End-to-End Time, Work Force Management Solution
for the Hospitality Industry
|LAKE MARY, Fla. – Nov. 29, 2005 – Stromberg, a Paychex Corporation
(NASDAQ: PAYX) subsidiary, and a leading provider of time and attendance
software solutions for mid- to large-sized businesses, and UniFocus, a
leading provider of advanced labor management applications for hospitality,
resorts and gaming industries, today announced a strategic relationship
that provides a completely integrated workforce optimization system tailored
for the hospitality, casino and resort industries. Together they
bring to the marketplace a comprehensive solution to effectively manage
workforces while meeting budgetary targets and customer service expectations.
“Our extensive client base of resorts and casinos are in need of a specialized scheduling system” stated Seth Bernstein, President of Stromberg. “We decided to align with UniFocus in this effort because their product uniquely complements our robust time and attendance system”.
The workforce optimization offering from Stromberg and UniFocus is ideal for labor-intensive industries like hospitality and gaming. It puts flexible staffing at management’s fingertips, allowing them to easily control service standards, coverage options, and multiple workforce contracts as well as shift differentials.
The benefits of this wholly-integrated system include an unprecedented knowledge base for planning and a significant reduction in the time needed to create schedules. Additional benefits are seamless payroll cycles, real-time performance reporting and critical profitability evaluation. This system equips managers with decision-critical information that frees them to concentrate on the essentials of running their business and satisfying customers.
“Our experience with the casino industry has shown us that putting together a complete package like this one can be a daunting task for any management team,” stated UniFocus’ Chief Executive Officer, Mark Heymann. “This alliance furthers our strategy of creating a one-stop-shop for the most innovative management operating tools. Stromberg’s Time and Attendance system enhances our Labor Management System. We can now deliver a more comprehensive management tool, one that balances service delivery and cost management with maximum efficiency to deliver improved operating results and optimal profitability.”
Other features of this system include:
UniFocus is a Microsoft® Certified Partner, an affinity partner of the International Association of Conference Centers, a business partner of the International Association of Convention & Visitors Bureaus, and an allied member of the American Hotel & Lodging Association. For more information, visit www.unifocus.com.
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