Global Workforce Management Software Market: Introduction
A workforce management software is an application designed to manage staff or human resources in a distribution center. Labor management software is an important component of critical supply chain execution suite of applications. Labor management software deal with task management, scheduling, time and attendance, and monitoring of indirect time. In retail sector, workforce management software may perform these functions with surface similarity but the functions would operate at a store level. Labor management software allows regional and store managers to factor in staff capacity, availability and budget constraints to automated labor scheduling and planning. Several different types of workforce management software are available with a wide range of capabilities. The workforce management software are either reactive or predictive. The reactive workforce management software tells the management about the work that has been done by the workforce within the warehouse or a store. These software are informative but they are not as effective as the predictive workforce management software applications. The predictive workforce management software applications predicts the duration of the time required to perform a particular task or a process. Hence with the help of predictive workforce management software application, an associate can be kept informed throughout the day about their progress versus the expected standard.
Global Workforce Management Software Market: Drivers and Challenges
Increasing demand of cloud based enterprise applications and easy access through mobile are some of the major growth drivers of the workforce management software market. Earlier the workforce management was carried out through spreadsheets or manually, which was time consuming. But the introduction of IoT workforce management software eases the job by enhancing capabilities. This factor is likely to fuel the growth of the workforce management software market. Labor management software has application in various industry verticals, which is another factor driving the growth of the market. Moreover, advancements in industrial IT infrastructure is also anticipated to fuel the growth of the workforce management software market during the forecast period.
However, high deployment cost of the workforce management software is one of the key factors restraining the growth of the market. Lack of awareness of the operational effectiveness and other benefits of the technologically advanced systems is another factor anticipated to have a negative impact on the growth of the workforce management software market over the forecast period.
Global Workforce Management Software Market: Segmentation
The workforce management software market can be segmented on the basis of deployment, enterprise type, industry and region.
The workforce management software market segmentation by deployment,
The workforce management software market segmentation by enterprise,
- Large enterprise
- Small and medium enterprise
The workforce management software market segmentation by industry,
Global Workforce Management Software Market: Competition Landscape
In November 2017, Kronos Incorporated introduced an advanced version of workforce management software through machine learning and artificial intelligence. This is expected to be a profitable step for the company and alter the industry.
Examples of some of the market participants in the global workforce management software market identified across the value chain include Oracle Corporation, Active Operations Management International LLP, Kronos Incorporated, NICE Systems Ltd, SISQUAL, Highjump, Infor, Red prairie, SAP SE, Reflexis Systems Inc., Epay and Honeywell Intelligrated.
Global Workforce Management Software Market: Regional Outlook
The workforce management software market can be segmented into North America, Latin America, Europe, East Asia, South Asia, Oceania and Middle East & Africa (MEA).
North America holds the largest market share for workforce management software market due to rising adoption of cloud based workforce management software and due to technological advancements in enterprise applications. Labor management software market is growing at a significant rate due to its high adoption in the small and medium enterprises. Due to high adoption of workforce management software in various industry verticals, Asia Pacific is anticipated to hold the largest market share of the market during the forecast period.
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Regional analysis for the global Workforce Management Software market includes:
- North America Workforce Management Software market
- Latin America Workforce Management Software market
- Rest of Latin America
- Europe Workforce Management Software market
- Rest of Western Europe
- East Asia Workforce Management Software market
- South Asia Workforce Management Software market
- Rest of South Asia
- Oceania Workforce Management Software market
- Middle East and Africa Workforce Management Software market
- GCC Countries
- North Africa
- South Africa
- Rest of MEA
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