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Monday, November 5
1:45pm EW712 [EDUCATION WORKSHOP - $50 FEE] Kronos Workforce Ready: Simplify Your Organizational Structure with Position Management 1:45PM - 3:15PM Copperleaf 8, West Level 2 show more Description Would you like to manage your organization’s structure, including headcount and labor cost? Join us to learn how the new Position Management feature can assist you in creating positions based on certain characteristics and attributes without tying them to specific employees.
• Create positions • Manage positions • View position management reports Time Monday, Nov 5 1:45PM - 3:15PM Audience Kronos Workforce Ready Customers Recommended Track Kronos Workforce Ready Session Type Education Workshop Session Duration 90 minute Location Copperleaf 8, West Level 2 Required Fee: There is a fee associated with this session. You may reserve a seat in this session during registration on a first-come, first-serve basis.
EW711 [EDUCATION WORKSHOP - $50 FEE] Kronos Workforce Ready: Streamline Advanced Scheduler Changes Through Employee Self-Service 1:45PM - 3:15PM Copperleaf 7, West Level 2 show more Description The Advanced Scheduler employee self-service options help increase employee engagement, improve work-life balance, and streamline the schedule change process. In this workshop, you will explore how ESS can improve the schedule change process for your organization, learn how to turn on employee self-service functionality, and experience how employee self-service tasks are performed by users.
• Describe how ESS tasks improve the scheduling process • Enable self-service functionality in Advanced Scheduler • Perform self-service tasks to execute schedule changes Prerequisites Yes Prerequisites - More Information Customer should be using WFR Advanced Scheduler. Time Monday, Nov 5 1:45PM - 3:15PM Audience Kronos Workforce Ready Customers Recommended Track Kronos Workforce Ready Session Type Education Workshop Session Duration 90 minute Location Copperleaf 7, West Level 2 Required Fee: There is a fee associated with this session. You may reserve a seat in this session during registration on a first-come, first-serve basis.
EW401 [EDUCATION WORKSHOP - $50 FEE] Kronos Workforce Ready: Using Formulas in Reports 1:45PM - 3:15PM Copperleaf 9, West Level 2 show more Description Are you seeking to customize your reports more to optimize data retrieval? This workshop provides exercises that will increase your skills in creating custom column formulas for use in a variety of reports for different modules. The formulas covered includes if-then-else, computation, concatenation, and padding/character-limiting functions.
• Discover custom column-writing techniques • Analyze limits to custom column functionality • Write formulas for different use cases Prerequisites No Time Monday, Nov 5 1:45PM - 3:15PM Audience Kronos Workforce Ready Customers Recommended Track Kronos Workforce Ready Session Type Education Workshop Session Duration 90 minute Location Copperleaf 9, West Level 2 Required Fee: There is a fee associated with this session. You may reserve a seat in this session during registration on a first-come, first-serve basis.
EW201 [EDUCATION WORKSHOP - $50 FEE] Workforce Central 8: Setting Up Alerts 1:45PM - 3:15PM Copperleaf 11, West Level 2 show more Description Would you like to be able to automate how managers are notified and respond to various events, such as Timecard Exceptions, Attendance Events, Leave Events, and others? Come to this hands-on workshop for application administrators to learn how to set up and use Workforce Central 8 Alerts. Workforce Central 8 Alerts and Notifications provide a real-time solution for managers to view and react to a variety of events.
• Use the Alerts Widget • Configure a Navigator Alert • Create Alert conditions to validate Alert configuration Prerequisites Yes Prerequisites - More Information General working knowledge of Workforce Central Products, Navigator, and Workflow Notifications. Time Monday, Nov 5 1:45PM - 3:15PM Audience Workforce Central Customers Session Type Education Workshop Session Duration 90 minute Location Copperleaf 11, West Level 2 Required Fee: There is a fee associated with this session. You may reserve a seat in this session during registration on a first-come, first-serve basis.
EW101 [EDUCATION WORKSHOP - $50 FEE] Workforce Central 8: Editing Timecards After Signoff with WFC v8.0.13+ Historical Corrections 1:45PM - 3:15PM Copperleaf 10, West Level 2 show more Description Do you need to edit timecards in signed-off pay periods? Do you wish there was an easy way to edit or delete these corrections? Do you want to preview the impact of a historical correction before applying it? Attend this hands-on session and learn to perform these tasks and more with the redesigned and greatly enhanced WFC v8.0.13+ Historical Corrections feature. Come see how this feature can enhance your experience with editing signed-off time.
• Identify the basic configuration required to enable historical corrections • Perform historical corrections to a signed-off timecard, and preview impact before saving it • Review historical corrections via the Historical Corrections and Audits timecard add-ons • Edit and delete historical corrections in a timecard Prerequisites No Time Monday, Nov 5 1:45PM - 3:15PM Audience Workforce Central Customers Session Type Education Workshop Session Duration 90 minute Location Copperleaf 10, West Level 2 Required Fee: There is a fee associated with this session. You may reserve a seat in this session during registration on a first-come, first-serve basis.
EW301 [EDUCATION WORKSHOP - $50 FEE] Workforce Central 8: New Features: Configuring and Using the Request Manager 1:45PM - 3:15PM Copperleaf 12, West Level 2 show more Description Would you like to be able to automate how managers view and respond to employee self-service requests? Come to this hands-on workshop for schedulers, managers, and application administrators to learn how to set up and use the Workforce Central automated solution for handling employee requests. The Request Manager provides a centralized location from which to review, filter, sort, and act on all types of employee requests.
• Configure and navigate the Request Manager widget • Respond to employee requests using the Request Manager widget • Submit requests for employees Prerequisites Yes Prerequisites - More Information Understand basic navigation through Workforce Scheduler and Setup screens. Time Monday, Nov 5 1:45PM - 3:15PM Audience Workforce Central Customers Session Type Education Workshop Session Duration 90 minute Location Copperleaf 12, West Level 2 Required Fee: There is a fee associated with this session. You may reserve a seat in this session during registration on a first-come, first-serve basis.
802 All Customers: Employment Law in 2018: What’s Been Done and What’s to Come 1:45PM - 2:45PM Starvine 10, West Level 3 show more Description Join Ari Hersher and Justin Curley from Seyfarth Shaw LLP as they discuss the tumultuous year in Washington and what it means for you, your business, and your employees. Ari and Justin will review recent changes and litigation in Congress and in the EEOC, DOL, and NLRB, and other issues related to employment law, and discuss key issues that may impact your organization.
• Learn the who’s who of the EEOC, DOL and NLRB • Get up to speed on recent legislation related to employment law • Understand the priorities coming out of Washington and what you can do to be sure you’re in compliance Prerequisites No Time Monday, Nov 5 1:45PM - 2:45PM Audience All Customers Recommended Track HR Administration and Management Session Type Other Session Duration 60 minute Location Starvine 10, West Level 3
102 Healthcare: How Cleveland Clinic Embraced Workforce Management Across the Enterprise 1:45PM - 3:15PM Starvine 3, West Level 3 show more Description Cleveland Clinic will share how it navigated the complex landscape of workforce management within finance, IT, HR, nursing, and clinical operations and established a sustainable approach to implementation and employee adoption for the future.
• Build a business case that supports enterprise strategies and operational goals • Discover how to set up an effective and sustainable structure within your enterprise • Learn how to empower and engage your workforce Prerequisites No Time Monday, Nov 5 1:45PM - 3:15PM Audience All Customers,Workforce Central Customers Recommended Track Healthcare Session Type Case Study Session Duration 90 minute Location Starvine 3, West Level 3
101 Healthcare: Payroll-Based Journal — Have You Been Audited by CMS? Panel: Genesis Healthcare, StoneGate Senior Living, Kronos 1:45PM - 2:45PM Starvine 9, West Level 3 show more Description There has been a disruption in your business, Kronos isn’t just for Timekeeping. This session will be a panel discussion and open conversation about the experiences of StoneGate Senior Living and Genesis Healthcare using Kronos to gather the data for the Payroll-Based Journal.
• Hear from providers that have experienced the audit process • Learn the benefits of agency hours in Kronos • Understand the reports they used to validate their data for CMS Prerequisites No Time Monday, Nov 5 1:45PM - 2:45PM Audience All Customers Recommended Track Healthcare Session Type Panel Session Duration 60 minute Location Starvine 9, West Level 3
301 Kronos FMSI: Diving into the Hottest Trends in 21st-Century Branch Banking and Retail 1:45PM - 2:45PM Bluethorn 3, West Level 1 show more Description Mobile and online banking haven’t spelled the end of the physical branch. Far from it! Account holders still value brick-and-mortar branch locations staffed with knowledgeable employees to help them with more-complex, higher-value interactions such as mortgages. In this session, we’ll review best practices around universal staffing approaches, discuss ITM strategies, and review the latest lobby management trends.
• Understand ITM strategies — what’s working and what’s not working • Gain a better understanding of the latest lobby management trends • Learn best practices around universal staffing approaches Prerequisites No Time Monday, Nov 5 1:45PM - 2:45PM Audience Kronos FMSI Recommended Track Kronos FMSI Session Type Kronos Expert Session Duration 60 minute Location Bluethorn 3, West Level 1
201 Kronos iSeries Central: Looking Forward — v7 and Beyond 1:45PM - 2:45PM Starvine 13, West Level 3 show more Description Visit with our management team for a product briefing and roadmap for the Kronos iSeries Central workforce management system. You will learn our Kronos engineering strategy and how it relates to Kronos iSeries Central. We will showcase the 8 release, discuss upcoming engineering projects, lay out a plan of record for subsequent releases of Kronos iSeries Central, and answer your questions about product direction.
• Review major features in version 8 • Discuss post-8 engineering plans and future release schedules • Understand Kronos iSeries Central as part of a Kronos long-term product solution and how it is affected by the cloud initiative Prerequisites No Time Monday, Nov 5 1:45PM - 2:45PM Audience Kronos iSeries Central Customers Recommended Track Kronos iSeries Central Session Type Kronos Expert Session Duration 60 minute Location Starvine 13, West Level 3
601 Kronos Workforce AutoTime: Welcome Session 1:45PM - 2:10PM Starvine 8, West Level 3 show more Description Welcome to our first full KronosWorks track for Workforce AutoTime. Meet the AutoTime leadership team and learn what’s on the agenda over the next two and a half days. Don’t miss this chance to hear directly about the latest and greatest solution advancements. Not only will you receive an exclusive look at what’s coming next (a big product announcement!), but you’ll also get need-to-know information about how to make the most of your KronosWorks experience.
• Hear about the Kronos commitment to Workforce AutoTime • Hear an overview of the Workforce AutoTime sessions Prerequisites No Time Monday, Nov 5 1:45PM - 2:10PM Audience Kronos Workforce AutoTime Recommended Track Kronos Workforce AutoTime Session Type Kronos Expert Session Duration 25 minute Location Starvine 8, West Level 3
501 Kronos Workforce Ready Opening Session: The Big Product Announcement Jessica Griffin, Kronos 1:45PM - 2:45PM Joshua 9, East Level 1 show more Description Have we got news for you! Don’t miss the chance to hear directly from Workforce Ready leadership about the latest and greatest solution advancements. Not only will you receive an exclusive look our new user experience, but you’ll also get need-to-know information about how to make the most of your KronosWorks experience. This is an action-packed session you’ll want on your agenda following the KronosWorks opening remarks.
• Understand what’s new in Workforce Ready. • Learn how to make the most of your KronosWorks experience. • Ask your hard-hitting product questions. Prerequisites No Time Monday, Nov 5 1:45PM - 2:45PM Audience Kronos Workforce Ready Customers Recommended Track Kronos Workforce Ready Session Type Kronos Expert Session Duration 60 minute Location Joshua 9, East Level 1
905 Unleashing the Potential of Your Workforce; by WorkJam 1:45PM - 2:10PM Starvine 12, West Level 3 show more Description Steve Kramer, CEO of WorkJam, will discuss the modern business climate and how to ensure success through Digital Workplace technology. Steve will cover how to build an agile workforce, the importance of a single employee experience, and global scalability.
• How to build an agile workforce • The importance of a single employee experience • Ensuring global scalability Time Monday, Nov 5 1:45PM - 2:10PM Audience All Customers Recommended Track Kronos Workforce Dimensions,HR Administration and Management,Workforce Central: Performance and Configuration,Payroll Administration and Management,Workforce Central: Front-end Usability Session Type Other Session Duration 25 minute Location Starvine 12, West Level 3
858 Workforce Central: Develop the Right Forecast to Schedule Effectively 1:45PM - 2:45PM Starvine 11, West Level 3 show more Description Join the Kronos Retail Advisory Services team for a conversation on how to improve and enhance your current forecasting and scheduling practices. Industry experts in the competitive retail landscape will provide guidance on how you can maximize the efficiency and effectiveness of scheduling outputs. This session will provide the foundation for a comprehensive strategy and allow you to deliver and predict volume more accurately to meet customer demands, reduce scheduling inefficiencies to control labor costs; improve employee satisfaction with schedules that align labor and demand and give time back to managers to develop their teams’ skills and drive sales.
• See an overview of how Kronos forecasting algorithms and special events affect forecasts • Learn how to identify ideal forecasting algorithms for your customer volume and seasonal demand • Discover best practices and recommendations for maintaining forecast accuracy moving forward • See an overview of the different scheduling engines and how they could be used to improve or enhance your current processes Time Monday, Nov 5 1:45PM - 2:45PM Audience Workforce Central Customers Recommended Track Workforce Central: Front-end Usability Session Type Kronos Expert Session Duration 60 minute Location Starvine 11, West Level 3
819 Workforce Central: Interfacing Workforce Activities with Work Order and Payroll Systems — UMass Amherst 1:45PM - 2:10PM Pinyon 2, West Level 1 show more Description With over 500 physical plant employees performing work tasks daily across the campus, UMass Amherst relies heavily on Workforce Activities and its ability to communicate with other management systems, including IBM Tririga for Work Orders and PeopleSoft for Payroll. Join Patty Roper from UMass Amherst as she talks about the different labor data being bidirectionally fed to each of the systems, creating a faster, easier flow of work tasks for both employees and managers.
• Learn how time worked on an activity automatically feeds into the work-order system • Explore accrual time and overtime sent to the payroll system • Learn to copy activities from prior days/weeks • Discover how managers can approve activities from anywhere Prerequisites No Time Monday, Nov 5 1:45PM - 2:10PM Audience Workforce Central Customers Recommended Track Workforce Central: Performance and Configuration,Workforce Central: Front-end Usability Session Type Case Study Session Duration 25 minute Location Pinyon 2, West Level 1
821 Workforce Central: Multinational Workforce Management — Best Practices for Deploying Kronos Around the World; by State Street Bank, Transocean 1:45PM - 2:45PM Pinyon 1, West Level 1 show more Description Globalization continues to impact business operations across all industries — from manufacturing and supply chain to retail and financial services. To meet consumer demand and remain competitive, companies are reimagining how to deliver goods and services to their customers around the world — and a critical aspect of this strategy remains the ability to effectively deploy, manage, and engage a global workforce. This interactive panel discussion will cover various topics related to workforce management standardization initiatives as well as multinational deployment of Kronos solutions.
