EPM Live Unveils SharePoint Workforce Management

Company: EPM Live
Published: 14 November, 2009
EPM Live, two-time Microsoft EPM Partner of the Year and a global leader in SharePoint-based Project and Workforce Management applications, has announced the release of its SharePoint Workforce Management application.

Built on the SharePoint 2007 and 2010 framework, EPM Live's SharePoint Workforce Management Application is a robust solution that is built seamlessly within Microsoft SharePoint, providing critical Workforce Management capabilities to help manage labor demands, control costs, and improve productivity and performance across the enterprise. EPM Live's SharePoint Workforce Management delivers value to every user in your organization.

As today's work environments are more dynamic than ever, managing a large and increasingly complex workforce becomes even more challenging when customer and market demands are constantly changing. EPM Live allows you to respond quickly to these changes by monitoring and managing your most important assets: resources.

"As cost pressures have increased in today's economy," said EPM Live CEO, Joe Larscheid, "organizations are shifting their focus toward managing resources and workforce more effectively. Workforce Management has become an important strategic element in corporate management."

EPM Live SharePoint Workforce Management Benefits:

* Manage workforce demands effectively: Assign the right person to the right job with the right skills at the right time.

* Improve business performance: Monitor work performance to ensure each work request is completed successfully.

* Optimize and right-size your labor force: Analyze real-time data and make resource and labor force adjustments to respond quickly to unexpected changes in workforce demands.

* Drive down and control labor costs: Gain visibility into where most of your labor demands are coming from.

* Align key resources to core business objectives: Identify and focus on critical work items that will produce measurable results and ideal returns to the organization.

* Boost productivity: Streamline critical workforce processes with flexible workflows tools designed to help to help managers schedule, monitor and analyze work demands.

EPM Live SharePoint Workforce Management Features:

* Update task status for all work in one location: Update and manage all the work assigned to a team member from a single view. Rollup any work item assigned to a resource across site collections in EPM Live's SharePoint-based editable grid.

* Create new work items from a single view: From a single view, team members can create new tasks, issues, risks, changes, actions, service requests and more.

* Track time on any work item in SharePoint: Resources can easily status timesheets within an intuitive online editable grid. Capture time and attendance, overtime, and leave. In addition to capturing actual time spent on all work items, resources can also update status, such as % complete, within a single web based grid view.

* Maintain full work visibility: Provide insight into what resources are working on and if teams are producing at full capacity. Review historical performance to improve accuracy of future estimates.