Available payment options: Credit Card, PayPal, Bank/Wire Transfer, or Invoice.
“One registered copy of BSC Designer may either be used by a single person who uses the software personally on one computer or more computers, or installed on a single workstation used non-simultaneously by multiple people, but not both. You may access the registered version of BSC Designer through a network, provided that you have obtained individual licenses for the software covering all workstations that will access the software through the network.” Read full license text.
1. Choose the number and type of licenses and click the “Checkout” button.
2. Fill in the payment details and proceed with the payment.
3. Once your payment is processed you will receive registration key by e-mail immediately.
4. Once you’ve purchased BSC Designer and received your registration key, you need to activate your copy of the program.
For BSC Designer PRO
Run the program
Go to the Help menu, select “Enter the registration code…”
Copy and paste the registration code provided to you, press the OK button.
For BSC Designer Online
The subscription will be activated automatically for existing accounts.
If you don’t have an account, create one here and then copy and paste your subscription code on the subscription page.
Upgrades for BSC Designer PRO are free for 1 year from the purchase date. After this period the price of an annual upgrades is calculated as 30% of the retail price. Annual upgrades are not obligatory, and the old version of software can be used, however customer support can be provided to the owners of the latest versions only.
In the case where the licenses were not upgraded annually, the price of an upgrades will increase respectively up to 50% of the retail price for the upgrades after a 2 years period, 75% of the retail price after a 3 years period, and 85% of the retail price after a 4 years period.
Frequently Asked Questions
Here are some typical questions that people ask before buying BSC Designer.
Do I need the Online or PRO version?
You can choose to use one of the products or use both of them. It is easy, as they are seamlessly integrated.
BSC Designer Online gives you an opportunity to store your scorecards in the cloud, present organizational structure, share scorecards with other users, and assign specific access rights to the scorecards. Another benefit is that you can access BSC Designer Online from any device with a web-browser.
With BSC Designer PRO, you have the freedom to use the software without an Internet connection (for example, during a long business flight). It also has more functionality related to the reporting that is not yet supported by cloud technologies.
The difference between these two products was explained in the details here.
How is the license delivered?
The license is delivered as a registration code electronically by email. You will need to enter the registration code in BSC Designer and then activate your license. You can do this automatically if you have access to the Internet; if not, you will need to contact our support office to activate it manually.
Can I install BSC Designer PRO on both my desktop and laptop?
Yes, according to our license agreement, if you are the only user of BSC Designer PRO, then you can install it on your personal computers. If you are ready to involve more people in your Balanced Scorecard project, then contact us to buy additional licenses.
How can I recover/transfer my license?
If you have lost your registration code, then you can recover it by using the “Registration key recovery” form of the support page or contact our support team.
If you have a new computer and want to transfer your license from an old computer to a new one, then you can contact support with a request to deactivate the old license and transfer it to the new computer.
How do I move my data from the trial account to the paid one?
If the account and subscription emails match, then our system will convert your trial account to the paid one automatically. If not, you will need to enter the received subscription code into the subscription textbox.
Your trial account will become a paid account, and all your data will be there.
My trial account expired a long time ago. Will my data be recovered if I purchase a subscription?
It depends on when the trial account has expired. You can contact our support team to confirm. In any case, we recommend backing up your account before your trial period expires.
Will I have an invoice for my purchase?
Yes, our eCommerce provider will generate an official PDF invoice for you.
How many licenses does our organization need?
The answer depends on many factors such as:
The number of employees directly involved in the Balanced Scorecard and the discussions around strategy.
Planned use of the software (KPIs only or full-cycle from strategy discussions to performance measurements and reporting).
We have discussed some of these nuanced in this article here. Also, you can find more information about possible implementation and cascading models for the Balanced Scorecard in this article.
How can we get a quote?
Please follow these steps to get an official quote:
1. Choose the number and type of licenses and click the “Checkout” button.
2. Fill in the company details and select the payment method you plan to use.
3. Click the “Get Quote” button.
What are the maintenance costs?
For the subscription plans, all maintenance costs are already included in the price.
A BSC Designer PRO permanent license permits you to have free upgrades within 1 year of the purchase date. After this period, you can continue using your old version, or pay an upgrade fee and buy an upgrade to the latest version. For sure, keeping your version upgraded is a recommended option.
Can I have a refund?
Refunds are available within 30 days of product purchase. We recommend checking out the fully functional trial version before placing an order.
How does BSC Designer stand among Balanced Scorecard software?
BSC Designer is recognized as one of the best software solutions for the Balanced/Business Scorecards. Check out these video reviews to get an impression of how other Balanced Scorecard software tools feel like.
Is there a freeware version of BSC Designer?
Yes, you can find one here. With BSC Designer Light, you can build a KPI scorecard, but it doesn’t provide strategy map, dashboards, analysis, alerts, and teamwork functions.
Will I have access to my scorecards if stop my subscription?
When you cancel your BSC Designer PRO subscription, the software will stop working, but you will be able to view your scorecards with a freeware BSC Designer Reader.
When you cancel your subscription with BSC Designer Online, the account data will be deleted after a short period of time. We recommend backing up your scorecards before account cancelation or export scorecard data to Excel spreadsheet.
There is also BSC Designer Server, a hosted version of BSC Designer Online that can be installed on premises.
BSC Designer PRO was designed with independent strategy professionals in mind. It supports:
100% offline work process without Internet connection
Additional reporting in PowerPoint and high-resolution strategy map printing
BSC Designer PRO can be used as a stand-alone product or together with BSC Designer Online.
Free BSC Designer training via videos that are up to date
Following our strategy with a focus on education, we provide free training videos for the product. These videos are available for the general public, and we keep them up to date.
Free Balanced Scorecard Examples and Templates
Examples of real Balanced Scorecard projects – with strategy maps, KPIs, business goals, etc. You can use these examples as a starting point to design your own business scorecards or implement them into a specific company department. Learn more…
The pack of 3 training tools:
Building BSC Step by Step. The training where you will build a prototype of your own business scorecard. Learn more…
KPIs Training and Certification. The training includes time-proven system to find the best KPIs that are right for your business. Read more…
BSC Designer Specialist Training. Achieve proficiency in professional software for strategy scorecards; get certified as a BSC Designer Specialist. Read more…
Premium training includes “Full training” option + live training:
Timeline: 2full training days or 8 training sessions 1.5 hours each
Location: Scheduled web meeting or training on client’s site (travel costs not included)