Best Workpuls Alternatives for Monitoring Remote Teams

Looking for Workpuls alternatives (now called Insightful) that are flexible, intuitive, and fairly priced?

CurrentWare has the user activity tracking, web filtering, and data loss prevention features you need to keep your business running securely and productively—at a fraction of the cost!

We offer fair prices and honest value to keep our products accessible to companies of all sizes.

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Find a Solution For Your Needs

Use CurrentWare if Use Workpuls/Insightful if
  • You want a one stop solution solution for managing the productivity and security of your remote teams
  • You’d like endpoint security and  employee monitoring software that provides greater control and visibility over employee web surfing, USB activity, and application use
  • You want an employee monitoring solution that is fairly priced and simple to use
  • You’re searching for HR and project management features like payroll and manual time tracking
  • You’d like to monitor employees in a multi-platform environment with Macs and PCs
  • You need a time tracking tool with manual work tracking features

Compare Workpuls/Insightful vs. CurrentWare Key Features

CurrentWare has the best Workpuls alternatives for employee monitoring. The CurrentWare Suite has the key features you need to monitor time spent on applications and websites, giving insights that helps businesses understand how much time their employees spend on non-business tasks.

Review both employee monitoring software solutions so you can choose the right fit for your company.

Bandwidth Usage Tracking
Websites & App Tracking
Idle Time Tracking
Productivity Score
Logon/Shutdown Tracking
WFH vs In-Office Insights
Web Category Tracking
Email Reports & Alerts ⚠️
Shift Scheduling Alerts Only
Desktop Screenshots
Manual Time Tracking
Payroll Calculator
Monitor Remote Workers
Disable Features
Optional Stealth Mode
Raw Data Access


Employee Monitoring

This section will compare the employee monitoring and time tracking software features of CurrentWare’s Workpuls alternatives to Workpuls/Insightful.

CurrentWare’s employee monitoring software and Workpuls/Insightful are both excellent options for tracking employee performance, monitoring remote workers, ensuring that your employees are on the right track, and collecting valuable user activity data.

CurrentWare provides more granular insights, making it the best employee monitoring software for managing remote teams.  Workpuls’ offline time tracking and payroll management features make it an ideal time tracking software.


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User-level Blocking
Computer-level Blocking
Category Filtering
Whitelist URLs & Domains
Blacklist URLs & Domains
Block Applications
Custom Warning Message
Scheduled Blocking
Internet Quota & Timer
Port Filtering
Enforce Google SafeSearch

Web Filtering

This section will compare the content filtering features of CurrentWare’s Workpuls alternatives to Workpuls/Insightful .

CurrentWare’s internet and application blocking software BrowseControl is the best option for controlling employee internet use. It allows you to proactively block undesirable websites and applications to help keep your workforce secure and productive. 

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Block/Allow USB
USB Activity Alerts
Block External Devices
Block USB File Transfers
Pop-Up Warning for Users

USB Device Control

This section will compare the device control and USB activity monitoring features of CurrentWare’s data loss prevention software AccessPatrol to Workpuls.

Monitoring and restricting USB file transfers is critical for protecting sensitive data against insider theft. AccessPatrol lets you restrict the use of a wide variety of peripheral devices including external storage hardware, Bluetooth, WiFi, and printers.

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On-Premises ⚠️
Enterprise Plan Only
Database Access

Self-hosted Cloud
Cloud Platform
Local & Remote Client Install

14 Days
Free Trial
7 Days
Remote Workforce Management
Two-Factor Authentication
Admin Activity Audit Log ⚠️
Enterprise Plan Only
Linux ⚠️
Mobile App


Setup & Deployment

Thanks to its simple interface and setup process, getting started with CurrentWare is easy—whether or not you’re an experienced system administrator. CurrentWare offers a variety of deployment options that suit the installation needs of organizations of all sizes.

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8:00 AM – 7:00 PM EST, Monday to Friday Support Availability 8:00 – 22:00 CET
Live Chat Feature
Phone Support ⚠️
Enterprise Plan Only
Training Videos
Email Support
Knowledge Base

Customer Support

Even the best vendors need to have a reliable support team to ensure that their customers get the services they need to make the most of their employee monitoring solutions. This section will compare the customer support options of Insightful to CurrentWare’s Insightful alternative.

Last Updated January 2023


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Case Study

Shady Maple Transforms Their Productivity With  Internet Filtering & Employee Computer Monitoring Software

“Being able to identify negative browsing trends and put a stop to them within a couple of hours has meant that our employees are focused on the job almost all of the time. We have become an extremely efficient workforce."


Compare CurrentWare vs Workpuls/Insightful Pricing

CurrentWare Pricing

CurrentWare’s Insightful alternatives are a cost effective solution for tracking the computer usage of your team members. CurrentWare offers fair prices and honest value to keep their products accessible to companies of all sizes.

