Agiled vs. BQE CORE

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Agiled
Score 9.5 out of 10
N/A
Agiled is presented as an all-in-one business management app, supporting task and project management, and including a CRM, from the company of the same name in Houston.N/A
BQE CORE
Score 8.5 out of 10
Small Businesses (1-50 employees)
BQE CORE is a business management solution built specifically for professional service firms. BQE CORE is a combination of a billing assistant, project management, and accounting solution. CORE is designed to do the hard work of delivering actionable insights directly to the user's dashboards or inbox. BQE CORE replaces the products Engineeroffice, Archioffice, and BillQuick; the functionality of these applications is now found in BQE CORE.N/A
Pricing
AgiledBQE CORE
Editions & Modules
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Offerings
Pricing Offerings
AgiledBQE CORE
Free Trial
NoYes
Free/Freemium Version
NoNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoYes
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
Additional Details
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Community Pulse
AgiledBQE CORE
Top Pros

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Top Cons

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Features
AgiledBQE CORE
Sales Force Automation
Comparison of Sales Force Automation features of Product A and Product B
Agiled
6.0
1 Ratings
24% below category average
BQE CORE
-
Ratings
Customer data management / contact management4.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Workflow management3.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Territory management7.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Opportunity management9.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Contract management9.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Quote & order management9.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Interaction tracking1.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Channel / partner relationship management6.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Customer Service & Support
Comparison of Customer Service & Support features of Product A and Product B
Agiled
6.0
1 Ratings
22% below category average
BQE CORE
-
Ratings
Case management10.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Help desk management2.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Marketing Automation
Comparison of Marketing Automation features of Product A and Product B
Agiled
2.0
1 Ratings
116% below category average
BQE CORE
-
Ratings
Lead management3.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Email marketing1.01 Ratings00 Ratings
CRM Project Management
Comparison of CRM Project Management features of Product A and Product B
Agiled
6.7
1 Ratings
12% below category average
BQE CORE
-
Ratings
Task management4.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Billing and invoicing management9.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Reporting7.01 Ratings00 Ratings
CRM Reporting & Analytics
Comparison of CRM Reporting & Analytics features of Product A and Product B
Agiled
4.5
1 Ratings
51% below category average
BQE CORE
-
Ratings
Forecasting1.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Customizable reports8.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Customization
Comparison of Customization features of Product A and Product B
Agiled
10.0
1 Ratings
28% above category average
BQE CORE
-
Ratings
API for custom integration10.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Security
Comparison of Security features of Product A and Product B
Agiled
9.0
1 Ratings
8% above category average
BQE CORE
-
Ratings
Single sign-on capability10.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Role-based user permissions8.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Platform
Comparison of Platform features of Product A and Product B
Agiled
4.0
1 Ratings
61% below category average
BQE CORE
-
Ratings
Mobile access4.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Project Management
Comparison of Project Management features of Product A and Product B
Agiled
-
Ratings
BQE CORE
8.1
57 Ratings
8% above category average
Task Management00 Ratings8.739 Ratings
Resource Management00 Ratings9.340 Ratings
Gantt Charts00 Ratings6.716 Ratings
Scheduling00 Ratings8.226 Ratings
Workflow Automation00 Ratings7.627 Ratings
Team Collaboration00 Ratings8.033 Ratings
Support for Agile Methodology00 Ratings8.613 Ratings
Support for Waterfall Methodology00 Ratings8.312 Ratings
Document Management00 Ratings7.230 Ratings
Email integration00 Ratings7.226 Ratings
Mobile Access00 Ratings8.533 Ratings
Timesheet Tracking00 Ratings9.457 Ratings
Change request and Case Management00 Ratings8.322 Ratings
Budget and Expense Management00 Ratings7.644 Ratings
Professional Services Automation
Comparison of Professional Services Automation features of Product A and Product B
Agiled
-
Ratings
BQE CORE
8.6
40 Ratings
15% above category average
Quotes/estimates00 Ratings7.722 Ratings
Invoicing00 Ratings9.035 Ratings
Project & financial reporting00 Ratings8.939 Ratings
Integration with accounting software00 Ratings8.725 Ratings
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AgiledBQE CORE
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SAP Ruum
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Score 9.0 out of 10
Enterprises
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Creatio
Score 9.2 out of 10
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User Ratings
AgiledBQE CORE
Likelihood to Recommend
7.0
(1 ratings)
8.6
(150 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
-
(0 ratings)
7.1
(8 ratings)
Usability
7.0
(1 ratings)
8.1
(100 ratings)
Availability
-
(0 ratings)
8.2
(1 ratings)
Performance
-
(0 ratings)
7.3
(1 ratings)
Support Rating
10.0
(1 ratings)
7.9
(90 ratings)
Online Training
-
(0 ratings)
6.4
(1 ratings)
Implementation Rating
-
(0 ratings)
2.8
(6 ratings)
Ease of integration
-
(0 ratings)
4.5
(1 ratings)
Product Scalability
-
(0 ratings)
8.2
(1 ratings)
Vendor post-sale
-
(0 ratings)
8.2
(1 ratings)
Vendor pre-sale
-
(0 ratings)
8.2
(1 ratings)
User Testimonials
AgiledBQE CORE
Likelihood to Recommend
Agiled
Agiled is suited for submitting contracts and getting them signed quickly with the help of their public links and digital signature features. It is also well suited for submitting invoices to clients and getting them paid with their PayPal and Wise integration. Organizing and keeping track of a large database of clients and leads may be difficult since the CRM doesn't currently support email and message tracking per client but does offer multiple clients per project which is helpful for managing complex projects with multiple team members and clients.
