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7 Warning Signs Your Kronos Project Needs Change Management

Toni Birdsong — Aug 2019

Successful companies continually invest in new workforce management features to improve outcomes. But what if the people you've asked to use a new piece of technology fail to adapt? Would you know how to address the warning signs before your implementation project tanks?

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Why Employee Engagement is Such a Big Deal and How Managers Can Improve It

Toni Birdsong — Jul 2019

Employee engagement is taking center stage in business these days for good reason: The fallout caused by disengaged employees is proving painful. How much pain are we talking about? Studies reveal that 70% of workers today are disengaged and it's costing U.S. companies up to $550 billion a year.*

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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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Are you a Kronos-Fan?

Amy Doughten — Jul 2014

Ever just need a quick answer to a Kronos-related dilemma? How do you assign a default accrual code to a new employee? What happens when you get an error reading badge data? Need a script to get firmware versions for each device in a report?

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News from Kronos®: Kronos Technical Advisory and Upcoming Service Pack Release

Amy Doughten — Jun 2014

As a reminder, Kronos released a technical advisory on 6/24/14 for Workforce Central® Suite v7.0. It's not a huge change; it simply changes the name of Workforce Operations Planner to Workforce Budgeting. This does NOT affect product functionality, but does change the user interface, and user documentation. The name change will be updated in the online help for Workforce Central beginning with version 8. If you can't find your Operations Planner - try changing your search to Workforce Budgeting. 

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Kronos Workforce Social - An Idea a Millennial in the Making!

Dwain Lambrigger — Dec 2013

One of the big, big pushes from KronosWorks this year was Kronos Workforce Social. It was mentioned heavily during Aron Ain's welcome announcement, and several sessions were also dedicated to the topic. The guest speaker was the "Award winning expert of chaos and change" Jeremy Gutsche. Jeremy's high energy oratory was well matched to this new Kronos offering. 

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Balancing Communication For Workforce Central Project Success

Mathew Tavolacci — Nov 2012

You have done it! You have just kicked off your latest Workforce Central project. As a Kronos Implementation team member, you know that you have a lot of knowledge and information that you need to transfer to the client. As a client project team member, you want to know as much as you can about the new software and how to get the most out of it that you can and show a good ROI.

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What's WIM got to do with it? (a.k.a. Kronos Connect)

Raymond Ney — Jul 2012

What is integration? Why the constant desire to integrate Kronos data with other vendors?

I was wondering about this "new" Kronos integration. Do what? You mean I can see my employee data in more than one system?! It has been so long since I talked about integration a.k.a. interfacing, I almost had to wiki "API"! Integration is not always easy, but some things can be.

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Kronos Effective Dating (Part 2 - Workforce Scheduler)

Raymond Ney — Jun 2012

My last article (Part 1) outlined how effective dates impacted the employee record for Workforce Timekeeper (WTK) items. In this article I will discuss how the Workforce Central (WFC) system handles effective dates for those components that apply to a Workforce Scheduler (WFS) licensed employee.  First, let’s start with a scenario: 

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WFC Employee SELF Service: It's all about ME (and my manager)!

Raymond Ney — May 2012

What is Kronos WFC "employee self-service" (ESS) about?

It's about allowing the majority of the employee population that use Kronos Workforce Central (WFC) to communicate more proactively and save your manager(s) AND organization time. Other departments where the cost savings by ESS are appreciated may include HR & Payroll. After all, the old saying goes: "Time is Money".

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