CurrentWare’s solutions can be purchased individually for the greatest flexibility or as a full suite for the best value.

When purchased individually, the cost of BrowseReporter, BrowseControl, and AccessPatrol starts as low as $3.99 USD per user per month (paid annually). The full CurrentWare Suite includes all 4 modules starting at $8.99 USD.

Discounts Available:

  • Pricing breaks are available for businesses that sign up for multi-year plans or have future growth planned and can commit to bulk orders.
  • Volume license discounts are available starting for as low as 100 users, with discounts increasing depending on the number of licenses, and the length of the contract term.
  • Educational organizations and nonprofits may qualify for a 10% license discount.

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Workpuls Pricing (Insightful Pricing)*

Insightful has four pricing tiers for their employee monitoring and time tracking software.

  • Employee Monitoring – $6.40 USD PUPM
  • Time Tracking – $8 USD PUPM
  • Automatic Time Mapping – $12 USD PUPM
  • Enterprise – $14.40 USD PUPM

Their Employee Monitoring tier provides essential monitoring features such as screenshots, app/website usage, productivity tracking, and reports. It also provides time and attendance features.

Their Time Tracking tier provides a time tracking tool with additional project management and task tracking features.

Their Automatic Time Mapping tier adds automatic time tracking that is customized for your industry. It includes all add-ons.

The Enterprise plan includes all add-ons, unlimited screenshots, on-premises options, 24/7 phone support, and an SLA.

*Last Updated January 2023

Insightful Add-Ons

  • Audit Logs
  • Raw Data (Second by Second)
  • On-demand Screenshots
  • Additional Screenshots
  • Alerts
  • Project Management Integrations
  • Payroll Integrations
  • Budgets
  • Client Login

Insightful Add-Ons

  • Audit Logs
  • Raw Data (Second by Second)
  • On-demand Screenshots
  • Additional Screenshots
  • Alerts
  • Project Management Integrations
  • Payroll Integrations
  • Budgets
  • Client Login

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The reporting feature offers accurate insights on internet activities in order to ensure compliance & organization policies are met. The offsite management feature makes it easy to monitor those working from home.

Carroline Achieng O., Sales Consultant
Absa Life Assurance, 10,001+ Employees

BrowseReporter is simple to use and provides our company with the information we were looking for. Having BrowseReporter installed has prevented any internet abuse. This was exactly what we wanted!

Denise P., IT Manager
Paper & Forest Products, 51-200 Employees

BrowseReporter allows us to better control the activities of our remote employees, which are growing in number due to our transformation policy. It prevents irregular practices that go against our company's basic labor standards.

Kilmer M., Senior Director of Advertising
Financial Services Company, 51-200 Employees

BrowseReporter is an extremely useful piece of software for monitoring our employees' devices while they are at work. It enables us to view data in real time, conduct detailed analyses of each employee's activities, and improve productivity where necessary.

Sebastian P., Chief Marketing and Customer Experience Officer
Retail, 10,001+ Employees


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Monitor Employee Computer Activity
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Make Informed Decisions with User Activity Monitoring

BrowseReporter’s detailed reports provide managers with the activity data they need to better understand how in-house and remote team members are spending their time at work.

  • Improve productivity and efficiency by identifying employees that are wasting work time on social media, games, and other distractions
  • Track productivity and efficiency for your entire workforce, a specific team, and individual employees
  • Find out the time slots that remote workers and other employees with flexible schedules are the most active

Enforcing Acceptable Use Policies Has Never Been Easier

Our employee computer monitoring software gives you detailed evidence of web activity, making it the perfect Workpuls alternative for enforcing internet use policies.

  • Empower anti-harassment initiatives with evidence of employees that are visiting inappropriate websites during work time
  • Improve security with triggered alerts every time your employees visit high-risk websites including porn, torrents, and file sharing websites
  • Track computer activity to collect evidence of unwanted computer usage, then use BrowseControl to block unwanted websites and applications

Automatically Capture Screenshots of Employee Desktops

With CurrentWare’s Workpuls alternative you can see exactly what your employees are doing on their computers. With BrowseReporter you can easily capture screenshots when specific websites or applications are used.

  • Capture high-resolution and compressed screenshots of your employee’s desktops
  • BrowseReporter can be configured to automatically delete older screenshots to reduce storage requirements
  • Screenshots are tagged with the website or application that was being used, the time, and the name of the computer that was captured
BrowseReporter desktop screenshot capture window with sample images

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Real-Time Employee Computer
Activity Dashboards & Reports

BrowseReporter’s real-time user activity dashboards and reports give you the insights you need to identify productivity leaks, detect excessive bandwidth usage, reduce software costs, and improve business intelligence.