• Discover best practices for how to create and execute an effective global workforce management strategy • Learn how Kronos solutions enable standardization for global visibility and localization for regional controls • Hear lessons learned for how to approach multinational implementations Prerequisites No Time Monday, Nov 5 1:45PM - 2:45PM Audience All Customers Recommended Track Workforce Central: Performance and Configuration,Workforce Central: Front-end Usability Session Type Case Study Session Duration 60 minute Location Pinyon 1, West Level 1
826R Workforce Central: Navigating Workforce Central 1:45PM - 2:45PM Starvine 6, West Level 3 show more Description Need some help navigating the Navigator? Are you curious about the best ways to view data and keep schedules up to date? This session will provide tips and tricks and best practice guidance for finding your way around Workforce Timekeeper 8. Receive insight into resources you can use to help increase your productivity as well as make the process for viewing and updating data seamless and efficient.
• Utilize Genies to display, manage, and export data • Run, schedule, and email reports • Update schedules using Quick Action tools Prerequisites No Time Monday, Nov 5 1:45PM - 2:45PM Audience Workforce Central Customers Recommended Track Workforce Central: Front-end Usability Session Type Kronos Expert Session Duration 60 minute Location Starvine 6, West Level 3
822R Workforce Central: Preparing for a Flash-Free Future 1:45PM - 2:45PM Juniper 3, West Level 3 show more Description The countdown to 2020 has begun. Is your organization ready to move away from Flash? We’ll go over what these changes mean, how they affect your organization, and how to prepare. Don’t wait until your system comes to a halt once browsers stop supporting Flash — learn about making the shift today!
• Learn what paths are available and what’s best for you • Learn how Kronos will help migrate widgets to HTML5 • Understand how and when Workforce Central 8.1 is going to be Flash-free Prerequisites No Time Monday, Nov 5 1:45PM - 2:45PM Audience Workforce Central Customers Recommended Track Workforce Central: Performance and Configuration Session Type Kronos Expert Session Duration 60 minute Location Juniper 3, West Level 3
823R Workforce Central: Roundtable — Let’s Talk Testing by User Role 1:45PM - 2:45PM Starvine 5, West Level 3 show more Description Testing is the key to a successful go-live experience. And it’s a critical piece of your implementation process as well. Pull up a chair at this interactive roundtable session to discuss test-planning challenges and implementation strategies with your peers. Gain knowledge from others who share your role — payroll, HR, operations, and more — and offer your own insights as well! Kronos experts will provide examples of advanced data manipulation that will help you work toward an efficient and successful implementation, upgrade, or product add-on.
• Learn techniques for advanced data validation and manipulation • Discover how to avoid mistakes by assembling and organizing the right team • Learn workforce-specific test planning and validation strategies Time Monday, Nov 5 1:45PM - 2:45PM Audience Workforce Central Customers Recommended Track Workforce Central: Front-end Usability Session Type Kronos Expert Session Duration 60 minute Location Starvine 5, West Level 3
824R Workforce Central: Tips and Tricks for IT and Database Administrators 1:45PM - 2:45PM Starvine 1, West Level 3 show more Description Don’t miss your chance to receive inside intel on managing your data storage center. Designed for first-line supporters of Workforce Timekeeper servers, this session focuses on need-to-know technical tips for ensuring your Kronos solution is a properly maintained, healthy, and well-performing application. Kronos experts will highlight important factors to consider when you preform updates, regular maintenance, and cleanups, as well as discuss the organizational impact of these critical tasks on your solution success.
• Understand and manage the various Workforce Central and related component logs and events • Learn about system updates and restarts, from operating system patching to planning routine or urgent system restarts • Learn database administration basics to ensure the database is set up for the recommended maintenance Prerequisites No Time Monday, Nov 5 1:45PM - 2:45PM Audience Workforce Central Customers Recommended Track Workforce Central: Performance and Configuration Session Type Kronos Expert Session Duration 60 minute Location Starvine 1, West Level 3
820 Workforce Central: Update from T-Mobile: Timekeeping and Labor Best Practices for a Successful Workforce Management Strategy 1:45PM - 2:10PM Pinyon 3, West Level 1 show more Description Last year, T-Mobile gave us insight into its workforce management journey. They’re joining us again this year to provide an update on new strategies and lessons learned along the way. Hear how T-Mobile combines timekeeping and labor best practices into a cohesive workforce management experience.
• Review T-Mobile’s analysis and recommendations on staffing, scheduling and labor management • Learn how T-Mobile measures schedule effectiveness • Understand T-Mobile’s use of a timekeeping index to promote a holistic approach in timekeeping management, driving visibility of employee behavior with respect to overtime, punching, and actual hours worked Prerequisites No Time Monday, Nov 5 1:45PM - 2:10PM Audience All Customers Recommended Track Workforce Central: Performance and Configuration,Workforce Central: Front-end Usability Session Type Case Study Session Duration 25 minute Location Pinyon 3, West Level 1
420R Workforce Dimensions Playground 1:45PM - 2:10PM Copperleaf 6, West Level 2 show more Description Come play in our sandbox and get your hands dirty! In this session, you’ll complete a series of guided exercises to simulate a “day in the life” of an end-user and learn new ways to work with Workforce Dimensions.
• Examine employee requests • Update schedules • Review and adjust timecards • Run and review reports Prerequisites No Time Monday, Nov 5 1:45PM - 2:10PM Audience All Customers Recommended Track Kronos Workforce Dimensions Session Type Other Session Duration 25 minute Location Copperleaf 6, West Level 2
402 Workforce Dimensions: Engaging a Mobile Workforce through Smartphone Applications by Facebook Workplace, Even 1:45PM - 2:10PM Juniper 2, West Level 3 show more Description Come and learn how the Workforce Dimensions platform enables powerful integrations, allowing organizations and employees to collaborate and perform important tasks through mobile applications. Apps like Facebook Workplace allow employees to view their schedules and fill open shifts on-the-go. Even is rethinking how employees get paid as they deliver on-demand functionality through an app.
• Learn how smartphone applications can enable your mobile workforce • Discover how to engage your workforce in applications they use every day • See how Facebook Workplace and Even are extending functionality in Workforce Dimensions Prerequisites No Time Monday, Nov 5 1:45PM - 2:10PM Audience All Customers Recommended Track Kronos Workforce Dimensions Session Type Case Study Session Duration 25 minute Location Juniper 2, West Level 3
401 Workforce Dimensions: The Future of Work Is Now 1:45PM - 2:45PM Juniper 1, West Level 3 show more Description The future of work is changing, and Kronos continues to innovate with Workforce Dimensions. Attend this session to learn about what’s new in the product, what’s coming next, and how concepts like machine learning, artificial intelligence, and embedded analytics are redefining your industry. Learn about the vision of Workforce Dimensions from the global VP of product management.
• Learn about what’s happened in the past 12 months • Discover how Workforce Dimensions is reshaping the future • Understand what innovations are on the product roadmap Prerequisites No Time Monday, Nov 5 1:45PM - 2:45PM Audience All Customers Recommended Track Kronos Workforce Dimensions Session Type Kronos Expert Session Duration 60 minute Location Juniper 1, West Level 3
701 Workforce TeleStaff: Welcome and Solution Update 1:45PM - 2:45PM Juniper 4, West Level 3 show more Description Join us for a special welcome and solution update exclusively for Workforce TeleStaff and TeleStaff customers. Learn what we’ve accomplished since the last KronosWorks, get insight into current and upcoming product enhancements, and hear about other important announcements we have to share.
• Review major accomplishments and innovation since the last KronosWorks • Learn about current and upcoming product enhancements • Hear about additional important updates Prerequisites No Time Monday, Nov 5 1:45PM - 2:45PM Audience Workforce TeleStaff Customers Recommended Track Kronos Workforce TeleStaff Session Type Kronos Expert Session Duration 60 minute Location Juniper 4, West Level 3
2:20pm 807R All Customers: Introducing Kronos Insiders 2:20PM - 2:45PM Pinyon 3, West Level 1 show more Description Calling all Kronos enthusiasts! Do you enjoy talking about Kronos and sharing your experience with others? If you’re thinking yes, then come on down to hear about the Kronos Insiders program. Join current program participants and Kronos program leaders to understand what it means to be a Kronos Insiders. You’ll learn how you can connect with other customers while amplifying your success.
• Understand what the Kronos Insiders program is and what it involves • Find out how you can become a Kronos Insiders • Learn how you can network with customers while expanding your own Kronos opportunities Prerequisites No Time Monday, Nov 5 2:20PM - 2:45PM Audience All Customers Session Type Kronos Expert Session Duration 25 minute Location Pinyon 3, West Level 1
815R All Customers: Stump the Kronos Community 2:20PM - 2:45PM Pinyon 2, West Level 1 show more Description Sadly, you won’t get any PowerPoint slides in this session, but you will learn best practices to find what you’re looking for in the Kronos Community! Today, community members perform over 12,000 searches a week! Bring us your search terms, and if we can’t find the answer, you’ll win a fabulous prize! Even if you don’t win, you’ll have some fun and learn great tips for searching and filtering Kronos Community search for your products.
• Filter searches for your product platform — Workforce Central, Workforce Dimensions, Workforce Ready, etc. • Learn whom to contact if you still can’t find the content you need • Find what you’re looking for in the Kronos Community Time Monday, Nov 5 2:20PM - 2:45PM Audience All Customers Session Type Kronos Expert Session Duration 25 minute Location Pinyon 2, West Level 1
403 The Benefits of Automated Testing in a SaaS World; by TestAssure 2:20PM - 2:45PM Juniper 2, West Level 3 show more Description The future is SaaS, but amidst technology and HR solution updates, how do you ensure that the business is running smoothly and your employees are paid accurately and on time … every-time? Attend this session to learn how a large multinational retail corporation dramatically improved its employee experience and lessened the technology impact for its 1.2M employees, all while increasing the number of updates from four to over 26 per year.
• Gain an understanding of how automated testing can help speed up your business and deliver more value • Discover how automated testing can help accelerate and speed up value • Understand the 10 steps required to build your own automated testing framework Prerequisites No Time Monday, Nov 5 2:20PM - 2:45PM Audience All Customers Recommended Track Kronos Workforce Dimensions Session Type Case Study Session Duration 25 minute Location Juniper 2, West Level 3
420R2 Workforce Dimensions Playground 2:20PM - 2:45PM Copperleaf 6, West Level 2 show more Description Come play in our sandbox and get your hands dirty! In this session, you’ll complete a series of guided exercises to simulate a “day in the life” of an end-user and learn new ways to work with Workforce Dimensions.
• Examine employee requests • Update schedules • Review and adjust timecards • Run and review reports Prerequisites No Time Monday, Nov 5 2:20PM - 2:45PM Audience All Customers Recommended Track Kronos Workforce Dimensions Session Type Other Session Duration 25 minute Location Copperleaf 6, West Level 2
2:30pm 602 Kronos Workforce AutoTime: Advantage — The Path Forward 2:30PM - 4:00PM Starvine 8, West Level 3 show more Description The Kronos Workforce AutoTime team continues to add significant functionality to better support your organization’s requirements. In this session, we will review many of the key features available only in Workforce AutoTime, including our new schedule editor, improved timecard editing, support for mandatory meal rules, and improved supervisor dashboards. This session will provide useful information, whether you are currently on AutoTime 6, AutoTime 7, or even earlier Workforce AutoTime versions.
• Discover the advantages of Workforce AutoTime over AutoTime 6 • Discover the advantages of Workforce AutoTime over AutoTime 7 Prerequisites No Time Monday, Nov 5 2:30PM - 4:00PM Audience Kronos Workforce AutoTime Recommended Track Kronos Workforce AutoTime Session Type Kronos Expert Session Duration 90 minute Location Starvine 8, West Level 3
3:45pm EW501 [EDUCATION WORKSHOP - $50 FEE] Kronos Workforce Ready: Configuring Reports 3:45PM - 5:15PM Copperleaf 9, West Level 2 show more Description In this workshop you will learn many essential strategies for fine-tuning reports, including sorting/filtering/grouping columns, adjusting date ranges, harnessing the employee filter, and recognizing key mobile, time and labor, HR, payroll, and audit trail reports.
• Apply column filters with a variety of operands • Configure single/multilevel column sorting and grouping • Adjust date range options and the employee filter • Identify the key mobile, time and labor, HR, payroll, and audit trail reports Prerequisites No Time Monday, Nov 5 3:45PM - 5:15PM Audience Kronos Workforce Ready Customers Recommended Track Kronos Workforce Ready Session Type Education Workshop Session Duration 90 minute Location Copperleaf 9, West Level 2 Required Fee: There is a fee associated with this session. You may reserve a seat in this session during registration on a first-come, first-serve basis.
EW713 [EDUCATION WORKSHOP - $50 FEE] Kronos Workforce Ready: Making the Most of Time and Labor Scheduling 3:45PM - 5:15PM Copperleaf 7, West Level 2 show more Description Attend this hands-on workshop to learn how to harness scheduling functionality to improve the accuracy and flexibility of schedules maintained inside Workforce Ready. This session provides a comprehensive look at how to get the most out of work schedules, daily rules, work schedule policies, and scheduling screens.
• Create and modify work schedules and daily rules • Interpret work schedule policies options • Distinguish between scheduling screens Prerequisites No Time Monday, Nov 5 3:45PM - 5:15PM Audience Kronos Workforce Ready Customers Recommended Track Kronos Workforce Ready Session Type Education Workshop Session Duration 90 minute Location Copperleaf 7, West Level 2 Required Fee: There is a fee associated with this session. You may reserve a seat in this session during registration on a first-come, first-serve basis.
EW714 [EDUCATION WORKSHOP - $50 FEE] Kronos Workforce Ready:The Hire-to-Retire Lifecycle of an Employee 3:45PM - 5:15PM Copperleaf 8, West Level 2 show more Description Explore the lifecycle of an employee from beginning to end. We’ll begin with the application process and move to onboarding. We will work our way through open enrollment and performance reviews, with more processes along the way. We will end with the termination or retiring of the employee.
• Hire employees through applicant tracking system • Guide employees through open enrollment • Complete performance reviews • Terminate employees using HR Actions Prerequisites No Time Monday, Nov 5 3:45PM - 5:15PM Audience Kronos Workforce Ready Customers Recommended Track Kronos Workforce Ready Session Type Education Workshop Session Duration 90 minute Location Copperleaf 8, West Level 2 Required Fee: There is a fee associated with this session. You may reserve a seat in this session during registration on a first-come, first-serve basis.
EW202 [EDUCATION WORKSHOP - $50 FEE] Workforce Central 8: Setting Up Alerts 3:45PM - 5:15PM Copperleaf 11, West Level 2 show more Description Would you like to be able to automate how managers are notified and respond to various events, such as Timecard Exceptions, Attendance Events, Leave Events, and others? Come to this hands-on workshop for application administrators to learn how to set up and use Workforce Central 8 Alerts. Workforce Central 8 Alerts and Notifications provide a real-time solution for managers to view and react to a variety of events.
• Use the Alerts Widget • Configure a Navigator Alert • Create Alert conditions to validate Alert configuration Prerequisites Yes Prerequisites - More Information General working knowledge of Workforce Central Products, Navigator, and Workflow Notifications. Time Monday, Nov 5 3:45PM - 5:15PM Audience Workforce Central Customers Session Type Education Workshop Session Duration 90 minute Location Copperleaf 11, West Level 2 Required Fee: There is a fee associated with this session. You may reserve a seat in this session during registration on a first-come, first-serve basis.
EW102 [EDUCATION WORKSHOP - $50 FEE] Workforce Central 8: Editing Timecards After Signoff with WFC v8.0.13+ Historical Corrections 3:45PM - 5:15PM Copperleaf 10, West Level 2 show more Description Do you need to edit timecards in signed-off pay periods? Do you wish there was an easy way to edit or delete these corrections? Do you want to preview the impact of a historical correction before applying it? Attend this hands-on session and learn to perform these tasks and more with the redesigned and greatly enhanced WFC v8.0.13+ Historical Corrections feature. Come see how this feature can enhance your experience with editing signed-off time.
