BigTime IQ, or simply BigTime, is an integrated time tracking, billing, and task management software especially for professional service providers. It provides a comprehensive set of online tools that enable users to manage employees, projects, and clients efficiently. Data such as timesheets, budgets, tasks and expenses can be linked to effectively monitor the overall real-time status of a project. Reporting, billing, and invoicing are seamless, accurate, and fast.
Features, Benefits, Strengths
- Time Tracking and Expense Tracking – BigTime has customizable timesheets that can show daily or weekly views. It has review and approvals workflow, automatically generates notifications to managers and staffers, and allows manual correction by managers of employee timesheets. Security settings limit project views, and required fields ensure that key information are captured.
- Project Management and Resource Allocation – The time tracking and billing software also includes a budget and task management tool. You can set up tasks per project and assign hourly rates, fees, and expense budgets. It includes a Gantt chart that allows you to create, see, and update project timelines and deliverables.
- Billing and Invoicing, Reporting, Mobile App, Integrations, and more – BigTime has billing and invoicing features that allow you to set flexible billing rates and customizable invoice templates that can include personal logo, address, company colors, etc. You can bill a variety of ways: time and material, multiple fixed fee billing at milestons or percent complete, and others. Reporting tools allow you to easily create and customize reports. Viewing is permissions-based, and exporting tools allow you to export in Excel, Word or PDF format. Mobile apps native for iOS or Android platforms enable you to track time and expenses on the go. Offline functionality allows you to continue working until there’s connection for auto-sync. It also integrates with Salesforce, QuickBooks, Slack, Google Apps SSO, Zapier, and Lacerte. The company also offers professional services and training.
BigTime is an online software to help professional service providers manage their resources and clients with modern and effective tools to make sure you are profitable at the end of the day. It was created by a professional service company to meet its own requirements and challenges. Customers trust the software to help track over $2B in their client fees annually. Also, it recently ranked #6 in G2 Crowd’s Top 50 B2B Tech Companies in the Chicago area, along with companies like ActiveCampaign and Basecamp.