Trump Time

Trump Time: How the New Administration Will Impact Time and Attendance Donald Trump’s appointments to his cabinet and other high-ranking positions could mean big changes are coming in the time and attendance software arena. Some ...
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The Advantages of Biometric Employee Time & Attendance

Preventing Employee Time Theft Biometrics technology can be used as a type of employee time management system because of its ability to recognize people’s unique physiological characteristics. Biometrics based time and attendance terminals are becoming ...
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Where’s My Order?

The Toughest Question Has the Easiest Answer. You get that million-dollar question over and over from your customer—he or she is waiting on the order you are working on. But the answer doesn’t have to ...
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Weighted Overtime to Ensure Regulatory Compliance

For Employees that Work Differentials or Earn More than One Wage, Use Weighted Overtime to Ensure Regulatory Compliance The federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) requires employers who have hourly employees that earn more than ...
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How Employee Time & Attendance Systems Help Facilitate Regulatory Compliance

By providing accountability, reliability, historical records, and secure systems, Acumen's time and attendance software helps facilitate regulatory compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley, HIPAA, FairPay Rules, PCI, and more. Regulations Addressed by Acumen's Time & Attendance Systems Sarbanes-Oxley ...
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Integrated Scheduling and Time & Attendance

Premier Human Services, Inc. Case Study Premier Human Services, Inc. is a multi-service organization that provides residential services, independent living supports, and guardianship services for people with intellectual and other related developmental disabilities. These program ...
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Buy Time Clocks Instead of Renting & Reduce Your Total Cost

Some of the big players in the employee time and attendance industry lock customers into contracts that indefinitely forces the rental of employee time clocks. Why? Because they're so big, they can get away with ...
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Why Your New Employee Time & Attendance System Went Over-Budget

Here at Acumen, we work with a great guy out of Canada who is focused in the HRIS and employee time and attendance markets: Bruce Anderson. While reading some of the latest employee time and ...
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Return on Investment for Automated Employee Time & Attendance Systems

Calculating return on investment Automation reduces repetitive manual tasks found in manual payroll systems requiring time card collection corrections & calculations usually by the payroll manager. Manual systems lead to errors and hurts productivity. If these mundane ...
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Get 99.9% Uptime with Acumen's Employee Time & Attendance Software

Get 99.9% Uptime with Acumen Get Acumen's workforce management, business automation, and employee time and attendance software-as-a-service (SaaS) and get 99.9% uptime assurance. Acumen's SaaS applications ensure you'll have access to your data at any ...
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For Employees that Work Differentials or Earn More than One Wage, Use Weighted Overtime to Ensure Regulatory Compliance

Weighted Overtime Ensures Compliance The federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) requires employers who have hourly employees that earn more than one standard wage to implement weighted overtime for when employees work more than 40 ...
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Automate Your Employee Time & Attendance - and Control Absenteeism & Tardiness

Control Absenteeism & Tardiness Managing your workforce is a multi-faceted, time-consuming task that becomes much more manageable once automation is introduced to the applicable processes. One area that benefits from an automated system is absenteeism ...
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Time & Attendance Software vs. Scheduling Software

Acumen's employee time and attendance software, ClockVIEW, is extremely feature-rich and includes basic employee scheduling. But if you require additional functionality, such as schedule rotation or creating minor rules, you need to upgrade to Acumen's employee scheduling ...
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The Benefits of Job Tracking Software

Benefits of Job Tracking Software Many of the benefits of job tracking software stem from the automation of manufacturing and other business processes. For many manufacturing, shipping, and food production companies, the need for job ...
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Why Your New Employee Time & Attendance System Went Over-Budget

Here at Acumen, we work with a great guy out of Canada who is focused in the HRIS and employee time and attendance markets: Bruce Anderson. While reading some of the latest employee time and ...
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Processes Improved by Job Tracking Software & Manufacturing Automation Software

Countless processes and projects can be improved using job tracking software. So many, really, that we couldn't hope to even come close to discussing them all. In this article, we discuss just some of the ...
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The Benefits of Custom-Tailored Time & Attendance Software

While many products like computer hardware have become commodities - even software, oftentimes - time and attendance systems remain best deployed as custom-tailored solutions. The reason for this is the same as the reason why ...
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How Fingerprint Biometric Time Clocks Work