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BQE Software Inc.
BQE CORE is well suited for a firm trying to get a better understanding of their project performance as a whole as well as better manage time and project resources. It is not the greatest for client management through a project or through invoicing, but it is do-able within the system.
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Pros
Agiled
  • Invoicing
  • Business overview
  • Contracts
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BQE Software Inc.
  • Invoice Collections within Billing is a great tool because of the ability to take notes and track contact.
  • Invoices are professional looking and easy for our clients to understand the overall progress within each phase of their project.
  • Dashboards are the best tool EVER!
  • The Contact List feature within Clients setup is the perfect way to track multiple project managers within a large company that also has multiple contracts with us.
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Cons
Agiled
  • CRM
  • Proposals
  • Scheduling
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BQE Software Inc.
  • Customizable Reporting
  • Linking Project to Payment all together
  • Assigning contacts to particular roles - such as Invoicing, Contracts, etc.
  • Accounting Functionality - they are basically a project management accounting software, so in my opinion, they could learn some things from other accounting software such as QuickBooks etc.
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Likelihood to Renew
Agiled
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BQE Software Inc.
We have been using Core for a few years now, and honestly started to look at other software systems to see what was out there. What we chose was a nightmare for migration so we never left Core. Now we have added invoicing and payments from Core instead of double entry with QBO. Still only a few cycles in but looks like it will be up to speed soon and working smoothly.
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Usability
Agiled
While some of the book keeping features of Agiled have helped me to keep my business in order and provide contracts and invoices to my clients online so we don't need to meet in person every time, the main reason I bought Agiled was to keep track of leads and client communication to better understand what is and isn't working in terms of lead acquisition. This has not been easy since Agiled still can't track communication well and is still clunky when viewing and organizing contacts. I hope it will improve as the team behind it seems to be working hard.
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BQE Software Inc.
The foundation is awesome, like I have said before, however the house being built on it, the educational resources being provided to us (more of sales pitches that don't work), and flexible workflow opportunities, is making us look elsewhere for how much we will be spending on per user. It's crazy to think how flexible they are not when it comes to user settings. Lack of integration with other sources is awful.
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Reliability and Availability
Agiled
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BQE Software Inc.
I can only remember a couple of times in 4 years that Core has been unavailable.
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Performance
Agiled
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BQE Software Inc.
This is one area that does need some improvement. It can be slow at time, so we had our IT look at it from our side and we had no issues, so it has to be some slowness on their side.
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Support Rating
Agiled
Every time I reach out to Agiled they get back with me very quickly and seem to want to help me. They are constantly releasing updates and improvements which makes me hopeful for the future. I look forward to the day automation and CRM improvements are made. This will be a game changer.
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BQE Software Inc.
As a new employee and CORE user, I talk to support on a weekly basis. I have never had to wait for more than 3 min to get connect with a support rep, and all my questions have been answered. The support representatives are polite and eager to help no matter how simple your question is.
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Online Training
Agiled
No answers on this topic
BQE Software Inc.
Make sure you have someone training you that fits your style of learning.
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Implementation Rating
Agiled
No answers on this topic
BQE Software Inc.
It does take some time to understand the options and to find the best invoice template.
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Alternatives Considered
Agiled
No answers on this topic
BQE Software Inc.
Deltek Vision is far more advanced, more encompassing and offers more flexibility with what you want to do. However, it's also quite difficult to use, whereas BQE CORE is intuitive and user friendly. The trade off is worth it in some arenas but overall it's not suited for a larger fast paced company. Great for smaller companies.
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Scalability
Agiled
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BQE Software Inc.
This software works on a small and large scale.
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Return on Investment
Agiled
  • Better keep track of contracts
  • Better understand income and expenses
  • Centralized business details
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BQE Software Inc.
  • Quick setup of new tasks under a parent project, with immediate hourly billing to it.
  • Monitoring of details of non-chargeable efforts in appropriate detail
  • Validation of hourly cost, billing cost, benefit cost, profitability by person and role
  • Company tracking of write-off's included in corporate and project reporting, no data is "lost"
  • Can track excessive work time as +PTO in lieu of pay for use as future vacation
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ScreenShots

BQE CORE Screenshots

Screenshot of Core powered by BQE SoftwareScreenshot of BQE CORE Project Dashboard ViewScreenshot of BQE CORE 360* Firm Performance ViewScreenshot of BQE CORE Reporting & AnalyticsScreenshot of BQE CORE Project Time EntryScreenshot of BQE CORE Project Expense Tracking