Infor Delivers Next Generation Workforce Management at HRTECH 2012

Enhanced Mobility, Consumer-Grade User Interface, Industry-Specific Modules Deliver Improved Usability, Increased Efficiency

NEW YORK -  Oct 08, 2012

Infor, a leading provider of business application software serving more than 70,000 customers, today announced the availability of Infor Workforce Management 6.0, the next generation of Infor's leading workforce management solution that powers more than 150 leading organizations across the globe in retail, healthcare, hospitality, transportation, manufacturing and financial services. The more than 100 industry-driven enhancements in version 6.0 deliver improved usability, enhanced mobility, and industry-specific modules for task management and scheduling.

Infor Workforce Management 6.0 delivers:

  • An overhauled, consumer-grade interface - A new, organized interface that delivers information in a consolidated, intuitive, easy-to-navigate application, providing users actionable items to help them make better decisions faster. 
  • New Task Management Module for the Retail Industry - Task Management (TM) is a new integrated module available on the Infor WFM 6.0 platform that provides innovative task creation and management tools. Specifically, TM includes tools for creating new tasks, a flexible rule-based, task-distributed engine that offers multiple options to notify managers when new tasks are circulated, and tracking capability to help ensure that tasks are completed on time. This significantly cuts down administrative time and allows staff to be more productive with real-time information.
  • Scheduling Tools for the Healthcare Industry - This next-generation release introduces improvements to the Multi-View Scheduler (MVS) module to better address the scheduling needs of Infor's Healthcare customers in Commonwealth and European countries. The MVS improves shift assignment, relief management, and communications with employees. The new Healthcare Scheduling platform is a building block in the development of Infor's new Global Healthcare Scheduling Solution.
  • Enhanced Mobility - Infor Workbrain Mobility offers both manager and employee self-service, delivering actionable workforce information and processes virtually anywhere employees go by providing views for notification, timesheets, employee lists, and schedules. It offers staff the opportunity to reduce the time spent on administrative tasks via quick and simplified tools, increasing efficiency and reducing redundancies.

"Maintaining an organized, engaged workforce is vital to the health of any organization," said Mitri Dahdaly, product manager for WFM, Infor. "Knowing this recipe for success, Infor's latest version of Infor WFM arms staff and managers with the information they need to focus on critical job-related tasks and aligns long-term workforce planning and daily operations to the organization's overall business strategy."

About Infor

Infor is the world's third-largest supplier of enterprise applications and services, helping more than 70,000 large and mid-size companies improve operations and drive growth across numerous industry sectors.  To learn more about Infor, please visit www.infor.com.

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Media contacts - Americas

Dan Barnhardt
U.S.A. and Canada
Phone:+1 646 336 1731
Email:dan.barnhardt@infor.com

Claudia Vazquez
Latin America
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Richard Moore
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Tanja Hossfeld
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Media contacts - Asia Pacific and Japan 

Phyllis Tan
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Industry analyst contact

Sharon Sulc
Phone:+1 614 537 6634
Email:sharon.sulc@infor.com



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