“The CFO Journal” is a new series from The Management Blog by BeeBole, where financial leaders and CFOs of different ages, backgrounds, and industries share their experience, advice, and the challenges they face as a Chief Financial Officer. After nearly a decade as CFO, Markus Lipp of Kongregate talks about being open, setting expectations, and showing your team how to improve.
To do it or not to do it? That is the question many companies ask when it comes to employee monitoring and hundreds of articles have already discussed about it. But we think the question should be moved forward: "ok, to do it but how?" "Can we monitor everything?" "Should we oblige our talent to go time tracking with screen capturing for instance?" "Where do we set the limits as managers and human beings to find a balance between the needs of our companies and the expectations of our employees?"
Navteca is a technology services business located in Greenbelt, Maryland. Their focus is set on IT innovation and emerging technologies such as cloud projects and virtual reality. Currently, they have clients as prominent as NASA and NOAA, along with other contractors from the United States government. In 2016, Navteca received recognition as the "Small Business Subcontractor of the Year" by NASA Goddard Space Flight Center. As such, they had to face big challenges...
Evaluating and comparing timesheet systems can be a tedious, painful process. Sometimes it's the lack of a predefined set of questions and goals for your own business, sometimes it's the difficulty in assessing features and assigning scores. We have worked with 500 Fortune companies as consultants in the past: we know what it takes. We have prepared this guide to help you focus during your time-tracking tools trials, and we have created a very easy-to-use spreadsheet to help you add scores to each feature and get a winner.