It's About Time! The Journyx Blog

Changing a Timesheet: What Could Possibly Go Wrong?

Posted by Amanda Finch on 2/8/16 11:54 AM

Timesheets are a necessary annoyance in many organizations. Most are filled out in a hurry, perhaps as an afterthought. Small wonder that timesheets are so often incorrect. But you really need to get those timesheets at the right time, with the right information. So you must simply correct them and move on, right?

Wrong. While there are ways to handle timesheet corrections, before you change any timesheet, beware the regulatory ramifications. Two regulatory schemes in particular have painful consequences for the unwary timesheet corrector.

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Topics: Insider, Time Tracking Tips

How to Ensure Successful Implementation of Your Time Tracking Software with Dynamics GP

Posted by Jeremy Gunn on 1/26/16 9:00 AM

So you've purchased new time tracking software…

Congratulations! You're now the proud owner of some shiny new time and expense tracking software! After spending months watching demos, evaluating free trials, and having endless internal discussions, you finally settled on a solution and are ready to integrate it with Dynamics GP. Happy Dance time as you imagine all your work life becoming exponentially easier!

Now it's time to pull it out of the "box" and get it set up for roll-out and use…which can actually be the most difficult part. How do you get started?

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Topics: Business Tips, Microsoft Dynamics

Software Integration Challenges in the Cloud, Pt. 1: Getting Data Into a Cloud Application

Posted by John Maddalozzo on 1/18/16 11:28 AM

Let's talk cloud today. Are you sick of hearing about the cloud? Do you know what it is? Where is it?

Well, you don't really have to know. Wikipedia has a long article on cloud computing and lists all the various aspects, types of clouds and tons of other details. Today we just want to talk about a particular aspect: getting data into and out of a cloud based application. What are the complications that are encountered with cloud applications?

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Topics: Business Tips, Technology of Time Tracking

What is the Best Way to Handle Time and Expense Corrections?

Posted by Brian Maxin on 1/13/16 9:00 AM

Let's face it: your employees don't like tracking their time. There are many reasons for this, such as having to enter time in too many systems.

Because of this, data entry error and correction is an all-too-common problem I hear every day. In a perfect world, you would like your time and expense tracking solution to help you catch any end-user data entry errors and issues on the front end. If your current solution does not offer these features, or if an error slips through the cracks, there are a few best practices you can follow for making those dreaded time and expense corrections.

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Topics: Insider, Time Tracking Tips

Support Tip of the Month: Using Memorized Sheets to Load Recurring Schedules Quickly

Posted by Meredith Zachritz on 1/5/16 1:18 PM

Do you have recurring meetings that happen every week? Do you have patterns in the type of work you do that are logged to the same project on a recurring schedule? Is your timesheet uniform from week to week other than exceptions time? If you answered yes to any of these questions, memorized sheets may be a good tool to use to speed up completion of your timesheets.

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Topics: Insider, Time Tracking Tips, Support Tip of the Month

2015 Journyx Support Tip Roundup: 11 Tips for Using Journyx

Posted by Kari Chase Rippetoe on 12/30/15 9:00 AM

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We've come to the end of yet another year, and it's been a busy one for not only us here at Journyx, but our customers as well. You use Journyx to track your time, expenses, projects and resources to keep propelling your organization forward in the most efficient and profitable way possible, and sometimes you need some help making Journyx work in the best way possible for you.

That's why we give you a support tip every month via the customer newsletter – so you can get a better understanding of how to use different features of Journyx. Over the last year, we've published 11 tips – one per month – and you'll find all 11 of them listed below for easy year-end reference.

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Topics: Insider, Time Tracking Tips, Support Tip of the Month

Support Tip of the Month: Tracking Holiday Time in Journyx

Posted by Meredith Zachritz on 12/11/15 11:11 AM


Different companies will have their own company-wide holidays during which offices are closed. Journyx offers holiday scheduling that allows you to create standard lists of company holidays each year and load them automatically in employee timesheets.

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Topics: Insider, Time Tracking Tips, Support Tip of the Month

Support Tip of the Month: Keeping Track of Your Manager Approvals Using Organization Compliance Viewer

Posted by Meredith Zachritz on 11/5/15 8:00 AM


Journyx offers a variety of tools for supervisors and managers who are responsible for reviewing and approving timesheets for the groups of employees they manage. Email notifications and visual alerts allow them to see when employees submit new information for approval.

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Topics: Insider, Time Tracking Tips, Support Tip of the Month

How To Get Your Employees to Fill Out Their Timesheets, Pt. 2: Make It Fast and Easy

Posted by Meredith Zachritz on 10/16/15 9:27 AM

In our experience, there are lots of reasons companies and organizations look for a time tracking solution. They consume time data in a variety of ways in a quest for efficient and effective management. In part 1 about how to get your employees to fill out their timesheets, I talked about the importance of having everything in one place – ONE system for entering all of your time data ONE time.

One of the reasons you need to track your time data in a single system is to keep the process quick and easy for your employees. If people have to sign in to multiple systems and learn different interfaces for tracking various types of time, or worse enter the same time in multiple places, they won’t want to do it – which makes your job much more difficult. Entering time isn’t fun, so it has to be easy.

In addition to easy access through one system with one login (e.g, SSO and Active Directory), what kinds of things can you do via time tracking software to make timesheet completion quick and easy?

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Topics: Time Tracking Tips, Business Tips, Project Management

Microsoft Dynamics UG Discussion Roundup - Oct 9, 2015

Posted by Kari Chase Rippetoe on 10/9/15 10:35 AM

Here are some of the hot discussion threads this week from the GP, NAV, and AX discussion forums.

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Topics: Microsoft Dynamics

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Our passion for time and expense tracking, project accounting, helping companies know their costs and improve profitability, and motivating people all over the world to invest their time wisely knows no bounds. Join us on our journey as we sift through these fascinating topics and more.

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