Buddy Punch vs. Intervals

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Buddy Punch
Score 6.8 out of 10
Small Businesses (1-50 employees)
Buddy Punch is an online time tracking and scheduling application. Track time, time off, locations, and jobs. The solution aims to help punching in & out intuitive for employees & easy for users to view & export time. Employees can clock in using a browser or the Buddy Punch Google, iOS, & Android apps. Users can view who's working, their GPS position or even limit where they can punch. The solution integrates with QuickBooks, ADP, Paychex, & SurePayroll while also offering Excel exports. …
$3.49
per month per user
Intervals
Score 6.0 out of 10
N/A
Intervals is a project management solution built around three primary features: predictive analytics, time and expense tracking, and data-driven analytics.
$29
per month
Pricing
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Editions & Modules
Time & Attendance
$3.49
per month per user
Time & Attendance + Scheduling
$4.49
per month per user
Enterprise
$9.49
per month per user
Lite
$29
per month
Basic
$49
per month
Not So Basic
$69
per month
Professional
$99
per month
Premium
$159
per month
Top Shelf
$219
per month
Unlimited
$299
per month
Offerings
Pricing Offerings
Buddy PunchIntervals
Free Trial
YesYes
Free/Freemium Version
NoNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoNo
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
Additional DetailsWe offer three plans, each with a monthly or annual payment option. Each plan has a per user price and a base fee of $19. There are no startup, cancellation, support, or additional fees of any kind.All of our plans include unlimited users except for the Lite plan. We have usage based pricing based on the amount of active projects needed and document storage needs. You do not pay per person with a login.
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Features
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Project Management
Comparison of Project Management features of Product A and Product B
Buddy Punch
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Ratings
Intervals
3.5
1 Ratings
72% below category average
Task Management00 Ratings7.01 Ratings
Resource Management00 Ratings5.01 Ratings
Gantt Charts00 Ratings3.01 Ratings
Scheduling00 Ratings2.01 Ratings
Workflow Automation00 Ratings3.01 Ratings
Team Collaboration00 Ratings3.01 Ratings
Document Management00 Ratings3.01 Ratings
Timesheet Tracking00 Ratings3.01 Ratings
Change request and Case Management00 Ratings3.01 Ratings
Budget and Expense Management00 Ratings3.01 Ratings
Professional Services Automation
Comparison of Professional Services Automation features of Product A and Product B
Buddy Punch
-
Ratings
Intervals
1.5
1 Ratings
132% below category average
Quotes/estimates00 Ratings1.01 Ratings
Invoicing00 Ratings1.01 Ratings
Project & financial reporting00 Ratings3.01 Ratings
Integration with accounting software00 Ratings1.01 Ratings
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User Ratings
Buddy PunchIntervals
Likelihood to Recommend
9.0
(21 ratings)
5.0
(1 ratings)
User Testimonials
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Likelihood to Recommend
Buddy Punch
I think that is very convenient as far as tracking your employees when they are punching in or out to ensure they are physically at the location they are supposed to be for that shift. I also think that the option to download this app to your personal phone is amazing, it makes it more convenient to punch in or out when you aren't near a laptop or a residence to use one. The feature of being able to attach a note with your punches explaining possible late punchers or absences is very beneficial to the employee allows show proof if needed.
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Pelago
Intervals tracks time against project budgets.
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Pros
Buddy Punch
  • Their customer service is second to none. We have requested several changes over the years for the web interface and app; I think all the requests we've made were implemented by this point. I only wish this was the case with other companies we utilize.
  • They allow you to set different pay rates based on department which allows us to pay employees more for the skilled jobs they perform versus the more basic work they perform. This is a huge benefit to a small company as it encourages employees to strive for more skilled work and they keep moving up the ladder to become even better assets to the company.
  • The reports you can run are very thorough and work very well for us when it comes time to enter payroll.
  • Having the ability to set alerts has allowed us to cut back on unnecessary overtime as employees can get reminders prior to going over. We can also set reminders for employees to punch in/out for the ones that have a tendency to forget.
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Pelago
  • Timesheet approvals
  • Project budget comparisons
  • Employee time management
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Cons
Buddy Punch
  • Sometimes I need to check back to be sure I'm still punched in.
  • The indicator between punched in and out is not very indicative of if I am or not.
  • I want to total hours not just by the week but by pay periods 1-15 days, 16-end of [the] month.
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Pelago
  • Its interface is clunky - it is old school
  • At times, setting up a project can be too complex
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Alternatives Considered
Buddy Punch
We originally scheduled and ran payroll through Homebase, but in the last few months the software became very buggy, customer service was slow and when they did respond, was not helpful. When we cancelled our account they didn't even try to make things right. We are so happy that Buddy Punch is like us--taking care of their clients and really invested in their success!
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Pelago
Cheaper, and faster
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Return on Investment
Buddy Punch
  • Efficiency has definitely gone up switching to Buddy Punch. Ive never quantified specific hours or time lapse it has given to my personal managerial efficiency. But it has without doubt.
  • I can see a better overview of the employees I need to be concerned with and not have to filter out others not concerning me.
  • Ease of use has decreased mental stress and angst in maneuvering employee time cards.
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Pelago
  • Intervals has provided a positive impact on project time management
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ScreenShots

Buddy Punch Screenshots

Screenshot of The Administrator's DashboardScreenshot of Time Off CalendarScreenshot of Schedule View

Intervals Screenshots

Screenshot of Productivity calendar that shows tasks, notes, and milestonesScreenshot of Weekly TimesheetScreenshot of Project DashboardScreenshot of ClientsScreenshot of Reporting