Blog for time management and time tracking

Here you will find information, tips and tricks, and other articles on productivity, time management and more.
Additionally, we also inform you about all the latest news regarding our time tracking software

Geofencing: Test the new feature of our Time Tracking App for Android

We are happy to start our new year with a preview of our new feature of our TimeTac App for Android: Geofencing. Our customers are more than welcome to exclusively test the beta version of the app feature. Find out more about how you can predefine areas where time can be tracked mobile.

16.01.2020 Reading time: 3 min New and Improved
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The benefits of dog-friendly working environments

It is almost guaranteed that the owner of a dog benefits from taking their beloved pet to work. Here's why dog-friendly working environments promote happiness, why dogs reduce employee stress and how you can create a comfortable, safe place for employers, employees, and dogs at work.

18.12.2019 Reading time: 5 min Time Management and Tips
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Release: TimeTac Desktop for Windows

Now you can easily and quickly track your time, leave days and other absences without even opening the browser via our TimeTac Desktop App. Disruptions on the desktop while you are working are history as the app permanently runs in the background. Find out more about all the advantages our new TimeTac Desktop App for Windows has to offer.

18.12.2019 Reading time: 5 min New and Improved
Time tracking via the Apple Watch

Track time on your Apple Watch while you're on the move. We have developed the TimeTac Apple Watch App, which works in combination with your iPhone. With the Apple Watch you can start, pause and stop a task directly on the watch. Find out more about the App and how you can download it right away in our blog post.

04.12.2019 Reading time: 3 min New and Improved
Test our new TimeTac Desktop App!

Now you can easily and quickly track your time, leave days and other absences without even opening the browser via our TimeTac Desktop App. Disruptions on the desktop while you are working are history as the app permanently runs in the background. Find out more about all the advantages our new TimeTac Desktop App for Windows has to offer.

31.07.2019 Reading time: 4 min New and Improved
Quality Assurance at TimeTac

From the very beginning of our software life cycle we make sure that the quality of the software is treated with the highest priority. This way, TimeTac ensures a productive usage of the software, that meets predefined requirements and quality criteria even before we provide our products and services to customers. Our development team explains what quality assurance at TimeTac looks like and what the benefits for our customers are.

18.06.2019 Reading time: 8 min Time Tracking Solutions
The new TimeTac apps for Android and iOS are about to be released!

The time tracking apps from TimeTac have been redesigned and redeveloped in order to improve your mobile user experience. The main focus during development was on usability, performance and design of the new apps, besides an enrichment in functionalities. In this blog article we will introduce you to some of these new features as well as the release process and details about when the new apps will be available for ...

22.05.2019 Reading time: 3 min New and Improved
HR manager in the modern world of work

HR departments don’t look like they did decades ago - and there is a good reason for that. Technology has changed the world in general as well as the world of work and continues to do so. There are a lot of new tasks and challenges HR managers have to face and various new skills and qualities that are required.

26.04.2019 Reading time: 5 min Time Management and Tips Time Tracking Solutions
Time is up – How you can manage your daily workload with timeboxes

Timeboxing is a simple technique and an effective way to manage your daily workload. You simply allocate a certain amount of hours or days to a task - the aim is to complete the task within the set time frame. However, timeboxing can have its challenges when implemented in practice. Here are some tips on how to manage your time successfully.

26.03.2019 Reading time: 6 min Time Management and Tips
Five Tips for a Successful Start with TimeTac

From experience, we know that there are some important factors to consider when you first start using TimeTac. Therefore, we have put together five useful tips for a successful start with TimeTac.

26.02.2019 Reading time: 5 min Time Management and Tips Time Tracking Solutions
Leave Management during the Holiday Season

“It’s the most wonderful time of the year” - and most certainly also the busiest time of the year. However, the Holiday Season can turn into a nightmare for both employers and employees when vacation time and PTO aren’t handled well. Here are some tips for easier and stress-free planning during the Holiday Season.

21.12.2018 Reading time: 2 min Time Management and Tips
The daily commute – Travelling to work

Nowadays, employees travel longer and longer to get to their workplace and they have to cover long distances. The daily commute is said to have an impact on our health. According to researchers, the proportion of commuters with short distances of up to five kilometres has decreased. More and more employees are covering distances of up to 50 kilometres. However, expensive rents are to blame for the fact that people have ...

17.10.2018 Reading time: 4 min Time Management and Tips
Time tracking as a part of your daily routine

In your daily work routine there are so many different things to remember and one can easily forget to press the Start button and track their time. You then have to reconstruct the working day and add up the working hours, while instead time tracking should be something you do automatically without spending a lot of time thinking about it. Here are some tips on how time tracking can become ...

07.09.2018 Reading time: 5 min Time Management and Tips
Time Management As A Key To Success

Are you usually on time or running late? Do you finish tasks within the period stipulated? Are you able to accomplish your goals set? Do you constantly feel like you’re behind? But the most important question is: Are you a good time manager? Here’s why time management is of great importance and how managing your time efficiently can help you to be more productive at work.

05.06.2018 Reading time: 6 min Time Management and Tips
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Where does the time go? – Why and how employees are wasting time at work

We get distracted, we keep chatting with colleagues and it’s hard to stay focused and organized - We are wasting too much time at work.  This is not only a question of leadership quality but also a question of efficient time management and project planning. How can we make sure we plan and spend our time at work efficiently?

20.04.2018 Reading time: 6 min Time Management and Tips
GDPR and TimeTac: How we protect your data

The European Union has taken a large step towards improving the security and protection of EU residents’ personal data in the form of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Effective from 25th May 2018, it will place strict requirements on companies and employers as to how data of individuals are handled.

17.04.2018 Reading time: 4 min Laws and Regulations
Will Technology Make Us or Break Us?

“Within thirty years, we will have the technological means to create superhuman intelligence. Shortly after, the human era will be ended.” When we think about technology and what impact it has on our lives we most likely come to different conclusions. Some might think technology will solve every problem in our lives while others fear that technology will destroy us.

13.03.2018 Reading time: 8 min Time Management and Tips Time Tracking Solutions
Gender Equality: Equality By Design – Expert Interview

Gender equality is a moral and a business imperative as well. Unconscious bias often holds us back but behavioral design offers a new solution. Recent research by Iris Bohnet examines behavioral design to de-bias how we live, learn and work. In her award-winning book “What Works - Gender Equality by Design” she hands us all the tools we need to make changes that have a huge impact on benefiting businesses, ...

09.02.2018 Reading time: 13 min Expert Interviews
Time To Be Productive – A Successful End Of The Year

As the days get shorter and colder we are facing the most beautiful but busiest time of the year. It surely is hard to stay focused and productive during such a busy time, but we are always expected to produce great results. What can you do to set yourself up for a productive and well-organized season?

29.11.2017 Reading time: 5 min Time Management and Tips
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How Leadership 4.0 Will Evolve In The Future World Of Work

The current culture of leadership styles, characterized by power positions and leadership hierarchies, is outdated. Future leadership must renounce an authoritarian style of leadership. But what is Leadership 4.0 and why do you need to know about it?

03.11.2017 Reading time: 5 min Time Management and Tips