Kronos Incorporated today announced that Vivo Smartphone has chosen to deploy the Kronos Workforce Central solution to more effectively manage and engage 45,000 employees across production plants in China.

News Facts

  • Vivo Smartphone is a growing Chinese multinational smartphone manufacturer. In a highly competitive industry, smartphone manufacturers are constantly looking to enhance productivity and the workforce is emerging as an asset that can be optimized and empowered for improved operational efficiency, product quality, and customer responsiveness.
  • Following an in-depth evaluation of market trends and competing products, Vivo Smartphone chose Kronos to deliver automated workforce management solutions, replacing previous manual and partially automated processes. Accuracy and efficiency of processes will also lead to increased employee engagement through a more equitable system.
  • The Kronos solution will integrate with Vivo Smartphone’s human capital management ERP system, improving the overall HR efficiency and payroll quality through more accurate and timely workforce data entering the system. The integrated solution will further enhance visibility into labor data to support better decision making and continuous operational improvement.

Supporting Quotes

  • Dong Liang, human resources director, Vivo Smartphone
    “Vivo Smartphone is looking to drive innovation and efficiency to achieve new heights of competitiveness and leveraging workforce management technology is an important part of this process. Kronos is the best choice in workforce management for large, multinational manufacturers and we look forward to staying in the forefront of innovation with a better managed and more engaged workforce with the help of Kronos.”


  • Miao Qing, general manager, Greater China, Kronos
    “Becoming a trusted vendor for Vivo Smartphone is a big milestone for us. The brand has quickly expanded outside of China since its inception seven years ago and currently ranks among the top smartphone makers in terms of market share. To be selected by such a rapidly expanding and innovative brand proves that our products and services are an ideal choice for customers looking to compete at a global level.”

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About Kronos Incorporated

Kronos is a leading provider of workforce management and human capital management cloud solutions. Kronos industry-centric workforce applications are purpose-built for businesses, healthcare providers, educational institutions, and government agencies of all sizes. Tens of thousands of organizations — including half of the Fortune 1000® — and more than 40 million people in over 100 countries use Kronos every day. Visit Kronos: Workforce Innovation That Works™.


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