ThinkTime and Workplace Announce Best-of-breed Partnership

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The partnership will bring each company’s best-of-breed products to new potential customers.

“There’s a natural synergy between our products,” says ThinkTime President Steve Levy.

ThinkTime has announced a strategic partnership between its cloud-based Retail Task Management solution and Workplace, the world’s leading provider of optimized, employee friendly, workforce scheduling tools. The partnership will bring each company’s best-of-breed products to new potential customers.

“There’s a natural synergy between our products,” says ThinkTime President Steve Levy. “Workplace has been a leader in workforce optimization for nearly 30 years. Our customers are looking for advice on issues like how fair scheduling can increase productivity right now and it’s great for us to have such a credible partner."

David Farquhar, Group CEO at Workplace agrees. “We both play in the same ecosystem and our products are highly complementary. Task Management is something that many prospective customers ask us for and ThinkTime gives us a great way to address those needs.”

In announcing the partnership, both Levy and Farquhar acknowledged a shift in the marketplace away from bulky, one-size-fits-all solutions. The SaaS delivery model from both ThinkTime and Workplace makes such flexibility possible. “Customers these days aren’t looking to one provider to give them everything,” says Farquhar. “They’d rather select the best-of-breed and have them talk to each other.”

“At the end of the day, you can really only do a few things well,” says Levy. “We know Workplace is as focused on employee/employer balanced scheduling as we are on Task and Help Ticketing.”

Both ThinkTime and Workplace will be exhibiting at NRF’s Big Show 2016. Stop by ThinkTime booth 453 for a live demo of Retail Task Management and Help Ticketing. Visit Workplace at booth 2781 and register today for their Big Ideas session, Learn How Employee-Friendly Scheduling Increases Revenues on January 18 here:

ThinkTime, a Productive Edge company, is a leading provider of web and mobile Retail Task Management and Help Ticketing solutions. Launched in 2012, ThinkTime focuses on creating intuitive tools that make retail work. Our products are delivered on the powerful ThinkTime platform, featuring unparalleled scalability, security and customization with a wealth of supporting features. Learn more at

Productive Edge, ThinkTime’s parent company, provides custom software solutions for some of America’s largest and most well-known companies, delivering Intranet Communications with KPI and social components. Productive Edge has been included on the Inc. 5000 list of fastest growing private companies in America in both 2014 and 2015. Learn more at

Workplace is the world’s first employee-friendly forecasting and scheduling tool optimized for employers of hourly-paid workers. Our SaaS Smart Scheduling™ product gives performance visibility to HQ, empowers location managers to shape schedules that reflect local conditions, and engages employees, delivering work-life balance and satisfaction levels through our mobile app to improve customer service and drive revenue.

With over 300 customers worldwide and offices in London, Chicago and Sydney, Workplace schedules over 500,000 workers every day in 75 countries. Workplace customers include companies globally, including Rite Aid, Wireless Vision, World Kitchen, Carhartt and Metro. Find out more at Workplace.

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