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11:30am All Customers: A Multifaceted Approach to Stay on the Latest and Greatest with Nestle Monday, November 11, 11:30am - 12:30pm show more Description Attend this session to hear Nestle share an update on its workforce management journey, experiences over the past year, and plans for moving forward. Nestle has committed to multiple large-scale and multi-phased global projects to ensure it’s on the latest release of Workforce Central , leveraging the best technology to maintain compliance across the organization. This allows Nestle leadership to plan for the future while keeping their eyes on the prize when it comes to optimizing the latest solutions. Nestle’s global product manager will be joined by the organization’s Kronos technical project manager as they walk through where they started, the progress they’ve made, and their future plans. They’ll discuss their accomplishments, lessons learned, and the benefits of a strong (and honest) partnership, including:
• The pros, cons, and lessons learned when conducting a global upgrade • How Nestle is managing a global project with a multi-phased approach • Considerations for planning and implementing large-scale projects Product(s) All Customers Category Customer Stories and Successes Session Type Case Study

All Customers: Are You Ready for Gen Z? Monday, November 11, 11:30am - 12:30pm show more Description The Workforce Institute at Kronos conducted global research of more than 3,000 Gen Z workers, and it reveals: • How they assess their own readiness for work • What workplace benefits are most important to them • What they expect from their managers and leaders • What red flags would make them avoid your workplace Workforce Institute Executive Director Joyce Maroney explains how to leverage these insights to get your workplace Gen Z ready:
• Understand what motivates Gen Z employees to do a good job • Understand Gen Z attitudes toward work • Hear what Gen Z workers prefer in their managers • Learn what benefits Gen Z workers value Product(s) All Customers Category Essentials for Your Employees Session Type Kronos Expert

All Customers: Building a Business Case for Change Management Monday, November 11, 11:30am - 12:30pm show more Description Building buy-in for change management and getting the appropriate resources and funding can be challenging. In this session, we will provide a proven structure for presenting the rationale and approach for change management on your Kronos project.
• Best practices for a change management business case • Gaining commitment to change management • What is the value of a business case for change management? • Capturing the value of change management Product(s) All Customers Category Solution Optimization and ROI Session Type Kronos Expert

All Customers: Migrating to Workforce Dimensions – Important Considerations Monday, November 11, 11:30am - 12:30pm show more Description Interested in migrating to Workforce Dimensions but just not sure what it takes? This session will focus on understanding new features and best practices of migrating to Workforce Dimensions. From training to production cutover, learn the steps necessary for successful execution of Workforce Dimensions. Hear from implementation experts, and ask about what's on your mind.
• Hear FAQs from customers and about how Kronos is addressing customer needs • Learn about the software-as-service world and how your current environment will perform in Workforce Dimensions • Discover execution tips for effectively maintaining your system after you go live Product(s) All Customers Category The Ins and Outs of Migration Session Type Kronos Expert

All Customers: Payroll Health Check – Payroll Processes and Your Bottom Line Monday, November 11, 11:30am - 12:30pm show more Description As one of your organization’s largest expenses, effective payroll management is a business imperative. Yet organizations often uncover pervasive errors and inefficiencies during their year-end processes — putting them at risk for violations and impacting their bottom line. What can you do to proactively ensure your processes are efficient and compliant? Performing a payroll health check can help you assess and improve efficiency and compliance.
• Understand important compliance changes and their impact on payroll • Understand what benchmarks to follow and key performance indicators (KPIs) to track • Learn how to assess payroll processes and identify areas for improvement Product(s) All Customers Category Solution Optimization and ROI Session Type Kronos Expert

All Customers: The Digital Transformation Revolution Monday, November 11, 11:30am - 12:30pm show more Description Who cares about digital transformation, data availability, and the future of work? You'd better care about all of it because it is and will continue to be your most powerful value creation tool and competitive differentiator. In this session, we will learn how Uber, Amazon, and now thousands of startups are driving change with three-dimensional data. This will change the way you approach your job — and your life.
• Learn what makes Uber so powerful and how to apply this to your business • See where we are going with data and how can you make sure you are leading and not left behind • See where the opportunities are to look at different data sets to make better decisions faster Product(s) All Customers Category Integrated Technology Session Type Industry Expert

Healthcare: Workforce Dimensions LIVE Customers – Panel: Holland Home, Mankato Clinic, and Kronos Monday, November 11, 11:30am - 12:30pm show more Description Last year, you heard the “why” of selecting Workforce Dimensions; this year, hear the “how” of implementation and go-live. This panel will feature several customers who are live on Workforce Dimensions, each using various modules within the solution. Hear more about their migration, go-live, user adoption, and benefits received to date.
• Hear about their rollout strategies • Better understand potential user adoption issues • Learn about the benefits they have achieved to date • Hear how easy the transition was from Workforce Central to Workforce Dimensions Product(s) Workforce Central, Workforce Dimensions Category The Ins and Outs of Migration Session Type Panel

Kronos iSeries Central: Welcoming Version 8 Monday, November 11, 11:30am - 12:30pm show more Description This session provides a product briefing and roadmap for the Kronos iSeries Central WFM system. You will learn about our Kronos engineering strategy and how it relates to Kronos iSeries Central. We will showcase the version 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.
• Understand how Kronos iSeries Central is affected by the cloud initiative • Review features in version 8 • Discuss post-version 8 engineering plans and future release schedules Product(s) Kronos iSeries Central Category Solution Optimization and ROI Session Type Kronos Expert

Kronos Virtual Roster: Introducing Kronos VR Cloud Monday, November 11, 11:30am - 12:30pm show more Description Overview and release schedule of the latest VR product and migration to VR cloud
• Preview of the next-generation Kronos Virtual Roster product • Understanding the deployment of the product • Resource needs for upgrading the new product • Release schedule for features Product(s) Kronos Virtual Roster Category Tips, Tricks and Techniques Session Type Kronos Expert

Kronos Workforce AutoTime: Welcome Session and Demo Monday, November 11, 11:30am - 12:30pm show more Description 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, but you’ll also get need-to-know information about how to make the most of your KronosWorks experience.
• Introductions and information about Kronos commitment to Workforce AutoTime • Workforce AutoTime product highlights and thoughts about what’s next • Overview of the Workforce AutoTime Sessions • Work Together! Product(s) Kronos Workforce AutoTime Category Tips, Tricks and Techniques Session Type Kronos Expert

Kronos Workforce Ready®: Analytics Sandbox Monday, November 11, 11:30am - 12:30pm show more Description Join the Workforce Ready user experience team to try out the new advanced analytics experience. During this one-hour session, you’ll have the opportunity to jump in and test key feature areas, including attrition email and deep-dive reports (pivot table). Please note: Space in this sandbox session is limited.
• Connect with user experience experts • Provide feedback, and add your ideas and a wish list • Ask the product experts your questions Product(s) Kronos Workforce Ready® Category Tips, Tricks and Techniques Session Type Hands-On

Kronos Workforce Ready®: Demonstration of the New-User Experience (Repeat) Monday, November 11, 11:30am - 12:30pm show more Description Come on a journey with us as we explore the new-user experience. Learn what the new experience means for candidates, employees, managers, and administrators and what key benefits are for each role. Discover for yourself how the new-user experience can improve your experience.
• Take a tour of the new-user experience • Understand how candidates, employees, managers, and administrators will interact with the new-user experience • Get answers to your hard-hitting questions from your user interface expert Product(s) Kronos Workforce Ready® Category Tips, Tricks and Techniques Session Type Demonstration

Kronos Workforce Ready®: Explore your Ready Resources (Repeat) Monday, November 11, 11:30am - 12:30pm show more Description Chart your course and explore your Workforce Ready resources! During this one-hour interactive session, you’ll connect with Kronos experts and your peers and learn how to make the most of your Kronos resources, all while making valuable connections!
• Understand what support, training, and Community tools are available to you • Learn how these resources can support your Workforce Ready investment • Connect with the Kronos experts Product(s) Kronos Workforce Ready® Category Solution Optimization and ROI Session Type Networking

Kronos Workforce Ready®: What's New and What's Next (Repeat) Monday, November 11, 11:30am - 12:30pm show more Description Jess Griffin, VP of product management and user experience for Workforce Ready, dives into the latest enhancements of Workforce Ready and highlights what’s to come!
• Explore the latest features of Workforce Ready • Discover the latest innovations of Workforce Ready • Learn what's to come in the future of Workforce Ready Product(s) Kronos Workforce Ready® Category Solution Optimization and ROI Session Type Kronos Expert

What’s New with InTouch Monday, November 11, 11:30am - 12:30pm show more Description Come see the unveiling of the Kronos next-generation product offering where employee engagement and workforce management come face-to-face to create an unbeatable employee experience. Feast your eyes on the result of a multifaceted approach, in which we have reimagined a new way to keep your workforce fully engaged, all while surpassing current levels of productivity.
• Learn about the enhanced features of the latest InTouch time clock • See a live demo of the new features and user interface • Hear customer feedback obtained throughout the development lifecycle Product(s) Workforce Dimensions, Workforce Central Category Essentials for Your Employees Session Type Kronos Expert

Workforce Central: Surviving and Thriving During Payroll Monday with the City of Mesa Monday, November 11, 11:30am - 12:30pm show more Description There's no doubt that preparing for payroll is easier with your Kronos solution, but are you taking advantage of everything the solution has to offer? Find out how the city of Mesa, Arizona, utilizes available tools to manage their payroll process and get it right the first time around. There’s always something new to learn from a customer that has mastered the process. Join Talona Felix from the City of Mesa as she walks the audience through the city’s typical payroll preparation from start to finish. This will be a live demonstration from their test environment, and the audience will learn the ins and outs of this integral process and the tools within Kronos that help them cross the finish line.
• Identify checks and balances • See examples of how to use hyperfind queries to find potential errors • Learn the steps to establish your organization’s checklist Product(s) Workforce Central Category Customer Stories and Successes Session Type Case Study

Workforce Central: Tips and Tricks to Test for Implementations and Upgrades Monday, November 11, 11:30am - 12:30pm show more Description Attend this technical session if you’re a Workforce Central administrator who wants to become equipped with the necessary tools for testing effectively. From planning and performing tests to understanding techniques for advanced data validation and manipulation, you’ll learn tips and tricks that will help you achieve an efficient and successful solution implementation, upgrade, or product add-on.
• Discover how to avoid mistakes by assembling and organizing the right team • Explore techniques for advanced data validation and manipulation • Learn workforce-specific test planning and validation strategies Product(s) Workforce Central Category Tips, Tricks and Techniques Session Type Kronos Expert

Workforce Dimensions Sandbox Monday, November 11, 11:30am - 12:30pm show more Description Who said sandboxes are for kids? Swing by for self-paced training exercises to explore the solution from a manager's day-in-the-life perspective. Independently navigate the homepage, set up alerts and notifications, run reports, and more. It’s the perfect break from the standard conference grind, because the sandbox is not a typical session. There’s no limit. Drop in and stay as long as you’d like during our open hours to learn new ways to work with Workforce Dimensions. Representatives from Kronos product management will be available to answer questions.
• Practice navigating the Workforce Dimensions homepage, Dataviews, and charts • Set up alerts and notifications • Understand key scheduling tasks, such as using the schedule planner, approving time-off requests, and adding, editing, or deleting shifts • Understand key timekeeping tasks, such as reviewing exceptions, running reports, and approving employee timecards Product(s) All Customers Category Solution Optimization and ROI Session Type Hands-On

Workforce Dimensions: Attestation Overview Monday, November 11, 11:30am - 12:30pm show more Description Are you interested in seeing how Workforce Dimensions transformed attestation capabilities? This session is for Workforce Dimensions administrators who want to learn more about configuring and setting up attestation templates based on a variety of use cases. It's also for Workforce Central Attestation Toolkit users who want to learn more about the differences between the solutions and what you can expect if you are considering migrating.
• Attestation differences between Workforce Dimensions and Workforce Central • What's preconfigured out of the box in Workforce Dimensions • Use cases to configure your own templates Product(s) Workforce Dimensions Category Tips, Tricks and Techniques Session Type Demonstration

Workforce Dimensions: Optimize Your Schedule with the Schedule Generation Engine Monday, November 11, 11:30am - 12:30pm show more Description Attend this technical session for a demonstration of the Workforce Dimensions next-gen scheduling engine. See and learn how this engine’s capabilities can create optimized schedules based on your organization’s needs, budget, policies, and employee preferences. We’ll walk through multiple use cases, from using the engine to generate a perfect schedule from scratch to prioritizing jobs based on their relative importance and much more.
• Learn what the scheduling engine can do for you • Learn how an automated and optimized scheduling solution can benefit your business • Learn when to use and leverage the engine Product(s) Workforce Dimensions Category Solution Optimization and ROI Session Type Demonstration

Workforce TeleStaff/Workforce Planner: Welcome and Solution Update Monday, November 11, 11:30am - 12:30pm show more Description Join us for a special welcome and solution update exclusively for Workforce TeleStaff and Workforce Planner customers. Learn what we’ve accomplished since KronosWorks 2018, get insight into current and upcoming product enhancements, and hear about other important announcements we have to share.
• Review major accomplishments and innovation since KronosWorks 2018 • Learn about current and upcoming product enhancements • Hear Workforce TeleStaff leaders' vision and projections Product(s) Workforce TeleStaff, Workforce Planner Category Solution Optimization and ROI Session Type Demonstration

1:45pm All Customers: Governance to Drive Engagement and a Collaborative Culture with Ascension Health Monday, November 11, 1:45pm - 2:45pm show more Description Learn about leveraging collaborative, accountability-driven techniques to drive efficient deployment and effective adoption of your WFM solution. Collaborate with customer(s) to learn what has worked for them and how you might leverage similar techniques within your organization.
• Disciplined structure in deployment approach and adoption leads to success • A comprehensive governance structure can eliminate roadblocks before they occur • The feedback loop is critical to continuous improvement and effectiveness of the governance model Product(s) All Customers Category Essentials for Your Employees Session Type Kronos and Customer Session

Build Resilient Employees to Improve Performance with Workforce Dimensions Partner meQuilibrium Monday, November 11, 1:45pm - 2:45pm show more Description Rapid and relentless change is the norm in today’s global business environment. Technology and transformation are outpacing human adaptability. As a result, 68 percent of employees feel overwhelmed, and burnout has reached epidemic levels, driven largely by an inability to handle and adapt to uncertainty. Left unchecked, this trend will continue to put businesses at risk for employee engagement challenges, absenteeism, and ultimately turnover. Leading organizations are successfully tackling this issue by leveraging meQuilibrium’s neuroscientific, AI-based solution to build a more resilient workforce. Research proves resilience and adaptability are learnable skills that equip people — from frontline employees to leaders — to navigate change and stay productive, even in tough work environments. meQuilibrium’s proven approach harnesses the power of advanced analytics to personalize resilience training and arm leaders with predictive insights so they can spot risks impacting engagement, performance, and turnover across the organization.
• See a demonstration of meQuilibrium within Workforce Dimensions • Discover how increasing resilience has a tangible impact on absenteeism, turnover, and engagement • Hear how large employers, from Fortune 500 to healthcare organizations and more, are incorporating resilience into their workforce strategy Product(s) Workforce Dimensions Category Integrated Technology Session Type Demonstration

Demo Showcase: Seeing Is Believing — Workforce Dimensions Monday, November 11, 1:45pm - 2:45pm show more Description We continue to innovate and change the user experience with Workforce Dimensions. Attend this demo showcase to see firsthand what’s new in the product, how we are transforming the user experience, and how the latest technology is redefining workforce management in your industry. Let the experts walk you through what you need know about Workforce Dimensions.
• Discover how Workforce Dimensions is reshaping workforce management • See an expert demo of Workforce Dimensions • Understand how the employee, manager, and executive experiences are impacted Product(s) All Customers Category Solution Optimization and ROI Session Type Demonstration

EW101 [EDUCATION WORKSHOP - $50 FEE] Kronos Workforce Ready®: Bring Your Paper Form Process into the Digital Age with Workflows Monday, November 11, 1:45pm - 3:15pm show more Description Want to get rid of that paper form process that nobody seems to follow correctly, especially when it requires multiple approval signatures? Transform it into an automated process using an HR custom form and workflow. In this workshop, you will learn to convert a paper form into an electronic custom form with signature lines. You will also learn how advanced steps can be used in a workflow to streamline and enhance the approval procedure. You’ll learn how to:
• Modify a workflow to allow concurrent approvals • Create a custom form with signature fields • Create additional tasks as part of the custom form workflow • Add steps to a workflow for completing form signatures Prerequisites Knowledge of how to build a basic workflow Product(s) Kronos Workforce Ready® Category Solution Optimization and ROI Session Type Education Workshop 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] Kronos Workforce Ready®: Identify and Develop New Leaders with Succession Planning Monday, November 11, 1:45pm - 3:15pm 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. You’ll learn how to:
• Create and manage succession plans • View succession graphs and reports • Create and manage succession profiles Prerequisites Familiarity with Workforce Ready Human Resources module Product(s) Kronos Workforce Ready® Category Solution Optimization and ROI Session Type Education Workshop 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: Editing Timecards After Sign-off with WFC v8.1.3+ Historical Corrections (Repeat) Monday, November 11, 1:45pm - 3:15pm show more Description Do you need to edit timecards in signed-off pay periods? Do you wish there were 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 v8.1.3 Historical Corrections feature. Come see how this feature can enhance your experience with editing signed-off time. You’ll learn how to:
• Perform historical corrections to a signed-off timecard and preview the impact before saving it • Identify the basic configuration required to enable historical corrections • Review Historical Corrections via the Historical Corrections and Audits timecard add-ons • Edit and delete historical corrections in a timecard Product(s) Workforce Central Category Tips, Tricks and Techniques Session Type Education Workshop 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 TeleStaff: Beginner/Intermediate Rules Monday, November 11, 1:45pm - 3:15pm show more Description This hands-on workshop is designed for beginner-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, 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 • Discover how to create qualifying, disqualifying, and sorting rules • Find out how to troubleshoot rules • See how audits help with troubleshooting your rules Product(s) Workforce TeleStaff Category Tips, Tricks and Techniques Session Type Education Workshop 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.

