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Likelihood to Recommend

UKG Dimensions (formerly Kronos Workforce Dimensions)

Well Suited:Kronos Dimensions are well suited for organizations where time is tracked for hourly employees. To calculate overtime for Salary Non-Exempt employees, and to track the hours for temps.Approvals can be made through email for the timecardsComplex overtime rules can be handled through payrolls conceptLess Suited: A very low workforce who punch hours, since the timeclocks can be expensive.
Lavanya Reddy | TrustRadius Reviewer

UKG Workforce Central (formerly Kronos Workforce Central)

Kronos Workforce Central is well-suited for large organizations seeking a simplified time-recording system or are trying to get away from manual timesheets being submitted. Larger organizations would see a greater return on investment while using this system. It is less appropriate for smaller organizations with fewer employees, as the cost of the system likely would be greater than the investment of the system.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

UKG Dimensions (formerly Kronos Workforce Dimensions)

  • Dataviews and Reports
  • Function and Display Access Profiles
Lavanya Reddy | TrustRadius Reviewer

UKG Workforce Central (formerly Kronos Workforce Central)

  • I personally feel like timekeeping is very well thought out and has some powerful tools built in. There is a bit of a learning curve but with strategically placed SMEs we were able to get the use and functionality we needed out of the system.
  • Workforce planning has been crucial in planning operational support in our retail and customer service centers. It is also editable and modifiable as needed.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

UKG Dimensions (formerly Kronos Workforce Dimensions)

  • The training sessions provided in KMap should have more content to understand the concepts.
  • The Interface outputs summary section can be improved to allow a printable format.
Lavanya Reddy | TrustRadius Reviewer

UKG Workforce Central (formerly Kronos Workforce Central)

  • Kronos can take a simple task and make it overly complicated. This is the problem when the program is so incredibly robust.
  • All of the tax withholding and filing was handled autonomously by our previous payroll company. We had little knowledge of what they were doing. With Kronos, we are required to provide filing schedules, specific EIN for each locality, etc. This is something we would have preferred not to concern ourselves with and was much easier on us when the previous company was handling.
  • Kronos seems to be geared toward large organizations with a payroll department, accounting department, HR department, etc. Our company is small and has only one employee in each of those roles. As such, Kronos can be a real burden on that one employee to do a lot of work that should be handled by a team of people, especially in the implementation phase.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

UKG Dimensions (formerly Kronos Workforce Dimensions)

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UKG Workforce Central (formerly Kronos Workforce Central)

UKG Workforce Central (formerly Kronos Workforce Central) 5.0
Based on 11 answers
Now that the system is installed and operational, the "pain is gone"...therefore we see no reason to change to a different application. There is no functionality that is missing from the system that would drive us to consider another solution at this time. Maintenance support from Kronos is sufficient and updates occur regularly.
Spencer Hamons, MSOL, CHCIO | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

UKG Dimensions (formerly Kronos Workforce Dimensions)

UKG Dimensions (formerly Kronos Workforce Dimensions) 7.0
Based on 2 answers
  • Kronos Workforce Dimensions a new product, and it has a lot of scope for improvement, with future releases. One of the best tools to perform time tracking.
  • Their support team is very knowledgeable, and their SLA's are pretty tight. Any query raised would be addressed in a few hours.
  • Timeclock configuration can be complicated; however, their support team knows the processes and guidelines.
Lavanya Reddy | TrustRadius Reviewer

UKG Workforce Central (formerly Kronos Workforce Central)

UKG Workforce Central (formerly Kronos Workforce Central) 8.0
Based on 15 answers
Having no experience with Kronos prior to using it in March 2016, their customer service team taught me how to use it the right way after my initial training at work. I am well-versed in data analysis using Excel and Access primarily, so once I discovered that Kronos had a reporting feature built in, I've used the feature quite a few times to help our properties evaluate their production costs and make good labor decisions. I give Kronos a 10 because once a person takes the time to learn how to use the software, they'll realize that Kronos is far more effective than most, and gives users more ways to access their information where and when they want to.
Juan Osegueda | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

UKG Dimensions (formerly Kronos Workforce Dimensions)

Kronos Workforce Dimensions is a very robust time tracking tool, which provides much flexibility for configuring the timecard and various rules to pay overtime. Kronos Workforce Dimensions also has their own timecards, which would automatically integrate with dimensions. Thus additional integration costs for other clocks are not required. Their support system is incredible, and they provide the bulk of training on their knowledge map.
Lavanya Reddy | TrustRadius Reviewer

UKG Workforce Central (formerly Kronos Workforce Central)

Kronos and Dayforce are the two timekeeping systems I’ve worked with in recent years. Kronos feels a little more comprehensive and is my primary timekeeping tool both for myself as well as my staff. Kronos is a great tool for a wide range of shifts, working locations, and pay codes. In this context, I would pick Kronos over Dayforce. On the opposite side, Dayforce is extremely user-friendly and has a “cleaner” user interface if that is a contributing factor for anyone. Also, for managers who oversee large teams (30-50 team members) then Dayforce is a bit more simple to approve time cards, hours, and leave. Kronos is a bit clunky with all the clicks, and managing large teams of hourly employees would be a huge time suck to go in to review/approve all.
John Pavarini | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

UKG Dimensions (formerly Kronos Workforce Dimensions)

  • No Java required for WFD as its cloud based.
  • Since its SAAS, all the latest patches would be automatically applied.
Lavanya Reddy | TrustRadius Reviewer

UKG Workforce Central (formerly Kronos Workforce Central)

  • Workforce Central has allowed the University to manage compliance at a higher level with the consistent application of rules.
  • Workforce Central has allowed insight into the time collection process at the University with a granular audit trail.
  • Support for the Workforce Central system requires a partnership between campus IT and the functional (payroll) employees. The system cannot be installed and forgotten and must be actively managed.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

UKG Dimensions (formerly Kronos Workforce Dimensions)

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
Optional

UKG Workforce Central (formerly Kronos Workforce Central)

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Yes
Entry-level set up fee?
Required

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