5 Questions to Ask Before Choosing a Kronos Consultant

Sep 30, 2016 10:17:10 AM

Kronos implementations and upgrades are challenging. A recent study by Oxford University revealed that 74% of software projects are challenged or unsuccessful. Similarly, a study by Mercer Consulting found that 80% of software projects cost more then they return. With these types of statistics floating around, it is easy to understand why organizations get uneasy when the time comes to implement or upgrade their WFM software.

Working with an outside consulting firm or Kronos Service Partner can be a great way to avoid becoming a statistic. If your organization is planning for a large Kronos project, one of the most important decisions you can make is who you will work with to complete the project. Choosing a Kronos consultant can be an advantageous decision for three main reasons:

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What your Kronos Consultant Wishes you Knew About your WFM Project

Oct 9, 2015 7:30:00 AM

Software projects are challenging. A recent study by Oxford University revealed that 74% of software projects are challenged or unsuccessful. Similarly, a study by Mercer Consulting found that 80% of software projects cost more then they return. With these types of statistics floating around, it is easy to understand why organizations get uneasy when the time comes to implement or upgrade their WFM software. Working with an outside consulting firm can be a great way to avoid becoming a statistic. When a consultant takes on a project, the ultimate goal is to make sure your Kronos application is giving your organization the highest ROI possible. At times, reaching that simple end goal can become very complicated for the consultant because the organization does not understand the steps they need to take to help ensure a successful project. So, to help make things a little easier on you and your Kronos consultant, here are the five things your Kronos consultant wishes you knew about your WFM project:

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The Top Three Reasons to Work with an Outside Kronos Consultant

Sep 10, 2015 12:00:00 PM

Once an organization decides to upgrade or implement a Kronos application, the next big decision is who they will work with to complete the project. There are three main parties necessary for the process of creating and executing a successful implementation strategy. First is the vendor. It is important to keep the vendor involved as they have the necessary resources and expertise of their product. Within the organization itself, it is crucial to have a team of people who have the talent and skills needed to complete the project successfully. Beyond the vendor and the internal stakeholders/talent, an organization should consider bringing an outside Kronos consultant into the project. Here are the top three reasons why working with an outside Kronos consultant is a crucial part of a Workforce Management project.

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

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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?

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