Track time spent on tasks for better estimating and reporting

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Time tracking is a discipline that can be difficult to incorporate into your day to day workflow. With practice, however, it becomes second nature and the efforts spent tracking time pays for itself in the form of more accurate billing. That’s just one benefit. There are others. Assuming you are breaking down your projects into […]

Better billing through task management and time tracking

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Billing clients has to be the least enjoyable responsibility of any agency. When done right, however, billing can help maintain consistent cash flow, and free up creatives to focus more on their work. In our experience as a web design and development agency, we discovered the two biggest time sinks with billing were the time […]

Get the Intervals Mobile App

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Today we released the initial version of the Intervals Mobile App for Android and iOS. The mobile app is a companion for the desktop experience and is available for your iPhone or Android device. Click the corresponding link to install it on your device. Logging into your account When launching the app for the first […]

Intervals Service Interruption Update

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Yesterday we experienced an unexpected service interruption. In the spirit of openness and transparency we wanted to communicate what exactly happened. What happened? At approximately 6:00 PM (PDT) on May 28, 2019, our network probes and monitoring systems reported a problem with network availability. Our system administration team immediately started an investigation and isolated the […]

Verify PostgreSQL Backups using Python and LXC

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It’s well understood that backing up your database is, arguably, the single most important step in preventing data loss and building redundancy into your application. A thoroughly redundant backup plan will include having replica servers on standby and filesystem level backups for disaster recovery. The second most important step is verifying those same backups. Unfortunately, […]

3 Ways to Slice Your Time Tracking Data for Better Reporting

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Time tracking is one of the more useful tools agencies have in their toolbox for staying on top of project budgets and accurately billing clients. However, it can be useful for so much more. Agencies that track time can apply their data to improve workflows and profitability. Here are three ways you can slice your […]

New feature: Recently updated tasks

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A common feature request we’ve received is for task listings to clearly communicate which tasks have been recently updated. We’re excited to let everyone know we’ve recently launched this feature. There are two items of note that go along with this new feature. First, we’ve added a link in the Tasks menu labeled “Recently updated […]

A sneak peek at the Intervals mobile app

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Up to this time we’ve relied on our mobile experience which uses the native mobile browser. It serves its purpose but is very dated and lacks some key functionality. To address the needs for a better mobile experience, we’ve been hard at work developing the Intervals mobile app for Android an iOS devices. We are […]