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Thomson Reuters — Practice CS




2011 Overall Rating 4.75


Best Firm Fit

Firms wanting strong dashboards and Outlook integration, particularly those using other Thomson Reuters CS Professional Suite applications.


  • SaaS version available
  • Powerful integration with the rest of the CS Professional Suite
  • Useful dashboards with drilldown capability
  • Can internally process credit card payments & ACH transactions
  • Strongest web support & resources of products reviewed

Potential Limitations

  • Users accustomed to a workflow-based interface may experience a learning curve to the dashboard-based interface of Practice CS

Summary & Pricing

Practice CS is a powerful timekeeping, billing, and firm management tool that multiplies its effectiveness when integrated with the other accounting, tax and client service programs in the CS Professional Suite. Because of its dashboards, user-friendly interface, and integration with Outlook, it also merits consideration as a standalone product. Pricing starts at $1,800 for a five-user license, with the project, client and staff management modules available as add-on features.

Product Delivery Methods

_X_ On-Premises

_X_ SaaS

___ Hosted by Vendor


Basic System Functions – 5

Time Management Capabilities – 4.5

Invoicing Functions – 4.5

Management Features – 5

Integration & Data Management – 4.75

Help/Support – 5

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