Case Study – N. America – Architectural - Cassidy & Co.
“Timesheet Xpress has paid for itself many times over in the time we used to spend on manual sheets ... it gives us great reporting capability and was very easy to implement on our existing systems” - Gary Scott, IT Manager at Cassidy & Co. Architectural Technologists
Who are Cassidy & Co?…
Based in Ajax, Ontario; Cassidy & Company was established in 1988 and are winners of the Professional of the Year GTHBA-UDI award. Cassidy & Co have been providing Leading Edge new home Design to the Greater Toronto Area for many years and have a large staff of professionally qualified Architectural Technologists who pride themselves in being reliable and accountable to clients ensuring they always get the job done and get it right.
Cassidy & Company specialise in:
- Consultancy over planning regulations
Issues before using Timesheet Xpress...
Prior to their use of Timesheet Xpress, Cassidy & Co recorded timesheet for all employees (in excess of 40) by hand on a paper based system. This data was collected on a weekly basis and was then collated by the office manger and recorded on an electronic spreadsheet. There were many problems with this methodology – starting from the legibility of employees handwriting, to late timesheets, questionable accuracy of data as employees may have left recording data on a daily basis to the last minute so ultimately a certain amount of “guess work” had to be introduced.
“... way too much time was spent trying to create reports for status of projects based on the data that the employees submitted” says Gary Scott, IT Manager at Cassidy & Co.
Since using Timesheet Xpress...
To overcome the time spent on trying to create reports from the data recorded by employees and possibly lacking an element of accuracy, Cassidy & Co decided to evaluate a number of solutions for timesheet recording to meet their requirements.
Gary said “I looked around at a lot of different software packages and Timesheet Xpress was the best suited package for us at a great price and with no requirement for new hardware!”
After implementing Timesheet Xpress Cassidy & Co found that with the reminders from the software program for completion of time on tasks to be detailed, the accuracy of the timesheets on project work was greatly increased, with the added bonus of having information that could be easily read. For the ongoing administration of the system and the outputs required for reporting, the seamless process of Clicking a button and getting accurate outputs has saved a lot of time.
“We started running reports all the time for projects and this helped us on billings and job costings. The staff found that the software was so easy to use that it helped us get timesheets on time and they were way more accurate than before....” Gary Scott.
About Timesheet Xpress...
As the leading application based product for logging and managing project efficiencies in any organisation, Timesheet Xpress is being used by thousands of users in over 40 countries. The software is easily installed on either stand alone or network computers and offers a range of configurations for use in organisations of all sizes from independent consultants relying on accurate tracking of “billable hours” to large corporations who are concerned not only with project management and staff productivity but also with timely management information for the purposes of workforce management and staff optimisation when forecasting and scheduling outputs.
Timesheet Xpress will monitor organisational productivity and performance through time and attendance with quick and easy to use reporting. With accurate and timely information, effective planning and decisions can be confidently made leading to increases in business competitiveness. With links to various applications such as Microsoft Project, Excel, Timesheet Xpress offers a seamless integration into many existing business applications in organisations of all sizes and in many sectors.