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Data Collection Solutions


Successful workforce management relies on collecting information directly from employees in a timely and accurate manner. Automating both the capture and collection process ensures that employee data is efficiently acquired in an accurate and secure environment. Ultimately this makes the employee’s experience better, saves the employee time and saves your company money.

By engaging employees and making them part of the solution, employee self-service and data collection can improve the accuracy of employee information and labor data. This increased reliability allows you to make better decisions when it comes to workforce productivity and performance.

Time Spot offers self-service and electronic data collection solutions as part of a complete workforce management system.  You can even "mix and match" options to suit your environment, your data collection requirements, and the types of employees that will be using the system. Our solutions help you reach every employee in the organization.  With Time Spot you can extend the power of time and labor management to wherever the workforce goes.



Time Spot data collection solutions deliver a variety of benefits to large organizations.


Reduce Total Cost of Ownership.

Time Spot offers the most affordable data collection solutions in the industry. Solutions are tailored to your topology.


Enforce regulatory and business-rule compliance.

Time Spot data collection solutions ensure real-time compliance to ensure that employee transactions are accurately captured and validated against business rules. This includes processes such as schedule validation, minor rule enforcement, and break-rule enforcement.


Total series compatibility

Organizations can use a combination of Time Spot’s wide selection of devices in a single enterprise deployment for the same employee populations, allowing you to use a specific solution to meet a specific business requirement.


Ensure accurate sign-in

Verification options allow employers to ensure that only the correct staff is able to sign-in for work and eliminate “buddy punching”. Employees are able to easily indicate the job, area or project they are working on, and record time to that job without being restricted to one device. The solution also ensures employees are working to schedule.


Improve visibility, communication and decision-making

Managers gain real-time visibility and interaction with the workforce allowing dynamic decision-making in rapidly changing business environments.


Increase employee satisfaction

Employees enjoy easier access to personal information feel greater job satisfaction and reduce administration requirements for HR and managers.

Here is a quick summary to help you determine which data collection device will be the best fit for your employee population:


Badge Terminals

Badge swipe terminals offer ease of use and scalability. Time and Attendance badge readers can be used over networks and intranets, alone, or in conjunction with other devices.


Biometric Units

This is the new standard in employee time tracking software. Biometric time clocks adds security and a faster ROI cycle to your solution, for almost the same price as a traditional badge device. Eliminate costly buddy-punching with either a biometric fingerprint time clock or a Hand Punch.


Web-Enabled/Browser Based

With XactTime and Genesis's Web Clock module employees can clock in/out, check their time cards, enter a time sheet, view benefit hours, and review their schedules all from a web browser. Reduce the cost of ownership and streamline the process of upgrading by delivering employee self service over the Web. Also, employees can access the information they need by utilizing Web-enabled devices such as a cell-phone or PDA devices as well.


Software Based

Clock in or out, review hours or schedules, change departments or jobs, all from any PC on the network with the PC Clock module for TA100 PRO or Genesis. This employee time tracking data collection solutions is ideal for office environments and call centers.


Telephone Based

Time Spot’s TelePunch telephony server allows employees to clock in/out from any touch-tone phone (including cellular) - anywhere, anytime. This employee tracking solution data collection method is ideal for the mobile workforce. Available with XactTime and Genesis.