Tag Archives: task management

Why use professional services automation software?

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What is professional services automation software? Put simply, professional services automation (PSA) software is just another name for project management software that’s designed specifically for the needs of agencies that provide a professional service. PSA software features the tools an agency needs to stay on top of all the details and get paid for their […]

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 […]

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 […]

Easier to read task summary revisions

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You may have recently noticed that email notifications detailing task summary updates look different. Here’s why. Historically, when an Intervals task was updated the old summary was recorded on the task and emailed, along with the revised summary, to the task’s owners, assignees, and followers. Because it did not specify what in the summary had […]

Introducing Emojis for Tasks, Projects, and More…

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😃 + 💻 + 🧠 = 🏆 Like it or not, Emojis have established a stronghold in the workplace lexicon. Tiny little images that convey humor, sarcasm, and help lighten up a difficult moment when more than words are needed. If a photo is worth a thousand words, an Emoji is worth at least a hundred. Now you can use […]

The Benefits of Tracking Time on Tasks

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Most agencies will keep track of how much time was spent completing each client project. Whether or not you are billing by the hour, having access to this data is a minimum requirement for running a profitable business. But, if you are willing to invest a little extra time and effort  into tracking time on […]