Data Quadrant Awards 2019

Accounting Software


SoftwareReviews names FreshBooks, Passport Business Accounting Software, Zoho Books, Accounting Seed, Sage Intacct, Inc., and AccountMate ERP Solutions as Accounting Software Data Quadrant Award Winners.


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Accounting Software

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Accounting Software Data Quadrant

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Software Experience

When distilled down, the software experience is shaped by both the experience with the software and the relationship with the vendor. Evaluating enterprise software along these two dimensions provides a comprehensive understanding of the product and helps identify vendors that can deliver on both.

Product Features and Satisfaction

The satisfaction is captured in the overall satisfaction score, which is driven by the likelihood of users to recommend the software, combined with user satisfaction across top product features.

Vendor Experience and Capabilities

The vendor relationship is calculated in a weighted average of the satisfaction scores tied to vendor capabilities (e.g. software implementation, training, customer support, product roadmap) as well as emotional response ratings toward the vendor (e.g. trustworthy, respectful, fair).

Gold Medalists


FreshBooks

FreshBooks

Create a new invoice using FreshBooks and have tracking and data entry done for you.

8.8

Composite
Score

Composite
Score

+95

Emotional
Footprint

Emotional
Footprint

88%

Likeliness to
Recommend

Likeliness
to Recommend

Badge Winner
39Reviews

Passport Software Inc.

Passport Business Accounting Software

Passport Business Solutions is an integrated software solution designed to help small to medium-sized business owners save time, increase efficiency, and gain greater control over their operations and profitability.

8.5

Composite
Score

Composite
Score

+94

Emotional
Footprint

Emotional
Footprint

80%

Likeliness to
Recommend

Likeliness
to Recommend

Badge Winner
13Reviews

Accounting Seed

Accounting Seed

Accounting Seed is a full accrual accounting application powered by Salesforce. Our application tracks financial data through the entire business lifecycle; from marketing, project implementation, product sales, back office accounting, to producing financial statements designed by you. It is the complete finance solution.

8.5

Composite
Score

Composite
Score

+89

Emotional
Footprint

Emotional
Footprint

90%

Likeliness to
Recommend

Likeliness
to Recommend

Badge Winner
12Reviews

Sage

Sage Intacct, Inc.

Sage Intacct helps CFO’s access integrated management and financial reports across their business entities—in minutes not days—to grow and drive their business. Sage Intacct is the AICPA preferred Financial Management Solution that allows your growing mid-sized business to go further, faster with the core financials you need to automate your most important processes, reduce your reliance on spreadsheets, and give you greater visibility into your business performance.

8.2

Composite
Score

Composite
Score

+86

Emotional
Footprint

Emotional
Footprint

85%

Likeliness to
Recommend

Likeliness
to Recommend

Badge Winner
22Reviews

AccountMate

AccountMate ERP Solutions

AccountMate has provided customers with powerful and flexible accounting and business management software that meets the exact needs of their businesses.

8.2

Composite
Score

Composite
Score

+82

Emotional
Footprint

Emotional
Footprint

79%

Likeliness to
Recommend

Likeliness
to Recommend

Badge Winner
10Reviews

Zoho

Zoho Books

Zoho Books is an intuitive accounting software designed for small businesses to manage their finances and to stay on top of their cash flow.

