Touchless Time Clocks: The New Normal

“Business as usual” has taken on an entirely new meaning in the past few weeks. Covid-19’s impact on the status quo has been irreversibly large; transforming some of the simplest everyday tasks into unforeseen challenges. Case in point: essential workers punching in and out at work. 

Identify Bottlenecks. Track Progress. Harvest Data

Tour Our Time Tracking Solution Today

Book a Demo

Touchless And Risk-Free
Once a fairly straightforward routine, this daily activity is now fraught with concern as many modern workplaces use devices requiring employees to physically punch in at arrival, for breaks, meals, and end of shift. Even implementing rigorous health and safety procedures, the risk of exposure remains a very real issue – and workers may feel apprehensive or unsure about sharing a high-contact surface with multiple people each day. Now and once businesses reopen, one of the main considerations for HR and facility managers will necessarily revolve around providing a safe working environment. 

Luckily, technology isn’t too far behind. At Replicon, our AI-powered self-service capabilities combine cloud-based solutions with touchless employee time clock features like facial recognition and voice commands for a safe and innovative alternative. 

With traditional options, clocks already in use would need replacement costing time and money, but Replicon’s cloud-based platform approach eliminates that need entirely. With touchless facial recognition, employees can simply walk up to their time clock and automatically punch in without touching any clock or clock surfaces. A sophisticated combination of both facial recognition and voice assisted technology completely alleviates any risk of harmful exposure, so employees can safely resume punching in and out without fear. This is not only fast and frictionless, but also eliminates buddy punching, and provides the benefits of biometrics without the additional hardware costs. 

AI And Beyond 
Effectively leveraging artificial intelligence and machine learning approaches in time tracking places Replicon at the cutting-edge of an ever-evolving landscape of technology. 

The best form of time tracking asks the least of supervisors and employees, and collects the most data with the smallest amount of effort to make better informed decisions. Ultimately, the goal is to provide the safest, most automated, unobtrusive process possible. Replicon was designed to adapt to each organization’s unique requirements and harvest time from an organization’s existing ecosystem – whether it is mobile, wifi, geofencing, Jira, Calendars, ERP, etc. – eliminating the need for invasive participation and manual entry, to make time tracking 100% accurate.

It may be some time before anything can return to “business as usual” – and likelier still that we may find everything has changed permanently. Incorporating touchless employee time tracking into the fundamental time and attendance framework can provide businesses the precise data they need to make proactive, informed decisions while accommodating the strange new normal in a world deeply affected by a health crisis. Staying ahead of the curve and utilizing cutting-edge technologies like these will pave the way to creating tenable, intelligent solutions for clocking in and out. 

Contact us for a customized demo of our solutions today: 

 

Get A Customized Demo →

 

Identify Bottlenecks. Track Progress. Harvest Data

Tour Our Time Tracking Solution Today

Book a Demo

Sara Longini
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Sara Longini
Sara works in Content Marketing and Social Media at Replicon. Replicon provides award-winning products that make it easy to manage your workforce. With complete solution sets for client billing, project costing, and time and attendance management, Replicon enables the capture, administration, and optimization of your most underutilized and important asset: time.
Get started today.
Set up a free trial based on your business needs. Start Free Trial

Calculating the ROI of Your Projects with Time Tracking

Before initiating a project, professional services firms want to know how much profit and revenue they can generate for the company. Return on Investment (ROI) analysis helps firms to evaluate…Read More

Humanizing the Time Tracking Tool

Benjamin Franklin once said, ‘Time is money’ and nowhere is truer than in business. Time is a strategic asset that is extremely limited. Businesses that use their limited time productively…Read More

How Time Tracking Improves Bottom Line Results

Every enterprise is looking for ways to improve its bottom line and gain profit in a given time. From hiring the right talent to training their existing employees, organizations spend…Read More

Will AI replace consultants?

The onset of AI and smart machines automating formerly-human jobs has been discussed at length as of late -- often in relation to manufacturing and manual labor jobs. And yet,…Read More

Demystifying the millennial workforce: 5 tips from Trunk Club’s Andrew Anderson Devine

Time magazine labels the millennial generation the “most threatening and exciting generation,” infamous for “narcissism [and] its effect: entitlement.” In the workplace, the perception of the millennial workforce is no…Read More

Time and Attendance Orientation Guide

In a growing business, the day will eventually come when managing time and attendance on paper becomes both inefficient and risky, especially when trying to balance things like overtime, paid…Read More
  • Polaris
  • Time & Project Insights
  • Time & Projects Solutions
  • Replicon Products
  • Replicon Users
  • Cloud
  • Corporate
  • Professional Services Management
  • Shared Services Management
  • Time and Attendance Management
  • Customer Feature
  • Time Intelligence
  • Industry News
  • Global Compliance Updates
  • Others