Healthcare: Got Engagement? Build Your Brand Awareness While Engaging Your Employees! By: Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota Monday, November 11, 1:45pm - 2:45pm show more Description Employee engagement is a must when it comes time to attracting and retaining top talent — but brand awareness is just as important. Learn how Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota has increased its brand awareness and employee engagement through initiatives such as an employee wellness program, an alive workplace, an employer brand, employee recognition, and more! And hear how Kronos self-service tools have helped with these initiatives.
• Understand why employee engagement should be a key business strategy • Discuss what Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota is doing to engage employees • Learn how Kronos self-service tools have facilitated this process Product(s) All Customers Category Customer Stories and Successes Session Type Case Study

Healthcare: Powered by Kronos EZCall; Panel: Geisinger and Virginia Hospital Center Monday, November 11, 1:45pm - 2:45pm show more Description Learn about the benefits of Kronos EZCall and Workforce periOp Scheduler. Hear how Geisinger and Virginia Hospital Center implemented and are using these solutions for enterprisewide physician scheduling, managing their perioperative call schedules and daily staffing in the OR, and schedules in the electrocardiogram, cath lab, interventional radiology, and outpatient surgery units. See the newest features live in action and hear about the exciting new things that are coming in Kronos EZCall and Workforce periOp Scheduler.
• Hear how these customers are managing schedules in different units across the enterprise • Understand the benefits realized using the solutions • See how these customers use solution integrations to drive efficiencies • Discover what’s new and what’s coming in Kronos EZCall and Workforce periOp Scheduler Product(s) Workforce Central, Workforce Dimensions, Kronos Workforce Ready® Category Customer Stories and Successes Session Type Panel

Kronos iSeries Central: Tactics to Minimize Liability Using Meal/Break Rules Monday, November 11, 1:45pm - 2:45pm show more Description With at least 20 states with labor laws concerning meal breaks and nine states with rest break requirements, no wonder there is a buzz about how to be compliant and manage exceptions. Revisit the meal and break features available in Kronos iSeries Timekeeper to help satisfy state requirements and the tools that help hold managers accountable.
• Learn what's available for break management • Understand your meal penalty rule configuration • Discover the tools available for managers Product(s) Kronos iSeries Central Category Tips, Tricks and Techniques Session Type Kronos Expert

Kronos Virtual Roster: Table Games Floor Planning Monday, November 11, 1:45pm - 2:45pm show more Description This is a training session on the best use of and functional tips for the Floor Planning module.
• Effective creations of floor plans • Use of the bulk change functionality • Necessary integrations with the pit manager • Daily operations in scheduling cycles Product(s) Kronos Virtual Roster Category Solution Optimization and ROI Session Type Kronos Expert

Kronos Workforce AutoTime: Mobile Monday, November 11, 1:45pm - 2:45pm show more Description We have completely revamped the WAT Mobile offering, starting with responsive technology. New features and functions have been added for both the supervisor and individual time reporters through our new mobile platform. Learn how our mobile solution can aid in the management of your workforce and benefit your employees.
• Learn how WAT Mobile solution can aid in management of your more modern mobile workforce • Learn how WAT Mobile can help managers quickly focus on problem areas and enforce proper timecard entry using TimeCard Checker • Learn how WAT Mobile can provide streamlined time entry for your employees and contribute to accurate time reporting Product(s) Kronos Workforce AutoTime Category Solution Optimization and ROI Session Type Kronos Expert

Kronos Workforce Ready®: Compliance Panel Monday, November 11, 1:45pm - 2:45pm show more Description The need to be in compliance is here to stay, and we understand that sometimes it is a challenge to keep up with the ever-changing regulations, but you are not alone. Join us for a discussion on burning topics like required meal breaks, minimum living wage, and more with a panel of Workforce Ready customers and learn how they are leveraging Workforce Ready to monitor regulations and stay in compliance.
• Learn how your peers are using Workforce Ready to stay in compliance • Understand how tools like reporting and visualizations can help you track the right information • Come away with a better understanding of how others are tracking and staying in compliance Product(s) Kronos Workforce Ready® Category Tips, Tricks and Techniques Session Type Panel

Kronos Workforce Ready®: Explore your Ready Resources (Repeat) Monday, November 11, 1:45pm - 2:45pm show more Description Chart your course and explore your Workforce Ready resources! During this one-hour interactive session, you’ll connect with Kronos experts and your peers and learn how to make the most of your Kronos resources, all while making valuable connections!
• Understand what support, training, and Community tools are available to you • Learn how these resources can support your Workforce Ready investment • Connect with the Kronos experts Product(s) Kronos Workforce Ready® Category Solution Optimization and ROI Session Type Networking

Kronos Workforce Ready®: People Analytics Gets Real – How HR Leaders Leverage HCM Insights Monday, November 11, 1:45pm - 2:45pm show more Description People analytics is an inescapable topic in the modern human resources (HR) world. There are so many methods for getting descriptive, predictive, and even prescriptive insights, but how do all those become actions we can take to help our employees and meet business goals? Well, we're here to show you. Join us for a conversation between a technical expert and an HR leader to see how what you see in your HCM system can inform what you do to be strategic in HR.
• Sort through different levels of insights, and use them effectively • Turn what your people data is telling you into tangible actions and results • Understand Kronos latest people analytics innovations • Get proactive about workforce trends Product(s) Workforce Dimensions, Kronos Workforce Ready® Category Reporting and Data Insights Session Type Kronos Expert

Kronos Workforce Ready®: Scheduler Sandbox Monday, November 11, 1:45pm - 2:45pm show more Description Join the WFR team by giving feedback and offering insights on the next design iteration of Advanced Scheduler. We will be exploring some design concepts for the brand-new month view as well as test-driving the recently released week view. Please note: Space in this sandbox session is limited.
• Connect with user experience experts • Provide feedback, and add your ideas and a wish list • Ask product experts your questions Product(s) Kronos Workforce Ready® Category Tips, Tricks and Techniques Session Type Hands-On

Kronos Workforce Ready®: Tips and Tricks for Enabling and Using the New-User Experience (Repeat) Monday, November 11, 1:45pm - 2:45pm show more Description Join us as we highlight tips and tricks for the new-user experience. During the session, we will show you how to enable the new-user experience, understand how to transition to timesheet workflows, and convert to the new timesheet formats. We'll also take you on a tour of how to best navigate the new-user experience.
• Learn how to enable the new-user experience for your organization • Understand how to convert to timesheet workflows and how to convert to the new timesheet formats • Take a tour of the new-user experience Product(s) Kronos Workforce Ready® Category Tips, Tricks and Techniques Session Type Kronos Expert

Manufacturing: Customer Roundtable Grand Slam – Addressing Workforce Management Challenges Monday, November 11, 1:45pm - 2:45pm show more Description Gather with your peers to network and discuss business challenges of manufacturing. Networking will be roundtable style, with questions submitted to the group and opened up for discussion.
• Build connections with colleagues from various manufacturing organizations • Discuss product topics and business issues with other manufacturers, exploring possible solutions • Learn from your peers about best practices for maximizing the benefits of your Kronos solution Product(s) All Customers Category Customer Stories and Successes Session Type Roundtable

Workforce Central: Advanced Configuration Tips and Tricks for Scheduler Monday, November 11, 1:45pm - 2:45pm show more Description This session will focus on advanced configuration tips and tricks to simplify and standardize your Workforce Scheduler builds and save you hours of time!
• 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 Product(s) Workforce Central Category Tips, Tricks and Techniques Session Type Kronos Expert

Workforce Central: Attendance Management — Tackling the Third Rail of Workforce Management Monday, November 11, 1:45pm - 2:45pm show more Description Just like the third rail of an electric train, absence management provides energy and power to the effectiveness of your workforce management program. In this session, discuss how absence management can take your solution to a different level.
• Absence management is key to completing the feedback loop for scheduling effectiveness • Absence management processes drive efficiency in the staffing workflow • Timekeeping tools can drive automation in the absence management process Product(s) Workforce Central Category Tips, Tricks and Techniques Session Type Kronos Expert

Workforce Central: Self-Scheduling Improvements for Employees and Managers Monday, November 11, 1:45pm - 2:45pm show more Description Learn more about how Workforce Scheduler can improve engagement with multiple employee self-service options. From self-scheduling to requests to cover a shift to scheduling fairness, this session will walk you through the tools available that support managers and employees.
• How to improve engagement with self-service options • How to save time managing employee requests • Leverage event-driven rules to minimize fatigue Product(s) Workforce Central Category Tips, Tricks and Techniques Session Type Kronos Expert

Workforce Central: What Is Business Intelligence, and How Do I Get Started? Monday, November 11, 1:45pm - 2:45pm show more Description What is the Workforce HR/Payroll Business Intelligence tool all about? See the feature-rich capabilities of business intelligence (BI) reporting, including interactive graphical and data-driven reports. Understand report creation options and how to deliver reports to employees, managers, and administrators. Learn the configuration necessary to start realizing the advantages of BI reporting.
• Learn configuration options for BI • Explore features that can help improve workforce productivity • Understand capabilities of BI reporting Prerequisites This session is for customers using Workforce HR/Payroll, not Workforce Ready or Workforce Dimensions HCM. Product(s) Workforce Central Category Reporting and Data Insights Session Type Kronos Expert

Workforce Dimensions Sandbox Monday, November 11, 1:45pm - 2:45pm show more Description Who said sandboxes are for kids? Swing by for self-paced training exercises to explore the solution from a manager's day-in-the-life perspective. Independently navigate the homepage, set up alerts and notifications, run reports, and more. It’s the perfect break from the standard conference grind, because the sandbox is not a typical session. There’s no limit. Drop in and stay as long as you’d like during our open hours to learn new ways to work with Workforce Dimensions. Representatives from Kronos product management will be available to answer questions.
• Practice navigating the Workforce Dimensions homepage, Dataviews, and charts • Set up alerts and notifications • Understand key scheduling tasks, such as using the schedule planner, approving time-off requests, and adding, editing, or deleting shifts • Understand key timekeeping tasks, such as reviewing exceptions, running reports, and approving employee timecards Product(s) All Customers Category Solution Optimization and ROI Session Type Hands-On

Workforce Dimensions: Considerations for Performance Testing Monday, November 11, 1:45pm - 2:45pm show more Description What does performance testing mean in a cloud-based environment? Given the various cloud technologies and resource sharing in the cloud, it is very important to understand the specific goals and what to expect from load testing. Attend this technical session with Kronos and Neotys if you want to understand the methodology, tools, and metrics analyzed during performance testing to ensure optimal performance in Workforce Dimensions.
• The load-testing process, and why your input matters • How Neoload simplifies load testing • When to do load testing • What to look for in the test results Product(s) Workforce Dimensions Category Tips, Tricks and Techniques Session Type Kronos Expert

Workforce Dimensions: Getting to Go-Live Was a Team Effort with Cosentino’s Monday, November 11, 1:45pm - 2:45pm show more Description Join this session to learn how Cosentino’s, a family-run business for over 50 years, made the decision to move to Workforce Dimensions. You’ll hear their story unfold as told by key players at their company. This one-of-a-kind panel features Cosentino’s vice president of human resources, and two Kronos subject-matter experts from their human resources and information technology departments, who will walk you through their deployment journey for Workforce Dimensions as experienced from each role’s unique perspective.
• The responsibilities of each role during deployment • Deployment insights from HR and IT • The benefits of multiple Kronos champions during and after going live Product(s) Workforce Dimensions, Workforce Central Category The Ins and Outs of Migration Session Type Panel

Workforce Dimensions: The Nuts and Bolts of Integrations (Repeat) Monday, November 11, 1:45pm - 2:45pm show more Description This session will equip you with the many techniques that can be used to integrate with Workforce Dimensions. We’ll discuss data warehouse exports, the Data Extraction Toolkit, and data security requirements including Secure File Transfer Protocol and General Data Protection Regulation tracking. Additionally, we’ll demonstrate how Dell Boomi can be used for imports and exports with other systems, how you can export Dataviews, and application programming interface (API) definitions with use cases. Attend to learn more from our team of integration technology experts.
• Know where to find API and Developer tools to integrate with Workforce Dimensions • Understand security requirements and file transfer mechanisms • Understand the new integration tools and techniques for Workforce Dimensions Product(s) Workforce Dimensions Category Integrated Technology Session Type Kronos Expert

Workforce Dimensions: The Power of Dataviews Monday, November 11, 1:45pm - 2:45pm show more Description Users are familiar with Workforce Genies. Now they will be using Workforce Dimensions Dataviews. Are they the same? Not at all! Join us to learn about the power of Dataviews. We’ll explain different Dataview options such as filtering, sorting, and grouping. We’ll show the Dataview chart options and calculation functions. We’ll also share how embedded analytics available in Dataviews can help you make critical business decisions.
• Describe how adding charts to a Dataview helps users visualize their data • Highlight the improved filtering, grouping, calculations, and personalization capabilities • Identify key differences in Workforce Dimensions Dataviews and Workforce Central Genies • Explain how embedded analytics data can help managers quickly identify common business issues Product(s) Workforce Dimensions, Workforce Central Category Solution Optimization and ROI Session Type Kronos Expert

Workforce Planner: Get Under the Hood of Job Allocations Monday, November 11, 1:45pm - 2:45pm show more Description Do you want to understand the details of how Workforce Planner allocates employees to jobs using multiple passes to satisfy complex union requirements while considering employees' preferences? If so, then this session is for you.
• Learn the details of Workforce Planner Job allocation configurations • See best practices for common job allocation strategies • Hear how multiple passes address rigid union requirements Product(s) Workforce Planner Category Essentials for Your Employees Session Type Kronos Expert

Workforce TeleStaff: See New and Innovative Features Monday, November 11, 1:45pm - 2:45pm show more Description Lots of new features and functionality have been added to Workforce TeleStaff in the past year. Learn how this exciting and innovative functionality can increase efficiency in your organization. This session will feature live demonstrations so you can see these new capabilities in action!
• Learn about new features in Workforce TeleStaff • Hear how this year's new features can make your organization more efficient • See the new features in action with firsthand examples of usability Product(s) Workforce TeleStaff Category Essentials for Your Employees Session Type Demonstration

Workforce TeleStaff: What's In It for Me? Role-Based Training for Users (Repeat) Monday, November 11, 1:45pm - 2:45pm show more Description Learn the most common user personas and how role-based training can expedite user adoption, utilization, and proficiency of Workforce TeleStaff. Leverage this model to identify your organization's personas to deliver relevant targeted training.
• Hear the most common personas and the typical tasks performed in Workforce TeleStaff • Learn how to set the stage by creating a shared understanding of the solution • Apply role-based concepts to identify and tailor training that is relevant to the roles within your organization Product(s) Workforce TeleStaff Category Solution Optimization and ROI Session Type Demonstration

3:45pm EW105 [EDUCATION WORKSHOP - $50 FEE] Kronos Workforce Ready®: Making Your Reports Pop with Charts (Repeat) Monday, November 11, 3:45pm - 5:15pm show more Description The Workforce Ready system reports provide valuable data to users. Charts can now be added to reports to provide a visual interpretation of the data and up-to-date information in an at-a-glance format. Session participants will learn how to work with report charts to enhance their user experience. You’ll learn how to:
• Create charts in a report view • Remove and/or delete report charts from a report view • Identify the available report chart types Prerequisites Basic knowledge of Workforce Ready system navigation and how to use report screen functionality Product(s) Kronos Workforce Ready® Category Solution Optimization and ROI Session Type Education Workshop 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.

EW106 [EDUCATION WORKSHOP - $50 FEE] Kronos Workforce Ready®: Optimizing Groups (Repeat) Monday, November 11, 3:45pm - 5:15pm show more Description Every company has different employee groups: formal or informal, managed or open, permanent or temporary. Groups in Workforce Ready can be used to replicate processes and to streamline your business based on the way your company organizes people to meet your unique administration needs. This hands-on workshop will walk through creation of best practices and application of Groups in Workforce Ready. You’ll learn how to:
• Apply Groups to meet common administration needs • Differentiate between available group types • Create and modify Groups Product(s) Kronos Workforce Ready® Category Solution Optimization and ROI Session Type Education Workshop 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.

EW107 [EDUCATION WORKSHOP - $50 FEE] Workforce Central: Editing Timecards After Sign-off with WFC v8.1.3+ Historical Corrections (Repeat) Monday, November 11, 3:45pm - 5:15pm show more Description Do you need to edit timecards in signed-off pay periods? Do you wish there were 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 v8.1.3 Historical Corrections feature. Come see how this feature can enhance your experience with editing signed-off time. You’ll learn how to:
• Identify the basic configuration required to enable historical corrections • Perform historical corrections to a signed-off timecard and preview the impact before saving it • Review Historical Corrections via the Historical Corrections and Audits timecard add-ons • Edit and delete historical corrections in a timecard Product(s) Workforce Central Category Tips, Tricks and Techniques Session Type Education Workshop 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.

EW108 [EDUCATION WORKSHOP - $50 FEE] Workforce TeleStaff: Beginner/Intermediate Bidding Workshop Monday, November 11, 3:45pm - 5:15pm 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 to 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 bids and building them by hand • See how to customize options between rounds Product(s) Workforce TeleStaff Category Tips, Tricks and Techniques Session Type Education Workshop 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.

Healthcare: Post-Acute and Senior Living – Connect, Communicate, and Problem-Solve with Peers Roundtable Monday, November 11, 3:45pm - 5:15pm show more Description The post-acute and senior living industry faces a set of challenges slightly different from those of other healthcare providers. Join this roundtable to discuss pressing industry issues and how your peers are meeting them with Kronos solutions and services.
• Gain new insights on various Kronos solutions • Brainstorm ways to address industry trends and compliance regulations • Hear how your peers are tackling the staffing shortage and keeping employees engaged Product(s) All Customers Category Tips, Tricks and Techniques Session Type Roundtable

Workforce Central: Tips and Tricks for Historical Corrections Monday, November 11, 3:45pm - 5:15pm show more Description Historical corrections allow you to make adjustments to data in a signed-off period to accurately reflect what occurred during the time period. Attend this session to learn best practices and get expert guidance on how to effectively use this beneficial (and often misunderstood) function in Workforce Central.
• Learn best practices from a Kronos expert • Get tips on how to reconcile past time and pay discrepancies • Understand how historical corrections work behind the scenes Product(s) Workforce Central Category Tips, Tricks and Techniques Session Type Kronos Expert

4:00pm A Retail, Hospitality, and Food Service Art of the Possible Symposium Monday, November 11, 4:00pm - 5:00pm show more Description Attend this highly interactive session tailored for retail, hospitality, and food service customers to envision your ideal workforce and human capital management (HCM) solution. Members from our Retail Advisory Services team will serve as your guides as you collectively identify, capture, and discuss what matters most to you. You’ll learn more about what’s possible with Kronos solutions and, more important, how to get there. We’ll also address industry-specific organizational needs and how to use an outcome-based approach when planning a large technical transformation.
• Discuss what matters most to you and your retail, hospitality, and food service peers — and why • Recognize how to break down a large technology investment using outcomes and identifying organizational needs through “imagine if” scenarios • Network with peers and Kronos experts Product(s) Workforce Central, Workforce Dimensions Category Solution Optimization and ROI Session Type Roundtable

All Customers: Attesting So You Can Sleep Soundly Monday, November 11, 4:00pm - 5:00pm show more Description Do you worry about compliance issues facing your organization? Do your nightmares involve missed-meal lawsuits or predictive scheduling fines? If so, there’s good news, because we can help cure your compliance-induced insomnia! Attend this session to learn more and hear how other organizations use attestation to manage compliance and sleep easily once again.
• How Kronos solutions can help • What strategies there are for minimizing compliance risk • How better documentation and communication improve engagement Product(s) All Customers Category Tips, Tricks and Techniques Session Type Kronos Expert

All Customers: Become a Kronos Community Expert (Repeat) Monday, November 11, 4:00pm - 5:00pm show more Description Ever wonder how to get insight from other Kronos users? Or where to find important product information like Flash Free resources, upgrade information, release readiness details, and mobile tools? Attend this session to get advice and learn tips and tricks from Kronos Community SuperUsers so you can become a Kronos subject matter expert too! This session will help you become familiar with all the Kronos Community has to offer, and it will highlight opportunities the platform provides for members. You’ll learn from the 2018 SuperUsers themselves about what it takes to become a Kronos Community SuperUser and discover insider tips and tricks for getting the most out of the collaborative space.
• Find answers in the Kronos Community more easily • Learn about training options available through the Kronos Community • Find more peers through the Kronos Community • Learn tips and tricks for finding information in the Kronos Community Product(s) All Customers Category Solution Optimization and ROI Session Type Panel

All Customers: Change Management — Getting Leaders, Managers, and Employees to Think Differently About Kronos. Panel: Fort Worth ISD, Park Hill School District, Cal Poly Pomona, and The University of Alabama at Birmingham Monday, November 11, 4:00pm - 5:00pm show more Description Whether you are just implementing your Kronos solution, are upgrading, or currently are live, one thing we hear repeatedly from our customers is how important change management is to success. Communication is key, but what else contributes to adoption? It's not just about what's in it for us. It’s also about what's in it for you. Leaders, managers, and employees all have different uses for the solution. Join our education panelists to hear how they have tackled change in their environments. You’ll hear best practices, lessons learned, and training advice to get all levels of personnel using the solution as you envisioned.
• Improve employee and manager engagement • Learn how to help leaders use data strategically • Receive advice about training materials Product(s) All Customers Category Solution Optimization and ROI Session Type Panel

All Customers: Creating a Mobile Strategy to Help Keep Your Employees Engaged and Happy Monday, November 11, 4:00pm - 5:00pm show more Description Does your staff carry smartphones? In this session, we will discuss how creating and deploying a comprehensive mobile strategy can be a lever for driving the highest levels of employee engagement.
• Use of mobile technology can aid engagement of employees in schedule planning • Mobile technology enhancements open opportunities for the mobile employee to engage in the same way employees in the office can • You’ll learn mobile adoption tips and tricks Product(s) All Customers Category Essentials for Your Employees Session Type Kronos Expert

