MS Dynamics SL provides essential software for managing your business. However, since no single software is perfect on its own, it’s a good idea to look for third-party add-ons that can solve your most pressing business challenges through automation.
Why should you automate your timesheets and expense reporting?
Ask anyone in your company if they like doing their timesheets and expense reports. You’ll get a resounding “no.”
That’s because these processes tend to take up a lot of time that your employees and admins can otherwise spend on their actual work. Employees dislike having to keep up with yet another timesheet or expense report deadline. Managers don’t like having to double check and sign off on those submissions and they like chasing down missing timesheets and expense reports even less. It's a challenging, but necessary part of doing business.
That’s why you should take advantage of all the possibilities when it comes to streamlining your processes. Third-party add-ons for MS Dynamics SL can come into play here.
Here’s a list of features to look for from these third-party providers:
Managers shouldn’t have to perform double and triple checks manually to make sure that submitted timesheets and expense reports comply with your company rules or even with government rules. The system should provide
Another benefit of automated expense reporting is credit card feed imports. You can connect your company's credit cards or P-Cards to your account, which means that each person with a company card can automatically add their card transactions to their expense report. This also automatically fills in details like vendor name, amount, date, and other relevant details. The result is an expense report that almost completes itself.
Employees don’t have to be tied down to their office to submit their expense reports or timesheets. Giving them access to their data no matter where they are empowers employees to get their work done on the go. The
No data manipulation
There are a few offerings that will connect with MS Dynamics SL through a connector that bridges their software and yours. Those sometimes require you to manipulate data to fit from one system to another. Instead, you should look for a direct
Project tracking might seem simple, but when you’ve got several projects at once and you’re trying to establish ROI from those projects, it becomes complicated.
Geolocation & geo-fencing
If you’re looking for reasons to make the change to an automated expense reporting and time tracking solution, look no farther than these essential features of automated software. Learn more about how you benefit from automated time and expense software that integrates directly with MS Dynamics SL.
When you are ready to discuss how timesheet and expense reporting automation can benefit your specific business, reach out to DATABASICS at 703-436-8558 or [email protected]
By Amanda Canupp Mendoza at DATABASICS, a timesheet and expense reporting solution with MS Dynamics SL integration,
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