Why It's Time for You to Upgrade to Kronos WFC v8.1

Toni Birdsong — Aug 2019

With Adobe's announcement that it will no longer support Flash by the end of 2020, many Kronos customers are getting closer to making one of three choices when it comes to their workforce management platforms. One choice is to stay on Workforce Central (WFC) and upgrade to Flash-free (HTML) v.8.1.3. Another choice is to begin the transition to Kronos' latest generation of WFM software, Workforce Dimensions. Yet another option is to transition to Workforce Ready.

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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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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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7 Tips to Help You Standardize Your Data Prior to a Kronos Upgrade

Toni Birdsong — Jun 2019

Mark Twain famously said that if the first thing you do in the morning is to eat a live frog, then you can forge into the rest of your day knowing the worst is behind you. Simply put, do the worst thing first. In Kronos speak, we could easily call standardizing our data our frog — or the task we need to do prior to our next Kronos upgrade.

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How Casinos Can Alleviate Scheduling Headaches Using This One Tool

Toni Birdsong — May 2019

Casino managers know the scheduling dilemmas well. Behind the wall of bright lights and raucous bells, casinos are complex workforces with diverse employee bases, complicated pay policies, fluctuating labor demands, and a wide-range of skill levels across departments.

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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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5 Kronos Workforce Ready Challenges [And How to Solve Them]

Toni Birdsong — Apr 2019

Without a doubt, Kronos Workforce Ready (WFR) is a powerful, one-stop Human Capital Management (HCM) solution for small to medium-sized businesses (SMBs). However, depending on your workforce’s profile and the technical skills of individual users, it’s not uncommon to run into a few optimization hurdles.

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