Getting Pushback? 7 Ways to Drive [Enthusiastic] Technology Adoption

Toni Birdsong — May 2019

The new technology you’ve been tasked with implementing will, no doubt, be critical to improving workflow and hitting key business objectives. 

That’s great. There’s just one catch — no one likes it. Eye rolls, sighs, and ignored milestones are starting to pop up like weeds in the workplace.

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Implementing Kronos? Here are 5 Keys to Successful Change Management

Toni Birdsong — Nov 2018

Controlling your labor costs. Minimizing your compliance risk. Improving your productivity. If you're a manager, these goals are top of mind when it comes to implementing or upgrading a Workforce Management (WFM) platform. But what you may not be focused on during this major internal change is the emotional undercurrent among employees in response to that change.  

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Four Key Questions to ask when Creating a Change Management Strategy

Jenna Ryckman — Apr 2016

 

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Change Management: The Strategy behind a Strong Kronos Implementation

Jenna Ryckman — Mar 2016

Kanter’s Law: Everything can look like a failure in the middle.

People resist change – it is a cliché because it is true. In any position of leadership, you will encounter resistance to change. People resist change in many different ways: from foot-dragging and complaining to petty sabotage or even outright mutiny. Change is a universal challenge because change always brings more work. The individuals closest to the change often find themselves in a place of resistance because of the inevitable unanticipated glitches in the middle of change, per “Kanter’s Law” that “everything can look like a failure in the middle.” Navigating change in the workplace is one of the most challenging endeavors an organization must take on.

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3 Common & Incorrect Assumptions about Kronos Training

Jenna Ryckman — Mar 2015

The complexities inherent in Kronos training are often ignored. Training can be seen as a small part of project implementation, not requiring much attention. Organizations can forget the importance of training and that training invests in one of the most valuable resources: their workforce. Maximizing the potential and skills of your employees can optimize all other aspects of your organization. The minimized value placed on training is not the only misconception associated with Kronos training. Here are the top three common and incorrect assumptions about Kronos training.

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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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