Deltek Ajera

3.6
Overall rating
Reviews

3.6
Overall rating
Reviews

About Deltek Ajera

Deltek Ajera is an integrated accounting and project management solution built for architecture and engineering (A/E) firms. It is suitable for small to mid-size firms seeking an industry-tailored solution to improve project level profitability, staff utilization and visibility. Deltek Ajera provides real-time information through dashboards. Principals have access to project and company financial reports for immediate visibility on firm and project profitability. This solution gives project managers real-time visibility into project progress, schedule, and status. It also includes a financial platform for all accounting and administrative processes. Key features include integrated accounting, timesheets, billing, project management, project scheduling and resource management tools. Ajera integrates seamlessly with Ajera CRM to manage business development and client management to link all aspects of the business together.
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Deltek Ajera pricing

Deltek Ajera does not have a free version.

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Deltek Ajera Reviews for UK Users

Feature rating

Value for Money
3.5
Functionality
3.5
Ease of Use
3.4
Customer Support
3.6
5 reviews of 59 View all reviews
Victoria
Victoria
  • Industry: Architecture & Planning
  • Company size: 51–200 Employees
  • Used Daily for 1+ year
  • Review Source
Value for Money
5
Features
5
Ease of Use
5
Customer Support
5

5
Reviewed on 05/10/2023

Great Software but a bit outdated

Good, needs work on the interface.

Pros

It’s a beast of a program but it gets the job done WELL and on micro scales

Cons

It’s not necessarily a “user friendly” software.

Kate
  • Industry: Construction
  • Company size: 51–200 Employees
  • Used Daily for 2+ years
  • Review Source
Value for Money
5
Features
3
Ease of Use
5
Customer Support
5

4
Reviewed on 08/05/2024

Ajera good for small business, not great for Percent Complete Projects

Our A&E firm has had amazing results in project management and resource management since we switched to Ajera from Viewpoint Vista.

The accounting functions are well-protected from mistakes, but limits options of seasoned accountants.

Pros

Simple interfaces, buildable reports are handy for all. If project managers are willing to enter data into their project, like start/stop dates, percent complete and resources there is a wealth of reporting available.

I also like the alert function tied to widgets.

Cons

prebuilt reports often lacking

As an accountant, the software often blocks activities I can do in other ERP systems. I think Ajera is built like a more robust Quickbooks, protecting business owners from making mistakes, but it inhibits some accounting activities in the ledgers.

Creative workarounds are possible, but sometimes annoying.

Julie
  • Industry: Mechanical or Industrial Engineering
  • Company size: 11–50 Employees
  • Used Daily for 2+ years
  • Review Source
Value for Money
0
Features
1
Ease of Use
1
Customer Support
1

1
Reviewed on 30/11/2023

Ugggghhh, Can't wait to switch to something else

Overall, it feels old, outdated, and clunky. We've been using it at my office for close to 10 years, and in that time, I don't think I've ever seen any sort of updates with any new/improved features. In the past, I reached out to offer suggestions for improvements, and they always went ignored. I'm not even certain if Deltek continues to offer support and update this program anymore--for all I know, we may be one of the last few people still using this software. I've never found it to be helpful in my role, nor efficient. It tends to create more problems than it solves. I keep hoping my company will upgrade and find a new/better software for this purpose.

Pros

I do like the conditional formatting--we use that a lot to highlight projects with overdue notes, or color code fees so we can see patterns at a quick glance.

Cons

Updating project records. UGH, what a pain. I do this almost daily, and it's such a slow process, opening each record, having to find the proper tab, the proper field, make an update, wait for the record for save, etc. I wish there were a way to make quick updates from a dashboard.

Although we can add custom fields, which is a plus, these custom fields are hard to keep in set order. When someone goes into the Custom Fields admin portion, they often click the column header to quickly find the field they're looking for, and when that happens, it reorders all the fields in all the tabs. And the only way to correct this is to painstakingly move each individual field up or down to the right order. Can't drag the line to where I want it, and certainly can't move multiple lines at a time. It's a HUGE pain and very time consuming to correct.

There are more things that annoy me, but those are generally my two biggest issues when using Ajera.

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  • Industry: Construction
  • Company size: 51–200 Employees
  • Used Daily for 2+ years
  • Review Source
Value for Money
4
Features
4
Ease of Use
4
Customer Support
5

4
Reviewed on 29/03/2024

Does the job

Pros

Fairly easy to use to track spent hours and budget hours.

Cons

Frequently crashes, causing me to have to retype information multiple times.

Melissa
Melissa
  • Industry: Executive Office
  • Company size: Self Employed
  • Used Daily for 2+ years
  • Review Source
Value for Money
0
Features
3
Ease of Use
4
Customer Support
0

4
Reviewed on 14/09/2018

Ajera provides simple timekeeping when billable vs. unbillable is important.

I use Ajera for timekeeping for an engineering client. We create the projects from an admin level and can assign certain things to certain staff members. It allows for them to view their accrual pay, and the submittal for approval process is as easy as can be. Our supervisors get automatic emails to approve time sheets, and rarely do we have to ask staff to make changes because the format allows for such easy time entry to projects and overhead or otherwise. Ajera is a good option for timekeeping in the instance you need to bill your time to specific projects. I would recommend Ajera specifically for engineering firms, and any other organization that does project based accounting.

Pros

I like the ease of use for our staff. It is easy for them to find the appropriate project they are working on to code their time accordingly. Additionally, it is easy for them to bill to Holiday, Sick, or overhead as necessary. Once in the timekeeping window, the search feature works great whether you are searching by project titles or numbers, so we rarely have to intervene to help people with their timesheets.

Cons

There seem to be a couple steps to just get to the timekeeping window. Needs simplification - maybe it's the first window that pops up so that staff doesn't have to use a drop down for the timesheet.

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