10 Most Popular actiTIME Integrations to Boost Productivity

No modern business can sustain its operations and outperform competitors without the help of technology. Thus, companies commonly apply it to manage pretty much everything, from HR to production. In the meantime, using more than one type of technology at once is a norm. However, switching between the tools throughout the day can be counterproductive and time-wasting, especially if we’re speaking about software applications.

To help actiTIME users avoid the unnecessary back-and-forth movement and increase process efficiency, our product supports multiple integrations with other apps. In this piece, we reviewed the ten most popular ones. Be sure to check them out to boost productivity!

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1. actiPLANS

For anyone looking to streamline absence management, actiPLANS is one of the best solutions on the market. This leave tracking system is extremely simple and convenient to apply. It contains only those features that you’re going to use for sure: personal schedule, history of time off requests, PTO balance reports, etc.). Besides, it includes the mobile version for an effortless review of colleagues’ availability and leave planning on the go.

As for actiTIME-actiPLANS integration, it fosters a seamless transfer of employee absence data from one app to another. For example, you can schedule vacation in actiPLANS and, upon leave request approval, the chosen dates will be marked as days off in actiTIME automatically. Moreover, you’ll always be able to switch from actiPLANS to actiTIME (and vice versa) with just a single click. Supper easy.

2. GitHub

It won’t be an exaggeration to say that all programmers, both experienced and novice, are well-familiar with GitHub — an online platform for open source programming, issue tracking and collaboration. In other words, GitHub is your go-to application if you want to advance your programming skills and create excellent pieces of code. And if you strive to improve productivity while working on tasks in GitHub, you can always sync it with actiTIME Timer.

The integration process comprises merely two easy steps. You’ll have to download actiTIME Chrome extension and then connect it with your GitHub account in the timer’s settings. After that, you’ll be able to track time spent on coding tasks, issues and projects right from your GitHub account. In this way, you’ll acquire a highly accurate record of time spent on tasks and get informed for improvement.

3. QuickBooks

This highly popular software tool can easily take place of a professional accountant in your company. It lets users complete all their bookkeeping works with ease and incomparable efficiency. Plus, after integrating QuickBooks with actiTIME, you can streamline your accounting workflows even more.

Use actiTIME’s QuickBooks Integrator to connect the time tracker with your QuickBooks account. After configuring preferred synchronization rules, you’ll be able to import data from actiTIME to QuickBooks automatically, which will speed up the payroll and invoicing processes a great deal.

4. Salesforce

As a multifunctional CRM platform, Salesforce enables businesses to provide online customer service, implement and track marketing campaigns and improve sales strategies to foster growth. In other words, there’s no surprise why so many people, including actiTIME users, love this tool.

You can easily connect Salesforce to your actiTIME account via Zapier to track how much time your CRM tasks take to complete. After that, you’ll be able to work towards higher customer satisfaction while analyzing and promoting your own team’s productivity.

5. Jira

Jira is a number-one platform for project management. It was originally created as a tool for software developers but, thanks to an extended list of general-purpose business templates, is now implemented across professions.

Another thing attracting millions of users to Jira is the app’s powerful functionality for every project management activity imaginable, from workflow planning to performance analysis. Jira includes a manual time tracking feature too. But if you strive to boost efficiency, you can integrate the app with actiTIME Timer. It will track time spent on Jira tasks automatically and provide you with super accurate productivity data. And all you have to do to enhance your Jira time tracking experience is install actiTIME Chrome extension, sync it with your Jira account and press the Start button. That’s it!

6. Trello

Trello is meant to help you organize tasks, collaborate with your team and track work progress on pretty-looking boards. The tool is super convenient and provides a massive value for users in terms of performance management. However, it doesn’t include an built-in time tracking functionality, so the integration with actiTIME can only make it better.

Link the apps through Zapier to sync Trello boards and cards with actiTIME projects and tasks. Afterwards, you’ll be able to track time spent on every piece of work and get a comprehensive overview of your team’s time use statistics.

7. Outlook

This user-friendly and convenient app by Microsoft combines emailing and calendar functionality so that you can stay in touch with key people and schedule appointments in a single place. In this way, Outlook helps users to stay organized and work towards their objectives more efficiently.

For even better productivity results, consider Zapiers’ Outlook-actiTIME integration. With its help, you can create new tasks in actiTIME just by starting a new message in Outlook or automatically import data on the duration of any event from your Outlook calendar to actiTIME timesheets. The integration offers even more automation options that will save you much time and allow for accomplishing more within a shorter period.

8. Evernote

With Evernote, note-taking, task planning and information sharing are as easy as can be, which makes it a great tool for project management. With the help of Zapier, it’s possible to synchronize Evernote notes and reminders with actiTIME tasks. Or in case you plan to use an Evernote notebook to work on a long and complex draft, you can also link it to an actiTIME project and then start tracking time spent on writing that piece. In other words, this handy integration will equip you with everything needed to keep your ideas and files well-organized and will provide you with a full picture of your time use statistics for a substantial productivity boost.

9. Todoist

If you’re obsessed with planning, Todoist is your go-to tool. Using it, you can create to-do lists, keep tabs on your progress and cross off completed tasks. Generally speaking, it works like any normal to-do list made of paper but is SIGNIFICANTLY smarter and more convenient to use. Plus, Todoist supports actiTIME integration via Zapier, which allows for an even more robust progress tracking due to detailed timesheet data and lets you avoid duplicating task info in both apps. The result — efficiency multiplied.

10. Bamboo HR

This quality tool enables users to manage highly versatile of HR-related activities, from hiring and onboarding to employee appraisal and payroll. It collects all kinds of employee data for you and, thus, helps to develop and implement more effective workforce management strategies.

Bamboo HR can be synced with actiTIME through Zapier, and this integration will be particularly useful for HR staff members who need to track time on time off management and similar tasks.

Originally published at actitime.com

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