A Smarter Way to Log Your Time & Expenses on the Move

London-based Smart Global, the world’s first one-stop-shop for mobile data services targeted at SMEs, delivered in partnership with network operator O2, has launched ‘Smart Expenses’, an application set to revolutionise the way professionals manage billable time and expenses. Smart Expenses is powered jointly by METAmessage from Onset, a leading developer of enterprise access software for wireless handheld devices and Clicktime.com, a leading application service provider.

The subscription-based service has been designed with professionals in mind including accountants, lawyers and consultants. It comprises of a web-based system which enables the user to access information, generate reports and manage a range of activities, with full mobile access to the system via a range of compatible mobile devices allowing the input and review of time and expense related activities. The service requires no installation or integration with any of the business back-end servers, so no up-front investment is required.

Says Rachel Perry, COO of Smart Global: “Time and expenses logging is one of the fundamental requirements of the legal, accounting and consultancy segments in the SME market. With the combined expertise of Onset’s METAmessage and Clicktime.com we have successfully brought this capability to the mobile world and can therefore offer a significant enhancement to our customer’s productivity, saving time and lowering costs.”

"We believe that Smart Global is the perfect partner to bring our powerful, easy to use technology to the mobile market." said Alex Mann, CEO, Clicktime.com. "Today, Smart Global’s customers can utilise this robust handheld expense reporting system with a clear return-on-investment."

Eyran Blumberg, VP of Products at Onset continues: “We are delighted to be working with Smart Global on Smart Expenses and believe that this association further strengthens our position as one of the world’s leading providers of solutions that make vital corporate information accessible and manageable on any type of communication device.”

Smart Expenses requires no IT integration or back office installation and is available on an initial 30-day free trial period.


Notes to Editors:

About Smart Global Limited
Smart Global, a UK based company in partnership with network operator O2, is the world’s first provider of mobile data services targeted at small and medium sized businesses. All services have been specifically designed to address the unique needs of the SME and as such are fully hosted, require no installation or IT integration with back-office systems and are extremely simple to provision with the software sent directly to the subscriber’s mobile device. Smart services are supported by a wide range of mobile phones, PDA’s and BlackBerry devices, with payment via a monthly subscription fee, meaning no up-front investment is required. Businesses have the added reassurance of Smart Global’s dedicated customer care team and online support, freeing them from the daily hassle of technology management.
Smart Global services are broadly appealing and include email-push, calendar, contacts and tasks synchronisation; instant messaging; real-time business and market information; mapping and navigation solutions, as well as more complex workforce, sales and time management services.

About Onset Technology
Founded in 1997, Onset Technology is the developer of METAmessage® for Wireless – a unique software solution that gives business users access to virtually any data on their enterprise network using wireless devices such as the BlackBerry Wireless Handheld™ from Research In Motion (RIM). The software is broadly compatible with virtually all wireless devices and servers including those from strategic partners such as Microsoft and RIM, and is sold through a variety of channels including major carriers worldwide. Since its introduction, METAmessage has been widely adopted by Fortune 1000 companies, government agencies, and a range of large service organisations.

About Clicktime.com
Clicktime.com is an application service provider (ASP) offering highly usable applications to businesses in over 30 countries worldwide. Its flagship product, the ClickTime Web Timesheet, has been the web's easiest way to track employee time and expenses since 1997.
Clicktime.com's customers include Visa, Xerox Canada, Emerson Motors, Royal Bank of Canada, and hundreds of small and large organisations worldwide.