All Customers: Fresh Comes First – Save Mart’s Transformative Journey to Opus and Workforce Dimensions with Axsium Group Monday, November 11, 4:00pm - 5:00pm show more Description Every journey to better workforce management (WFM) comes with unique challenges and potential roadblocks. This is a look into how Axsium Group helped Save Mart ditch their fragmented and antiquated WFM solution, upgrade their labor model, and pave the way for sustainable productivity improvement. You will hear about Save Mart’s early adoption of Workforce Dimensions Forecasting & Scheduling and the benefits of integrating with Opus, Axsium’s work measurement platform.
• Steps to get your organization ready for Workforce Dimensions • Benefits of Opus, a Kronos-integrated labor standards solution • How to build a location-specific labor model with WFM in mind • Lessons learned from a Workforce Dimensions first mover Product(s) All Customers Category Customer Stories and Successes Session Type Case Study

All Customers: Self-Scheduling with Fairness; by Kronos and Johns Hopkins and Intermountain Healthcare Monday, November 11, 4:00pm - 5:00pm show more Description Learn more about how you can leverage Workforce Dimensions self-scheduling capabilities to minimize the time spent by managers managing their employees’ schedules while improving fairness among their employees. You’ll hear from customers who are self-scheduling pioneers and using rotating groups and sequential shift bidding to promote better and fairer schedules.
• Learn how to put in place shift and vacation bidding • Learn how to improve schedule fairness for your employees • Learn how to automate your self-service processes (admin saving ROI) Product(s) Workforce Central, Workforce Dimensions Category Solution Optimization and ROI Session Type Panel

Capacity Planning: The AI Approach to Your Ideal Workforce Monday, November 11, 4:00pm - 5:00pm show more Description The Kronos Workforce Dimensions D5 platform’s leading open application programming interfaces (APIs) deliver extensions that foster user adoption and drive more value. One of these innovative extensions is the Kronos Long-Term Capacity Planning module. In this session, we’ll review how this flexible application enables your business to get an actionable outlook on total labor costs, workload volume breakdown, and staffing recommendations. Armed with these insights, your organization can make strategic, data-driven decisions — from budgeting to hiring to staffing — to support your long-term service, sales, and customer satisfaction goals.
• Learn how long-term capacity planning can lead to more informed hiring and staffing decisions • Gain a better understanding of calculating “what-if” scenarios related to changing key levers or drivers • Understand the key differences between AI-powered workforce planning tools and spreadsheets Product(s) All Customers Category Solution Optimization and ROI Session Type Demonstration

Healthcare: A Culture of Patient Care Meets a Culture of Customer Care with Workforce Dimensions Monday, November 11, 4:00pm - 5:00pm show more Description Like most companies, Allegiance Healthcare wanted to take their time deciding when to migrate to Workforce Dimensions. In the end, the right time chose them. Hear firsthand how Allegiance Healthcare inadvertently became a Dimensions pioneer, and learn how the unique collaboration between Presence of IT, Kronos, and Allegiance achieved a go-live within 80 business days with a solution that never had been deployed before.
• How to optimize and maximize functionality from your system • How to prepare your team for a change • How to decide if it’s best to migrate your current system to Workforce Dimensions or start fresh Product(s) Workforce Dimensions, All Customers Category Customer Stories and Successes Session Type Case Study

Kronos iSeries Central: Best Practices to Analyze and Report Your Data. By: United Federation of Teachers Monday, November 11, 4:00pm - 5:00pm show more Description How prepared are you to respond to critical requests for data queries within your Kronos iSeries Central system? United Federation of Teachers’ John Papas shares with Kronos iSeries Central users how to query and how UFT quickly and efficiently turns requests for data from its end-users. Papas also shares how to link multiple files inside and outside the Kronos database and how to build an actionable basic report.
• Understand the value of queries and of mining the data housed in and out of your Kronos database • Learn how to create queries and basic reports • Apply the process to advance reporting Product(s) Kronos iSeries Central Category Customer Stories and Successes Session Type Case Study

Kronos Virtual Roster: Pit Manager – A Day in the Life Monday, November 11, 4:00pm - 5:00pm show more Description Session showing exactly what pit managers do from before a shift to handover
• Overview of pit managers’ responsibilities • Deployment of the product to the floor • Training in daily functions • Best use and techniques for the product Product(s) Kronos Virtual Roster Category Solution Optimization and ROI Session Type Demonstration

Kronos Workforce AutoTime: Case Study — Designing an Environment for the Internet and High Availability; with BAE System Monday, November 11, 4:00pm - 5:00pm show more Description In this session, you will learn how to set up your Workforce AutoTime application and database servers to maximize uptime and to expand access to Workforce AutoTime using the public internet. Topics will include clustering both the application and database layers and the use of the new security assertion markup language (SAML) feature for user authentication.
• Learn how to configure your Workforce AutoTime system for optimal stability • Learn how to configure your Workforce AutoTime system for optimal security • Learn more about the capabilities of Workfoce AutoTime security using SAML 2 Product(s) Kronos Workforce AutoTime Category Integrated Technology Session Type Case Study

Kronos Workforce Ready®: Scheduler – Fireside Chat Monday, November 11, 4:00pm - 5:00pm show more Description Learn how Sprint Mart has adopted the Scheduler module and what efficiency they have gained by doing so.
• Gain insight into how the Scheduler module can help you gain efficiency • Learn more about how our customer has adopted the Scheduler module • Get tips on how to adopt the Scheduler module Product(s) Kronos Workforce Ready® Category Customer Stories and Successes Session Type Panel

Kronos Workforce Ready®: Timesheet Sandbox Monday, November 11, 4:00pm - 5:00pm show more Description Join the Workforce Ready user experience team to try out the new timesheet manager experience. During this one-hour session, you’ll have the opportunity to jump in and test the fully responsive timesheet, which optimizes both the desktop and mobile experiences. Please note: Space in this sandbox session is limited.
• Connect with user experience experts • Provide feedback, and add your ideas and a wish list • Ask the product experts your questions Product(s) Kronos Workforce Ready® Category Tips, Tricks and Techniques Session Type Hands-On

Kronos Workforce Ready®: Visualizations 101 Monday, November 11, 4:00pm - 5:00pm show more Description Join our data expert, Chris Beebe, for a tour of Workforce Ready visualizations. During the session, you'll learn how you can take any existing report and turn it into an interactive chart or graph. Chris will also share how you can create dashboards to share among your teams so that they can act on information quickly once they no longer need to comb through rows of Excel-like data.
• Tips and tricks of visualizations • Understand how to turn reports into charts and graphs • Learn how to create shareable dashboards Product(s) Kronos Workforce Ready® Category Tips, Tricks and Techniques Session Type Kronos Expert

Kronos Workforce Ready®: What’s New and What’s Next with Onboarding, Open Enrollment, and Position Management (Repeat) Monday, November 11, 4:00pm - 5:00pm show more Description Jump in with our Workforce Ready HR experts and learn what’s new in the Workforce Ready core HR module. Over the course of this one-hour session, you’ll gain insights into new enhancements for onboarding, open enrollment, and position management. You’ll also learn what new features are on the horizon for the core HR module.
• Learn what's new in the Workforce Ready Core HR module • Ask the experts your questions • Learn what's to come for the Workforce Ready Core HR module Product(s) Kronos Workforce Ready® Category Solution Optimization and ROI Session Type Kronos Expert

Kronos Workforce Ready®: What's New and What's Next (Repeat) Monday, November 11, 4:00pm - 5:00pm show more Description Jess Griffin, VP of product management and user experience for Workforce Ready, dives into the latest enhancements of Workforce Ready and highlights what’s to come!
• Explore the latest features of Workforce Ready • Discover the latest innovations of Workforce Ready • Learn what's to come in the future of Workforce Ready Product(s) Kronos Workforce Ready® Category Solution Optimization and ROI Session Type Kronos Expert

Workforce Dimensions Sandbox Monday, November 11, 4:00pm - 5:00pm show more Description Who said sandboxes are for kids? Swing by for self-paced training exercises to explore the solution from a manager's day-in-the-life perspective. Independently navigate the homepage, set up alerts and notifications, run reports, and more. It’s the perfect break from the standard conference grind, because the sandbox is not a typical session. There’s no limit. Drop in and stay as long as you’d like during our open hours to learn new ways to work with Workforce Dimensions. Representatives from Kronos product management will be available to answer questions.
• Practice navigating the Workforce Dimensions homepage, Dataviews, and charts • Set up alerts and notifications • Understand key scheduling tasks, such as using the schedule planner, approving time-off requests, and adding, editing, or deleting shifts • Understand key timekeeping tasks, such as reviewing exceptions, running reports, and approving employee timecards Product(s) All Customers Category Solution Optimization and ROI Session Type Hands-On

Workforce Dimensions/Workforce Central: The Art of the Possible – Power of Platform Integration Monday, November 11, 4:00pm - 5:00pm show more Description Workforce Dimensions is the next evolution in workforce management solutions. Built on an open application programming interface (API), Workforce Dimensions allows integration with strategic partners that deliver value and services not previously possible. Join us to learn more about Workforce Dimensions use as a platform and the strategic benefits of the solution.
• Learn what partners are available on the Marketplace and the benefits of integration • Hear how Workforce Dimensions is built on an open API and what that means for extensibility • Learn how Workforce Dimensions can integrate with partners to extend value and services Product(s) Workforce Dimensions, Workforce Central Category Integrated Technology Session Type Kronos Expert

Workforce Dimensions: Roadmap – Understand What's Next in 2020 Monday, November 11, 4:00pm - 5:00pm show more Description The future of work is here, and Kronos continues to deliver on the promise of providing a best-in-class experience for its customers with Workforce Dimensions. After this session, you will come away with an in-depth understanding of the Workforce Dimensions product roadmap and the exciting innovation and capabilities that are coming soon.
• Hear firsthand from the vice president of global product management • Learn how concepts like machine learning, AI, and analytics are redefining the industry —and how we are doing it with Artificial Intelligence for Managers and Employees (AIMEE) • See how Workforce Dimensions is innovating the employee experience Product(s) Workforce Dimensions Category Solution Optimization and ROI Session Type Kronos Expert

Workforce Planner: See New and Innovative Features Monday, November 11, 4:00pm - 5:00pm show more Description Learn about new and exciting Workforce Planner features that can increase the efficiency of your organization. The session includes a live demonstration so you can see these features in action!
• Learn about the new Workforce Planner features taken to market in the past year • See how the new Workforce Planner features can make your organization more efficient • Hear about the features manufacturers have prioritized, and learn how to make your priorities heard Product(s) Workforce Planner Category Tips, Tricks and Techniques Session Type Demonstration

Workforce TeleStaff/Workforce Planner: Meeting Real-World Challenges Using APIs Monday, November 11, 4:00pm - 5:00pm show more Description Workforce TeleStaff and Workforce Planner 7 introduced a suite of people, organization, and schedule APIs. See how these APIs can enhance integration with systems in the organization. Attendees are encouraged to come to this session with a fundamental understanding of Representational State Transfer (REST) and JavaScript Object Notation (JSON).
• Learn how to authorize and authenticate users for APIs • See how to use the schedule REST end point for custom displays and reporting • Hear how to use the people REST end point for integration with learning management solutions Prerequisites Fundamental understanding of REST and JSON Product(s) Workforce TeleStaff, Workforce Planner Category Integrated Technology Session Type Kronos Expert

Workforce TeleStaff: A Day in the Life of a Staffer with Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District Monday, November 11, 4:00pm - 5:00pm show more Description The Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District serves a population of over 745,000 in a 359-square-mile service area, and Metro Fire is the seventh-largest fire agency in the state of California. With such a large department, Metro Fire uses Workforce TeleStaff to fill at least 30 vacancies per day and up to 60 during fire season or holidays. In this session, see the 10-day staffing process that uses Workforce TeleStaff to incorporate vacation protection rules, fatigue rules, roster counts, and preferences to fill multiple vacancies using fill-by rules, outbound, auto accept, and all-call notifications.
• Learn what types of complex rules Workforce TeleStaff is evaluating when filling a vacancy • See how Workforce TeleStaff can be set to follow memorandum of understanding rules and provide a staffing process to meet the department’s needs • Dive deep into complex rules requirements for staffing Product(s) Workforce TeleStaff Category Customer Stories and Successes Session Type Kronos and Customer Session

Tuesday, November 12
8:45am Address Your Field-Based Workforce Challenges with Workforce Dimensions Partner FieldCentric Tuesday, November 12, 8:45am - 9:45am show more Description Course attendees will get an overview and a demonstration of a dynamic mobile workforce management tool known as FieldCentric. This fully integrated Workforce Dimensions partner solution is ideal for deployment within the enterprise. You’ll learn about the availability of a single mobile solution that incorporates workforce communication, scheduling, route optimization, and data collection in a single mobile experience. Plus, FieldCentric delivers route optimization, work opportunities, and other capabilities within the Workforce Dimensions user experience through home screen tiles. With applications in home healthcare, government agencies, merchandising, and field services, FieldCentric delivers savings and compliance to Kronos Workforce Dimensions clients.
• Discover how employee communication, scheduling/routing, and data collection are available in a single solution • See a demonstration of the FieldCentric workforce management mobile application • Learn how an integrated partner mobile solution can assist in Workforce Dimensions implementation and adoption • The FieldCentric solution can provide a solid ROI based on a dynamic employee user experience Product(s) All Customers Category Integrated Technology Session Type Demonstration

All Customers: Are You Ready for the Future of Work? Tuesday, November 12, 8:45am - 9:45am show more Description The Workforce Institute has released a new book, “Being Present: A Practical Guide for Transforming the Employee Experience of Your Frontline Workforce.” In this session, Joyce Maroney, executive director of the WFI, will join several of her fellow authors to discuss insights from the book that will help you prepare your leaders and frontline workers for the future of work.
• Learn how artificial intelligence (AI) and other technologies will change the human-tech relationship • Learn creative ways to engage workers who need to be present to do their jobs • Learn about the benefits of helping your employees work their way • Find ways to help your employees work smarter by leveraging technology Product(s) All Customers Category Essentials for Your Employees Session Type Panel

All Customers: Beyond Buzzwords – A Practical Look at AI for HR Tuesday, November 12, 8:45am - 9:45am show more Description In recent years, there’s been a lot of excitement – and confusion – around artificial intelligence (AI) and its applications to human resources (HR). While AI has become mainstream — it has quickly become a buzzword, leaving HR leaders with more questions than answers — is it really all it’s cracked up to be? How can AI transform HR? What AI capabilities does Kronos have? Join us for a practical look at AI and its impact on HR.
• Understand the current reality of AI technology and its use cases for HR • See how HR leaders can prepare their organization and overcome barriers for adoption of AI technology • Get a sense of various AI capabilities Product(s) All Customers Category Reporting and Data Insights Session Type Panel

Healthcare: Centralized Timekeeping and Attendance Interview with Mission Health-HCAHealthcare Tuesday, November 12, 8:45am - 9:45am show more Description We know that every extra minute a healthcare provider works beyond his or her shift can create fiscal havoc. But did you know Central Timekeeping can save trees, save managers’ time and build a hefty ROI for an organization? Learn how this centralized approach can:
• Promote healthier behaviors across departments by removing timekeeping inefficiencies • Improve time and attendance practices and create good habits • Demonstrate a proven ROI Product(s) Workforce Central Category Solution Optimization and ROI Session Type Kronos and Customer Session

Kronos FMSI: All About the Journey – Improving the Account Holder Experience with the Right Technology Tuesday, November 12, 8:45am - 9:45am show more Description The branch is where most sales happen, and getting your customers there can be challenging in today’s digital world. In this session, we’ll review how connecting digital and the in-branch experience with the right technology can result in increased market share and service. In a world where other industries are constantly raising the bar for deepening customer relationships, banks and credit unions need to stay on top of the latest technological enhancements available to augment their customer journey. Optimizing your digital footprint has never been more important.
• Learn how to increase market share with the right customer journey solutions • Understand how to better drive traffic to the branch and position the right staff members for increased cross-sell performance • Get a sense of what new enhancements are coming Product(s) Kronos FMSI Category Solution Optimization and ROI Session Type Kronos Expert

Kronos iSeries Central: What Is a Health Check All About? Tuesday, November 12, 8:45am - 9:45am show more Description Gain insight into why Select Medical asked Kronos to perform a health check, what was involved, what recommendations Kronos provided, and the initiatives being used to meet Kronos best-practice standards.
• Learn what a health check is and what benefits it offers • Learn what Kronos recommends for best practices • Learn how Select Medical put the recommendations in place Product(s) Kronos iSeries Central Category Customer Stories and Successes Session Type Case Study

Kronos Virtual Roster: Tips and Tricks – Employee Self-Service Advanced Usage Tuesday, November 12, 8:45am - 9:45am show more Description Training session on the use of the employee self- service (ESS) management portal and communications
• Employee use of ESS • Manager use of ESS • Leave quotas • Effective deployment options Product(s) Kronos Virtual Roster Category Solution Optimization and ROI Session Type Demonstration

Kronos Workforce AutoTime: Tips from the Wizard Tuesday, November 12, 8:45am - 9:45am show more Description Hidden gems and powerful features. Learn more about our newest features and developments in Workforce AutoTime to help you maximize the value of your system.
• Learn more about the many methods to easily perform schedule editing • Discover the power of the Workforce AutoTime robust data collection engine (PVE) • Learn more about the system tools within Workforce AutoTime Product(s) Kronos Workforce AutoTime Category Integrated Technology Session Type Kronos Expert

Kronos Workforce Ready®: How to Create Champions of Change Tuesday, November 12, 8:45am - 9:45am show more Description Join Chas Fields, strategic HCM adviser, and Brad Nycz, customer success manager, for a conversation on change management. During the session, Chas and Brad will walk through change management best practices and discuss why change doesn’t have to be so hard when you have a solid plan in place. Throughout the session, you’ll hear how fellow customers created champions of change at their organizations by rolling out the new user experience, adopting employee self-service, and shredding their paper process to jump into the digital office.
• Plan for and embrace change • Create champions of change • Connect with the change management experts Product(s) Kronos Workforce Ready® Category Tips, Tricks and Techniques Session Type Industry Expert

Kronos Workforce Ready®: Kronos Payroll Services – Leveraging an Integrated WFR Solution Tuesday, November 12, 8:45am - 9:45am show more Description This course will start by reviewing the reasons companies may want to consider outsourcing payroll. From there, we will talk more specifically about the benefit of choosing the Kronos Payroll Services (KPS) solution as an offering that is part of the Kronos full-suite product set. The KPS team will review how the offering is delivered within the WFR application and integrated with our Kronos Global Support model.
• The value of using KPS • The Benefit of Outsourcing Payroll Services • Understanding how KPS is Delivered to your Organization Product(s) Kronos Workforce Ready® Category Solution Optimization and ROI Session Type Kronos Expert

Kronos Workforce Ready®: Scheduler – Where We Are, and Where We're Going Tuesday, November 12, 8:45am - 9:45am show more Description Learn about all of the new features available in the Workforce Ready Scheduler module, gain insight into what is on the roadmap for the year ahead, and get an exclusive sneak peek at exciting new features to come.
• Get an exclusive sneak peek at exciting new features to come • Gain insight into what exciting innovations are on the roadmap for the year ahead • Learn about all of the new features available in the Workforce Ready Scheduler module Product(s) Kronos Workforce Ready® Category Tips, Tricks and Techniques Session Type Kronos Expert

Kronos Workforce Ready®: Support Sandbox Tuesday, November 12, 8:45am - 9:45am show more Description Join the Workforce Ready user experience team to walk through the new Workforce Ready in-app support tool. During this one-hour session, you’ll have the opportunity to review and provide feedback on this new support tool, designed to help you with resources when you go through your tasks within WFR. Please note: Space for this sandbox session is limited.
• Connect with user experience experts • Provide feedback, and add your ideas and a wish list • Ask product experts your questions Product(s) Kronos Workforce Ready® Category Tips, Tricks and Techniques Session Type Hands-On

Kronos Workforce Ready®: What’s New and What’s Next with Onboarding, Open Enrollment, and Position Management (Repeat) Tuesday, November 12, 8:45am - 9:45am show more Description Jump in with our Workforce Ready HR experts and learn what’s new in the Workforce Ready core HR module. Over the course of this one-hour session, you’ll gain insights into new enhancements for onboarding, open enrollment, and position management. You’ll also learn what new features are on the horizon for the core HR module.
• Learn what's new in the Workforce Ready Core HR module • Ask the experts your questions • Learn what's to come for the Workforce Ready Core HR module Product(s) Kronos Workforce Ready® Category Solution Optimization and ROI Session Type Kronos Expert