• Identify the basic configuration required to enable historical corrections • Perform historical corrections to a signed-off timecard, and preview impact before saving it • Review historical corrections via the Historical Corrections and Audits timecard add-ons • Edit and delete historical corrections in a timecard Prerequisites No Time Monday, Nov 5 3:45PM - 5:15PM Audience Workforce Central Customers Session Type Education Workshop Session Duration 90 minute Location Copperleaf 10, West Level 2 Required Fee: There is a fee associated with this session. You may reserve a seat in this session during registration on a first-come, first-serve basis.
EW302 [EDUCATION WORKSHOP - $50 FEE] Workforce Central 8: New Features: Configuring and Using the Request Manager 3:45PM - 5:15PM Copperleaf 12, West Level 2 show more Description Would you like to be able to automate how managers view and respond to employee self-service requests? Come to this hands-on workshop for schedulers, managers, and application administrators to learn how to set up and use the Workforce Central automated solution for handling employee requests. The Request Manager provides a centralized location from which to review, filter, sort, and act on all types of employee requests.
• Configure and navigate the Request Manager widget • Respond to employee requests using the Request Manager widget • Submit requests for employees Prerequisites Yes Prerequisites - More Information Understand basic navigation through Workforce Scheduler and Setup screens. Time Monday, Nov 5 3:45PM - 5:15PM Audience Workforce Central Customers Session Type Education Workshop Session Duration 90 minute Location Copperleaf 12, West Level 2 Required Fee: There is a fee associated with this session. You may reserve a seat in this session during registration on a first-come, first-serve basis.
EW811 [EDUCATION WORKSHOP - $50 FEE] Workforce TeleStaff: Beginner/Intermediate Rules Workshop 3:45PM - 5:15PM Joshua 3, East Level 1 show more Description This hands-on workshop is designed for beginning-to-intermediate Workforce TeleStaff administrators who have some experience with rules and want to further their rule-building skills and knowledge. In this workshop, you’ll learn why rules are the foundation of your Workforce TeleStaff solution and how they work, how to design and build rules efficiently, and best practices.
• Learn how all the rules folders work together to drive staffing decisions. • Create qualifying, disqualifying, and sorting rules • Troubleshooting your rules with the help of audits • Learn to troubleshoot rules Prerequisites No Time Monday, Nov 5 3:45PM - 5:15PM Audience Workforce TeleStaff Customers Recommended Track Kronos Workforce TeleStaff Session Type Education Workshop Session Duration 90 minute Location Joshua 3, East Level 1 Required Fee: There is a fee associated with this session. You may reserve a seat in this session during registration on a first-come, first-serve basis.
103 Healthcare: Post-Acute and Senior Living — Connect, Communicate, and Problem-Solve with Peers 3:45PM - 5:15PM Starvine 5, West Level 3 show more Description The post-acute and senior living industry faces a slightly different set of challenges than the rest of healthcare. Join this roundtable to discuss pressing industry issues and how your peers are meeting them with Kronos solutions and services.
• Brainstorm ways to address industry trends and compliance regulations • Gain new insights on various Kronos solutions • Hear how your peers are tackling the staffing shortage and keeping employees engaged Prerequisites No Time Monday, Nov 5 3:45PM - 5:15PM Audience All Customers Recommended Track Healthcare Session Type Roundtable Session Duration 90 minute Location Starvine 5, West Level 3
4:00pm 805 All Customers: Hire and Retain Great People: Understand the 5 Currencies You Must Use in 2019 to Win Great Talent; by Ankura 4:00PM - 5:00PM Starvine 9, West Level 3 show more Description This is a must-attend event for companies that have a hard time hiring and retaining good or great employees. With the increasing focus on cash and fringe benefits, companies have missed an incredible opportunity to pay employees in alternative, nonfinancial currencies. Learn the currencies accepted by the younger workforce and why, if you are not paying them, someone else will. Also, without a wide range of benefits, employees will demand higher wages and greater cash benefits. This is a race to the bottom that will kill profits. There is a better, more dynamic way to engage the workforce. Join us for this groundbreaking session.
• What are the five currencies accepted by employees that are not financial? • Why is now the time to change your compensation mindset, and what will happen if you don’t? • Learn how to jumpstart this program and be an incredible change agent in your own environment • How can these currencies impact your culture? Prerequisites No Time Monday, Nov 5 4:00PM - 5:00PM Audience All Customers Recommended Track HR Administration and Management Session Type Other Session Duration 60 minute Location Starvine 9, West Level 3
833 All Customers: Navigating the New Predictive and Flexible Scheduling Legislation 4:00PM - 5:00PM Pinyon 1, West Level 1 show more Description Join Bruce M. Steen, chair of McGuireWoods LLP’s labor and employment practice, as he discusses the recent scheduling legislation for the retail, hospitality, and food service industries, and key issues that may impact your business. Hear from New Seasons Market, a grocer with locations in Oregon, Seattle, and Northern California, as it shares strategies for maintaining compliance.
• Learn the state and local ramifications that could result from noncompliance • Get the latest updates on predictive scheduling legislation across the country • Understand the changes that could impact your organization and ways to prepare Prerequisites No Time Monday, Nov 5 4:00PM - 5:00PM Audience All Customers Recommended Track Workforce Central: Performance and Configuration,Workforce Central: Front-end Usability,Kronos Workforce Dimensions Session Type Case Study Session Duration 60 minute Location Pinyon 1, West Level 1
105 Healthcare: Powered by Kronos EZCall; Kalamazoo Anesthesiology, ProHealth Care, University Medical Center, Kronos 4:00PM - 5:00PM Starvine 12, West Level 3 show more Description Learn about the benefits of Kronos EZCall, Workforce periOp Scheduler, and the Kronos EZCall Enterprise Portal. Hear how these organizations are utilizing solutions powered by Kronos EZCall, from Kalamazoo Anesthesiology using Kronos EZCall for physician scheduling to University Medical Center using Workforce periOp Scheduler for its perioperative call schedules and daily OR dashboard to ProHealth Care using the Kronos EZCall Enterprise Portal for a systemwide view of the on-call schedule.
• Discover the benefits these organizations have realized using the solutions • Understand the different solutions powered by Kronos EZCall • Hear how the solutions are being utilized in the different organizations Prerequisites No Time Monday, Nov 5 4:00PM - 5:00PM Audience Workforce Central Customers,Workforce Dimensions Customers,Workforce Ready Customers Recommended Track Healthcare Session Type Panel Session Duration 60 minute Location Starvine 12, West Level 3
104 Healthcare: Standardizing Workforce Processes; by St. Joseph’s Health 4:00PM - 4:25PM Starvine 3, West Level 3 show more Description Hear how St. Joseph’s Health used technology to standardize processes and align workforce goals through real-time reporting. Through education and support it was able to successfully change the culture and communicate the benefits of the new solution. St. Joseph’s created a best practices governance structure to ensure project success.
• Understand the benefits it achieved by standardizing processes through integrated solutions • See how it built a full-circle team to ensure project success • Hear how St. Joseph’s successfully shifted the culture through effective change management Prerequisites No Time Monday, Nov 5 4:00PM - 4:25PM Audience Workforce Central Customers Recommended Track Healthcare Session Type Case Study Session Duration 25 minute Location Starvine 3, West Level 3
306 Kronos FMSI: Top 10 Tips and Tricks to Simplify Scheduling in the Branch 4:00PM - 5:00PM Bluethorn 3, West Level 1 show more Description Simplifying scheduling in the branch will not just make life easier for your schedulers but will also maximize the impact of your scheduler on your bottom line and service. In this session we will focus on key software features around building weekly schedules, review schedule gap management capabilities, and discuss both change management and the importance of staff adherence.
• Learn the right approach around change management as it relates to the FMSI scheduler • Understand the importance of staff adherence to schedules • Learn optimal ways to build weekly schedules • Become familiar with schedule gap management capabilities Prerequisites No Time Monday, Nov 5 4:00PM - 5:00PM Audience Kronos FMSI Recommended Track Kronos FMSI Session Type Kronos Expert Session Duration 60 minute Location Bluethorn 3, West Level 1
202 Kronos iSeries Timekeeper — Managing Employee Attestation 4:00PM - 5:00PM Starvine 13, West Level 3 show more Description Are you aware of the many features embedded in Kronos iSeries Timekeeper to help with your compliance needs? Employee attestation continues to be a hot topic for our customers across the United States. This session covers the different features available in Kronos iSeries Central V7 to help enforce and manage compliance needs such as missing punch requests, meal management, alerts for managers and employees, and questions and answers during the punch process.
• Do I have the version and applications needed to take advantage of Kronos attestation tools? • Should my organization be using the Attestation module, and if so, why? • Learn the different options that the Attestation feature provides not only to ensure compliance but also to help create the perfect paycheck Prerequisites No Time Monday, Nov 5 4:00PM - 5:00PM Audience Kronos iSeries Central Customers Recommended Track Kronos iSeries Central Session Type Kronos Expert Session Duration 60 minute Location Starvine 13, West Level 3
502 Kronos Workforce Ready: Making the Move to the New Mobile App; by ALE Solutions and Servicon 4:00PM - 5:00PM Joshua 10, East Level 1 show more Description Are you still contemplating the new Workforce Ready mobile app? Maybe you’d like to roll it out, but you’re not sure how. Well, come on down, because this is the session for you. Two Kronos customers, ALE Solutions and Servicon, are excited to share their move-to-mobile stories with you. We’ll discuss the challenges, conversations, and desired outcomes that led each customer to choose mobile, dive into the details behind their rollouts, and chat about tips and tricks gathered from their lessons learned.
• Understand how two fellow customers rolled out the new mobile experience • Gain insight into their lessons learned and victories • Learn tips and tricks for rolling out mobile at your organization Prerequisites No Time Monday, Nov 5 4:00PM - 5:00PM Audience Kronos Workforce Ready Customers Recommended Track Kronos Workforce Ready Session Type Kronos and Customer Session Session Duration 60 minute Location Joshua 10, East Level 1
829 Workforce Central Archiving — The Next Generation 4:00PM - 5:00PM Starvine 1, West Level 3 show more Description This session focuses on Enterprise Archive — the latest and most advanced data-archiving tool designed specifically for Workforce Central 8 and above. Receive an overview of a typical Enterprise Archive project, along with tips on making the process as quick and easy as possible. You’ll also gain insight into archiving best practices developed by our field resources over the past decade and review common use cases.
• Learn about available options for customers with existing pre-v8 Archive databases • Hear about what to expect from an Enterprise Archive engagement with Kronos Professional Resources • Discover the capabilities and features of Enterprise Archive Prerequisites No Time Monday, Nov 5 4:00PM - 5:00PM Audience Workforce Central Customers Recommended Track Workforce Central: Performance and Configuration Session Type Kronos Expert Session Duration 60 minute Location Starvine 1, West Level 3
830R Workforce Central: Flash Free ─ What It Means for Your Users 4:00PM - 5:00PM Starvine 11, West Level 3 show more Description We’ll cover what’s changing for users in a Flash-free Workforce Central. Join us as our product experts showcase the changes made in the platform, Workforce Timekeeper, and Workforce Scheduler, and the process for migrating Flash-based widgets to the new HTML5 widgets. Get your users ready for a Flash-free experience.
• Learn how widgets are changing and the potential impact • Learn the plan for migrating widgets to HTML5 • Get tips and advice on how to help users adopt UI changes Prerequisites No Time Monday, Nov 5 4:00PM - 5:00PM Audience Workforce Central Customers Recommended Track Workforce Central: Front-end Usability Session Type Kronos Expert Session Duration 60 minute Location Starvine 11, West Level 3
831 Workforce Central: Introduction to Business Intelligence Reporting for Workforce Central HR and Payroll 4:00PM - 5:00PM Starvine 10, West Level 3 show more Description New to business intelligence (BI) reporting? Come together with other novice users and learn how to get the most out of your Workforce Central HR and Payroll application data. Not only will you receive a demonstration providing a glimpse of the design tool, but you’ll also explore the depths of the data available to you and learn how to create reports for all levels of your organization.
• Understand the basics of BI Reporting • Learn how to create custom, dynamic reports for administrators, managers, and employees • Understand how data gathered through BI reporting can help you improve workforce productivity Prerequisites No Time Monday, Nov 5 4:00PM - 5:00PM Audience Workforce Central Customers Recommended Track HR Administration and Management,Payroll Administration and Management Session Type Kronos Expert Session Duration 60 minute Location Starvine 10, West Level 3
832 Workforce Central: Leveraging Staffing Functions to Drive Maximum Value 4:00PM - 5:00PM Pinyon 3, West Level 1 show more Description In a world where scheduling defines your work plan, efficient and effective staffing can rapidly accelerate your productivity fire. In this session, you will learn how to identify opportunities, define processes, and leverage application features and functions to drive maximum value of your Workforce Timekeeper and Scheduler solutions.
• Gain insight on improving staffing processes to drive better business outcomes • Uncover opportunities for performance and productivity improvements • Discover specific features that will help maximize the effectiveness of your Kronos solution Prerequisites No Time Monday, Nov 5 4:00PM - 5:00PM Audience Workforce Central Customers Recommended Track Workforce Central: Front-end Usability Session Type Kronos Expert Session Duration 60 minute Location Pinyon 3, West Level 1
827 Workforce Central: Optimizing Labor with Analytics — by Daimler Trucks North America 4:00PM - 4:25PM Pinyon 2, West Level 1 show more Description Learn why your minutes are worth millions. Daimler Trucks North America is the largest heavy-duty truck manufacturer in North America. Attend this session to learn how Daimler is leveraging the power of Workforce Analytics and using real-time reporting to dig into productivity data from the plant level all the way down to the employee, shift, or machine levels to turn information into actionable insight.
• Hear how Daimler Trucks North America uses Analytics to streamline productivity • Learn best practices on how to get insights out of your labor • Learn how Daimler uses its Kronos solution to strategically drive value Prerequisites No Time Monday, Nov 5 4:00PM - 4:25PM Audience All Customers Recommended Track Workforce Central: Performance and Configuration,Workforce Central: Front-end Usability Session Type Case Study Session Duration 25 minute Location Pinyon 2, West Level 1
834R Workforce Central: Tips and Tricks for Application Administrators 4:00PM - 5:00PM Juniper 4, West Level 3 show more Description We know that application administrators are pulled in many directions and may support multiple technology solutions. As an application administrator, what you need is insight into the technical details that will help enhance functionality and ensure your solution is running efficiently. In this session, you’ll delve into key topic areas like record retention, configuration analysis, moving from test to production, and setting up notifications for various processes to gain a deeper understanding of the many Workforce Timekeeper features and configuration techniques that can help maximize the solution for your organization.
• Learn how to set up, run, and manage record retention limited policies • Learn how to set up notifications around various parts of the product • Learn how to analyze and manage configuration using reports and utilities Prerequisites No Time Monday, Nov 5 4:00PM - 5:00PM Audience Workforce Central Customers Recommended Track Workforce Central: Front-end Usability Session Type Kronos Expert Session Duration 60 minute Location Juniper 4, West Level 3
648R Workforce Central: Top 10 Best Practices to Get the Most Out of Workforce Mobile 4:00PM - 4:25PM Starvine 6, West Level 3 show more Description Whether you’re thinking about deploying it or have deployed it already, Workforce Mobile is the future of the workforce. We’ll show you tips, tricks, and features you may not know about. Come join and become a mobile guru today!
