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Pricing

 
Express
$5.95
per user per month billed annually
Single
$57
Per user - desktop client
Contact BQE Software Inc
Starting at $9.95
1 User
 
Pro
$17
per user per month billed annually
Multi
$98
Per user - desktop client
 
Premier
$28.90
per user per month billed annually
Viewer
Free
Desktop client
 
Server
$350
Per server - on premise
 
Cloud
From $0
Monthly payment
 
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
RationalPlan
Single
$57Per user - desktop client
Multi
$98Per user - desktop client
Viewer
FreeDesktop client
Server
$350Per server - on premise
Cloud
From $0Monthly payment
Free Trial
Core
Contact BQE Software Inc
Starting at $9.951 User
Free Trial

Ratings

Meets Requirements
Meets Requirements
9.0
8.5
7.0
Ease of Use
Ease of Use
8.9
8.0
7.0
Ease of Setup
Ease of Setup
8.5
7.9
6.9
Ease of Admin
Ease of Admin
9.0
7.9
7.5
Quality of Support
Quality of Support
9.4
9.5
7.3
Ease of Doing Business With
Ease of Doing Business With
9.4
8.8
6.9
Product Direction (% positive)
Product Direction (% positive)
8.7
9.3
7.7
Meets Requirements
BigTime
9.0
RationalPlan
8.5
Core
7.0
Ease of Use
BigTime
8.9
RationalPlan
8.0
Core
7.0
Ease of Setup
BigTime
8.5
RationalPlan
7.9
Core
6.9
Ease of Admin
BigTime
9.0
RationalPlan
7.9
Core
7.5
Quality of Support
BigTime
9.4
RationalPlan
9.5
Core
7.3
Ease of Doing Business With
BigTime
9.4
RationalPlan
8.8
Core
6.9
Product Direction (% positive)
BigTime
8.7
RationalPlan
9.3
Core
7.7

Features

Tasks
Task Creation and Assignment
BigTime
9.2
RationalPlan
9.3
Core
8.6
Due Dates
BigTime
9.1
RationalPlan
8.7
Core
8.1
Task Prioritization
BigTime
8.8
RationalPlan
8.8
Core
8.3
To-Do Lists
BigTime
8.6
RationalPlan
8.1
Core
8.3
Collaboration
Collaborative Project Planning
BigTime
8.6
RationalPlan
8.1
Core
7.7
Comments
BigTime
8.8
RationalPlan
Not enough data available
Core
8.1
Documents and Uploads
BigTime
8.4
RationalPlan
7.5
Core
7.5
Time Tracking
Ease of Completing Timesheets
BigTime
9.3
RationalPlan
Not enough data available
Core
9.0
Tracking Time to Project/Task
BigTime
9.1
RationalPlan
Not enough data available
Core
7.0
Billable Time Rate Management
BigTime
9.1
RationalPlan
Not enough data available
Core
7.3
Projects
Gantt Chart / Project Map
BigTime
8.1
RationalPlan
9.4
Core
7.7
Calendar View
BigTime
8.3
RationalPlan
8.5
Core
7.8
Baselining / KPIs
BigTime
8.2
RationalPlan
8.7
Core
7.7
Project Budgeting
BigTime
8.9
RationalPlan
8.1
Core
7.3
Issue Tracking
BigTime
8.5
RationalPlan
Not enough data available
Core
8.7
Client Invoicing
Invoice Creation and Delivery
BigTime
8.6
RationalPlan
Not enough data available
Core
6.7
Electronic Payments
BigTime
8.0
RationalPlan
Not enough data available
Core
Not enough data available
Project Accounting / Revenue Recognition
BigTime
8.9
RationalPlan
Not enough data available
Core
Not enough data available
Portfolio Management
Portfolio Coordination
BigTime
8.2
RationalPlan
8.3
Core
Not enough data available
Portfolio Budgeting
BigTime
8.1
RationalPlan
Not enough data available
Core
Not enough data available
What-If Scenarios
BigTime
7.5
RationalPlan
Not enough data available
Core
Not enough data available
Workflow
BigTime
8.7
RationalPlan
Not enough data available
Core
Not enough data available
Request Management
BigTime
Not enough data available
RationalPlan
Not enough data available
Core
Not enough data available
Cost Tracking
BigTime
9.0
RationalPlan
Not enough data available
Core
Not enough data available
ROI and Forecasting
BigTime
8.4
RationalPlan
Not enough data available
Core
Not enough data available
Risk Analysis
BigTime
Not enough data available
RationalPlan
8.3
Core
Not enough data available
Resource Management
Resource Database
BigTime
8.5
RationalPlan
Not enough data available
Core
Not enough data available
Resource Allocation
BigTime
8.6
RationalPlan
Not enough data available
Core
Not enough data available
Workload Capacity
BigTime
8.6
RationalPlan
Not enough data available
Core
7.7
Time Tracking
BigTime
9.4
RationalPlan
7.7
Core
9.2
Platform
Alerts
BigTime
8.6
RationalPlan
Not enough data available
Core
7.8
Mobile
BigTime
8.6
RationalPlan
Not enough data available
Core
8.0
User, Role, and Access Management
BigTime
9.0
RationalPlan
7.3
Core
9.2
API / Integrations
BigTime
8.5
RationalPlan
Not enough data available
Core
8.7
Reporting and Dashboards
BigTime
8.7
RationalPlan
8.0
Core
8.9
Customization
BigTime
8.4
RationalPlan
6.4
Core
Not enough data available
Performance and Reliability
BigTime
9.0
RationalPlan
9.2
Core
9.0
Mobile Time Tracking
Time Tracking
BigTime
9.4
RationalPlan
Not enough data available
Core
7.0
Administration
Standard Integrations
BigTime
8.8
RationalPlan
Not enough data available
Core
Not enough data available
Workflow
BigTime
8.8
RationalPlan
Not enough data available
Core
Not enough data available
Automated Reminders
BigTime
8.5
RationalPlan
Not enough data available
Core
9.3
Policy Compliance Management
BigTime
8.6
RationalPlan
Not enough data available
Core
Not enough data available
User, Role, and Access Management
BigTime
9.0
RationalPlan
Not enough data available
Core
7.8
Platform
Reporting
BigTime
8.7
RationalPlan
Not enough data available
Core
6.9
APIs / Integration
BigTime
8.7
RationalPlan
Not enough data available
Core
6.7
Internationalization
BigTime
8.2
RationalPlan
Not enough data available
Core
Not enough data available
Performance and Reliability
BigTime
9.1
RationalPlan
Not enough data available
Core
7.3
Mobile User Support
BigTime
8.7
RationalPlan
Not enough data available
Core
6.7
Offline
BigTime
8.9
RationalPlan
Not enough data available
Core
Not enough data available

