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Old 02-22-2005, 08:03 AM   #1 (permalink)
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New to the BB world, coming over from a Treo 600 and I really like my new 7290. So far every single thing about switching is better, with one glaring exception. I work on projects and billable hours are #1 priority. I've been searching tucows, handango and rimroad with little success. Doesn't anyone produce a good time tracking application for the BB?

What I need is a little more than a simple timer with categories. It should allow Client, Project and Task hierarchy, a timer, and the ability to enter logged hours *after* the fact - in case I didn't get the timer running. Also the time entry should be by clock time (start time, stop time), not a simple "0:42" amount of time.

Is there anything out there? On the Treo, I've been using a freeware application called TimeWhiz that is fantastic, does everything I need and syncs to an Excel spreadsheet. Thanks!

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Old 02-23-2005, 06:33 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Wow no suggestions, eh? I would have thought this is a significant area for BB.

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Old 02-23-2005, 07:54 AM   #3 (permalink)
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I am interested as well. I use TimeTracker which has both a desktop and PocketPC client. Worked well on my Dell Axim. Still a great desktop application. Not free but worth the $ for me.

Maybe it's time to develop one :D

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Old 02-23-2005, 12:26 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Seems like many developers ignored the BB - thought it was a pager or something. Now they are waking up and realizing millions of people have them and they are attempting to play catch up.

I would suspect that this application would be forthcoming from someone - conssidering how many lawyers have a BB seems natural to have a time track app.
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Old 02-23-2005, 06:59 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Check these guys out:
http://www.mobilepro.net/buyTT.english.jsp

I use their ExpenseLog Pro and it works really well. Don't know anything about their Time Tracker program but it might work for you.
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Old 02-23-2005, 07:00 PM   #6 (permalink)
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I am interested as well. I use TimeTracker which has both a desktop and PocketPC client. Worked well on my Dell Axim. Still a great desktop application. Not free but worth the $ for me.

Maybe it's time to develop one :D

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I'm also searching for a good time tracking application for the blackberry. I've tried timetracker but it doesn't do a very good job for me. Please let me know if you've found something better. - Thanks
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We have developed such an application, but it is not released yet.
Everyone interested in testing it, is welcome. Just write me an email.
It's no buggy alpha version, but a release candidate near final.

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Old 08-21-2005, 07:53 PM   #9 (permalink)
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Check out ww.a4p.biz. Track BlackBerry time, view/edit time entries via the web, and feed into your T&B system.
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Pulled from the depths of time (last year), anyone comeup with a good project/time tracker. Something that lets me track time on a particular project, so I bill the right client?
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Old 04-26-2006, 10:42 AM   #11 (permalink)
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Check:

Gearworks.com
Westlakesoftware.com

Both can provide the solution you are looking for.
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Thanks,
but they look big and expensive, i was hoping for small and free or little cost. Any other ideas?
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Gearworks is $14.95 per user. That's too much considering it is an ASP model and you have zero cost?
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I'm using bizTrackit. It is easy to use but could really use a better interface. It is virtually impossible to look up project data from your bb, but you can easily email job reports.

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I'm also looking for an app to log this type of stuff -- something very basic /simple. $30 or less would be nice.

basically it should be able to quickly and without a lot of fuss log the following:

date (should auto-fill current date)
start time
end time (should auto-fill current time)
client
hourly rate
notes/description
materials/expenses

client and hourly rate would be ideal if it could store this in a simple table for future use so it can be a drop-down menu.

it would be great if the data could be exported somehow either as CSV or Excel etc.

anything out there even remotely like this??
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How many users do you need it for? For that price I can do it for you.
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well sadly I only need it for myself. I could probably get some of my clients to buy it too but can't guarantee anything. However I would think that since there is such a scarcity of apps like this for the BB, that if its any good you will sell a lot of copies...
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I'm also looking for an app to log this type of stuff -- something very basic /simple. $30 or less would be nice.

basically it should be able to quickly and without a lot of fuss log the following:

date (should auto-fill current date)
start time
end time (should auto-fill current time)
client
hourly rate
notes/description
materials/expenses

client and hourly rate would be ideal if it could store this in a simple table for future use so it can be a drop-down menu.

it would be great if the data could be exported somehow either as CSV or Excel etc.

anything out there even remotely like this??
http://www.shrunkenhead.biz/biztrackit.html it doesn't do material/expenses, but you can add notes. It is $35. It doesn't do billing so there isn't an hourly rate but there is a rate code field by project and by client.

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What is the name of the gearworks program? I checked out there site and they have several programs, but they seem to be more like enterprise solutions. I only need it for my own calculations. I did not dig that hard, or even see pricing. I did look at the biztrackit, and plan to do the 5 day trial on the first, i'm just looking for other options. If it works I'll go with it, or I'll jump on the southwestcomm you write it I'll pay $30. for it wagon.
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Yes, Gearworks is designed for enteprise use.
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