Tanda Blog: Time Clock

Illinois Supermarket Chain Sued for Millions over Using Biometric Data for Time Clocks

5 September, 2017 Enrique Estagle

As reported by Supermarket News, Mariano’s, a Chicago-based supermarket chain, is currently facing multiple lawsuits for their alleged violation of the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act. Also known as BIPA, the law, among other provisions, explicitly prohibits any private entity to collect biometric data without the owner’s permission. It also mandates the private entity to […]

POS terminals has been the go-to device of retailers and restaurateurs to track employee time and attendance. However it can potentially do more harm than good.

Why POS Make Terrible Time Clocks?

31 August, 2017 Enrique Estagle

Most POS solutions available in the market today have some form of time clock feature included. It might seem to be a cost-efficient and convenient method at first, but it has more problems than benefits in the long run. The disadvantages of integrating time and attendance with your POS are: Lack of Accessibility – Front-of-house […]

Texas Employee Caught Faking Clock-Ins from Breaks

28 August, 2017 Enrique Estagle

As reported by KSAT, a municipal court employee at Texas resigned after an investigation found out that he was faking his lunch breaks at work. Surveillance video caught the employee approaching the biometric time clock and moving his hand “as if he is scanning his fingerprint to clock out.” The employee returns an hour and […]

“Buddy Punching” is Costing Businesses Millions. What Can Employee Time Clock Software Do About It?

23 August, 2017 Enrique Estagle

According to the latest research, “Buddy Punching” is costing US businesses USD373 Million (or AUD471 Million*) annually. If you don’t know what buddy punching is, it is the practice of an employee clocking in at the office’s Bundy clock on behalf of another who might be coming in late for work. The practice of buddy punching […]

Tanda Time Clock Now Available for the iPhone

20 July, 2017 Enrique Estagle

We at Tanda wanna let you know that our time clock application is now available for the iPhone. This new version adds on our existing Android, iPad, and desktop time clocks. And just like those, this has the same set of features. It lets staff clock in with their unique PIN and a selfie. The […]

Why Fingerprint Scanners don’t work for Time & Attendance

15 June, 2017 Alex Holder

The ability to quickly identify and verify individuals has been a crucial skill in human society, since the start of civilisation. Where previously face-to-face recognition would have sufficed in tribes and small villages, thanks to today’s rapidly growing global population we require more tools to quickly identify who someone is. In the workplace the need […]

Tanda Time Clock Now Available for the Desktop

7 June, 2017 Enrique Estagle

We at Tanda are pleased to announce that our time clock application is now available to download for Windows and macOS devices. Starting today, employees can have the same experience they’ve always enjoyed with the tablet version of our employee time clock, but now on the desktop. It accurately records employee attendance and compares it […]

Introducing the New Tanda Time Clock App!

30 September, 2016 Renée Mellish

We are very excited to announce that a brand new Time clock app is here, packed with new features, more stability and a much more user-friendly design. The Time clock is a core part of Tanda and it is key to making sure you can accurately track your staff attendance. Tanda’s Time Clock app live […]

Punctuality? Challenge accepted!

18 December, 2015 Jake Phillpot

Tanda is taking punctuality to a whole new level with our Employee Attendance Reports and challenged employees this month to up their game. This was all in celebration of the anniversary of the Time Clock where we had a Bundaberg Rum giveaway prize to the lucky winner. Congratulations Liz from Clement Coffee in Victoria, Melbourne for being […]

Happy Birthday to the employee time clock

19 November, 2015 Nick Burge

On this day, 127 years ago the first known time clock was invented by William Bundy. Coincidentally our very own Bundaberg Rum, known in Australia as ‘Bundy’, was first bottled around the same time in 1888. So to celebrate, Tanda is giving away a Bundaberg Rum Anniversary Gift Pack* to reward one lucky person from […]