ActivTrak vs. WorkTime

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
ActivTrak
Score 8.9 out of 10
N/A
ActivTrak headquartered in Austin provides their workforce behavior and performance tracking analytics solution.
$0
user/month
WorkTime
Score 9.0 out of 10
N/A
WorkTime is an employee monitoring software designed to analyze employee behavior and help companies boost productivity and performance. The software is compatible with Windows OS and Mac OS and operates both on-premise and in cloud. After installation, the WorkTime agent collects information, analyzes it and provides employers with personalized reports to help them better understand the working habits of their office workers and remote teams. WorkTime analyzes the general trends in attendance…
$4.99
per employee per month
Pricing
ActivTrakWorkTime
Editions & Modules
Free
$0.00
user/month
Essentials
$10.00
user/month billed annually
Professional
$19.00
user/month billed annually
WorkTime Corporate
from $13.99
per employee
WorkTime Cloud
from $4.99
per employee per month
Offerings
Pricing Offerings
ActivTrakWorkTime
Free Trial
YesYes
Free/Freemium Version
YesYes
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoNo
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
Additional DetailsWorkTime is free for up to 3 employees. Annual discounts – two months free. 30 days FREE fully-featured evaluation.
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Community Pulse
ActivTrakWorkTime
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Features
ActivTrakWorkTime
Workforce Analytics
Comparison of Workforce Analytics features of Product A and Product B
ActivTrak
7.5
140 Ratings
11% below category average
WorkTime
-
Ratings
Automated data collection8.2137 Ratings00 Ratings
Data analysis7.8136 Ratings00 Ratings
Benchmarking6.996 Ratings00 Ratings
Pre-built content7.2121 Ratings00 Ratings
Data management7.4125 Ratings00 Ratings
Self-service insights7.3118 Ratings00 Ratings
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ActivTrak
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Score 8.9 out of 10
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User Ratings
ActivTrakWorkTime
Likelihood to Recommend
8.7
(144 ratings)
9.0
(4 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
8.7
(6 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Usability
6.6
(31 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Availability
10.0
(2 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Performance
10.0
(2 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Support Rating
9.3
(29 ratings)
7.3
(1 ratings)
Implementation Rating
5.0
(2 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Configurability
8.0
(2 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Ease of integration
1.0
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Product Scalability
7.0
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Vendor post-sale
10.0
(2 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Vendor pre-sale
10.0
(2 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
User Testimonials
ActivTrakWorkTime
Likelihood to Recommend
ActivTrak
ActivTrak is a versatile workforce analytics and productivity monitoring tool that can be very beneficial in various scenarios, but there are also situations where it might be less appropriate. Here are some specific examples for both: Well-Suited ScenariosRemote Workforce Management:Scenario: A company has many remote employees and wants to ensure productivity and accountability. Benefit: ActivTrak provides insights into how employees spend their time, allowing managers to identify productivity trends, detect unproductive behaviors, and provide targeted support to remote workers.Employee Training and Development:Scenario: An organization wants to identify training needs and measure the effectiveness of training programs.Benefit: By monitoring application usage and time spent on specific tasks, ActivTrak can highlight skill gaps and areas where employees might need additional training. It can also help evaluate if the training programs are effective by tracking productivity improvements. Compliance and Security Monitoring: Scenario: A company must ensure that employees comply with data security policies and do not engage in risky behaviors.Benefit: ActivTrak can monitor activities to ensure compliance with internal policies and regulatory requirements. It can alert managers to potential security breaches or policy violations, helping mitigate risks. Improving Workflow and Processes:Scenario: A business is looking to optimize workflows and improve operational efficiency.Benefit: ActivTrak provides detailed analytics on how work is done, helping managers identify process bottlenecks and inefficiencies. This data-driven approach enables better decision-making and process improvements. Less Appropriate ScenariosHigh Trust and Autonomy Cultures:Scenario: A company promotes a high trust and autonomy culture where employees are given significant freedom to manage their work. Concern: In such environments, monitoring tools like ActivTrak may be perceived as intrusive and counterproductive, potentially harming morale and trust.Creative and Intellectual Work:Scenario: An organization focuses on creative or intellectual work where the quality and outcome are more important than the process.Concern: Monitoring software may not capture the nuances of innovative methods and could create undue pressure on employees. Measuring productivity by time spent on applications or websites may not reflect the actual value of creative work. Privacy-Sensitive Environments:Scenario: A company operates in a region with strict privacy laws or highly emphasizes employee privacy.Concern: ActivTrak's monitoring capabilities may conflict with privacy regulations or the company's policies on employee privacy. It’s essential to ensure that such tools comply with legal and ethical standards. Small Teams or Startups:Scenario: A small team or startup where close collaboration and open communication are the norms.Concern: In smaller teams, direct communication and trust-based management might be more effective than monitoring software. Implementing ActivTrak in such environments might be seen as overkill and could lead to resistance or dissatisfaction. In summary, ActivTrak is best suited for larger organizations with remote workforces, compliance requirements, or a need to optimize workflows. However, it may be less appropriate in environments emphasizing trust, creativity, privacy, or minor, tightly-knit teams. The key is to align the use of ActivTrak with the company’s culture, values, and specific needs.
