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Is your Kronos Application Optimized? Here are 3 key Questions you need to ask to find out…

Jenna Ryckman — Aug 2017

Under-utilization is one of the biggest issues organizations face when implementing WFM software. Organizations can easily spend thousands of dollars each year to enhance their workforce management systems, without ever fully incorporating the product’s capabilities. WFM software plays a huge role in the process of human capital management, meaning it is crucial that the internal processes employees are expected to perform align with the application’s functionality. When dealing with Kronos Workforce Timekeeper specifically, under-utilization can be caused by a number of situations such as inadequate training, poor user-adoption, misplaced application use, or a combination of these and others. Here are 3 key questions to reveal if your Kronos application is truly optimized:

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Secure Scheduling: Is your organization ready for Predictability Pay?

Kim Wennerberg — Aug 2017

Kim Wennerberg, a Kronos consultant with over 15 years of experience, dives deeper into the Secure Scheduling Law and how Predicitability pay may affect your organization. 

You thought the California Meal Penalty was a challenge? Coming soon to you (if not already!) may be schedule-related laws generally called “Secure Scheduling” with the consequence being “Predictability Pay” to employees, and fines to government agencies. 

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4 Key Questions to Ask before Investing in Workforce Management Software

Jenna Ryckman — Aug 2017

Recent studies revealed that over a quarter of software deployed by organizations is unused or rarely used. Organizations often do not have processes in place to accurately manage and utilize software assets. If software is not implemented or utilized properly, it can cost organizations hundreds and thousands of dollars. Workforce Management software is a big investment. There are many things to consider before making a decision, such as: scalability, budget, whether you’re buying more software than you need, how the new workforce management software solution will be implemented, etc. Dan Buckhout, a seasoned business management professional and strategic leader at 70kft, spoke on the mistakes organizations make when purchasing Workforce Management software. “The decision about which solution is the best for your workforce is a matter of value, not cost. A lower cost option that doesn’t perform a key function as well as a higher cost option may cause operating inefficiencies that cost your organization far more over time than the initial outlay.”  When investing in Workforce Management software, how can you best prevent lost or wasted resources? By asking the following questions:

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