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Ultimate Software: Unified Cloud Solutions for Workforce Management

CIO VendorScott Scherr, Founder, President, & CEO
The evolution of workforce-centric organizations is setting a new precedence, resulting in a surge in demand for Workforce Management (WFM) tools that streamline a multitude of employee management processes. A comprehensive cloud based WFM tool comprises of a unified set of people management solutions aimed at facilitating a seamless connect between processes like compensation management, reward allocation, compliance issues, recruitment strategies, on boarding, succession management, talent and performance management, and career development.

Ultimate Software, since its inception, has distinguished itself as a WFM SaaS vendor with a Safe Harbor certification an unrivalled quality assurance for the best cloud based human resources solutions. Based out of Weston, FL, the company specializes in providing end-to-end solutions aimed at automating and simplifying everyday HR tasks across different industries, so that the HR personnel in the organizations can instead focus on strategic WFM goals.

The company’s flagship product is its cloud based platform, UltiPro that offers a suite of WFM tools that revolve around the idea of “people first”. The comprehensive HRMS/ HRIS capabilities of the platform make it the perfect choice for companies looking for hire-to-retire personnel lifecycle management services. Also, the employee data stored in the cloud can be analyzed with the help of business intelligence tools that UltiPro’s solutions
seamlessly integrate with.This helps the HR personnel in gaining actionable insights to devise unique solutions meant to improve employee engagement and productivity.

UltiPro Mobile is another key solution that caters to the need of consolidating and accessing employee information. Their mobile HRMS tool can be used by the HR personnel or the employees on any HTML 5 compatible smart device or browser, to log in to the platform using their UltiPro security credentials.

“Our primary aim is to help our customers achieve success, so we are constantly innovating and expanding the value of UltiPro for our clients,” elucidates Scott Scherr, Founder, CEO, and President, Ultimate Software.

Bloomin’ Brands, a hospitality industry company, first deployed UltiPro in 2012 to replace a payroll service bureau that was being used along with a host of other HR Systems and spreadsheets. Their chain of prominent restaurant brands, like Bonefish Grill, Outback Steakhouse and Roy’s, has a collective workforce of 5000 managers with a huge population of employees working under them. UltiPro helped them connect their distributed workforce and manage its payroll complexities, so that the employee-centric tasks could be effectively managed by eliminating paper laden payroll management processes.

Additionally, Ultimate’s comprehensive set of Human Capital Management Services (HCM) has enabled them to establish a brand name in the HCM technology marketplace. The versatility of the software ensures that the individual needs of organizations for handling complex issues like compliance with new legislations, payroll errors, payroll balancing, tax management and sub-contracting are taken care of. Their SaaS HCM solutions have a proven track record of providing greater ROI based on gradual productivity increases after integration. Subway is another prominent chain of restaurants that has consolidated its HCM processes with the help of UltiPro to streamline its talent acquisition and performance management processes.