|[November 23, 2010]
Kronos® Selected by U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
CHELMSFORD, Mass. --(Business Wire)--
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has selected a comprehensive
workforce management solution from Kronos®
Incorporated to manage all 300,000 employees across its entire
Kronos (News - Alert) partnered as a sub-contractor to the prime contractor Systems
Made Simple (SMS), a service-disabled veteran-owned IT service
provider, to further offer value-added technical services to the
The Department of Veterans Affairs selected SMS and the Kronos webTA™
solution as part of its department-wide financial and payroll
modernization and centralization program. One of the primary goals of
the department's selection of webTA was to standardize the time and
attendance system for all employees.
Also, through complete automation of the employee time and attendance
process, webTA will help the department accurately track time and
attendance for its entire workforce.
A web-based and 508-compliant workorce management solution, webTA is
an off-the-shelf software application. Designed exclusively for the
federal government, webTA incorporates federal-specific pay rules
around workforce technology
architecture, audit-ability, and accountability.
SMS and Kronos will seamlessly integrate webTA with the department's
existing IT infrastructure including the DFAS payroll system, a major
payroll provider serving the federal government, improving accuracy of
the labor data entering the system.
Jeff Babcock, vice president and general manager, Kronos federal
"webTA's advanced features improve transparency,
accountability, and collaboration. Coupled with Kronos' comprehensive
services, webTA maximizes our customers' IT resources and budgets to
drive efficiency. We are extremely pleased to be selected by the U.S.
Department of Veterans Affairs based on our market reputation and
About Kronos Incorporated
Kronos is the global leader in workforce management solutions that
enable organizations to control labor costs, minimize compliance risk,
and improve workforce productivity. Tens of thousands of organizations
in 60 countries - including more than half of the Fortune 1000®
- use Kronos time and attendance, scheduling, absence management, HR and
payroll, hiring, and labor analytics applications. To learn how Kronos
uniquely delivers complete automation and high-quality information in an
easy-to-use solution, visit www.kronos.com.
© 2010 Kronos Incorporated. Kronos is a registered trademark and webTA
is a trademark of Kronos Incorporated or a related company. All other
trademarks are property of their respective owners.
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