Toronto – Microsoft announced today that Dayforce, a leader in workforce performance solutions, was the winner of the 2009 Blue Sky Award for innovation excellence. The award recognizes Dayforce for its market-changing approach to solving significant business problems, as well as for its innovative use of leading technologies. It is awarded by Microsoft Canada Co.
“We are very excited to see Dayforce acknowledged for its innovative workforce performance solution that helps address a critical business need”, said David Ossip, Dayforce’s CEO and founder. “Dayforce’s on-demand solutions for labor planning, scheduling, task management and time and attendance empower front-line managers throughout an organization to help improve corporate performance every day. To make that vision a reality required significant technological innovation.”
Dayforce’s innovative use of Microsoft-based software has helped the company build applications with a combination of functionality, usability and scalability.
“Dayforce exemplifies the Microsoft vision for innovation excellence,” said Allan Hoffmann, Manager, ISV Partner Group, Microsoft Canada. “The use of Microsoft software strengthens Dayforce’s commitment to deliver industry-leading solutions.”
The Blue Sky Award will enable Dayforce to benefit from a customized engagement plan from Microsoft, including access to Microsoft resources in software development, business development, and other areas.