YOOBIC | January 18, 2022
YOOBIC, the deskless workforce optimization leader, today announced YOOBIC ONE, the all-in-one digital workplace for frontline teams. A unified platform that gives frontline employees everything they need to work, learn, and communicate effectively and efficiently, YOOBIC ONE also features game-changing data analytics, powerful collaboration tools, and a slew of new productivity features.
YOOBIC's workplace solutions are already trusted by 300 global brands including top retailers such as UNTUCKit, Peloton, and Lacoste. The YOOBIC ONE launch comes at a critical time, with businesses looking for new ways to overcome pandemic-related uncertainty including labor force shortages amid the great resignation and rising costs — all while pivoting into new business models and striving to provide compelling experiences for consumers.
YOOBIC ONE delivers tangible benefits to retailers with 300+ stores including:
Up to 40% time savings for routine operational tasks, and between $1.5M and $5M in total annual savings per retailer
A 4X increase in training adoption, and a 50X acceleration in training frequency and course completion rates
A 3-5X increase in operational performance visibility across the network
Businesses choose YOOBIC ONE to:
Augment their workforce by simplifying and automating daily tasks, enabling learning in the flow of work and driving real-time collaboration and communication with an all-in-one mobile-first solution designed for frontline teams.
Elevate their employee experience with improved productivity, upskilling, and targeted communications driving engagement, retention, and career opportunities.
Gain actionable business insights with automated and real-time AI-powered intelligence into network-wide operational performance, and full visibility into everything from big-picture trends to ground-level details.
By streamlining management of operational tasks, eliminating busywork, and enabling more effective and effortless communication and engagement, YOOBIC ONE makes it easier for frontline teams to stay motivated and energized. With full visibility into performance and the ability to more easily recognize and reward success, retailers can motivate employees and provide meaningful opportunities for advancement, making frontline work a true career option rather than simply a temporary job.
New predictive analytics features also help YOOBIC ONE users to identify gaps in operations, preempt compliance risks, course correct, and swiftly address areas for improvement to enable companies to outperform the competition. That adds up to a more consistent and compelling experience for customers, driving a 20%-plus increase in sales conversion rates, plus operational efficiencies that typically yield millions of dollars in savings.
"Digital workplace solutions for store associates offer a path to improve day-to-day task compliance, streamline communication across locations and associates, and build associate knowledge and skills quickly and efficiently to simultaneously tackle these integrated challenges,"
- Jon Duke, Research Vice President, IDC Retail Insights, in the Retail Rebound and the Future of the Store analyst brief.
"YOOBIC ONE is a natural product of YOOBIC's unwavering commitment to driving customer satisfaction, supporting business growth, and creating a better everyday experience that makes frontline work more attractive to employees, Our powerful new features are a real game-changer for frontline teams and their managers. We're giving managers a real-time view of all relevant performance metrics, and equipping them to make smarter and more responsive decisions as they navigate the fast-changing retail environment."
-Fabrice Haiat, CEO and co-founder of YOOBIC.
YOOBIC is an all-in-one digital workplace for frontline teams. YOOBIC provides business leaders and frontline teams with the performance tools they need to work, learn and communicate seamlessly in the flow of work. With digitized task management, mobile learning and streamlined communications, YOOBIC drives operational excellence while drastically improving the frontline employee working experience. 300+ companies around the world including Boots, Lancôme, Lacoste, Logitech, Peloton, Puma, Vans and Sanofi trust YOOBIC to drive retail performance at scale, get real-time visibility into multi-location business execution, and improve their customer experience.
CrossCountry Consulting | April 27, 2022
CrossCountry Consulting, a leading business advisory firm, announced a spin-off of its Workday practice into a standalone company, CrossVue, dedicated exclusively to the Workday ecosystem.
As a full-service Workday deployment partner, CrossVue will remain committed to providing exceptional Workday services and solutions to drive business transformation. CrossCountry will continue to deliver business advisory and technology solutions that enable companies to transform operations, minimize risks, and achieve future growth.
Backed by RLH Equity Partners, CrossVue will further develop its position in the industry with a powerful go-to-market strategy led by CEO Jill Jones, CrossCountry's former Workday Practice Lead. As a contemporary consulting firm that provides the blueprint for modernizing client operations and processes through Workday, CrossVue will continue to provide advisory, deployment, and post-production support to clients throughout a wide range of industries including medium to large enterprise, healthcare, financial services, private equity, and nonprofit.
"Over the past 11 years, we've built a strong reputation for being fast and nimble in order to reach our goals and to serve our customers, Today's announcement clearly marks another significant accomplishment in our firm's history, and we look forward to continued growth and success across our advisory services and technology solutions. Both CrossCountry and CrossVue will continue our strategic relationship and partnership as we utilize the complementary strengths of both firms to support our clients."
-Erik Linn, Co-Founder and Managing Partner of CrossCountry Consulting.
