It's About Time! The Journyx Blog

These 4 Tech Trends Will Help You Stay on Task

Posted by Curt Finch on 7/29/15 8:30 AM

We're halfway through 2015 and there's no better time than the present to evaluate what trends have had some of the biggest impact, and will continue to do so as we enter the latter half of the year. Whether you're a developer, manager, business owner or investor, these four trends are sure to help you stay on task.

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Topics: Business Tips

Monday Link Ups: New Dynamics Features in GP 2015 R2

Posted by Alyssa Scavetta on 7/27/15 1:01 PM

Dynamics GP 2015 R2 was recently released, and the buzz about it is alive here at Journyx HQ. We even wrote an article all about it for MSDynamicsWorld.com last week. So we decided that it's absolutely paramount that we empower our own users with knowledge and insight about this new release this week with blogs, infographics, and more. Check them out below!

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Topics: Monday Link Ups, Microsoft Dynamics

A Rundown of California's New Paid Sick Leave Law

Posted by Curt Finch on 7/22/15 8:30 AM

In case you haven't been following the news lately, California has recently implemented a new law that will shift the way the paid sick leave system in California works.  The Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Families Act of 2014 (AB 1522) requires employers with employees working in the state of California to implement paid sick leave, effective as of January 1, 2015. For those of you who don't live in California and wondering how this will affect you, it's--at the very least--a sign that the way the paid sick leave system works across the country could be subject to an overhaul, and your state might be next.

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Topics: Insider, Time Tracking Tips

Monday Link Ups -- Understanding the New Knowledge Worker Economy

Posted by Alyssa Scavetta on 7/20/15 1:29 PM

The "Knowledge Worker" is no new turn of phrase. The very term itself put Peter Drucker on the map as, "a writer, professor, management consultant and self-described “social ecologist." But what does being a knowledge worker entail? 

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Topics: Monday Link Ups, Business Tips, Project Management

Can Good Behavior Really Be Incentivized?

Posted by Curt Finch on 7/15/15 8:33 AM

Even for a time and expense tracking company such as ours, one of the biggest challenges for any company is trying to increase the productivity and effectiveness of their workforce (as well as the loyalty of their customers), and it’s easier said than done. What may come as a surprise--and a disconcerting one at that--is the affect people’s moods can have on a company’s productivity, as well as the economy at large.

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Topics: Business Tips

Monday Link Ups--Brain Strengthening Apps for Better Productivity

Posted by Alyssa Scavetta on 7/13/15 9:40 AM

Productivity app downloads have skyrocketed in the last year as the consumer population starts using their smartphones for more than just emojis, gaming and social media. According to ZDNet, productivity app downloads and usage have gone up a full 121 percent from 2013 to 2014, year over year.

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Topics: Monday Link Ups, Business Tips

Why Migrating Your Time Tracking Software Can Be Really Hard (and Why it Shouldn’t Be)

Posted by Curt Finch on 7/8/15 8:30 AM

Few things in life can be as terrifying as change. Joseph Burgo, PhD,  highlights why change is so fearful:

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Topics: Insider, Business Tips

[Infographic] Timesheet Best Practices for Microsoft Dynamics

Posted by Curt Finch on 7/7/15 8:30 AM

Near the end of 2014, we had the pretty awesome opportunity to write up a guest blog about best practices for timesheet users within Microsoft Dynamics for the Microsoft Dynamics community, and the response was overwhelming. So we took a look at the stats and curated this neat infographic below--just for you!--that further illustrates why it's so important to formulate your own timesheet best practices within your Microsoft Dynamics system.

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Topics: Infographics, Microsoft Dynamics

Monday Link Ups -- Our Top 4 Plugins for QuickBooks Online Users

Posted by Alyssa Scavetta on 7/6/15 12:46 PM

QuickBooks is one of our favorite small business accounting platforms that we integrate with here at Journyx. But more than just having an emotional attachment to the software, QuickBooks also holds an, "80% market share with small businesses", with 29 million businesses in the United States that use the popular tool.

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Topics: Monday Link Ups, Business Tips

These 3 Companies Did Something Crazy That Finally Got Their Employees to Track Their Time

Posted by Curt Finch on 7/1/15 8:30 AM

One of the most difficult aspects of time tracking is actually getting employees to do it. The world over, time tracking often suffers from a negative and unfair stigma. Even in companies where no such stigma exists, many employees simply forget to track their time. There may be many reasons for this but, whatever the cause, the end result is the same: your company loses money.

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Topics: Business Tips

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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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