Kronos, the company that introduced the first micro-processor time clock in the 1970s, knows how tricky workforce management (WFM) can be. In this article, TEC principal analyst P.J. Jakovljevic looks at WFM challenges facing organizations, particularly those with large, complex workforces, and how Kronos’ innovative solutions help companies control labor costs, minimize compliance risk, and improve workforce productivity.
InTouch not only uses biometric identification (no badge necessary), but is also smart card, cloud, and multimedia enabled (the 4500 clock uses biometric verification, i.e., confirms you are who your badge swipe says you are). It has nifty features such as call for assistance, video playback (as training materials), promo screen saver, and third-party apps, among others. Nestlé International has beta tested Kronos InTouch and is reportedly very happy with the experience. Figure 1 Ain pointed out that in