Top 5 Benefits of a Timesheet App

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September 14, 2018

A timesheet application records the time spent on various tasks and projects by an organization’s employees. By tracking employee effort, a timesheet can provide a number of benefits to an organization.

Employees can record their effort spent on particular tasks and different projects. Managers can review and approve or reject logged time. Approved timesheets can be used by HR for payroll processing.

But it doesn’t stop there – there are many other uses for the data recorded in timesheets. It can be used to:

  • Monitor projects
  • Track productivity
  • Calculate labor costs
  • Bill clients
  • Forecast future needs
  • Allocate department budgets
  • Determine profits

As you can see, the data in timesheets is a rich resource that can be put to good use if you leverage maximum value from the recorded data. Timesheets help managers track resource consumption and also provide insight into project effectiveness which plays a part in a company’s long-term growth and success.

Benefits of Timesheets

Let’s take a look at the 5 main benefits of timesheets:

  1. Improved Workflow
  2. Improved Task Management
  3. Efficient Payroll Management
  4. Effective Cost Management
  5. Accurate Billing

These company-wide benefits can lead to greater success for the organization at all levels and provide meaningful data to support business strategies. Timesheets offer a lot of value for a seemingly simple application.

ServiceNow Timesheet App

abhra Inc. is proud to present our new ServiceNow Timesheet app. It is a free, multi-device app that is built on ServiceNow and is accessible anytime, anywhere thanks to the state-of-the-art cloud platform. Users can fill the timesheet from their desktop, laptop, tablet or mobile device and have the flexibility to define working time for a single project or multiple projects. In addition, they can fill the timesheet on a daily or weekly basis. The application also tracks leaves taken and approval routing is inbuilt. It can also be customized to client requirements with the help of the abhra team.

Our application supports Matrix Based organization needs and reminders, notifications, and escalations for quality of data are available right from the start. Rich reporting functions provide insight into resource utilization, resource assignments, project costs and associated revenue.

Built on ServiceNow, the app provides OOB (Out of Box) functionality and does not need any further plug-ins. In other words, you can easily run it on your existing enterprise-wide ServiceNow implementation without extra effort. Or if you do not yet have an enterprise-wide system, and are planning to implement ServiceNow, it can easily be included as part of the roadmap planning.

If you are interested in implementing a cloud solution such as ServiceNow, or would like a customization to our free timesheet app, please contact us and we’d be glad to help. Our team has a great deal of experience with ServiceNow implementation and have seen most of the typical challenges that can arise with new or existing implementations.

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