Daylight Saving Time Creates a Mini Y2K Crisis Twice a Year

October 23, 2020

On Sunday, November 1, in the wee hours of the morning (to me, 2 a.m. is definitely “wee”), many of us will turn our clocks back an hour. This reverses what we did on March 8th. Unfortunately, not having learned our lesson, we will start Daylight Saving Time (DST) all over again next year. Read full story >

Value is About More Than Cost – But Cost Does Matter

October 8, 2020

Value comparisons of time tracking and expense reporting solutions can get complicated. They may take into account everything from user satisfaction to seconds saved in the entry process. Organizations vary in what is important to them and the weight they attach to the various factors. Not ... Read full story >


September 29, 2020

Fundraising is the lifeblood of many nonprofits. Potential donors, whether they are watching an ad on TV or ranking a grant proposal, have to decide not only whether your cause is worthy, but also how effectively you will spend the money. Obviously, no one wants to donate to a nonprofit if ... Read full story >

Better Together: Time Tracking & Expense Reporting is the Ideal User Experience

September 17, 2020

Today, there is no shortage of options for automating major business processes. Finding the best fit for your organization can be a painstaking, cumbersome task. One part of the evaluation, though, appears relatively easy. Even better, it is at the top of things you absolutely need. No, we are not ... Read full story >

Marketing in a Madhouse

September 14, 2020

I’m Alan Tyson, CEO of DATABASICS. We are a software-as-a-service provider of time tracking and expense reporting software. The DATABASICS Marketing team recently asked me to write a new blog post—they suggested I take a vertical slant, maybe something about nonprofits, federal contractors or the ... Read full story >

To Fly or Not to Fly — That is the Question

July 13, 2020

Business travel in the U.S. took an upturn in June, according to our data here at DATABASICS. We do expense reporting for a wide spectrum of organizations and have developed an activity index (we call it the DATABASICS Estimate of Business Travel Index, or the “DEBTI,” for short) based on numbers ... Read full story >