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The workforce management industry is embracing technology from Kronos
Incorporated designed to help organizations empower their workforce
to manage in the moment. Regardless of preferred method of interaction –
PC, mobile device, or time clock – Kronos is making it easier for
managers and employees to complete a wide range of workforce-related
tasks anywhere, anytime.
Research from industry experts has found that mobility and the ability
to make fast decisions in real time is a critical step for improving
the operations and performance in the workforce. Kronos has been on a
mission to change the face of workforce management by delivering a
steady stream of consumer-based technology with deep-functionality and
ease-of-use that managers and employees can use to more effectively
manage in the moment.
Most recently, Kronos released Workforce
Tablet™, an easy-to-use tablet app that delivers real-time,
location-specific information to frontline managers. The native-built
tablet solution provides an anytime, anyplace, instant connection to
the Kronos suite of applications.
Hundreds of Kronos customers are already completing time management
tasks on the go using Kronos Workforce
Tim Brown, director, business systems, Community Medical Centers “Having
access to our workforce management system anytime and anywhere allows
us to enhance productivity. Kronos is arming us with innovative tools
to manage in the moment, bringing our workforce management activities
to the next level.”
Rob Tibbs, assistant director of payroll, Jefferson County School
System “The ability to make critical workforce decisions in
real time was hugely appealing to our organization. With Kronos,
managers can easily record and access labor data and streamline
decision making by staying constantly connected to the Kronos
Workforce Central® suite. It also allows us to approve
time-off requests, view and approve timecards, and manage exceptions
on the fly – leading to immediate productivity gains and cost-control
Mark Smith, CEO and chief research officer, Ventana Research “Kronos’
move to embrace mobile technology like tablets and smartphones shows
that the company is serious about arming the workforce with new
innovative technologies focused on making them more efficient and
productive in the here and now – no matter where individual members
are located. They are making critical advances in enabling
organizations to manage on the fly and to more easily align with the
goals and initiatives of their entire organization.”
Mollie Lombardi, vice president and principal analyst, Aberdeen “Mobile
devices have changed the way we interact with each other and with
information, and the world of workforce management is no exception.
Our research has found that best-in-class organizations are four times
as likely to adopt mobile technology for workforce management.
Solutions like those offered by Kronos are reshaping the way
organizations interact with their workforce management system and data
by delivering information to the point of decision, and delivering
better business results.”
Jessica Miller-Merrell, Blogging4Jobs “The mobile and
tablet workforce management marketplace is growing. Eighty-one percent
of employees currently use their personal mobile device for work –
whether it’s for checking email, approving a schedule change, or
quickly obtaining data on their organization’s employee retention or
turnover metrics data. Kronos mobile offerings make workplace metrics
and analytics easily accessible, measurable, and keep managers focused
on customers and employees instead of stuck in the office drowning in
reports and spreadsheets.”
Take a look at the lighter side of workforce management in our Time
Well Spent cartoons.
About Kronos Incorporated
Kronos is the global leader in delivering workforce management solutions
in the cloud. Tens of thousands of organizations in more than 100
countries — including more than half of the Fortune 1000® —
use Kronos to control labor costs, minimize compliance risk, and improve
workforce productivity. Learn more about Kronos industry-specific time
and attendance, scheduling, absence management, HR and payroll, hiring,
and labor analytics applications at www.kronos.com.
Kronos: Workforce Innovation That Works™.
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