• Discover Kronos solutions that work with Workforce Mobile • Learn key business benefits implementing Workforce Mobile • Learn configuration tips and tricks Prerequisites No Time Monday, Nov 5 4:00PM - 4:25PM Audience Workforce Central Customers Recommended Track Workforce Central: Front-end Usability Session Type Kronos Expert Session Duration 25 minute Location Starvine 6, West Level 3
404 Workforce Dimensions Migrations: What You Need to Know 4:00PM - 5:00PM Juniper 1, West Level 3 show more Description Interested in migrating to Workforce Dimensions, but just aren’t sure what it takes? This session will focus on sharing best practices for migrating all your data, configurations, and critical workforce information that keeps your business running to Workforce Dimensions. Understand how Kronos is trying to make your transition as smooth as possible. Hear from implementation experts and ask what’s on your mind.
• Learn about what happens to your data and configurations when you migrate • Discover a migration path and approach that could be right for you • Hear FAQs from customers and how Kronos is answering them Prerequisites No Time Monday, Nov 5 4:00PM - 5:00PM Audience All Customers Recommended Track Kronos Workforce Dimensions Session Type Kronos Expert Session Duration 60 minute Location Juniper 1, West Level 3
420R3 Workforce Dimensions Playground 4:00PM - 4:25PM Copperleaf 6, West Level 2 show more Description Come play in our sandbox and get your hands dirty! In this session, you’ll complete a series of guided exercises to simulate a “day in the life” of an end-user and learn new ways to work with Workforce Dimensions.
• Examine employee requests • Update schedules • Review and adjust timecards • Run and review reports Prerequisites No Time Monday, Nov 5 4:00PM - 4:25PM Audience All Customers Recommended Track Kronos Workforce Dimensions Session Type Other Session Duration 25 minute Location Copperleaf 6, West Level 2
405R Workforce Dimensions: Accelerating Your Workforce Dimensions Success with Kronos KnowledgeMap 4:00PM - 5:00PM Juniper 2, West Level 3 show more Description When it comes to education, we know that one size doesn’t fit all. Learn how the blended learning approach of Kronos KnowledgeMap delivers the right training at the right time to you, your core and support teams, and your users to accelerate your Workforce Dimensions success.
• Learn how to take advantage of the self-paced training tools on Kronos KnowledgeMap • Learn how a subscription to Kronos KnowledgeMap Live and unlimited live training prepares your core and support teams for deployment and continuous success • Learn how the tools in the User Adoption Resource Center support the people side of your Workforce Dimensions solution Time Monday, Nov 5 4:00PM - 5:00PM Audience Workforce Dimensions Customers Recommended Track Kronos Workforce Dimensions Session Type Kronos Expert Session Duration 60 minute Location Juniper 2, West Level 3
417 Workforce Dimensions: Schedule Forecasting 4:00PM - 4:25PM Juniper 3, West Level 3 show more Description Workforce Dimensions Forecasting is changing the game when it comes to accuracy and the user experience. Machine learning improves volume forecasting by analyzing special events, pooling data across the organization, and adapting over time. Attend this session to learn how your organization can improve schedule effectiveness with optimized labor distribution.
• Learn about the forecasting vision and what’s next on the product roadmap • Gain visibility into overall performance via the new user experience • Discover how machine learning volume forecasting delivers value Prerequisites No Time Monday, Nov 5 4:00PM - 4:25PM Audience All Customers Recommended Track Kronos Workforce Dimensions Session Type Kronos Expert Session Duration 25 minute Location Juniper 3, West Level 3
702R Workforce TeleStaff: 2018 Feature Showcase 4:00PM - 5:00PM Joshua 1, East Level 1 show more Description We’re keeping busy this year enhancing the Workforce TeleStaff solution to make scheduling and managing your workforce even easier. Come to this session and see some of the brand-new features of 2018 and how they can benefit your organization.
• Learn about the new releases and features of 2018 • Hear how the new features can benefit your organization • Learn how to configure and set up the features Prerequisites No Time Monday, Nov 5 4:00PM - 5:00PM Audience Workforce TeleStaff Customers Recommended Track Kronos Workforce TeleStaff Session Type Kronos Expert Session Duration 60 minute Location Joshua 1, East Level 1
703 Workforce TeleStaff: Introduction to Rule Design and Build 4:00PM - 5:00PM Joshua 7, East Level 1 show more Description In this introductory session, learn how your organization can design and build some of the more complex staffing rules into your Workforce TeleStaff solution. Our expert will present different options for combining and linking rules, list targets, lists, list chains, list plans, and best practices to achieve various outcomes to increase scheduling automation.
• Learn rule design combinations and linking for different outcomes to increase scheduling automation and efficiency • Learn about rules that define pay outcomes • Learn best practices for rule design and build Prerequisites No Time Monday, Nov 5 4:00PM - 5:00PM Audience Workforce TeleStaff Customers Recommended Track Kronos Workforce TeleStaff Session Type Kronos Expert Session Duration 60 minute Location Joshua 7, East Level 1
704R Workforce TeleStaff: Utilizing Workflow Notifications to Achieve Greater Transparency and Efficiency with Employee Requests 4:00PM - 5:00PM Joshua 8, East Level 1 show more Description Join us as we explore the Workflow Notification features in Workforce TeleStaff. We'll cover creating notification groups, assigning users to groups, associating work codes with workflows, and how workflows can be utilized for standard requests, shift trades, and shift trade cancellations. Let our expert show you how the Workflow Notification features can help process incoming requests more quickly and efficiently while providing greater transparency and clarity for employees.
• Learn what Workflow Notifications are and how they work and are configured • Learn how Workflow Notifications can be used to process standard requests, shift trades, and shift cancellations • Understand the best practices for implementation Prerequisites No Time Monday, Nov 5 4:00PM - 5:00PM Audience Workforce TeleStaff Customers Recommended Track Kronos Workforce TeleStaff Session Type Kronos Expert Session Duration 60 minute Location Joshua 8, East Level 1
4:15pm 603 Kronos Workforce AutoTime: Manufacturing Industry Trends — Roundtable 4:15PM - 5:15PM Starvine 8, West Level 3 show more Description We want to hear from you! What is your vision for the future of workforce management software solutions in manufacturing? We’ll have Kronos product managers join the discussion, so you’ll have an opportunity to offer your suggestions for product enhancements to help Workforce AutoTime meet your future requirements. Join this interactive session to network and learn from other companies that use Kronos Workforce AutoTime. Share best practices and strategies on ways to leverage your Workforce AutoTime solution to its fullest potential.
• Join an open discussion about your vision for the future of workforce management for manufacturing • Provide your input on how we can improve Workforce AutoTime to help meet your future requirements Prerequisites No Time Monday, Nov 5 4:15PM - 5:15PM Audience Kronos Workforce AutoTime Recommended Track Kronos Workforce AutoTime Session Type Roundtable Session Duration 60 minute Location Starvine 8, West Level 3
4:35pm 509 Kronos Workforce Ready: Using Workforce Ready Reporting to Help Drive the Perfect Payroll; by American Fidelity Assurance 4:35PM - 5:00PM Starvine 3, West Level 3 show more Description Join the senior HRIS analyst for American Fidelity Assurance as she reviews her use of Workforce Ready to help set up a number of recurring notification reports to managers, leading to a reduction in manual punch errors and a more perfect payroll. Learn how she implemented and manages this process on an ongoing basis, and hear what the feedback has been from the different stakeholders in her organization. American Fidelity Assurance has approximately 2,000 employees and is headquartered in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
• Hear the feedback of the different stakeholders on the effectiveness of a more automated reporting process • Learn of different Workforce Ready ongoing reports that can be created to significantly reduce payroll errors • Get best practices for setting up and managing ongoing Workforce Ready reports Prerequisites No Time Monday, Nov 5 4:35PM - 5:00PM Audience Kronos Workforce Ready Customers Recommended Track Kronos Workforce Ready Session Type Case Study Session Duration 25 minute Location Starvine 3, West Level 3
836 Workforce Central: Workforce Analytics Technical Readiness 4:35PM - 5:00PM Starvine 6, West Level 3 show more Description This session is for all of you technically wired, data-driven analytics experts. Jump into Analytics Manager — the ‘brain’ of your Workforce Analytics solution — and learn how you can leverage the application to prepare for upgrades and service pack releases. Kronos experts will also discuss best practices for performing the proper database maintenance that will help keep your analytics solution in a healthy, functional state.
• Prepare for upgrades and learn about upcoming service releases • Learn best practices on managing current deployments • Understand performance considerations Prerequisites No Time Monday, Nov 5 4:35PM - 5:00PM Audience Workforce Central Customers Recommended Track Workforce Central: Performance and Configuration Session Type Kronos Expert Session Duration 25 minute Location Starvine 6, West Level 3
406 Workforce Dimensions Employee Self-Service 4:35PM - 5:00PM Juniper 3, West Level 3 show more Description Empower employees with next-generation collaborative self-service. Leverage artificial intelligence and concepts from the gig economy to help employees better manage schedules to balance their work and life. Attend to learn how your organization can enhance employee self-service by leveraging request rolling period, group rotations, sequential planning, and much more.
• See what’s next on the self-service product roadmap • Learn how self-service drives automation and employee efficiency and engagement • Understand key features like shift swap recommendation, self-scheduling, and recommended schedule Prerequisites No Time Monday, Nov 5 4:35PM - 5:00PM Audience All Customers Recommended Track Kronos Workforce Dimensions Session Type Kronos Expert Session Duration 25 minute Location Juniper 3, West Level 3
420R4 Workforce Dimensions Playground 4:35PM - 5:00PM Copperleaf 6, West Level 2 show more Description Come play in our sandbox and get your hands dirty! In this session, you’ll complete a series of guided exercises to simulate a “day in the life” of an end-user and learn new ways to work with Workforce Dimensions.
• Examine employee requests • Update schedules • Review and adjust timecards • Run and review reports Prerequisites No Time Monday, Nov 5 4:35PM - 5:00PM Audience All Customers Recommended Track Kronos Workforce Dimensions Session Type Other Session Duration 25 minute Location Copperleaf 6, West Level 2
Tuesday, November 6
8:45am 804 All Customers: Global Human Capital Trends 2018; by Deloitte 8:45AM - 9:45AM Starvine 9, West Level 3 show more Description This session will explore Deloitte’s 2018 Human Capital Trends report, annual research looking at the trends in human capital management. Attend to hear key findings and projected trends from this year’s research that all organizations need to be mindful of. A major theme of this year’s report is the rise of the social enterprise, which takes into account the growing power of the individual with millennials at the forefront. Other trends to be discussed include the expectation the businesses will fill a widening leadership vacuum in society, the unforeseen impacts of technology on society even as it creates massive opportunities, AI, robotics, automation, and the hyper-connected Workplace.
• Understand how teams can lead teams and how to manage beyond the enterprise. • Workplaces are being flooded with new communications tools. How can they improve productivity? • As AI permeates the workplace, how do critical thinking, creativity, and problem-solving change? • Why have rewards remained stuck in the past, when almost every other aspect of HR has transformed? Prerequisites No Time Tuesday, Nov 6 8:45AM - 9:45AM Audience All Customers Recommended Track HR Administration and Management Session Type Other Session Duration 60 minute Location Starvine 9, West Level 3
815R2 All Customers: Stump the Kronos Community 8:45AM - 9:10AM Pinyon 2, West Level 1 show more Description Sadly, you won’t get any PowerPoint slides in this session, but you will learn best practices to find what you’re looking for in the Kronos Community! Today, community members perform over 12,000 searches a week! Bring us your search terms, and if we can’t find the answer, you’ll win a fabulous prize! Even if you don’t win, you’ll have some fun and learn great tips for searching and filtering Kronos Community search for your products.
• Filter searches for your product platform — Workforce Central, Workforce Dimensions, Workforce Ready, etc. • Learn whom to contact if you still can’t find the content you need • Find what you’re looking for in the Kronos Community Time Tuesday, Nov 6 8:45AM - 9:10AM Audience All Customers Session Type Kronos Expert Session Duration 25 minute Location Pinyon 2, West Level 1
817R All Customers: The Key to Lean — A Structured Change Management Approach 8:45AM - 9:45AM Starvine 6, West Level 3 show more Description Lean — it’s not just about production. Lean can generate positive results across the value chain and profoundly affect any organization’s long-term sustainability. But lean initiatives often lead to constant change for your people. So how do you drive continuous improvement? This session will focus on teaching you how to treat change as a process rather than as a single event and approach it from a people perspective.
• Learn to layer in change management with lean initiatives to embrace change and release fear • Learn three strategies that promote individual behavioral changes key to successful lean outcomes • Provide specific leadership actions your managers can take to promote and sustain change Prerequisites No Time Tuesday, Nov 6 8:45AM - 9:45AM Audience All Customers Recommended Track Workforce Central: Front-end Usability Session Type Kronos Expert Session Duration 60 minute Location Starvine 6, West Level 3
901 Analysis of the Global Retail Absence Survey: The 3 Golden Rules in Retail 8:45AM - 9:45AM Pinyon 1, West Level 1 show more Description In a recent global survey conducted by The Kronos Workforce Institute, we uncovered the corrosive effects of unplanned employee absence on retail operations. Hear results from the survey and analysis into the various strategies retailers an adopt to combat unplanned absences, address under/over-staffing problem and build staffing models that align effectively with the needs of customers, business and employees. With rising costs and competitors shrinking margin, managing absence effectively could represent the last easy money for retailers.
• Review global absence survey data and key takeaways • Discover the three golden rules of absence management in retail • Understand the impact of absenteeism on company culture, productivity and turnover • Learn strategies to reduce the burden of unplanned absences and build operating models to improve employee engagement and store revenue potential Prerequisites No Time Tuesday, Nov 6 8:45AM - 9:45AM Audience All Customers Recommended Track HR Administration and Management,Workforce Central: Performance and Configuration,Payroll Administration and Management,Workforce Central: Front-end Usability Session Type Panel Session Duration 60 minute Location Pinyon 1, West Level 1
106 Healthcare: Why Workforce Dimensions?: Community Healthcare System, Mackenzie Health, Unity Health, Kronos 8:45AM - 9:45AM Starvine 10, West Level 3 show more Description The way we work is changing, and the technology that helps manage your workforce must keep up. Employees expect more from their work and workforce tools. Managers need to make better decisions faster — preferably untethered — while executives need to build their brand and culture to be the “provider of choice” for both patients and employees. Hear why more and more healthcare providers are choosing Workforce Dimensions.
• Discover how Workforce Dimensions aligns with corporate goals • Learn how it will transform your workforce management processes • Understand ways it supports employee engagement • Learn why the D5 platform is so critical to its success Prerequisites No Time Tuesday, Nov 6 8:45AM - 9:45AM Audience Kronos iSeries Central Customers,Workforce Central Customers Recommended Track Healthcare Session Type Kronos and Customer Session Session Duration 60 minute Location Starvine 10, West Level 3
307 Kronos FMSI: Ways to Get More Efficient with the FMSI Dashboard 8:45AM - 9:45AM Bluethorn 3, West Level 1 show more Description Many financial services firms now recognize data as the fourth strategic pillar — along with people, process, and technology — as it has the power to transform work patterns and decision-making processes. In this session, we’ll look at the latest comparative data trends among FMSI customers, review key metrics on the FMSI dashboard and how to measure and manage them, and discuss how to drill down to get the next level of data.