Workforce Central: Authentication – Simplifying the Login Process Tuesday, November 12, 8:45am - 9:45am show more Description Today, it takes many enterprise applications to run an organization effectively, and with these applications comes a long list of usernames and passwords to commit to memory. Fortunately, most applications support the Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML) 2.0 standard for single sign-on (SSO) — a process that not only improves your experience with quick and simple access to the tools you need but also helps increase productivity and reduce costs. In this session, Kronos experts will walk you through the use of SAML for SSO with Workforce Timekeeper and the components necessary to implement it.
• Gain a thorough understanding of how SSO works • Learn the differences between service provider- and IDP-initiated SSO • Learn what is required to deploy a SAML solution Product(s) Workforce Central Category Tips, Tricks and Techniques Session Type Kronos Expert

Workforce Central: Essential Tips for Application Administrators (Repeat) Tuesday, November 12, 8:45am - 9:45am show more Description This technical session, geared toward Workforce Central administrators, will delve into key topic areas including record retention, moving from test to production, configuration analysis, review of best-practices settings, and some health check techniques that can help maximize the solution for your organization.
• How to set up, run, and manage record-retention-limited policies • How to do a health check of your Workforce Central solution • Learn best-practice settings that Kronos recommends for Workforce Central • Recommendations for moving configuration and validating between tests to production Product(s) Workforce Central Category Tips, Tricks and Techniques Session Type Kronos Expert

Workforce Central: Making the Move from Flash to HTML Tuesday, November 12, 8:45am - 9:45am show more Description Upgrading to the latest release of Workforce Central 8.1 is your upgrade path for a smooth transition to HTML Navigator. We’ll go over what these changes mean, how they affect your organization, and how you can prepare. Join Kronos experts to learn more, get your questions answered, and ensure you and your organization are ready to make the move (and say good-bye to Flash!).
• Understand which 8.1 service release is the right one for you • Learn how Kronos Services can help with the migration process to HTML5 • Learn the migration process and understand the tools provided to help • Learn what’s new in WFC HTML Navigator Product(s) Workforce Central Category Tips, Tricks and Techniques Session Type Kronos Expert

Workforce Central: Solve Your Organization's Workforce HR and Payroll Reporting Challenges Tuesday, November 12, 8:45am - 9:45am show more Description Come see how BI reporting can help solve your organization's human resources (HR) and payroll reporting challenges. You will learn how to create various common data exports, including payroll, GL distribution, and vendor exports. Learn how to leverage BI to distribute reports to your employee and manager bases. Come watch hands-on demonstrations on creating useful reports for your organization.
• Create custom exports • Solve HR/payroll reporting challenges with BI reporting • Distribute reports to employees, managers, and administrators Prerequisites This session is for customers using Workforce HR/Payroll, not Workforce Ready or Workforce Dimensions HCM. Product(s) Workforce Central Category Reporting and Data Insights Session Type Kronos Expert

Workforce Dimensions Sandbox Tuesday, November 12, 8:45am - 9:45am show more Description Who said sandboxes are for kids? Swing by for self-paced training exercises to explore the solution from a manager's day-in-the-life perspective. Independently navigate the homepage, set up alerts and notifications, run reports, and more. It’s the perfect break from the standard conference grind because the sandbox is not a typical session. There’s no limit. Drop-in and stay as long as you’d like during our open hours to learn new ways to work with Workforce Dimensions. Members of our Workforce Dimensions Deployment Consultation team will be available to answer questions.
• Practice navigating the Workforce Dimensions homepage, Dataviews, and charts • Set up alerts and notifications • Understand key scheduling tasks such as using the Schedule Planner, approving time-off requests, and adding, editing, or deleting shifts • Understand key timekeeping tasks such as reviewing exceptions, running reports, and approving employee timecards Product(s) All Customers Category Solution Optimization and ROI Session Type Hands-On

Workforce Dimensions: Forecasting Tuesday, November 12, 8:45am - 9:45am show more Description Workforce Dimensions Forecasting, powered by the advanced artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities of Artificial Intelligence for Managers and Employees (AIMEE), is changing the game. Attend this session to gain insight on how machine learning will improve your organization's volume forecast accuracy so you can better align labor with demand and generate the most accurate schedule. Also learn about the tools we offer to provide insight into your organization’s performance against your business goals and objectives using real-time KPIs.
• Discover the power of our machine learning algorithm • Gain insight into how we transformed the corporate and manager user experiences • Learn about the tools we offer to provide insight into your organization’s performance against business goals and objectives Product(s) Workforce Dimensions Category Solution Optimization and ROI Session Type Kronos Expert

Workforce Dimensions: Migration Stories with Community Bank, Young's Market, Gate Petroleum and Key Bank Tuesday, November 12, 8:45am - 9:45am show more Description Attend this session to learn why they migrated to Workforce Dimensions and what they learned along their journey, from the buying decision to onboarding to going live. We'll discuss commonly asked questions about migrating and deploying Workforce Dimensions and, more importantly, leave plenty of time for audience questions and discussion.
• Firsthand experience • Migration and onboarding considerations • Lessons learned, and challenges and obstacles faced and overcome Product(s) Workforce Dimensions Category The Ins and Outs of Migration Session Type Panel

Workforce Dimensions: The Nuts and Bolts of Integrations (Repeat) Tuesday, November 12, 8:45am - 9:45am show more Description This session will equip you with the many techniques that can be used to integrate with Workforce Dimensions. We’ll discuss data warehouse exports, the Data Extraction Toolkit, and data security requirements including Secure File Transfer Protocol and General Data Protection Regulation tracking. Additionally, we’ll demonstrate how Dell Boomi can be used for imports and exports with other systems, how you can export Dataviews, and application programming interface (API) definitions with use cases. Attend to learn more from our team of integration technology experts.
• Understand the new integration tools and techniques for Workforce Dimensions • Know where to find API and Developer tools to integrate with Workforce Dimensions • Understand security requirements and file transfer mechanisms Product(s) Workforce Dimensions Category Integrated Technology Session Type Kronos Expert

Workforce Dimensions: Using Analytics Data for Optimal Results Tuesday, November 12, 8:45am - 9:45am show more Description Attend this session for an overview and a better understanding of your options when it comes to analytics data and reporting in Workforce Dimensions. Kronos experts will cover the breadth of reporting options, from dataviews to tiles to exporting reports. You'll learn use cases for which option to leverage in order to deliver the best experience for your audience to maximize your data with the right report each time.
• Learn how to navigate and use the product • Learn the use cases for each method • Learn the different methods of analyzing data with Workforce Dimensions Product(s) Workforce Dimensions Category Reporting and Data Insights Session Type Kronos Expert

Workforce Planner: Kellogg Improves Plant Operations Tuesday, November 12, 8:45am - 9:45am 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 with production demand. A full demonstration of Workforce Planner will follow.
• Learn how Workforce Planner helps with crew leveling and skills and certification tracking • Understand how scheduling helps control costs, drives employee engagement, and boosts productivity • Hear how Workforce Planner supports compliance with complex scheduling and union policies Product(s) Workforce Planner Category Customer Stories and Successes Session Type Kronos and Customer Session

Workforce TeleStaff: Short Message Service – A Game Changer for Communicating with Staff (Repeat) Tuesday, November 12, 8:45am - 9:45am show more Description In this session, learn how new Workforce TeleStaff and Workforce Planner short message service (SMS) functionality will improve the way your organization communicates with employees. Hear how outbounding Workforce TeleStaff job offers via SMS increases the efficiency of filling vacancies; sending messages to your employees will be faster and more efficient than ever, thanks to this new feature. Notifying employees of staffing assignments just became much easier with the new SMS functionality.
• Learn how SMS will make communication with your staff more efficient • Review the requirements for implementing SMS capabilities • Hear best practices for configuring SMS Product(s) Workforce TeleStaff Category Essentials for Your Employees Session Type Kronos Expert

Workforce TeleStaff: Streamline Bids for Position, Shift, Vacation, and Overtime Tuesday, November 12, 8:45am - 9:45am show more Description Learn the benefits and value of different bids in Workforce TeleStaff. This session will cover queue and preference bids, including rules on "winning" biddable items. The session will also address awarding and auditing bids.
• Hear about the benefits of using Workforce TeleStaff for bidding • Learn the difference between queue and preference bidding • Hear about the rules on winning biddable items Product(s) Workforce TeleStaff Category Essentials for Your Employees Session Type Kronos Expert

Workforce TeleStaff: The Power of Dynamic Conditions Tuesday, November 12, 8:45am - 9:45am show more Description Dynamic conditions are available to control profiles, assignments, shift activity, rules, bidding visibility, dynamic issue triggering, and much more. This session will provide insight on the common (and uncommon) use cases for dynamic arguments and dynamic dates within Workforce TeleStaff. Learn about the unique ways that these arguments can provide extra power for your schedulers.
• Learn best practices for utilizing dynamic conditions • See different use cases for utilizing dynamic conditions • Learn some of the finer points of DyC syntax - stop guessing, and learn how to target what you need Product(s) Workforce TeleStaff Category Tips, Tricks and Techniques Session Type Kronos Expert

10:15am Kronos FMSI: A Practical Approach to Advanced Reporting Tuesday, November 12, 10:15am - 10:45am show more Description A deeper dive into the reporting capabilities in FMSI solutions. Product(s) Kronos FMSI Category Tips, Tricks and Techniques Session Type Kronos Expert

10:30am EW109 [EDUCATION WORKSHOP - $50 FEE] Kronos Workforce Ready®: Managing Your Time-Off Policies Tuesday, November 12, 10:30am - 12:00pm show more Description As your business grows and changes, so do your time-off policies. In this workshop, you will gain an increased understanding of how to translate your organization’s time-off policies into time-off accrual rules within Workforce Ready. This workshop combines a lecture, demonstrations, and hands-on exercises using a training database. You will practice creating and modifying time-off rule settings in an accrual profile. You’ll learn how to:
• Create a personal accrual schedule for an employee • Add a new time-off rule to an existing profile • Set an accrual schedule for time off • Modify carryover and maximum accrual settings Prerequisites General system knowledge of the Workforce Ready Time and Labor module Product(s) Kronos Workforce Ready® Category Tips, Tricks and Techniques Session Type Education Workshop 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.

EW110 [EDUCATION WORKSHOP - $50 FEE] Kronos Workforce Ready®: Making Your Reports Pop with Charts (Repeat) Tuesday, November 12, 10:30am - 12:00pm show more Description The Workforce Ready system reports provide valuable data to users. Charts can now be added to reports to provide a visual interpretation of the data and up-to-date information in an at-a-glance format. Session participants will learn how to work with report charts to enhance their user experience. You’ll learn how to:
• Identify the available report chart types • Create charts in a report view • Remove and/or delete report charts from a report view Prerequisites Basic knowledge of Workforce Ready system navigation and how to use report screen functionality Product(s) Kronos Workforce Ready® Category Solution Optimization and ROI Session Type Education Workshop 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.

EW111 [EDUCATION WORKSHOP - $50 FEE] Workforce Central: Editing Timecards After Sign-off with WFC v8.1.3+ Historical Corrections (Repeat) Tuesday, November 12, 10:30am - 12:00pm show more Description Do you need to edit timecards in signed-off pay periods? Do you wish there were 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 v8.1.3 Historical Corrections feature. Come see how this feature can enhance your experience with editing signed-off time. You’ll learn how to:
• Identify the basic configuration required to enable historical corrections • Perform historical corrections to a signed-off timecard and preview the impact before saving it • Review Historical Corrections via the Historical Corrections and Audits timecard add-ons • Edit and delete historical corrections in a timecard Product(s) Workforce Central Category Tips, Tricks and Techniques Session Type Education Workshop 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.

EW112 [EDUCATION WORKSHOP - $50 FEE] Workforce TeleStaff: Advanced Rules Workshop Tuesday, November 12, 10:30am - 12:00pm 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 to 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 preferences • Discover how to default to appropriate work codes when staffing various classes of employees • See how to troubleshoot complex rules Product(s) Workforce TeleStaff Category Tips, Tricks and Techniques Session Type Education Workshop 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.

11:00am All Customers: Using Change Champions to Drive Deeper Solution Adoption; with Mary Greeley Medical Center and GES Tuesday, November 12, 11:00am - 12:00pm show more Description Join us for a discussion of how customers are leveraging the power of their own people to manage change and drive deeper solution adoption. This panel discussion focuses on real-world examples of how customers have created change champion groups and how those groups have helped the project succeed beyond go-live.
• Creating and managing a change champions group • Lessons learned • Tips and tricks for keeping the group engaged Product(s) All Customers Category Customer Stories and Successes Session Type Panel

Automating Employee Leave Administration with Unum and Workforce Dimensions Tuesday, November 12, 11:00am - 12:00pm show more Description The workforce of the 21st century expects a simple and intuitive experience while they're at work and also when they need to be away to care for a loved one or for themselves. Unum has partnered with Kronos to automate several steps in the leave administration process, which substantially reduces manager time focused on schedule and timecard manipulation and manual payroll updates. Join us to learn more about how leave should be done.
• Real-time automated exchange of leave data, enabling instant visibility of employee leave in Workforce Dimensions • Best practices for leave management and Workforce Dimensions configuration, leveraging the Unum/Kronos partnership • Accuracy and timeliness of employee’s pay, enabled through Workforce Dimensions automated workflow • Our path forward — where we are now, next steps, and the future of leave integration in Workforce Dimensions Product(s) Workforce Dimensions Category Solution Optimization and ROI Session Type Demonstration

Employment Law in 2019: What’s Been Done and What’s to Come; by Seyfarth Shaw LLP Tuesday, November 12, 11:00am - 12:00pm show more Description Join Ari Hersher and Jonathan Brophy 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 Jonathan will review recent appointments in the federal leadership, what employers should expect, and topical updates. Issues covered will include predictive scheduling, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) litigation and priorities, class action waivers and arbitration, anticipated legislation on paid sick leave, and the impact of the gig economy.
• Learn the who’s who at the EEOC, the Department of Labor, and the National Labor Relations Board • 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 Product(s) All Customers Category Essentials for Your Employees Session Type Industry Expert

Healthcare Data-Driven Value Assessments: The Secrets Behind Your Data! Panel: Kronos Tuesday, November 12, 11:00am - 12:00pm show more Description The Kronos for Healthcare team has delivered over 75 consulting engagements we call data-driven value assessments to hospitals and post-acute and non-acute providers. Join Kronos experts Doug Hood, Elaine Howell, and Larry Florio as they explore the most common areas of ROI uncovered by these engagements in healthcare and what the data is telling us to change in order to drive down costs and improve engagement.
• Learn how the data-driven value assessment extracts and analyzes your organization’s data • Discuss the most common problems found that are costing Providers real money • Discover how Workforce Dimensions can help your organization address these common problems Product(s) All Customers Category Solution Optimization and ROI Session Type Panel

Healthcare: Mobile Gone Viral; Panel: University of Kentucky Healthcare, ProHealth Care, Johns Hopkins, and Kronos Tuesday, November 12, 11:00am - 12:00pm show more Description Putting trust in the hands of employees is not just an abstract thought; it is also a reality. Mobile access to the Kronos solution has created operational efficiencies and employee satisfaction. Listen to and learn from University of Kentucky Healthcare, ProHealth Care of Wisconsin, and Johns Hopkins about how they have successfully rolled out mobile. You will learn:
• The benefits of mobile access • Geofencing trials and lessons learned • Taking mobile beyond the clinical areas Product(s) Workforce Central Category Solution Optimization and ROI Session Type Panel

It’s About TIME. How Timely Access to Earned Wages Helps Retention and Engagement Tuesday, November 12, 11:00am - 12:00pm show more Description In this course, the CEO of PayActiv will share “from the trenches” insight on how to turn financial stress into financial wellness with a holistic approach. With over $2 billion settled across 450 businesses, the estimated savings for users is over $100 million. Businesses have improved turnover by 20 percent and routinely measured an 84 NPS .
• How saving in "increments of time" will revolutionize the way we save • The crucial role timing of pay and frequency plays in increasing recruitment, retention, and engagement • How financial stress impacts your employees and your bottom line, and what you can do about it • How you can increase the financial wellness of your employees by providing them on-demand access to their earned, but unpaid wages Product(s) All Customers Category Essentials for Your Employees Session Type Industry Expert

Kronos FMSI: New Scheduling Approaches for the Modern Branch Tuesday, November 12, 11:00am - 12:00pm show more Description Traditional scheduling models are rapidly becoming outdated as account holders are changing the way they are interacting with the branch. In this session, we’ll dive into why historic scheduling approaches are no longer viable for many branches and what scheduling models are a better fit. Additionally, we’ll showcase the powerful new features available in our solutions that can increase user adoption and improve the bottom line.
• Understand the impact of the changing branch landscape • Learn the ways scheduling can be applied in the different branching models • Gather insights about the latest and upcoming scheduling solution enhancements Product(s) Kronos FMSI Category Solution Optimization and ROI Session Type Kronos Expert

Kronos iSeries Central: Leverage Task Scheduler to Optimize the User Experience Tuesday, November 12, 11:00am - 12:00pm show more Description To make effective day-to-day and sometimes hour-to-hour decisions, end users need WFM tools that deliver. This session uncovers and explores how Task Scheduler delivers by providing real-world business cases and a comprehensive overview of the process from setup to rollout.
• Understand the configuration options available to replace Job Scheduler • Business case for Task Scheduler • Learn the features sets available within Task Scheduler for users and employees Product(s) Kronos iSeries Central Category Solution Optimization and ROI Session Type Kronos Expert

Kronos Virtual Roster: Tips and Tricks – Auto Roster Advanced Tuesday, November 12, 11:00am - 12:00pm show more Description Training session on the use of filters in AutoRoster
• Department-specific filters • How the engines runs through its processes • Best application and order of the filters Product(s) Kronos Virtual Roster Category Tips, Tricks and Techniques Session Type Demonstration

Kronos Workforce AutoTime: Best Practices — Managing a Large Deployment; with Collins Aerospace Tuesday, November 12, 11:00am - 12:00pm show more Description During this discussion, you’ll hear directly from an industry peer 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 guest speaker 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 about application of expanded data access rights • Discover tips on how to optimize reporting and analysis • Learn more about integration of Workforce AutoTime with other key business systems Product(s) Kronos Workforce AutoTime Category Customer Stories and Successes Session Type Kronos and Customer Session

Kronos Workforce Ready®: Adopting the new User Experience Panel Tuesday, November 12, 11:00am - 12:00pm show more Description Join us for a candid conversation on how fellow customers adopted the new Workforce Ready experience. During the conversation, you’ll hear firsthand how customers successfully turned on the new experience, strategies for communicating the change, the importance of feedback, lessons learned, and key success of the rollout.
• Learn rollout strategies from your peers • Understand best practices and lessons learned • Ask questions about your new experience Product(s) Kronos Workforce Ready® Category Customer Stories and Successes Session Type Panel

Kronos Workforce Ready®: How High-Performing Organizations Are Competing for Talent Tuesday, November 12, 11:00am - 12:00pm show more Description The highly competitive nature of the job market and shifting employee expectations are forcing organizations to evolve their traditional approach to recruiting practices to bring in the critical talent they need in order to thrive. But what if you had a blueprint for a successful recruiting strategy? Join us as we discuss insights from our latest study exploring what high-performing organizations — those ranked with the best talent and business outcomes — do differently in their approach to talent attraction, recruiting, and hiring practices.
• Learn the best practices high-performing organizations employ in recruiting efforts • See how your top challenges for attracting and hiring talent measure against those of other organizations • Identify which areas of your talent acquisition lifecycle have the greatest opportunity for improvement Product(s) Kronos Workforce Ready® Category Tips, Tricks and Techniques Session Type Kronos Expert

