Classifying Productive Applications & Websites

Classifying Productivity helps administrators get a better sense of how productive their users are and makes reports more robust and meaningful.

Productivity is a core part of ActivTrak's reports and can be seen almost everywhere. ActivTrak’s Intelligent Auto-Classification is crowd-sourced and automatically classifies most of the websites and applications that the majority of customers use. You can also continue to customize productivity assignments to your needs. 

Classifying activities is easy. The primary method to do this is via the Activity Classification page.   

Go to Settings on the navigation bar and select Classification.

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Activity Classification

The Activity Classification page lets you easily view current classifications, review auto-classified activities and adjust any activities needing a category or productivity status. 

You will see some activities listed here that show as “pending”. These websites and applications were not auto-classified by our engine, but represent a small amount of your total time. This won’t have a big impact on the overall analysis of productivity.  

You don’t have to classify the pending activities immediately, but can do so from this one page and all at the same time.

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Quick Filters lets you easily see which activities are Pending Productivity that await assignment. Clicking on each of those boxes will populate the given list to the right-hand side of the page. By default the first item you will see will be activities that are Pending Productivity classification. You will also see filters by Pending Category, Auto-Classified, Group Classified (for Advanced Plan only) and All. 

Pending Productivity activities will be shown on the right pane. From the list shown, select Productive or Unproductive to classify an activity for each activity that is pending. 

 

Bulk Classification

Advanced Plan customers have the option to also classify productivity assignment to similar activities in bulk all at one time. Each activity has a selection box to the left or users can choose to select all, none, those that have been auto-classified and those with pending category or productivity assignment. Once activities are selected, the productivity selection will be enabled for use. You can then select either productive or unproductive classification that will be applied to all the selected activities.

 

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The Categories section shows you all the categories used by ActivTrak and which applications and/or websites reside in those categories.

 

View Details

Clicking on the Details button by each activity lets you view more context of the top titles employees have visited the most as well as the top three users on this activity. These details make it significantly easier and faster to review and assign classifications.  

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Sorting and Search

You can sort activities to view by specific criteria as well as type in a custom search to easily find what you need. You can sort the order of what’s shown in the display by: 

 

  • Productive
  • Unproductive
  • Date Added
  • Total Users
  • Total Duration

 

By default, the Classification page displays activities from the last 90 days with a duration of at least over 5 minutes. Activities under five minutes of duration are typically not a large part of an employee’s workday and do not typically need to be classified. If desired, you can change this default to show all activities by changing the toggle bar to enable.  

NOTE: showing all activities in this manner will potentially slow the performance of this page. 

 

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