About Kimble

Kimble PSA helps professional service organizations make better decisions, sooner. Global leaders in consulting, software, and hi-tech such as NTT Data, Sage, and Canon use Kimble to optimize resource utilization, profitability, and business scalability. Kimble is the only leading provider focused exclusively on PSA, constantly innovating to improve team collaboration and efficiency around key services processes.

Built to work seamlessly with CRM, Kimble drives predictability, enabling businesses to consistently deliver value to their customers. Model the proposed scope, find the ideal resources, make sure the project stays on track as time is booked against it, and invoice for that work – all in real-time – keeping everyone in sync about what’s happening and what’s going to happen.

Since Kimble is aligned around successful project delivery, so are teams that use it. Where important decisions would typically get caught in bottlenecks, our PSA guides salespeople, resource managers, and project managers to the information they need to take decisive action early.

Pricing starting from:

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  • Free Trial
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Key benefits of Kimble

• Run a proactive business, using Kimble’s diagnostics to drill into factors that are affecting business performance.

• Keep forecasts for possible, probable, and firm work up-to-date.

• View resource supply and demand in interactive views that allow drag-and-drop fulfillment of demand.

• Setup projects during the sales cycle with one click using templates for each type of product sold.

• Ensure deliverable margins using Kimble’s Proposal Modeler, which visualizes the implications of resourcing changes on project cost and revenue in real-time.

• Devolve accountability for project success and profitability to project managers, with Kimble’s Intelligent Insights acting as a guiding hand coaching project managers to make the right decisions.

• Capture time and expense on-the-go using Kimble’s mobile app.

• Ensure accurate billing the first time with invoicing that incorporates approved project data.

• Collaborate with clients in the Kimble Customer Community.

• Unlock unprecedented speed to value with an easy-to-implement cloud solution and one-click integration to Intacct.

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Markets

Austria, Australia, Canada, Switzerland, Germany, United Kingdom, Ireland, New Zealand, United States

Supported Languages

English, German

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Features

Total features of Kimble: 65

  • API
  • Access Controls/Permissions
  • Activity Dashboard
  • Agile Methodologies
  • Alerts/Notifications
  • Approval Process Control
  • Assignment Management
  • Billable Items Tracking
  • Billing & Invoicing
  • Budget Management
  • CRM
  • Calendar Management
  • Capacity Management
  • Client Portal
  • Collaboration Tools
  • Cost-to-Completion Tracking
  • Customisable Reports
  • Customisable Templates
  • Data Import/Export
  • Document Management
  • Drag & Drop
  • File Sharing
  • Forecasting
  • Gantt/Timeline View
  • Invoice Management
  • Issue Management
  • Issue Tracking
  • Kanban Board
  • Milestone Tracking
  • Multiple Projects
  • Percent-Complete Tracking
  • Performance Metrics
  • Portfolio Management
  • Progress Tracking
  • Project Accounting
  • Project Management
  • Project Planning
  • Project Planning/Scheduling
  • Project Templates
  • Project Tracking
  • Project Workflow
  • Projections
  • Proposal Generation
  • Quotes/Estimates
  • Real Time Analytics
  • Real Time Data
  • Real Time Reporting
  • Reporting & Statistics
  • Reporting/Project Tracking
  • Resource Allocation & Planning
  • Resource Management
  • Risk Management
  • Role-Based Permissions
  • Search/Filter
  • Skills Tracking
  • Status Tracking
  • Task Management
  • Task Planning
  • Task Progress Tracking
  • Task Scheduling
  • Third Party Integrations
  • Time & Expense Tracking
  • Timesheet Management
  • Traditional Methodologies
  • Utilisation Reporting

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Reviews

Overall rating

4.0 /5
(22)
Value for Money
3.9/5
Features
4.1/5
Ease of Use
3.3/5
Customer Support
4.1/5

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Peter R.
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  • Industry: Professional Training & Coaching
  • Company size: 2-10 Employees
  • Used Daily for 2+ years
  • Review Source

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  • Value for Money
  • Ease of Use
  • Customer Support
  • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

End-to-End Solution

Reviewed on 24/9/2018

Implementing Kimble helped us with Resource Planning, Revenue Visibility and Forecasting, Increased...

Implementing Kimble helped us with Resource Planning, Revenue Visibility and Forecasting, Increased Utilization, Time Capture. As a small services company, it forced us to really step up our game. But that's what's needed to grow...and not lose sleep due to guessing at resource availability, and also revenue/cost/margin projections.

Pros

Kimble lets you create templates for how you sell and deliver your services. You begin using it during the selling phase. Who will be your resources? What skills do they need? When will those resources be scheduled? The process follows all the way from the original proposal, through delivery, time and utilization tracking, and on through to invoicing. The unique thing about Kimble is that it's forward looking and forward planning.

