Allocate Pricing, Features, Reviews & Comparison of Alternatives

Allocate

AI-powered, automatic time tracking & project management

4.92/5 (12 reviews)

Allocate overview

Allocate is an artificial intelligence (AI) powered time tracking and project management solution which logs time automatically, and uses project data to provide deeper insights. Designed for agencies within professional service industries such as lawyers, accountants, PR professionals, and more, Allocate provides a range of features and automation tools to simplify the task of tracking billable hours and logging time per task for client and project work.

Allocate uses machine learning algorithms to better understand the user, which facilitates quick timesheet input through automated suggestions of commonly grouped items. The AI aspect of Allocate also tracks and stores data on how much time is generally spent on each task, meaning alerts can be sent out when suspected errors or anomalies occur based on historical data. Users can log time from anywhere using a mobile device or desktop computer, and can be synchronized with third party tools to automatically track time spent working on each app.

Projects can be managed and monitored within Allocate, using time entry data, with in-depth reports on measures such as progress over time, hours billed, team contribution, task allocation, projections, cost, budget spend, and more. Management users are provided with actionable insights in order to alert them of the over or under utilization of team members, projects over budget, upcoming deadlines, and more, so that action can be taken at the optimal moment.

Management can also use Allocate to approve or deny timesheet entries, and with just the click of a button, entries can be flagged and an alert sent to employees to edit their entry. In order to facilitate the creation of invoices or reports for clients, Allocate gathers data from timesheets and allows users to filter it as needed for each project.
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Pricing

Starting from
$12/month
Pricing options
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Markets

United States, Australia, Canada, Europe

Supported languages

English
Allocate screenshot: The project view provides insight into project progress compared to projectionsAllocate screenshot: The Allocate dashboard provides information on project progress, actionable items, hours logged, and moreAllocate screenshot: AI-powered timesheet management learns from each timesheet entry for quick loggingAllocate screenshot: The Allocate team view allows management to assess utilization of employees and identify any over or under utilizationAllocate screenshot: Clients  can view the progress of ongoing projects from Allocate's client viewAllocate screenshot: Employees can input and confirm time entries from any deviceAllocate screenshot: Users can input time using the calendar toolAllocate screenshot: Timesheet can be edited when creating invoices or billing clientsAllocate screenshot: The AI interface helps build timesheets by predicting and grouping related projects, clients, and tasks

Allocate reviews

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Hannah Chandler

Allocate has been an easy, well designed, and proactive tool for our team to use daily.

Used weekly for 6-12 months
Reviewed 2018-01-11
Review Source: Capterra

As a project manager, there are a couple of things I really like about this tool from a team and project management standpoint. First, its a tool that my team can have running in the background - so it saves them a lot of time that could be wasted trying to track their own time or catch up on time tracking. It also allows me to access their records and assist with their time sheets if they don't have time to do it themselves! This is great for when my team members are swamped or traveling to shoots or conferences. Secondly, I love the additional features, like having the ability to enter different financial information for each team member (such as their internal and external rates). This really helps my teams stick to budgets and know our overall internal team costs.

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Claire Frost

This products made time tracking so painless, it is now practically enjoyable!

Used daily for less than 6 months
Reviewed 2018-03-05
Review Source: Capterra

Allocate is great because it does not require your prompting or input in order to track time, it simply allows you to go about your work in whatever flow works for you and then go back and categorize the data it collects when you have some time. Not only does this mean that you don't have to put so much energy into organizing your time around a time tracker, and remember to turn on and off a timer, but there is also a lot of satisfaction from looking back over the course of the day and seeing how you have spent your time. Working for an organization where there is always so much to do we often feel like the days go flying by, Allocate allows us to quantify the work that we are getting done. Our Executive director has been loving seeing the graphs and charts that breakdown how time is being spent, particularly having that data will allow us leverage to obtain more funds both through grants and donors.

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Anonymous

Allocate has made time tracking so much easier for our small creative agency!

Used weekly for 6-12 months
Reviewed 2018-01-12
Review Source: Capterra

Allocate takes much of the work of time tracking off of my shoulders, allowing me to go back and fill in details when I have time. Creative agencies are notorious for the sprint pace that's often required on client projects, so often, time tracking was something that directly took away from critical time on client work. With Allocate, I know that I don't have to scribble notes frantically to keep track of my hours.

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Justin Walker

Allocate has been nothing short of a miracle for day and time tracking!

Used daily for less than 6 months
Reviewed 2018-01-09
Review Source: Capterra

Simple easy to use and the customer service is beyond amazing. They folks at allocate truly do whatever they can to help your business see where time is being spent and allocated.

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Michael Furdyk

Allocate is as good as it gets for time tracking

Used daily for less than 6 months
Reviewed 2018-01-11
Review Source: Capterra

We were using another solution that required our team do all the work and we were constantly nagging people. Now with Allocate, their software helps our team just drag and drop most of their meetings and work into the right place and it's done!

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Allocate pricing

Starting from
$12/month
Pricing options
Free trial
Subscription
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Basic: $12/user/month when billed monthly or $10.80/user/month when billed annually

Professional: $16/user/month when billed monthly or $14.40/user/month when billed annually

Enterprise: $20/user/month when billed monthly or $18.00/user/month when billed annually

Allocate features

Project Management
Project Time Tracking
Projections
Timesheets

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Activity Dashboard (105 other apps)
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Automatic Notifications (111 other apps)
Collaboration Tools (130 other apps)
Collaborative Workspace (90 other apps)
Commenting (96 other apps)
Drag & Drop Interface (106 other apps)
Gantt Charts (94 other apps)
Prioritizing (128 other apps)
Progress Tracking (99 other apps)
Project Planning (126 other apps)
Project Tracking (94 other apps)
Task Management (99 other apps)
Task Tracking (115 other apps)
Third Party Integration (114 other apps)

Additional information for Allocate

Key features of Allocate

  • Offline time tracking
  • Online time tracking
  • Time per project reporting
  • Mobile time tracking
  • Billable & non-billable hours
  • Time & attendance tracking
  • Overtime tracking
  • Time tracking by project
  • Time clock integration
  • Timer
  • Timesheets
  • Calendar management
  • Email integration
  • Alerts / escalation
  • Data synchronization
  • Billable hours tracking
  • Secure data storage
  • Project management
  • Data visualization
  • Visual analytics
  • Deadline tracking
  • Forecasting
  • Approval process control
  • Customizable reporting
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Benefits

View project health and generate forecasts to ensure projects are delivered on time and on budget. Use accurate and real-time timesheet data to stay up-to-date on projects, generate client invoices, gain insight into project profitability, and more.

Allow employees to input time on-the-go from any device or integrate with third party systems to input time automatically by monitoring app usage. Users can also integrate with accounting and project management suites to synchronize project data.

Receive real-time alerts and actionable items to highlight issues such as over or under utilized staff members, projects over budget, or upcoming project deadlines.

Ensure data security within Allocate. Data from calendars, emails, and third party systems is only accessible by the user and submitted timesheet entries only display number of hours worked, not the extra data used to create them.

Avoid errors with machine learning algorithms which learn from users each time data is inputted so that errors can be flagged based on historical data. Time input can also be automated by synchronizing calendars, emails, and computer activity.