Seattle, WA, January 11, 2019 –
The joint solution integrates JDA Workforce Management’s scheduling and labor forecasting capabilities with Shyft’s mobile-native platform. The combined technology allows workers to post shifts they’d like to get covered and offer to cover team members’ shifts. They can also receive scheduling updates on their mobile device, direct message coworkers and access their schedule on Shyft’s dynamic mobile calendar. Research conducted by Shyft indicates the tool reduces absenteeism and removes scheduling inefficiencies for managers. Shyft’s solution also provides record-keeping functionality that supports Predictable Scheduling compliance.
“Customers are asking for functionality such as push notifications, geo-fencing and instant messaging, combined with sophisticated scheduling algorithms, forecasting and time and attendance tools,” says Chris Pitchford, VP of Workforce Solutions at Shyft. “JDA’s comprehensive workforce management back-end, fully integrated with Shyft’s mobile-first front-end, creates a powerful combination that meets the needs of today’s hyperconnected workforce.”
The JDA-Shyft partnership seizes a significant opportunity to further optimize mobile capabilities for workforce management that will benefit companies looking to engage today’s mobilized workforce. Today’s workers are increasingly mobile-enabled, especially with the rise of Millennial and Gen Z in the workplace. The intuitively-designed Shyft mobile app is attractive to those workers, as proven by high organic adoption, consistently high ratings in the App Store, and via Shyft’s deployment with national retail brands.
“Giving store associates a sense of autonomy and ownership over their schedules not only boosts engagement and satisfaction,
The partnership also addresses an industry opportunity to replace outdated communication methods used by associates, such as phone calls, group texts
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