Workforce management and planning Definitions

  • C


    Ceridian is a human capital management software (HCM) vendor and human resources (HR) services provider headquartered in Minneapolis, Minn.

  • E

    employee experience

    Employee experience is the depth and breadth of how a worker perceives his job and the company for which he works, across the entire employee life cycle.

  • H

    human resource management (HRM)

    This definition explains the meaning of human resource management (HRM) and how HRM helps organizations manage their employees.

  • people analytics (HR analytics)

    People analytics is the application of math, statistics and modeling to worker-related data to see and predict patterns.

  • K

    Kronos Inc.

    Kronos Inc. is a provider of workforce management software and associated services headquartered in Chelmsford, Mass.

  • N

    NGA Human Resources

    NGA Human Resources, formerly NorthgateArinso, is a provider of human resources business process outsourcing (BPO) services and consulting.

  • T

    time and attendance software

    Time and attendance software is a type of business application designed to track and optimize the hours that employees spend on the job and keep records of wages and salaries paid.

  • W

    workforce planning

    Workforce planning is the strategy used by employers to anticipate labor needs and deploy workers most effectively, usually with advanced human resources technology.

  • X

    Xactly Corporation

    Xactly Corporation is a vendor that sells web-based compensation management software and services.