Legion Technologies Recognized as a Representative Vendor in Gartner’s 2019 Market Guide for Workforce Management Applications

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Legion Asserts that its AI-Powered Workforce Management Platform optimizes forecasting, scheduling and employee engagement for today’s hourly workforce.

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Legion creates highly accurate labor demand forecasts using machine learning

Legion is fundamentally reinventing and simplifying how retail, hospitality and other industries manage the complexities of a flexible workforce and drive better business outcomes.

Legion Technologies today announced that it was recognized as a Representative Vendor in Gartner’s Market Guide for Workforce Management Applications. Gartner identified Legion as a Representative Vendor for 21 offerings profiled in this research.

In the 2019 Market Guide for Workforce Management Applications (WFM), Gartner notes, "Next-generation WFM applications have the potential to transform, augment and disrupt the market by introducing new capabilities to WFM applications…Organizations with large numbers of hourly/blue-collar workers are investing more in WFM applications in order to leverage WFM as part of employee experiences, HCM technology transformation initiatives and the broader digital workplace."

“We are pleased to be included in Gartner’s newly published Market Guide for Workforce Management Applications,” said Sanish Mondkar, CEO and Founder of Legion. “Today, hourly workers represent the largest segment of the global workforce. Legion is fundamentally reinventing and simplifying how retail, hospitality and other industries manage the complexities of a flexible workforce and drive better business outcomes. Legion is the only solution on the market that enables customers to not only optimize labor and drive compliance, but also empower and engage with employees on a single, enterprise-ready cloud platform. We believe our inclusion in Gartner’s Market Guide validates our approach resonates with the needs of the market today in managing a modern workforce while improving labor efficiency.”

Legion’s Workforce Management Platform incorporates a comprehensive suite of AI-powered applications for managing a large and distributed hourly workforce.

  • Demand forecasting that analyzes a variety of historical data sets through machine learning to accurately predict future labor requirements with specificity.
  • Labor Optimization to determine the optimal labor hours to meet fixed and variable demand by incorporating granular labor standards and productivity models.
  • Automated Scheduling that matches forecasted labor needs with employee preferences and skills, while factoring in labor compliance regulations, budgets and business rules.
  • Employee Engagement for communications and self-service scheduling through an intuitive, mobile-first experience.
  • Time and Attendance empowers managers and payroll administrators to manage employee attendance and payroll, while also ensuring adherence to local labor regulations.

Gartner, Market Guide for Workforce Management Applications, Sam Grinter, Ron Hanscome, et al., 21 August 2019.

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About Legion Technologies
Legion is reinventing how companies manage and empower their hourly workforce. By accurately forecasting demand and staffing with the right employees, Legion’s AI-powered Workforce Management Platform enables companies to orchestrate superb customer experiences. Large scale retailers, restaurants and fitness clubs with hourly workforces use Legion to reduce costs, compliance risks and labor inefficiencies, and boost employee engagement. Legion is headquartered in Redwood City, California. To learn more, visit http://www.legion.co

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