Government Contributions: How a Timesheet Can Help Grow Your Company

By Diane Doucet – Dovico Co-Founder and Time Coach Edited by: Jeff Nagle Over the past 25 years, Dovico has been the recipient of many federal and provincial government contributions. This funding has been crucial to our growth and stability over the years. For each submission, I was the portfolio manager responsible for the entire application process. I would also manage the communication and documentation for all approved contributions. Based on my experiences, and the…

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Take the guesswork out of timesheet entry

A programmer’s secret to improving his productivity Working on multiple projects, multiple times per day was a daily occurrence for Trent. He is a software developer in a small consulting firm of about 30 people. Being an essential member of such a small team, Trent spends most of his time working on many billable projects at the same time. Accurately recording his time between so many different tasks became a problem. If he waited until the…

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7 keys for optimum project and timesheet control

Keep your business profitable with these key takeaways Your company has deadlines to meet and the project at hand is not much different than the one before it, yet you are questioning why this project has so much time against it. You have the same amount of employees working on this project as the last one, but this project has consumed double the time. Why are you over the projected allotment of billable time and…

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How much time do employees spend doing real work?

Understanding where employee time is spent and realigning that time to “fit” the project at hand is a major step toward greater profitability. “Time” is the key word, it relates to money and software that saves and tracks time, increases efficiency and cuts project costs. Whether a company is small or an enterprise-wide corporation, they all have the same challenge of not wasting an employees time and making sure they are working on the projects…

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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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Keep track of project hours with time management software

B2B Time Management Software Running a business means knowing when projects need to be kept alive and knowing when to stop a project so that teams can focus on what matters. Apps and lists are not going to help until one understands fully the benefits to better manage time with an online time management solution. Some of the benefits are; Know where your projects stand at all times Employees can track time with mobile apps from…

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