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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Implementing Kronos? Here are 5 Keys to Successful Change Management

Toni Birdsong — Nov 2018

Controlling your labor costs. Minimizing your compliance risk. Improving your productivity. If you're a manager, these goals are top of mind when it comes to implementing or upgrading a Workforce Management (WFM) platform. But what you may not be focused on during this major internal change is the emotional undercurrent among employees in response to that change.  

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Upgrading to Kronos Version 8.0? The Top 3 User Adoption Challenges you Need to Know

Jenna DeVries — Apr 2018

Change management is consistently a major challenge for any organization upgrading or implementing WFM software. After all, people naturally resist change. When making the move to Kronos Version 8.0, it is more crucial than ever to move user-adoption to a top priority of the project.

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Kronos Upgrade Paths: How to Upgrade from WFC Version 5.2 or 6.2

Jenna Ryckman — Jul 2015

With the long-awaited release of Kronos Version 8.0, many organizations are starting to consider upgrading. Version 8.0 brings with it the risk of older versions “Sunsetting,”specifically for organizations running Kronos WFC version 5.2 or WFC Version 6.2. The question becomes how to best upgrade from version 5.2 or 6.2 to Version 8.0. There is an upgrade path available for organizations needing to move from Version 5-6 to Version 8.0. However, creating a direct upgrade path from version 5.2 or 6 may not be the best option for your organization. Here are a few key considerations when making the decision to upgrade from Version 5.2-6.2 to Version 8.0.

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The Third Option for Upgrading Kronos to Version 8

Bryan deSilva — Nov 2014

In the last post we talked about the main two Kronos upgrade options discussed at Kronosworks last week. There are good reasons to upgrade now and good reasons to wait for Kronos v8. Now I'd like to suggest that in many organizations the safest and most successful path to upgrade is...

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Should I upgrade Kronos WFC now or wait for Kronos version 8?

Bryan deSilva — Nov 2014

Kronos 8: Wait or Upgrade Now?

I cannot tell you how many times I was asked this question. In our booth, in the halls, at breakfast, everywhere! It seems that organizations are eager to be free of Java but aren't sure if they should wait that long to upgrade. Common themes were:

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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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