Compare BigTime, Hive, and Core

Pricing

 
Express
$10
per user per month billed annually
Professional
$12
per user per month
Contact BQE Software Inc
Starting at $9.95
1 User
 
Pro
$30
per user per month billed annually
Enterprise
Available on Request
Contact for details
 
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
Hive
Professional
$12per user per month
Enterprise
Available on RequestContact for details
Free Trial
Core
Contact BQE Software Inc
Starting at $9.951 User
Free Trial

Ratings

Meets Requirements
Meets Requirements
9.0
9.0
7.4
Ease of Use
Ease of Use
8.9
8.9
7.2
Ease of Setup
Ease of Setup
8.5
9.0
7.4
Ease of Admin
Ease of Admin
8.9
9.2
7.6
Quality of Support
Quality of Support
9.4
9.3
7.6
Ease of Doing Business With
Ease of Doing Business With
9.4
9.5
7.4
Product Direction (% positive)
Product Direction (% positive)
8.7
9.7
8.1
Meets Requirements
BigTime
9.0
Hive
9.0
Core
7.4
Ease of Use
BigTime
8.9
Hive
8.9
Core
7.2
Ease of Setup
BigTime
8.5
Hive
9.0
Core
7.4
Ease of Admin
BigTime
8.9
Hive
9.2
Core
7.6
Quality of Support
BigTime
9.4
Hive
9.3
Core
7.6
Ease of Doing Business With
BigTime
9.4
Hive
9.5
Core
7.4
Product Direction (% positive)
BigTime
8.7
Hive
9.7
Core
8.1

Features

Tasks
Task Creation and Assignment
BigTime
9.1
Hive
9.2
Core
8.8
Due Dates
BigTime
8.9
Hive
8.9
Core
8.3
Task Prioritization
BigTime
8.7
Hive
8.8
Core
8.6
To-Do Lists
BigTime
8.5
Hive
9.0
Core
8.6
Collaboration
Collaborative Project Planning
BigTime
8.6
Hive
9.5
Core
7.7
Comments
BigTime
8.8
Hive
9.3
Core
8.3
Documents and Uploads
BigTime
8.5
Hive
8.9
Core
7.9
Projects
Gantt Chart / Project Map
BigTime
8.2
Hive
8.7
Core
8.1
Calendar View
BigTime
8.2
Hive
8.9
Core
7.8
Baselining / KPIs
BigTime
8.2
Hive
8.3
Core
8.1
Project Budgeting
BigTime
8.8
Hive
Not enough data available
Core
7.8
Issue Tracking
BigTime
8.2
Hive
8.0
Core
8.7
Portfolio Management
Portfolio Coordination
BigTime
8.3
Hive
8.9
Core
8.3
Portfolio Budgeting
BigTime
8.1
Hive
8.6
Core
8.3
What-If Scenarios
BigTime
7.4
Hive
Not enough data available
Core
Not enough data available
Workflow
BigTime
8.6
Hive
8.8
Core
8.0
Request Management
BigTime
Not enough data available
Hive
8.4
Core
Not enough data available
Cost Tracking
BigTime
8.8
Hive
Not enough data available
Core
Not enough data available
ROI and Forecasting
BigTime
8.4
Hive
8.4
Core
Not enough data available
Risk Analysis
BigTime
Not enough data available
Hive
Not enough data available
Core
Not enough data available
Resource Management
Resource Database
BigTime
8.6
Hive
8.8
Core
8.7
Resource Allocation
BigTime
8.5
Hive
8.7
Core
9.0
Workload Capacity
BigTime
8.6
Hive
8.9
Core
8.1
Time Tracking
BigTime
9.4
Hive
8.7
Core
9.3
Platform
Alerts
BigTime
8.5
Hive
8.8
Core
7.9
Mobile
BigTime
8.3
Hive
6.8
Core
8.3
User, Role, and Access Management
BigTime
8.9
Hive
8.9
Core
9.3
API / Integrations
BigTime
8.4
Hive
8.6
Core
8.7
Reporting and Dashboards
BigTime
8.6
Hive
8.4
Core
9.0
Customization
BigTime
8.3
Hive
8.6
Core
8.3
Performance and Reliability
BigTime
8.9
Hive
8.8
Core
9.2

Reviewers' Company Size

Small-Business (50 or fewer emp.)
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
82.8%
57.3%
53.8%
Mid-Market (51-1000 emp.)
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
15.6%
28.2%
30.8%
Enterprise (> 1000 emp.)
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
1.5%
14.5%
15.4%
BigTime
Small-Business
82.8%
Mid-Market
15.6%
Enterprise
1.5%
Hive
Small-Business
57.3%
Mid-Market
28.2%
Enterprise
14.5%
Core
Small-Business
53.8%
Mid-Market
30.8%
Enterprise
15.4%

Reviewers' Industry

 
Accounting
15.6%
Marketing and Advertising
20.5%
Computer Software
15.4%
 
Civil Engineering
9.8%
Information Technology and Services
6.0%
Civil Engineering
15.4%
 
Architecture & Planning
9.7%
Computer Software
5.1%
Architecture & Planning
15.4%
 
Public Relations and Communications
8.3%
Real Estate
4.3%
Renewables & Environment
7.7%
 
Information Technology and Services
7.9%
Non-Profit Organization Management
4.3%
Media Production
7.7%
 
Other
48.6%
Other
59.8%
Other
38.5%
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%
Hive
Marketing and Advertising
20.5%
Information Technology and Services
6.0%
Computer Software
5.1%
Real Estate
4.3%
Non-Profit Organization Management
4.3%
Other
59.8%
Core
Computer Software
15.4%
Civil Engineering
15.4%
Architecture & Planning
15.4%
Renewables & Environment
7.7%
Media Production
7.7%
Other
38.5%

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...

User in Venture Capital & Private Equity

The flexibility and vast feature set. With Hive, I can break down projects in a ton of different views rather than just 1 or 2. I can juggle multiple client projects running at once, with projects ranging from loose/unstructured to deadline-tight and highly...

Consultant in Computer Software

Easy integration through sales, p.o. and order mgmt

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.

Melvin A.
User

Sometimes it gets complicated to use, since the user interface may be a little tough to get used to.

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...

 
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.

Hive
Most Helpful Favorable Review
User in Venture Capital & Private Equity

The flexibility and vast feature set. With Hive, I can break down projects in a ton of different views rather than just 1 or 2. I can juggle multiple client projects running at once, with projects ranging from loose/unstructured to deadline-tight and highly...

Most Helpful Critical Review
Melvin A.
User

Sometimes it gets complicated to use, since the user interface may be a little tough to get used to.

Core
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Consultant in Computer Software

Easy integration through sales, p.o. and order mgmt

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...

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Videos

 

Tracking Time & Expenses in BigTime.

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Tracking Time & Expenses in BigTime.

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