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The year 2000 was an important milestone in the history of technology, commonly known as Y2K. The issue arose because many computer systems stored dates with only the last two digits of the year, assuming the first two digits were ’19’. As a result, when the year 2000 arrived, many computers feared it was still 1900, and they would malfunction. Fortunately, the predicted disaster was mostly averted, but the Y2K bug highlighted the importance of technology in our lives and how it affects us.

Fast forward to modern-day and technology has continued to impact our lives in new ways. One example is the time attendance system in businesses. Time attendance systems are used in businesses to keep track of the attendance, absenteeism, and punctuality of employees. With the advent of technology, time attendance systems have evolved significantly. Thanks to mobile apps, businesses can keep track of employees seamlessly and with fewer errors.

Mobile App

The mobile app has revolutionized the way we use time attendance systems in a business setup. Mobile apps provide real-time data that assists in decision-making and employee management. Employees can clock in and out of their shifts without the need for a traditional punching clock. With push notifications, the mobile app can also remind employees of their upcoming shift and check their scheduled shifts with ease.


A roster is an essential part of time attendance. A roster refers to a system that helps businesses decide when employees work on the basis of a planned schedule. In traditional systems, the roster is usually printed on paper, which is outdated and can lead to problems such as misplaced data, lost records, and errors. However, with the evolution of technology, a roster can now be integrated into a time attendance system. With this integrated system, employees have full access to their rosters from anywhere, ensuring everyone on the roster is aware of his or her shifts.

Time Tracking

Accurate time tracking is vital in a business setting. Not tracking time accurately can lead to lost revenue for the business. It can also lead to errors in payroll and compensation. With time tracking in an attendance system, businesses can monitor the attendance habits of employees, how long they work, and how much work is done in that duration. This information can be accessed on the go through the mobile app.

In conclusion, the Y2K bug highlighted the importance of technology and its impact on our lives. It made us realize the systems we rely on to work efficiently. The use of a mobile app, a roster integrated with a time attendance system, and accurate time tracking can lead to significant benefits for businesses today. These modernized systems will help businesses avoid the errors and inaccuracies of older systems, streamline their operations, and lead to reduced costs and increased efficiency.

About Clockgogo

A cloud-based time attendance management system aims to make time tracking more easy and effective. Powered by the patented 4-level verification technology, Clockgogo provides HR staff with a peace mind upon time card management.

Fake GPS, buddy punching, hefty hardware costs, clumsy installation will not be problems anymore. With flexible and user-friendly roster planning and reporting capabilities, calculation of work hour, overtime and other time attendance results is just a click away.

Time card and time attendance results can also be retrieved through API for third-party HCM / HRIS / HRMS / HR system integration (e.g. Workday, Peoplesoft etc.).

Since its launch back in 2016, Clockgogo has already processed more than tens of millions faces and is widely adopted among global brands.

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