Dispelling the 'Big Brother' Objection Biometric identification methods used in time clocks and time and attendance systems are commonly misconstrued as being interpretable by the databases used by police and other law enforcement bodies. However, ...
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Employee Recordkeeping Requirements

Employee Recordkeeping Requirements With so many disparate regulations governing employee recordkeeping requirements, it's hard to keep track of exactly what you need to keep, and how long you need to keep it. Nearly every federal ...
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Tip Tracking with Your Employee Time & Attendance System

With more legal action being taken regarding employee remuneration lately, tips for employees like waitstaff are being scrutinized more closely these days. Truly, laws governing tips are somewhat obscure. Many businesses realize only after discussing ...
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Guide to Transitioning from Manual to Automated Time & Attendance Systems

When considering the transition from manual to automated time and attendance systems, the process and options can often seem confusing and overwhelming at first. Regardless of your requirements, company size, or goals, though, automating your ...
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How to Budget a Time & Attendance System

Planning and budgeting-out a time and attendance system - even for small and mid-sized companies - can sometimes take months and an entire team, depending on requirements and goals. Equipped with the right information, however, ...
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Top 10 Benefits of SaaS Time & Attendance Over Licensed Systems

When selecting a new time and attendance system, among the most fundamental decisions is the deployment method - that is, software as a service (SaaS) hosted by the time and attendance service provider or licensed ...
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The Best Employee Time Clock

We're proud to announce that Acumen's GT550 was chosen asas Best Employee Time Clock by Best Time and Attendance. We designed the GT550 to be the best employee time clock, but never expected to actually be awarded ...
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Planning A Physical Access Control Implementation

Planning A Physical Access Control Implementation Here are the aspects of planning that project planners and end-users often overlook. To begin the planning stage start by asking the fundamental question: "What am I looking to ...
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Acumen Data Systems Announces Availability of GT550 Touchscreen Fingerprint Biometric Time Clock

West Springfield, MA - 08/17/14 - Acumen Data Systems, Inc., a leading developer of business automation, workforce management, and time and attendance software and systems, is pleased to announce the availability of the GT550 touchscreen fingerprint ...
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Retail: Dunkin’ Donuts

Dunkin’ Donuts got rid of their fax machines and spreadsheets and automated with Acumen. Find out how the premiere chain of baked goods and coffee opened and synchronized a centralized kitchen that supplied hundreds of ...
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Health: Navigating the Unique Complexities of Home Health Care

Multi-service providers need highly integrated, user-friendly systems that address their complex business requirements. One client had a remote 24/7 workforce in multiple locations with individualized employee training requirements and certifications.See how Acumen Data Systems solved ...
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Government: Centralized and Automated Systems for Administrations

With dozens of offices, programs and departments, governments need simple time and attendance systems that allow time and labor communication—from top to bottom and bottom to top. Acumen Data Systems troubleshoots the challenges and suggests ...
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Seasonal: Keep Moving, Rain or Shine

They have employees working outside in multiple locations, subject to weather and other changing conditions. Download this case study and see how Acumen Data Systems’ family of software solutions can keep your organization moving, rain ...
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Energy: Time Clocks for Every Condition

Large and complex manufacturers need simple integrated time and attendance and labor scheduling systems. Download this case study and find out how Acumen Data Systems successfully handles complex mining and manufacturing environments ...
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Manufacturing: Workforce and Your ERP

Many companies experiences rapid changes in supply and demand. Our time and attendance software keeps our customers productive and profitable—avoiding overstaffing and understaffing. See how we ensure your workforce is aligned with fluctuating demands ...
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Employee Time Clock Buying Guide

Employee Time Clock Buying Guide Selecting and buying a time clock involves very different processes for different companies. On top of that, when you're tasked with finding the best time clock for your business, you ...
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Time & Attendance System Software Buying Guide

Your company has unique requirements. And there’s a lot of time and attendance software on the marketplace. How are you going to find what’s right? You need real industry insiders to weigh the advantage and ...
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Return on Investment for Automated Employee Time & Attendance Systems

Calculating return on investment Automation reduces repetitive manual tasks found in manual payroll systems requiring time card collection corrections & calculations usually by the payroll manager. Manual systems lead to errors and hurts productivity. If these mundane ...
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Guide to Transitioning from Manual to Automated Time & Attendance Systems

When considering the transition from manual to automated time and attendance systems, the process and options can often seem confusing and overwhelming at first. Regardless of your requirements, company size, or goals, though, automating your ...
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