The clear front-runner in Payroll and HCM cloud software delivery, Workday is proving to be a sought-after alternative and thorn in the side of Oracle, SAP, and Lawson. Yet, even with the incredible growth pattern Workday is seeing, questions loom large as to the software’s strengths, weaknesses, functional capabilities, and viability. Here, we answer those questions and more.
Though the SAP/SuccessFactors deal has received the most press of late, the company’s robust on-premise Payroll and HR solution has been quietly continuing to deliver the same solid functionality it has for 40+years. The question is whether this time-tested solution’s offering is still as relevant as it once was. Here we dive deep to answer that question.
While Oracle may be known for lagging behind the market when it comes to technology innovation, the Oracle Fusion software offering is raising the stakes for Payroll and HR companies worldwide. As it is with all things Oracle though, hype is a large part of the equation. Here, we try to cut through that hype; getting to the heart of what you need to know about this new Fusion solution.
After being acquired from Infor, few within the Payroll and HR software industry thought that better days were ahead for Lawson. Thankfully though, the innovative Payroll and HR practices that helped propel Lawson to its former stature won over Infor executives; and new life was breathed into this industry stalwart. Our aim is to find out what Lawson Payroll and HR can still do.
The poster child for making the transition from solely on-premise deployment to SaaS, Ultimate Software’s offerings, especially within the North American market, are starting to rival those of Oracle, SAP, and Workday. Here we take an in-depth tour of Ultimate's UltiPro Enterprise—analyzing whether the product’s strengths, weaknesses, and functionality fit your organization’s needs.
Ceridian has always been second to companies like ADP and PayChex when it comes to payroll and HR. As they alter their strategy though to be more competitive in the cloud, the question is whether they will still be able to deliver the solid solution they once had. Here, we dive deep into that original solution and try to uncover the answers to your pressing questions.
Many companies are turning to open source software as a central tenant of their HR and IT strategies. However, open source payroll software inherits certain risks. Here we balance open source payroll opportunity with risk, and define risk mitigation techniques.
Once your organization has weighed the pros & cons, and decided on the open source route for payroll automation, the fact of the matter is that your organization will be confronted with certain issues as part of this payroll software selection process. In fact, as we discuss here, choosing open source software hinges on the issues of licensing, ongoing support, vendor stability and cost.
Although Ceridian has long been seen as playing second fiddle in the payroll outsourcing space, and offering aging software for HCM, the company's partnership turned acquisition turned offering in Dayforce has catapulted the company onto countless leaderboards with their recent innovations. Here, we dive deep into the Dayforce HCM offering to uncover the short-list insights you need.
Payroll outsourcing as a strategy can yield budget savings, relieve compliance burdens, and boost productivity via gained efficiencies. As such, it’s not surprising that outsourced payroll is becoming an increasingly popular option. However, the decision to outsource the payroll function hinges on a number of critical factors. Here’s our list of the 6 key outsourcing points to consider .
New funding and announcements from the cloud payroll vendors of CloudPay and ZenPayroll, are proving that SaaS technologies in this market are finally beginning to show some serious movement. This post focuses on what the substantive aspects of these announcements are and covers what we think prospective payroll software buyers should be most keenly aware of.
Given the popularity of Payroll and HR Outsourcing, it might seem surprising that some businesses have yet to even consider outsourcing as a viable option. Yet, as Sourcingfocus.com recently found, 55% of companies don’t even know whether they could benefit from this approach. In this infographic, we examine the reasons they should take a closer look
The process of selecting a payroll implementation consultant can seem daunting, especially when the expertise being sought for this technology exercise is the same needed to effectively select a consultant in the first place. Gathering information from industry research, payroll experts, and customer experiences though, we’ve identified 3 best practices that are universally applicable.
Payroll Software Special Reports
Two Special Reports Offering Payroll Software Insight
Contingent labor continues to grow. This special report examines several issues surrounding payroll and compensation in the contingent labor market and identifies how to balance the opportunities while mitigating risks.
The move from single-country to multi-country payroll operations offers both benefits and risks. This special report looks at the drivers, opportunities and issues when developing a global payroll strategy.
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