SOURCE: CyberShift


May 09, 2011 12:00 ET

Attendees of CyberShift's 2011 Customer Conference Confirm Strategic Value of Workforce and Expense Management Solutions

Accelerate 2011 Engages Community and Delivers Actionable Intelligence

PARSIPPANY, NJ--(Marketwire - May 9, 2011) - CyberShift, a global provider of workforce management and expense management software and services, today announced the success of its annual client conference, Accelerate 2011. The three-day event, themed "A World Showcase of Solutions: Global. Mobile. On Demand.," provided attendees with insights into CyberShift's products and strategy, an understanding of best practices and a forum for networking and hearing actual case studies provided by clients, all intended to help them maximize the value from their investment in CyberShift's award winning Workforce and Expense Management solutions.

"CyberShift places its customers at the center of everything we do. Our mission is to provide solutions that help our clients effectively manage and optimize the two largest variable costs in most organizations -- their people and employee expenses -- thereby enabling them to increase performance, profitability and legal compliance," said Robert E. Farina, CEO of CyberShift. "Through Accelerate, our goal is to foster communication and feedback and provide actionable information that our customers can apply to their own organizations."

Held on April 10 - 13 at Disney's Yacht & Beach Club Resorts in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., Accelerate 2011 featured more than 40 educational sessions including client case studies, product and strategy updates and panel discussions that focused on industry trends and best practices. Accelerate 2011 delivered insight on global Workforce and Expense Management trends and issues, reporting and analytics, legislative updates and contingent labor management, among other pertinent topics. Conference attendees earned IAPP and RCH (APA) credits.

The Accelerate keynote presentation, "Industry Trends in Workforce & Expense Management," was delivered by Jim Holincheck, managing vice president of Gartner, Inc., who shared his vision of the challenges, trends and opportunities facing Workforce and Expense Management solutions end users and providers. Holincheck also presented his insights along with Robert Farina of CyberShift in an online educational video titled "The Power of Strategic Workforce & Expense Management Systems," which can be accessed at:

Other special features of Accelerate included the session, "Bridging the Generation Gap - Invoking New Material & Ideas into Our Industry." This informative industry overview was delivered by Ron DiLeo, Executive Director of the Association of Corporate Travel Executives and highlighted the prediction that HR will play an increasing role in travel management strategies going forward.

One conference participant commented, "Thank you for the opportunity to participate in Accelerate. I was particularly struck by the transparency and sense of community fostered in the Office of Performance Improvement session. That evening my colleagues and I brainstormed ways that we can apply what we learned at our organization, as we also strive to operate at our best. In all, the entire event was fun, informative and one of the best run conferences I have attended. Kudos to your staff for their convivial, yet always professional engagement with all attendees."

About CyberShift
CyberShift specializes in providing leading organizations with best-in-class workforce and employee spend-management solutions to reduce costs, mitigate compliance risk, and increase productivity. Our solutions help organizations of all sizes address complex policies and increase the effectiveness of their workforce in delivering products or services to their customers every day. CyberShift's comprehensive product suite is unique in providing multi-national capabilities for employee scheduling, time-and-attendance, contingent labor management, absence management, expense management and solutions for the mobile workforce. CyberShift manages over 1.5 million transactions daily through our highly secure SaaS delivery model, and is also available as an On Premise license, putting the power of choice in the hands of the customer. For more information, please call (877) 274-4381 or visit