David Cameron Joins First Data's International Advisory Board
First Data announced the appointment of former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom David Cameron as the newest member of the company's International Advisory Board. In this role, he will work on strengthening First Data's presence in key regions around the world and expanding the company's footprint in new and existing markets.
Frank Bisignano, Chairman and CEO of First Data, said the company is honored to have Cameron join the International Advisory Board.
"The payments industry is evolving rapidly in this era of dramatic change," Bisignano said. "As we work to strengthen and grow our presence in key markets, David Cameron's experience and advice will be invaluable to both First Data and our global clients."
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Kronos, SAP SuccessFactors to Reshape Global HCM with Enhanced Solutions
Kronos Incorporated announced enhanced integration with longtime global cloud partner SAP SuccessFactors that will help further simplify complex and challenging global human capital management (HCM) requirements for multinational organizations.
Working together, the software provides an end-to-end global HCM solution that offers a singular, synchronized global view into HR, workforce management, and payroll data. Charlie DeWitt, Vice President of Business Development at Kronos, said global organizations deploying both solutions now have even faster, near real-time access to critical business information.
"With such a tight integration, organizations will experience a truly end-to-end HCM platform in the cloud for their global workforce, regardless of employee location," DeWitt said. "This will make it even easier to aggregate, analyze, and act on the information needed to align the needs of their global workforce with the needs of the business."
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Wedbush Securities Achieves Full Payback with UltiPro
Ultimate Software announced that Wedbush Securities, an investment firm that provides a range of financial services, achieved an annual return of 445% on its investment in UltiPro, according to an ROI study conducted by third-party analyst firm Nucleus Research. The ROI study also found that Wedbush's payback period was two months.
In order to better address compliance issues and gain greater financial visibility, Wedbush selected UltiPro and went live in 2011. Kevin Lundby, Senior Vice President of HR for Wedbush Securities, said the capabilities that helped achieve a significant ROI with UltiPro are also helping manage financial industry complexities.
"We are strictly regulated by the SEC and FINRA, and subject to regular internal and external audits," Lundby said. "Prior to UltiPro, we had a manual entry system which was inefficient and ineffective. Since working with UltiPro, our processes have been automated into a one-step solution, saving countless hours of work."
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