Galveston District Shifts Time, Attendance Functions to the Cloud
The Galveston Independent School District has upgraded the Kronos software it uses to manage
time and attendance
processes to the company's cloud-based Workforce Central.
district leaders and company
representatives said the upgrade will give the school system quicker
affordable access to its online time, attendance and payroll management
systems. The upgrade should
save both time and money, as well as fully integrate
with the district's payroll and
human resources system, which should lead to better overall management
overtime, budgeting, payroll and compliance with labor laws.
has already helped us by automatically tracking time and attendance,
overtime and compliance," said Rachel Alsup, lead PC support specialist
Galveston district. "When we decided to move to the cloud, as expected,
provided top-notch implementation support during our move."
Regan, director of the Kronos public sector practice group, said the
redesigned Workforce Central addresses a number of issues school
preference for mobile interaction and real-time insight;
demand by its 470 employees in 15 schools for self-service processes;
analytics on the workforce and operations; and
adherence to changing regulatory compliance requirements.
and cost-effective solutions are important for school districts to help
tighter budgets, growing student populations and the need to juggle
Regan said. "The Galveston Independent School District is continuing to
its workforce management strategy to ensure it has access to the right
functionality at all times."
Michael Hart is a Los Angeles-based freelance writer and the former executive editor of THE Journal.