has further extended its reach in the Indian market through a strategic alliance with Qimpro
, a leader in quality consulting in India.
-- The alliance will leverage the synergies of Qimpro’s leadership in quality consulting and Kronos workforce management solutions to drive workforce transformation for Indian businesses through workforce cost optimization, process effectiveness, and performance excellence.
-- The alliance will focus on key industries such as manufacturing, retail, and healthcare.
-- A Center of Excellence (CoE) will be jointly established by Kronos and Qimpro to showcase the solutions and establish innovative ways to address the challenges of controlling labor costs, minimizing compliance risk, and improving workforce productivity in India.
-- While the CoE will provide the joint go-to-market strategies for the relationship, it will also focus on leveraging best practices, benchmarks, and standards that the alliance brings to joint Kronos/Qimpro customers.
-- James Thomas, country manager, Kronos India
“It’s a privilege to team up with Qimpro and Suresh’s team, who have been the pioneers of the Quality movement in India and have created stellar success for companies in India to adopt Innovative Quality Practices. It’s an opportune time to storm the Indian business community with a quality revolution in workforce performance excellence hinging on cost optimization and process effectiveness, and through this strategic relationship, we look forward to accomplishing just that.”
-- Suresh Lulla, founder and managing director, Qimpro Consultants Pvt. Ltd.
“Kronos workforce management solutions will significantly strengthen Qimpro’s Process Management services. This relationship will enable us to confidently explore hidden opportunities for cost of poor quality within the third dimension of variability – the workforce. We look forward to an enduring relationship with Kronos in the manufacturing, retail, and healthcare sectors.”
-- Rob Amor, head of international channels, Kronos
"Qimpro has a very strong brand and track record in helping companies to transform their business and drive competitive advantage. The combination of Qimpro and Kronos solutions provides a very compelling value proposition in the India market, and we are very excited about this new relationship."
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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 100 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.in
Qimpro has pioneered the quality movement in India through professional services that range from assessment to transformation management, and from training to coaching and facilitation. Qimpro has over the years, distinguished itself in planning and implementing the recognition process at the national level. Since inception in 1987, Qimpro has provided services that have helped over 300 clients conduct over 6,000 projects and saved over Rs 17,500 crores. The key differentiators for Qimpro services are three proprietary tools: International Quality Maturity Model (IQMM); Intelligent Cost Reduction (ICR); and BestPrax Barometer. These tools have enabled Qimpro to deliver quantifiable results. Visit www.qimpro.com
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