WorkForce Software, the leading provider of workforce management solutions for organizations with complex labor policies and stringent compliance demands, unveiled several initiatives comprising its global expansion in May.
The company announced the acquisition of Sydney-based RosterLive, a provider of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) based workforce management solutions to the Australian market; the establishment of new offices in the United Kingdom; the formation of a key strategic alliance in China; and new data centers in the Netherlands and Sydney, Australia.
Recently WorkForce Software also disclosed its record-setting Q1 performance – including a 139% year-over-year (YOY) increase in bookings and 122% YOY increase in SaaS revenues, which obviously represents the next stage of the company’s 2013 growth strategy.
“Since our inception in 1999, we’ve been squarely focused on developing and delivering workforce management solutions that transcend the simplistic ‘punch-in, punch-out’ approach that is all too common in our industry,” stated Kevin Choksi, co-founder and CEO of WorkForce Software. “Our dedication to addressing the complex, constantly changing labor management needs of our clients – solely through configuration, not customization – is ideally suited to today’s business demands and has played a key factor in our ongoing success. Today I’m proud to announce that we’re taking our already impressive global presence to the next level in a large and meaningful way.”
WorkForce Software in Australia
To augment WorkForce Software’s growth in the Australia and New Zealand region, WorkForce Software announced the acquisition of RosterLive, a SaaS-based provider of workforce management solutions to the Australian market. Focused on Small and Medium Business (SMB) organizations, the company has over 200 clients. Through a SaaS architecture and a highly-configurable approach to delivering tailored solutions without the need for custom code, RosterLive’s business model closely parallels that of WorkForce Software.
“WorkForce Software has developed a strong reputation for not only delivering world-class workforce management solutions, but also for quickly delivering tangible results for their clients,” stated Rhys Williams, co-founder of RosterLive. “At RosterLive, we have a long-standing track record of delivering the very same value to our clients and we’re thrilled to become part of the WorkForce Software family.”
RosterLive will remain as a wholly-owned subsidiary of WorkForce Software and continue independent business operation as “RosterLive, a WorkForce Software Company.”
During the first quarter of 2013, WorkForce Software solidified its presence in the United Kingdom by establishing offices in London with multiple personnel. Home to the company’s sales, support, and business functions in England, the Berkshire location has already developed significant opportunities through direct and partner-driven channels, revealing demand address U.K.’s complex workforce management needs.
To better support clients throughout Europe, WorkForce Software has also established a SaaS data center in the Netherlands, with a second data center soon to follow in Germany. Through these locations, WorkForce Software will deliver additional high-quality, high-availability services with data privacy that meets stringent global standards.
Newly-Launched Partnership in China
Continuing with the company’s aggressive expansion throughout the Asia and Pacific region, WorkForce Software also announced the establishment of a reseller and implementation agreement with the China Talent Group, a leading outsourcing services provider in human resource and business processes. Established in 2003, CTG has branches and offices in hundreds of cities in China, such as Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Xi’an, Nanjing and Lhasa. With over 300 offices, the China Talent Group has the scope and scale to deliver WorkForce Software’s solutions throughout the country alongside its payroll offerings.