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Tough Love: It's Time to Ditch Your Manual Timekeeping

Toni Birdsong — Dec 2019

Fair warning: This post is going to include some tough love so if you are feeling a little fragile today, you may to keep moving. Here's the thing. A lot of you can be stubborn when it comes to the makeshift way you track employee time and attendance. We know this because over the years, we’ve seen some pretty elaborate (and impressive) manual processes. We've seen excel spreadsheets, journals, paper timesheets, and even one instance that included Post-It notes stuck to a white board (or, consequently, to the linoleum directly beneath it).

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6 Cost-Effective Ways to Maximize Your Kronos Investment

Toni Birdsong — Nov 2019

“Can you make this better?” 

That is probably the #1 question we get from our Kronos Workforce Central (WFC) and Workforce Ready (WFR) clients, which is often followed by the #2 most popular question:

“We just purchased our Kronos software, do we have to invest just as much to configure it?”

To which we confidently answer, "Yes, we can help. And no — it won’t cost you a small fortune."

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KronosWorks 2019: Top 4 Trending Conversations

Toni Birdsong — Nov 2019

The momentum around new technologies was palpable at this year’s KronosWorks, the industry’s most-anticipated annual meet up recently held in Las Vegas. The Kronos team, partners, vendors, and customers each added unique perspective to the buzz around four topics: The InTouch DX, Dimensions, Boomi Integration, and system optimization strategies.

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Improvizations and Access Announce Strategic Partnership at KronosWorks Conference

Toni Birdsong — Nov 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

LAS VEGAS, November 11, 2019 – Improvizations (Improv), a Kronos Services Partner with expertise in workforce management consulting, today announced a strategic partnership with Access, the largest privately held records and information management company and a Kronos technology partner.

The partnership will allow Improv to offer its Kronos clients powerful information management solutions from Access extending the functionality of its core platforms. Additionally, the partnership will allow Access to continue expanding its momentum and service offerings to Kronos customers as a Kronos technology partner.

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Ready for KronosWorks? 7 Things You Can't Afford to Ignore

Toni Birdsong — Nov 2019

We’re just gonna put it right out there: KronosWorks is just that — it’s a lot of Kronos and it's a lot of work. Whether you are staff, a presenter, attendee, or exhibitor, this annual industry event requires a hefty chunk of time, energy, and resources. That said, KronosWorks is also the most rewarding industry gathering of the year and one you can’t afford to miss.

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How to Sign-Off in Kronos Workforce Central Timekeeper

Toni Birdsong — Oct 2019

If you are a Kronos Workforce Central (WFC) Payroll Manager or a Supervisor, few tools are more imperative to your payroll cycle than WFC Timekeeper and, specifically, the Timekeeper Sign-Off process. Sign-Off is so crucial to keeping a compliant and efficient pay cycle that Managers should make this function a permanent part of their final payroll review process.

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WFC Upgrade FAQ: Your Top Questions Answered

Toni Birdsong — Oct 2019

With all browsers dropping Flash support in late 2020, just about every Kronos Workforce Central (WFC) customer is either planning for, or is in the thick of, a system upgrade right now. So, here's a helpful list of the Most Frequently Asked Questions that address the platform's latest upgrades.

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12 Things to Look for When Choosing an Integration Consultant

Toni Birdsong — Oct 2019

Numbers don't lie, which makes business projections and outcomes around data integration efforts far more exciting. A recent Forrester study confirms a 307% ROI and a $3.4 million gain in incremental revenue and gross profit for companies specifically using the Dell Boomi integration platform

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Are You In? 5 Changes to Make at Work to Help Save the Planet

Toni Birdsong — Oct 2019

No doubt, the seriousness of our environmental crisis demands a response but at the same time, the urgency can be overwhelming. Can one person or one business make even a small dent in huge issues like climate change, natural resource depletion, pollution, and so many other pressing issues? 

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Why Kronos Dimensions + Dell Boomi is a WFM Game Changer

Toni Birdsong — Oct 2019

In the process of designing Dimensions, Kronos' next-gen workforce management solution, engineers quickly realized conventional architectures couldn't house the platform's powerful new features. Their solution: They built the powerful, cloud-based D5 platform to power Dimensions.

One of the most powerful features of D5 is in its Integration Hub (IHub) that utilizes prebuilt Dell Boomi connectors for people, payroll, accruals, and more. Together — D5 and Dell Boomi — allow Dimensions customers to work in the modern cloud and port disconnected data sources from existing systems into one central location. Thus, bringing unprecedented data alignment and efficiency to a workflow.

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