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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Land O' Lakes: Yes, a 25% boost in Kronos User Adoption is Possible

Toni Birdsong — Apr 2019

Learn how Improv helped Land O' Lakes cut payroll exports from 39 to 8 and boost user adoption by 25%.

Have you ever started a project in an ordinary way — with the usual kickoff and discovery meetings — but soon realized you were working on something very special? That's how we feel about a project we recently completed for our client Land O' Lakes. 

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What you Need to Know before Building a Kronos Training Plan

Jenna Ryckman — Apr 2017

Kronos Workforce Central Version 8.0 is the ultimate Workforce Management tool, allowing organizations to create and execute strategies that maintain and nurture a healthy and engaged workforce. Combining the best of both worlds, WFM software can help foster an environment that allows employees to feel both valued and inspired. However, upgrading an application without properly equipping users often produces less than desirable results.

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Kronos Training: You’re Doing it Wrong

Jenna Ryckman — Dec 2016

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 their most valuable resources: the 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 most common reasons organizations end up doing Kronos Training the wrong way.

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How to Develop a Customized Kronos Training Plan (Info-graphic)

Jenna Ryckman — Mar 2015

Developing a customized Kronos™ Training plan can seem intimidating, especially if you do not know the right questions to ask. Before beginning, an organization needs to put a significant amount of time and energy into deciding what their needs, goals, resources and purposes are for their Kronos application. Discovery is an important step in the project life cycle, allowing an organization to design a customized Kronos training plan. In order to make training discovery easier, we have developed a list of specific questions for the discovery phase and put them together into a shareable info-graphic. 

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The Top 10 Tips for Successful Kronos Training

Jenna Ryckman — Mar 2015


The 4th Annual IT Adoption Insight Report found, because of lack of user-adoption for new software, companies are experiencing productivity losses of 17%: the equivalent of giving everyone on staff every Friday off. At 17%, the economic value of user losses outweighs 100% of many IT budgets. Creating company wide end user adoption of Kronos software is a critical factor for productivity and increased ROI. How can a company ensure that user adoption in your new Kronos application is achieved throughout the organization? The answer is: with strategic Kronos™ Training.

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