Time-management solution provider HMS Software released version 7.4.1 of its TimeControl time sheet system that targets medium to large companies with mobile workers. In its announcement, the company noted that nearly half of the global workforce is expected to be mobile by 2022. With that in mind, HMS integrated new...
The movement toward more flexible working practices continues to pose a security risk to small businesses, according to a report from digital security firm Avast. Among other reasons, the company found that just 18 percent of SMB employees consider security when they work remotely. That means SMBs "face the challenge...
ADP has added an “Insights” feature to its Mobile Solutions app, allowing managers and business leaders to receive real-time workforce analytics while away from their desks. Using—what else—AI and machine learning, the feature continually tracks wage, time, location, industry, and other types of data to uncover trends and other insights...
In this guest column, Vivian Maza, chief people officer at Ultimate Software, looks at the best ways to cultivate and engage a remote workforce. As the workplace has evolved over the last decade, there’s been a top trend shaping the way people work: They spend less time in traditional offices. Employees...
In case there’s any doubt left about the urgent need for mobile and remote HR solutions, Zurich-based International Workplace Group reports that more than 70 percent of employees work outside of their office at least one day a week. Fifty-three percent work remotely for at least half the week,...
A roundup of deals, product announcements and other news from the HCM technology community. SAP SuccessFactors rolled out a Visa and Permits Management tool aimed at simplifying the way HR and business managers source international talent. The solution helps employers more efficiently work their way through visa and permit management...
Calgary-based EmployeeAssist rolled out an integration of its PayTickr time-tracking and payroll software with the Canadian online and desktop versions of Intuit's Quickbooks. The integration allows companies to manage employee hours, payroll, invoicing and payment through a single process, eliminating the need to manually enter data from one product...
Kronos introduced what it called “an entirely reimagined mobile experience” for its Workforce Ready HCM cloud suite. The package provides access to workforce and management tools, as well as compliance enhancements to help organizations mitigate regulatory risk. For example, the app enables eligible employees to request and claim paid...
In this guest column, Jimmy Franzone, vice president of corporate development for TriNet in San Leandro, Calif., describes the growing importance of mobile HR technology to employers of all sizes. There’s no doubt we live in a mobile world. A report by ComScore finds that mobile business users make up...
For obvious reasons, communicating with deskless employees is more difficult than reaching those who occupy the same seat every day. And despite the hype, mobile platforms won’t provide the complete solution. Communications is a big piece of the engagement puzzle. When you’re not in touch, warehouse workers, field technicians, drivers...

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