Automatic time tracking in Basecamp 3

Link Basecamp 3 projects with Hubstaff to track time toward to-do items. Record progress with reports and optional screenshots.
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Track time. Send invoices. Pay teams. Done.

Projects
Create clients or projects in Hubstaff for accurate timesheets.

Easy invoices
Send client invoices based on time tracked and bill rates.

Activity levels
Track activity over time based on keyboard and mouse usage.
Timesheet approvals
Review, approve, or reject timesheets.

Screenshots
See work as it happens with optional screenshots.
Basecamp browser time tracking

Track time to Basecamp 3 to-dos directly

Chrome browser time tracking
Using Hubstaff's Chrome extension, you can track time to your to-dos without ever leaving Basecamp. Just click the "Start timer" button next to a to-do when you're working on it and the "Stop timer" button when you're done.

Desktop app that seamlessly integrates into your workflow

Hubstaff's Basecamp 3 time tracking integration works with all major operating systems, including Windows, Mac, Linux, and Chrome. It's also available on iOS and Android devices.
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Time tracking integration
  • Track time on to-dos
  • View activity levels
  • Take regular screenshots
Easy setup
  • Select Basecamp 3 integration
  • Authorize Hubstaff
  • Link projects and users
Link users
  • Link all Basecamp 3 users
  • To-dos sync automatically
  • View due dates
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Activity levels and optional screenshots feature

Our lightweight desktop timer records screenshots and activity levels so you can easily keep track of how effectively your team is working. Our Chrome extension allows you to track time to to-dos from the Chrome browser, and our mobile apps allow you to track time to to-dos while on the move.
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How does it really work

View the exact time tracked towards your to-dos
When they're finished working on a to-do, they can mark it as complete within the app.
The time they spent working on the to-do gets written back into Basecamp 3 as a comment so you can easily see when the to-dos were worked on and for how long.
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Detailed reporting

Hubstaff automatically generates detailed reports
Our awesome reporting feature allows you to easily view how much time your team members have worked to each of their Basecamp to-dos.
The reports can be organized to show the data in a variety of ways, and they can be exported to a number of formats for easy record keeping.

Work Notes

Employees can add notes directly in Hubstaff
You will know exactly what your team members are working on through their notes. You can view these notes in Hubstaff reports and with their associated screenshots. You can use these notes internally or give them to clients for invoices.
Basecamp work notes
Hubstaff and Basecamp OAuth

Sync Basecamp 3 Projects and Users Automatically

OAuth Integration for Automatic Syncing
Hubstaff time tracking integrates with Basecamp 3 via OAuth. Once you allow the integration you can easily link projects and users from your Basecamp 3 account to your Hubstaff account.
Once you assign a to-do to a user that you have linked, that user will then be able to track time directly to that to-do via their Hubstaff app.
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To-Do list syncing
Sync your to-dos automatically with Hubstaff and track time directly to them
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Link Users and Projects
After a to-do list syncs, assigned users will see their to-dos in their Hubstaff app
setting for manual time entries
Manual Time Adjustments
Allow team members to correct their timesheets by adding, editing, or deleting time manually
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