October 01, 2014 09:00 ET

Leslie Daley & The Rush Fitness Complex Win 2014 Ventana Research Technology Leadership Award For Human Capital Management

Dayforce HCM From Ceridian Streamlined Business Processes, Influenced Productivity & Helped The Organization Achieve Significant Return-On-Investment

MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA--(Marketwired - Oct. 1, 2014) - Ceridian announces that Leslie Daley and The Rush Fitness Complex are the recipients of a 2014 Technology Leadership Award from Ventana Research in the category of Business Innovation: Human Capital Management. The Technology Leadership Awards, presented annually, identify business and IT leaders who are using technologies and applying best practices to provide the top outcomes in productivity, performance and support of an organization's goals.

"I'm delighted to receive recognition for human capital management accomplishments," says Leslie Daley, senior vice president of human resources for The Rush Fitness Complex*. "Dayforce HCM transformed the approach to operations. With a single, SaaS-based application HR administration became streamlined, scheduling and time tracking became automated while quicker, flexible and accurate pay processing became a reality. With HCM technology we were able to achieve business success on a multitude of levels."

"We congratulate Leslie Daley on effectively championing people, processes and technology to achieve successful outcomes from employees," says Mark Smith, CEO and chief research officer at Ventana Research. "The Leadership Award exemplifies that delivering human capital management success requires the worthwhile efforts of a team guided by strong, visionary and effective leader."

"We're thrilled that Leslie and her team are being recognized by Ventana Research for incorporating Dayforce HCM into overall business strategy and operations," says David Ossip, CEO of Ceridian. "Real-time information from a single HCM application solution provides organizations with valuable insight on how to best leverage talented employees, increase customer engagement and business results."

The Technology Leadership Awards recognize pioneering leaders and organizations that embrace technology to drive change and increased value for organizations across the world. Award recipients will be honored on October 22nd during The 2014 Ventana Research Summit in San Francisco. To learn more about the Ventana Research's awards programs and to see what previous award recipients have said about them please visit:www.ventanaresearch.com/awards.

* Gold's Gym acquired The Rush Fitness Complex in July 2014.

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About Ceridian

Ceridian is a leader in human capital management with more than 100,000 clients across the globe. Ceridian delivers trusted results and transformative technology. Our offering includes the award winning, cloud-based Dayforce HCM, LifeWorks, Powerpay and International Payroll. Ceridian is transforming the world of work. For more information about Ceridian solutions call 1-800-729-7655 or visit www.ceridian.com.

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