Kronos Workforce Ready®: Latest Trends from APA Research – Unleash Your Strategic Payroll Potential Tuesday, November 12, 11:00am - 12:00pm show more Description How strategic is payroll at your organization? According to the latest American Payroll Association (APA) research, most payroll professionals do not track KPIs against benchmarks or provide business reports and analytics — key staples to a strategic business function. In this session, learn how Kronos enables payroll to become more strategic by tracking payroll KPIs and creating powerful reports that provide your organization with critical insights into your workforce.
• Learn how to establish and track payroll KPIs with Kronos • Review the latest APA research on payroll trends and benchmarks • See how you can leverage reporting and analytics in Kronos to provide critical business insights Product(s) Kronos Workforce Ready® Category Reporting and Data Insights Session Type Kronos Expert

Kronos Workforce Ready®: Performance Management Sandbox Tuesday, November 12, 11:00am - 12:00pm show more Description Join the Workforce Ready user experience team to walk through the redesign of Performance Management. During this 1-hour session, you’ll have the opportunity to do A/B testing on the Performance Evaluation module and also walkthrough some new ideas for continuous feedback.​ Please note: Space is limited for this sandbox session.
• Connect with the user experience experts • Provide feedback, add your ideas and a wish list • Ask the product experts your questions Product(s) Kronos Workforce Ready® Category Tips, Tricks and Techniques Session Type Hands-On

Kronos Workforce Ready®: Tips and Tricks for Enabling and Using the New-User Experience (Repeat) Tuesday, November 12, 11:00am - 12:00pm show more Description Join us as we highlight tips and tricks for the new-user experience. During the session, we will show you how to enable the new-user experience, understand how to transition to timesheet workflows, and convert to the new timesheet formats. We'll also take you on a tour of how to best navigate the new-user experience.
• Learn how to enable the new-user experience for your organization • Understand how to convert to timesheet workflows and how to convert to the new timesheet formats • Take a tour of the new-user experience Product(s) Kronos Workforce Ready® Category Tips, Tricks and Techniques Session Type Kronos Expert

Workforce Central: Essentials for Mobile Technology Tuesday, November 12, 11:00am - 12:00pm show more Description Do you have plans to move your Workforce Central solution to mobile? This technical session covers all things mobile, from supporting your Workforce mobile or tablet solution to configuring mobile navigators. Topics include deployment, personalization, architecture setup, validation, and Kronos server requirements such as DMZ, Kronos licensing, and security. Gather the essential knowledge you need to make the most of your mobile technology.
• Understand product features, version dependencies, and licensing • Configuration for mobile navigators, and what to look at or change to meet everyone's needs • The infrastructure used to deploy mobile solutions, and what options exist based on the user Product(s) Workforce Central Category Tips, Tricks and Techniques Session Type Kronos Expert

Workforce Central: Retail Analytics – Reporting and Data for Greater Insight with Urban Outfitters and Luxottica Tuesday, November 12, 11:00am - 12:00pm show more Description You’ll get the best of both worlds in this session, with advice and guidance from Kronos and customer analytics experts. Learn how the Workforce Analytics for Retail solution can be used to understand coverage issues, the impact on conversion, whether labor follows the volume pattern, and how to quantify the impact on sales. You’ll also hear use cases for which reports and dashboards are best suited based on job roles. You’ll walk away knowing how your data can help you schedule better to improve conversion and which report is ideal, based on the audience so everyone gets the information needed to excel.
• Identify locations/days where and when you are overstaffed/understaffed • Understand your shoppers-to-associate ratio versus conversion • Build your own smiles and frowns charts (volume versus labor) • Discover the best report or dashboard for your audience Product(s) Workforce Central Category Reporting and Data Insights Session Type Kronos and Customer Session

Workforce Central: Sign-Off and Payroll Locks Tuesday, November 12, 11:00am - 12:00pm show more Description This session is geared toward tech-savvy Workforce Central administrators. Join Kronos experts for an inside look into the what, why, and how behind Workforce Central sign-off and payroll locks. What are payroll locks? Why are they required? What’s the most efficient way to perform them? You’ll receive answers to these questions and more, including information on the connection to historical corrections and changes between Workforce Central versions.
• Learn the details of the payroll lock requirement for archiving • Gain a thorough understanding of what it takes to successfully lock payroll records • Learn a simple technique that will result in 100 percent success and frustration-free payroll locks Product(s) Workforce Central Category Tips, Tricks and Techniques Session Type Kronos Expert

Workforce Central: Workforce HR Benefits, Open Enrollments, and Life Events Tuesday, November 12, 11:00am - 12:00pm show more Description Join us for tips, tricks, and best practices for open enrollment and life events. Leverage newly added Life Events to reduce administrative tasks. Discover tools such as BI reporting to validate enrollment data and ensure accuracy. Explore system features allowing you to potentially eliminate employer matching customizations.
• Discover how to set up and possibly eliminate customizations to calculate employer common limits • Explore newly added Life Events • Learn best practices for processing open enrollments Product(s) Workforce Central Category Tips, Tricks and Techniques Session Type Kronos Expert

Workforce Dimensions Sandbox Tuesday, November 12, 11:00am - 12:00pm show more Description Who said sandboxes are for kids? Swing by for self-paced training exercises to explore the solution from a manager's day-in-the-life perspective. Independently navigate the homepage, set up alerts and notifications, run reports, and more. It’s the perfect break from the standard conference grind because the sandbox is not a typical session. There’s no limit. Drop-in and stay as long as you’d like during our open hours to learn new ways to work with Workforce Dimensions. Members of our Workforce Dimensions Deployment Consultation team will be available to answer questions.
• Practice navigating the Workforce Dimensions homepage, Dataviews, and charts • Set up alerts and notifications • Understand key scheduling tasks such as using the Schedule Planner, approving time-off requests, and adding, editing, or deleting shifts • Understand key timekeeping tasks such as reviewing exceptions, running reports, and approving employee timecards Product(s) All Customers Category Solution Optimization and ROI Session Type Hands-On

Workforce Dimensions: Business Structures 101 Tuesday, November 12, 11:00am - 12:00pm show more Description Come and learn about business structures in Workforce Dimensions. This session will address the benefits of having a single hierarchical structure for your organization. We’ll also discuss how business structures are different from organizational levels in Workforce Central suite solutions. You’ll learn best practices and design guidelines for a successful deployment.
• Key benefits of a single hierarchical structure • Best practices as you plan your deployment • Why and how Business Structures are different in Workforce Dimensions Product(s) Workforce Dimensions Category The Ins and Outs of Migration Session Type Kronos Expert

Workforce Dimensions: Kronos Payroll Services – Leveraging an Integrated Solution Tuesday, November 12, 11:00am - 12:00pm show more Description This course will start with reviewing the reasons companies may want to consider outsourcing payroll. From there, we will talk more specifically about the benefit of choosing the Kronos Payroll Services (KPS) solution as an offering that is part of the Kronos full-suite product set. The KPS team will review how the offering is delivered within the Workforce Dimensions HCM application and integrated into our Kronos Global Support model.
• The value of using KPS as your solution • Understanding how KPS is delivered to your organization • The benefit of outsourcing payroll services Product(s) Workforce Dimensions Category Solution Optimization and ROI Session Type Kronos Expert

Workforce Dimensions: Optimizing Sales, Labor, and Visibility with City Beach Tuesday, November 12, 11:00am - 12:00pm show more Description City Beach provides Australians a unique place to shop by making the stores a fun place to hang out and by leveraging their people to set standards in customer service for which they are renowned. Hear firsthand from the City Beach COO, CIO, and head of retail on how they leverage Workforce Dimensions to empower their employees and optimize their retail organization. You’ll get a deep dive into their Workforce Dimensions implementation experience, reactions from their employees, their partnership with Kronos, benefits achieved, and their roadmap for what’s next.
• Understand why City Beach chose Workforce Dimensions and the lessons learned from their implementation • See and hear about the benefits City Beach has achieved throughout their organization • Learn more about the extensibility of the Workforce Dimensions platform, and how Marketplace is being used (PayActiv, ThinkTime, Appointment Concierge) Product(s) All Customers Category Customer Stories and Successes Session Type Case Study

Workforce Planner/Workforce Dimensions: Workforce Planner Scheduling with Workforce Dimensions Tuesday, November 12, 11:00am - 12:00pm show more Description Learn how the Workforce Dimensions/Workforce Planner solution supports the separation of scheduling and pay concepts while delivering the consistent and predictable configuration of pay-from-schedule and pay-from-punch configurations found within manufacturing environments. Additionally, see how real-time data lookups from Workforce Dimensions improve the schedule quality and reduce data entry errors.
• Learn how to automatically associate Workforce Planner schedules with Workforce Dimensions work rules using schedule and employee information • Understand how employee categories, work code categories, and employee pay rules work together • Hear how to use the Tag Reference report to test your solution Product(s) Workforce Planner, Workforce Dimensions Category Integrated Technology Session Type Kronos Expert

Workforce TeleStaff: Discover the Power of Assignment Templates and How They Can Be Utilized to Simplify the Master Schedule Tuesday, November 12, 11:00am - 12:00pm show more Description Learn about the capabilities and time savings of assignment templates in Workforce TeleStaff. You will learn about the benefits of planning future schedules and working within the assignment template view to give improved insight into your organization's scheduling needs.
• See how to create rotations using assignment templates • Learn how to use assignment templates and make updates to existing assignments • Hear tips and tricks, including how to use assignment template filters to stay organized and quickly find a specific template Product(s) Workforce TeleStaff Category Tips, Tricks and Techniques Session Type Kronos Expert

Workforce TeleStaff: How to Get (and Keep!) User Buy-in and Drive ROI Before, During, and After Implementation Tuesday, November 12, 11:00am - 12:00pm show more Description This session introduces ideas and proven strategies for how to gain and maintain buy-in from stakeholders at all levels. Learn how to create unique and valuable configurations that provide tangible benefits to users and managers alike. See real-world examples of features like auto-deploy special events, automatic payroll codes, user-specific outbounding, custom staffing sheets, and more.
• See how to leverage Kronos Community resources and professional networking for lasting solutions • Hear how to bring different stakeholder groups together on common ground • Learn how to create tangible value through system configurations and features Product(s) Workforce TeleStaff Category Customer Stories and Successes Session Type Kronos and Customer Session

1:30pm All Customers: Reinforcing Change: Getting to Go-Live and Beyond with Organizational Change Management Tuesday, November 12, 1:30pm - 2:30pm show more Description This session focuses on organizational change management and how reinforcement helps achieve your desired outcomes. Change management during onboarding will get you to go-live and your first successful payroll, but you didn’t embark on this project to simply pay people accurately. Join us to learn how a well-executed reinforcement strategy will help drive deeper user adoption and realize organizational benefits through individual change.
• Discuss the importance of reinforcing change • Review the role of leaders and managers in reinforcing change • Understand a model for reinforcing change and measuring user adoption Product(s) All Customers Category Solution Optimization and ROI Session Type Kronos Expert

All Customers: Workforce Management as a Strategic HR Initiative with DHL Tuesday, November 12, 1:30pm - 2:30pm show more Description Historically there has been a divide between workforce management (WFM) and human capital management (HCM), with operations focusing on WFM and human resources (HR) focusing on HCM. However, new trends are emerging, led by the power of Workforce Dimensions, that enable HR to capitalize on the benefits of WFM and incorporate WFM into their HR strategy. This session will explore ways that HR can leverage the power and benefits of WFM.
• An introduction to HR of key WFM benefits • Key WFM functionality and benefits that can drive HR strategy • New trends in strategic HR Product(s) All Customers Category Solution Optimization and ROI Session Type Kronos and Customer Session

Build a Business Case for Support Services; with the State of Ohio, Honeywell, and Banner Health Tuesday, November 12, 1:30pm - 2:30pm show more Description Attend this session to learn more from Kronos and customers about the various Support Services offerings that can benefit your organization and keep your organization focused on what matters most. You’ll hear customer stories of success and partnerships that created synergy and improved daily operations. You’ll also receive guidance and tips for how to build a business case that extends your Kronos partnership to optimize the value of your solution and position your organization to be more responsive.
• Hear from customers about real-world examples • See how customers built a business case • Learn how Support Services can optimize your Kronos solution Product(s) Workforce Central, Workforce Dimensions Category Solution Optimization and ROI Session Type Kronos and Customer Session

EW113 [EDUCATION WORKSHOP - $50 FEE] Kronos Workforce Ready®: Optimizing Groups (Repeat) Tuesday, November 12, 1:30pm - 3:00pm show more Description Every company has different employee groups: formal or informal, managed or open, permanent or temporary. Groups in Workforce Ready can be used to replicate processes and to streamline your business based on the way your company organizes people to meet your unique administration needs. This hands-on workshop will walk through creation of best practices and application of Groups in Workforce Ready. You’ll learn how to:
• Differentiate between available group types • Create and modify Groups • Apply Groups to meet common administration needs Product(s) Kronos Workforce Ready® Category Solution Optimization and ROI Session Type Education Workshop 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.

EW114 [EDUCATION WORKSHOP - $50 FEE] Kronos Workforce Ready®: Using Workflows to Augment Your Company Procedures Tuesday, November 12, 1:30pm - 3:00pm show more Description Workflows let you automate your business processes like time-off requests and open enrollment events to control approvals and communication 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 a lecture, demonstrations and hands-on exercises in a training database. You will practice key tasks and best practices related to using the workflow functionality. You’ll learn how to:
• Describe a process for mapping your workflows • Describe how workflows are assigned in the application • Use a process to configure workflows in the application • Describe key workflow concepts Prerequisites Basic knowledge of Workforce Ready system navigation Product(s) Kronos Workforce Ready® Category Solution Optimization and ROI Session Type Education Workshop 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.

EW115 [EDUCATION WORKSHOP - $50 FEE] Workforce Central: Editing Timecards After Sign-off with WFC v8.1.3+ Historical Corrections (Repeat) Tuesday, November 12, 1:30pm - 3:00pm show more Description Do you need to edit timecards in signed-off pay periods? Do you wish there were 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 v8.1.3 Historical Corrections feature. Come see how this feature can enhance your experience with editing signed-off time. You’ll learn how to:
• Identify the basic configuration required to enable historical corrections • Perform historical corrections to a signed-off timecard and preview the impact before saving it • Review Historical Corrections via the Historical Corrections and Audits timecard add-ons • Edit and delete historical corrections in a timecard Product(s) Workforce Central Category Tips, Tricks and Techniques Session Type Education Workshop 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.

EW116 [EDUCATION WORKSHOP - $50 FEE] Workforce TeleStaff: Advanced Bidding Workshop Tuesday, November 12, 1:30pm - 3:00pm show more Description This workshop is for users who are already familiar with the standard bidding setup for vacation and assignment bids but would like to dive deeper into this powerful module. You will get to know how to create more-complex bids, understand the advanced features and inner workings of bidding, and troubleshoot issues that might arise when you’re creating a new bid. We will also delve into ways to use this module to accomplish tasks to make your staffers and administrators’ lives easier.
• Learn to fully utilize the features of this module • Discover how to create complex bids using dynamic quantities and win order list plans • Understand how to build auction item number and date rules and when to use them • Find out new ways to utilize the bidding module for tasks outside user-driven bidding Product(s) Workforce TeleStaff Category Tips, Tricks and Techniques Session Type Education Workshop 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.

Healthcare: Boston Children’s HCM Transformation Journey Tuesday, November 12, 1:30pm - 2:30pm show more Description Boston Children’s Hospital will share how their Workforce Central implementation was more than a technology project. During phase one of their project, you will learn how they created their project team among human resources, finance, information services, clinical operations, and external partners; see how they navigated organizational impacts via change management and training; and hear lessons they learned along the way.
• Better understand lessons learned about organizational change management • Learn about the creation of a new Workforce Optimization Department to support deployment and mobilization of the Kronos portfolio • Hear more about phase two plans for Workforce Scheduler Extensions, Workforce Activities, Workforce Analytics for Healthcare, and more Product(s) Workforce Central Category Customer Stories and Successes Session Type Case Study

Healthcare: Payroll-Based Journal — What Questions Do You Have for CMS? Tuesday, November 12, 1:30pm - 2:30pm show more Description Join Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) health insurance specialist Lorelei Kahn as she walks through the most common errors found in payroll-based journal (PBJ) submissions and the steps that you should be taking to make sure your PBJ submissions are successful.
• Learn how providers can use the CASPER reports to their advantage • Hear about reporting salaried hours • Discuss reporting hours for contracted/agency staff • Discuss why meal deductions are essential Product(s) All Customers Category Tips, Tricks and Techniques Session Type Panel

Kronos FMSI: Peer-to-Peer Roundtable Discussion Tuesday, November 12, 1:30pm - 2:30pm show more Description Open discussion with peers of FMSI solutions. Product(s) Kronos FMSI Category Tips, Tricks and Techniques Session Type Roundtable

Kronos iSeries Central: How Mobile Solves Your Key Business Challenges Tuesday, November 12, 1:30pm - 2:30pm show more Description Are you leveraging the advantages of mobile technology to manage your workforce, gain and maintain a competitive advantage, and realize your business goals? This session delivers a live demonstration of Kronos iSeries Mobile Manager and Employee. Discover how Kronos iSeries Mobile Solutions can solve key business issues — as well as issues you didn’t even know you have.
• Discover the value of adding the mobile solutions to your existing install • Understand mobile requirements • Learn what feature sets are available for both managers and employees Product(s) Kronos iSeries Central Category Essentials for Your Employees Session Type Kronos Expert

Kronos Virtual Roster: Tips and Tricks – Workload Generator Tuesday, November 12, 1:30pm - 2:30pm show more Description Session that extends the basics of workload generator (WLG) to: - Comparisons: Find your effective labor standard on the floor - Generate staffing level for supervisors: Schedule the correct number of supervisors, based on the staffing level of attendants - Retrospective: Use WLG to review the differences between model and actuals as well as the response from the floor (send homes/stay backs).
• Overview of WLG • Importing and exporting of data • How to reuse setup • Comparison to schedules and use of workloads in schedules Product(s) Kronos Virtual Roster Category Solution Optimization and ROI Session Type Demonstration

Kronos Workforce AutoTime: Our Experience Migrating from AutoTime 6; with General Dynamics NASSCO Tuesday, November 12, 1:30pm - 2:30pm show more Description How NASSCO was able to migrate successfully from AutoTime 6.3.2 to Workforce AutoTime 1.4.1 within an aggressive six-month project schedule, with the help of the Workforce AutoTime implementation team.
• What worked work well for the NASSCO project team during the implementation • Lessons learned for areas they feel they can improve on in the future • The benefits and time savings achieved with this upgrade across their user base Product(s) Kronos Workforce AutoTime Category Solution Optimization and ROI Session Type Case Study

Kronos Workforce Ready®: Create a Better Benefits Experience with the Kronos Benefits Center Tuesday, November 12, 1:30pm - 2:30pm show more Description Administering a benefits program is time-consuming and tedious for busy HR teams, and enrolling in benefits can be mind-boggling for employees. With the Kronos Benefits Center, powered by PlanSource®, your HR teams can work to efficiently manage all aspects of your organization’s benefits programs — to better control business processes, help ensure compliance, keep an accurate record of benefits partners and transactions, and provide employees with the consumer-grade shopping experience they need in order to take action quickly. Join Nancy Sansom for a firsthand look at how the Kronos Benefits Center creates a better benefits experience for your HR teams and employees.
• Learn from leading companies about best practices that help them save time and resources and stay focused • See how the Kronos Benefits Center helps companies overcome the many challenges that come with benefits • Hear about ways to inform and engage employees around their benefits decisions Prerequisites Must be a licensee of Workforce Ready or Workforce Dimensions HR and Payroll in order to license the Kronos Benefits Center Product(s) Kronos Workforce Ready®, Workforce Dimensions Category Integrated Technology Session Type Industry Expert

Kronos Workforce Ready®: Deep Dive into Employee Perspectives (Part 1) Tuesday, November 12, 1:30pm - 2:30pm show more Description Employee Perspectives helps drive business innovation by using workforce data from across your organization to make better-informed business decisions based on metrics you define. By sharing employee scores, employees and managers can see what factors and metrics equate to a positive or negative employee score and use this measurement to make better business decisions — but how can your organization leverage Employee Perspectives and tailor it to your industry? Join us to discuss how you can use the functionality in Employee Perspectives today, learn what is to come, and provide your feedback on what industry-specific metrics you would like to see implemented in the future.
• Understand how to leverage Employee Perspectives today • Provide feedback to shape the Future of Employee Perspectives • Learn what is to come in Employee Perspectives Product(s) Kronos Workforce Ready® Category Reporting and Data Insights Session Type Kronos Expert

