• Feb 15,2018

We’ve added several new article series to the Knowledge Base that discuss the four “field value” categories in BigTime. In each category, you can add values that populate in picklists throughout the BigTime environment.

These values, when selected, provide more detail about your staffers and projects. For example, your staffer Joe will select a “category” value, like consulting, when filling out his timesheet to describe the type of work he did. Then, run reports on the values you create. You can discover which department, sales or engineering, costs you

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  • Feb 13,2018

Brian Saunders, CEO of BigTime Software, was quoted in a Workforce Magazine article about improving productivity in people-based firms.

The article focuses on the changing nature of professional work: away from “fee for time” and 9-to-5 hours and toward knowledge workers who may shift from “off” to “working” at any hour of the day or night and value-based billing.

Saunders’s answer to whether fee for time is a thing of the past? “It’s not about watching the clock,” he said, “but logging specific duties.” Since BigTime focuses exclusively on consulting

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  • Feb 09,2018

You asked, and we delivered. This release includes a host of features and fixes that are bound to make your BigTime experience easier, better, and more customizable.

In this blog post, we’ll highlight the changes and additions you can expect:

  • Allocate hours by week in resource allocation,
  • Shift hour allocations in resource allocation,
  • Hide personal time and/or expense in “review and approvals,”
  • Hide the “remove/replace receipt” button for submitted expenses,
  • Approve service fee expenses automatically,
  • Enter a payment from the invoice dashboard,
  • Bulk post invoices to QuickBooks,
  • Import payments
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  • Feb 08,2018

As a consulting firm grows, it’s not enough to manage successful projects. To minimize bench time and grow profitably, firms need to dovetail successful projects together and keep an eye on projected costs/revenues so they can stay ahead of the staffing curve.

You can think of resource allocation as “budgeting 201.” So if your firm isn’t already tracking budgets and assignments, then resource allocation is probably beyond your requirements. But, if you’re on top of project budgets and already tracking teams and assignments, then resource allocation might

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  • Feb 06,2018

You’ll benefit from our webinars, whether you’re a new BigTime customer or an existing one who needs a little help with a BigTime feature. Our webinars, which are free and take place weekly, are led by an expert from our Customer Success department.

Schedule your place in a live webinar session to learn about the following topics:

  • Project management,
  • Invoicing, or
  • Reporting.

Each webinar takes you through a specific BigTime function, showing you how to access and use it step-by-step. You’ll also learn about common mistakes and how

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