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Workforce Analytics: Changing and Winning the Game
Human resources (HR) is an increasingly strategic player in gaining a competitive advantage, especially in terms of workforce analytics. But HR organizations

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Human Capital Supply Chains: Book Review


“Goods are uniform and people are unique.” Too obvious? Maybe, but with the success that supply chain management (SCM) has brought to manufacturers, it’s time to apply the same philosophy to human capital management (HCM). In today’s feature article, TEC HCM analyst Sherry Fox reviews Human Capital Supply Chains, a new book that provides expert advice on what works, what doesn’t, and how a simple SCM history lesson can change the way you manage your workforce.

workforce optimization definition  up images of a workforce on an assembly line of sorts. But, in reality, the title of this book and concept behind it accurately depict the idea of managing human capital in the way a company would manage its supply chain. However, “goods are uniform and people are unique,” state the authors. While organizations can leverage their experience in procurement with handling products and goods, they must adjust their approach when addressing people and teams. The “human” aspect of the capital—the Read More

Reference Guide to Supply Chain Management (SCM) Features and Functions


This guide to supply chain management (SCM) functions/features will help you determine which SCM features are a high priority for your organization. Learn about SCM functions and features for WMS, TMS, international trade logistics (ITL), supplier relationship management (SRM), demand management, supply chain analytics, order management, service parts planning, and more.

workforce optimization definition  scarce parts, and dispatch. Workforce optimization Workforce optimization is used for determining the right skill mix and location of personnel to support service demands. This can include on-site, co-managed personnel at the customer site. Logistics transportation and reverse logistics Transportation planning and execution has a significant role to play in the service supply chain. As in traditional models, there is always a trade-off in time and cost between fixed assets and delivery responsiveness in Read More

Lawson Software-IPO and Several Acquisitions After Part Two: Retail and Professional Service Initiatives


Lawson is sticking to its focus on selected vertical markets, but going forward the tenets of that focus will likely be more finely tuned. Namely, the vendor has lately accelerated development, in part through a number of appetizing acquisitions, of its traditional vertical functionality to ensure continued success in its target industries.

workforce optimization definition  a fifth of its workforce (down to over 1,500 now) since before its first major round of layoffs in June 2002, when it laid of 110 employees or 5 percent of its erstwhile workforce. The worst layoffs, however, took place in September 2002, when the vendor cut over 230 jobs, or 12 percent of its employees. Still, by reacting to current realities and adjusting its operational plans quickly to support the firm's strategic goals, along with aligning everyone's actions toward those goals, the company has Read More

KronosWorks 2011: Beyond Time Clocks for Modern Workforce Management


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.

workforce optimization definition  Time Clocks for Modern Workforce Management While there were many similarities between the KronosWorks 2011 and KronosWorks 2010 user events (see blog post on Kronos’ 2010 user conference ), attending Kronos Inc. ’s 2011 user conference was worthwhile nonetheless. Kronos knows full well that its customers’ (labor) time is money, and the company specializes in workforce management (WFM) software, which ensures that a company’s employees complete their assigned jobs and receive pay and benefits Read More

Workday Update 18-Enhanced Financial and Workforce Management Capabilities


In an analyst webinar, Workday announced Update 18 of its Workday solution, which proposes enhancements for financial management, workforce engagement, performance management, and flexibility. In 2012, Workday had three significant updates demonstrating sustained efforts to advance its product at a fast pace. Furthermore, the update contains more than 100 new items, 60 of which address client

workforce optimization definition  Update 18-Enhanced Financial and Workforce Management Capabilities In an analyst webinar, Workday announced Update 18 of its Workday solution, which proposes enhancements for financial management, workforce engagement, performance management, and flexibility. In 2012, Workday had three significant updates demonstrating sustained efforts to advance its product at a fast pace. Furthermore, the update contains more than 100 new items, 60 of which address client feedback that was collected through the Read More

Supply Chain Optimization Software Evaluation Report


Supply chain optimization modules allow organizations to design the best-fit (optimal) supply chain by time, cost, and other factors--to create responsive and lean supply chains.

workforce optimization definition  Chain Optimization Software Evaluation Report TEC's Supply Chain Optimization Software Evaluation Report allows you to compare and analyze the features, functions, and services of multiple enterprise software solutions. Vendor responses are comprehensively rated on their level of support of for each criterion (supported, not supported, customization, future releases, etc.) to ensure you make and accurate and informed decision. This Software Evaluation Report provides extensive information about Read More

Inventory Planning & Optimization: Extending Your ERP System Part Three: Business Case for Inventory Optimization Solutions


Inventory Optimization software recognizes that different industries have different inventory profiles and requirements. Research has indicated that solutions are priced in a large range from tens of thousands of Dollars to millions of Dollars. In this niche market sector, price is definitely not an indicator of the quality of solution. ROI and usability are paramount.

