Get data ready for HRMS implementation

Get data ready for HRMS implementation

  • 16th Jun, 2017

Things become little bit complicated when data is involved in it. And when it comes to implementing Human Resource Management System (HRMS), the process can be time-consuming and difficult. Below-mentioned are few tips that can help you overcome this issue by implementing HRMS implementation.

Checklist to ensure whether HRMS is implemented successfully

  • Be sure about data profiling, which refers to having an understanding about your data. It is very important that you know the source of your data, like spreadsheets, flat files, etc. Make sure that you list down all the data sources and the parameters’ names where data is stored and try to keep a track of potential issues with the data.
  • Ensure that you monitor data on regular basis. It’s not easy to get a high-quality data in a day’s time. To get a quality data, it is very important that you put persistent efforts in frequent audits. It will be very nice to have a centralized process to maintain and monitor updates related to data. You should have predefined processes and workflows created that helps in making sure that the correct data is being captured.
  • Focus on bringing the data at the centralized location. Many organizations have data at multiple locations, which is coming from different departments, like administration, finance, accounts, etc. It is important for an organization that before implementing HRMS solution, make sure that you know all the paths from where data is flowing in and out. Also, you should identify servers where data is going to be stored and how all the departments are going to use it.
  • There should be a defined organization structure. HRMS has a feature of configuring different rules and policies based on department and individuals. The organization structure guides employees on the official reporting relationships. Based on all this information and a proper organization structure, HRMS can be integrated and configured within the premises.
  • Make sure that the data is accurate and secured. Data security is a critical part. It is very important that the right user gets access to the right information. But how to make sure that the data is accurate? Well, by removing redundant data and errors, if any. There should be processes and a proper technology to clean up the data. It should be cleaned based on the priority.

Conclusion

There will be times when the HR team finds that the original data is not updated at the time of integrating HRMS to the existing systems and database. Therefore, it becomes necessary that before bring HRMS into place, get the correct data from employees so that after integration even the employees are satisfied with the new system. The more faith they have in the system, the more easily they will be able to use it!

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