8.1

Composite
Score

Composite
Score

+88

Emotional
Footprint

Emotional
Footprint

81%

Likeliness to
Recommend

Likeliness
to Recommend

Badge Winner
23Reviews

Vendor Capability Awards


Availability and Quality of Training

AccountMate ERP Solutions

Badge Winner

Breadth of Features

FreshBooks

Badge Winner

Business Value Created

FreshBooks

Badge Winner

Ease of Customization

Passport Business Accounting Software

Badge Winner

Ease of Data Integration

FreshBooks

Badge Winner

Ease of IT Administration

AccountMate ERP Solutions

Badge Winner

Ease of Implementation

FreshBooks

Badge Winner

Product Strategy and Rate of Improvement

Accounting Seed

Badge Winner

Quality of Features

FreshBooks

Badge Winner

Usability and Intuitiveness

AccountMate ERP Solutions

Badge Winner

Vendor Support

Accounting Seed

Badge Winner

Vendor Capability Awards


Availability and Quality of Training

AccountMate ERP Solutions


Breadth of Features

FreshBooks


Business Value Created

FreshBooks


Ease of Customization

Passport Business Accounting Software


Ease of Data Integration

FreshBooks


Ease of IT Administration

AccountMate ERP Solutions


Ease of Implementation

FreshBooks


Product Strategy and Rate of Improvement

Accounting Seed


Quality of Features

FreshBooks


Usability and Intuitiveness

AccountMate ERP Solutions


Vendor Support

Accounting Seed


Other Evaluated Vendors


Intuit, Inc.

Quickbooks Online

Freedom to work across all your devices. Access QuickBooks from PC, Mac, smartphone, and tablet.

8.0

Composite
Score

Composite
Score

+79

Emotional
Footprint

Emotional
Footprint

84%

Likeliness to
Recommend

Likeliness
to Recommend

20Reviews

Microsoft

Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations

Optimize your financials and operations to drive growth and make real-time, data-driven decisions at global scale—all with an intelligent, modern business application.

7.9

Composite
Score

Composite
Score

+80

Emotional
Footprint

Emotional
Footprint

81%

Likeliness to
Recommend

Likeliness
to Recommend

60Reviews

Intuit, Inc.

Quickbooks Desktop

Get organized and grow your business with QuickBooks Desktop.

7.7

Composite
Score

Composite
Score

+73

Emotional
Footprint

Emotional
Footprint

79%

Likeliness to
Recommend

Likeliness
to Recommend

14Reviews

Deltek

Deltek Ajera

Ajera integrated accounting and project management software is geared towards A&E firms that want to grow their business, increase profitability and position themselves for long-term flexibility.

7.5

Composite
Score

Composite
Score

+74

Emotional
Footprint

Emotional
Footprint

76%

Likeliness to
Recommend

Likeliness
to Recommend

14Reviews

Oracle

Oracle PeopleSoft

Oracle's PeopleSoft Financial Management reduces costs by automating, centralizing, and standardizing global transactional processes. Manage risk and reduce compliance costs with end-to-end processes for governance, risk, and compliance. Make the right investments in the business with integrated performance management and business intelligence.

7.3

Composite
Score

Composite
Score

+73

Emotional
Footprint

Emotional
Footprint

73%

Likeliness to
Recommend

Likeliness
to Recommend

83Reviews

Infor

Infor ERP Solutions

Infor ERP solutions (Lawson, M3, LN, LX, Addage, Syteline) deliver functionality and usability specifically for the manufacturing and distribution industries. Refined and proven through decades of use by more than 70,000 customers in 200+ countries and territories, Infor ERP minimizes costly customizations and lets you work smarter and faster.

7.3

Composite
Score

Composite
Score

+75

Emotional
Footprint

Emotional
Footprint

76%

Likeliness to
Recommend

Likeliness
to Recommend

16Reviews

Workday, Inc.

Workday Financial Management

Workday Financial Management goes beyond the basics of accounting and focuses on speed, agility, cost, and insights. These unified applications include a full range of finance and accounting capabilities, real-time business insights, and fully auditable process management.

7.0

Composite
Score

Composite
Score

+66

Emotional
Footprint

Emotional
Footprint

72%

Likeliness to
Recommend

Likeliness
to Recommend

30Reviews

NetSuite

Netsuite Accounting

NetSuite cloud financials and accounting software helps finance leaders design, transform and streamline their processes and operations. NetSuite seamlessly couples core finance and accounting functions with strong compliance management, which improves business performance and increases financial close efficiency while reducing back-office costs

6.4

Composite
Score

Composite
Score

+57

Emotional
Footprint

Emotional
Footprint

67%

Likeliness to
Recommend

Likeliness
to Recommend

10Reviews

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