• Learn the latest comparative data trends among FMSI customers • Understand better key metrics on the FMSI dashboard and how to measure and manage them • Be well-versed on the drill-down capabilities of the FMSI dashboard Prerequisites No Time Tuesday, Nov 6 8:45AM - 9:45AM Audience Kronos FMSI Recommended Track Kronos FMSI Session Type Kronos Expert Session Duration 60 minute Location Bluethorn 3, West Level 1
204 Kronos iSeries Central: The Evolution of Kronos Data Mining at HCA 8:45AM - 9:45AM Starvine 13, West Level 3 show more Description In this session, we explore the evolution of Kronos data mining at HCA, from the initial Kronos iSeries Central implementation that had a simple interface with the HCA productivity system to the current-day interface with the HCA Timewatch system, which has proactive notifications and nearly real-time views of Kronos data at the facility, department, and employee levels. We discuss plans for future analytics related to Kronos data and look at the technology/benefits of each step along the way.
• Understand the progression of HCA’s use of the Kronos iSeries Central data • Gain knowledge of how the Kronos iSeries Central data can be used and the value gained • Get ideas of other data elements that might be used to predict patterns and for notifications Prerequisites No Time Tuesday, Nov 6 8:45AM - 9:45AM Audience Kronos iSeries Central Customers Recommended Track Kronos iSeries Central Session Type Case Study Session Duration 60 minute Location Starvine 13, West Level 3
604 Kronos Workforce AutoTime: Demonstration of New Features 8:45AM - 9:45AM Starvine 8, West Level 3 show more Description Join our Workforce AutoTime experts for a live demonstration of key new features available in Workforce AutoTime. Kronos experts will present a live demonstration of some of the key features available in Workforce AutoTime . Included in this demonstration will be a review of significant enhancements made to better support time card edits, employee certification, mandatory meal rules and dialog messaging, transient assignments, the all new schedule editor. You'll learn more about how to use the existing and new features to help better meet your requirements.
• Use the new Schedule Editor • Support mandatory meal rules Prerequisites No Time Tuesday, Nov 6 8:45AM - 9:45AM Audience Kronos Workforce AutoTime Recommended Track Kronos Workforce AutoTime Session Type Demonstration Session Duration 60 minute Location Starvine 8, West Level 3
515R Kronos Workforce Ready: Adopting the New User Experience Thomas McNamara, Kronos, Brad Nycz, Kronos 8:45AM - 9:10AM Joshua 10, East Level 1 show more Description Join us as we delve into how to turn and roll out the new user experience to your organization.
• Learn how to adopt the new product announcement • Ask the Kronos experts your questions • Network with fellow users excited to adopt this latest and greatest enhancement Time Tuesday, Nov 6 8:45AM - 9:10AM Audience Kronos Workforce Ready Customers Recommended Track Kronos Workforce Ready Session Type Kronos Expert Session Duration 25 minute Location Joshua 10, East Level 1
504 Kronos Workforce Ready: Climbing the People Analytics Pyramid — Strategies for Practical Growth 8:45AM - 9:45AM Joshua 9, East Level 1 show more Description People analytics seems complicated. Things like data science, predictive algorithms, and prescriptive recommendation engines get tossed around in conversation and leave HR professionals, who are juggling a million other priorities, wondering where they’ll ever find the time to get there. Well, we’ve got good news — there are a bunch of easier incremental steps you can take to build up your people analytics capabilities over time without missing a step in your day-to-day activities. In fact, as you grow these processes you’ll become more efficient and free up time for strategic thinking, letting you get proactive about your workforce’s needs and manage trends before they affect you.
• Recognize that people analytics needs to be holistic and unified — it’s not about having a specific analytics tool; it’s about having good data from one trusted source and weaving relevant, actionable views of that data into the fabric of your HCM system • No fear around people analytics — it’s a gradual and manageable process that you can grow into a powerful and effective strategy • Understand the analytics tiers and technology available to help at each of those levels Prerequisites No Time Tuesday, Nov 6 8:45AM - 9:45AM Audience Kronos Workforce Ready Customers Recommended Track Kronos Workforce Ready Session Type Kronos Expert Session Duration 60 minute Location Joshua 9, East Level 1
503R Kronos Workforce Ready: What’s New, What’s Next with Workforce Ready Time Keeping 8:45AM - 9:10AM Joshua 1, East Level 1 show more Description Collect the insight you need to keep time on your side and stay in the know with all things Workforce Ready Timekeeping. Join us for a 25-minute session focusing on new and improved time and attendance functionality. You’ll receive a refresher on what we’ve delivered over the past year and hear about what we have in the works.
• Learn what’s new in Workforce Ready Timekeeping • Learn tips to better leverage Workforce Ready Timekeeping • Ask your hard-hitting Workforce Ready Timekeeping questions Time Tuesday, Nov 6 8:45AM - 9:10AM Audience Kronos Workforce Ready Customers Recommended Track Kronos Workforce Ready Session Type Kronos Expert Session Duration 25 minute Location Joshua 1, East Level 1
839 Workforce Central: Great Expectations — Technical Aspects of Moving to the Kronos Cloud 8:45AM - 9:45AM Starvine 1, West Level 3 show more Description Free yourself from the weight of on-premises management and get your head in the cloud. Join Kronos experts for a deep dive into upgrade preparation, trouble-free transitioning, and post-go-live strategy based on proven best practices and customer feedback. This session provides the inside scoop you need to plan and carry out your cloud upgrade from start to finish.
• Learn tips and tricks to successfully prepare for your cloud upgrade • Understand the importance of advanced testing, user adoption, and post-upgrade strategy • Identify commonly experienced go-live challenges and how to address them Prerequisites No Time Tuesday, Nov 6 8:45AM - 9:45AM Audience Workforce Central Customers Recommended Track Workforce Central: Performance and Configuration Session Type Kronos Expert Session Duration 60 minute Location Starvine 1, West Level 3
837 Workforce Central: Monitoring Workforce Timekeeper 8:45AM - 9:10AM Starvine 3, West Level 3 show more Description Workforce Timekeeper allows you to track, manage, and control employee time and attendance data in a single, centralized platform. The solution automates workforce processes and contributes to increased productivity — but it’s important to perform regular checks and balances to ensure optimum functionality. This session provides Workforce Central administrators with a comprehensive view of specific Workforce Timekeeper data points that can, and should, be monitored to avoid common system performance issues.
• Learn how to monitor Workforce Timekeeper to avoid common issues • Understand the tools that are available in Workforce Timekeeper • Gather recommendations for optimal system performance Prerequisites No Time Tuesday, Nov 6 8:45AM - 9:10AM Audience Workforce Central Customers Recommended Track Workforce Central: Performance and Configuration Session Type Kronos Expert Session Duration 25 minute Location Starvine 3, West Level 3
841 Workforce Central: Operational Reporting for the Business Analyst 8:45AM - 9:45AM Juniper 4, West Level 3 show more Description Back by popular demand! Attend this session to hear the ins and outs of operational reporting. This Workforce Central Excel-based reporting solution leverages the data manipulation capabilities of Excel to allow users to create reports that are meaningful to their organizations.
• Understand the operational reporting solution • Be able to determine when to customize an operational report • Understand what out-of-the-box reports are available and how to customize each of them Prerequisites No Time Tuesday, Nov 6 8:45AM - 9:45AM Audience Workforce Central Customers Recommended Track Workforce Central: Front-end Usability Session Type Kronos Expert Session Duration 60 minute Location Juniper 4, West Level 3
636 Workforce Central: Scheduling Best Practices; by Goodstart Early Learning 8:45AM - 9:45AM Pinyon 3, West Level 1 show more Description The vision of Goodstart Early Learning, Australia’s largest early learning provider and a not-for-profit social enterprise, is for Australia’s children to have the best possible start in life. Learn how Kronos supports and schedules more than 13,500 Goodstart staff daily, so employees can shift their focus to the 60,000 families and 70,500 children who attend Goodstart’s 649 centers nationwide.
• Understand how to leverage staffing matrix data to help set labor targets • Learn how to turn essential labor accounts into jobs to make transactions easier • Explore tips and tricks for meal break issues, reducing transactional load on the end-user • Discover the benefits of locking educators out of Kronos when essential child safety data has not been provided Prerequisites No Time Tuesday, Nov 6 8:45AM - 9:45AM Audience Workforce Central Customers Recommended Track Workforce Central: Performance and Configuration,Workforce Central: Front-end Usability Session Type Case Study Session Duration 60 minute Location Pinyon 3, West Level 1
842 Workforce Central: Unleash the Full Potential of Global Time-Off Requests 8:45AM - 9:45AM Starvine 11, West Level 3 show more Description Learn how to scale a single global time-off request (GTOR) request sub-type for multiple employee populations through advanced configuration techniques for holidays, unscheduled days, day time equivalence and approval settings.
• Gain a deeper understanding of the review purposes, lists, and approval settings • Learn how these new features can be leveraged to scale GTOR • Discover automatic approval features you may not be utilizing Time Tuesday, Nov 6 8:45AM - 9:45AM Audience Workforce Central Customers Recommended Track Workforce Central: Performance and Configuration Session Type Kronos Expert Session Duration 60 minute Location Starvine 11, West Level 3
882 Workforce Central: Year-End Payroll Processing with Workforce Central Payroll 8:45AM - 9:45AM Starvine 12, West Level 3 show more Description Processing year-end payroll on time and on budget can feel like it requires superhuman skills. But Workforce Central Payroll lifts some of the weight off your shoulders. Attend this session to discuss best practices and timelines for conquering essential year-end tasks such as ordering forms, processing adjustments, and printing and electronically filing forms. You’ll also investigate product tools like bulk batch adjustments and business intelligence reporting and benefit from open discussion time dedicated to sharing individual tips and tricks.
• Identify useful resources to help close the current payroll year and set up for the new year • Uncover at least one new trick to simplify year-end tasks • Discuss year-end concerns with other Kronos Workforce Central Payroll customers Prerequisites No Time Tuesday, Nov 6 8:45AM - 9:45AM Audience Workforce Central Customers Recommended Track Payroll Administration and Management Session Type Kronos Expert Session Duration 60 minute Location Starvine 12, West Level 3
407R Workforce Dimensions Platform Extensibility 8:45AM - 9:10AM Juniper 2, West Level 3 show more Description The Workforce Dimensions Platform is designed to enable your workforce in the manner that best fits your business. Attend this session to learn the various platform components that can be used to extend the capabilities of Workforce Dimensions to best enable your business. Don’t miss this opportunity to hear from the product team behind the Kronos D5 platform.
• See how business processes leverage the power of Activiti to build custom workflows • Understand the API resources available to extend Workforce Dimensions • Learn how the Integration Hub leverages the power of Dell Boomi for integrating data Prerequisites No Time Tuesday, Nov 6 8:45AM - 9:10AM Audience All Customers Recommended Track Kronos Workforce Dimensions Session Type Kronos Expert Session Duration 25 minute Location Juniper 2, West Level 3
420R5 Workforce Dimensions Playground 8:45AM - 9:10AM Copperleaf 6, West Level 2 show more Description Come play in our sandbox and get your hands dirty! In this session, you’ll complete a series of guided exercises to simulate a “day in the life” of an end-user and learn new ways to work with Workforce Dimensions.
• Examine employee requests • Update schedules • Review and adjust timecards • Run and review reports Prerequisites No Time Tuesday, Nov 6 8:45AM - 9:10AM Audience All Customers Recommended Track Kronos Workforce Dimensions Session Type Other Session Duration 25 minute Location Copperleaf 6, West Level 2
408 Workforce Dimensions: Best Practices for Change Management After Go-Live. Panel: LondonEnergy, Gate Petroleum, University of Colorado Boulder, Kronos 8:45AM - 9:45AM Juniper 1, West Level 3 show more Description Customer Panel: Understand the how, the what, and the why of Workforce Dimensions. Hear from LondonEnergy, the University of Colorado Boulder, and Gate Petroleum as they share their Workforce Dimensions journey from decision to implementation to results. Listen as your peers bring the technology to life and describe their personal stories. How is Workforce Dimensions impacting their employees? How is it impacting their business? What were some of the challenges? And more...
• Discover how customers are using Workforce Dimensions • Learn about how Workforce Dimensions is being received by employees • Lessons learned around go-live and change management Prerequisites No Time Tuesday, Nov 6 8:45AM - 9:45AM Audience All Customers Recommended Track Kronos Workforce Dimensions Session Type Panel Session Duration 60 minute Location Juniper 1, West Level 3
705 Workforce TeleStaff: Auditing Tips and Techniques for Greater Accountability 8:45AM - 9:45AM Joshua 8, East Level 1 show more Description Has something unexpected occurred in your Workforce TeleStaff solution and you don’t know how, when, or why? Join us as we explore auditing tips and techniques to employ when Workforce TeleStaff produces an unexpected result. You’ll learn about which audit trails to use for certain situations, how to determine exactly what happened, and how to identify items that were impacted ─ by whom and when.
• Learn tips and techniques for auditing when the unexpected occurs in Workforce TeleStaff • Identify who made changes and when • Learn auditing best practices Prerequisites No Time Tuesday, Nov 6 8:45AM - 9:45AM Audience Workforce TeleStaff Customers Recommended Track Kronos Workforce TeleStaff Session Type Kronos Expert Session Duration 60 minute Location Joshua 8, East Level 1
706R Workforce TeleStaff: Making Assignment Changes Easy with Assignment Templates 8:45AM - 9:45AM Joshua 7, East Level 1 show more Description Assignment Templates reduce the steps and time it takes to make assignment changes by defining reusable assignments as single items. Attend this session and learn how Assignment Templates can be used in your organization, how to create them, and best practices to follow.
• Learn how to create Assignment Templates • Explore how to apply Assignment Templates to users • Discover how Assignment Templates may be utilized for bidding Prerequisites No Time Tuesday, Nov 6 8:45AM - 9:45AM Audience Workforce TeleStaff Customers Recommended Track Kronos Workforce TeleStaff Session Type Kronos Expert Session Duration 60 minute Location Joshua 7, East Level 1
707 Workforce TeleStaff: Workforce Dimensions Integration with APIs 8:45AM - 9:45AM Joshua 2, East Level 1 show more Description See how a joint Workforce Dimensions/TeleStaff team uses Dimensions and TeleStaff APIs to deliver real-time interactions and updates.
• Hear about the new TeleStaff APIs that are available for people, organization, and schedule integration • Scope of Dimensions-TeleStaff data integration • Learn why Dimensions APIs are critical to project success Prerequisites No Time Tuesday, Nov 6 8:45AM - 9:45AM Audience Workforce Central Customers,Workforce Dimensions Customers,Workforce TeleStaff Customers Recommended Track Kronos Workforce Dimensions,Kronos Workforce TeleStaff,Workforce Central: Performance and Configuration Session Type Kronos Expert Session Duration 60 minute Location Joshua 2, East Level 1
9:20am 807R2 All Customers: Introducing Kronos Insiders 9:20AM - 9:45AM Pinyon 2, West Level 1 show more Description Calling all Kronos enthusiasts! Do you enjoy talking about Kronos and sharing your experience with others? If you’re thinking yes, then come on down to hear about the Kronos Insiders program. Join current program participants and Kronos program leaders to understand what it means to be a Kronos Insiders. You’ll learn how you can connect with other customers while amplifying your success.
• Understand what the Kronos Insiders program is and what it involves • Find out how you can become a Kronos Insiders • Learn how you can network with customers while expanding your own Kronos opportunities Prerequisites No Time Tuesday, Nov 6 9:20AM - 9:45AM Audience All Customers Session Type Kronos Expert Session Duration 25 minute Location Pinyon 2, West Level 1
900 All Customers: Introducing Kronos Task Management, powered by ThinkTime 9:20AM - 9:45AM Starvine 5, West Level 3 show more Description Retailers, don’t miss this opportunity to learn about our new offering, Kronos Task Management, powered by ThinkTime. This solution is integrated with our Workforce Dimensions and Workforce Central platforms with advanced tools to forecast, assign, and track work more efficiently. Join us for an overview and demo of this exciting new product that will enhance your overall workforce management strategy.
