toll free +1 800 470 9165
capterra capterra forbes

The Best Tool for Managing
Remote Workers

Manage your employees currently working from home, hire freelancers, and guide branch office teams with no productivity drops and security gaps. Make all the remote team members work as a single whole while maintaining flexibility and staying highly competitive.

forecast icon

Agent Workload Forecasting

Controlio provides tons of historical data to predict spikes and dips in workloads and better respond to customer demand.

forecast icon

Healthy Work Habits

Assess workloads, encourage regular breaks, adopt flexible work schedules, and prevent burnout with Controlio’s insights into work patterns.

forecast icon

Diligent Monitoring

You can allow users to turn the monitoring on and off from the computer taskbar to avoid accidental capture of their personal data.

How Controlio Turns Remote
Workforce Management into a Piece of Cake

Address any challenges associated with remote work through complete workplace visibility provided by Controlio and informed decision-making based on its advanced analytics. From using powerful security tools to creating an employee-friendly environment, you can achieve multiple goals for your business to thrive.

Monitor your remote workers in real-time to have full control over workflows

  • svgCheck who of your remote employees is currently online and whether their attendance corresponds with established work schedules.
  • svgKeep track of your crew’s computer activity as it goes by exploring their window titles and make sure that work tasks are being fulfilled according to a plan.
  • svgWatch live videos showing actions performed on the computer screens if you need a better idea of task progress or workflow holdups.
  • svgEvaluate your telecommuters’ engagement on the fly with informative bar graphs reflecting their activity level during the last hour.
  • svgGet a complete view of work processes across remote teams and individual workers without distracting them with emails, phone calls, or messages.

Maintain records of your remote workforce’s working hours and collect proof of work with no additional equipment

  • svgClock your employees in and out regardless of their location with Controlio recording logon and logoff time of user sessions as well as the first and last computer activity per day.
  • svgUse the Attendance report to see times when your telecommuters were working, along with breaks made during each working day.
  • svgAdd a summary of active, idle, and total time spent on the computers by every user to your time recording sheets.
  • svgView the total number of daily user sessions shown in an easy-to-grasp line chart to track attendance on different levels and within different timeframes.
  • svgCollect proof of work with interactive features of the Attendance report displaying apps and websites used by your remote workers during their active hours.
  • svgReview user activities on a daily basis with the Snapshot report capturing the computer screens every five minutes when a user is active.

Analyze web and app usage to assess user engagement, working hours distribution, and the efficiency of your tech stack

  • svgExplore pie charts available in the dashboard summaries to quickly find out the most frequent activities your remote workers engage in on their work devices.
  • svgSort the website and apps out and spot ineffective/unnecessary tools to cut costs on them.
  • svgDrill down into web/app usage through the Activities report revealing the level of user engagement across various activities.
  • svgComplement this information with the Categories report and compare time spent by your employees on work-related and non-work websites and apps.
  • svgRely on Controlio’s smart engine and vast, constantly updated database of web pages and applications, which allow assigning categories and productivity levels automatically.
  • svgFinetune these parameters manually with highly accessible editing tools to get more accurate reports for your remote team.

Arm yourself with ready-made, easy-to-use KPIs to keep a close watch on your crew’s performance

  • svgAvail of five productivity levels provided by Controlio to achieve granular labeling of apps and websites used by your workers.
  • svgLet Controlio’s advanced algorithm calculate the Productivity Score metric covering separate remote employees and whole dispersed teams based on time spent on different activities.
  • svgBenefit from automatic comparison features of the app delivering performance leaderboards, conveniently visualized productivity trends, and period-over-period Productivity Score changes.
  • svgTake on board the Active Time metric calculated based on users’ mouse/keyboard interactions and correlating with hours actually devoted to working.
  • svgDive deeper into your workforce’s efficiency with Activity Ratio comparing active time against total time spent on the computers.
  • svgAsses user engagement with Productivity and Activity bars generated for every connected worker.
  • svgCompare the KPIs across employees and timeframes to implement efficient managerial decisions and monitor their results.

Improve your teleworkers’ performance by removing revealed bottlenecks and distractions

  • svgManage access to websites and apps remotely by setting web/app usage rules carefully adjusted to established job duties and work schedules.
  • svgBlock whole categories of non-work websites for certain users/teams or redirect your employees to permitted web-based tools to eliminate workplace distractions.
  • svgShut off applications not related to work on every computer in your remote system or allow access only for specific users.
  • svgSet alerts on distracting activities and idle time to notify you or assigned supervisors of user behaviors that reduce productivity.
  • svgReview the Alerts report and the Top Violators summary to create separate rules for the slacking workers and launch more notifications for their closer supervision.

