Leading Retailer Michaels® Elevates Workforce Management with Infor

United States – May 09, 2016, 09:00 AM

Infor, a leading provider of beautiful business applications specialized by industry and built for the cloud, today announced that Michaels, one of North America's largest arts and crafts specialty retailers, plans to upgrade its current version of Infor Workforce Management (WFM), to take advantage of the enhanced mobile capabilities in the newest iteration for its more than 40,000 employees. Part of the Infor Human Capital Management (HCM) suite, Infor WFM supports organizations of all sizes to help meet the complex challenges of labor management by delivering tools that are designed to help customers adhere to their payroll practices, help increase labor cost visibility and control, and help improve compliance.

With the Infor WFM workforce mobility module, organizations can extend the reach of their workforce management solution by giving employees and managers the ability to perform workforce-related tasks using mobile devices. The Infor workforce mobility module can help enable employees to use their smartphones to check work schedules, set shift preferences, and check work and vacation balances. In addition, it can help enable managers to more quickly and easily edit time sheets, approve or decline employee requests, view analytics, and respond to workforce issues in real time.

"Infor is able to provide the specialized tools that retailers can use to help better align labor management with corporate strategy," said Corey Tollefson, senior vice president and general manager, Infor Retail. "The continued momentum within Infor Retail is a testament to Infor's commitment to build strong, innovative solutions, utilizing deep industry knowledge and a continued effort to understand the changing needs of the retail industry workforce."

For more information please visit http://www.infor.com/industries/retail/ and http://www.infor.com/solutions/hcm/.

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