Why Invest in Mobile Workforce Management: An Executive’s Perspective

No one should be thinking that mobile workforce management (WFM) capabilities are bleeding edge anymore. In fact, the capabilities are so known that it may no longer be leading edge technology...

How Intelligent Are Virtual Assistants?

Virtual Assistants like Alexa, Siri, Cortana, Assistant, etc., are designed to help people perform day-to-day tasks quickly, but do they perform tasks intelligently? How effectively do they use Artificial Intelligence (AI) technologies?...

Logile Continues to Innovate with Their All-Mobile Approach to Workforce Management

Logile officially announced their All Mobile focus for 2018 at their annual users’ conference and retail workforce management summit, Simplify, and have been working feverishly in the subsequent months...

Visual Management: Visualize Success

Visual management is one of the Lean techniques designed so that any person entering a workplace, even those who are unfamiliar with the detail of the processes, can rapidly see what is going on understand it...

Scheduling Insights: Important Scheduling Terms

If you want to understand the process of scheduling and to discern what is different between various system offerings, it is helpful to understand some of the basic terms that you are likely to encounter...

Behind Every Silver Lining, There Is a Cloud

Information is the lifeblood of any retail organization and keeping the flow of mission-critical information fast and healthy is essential. When the cloud phenomenon first took off, the big question...

Scheduling Insights: Basics of Scheduling

How difficult can it be to plan to preposition the resources in advance of when you need them? Well, as many labor managers and schedule writers know from experience that depends...

How Do Retailers Know If They Are Scheduling Their People Effectively?

How do retailers know if they are scheduling their people effectively? In other words, are their employees working the right schedules to deliver exceptional customer service at the lowest possible cost?...

Logile at EuroCIS 2018

"Tomorrow belongs to those who can hear it coming." - David Bowie Logile, Inc. has been putting this quote into practice in everyday work life since its inception, and is currently participating at EuroCIS 2018 - the leading trade fair for retail...

How to Achieve Grocery Backroom Organization

The organization of a retail grocery backroom is a window into its’ stock management efficiency. To run a successful grocery retail operation, one must have pretty high standards...

Benefits of Optimizing Labor

Accurately determining labor demand and having the ability to accurately staff it to customer traffic is challenging. However, optimizing labor can improve some of the most valuable factors of grocery retail – worker safety, food safety and...

Buddy Punching: Badges to Biometrics

Anyone supervising hourly employees would be familiar with “Buddy Punching,” one employee punching in or out on behalf of a co-worker allowing them to arrive late, leave early, or even be absent for a shift...