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Top 10 Tips - How to Manage a Time and Attendance Project

Posted by Mairead Walsh on Wed, May 23, 2012

Managing a Time & Attendance project may seem like a daunting task however with the right planning, the right team and the right system it can be a very smooth and rewarding project. We have pulled together our top 10 tips on "How To Successfully Manage a Time & Attendance Project"  based on over 20 years of implementing time and attendance solutions. 

Softworks top 10 tips are as follows

  1. Committed Leadership - Communicate procedure changes and get buy-in from all levels in your organisation
  2. Put a project team in place with representatives from various
     departments to assist you with the complete implementation process
  3. Appoint a Project Champion who ideally will be Senior ManageProject Managementment or Board Level Individual
  4. Make sure you are supported by your organisation to manage the project
  5. Appoint a system administrator/ senior user and identify key team members post go-live
  6. Continuously measure success & manage expectations
  7. Avoid the common pitfalls such as badly managed or planned organisational change rollout.
  8. Make sure to build in “testing time” from both from a “Users” and a “Systems” perspective, prior to roll-out and going live.
  9. Keep positive by focusing on the end game - there’s going to be highs and lows!
  10. Celebrate YOUR success and have some fun in the process!
If you would like to find out more about each of our tips, you are very welcome to download our our free guide.

Topics: Time & Attendance, Project Manager