Workpuls Teramind ActivTrak Hubstaff DeskTime Time Doctor RescueTime Kickidler Veriato Work Examiner
OVERVIEW
Price $6/user/month $6/user/month $7.20/user/month $7/user/month $7/user/month $9.99/user/month $6/user/month $9.99/user/month $150/licence/year $60/licence (lifetime)
Free trial 7 days 7 days No 14 days 14 days 14 days 30 days 7 days Yes 30 days
Ease of use Very easy Difficult Very easy Easy Easy Very easy Very easy Very easy Very difficult Easy
TRACKING METHODS
Unlimited (tracker working 24/7)
Fixed (defined working hours)
Automatic (when computer is connected to a specified network)
Manual (start/stop)
Project based (track time only on projects)
GENERAL MONITORING FEATURES
Stealth mode
App and website usage
Real-time monitoring
Offline time tracking
Attendance
Activity levels
Keylogger
Geolocation
Remote desktop control
Website/activity blocking
SCREENSHOTS AND RECORDING
Screenshots
Screenshots on demand
Screen recording
PRODUCTIVITY FEATURES
Productivity trends
Websites and apps labeling
Category labeling
Productivity alerts
ADVANCED SECURITY FEATURES
User behavior analytics
Data loss prevention
Advanced file and web monitoring
REPORTING
Productivity reports
Team reports
Timelines
Email reports
Access management
PLATFORMS
Web
Mac desktop app
Windows desktop app
Linux desktop app
Mobile app iOS, Android iOS, Android iOS, Android iOS, Android iOS, Android Android
Browser extension Chrome Chrome Chrome
Other Citrix, VMware Chrome OS
OTHER
Support Phone, email, online Phone, email, online Phone, email, online Email, online Phone, email, online, in-person Online Phone, email, online Email, online, Viber, Whatsapp Phone, email, online, support ticket Phone, email, online
Knowledge base
Video tutorials
Integrations comming soon
API
Deployment cloud, on-premise cloud, on-premise, AWS, Azure cloud cloud cloud cloud cloud on-premise cloud, on-premise on-premise
Kronos Humanity Timeclockplus Tsheets Wheniwork Deputy Replicon Jibble EbilityTimeTracker OnTheClock BeeBole
OVERVIEW
Price(per month)Available upon requestFrom $2 per userAvailable upon requestFrom $6.40 per user+$16Free for up to 75 usersFrom $2.50 per userBasic plan:$30 for 5 users+$5 per additional userFrom $1.50 per employeeFrom $4 per user+$8From $2.20 per user$5.99 per user per month
Free trial30 days14 daysYes14 days14 days14 days30 days30 days,no credit card required
Ease of useDifficultEasyDifficultVery easyEasyEasyDifficultVery easyEasyEasyEasy
FEATURES
Timecard management
Scheduling
Shift Trading
Timesheets
Break time management
Real-time tracking
PTO Management
Payroll
Invoicing
Client billing
GPS tracking
Clock out reminders
Alerts
Manual time
PUNCH-IN METHODS
Web app
Mobile app
Time clock device
Time clock kiosk
Facial recognition
Fingerprint scanning
Geofencing
Group punch-in
REPORTING
Visual reports
Email reports
Time rounding
MANAGEMENT
Permissions
Manager approvals
Add time for others
Integrations
PLATFORMS
Web
Android app
iOS app
Mac desktop app
Windows desktop app
Linux desktop app
OTHER
SupportPhone and onlinePhone and onlinePhone,chat and onlinePhone and chatEmail and onlineChat and phonePhone,email,chat and onlinePhone and onlinePhone,email,chat and onlinePhone and onlineOnline chat and video support in English,French,and Spanish
Knowledge base
Video tutorials
Community forum
API
Workpuls Hubstaff Toggl TimeDoctor Harvest TimeCamp Timely Everhour Tick TMetric
OVERVIEW
Price (per month) $6 per user $5.83 per user $9 per user $9.99 per user $10.80 per user $5.25 per user $99 for 5 users $7 per user $19 for 10 projects $5 per user
Free trial 7 days 14 days 30 days 14 days 30 days Yes 14 days 14 days 30 days 30 days
Ease of use Very easy Difficult Difficult Very easy Easy Very easy Easy Difficult Very easy Difficult
TIME TRACKING METHODS
Manual
Start/stop buttons
Automatic time mapping
IN-DEPTH TASK AND PROJECT ANALYSIS
Screenshots
App and website usage
Activity levels coming soon
Real-time tracking
TASK AND PROJECT MANAGEMENT
Project adding
Project templates
Project status
Task assignment
Task priorities
Budgeting coming soon
Mark billable/non-billable hours
Payroll calculation
Invoicing
ALERTS
Idle time reminders
Deadline alerts coming soon
Budget alerts coming soon
REPORTING
Client login
Productivity analysis
Email reports coming soon
PLATFORMS
Web
Mac desktop app
Windows desktop app
Linux desktop app coming soon
iOS app Beta
Android app
Browser extension Chrome Chrome, Firefox Chrome Chrome Chrome, Firefox Chrome Chrome, Firefox, Opera, Edge
OTHER
Support Phone and online Email and online Email and online Online Online, email and phone Email, online and support ticket Email and chat Email and chat Email Chat
Knowledge base
Video tutorials
Integrations coming soon
API
On-premise hosting

