Human resources management systems (HRIS) are a huge investment. The decision making around changing your HRIS involves serious research and consideration. After all, your HRIS is the source of truth for all HR data and often includes payroll. Since the last HRIS review in 2016, we have seen big changes within the HR tech space […]Read More →
A four part series looking at common solution architectures for an organisations HR Technology landscape. In part 1 we looked at “all in one” platforms. Now in part 2 we explore a a dual platform layout. A dual platform architecture is where there exists two HR solutions (typically Core HR/Payroll and a Talent Management solution) providing the […]Read More →
Yesterday marked the start of the 18th Alesco User Group conference being at the Intercontinental Hotel Melbourne, The Rialto. The theme of the this year’s is “Great Expectations, What Next…” a timely topic given the current technology changes we are seeing in the HR marketplace. The event kicked off with Mary Sue Rogers, Global Managing […]Read More →
Welcome to this month’s update on HR Technology news from Australia, New Zealand and abroad. HR Technology Conference October saw the running of the 16th Annual HR Technology Conference in Las Vegas. Attended by over 8,000 people from 30 countries the event is the largest gathering of HR Technology professional. Read our wrap up on […]Read More →
Welcome to this month’s update on HR Technology news from Australia, New Zealand and abroad. Payroll Activities Australian payroll provider Talent2 has kept the troubled Novopay New Zealand public education deal after the government decided that going back to the previous Datacom platform was replacing one set of risks with another. Accounting firm Grant Thornton […]Read More →
I’ve delivered heaps of Oracle Discoverer training in my time at Navigo and a common issue always pops up. The basics of building a report in Discoverer is easy enough, but creating a report quickly that does the job requires a bit more planning. To solve this, I created a Discoverer cheat sheet that forces […]Read More →
It’s a rare occurrence when an organisation is happy with out of the box HRIS functionality.
During implementation, it may be that HR/Payroll changed their practices to fit the features of the HRIS. But over the life of a system new information is required to be stored and processes change. The HRIS will need to be customised to meet these requests.
Knowing the right way to approach customising and extending the functionality of your HRIS is critical as the downstream impacts can be expensive and time consuming.Read More →
It’s 2012 and organisations are still using paper based forms for business processes, and HR is one area that suffers most.
Alesco allows you to move the standard HR transactions online (leave booking, timesheets etc) to the Web Self Service (WSS).
But what about all those internal forms and workflows that your business uses?
If you’re running Alesco, you can either ask Talent2 to customise a core screen or create your own online forms outside of the WSS – both not very good options for maintainability, cost and future proofing.
There is a third option – creating new screens in Alesco WSS that leverage approvals functionality in Alesco and uses the WSS Approvals API. We’ved used this API a number of times and it’s easily the best way to create new workflows.
You’ll need technical resource to build them, but the results mean users stick to WSS, the forms look familar and there is less overhead for upgrades or when changes are required as it utilises core functionality.
So let’s look at what’s suitable to move into WSS.Read More →