There are many important issues to take into consideration when choosing an HRIS system. Use the Internet to research and evaluate two (2) commercial HR database systems for your organization. Next, review the article titled “Know the Advantages and Disadvantages of Microsoft Access”, and the article titled “Top five advantages of software as a service (SaaS)”.[shortposting]
Assignment 1: Systems Consideration in HRIS
Write a three to four (3) page paper in which you:
1. Evaluate the advantages and disadvantages of each system you researched. Based on your knowledge of human resources and database systems, propose one (1) package that would fit the needs of your organization. Suggest three (3) specific reasons why you would recommend that system over the other.
2. Suggest three (3) efficiencies that an organization would gain from using a SAAS for its HRIS needs and three (3) inefficiencies from maintaining an MS Access-based database application.
3. Assess the (3) most significant risks associated with combining products from multiple vendors into one (1) HRIS.
4. Predict three (3) unintended consequences of not managing an HR database properly and how you would circumvent those situations from occurring.
5. Use at least three (3) quality academic resources in this assignment. Note: Wikipedia and other Websites do not qualify as academic resources.
Your assignment must follow these formatting guidelines:
•Be typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides; citations and references must follow APA or school-specific format. Check with your professor for any additional instructions.
•Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student’s name, the professor’s name, the course title, and the date. The cover page and the reference page are not included in the required assignment page length.