Reviewers' Company Size

Small-Business (50 or fewer emp.)
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
82.4%
52.4%
40.0%
Mid-Market (51-1000 emp.)
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
15.9%
33.3%
40.0%
Enterprise (> 1000 emp.)
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
1.7%
14.3%
20.0%
BigTime
Small-Business
82.4%
Mid-Market
15.9%
Enterprise
1.7%
RationalPlan
Small-Business
52.4%
Mid-Market
33.3%
Enterprise
14.3%
Core
Small-Business
40.0%
Mid-Market
40.0%
Enterprise
20.0%

Reviewers' Industry

 
Accounting
16.1%
Research
9.5%
Computer Software
18.2%
 
Public Relations and Communications
12.1%
Renewables & Environment
9.5%
Renewables & Environment
9.1%
 
Information Technology and Services
8.4%
Information Technology and Services
9.5%
Media Production
9.1%
 
Architecture & Planning
8.2%
Hospital & Health Care
9.5%
Marketing and Advertising
9.1%
 
Civil Engineering
8.1%
Construction
9.5%
Information Technology and Services
9.1%
 
Other
47.1%
Other
52.4%
Other
45.5%
BigTime
Accounting
16.1%
Public Relations and Communications
12.1%
Information Technology and Services
8.4%
Architecture & Planning
8.2%
Civil Engineering
8.1%
Other
47.1%
RationalPlan
Research
9.5%
Renewables & Environment
9.5%
Information Technology and Services
9.5%
Hospital & Health Care
9.5%
Construction
9.5%
Other
52.4%
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%

Reviews

Most Helpful Favorable Review
Most Helpful Favorable Review
G2 User

Big Time is always very quick to get online and quickly understand our issues. The responses are typically helpful in resolving the issues we may have.

Christoph R.
Administrator in Mechanical or Industrial Engineering

RationalPlan is a lightweight and fully featured alternative to Microsoft Project at a fraction of the costs. For our company it was important to get a system which fits into the existing IT budget and allows collaboration throughout the company. Therefore...

Chris J.
User

It is flexible when being deployed whereby it can be installed in your application or either be installed in your application. It is a cross platform as it can run on windows, Mcos and Linux. It is an open source system which uses the MIT and the Apache...

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

Big Time is always very quick to get online and quickly understand our issues. The responses are typically helpful in resolving the issues we may have.

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.

RationalPlan
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Christoph R.
Administrator in Mechanical or Industrial Engineering

RationalPlan is a lightweight and fully featured alternative to Microsoft Project at a fraction of the costs. For our company it was important to get a system which fits into the existing IT budget and allows collaboration throughout the company. Therefore...

Core
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Chris J.
User

It is flexible when being deployed whereby it can be installed in your application or either be installed in your application. It is a cross platform as it can run on windows, Mcos and Linux. It is an open source system which uses the MIT and the Apache...

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

 

Tracking Time & Expenses in BigTime.

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BigTime

Tracking Time & Expenses in BigTime.

RationalPlan
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Core
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Downloads

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Core
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