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WorkTime
If you're not doing all your work on your computer, you'll find this software pretty useless unless you can login and then logout when you start and end your day. However, I will definitely recommend it to anyone who does an hourly paid job. It's much easier to calculate wages with timely reporting. Great support team software and flexible working hours.
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Pros
ActivTrak
  • Workload: Am I burning my team members out? Do I have team members who are "slacking" in relation to my other team members? Do I have an ALLSTAR that I need to recognize?
  • Activity Breakdown: Where are they spending their time? Where do they get bogged down in getting tasks accomplished?
  • Website Tracking - are they going to places they shouldn't during business hours?
  • Ability to block websites or activities that aren't appropriate for the workplace.
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WorkTime
  • monitoring
  • reporting
  • data exporting
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Cons
ActivTrak
  • Alerts for when someone is not working during scheduled hours (although this may already exist and we don't utilize it as I know the alarm feature is pretty comprehensive)
  • Because of our IT configurations, a lot of weird "groups" show up on the dashboard which looks a bit confusing
  • Not having to create a group for 1 employee to see their own data, just allow each user to see their own data once their access account is created
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WorkTime
  • Data importing
  • User interface design
  • Creation of explanatory videos
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Likelihood to Renew
ActivTrak
We are in agreement that the tool is very handy as a security companion. The system collects and retain relevant historical data to be queried when you desire e.g. in security reviews once a week.
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WorkTime
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Usability
ActivTrak
ActivTrak is a great product that just keeps growing. Having used it for quite some time, we have been able to see ActivTrak grow and evolve as a product. The ActivTrak webinars are also helpful to get to know and learn the product. ActivTrak really just works with little effort needed after the initial installation
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WorkTime
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Reliability and Availability
ActivTrak
It's never been down.
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WorkTime
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Performance
ActivTrak
Have not received any issues with Activtrak's performance in regard to loading pages, reports, or other systems.
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WorkTime
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Support Rating
ActivTrak
Support is always fast and the agents are ready at all times to help when an issue arises, if the tier 1 agent isn't able to provide a solution to the issue they're asked about they quickly escalate the issue to tier 2 or 3 to ensure that the appropriate support is given to the issue at hand to have it quickly solved. No issue we've had so far has taken more than two days to be solved.
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WorkTime
WorkTime has very helpful employees. Even the CEO is welcoming and easy to reach. They provide full support via chat and email. Their tech department even created special script to help me fulfill needs of my team. You can also reach then on the phone via their business hours. The downside is the absence of 24/7 support or at least an Irish subsidiary for local users support.
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Implementation Rating
ActivTrak
There should be a way to automatically implement the system without giving users the opportunity to accept or deny the program on their computers.
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WorkTime
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Alternatives Considered
ActivTrak
We selected ActivTrak for the features we were looking for. One of the main reasons was the deployment for Chromebook's and of course the price. During our demo held with each party, we were impressed with presentation from ActivTrak. One thing we would've liked is for ActivTrak to also be available for deployment to Android phones.
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WorkTime
We're using employee monitoring for the first time
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Scalability
ActivTrak
The product's overall scalability is good as our team grows. We would like to see updates to meet market demands.
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WorkTime
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Return on Investment
ActivTrak
  • Managers are able to see who isn't working, and, do what they do, to increase that (work from home roles)
  • Many employees, during the rollout, were not impressed/satisfied ( without even seeing the console) that their actions were being tracked
  • production has increased.
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WorkTime
  • The program has helped us detect unused software
  • It assists in business management
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ScreenShots

ActivTrak Screenshots

Screenshot of DashboardScreenshot of Team PulseScreenshot of Benchmarks & GoalsScreenshot of Executive SummaryScreenshot of Team ComparisonScreenshot of Technology Usage

WorkTime Screenshots

Screenshot of Report "Summary"Screenshot of Report "Employee detailed info"Screenshot of Report "Internet use"Screenshot of Report "Web surfing per hour"