Securing Your Mobile Workforce

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This three-part report describes how all businesses can benefit from software-as-a-service (SaaS) services and, in particular, a variety of hosted services. It also provides advice, best practices, and insight on how to create security and management policies for a distributed workforce.

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Time and Attendance: The Core of Managing and Measuring Your Workforce

This paper is based on data from more than 200 organizations in Brandon Hall Group’s 2014 Workforce Management Study. It reviews the evolution of time and attendance, the impact of automation and integration, and the key role that time and attendance solutions play in managing and measuring today’s workforce.

Some of the key findings include:
  • Organizations with fully automated time and attendance saw 67% greater year-over-year improvement in customer satisfaction.
  • Organizations automating time and attendance were 73% more likely to have real-time visibility and reporting on current time and attendance data.
  • Workforce analytics was cited as a top workforce management concern, by 54% of organizations, but just 32% indicate they are using workforce analytics tools regularly.
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Why It’s Time to Evaluate Your Timekeeping System

Workforces today evolve quickly and they're tough to manage. And your job's harder if you're using outdated tools—it drags down productivity, raises costs, and increases your risk of noncompliance. But a modern, cloud-based workforce management solution can help you gain the visibility, insights, and management capabilities you need for an efficient and productive workforce.

Discover five reasons why you should update your time and attendance systems, and learn about the benefits of upgrading. Read More

The Complete Guide to Google Apps Security: Building a Comprehensive Google Apps Security Plan

Innovative cloud technologies require new ways of approaching security when it comes to data; traditional systems may be outdated and no longer suffice. Google Apps for Work does provide security within their system, but every company should check for potential protection gaps that may remain. When used in conjunction with other apps, Google Apps for Work gives your business the best protection and fully secures your company’s data. Ensuring your business has the top security measures in place allows people to work with confidence within the cloud, whether workers are onsite or mobile.

This Google Apps for Work protection guide outlines a detailed five-point plan for even greater data security by way of
  • securing core data
  • enhancing email protection
  • extending data recovery
  • locking down document security
  • saving Gmail and Docs for compliance
In this white paper you’ll learn how to customize and configure a variety of Google Apps for Work settings to your company’s specific needs, in a clear step-by-step process. In addition to self-customization, read how your team can further secure core data by using additional solution applications concurrently with Google Apps for Work such as CipherCloud to protect e-mail, Backupify to retain and restore data, Cloudlock for document protection, and Vault to help with compliance issues.  Read More

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