Intervals is a web-based time tracking solution that aims to help users utilize their time better and therefore find more hours in each day. Intervals is a great platform to work from, with superb time tracking, task management, and comprehensive reporting tools that will streamline workflows and help keep project and their budgets under greater control.
Intervals has been primarily designed for “micro-businesses” in the consulting, creative, IT service, software and web industries. Boasting some impressive features that have been designed to both maximize revenue and consolidate business processes. Among the platform’s most important tools are its time tracking, project management and visual reporting capabilities.
Integrated Time Tracking
Intervals’ users can track how long they spend working on individual tasks and larger projects by using integrated web-based timers. This is a great feature of Intervals as it is useful not just for generating more accurate invoices, but it is also beneficial for basic task management.By understanding exactly how long has been spent on a task will help determine the ROI for individual client projects, and it also provides managers with valuable information, which can be used for generating estimates for any projects in the future which are similar.
Time tracking with Intervals is easy; before you start on your next task, start the timer and keep track of how long you are working on that task. Users will find it easy to begin a timer each time they start work on a new task, however Intervals also offers the ability to manually add time as well. Another ‘cool tool’ is the ability for Intervals to also take your time tracking data and import it directly into your weekly timesheets.
The platform’s project management features enable managers to evaluate whether or not their human resources are are being maximized. With clarity and transparency Intervals allows managers to see exactly how much work was accomplished in a given week. Viewing projects is fairly straightforward; click the ‘Projects’ tab to see the Projects Dashboard. The data provided on the dashboard is shown in dynamic graphs and snapshots, which are based upon employees’ data input.
Intervals lets managers choose between high-level reporting or surface information. Intervals has countless options for manipulating data in order to discover key business insights. Managers can create reports that show weekly business trends. This is a useful tool as you can determine which projects are taking up the largest proportion of time. With detailed reports you can break down your employees’ workdays into billable and non-billable hours.
Intervals uses a subscription based pricing structure that is based around flexible pricing for the amount of document storage and active projects a business has*. Intervals has the option of month to month subscription pricing, and businesses can adjust their plans according to the workload levels that month. The solution also has a Free Trial Available (No Credit Card required). Plans begin at $25.00/month. *All plans include unlimited number of users.
Intervals works well at helping small business owners get their companies organized. Operating from a robust platform, Intervals boasts superb time tracking, task management, and reporting tools. The downside is that it does not include complex risk-analysis tools, interactive Gantt charts or advanced social media tools.