ActiveCollab vs. Advanced Time Management Attendance on Demand

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
ActiveCollab
Score 4.4 out of 10
N/A
Active Collab is a project management solution built around features such as task management, collaboration, time tracking, and invoicing.
$8
per member/per month
Advanced Time Management Attendance on Demand
Score 5.6 out of 10
N/A
Advanced Time Management headquartered in Grand Rapids, Michigan offers Attendance on Demand, their cloud-based time and attendance option.N/A
Pricing
ActiveCollabAdvanced Time Management Attendance on Demand
Editions & Modules
ActiveCollab Project Management
$8
per member/per month
Self-Hosted Plan
$999.00
license
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Offerings
Pricing Offerings
ActiveCollabAdvanced Time Management Attendance on Demand
Free Trial
YesNo
Free/Freemium Version
YesNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
YesNo
Entry-level Setup Fee$6.25 per member, per month, annual billingNo setup fee
Additional Details
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Community Pulse
ActiveCollabAdvanced Time Management Attendance on Demand
Top Pros
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Features
ActiveCollabAdvanced Time Management Attendance on Demand
Project Management
Comparison of Project Management features of Product A and Product B
ActiveCollab
3.7
13 Ratings
68% below category average
Advanced Time Management Attendance on Demand
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Ratings
Task Management5.912 Ratings00 Ratings
Resource Management1.08 Ratings00 Ratings
Gantt Charts3.07 Ratings00 Ratings
Scheduling1.011 Ratings00 Ratings
Workflow Automation7.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Team Collaboration6.513 Ratings00 Ratings
Support for Agile Methodology7.07 Ratings00 Ratings
Support for Waterfall Methodology7.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Document Management3.08 Ratings00 Ratings
Email integration4.09 Ratings00 Ratings
Mobile Access1.510 Ratings00 Ratings
Timesheet Tracking2.09 Ratings00 Ratings
Change request and Case Management1.08 Ratings00 Ratings
Budget and Expense Management2.07 Ratings00 Ratings
Professional Services Automation
Comparison of Professional Services Automation features of Product A and Product B
ActiveCollab
5.7
8 Ratings
26% below category average
Advanced Time Management Attendance on Demand
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Ratings
Quotes/estimates6.97 Ratings00 Ratings
Invoicing6.96 Ratings00 Ratings
Project & financial reporting1.07 Ratings00 Ratings
Integration with accounting software7.94 Ratings00 Ratings
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User Ratings
ActiveCollabAdvanced Time Management Attendance on Demand
Likelihood to Recommend
3.7
(13 ratings)
9.0
(2 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
-
(0 ratings)
10.0
(1 ratings)
Usability
-
(0 ratings)
10.0
(1 ratings)
Support Rating
7.1
(3 ratings)
8.0
(1 ratings)
User Testimonials
ActiveCollabAdvanced Time Management Attendance on Demand
Likelihood to Recommend
ActiveCollab
Scenarios where ActiveCollab works well 1) ActiveCollab works well for small teams specifically T&M teams.Its invoicing feature is unique & can make your life easy. 2) It is very easy to use & posses good range of filters like on the task list, we can drag/drop tasks, Filter by assignee's,
tasks lists, due dates, or completed tasks. 3) It has some simple but awesome features like when you're in
the middle of writing something i.e a comment on story and get interrupted,
it retains what you wrote. 4) It allows you to tag team members in threads of comments to grab their attention, its really needed when teams are distributed. Thus helping team members to collaborate easily & stay on same page. 5) It integrates pretty well with other web apps like quickbooks , Slack, Trello, HubSpot, Zapier etc Scenarios where ActiveCollab did not work well 1) Tasks can not have multiple assignee's here so if two members are working on same task it did not allow you to reflect that. 2) Sorting capability is not their under invoicing 3) It did not work well for larger teams 4) Search option is not very detailed & you may end up wasting lot of time searching one particular bug or issue.












