UKG Announces Innovation Award Winners at UKG Connections Conference | national company

LOWELL, Mass. & WESTON, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–February 14, 2022–

UKG (Ultimate Kronos Group)one of the world’s leading providers of human capital management (HCM), payroll, HR service delivery and workforce management solutions, today announced the winners of the 2021 UKG Connections Innovation Awards, which honor customers using UKG people-centric technology to succeed as early adopters of new offerings, address strategic business challenges and improve the employee experience.

“We are delighted to reward customers who have positioned UKG solutions in innovative ways to achieve their strategic goals,” said Bob Hughes, chief client officer at UKG. “Our customers’ achievements inspire us as we strive to continually develop and support our solutions, and we are very proud to call these customers our partners. Additionally, our award winners have set a remarkable standard for their HR peers. »

In the Innovation Evangelist category, Trexon, a global company that includes Mexico and Scotland, was recognized for the way it leveraged UKG Pro People Analytics. The company monitors and reports on its global workforce from a single system, which keeps data aligned with organizational goals. By using Pro Analytics, Trexon makes more informed and strategic business decisions, and improves productivity as the company continues to expand into more global locations.

In the ROI/Measurable benefits category, winner The Vertex company saved $7.25 million over the past three years. The company’s savings were due to $5.5 million in direct system costs from consolidating separate solutions into Pro, $1.5 million in payroll and labor cost reductions associated with UKG Pro’s efficiencies, and $250,000 in supplier and labor cost reductions due to Pro’s ability to automate health and wellness supplement calculations required by government and union pension requirements.

In the UKG Product Suite Category, FLEXcon has been recognized for using UKG’s powerful solutions to achieve a variety of business improvements. A pro user since 2005, FLEXcon migrated from Workforce Central to UKG Dimensions in May 2021. The UKG platform has generated significant business improvements for the company, including a faster payroll process through quick links between the two solutions and a transparent electronic movement of data. from Dimensions to the Pro Payroll gateway. FLEXcon now also has the ability to manage payroll for all pay groups at once, and the ability to engage in better workforce planning with reporting on very granular cost data.

In the HR Transformation category, this year’s winner PREMIER bank and bank card PREMIER was honored for using UKG Pro to overcome a significant business challenge, empowering operations and employee experience. The company chose UKG Pro Learning to replace the limited capabilities of its previous learning management system. With Learning, the company is able to save administration time and improve the employee experience by automatically assigning new hire programs and regulatory modules to specific employees. The company takes advantage of the flexibility of the solution by offering employees a combination of live training, custom course design and the virtual training option. First PREMIER Bank and Bankcard is also able to seamlessly generate reports on training completed, policy acceptance and course surveys.

“With UKG’s HR platform serving as a single system of record, we are able to take full advantage of this cutting-edge enterprise solution, saving time and money while transforming the experience employees,” said Colleen Stratton, assistant vice president of total compensation at Premier Bank and PREMIER Credit Card. “Equally importantly, UKG’s life-work technology has been a vital support for our employees during these most difficult years, thanks to our ability to configure the solution to automate tracking, testing and feedback processes. at work from COVID-19. We were able to offer our employees a variety of accommodations and use UKG as a tool to be there for our employees.

“These winners brought ‘our purpose is people’ to life,” said UKG Chairman Chris Todd. “By maximizing their use of UKG HR technology, which is focused on the needs of employees, our customers are improving their company culture while accelerating their business growth. These winners highlight the virtuous circle that exists between engaged, confident employees and better business results.

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At UKG (Ultimate Kronos Group), our purpose is people. Resulting from a merger that created one of the largest cloud computing companies in the world, UKG believes that organizations succeed when they focus on their people. As the world’s leading provider of HCM, payroll, HR service delivery and workforce management solutions, UKG offers award-winning Pro, Dimensions and Ready solutions to help tens of thousands of organizations across geographies and in all industries to drive better business results, improve HR efficiency, streamline the payroll process, and help make work a better, more connected experience for everyone. UKG has 13,000 employees worldwide and is known for its inclusive corporate culture. The company has won many awards for culture, products and services, including consecutive years Fortune List of top 100 companies to work for. To learn more, visit

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