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28 December 2020

7 Benefits of Workforce Management Software for Public Safety

Posted by Meg McCormick

Historically, Public Safety agencies have been required to buy, build, and maintain internal IT infrastructures despite exponential costs. The primary justification for this cost was to control and secure confidential data. However today, dedicated hosting centers for software applications have become a more viable alternative for police, correctional, and fire agencies due to the heightened security and precautions these data centers employ 24/7/365. 

Workforce management systems that are hosted at professional data centers are considered Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) or cloud computing. Now, agencies can plug in and subscribe to services built on this shared infrastructure via the Internet. In recent years, the benefits of software as a service have become more recognizable because of the following: 

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09 November 2020

Helpful Insights Towards Mobile Workforce Management

Posted by Meg McCormick

As society becomes increasingly dependent on mobile technology, the ability to do things without it seems to be a distant memoryWith mobile technology now at the forefront of communication, whether it be a professional or social setting, there is not much to be accomplished without it. So, if a business is not accessible through mobile device, it is safe to say they are at a large disadvantageTechnology is always advancing and it's vital for businesses to utilize those advancements to further their workforce. 

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12 October 2020

Biometric Time Clock Myths Debunked

Posted by Meg McCormick

Biometric time clocks are improving the way businesses track employees. As technology continues to improve, so can the organizational process of a business. An investment towards strengthening organizational skills in a business by efficiently tracking employee hours results in saving time and money. Now, who would turn that down?  

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10 August 2020

Cloud Technology in Conjunction with Automated Scheduling

Posted by Meg McCormick

Tedious processes are never favorable. When there is an opportunity to simplify a task, there is typically no question on whether to make the switch. When it comes to manually scheduling employees, the task can become overwhelming, quickly. With every change, a manual schedule must undergo a scan to make sure all times align, and even then, there is a high chance for mistakes. With a full plate of to-do's, who has time to be manually scheduling employees? 

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27 July 2020

Effective Shift Coverage During and After COVID-19

Posted by Meg McCormick

There is no one way to create preparedness within an organization amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Fortunately, even with the uncertain future ahead, there is an opportunity to evaluate and reorganize your business for success during these trying times. Developing new tactics for managing the expected return to normalcy can enable your business to remain positive and productive in the meantime. 

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30 May 2019

The Importance of Keeping Up with Technology in the Workforce

Posted by VCS Software

Today, technology is everywhere, and it is not going away anytime soon. It is a part of our personal and professional lives daily. Throughout the past few decades, the evolution of technology has become more rapid than ever.

Technology has been implemented into the workplace in large masses, and it has surely impacted the workforce in ways that are hard to now live without. So, why is the evolution of technology so important to grasp?

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18 December 2018

HR Likely to Spend on Workforce Technology in 2019

Posted by Michelle Grossman

In a recent survey conducted by G2 Crowd, findings revealed that none other than increasing employee engagement will continue on as a main priority for businesses in 2019.

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03 December 2018

How You Can Learn from Time & Attendance Data

Posted by Michelle Grossman

Today’s business leaders are leveraging their employee’s time and attendance data to help make informed and impactful decisions for their respective organizations. 

While many might think attendance data simply notes who’s on the clock and who’s not, it actually goes far beyond those walls, making tracking employee activities and measuring engagement easier than ever before.

Read on below to find out more about what you can learn from time and attendance data.

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26 November 2018

The Role of Technology in HR & How it Can Benefit Your Workforce

Posted by Michelle Grossman

With employees at the foundation of every organization, it’s no secret that a company’s workforce is its most valuable resource… or at least it should be. If you’re not there yet, or want to remain on top, you may want to consider implementing technology into your HR plan to give you that extra boost.

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06 March 2018

Outdated Technology Have You Feeling Stuck In The Stone Age?

Posted by Dominick Mauro

We all know that technology plays an important part in the workplace. However, if that technology is outdated, it can have a negative effect on the production of your workforce.

Here are some examples of how older less efficient technology negatively impacts your business....

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