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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User Adoption: Is your Workforce fully utilizing WFC Version 8.0?

Oct 14, 2016 8:05:00 AM

The secret to ensuring User Adoption within your workplace is…...there is no secret to ensuring user adoption within your workplace. Introducing your workforce to a new system is one of the most challenging endeavors an organization must undertake.  Organizations often deal with significant internal resistance, complications, and lack of adoption. A workforce management system, specifically a system like Workforce Central 8.0, touches every employee in an organization. Therefore, dedicating a significant amount of time, energy, and resources into user-adoption is key. 

What exactly is user adoption? We define it as…

“Presenting information about a new technology in such a way that it becomes an accepted part of an employee’s work day regimen, ensuring they understand it and accept it as part of what they do.” 

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User Adoption Assessments: Are they really necessary?

Mar 24, 2015 11:30:00 AM

 

“However beautiful the strategy, you should occasionally look at the results.”

- Sir Winston Churchill-

Strategic planning without analysis is ineffective. The design or evolution of a strategy should be based on analysis of previous results. Without understanding where changes need to be made, organizations may repeat costly and ineffective policies. Creating a strategy for Kronos training is no different. Analyzing previous Kronos implementations for training results can help successfully plan for the next one. For organizations that are implementing Kronos for the first time, inquiring into the experience of other organizations may be beneficial. User adoption assessments are a necessary part of the analysis process for any trainer. Without user assessments, we have no way to measure the success of the training and the overall product implementation.  

We define user adoption as:

 “Presenting information about a new technology in such a way that it becomes an accepted part of an employee’s work day regimen, ensuring they understand it and accept it as part of what they do.” 

 

Adoption is achieved through the Kronos Training cycle, which consists of:

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The Ultimate Guide to Creating User Adoption

Mar 5, 2015 10:30:00 AM

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Are your Kronos™ users just "standing there?" 


The world of technology is driven by innovation and continual change. It is easy to get overwhelmed by the amount of evolving technology we use everyday. The average adult spends 45% of the 15 hours and 45 min he/she is awake using some form of technology. However, our frequent personal use of technology does not necessarily transform into user adoption of workplace technology. Recent studies have shown that 70% of new IT projects within the workplace fail. The reason: a lack of user adoption. 

What exactly is user adoption? We define it as…

“Presenting information about a new technology in such a way that it becomes an accepted part of an employee’s work day regimen, ensuring they understand it and accept it as part of what they do.” 

In this blog post we will discuss some of the key practices used to ensure user adoption throughout your entire organization, specifically for the implementation of Kronos™ applications.

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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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