The goal of any consulting company, and how Kimble is designed, is to reduce bench time and feel confident in taking on and planning delivery of products down the road. And as you do all that within Kimble you'll have a forward-looking financial picture as well. For us it's all about balancing the supply and demand. All project time, revenue, and costs for a project are mapped out for as far forward as your projecting. Usually you have extra FTEs doing just that work.

Take the time to do a proper implementation, and you'll need to dedicate plenty of time to testing all your use cases. There is a lot of knowledge transfer that has to happen, and we've had to resist the urge to rush through the implementation.

Cons

Not a dislike, but know that this is a tool to manage your business, and as such you'll want your delivery managers using it daily. You've got to engage with this product and it's process. If you don't, then it's just backward-looking time entry. Since you're reading this review I'm guessing you've had enough of that.

Michael C.
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  • Industry: Information Technology & Services
  • Company size: 11-50 Employees
  • Used Daily for 2+ years
  • Review Source

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  • Value for Money
  • Ease of Use
  • Customer Support
  • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

Kimble has been the best PSA tool that I've used

Reviewed on 10/2/2021

We are going on something like 7 or 8 years of running Kimble PSA. We're happy that they have...

We are going on something like 7 or 8 years of running Kimble PSA. We're happy that they have expanded functionality into more parts of our business. It's been hard to keep up with their innovations.

Pros

Implementing Kimble has provided us with many out of the box best practices. Time tracking is easy enough to us for consultants but the integrated system provides us with the operational flexibility to engage in so many different way as more importantly understand the financials behind

Cons

We initially were attracted to Kimble because of its integration with SFDC overtime we have found the salesforce experience to be sluggish and bloated.

Alternatives Considered

Harvest

Reasons for Choosing Kimble

Cost, Integration, Performance.

Switched From

Harvest and NetSuite

Reasons for Switching to Kimble

At the time, Harvest had no forecasting capabilities.
David S.
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  • Industry: Computer Networking
  • Company size: 2-10 Employees
  • Used Weekly for 2+ years
  • Review Source

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  • Ease of Use
  • Likelihood to recommend 8.0 /10

Kimble has improved our bottom line

Reviewed on 17/11/2021

Improved our business bottom line after transitioning from PlanView

Improved our business bottom line after transitioning from PlanView

Pros

Ease of use, web-based. Also customer support is generally very good.

Cons

Some of the features, e.g. entiring "personal time off", are not intuitive. "Time Off" actually means "Project Time Off" and not "Vacation".

Tom A.
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  • Industry: Management Consulting
  • Company size: 2-10 Employees
  • Used Daily for 2+ years
  • Review Source

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  • Value for Money
  • Ease of Use
  • Customer Support
  • Likelihood to recommend 3.0 /10

Considered view of a relatively new user

Reviewed on 7/4/2020

Our account managers are really helpful and we are slowly (after some years) getting reliable MI...

Our account managers are really helpful and we are slowly (after some years) getting reliable MI out of the system. However, the licensing costs are crazy and we are paying for far more than we use.

Pros

Using Kimble has enabled us to ensure everyone is working accurately under contract, can self bill and be paid easily.

There are also lots of features for reporting and creating your own, bespoke, reports if you have people that can do such things.

The phone app is better now and works well.

The customer service people are always very willing to help and clearly try to resolve issues.

Cons

I have nothing to compare against so some of these issues may be industry-wide, however:
- It is not an intuitive system either as a user or as an administrator. For a SME, we don't tend to have people working full time on the system and so, unless you use it consistently, it is easy to forget odd conventions that lead you in a wrong direction.
- It is too big for what we need. There are so many options, it is bewildering and I do wonder if a paired back 'lite' version at a more reasonable price would help.
- The pricing is terrible. Having to buy packs of licenses is out-of-date and, in the current climate, being told we have no options to spread an annual payment across 12 months means Kimble itself is now on our corporate risk register (the only option offered was a 6 month split but with a 6% premium added because of the tie-in with Salesforce. In the days of pay-as-you-go, this is outdated and unfair.

Verified Reviewer
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  • Industry: Computer Software
  • Company size: 5,001-10,000 Employees
  • Used Daily for 6-12 months
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  • Ease of Use
  • Likelihood to recommend 7.0 /10

Very useful for project management collaboration

Reviewed on 11/11/2021

Pros

This is a great tool for project management collaboration. You can control your project tasks, resources, PnL and also time tracking.

Cons

It’s not easy to use and requires advanced training

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Kimble has the following typical customers:

2-10, 11-50, 51-200, 201-500, 501-1,000, 1,001+

Kimble supports the following languages:

English, German

Kimble supports the following devices:

Android (Mobile), iPhone (Mobile), iPad (Mobile)

Kimble integrates with the following applications:

MYOB Advanced, MYOB Business, QuickBooks Online Advanced, Quickbooks Online, SAP Concur, Sage Intacct, Salesforce Sales Cloud, Xero

Kimble offers the following support options:

Email/Help Desk, FAQs/Forum, Knowledge Base, Phone Support, 24/7 (Live rep), Chat

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