DATABASICS Time vs. Emburse SpringAhead

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
DATABASICS Time
Score 7.1 out of 10
Mid-Size Companies (51-1,000 employees)
DATABASICS is a web-based time tracking and project management solution for freelancers, employees, and small companies alike used to track time on projects without the need to install software. Time tracking, time sheets, and time management are notoriously time consuming and inefficient. DATABASICS is a time tracking software solution that saves time and improves efficiency by making time tracking easier and more transparent. Users can collect timesheets from employees, and track…
$800
per month
Emburse SpringAhead
Score 9.9 out of 10
N/A
SpringAhead is an expense reporting, billing, and time tracking platform that was owned and supported by Certify Travel and Expense created from the 2017 merger of Certify, Nexonia, and other companies, and now from Emburse, the company formed from the merger of Certify and Chrome River Technologies in March 2019.N/A
Pricing
DATABASICS TimeEmburse SpringAhead
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DATABASICS TimeEmburse SpringAhead
Free Trial
NoNo
Free/Freemium Version
NoNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
YesNo
Entry-level Setup FeeRequiredNo setup fee
Additional DetailsAnnual subscription Billed monthly or quarterly in advance Starting at $800/month Pricing based on volume (see above) with negotiated monthly minimum and overage rates Fixed fee for implementation and other projects Technical support included in monthly subscription
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User Ratings
DATABASICS TimeEmburse SpringAhead
Likelihood to Recommend
9.0
(2 ratings)
6.5
(3 ratings)
Support Rating
9.0
(2 ratings)
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User Testimonials
DATABASICS TimeEmburse SpringAhead
Likelihood to Recommend
DATABASICS
Easy to use with lots of customization. The PTO request and calendar is a great tool with real-time balances easy to access. The validation table is large enough to handle hundreds of projects with dozens of sub-categories. We also like the ability to send notices on our own schedule.
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Emburse
It's definitely well suited for all organizations with knowledge workers who use computers to do their work and are able to log in and enter their time on a regular basis. I've always had access to it as part of my job and love using SpringAhead. It may be less appropriate in a role where the worker does not have regular access to a computer to enter their hours digitally.
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Pros
DATABASICS
  • I can use a mobile phone to submit timesheets.
  • The approver can approve from a mobile phone.
  • Can force organization policies in the system.
  • Notify users about holidays.
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Emburse
  • Allows for tracking of time very easily. Users can add all their project's time in one place instead of drilling into each project.
  • Managers can approve their team's time all in one place. We do not need to drill down to find the info and approve. Users who don't report to the manager but are part of the project can still be approved by the project manager.
  • Reports are easy to read when looking at historical information. Reports can be run with multiple parameters that the user needs.
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Cons
DATABASICS
  • The site is pretty plain and boring to look at.
  • I hear there is a mobile app in the works?
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Emburse
  • Automated reminders to employees would be great
  • A more modern and up-to-date user interface
  • The approvals system for projects vs. users could use some work
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Support Rating
DATABASICS
Good value of money. Sped up the month-end closing time.
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Emburse
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Alternatives Considered
DATABASICS
DATABASICS is the only system capable of handling our complex project dimensions. It's a basic system that's easy to use and easy to navigate. It does everything we need without being overcomplicated, unlike Deltek.
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Emburse
We selected SpringAhead because of price and usability. This tool is easy to set up and configure. It is a cloud application allowing access from anywhere. There were no training requirements. When you have a small use case this tool is the way to go. We moved off SpringAhead to get more functionality and it has required a lot more training and effort to maintain and utilize
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Return on Investment
DATABASICS
  • Easy for staff to submit timesheets.
  • Leave management is a good tool to track leave days.
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Emburse
  • Positive - tracking return on project investments
  • Positive - being able to plan on future projects
  • Positive - being able to manage costs and attendance
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ScreenShots

DATABASICS Time Screenshots

Screenshot of Tracks all employee timesheetsScreenshot of Clock in and out on mobileScreenshot of Enter hours for the whole week on mobileScreenshot of Track time to multiple projectsScreenshot of Use a phone, tablet, or desktop to manage timesheets