Yaware.TimeTracker vs Toggl
What is Toggl?
Toggl tracks time in real time and is designed for teams. It offers reporting services through their website along with mobile and desktop applications. Toggle allows to track time with the help of interactive timer or through manual entry.
What is Yaware.TimeTracker?
Yaware.TimeTracker is web-based tool that enables individual users, freelancers, remote and office workers to track time effectively. It offers a wide range of reports that simplify the work of HR department and management, and improves employee productivity.
Tracking of Online Activities
Toggl requires to press “start” and “stop” buttons for tracking time. In contrast Yaware.TimeTracker can monitor online activities full time automatically, unless you specify the hours, you want the monitoring to run. Additionally, Yaware.TimeTracker allows to stop or suspend the monitoring.
Different Access Levels
In contrast to Toggl, Yaware.TimeTracker offers an opportunity to assign managers of employee monitoring with different access levels. This means, that HR department, accountans, system administrators and managers will be able to view reports and manage them, but with some limitations in accordance with their position needs.
Assigning Group Managers with Different Access Levels to the Reports
Unlike Toggl, Yaware.TimeTracker has a database with more than 15 000 websites and applications, which are divided into categories:
- Productive (resources related to work)
- Neutral (unknown or not very relevant to work resources)
- Unproductive (resources, that distract from work)
Categorization of resources helps to define the most and least productive employees, identify, when employees are the most efficient and helps to run payroll calculations.
As distinct from Toggl, Yaware.Time Tracker allows to set individual monitoring settings for specific employees or groups according to their job responsibilities.
Unlike Toggl, Yaware.TimeTracker can aIso be installed in hidden mode. The hidden mode can be used to define and eliminate the time eaters at work in the most objective way.
The Importance of Reports and Their Accuracy
Both time tracking softwares ought to track time. However, due to the fact, that Toggl needs to be turned on and turned off, it can cause some inconveniences and mistakes in tracking data. Also, the tool allows to edit tracked time.
In contrast, Yaware.TimeTracker works automatically and does not allow manual time entry. So, you can be 100% sure in the data accuracy. For example, if you want to see how much time was spent on writing and checking emails, simply view report”By Categories”. It contains a list of apps and websites with exact time spent on them.
Yaware.TimeTracker also offers an opportunity to take screenshots. So, if you prefer to view what was going on employees’ computers in printscreens, you can enable this option. Toggl does not support this feature.
Unlike Toggl, Yaware.TimeTracker also allows to take webcam snapshots of the workplace. This feature is extremely useful, when you hire remote employees, and need to monitor their daily activities.