BrowseReporter productivity dashboard - individual user

User Activity Dashboards

  • Use the collected data to review aggregated results of your entire workforce or drill down to individual users
  • Select the date range and activities you want to populate the dashboard with
  • Use the activity log to review raw data; add/remove columns, sort data, and export to .XLSX or .PDF
Employee Productivity Dashboard

Track Productive vs Unproductive Time

  • View time spent on productive vs unproductive web browsing & app use
  • Customize to what is considered productive in your organization
  • Compare trends in aggregated & individual productivity over time
  • Use IP-based location tracking to compare productivity levels between time spent in-office vs time spent working remotely
Screenshot of BrowseReporter's employee idle time tracking dashboard

Idle Time Tracking

  • Find out when remote employees are idling for too long or spending too much of their working hours on non-work related activities
  • Customize idle time based on the last keyboard/mouse inputs
  • Discover which departments or employees are the most active
BrowseReporter bandwidth tracking dashboard

Bandwidth Monitoring

  • Detect bandwidth-hogging websites on your network
  • Review bandwidth usage trends to inform network capacity planning
  • See which individual users or groups have the greatest bandwidth usage
Application activity log with app titles

Track Website & Application Usage

  • Detect the use of unauthorized software applications
  • Track which apps & sites employees use solo, as a team, or as a company
  • Determine software adoption rates with usage data for apps and SaaS sites
BrowseReporter's employee desktop screen capture feature with a grid of screenshots displayed

Take Screenshots Of Your Employees’ Desktops

  • Capture high-resolution and compressed screenshots of your employee’s desktops to see exactly what they're doing on their computers.
  • The employee screenshot monitoring software feature can be configured to automatically delete older screenshots to reduce storage requirements
  • Screenshots are tagged with the website or application that was being used, the time, and the name of the computer that was captured
today's insights user score cards

Keep a Pulse on Team Activity in Real-Time

  • Get high-level views of the recent activity of individual users and teams
  • Easily see who is online now and who hasn’t logged in today
  • Track your users’ most recent productivity, activity, availability status

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Employee Monitoring Software Features to Improve Transparency & Respect Employee Privacy

The best computer monitoring software provides the flexibility you need to monitor employee computer activity while respecting workplace privacy expectations. Here are some of the best privacy and security enhancing features of BrowseReporter.

End-User Reports

Give your users access to their own computer activity data. By giving employees access they can see exactly what data is being captured and use it for their benefit.

CurrentWare auto delete scheduler with checkboxes for URLs, applications, bandwidth, and device data

Custom Data Retention

Automatically delete user activity data after a set period of time. Maintain auditable records of computer usage and time tracking for only as long as needed.

Monitoring Software Notifications

Periodically display a pop-up message to notify your users that their computer activity is being monitored. The notification's message can be customized.

Show in System Tray

Enable this feature to make the CurrentWare Client visible in the system tray of your users' computers.

Limit Access to User Data

Restrict access to user activity data with a password-protected console and unique data access permissions for each manager. 

Schedule Monitoring

Schedule BrowseReporter’s computer tracking to only collect data during work time. Turn off monitoring during non-work hours and personal browsing periods.

Disable Computer Tracking

CurrentWare's computer tracking software features can be selectively enabled or disabled, giving you full control over what is being monitored.

CurrentWare admin activity log

Admin Activity Logs

These audit logs help your security, auditing, and compliance teams answer “who did what, where, and when?” when it comes to configuration changes and data access within the CurrentWare Suite.


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CurrentWare Features

Internet Off

Internet ON/OFF

One click to completely block
the Internet

Internet Off

URL Filter

Allow or block specific URLs;
customize policies for each group

Internet Off

Category Filtering

Block websites based on
content categories

Internet Off

Internet Scheduler

Set unique restrictions at specific
times of the day

Internet Off

Internet Monitoring

Monitor web browsing,
keyword searches, and more

Internet Off

Computer Activity Reports

15+ different detailed web
activity reports

Internet Off

Track Application Use

See what applications are being
used by employees

Internet Off

Email Reports

Automatically email user activity
reports to designated inboxes

Internet Off

Block USB

Block unauthorized USBs to protect
against data theft

Internet Off

Block External Devices

Easily block DVDs, external drives
& other peripherals

Internet Off

Device Permissions

Set full access, read only or no
access on storage devices

Internet Off

Allowed List

Allow specific storage devices on
your network

Internet Off

Centralized Console

Manage all your users from the
centralized console with Active
Directory import or syncing

Internet Off

Platform Security

Protect your CurrentWare console
with 2FA, passwords, privilege
management, and more

Internet Off

Offsite Management

Extend onsite security policies to any remote computer running outside the corporate network

Internet Off

SQL Server Supported

Database scaled for enterprise and
large business operations using
Microsoft SQL Server


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