This accelerated onboarding process has also aided the Suns in achieving its goals to ensure the safety of its employees and customers by automating employee credentialing. Through integrations with UltiPro and a third-party system, the Suns' security operations team is able to issue credentials within two hours of an employee's hire."Employee credentialing is a critical part of our security procedures and ensuring our people and our venue remains safe. UltiPro makes the credentialing process so much smoother," said Yammer. "Automating this through UltiPro eliminates the need for our individual departments to maintain numerous spreadsheets and separate employee contact information, which makes for a more organized, more convenient, and more efficient process." To improve its performance management and further enhance the employee experience, the Suns are better managing their talent with UltiPro. UltiPro's interactive performance management functionality empowers managers and employees alike to create, develop, and track their goals, and helps ensure all employees continuously know how their personal accomplishments contribute to the organization's big picture. "With UltiPro for performance management, we can do so much," said Tillman. "For example, we're able to connect employees' individual goals to the overall success of our organization, tracking and recognizing employee achievements throughout the year and providing ongoing opportunities for their professional development. It's a feature we greatly credit in helping us fulfill an essential objective: improving our employees' experiences at work." "In today's highly competitive environment, where attracting and retaining talent is key to organizational success, many companies are focused on developing 'People First' cultures, leveraging technology to simplify administrative processes and help create a desirable place to work," said Greg Swick, chief sales officer at Ultimate. "We congratulate the Phoenix Suns on their award and are pleased they are utilizing UltiPro to achieve their workforce goals, starting with new hires' initial impressions and extending throughout the employee lifecycle."
About Ultimate SoftwareUltimate is a leading provider of cloud-based human capital management (HCM) solutions, with more than 25 million people records in the cloud. Ultimate's award-winning UltiPro delivers HR, payroll, talent, and time and labor management solutions that connect people with the information they need to work more effectively. Founded in 1990, the company is headquartered in Weston, Florida, and employs more than 2,880 professionals. In 2016, FORTUNE ranked Ultimate #1 on its list of the 10 Best Large Workplaces in Technology. In 2015, for the fourth consecutive year, Ultimate was ranked in the top 25 on FORTUNE's list of the 100 Best Companies to Work For; recognized by FORTUNE as one of the 100 Fastest-Growing Companies; ranked #7 on Forbes magazine's list of the 100 Most Innovative Growth Companies; named among the InformationWeek Elite 100, honoring innovation in business technology; and recognized as a "Leader" in Nucleus Research's HCM Technology Value Matrix. Ultimate has approximately 3,200 customers with employees in 160 countries, including Bloomin' Brands, Culligan International, Feeding America, Major League Baseball, Pep Boys, SUBWAY, Texas Roadhouse, and Yamaha Corporation of America. More information on Ultimate's products and services for people management can be found at www.ultimatesoftware.com. UltiPro is a registered trademark of The Ultimate Software Group, Inc. All other trademarks referenced are the property of their respective owners. Follow Ultimate Software LinkedIn: http://linkd.in/UltimateHCM Twitter: www.twitter.com/UltimateHCM Facebook: www.facebook.com/UltimateSoftware