Best Workpuls Alternatives for Monitoring Remote Teams

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

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    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’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

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    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.

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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

    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.


    Bandwidth Usage Tracking
    Keyword Monitoring
    Websites & Applications Tracking
    Idle Time Tracking
    Productivity Score
    User Logon & Shutdown Tracking
    IP Address Location Tracking
    Web Category Tracking
    Email Reports & Alerts ⚠️
    Alerts not supported
    Desktop Screenshots
    Manual Attendance & Time Tracking
    Payroll Calculator
    Monitor Remote Workers
    Track In-Office & Remote Workers Separately
    Optional Stealth Mode
    Raw Data Access


    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. 

    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


    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.

    Block USB & Storage Devices
    Email Reports & Alerts
    Device Blacklists & Whitelists
    Block External Devices
    Block USB File Transfers

    Setup & Deployment

    Getting started with CurrentWare is easy. CurrentWare offers a variety deployment options that suit the installation needs of organizations of all sizes. Install the CurrentWare Clients locally, through the integrated remote client installer, or with full Active Directory sync.

    Database Access

    Self hosted Cloud

    Cloud Platform
    Local & Remote Client Install
    Command-Line Deployment

    14 Days

    Free Trial

    7 Days

    Remote Workforce Management
    Compatible with Windows
    Compatible with Mac
    Mobile App


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    Shady Maple Transforms Their Productivity With 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 Workpuls alternatives are a cost effective solution for tracking the computer usage of your team members.

    • When purchased individually, CurrentWare’s solutions start at $3.99 USD per license/month. 
    • The full suite (BrowseControl, BrowseReporter, AccessPatrol, enPowerManager) starts at $8.99 USD per license/month.

    CurrentWare’s advantageous pricing includes discounts for the pre-purchase of multiple year plans, purchasing the all in one solution, large volumes of licenses, and education/non-profit organizations.

    Workpuls Pricing (Insightful Pricing)

    Workpuls has three 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 PUPM

    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.

    Monitor Employee Computer Activity
    to Improve Productivity & Performance

    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

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    Employee Computer Activity
    Dashboards & Reports

    BrowseReporter’s user activity dashboards and detailed reports give you the insights you need to identify
    workplace productivity leaks, detect excessive bandwidth usage, and improve business intelligence.

    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

    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 the Productivity by Location reports to ensure you have a productive remote workforce by comparing productivity levels between time spent in-office vs time spent working remotely

    Idle Time Tracking

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

    See What Websites are Browsed the Most

    • Find out what the top browsed productive, unproductive, and neutral websites are
    • See which groups are the most active internet users
    • Review what categories of websites are being visited

    Monitor Bandwidth Consumption

    • 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

    Track Application Usage

    • Detect the use of unauthorized software applications
    • Find out what the most popular apps are and how long they're used for each day
    • Determine software adoption rates through user activity data

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    Employee Monitoring Software Features to Improve Transparency & Respect Employee Privacy

    CurrentWare’s Workpuls alternative provides the flexibility you need to monitor employee computer activity while respecting workplace privacy expectations. Here are the features you need to bring transparency into your productivity monitoring strategy.

    End-User Reports

    Give your employees access to their own computer activity data. They can see exactly what internet and application usage data is being captured and use the time tracking their own benefit.

    Custom Data Retention

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

    Monitor Software Notifications

    Protect Against Malware

    Display a custom message from time-to-time to notify your employees that their computer activity is being monitored.

    Show in System Tray

    On-Premises Solutions for Data Localization & Residency

    Enable this feature to make the CurrentWare Client visible in the system tray of your employee’s computers.

    Console Permissions

    Centralized Endpoint Security

    Restrict access to employee monitoring data with a password-protected console and unique data access permissions for each manager. Easily provide access on an as-needed basis.

    Schedule Employee Monitoring

    Centralized Endpoint Security

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


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    CurrentWare Features

    Internet Off

    Internet ON/OFF

    One click to completely block
    the Internet

    Internet Off

    URL Filter

    Allowed list or Blocked list for
    specific URLs

    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

    Track what websites are being
    visited by employees

    Internet Off

    Web 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 reports of web
    usage to managers

    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 Internet usage
    policies to laptops 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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