Workforce Management

Workforce Management – What It Is and How It Works

Workforce management software is certainly a valuable tool for any organization. Those businesses that deal with fluctuating demand will benefit the most from AI-powered software, as the superior prediction models generated by AI truly improve business operations — for business owners, customers, and employees.

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Seeing Past Today: A Data-Driven View of Future Demand

It is understandable that for many businesses the challenge lies in accurately “anticipating what’s next” – and then being able to implement real-time adjustments (…) So how does one actually make its business operations “data-driven and dynamic”? As daunting as big words like “artificial intelligence”, “algorithm”, and “predictive modeling” may seem, their application is less intimidating than one would think.

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Sometimes, Overtime is Necessary – Schedule it Wisely

If each team member’s work time is matched to their ability and availability, productivity will be high and your customers will feel well taken care of. And what’s more, by ensuring that everyone’s preferences are taken into consideration, your employees will feel valued and function as a harmonious team.

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Weave Workforce Testimonial Video by our Customer Belle Tire

Belle Tire is a family-owned tire retailer with over 100 locations across Michigan, Northern Ohio, and Indiana, that was looking to improve staffing in its retail locations. Watch this video and hear Don Barnes, President of Belle Tire, describe in his own words the impact Weave Workforce had across the entire Belle Tire organization.

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Artificial Intelligence – To Be or Not to Be

Particularly service businesses can benefit greatly from the power of AI. While most business owners and managers have some sort of idea how their upcoming customer demand will fluctuate, few truly know and none are fully prepared when things suddenly deviate from past performance.

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Weave Workforce Product Video

Curious about the benefits Weave Workforce can provide for different types of businesses? We have a video to explain!

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Good Reasons

During the Winter 2020/2021 semester, a group of smart, talented interns joined Weave Workforce to learn about our product and operations. While the students gained valuable insights into the business world and AI-powered prediction and scheduling software, we gained a team that did an amazing job supporting our marketing efforts.

Weave Workforce Joins CDK Global Partner Program

The integration brings the benefits of labor optimization to dealership service departments. Taking into consideration each dealership’s unique business parameters, AI-powered Weave Workforce software maximizes proficiency by increasing productivity and efficiency on the shop floor.

Rock the Boat with AI – Moving Beyond Employee Scheduling Software

Currently, the vast majority of businesses are still using shift scheduling software for time and attendance that merely repeats past schedules. While that may work for some professions, if you are running a service-oriented business with unpredictable, fluctuating workload, this approach is fundamentally flawed.

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Tips for Improved Employee Scheduling

As a business owner or manager, have you considered that each employee’s contributions could be optimized through improved shift scheduling? Their talents and energy could be used to greater potential if you truly understood their unique needs and had the right scheduling tools available.

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Going Beyond a Judgment-Based Forecasting Process

Many business decision makers use a form of judgment-based forecasting. They use their own subjective knowledge to set work schedules based on experience, intuition, and past behavior. While this method can prove effective in some situations, there are typically busy or slow periods that don’t align with one’s intuition and seem unpredictable.

Why Can’t I Get 5-star Reviews for My Business?

Negative employee interactions are often caused by a mismatch between the service to be rendered and the employees available to provide it. While staff members must of course be trained in positive customer interaction, even experienced staff members can leave customers with negative impressions when their skill set or capacity for workload is not adequately matched to the job requirement.