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Cook County Government Software Purchases and Digital Transformation Initiatives

Last updated on 2020-08-13 13:06:40

Discover the latest software purchases and digital transformation initiatives being undertaken by Cook County Government and its business and technology executives. Each quarter our research team identifies on-prem and cloud applications that are being used by the 22000 Cook County Government employees from the public (Press Releases, Customer References, Testimonials, Case Studies and Success Stories) and proprietary sources.

During our research, we have identified that Cook County Government has purchased the following applications: WorkForce EmpCenter for Workforce Management in 2017, Microsoft Dynamics GP for ERP Financial in 2010 and the related IT decision-makers and key stakeholders.

Our database provides customer insight and contextual information on which enterprise applications and software systems Cook County Government is running and its propensity to invest more and deepen its relationship with WorkForce Software, Microsoft or identify new suppliers as part of their overall Digital and IT transformation projects to stay competitive, fend off threats from disruptive forces, or comply with internal mandates to improve overall enterprise efficiency.

We have been analyzing Cook County Government revenues, which have grown to $2.57 billions in 2019, plus its IT budget and roadmap, cloud software purchases, aggregating massive amounts of data points that form the basis of our forecast assumptions for Cook County Government intention to invest in emerging technologies such as AI, Machine Learning, IoT, Blockchain, Autonomous Database or in cloud-based ERP, HCM, CRM, EPM, Procurement or Treasury applications.

About the Customer

Cook County is a county in the U.S. state of Illinois. It is the second-most populous county in the United States after Los Angeles County, California.

Scope and Challenges

With 22000 employees time and attendance processes for nearly three-quarters of the employees were tracked manually through paper timesheets. 

The county was searching for the right solution to manage this HR challenges they were dealing with. 

For financial management, they have used Microsoft Dynamics GP for nearly a decade.

Outcome and Implications

In 2017 they chose WorkForce Software's HCM cloud-based platform called EmprCenter to modernize timekeeping, increase efficiency and reduce costs.

Instead of using paper timesheets to record hours worked, employees since 2017 use a combination of badge readers and biometric authentication to sign in and out every day. Those metrics are integrated in real-time with the county’s payroll system for precision in payroll calculations.

Employees can use self-service tools to review their hours and pay statements electronically. By eliminating printed paystubs alone, the county expects to save $20,000 per year in paper and printing costs.


“Cook County is a perfect example of how we’re able to work with employers to address employee needs, streamline efficiencies and cut costs. As a result, customers like Cook County can achieve significant savings while putting their employees at the center with easy-to-use tools and greater transparency.” - said Mike Morini, CEO of WorkForce Software.

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Chicago, 60602 , IL
United States
1 312-443-5500
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Enterprise Software and Cloud Applications being used by Cook County Government

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Microsoft Legacy Applications Microsoft Dynamics GP ERP Financial ERP Financial Management n/a n/a 2010 2010
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IT Decision Makers and Key Stakeholders at Cook County Government

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