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Why Kronos Dimensions + Dell Boomi is a WFM Game Changer

Toni Birdsong — Oct 2019

In the process of designing Dimensions, Kronos' next-gen workforce management solution, engineers quickly realized conventional architectures couldn't house the platform's powerful new features. Their solution: They built the powerful, cloud-based D5 platform to power Dimensions.

One of the most powerful features of D5 is in its Integration Hub (IHub) that utilizes prebuilt Dell Boomi connectors for people, payroll, accruals, and more. Together — D5 and Dell Boomi — allow Dimensions customers to work in the modern cloud and port disconnected data sources from existing systems into one central location. Thus, bringing unprecedented data alignment and efficiency to a workflow.

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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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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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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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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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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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