Company’s new solutions reveal and answer critical business questions in real-time
PASADENA, CA – March 25, 2015 – HigherUp, a technology company specializing in workforce analytics for small and medium businesses (SMBs), today announced two new cloud-based solutions, enabling SMBs to capture the power of analytics to make critical operational and business decisions. The company’s innovative solutions are fueled by real-time data from a unified Workforce Automation and Payroll system.
HigherUp’s solutions, Jet and Rocket, feature a comprehensive, holistic and highly unified technology platform with fully integrated workforce analytics, payroll and HRIS.
- Jet delivers payroll, time and attendance functions that every business requires, along with real-time payroll analytics to help businesses make smarter decisions about one of their biggest costs, labor.
- Rocket includes all the core functionality of Jet and adds in workforce automation capabilities, including applicant tracking, onboarding, benefits management, and performance. The single data stream from Rocket’s payroll and workforce automation modules drive the real-time workforce analytics, which are accessible through user-friendly, customizable, visual dashboards.
“One of a businesses’ biggest costs is their employees, but for most SMBs, they are making critical business decisions about their workforce based on hindsight and intuition,” said John Simpson, CEO, HigherUp. “In today’s competitive marketplace, leading SMBs need to start thinking analytics, and with Jet and Rocket, we’re removing the guesswork. We are providing user-friendly solutions that help business leaders ask the right questions and find the right answers.”
HigherUp’s workforce analytics dashboards are designed to reveal and pose appropriate questions so that those in the C-suite can make more effective business decisions. Using data generated by Rocket and Jet, the analytics engine is powered by Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition, resulting in a level of powerful analytics typically only available to the Fortune 100. HigherUp’s data warehouse provides a unified source of data from Payroll and Workforce Automation software in Jet and Rocket.
“We know that most business leaders, especially SMBs, need analytics that are user friendly and accessible,” said Mark DaBell, President, HigherUp. “Keeping the non-technical user experience in mind, our dashboards enable data access, real-time understanding and strategic decision-making tailored to those in the C-suite so that they can make informed business decisions.”