Wednesday, April 14, 2010

County staff will have to clock in, out (Biometrically)

From (Northeastern Pennsylvania)

Kronos, selected from five responses to a public proposal, will be paid an estimated $410,160 to implement the system and a $45,140 annual maintenance fee.

County officials have estimated the system will save an estimated $1.5 million annually, largely through the elimination of abuse.

Identity management systems buttressed by biometric technologies are a valuable tool in fighting corruption and fraud in the public sector.

Ghost workers and buddy punchers cost the public billions of dollars a year worldwide.