The Third Option for Upgrading Kronos to Version 8

Bryan deSilva — Nov 2014

In the last post we talked about the main two Kronos upgrade options discussed at Kronosworks last week. There are good reasons to upgrade now and good reasons to wait for Kronos v8. Now I'd like to suggest that in many organizations the safest and most successful path to upgrade is...

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Should I upgrade Kronos WFC now or wait for Kronos version 8?

Bryan deSilva — Nov 2014

Kronos 8: Wait or Upgrade Now?

I cannot tell you how many times I was asked this question. In our booth, in the halls, at breakfast, everywhere! It seems that organizations are eager to be free of Java but aren't sure if they should wait that long to upgrade. Common themes were:

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Kronos Testing - Who Needs Testing Anyway?

Dwain Lambrigger — Aug 2014

So why do we test a Workforce Timekeeper configuration? 

Well, why do they test medical students before they become doctors?  Why do law students have to pass the bar?  Why are PhD students required to complete a dissertation? 

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How to Help Solve the Problem - Problem Solving in a Kronos WFC World

Dwain Lambrigger — Jun 2014

So, what makes you wonder?  What makes you dig?  What gives you that itch?  You know, the one you just can't get rid of until a problem is solved or an answer provided?  In the WFC world, we all know about the IT guy that dives into the application looking for every bug that exists, then about ways to resolve it.  Like a terrier going after a gopher, they dive into a hole, digging through with relentless energy. 

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Is Your Kronos Timekeeper Implementation at RISK?

Bryan deSilva — Dec 2013

So many risks in the Kronos™ implementation project -- so little time. Wikipedia identifies project risk as something that "can be defined as an unforeseen event or activity that can impact the project's progress, result or outcome in a positive or negative way." The question I have for you is:

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Is this Kronos Timekeeper build (implementation, change, upgrade) good enough?

Bryan deSilva — Oct 2013

I'm often asked when a team should move new features into Production. Or, how do you know that a Kronos configuration is "good enough"? This is a simple question that deserves a simple answer. I answer the question with a question. "Is it right?"

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Kronos Implementation Best Practices?

Bryan deSilva — Aug 2013

A Fantastic Kronos Interview Question

A prospective client, with whom we recently interviewed, asked us a direct but rather broad question. “How are you with implementing Kronos ‘Best Practices’? This is a fantastic question within a question if you think about it. Just as one could debate what practices in Workforce Management (WFM) have truly been shown to be best, how does one measure the implementation side of the equation? Would best practices that were partially implemented and adopted be better than merely good ones that were seamlessly rolled out and embraced? Again, we weren’t asked what we thought were best practices or if we could show them to his organization; he asked how good we were we at implementing them.

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