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BigTime Software

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Score 8.2 out of 100
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Score 6.7 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

BigTime Software

The best use that we could give to this consulting tool would be the intention of streamlining and maximizing the workflow; [BigTime Software] allowing us to perform tasks simultaneously [and increases] the profitability of the service.

I can't imagine a scenario where someone could misuse this tool.
Tommy Parker | TrustRadius Reviewer

Deltek Ajera

For small to medium engineering and architecture firms, Ajera appears to be the right size. Beyond the engineering software, Deltek Ajera has all the features a small to medium firm will need for smooth operation. AR, AP, Payroll, reporting, project management are all in one package. We chose to self-host because the licensing was more cost effective for us, but cloud hosting is also available.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Project Management

BigTime Software
Deltek Ajera
6.0
Task Management
BigTime Software
Deltek Ajera
8.7
Resource Management
BigTime Software
Deltek Ajera
8.7
Gantt Charts
BigTime Software
Deltek Ajera
6.0
Scheduling
BigTime Software
Deltek Ajera
7.0
Workflow Automation
BigTime Software
Deltek Ajera
5.7
Team Collaboration
BigTime Software
Deltek Ajera
5.0
Support for Agile Methodology
BigTime Software
Deltek Ajera
4.0
Support for Waterfall Methodology
BigTime Software
Deltek Ajera
4.0
Document Management
BigTime Software
Deltek Ajera
6.0
Email integration
BigTime Software
Deltek Ajera
4.6
Mobile Access
BigTime Software
Deltek Ajera
6.0
Timesheet Tracking
BigTime Software
Deltek Ajera
5.1
Change request and Case Management
BigTime Software
Deltek Ajera
6.0
Budget and Expense Management
BigTime Software
Deltek Ajera
7.0

Professional Services Automation

BigTime Software
Deltek Ajera
6.7
Quotes/estimates
BigTime Software
Deltek Ajera
7.0
Invoicing
BigTime Software
Deltek Ajera
5.7
Project & financial reporting
BigTime Software
Deltek Ajera
7.7
Integration with accounting software
BigTime Software
Deltek Ajera
6.4

Pros

BigTime Software

  • Invoice Style and detail..Bigtime allows the user the ability to choose more of what you need to appear on your invoice with its window options.
  • Phase/Percentage Billing; ease of adding additional phases to a project mid-project; clearly identifying Retainers
  • Support Team- In particular Melissa D and Lina Z...Par Excellent on the Teams
  • WHIP/Reports/Review of Invoices just make the entire billing process a BREEZE has cut my time frame in half, a Incredible help in this Season of Remote Work Environment that we are adapting to.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Deltek Ajera

  • Widgets are the best feature of Ajera. Designers can make tiny reports for the entire company, or for one or two individuals. These little reports are the first things that the employee sees when they log in. Viewers of the reports are able to filter, sort, group, print or export the widget without impacting the other users. Deltek has been releasing new features that allow the editing of data in widgets. You can now create new projects or edit timesheets from the widgets.
  • Credit card importing and credit card reconciliation in Ajera has greatly decreased time spent by administration. You can import credit card transactions from your credit cards. It saves on data entry, and it is easy to see what receipts you are missing when you get the statement.
  • Mobile timesheets and expense reports help engineers or other users enter their time and expenses as they are on the go. They can take pictures or receipts or submit their timesheet from home.
  • The Project Command Center is a one stop fountain of information. Everything the project manager wants to know about a project can be found here. You can also add custom fields that allow you to tract addition information.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

BigTime Software

  • I would like the platform to save information in its database of the clients with whom we perform any type of professional service.
  • I would also like to see the bank reconciliation option implemented.
  • Among the aspects that I do not like about this tool, [is] that its user interface is not so intuitive, which means that we have to open several tabs to find the information we are looking for.
Tommy Parker | TrustRadius Reviewer

Deltek Ajera

  • Would be nice if the reports would have more creativity with the ability to add more charts and graphics.
  • The user interface for time sheets could be more user-friendly.
  • The user interface for expense sheets could be more user-friendly.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

BigTime Software

BigTime Software 7.3
Based on 1 answer
Staff adapted to the new timesheets immediately. The invoice platform is nice and tracking WIP is great!
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Deltek Ajera

No score
No answers yet
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Support Rating

BigTime Software

BigTime Software 8.2
Based on 5 answers
The support is amazing! They are always available through the chat interface in the program. Each support person has fully answered my questions the first time. I have had a positive experience with each inquiry. It is very important to me that I am able to get instant access to help so that I can make the most of the software and all of its capabilities.
Heather Brumbaugh | TrustRadius Reviewer

Deltek Ajera

No score
No answers yet
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Alternatives Considered

BigTime Software

While they have similar capabilities, our main reason for switching to BigTime Software was that Harvest could not reconcile expenses and labor hours into one budget line item, which threw off entire project budgets. In this regard, BigTime Software is more accurate and a much more powerful tool. While it's not as intuitive or aesthetically appealing, BigTime Software is a much better fit for our business.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Deltek Ajera

The previous systems were essentially timesheet systems only with very basic accounting. It's mostly the accounting subsystem that made us select Ajera.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

BigTime Software

  • Before BigTime, we were using Excel to track everything, creating invoices, and run reports. Getting on BigTime has saved us tons of time and effort which equates to dollars saved on labor.
  • From a legal standpoint, BigTime has allowed us to be organized and prepared in the event we would need to present financial details to anyone.
Bobak Tehrany, P.E., PTOE | TrustRadius Reviewer

Deltek Ajera

  • Made accounting and payroll's jobs harder.
  • Improved visibility on project cost management and profit.
Thiago Beda, SHRM-CP | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

BigTime Software

General

Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Yes
Entry-level set up fee?
Optional

BigTime Software Editions & Modules

Edition
Express$101
Pro$401
Premier$301
  1. User per Month
Additional Pricing Details

Deltek Ajera

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Deltek Ajera Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

BigTime Software
8.1
Deltek Ajera
6.7

Usability

BigTime Software
7.3
Deltek Ajera

Support Rating

BigTime Software
8.2
Deltek Ajera

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