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5 Ways to Best Utilize tracking software for Education

Posted by Team Synerion on Aug 25, 2017 4:01:56 PM

Curious about the potential of tracking software in an educational organization? When it comes to tracking employees and managing compensation, educational bodies differ little in their handling of employees from any number of other companies or organizations. Public organizations and private organizations alike can benefit from improvements to efficacy, efficiency, and accuracy offered by savvy application of tracking software. Here are five ways your educational organization might consider applying such solutions:

1) Unified payroll

The many different forms of employee and employment found in education can create massive hassles in generating a unified payroll system. Good tracking software can eliminate these headaches, allowing organizations to utilize a single program to organize and deliver customized payment solutions as needed.

Administration, educators, assistants, janitorial staff, drivers, there are countless employees at work in any educational organization. A versatile tracking solution which can manage employee time and distribute pay in a single package can greatly improve the function of any organization.

2) Security

By bringing your payroll together in a single well-secured digital solution, you greatly enhance your ability to preserve the financial privacy for both your organization and its employees. Paperwork can be stolen with almost trivial ease, living little to not trail to track. Utilizing a collection of disparate solutions to handle payroll and time tracking introduces so many points of attack and gaps that security may be breached without anyone even realizing it.

Using a single tracking solution allows your IT department to put all of its effort into securing a single known piece of software, without the atypical conditions which may be created when you leverage multiple solutions in conjunction.

3) Paperless

If your organization hasn’t yet gone to a paperless solution, moving to tracking software may be one of the single best moves you can make to cut waste and clutter. Payroll and time tracking both generate truly unreasonable amounts of documentation—documentation which must be stored properly, which must be readily accessible when necessary, which demands both physical storage space and employee time to handle. A paperless office can help your team operate more effectively, more efficiently, and with fewer problems.  

4) Accuracy

Good tracking software minimizes errors and ensures you, your employees, and interested third parties can always perfectly understand the flow of payments to customers. This can be valuable in minimizing mistakes, keeping up with regulatory necessities, and avoiding legal problems. Private educational institutions will find highly accurate bookkeeping additionally valuable, for tax purposes and keeping investors informed.

5) Performance tracking

Good tracking software makes it far easier for an educational organization to assess its employees and produce performance-based reimbursement in a fair and efficient manner. Public or otherwise regulated educational organizations can also leverage the performance-tracking aspects of tracking software to improve outcomes and refine policies. From a broader perspective, tracking software can offer valuable data for long-term planning, reform, or educational research.

Want to learn more?

Curious about the application of tracking software in education, or the benefits of other workplace management solutions? Contact Synerion today to inquire. We’ll gladly help you understand potential improvements in the way you oversee your workforce and guide you through the process of updating. 

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