In a recent Forbes review, Hubstaff was initially crowned the top choice for employee monitoring software. This high praise highlights Hubstaff's user-friendly design and effective blend of productivity tracking with employee privacy. 

But the narrative doesn't end there; Forbes also sheds light on Insightful, a popular alternative that's quickly gaining ground, especially with its upcoming features that might sway your decision.

While Hubstaff offers solid functionality, Insightful is not far behind and is even pioneering some advancements that promise to enhance transparency and management capabilities. 

Starting in the second quarter of 2024, Insightful plans to roll out video screen recording across all its plans, a feature Hubstaff does not currently provide. This addition could be a game-changer for businesses aiming for deeper insights into their workflows and employee productivity.

Insightful is all about empowering teams to excel. According to Forbes, Insightful's commitment to offering an inclusive array of productivity tools even in its lower-tier plans makes it an accessible and powerful choice for any company size. 

This democratization of features ensures that every customer, regardless of budget, has the tools needed to foster a productive, healthy work environment.

Who We Are at Insightful

Since its inception in 2016, Insightful has been at the forefront of improving office, remote, and hybrid work environments. Today, over 170,000 users and 5,100 organizations across 50 countries have embraced Insightful’s innovative solutions. We're not just about monitoring; we're about enhancing productivity sustainably and healthily.

Our values of trust, integrity, continual improvement, and mutual support are embedded in everything we do. These principles guide us as we develop our top-rated software, ensuring that we provide not only advanced tools but also foster a supportive and effective workplace culture.

Ready to Transform Your Workplace with Insightful?

Dive into the capabilities of Insightful with a free trial and see for yourself how we can help turn everyday challenges into opportunities for growth. No credit card required—just the chance to see how our tools can align with your goals.

Explore our features further, book a demo, or get in touch to discuss how Insightful can tailor solutions to your business needs. Let us help you make great work happen everywhere—join us in creating more effective workplaces.

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Insightful: Forbes' Preferred Choice for Transparent Employee Monitoring

Written by
Kendra Gaffin
Published on
June 7, 2024

In a recent Forbes review, Hubstaff was initially crowned the top choice for employee monitoring software. This high praise highlights Hubstaff's user-friendly design and effective blend of productivity tracking with employee privacy. 

But the narrative doesn't end there; Forbes also sheds light on Insightful, a popular alternative that's quickly gaining ground, especially with its upcoming features that might sway your decision.

While Hubstaff offers solid functionality, Insightful is not far behind and is even pioneering some advancements that promise to enhance transparency and management capabilities. 

Starting in the second quarter of 2024, Insightful plans to roll out video screen recording across all its plans, a feature Hubstaff does not currently provide. This addition could be a game-changer for businesses aiming for deeper insights into their workflows and employee productivity.

Insightful is all about empowering teams to excel. According to Forbes, Insightful's commitment to offering an inclusive array of productivity tools even in its lower-tier plans makes it an accessible and powerful choice for any company size. 

This democratization of features ensures that every customer, regardless of budget, has the tools needed to foster a productive, healthy work environment.

Who We Are at Insightful

Since its inception in 2016, Insightful has been at the forefront of improving office, remote, and hybrid work environments. Today, over 170,000 users and 5,100 organizations across 50 countries have embraced Insightful’s innovative solutions. We're not just about monitoring; we're about enhancing productivity sustainably and healthily.

Our values of trust, integrity, continual improvement, and mutual support are embedded in everything we do. These principles guide us as we develop our top-rated software, ensuring that we provide not only advanced tools but also foster a supportive and effective workplace culture.

Ready to Transform Your Workplace with Insightful?

Dive into the capabilities of Insightful with a free trial and see for yourself how we can help turn everyday challenges into opportunities for growth. No credit card required—just the chance to see how our tools can align with your goals.

Explore our features further, book a demo, or get in touch to discuss how Insightful can tailor solutions to your business needs. Let us help you make great work happen everywhere—join us in creating more effective workplaces.

Insightful is more than software—it's a partner in your journey toward operational excellence and a happier, more productive team.