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By: Kevin Lancaster on May 1st, 2012

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Human Resources IT Movement Improves Business Processes

Business Development | Technology | Resources and Insight | Government | 0 Min Read

Recently, a new wave of trends has emerged in the Human Resources (HR) market. Regardless of industry, HR organizations, departments, and leaders are focused on leveraging technology in new and creative ways to accurately manage and secure a tremendous amount of company and employee data while facilitating employee access to company and benefit information. As a result, they are turning to their internal IT departments for help streamlining and automating their complex human resource business processes. These technologies are showing improved process adherence and policy compliance, as well as increased employee satisfaction while reducing workload.

To effectively automate Human Resources organizations’ business processes, many HR departments leverage flexible workflow automation, enforced approvals, a robust knowledgebase and user self-service capabilities of IT service desk tools. These tools can:

  • Easily request, track and manage contractor and temporary employees
  • Control employee moves, adds and changes
  • Streamline benefits enrollment and ongoing benefits management
  • Centrally document time-off request and approvals
  • Track employee training and certification

Integrating and automating the workflow associated with Human Resource business processes can help improve communication between distributed departments that often rely on information from Human Resources. If you or your organization is in the HR industry, it’s a trend to seriously consider in order to stay ahead of the market.

 

About Kevin Lancaster

Kevin Lancaster leads Winvale’s corporate growth strategies in both the commercial and government markets. He develops and drives solutions to meet Winvale’s business goals while enabling an operating model to help staff identify and respond to emerging trends that affect both Winvale and the clients it serves. He is integrally involved in all aspects of managing the firm’s operations and workforce, leading efforts to improve productivity, profitability, and customer satisfaction.

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