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Paper Based Time Tracking Vs Time Tracking Softwares in Organizations

Communication has always been a hurdle within organizations since perhaps existence, be in any particular industry or department within a company itself. So to address the issue of inefficient communication and bridge gaps, technology experts have been trying their very best to come up with various gadgets and softwares that will ensure smooth sailing.

Smartphones and tablets do provide a right way of reaching out to someone for work, but sometimes they are not right to do the job and may even be restricted in a sense. Yes, they do help in staying connected on the go, but maintaining the workflow while on the go is always a concern for organizations.

Time tracking of employees, and seeing to their everyday tasks is also another aspect of communication that can continuously be hindered. Therefore, there are new technologies such as time and project management softwares like TimeLive that help automate process and bridge the communication gap efficiently in process.

In the olden, pre-tech era many organizations used to work on a paper-based model of time tracking, i.e., if they had any model to track time, to begin with. Some of the inefficiencies that paper-based time tracking had are:

The management of employee timesheets, tracking employee timesheets and reentering data into spreadsheets that will help generate payroll is not only time-consuming. But also 90% more prone to human error for handwritten logs are quite often difficult to decipher, and complicated data entry is undoubtedly a significant stressor for the poor soul in charge of the process.

Keeping track of purchases within the organization was also another matter that was difficult. Tracking where the office resources are going, what material is being used for what and where is quite hectic, and when done on a paper model it has often led to overestimation or underestimating thus rocking the budget that has been set for a particular month or project into chaos.

Furthermore, paper-based models aren’t the ideal way to keep track of any changes that have to be made in an individual project. As papers are easy to lose, handwriting again plays a role in actually understanding the tasks and the plenty of human errors that can occur on a daily basis.

But with the advent of technology and time and project management services such as TimeLive have made all the workings of organizations easier. With features such as online employee timesheets, expense tracking, and much more, these softwares not only make your company environment-friendly and paperless but also automates the process and relieves work stress that was usually accompanied with these previously time and energy demanding tasks.

Alma Reed is an author and researcher dedicated to enhancing productivity. He is deeply interested in areas like time management, increasing productivity, and fostering healthy routines. Through his writing, he aims to assist people in boosting their job performance and attaining an ideal balance between work and life.

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