As technology continues to grow and shift, the ever-evolving workforce expects technological advancements in the workplace. Currently, one of the biggest growing trends in the field of workforce management is the development and implementation of mobile applications. “The global workforce management market comprises different applications like time and attendance management, labor scheduling and budgeting, absence management, leave management, and workforce analytics. Standardization and streamlining of all these different applications is expected to drive the market growth from $4.80 billion in 2016 to $11.09 billion by 2025, according to Grand View Research’s (GVR) new report titled "Workforce Management Market Analysis By Solution.”¹
According to the report, the main drivers of this growth are increasing globalization and digitalization. Other contributing growth factors include the increasing demand by organizations for workforce optimization, cloud computing, and compliance. The new millennial workforce is growing. A young and more diverse workforce, their high level of comfortability with digital technology is pushing the significant rise in the need for mobile applications. With the use of smart phones and mobile devices growing substantially every day, organizations are being drive to enhance their mobile capabilities. Mobile-ready applications are predicted to have the largest growth period in the next years. Is your workforce mobile-ready?