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.
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device design (rather than Web-based via HTML5) for better user experience. And while Kronos expressed its undoubting commitment to supporting Microsoft’s SQL Server platform, it is not developing native Windows Mobile applications for the time being (owing to lack of interest). Personnel managers look to save from 5 to 15 minutes a day using mobile devices for daily WFM tasks, which can add up to big productivity gains. However, Kronos Mobile must overcome IT department hurdles to enhance its use: