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Kronos Embeds tibbr Into Workforce Central Suite

With tibbr, Kronos Unlocks the Power of Enterprise Social Networking for Its Customers

PALO ALTO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 01/29/14 -- TIBCO Software Inc. (NASDAQ: TIBX) today announced that its enterprise social platform, tibbr®, has been embedded within the Workforce Central suite of workforce management solutions from Kronos Incorporated, enabling Kronos customers to take full advantage of powerful collaboration across their daily workforce management activities. Kronos customers will now be able to build an active, positive community around employee performance and engagement.

"As enterprise social networking establishes itself as a vital tool for businesses of all sizes, it's becoming imperative for technology solutions across all verticals to incorporate a social layer," said Ram Menon, president, social computing, TIBCO. "Kronos stands out in its marketplace by bringing enterprise social networking to workforce management software, and in doing so is proving itself a true innovator in its industry."

By embedding tibbr within Workforce Central, Kronos empowers its customers with a central, social interface for a range of essential workforce management initiatives, including:

  • Engaging and motivating employees: Cultivate a collaborative culture where employees are encouraged to contribute ideas, share information, and crowdsource for strategic and routine problem solving. The rich social profiles available in tibbr enables employees to customize the information they want to share with their co-workers and highlight their contributions and expertise to foster better employee connections.
  • Driving productivity and efficiency: Deliver relevant information and give employees more input into their daily tasks through contextual activity stream updates. Make the most of the collective intelligence within an organization to build consensus, share best practices, rapidly onboard new employees and solve problems faster.
  • Improving visibility, communication and consistency: Break down barriers inherent in today's forms of communication, including email, and create a social network that maps the relationships and roles across a complex and widely dispersed workforce. Managers can now quickly tap available resources to address potential and costly workforce disruptions and operations.

"Social networking and collaboration in the workplace will deliver great value such as reduced employee turnover and cost, improved productivity, better customer experiences, and recognition for employees for their impact on business performance," said Bill Bartow, vice president, global product management, Kronos. "We see TIBCO as a strategic partner that will help our customers create an environment where powerful collaboration can occur within the context of daily work."

About Kronos Incorporated
Kronos is the global leader in delivering workforce management solutions in the cloud. Tens of thousands of organizations in more than 100 countries -- including more than half of the Fortune 1000® -- use Kronos to control labor costs, minimize compliance risk, and improve workforce productivity. Learn more about Kronos industry-specific time and attendance, scheduling, absence management, HR and payroll, hiring, and labor analytics applications at Kronos: Workforce Innovation That Works™.

About tibbr
With millions of paid users in more than 100 countries, tibbr is the enterprise social networking platform that is revolutionizing the way we work, collaborate, learn and share. tibbr connects people, applications and data in context in an entirely personal way. tibbr brings together what matters -- to individuals or groups -- to get work done better, faster. It's an open, intensely flexible platform that can be delivered on premise or in the cloud. Learn more at

TIBCO Software Inc. (NASDAQ: TIBX) is a provider of infrastructure software for companies to use on-premise or as part of cloud computing environments. Whether it's efficient claims or trade processing, cross-selling products based on real-time customer behavior, or averting a crisis before it happens, TIBCO provides companies the Two-Second Advantage® -- the ability to capture the right information, at the right time, and act on it pre-emptively for a competitive advantage. More than 4,000 customers worldwide rely on TIBCO to manage information, decisions, processes, and applications in real time. Learn more at

TIBCO, TIBCO Software, tibbr, and Two-Second Advantage are trademarks or registered trademarks of TIBCO Software Inc. or its subsidiaries in the United States and/or other countries. All other product and company names and marks mentioned in this document are the property of their respective owners and are mentioned for identification purposes only.

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