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November 14, 2018

Labor Planning for the Omnichannel Experience

As consumers add more smartphones, tablets and computers into their day-to-day living, retailers are expected to keep pace by providing innovative ways to shop. Though many are offering varying degrees of omnichannel experiences to their customers, they continue to struggle when it comes to linking their online and brick-and-mortar store presence. A well-executed omnichannel strategy […]

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November 13, 2018

Having Your Forecast and Meeting Your Labor Budget too – Part 3: Adopt a Continuous Forecast Regimen

In last month’s blog, we continued our deep-dive into the challenges of aligning “top-down” financial budgets with “bottom-up” operational forecasts, focusing on how to maintain store-level budget metrics within the constraints of the organization. This month, we drill into the next topic of establishing a continuous forecast process that works to keep store budgets better […]

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November 6, 2018

Tuesday Insights From KronosWorks 2018

Our Axsium team just wrapped up Day 2 at the KronosWorks conference here in Las Vegas. It was another successful year on the expo floor at our booth where we showed Workforce Central customers a clear path to a Workforce Dimensions migration and a host of other services we offer for current Workforce Central customers. We also had a few of our workforce management expert consultants attend technology sessions so we can better serve our Kronos platform customers.

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November 6, 2018

Monday Insights From KronosWorks 2018

The Axsium team is in Las Vegas for the next three days attending the KronosWorks user conference. The event brings together technology experts, workforce management professionals and industry thought leaders to share knowledge about workforce management trends and Kronos products and services. Two of our WFM expert consultants attended a few the technology sessions. Here’s what they had to say.

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October 15, 2018

Having your Forecast and Meeting your Labor Budget too – Part 2: Aligning Store Metrics to Business Goals

In last month’s blog, we discussed the longstanding challenge of aligning “top-down” budgets and “bottom-up” forecasts across your organization, and laid out four steps to bring balance back to your workforce planning process: Align “top-down” and “bottom-up” methodology and planning assumptions Adapt store level metrics and incentives to meet your overall business goals Adopt a […]

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