About this Constellation ShortList

As enterprises face longer and more flexible working hours, they look for help with tracking time, scheduling attendance and managing worker attendance. This area is complex with many compliance rules, often different at the city level. Leaders look for tools to help their operational managers–typically shift leaders and managers in manufacturing, transport, power, food & beverage, hospitality, repair shops and retail. 

To be a workforce management suite provider, these companies need to provide at least three pieces of workforce management, including workforce planning and forecasting, time and attendance with clocks and on mobile devices (mandatory), scheduling/shift planning (mandatory), compliance management, reporting and payroll interfaces all built in-house.

Threshold Criteria

Constellation considers the following criteria for these solutions:

  • Time and attendance management
  • Scheduling/shift planning 
  • At least one or more of the following areas:
    • Workforce planning/forecasting
    • Compliance management 
    • Reporting
  • Payroll interface 
  • Support for more than three continents
  • Over 250 customers and more than 1M users
  • Mobile version with at least 50K+ users

The Constellation ShortList™

Constellation evaluates over 20 solutions categorized in this market. This Constellation ShortList is determined by client inquiries, partner conversations, customer references, vendor selection projects, market share, and internal research.

  • Ceridian Dayforce
  • Kronos Workforce Central
  • Replicon
  • WorkForce Software

Frequency of Evaluation

Each Constellation ShortList evaluation will be updated every 180 days as needed. 

Evaluation Services

Constellation clients may work with the analyst and research team to conduct a more thorough discussion of this ShortList. Constellation can also provide guidance in vendor selection and contract negotiation.

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