AWM360 core to Kaba AG’s global expansion plans

AWM360 Data Systems (Pty) Ltd., an established business technology partner and solution provider within the Southern African Human Capital Management (HCM) and Workforce Management Solutions markets, has been identified as the best industry ally to reinforce the Kaba AG value proposition to enterprises globally.

Kaba AG is one of the leading manufacturers worldwide of products for Enterprise Data Collection (EDC), the collection and processing of all safety- and time-relevant company data for measuring, visualizing and optimizing targets and risks of the company. This includes Time & Attendance, Access Control or Shop Floor Data Collection.

AWM360 is focused on emerging and established businesses that require service and support in order to leverage off innovative and state-of-the-art Access-, Workforce Management- and Enterprise Data Collection solutions.

The Company has taken over sole distributorship of a wide range of hardware and software solutions manufactured by Kaba AG, Switzerland, to the Southern African market.

Kaba AG’s is committed to its strategy of driving international business development and its chief objective to be global.

“Our focus is on global expansion and reinforcing our capability in terms of data collection within the SAP environment, with a potential worldwide client base of almost 1500,” explains Antonio Riccio, Kaba AG’s Key Account Manager AWM Int. Business Development ADS EMEA/AP.

In addition to SAP HCM business and HR growth, other market drivers strengthening South and Southern Africa’s sizeable HR space include the increased need for sophisticated time management solutions.

From a Kaba point of view IT penetration and increasingly well developed infrastructure, as well as demand within security and access control for solutions, are market drivers.

“Payroll and time management has to be carefully regulated and continue to represent priorities for companies. SAP is well established in South Africa. We have made – and continue to make global HR a central philosophy,” adds Riccio.

In terms of the application of technology to enhance the HR component’s impact to the bottom line in domestic business, Guenter Nerlich, Managing Director, AWM360 Data Systems, advises that it is important to clearly define HR processes, that which is ready for integration into the IT system.

“In order to build these processes into a system-based or IT-based solution, stick to standard situations and refrain from excessive customisation,” says Nerlich. “Stick to your guns …that is how you bring the best value out of the technical systems. You must have a technology based solution which can handle all of this variety and requirements.