Changing the Database and/or DB Passwords for Kronos Workforce Central 5.2 / 6.x

Bryan deSilva — Jan 2009

So should one do a complete reinstall to make sure all the little tiny bits are set right or simply make changes to the systems settings and ODBC settings? That's the question I've heard often enough lately that I decided to post it here. I suppose you think, despite what you've seen in previous posts that I'm actually going to answer that question. Well, yes and no, because like so many other things the answer is, "It depends!"

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Twitter - Do You Tweet?

Amy Doughten — Jan 2009

This is reprinted from our newsletter so you can respond more easily - Do you Tweet?

Visions of Tweetybird seeing a puddy tat aside, do you Tweet?

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"Aker Philadelphia Shipyard Achieves 110% ROI with Kronos HR and Payroll Software"

Bryan deSilva — Jan 2009


I just read this article. As you might know, I'm one who goes in and does pre and post implementation audits for HR/Payroll and related software. My company focuses on Kronos Workforce products implementation, best practices and support.

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Kronos Layoffs, Unemployment, and Networking

Amy Doughten — Jan 2009

Kronos is laying off 8% of its workforce. Nationally, the unemployment rate is running a little above 7%. Scary? Yep, it can be terrifying - especially if you don't have practices in place already that can help secure your current job - or help you find a new one.

What type of best practices do you follow today to make yourself memorable? How many recruiters know and remember you personally? How many hiring managers think of your name when they have a question or better yet - an open position? Do you have to start from scratch every time your contract ends? Or if you are laid off?

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Kronos Question: How do I disable Java Update during an installation?

Bryan deSilva — Jan 2009

OK. I'm on a roll. Here's the detail. JRE installation packages are built using InstallShield Developer 7. The JRE installation executables include built-in support for silent (unattended) installations. In the command line we can do all sorts of fun stuff, but let's focus on topic. Here's a command line sample.

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Chelmsford’s Kronos cuts jobs

Bryan deSilva — Jan 2009

Anyone notice this article ? I've been hearing for months that sales have gone on well despite the recession. What have you heard? Realignment? Removal of dead wood? Reduction of sales?

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Kronos Java Stuff - The Beginning

Bryan deSilva — Jan 2009

What a great holiday! I feel so invigorated after a few days off. Luckily it doesn't take much.

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