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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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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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7 Signs Your Company is Ready for iPaaS Integration

Toni Birdsong — Sep 2019

Regardless of size or industry, businesses everywhere are in a similar digital dilemma. Each has accumulated dozens, even hundreds, of business applications that don't necessarily talk to each other. The result is gaps — lots of gaps — in data sharing and decision-making that, if ignored, could cost a company serious market share. 

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What the Dell Boomi Buzz is All About and Why You Can't Afford to Ignore it

Toni Birdsong — Sep 2019

If you lifted the hood on just about any company’s IT environment, you’d find an engine that houses legacy systems, databases, and an abundance applications that live both on-premise and in the cloud. While the technology engine is powerful, much of it can’t talk to each other. This integration deficit means a lot of organizations today have enough horsepower to cruise but not enough to compete long-term. 

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How to Launch a Successful Kronos Test Plan

Toni Birdsong — Sep 2019

Editor's note: This is Pt. II of how to set up a successful Kronos Testing Phase. Read Part I, here.

In last week's blog we discussed the three testing methods best to test your new Kronos software upgrade before taking it enterprisewide. Whether you choose Agile, Waterfall, or a Custom testing plan, your actual Testing Process needs to include key elements to ensure a smooth go-live event.

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5 Consequences of Ignoring Change Enablement in a Kronos Implementation

Toni Birdsong — Aug 2019

As our digital workplaces evolve, it has become crystal clear: Organizations don’t change, people do. Therefore, organizations that fail to focus on the people side of technology changes in the workplace will have to endure some consequences.

If your leadership team views Change Enablement as an optional part of a new Kronos implementation, that dated mindset could be costing your company money, people, and market share that may be impossible to recoup. 

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7 Things to Consider Before Making the Move to Workforce Dimensions

Toni Birdsong — Jun 2019

Kronos recently announced that its latest cloud-based workforce management solution, Dimensions, ranked #1 in Ventana Research's Workforce Management Value Index.

While this latest report is a high-five for Kronos' newest platform, some clients are still on the fence about the timing of a Dimensions migration. We get it. Our clients have questions about Dimensions every day.

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5 Proactive Steps to Keep You In Front of Workforce Compliance

Toni Birdsong — Jun 2019

Paper processes. Sticky notes. Green ledgers. Spreadsheets. Hand calculators. Entering and re-entering data. Multiple payroll imports. 

No, this isn't your assistant's shopping list for Office Depot. Rather, these are telltale signs that your organization's labor and payroll processes — while technically 'still working' — are most likely not compliant.

Workforce compliance is complicated and time consuming, no doubt. It's also expensive if you ignore it. 

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On the Fence About Migrating Your WFM to the Cloud? What You Need to Know

Toni Birdsong — May 2019

Are you still on the fence about moving your Kronos application to the Cloud? The cost and efficiency benefits of taking WFM processing and storage from an on-premise data center to the online “Cloud” infrastructure is getting tough to ignore.

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