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Likelihood to Recommend

DATABASICS Expense

Ability to sync with many other systems and flexible systems. I do not recommend for areas with a bad internet connection.
Mohammad Hourani, MBA, CMA, CIA, CertIFR | TrustRadius Reviewer

Abacus, by Emburse

Abacus is great for smaller companies that need to automate expense management. It is a very user-friendly system that makes it easy for all employees to understand without any training. We have heard of issues with their AMEX program. Companies that have tens or hundreds of corporate AMEX cards should likely explore other options
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

DATABASICS Expense

  • Mobile application.
  • Easy to attach supporting documents.
  • The approver can approve from a mobile phone.
Mohammad Hourani, MBA, CMA, CIA, CertIFR | TrustRadius Reviewer

Abacus, by Emburse

  • It allows you to organize expenses into specific trips and categories.
  • It allows our business to track expenses across organizational departments and understand how we are spending money.
  • It is aligned with our expense policy, so we know when expenses are within or outside our policy guidelines.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

DATABASICS Expense

  • Allow money returns from an advance to be reflected in the advance balance. If an employee settles an advance by returning cash, it does not reflect that in the system.
Mohammad Hourani, MBA, CMA, CIA, CertIFR | TrustRadius Reviewer

Abacus, by Emburse

  • When you upload a receipt to abacus it would be great to port in the information from the receipt to the text fields.
  • It would be good to have a more automated way for Abacus to integrate in with other payroll systems.
  • It would be nice to have more levels of permissions, e.g. manager level, administer level and employee level.
Jennifer Paxton | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

DATABASICS Expense

DATABASICS Expense 9.0
Based on 1 answer
Happy with customer support services and the improvements it added to our operations.
Mohammad Hourani, MBA, CMA, CIA, CertIFR | TrustRadius Reviewer

Abacus, by Emburse

Abacus, by Emburse 9.2
Based on 18 answers
I have never had to contact Abacus support and have not heard stories from any of my colleagues having to do so either. Our accounting department stresses the ease of Abacus and has not voiced any concerns with the software or the product support team or the product support process.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

DATABASICS Expense

It costs less. Flexible employees allow you to customize the system to fit your requirements.
Mohammad Hourani, MBA, CMA, CIA, CertIFR | TrustRadius Reviewer

Abacus, by Emburse

I have never used anything like Abacus but I can't imagine a product that offers more value than this does. It allows you to categorize the expense, which will show where we are spending the most money as a company. It keeps a great record of past expenses and the status (if one was not approved, you will see where it says "denied", by whom, and there will usually be a reason provided so that you know how to correct it).
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

DATABASICS Expense

  • Flexibility allows us to speed up the process of reconciling advances.
  • Ability to approve reports by mobile phone allows to speed up the process of posting the expenses.
  • Scanning supporting documents becomes easy as you can use a mobile phone camera and attach it to your report.
Mohammad Hourani, MBA, CMA, CIA, CertIFR | TrustRadius Reviewer

Abacus, by Emburse

  • Makes expenses very transparent and easy to approve. Receipt uploaded, time, who was involved, where (geolocating), and under what category the expense and reimbursement should be pulled from (customer service, sales, product, engineering teams, etc.).
  • No negatives! Other than random bugs, this app worked amazing for our company!
Alexa Terry | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

DATABASICS Expense

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Yes
Entry-level set up fee?
Optional
$4*

* per user

DATABASICS Expense Editions & Modules

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Abacus, by Emburse

General

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

Abacus, by Emburse Editions & Modules

Edition
Abacus$51
  1. Per User per Month
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