Kronos Unveils Workforce Tablet
MISSISSAUGA, ON, Nov. 12, 2012, 2012 (Canada NewsWire via COMTEX) --
Kronos Incorporated today unveiled Workforce TabletTM, a sleek, easy-to-use tablet app that delivers real-time,
location-specific workforce information to frontline managers so they
can more effectively manage in the moment.
-- Workforce Tablet is a native-built tablet solution developed
specifically for the Apple iPad, providing an anytime,
anyplace, instant connection to the Kronos Workforce Central(ÂR)
-- Workforce Tablet provides all of the convenience and
capabilities of a workforce management mobile application with
the processing power, large-screen real estate, and usability
of an iPad. The simple, clean, compelling tablet user
experience requires virtually no user training. Key features
o Analytics - With industry-specific and cross-vertical
out-of-the-box dashboards, KPIs, and drill-down reports for
executives and managers at multiple levels, analytics for tablet
helps guide decision making by recommending adjustments in the
moment to maintain productivity, quality, and service levels.
o GeoSensing - Allows managers who are responsible for multiple
departments or geographic areas to identify their specific location
so all relevant employee, schedule, and job information is
available in their desired location. With GeoSensing, the most
relevant labour information is always front and center, eliminating
the time-consuming process of scrolling and searching through long
lists of employees and data.
o Scheduling - Managers can create open shifts, add and delete pay
codes, and reassign shifts to other employees using call list
functionality. Shifts can be edited and easily dragged and dropped
to make schedule adjustments on the fly. Managers can even view
reports on the spot to see how overtime is directly affecting their
o Staffing - Provides a visual indication of under/overstaffing for
all departments. Managers can view how their staffing levels match
up to demand, and drag and drop employees with appropriate skill
sets to meet demand. Staffing for previous days can be accessed to
analyse trends when assessing future staffing needs.
o Time Card Approvals - Managers can approve time cards and view maps
to see where mobile employees conduct time punches. One-tap editing
of timecard exceptions such as missed, late, and early time punches
accelerates the completion of daily tasks, while real-time updates
to all backend workforce management information happen
-- Kronos Workforce Tablet is available in the Apple App Store.
-- The Kronos Tablet application is available immediately in
English, Spanish, French, Dutch, and simplified and traditional
-- Bill Bartow, vice president, global product management, Kronos
"Tablet devices are brilliant. With the portability of a smartphone and
screen real estate that often exceeds a laptop or desktop, they offer
the best of both worlds and are revolutionising the way businesses are
run. By providing managers with tablet access to their workforce
management solution anywhere at any time, we enable them to effectively
manage in the moment using common swipe, scroll, pinch, and tap
gestures. Workforce Tablet takes mobile workforce management to the
-- Mark Smith, CEO and chief research officer, Ventana Research
"The use of the tablet is changing the way business operates and our
Next Generation Workforce Management benchmark research already finds
that 28 percent of organisations have them and 34 percent more will
deploy them for the first time in 2013. The introduction of Kronos
Tablet provides managers with the applications and analytics to be more
productive and also align to the critical goals and initiatives of
their organisation. The simplicity and usability of Kronos Tablet is
excellent. Organisations should examine this new offering and how
Kronos is innovating the way workforces are managed and how work is
-- This announcement was made from
the world's largest workforce information exchange. KronosWorks
is taking place this week in Las Vegas.
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About Kronos Incorporated
Kronos is the global leader in delivering workforce management solutions
in the cloud. Tens of thousands of organisations in more than 100
countries including more than half of the Fortune 1000(®) use Kronos to control labour costs, minimise compliance risk, and
improve workforce productivity. Learn more about Kronos
industry-specific time and attendance, scheduling, absence management,
hiring and labour analytics applications at http://www.kronos.ca.
Kronos: Workforce Innovation That Works(TM).
© 2012 Kronos Incorporated. All rights reserved. Kronos and Workforce
Central are registered trademarks and KronosWorks and Workforce Tablet
are trademarks of Kronos Incorporated or a related company. All other
trademarks are property of their respective owners.
SOURCE: Kronos Inc.
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Contact Indrani Ray-Ghosal Kronos Incorporated +1 978.947.3042
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