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Time Tracking Tuesday: The Journyx Vlog

The Trouble with Time Tracking in Dynamics GP

Running into trouble with your time and expense tracking processes? In this episode of Time Tracking Tuesday, “Captain” Curt discusses why Dynamics GP may have a few tribbles when it comes to collecting and processing employee time and expenses.

Calculating the ROI of Billing Automation

Many companies struggle with billing cycles that take too long and not billing customers properly, especially with time-based work. In this episode, Curt talks about two ways you can calculate the return on investment (ROI) of automating your billing processes, so you can bill your customers quicker and more accurately.

What’s the ROI of an Automated Payroll System?

Automating your payroll processes will result in both saved time and money – but how do you calculate that into a return on your automation investment? In this episode, Curt talks about how to determine the ROI when you’re purchasing software for payroll automation.

The Benefits of Integrating Time Tracking with Your ERP System

Is your employee time tracking system integrated with your your ERP software? If not, Curt gives you two great reasons why syncing your time collection and ERP systems will not only make your life easier, but also save you money.

3 Reasons Why Tracking Time in Excel is a Bad Idea

While spreadsheets are a good first step towards tracking employee time, it will ultimately turn into more trouble than you’ll want to deal with. In this episode, Curt talks about the 3 biggest pitfalls you’ll run into when using Excel timesheets.

4 Disadvantages of Paper Timesheets

Still using tracking your time on paper? Put the paper timesheet down and watch this episode of Time Tracking Tuesday, where Curt tells you about 4 disadvantages of using paper timesheets.

Getting Your Employees to Track Their Time, Pt. 2

Not only is it difficult just to get employees to fill out their timesheets, getting them to track their time accurately is a whole other ball of wax. In this episode, Curt reveals some tactics you can use to get the most accurate time data as possible from your employees.

What to Look For in a Timesheet Vendor, Pt. 5: Data Validation

Many bad business decisions are made because of bad data – which is a frequent problem with time and expense tracking systems. Curt talks about how bad data gets into your business systems, and how the right time and expense tracking solution can help.

What to Look For in a Timesheet Vendor, Pt. 4: Single Sign-On and Access from All Devices

The key to empowering employees to track their time is to make it as easy as possible. In this episode, Curt explains how Single Sign-On and multi-device access will go a long way towards achieving that goal.

What to Look For in a Timesheet Vendor, Pt. 3: Reporting

When implementing time and expense tracking software, start with the end in mind – what do you want to get out of it? That’s why, as Curt explains in this episode, having a solution with robust reporting is critical.

What to Look for in a Timesheet Vendor, Pt. 2: Crew-Based Time Entry, Equipment Usage and Expenses

If you need to track crews, equipment, or expenses, then watch this episode to find out why it’s important to have time and expense tracking software with these capabilities.

What to Look For in a Timesheet Vendor, Pt. 1: Approval Workflow

In this episode, Curt talks about timesheet approval workflows – what they are, why they’re important, and what to look for in a time and expense tracking system.

Why Track All Your Time in One Place?

When employees have to track their time is several different places, chaos will eventually ensue. In this episode, Curt explains why tracking all types of time in one system is key to getting the most accurate data, more quickly.

When You Should Buy vs Build Timesheet Software

Many companies choose to build their own timesheet systems in-house – which comes with benefits and disadvantages. In this episode, Curt takes on the age-old debate of build vs. buy.

Tyson Foods: How NOT to Use Time Tracking Technology

There are right ways and wrong ways for companies to use time tracking technology. In this episode, Curt discusses the case of Tyson Foods and the lessons that can be learned.

How to Better Manage Your Resources Using Timesheet Software

Resources, specifically your people and their specialized knowledge and skills, are the foundation of your projects – so how do you utilize those resources in the best way possible? In this episode, Curt explains how tracking time on projects will help you to better manage the time of your most valuable resources.

How to Improve Your Project Cost Estimation

Do you know how long it’s going to take to complete any given project, and how much it will cost? In this episode, Curt talks about how you can use time tracking software to make project cost estimates with a high degree of accuracy.

How to Choose the Right Timesheet Software Vendor

Are you evaluating time and expense software vendors? There are several features to look for, but also key questions to ask. In this episode, Curt reveals the 3 questions to ask any timesheet software vendor you’re evaluating.

Pros vs. Cons: Cloud or Local Software Install

When buying time and expense tracking software, should you go with a cloud or local installation? The answer, as with many questions, is…it depends. In this episode, Curt explains the pros and cons of both so you can make the best choice for your needs.

What Are KPIs (Key Performance Indicators)?

When measuring success towards strategic business goals, the key is in your KPIs. Curt explains what key performance indicators are, and how to determine what you should be measuring in your organization.

Getting Your Staff to Submit their Timesheets

It’s no secret that your employees hate filling out their timesheets. So, how can you make this process more palatable for them? In this episode, Curt shares one of the secrets to getting your staff to submit their timesheets.

What to Do when Your Project Goes Over Budget

Most projects are already finished before it’s discovered that they’ve gone over budget. What can you do to prevent this? In this episode, Curt reveals his simple methodology for ensuring projects stay on track.

Timesheet 101

What is a timesheet, and why is it so important? In this episode, Curt explains the 3 basic reasons why companies track time, and why they do so much more than just annoy your employees.

Why Track Your Time?

In the end, all we have is our attention. Where are you spending yours? In this episode, Curt answers the most crucial question when it comes to your job: it’s your time, so why is so important to keep track of it?