Kronos Workforce Ready®: Demonstration of the New-User Experience (Repeat) Tuesday, November 12, 1:30pm - 2:30pm show more Description Come on a journey with us as we explore the new-user experience. Learn what the new experience means for candidates, employees, managers, and administrators and what key benefits are for each role. Discover for yourself how the new-user experience can improve your experience.
• Take a tour of the new-user experience • Understand how candidates, employees, managers, and administrators will interact with the new-user experience • Get answers to your hard-hitting questions from your user interface expert Product(s) Kronos Workforce Ready® Category Tips, Tricks and Techniques Session Type Demonstration

Kronos Workforce Ready®: Learn How to Have a Pain-Free Payroll Year-End Tuesday, November 12, 1:30pm - 2:30pm show more Description There might not be an “easy button” for year-end payroll, but we do have a payroll product manager ready to help. Payroll professionals won’t want to miss this session featuring step-by-step guidance on how to manage processing with our Workforce Ready Payroll module. When the year-end comes, you’ll be feeling more like you pressed a payroll easy button and less like you’re in a payroll-processing panic.
• Walk through year-end payroll processing • Ask the Kronos expert your year-end payroll questions • Get one step closer to the easy button Product(s) Kronos Workforce Ready® Category Tips, Tricks and Techniques Session Type Kronos Expert

Kronos Workforce Ready®: Recruitment and Onboarding Sandbox Tuesday, November 12, 1:30pm - 2:30pm show more Description Join the Workforce Ready user experience team to walk through the new recruiter and candidate and new hire experience. During this one-hour session, you’ll have the opportunity to review and weigh in the new design of job requisition and workflow for recruiters, the quick apply experience for candidates, and onboarding for new hires. Please note: Space in this sandbox session is limited.
• Connect with user experience experts • Provide feedback, and add your ideas and a wish list • Ask product experts your questions Product(s) Kronos Workforce Ready® Category Tips, Tricks and Techniques Session Type Hands-On

Navigating Workforce Management Challenges in a Global Environment. Panel: Hackett Group, Johnson Controls, Maxim Integrated, Sitel Tuesday, November 12, 1:30pm - 2:30pm show more Description Attend this panel to hear firsthand from a diverse group of organizations on the challenges faced in workforce management in a global environment. Speakers from Maxim Integrated, Sitel, Johnson Controls, and the Hackett Group will discuss issues of attestation, the employee experience, compliance concerns, deployment strategies, labor rules, and change management.
• Hear how Maxim Integrated has addressed issues in attestation on a Global scale • Learn how the Hackett Group advises on global deployment and change management strategies • Hear from Johnson Controls how they strategically implemented workforce management technologies to deliver a better employee experience • Hear about how Sitel addresses unique labor rules country by country with considerations such as holiday profiles, rate adjustments, and balance cascades Product(s) Workforce Central Category Customer Stories and Successes Session Type Panel

Workforce Central/Workforce Dimensions: TeleTime IP and SMS ShiftFill – Bridging the Gap Tuesday, November 12, 1:30pm - 2:30pm show more Description Attend this session to learn more about two alternative methods that enable employees and managers to interact with Workforce Dimensions using their phone or other mobile device. Whether it's quickly filling a shift, entering a time-off request, or simply punching in, you'll learn and see how TeleTime IP and SMS ShiftFill may be the right solution for your organization. This session will also include demonstration, opportunities for audience participation, and what's on the roadmap for both solutions:
• What’s on the roadmap • What options exist for your solution • Other methods for interacting with the solution Product(s) Workforce Central, Workforce Dimensions Category Integrated Technology Session Type Kronos Expert

Workforce Central: The Fundamentals of Global Time-Off Requests Tuesday, November 12, 1:30pm - 2:30pm show more Description Learn how to scale a single global time-off request (GTOR) subtype 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 Product(s) Workforce Central Category Tips, Tricks and Techniques Session Type Kronos Expert

Workforce Central: To Self-Schedule or to Preschedule — The Employee Engagement Question Tuesday, November 12, 1:30pm - 2:30pm show more Description Self-scheduling is the key to effective scheduling and employee engagement, correct? Well, maybe! In this session, you will discuss the merits of an effective blend of prescheduling and self-scheduling to drive high employee engagement. Not all employees respond to the same solution.
• Review multiple options of self-scheduling that leverage schedule generation, self-directed balancing, and structured balancing • Creative use of Global Time Off Requests to drive engagement of employees, not just for time off! • The power of Schedule Templates for rotations Product(s) Workforce Central Category Essentials for Your Employees Session Type Kronos Expert

Workforce Dimensions Automated Testing Is Easier Than You Think. By Delaware North and TestAssure Tuesday, November 12, 1:30pm - 2:30pm show more Description Are you interested in a better, faster, and cheaper way to test? Come learn how TestAssure delivered a best-in-class testing process complete with testing automation at Delaware North and helped the project team go live on time and on budget. We specialize in Kronos testing so you don't have to.
• Discover how Delaware North went live faster and with less risk by using TestAssure as its testing partner • Say goodbye to broken test scripts, thanks to our unique approach to automation • Use our printable test run reports to show auditors continuous and imperial testing of your system • See how you can lower payroll risk by continuously testing with minimal effort using TestAssure’s testing automation Product(s) All Customers Category Customer Stories and Successes Session Type Demonstration

Workforce Dimensions Sandbox Tuesday, November 12, 1:30pm - 2:30pm show more Description Who said sandboxes are for kids? Swing by for self-paced training exercises to explore the solution from a manager's day-in-the-life perspective. Independently navigate the homepage, set up alerts and notifications, run reports, and more. It’s the perfect break from the standard conference grind because the sandbox is not a typical session. There’s no limit. Drop-in and stay as long as you’d like during our open hours to learn new ways to work with Workforce Dimensions. Members of our Workforce Dimensions Deployment Consultation team will be available to answer questions.
• Practice navigating the Workforce Dimensions homepage, Dataviews, and charts • Set up alerts and notifications • Understand key scheduling tasks such as using the Schedule Planner, approving time-off requests, and adding, editing, or deleting shifts • Understand key timekeeping tasks such as reviewing exceptions, running reports, and approving employee timecards Product(s) All Customers Category Solution Optimization and ROI Session Type Hands-On

Workforce Dimensions: Introducing "Work" (Repeat) Tuesday, November 12, 1:30pm - 2:30pm show more Description Whether you are a manufacturer or in logistics or a variety of other industries, it is important to track and understand how work gets done. Attend this session to see how Work in Workforce Dimensions helps manage your operations and activities on hourly, project, and mobile timecards. See how we are developing activity- and project-based functionality to meet your industry and operational needs.
• Learn how users can analyze Work activity data in Dataviews and on the clock • See customer use cases, and learn how Work can impact your operations • Hear specifics of the Workforce Dimensions Work roadmap and what's next Product(s) Workforce Dimensions Category Essentials for Your Employees Session Type Kronos Expert

Workforce Dimensions: The Mobile Experience (Repeat) Tuesday, November 12, 1:30pm - 2:30pm show more Description When it comes to mobile, it’s all about location, location, location! Attend this session to learn more about new technologies on the horizon that improve the ability to define punch locations as well as the accuracy of those punches. We’ll discuss new features including offline punch, push notifications, and expanded authentication. We’ll also dive into the mobile experience differences between the browser and the app.
• What’s on the mobile roadmap • Authentication technologies that are coming • How geofencing works in Workforce Dimensions Product(s) Workforce Dimensions Category Essentials for Your Employees Session Type Kronos Expert

Workforce Dimensions: What's New in Scheduler Tuesday, November 12, 1:30pm - 2:30pm show more Description Attend this session for a discussion and demonstration of Workforce Dimensions Scheduler. We'll share what's planned for Scheduler and what's already in Scheduler and provide an overview of the different scheduling packages that are available in Workforce Dimensions.
• Learn how to leverage the latest scheduling features • Find out what’s new in Workforce Dimensions • See what is coming next Product(s) Workforce Dimensions Category Tips, Tricks and Techniques Session Type Kronos Expert

Workforce TeleStaff: Create Custom Reports Using BIRT Tuesday, November 12, 1:30pm - 2:30pm show more Description Save time and unleash the valuable reporting information contained within your Workforce TeleStaff solution by creating custom reports using the business intelligence reporting tool (BIRT). BIRT allows you to preset filters and set up schedules to automatically email reports to selected recipients.
• Understand the data that can be generated and analyzed using BIRT functionality • Hear about historical and future predictions via reporting • Learn about BIRT reporting technology, and dive into custom reporting best practices Product(s) Workforce TeleStaff Category Tips, Tricks and Techniques Session Type Kronos Expert

Workforce TeleStaff: Using Task Manager to Further Automation Tuesday, November 12, 1:30pm - 2:30pm show more Description The Task Manager is the heart and soul of automation for Workforce TeleStaff, yet most users don’t fully take advantage of its total capacity to help with day-to-day public safety scheduling activities. Join this session to learn useful tips and tricks to simplify your operations and to free yourself from redundancy challenges.
• Discover the three major groups of tasks — auto, clear, and export — and hear how each group can help your organization optimize your scheduling requirements • Learn how the basic functions of a task work — general functions and the purpose of schedule tabs and fields • See the tasks that are rarely used but can make staffing much easier and more efficient in the long run Prerequisites System Tab Access in WFTS Product(s) Workforce TeleStaff Category Tips, Tricks and Techniques Session Type Kronos Expert

Workforce TeleStaff: What Ensures a Successful Configuration Migration. By: Kronos and Sedona Fire District Tuesday, November 12, 1:30pm - 2:30pm show more Description Configuration continuity is one of the most important considerations when you migrate to a new version of Workforce TeleStaff. In this session, hear how Sedona Fire District of Sedona, Arizona, maintained configuration integrity as they migrated from TeleStaff 2.92 to Workforce TeleStaff. Arm yourself with tips for how to carry out a successful migration and handle change management across the department.
• Hear how Sedona Fire District evaluated their rules and optimized their configuration for optimum performance • See how removing old rules from your configuration can streamline current processes to facilitate full out-bounding of vacancies • Learn what is required from leaders to guide a successful migration experience Product(s) Workforce TeleStaff Category The Ins and Outs of Migration Session Type Kronos and Customer Session

3:00pm Kronos FMSI: Time-Based Model Reporting Tuesday, November 12, 3:00pm - 3:30pm show more Description Hear from a Kronos expert about the latest on time-based model reporting. Product(s) Kronos FMSI Category Reporting and Data Insights Session Type Kronos Expert

3:45pm All Customers: Defining and Optimizing a Holistic Workforce Program Tuesday, November 12, 3:45pm - 4:45pm show more Description Do your WFM and HCM programs include effective use of part-time, contingent, full-time, and specialized labor? Have you integrated the scheduling, staffing, timekeeping, payroll, and productivity processes into a holistic program? This session will share tips and tricks for the definition and optimization of a holistic program.
• Review examples that have proven effective in the integration of scheduling and staffing functions • See how simplification of timekeeping can be achieved through complete scheduling and staffing processes • Incorporating a predictive labor model drives productivity and efficiency in the WFM and HCM programs Product(s) All Customers Category Solution Optimization and ROI Session Type Kronos Expert

All Customers: Secrets of a More Positive Work-Life Negotiation Tuesday, November 12, 3:45pm - 4:45pm show more Description The term work-life balance is overused and mostly a fallacy. Employees and leaders alike are trying to attain something that is unattainable. Many struggle with the push and pull of their work and life domains. It is important for everyone to shift their mindset from work-life balance to work-life negotiation and learn some tools that will positively impact their work and life.
• Recognize the secrets people can implement to positively impact their personal work-life negotiation • Understand the misnomer "work-life balance" and its negative impact on people • Leave with an actionable plan to increase your work-life satisfaction immediately Product(s) All Customers Category Essentials for Your Employees Session Type Kronos Expert

All Customers: Tips and Tricks for Communicating Change to Drive User Adoption (Repeat) Tuesday, November 12, 3:45pm - 4:45pm show more Description Good communication helps your people use your Kronos solution quickly and effectively, speeding time to value. Learn about best practices Kronos has developed, supported by the latest research. You’ll get practical tips to improve the way your organization talks about change.
• How to develop two-way communication channels to speed adoption and help manage resistance • How to tailor the most relevant messages for different user groups • Who employees prefer to hear change messages from Product(s) All Customers Category Tips, Tricks and Techniques Session Type Kronos Expert

Healthcare: Maximizing Workforce Analytics to Meet Organizational Goals Panel: Baptist Health South Florida, Kingman Regional Medical Center and MultiCare Health System Tuesday, November 12, 3:45pm - 4:45pm show more Description Join Christina Carter, Kronos management consultant, in this interactive panel discussion with customers using Workforce Analytics to meet their organizational goals, from implementation and training to using data to create actionable dashboards and reports to monitor labor productivity. See how these customers at different stages of their use of the solution have improved productivity, decreased reliance on manual processes, and developed actionable plans for adhering to budget.
• Find tips to improve productivity • See how customers have used reports and dashboards to drive adoption and trust • Hear how visibility has enabled these customers to build a culture of accountability • Discover their lessons learned along the way Product(s) Workforce Central Category Customer Stories and Successes Session Type Panel

Healthcare: Using Workforce Scheduler Extensions to Align Staffing Needs with Patient Demand Panel: Cleveland Clinic, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, and Kronos Tuesday, November 12, 3:45pm - 4:45pm show more Description Learn how these organizations utilize Workforce Scheduler Extensions to align staffing needs with demand for care in real time. Hear how some have automated patient classification levels through integration with their electronic medical records (EMRs) to provide current, reliable data for workload quantification, how others have operationalized the tools into their staffing huddles, and how they use the information to flex shift staffing.
• Hear their rollout strategies for using the solution throughout multiple hospitals • Better understand how Workforce Scheduler Extensions can refine workload scores from your EMRs • See how they are increasing adoption and competency of the solution • Learn various ways organizations are leveraging the solution to meet their different operational goals Product(s) Workforce Central Category Solution Optimization and ROI Session Type Panel

Kronos FMSI: Change Management Approaches for Optimized Value Tuesday, November 12, 3:45pm - 4:45pm show more Description Adopting change can be very difficult for workforces, especially for employees in the branch who oftentimes have been there for several years. In this session we’ll explore best practices for driving the desired behaviors relating to Fiscal Management Solutions Inc. (FMSI) solutions. With the proper approach to change management, organizations can drastically improve their performance and optimize the value they are gaining from the solutions.
• Learn best practices for change management • Understand what top performers are doing successfully • Better grasp what to measure and manage for increased adoption Product(s) Kronos FMSI Category Tips, Tricks and Techniques Session Type Kronos Expert

Kronos iSeries Central: Engineering and Customer Forum Tuesday, November 12, 3:45pm - 5:15pm show more Description This is a must-attend 90-minute forum for Kronos iSeries Central customers. Collaborate with engineering to learn what enhancement requests remain on the list and where each falls in priority. You will get a walkthrough of the “Idea” section in Community, where all future requests will need to be entered for consideration. The last half is open to customer-specific topics.
• Understand how other Kronos iSeries Central customers use the application • Discover how to enter an "Idea" in Community • Learn what new feature requests are still under consideration Product(s) Kronos iSeries Central Category Customer Stories and Successes Session Type Roundtable

Kronos Virtual Roster: Tips and Tricks – Shift Bidding Tuesday, November 12, 3:45pm - 4:45pm show more Description Training session on the use of Shift Bidding
• Employee use of shift bidding • Manager use of shift bidding • Scheduling a bid • Tips and tricks for the use of seniority Product(s) Kronos Virtual Roster Category Solution Optimization and ROI Session Type Demonstration

Kronos Workforce AutoTime: Services Tuesday, November 12, 3:45pm - 4:45pm show more Description The Workforce AutoTime team stands ready to provide you with world-class Professional Services. Hear directly from our Professional Services manager about how to best take advantage of the resources available to you:
• Learn how to best use Professional Services to accelerate your Workforce AutoTime implementation • Learn how to reduce cost and improve return on investment • Gain effective product knowledge transfer • Enjoy enhanced product adoption Product(s) Kronos Workforce AutoTime Category Solution Optimization and ROI Session Type Kronos Expert

Kronos Workforce Ready®: Deep Dive into Employee Perspectives (Part 2) Tuesday, November 12, 3:45pm - 4:45pm show more Description Employee Perspectives helps drive business innovation by using workforce data from across your organization to make better-informed business decisions based on metrics you define. By sharing employee scores, employees and managers can see what factors and metrics equate to a positive or negative employee score and use this measurement to make better business decisions — but how can your organization leverage Employee Perspectives and tailor it to your industry? Join us to discuss how you can use the functionality in Employee Perspectives today, learn what is to come, and provide your feedback on what industry-specific metrics you would like to see implemented in the future.
• Understand how to leverage Employee Perspectives today • Provide feedback to shape the Future of Employee Perspectives • Learn what is to come in Employee Perspectives Product(s) Kronos Workforce Ready® Category Reporting and Data Insights Session Type Kronos Expert

Kronos Workforce Ready®: Five Must-Haves for ACA Reporting Tuesday, November 12, 3:45pm - 4:45pm show more Description We are fast approaching the most wonderful time of year, the year-end! Join us as we walk through the top five things you need to think about for Affordable Care Act (ACA) reporting. During the session, our ACA Workforce Ready resident expert will walk through our Workforce Ready ACA module and guide you through the five must-haves for ACA reporting.
• Walk through how to process year-end tasks • Learn quick tips and what's new in ACA • Connect with our resident ACA expert Product(s) Kronos Workforce Ready® Category Tips, Tricks and Techniques Session Type Kronos Expert

Kronos Workforce Ready®: Get the 411 on Mobile Tuesday, November 12, 3:45pm - 4:45pm show more Description Join our resident mobile expert, Tom McNamara, for a demonstration of the Workforce Ready mobile app. During the session, Tom will review key features of the app that will help you engage your workforce, discuss best practices for rollout, and review key resources to help support your mobile strategy.
• Watch a demonstration of the new mobile app • Understand best practices for rollout • Learn about key resources to support mobile adoption Product(s) Kronos Workforce Ready® Category Solution Optimization and ROI Session Type Demonstration

Kronos Workforce Ready®: Jump-Start Your Performance Management Strategy Tuesday, November 12, 3:45pm - 4:45pm show more Description A defined, data-driven performance management strategy can help increase engagement, align employee goals with organizational objectives, and drive better results. However, creating and launching a performance strategy can be a daunting task. Where should you start? And how can you leverage Workforce Ready to support your strategy and drive employee adoption? Join us to learn about:
• The keys to tailoring a performance strategy to your organization's unique needs • The latest trends in performance management • How to easily configure Workforce Ready for annual, bi-annual, or more frequent reviews • How to leverage Employee Perspectives to support data-driven performance reviews Product(s) Kronos Workforce Ready® Category Tips, Tricks and Techniques Session Type Kronos Expert

Kronos Workforce Ready®: Payroll Process Wizard Sandbox Tuesday, November 12, 3:45pm - 4:45pm show more Description Join the Workforce Ready user experience team to walk through the new Workforce Ready Payroll Process Wizard. During this one-hour session, you’ll have the opportunity to review and weigh in on the new design of running the payroll process in a streamlined and guided fashion. Please note: Space in this sandbox session is limited.
• Connect with user experience experts • Provide feedback, and add your ideas and a wish list • Ask product experts your questions Product(s) Kronos Workforce Ready® Category Tips, Tricks and Techniques Session Type Hands-On

Microsoft Teams Shifts and Kronos Workforce Dimensions Tuesday, November 12, 3:45pm - 4:45pm show more Description Discover how Microsoft Teams Shifts integrates with Workforce Dimensions to provide a comprehensive cloud solution for your firstline workers.
• Learn about the Shift scheduling feature in Teams • Understand how Teams is relevant for Firstline Workers • Find out how Workforce Dimensions integrates with Teams Shifts Product(s) Workforce Dimensions Category Integrated Technology Session Type Demonstration

