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Score 8.1 out of 100

Feature Set Ratings

    Payroll Management

    Bottomline Legal-X

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    8.2

    BQE Core

    82%
    BQE Core ranks higher in 1/1 features

    Pay calculation

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.2
    82%
    11 Ratings

    Customization

    Bottomline Legal-X

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    7.2

    BQE Core

    72%
    BQE Core ranks higher in 1/1 features

    API for custom integration

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.2
    72%
    15 Ratings

    Security

    Bottomline Legal-X

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    8.6

    BQE Core

    86%
    BQE Core ranks higher in 2/2 features

    Single sign-on capability

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.4
    84%
    29 Ratings

    Role-based user permissions

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.8
    88%
    28 Ratings

    Reporting & Analytics

    Bottomline Legal-X

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    6.9

    BQE Core

    69%
    BQE Core ranks higher in 3/3 features

    Dashboards

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    6.7
    67%
    39 Ratings

    Standard reports

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.8
    78%
    32 Ratings

    Custom reports

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    6.1
    61%
    28 Ratings

    General Ledger and Configurable Accounting

    Bottomline Legal-X

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    7.9

    BQE Core

    79%
    BQE Core ranks higher in 6/6 features

    Accounts payable

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.7
    77%
    18 Ratings

    Accounts receivable

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.0
    80%
    19 Ratings

    Cash management

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.3
    73%
    13 Ratings

    Expense management

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.7
    77%
    27 Ratings

    Time tracking

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.5
    85%
    42 Ratings

    Standardized Processes

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.2
    82%
    24 Ratings

    Attribute Ratings

      Likelihood to Recommend

      Bottomline Legal-X

      N/A
      0 Ratings
      8.8

      BQE Core

      88%
      58 Ratings

      Likelihood to Renew

      Bottomline Legal-X

      N/A
      0 Ratings
      8.8

      BQE Core

      88%
      5 Ratings

      Usability

      Bottomline Legal-X

      N/A
      0 Ratings
      8.5

      BQE Core

      85%
      45 Ratings

      Support Rating

      Bottomline Legal-X

      N/A
      0 Ratings
      9.0

      BQE Core

      90%
      47 Ratings

      Implementation Rating

      Bottomline Legal-X

      N/A
      0 Ratings
      8.0

      BQE Core

      80%
      4 Ratings

      Likelihood to Recommend

      Bottomline Legal-X

      No answers on this topic

      BQE Core

      BQE Core is a really great product for time management, billing, Accounts receivable, Accounts payable, vendor billing, and project management for architectural practices. It is also very strong in supporting collaboration and management reporting as well as integration with other software that you may already be using such as Quickbooks. BQE Core is lacking in the allocation and forecasting area, especially when trying to see the big picture for capacity across the company.
      Jacqueline Kipfer | TrustRadius Reviewer

      Pros

      Bottomline Legal-X

      No answers on this topic

      BQE Core

      • Tracks individual staff time and resource allocation to stay on budget.
      • Provides up to the minute fee and budget tracking.
      • Almost infinitely customizable with a dashboard to bring it all into a single digestible view for a holistic oversight.
      • Historical project data has been invaluable for preparing fee proposals and performance for future projects.
      Irving A. Gonzales, AIA | TrustRadius Reviewer

      Cons

      Bottomline Legal-X

      No answers on this topic

      BQE Core

      • The overall layout and physical design of the portals could be simplified greatly. The program is anything but intuitive to use.
      • I found myself clicking what felt like a 1,000 times just to complete one small task. Billing was very cumbersome and the program did not integrate smoothly with Quickbooks as was previously promised.
      • Saving and making templates for billing etc. was a tedious process that also cost extra!
      • The program is as good as what you put into it, but they designed the software for a more particular one-sided way to work and manage, so it made customizing a project to your companies methods tricky.
      • Overall a very cumbersome program that looks as if it was designed at the start of the millennium and note 16 years into it.
      Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

      Pricing Details

      Bottomline Legal-X

      General

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

      Starting Price

      BQE Core

      General

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

      Starting Price

      Likelihood to Renew

      Bottomline Legal-X

      No score
      No answers yet
      No answers on this topic

      BQE Core

      BQE Core 8.8
      Based on 5 answers
      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.
      Tanya Foster | TrustRadius Reviewer

      Usability

      Bottomline Legal-X

      No score
      No answers yet
      No answers on this topic

      BQE Core

      BQE Core 8.5
      Based on 45 answers
      If I were being asked why i give it a 10/10 rating, I suppose it would come down to one, and really honestly just the one single item: usability. I live a busy life, you know? When I need to get in to log my time I can do that extremely expediently. I like the program that I'm using if that makes sense.
      Jacob Hinshaw | TrustRadius Reviewer

      Support Rating

      Bottomline Legal-X

      No score
      No answers yet
      No answers on this topic

      BQE Core

      BQE Core 9.0
      Based on 47 answers
      The software makes my process of submitting documents and expense reports easier! The way it tracks hours is great and reliable. The interface is easy to use and the graphic is very intuitive. The customer service is also great and it helped me a lot when I needed. Very satisfied
      Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

      Implementation Rating

      Bottomline Legal-X

      No score
      No answers yet
      No answers on this topic

      BQE Core

      BQE Core 8.0
      Based on 4 answers
      It does take some time to understand the options and to find the best invoice template.
      Fred Blome | TrustRadius Reviewer

      Alternatives Considered

      Bottomline Legal-X

      No answers on this topic

      BQE Core

      Wind2 and MYOB where both DOS based operating systems so BillQuick is a god send compared to them. While BillQuick and Ajera are both Windows based, when we purchased BillQuick, it was mainly because for the size of the company we were (12 people), it was a much better option than Ajera, which is great for a larger firm. As we have grown, BillQuick has done a great job at growing with us. The only issue we are having is that we opened an office in another state and we have not been able to get those staff members to access the data base yet. But we are working on it
      Renae Reaves | TrustRadius Reviewer

      Return on Investment

      Bottomline Legal-X

      No answers on this topic

      BQE Core

      • Quick ability to create new projects with similar structure using cloning option
      • Ability to move time directly from timesheet module to billing
      • Billing Review feature could use some improvement - ie doc review billing
      • Shorthand module is helpful for defaulting common memo lingo
      Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

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