CrossCountry's Advisory business has a demonstrated record of excellence and performance over the past 11-years. The strategic focus on advisory and technology-enabled solutions will position CrossCountry to continue to capitalize on favorable industry trends, better serve its clients, and enhance its growth.
CrossCountry Consulting is a trusted business advisory firm that provides comprehensive solutions encompassing business transformation, technology, accounting, risk, and cybersecurity. We partner with our clients to help them navigate complex business challenges and achieve goals related to improving operations, minimizing risks, and enabling future growth.
CrossVue is a contemporary consulting firm providing the blueprint for modernizing client operations and processes through Workday. As a leading Workday advisory, deployment, and post-production support firm, we drive critical results for our clients and help them reach their transformation goals through the Workday platform.
nextSource | April 13, 2022
LiveHire and nextSource announce a formal partnership that offers organizations greater connections to talent. Together, LiveHire and nextSource deliver an innovative direct sourcing solution to address the talent acquisition challenges most organizations are facing today.
The partnership between LiveHire and nextSource delivers a solution that goes beyond traditional direct sourcing talent pools to offer client-specific communities of highly engaged, pre-qualified talent. This collaboration also helps companies build stronger employer brands through a positive candidate experience that keeps extraordinary talent coming back.
"It is an exciting time at nextSource. Coming together with LiveHire, one of the most highly respected direct sourcing platforms in the industry, enables us to build custom curated talent communities that deliver great talent, faster, for our clients and theirs, As a certified Women-Owned Business Enterprise, we feel especially fortunate to be working LiveHire, an exceptionally innovative partner who shares our intent to drive diversity through curated talent communities."
-Catherine Candland, nextSource's CEO.
"nextSource is a true believer in the importance of continued innovation and solution enhancements. This partnership exemplifies their dedication and is a true reflection of our desire to collaborate with companies with common goals,"
- Christy Forest, CEO and Executive Director at LiveHire.
LiveHire is a globally leading recruitment and contingent direct sourcing platform - enabling clients to attract and engage both permanent employees and contingent workers to deliver Total Talent and Direct Sourcing solutions. LiveHire offers an award-winning candidate experience and provides talent-on-demand through its unique talent pooling and 2-way text messaging functionality, having successfully enabled end-to-end recruitment from sourcing through to hire of diverse workforces for over 150 clients across 20 verticals globally.
nextSource advances the way the world connects with talent. As a privately held, woman-owned business with over 20 years' experience, nextSource provides a personalized, intelligent approach to workforce solutions driven by high impact, strong results, and continuous growth. We offer innovative workforce solutions that deliver extraordinary service, efficiency, analytical insight, risk mitigation and improved access to talent that enhances a unified workforce. Solutions offerings include Managed Services Program, Direct Sourcing solutions, Employer of Record services, Independent Contractor Compliance Management, Agent of Record Services, Statement of Work based Project Services Management and Workforce Consulting and Advisory services.
UKG | May 21, 2022
UKG, a leading provider of HR, payroll, and workforce management solutions for all people, announced today that M Group Services, one of the largest essential infrastructure services organizations in the U.K. and Ireland, has selected UKG Dimensions to support its rapid growth and provide a more transparent and empowering employee experience.
M Group Services employs more than 10,000 skilled specialists and provides services within the water, energy, transport, and telecommunications sectors. With 240 locations, 19 operating businesses, and continued growth by acquisition, the organization sought a flexible workforce management solution to support its complex and highly remote workforce as well as improve productivity and operational efficiency.
“We have a mix of salaried and hourly employees, including meter readers, utility workers, field systems technicians, and engineers — many who work offsite each day. There’s also a lot of complexity in our business and how we pay people based on the type of work they do, For years, we’ve relied on spreadsheets to capture the hours our employees work, which has proved to be a cumbersome and inaccurate operation. Dimensions will automate those processes to ensure we’re getting the data right and paying our people correctly. Dimensions will empower our people to be in control of their time by allowing them to record their hours directly in the system, In turn, that will give us much-needed, real-time visibility into labor hours so we can charge clients correctly and ensure every employee paycheck is accurate.”
-Colin Jellicoe, group human resources director at M Group Services.
A key driver for the organization’s selection of Dimensions is the ability to integrate with the company’s payroll solution, which M Group Services estimates will save more than $1 million in administrative costs.
Jellicoe added that the Dimensions mobile app will deliver a more transparent and engaging experience for all employees, which is critically important to the organization.
M Group Services believes the increase in employee engagement will result in an increase in retention.
At UKG, our purpose is people. As strong believers in the power of culture and belonging as the secret to success, we champion great workplaces and build lifelong partnerships with our customers to show what’s possible when businesses invest in their people. Born from a historic merger that created one of the world’s leading HCM cloud companies, our Life-work Technology approach to HR, payroll, and workforce management solutions for all people helps more than 70,000 organizations around the globe and across every industry anticipate and adapt to their employees’ needs beyond just work.