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Paymo

8 Ratings

Ascentis Timekeeper

6 Ratings
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Score 8 out of 101

Paymo

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Score 8.5 out of 101

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Ascentis Timekeeper

Ascentis Timekeeper is very well suited for organizations with highly complex configurations. Less useful for very small organizations.
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Paymo

Well suited: tracking time, making notes to share with clients, live reporting. Less so: tracking and bookkeeping - they don't market it as a bookkeeping app, though they do allow for invoicing through it. Still, my needs are such that I use a separate app for tracking receipts against a project and then invoicing clients.
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Feature Rating Comparison

Project Management

Ascentis Timekeeper
Paymo
6.8
Task Management
Ascentis Timekeeper
Paymo
7.6
Resource Management
Ascentis Timekeeper
Paymo
6.9
Scheduling
Ascentis Timekeeper
Paymo
6.3
Team Collaboration
Ascentis Timekeeper
Paymo
7.7
Document Management
Ascentis Timekeeper
Paymo
6.4
Email integration
Ascentis Timekeeper
Paymo
6.0
Mobile Access
Ascentis Timekeeper
Paymo
4.3
Timesheet Tracking
Ascentis Timekeeper
Paymo
9.2
Budget and Expense Management
Ascentis Timekeeper
Paymo
6.6

Pros

  • Flexibility in configuration
  • Ease of use
  • Reporting capabilities
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  • Allows users to create dedicated project to track time
  • Ability to create detailed tasks list
  • Measure actual cost of projects/activities
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Cons

  • International configuration
  • Payroll export is a little cumbersome
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  • I'd still love a way for the rates to vary based on how much time has been used, especially if a project goes over time. For example, charging one rate for up to a set amount of hours, then reducing/increasing the rate for hours over the threshold based on the contract.
  • Rarely, but enough that it's annoyed me a few times, I've updated the web or the mobile only to find that both are listed in the time report. I go through and combine or delete as need, but it can be a bother and takes time away from doing the work at hand.
  • As they've expanded the product, they've done a good job of informing users of what's been added. Still, I wouldn't mind having some suggestions on how to better use the app and am sure that I'm not doing so to its best ability or at least a guide that can be turned on/off to help explain features.
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Alternatives Considered

Ascentis Timekeeper is superior in it's ability in its configuration of highly complex organizational policies.
Karen Halladay SPHR, SHRM-SCP, CCP, CTM profile photo
No competition.. Paymo was by far the best software for our needs.
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Return on Investment

  • Clear insight into the ins and outs of the workforce
  • Workforce planning and analysis
  • Extensive reporting
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  • They changed their plans, adding new features that I don't need - however, instead of finding that I was paying for something I didn't want, I happily found that I was now able to do all of my tasks on their free plan. This saves me about $11 a month which, while not much, is still very appreciated.
  • When I was first setting up my business, they took time to read some fairly detailed questions on how I wanted to use the app, and then made great, honest recommendations. In fact, we weren't able to do as I'd originally wanted and instead found a few workarounds that I've since incorporated into my daily habits. The ease of use is nice; the friendliness and support are invaluable.
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Pricing Details

Ascentis Timekeeper

General
Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No
Ascentis Timekeeper Editions & Modules
Ascentis Timekeeper
Additional Pricing Details

Paymo

General
Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Yes
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No
11.95*
1.  per user/per month
Paymo Editions & Modules
Paymo
Edition
Small Office
11.951
Business
18.951
1. per user/per month
Additional Pricing Details
Free version available for freelancers.