• Learn about the exciting task management capabilities available • See how you can distribute tasks from corporate to stores, verify completion, and measure success • Understand the value of an integrated task management solution within your workforce management strategy Prerequisites No Time Tuesday, Nov 6 9:20AM - 9:45AM Audience Workforce Central Customers,Workforce Dimensions Customers Recommended Track Kronos Workforce Dimensions,Workforce Central: Front-end Usability Session Type Demonstration Session Duration 25 minute Location Starvine 5, West Level 3
505 Kronos Workforce Ready: Unlock the Power of your Payroll Data 9:20AM - 9:45AM Joshua 10, East Level 1 show more Description Did you know Workforce Ready provides both standard and ad hoc reporting ready for you to take advantage of? If not, then you are missing out! Join Kristen Wylie, product marketing director for Workforce Ready, and Katie Davis, our lead payroll product manager, for a tour of the available reports in Workforce Ready. During the session, Kristen and Katie will review the available standard payroll reports and provide must-have tips for creating your own reports. If you are a payroll professional, you won’t want to miss out on this short but powerful session!
• Unlock the power of your payroll data by understanding the payroll reporting functionality • Connect with the product experts on your payroll reporting questions • Network with fellow payroll professionals using Workforce Ready Time Tuesday, Nov 6 9:20AM - 9:45AM Audience Kronos Workforce Ready Customers Recommended Track Kronos Workforce Ready Session Type Kronos Expert Session Duration 25 minute Location Joshua 10, East Level 1
843R Workforce Central: Tips for Workforce Scheduler Configuration 9:20AM - 9:45AM Starvine 3, West Level 3 show more Description Tune in for insight into optimization tips from a Workforce Scheduler Kronos expert that are sure to make your life easier. Learn how to effectively configure Workforce Scheduler to maximize end-user time, simplify administration, and ensure an intuitive system for your managers and employees.
• Hear recommended configuration strategies for Scheduler widgets, templates, and rules • Learn configuration techniques for intuitive Schedule Planners • Discover methods to minimize end-user confusion and errors Prerequisites No Time Tuesday, Nov 6 9:20AM - 9:45AM Audience Workforce Central Customers Recommended Track Workforce Central: Performance and Configuration Session Type Kronos Expert Session Duration 25 minute Location Starvine 3, West Level 3
409 Workforce Dimensions Data Delivery & Analytics 9:20AM - 9:45AM Juniper 2, West Level 3 show more Description Data interaction and delivery are reimagined through embedded analytics in Workforce Dimensions. Attend this session to learn how all your operational and workforce data is now available to you, along with a variety of tools for real-time visualization and self-service reporting. Information access and dataviews enable all your users to make data-driven decisions.
• Discover what’s next on the data delivery and analytics product roadmap • Understand how chartable dataviews deliver relevant and actionable content • Learn how self-service reporting and embedded analytics can help run your business Prerequisites No Time Tuesday, Nov 6 9:20AM - 9:45AM Audience All Customers Recommended Track Kronos Workforce Dimensions Session Type Kronos Expert Session Duration 25 minute Location Juniper 2, West Level 3
420R6 Workforce Dimensions Playground 9:20AM - 9:45AM Copperleaf 6, West Level 2 show more Description Come play in our sandbox and get your hands dirty! In this session, you’ll complete a series of guided exercises to simulate a “day in the life” of an end-user and learn new ways to work with Workforce Dimensions.
• Examine employee requests • Update schedules • Review and adjust timecards • Run and review reports Prerequisites No Time Tuesday, Nov 6 9:20AM - 9:45AM Audience All Customers Recommended Track Kronos Workforce Dimensions Session Type Other Session Duration 25 minute Location Copperleaf 6, West Level 2
10:30am EW716 [EDUCATION WORKSHOP - $50 FEE] Kronos Workforce Ready: Making the Most of Time and Labor Scheduling 10:30AM - 12:00PM Copperleaf 9, West Level 2 show more Description Attend this hands-on workshop to learn how to harness scheduling functionality to improve the accuracy and flexibility of schedules maintained inside Workforce Ready. This session provides a comprehensive look at how to get the most out of work schedules, daily rules, work schedule policies, and scheduling screens.
• Create and modify work schedules and daily rules • Interpret work schedule policies options • Distinguish between scheduling screens Prerequisites No Time Tuesday, Nov 6 10:30AM - 12:00PM Audience Kronos Workforce Ready Customers Recommended Track Kronos Workforce Ready Session Type Education Workshop Session Duration 90 minute Location Copperleaf 9, West Level 2 Required Fee: There is a fee associated with this session. You may reserve a seat in this session during registration on a first-come, first-serve basis.
EW402 [EDUCATION WORKSHOP - $50 FEE] Kronos Workforce Ready: Using Formulas in Reports 10:30AM - 12:00PM Copperleaf 8, West Level 2 show more Description Are you seeking to customize your reports more to optimize data retrieval? This workshop provides exercises that will increase your skills in creating custom column formulas for use in a variety of reports for different modules. The formulas covered includes if-then-else, computation, concatenation, and padding/character-limiting functions.
• Discover custom column-writing techniques • Analyze limits to custom column functionality • Write formulas for different use cases Prerequisites No Time Tuesday, Nov 6 10:30AM - 12:00PM Audience Kronos Workforce Ready Customers Recommended Track Kronos Workforce Ready Session Type Education Workshop Session Duration 90 minute Location Copperleaf 8, West Level 2 Required Fee: There is a fee associated with this session. You may reserve a seat in this session during registration on a first-come, first-serve basis.
EW203 [EDUCATION WORKSHOP - $50 FEE] Workforce Central 8: Setting Up Alerts 10:30AM - 12:00PM Copperleaf 11, West Level 2 show more Description Would you like to be able to automate how managers are notified and respond to various events, such as Timecard Exceptions, Attendance Events, Leave Events, and others? Come to this hands-on workshop for application administrators to learn how to set up and use Workforce Central 8 Alerts. Workforce Central 8 Alerts and Notifications provide a real-time solution for managers to view and react to a variety of events.
• Use the Alerts Widget • Configure a Navigator Alert • Create Alert conditions to validate Alert configuration Prerequisites Yes Prerequisites - More Information General working knowledge of Workforce Central Products, Navigator, and Workflow Notifications. Time Tuesday, Nov 6 10:30AM - 12:00PM Audience Workforce Central Customers Session Type Education Workshop Session Duration 90 minute Location Copperleaf 11, West Level 2 Required Fee: There is a fee associated with this session. You may reserve a seat in this session during registration on a first-come, first-serve basis.
EW103 [EDUCATION WORKSHOP - $50 FEE] Workforce Central 8: Editing Timecards After Signoff with WFC v8.0.13+ Historical Corrections 10:30AM - 12:00PM Copperleaf 10, West Level 2 show more Description Do you need to edit timecards in signed-off pay periods? Do you wish there was an easy way to edit or delete these corrections? Do you want to preview the impact of a historical correction before applying it? Attend this hands-on session and learn to perform these tasks and more with the redesigned and greatly enhanced WFC v8.0.13+ Historical Corrections feature. Come see how this feature can enhance your experience with editing signed-off time.
• Identify the basic configuration required to enable historical corrections • Perform historical corrections to a signed-off timecard, and preview impact before saving it • Review historical corrections via the Historical Corrections and Audits timecard add-ons • Edit and delete historical corrections in a timecard Prerequisites No Time Tuesday, Nov 6 10:30AM - 12:00PM Audience Workforce Central Customers Session Type Education Workshop Session Duration 90 minute Location Copperleaf 10, West Level 2 Required Fee: There is a fee associated with this session. You may reserve a seat in this session during registration on a first-come, first-serve basis.
EW303 [EDUCATION WORKSHOP - $50 FEE] Workforce Central 8: New Features: Configuring and Using the Request Manager 10:30AM - 12:00PM Copperleaf 12, West Level 2 show more Description Would you like to be able to automate how managers view and respond to employee self-service requests? Come to this hands-on workshop for schedulers, managers, and application administrators to learn how to set up and use the Workforce Central automated solution for handling employee requests. The Request Manager provides a centralized location from which to review, filter, sort, and act on all types of employee requests.
• Configure and navigate the Request Manager widget • Respond to employee requests using the Request Manager widget • Submit requests for employees Prerequisites Yes Prerequisites - More Information Understand basic navigation through Workforce Scheduler and Setup screens. Time Tuesday, Nov 6 10:30AM - 12:00PM Audience Workforce Central Customers Session Type Education Workshop Session Duration 90 minute Location Copperleaf 12, West Level 2 Required Fee: There is a fee associated with this session. You may reserve a seat in this session during registration on a first-come, first-serve basis.
EW601 [EDUCATION WORKSHOP - $50 FEE] Workforce Ready — Streamlining Your Processes with HR Actions 10:30AM - 12:00PM Copperleaf 7, West Level 2 show more Description HR Actions gives you the ability to move processes through Workforce Ready automatically based on items that need to be completed by employees or managers. They can be created to allow employees to make address changes directly in the system without assistance from the HR department. Coupled with workflows, HR Actions provides a powerful tool for streamlining processes. Come to this session to put HR Actions to use in your organization!
• Create HR Actions • Assign HR Actions to employees • Approve HR Actions Prerequisites No Time Tuesday, Nov 6 10:30AM - 12:00PM Audience Kronos Workforce Ready Customers Recommended Track Kronos Workforce Ready Session Type Education Workshop Session Duration 90 minute Location Copperleaf 7, West Level 2 Required Fee: There is a fee associated with this session. You may reserve a seat in this session during registration on a first-come, first-serve basis.
EW812 [EDUCATION WORKSHOP - $50 FEE] Workforce TeleStaff: Beginner Bidding Workshop 10:30AM - 12:00PM Joshua 3, East Level 1 show more Description Are you interested in learning how to build a basic vacation and position bid in Workforce TeleStaff? This hands-on workshop is geared toward Bidding beginners. Whether you already have the Bidding module or you’re considering bringing this powerful functionality into your organization, you’ll learn which types of bidding methods are available and how to customize options between rounds, as well as bidding tips and tricks.
• Learn the three different bidding methods • Understand the differences between generating and building by hand • Understand how to customize options between rounds Prerequisites No Time Tuesday, Nov 6 10:30AM - 12:00PM Audience Workforce TeleStaff Customers Recommended Track Kronos Workforce TeleStaff Session Type Education Workshop Session Duration 90 minute Location Joshua 3, East Level 1 Required Fee: There is a fee associated with this session. You may reserve a seat in this session during registration on a first-come, first-serve basis.
107 Healthcare: Back Again by Popular Demand — Ask the Panel of Workforce Scheduler Experts: Cleveland Clinic, Indiana University Health, Johns Hopkins, St. Joseph’s Health 10:30AM - 12:00PM Juniper 4, West Level 3 show more Description We know there is a delicate balance when configuring Workforce Scheduler to match business goals and to align scheduling/staffing processes in a way that ultimately engages employees. Process changes require an in-depth understanding of existing practices, cross-functional collaboration, and ultimately buy-in from those that are impacted the most. We have added 30 minutes to this session to discuss and answer questions around culturally entrenched processes that are difficult to change. Come listen and ask the experts how to address process challenges.
• Learn the importance of sustainability • Learn the value of collaboration and communication • Identify training concepts that work • Learn how to build consensus among employees Prerequisites No Time Tuesday, Nov 6 10:30AM - 12:00PM Audience Workforce Central Customers Recommended Track Healthcare Session Type Panel Session Duration 90 minute Location Juniper 4, West Level 3
205 Kronos iSeries Central Panel Discussion 10:30AM - 12:00PM Starvine 13, West Level 3 show more Description Regardless of the industry or the role you play in your organization, this customer-led panel discussion has something for everyone. Kronos brings a refreshing perspective on how HCA, Select Medical, and ILPEA utilize Kronos iSeries Central to monitor key performance indicators (KPIs) in their organization. You will have the opportunity to ask questions and to collaborate with other Kronos iSeries Central customers.
• Understand how other customers use Kronos iSeries Central to meet their timekeeping and business needs • Learn creative, outside-the-box ways to solve existing challenges faced by your organization • Network and build relationships with our Kronos iSeries Central peers Prerequisites No Time Tuesday, Nov 6 10:30AM - 12:00PM Audience Kronos iSeries Central Customers Recommended Track Kronos iSeries Central Session Type Panel Session Duration 90 minute Location Starvine 13, West Level 3
11:00am 811 All Customers: Managing and Nurturing Employee Expectations Across the Generations; Customer Panel - Goodwill of Central and Coastal Virginia, Servicon Systems Inc., Union Bank & Trust 11:00AM - 12:00PM Juniper 3, West Level 3 show more Description Given the massive numbers of the next generation, organizations are continually reminded of the need to prepare for the workforce of tomorrow. But what about the workforce of today? And the workforce of yesterday? For the first time, five generations are working side by side, each with a unique set of skills and expectations. Effectively managing a diverse workforce requires organizations to align technology and process into one strategy that promotes a positive experience for employees across all generations, from their first day to their last.
• Understand the diverse employee needs and expectations in today’s world of work • Learn how to leverage your systems and technologies to drive a positive employee experience at each stage of the employee lifecycle • Learn what trends HR can use to attract and retain top talent from each generation Prerequisites No Time Tuesday, Nov 6 11:00AM - 12:00PM Audience All Customers,Other Recommended Track HR Administration and Management Session Type Kronos Expert Session Duration 60 minute Location Juniper 3, West Level 3
813 All Customers: Payroll Services: Outsource or Keep In-House? 11:00AM - 11:25AM Starvine 12, West Level 3 show more Description What is the best and most efficient way to complete payroll tasks after processing payroll? Today, customers have a choice in post-payroll processing services. You can keep tasks in house, outsource them to your payroll vendor, or use a combination of both. What are the benefits to each approach? Learn what Kronos Payroll Services has to offer, and how the choice is yours to make.
• Discover benefits of in house and outsourced post-payroll processing tasks • Determine the strategy that works best for you • Explore things to consider when choosing a payroll service provider, including data integration, customer support model, and pricing Prerequisites No Time Tuesday, Nov 6 11:00AM - 11:25AM Audience All Customers Recommended Track Payroll Administration and Management Session Type Kronos Expert Session Duration 25 minute Location Starvine 12, West Level 3
108 Healthcare: Paying Team Members in Times of Emergencies; by Opis Senior Services Group 11:00AM - 12:00PM Starvine 10, West Level 3 show more Description Are you prepared for a natural disaster? With varied and numerous pay requirements, utilize your Kronos system to its full capability and configure it to do the work for you when it comes to paying your employees in the event of a natural disaster. Your system already helps you pay your employees during a holiday, so why not have it work the same way during a natural disaster? Join this session to hear how your Kronos system can help you with disaster pay.
• Learn how you can configure your Kronos system for automatic paying • Hear how to execute the pay process in the event of a natural disaster • Learn how WIM Interfaces can streamline your Disaster Pay policy Prerequisites No Time Tuesday, Nov 6 11:00AM - 12:00PM Audience Workforce Central Customers Recommended Track Healthcare Session Type Case Study Session Duration 60 minute Location Starvine 10, West Level 3
305 Kronos FMSI: The Power of Combining All Workforce Management Needs and HCM Needs 11:00AM - 12:00PM Bluethorn 3, West Level 1 show more Description This session explores how the shared future of HCM and workforce management shifts the focus toward becoming a forward-thinking driver of a holistic HCM strategy to meet more of the challenges that both sides of the equation try to address. In this session, we will review Kronos HCM full-suite capabilities for financial institutions and go through how FMSI solutions can and will integrate with them.
