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Uptick vs BigChange

See how Uptick compares to BigChange to see which solution is right for your fire & security business.

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Uptick vs BigChange


Big Change


Uptick charges a simple monthly fee based on the number of technicians and office staff using the system. Your customers and subcontractors gets access for free.

BigChange uses a tiered pricing model that starts with JourneyWatch for vehicle tracking to JobWatchPlus for the full job management suite along with Samsung tablets.

Fire industry specific

Built in data capture based on localised standards including British Standards.



Customer data encrypted (at rest and in transit), secure protocols used, and data protection policies in place.

Fully in-the-cloud

Software is delivered exclusively through your browser allowing high security and instant updates.

Custom on-site electronic forms

Automated forms can be built into workflows to meet site-specific requirements

Yes, but not in built fire specific

Create and send defect quotes in the field

Allow your technicians to create defect quotes from the field. Easily add images, products, and notes - syncing automatically with the office.


Geographic scheduling

Identify the most efficient routes and locate the closest engineer to assign callout work individually or in bulk.

Asset-based servicing

Servicing schedule is based on individual assets, instead of on a site which assumes all assets are serviced that the same time.


Geospatial floorplans with asset mapping

Save technician time on site with asset registers mapped on to a property's floorplan - no more running around looking for assets.


Projects, minor, and major works

Keep track of projects, minor and major works through our Jobs module.



No lock in contract

Easy to cancel if the system is not right for you

No, Big Change are known to sign you up to long term contracts with no way to cancel.

Uptick enabled us to grow without having to have a massive back office.

Simon Molloy
Managing Director, Alliance Fire Group

Operate with confidence.

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