When Internal Tools Are Not Enough: Online Timesheets vs. Homegrown Solutions

No one knows exactly when it happened, but some time ago, your company decided to build it's own time tracking system. Everything was customized perfectly for your business. And after some training, everyone knew how to use it.

Then things changed.

Your employees went mobile first. The internet took over everything. New requirements demanded higher levels of security and integration. Your business grew, and the once perfectly customized software suddenly seemed clunky and dated.

With that said, let's take a...

What Type of Time Tracking Software is Right for Your Business?

Many businesses need to track employee time. However, given all of the options that exist, how do you know which type of time tracking software is right for you?

There are several ways to assess timesheet technology, based on your company’s size, your company’s industry, and your particular business needs.

Company Size + Time Tracking

Company size is arguably the biggest factor in determining the type of time tracking software your organization needs to be successful. Small businesses, which tend...

How to Get Employees to Track Time

Timesheets. The mere word can strike fear into the heart of even the most-seasoned executive. Time tracking is often misunderstood by employees, misused by management, and implemented only out of necessity. Yet timesheets — and the performance, budget, and billing data they contain — are some of the most powerful tools a business has to reduce costs, improve operations, and increase profits.

The key is to figure out how to get employees to use them.

Make It Easy

This should be...

What We Learned from Processing Over 3 Billion Dollars in Billable Hours

Last year, ClickTime customers billed more than three billion dollars. That's the aggregate work of thousands of consultants, strategists, marketers, and accountants in more than 55 countries around the world. There's an incredible wealth of data (pun intended) within ClickTime, and we wanted to share some of the trends and insights that were surfaced in 2015.

On average, for-profit employees work longer days than their non-profit counterparts, but it's employees in education who work the most! 7.47...

ClickTime 7.86

The release of ClickTime version 7.86 includes enhancements to the Timesheet Review and Person Detail pages. Here's what's new in this release:

Timesheet Review - We added an option at the top of the page so you can now easily switch between showing and hiding inactive people. Also, when shown, inactive people are now clearly differentiated from active people. Person Detail Page - The Billing Rates section is now hidden if your company disabled time billing features. We also now use...

Announcing Project Insights

Today, we're excited to announce Project Insights -- a suite of powerful budgeting, forecasting, and management tools built exclusively for businesses that track time.

Project Insights helps organizations stay on budget, create more accurate estimates, and predict profitability. It's a simple, visual way to reduce out-of-scope...

ClickTime 7.85

The release of ClickTime version 7.85 includes Project Insights along with enhancements to Resource Planning and the Timesheet Review. Here's what's new in this release:

Project Insights - The new Project Insights feature provides insights into project and employee performance, and helps you optimize your business for maximum profitability. You're also able to monitor a project's profit, costs, and billings in real time. Resource Planning - We made a few improvements to the company monthly summary. Detail Pages - We made...

ClickTime 7.84

The release of ClickTime version 7.84 includes enhancements to Resource Planning, the Timesheet Review and the REST API. Here's what's new in this release:

Resource Planning - We made numerous visual improvements including a redesigned company monthly summary. We also fixed an issue with the "Only Show Exceeded Allocations" filter. Timesheet Review - We implemented several visual improvements to the new Timesheet Review and fixed an issue that could cause your filters to reset after approving and rejecting timesheets. Detail Pages -...

ClickTime 7.83

The release of ClickTime version 7.83 includes improvements to the Timesheet Review and Person Detail pages. Here's what's new in this release:

Detail Person - We improved performance when retrieving long lists of potential timesheet and expense sheet approvers. Bug Fix: Timesheet Review - We fixed an issue with the date filters that affected customers with timesheets that start on Saturday. Browser Compatibility - We continue to support the most current versions of the most popular web browsers. This includes the recently...

ClickTime 7.82

The release of ClickTime version 7.82 includes a new page design and improved functionality for reviewing and approving timesheets. We also made improvements to the REST API and reports. Here's what's new in this release:

Timesheet Review - We updated the UI and improved functionality for reviewing and approving timesheets. For more information about the changes, check out our Timesheet Review blog post. Detail Project - We made several enhancements to the new page for adding and editing projects. Expense...