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Puntos a favor:

Overall the experience is good, however the accounting module should be improved in order to be more user friendly.

Contras:

Early on we had a difficult time understanding the vendor bill workflow.

Valoraciones de BQE CORE Suite

Evaluación media

Facilidad de uso
4.3
Atención al cliente
4.6
Funcionalidades
4.4
Relación calidad-precio
4.5

Probabilidad de recomendación

8.7/10

BQE CORE Suite tiene una valoración global de 4.5 estrellas sobre 5 según las 750 opiniones de usuarios de Capterra.

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Andrew
Andrew
Managing Partner en EE. UU.
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Arquitectura y planificación, 2-10 empleados
Ha utilizado el software durante: Más de dos años
Fuente de la reseña

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Yep, there is a feature for that!

5.0 el año pasado

Comentarios: Good. Invoicing and time entry in the program fit our needs. There are always more features that we discover when we need more from CORE.

Puntos a favor:

The program is cloud based which keeps us current. Most of the time when I have specific report, feature, or activity that I want, I can find what I need quickly. As with many programs, CORE does more than my office utilizes it for. Invoicing and time entry are usually smooth processes.

Contras:

We migrated from ArchiOffice and feel that the way contacts are managed in CORE is utterly useless. We've abandoned it in favor of a piecemeal assortment of Office 365 and Mac built-in programs.The structure of projects is also something that can be improved. When a project transforms from hourly to percentage or adds phases, CORE has some flexibility but there are troublesome aspect such as migrating time from a single phase project to ensure it can be captured in invoices.

Steven
Steven
Accounting Assistant en EE. UU.
Usuario de Linkedin verificado
Seguros, 51-200 empleados
Ha utilizado el software durante: 1-5 meses
Fuente de la reseña

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CORE is a real time saver !

5.0 hace 2 años

Comentarios: Implementation took longer than expected but has proved worth the extra time to get it right.

Puntos a favor:

Using CORE to invoice our clients has freed up so much of my time I'm afraid I could have streamlined myself out of a job. Billing previews that used to take days are now done in hours. The time to create invoices and submit them for approval takes about 25% of the time before CORE. Easy to learn and a breeze to use.

Contras:

ORE is a very complex software system to set up, but once we worked out all of the nuances and specifications, this software rocks!

kevin
Field Inspector en EE. UU.
Construcción, 11-50 empleados
Ha utilizado el software durante: Más de un año
Fuente de la reseña

BQE Core Review

5.0 el mes pasado Nuevo

Comentarios: Overall satisfied with BQE, easily can get my time cards done on a daily basis.

Puntos a favor:

Ease of use & the incredible visibility of time spent.

Contras:

Slight lag at times but usually it will come and go.

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Arquitectura y planificación, 11-50 empleados
Ha utilizado el software durante: 6-12 meses
Fuente de la reseña

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Software has issues, but their customer support is pretty good

2.0 hace 10 meses

Comentarios: In theory, I like all of the features that core has to offer, however, when the features don't work the way they're supposed to it becomes a bit of a nightmare to use. It has a lot of bugs, crashes often and in general is just not very user friendly.

Puntos a favor:

I like the expense management feature for employee reimbursement and client billing purposes. I also liked the accounting feature that allows you to bill expenses straight from the Cloudfeeds. I also really liked their customer support. They have a solid team on standby for customer support. I would often get the same person when I called. They are super friendly and know how to navigate the software.

Contras:

It's time consuming to use - it's so slow and there are a lot of features that bug out and simply don't work the way they're supposed to, so I spend a lot of time navigating all of that, which is a bummer.

Angela
Office Manager en EE. UU.
Arquitectura y planificación, 11-50 empleados
Ha utilizado el software durante: 6-12 meses
Fuente de la reseña

Still learning BUT working well for our firm

4.0 hace 3 meses

Puntos a favor:

Ease of creating new projects with various templates & phases, option to assign fee schedules and invoicing

Contras:

The platform runs slow and you have to constantly scroll. Great reporting options; however, could use improvement by allowing more customization on templates (removing fields, adding fields, etc...)

Melissa
Melissa
Manager en EE. UU.
Usuario de Linkedin verificado
Arquitectura y planificación, 2-10 empleados
Ha utilizado el software durante: 6-12 meses
Fuente de la reseña

Alternativas consideradas:

Great software for a small firm

5.0 el año pasado

Comentarios: We went from no project management system and manual accounting. This has improved our productivity and improved profits.

Puntos a favor:

Setup was very easy, the support was great at each step. It is the most cost effective for a small firm. At any time I can call or email a question and get a quick response. They are constantly updating and improving the system.

