Will an AI designed workforce sustain in the present world of work?

AI, abbreviated for artificial intelligence, has a major role to play in the new world of work. In the present world technology has unconsciously become one of the major pillars for survival of each human. With the evolving nature of the IT industry technology has opened up a wide scope for development. With digital developments the implementation of artificial intelligence immensely increased. However, it has not been an easy journey. The major challenge was to ensure that the employees easily coped with the transition. In earlier days, the workforce management system relied on excel sheets and huge files. Wherein the HR team used to keep a record of each employee’s progress. It is the responsibility of the HR team to ensure that the requirement is fulfilled. It includes management of the number of employees functioning each day along with the number of employees on leave. 

“In a world where money is no longer the primary motivating factor for employees, focusing on the employee experience is the most promising competitive advantage that organizations can create.”

-Jacob Morgan, keynote speaker, futurist and author of The Employee Experience Advantage

Let’s list a few tools that can assist in understanding what an workforce management software has to offer in a hybrid workplace :


Scheduling 

Scheduling is an imperative part of the functioning of the HR team. It is a part of the application. However, this is just one part of the benefits offered by the workforce management software. The application auto updates the roaster of the employees. There are many organizations that function in accordance with various time zones. This requires the employees to work on a 24/7 time schedule. The workforce management software reshuffle the time sheet of the employees. It updates the employee of the changed roster forth hand. The employees can stay updated and login in the due time of the time sheet. Tools that can assist in scheduling are :

  • Schedule optimization
  • Defined departments 
  • Support for multisite processes.
  • Automated reshuffling 


Performance management 

Workforce management software plays an important role in determining the overall performance of the organization. A detailed analysis explains the goals of the employees. The analytics team can easily opt for distilled analysis of the performance of the entire team. They can strategically plan the further steps to ensure that the invested hours are fruitful. Tools such as 

  • KRA/KPI tracking system
  • Performance evaluation
  • Auto analysis of workforce analysis. 

These tools decrease the workload of the HR team.


Reporting 

It is often witnessed that data visualization frames the information and detailed report. The informative data complies in a report that is easy to interpret and shareable. The detailed reports with data empowers the stakeholders to attain a better understanding of the resources. This report assists in strategizing the further steps to move forward towards development. Tools such as 

  • Data extraction
  • Time sheet 
  • Reports of the vacation plans
  • Payroll data
  • Custom reporting


Workforce mobility

Workforce mobility has become more popular with time. There are applications that have made it essential to ensure that the employees from various locations can operate. HROne has been a specific example as it empowers the employees to track and update using their android or IOS devices. The mobile compatibility has the potential to empower the employees to function from any corner of the globe even while travelling. The HR team can track the employees based on the tasks assigned. With advancing technology it has become one of the most essential tools in the requirement list.

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These are a few such elements that provide an insight on how workforce management software has to offer.  Having said that, it is essential to make wise decisions and opt for an application that is compatible with the existing software. As it is evident that any workforce management software may or may not be the best compatible option.

Amit Kumar

Amit Kumar is a Digital Marketing Strategist in a leading organisation. A creative marketing strategist with over 8 years of experience developing digital marketing strategies and guiding business development