Human Resource Information Systems

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Human Resource Information Systems

Use the Internet to research and evaluate two (2) commercial HR database systems for your organization. Evaluate the advantages and disadvantages of each system and, based on your knowledge of human resources and database systems, propose one (1) package that would fit the needs of your organization.

The two Human Resource Information Systems (HRIS) that need to be considered in this analysis are the SAP Business All-In-One, a completely configured suite of applications that can be delivered either via on-premise licensing or via the Software-as-a-Service(SaaS) model. SAP recently acquired SuccessFactors, the leading enterprise performance company that dominates the HRIS market from a SaaS standpoint. The second HRIS system that needs to be included in the comparison is from Workday, a SaaS-based provider of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems and HRIS applications.
The advantages of the SAP Business All-In-One system is the ability to integrate the core HRIS functions of Payroll, Benefits Administration, Personnel Administration and employee self-service back to the accounting and financial data of the company. Best in class HRIS systems have an architecture specifically designed for integration of accounting and financial data into the core human resources functions (Berardine, 1997). The SAP Business All-In-One platform also has the advantage of having integrated support for contingent workforce management, compensating
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