workforce optimization definition  Planning & Optimization: Extending Your ERP System Part Three: Business Case for Inventory Optimization Solutions The Case for an Inventory Optimization Solution Inventory Optimization solutions allow an organization to achieve a balance between the most efficient investment in inventory and highest customer service levels. One such misconception is that existing enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems can handle inventory management adequately. For small distributors not working in complex Read More

Provider of B2B Price Management and Optimization Speaks Out


In addition to growing at a breakneck pace for the last few years, Vendavo has recently rounded out its suite for price and margin management. The market should take notice, while the competition should indeed watch out.

workforce optimization definition  of B2B Price Management and Optimization Speaks Out Technology Evaluation Centers ’ ( TEC ’s) series on business-to-business (B2B) pricing segmentation benefits (see Know Thy Market Segment's Price Response ) and on upbeat news from one such solution provider, Zilliant (see How One Provider's Solution Covers the Bases of Price Optimization and Management ), have prompted a great deal of interest and feedback from readers. The articles have also prompted Vendavo ( www.vendavo.com ), another Read More

Inventory Optimization: A Technique for Improving Operational Inventory Targets


To boost efficiency, run leaner, and drive down the cost of supply, many organizations are exploring inventory optimization—a technique for improving operational inventory targets to address the realities of today’s highly complex, ever-evolving global supply chains. This paper examines how the stochastic multistage, multi-inventory model supports inventory optimization.

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Kronos Offers Cloud Workforce Management for the Little Guy


Kronos, the global leader in delivering workforce management (WFM) solutions in the cloud, is preparing for its KronosWorks 2012 conference early next week, and continues to fire on all cylinders. 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.

workforce optimization definition  Offers Cloud Workforce Management for the Little Guy Kronos, the global leader in delivering workforce management (WFM) solutions in the cloud, is preparing for its KronosWorks 2012 conference early next week, and continues to fire on all cylinders. 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. During the recently held 15th annual HR Read More

Accelerating Cloud Performance with WAN Optimization


InAccelerating Cloud Performance with WAN Optimization, you'll learn about the key benefits of cloud computing and why its success or failure can d...

workforce optimization definition  Cloud Performance with WAN Optimization Accelerating Cloud Performance with WAN Optimization Cloud computing is rapidly transforming the information technology (IT) landscape, and it's here to stay. Smart companies are assessing their computing needs to determine how to most effectively take advantage of cloud technologies. But a major drawback can be slow application performance on the cloud. Which is where WAN optimization comes in. In Accelerating Cloud Performance with WAN Optimization , Read More

New Realities of Retail Workforce Management: Myths versus Facts


With an economic recovery underway, retailers are leveraging workforce management (WFM) tools to help them address their most pressing needs—cost reduction, return on investment (ROI), and measurably improved performance—while instilling practices that will serve them tomorrow and beyond. Find out how market leaders are leveraging the considerable benefits of WFM systems to gain a significant competitive advantage.

workforce optimization definition  Realities of Retail Workforce Management: Myths versus Facts With an economic recovery underway, retailers are leveraging workforce management (WFM) tools to help them address their most pressing needs—cost reduction, return on investment (ROI), and measurably improved performance—while instilling practices that will serve them tomorrow and beyond. Find out how market leaders are leveraging the considerable benefits of WFM systems to gain a significant competitive advantage. Read More

Unlock Hidden Profits Using Effective Pricing Strategies: Active Price Management and Price Optimization


This paper explores the following best practices for leverage price management and optimization: Fine-tune prices for all products and services. Analyze historical and live transaction-level data. Develop and implement effective cost-to-serve strategies. Establish well-defined customer segments. Empower your sales force with rich customer information and enforce negotiation policies.

workforce optimization definition  Hidden Profits Using Effective Pricing Strategies: Active Price Management and Price Optimization This paper explores the following best practices for leverage price management and optimization: Fine-tune prices for all products and services. Analyze historical and live transaction-level data. Develop and implement effective cost-to-serve strategies. Establish well-defined customer segments. Empower your sales force with rich customer information and enforce negotiation policies. Read More

Workforce Data in the Boardroom—Communicating Metrics to Boards of Directors


Technology plays an integral role in enabling businesses to have access to insightful analytics. By providing metrics on core workforce facts, workforce financials, productivity and performance, talent development and succession and human capital risk, companies are able to identify those 10-15 metrics most important to business goals. This will enable them to present the Board of Directors with a comprehensive and concise story of workforce capabilities.

workforce optimization definition  providing metrics on core workforce facts, workforce financials, productivity and performance, talent development and succession and human capital risk, companies are able to identify those 10-15 metrics most important to business goals. This will enable them to present the Board of Directors with a comprehensive and concise story of workforce capabilities. Read More