Contras:

Updates sometimes cause lags the system, but if you sign up for updates they will let you know when they are doing them.

Mirna
Project Administrator en EE. UU.
Ingeniería civil, 51-200 empleados
Ha utilizado el software durante: 1-5 meses
Fuente de la reseña

New product for us - Really like it so far

5.0 hace 7 meses

Comentarios: I would definitely recommend Core to others. You have to learn the product first but once you do, it's very helpful.

Puntos a favor:

The reports we are able to run are extremely useful to us. You can see how each project is doing super easily.

Contras:

At first it was a little hard to use but only because we were used to another program. Now that we use it every day, it's become very helpful.

Fran
Architecture and Project Management Depts. Manager en EE. UU.
Propiedad inmobiliaria, 201-500 empleados
Ha utilizado el software durante: Más de un año
Fuente de la reseña

BQE Core met our needs.

4.0 el mes pasado Nuevo

Comentarios: BQE Core was easy to transition to with very little complications. It's features are very flexible and work. I learn more about it's capabilities every week.

Puntos a favor:

BQE Core is very flexible in how you can allow employees to track their time and decide if it is billable or not.

Contras:

It has many features that we do not use but I can see how other companies would appreciate the additional functions.

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Tecnología y servicios de la información, 11-50 empleados
Ha utilizado el software durante: Más de un año
Fuente de la reseña

Effective Time & Expense Mgmt.

5.0 el mes pasado Nuevo

Puntos a favor:

Ability to address different bill rates across account base and properly generate invoices and cost accounting. Very good Customer Service. Simple to understand when onboarding new users.

Contras:

Can experience an occasional performance issue...usually short in duration

Richard
Draftsman en Canadá
Diseño, 11-50 empleados
Ha utilizado el software durante: Más de un año
Fuente de la reseña

Core review

5.0 el mes pasado Nuevo

Puntos a favor:

Ease of use and compatibility with our work.

Contras:

Not sure I have used all the functionality yet, there may be something but haven't found it yet

Felice
Office Manager en EE. UU.
Arquitectura y planificación, 2-10 empleados
Ha utilizado el software durante: Más de dos años
Fuente de la reseña

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BQE Core Review Dec 2022

4.0 hace 2 años

Comentarios: This software does take some time and effort to learn, but as with everything you get out of it what you put into it. You need to take the time to both learn and enter data so that you get accurate results.

Puntos a favor:

The customer service is outstanding and available 24-7. The software itself is easy to use as long as you put the time in to learn what it can do. Reports are great and very customizable and if you cannot find what you need there is an option to reach out for a custom report for a fee. Time entry is extremely easy to do whether you are in the office or on the go.

Contras:

Invoices when in draft mode cannot only have some changes made to them, whereas other PM software I have used lets you update more whilst in this mode. Also we started using the accounting feature and the bank feed updates are still not working

Melidee
Accounting Manager en EE. UU.
Ingeniería civil, 11-50 empleados
Ha utilizado el software durante: Más de un año
Fuente de la reseña

Great invoicing platform for Time Based Civil Engineering

3.0 hace 5 meses

Puntos a favor:

Time tracking; overall look of the invoices; tracking payments

Contras:

Needs to improve features like adding email to each project; being able to make notes only visible to us on an invoice; seeing payment dates while looking at invoice (this takes several steps by going to the project tab); CORE can be slow and I find I have to enter 2-3 times before it will respond (Server issue?); Being able to create our own "template" for what assignments need to be used when creating a project and there's more not specified here.

Irma
Office Manager en EE. UU.
Arquitectura y planificación, 11-50 empleados
Ha utilizado el software durante: Más de dos años
Fuente de la reseña

Alternativas consideradas:

BQE - We rely it!

5.0 hace 2 años

Comentarios: No issues to write about, just as mentioned it is a bit to maneuver, but overall experience is positive.

Puntos a favor:

Honestly, the support from the support team if there is a problem, has been key to rating the software.

Contras:

Sometimes the software is a bit tricky to maneuver, but as mentioned the support team is great.

John
President en Noruega
Ingeniería civil, 2-10 empleados
Ha utilizado el software durante: Más de dos años
Fuente de la reseña

I am happy to say that I took a leap of faith in upgrading my office to BQE

5.0 hace 4 años

Comentarios: Prior to using BQE software I used Wind-2 and SEMA4 which are costly programs. I was not a newbie to using project management software when implementing BQE. My greatest frustration in using those legacy programs was that they did not have any flexibility in them that allowed me to update or “correct” erroneous entries into the system database without having the data reprogrammed in some way by the vendor. Support for BQE can assist making changes on the fly if need be and hopefully will continue to support the services industry in the future. I have witnessed the mission of BQE to continue to improve the software and support for its users. I am happy to say that I took a leap of faith in upgrading my office to BQE and have not been disappointed.

