Acumen Data Systems clockVIEW, now from Journyx vs. Novatime (discontinued)

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Acumen Data Systems clockVIEW, now from Journyx
Score 8.4 out of 10
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clockVIEW from Acumen Data Systems in Massachusetts was a time tracking and attendance solution. Acumen was acquired by Journyx.N/A
Novatime (discontinued)
Score 4.5 out of 10
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From Ascentis, NOVAtime was a set of workforce management solutions providing timekeeping, payroll, leave management, and employee scheduling needs. Ascentis was acquired by UKG in March of 2022, and along with NOVAtime, will be discontinued.N/A
Pricing
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Editions & Modules
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Offerings
Pricing Offerings
Acumen Data Systems clockVIEW, now from JournyxNovatime (discontinued)
Free Trial
NoNo
Free/Freemium Version
NoNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoNo
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
Additional Details
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Community Pulse
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User Ratings
Acumen Data Systems clockVIEW, now from JournyxNovatime (discontinued)
Likelihood to Recommend
9.0
(1 ratings)
5.3
(8 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
-
(0 ratings)
2.0
(1 ratings)
Usability
-
(0 ratings)
7.0
(1 ratings)
Support Rating
9.0
(1 ratings)
8.3
(4 ratings)
User Testimonials
Acumen Data Systems clockVIEW, now from JournyxNovatime (discontinued)
Likelihood to Recommend
Journyx, Inc
If you have a medium or large company, this is an excellent and highly configurable solution to managing time and attendance.
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We continue to remain the only professional baseball team that utilizes NOVAtime for our scheduling of staff, mostly because it was designed to schedule hospital workers. The lag time when updating the ASM is extremely time consuming and the inability to work in multiple internet tabs or windows makes it that much more inefficient. I am sure it is a fantastic system for other organizations but it continues to be a challenge for us.
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Pros
Journyx, Inc
  • Easily customized
  • Flexible user interfaces
  • ability to support multi-tenancy
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  • The report database is very extensive--there is a report for everything
  • Easy to use
  • Various ways for EEs and supervisors to access information
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Cons
Journyx, Inc
  • because the system manages huge amounts of data, it requires operators to be highly familiar with the user interface
  • user interface not always intuitive to beginner users
  • better integration with Active Directory
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  • There does need to be more support and knowledge when it comes to alternate workweek schedule types (9/80, etc.), as there have been a few unique challenges with those.
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Likelihood to Renew
Journyx, Inc
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Discontinued Products
The overall satisfaction within the organization has been luke warm, at best. The software may be more conducive for a hospital but I believe there is a reason why we are the lone baseball team utilizing it.
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Usability
Journyx, Inc
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On the employee's side of things, Novatime is pretty intuitive and fairly easy to use. All they have to do is either press a button to punch in or punch out. If they are entering in their hours, all they have to do is type in the number of hours per day. On the manager's side of things, Novatime is also fairly easy to use. It highlights in red any missed punches and in green any OT that the employee has. There are links on the homepage of the manager's page that will lead them to a list of all their employees' missed punches for a pay period and they can fix them all before payroll is due. Novatime becomes a bit more complicated on the administrator's side. The issues I have run into with Novatime normally come after updates/upgrades to their system. They have been getting better, but the administrator's side is still a bit clunky and takes a while to find what you are looking for. It is not as intuitive as the other sides and takes a bit of computer knowledge to figure it out.
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Support Rating
Journyx, Inc
I get quick and timely resolution to my issues. I usually find the problems are operator error, but we occasionally find bugs that are quickly remedied.
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Discontinued Products
The program itself can be customized in many different ways to meet the needs of the company/organization that it is working with. The charts/graphs on the new homepage are somewhat helpful and link to useful information. It has some really nice scheduling features that allow managers to see the difference between hours expected to work and actual hours worked as well as overtime, absences, and non-scheduled shifts. Processing payroll is quite simple. PTO request off is straightforward.
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Alternatives Considered
Journyx, Inc
We underwent a comprehensive business requirement assessment and evaluated dozens of packages, narrowing down to a final three. One critical requirement was the need to pass clock in/out activity as well as payrate information between the Time and Attendance software and our ERP systems. We finally evaluated 3 top contenders, and unanimously selected ClockView.
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Discontinued Products
The product is easy to use, and everyone picks up on it quickly. It is less expensive, and has more to offer than any other product I’ve found.
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Return on Investment
Journyx, Inc
  • Infinitely better management of employee labor hours
  • Improved processes for electronically submitting and routing time off requests, with better management of earned benefits
  • Exponentially improved reporting on employee status, turnover reporting, census tracking.
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  • We have had a few scenarios where the PTO accrual dropped off and it did take 3 attempts of reaching out to customer service to get it sorted.
  • The customer service team has collaborated with me in creating new PTO categories to automate certain needs to save me some time.
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