Des Moines Public Schools turn to NOVAtime for biometric workforce management

April 30, 2013 - 

NOVAtime Technology has announced that the Des Moines Public Schools has chosen NOVAtime to automate its time and attendance process for its employees across the school district.

According to the company, its subscription-based workforce management solution, NOVAtime 4000 Software as a Service, as well as over 80 of its NT6500 fingerprint time clocks will be used across the Des Moines system.

“Our multi-tiered software architecture and cluster design allow us to add server capacity on-demand, at the precise tier-without interrupting service,” Brian Harris, Vice President of Client Services said. “It offers true scalability to easily handle the size of DMPS.”

NOVAtime’s public sector partner, Government Software Solutions, was also involved in this deal an was engaged throughout the procurement and contract process.

“We are very pleased to be partnering with NOVAtime in the public sector and assisting with such a strategic and high-profile government agency in Iowa. We look forward to working closely with NOVAtime and its reseller community as we expand our presence in the federal, state and local government marketplace,” Ty Hall, President of Government Software Solutions said.

Many schools in various regions of the world are looking to install biometric attendance systems or have done so recently. These systems are typically for teacher attendance, student attendance or student payment systems.

Reported previously in, The Delhi High Court has issued a contempt notice to Delhi University for not implementing a biometric workforce management system for its teachers, after a mandate was made.

Leave a Comment


About Adam Vrankulj

Adam Vrankulj is an editor for His background consists of online news writing, editing and content marketing. Adam has written for, BlogTO and was the editor and curator for the nextMEDIA and CIX Source publications. He has a degree in journalism and is passionate about science, technology and social innovation. Contact Adam, or follow him at @adamvrankulj