3 Major Signs that it is Time to Upgrade to Kronos WFC Version 8.0

Mar 3, 2017 8:00:00 AM

One of the biggest questions organizations face when dealing with Kronos Workforce Central is: how do we know when it is time to upgrade? Some of the biggest reasons organizations choose to upgrade include legislative and compliance updates, increased functionality, and the sunset factor. The key is being able to evaluate your application within the context of your organizational goals to determine if it is the right timing for an upgrade. Here are 3 major signs that is it time to upgrade to Kronos WFC Version 8.0:

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The Top 3 Reasons to Work with a Kronos Services Partner

Feb 22, 2017 11:30:00 AM

It is time for your organization to upgrade. Beyond the regular considerations, such as version, strategy, goals, and alignment, you must also consider who you will work with to complete your Kronos project. While some organizations have the internal staff, bandwidth, and knowledge required to complete a project in-house, most organizations require outside help. The process of choosing whom to partner with can be a challenging endeavor. However, there are clear benefits to working with a Kronos Services Partner. Initial conversations will reveal if your organization is compatible with the processes of the services partner in questions. The getting-to-know-you phase should answer questions like, Was the statement of work detailed, and gave you confidence that your requirements were heard and understood? Were your calls returned quickly? Were you provided the information you needed in a timely fashion or were there delays? Was the presentation focused more on you and your company’s requirements or in selling a service? If desired, were you given the opportunity to speak with an applications consultant? These are all questions to ask that will reveal whether or not that particular Service Partner will be a good fit for your organization and Kronos Project. Beyond those specific questions, there are three main benefits associated with working with a Kronos Services Partner:

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Do You need a Gap Analysis before your Kronos Version 8.0 Upgrade?

Feb 15, 2017 12:00:00 PM

 When it comes to conducting a Gap Analysis, timing really is everything. 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.

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Why Upgrading to the Kronos Cloud could be your best Decision in 2017

Feb 7, 2017 12:00:00 PM

The shift to the Cloud is growing. The number of companies moving some or all of their enterprise workloads to public or private Clouds increased substantially from 2015 to 2016, jumping from 58 percent to 71 percent.The year 2017 is proving to be a second wave of growth for public Cloud and private Cloud services. Organizations are looking to increase their computing resources in order to better serve customers. In a recent report, Forrester Research published a study indicating that 38 percent of 1,000-plus North American and European enterprise infrastructure technology decision-makers said that they are building private clouds, with 32 percent procuring public cloud services and the remainder planning to implement some form of cloud technology in the next 12 months. Here are the top 5 reasons why upgrading to the Kronos Cloud could be the best decision in 2017 for your organization. 

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What to Look for When Choosing a Kronos Project Manager

Jan 27, 2017 11:30:00 AM

Imagine you are about to board a plane. As you head for your seat, you overhear the pilot having a conversation with the flight attendant. “Well, actually, this is my first time flying a plane. Normally, I drive a delivery truck … but hey! They are pretty close to the same thing, right?” At this point, most of us, or at least those of us who understand the expertise and knowledge necessary to be a pilot, would run off the plane fearing for our lives. Although a somewhat drastic example, choosing an unqualified project manager for your Kronos Project is in many aspects like letting an unqualified person fly a plane. He or she will give it their best effort and may have many of the necessary skills, but they do not have the knowledge or experience necessary to make sure the project gets off the ground and lands without any organizational casualties.

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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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