Navigating Resistance to Change during a Kronos Version 8.0 Upgrade 

Jul 14, 2017 11:30:00 AM

User-adoption is a major challenge for any organization upgrading or implementing WFM software. People are programmed to resist change. In fact, a new survey by global professional services company Towers Watson revealed that anywhere from 50%–75% of change efforts fail. And for those that do succeed, many don’t achieve the goals of the original vision. 

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Common Kronos Cloud Migration Mistakes – and how to avoid them

Jul 7, 2017 9:30:00 AM

 

As the workforce becomes increasingly mobile, more than ever organizations are starting to seriously consider migrating to the cloud. In fact, according to the Verison State of the Market: Enterprise Cloud 2014 Report, 65% of today’s enterprises are using cloud computing – the number is rising significantly yearly. Whether a federal agency, local government IT department or a large enterprise, the cloud presents undeniable benefits. Specifically, the Kronos Cloud can create faster implementation and upgrade processes, reduce capital expenditures, and guarantee anywhere availability of your workforce management solution for all employees. Although the benefits are clear, migrating to the cloud can be tricky. Common challenges include finding the right cloud vendor or vendors; transitioning from years of legacy IT investments and hardware; and determining how to best manage cloud resources. Here are some common mistakes to avoid when migrating to the Kronos Cloud:

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Is it Time to Go Mobile? - Empowering your Workforce with Kronos Mobile

Jun 26, 2017 9:30:00 AM

As technology continues to grow and shift, the ever-evolving workforce expects technological advancements in the workplace. Currently, one of the biggest growing trends in the field of workforce management is the development and implementation of mobile applications. “The global workforce management market comprises different applications like time and attendance management, labor scheduling and budgeting, absence management, leave management, and workforce analytics. Standardization and streamlining of all these different applications is expected to drive the market growth from $4.80 billion in 2016 to $11.09 billion by 2025, according to Grand View Research’s (GVR) new report titled "Workforce Management Market Analysis By Solution.”¹ 

 

According to the report, the main drivers of this growth are increasing globalization and digitalization. Other contributing growth factors include the increasing demand by organizations for workforce optimization, cloud computing, and compliance. The new millennial workforce is growing. A young and more diverse workforce, their high level of comfortability with digital technology is pushing the significant rise in the need for mobile applications. With the use of smart phones and mobile devices growing substantially every day, organizations are being drive to enhance their mobile capabilities. Mobile-ready applications are predicted to have the largest growth period in the next years. Is your workforce mobile-ready?

 

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How Kronos Time and Attendance can Increase your Productivity

Jun 19, 2017 9:30:00 AM

One of the most essential features of Kronos is the ability to track your workforce’s time. Having the tools necessary to look at when your employees are working and exactly what they are accomplishing allows your organization to gain insight into how to manage productivity. Workforce Management software is simply a tool that aids in clearly depicting the overall costs of doing business. If you clearly understand those costs, you can better manage your labor costs, expenses, and budgets to build and support your competitive edge. Kronos gives organizations the ability to simplify tedious manual tasks that may have been involved with monitoring employee time and attendance, labor tracking, and data collecting. Here are a few of the key ways a Time and Attendance system can help increase your organization’s productivity levels.

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Why you should consider a Kronos Gap Analysis

Jun 9, 2017 11:30:00 AM

"Success is the sum of details." - Harvey Firestone

 

Workforce Management is a field dependent on details. When looking at the details of your workforce management processes, it is not uncommon to discover that real improvements could be made to your configuration and/or application. A Kronos Gap Analysis is simply the best way to identify if and where configuration gaps or weaknesses exist in your Kronos application’s configuration, interfaces, or user adoption. One of the most beneficial strategies for conducting a Gap Analysis is to execute the process before an upgrade or before implementing new functionality. If your organization is not experiencing the benefits or ROI that you expected, or if you are simply ready for a Kronos Version 8.0 upgrade, a Gap Analysis is the best way to identify if and where configuration gaps or weaknesses exist in your Kronos application’s configuration, interfaces, or user adoption. There are three main goals behind a Kronos Gap Analysis: 

 

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Most companies use less than 50% of Kronos workforce management software functionality. How much utilization do you have?

Would you benefit from a process that helps your organization verify your Kronos configuration and associated processes to ensure you are making the most of your Kronos application?

Learn more or download The Case for Gap Analysis.

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Companies invest substantial labor and financial resources to deploy workforce management software Why do so many projects fail?

Do you know the best practices - and the pitfalls to watch for - to deliver a successful project?

Our white paper, Successful WFM Strategies, explores effective steps you can take to deliver a successful project.

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Are you thinking about upgrading? There are different ways to approach an upgrade. Learn more, or download our Ready to Upgrade checklist, to explore your options.

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