Despite workforce management software gaining in popularity, many businesses are still reluctant to adopt it. The concept of workforce management isn’t all that new, but there is growing evidence that its benefits are earning small to medium-sized businesses a significant ROI.
Workforce management software is essentially a program or set of programs that track and monitor the staffing practices of your business, from scheduling to staffing requirements, from time cards to payroll. The main objective of workforce management is to have all the right people in the right place at the right time, working to peak efficiency. By automating core business functions and processes, WFM software helping companies evolve into highly productive organizations.
We’d love to believe that everyone in a company shares a common outlook, or are totally united in their perspectives on how to reach corporate goals. The truth is not that simple. Like the age-old battle lines drawn between marketing and sales teams, when evaluating workforce management solutions, Finance and HR decision-makers often don’t come to the table with the same criteria, context or frame of mind. You’re cut from different cloth, but that doesn’t mean you can’t align during a critical evaluation process.
How do you make big decisions? Better yet, what do you use to evaluate your options, poke holes in proposals, and ultimately come to a confident conclusion about a decision that will impact your entire company, every day? After decades of talking to CFOs and decision makers in HR and Payroll, we’ve seen Workforce Management solutions fall victim to poor evaluation tactics...and it’s time to start speaking frankly about it!