
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Scott R.
User in Renewables & Environment

Multiple ways to view, enter and edit time entries (weekly or by individual entries). The expense tracking allows us to bill our individual expenses directly to projects (no more expense spreadsheets!)

Most Helpful Critical Review
太郎 .
Administrator

need to spend more time to learn the basic concept.

OpenAir PSA
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Karin M L.
Administrator in Information Services

I spend months evaluating PSA solutions, and no doubt OpenAir was the best solution for us. It is flexible and customizable, and very user friendly. We use it across five consulting practices that all work differently. OpenAir is simple to use, and the fact...

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...

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Videos

 

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Tracking Time & Expenses in BigTime.

EPM Live
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Core
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OpenAir PSA

Downloads

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