“TOP PRODUKT HANDEL 2009”: InVision Enterprise WFM Among the Best Products for Retailers

InVision Software, a leading international provider of enterprise-wide workforce management (WFM) solutions, has won the bronze medal in the category „Process Optimisation“ of the retail competition „TOP PRODUKT HANDEL 2009“. This year for the first time, the German business magazine “handelsjournal” initiated the awards honouring the best products for retailers. In the finals, the readers of the magazine decided on the award winning products in an online voting.

“The recognition of our workforce management solution as one of the best products for the retail sector encourages us and shows that InVision Enterprise WFM makes a major contribution to process optimisation in retail”, says Peter Bollenbeck, CEO of InVision Software. “We can look back on successfully implemented customer projects where we have sustainably optimised the staff scheduling in retail companies and thus, verifiably conduced to reduce personnel costs and increase productivity.“

The modular system of InVision supports the whole demand-oriented workforce management process that goes all the way from forecasting to scheduling, optimisation, time management and monitoring. That way, planners can optimise staffing by getting the right employees with the required skills in the right place at the right time – whether on the sales floor, in warehouses, service centres or in the administration department. InVision Enterprise WFM helps to create schedules that at all times conform to the actual requirement considering fluctuations in customer traffic as well as employee requests. In general, the investment in InVision Enterprise WFM pays itself off within 6 to 12 months and proves its sustainability by an improved customer service, increased sales, reduced personnel and IT costs as well as increased customer and employee satisfaction. Like this, retail companies can reap the maximum return on their labour investment.

“We are delighted to see InVision Software among the winners of our new competition”, says Udo Mett, duty editor of handelsjournal. “The company develops powerful and innovative solutions for demand-oriented workforce management that meet the individual and permanently changing requirements of retailers. Thus, InVision offers retail users a valuable support for efficient staff scheduling.”