Workforce Central: Deconstructing Labor Level to Org Map Associations Tuesday, November 12, 3:45pm - 4:45pm show more Description Have you ever wondered why Workforce Central will sometimes put a dash in the labor account when an employee works a job transfer? The goal of this session is to explain how labor level to org map associations can be used by Workforce Central to derive the correct labor account when employees work a shift that is not their primary job. The session will also walk through an enhancement that is coming in Workforce Central 8.1.6, which will allow system administrators to override labor level to org map associations with a new type of labor level entry: the primary account labor level entry.
• Understand the behavior of the system when Labor Levels are mapped to the Org Map and Org Jobs • Understand why the system inserts the Unspecified Labor Level Entry (the dash) in some labor accounts • Learn about how to use the new Primary Account Labor Level Entry to override existing Labor Level/Org Map associations Product(s) Workforce Central Category Tips, Tricks and Techniques Session Type Kronos Expert

Workforce Central: Year-End Payroll Processing with Workforce Payroll Tuesday, November 12, 3:45pm - 4:45pm show more Description Learn best practices for conquering essential year-end tasks, and prepare for 2020. Investigate product tools such as business intelligence reporting and bulk batch adjustments to help streamline the process.
• 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 Product(s) Workforce Central Category Tips, Tricks and Techniques Session Type Kronos Expert

Workforce Dimensions Sandbox Tuesday, November 12, 3:45pm - 4:45pm show more Description Who said sandboxes are for kids? Swing by for self-paced training exercises to explore the solution from a manager's day-in-the-life perspective. Independently navigate the homepage, set up alerts and notifications, run reports, and more. It’s the perfect break from the standard conference grind because the sandbox is not a typical session. There’s no limit. Drop-in and stay as long as you’d like during our open hours to learn new ways to work with Workforce Dimensions. Members of our Workforce Dimensions Deployment Consultation team will be available to answer questions.
• Practice navigating the Workforce Dimensions homepage, Dataviews, and charts • Set up alerts and notifications • Understand key scheduling tasks such as using the Schedule Planner, approving time-off requests, and adding, editing, or deleting shifts • Understand key timekeeping tasks such as reviewing exceptions, running reports, and approving employee timecards Product(s) All Customers Category Solution Optimization and ROI Session Type Hands-On

Workforce Dimensions: Business Structures to Drive Organizational Success Tuesday, November 12, 3:45pm - 4:45pm show more Description In this session you will be able to collaborate with a strategic adviser who will share experiences in working with customers like you on their migration or onboarding to Workforce Dimensions. This session will help you achieve appropriate balance in keeping a business structure that is intuitive, easy to use, and feature rich.
• See differences between and similarities of labor levels, organizational maps, and business structures • Understand how your desired business outcomes are critical to defining the best business structure • Meet with a strategic adviser Product(s) Workforce Dimensions Category The Ins and Outs of Migration Session Type Kronos Expert

Workforce Dimensions: Employee Self-Service – Putting the Schedule in the Hands of Your Employees Tuesday, November 12, 3:45pm - 4:45pm show more Description Create an employee-first workplace with scheduling functionality that meets the needs and priorities of a changing demographic. See a demonstration of Workforce Dimensions’ self-scheduling tools that allow employees to set preferences for simpler self-scheduling, find employees who can swap shifts or are most likely to cover, and change their availability to create a schedule that best fits their needs.
• Learn how employees can easily manage and change their availability • Learn how your employees can easily manage their schedules with Shift Swap recommendation • Learn how you can let your employees build their schedules Product(s) Workforce Dimensions Category Essentials for Your Employees Session Type Kronos Expert

Workforce Dimensions: Lessons Learned – Migrating Integrations and Reports with Alaska Airlines and Alfa Insurance Companies Tuesday, November 12, 3:45pm - 4:45pm show more Description In this session, we'll focus on the lessons learned and best practices for integration and reporting to Workforce Dimensions. You'll hear from Kronos experts and a customer who will share what they have learned when it comes to migrating from another Kronos solution. We'll share and discuss the pain points, common "gotchas," and other things to look for and consider during the process. Finally, we'll share plans for an integration strategy that includes what to think about as you shift to Workforce Dimensions.
• Understand the common concerns of our migrating customer and how to mitigate those concerns • Understand your role in the integration or reporting aspects of the project, including timelines • Understand best integration and reporting practices when considering a migration to Workforce Dimensions Product(s) Workforce Dimensions Category Integrated Technology Session Type Kronos and Customer Session

Workforce Dimensions: Looking Forward and Beyond – HCM Roadmap and Demo Tuesday, November 12, 3:45pm - 4:45pm show more Description Workforce Dimensions continues to connect the dots between workforce management (WFM) and human capital management (HCM). Attend this session to learn how Kronos is unifying the employee experience through enhancements to its user interface, human resources/payroll functionality, reporting capabilities, and more.
• Product demo and showcase of new HCM functionality • Learn how to predict workforce trends and better engage your people • See what's on the HCM roadmap, and hear the Kronos vision for HCM vision Product(s) Workforce Dimensions Category Solution Optimization and ROI Session Type Kronos Expert

Workforce Dimensions: Showcasing Simpson Manufacturing and Moen’s Digital Transformation Journeys Tuesday, November 12, 3:45pm - 4:45pm show more Description Attend this session to hear a Simpson Manufacturing and Moen’s digital transformation journeys from pen and paper to implementing Workforce Central by migrating to Workforce Dimensions. Hear their strategy for change management and battling compliance issues through attestation and about how technology has impacted employee experience and employee retention rates. We'll discuss commonly asked questions and take questions from the audience.
• Learn how the solution has impacted employee engagement and retention rates • Discuss considerations in moving to Workforce Dimensions — looking ahead and firsthand experience • Hear how to utilize the solution to resolve regulatory compliance issues Product(s) Workforce Central, Workforce Dimensions Category Customer Stories and Successes Session Type Case Study

Workforce TeleStaff/Workforce Planner: Product Management Roundtable Tuesday, November 12, 3:45pm - 4:45pm show more Description The Workforce TeleStaff/Workforce Planner Product Management and Engineering teams want to hear from you! Attend this interactive session and share your feedback, thoughts, and ideas to help influence future product direction.
• Voice product feedback to product managers and engineer • Take advantage of the opportunity to Influence product direction • Interact with peers and hear various points of view about existing product functionality and future requirements and priorities Product(s) Workforce TeleStaff, Workforce Planner Category Solution Optimization and ROI Session Type Roundtable

Workforce TeleStaff: Maximize Scheduling Productivity Tuesday, November 12, 3:45pm - 4:45pm show more Description Rosters aren't just for viewing. Learn about the various Workforce TeleStaff roster tools and features that are available to you and your staffers. Become a Workforce TeleStaff expert to improve your scheduling efficiency and streamline your business processes.
• Take a deep dive into roster tools and features • Learn how to remain compliant by utilizing roster and other tools • See new ways to improve scheduling efficiency Product(s) Workforce TeleStaff Category Solution Optimization and ROI Session Type Kronos Expert

Workforce TeleStaff: The Most Misunderstood Features in Workforce TeleStaff (Repeat) Tuesday, November 12, 3:45pm - 4:45pm show more Description Workforce TeleStaff is a comprehensive scheduling technology for public safety, and with improvements being made to the product all the time, it may be challenging to wrap your head around some of the most misunderstood and misused features. Join this session to take a deeper look at some of the most interesting yet misunderstood features in the application, and learn how these features drive some powerful use cases.
• Hear how utilizing the right tool the right way improves accuracy and efficiency • See features you may not know about that will improve your current processes or expand Workforce TeleStaff’s application in your organization • Learn about the most common Workforce TeleStaff capabilities that are being used incorrectly or not used completely Product(s) Workforce TeleStaff Category Tips, Tricks and Techniques Session Type Kronos Expert

Wednesday, November 13
8:00am EW117 [EDUCATION WORKSHOP - $50 FEE] Kronos Payroll Services: Closing Your Quarter-End Payroll Wednesday, November 13, 8:00am - 9:30am show more Description This course will assist payroll clients using Workforce Ready and Workforce Dimensions HCM with best practices and tips on preparing for and closing the quarter within the Kronos system. Kronos Payroll Services customers also will receive specific guidance during the training. You’ll learn how to:
• Close and sign off on the quarter • Use audit tools for quarter-end • Identify and correct common closing issues Product(s) Workforce Dimensions, Kronos Workforce Ready® Category Tips, Tricks and Techniques Session Type Education Workshop 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.

EW118 [EDUCATION WORKSHOP - $50 FEE] Kronos Workforce Ready®: Simplify Your Organizational Structure with Position Management Wednesday, November 13, 8:00am - 9:30am show more Description Would you like to manage your organization’s structure, including head count and labor cost? Join us to learn how the Position Management functionality can assist you in creating positions based on certain characteristics and attributes without tying them to specific employees. You’ll learn how to:
• Create positions • View position management reports • Manage positions Prerequisites Basic knowledge of Workforce Ready Human Resource module Product(s) Kronos Workforce Ready® Category Solution Optimization and ROI Session Type Education Workshop 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.

EW119 [EDUCATION WORKSHOP - $50 FEE] Workforce Central: Editing Timecards After Sign-off with WFC v8.1.3+ Historical Corrections (Repeat) Wednesday, November 13, 8:00am - 9:30am show more Description Do you need to edit timecards in signed-off pay periods? Do you wish there were 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 v8.1.3 Historical Corrections feature. Come see how this feature can enhance your experience with editing signed-off time. You’ll learn how to:
• Identify the basic configuration required to enable historical corrections • Perform historical corrections to a signed-off timecard and preview the impact before saving it • Review Historical Corrections via the Historical Corrections and Audits timecard add-ons • Edit and delete historical corrections in a timecard Product(s) Workforce Central Category Tips, Tricks and Techniques Session Type Education Workshop 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.

8:30am All Customers: Roundtable: Requirements-Based Testing Wednesday, November 13, 8:30am - 9:30am 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 collaborative roundtable session to discuss test-planning challenges and implementation strategies with Kronos experts and your peers. You’ll gain knowledge as we share and hear about lessons learned, successes, and insights from a variety of end-users with experience across multiple products.
• Discover how to avoid mistakes by assembling and organizing the right team • Learn workforce-specific test planning and validation strategies • Learn from peers, and share your testing experience Product(s) Workforce Central Category Solution Optimization and ROI Session Type Roundtable

Healthcare: Getting the Most Out of Your Workforce Scheduler in Healthcare Wednesday, November 13, 8:30am - 9:30am show more Description Efficient workforce scheduling and staffing are key to positive outcomes, employee engagement, compliance, and controlling labor costs. Join this session to learn more about enhancing your Workforce Scheduler solution throughout your enterprise. The presentation will cover best practices in scheduling, workload management, shift productivity tracking, and forecasting functionality. Also see how periOp Scheduler and EZCall can address your unique provider and procedural scheduling needs.
• See best practices for staffing and scheduling throughout the enterprise • Discover how Kronos scheduling solutions meet your needs across the continuum of care • Enhance your current scheduling experience to improve user adoption and engagement Product(s) Workforce Central Category Solution Optimization and ROI Session Type Kronos Expert

Improving Operational Efficiency and Employee Engagement in Distribution Centers Wednesday, November 13, 8:30am - 9:30am show more Description Join logistics industry principal Robert O’Dwyer and solutions consultant Fiona Nolan as they discuss how companies are improving operational efficiency and employee engagement in distribution centers by using technology solutions that enable managers to access real-time data while spending more time on the distribution center floor with their employees.
• Learn how technology solutions can help your managers increase operational efficiencies • Identify strategies to help your managers spend more time on the floor without sacrificing productivity • Hear about tips and tricks to increase supervisors’ engagement and make them better managers Product(s) All Customers Category Essentials for Your Employees Session Type Kronos Expert

Kronos iSeries Central: What Every Customer Ought to Know About Employee Self-Service Wednesday, November 13, 8:30am - 9:30am show more Description Self-service — we see it everywhere, in gas stations, in retail and grocery chains, and now even in fast-food restaurants, where customers are expected to place, review, and pay for their order at a kiosk. Organizations are taking the same approach with employee self-service, which includes workflow requests and review and approve options. This session guides you through the setup and a day in the life of an employee leveraging self-service.
• Discover how a clock and kiosk self-service options are different • Realize the advantages of self-service • Understand your configuration options with Employee Profiles Product(s) Kronos iSeries Central Category Essentials for Your Employees Session Type Kronos Expert

Kronos Virtual Roster: Scheduling Best Practices Wednesday, November 13, 8:30am - 9:30am show more Description This session will review the best practices of scheduling departments and the use of Virtual Roster, using examples drawn from our experience scheduling for the biggest casinos in the world.
• Understand the design of a scheduling team • Review the business process for scheduling multiple departments • See how to get the best ROI from the use of Virtual Roster • Discuss with other attendees what works Product(s) Kronos Virtual Roster Category Solution Optimization and ROI Session Type Kronos Expert

Kronos Workforce AutoTime: Roadmap – Functionality and Infrastructure Wednesday, November 13, 8:30am - 9:30am show more Description Join us as we reveal the roadmap for Workforce AutoTime. Both new functionality and supported infrastructure will be discussed during this session:
• Discover plans for new Workforce AutoTime supported infrastructure • Hear about plans for new Workforce AutoTime functionality • Learn about new features Product(s) Kronos Workforce AutoTime Category Integrated Technology Session Type Kronos Expert

Kronos Workforce Ready®: Demonstration of the New-User Experience (Repeat) Wednesday, November 13, 8:30am - 9:30am show more Description Come on a journey with us as we explore the new-user experience. Learn what the new experience means for candidates, employees, managers, and administrators and what key benefits are for each role. Discover for yourself how the new-user experience can improve your experience.
• Take a tour of the new-user experience • Understand how candidates, employees, managers, and administrators will interact with the new-user experience • Get answers to your hard-hitting questions from your user interface expert Product(s) Kronos Workforce Ready® Category Tips, Tricks and Techniques Session Type Demonstration

Kronos Workforce Ready®: Test-Drive Time Keeping Sandbox Wednesday, November 13, 8:30am - 9:30am show more Description Join the Workforce Ready user experience team to test-drive the new Workforce Ready HR experience. During this one-hour session, you’ll have the opportunity to jump in and test key feature areas, including accruals, time-off planning, and the visualization dashboard. Please note: Space for this test-drive session is limited.
• Connect with user experience experts • Provide feedback, and add your ideas and a wish list • Ask product experts your questions Product(s) Kronos Workforce Ready® Category Tips, Tricks and Techniques Session Type Hands-On

Kronos Workforce Ready®: Tips and Tricks for Enabling and Using the New-User Experience (Repeat) Wednesday, November 13, 8:30am - 9:30am show more Description Join us as we highlight tips and tricks for the new-user experience. During the session, we will show you how to enable the new-user experience, understand how to transition to timesheet workflows, and convert to the new timesheet formats. We'll also take you on a tour of how to best navigate the new-user experience.
• Learn how to enable the new-user experience for your organization • Understand how to convert to timesheet workflows and how to convert to the new timesheet formats • Take a tour of the new-user experience Product(s) Kronos Workforce Ready® Category Tips, Tricks and Techniques Session Type Kronos Expert

Workforce Central: An Encore with the Experts Roundtable Wednesday, November 13, 8:30am - 9:30am show more Description Join us as we head into the last day of KronosWorks with an all-access roundtable session that puts you in the driver’s seat! Enjoy another chance to meet and speak with the Kronos experts who led many of the sessions you attended on Monday and Tuesday — seize the opportunity to get any last-minute questions answered, ask for additional advice or guidance about your solution so you can move forward, or inquire about something you heard in a session.
• Get your questions answered by the experts • Network with peers • Receive guidance about your Workforce Central solution Product(s) Workforce Central Category Tips, Tricks and Techniques Session Type Roundtable

Workforce Central: Workforce Timekeeper Maintenance Best Practices Wednesday, November 13, 8:30am - 9:30am show more Description This session is designed for frontline supporters of Workforce Timekeeper servers, and it will also benefit administrators who are new to Workforce Central maintenance. We’ll focus on need-to-know technical tips to ensure your Kronos solution is a properly maintained and well-performing application. You’ll learn what factors to consider when performing updates, cleanups, and general maintenance.
• Learn database administration basics to ensure the database is set up for the recommended maintenance • 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 Product(s) Workforce Central Category Tips, Tricks and Techniques Session Type Kronos Expert

Workforce Dimensions Sandbox Wednesday, November 13, 8:30am - 9:30am show more Description Who said sandboxes are for kids? Swing by for self-paced training exercises to explore the solution from a manager's day-in-the-life perspective. Independently navigate the homepage, set up alerts and notifications, run reports, and more. It’s the perfect break from the standard conference grind, because the sandbox is not a typical session. There’s no limit. Drop in and stay as long as you’d like during our open hours to learn new ways to work with Workforce Dimensions. A Kronos education consultant will be available to answer questions.
• Practice navigating the Workforce Dimensions homepage, Dataviews, and charts • Set up alerts and notifications • Understand key scheduling tasks such as using the Schedule Planner, approving time-off requests, and adding, editing, or deleting shifts • Understand key timekeeping tasks such as reviewing exceptions, running reports, and approving employee timecards Product(s) All Customers Category Solution Optimization and ROI Session Type Hands-On

Workforce Dimensions: Dataviews for Every-Day Applications Wednesday, November 13, 8:30am - 9:30am show more Description Attend this session to learn how to build Dataviews in Workforce Dimensions that allow you to quickly answer commonly asked questions. What's my accrual balance? What are my total hours? Which timecards need approval? See the possibilities for how you can simplify your day-to-day work with Dataviews that quickly give you the information you need.
• How to build a dataview that answers the question being asked • Tips for how to build dataviews • Better understanding of the data fields to create the right dataview Product(s) Workforce Dimensions Category Reporting and Data Insights Session Type Demonstration

Workforce Dimensions: Technical Forum – Schedule Generation Engine Best Practices Wednesday, November 13, 8:30am - 9:30am show more Description This session is for administrators configuring Workforce Dimensions’ scheduling engine. Attend this technical session with Kronos engine experts to better understand the engine and “demystify the black box”! Explore scheduling optimization use cases in greater detail, get your questions answered, and learn best practices that will help you get the most out of your scheduling engine.
• Learn troubleshooting tips • Learn best practices • Get an overview of how the engine generates a schedule Product(s) Workforce Dimensions Category Tips, Tricks and Techniques Session Type Kronos Expert

Workforce Planner/Kronos Workforce Ready®: What Should I Know About the Integration? Wednesday, November 13, 8:30am - 9:30am show more Description Come learn how the Workforce Planner-Workforce Ready solution enables separation of scheduling and pay concepts, while supporting the consistent and predictable configuration of pay-from-punch management that union requirements drive in the manufacturing sector.
• Learn best practices for configuring integration between Workforce Planner and Workforce Ready • Hear how to link Workforce Planner schedules to Workforce cost centers to drive pay and cost reporting • See how to import Workforce Ready accruals to ensure proper time-off management Product(s) Workforce Planner, Kronos Workforce Ready® Category Integrated Technology Session Type Kronos Expert

Workforce TeleStaff: Quickly Find the Data You Need to Make Smart Scheduling Decisions Wednesday, November 13, 8:30am - 9:30am show more Description Did you know Workforce TeleStaff allows you to filter just the relevant data you want to see? Finding what you're looking for in Workforce TeleStaff is faster when you leverage different filters, views, and reports. 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 into the future, Workforce TeleStaff has the view for you!
• Learn how to incorporate filters, views, and reports in your daily staffing processes to be more efficient • Understand where to find and how to utilize the various filter capabilities in Workforce TeleStaff • See common filtering techniques that give you fast access to information Product(s) Workforce TeleStaff Category Customer Stories and Successes Session Type Kronos Expert

Workforce TeleStaff: Understanding Pay from Schedule Configuration with Workforce TeleStaff and Workforce Dimensions Wednesday, November 13, 8:30am - 9:30am show more Description Learn how the Workforce TeleStaff-Workforce Dimensions solution enables separation of scheduling and pay concepts while supporting the consistent, predictable, and testable configuration of pay-from-schedule management within complex union environments such as those found in public safety and related industries. Additionally, see how real-time data lookups from Workforce Dimensions improve schedule quality and reduce data entry errors.
• Learn how to automatically link schedules to work rules using schedule and employee information • Understand how employee categories, work code categories, and employee pay rules work together • Hear how to use the tag reference report to test your solution Product(s) Workforce TeleStaff Category Integrated Technology Session Type Kronos Expert

9:45am All Customers: Become a Kronos Community Expert (Repeat) Wednesday, November 13, 9:45am - 10:45am show more Description Ever wonder how to get insight from other Kronos users? Or where to find important product information like Flash Free resources, upgrade information, release readiness details, and mobile tools? Attend this session to get advice and learn tips and tricks from Kronos Community SuperUsers so you can become a Kronos subject matter expert too! This session will help you become familiar with all the Kronos Community has to offer, and it will highlight opportunities the platform provides for members. You’ll learn from the 2018 SuperUsers themselves about what it takes to become a Kronos Community SuperUser and discover insider tips and tricks for getting the most out of the collaborative space.
• Find answers in the Kronos Community more easily • Find more peers through the Kronos Community • Learn tips and tricks for finding information in the Kronos Community • Learn about training options available through the Kronos Community Product(s) All Customers Category Tips, Tricks and Techniques Session Type Panel

EW121 [EDUCATION WORKSHOP - $50 FEE] Kronos Payroll Services: Best Practices for Year End Wednesday, November 13, 9:45am - 11:15am show more Description Preparing and closing the year end can be a daunting task. This session will cover best practices and tips on preparing for and closing the year using Workforce Ready and Workforce Dimensions HCM. During this session, you will also review reconciliation payrolls and when they might be warranted. Kronos Payroll Services customers also will receive specific guidance during the training. You’ll learn how to:
• Use Reconciliation Payrolls • Prepare to close and sign off on the year • Apply best audit tools for year-end Product(s) Workforce Dimensions, Kronos Workforce Ready® Category Tips, Tricks and Techniques Session Type Education Workshop 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.

