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RedPrairie Corporation, a consumer-driven optimisation company, has announced that its Workforce Management (WFM) and Execution Management solutions received a Strong Positive rating in Gartners MarketScope for Retail Time and Labour Applications 2008 report. RedPrairie was one of 12 vendors evaluated in the report, and received the highest possible rating.
Time and labour applications are part of RedPrairies unified and broadly applicable Workforce Management (WFM) application suite designed for use across industries. The suite offers increased productivity and visibility into workforce operations, including time and attendance, business forecasting, engineered labour standards, employee scheduling, workforce demand planning, dashboards with configurable alerts, and computer-based training. The system differs from most standard management applications in its ability to serve the distinctive qualities of a multitude of organisations whether based in retail, hospitality, food service, distribution, or manufacturing.
In addition, RedPrairies Retail User Group advises development of new products, giving customers a voice in influencing each applications advancement. Every RedPrairie client is invited to participate.
We are pleased to receive such a positive rating from a well-respected industry research leader, said RedPrairie CEO Mike Mayoras. We strive to deliver value for our customers and we believe Gartners insights help validate our strategy and commitment to the markets we serve.
About the Gartner MarketScope
The MarketScope is copyrighted 2008 by Gartner, Inc. and is reused with permission. The MarketScope is an evaluation of a marketplace at and for a specific time period. It depicts Gartners analysis of how certain vendors measure against criteria for that marketplace, as defined by Gartner. Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product or service depicted in the MarketScope, and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors with the highest rating. Gartner disclaims all warranties, express or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.
About RedPrairie Corporation
RedPrairie is a world leading consumer driven optimisation company. Built on an advanced Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) developed over the past 15 years, the RedPrairie integrated suite of solutions offers on-demand capabilities to over 32,000 sites worldwide for many of the worlds largest companies.
RedPrairies E2e solutions synchronise people and products throughout the customer buying cycle to ensure goods reach the right place at the right time. At the point of sale, this means consumers have access to desired products and that the store is staffed with the right people to help them make their purchases. In the production cycle, it means suppliers and manufacturers time and synchronise shipments and production based on demand signals from the retailer. And in the back room of the store, it means having the least amount of inventory, solving the last yard problem of the retail supply chain.
With 20 global service sites and standard service methods that have been validated over the last 30 years, RedPrairie provides a high level of service and support.