Puntos a favor:

SIMPLICITY – it is an easy transition from paper time sheets in a format that employees can easily understand. Employee time entries can add memos that are invaluable to explain charges to clients or counsel employees on their activities. FLEXIBILITY – Some projects require slightly different reporting/invoicing formats to fit the client’s needs. BQE support assists with accomplishing just that at a reasonable cost. SUPPORT – Over these years, issues in understanding inputs or reporting have been addressed in real-time, on-line, to help maintain operation schedules for billing and reporting. REPORTS – Both summary and detailed reports are available that can include memos to help clarify time and expenses. One can look at a project from different facets based on a manager’s needs.

Contras:

Some of the labor reporting modules need to be reviewed that use an integer formatted numbers that round off and be updated to use an accounting formatted number with 2 decimal places. My accounting department uses two report for payroll that use incorrect time (rounding up) instead of an exact job time/cost figure. I have to review and have them update to the corrected time values each time.

Eury
Billing Specialist en EE. UU.
Consultoría de gestión
Ha utilizado el software durante: Más de dos años
Fuente de la reseña
Fuente: SoftwareAdvice

My BQE Experience

4.5 hace 8 años

Puntos a favor:

I like that BQE is user friendly and makes it possible for the entire company to enter their own time and expenses anywhere, anytime. I like that when there are updates to the system, users are informed. I really like that everything entered through the mobile app sinks right away into BQE. The technical support customer services is great. Even when someone is not sure of the answer, they research and get back to you. The support group is dedicated, knowledgeable and professional. Lenny is the best.

Contras:

I do not like that all reports are Word documents. With data, it is impossible to sort and filter when looking for information. It would also be easy if questions/answers could be given directly in BQE prior to invoicing instead of having to print each pre-bill and send to managers for approval and then enter their answer back in BQE. The system allows write up/down of billable hours but you cannot run an accurate report of the amounts that were written up/down (I think in BQE it includes non billable hours). I keep track of mine on an Excel spreadsheet and it would be nice if I did not need to have an additional spreadsheet. It would make more sense if each field that is populated in all categories could be use for reporting purposes. For example, if running a list of client, it would be good if we could choose what fields we want to see on the report for each client (like contact person, email address, industry...). Sometimes, I have to run three reports to get the information that I compile in one Excel spreadsheet. Maybe I do not have this information, but the only way to access report customization is via email. It would be nice to have a support line for easy questions regarding a new report.

Dale
Owner / Architect
Arquitectura y planificación, 2-10 empleados
Ha utilizado el software durante: Más de dos años
Fuente de la reseña
Fuente: SoftwareAdvice

Great tool for the Architect's office

4.0 hace 7 años

Comentarios: Overall, this is a good office management tool for the architect. We have used it for the past 10 years and find it invaluable in all we do in managing projects and running the business.

Puntos a favor:

The product is great for the management of a project from time and expense reports to document management. It also manages the office contacts and calendar of events for all the employees. It will give you in real time if you are making or losing money on a project. It tracks and creates invoicing for all project clients. If you use QuickBooks, it is integrated directly with that software for complete accounting management. It is a great tool for Architects in that it is formatted for what we do (tasks and phasing of projects). If you have internet connection, you can get access to this program while on the road,

Contras:

When opening up project file, it takes 2 or 3 clicks to open up a file, such as Word, PDF and AutoCAD. Very, Very frustrating. Many of my employees do not use is function and simply use Window file manager to open and move files. We should not have to do this. It uses Java in the background for some of its operations, and I am not a fan of Java... it is always updating. Updating of the software is somewhat difficult for the person not a computer nerd.

Jaydra
President, Investigator en EE. UU.
Contabilidad, 2-10 empleados
Ha utilizado el software durante: 1-5 meses
Fuente de la reseña
Fuente: SoftwareAdvice

Great product! Practical, customizable, and good value for the money.

5.0 hace 5 años

Comentarios: This product saves me time and keeps all my cases organized so I never miss important deadlines or follow-up tasks. Well worth the money.