EW122 [EDUCATION WORKSHOP - $50 FEE] Kronos Workforce Ready®: Managing Employee Pay Rates Using Rate Tables Wednesday, November 13, 9:45am - 11:15am show more Description Paying employees the correct rate for their work is a crucial part of your business. Managing employees with multiple pay rates can often be challenging. In this session, you will look at how to best use rate tables to automatically assign the correct rate of pay to employee hours. This workshop combines a lecture, demonstrations, and hands-on exercises, and you will practice creating and modifying global and personal rate tables. You’ll learn how to:
• Explain how criteria matches determine the rate paid • Create a global rate table • Modify a personal rate table Prerequisites Experience with Workforce Ready Time and Labor module Product(s) Kronos Workforce Ready® Category Tips, Tricks and Techniques Session Type Education Workshop 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.

EW123 [EDUCATION WORKSHOP - $50 FEE] Workforce Central: Editing Timecards After Sign-off with WFC v8.1.3+ Historical Corrections (Repeat) Wednesday, November 13, 9:45am - 11:15am show more Description Do you need to edit timecards in signed-off pay periods? Do you wish there were 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 v8.1.3 Historical Corrections feature. Come see how this feature can enhance your experience with editing signed-off time. You’ll learn how to:
• Identify the basic configuration required to enable historical corrections • Perform historical corrections to a signed-off timecard and preview the impact before saving it • Review Historical Corrections via the Historical Corrections and Audits timecard add-ons • Edit and delete historical corrections in a timecard Product(s) Workforce Central Category Tips, Tricks and Techniques Session Type Education Workshop 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.

Government: Customer Community Wednesday, November 13, 9:45am - 11:45am show more Description What better way to end KronosWorks than with an informal networking session connecting with peers? Share stories and discuss your strategies on important topics. Recognize your successes, and analyze any shortcomings. This is a great opportunity to reflect as a group on what you've learned throughout the conference and how to stay connected afterward. Kronos experts will be on hand to answer any of your questions and join in the conversations.
• Network with peers • Join discussions on hot topics related to government • Build relationships for year-round support in the customer community Product(s) All Customers Category Customer Stories and Successes Session Type Networking

Higher Education: Customer Community Wednesday, November 13, 9:45am - 11:45am show more Description Meet with your higher education peers again this year to network, discuss strategies, and share thoughts and strategies for the future of the workforce in this industry. This is a great opportunity to reflect as a group on what you've learned throughout the conference and how to stay connected after. We’ll have Kronos industry experts on hand to answer any of your questions and help facilitate conversations.
• Network with industry peers • Discuss current topics in Higher Education • Develop relationships that allow a year-round exchange of ideas in the customer community Product(s) All Customers Category Customer Stories and Successes Session Type Networking

Improving Operating Processes and Creative System Design Wednesday, November 13, 9:45am - 10:45am show more Description Back by popular demand and updated for 2019! In this session, you’ll learn how to align program features and functionality with system processes to gain maximum value from your Kronos workforce management solutions. We’ll focus on change management, user adoption, and standardized configuration as well as discuss how to leverage Kronos Workforce Central 8 to create high-value operating procedures for your organization.
• Understand why system configuration and process changes are critical to your organization’s success • Discuss how standardized configuration and processes help drive user adoption • Learn how using optimization as a continual method helps drive change and increase adoption Product(s) Workforce Central Category Solution Optimization and ROI Session Type Kronos Expert

K12 Education: Customer Community Wednesday, November 13, 9:45am - 11:45am show more Description This is a great chance to network with your peers from other school districts across the country. We’ll have experts on hand to facilitate discussions of best practices and help strategize on ways you can use Kronos to its fullest potential. This session will allow you to reflect as a group on what you've learned and how to successfully implement the new ideas you’d like to carry out in the coming year.
• Network with peers • Discuss current issues impacting school districts • Join best-practice discussions with Kronos experts Product(s) All Customers Category Customer Stories and Successes Session Type Networking

Kronos iSeries Central: Strong Line of Defense for Compliance with Employee Attestation Wednesday, November 13, 9:45am - 10:45am show more Description Has your organization heard dreaded words about noncompliance? Those words start the trickle effect, beginning with fines, which could lead to a private lawsuit and, in some cases, a full-blown class action lawsuit. This session provides real-world business cases of how embedding employee attestation in the everyday workflow can help ease the administrative burden and provide a strong line of defense against any such claims of noncompliance.
• Identify what feature sets are available for both managers and employees • Kronos iSeries Timekeeper provides embedded attestation features • Learn how the new attestation features provide the tools you need to help ensure compliance Product(s) Kronos iSeries Central Category Essentials for Your Employees Session Type Kronos Expert

Kronos Virtual Roster: Reporting, Mobility, and Functionality Roundtable Wednesday, November 13, 9:45am - 10:45am show more Description This is an overview of mobile functionality and reporting in Virtual Roster and of what a user group needs.
• Needs of the user for employee self-service • Needs of the user for reporting • Needs of the user for manager self-service Product(s) Kronos Virtual Roster Category Solution Optimization and ROI Session Type Roundtable

Kronos Workforce AutoTime: Demo – Part 1 Wednesday, November 13, 9:45am - 10:45am show more Description Join our Workforce AutoTime experts for a live demonstration of key new features available in Workforce AutoTime. Included in this demonstration will be a review of new features, including work dispatch queue, schedule editing, supervisor assignments (including ability to loan/borrow and make multiple edits to employee assignments), and bulk replacement of incorrect time charges. You'll learn more about how to use the existing and new features to help better meet your requirements.
• Functionality for supervisors, managers, and administrators • Enhanced capabilities for system implementation, maintenance, and support • Ways to streamline your process with bulk edits Product(s) Kronos Workforce AutoTime Category Solution Optimization and ROI Session Type Demonstration

Kronos Workforce Ready®: HR, Recruitment, Onboarding, Performance, Succession, Payroll Birds of a Feather Flock Together Wednesday, November 13, 9:45am - 11:45am show more Description One of the most highly rated sessions of all time is back again by popular demand! Secure exclusive time with Workforce Ready product managers to explore upcoming roadmap items, review product-related questions, and gain insight into solution enhancements. In this two-hour drop-in session the floor is yours. There is no set agenda, so jot down your questions, and bring your enhancement wish list along with you! This session will focus on human capital management (HCM) related topics including: human resources, payroll, recruitment, and more.
• Connect with the product experts to get answers to your hard-hitting questions • Review best practices to optimize your Kronos solution • Connect with your peers to exchange ideas and use cases Product(s) Kronos Workforce Ready® Category Solution Optimization and ROI Session Type Networking

Kronos Workforce Ready®: Test-Drive HR Sandbox Wednesday, November 13, 9:45am - 10:45am show more Description Join the Workforce Ready user experience team to test-drive the new Workforce Ready Time Keeping experience. During this one-hour session, you’ll have the opportunity to jump in and test key feature areas, including employee and applicant profiles, custom forms, and the visualization dashboard. Please note: Space for this test-drive session is limited.
• Connect with user experience experts • Provide feedback, and add your ideas and a wish list • Ask product experts your questions Product(s) Kronos Workforce Ready® Category Tips, Tricks and Techniques Session Type Hands-On

Kronos Workforce Ready®: Time, Scheduler, Accruals Birds of a Feather Flock Together Wednesday, November 13, 9:45am - 11:45am show more Description One of the most highly rated sessions of all time is back again by popular demand! Secure exclusive time with Workforce Ready product managers to explore upcoming roadmap items, review product-related questions, and gain insight into solution enhancements. In this two-hour drop-in session the floor is yours. There is no set agenda, so jot down your questions, and bring your enhancement wish list along with you! This session will focus on workforce management (WFM) related topics including: time, scheduling, reports, and more.
• Connect with the product experts to get answers to your hard-hitting questions • Review best practices to optimize your Kronos solution • Connect with your peers to exchange ideas and use cases Product(s) Kronos Workforce Ready® Category Solution Optimization and ROI Session Type Networking

Workforce Central: Operational Reporting for the Business Analyst Wednesday, November 13, 9:45am - 10:45am 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 Product(s) Workforce Central Category Tips, Tricks and Techniques Session Type Kronos Expert

Workforce Dimensions Sandbox Wednesday, November 13, 9:45am - 10:45am show more Description Who said sandboxes are for kids? Swing by for self-paced training exercises to explore the solution from a manager's day-in-the-life perspective. Independently navigate the homepage, set up alerts and notifications, run reports, and more. It’s the perfect break from the standard conference grind, because the sandbox is not a typical session. There’s no limit. Drop in and stay as long as you’d like during our open hours to learn new ways to work with Workforce Dimensions. A Kronos education consultant will be available to answer questions.
• Practice navigating the Workforce Dimensions homepage, Dataviews, and charts • Set up alerts and notifications • Understand key scheduling tasks such as using the Schedule Planner, approving time-off requests, and adding, editing, or deleting shifts • Understand key timekeeping tasks such as reviewing exceptions, running reports, and approving employee timecards Product(s) All Customers Category Solution Optimization and ROI Session Type Hands-On

Workforce Dimensions: Introducing "Work" (Repeat) Wednesday, November 13, 9:45am - 10:45am show more Description Whether you are a manufacturer or in logistics or a variety of other industries, it is important to track and understand how work gets done. Attend this session to see how Work in Workforce Dimensions helps manage your operations and activities on hourly, project, and mobile timecards. See how we are developing activity- and project-based functionality to meet your industry and operational needs.
• Learn how users can analyze Work activity data in Dataviews and on the clock • Hear specifics of the Workforce Dimensions Work roadmap and what's next • See customer use cases, and learn how Work can impact your operations Product(s) Workforce Dimensions Category Essentials for Your Employees Session Type Kronos Expert

Workforce Dimensions: The Mobile Experience (Repeat) Wednesday, November 13, 9:45am - 10:45am show more Description When it comes to mobile, it’s all about location, location, location! Attend this session to learn more about new technologies on the horizon that improve the ability to define punch locations as well as the accuracy of those punches. We’ll discuss new features including offline punch, push notifications, and expanded authentication. We’ll also dive into the mobile experience differences between the browser and the app.
• What’s on the mobile roadmap • How geofencing works in Workforce Dimensions • Authentication technologies that are coming Product(s) Workforce Dimensions Category Essentials for Your Employees Session Type Kronos Expert

Workforce TeleStaff/Kronos Workforce Ready®: The Ins and Outs of the Integration Wednesday, November 13, 9:45am - 10:45am show more Description Complex union environments are common in public safety work. Come learn how the Workforce TeleStaff-Workforce Ready solution enables separation of scheduling and pay concepts while supporting the consistent and predictable scenarios of pay-from-schedule management within complex union environments.
• Learn how Workforce TeleStaff and Workforce Ready integrate with each other • Understand why the integration between Workforce TeleStaff and Workforce Ready are crucial to a seamless schedule-to-pay process • Hear different examples of how the integration between Workforce TeleStaff and Workforce Ready are used on a daily basis within an organization Product(s) Workforce TeleStaff, Kronos Workforce Ready® Category Integrated Technology Session Type Kronos Expert

Workforce TeleStaff/Workforce Planner: Up and Running Using SAML 2.0 Authentication Wednesday, November 13, 9:45am - 10:45am show more Description Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML) 2.0 has become the standard for centralized user authentication. This session covers step-by-step configuration as well as solutions for common problems and general troubleshooting tips. Attendees should be prepared with a fundamental understanding of SAML technology.
• Hear how Workforce TeleStaff and Workforce Planner support SAML 2.0 • Learn about support for hybrid authentication • See how to enable logging to view authentication flow and to decipher issues Product(s) Workforce TeleStaff, Workforce Planner Category Integrated Technology Session Type Kronos Expert

Workforce TeleStaff: Integration - Extra Duty Invoicing for Public Safety Wednesday, November 13, 9:45am - 10:45am show more Description Extra duty police services represent a growing source of revenue for many municipalities. Invoicing and collections for work delivered however is a challenge for many agencies. This course will provide an overview of a solution developed by HRTM Consulting. This solution integrates seamlessly with Workforce TeleStaff to manage extra duty invoicing, eliminating excessive administration effort, human error and reducing float costs for the agency.
• Integrating extra duty invoicing with Workforce TeleStaff • See statistics on extra duty services • Get a deeper understanding the culture of extra duty services in public safety • Hear about the challenges with managing extra duty services in public safety Product(s) Workforce TeleStaff Category Integrated Technology Session Type Demonstration

11:00am All Customers: Tips and Tricks for Communicating Change to Drive User Adoption (Repeat) Wednesday, November 13, 11:00am - 12:00pm show more Description Good communication helps your people use your Kronos solution quickly and effectively, speeding time to value. Learn about best practices Kronos has developed, supported by the latest research. You’ll get practical tips to improve the way your organization talks about change.
• How to tailor the most relevant messages for different user groups • Who employees prefer to hear change messages from • How to develop two-way communication channels to speed adoption and help manage resistance Product(s) All Customers Category Tips, Tricks and Techniques Session Type Kronos Expert

Employee Engagement: Your Tool for Retaining Top Talent Wednesday, November 13, 11:00am - 12:00pm show more Description Retaining top talent has become an ever-increasing challenge for organizations as the cost of turnover continues to skyrocket. According to a recent study by the Center for American Progress, the cost to replace employees ranges from 16 percent to 213 percent of an employee’s annual salary. - Sixteen percent of annual salary for high-turnover, low-paying jobs (earning under $30,000 a year). For example, the cost to replace a $10/hour retail employee would be $3,328. - Twenty percent of annual salary for midrange positions (earning $30,000 to $50,000 a year). For example, the cost to replace a $40,000 manager would be $8,000. - Up to 213 percent of annual salary for highly educated executives. For example, the cost to replace a $100,000 CEO is $213,000. Effective employee engagement strategies can help organizations retain top talent and reduce the costs of employee turnover. Furthermore, using tools available in Kronos, organizations can help identify which employees present the greatest potential to leave, so they may be able to stop turnover before it happens.
• Understand the business impact of employee engagement • Learn which tools employers can use to increase engagement • Find out what steps employers can take to increase employee retention Product(s) All Customers Category Essentials for Your Employees Session Type Kronos Expert

Kronos iSeries Central: Making the Case with Kronos iSeries Leave Wednesday, November 13, 11:00am - 12:00pm show more Description Organizations choose to manage leave in various ways; unfortunately, many still manage their leave cases manually. Regardless of how you manage leave cases, you need to attend this session to understand how Kronos iSeries Leave effectively manages your leave process. Let us help you make a case for Kronos iSeries Leave in your organization.
• Learn how the solution can help bridge the gap between human resources and payroll • Understand how Kronos iSeries Leave helps with Compliance • Discover the feature set of Kronos iSeries Leave Product(s) Kronos iSeries Central Category Solution Optimization and ROI Session Type Kronos Expert

Kronos Workforce AutoTime: Demo – Part 2 Wednesday, November 13, 11:00am - 12:00pm show more Description Join our Workforce AutoTime experts for a continuation of a live demonstration of key new features available in Workforce AutoTime. Included in this demonstration will be a review of new features, including work dispatch queue, schedule editing, supervisor assignments (including ability to lend/borrow and make multiple edits to employee assignments), and bulk replacement of incorrect time charges. You'll learn more about how to use the existing and new features to help better meet your requirements.
• Functionality for supervisors, managers, and administrators • Enhanced capabilities for system implementation, maintenance, and support • Ways to streamline your process with bulk edits Product(s) Kronos Workforce AutoTime Category Solution Optimization and ROI Session Type Demonstration

Kronos Workforce Ready®: Test-Drive Payroll Sandbox Wednesday, November 13, 11:00am - 12:00pm show more Description Join the Workforce Ready user experience team to test-drive the new Workforce Ready Time Keeping experience. During this one-hour session, you’ll have the opportunity to jump in and test key feature areas, including payroll processing and the visualization dashboard. Please note: Space for this test-drive session is limited.
• Connect with user experience experts • Provide feedback, and add your ideas and a wish list • Ask product experts your questions Product(s) Kronos Workforce Ready® Category Tips, Tricks and Techniques Session Type Hands-On

Workforce Central: Essential Tips for Application Administrators (Repeat) Wednesday, November 13, 11:00am - 12:00pm show more Description This technical session, geared toward Workforce Central administrators, will delve into key topic areas including record retention, moving from test to production, configuration analysis, review of best-practices settings, and some health check techniques that can help maximize the solution for your organization.
• How to set up, run, and manage record-retention-limited policies • Recommendations for moving configuration and validating between tests to production • Learn best-practice settings that Kronos recommends for Workforce Central • How to do a health check of your Workforce Central solution Product(s) Workforce Central Category Tips, Tricks and Techniques Session Type Kronos Expert

Workforce Central: Workforce HR ACA Workflow Wednesday, November 13, 11:00am - 12:00pm show more Description Join Kronos experts to discuss best practices and timelines for completing essential Affordable Care Act (ACA) tasks. Explore the ACA workflow for filing replacements and corrections, and learn about product tools that can assist with ACA processing. We’ll wrap up with a question-and-answer period and there will be time to share your own tips and tricks.
• Discuss best practices and timelines for completing essential tasks • Investigate product tools available to assist with processing ACA work • Share and discuss with peers and Kronos experts Product(s) Workforce Central Category Tips, Tricks and Techniques Session Type Kronos Expert

Workforce Dimensions Sandbox Wednesday, November 13, 11:00am - 12:00pm show more Description Who said sandboxes are for kids? Swing by for self-paced training exercises to explore the solution from a manager's day-in-the-life perspective. Independently navigate the homepage, set up alerts and notifications, run reports, and more. It’s the perfect break from the standard conference grind, because the sandbox is not a typical session. There’s no limit. Drop in and stay as long as you’d like during our open hours to learn new ways to work with Workforce Dimensions. A Kronos education consultant will be available to answer questions.
• Practice navigating the Workforce Dimensions homepage, Dataviews, and charts • Set up alerts and notifications • Understand key scheduling tasks such as using the Schedule Planner, approving time-off requests, and adding, editing, or deleting shifts • Understand key timekeeping tasks such as reviewing exceptions, running reports, and approving employee timecards Product(s) All Customers Category Solution Optimization and ROI Session Type Hands-On

Workforce Dimensions: An Encore with the Experts Roundtable Wednesday, November 13, 11:00am - 12:00pm show more Description