Winn-Dixie Stores, Inc. Standardizes on Workbrain RetailERM.Business/Technology Editors
ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 8, 2002
Workbrain's highly scalable solution and retail expertise
will help Winn-Dixie execute a comprehensive employee
relationship management strategy to enhance decision-making decision-making,
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Workbrain, Inc., the industry standard for Employee Relationship Management (ERM (Enterprise Relationship Management) An umbrella term with many shades of meaning over the years. It may refer to the management of information from any or all of an organization's customers, suppliers, business partners and employees. ), today announced that Winn-Dixie Stores, Inc. (NYSE NYSE
See: New York Stock Exchange : WIN), the 8th largest grocer in the U.S., has standardized standardized
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see mortality rate. on Workbrain(TM) RetailERM. Winn-Dixie will use Workbrain's highly scalable RetailERM solution to automate To turn a set of manual steps into an operation that goes by itself. See automation. its workforce management Workforce Management (WFM) encompasses all the responsibilities for maintaining a productive and happy workforce. Sometimes referred to as HRMS systems, or even the larger ERP systems (Oracle, PeopleSoft, SAP). There are many software vendors within this space. processes for over 110,000 employees in more than 1,070 retail grocery stores, distribution centers, and manufacturing plants. RetailERM will automate operational HR processes and provide managers with detailed real-time reports, enabling them to make decisions to help Winn-Dixie control labor costs, increase focus on customer service, and manage employees more efficiently.
Winn-Dixie required a fully integrated, 100% Web-based solution to manage complex operational HR processes, including employee time, attendance, and leave management, as well as reporting and analytics. Workbrain RetailERM provides Winn-Dixie with applications for time capture, shift trading, uniform requisitions, personal information changes, vacation and leave requests, customized reporting, and advanced employee and manager self-service. In addition, RetailERM enables Winn-Dixie to transform other frequent employee interactions as the need arises. Employees will have the ability to access RetailERM at work, from home, as well as via mobile devices.
RetailERM provides Winn-Dixie's managers with insight into detailed information on key workplace metrics metrics Managed care A popular term for standards by which the quality of a product, service, or outcome of a particular form of Pt management is evaluated. See TQM. , such as real-time analysis of employee vacation balances, and departmental staffing requirements. Workbrain plays an important role in employee scheduling, by providing detailed information on employee skill sets, availability, and actual hours worked to store managers. RetailERM enables Winn-Dixie to control labor and administration costs by minimizing payroll errors, accelerating process cycle times, and deploying employees more efficiently.
RetailERM is a low bandwidth, highly scalable solution, which is a key criterion for Winn-Dixie because they have low bandwidth connections in most stores. The solution can be rolled-out quickly across the organization, with minimal burden on the IT department. In addition, RetailERM's Open Business Rules(TM) make it easy for Winn-Dixie to apply business rules consistently across the organization, and ensure compliance with company policies and procedures Policies and Procedures are a set of documents that describe an organization's policies for operation and the procedures necessary to fulfill the policies. They are often initiated because of some external requirement, such as environmental compliance or other governmental . Workbrain ERM's architecture, based on the J2EE (Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition) A platform from Sun for building distributed enterprise applications. J2EE services are performed in the middle tier between the user's machine and the enterprise's databases and legacy information systems. (TM) standard, enables Winn-Dixie to easily integrate RetailERM with its existing and future infrastructure and systems.
"Winn-Dixie's selection of RetailERM further illustrates that our solution is the de facto [Latin, In fact.] In fact, in deed, actually.
This phrase is used to characterize an officer, a government, a past action, or a state of affairs that must be accepted for all practical purposes, but is illegal or illegitimate. ERM standard for large, geographically disparate retail organizations," added David Stein David Stein can refer to more than one person:
About Winn-Dixie Stores, Inc.
Headquartered in Jacksonville, FL, Winn-Dixie Stores, Inc. (NYSE: WIN) operates more than 1,070 stores in 12 states and the Bahamas. The Company, founded in 1925, is one of the largest food retailers in the nation employing more than 112,500 associates. Al Rowland serves as President and Chief Executive Officer. For more information, please visit us on the web at www.winn-dixie.com.
About Workbrain, Inc.
Workbrain's Employee Relationship Management (ERM) applications automate and transform the most frequent and complex interactions between an enterprise and its employees, including advanced time and attendance, skills and training management, real-time analytics and reporting, shift bidding and trading, and next-generation employee and manager self-service.
ERM aligns employees with corporate objectives, resulting in reduced costs, increased productivity, improved decision-making, and enhanced employee satisfaction. All Workbrain applications are built on ERM 3.0, a J2EE(TM) compliant platform, ensuring rapid implementation, integration with existing technology investments, and scalability to meet the needs of hundreds of thousands of users. Customers such as Big Y Foods, C&S Wholesale Grocers, Burlington Coat Factory Burlington Coat Factory Warehouse Corporation is a national department store retailer focusing on clothing and shoes, with over 360 stores in 42 states (as of 2006). In early 2007, the first location to be opened in Canada will be at the Vaughan Mills mall in Toronto. , and Russell Corporation Russell Corporation is a manufacturer of athletic shoes, apparel, and sports equipment founded by Benjanmin Russell in 1902. Russell markets its products under many brands and subsidiaries, including Russell Athletic, Spalding, Huffy, and Brooks. have chosen Workbrain's industry standard ERM solution. For more information, please visit www.workbrain.com.
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