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December 7, 2017

On a Mission to Change Banking Compared to other industries, banks struggle to adopt new technology and adapt to a changing landscape. They are mired in legacy technology, rife with inefficiency and hampered by regulations. Every year Financial Services Organizations spend billions to inch themselves forwards while more agile, lean “fintech” companies are appearing that…

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September 29, 2017

We created this time tracking policy to help you build a great business. Feel free to take and make this policy your own under the Creative Commons License. Time Tracking Policy This document outlines our time tracking policy. Time is our most important business metric. By following our time tracking policy, you are providing the…

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June 19, 2017

What is the 9/80 work schedule all about? You may have heard of the 9/80 work schedule. Perhaps a neighbor’s company offers it as an option for their employees. You probably know that it involves Fridays off, and you know that sounds cool. But do you really know how it works? It’s like this: The…

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June 12, 2017

The time clock looms above the working man. He toils away as the clock ticks, measuring every second to ensure he works at full capacity. It’s just a picture of every person in the world at his job, be it in a factory or an office. A time clock rules the working person’s day. Work,…

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May 24, 2017

Bric recently unveiled a free timesheet calculator. It’s open to the public and free, simply check out our website and you can build timesheets right away. Why is Bric, a project management software, giving away a timesheet calculator for free? Of course we’d love for your ad agency to try a free trial of our…

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May 17, 2017

Excellent management skills begin with talking to yourself. It’s not crazy: it’s an exercise in time tracking excellence. Which brings us to the big question of the day: Why do you need a time card for your employees? You may be thinking: “What a ridiculous question. We need time cards to track time, duh!” But…

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May 6, 2017

Dear project planning manager, Please ensure a) deadlines aren’t missed, b) goals are met,  c) employees are happy and d) the client is satisfied. We regret to inform you that failure to project plan accurately will result in your 100% accountability. Sincerely, Project planning logic 🙂 There’s no way around it. Project planning boils down…

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April 7, 2017

Over the past year, we at Bric have dedicated a lot of mental space to the importance of time tracking software. Despite this, we still haven’t written an article explicitly on the subject. So, here we go. In France, students learn the art of the essay at a young age. It’s not the 5 paragraph essay…

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April 5, 2017

Project management can be unnerving. Managing timelines, billing procedures, and capacity planning is hard enough. Managing unknown variables can be next to impossible. Fortunately, there are many project management methodologies available to organize a process and make your project plan a reality. In this article we discuss pros, cons, and best uses for different project management methodologies — including…

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April 5, 2017

Project planning creates a clear path to success. Without it you are navigating without a map and compass. You might end up at the right spot, but it is unlikely. A project plan builds understanding between your team and client about what needs to be done, and provides a benchmark for measuring progress. It helps…

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