Single Sign-On: Dovico Makes User Access a Little Easier!

Dovico Timesheet now offers it’s Premium price plan clients the functionality of single sign-on or SSO. When teamed with an identity service provider (IdP), SSO makes end-user authentication and account administration in Dovico a breeze. What is SSO? SSO is a trusted relationship between multiple related, yet independent software systems. With SSO, an end-user only has to log in with one set of credentials and is then given access to any of the related systems…

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Employee Spotlight: Who’s Estelle Johnston?

Who’s Estelle Johnston? Recently, I had the privilege of revamping Dovico’s staff page. Before sitting down to write all of the staff’s “mini” biographies, I had sent out a questionnaire to the entire team to give me a good starting point in which to write. Of all the biographies that I had received, Estelle’s answers blew me away. Estelle is a very modest and profoundly humble person. Always willing to lend a hand or jump…

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Dovico Timesheet Enhancements & Fixes for April 2019

We’re continually improving our software to bring you the best experience possible. Here’s a list of enhancements and fixes we’ve released in April 2019: Fixed: Email notifications will now be sent to the approving manager when submitting time via the TimeOff app. Enhancement (version 14): Added single sign-on functionality for Premium clients only. For more information on single sign-on, please read “Single Sign-On: Dovico Makes User Access a Little Easier“.

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Infographic: Where Does Your Time go?

You wake up. Do stuff. You go to bed. You are the rock-star of your life! Before you know it, a decade has passed and you wonder “where did my time go?” Statistician Nathan Yau of flowingdata.com created a pretty impressive simulation of how time flies throughout our typical day. He compiled data from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics of 1000 working adults and visually represented how they moved from activity to activity depending…

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Company Culture Should Feel Like Home

I was on my way out of the Dovico building when I heard my colleague Diane say “Are you heading back to PEI today? I don’t know how you do it travelling back and forth for work.” Without hesitation, I replied, “It’s not work to me; it’s visiting my family here!” To put this into context, I live about an hour and a half away, and I travel into the office two to three days…

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Dovico Timesheet Enhancements & Fixes for March 2019

We’re continually improving our software to bring you the best experience possible. Here’s a list of enhancements and fixes we’ve released during March 2019: Fixed: (Version 14) “Fixed Cost” validation error is no longer being displayed when creating new projects. Fixed: (Version 14) “Project Status” list in legacy reporting now only displays “Draft, Active, Completed.” Previously, a blank status appeared in the list and caused reports to show no data if all conditions were selected….

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Timesheet Anxiety: The Real Reason Employees Aren’t Submitting Time

It’s no secret that employees hate filling in their timesheet. The reasons why employees aren’t doing it may have never crossed your mind. While chasing down employees to submit their timesheet may be a stressful part of your job, have you ever considered the stress placed on an employee to fill them in? Enter, timesheet anxiety. We’ve asked some of our clients for feedback on why their employees have struggled to fill in their time….

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Dovico Timesheet Enhancements & Fixes for February 2019

We’re continually improving our software to bring you the best experience possible. Here’s a list of enhancements and fixes we’ve released during February 2019: Fixed: (Version 14) An ugly server error (Runtime Error) is no longer displayed when the user edits a task but doesn’t have Read access to it. Fixed: (Version 14) Employee Workload properly loads if a project name contains quotation marks. Fixed: “Notify me” options in Employee Settings are remaining checked. For…

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Paralysis by Analysis: How to Quickly Move on a Decision

At some point in your life, you’ve struggled to make a decision. Perhaps you regularly struggle with making a decision. Stuck between a rock and a hard place, you buckle under pressure, freeze with indecisiveness and back down from making a choice. You’ve allowed the opportunity for growth to fade and let another life lesson fizzle. You become stuck in a state of paralysis by analysis. You paralyze yourself by analyzing the potential outcome. The…

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SR&ED: How Dovico Helps With Innovation Funding

Innovating is a risky proposition. Organizations looking to break through their industry can incur some costly bouts of trial and error. To ease those barriers to innovation, the Canadian government has a program available called the Scientific Research and Experimental Development Tax Incentive Program or SR&ED; some people even call it”SHred“. What is SR&ED? On average $4 billion in tax relief or credits are given annually to over 24,000 Canadian organizations in almost every conceivable…

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