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Time Tracking Software

Best Time Tracking Software

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Time Tracking Software Overview

What is Time Tracking Software?

Time tracking software applications are used to record and analyze employee, contractor and consultant time spent on jobs and tasks. These applications will often include the capability to generate invoices based on the time spent on client-related activities. Some HR management platforms , workforce management software and project management software products have a robust time tracking component and are therefore included in this category. Some examples are:

At a basic level, they track employee names with dates/times worked, replacing paper timesheets and/or expense reports. Depending on the complexity of the tool - whether it is designed for freelancers, small teams, or large hierarchical organizations - it may track additional parameters. These can include pay rate, location, department, project, etc.

More complex tools may also offer project management features, and/or integrations with third-party software such as:

  • project management

  • professional services automation

  • expense management

  • CRM

  • Payroll

  • accounting systems

Mobile functionality is especially important for tracking employee time at multiple locations, or with remote workers and contractors.

Use Cases Based on Company Size

Time tracking products designed for use by freelancers frequently include timers, notifications, or productivity reports designed to help them manage their time efficiently. These tools also give individuals the ability to create simple invoices and collect payments through the app.

Time tracking products designed for teams usually include reports to help managers understand how employee time is spent, generate accurate project estimates, and allocate resources.

Time tracking products designed for enterprise-size companies usually include policy compliance mechanisms, to enforce company policies about overtime, expenses, etc. They also typically integrate to payroll software for more accurate, automatic project-based payments.

Features & Capabilities

Not all vendors offer the same breadth of features, however, these are some common time tracking software capabilities:

  • Employee time tracking

  • Employee scheduling

  • Employee GPS tracking

  • Employee paid time off (PTO) tracking

  • Automated employee reminders

  • Overtime tracking and alerts

  • Time-per-task analysis

  • Project tracking

  • Reporting

  • Invoice generation

  • Mobile application

  • Integrations (e.g. with payroll, accounting, and HR management software)

  • Labor law compliance

Pricing Information

Most vendors offer a free trial of their product which typically lasts between 14 days and one month. Time tracking solutions are priced on a monthly subscription model, per active user. Prices for plans generally range between $5 and $15 per month per user.

However, larger HR management, workforce management, or project management software suites may be more expensive than time tracking point solutions.

Time Tracking Products

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According to the vendor, Time Dynamo, a Biometric attendance software product, can help put an end to the problematic employee time recording and monitoring infrastructure. It is transparent and fully tamper proof and gives a 360 degree view of the attendance, leave, permission status of all employe…

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Factorial is an HR software company that was founded in 2016. Factorial was born with the goal of solving all the slow and repetitive HR processes through free software and a labor consultant service. The vendor reports that 80% of the day is spent on cumbersome and repetitive tasks and only 20…

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Zervant is an online invoicing software for small business owners and entrepreneurs. It is designed to be easy to use, so the user doesn’t need a background in finance or accounting to invoice properly! Create an unlimited number of invoices, and send them to customers by several delivery methods. …

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DeskTime is an automatic time tracking software that tracks and analyzes employee productivity, and is a project from of the Draugiem Group of companies and tech startups in Latvia.

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Nifty consolidates projects, work, and communications in one place. Nifty simplifies and automates the tracking of project milestones, communications with teammates and clients, collaborative document creation, and more in a centralized workspace! Nifty enables organizational oversight across projec…

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TimeStar from Insperity in Houston, Texas is a time tracking and attendance offering.

Out’n About! for Outlook is a time tracking solution that is designed to replace an in/out status board. The vendor says their solution makes it easy for businesses to manage their workforce availability and timesheets. This solution enables businesses to use their existing Outlook environment, and …

TrustRadius Top Rated for 2019

2019 Top Rated Time Tracking Software

There are plenty of options out there, but here's our shortlist of the best Time Tracking Software. These products won a Top Rated award for having excellent customer satisfaction ratings. The list is based purely on reviews; there is no paid placement, and analyst opinions do not influence the rankings. To qualify, a product must have 10 or more recent reviews and a trScore of 7.5 or higher, indicating above-average satisfaction for business technology. The products with the highest trScores appear first on the list. Read more about the Top Rated criteria.