Puntos a favor:

1) It has a nice look and it's easy to use because it is organized in an intuitive manner. 2) It is also incredibly customizable. There are so many ways to filter reports and adjust who sees which reports and when, it kind of blows my mind. I have done so many things to customize this software to my firm's needs and I still feel like I've just scratched the surface. This also means it will continue to be useful as my firm grows, which is incredibly valuable. 3) It's a cloud-based software, which means I never have to worry about installing the latest updates. It's also an extra bonus layer of data security because the data is not housed on my local in-office server. 4) Tracking time is easy, and once hours have been billed to the client they are marked in the system (this may seem like a pretty basic feature, but it was surprisingly difficult to find in a case management software). 5) It talks to QuickBooks online, and it's easy to transfer data. It saves a lot of time to transfer invoice and other data from the project management software directly into my accounting system. 6) The customer service and follow-up support is great. I was walked through the initial implementation, which got me up and running almost immediately - very little work time invested in the implementation. After using the software for a few weeks, I scheduled a one-on-one training session with a BQE trainer to get all my firm-specific questions answered which was great.

Contras:

My only (minor) complaint is that it does not yet also function as a CRM. I hope they add this feature because I'm looking forward to incorporating that data and function into the same system as my case management.

Scott
CEO en EE. UU.
Software informático, 2-10 empleados
Ha utilizado el software durante: 6-12 meses
Fuente de la reseña

The logic/use process seems to flow very well

5.0 hace 5 años

Comentarios: The logic/use process seems to flow very well. The QuickBooks integration is very stable and makes sense once you understand it. The user interface looks nice, is operationally smooth and is very responsive both in design and speed.

Puntos a favor:

Overall, very good. There was a learning curve, as with all software, but it makes sense once you figure it out. There are lots of connectors/features so knowing what you need is a big part of this. Support has been very good. They methodically think through processes and help with issues, configuration settings, or bugs (which I recently filed and it will already be fixed by the weekend). The software appears to do what I need it do (Project/Time/Expense Management) and may also be our replacement for QuickBooks once we get the processes figured out. The cost seems to be fair and it’s Tiered Usage based on user needs was great and something competitors didn’t offer very well. We look forward to continue to use the product

Contras:

Its big and complicated. I would spend time investing in documentation on what things really do for the back-end. For example: The QuickBooks integration is great, but finding out what actually happens is confusing. I had to set up small tests to figure out that “activities” really mean “services” in QuickBooks and you can have select what records have to sync… documentation (very technical) is very good for people like me!

Respuesta de BQE Software

hace 5 años

Hi Scott thank you so much for your review of Core, we strive to be cost-effective and provide a sleek user experience.

Louis
Quality Control Manager en EE. UU.
Ingeniería civil, 11-50 empleados
Ha utilizado el software durante: Más de un año
Fuente de la reseña

Our experience with BQE Core has been incredibly great!

5.0 hace 4 años

Comentarios: Overall our experience with the product and people supporting it has been incredibly great. All along our journey of selection process and then on-boarding and finally day to day support we need has been a wonderful experience. The easy setup of projects using templates and option to assign bill rates by projects using fee schedules has finally reduced the steps and workload.

Puntos a favor:

We were struggling with using many software applications to run our business. With Core we everything is in one software from tracking time, expense reporting, billing and project tracking. Our project managers have real-time project progress on a wide variety of reports and the best part is they can customize dashboards to fit their needs. Rest of the management team has easy access to the information using the scheduled reports without even logging into Core. We really love the automation.

Contras:

Early on we had a difficult time understanding the vendor bill workflow.

Teddy
Senior Engineer at Engineering en Canadá
Investigación, 1,001-5,000 empleados
Ha utilizado el software durante: 6-12 meses
Fuente de la reseña

Review on BQE CORE Suite

5.0 el año pasado

Comentarios: In conclusion, I would highly recommend BQE CORE Suite to any architecture firm looking to streamline their operations. The software is packed with useful features and has greatly helped our firm become more organized and efficient. The CRM and HR features are particularly impressive, allowing us to easily keep track of our clients and team members. The initial setup and learning process was a bit challenging, but with the help of the support team, we were able to overcome it. Overall, BQE CORE Suite has been a valuable addition to our firm.

Puntos a favor:

BQE CORE Suite has been a valuable asset for our architecture firm. The integration of front and back office operations through this software has made managing projects, tracking time and expenses, handling invoicing and electronic payments much more efficient. The CRM and HR features are incredibly robust and allows us to keep our clients and team members organized and informed. Thanks to BQE CORE our profitability and project efficiency has seen a significant boost.

Contras:

The only downside to BQE CORE Suite is the initial setup and learning process. It took some time for our team to fully understand and utilize all of the features, but once we got the hang of it, we found the software to be very user-friendly and easy to navigate. The support team was helpful in guiding us through the process, and it was well worth the effort.

