Of the countless workforce applications, payroll software is one of the most wide-sweeping—substantively affecting every employee and drawing heavily from other enterprise functions such as HR, finance, and accounting. Payroll technology leverages stand-alone payroll applications, outsourced services, or integrated workforce management suites; with each governing unique business capabilities, supporting process automation and delivering key information to decision makers. Regardless of scope, deployment type or geographic boundaries though, the automation of the pay process is integral to organizational efficiencies.
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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.
Although Cerdian 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.
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.
One of the largest business software companies the world over, Sage’s foray into Payroll and HR technology has netted the company a solid albeit limited offering. This software review analyzes Sage HRMS; outlining key competitive differentiating features; where the solution’s weak points are; and which organizations are likely to benefit most from this Payroll and HR offering.
Fighting the stigma of only providing time and attendance or workforce management software, the core Payroll and HR offerings from Kronos haven’t received near enough of the attention they deserve. Here, we take an objective and in-depth review of the Workforce Central Suite to see if a Kronos solution might be the right choice for your next Payroll or HR software deployment.
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.
Crafting a compelling business case can often determine whether a payroll software project gets off the ground or not. In this first of a two-part article series, we look at the five steps to be addressed in creating a solid business case and discuss how two example business case structures can be used for your organization's next payroll software deployment.
In this second of two articles on building a business case for payroll software, we look at the main benefits that an organization can leverage from automating its payroll processes, including recommended metrics for assessing the ever-elusive return-on-investment (ROI) measurement.
Cerdian 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.
In terms of payroll technology industry changes, few years have gone by that have held as many variations as 2013 looks to have in store. In this post, we take a broad look at just four of these forecasted changes (Globalization & Consolidation, Mobility, Regulations, and Outsourcing) to help you get a grasp for what's trending, what's fading, and what needs to be watched.