Deputy vs. Intervals

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Deputy
Score 8.6 out of 10
Small Businesses (1-50 employees)
Deputy is a web-based workforce manager solution. Deputy is designed to help users simplify their scheduling, timesheets, tasking, employee communication and administrative tasks. It includes various apps and one click payroll integration that aim to make workforce management easier. The Deputy platform enables users to schedule in line with demand, prepare accurate payroll, and communicate more clearly. Deputy streamlines employee admin, so teams can focus on what…
$2.50
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
DeputyIntervals
Editions & Modules
Scheduling Only
$2.50
per user
Scheduling, Time and Attendance
$4.50
per user
Enterprise
Custom pricing for enterprise clients
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
DeputyIntervals
Free Trial
YesYes
Free/Freemium Version
YesNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
YesNo
Entry-level Setup FeeOptionalNo setup fee
Additional DetailsAll 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
DeputyIntervals
Project Management
Comparison of Project Management features of Product A and Product B
Deputy
-
Ratings
Intervals
3.5
1 Ratings
73% 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
Deputy
-
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
DeputyIntervals
Likelihood to Recommend
8.9
(408 ratings)
5.0
(1 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
8.8
(46 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Usability
8.8
(404 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Availability
9.5
(5 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Performance
9.2
(5 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Support Rating
8.4
(30 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
In-Person Training
10.0
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Online Training
10.0
(2 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Implementation Rating
8.0
(398 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Configurability
7.8
(6 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Ease of integration
6.7
(3 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Product Scalability
9.3
(5 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Vendor post-sale
9.0
(5 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Vendor pre-sale
8.8
(5 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
User Testimonials
DeputyIntervals
Likelihood to Recommend
Deputy
[My own feeling on the subject is] that large teams will probably enjoy the features much more than a smaller team. [In my opinion] I would not have signed up with Deputy had it not been for the integration with my payroll provider. [From my point of view] the cost is not worth it for a small team. [I've found] it has a lot of features geared towards big teams and those are not things you can "opt-out" of from a cost/tier standpoint [as far as I'm concerned].
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Pelago
Intervals tracks time against project budgets.
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Pros
Deputy
  • Employee Scheduling - So straightforward and easy to use! Love the copy & past feature!
  • Timekeeping - the App & Kiosk are perfect for employees to clock in and out in a matter of seconds
  • Company Communication - the Newsfeed feature makes it easy to keep everyone up to date on company announcements
  • Task Management - simple to use task lists help keep my team organized
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Pelago
  • Timesheet approvals
  • Project budget comparisons
  • Employee time management
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Cons
Deputy
  • Integration with various point of sale systems to pull sales data vs. scheduled and/or worked hours.
  • Ability to "re-invite, " change a password or fix an employee-level account if they didn't set things up correctly.
  • An easier way of loading all holidays or facility closure dates for the year. e.g. Google reminds you, Are you open for Thanksgiving this year?
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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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Likelihood to Renew
Deputy
The basic functionality and overall efficiency it provides is enough to renew. I still would like to see improvements in reporting and leave management, but overall it is absolutely worth it to have the program. I especially like having remote access and supervisors scheduling and approving time sheets of employees
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Pelago
No answers on this topic
Usability
Deputy
Deputy is user-friendly and easy to understand for users with basic to moderate computer knowledge. The Employee is simple and easy for employees to understand. Employees get push notifications when shifts are scheduled and can clock in and out easily directly from the phone or kiosk, or using the website. The only challenge we’ve had is the ability for management to assign leave to employees who have not yet requested time off.
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Pelago
No answers on this topic
Reliability and Availability
Deputy
We have never had a problem with deputy being unavailable
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Pelago
No answers on this topic
Performance
Deputy
Everything is quick and easy
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Pelago
No answers on this topic
Support Rating
Deputy
Every time I have contacted support they have answered my question within the hour and solved every problem we have had. They follow up to make sure we are satisfied with our results which has been great when we are busy and get distracted
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Pelago
No answers on this topic
In-Person Training
Deputy
It was super easy and quick
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Pelago
No answers on this topic
Online Training
Deputy
Did a great job of getting us up to speed with their online documentation.
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Pelago
No answers on this topic
Implementation Rating
Deputy
It took me a bit to get all my staff input from our previous scheduling software. However, once all the information was there, everything went smoothly and we were able to start implementing Deputy right away. It did not take long to train my staff and have them comfortable with using the system.
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Pelago
No answers on this topic
Alternatives Considered
Deputy
For years we used TimeTrax systems but they were hard to use and required manual downloads of punches, networked setups, and we needed separate setups for each location. When evaluating cloud-based solutions we first tried TSheets, but the higher cost and lack of features made us choose Deputy. Our main complaint about the actual TSheets system was the IPads did not store punches when it first launched so if you lost internet it couldn't store the punches. When we were evaluating the system they were building a police station next door that resulted in intermittent internet outages and the kiosk app basically became a brick until the internet came back on.
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Pelago
Cheaper, and faster
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Scalability
Deputy
We have gone from using deputy simply to schedule a couple of members of staff on coffee shop shifts, to also scheduling staff in the retail unit part of our business, to now also scheduling team days and having remote working staff start on schedule shifts to track their working hours.
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Pelago
No answers on this topic
Return on Investment
Deputy
  • Hundreds of man-hours saved monthly that previously was spent on recording hours work.
  • Holiday management is very clear and support fair treatment of staff.
  • The 100% accuracy of timesheets is amazing. Once approved thousands of timesheets just land in our payroll system thanks to the export/import functions.
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Pelago
  • Intervals has provided a positive impact on project time management
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ScreenShots

Deputy Screenshots

Screenshot of Manage your business from your pocket.  See who is currently on the clock and who is late.Screenshot of What if someone doesn't show up for a shift? Find a replacement from your phone in seconds!Screenshot of Enterprise level experience in an elegantly designed iPad app.

Intervals Screenshots

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