How to Integrate Timesheet with Excel

Using a spreadsheet as a method of timekeeping for billing clients is a no-brainer. The problem with spreadsheet timekeeping is that it doesn’t scale very well. As your employee numbers grow, so does the pain of billable time collection. If you are reading this, you’ve either experienced this pain in the past or are experiencing it now. Having a timesheet solution that scales with your team’s growth while keeping you integrated with your favourite Microsft…

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Excel Timesheet: When is it time to Find an Alternative?

It’s natural to look to Excel or even Google Sheets for your timekeeping needs. Both options are relatively free and easily adaptable. The functionality within either spreadsheet apps lends perfectly to record and report time spent working on client projects. There are many free timesheet templates available all over the internet to give you a headstart on ramping up your timesheet solution. So, perhaps you’ve already discovered the beauty of tracking time on a spreadsheet…

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5 Reasons You Shouldn’t Use Excel For Your Timesheets

Jessica works as an office administrator at a growing IT consulting firm. Like most office administrators, Jessica wears many hats. On top of taking care of the phone, she processes incoming payments, tidies the office, greets clients at the door and on top of it all; she manages the staff timesheet solution: a 15-year-old Excel spreadsheet. Excel has its strengths; collecting timesheets is not one of them. Every Monday morning, Jessica collects an Excel spreadsheet…

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Dovico Timesheet: Formatting Dates and Numbers on Exporting

Does your data display the wrong Date / Number formats when you export? When you use the Export function, now directly available within the newer views in Dovico Timesheet, the exported data may initially appear to be exported in the wrong date and number formats. This happens when you export to .xls or xlsx, or when you export in .csv, open the file in Excel and then use the “Text to Column” function. This occurs…

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Employee Timesheet Software vs. Free Excel Timesheets

Are spreadsheets still used for timesheets? In 2009, we published a press release saying that financial benefits can be gained from subscribing to an out-of-the-box solution for timesheet entry instead of using Excel spreadsheets.  Would you believe it when I say that it still holds true today? Funny thing is though, now we’ve created a really nice Excel timesheet template that we’re giving away free.  But, the existing problems are still present.  In fact, in recent case studies where…

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