HRM 520 Assignment 1: Systems Consideration in HRIS


Assignment 1: Systems Consideration in HRIS


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)”.

Assignment 1: Systems Consideration in HRIS
Due Week 3 and worth 150 points

Write a three to four (3-4) 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.