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Advanced Time Management
Advanced Time Management Attendance on Demand is so easy to use to track time worked, and categories time was worked in. It is not cumbersome as an employee and can be easily filled out in a snap while seeing totals. It is 100 times easier than any other time management tracking tool I've ever used.
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Pros
ActiveCollab
  • Great for project and task assignments, project workflow and communications.
  • Solid web-based platform that doesn't require software downloads, also includes great mobile platform.
  • Great reporting tools for managing billing, estimating, project workflow and other essential project details.
  • Allows for both the agency and its clients to interact on a single platform using role-specific permissions.
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Advanced Time Management
  • It allows its users to go back and check their time, see if there are any discrepancies, or if they forgot to clock in/out so that administration can be notified.
  • It allows the administration to make sure employees aren't going over with their time, and if their written time sheets correlate to their digital time (with Advanced Time Management Attendance on Demand).
  • It also allows the administration to see work times/flow and change/update staff schedules as needed.
  • Allows employees to track their time off/vacation time and sick time.
  • Advanced Time Management Attendance on Demand can be used on a computer or mobile device, which makes it convenient for everyone.
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Cons
ActiveCollab
  • It isn't possible to set members of staff as part time, so if someone is unavailable on certain days you must manually enter them as OOO every single day that they are not in, that other teammates work. Hours also can't be edited individually - everyone is treated as working the same hours in a day, rendering capacity planner useless for flexi working teams
  • Subtasks cannot be assigned their own hours and deadlines, meaning the To Do list view can't be seen in actual date order and capacity planner does not reflect all time allocated to an individual's schedule unless every task is set up as a separate task rather than subtask
  • There is no way to see all tasks of a certain type across multiple campaigns (e.g all copywriting tasks vs all technical tasks) - support team suggested exporting data and making spreadsheets
  • Kanban view isn't available for people's own task lists ('board' view here shows a list)
  • Not possible to have one task be assigned to more than one person
  • Notifications are not sent when tasks are updated, so you have to leave comments and tag people each time
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Advanced Time Management
  • The time input sometimes doesn't load right away when hours are added. You have to wait a few seconds.
  • PTO and other non-worked time are in a separate section, not a category to choose from.
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Likelihood to Renew
ActiveCollab
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Advanced Time Management
Ease of use, helpfulness, easy to navigate, ability to use on any computer or mobile device.
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Usability
ActiveCollab
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Advanced Time Management
Very easy to use overall.
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Support Rating
ActiveCollab
We have not required support for ActiveCollab as it works pretty seamlessly. We didn't have any issues with using the platform or with any billing issues. The self-service aspect of the platform is robust and easy to navigate so we have not encountered any errors that required assistance from the support team.
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Advanced Time Management
I have not interacted with Advanced Time Management Attendance on Demand's support team.
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Alternatives Considered
ActiveCollab
ActiveCollab is easier to use and simpler in its setup. It has the right mix of features and simplicity. It's also project-oriented which is important for our workflow. Other tools are often too task-oriented, making it hard to track projects. Overall, ActiveCollab has a great mix of simplicity with good features.
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Advanced Time Management
I've heavily used BST Global and ProWorkflow, both of which are cumbersome in selecting where time was spent and adding it up correctly. It took hours each week to track my time. Now, it takes maybe 5 minutes with Advanced Time Management Attendance on Demand.
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Return on Investment
ActiveCollab
  • Allows our team to stay organized and keep conversations on tasks.
  • The To-Do List email every morning helps me mentally prepare and know exactly what I should be doing as soon as I start work.
  • Powerful and useful integrations save lots of time (Google Drive, Slack, Dropbox, Zapier and more!).
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Advanced Time Management
  • Advanced Time Management Attendance on Demand has allowed our company to keep our costs down by keeping overtime down. When employees and administration alike can track the hours worked per week, it really makes it easy for everyone.
  • We really haven't seen any negative impact - the only negative is human error when employees forget to punch in or out, and it has to be manually corrected. But that isn't a programming problem, again, just human error.
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ScreenShots

ActiveCollab Screenshots

Screenshot of the dashboard with an overview of projects.Screenshot of multiple task views currently showing a Kanban view of the tasklists and tasks.Screenshot of Overview of all recent activity.Screenshot of Calendar view with task dependencies.Screenshot of Permission settings (owner, member, client, client+).Screenshot of List of available Add-ons.