Ensure strong data protection and remove insider threats with powerful user behavior analytics and practical actions triggered by it

  • svgCollect multiple data on computer activities typical for your remote workers and construct monitoring profiles with different sets of data recorded to flexibly address high and low security risks.
  • svgMonitor keystrokes, emails, online searches, printed out documents, and actions performed with files to detect anomalous activities and prevent data loss and corruption.
  • svgIdentify risky user behaviors and educate your crew on security issues while detecting rogue workers before it’s too late.
  • svgTake advantage of notifying and blocking features of Controlio to reveal suspicious keystrokes or compromised credentials and prevent malware infection or data leaks through websites, apps, and removable media devices.
  • svgTake advantage of notifying and blocking features of Controlio to reveal suspicious keystrokes or compromised credentials and prevent malware infection or data leaks through websites, apps, and removable media devices.
  • svgUse Controlio’s vast records as a strong body of evidence to investigate security incidents and violations of internal rules prescribed for your remote workforce.

Arrange your remote team smartly to manage it efficiently

  • svgBring any number of remote workers to a single cloud-based platform accessible from any device with Windows or macOS installed.
  • svgDeploy the Controlio app remotely with shareable links and crystal-clear instructions on download and installation.
  • svgCreate multiple teams and name them based on their area of work or location to give your remote workforce a convenient organizational structure.
  • svgAssign admin and manager roles to allow controlled access to actions and pieces of data available in the Controlio dashboard and ensure effective management.
  • svgSelect activity types to be monitored for different users/teams and configure monitoring profiles to meet all the specifics of your business.
  • svgCustomize working hours, time zones, and monitoring schedules to perfectly match the locations and shifts of your non-uniform workforce.
  • svgRearrange your workforce and data attributed to it in a few clicks as any changes occur.

Build a friendly and flexible work environment to foster employee satisfaction

  • svgInvite your regular workers to access the dashboard so that they can view their own productivity analytics and better understand the aim of their activity tracking.
  • svgGain even more trust from your team members by letting them turn the monitoring on/off to separate their personal and work-related activities.
  • svgStudy hourly and daily heat maps along with visualized activity distribution throughout a day generated for every user to create customized work schedules for their higher comfort and productivity.
  • svgPrevent burnout and encourage healthy work habits by tracking overtime and permitting reasonably scheduled breaks.
  • svgUnlock access to non-work websites and apps for break time by using delayed triggers in behavior rules.
  • svgSet up warnings reminding your workers of imposed restrictions to help them get accustomed to the rules.

Ensure compliance with the latest privacy protection regulations

  • svgMake use of built-in GDPR mode disabling collection of all personally identifiable information in one go to let you comfortably work with EU-based talents.
  • svgTurn on a warning informing your remote workforce of the ongoing monitoring in strict compliance with the GDPR.
  • svgImplement Controlio’s private cloud solution to exclude any third-party access to PHI, EHR, and other sensitive data in accordance with HIPAA requirements.
  • svgDisable screen recording and data collection in apps containing patient information manually to adapt Cntrolio’s cloud-based version to HIPAA.
  • svgMaintain a HIPAA-compliant audit trail with records capturing times, users, computers, and activities to pass regulatory checks breezily.
  • svgTurn to the Audit Log to review actions performed by all dashboard users and identify any access abuse or fault in the system

What Are Controlio Features?

  • Productivity Stats
  • Working Hours Tracking
  • Contiuous Screen Recording
  • App & Web Tracking
  • User Behavior Rules & Alerts
  • Computer Usage Reports
  • Other Features
forecast icon

Departments hierarchy

forecast icon

Live sessions monitoring

forecast icon

Remote client agent deployment

forecast icon

Multi-login Dashboard with access control list

forecast icon

Data Export to PDF, CSV

forecast icon

Agent Stealth mode and Icon mode

forecast icon

Audit Log (tracks activities inside the Dashboard)

forecast icon

2-Step Authentication

forecast icon

Cloud-based, on-premises, private AWS cloud deployment options

forecast icon

GDPR data recording&view mode

forecast icon

API for data integration

forecast icon

Active Directory OUs and users synchronization


What our customers are saying


five stars

"I use attendance more than anything else. makes clear what they are doing."


May 19, 2023

It admin, Design, 11-50 employees
Used the software for: 1-2 years


five stars

"Aside from the software being amazing, the customer service is the best part. They always respond within a timely manner, and answer any of the questions I have."


November 16, 2022

IT Specialist, Construction, 51-200 employees
Used the software for less than 6 months


five stars

"Overall this is best as we don't have to do micro monitoring because at we can see when we want to see with the help of the reports. Very clear and easy dashboard so anyone can check and understand. It will also help you in future in task assignment , appraisal, R&R and promotion."


June 21, 2021

Information Technology and Services, 51-200 employees
Used the software for 6-12 months

Embrace WFH mode and freelance opportunities with the help of Controlio’s immense features designed with remote work in mind. Start your journey immediately by exploring the demo version or testing the full functionality of the app for 14 days with no credit card info required!