Time and Attendance Management Through Biometric Technology
Posted on January 2, 2013
All over world, business organizations use various methods with which they track time and attendance of employees. They need to keep a record of entry and out time of employees, number days a particular employee attended office, sick leaves, other holidays, meal breaks, refreshment breaks and many more such things. These records help employer to have control on employees and also ensure efficient management when it comes to paying off salary or wages to employees or workers respectively. Further, it eliminates any kind of time theft, buddy punching and other such fraudulent activities which in return helps the employers to have control on cost of labor and avoid any kind of miscalculations and manual errors.
To give a tough competition to all different kinds of such software, biometric technology has been introduced in the market. This advanced technology offers wide range of applications like payroll calculation and scheduling, keep a track on various departments simultaneously and automatic generation of reports of every minute detail. These systems with biometrics are made available in various choices. This technology is basically something that possesses hand scanners, fingerprints detectors, face or just retina scanning etc. All these techniques have gained 100% success in bringing accurate results.
Today not only business organizations but various recognized educational institutions make use of time and attendance software with biometrics to keep track on student attendance. Even shopping malls and other big stores in cities prefer this technology as it is considered as the best for security purpose. Let us have a brief look at the benefits of using software with biometric technology.
1. Ensures safety and protection – Today, this innovation is regarded as the best when it comes to security reasons. No other technique can even stand besides it, as it has the capacity to fulfill all the security purposes required by a business organization or any other shopping areas.
2. Not less than 100% accuracy – It never makes calculation mistakes and above that it ensures proper management in payroll to employees. It also acts as evidence if any employee doubts you for paying him less than the amount of time he/she worked.
3. Flexibility – this technology is extremely flexible as you can apply or integrate this technology into various department like accounts department, security department, billing department, payroll department etc.
4. User Friendliness – the time and attendance software with biometrics is immensely easy to use. It works on its own and one does not have to appoint anyone to operate it. Employees while entering office just have to scan their fingerprint to login and automatically the data will be saved for future reference of the employer. Employer can take out the hard copy or the print out by just the press of the button.
Along with all these benefits, it is very speedy and exceptionally efficient thus making the payroll process less human input intensive. This way the employers can free their human resource department for some more productive work.