Agiline CRM vs. BQE CORE

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Agiline CRM
Score 8.4 out of 10
N/A
Agiline CRM is a customer relationship management (CRM) software. It is built around features like sales automation, marketing automation, customer service / help desk, and contact management.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
Agiline CRMBQE CORE
Editions & Modules
No answers on this topic
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Offerings
Pricing Offerings
Agiline CRMBQE 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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Features
Agiline CRMBQE CORE
Sales Force Automation
Comparison of Sales Force Automation features of Product A and Product B
Agiline CRM
9.2
1 Ratings
18% above category average
BQE CORE
-
Ratings
Customer data management / contact management9.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Workflow management9.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Territory management10.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Opportunity management9.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Integration with email client (e.g., Outlook or Gmail)9.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Contract management9.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Quote & order management10.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Interaction tracking9.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Channel / partner relationship management9.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Customer Service & Support
Comparison of Customer Service & Support features of Product A and Product B
Agiline CRM
9.3
1 Ratings
21% above category average
BQE CORE
-
Ratings
Case management10.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Call center management9.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Help desk management9.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Marketing Automation
Comparison of Marketing Automation features of Product A and Product B
Agiline CRM
9.5
1 Ratings
23% above category average
BQE CORE
-
Ratings
Lead management10.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Email marketing9.01 Ratings00 Ratings
CRM Project Management
Comparison of CRM Project Management features of Product A and Product B
Agiline CRM
9.3
1 Ratings
20% above category average
BQE CORE
-
Ratings
Task management9.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Billing and invoicing management10.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Reporting9.01 Ratings00 Ratings
CRM Reporting & Analytics
Comparison of CRM Reporting & Analytics features of Product A and Product B
Agiline CRM
9.0
1 Ratings
17% above category average
BQE CORE
-
Ratings
Forecasting9.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Pipeline visualization9.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Customizable reports9.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Customization
Comparison of Customization features of Product A and Product B
Agiline CRM
8.5
1 Ratings
11% above category average
BQE CORE
-
Ratings
Custom fields9.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Custom objects8.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Scripting environment8.01 Ratings00 Ratings
API for custom integration9.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Security
Comparison of Security features of Product A and Product B
Agiline CRM
9.0
1 Ratings
8% above category average
BQE CORE
-
Ratings
Single sign-on capability9.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Role-based user permissions9.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Social CRM
Comparison of Social CRM features of Product A and Product B
Agiline CRM
9.5
1 Ratings
26% above category average
BQE CORE
-
Ratings
Social data10.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Social engagement9.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Integrations with 3rd-party Software
Comparison of Integrations with 3rd-party Software features of Product A and Product B
Agiline CRM
9.5
1 Ratings
28% above category average
BQE CORE
-
Ratings
Marketing automation9.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Compensation management10.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Platform
Comparison of Platform features of Product A and Product B
Agiline CRM
9.0
1 Ratings
18% above category average
BQE CORE
-
Ratings
Mobile access9.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Project Management
Comparison of Project Management features of Product A and Product B
Agiline CRM
-
Ratings
BQE CORE
8.1
54 Ratings
8% above category average
Task Management00 Ratings8.536 Ratings
Resource Management00 Ratings9.137 Ratings
Gantt Charts00 Ratings6.716 Ratings
Scheduling00 Ratings8.226 Ratings
Workflow Automation00 Ratings7.626 Ratings
Team Collaboration00 Ratings8.031 Ratings
Support for Agile Methodology00 Ratings8.712 Ratings
Support for Waterfall Methodology00 Ratings8.312 Ratings
Document Management00 Ratings7.229 Ratings
Email integration00 Ratings7.225 Ratings
Mobile Access00 Ratings8.532 Ratings
Timesheet Tracking00 Ratings9.354 Ratings
Change request and Case Management00 Ratings8.521 Ratings
Budget and Expense Management00 Ratings7.342 Ratings
Professional Services Automation
Comparison of Professional Services Automation features of Product A and Product B
Agiline CRM
-
Ratings
BQE CORE
8.4
38 Ratings
12% above category average
Quotes/estimates00 Ratings7.820 Ratings
Invoicing00 Ratings8.833 Ratings
Project & financial reporting00 Ratings8.737 Ratings
Integration with accounting software00 Ratings8.424 Ratings
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User Ratings
Agiline CRMBQE CORE
Likelihood to Recommend
9.0
(1 ratings)
8.6
(147 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
-
(0 ratings)
7.2
(8 ratings)
Usability
9.0
(1 ratings)
8.2
(100 ratings)
Availability
-
(0 ratings)
8.2
(1 ratings)
Performance
-
(0 ratings)
7.3
(1 ratings)
Support Rating
9.0
(1 ratings)
8.0
(90 ratings)
Online Training
-
(0 ratings)
6.4
(1 ratings)
Implementation Rating
-
(0 ratings)
3.0
(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
Agiline CRMBQE CORE
Likelihood to Recommend
Agiline LLC
Agiline CRM is a tool one must have installed in their company in order to manage and strengthen the bond with their clients. How cool is that to use a tool which is user-friendly and is helping you in almost everything. Its contact management feature is amazing along with the marketing automation feature. Agiline CRM is a tool that has made Customer relation management quite handy.
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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
Agiline LLC
  • Its marketing automation feature is fast and dynamic.
  • It has the capacity to hold many contacts intact and manages them amazingly.
  • Its interface is easy and not complex for beginners.
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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
Agiline LLC
  • I have found its import of contacts quite complex.
  • It doesn’t work well with some of the browsers.
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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
Agiline LLC
No answers on this topic
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
Agiline LLC
Agiline CRM is [a] well-designed tool for marketing automation and for Contact management my overall experience is great with it. The customer support of Agiline is amazing. We had to get in contact
with them twice and found them highly responsive and professional people
having complete command of the product which eventually facilitated us
in solving our problem.
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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
Agiline LLC
No answers on this topic
BQE Software Inc.
I can only remember a couple of times in 4 years that Core has been unavailable.
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Performance
Agiline LLC
No answers on this topic
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
Agiline LLC
Its features like sales automation have helped in saving our time and with the help of this tool, we can keep the data of our loyal clients safe in one place. It has multiple features to facilitate one's experience. But its price is not good. Agiline CRM is a tool that has made customer relation management quite handy.
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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
Agiline LLC
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
Agiline LLC
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
Agiline LLC
Agiline CRM is a magic tool with multiple features and works so well with our business. The working of Agiline CRM. is fast but on the other hand, the speed of action of 1CRM was not so good and was clunky. Above all 1CRM wasted our time as that was so difficult tool to understand.
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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
Agiline LLC
No answers on this topic
BQE Software Inc.
This software works on a small and large scale.
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Return on Investment
Agiline LLC
  • Its customer service is perfect and gives timely responses.
  • Price is unfair and should be decreased.
  • Not browser friendly.
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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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BQE CORE Screenshots

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