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Business App Review: Deputy

What is Deputy?

Deputy is a cloud-based workforce management solution that makes it easy to schedule employees, manage time and attendance, track performance, and improve workplace communication. With over 270,000 users, it has grown to be a trusted and dependable second-in-command that effectively tackles matters in the workplace.

With dedicated apps, Deputy empowers a world of mobility that integrates beautifully with leading business software, and transforms the way businesses operate, helping save time and optimizing resources. This allows users to spend more time working on essential points of their business, and have a clear picture of its health and performance without losing focus from employee communication and getting everyone on board to ensure that the results are met.


Overview of Benefits

With Deputy, users can create fully costed employee schedules in next to no time. Scheduling is easy to use that they can easily notify everyone with just one click, across multiple locations. Users can accurately cost full schedules and integrate POS data and live weather feed to identify peaks and troughs of sales/foot traffic and create a schedule efficiently. Overtime and time off management is also available to set up.

Deputy easily captures when employees start and stop shifts. Users can also set timesheets to be automatically approved based on rules set, as well as generate invoices based on hours worked straight into any accounting software. And with the Deputy Kiosk app for iPad, time theft is eliminated. Dynamic reports can be used to track schedule budgets, actual timesheet costs, sales transactions and other employee variables to keep your business on the fast track.

Newsfeed is available within Deputy’s mobile applications, websites and Kiosk. Latest messages are displayed on the Deputy Kiosk when employees are starting and ending shifts. Users can also create and assign tasks to its staff and be notified when they’re done. In addition, there is journaling which allows employers to recognize and reward top performers. It integrates with various applications and services, from payroll to POS systems, making it an end-to-end solution for the business.



  • Scheduling
  • Timesheets
  • Time clock
  • Payroll
  • Communication
  • Tasking
  • Journaling
  • Mobile apps


Devices Supported

  • Windows
  • Android
  • iPhone/iPad
  • Mac
  • Web-based



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