How to Get More From Your Timesheet Data

Timesheets are boring. Okay, let me backtrack, timesheets can be boring. Your employees generously entered their time into their timesheets. Then you took that time and reported on it to bill your clients. Now what? It’s just a timesheet! No, not really. Here are some benefits your timesheet data can give that you may not have thought about: Understand your project capacity: Knowing when to take on more As your small business grows, you see…

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How to Introduce a New Timesheet to Your Team

I don’t need to tell you that change is hard. Change at work is especially tough to deal with as we all get into daily habits that bring us some level of success. However, business needs change, and your office is in desperate need of a better timekeeping solution. Billing clients efficiently and accurately every month is a chore. You have to change your project time tracking process, but you know there will be opposition….

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Top 5 Useful Apps for Mechanical Engineers

We all need tools to do our jobs. The quality of the tool ultimately determines the quality of the work. Mechanical engineers require a high level of skill coupled with a wide array of tools both physically and virtually. There are many virtual tools out there for engineers, in this post I’ll highlight a few that help with the job at hand as well as maximizing the cost involved. But first, a little story. A…

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4 Reasons Why You Need a Timesheet During a Crisis

As a business community, if we’ve learned anything from the 2020 Coronavirus Pandemic, it’s that most of us weren’t prepared. What we do during the calm days prepares us for how we fare during the stormy days. If you’re a company that values time as a sellable commodity, then it’s time we talk about the REAL value of timesheets. Especially during stormy times like these. Selling time can be a very meticulous task. How thoroughly…

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How to Be Comfortable Working From Home for the First Time

With social distancing being the theme of the current COVID-19 pandemic, you may be faced with the possibility of working from home for the first time ever. While it’s a challenge to change routines and leave familiar working environments, there are things you can do to minimize the hit to your productivity and mental health. If you find yourself faced with the reality of working from home, here are some tips that may help you…

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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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Organizational Psychology 101: The 6 Traits of Dynamic Company Culture

Your job is more than just a place to make money. You put time into your work, hoping that at some time, your efforts will make a meaningful impact. To make time at work meaningful, your community at work has to feel right. Organizational psychology has to be a priority and a commitment to the six traits of dynamic company culture. Key takeaways: 71% of employees are not engaged in their work. Bad company culture…

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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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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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How To Increase Timesheet Productivity in Outlook

Did you know you can enter your Dovico time entries right inside Microsoft Outlook? No? Well, you can! Woot! Woot! We can waste so much time switching between apps. Any disruption to our flow at work can cost us up to 25 minutes of lost productivity. You know that the moment you turn from Outlook to your browser to fill your timesheet in Dovico, some notification will pop-up and throw you into that squirrel moment….

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