Lori
Director of Finances & Administration en Suecia
Ingeniería civil, 51-200 empleados
Ha utilizado el software durante: Más de un año
Fuente de la reseña

Slowly getting there

5.0 hace 4 años

Puntos a favor:

What we like the most about Core is the way everything is integrated in one application instead of using standalone apps that do not talk to each other. The ease of pulling up the needed date is definitely helpful. I have liked how some of my suggestions to Core ideas have been implemented. If more of these could be fixed and added to the software, the use of the software would be more efficient and effective.

Contras:

Although, BQE is working on a payroll module and i have to use a a separate payroll software to process payroll. On projects when you assign a group it doesn't let you assign to all phases and this feature addition would be great.

Christine
Accountant en EE. UU.
Ingeniería civil, 11-50 empleados
Ha utilizado el software durante: 6-12 meses
Fuente de la reseña

Easy to use interface, with some room for improvement.

4.0 el año pasado

Comentarios: We've had our hiccups from the start when we decided to migrate from Billquick. The communication has been severely lacking from the start. Several data issues which have still be unresolved, and functionality that varied from BillQuick that we've had to adapt to, even though we were assured that everything that was in BillQuick would be part of CORE. The most significant issue we have though is response time and communication when there is a reported issue or problem. Customer service is readily available to address a new issue, but the resolution is poor.

Puntos a favor:

Cloud-based, project performance data, reporting options.

Contras:

We migrated from BQE's Billquick software. There were elements of the migration that went well, and some that did not. It's been over 6 months since migration and I'm still waiting on data issues to be repaired and issues to be resolved.

Bob
Controller en EE. UU.
Ingeniería industrial o mecánica, 11-50 empleados
Ha utilizado el software durante: 6-12 meses
Fuente de la reseña
Fuente: SoftwareAdvice

9 months into our migration to this new software and still not willing to cut the cord from our current accounting software

1.0 hace 6 años

Comentarios: If you are a single division company the migration to this process may be an easier process. But for our seven division business, making the move to BQE has been nothing less than a nightmare. Way more time spent than I expected (which is compounded by the fact that it is time I don't have). The fact that BQE is California based, effects their customer support efforts to those on the east coast ...at least in my experience it has. Be sure to spend a lot of time testing the software before you buy...I made the mistake of buying it based on their sales communications (which you be offered a lot of deals and promotions of the bells and whistles the software has)..I find that it is not easy to use and have found that my clerical support flat out hate using versus our current, more intuitive accounting software.

Puntos a favor:

It's easy to get sold on it's capabilities and functionality. Real time dashboards and remote access to timesheets via any electronic device are very nice touches.

Contras:

Despite being told it would be an easy transition, it has not been the case. Software is not nearly as intuitive as current software (QB), for my needs had to buy a report writing software (SAP) which also requires training. First time through with data conversion on four of our company files, two came back incomplete and wrong, one came back with our project structure flipped upside down, and we never got back the fourth file which may be because it was for a Canadian entity and despite being told they know how to handle the tax issues faced in Canada, we did not have that confidence in them, and we have yet to see the first run through of the data conversion three months after uploading the file. Customer support is also not as responsive as I'd like and I would say working with them is just another negative issue

Heather
Office Manager en EE. UU.
Arquitectura y planificación, 11-50 empleados
Ha utilizado el software durante: 6-12 meses
Fuente de la reseña

The automation with the cloud feed is great for accounting

5.0 hace 3 años

Comentarios: I just love it. Your support, training, sales people are all really helpful.

Puntos a favor:

All of it - we came from a paper, Excel, Filemaker Pro, Timeslips, Quickbooks mess. The automation with the cloud feed is great for accounting. The ePayment option is something I just set up for our company and am looking forward to having clients take advantage of, the project management module helps us track our time and expenses in the project in ways that we could not before. For the first time in our 45 year company history we have a company budget for this year. While I am still learning and looking at how our company can best utilize CORE in all areas, we are definitely benefitting from using it. It has made tracking unpaid invoices much easier, thus making it easier to follow up with clients who we need to receive payment from. We now have a payables system to use, instead of a paper file. I could go on..

Contras:

For a small business, where many approval steps aren't really as necessary, some of these steps become a bit cumbersome. That being said, it does force me to look at the data people are entering and perhaps correct it before things get out of hand too far down the line.

Bhikhu
Accounting Manager en Canadá
Salud, bienestar y deporte, 51-200 empleados
Ha utilizado el software durante: Más de dos años
Fuente de la reseña

Alternativas consideradas:

BQE review notes

5.0 el año pasado

Comentarios: Nice

Puntos a favor:

User interface is good and it is also good that data is on cloud

Contras:

Slow and always buffering, too much time for processing