NTT Docomo invests in AI-based workforce management platform Legion Technologies

Tuesday 15 September 2020 | 07:15 CET | News
NTT Docomo Ventures, through a fund it operates, has invested in Legion Technologies, a company providing workforce management platform using AI. Legion’s platform offers AI analyses of various data, including records of customer service and sales engagements, sales volumes, congestion status, weather etc. and enables the forecast of customer demand and the number of personnel required in the future. No financial details related to the transaction have been disclosed. 

In addition, platform users can instantly create an optimal work schedule considering various factors, including labor-related laws, budgeting including personnel costs, working arrangements, positions, or skills, and work wishes based on the forecast data.

The platform is designed to adjust work schedule, ans also includes a management function. It accepts applications for work/leave, manages employee sign-in and sign-off times or working hours, does payroll calculation, distributes information to employees, and offers a function to chat with managers. It can be used as an integrated workforce management platform.

NTT Docomo Ventures reports it decided to invest in Legion, because there is a high level of affinity between the business of Legion and initiatives of individual companies of the NTT Group. Going forward, Legion plans to consider collaboration with services of the NTT Group and examine the possibility of utilizing the synergy for facilitating DX/RPA in the business operation of Docomo.

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Categories: IT
Companies: NTT DoCoMo
Countries: Japan / World
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