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Kronos Named Top "Hot" Vendor in Ventana's Value Index for Workforce Management

January 15, 2014

By Calvin Azuri,
TMCnet Contributor

Kronos (News - Alert) Incorporated announced that the company has been named top “Hot” vendor in Ventana Research’s Value Index for Workforce Management. Additionally, the newest version of Kronos Workforce Central, the company’s flagship application suite for workforce management, has been recognized as the top product in the Value Index.

In a release, Aron Ain, chief executive officer at Kronos, said, “When we released Workforce Central 7, we delivered the world’s most innovative and intuitive workforce management solution. Ventana Research’s Value Index is a fantastic testament to the ease of use and deep functionality within Workforce Central. With the social networking and collaboration capabilities that we recently added, we are providing yet another innovative option to help reduce employee turnover and cost, improve productivity, deliver a better customer experience, and recognize employees for their impact on business performance.”

The Value Index for Workforce Management analyzes the level at which vendors meet buyers’ workforce management requirements, based on thorough study and assessment by Ventana Research. The research evaluated various application vendors in the market on usability, reliability, manageability, adaptability and capability. The vendors were also evaluated on the basis of vendor validation through ownership costs and return on investment.

Stephan Millard, vice president and research director at Ventana Research, said “We congratulate Kronos for its rating in the Value Index for its high rating reliability, capability, and validation categories. The Kronos Workforce Central suite (version 7) automates workforce management and has innovated through its next-generation capabilities including analytics, mobility, and business collaboration.”

Each of Kronos Workforce Central’s various capabilities were evaluated, including time and attendance, employee scheduling, absence management, labor activities and analytics, in addition to the product’s adaptability on mobile and tablet applications. The company scored high on all parameters defined by Ventana Research to receive recognition as top “Hot” vendor, as well as best product.

Edited by Blaise McNamee