• Better understand Kronos full-suite capabilities for financial institutions • Learn how FMSI solutions can and will integrate with Kronos HCM solutions • Learn how HCM and workforce management solutions can better work together for superior results Prerequisites No Time Tuesday, Nov 6 11:00AM - 12:00PM Audience Kronos FMSI Recommended Track Kronos FMSI Session Type Kronos Expert Session Duration 60 minute Location Bluethorn 3, West Level 1
605 Kronos Workforce AutoTime: Customer Panel — Best Practices; by BAE Systems, Inc., Bombardier Aerospace & Transportation, General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. 11:00AM - 12:00PM Starvine 8, West Level 3 show more Description During this customer-led panel discussion, you’ll hear directly from industry peers about their experiences using the Workforce AutoTime application and learn how to apply some of their best practices to drive business value across your organization. Our panelists will share best practices on data collection, reporting and analysis, integrating with other critical systems, and more. You are sure to leave this session with new ideas you can take back to your teams. Learn:
• Best practices for implementing Workforce AutoTime • Best practices for using Workforce AutoTime Prerequisites No Time Tuesday, Nov 6 11:00AM - 12:00PM Audience Kronos Workforce AutoTime Recommended Track Kronos Workforce AutoTime Session Type Panel Session Duration 60 minute Location Starvine 8, West Level 3
506 Kronos Workforce Ready: Making Timesheet Workflows Work For You 11:00AM - 11:25AM Joshua 10, East Level 1 show more Description Join Fran Amato, product marketing manager for Workforce Ready, as she highlights how you can make timesheet workflows work for you and your business processes. During the session, Fran will explain how workflows provide the flexibility that is key to ensuring the right folks are assigned the right approvals steps in the process. She will also highlight how you can define workflow delegations so that approval don’t miss a beat when folks are out of the office.
• Understand what workflows are and the key benefits of leveraging them • Learn how you can easily migrate to timesheet workflows Prerequisites No Time Tuesday, Nov 6 11:00AM - 11:25AM Audience Kronos Workforce Ready Customers Recommended Track Kronos Workforce Ready Session Type Kronos Expert Session Duration 25 minute Location Joshua 10, East Level 1
507 Kronos Workforce Ready: Recruiting Reality — Modernizing the Applicant Experience 11:00AM - 12:00PM Joshua 9, East Level 1 show more Description Competition in the job market is intense. Unemployment rates are low and job openings are at an all-time high, putting pressure on organizations to ensure their applicant experience engages job seekers from the start. Join us as we explore how EPS Security has modernized their applicant experience by launching a new look and feel, refining their application process, and realizing efficiencies for their recruiters and managers. It doesn’t stop there -- we’ll also explore how to use Workforce Ready to effectively link recruiting and onboarding, a key aspect of delivering an engaging employee experience.
• Learn tips to design and deliver an engaging applicant experience • Review strategies to deliver a consistent, engaging onboarding experience • Discover new tools to streamline applicant tracking and understand effectiveness Time Tuesday, Nov 6 11:00AM - 12:00PM Audience Kronos Workforce Ready Customers Recommended Track Kronos Workforce Ready Session Type Kronos and Customer Session Session Duration 60 minute Location Joshua 9, East Level 1
846 Workforce Central HR Benefits, Open Enrollments, and Life Events 11:00AM - 12:00PM Starvine 9, West Level 3 show more Description This session will focus on tips and tricks and best practices for the open enrollment process and highlight how to ensure accurate enrollments. Network with Kronites and fellow customers on processing and validating open enrollments and life events and discover multiple ways to handle waived enrollments, set up benefit groups, and discuss employer common limits. You’ll also explore new features that help determine whether you can eliminate customizations or manual steps and streamline your workflow.
• Discover how to set up and possibly eliminate customizations to calculate employer common limits • Explore how to take advantage of benefit groups and options for handling waived enrollments • Learn best practices for processing open enrollments Prerequisites No Time Tuesday, Nov 6 11:00AM - 12:00PM Audience Workforce Central Customers Recommended Track HR Administration and Management Session Type Kronos Expert Session Duration 60 minute Location Starvine 9, West Level 3
847 Workforce Central: A Day in the Life of a Leave Administrator; City of Mesa 11:00AM - 12:00PM Pinyon 2, West Level 1 show more Description All leave is not created equal! Being a leave administrator is a little like being a case manager. It often means walking employees through difficult decisions and helping them navigate through existing policies. Having the right data at your fingertips is crucial. Join Kristin Hirshberg and Talona Felix from the city of Mesa as they demonstrate real scenarios in their own environment. See how Mesa utilizes the Absence Manager functionality in WFC 8 for FMLA, accruals, and other forms of leave, with the ultimate goal of supporting the employee.
• Learn import of employee email/mail • Explore default notifications • Understand eligibility requirements • Learn leave rules Prerequisites No Time Tuesday, Nov 6 11:00AM - 12:00PM Audience Workforce Central Customers Recommended Track Workforce Central: Performance and Configuration,Workforce Central: Front-end Usability Session Type Case Study Session Duration 60 minute Location Pinyon 2, West Level 1
848 Workforce Central: Attestation Toolkit — Minimize Compliance Risk and Improve Engagement 11:00AM - 12:00PM Starvine 6, West Level 3 show more Description Failing to comply with government labor regulations and collective bargaining agreements can lead to serious consequences — situations that everyone wants to avoid. Learn how the Attestation Toolkit can help organizations minimize compliance risk and improve engagement by encouraging their employees to participate in the policies that benefit them. We’ll explore use cases such as meal breaks, missed punches, and predictability pay that stretch across various industries, as well as perform a demonstration to provide you with a real-time view of the solution.
• Learn how Attestation helps you comply with state and federal laws • Understand how to capture employee responses to meal breaks • Gain insight into which devices Attestation works with for simple deployment of the solution Prerequisites No Time Tuesday, Nov 6 11:00AM - 12:00PM Audience Workforce Central Customers Recommended Track Workforce Central: Front-end Usability Session Type Kronos Expert Session Duration 60 minute Location Starvine 6, West Level 3
844R Workforce Central: Five Commonly Overlooked Characteristics of Workforce Scheduler 11:00AM - 11:25AM Starvine 11, West Level 3 show more Description This crash course brings to light the most common missteps during Workforce Scheduler implementations. We’ll reveal the top oversights and focus on how to recognize, avoid, and overcome them to open up a clearer pathway to successful adoption. Do you have untapped potential in your scheduling processes and technology? Come and find out!
• Discover new ways to maximize your Workforce Scheduler solution • Learn about common oversights during implementation • Gain insight into scheduling best practices that will help you achieve successful adoption Prerequisites No Time Tuesday, Nov 6 11:00AM - 11:25AM Audience Workforce Central Customers Session Type Kronos Expert Session Duration 25 minute Location Starvine 11, West Level 3
849 Workforce Central: Optimizing Labor and Productivity: A Fireside Chat with Luxottica Group and TBC Corporation 11:00AM - 12:00PM Starvine 3, West Level 3 show more Description Learn best practices from industry leaders for multibrand management, change management, and manufacturing productivity. Hear how workforce management tools such as forecasting, analytics, and more can help drive your operational strategies.
• Navigate change management and user adoption • Meet the needs of employees, customers, and the business by accurately forecasting demand • Discover valuable insights that can be unlocked by analytics Prerequisites No Time Tuesday, Nov 6 11:00AM - 12:00PM Audience Workforce Central Customers Recommended Track Workforce Central: Performance and Configuration,Workforce Central: Front-end Usability Session Type Case Study Session Duration 25 minute Location Starvine 3, West Level 3
845 Workforce Central: Project-Based Change Management as Solid Partner to Project Management (Not Fluffy Clouds and Rainbows!); by ADESA 11:00AM - 11:25AM Pinyon 3, West Level 1 show more Description When Jeremy Moungey first heard the term change management, he, like many others, brushed it aside as fluffy and unnecessary. Fast-forward to today and Jeremy has a very different perspective — he considers change management to be make-or-break for any large implementation project, especially initiatives around timekeeping. In this session, Jeremy will bring real-world stories of why change management is critical to any project, cover the must-haves of change management for Kronos timekeeping projects, and discuss common pitfalls and how to avoid them.
• Understand why Change Management is critical to the success of any implementation project • Learn best practices from real-world examples of highly successful projects • Help build a case for Change Management within your organization Time Tuesday, Nov 6 11:00AM - 11:25AM Audience All Customers Recommended Track Workforce Central: Performance and Configuration,Workforce Central: Front-end Usability Session Type Case Study Session Duration 25 minute Location Pinyon 3, West Level 1
850 Workforce Central: Sweet Success: Kellogg Improves Plant Operations with Labor Scheduling Technology; by Kellogg Company 11:00AM - 12:00PM Pinyon 1, West Level 1 show more Description Are you using Excel or other manual methods to schedule employees in your manufacturing facilities? Attend this session to learn how Kellogg Co., the world’s leading cereal company and producer of cookies, crackers, savory snacks, and frozen foods, is using Workforce Planner to fully automate its labor-scheduling processes to effectively align labor to production demand.
• Understand how scheduling helps control costs, drives employee engagement, and boosts productivity • Hear how Workforce Planner supports compliance with complex scheduling and union policies • Learn how Workforce Planner helps with crew leveling and skills and certification tracking Prerequisites No Time Tuesday, Nov 6 11:00AM - 12:00PM Audience All Customers Recommended Track Workforce Central: Performance and Configuration,Workforce Central: Front-end Usability Session Type Case Study Session Duration 60 minute Location Pinyon 1, West Level 1
851 Workforce Central: Testing for Implementations and Upgrades 11:00AM - 12:00PM Pinyon 5, West Level 1 show more Description Step into a Workforce Central administrator’s guide to testing. Learn from the experiences of your peers and find out from Kronos experts how to avoid common oversights. From planning and performing tests to understanding techniques for advanced data validation and manipulation, you’ll pick up tips and tricks that will help you achieve an efficient and successful solution implementation, upgrade, or product add-on.
• Explore techniques for advanced data validation and manipulation • Discover how to avoid mistakes by assembling and organizing the right team • Learn workforce-specific test planning and validation strategies Prerequisites No Time Tuesday, Nov 6 11:00AM - 12:00PM Audience Workforce Central Customers Recommended Track Workforce Central: Performance and Configuration Session Type Kronos Expert Session Duration 60 minute Location Pinyon 5, West Level 1
852 Workforce Central: Unlock Valuable Insights with Workforce Analytics 11:00AM - 12:00PM Starvine 1, West Level 3 show more Description Meet your analytics ambassadors, Matt and Laura, hosts of the Workforce Analytics webcast series! Learn how to build powerful dashboards to get the most out of your data. Matt will walk you through the process to create a visually compelling dashboard, and Laura will introduce you to new features in Workforce Analytics. With Workforce Analytics, there’s always something new to learn. Join us for this interactive session and get to know your analytics ambassadors.
• Understand the metrics and attributes you need to build compelling dashboards • Learn more about powerful features like Workforce Auditor, schedule effectiveness, and more • Learn tips from the experts to get started creating your own dashboards Prerequisites No Time Tuesday, Nov 6 11:00AM - 12:00PM Audience Workforce Central Customers Recommended Track Workforce Central: Front-end Usability Session Type Kronos Expert Session Duration 60 minute Location Starvine 1, West Level 3
420R7 Workforce Dimensions Playground 11:00AM - 11:25AM Copperleaf 6, West Level 2 show more Description Come play in our sandbox and get your hands dirty! In this session, you’ll complete a series of guided exercises to simulate a “day in the life” of an end-user and learn new ways to work with Workforce Dimensions.
• Examine employee requests • Update schedules • Review and adjust timecards • Run and review reports Prerequisites No Time Tuesday, Nov 6 11:00AM - 11:25AM Audience All Customers Recommended Track Kronos Workforce Dimensions Session Type Other Session Duration 25 minute Location Copperleaf 6, West Level 2
410 Workforce Dimensions: Building a Case for Change; Panel: Best Market, MacDonald-Miller, and Vigor Industrial 11:00AM - 12:00PM Juniper 1, West Level 3 show more Description Interested in building a business case for Workforce Dimensions or just hearing about how others did? Listen to customers as they share their experiences and insights, and how they are planning to implement Workforce Dimensions. Listen to customers share their experiences and discuss how they plan to implement Workforce Dimensions.
• Hear lessons learned around getting support and building an implementation plan • Hear how organizations are planning to manage the change with their employees • Discover how your peers built business cases for Workforce Dimensions Prerequisites No Time Tuesday, Nov 6 11:00AM - 12:00PM Audience All Customers Recommended Track Kronos Workforce Dimensions Session Type Panel Session Duration 60 minute Location Juniper 1, West Level 3
411 Workforce Dimensions: Extending Your Solution with Outlook, Facebook, and Google 11:00AM - 12:00PM Juniper 2, West Level 3 show more Description Robust integrations with foundational applications your employees use every day, such as Microsoft Outlook/Teams, Facebook Workplace and Google Sheets, is a must for our customers. That’s why in Workforce Dimensions, we facilitate a seamless user experience and enhanced product functionality. Attend this session to hear how we do it and see a showcase of these and other product integrations in action.
• Discover what’s next on the technology integration roadmap • See how Microsoft, Google, and Facebook allow your employees to work in their natural workspaces • Get tips on how to extend Workforce Dimensions through innovative technology Prerequisites No Time Tuesday, Nov 6 11:00AM - 12:00PM Audience All Customers Recommended Track Kronos Workforce Dimensions Session Type Kronos Expert Session Duration 60 minute Location Juniper 2, West Level 3
708R Workforce TeleStaff: Fantastic Forgotten Features 11:00AM - 12:00PM Joshua 2, East Level 1 show more Description Workforce TeleStaff is a unique solution with extensive functionality and numerous features to help you simplify scheduling. In this session, we want to remind you of some fantastic features in Workforce TeleStaff you may not be using, such as flexible leave levels, partial vacancy fills, long-term deployments, and more to help you get the most out of your solution.
• Learn about the flexible leave-level feature • Learn about the partial vacancy-fill feature • Learn about the long-term deployment feature Prerequisites No Time Tuesday, Nov 6 11:00AM - 12:00PM Audience Workforce TeleStaff Customers Recommended Track Kronos Workforce TeleStaff Session Type Kronos Expert Session Duration 60 minute Location Joshua 2, East Level 1
709R Workforce TeleStaff: Find It Fast with Filter Views 11:00AM - 12:00PM Joshua 7, East Level 1 show more Description Did you know that in Workfoce TeleStaff you can filter in only the relevant data you want to see? Finding what you're looking for in Workforce TeleStaff is faster by leveraging Filter Views. This session will explore the extensive filtering capabilities in the solution across key areas such as the Roster, People, Calendar, and more. Whether you need to find the data today, next week, next month, or far in the future, Workforce TeleStaff has the view for you!
• Identify the different types of Filters • Learn about different Filter settings and options • Learn how to incorporate Filters into your daily staffing processes to be more efficient Prerequisites No Time Tuesday, Nov 6 11:00AM - 12:00PM Audience Workforce TeleStaff Customers Recommended Track Kronos Workforce TeleStaff Session Type Kronos Expert Session Duration 60 minute Location Joshua 7, East Level 1
710 Workforce TeleStaff: Utilizing User-Defined Fields to Recognize Acting Officer Candidates; by Danbury Fire Department 11:00AM - 12:00PM Joshua 8, East Level 1 show more Description This session will provide an overview of how the Danbury Fire Department solved a real-world challenge by utilizing the user-defined fields feature to effectively provide a list of qualified acting officer candidates for on-duty move-ups. You’ll learn what a user-defined field is, how to create and define them, and how to combine them with additional features to create a dynamic scheduling solution for your organization.
• Understand user-defined fields • Learn how to create and define user-defined fields and associated characteristics • Learn strategies to combine user-defined fields with existing features to provide a dynamic solution • Apply out-of-the-box thinking Prerequisites No Time Tuesday, Nov 6 11:00AM - 12:00PM Audience Workforce TeleStaff Customers Recommended Track Kronos Workforce TeleStaff Session Type Kronos and Customer Session Session Duration 60 minute Location Joshua 8, East Level 1
11:35am 515R2 Kronos Workforce Ready: Adopting the New User Experience Thomas McNamara, Kronos, Brad Nycz, Kronos 11:35AM - 12:00PM Joshua 10, East Level 1 show more Description Join us as we delve into how to turn and roll out the new user experience to your organization.
• Learn how to adopt the new product announcement • Ask the Kronos experts your questions • Network with fellow users excited to adopt this latest and greatest enhancement Time Tuesday, Nov 6 11:35AM - 12:00PM Audience Kronos Workforce Ready Customers Recommended Track Kronos Workforce Ready Session Type Kronos Expert Session Duration 25 minute Location Joshua 10, East Level 1
503R2 Kronos Workforce Ready: What’s New, What’s Next with Workforce Ready Time Keeping 11:35AM - 12:00PM Joshua 1, East Level 1 show more Description Collect the insight you need to keep time on your side and stay in the know with all things Workforce Ready Timekeeping. Join us for a 25-minute session focusing on new and improved time and attendance functionality. You’ll receive a refresher on what we’ve delivered over the past year and hear about what we have in the works.
• Learn what’s new in Workforce Ready Timekeeping • Learn tips to better leverage Workforce Ready Timekeeping • Ask your hard-hitting Workforce Ready Timekeeping questions Time Tuesday, Nov 6 11:35AM - 12:00PM Audience Kronos Workforce Ready Customers Recommended Track Kronos Workforce Ready Session Type Kronos Expert Session Duration 25 minute Location Joshua 1, East Level 1
853 Workforce Central: Leveraging Executive Sponsorship to Ensure a Successful Implementation by Elior 11:35AM - 12:00PM Pinyon 3, West Level 1 show more Description Learn the benefits and value realized when Elior, a leader in the contracted food and support services industry, decided to partner with Kronos Advisory Services for a Workforce Central upgrade and expansion. Working side by side, Elior and Advisory Services ensured alignment between critical departments that led to a faster implementation and supported the organization’s workforce management vision. Learn:
• How to effectively align different departments to reach a common goal • The benefits of governance and executive sponsorship • How to become a champion for your organization’s workforce management strategy Prerequisites No Time Tuesday, Nov 6 11:35AM - 12:00PM Audience Workforce Central Customers Recommended Track Workforce Central: Performance and Configuration,Workforce Central: Front-end Usability Session Type Case Study Session Duration 25 minute Location Pinyon 3, West Level 1
854 Workforce Central: Managing Compliance Through Opt-in for Workforce Mobile 11:35AM - 12:00PM Starvine 11, West Level 3 show more Description Leveraging Workforce Mobile allows your employees to work anywhere, anytime. Opt-in can help your employees follow compliance or company guidelines when using the Kronos mobile app. Attend this session to learn more about this upcoming feature slated to be released in v8.1.3.
• Learn how opt-in ensures compliance • Discover the importance and impact opt-in can have • Prepare for questions from employees regarding opt-in Time Tuesday, Nov 6 11:35AM - 12:00PM Audience Workforce Central Customers Recommended Track Workforce Central: Front-end Usability Session Type Kronos Expert Session Duration 25 minute Location Starvine 11, West Level 3
843R2 Workforce Central: Tips for Workforce Scheduler Configuration 11:35AM - 12:00PM Starvine 12, West Level 3 show more Description Tune in for insight into optimization tips from a Workforce Scheduler Kronos expert that are sure to make your life easier. Learn how to effectively configure Workforce Scheduler to maximize end-user time, simplify administration, and ensure an intuitive system for your managers and employees.
• Hear about recommended configuration strategies for Scheduler widgets, templates, and rules • Learn configuration techniques for intuitive Schedule Planners • Discover methods to minimize end-user confusion and errors Prerequisites No Time Tuesday, Nov 6 11:35AM - 12:00PM Audience Workforce Central Customers Recommended Track Workforce Central: Performance and Configuration Session Type Kronos Expert Session Duration 25 minute Location Starvine 12, West Level 3
420R8 Workforce Dimensions Playground 11:35AM - 12:00PM Copperleaf 6, West Level 2 show more Description Come play in our sandbox and get your hands dirty! In this session, you’ll complete a series of guided exercises to simulate a “day in the life” of an end-user and learn new ways to work with Workforce Dimensions.
• Examine employee requests • Update schedules • Review and adjust timecards • Run and review reports Prerequisites No Time Tuesday, Nov 6 11:35AM - 12:00PM Audience All Customers Recommended Track Kronos Workforce Dimensions Session Type Other Session Duration 25 minute Location Copperleaf 6, West Level 2
1:30pm EW719 [EDUCATION WORKSHOP - $50 FEE] Kronos Workforce Ready: Groups and Security Profiles 1:30PM - 3:00PM Copperleaf 9, West Level 2 show more Description Do you struggle to find the correct settings in your security profiles? Are certain roles at your organization note able to access certain options or screens? It is essential to your business that employees have the right access to company information. This hands-on workshop guides you through solutions to common issue and provides best practices for interpreting and troubleshooting overall permissions.
• Diagnose common access/permission issues • Formulate access to configurable profiles/settings • Evaluate permissions for common role needs Prerequisites No Time Tuesday, Nov 6 1:30PM - 3:00PM Audience Kronos Workforce Ready Customers Recommended Track Kronos Workforce Ready Session Type Education Workshop Session Duration 90 minute Location Copperleaf 9, West Level 2 Required Fee: There is a fee associated with this session. You may reserve a seat in this session during registration on a first-come, first-serve basis.
EW718 [EDUCATION WORKSHOP - $50 FEE] Kronos Workforce Ready: Identify and Develop New Leaders with Succession Planning 1:30PM - 3:00PM Copperleaf 8, West Level 2 show more Description Do you want your organization to be prepared to replace current leaders when they move to new positions or retire? Learn how the new interactive succession-planning tool can help you identify and prepare talent for advancement or promotion into more challenging roles.
• Create and manage succession plans • Create and manage succession profiles • View succession graphs and reports Time Tuesday, Nov 6 1:30PM - 3:00PM Audience Kronos Workforce Ready Customers Recommended Track Kronos Workforce Ready Session Type Education Workshop Session Duration 90 minute Location Copperleaf 8, West Level 2 Required Fee: There is a fee associated with this session. You may reserve a seat in this session during registration on a first-come, first-serve basis.
EW901 [EDUCATION WORKSHOP - $50 FEE] Kronos Workforce Ready: Using Workflows to Optimize Your Business Processes 1:30PM - 3:00PM Copperleaf 7, West Level 2 show more Description Workflows let you automate your business processes, such as time-off requests and open enrollment events, to control approvals and communications throughout the process. You may need to modify an existing workflow or create a new one to meet your organization’s needs. This workshop combines lecture, demonstrations, and hands-on exercises in a training database in which you will practice key tasks and best practices related to using the workflow functionality.
• Describe key workflow concepts • Describe a process for mapping your workflows • Use a process to configure workflows in the application • Describe how workflows are assigned in the application Prerequisites No Time Tuesday, Nov 6 1:30PM - 3:00PM Audience Kronos Workforce Ready Customers Recommended Track Kronos Workforce Ready Session Type Education Workshop Session Duration 90 minute Location Copperleaf 7, West Level 2 Required Fee: There is a fee associated with this session. You may reserve a seat in this session during registration on a first-come, first-serve basis.
EW204 [EDUCATION WORKSHOP - $50 FEE] Workforce Central 8: Setting Up Alerts 1:30PM - 3:00PM Copperleaf 11, West Level 2 show more Description Would you like to be able to automate how managers are notified and respond to various events, such as Timecard Exceptions, Attendance Events, Leave Events, and others? Come to this hands-on workshop for application administrators to learn how to set up and use Workforce Central 8 Alerts. Workforce Central 8 Alerts and Notifications provide a real-time solution for managers to view and react to a variety of events.
• Use the Alerts Widget • Configure a Navigator Alert • Create Alert conditions to validate Alert configuration Prerequisites Yes Prerequisites - More Information General working knowledge of Workforce Central Products, Navigator, and Workflow Notifications. Time Tuesday, Nov 6 1:30PM - 3:00PM Audience Workforce Central Customers Session Type Education Workshop Session Duration 90 minute Location Copperleaf 11, West Level 2 Required Fee: There is a fee associated with this session. You may reserve a seat in this session during registration on a first-come, first-serve basis.
EW104 [EDUCATION WORKSHOP - $50 FEE] Workforce Central 8: Editing Timecards After Signoff with WFC v8.0.13+ Historical Corrections 1:30PM - 3:00PM Copperleaf 10, West Level 2 show more Description Do you need to edit timecards in signed-off pay periods? Do you wish there was an easy way to edit or delete these corrections? Do you want to preview the impact of a historical correction before applying it? Attend this hands-on session and learn to perform these tasks and more with the redesigned and greatly enhanced WFC v8.0.13+ Historical Corrections feature. Come see how this feature can enhance your experience with editing signed-off time.
• Identify the basic configuration required to enable historical corrections • Perform historical corrections to a signed-off timecard, and preview impact before saving it • Review historical corrections via the Historical Corrections and Audits timecard add-ons • Edit and delete historical corrections in a timecard Prerequisites No Time Tuesday, Nov 6 1:30PM - 3:00PM Audience Workforce Central Customers Session Type Education Workshop Session Duration 90 minute Location Copperleaf 10, West Level 2 Required Fee: There is a fee associated with this session. You may reserve a seat in this session during registration on a first-come, first-serve basis.
EW304 [EDUCATION WORKSHOP - $50 FEE] Workforce Central 8: New Features: Configuring and Using the Request Manager 1:30PM - 3:00PM Copperleaf 12, West Level 2 show more Description Would you like to be able to automate how managers view and respond to employee self-service requests? Come to this hands-on workshop for schedulers, managers, and application administrators to learn how to set up and use the Workforce Central automated solution for handling employee requests. The Request Manager provides a centralized location from which to review, filter, sort, and act on all types of employee requests.
• Configure and navigate the Request Manager widget • Respond to employee requests using the Request Manager widget • Submit requests for employees Prerequisites Yes Prerequisites - More Information Understand basic navigation through Workforce Scheduler and Setup screens. Time Tuesday, Nov 6 1:30PM - 3:00PM Audience Workforce Central Customers Session Type Education Workshop Session Duration 90 minute Location Copperleaf 12, West Level 2 Required Fee: There is a fee associated with this session. You may reserve a seat in this session during registration on a first-come, first-serve basis.
EW813 [EDUCATION WORKSHOP - $50 FEE] Workforce TeleStaff: Advanced Rules Workshop 1:30PM - 3:00PM Joshua 3, East Level 1 show more Description This hands-on workshop is designed for the advanced Workforce TeleStaff administrator who wants to create and use more-complex rules to further scheduling automation. In this workshop, you’ll learn how to design and build fatigue and preference rules, how to default appropriate work codes when staffing various classes of employees, and how to troubleshoot rules.
• Learn about designing and building new and complex rules for fatigue and employee preferences • Learn how to default appropriate work codes when staffing various classes of employees • Learn to troubleshoot rules Prerequisites No Time Tuesday, Nov 6 1:30PM - 3:00PM Audience Workforce TeleStaff Customers Recommended Track Kronos Workforce TeleStaff Session Type Education Workshop Session Duration 90 minute Location Joshua 3, East Level 1 Required Fee: There is a fee associated with this session. You may reserve a seat in this session during registration on a first-come, first-serve basis.
610 All Customers: From Therapist to Strategist — Changing the Role of HR 1:30PM - 2:30PM Starvine 5, West Level 3 show more Description As organizations have realized that understanding and maximizing the people side of their business is key to ongoing success, HR has been called on to do more than just deal with employee relations issues and keep paperwork up to date. As HR roles evolve, balancing responsibilities and shaping your career path have become more complex. Join us as we lead a peer discussion about how to effectively move from feeling like a therapist to contributing as a strategist in your company.
• Gain practical insights from peers that are currently facing similar challenges and solutions/insight • Learn new ways to be more strategic with your time and use your HR knowledge of to influence decisions in your organization • Continue to build your professional network Prerequisites No Time Tuesday, Nov 6 1:30PM - 2:30PM Audience All Customers Recommended Track Kronos Workforce Ready,HR Administration and Management Session Type Roundtable Session Duration 60 minute Location Starvine 5, West Level 3
860 All Customers: Human Resources as a Strategic Business Driver; by American Signature, Bevmo, M Culinary 1:30PM - 2:30PM Pinyon 3, West Level 1 show more Description Hear from a panel of HR professionals who will share their strategies for recruiting, retaining, and reporting in the retail and food service industries. Explore what that means for all employees — including full-time, part-time, hourly, seasonal hires, and more. Understand the power of data and analytics when managing special events and initiatives.
• Understand how employee engagement, self-service tools, and professional development strategies drive better business outcomes • Learn strategies for managing the influx of seasonal and temporary hires • Discover valuable insights that can be unlocked by analytics Prerequisites No Time Tuesday, Nov 6 1:30PM - 2:30PM Audience All Customers Recommended Track Workforce Central: Performance and Configuration,Workforce Central: Front-end Usability,Kronos Workforce Ready,Payroll Administration and Management,HR Administration and Management Session Type Case Study Session Duration 60 minute Location Pinyon 3, West Level 1
806 All Customers: Improving the Experience in the Customer Waiting Area — Panel: Suncoast Credit Union, GECU 1:30PM - 2:30PM Pinyon 1, West Level 1 show more Description We’ve all been there — sitting in the waiting room at the doctor’s, the local bank, or even at the barbershop — and know that the customer waiting area can be a frustrating experience. However, it doesn’t have to be. Attend this session to hear how two innovative service leaders used workforce and customer management software to rethink their waiting room management strategy and benefit everyone. You’ll hear best practices that will provide you with tips to maximize operational efficiencies and leverage your own workforce data, so you can streamline service and offer a better experience.
• Better understand the latest technology trends in managing a better customer waiting area experience • Learn what kind of data should be collected to achieve better service outcomes • Get insight into specific methods for improving operational efficiencies to create a positive waiting area experience Prerequisites No Time Tuesday, Nov 6 1:30PM - 2:30PM Audience All Customers Recommended Track Kronos FMSI,HR Administration and Management,Workforce Central: Front-end Usability,Workforce Central: Performance and Configuration,Payroll Administration and Management Session Type Case Study Session Duration 60 minute Location Pinyon 1, West Level 1
110 Healthcare: Utilizing Workforce Scheduler Extensions to Meet Patient Demand Panel Discussion: Nationwide Children’s Hospital, New York Presbyterian, St. Charles Health System 1:30PM - 2:30PM Starvine 3, West Level 3 show more