• 18
    May
    2016

    Benefits of Using Cloud based HR Solutions

    The Human Resource industry has experienced a considerable technological growth and substantial change in the past decade. It is seen that change brings with it unmatched opportunities but also poses challenges to various domains of the business. Since the prevalence of cloud-based software, all the leading industries have started adopting it for their betterment. The HR industry is no exception. Using an online software in the cloud, rather than a physical source like a computer-based or paper-based system is a more reliable and convenient option that lets the industries align their business initiatives and workforce efficiently.

    With the revolutionary advancement in technology, HR has started to use Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) to carry out all HR actions. This has brought more clarity and efficiency to the operations carried out in the HR department of the companies. Cloud-based HR solutions have the following main benefits:

    Cost Effective

    HR systems in the cloud are cost efficient as they deliver cost savings by removing sensitive hardware, on-premise software maintenance, and troublesome upgrades. By implementing a SaaS system, there is no need of initial installment investments or a dedicated team to monitor its functioning continuously. The SaaS is a pay-as-you-go software which is supported with subscription models that are easily affordable. The provider hosts all its hardware and hence the company does not need to spend on it. It also possesses very low operating costs as well as low cost of ownership and hence eventually delivers service at low cost.

    Easily Agile and Scalable

    In a highly competitive field like HR, having flexibility and scalability is one of the key needs. It is necessary that you be always prepared for changes. This mobile workforce demands instant access to all productive information to remain efficient. When HR is moved to cloud, it enables the users to quickly adapt to changes in the economy. The main benefit of this SaaS-based software would be that any work-related data and information can be accessed and managed from anywhere. This gives businesses more flexibility and lets them access information easily. Adopting cloud-based HR solutions makes the companies function with much ease and thereby help in increasing their productivity.

    Increased Innovation and Efficiencies

    In any business, innovation takes mainstream in helping the company grow. Using cloud helps the businesses in adopting innovations more easily and quickly. The system updates automatically on cloud without any interference whenever any improvements or features are added to it, unlike the manual updating procedure. This means this highly efficient cloud-based software allows you to use innovative functionality without hampering the overall productivity of the organization. Companies can now be open to changes and innovation without relying on the costly and inflexible framework. This saves a lot of time and meets the changing organizational needs efficiently. It encourages the enterprises to implement new ideas and variation in the system with utmost ease.

    Simplified Integration and User Experience

    Well designed and structured SaaS software integrates seamlessly well with all the main common platforms. They can be easily integrated via plug and play or third party applications without the need of making any changes in the coding or client-server database. The design of the cloud-based software is highly user-friendly and has to be customized keeping in mind the specific needs of HR of each organization. This user-centered design lets the HR make changes quickly, learn and boost up the overall productivity of their tasks. It increases their efficiency and thereby helps them achieve their goals without much confusion and stress.

    Greater Security

    All businesses possess sensitive information that needs maximal security, and protecting such data is the foremost concern in any organization. When it comes to security, most organizations do not trust easily on what is offered to them. Cloud vendors have taken into account this concern of them and ensure to provide much higher level of virtual data security than most businesses would build for themselves. Cloud-based service providers have invested in security tools and procedures that the companies can implement to their software to ensure safety of their data.  This way, cloud-based computing is more secure for businesses than on-premise computing.

    Today, companies that have implemented cloud-based HR technology are gaining more cost advantages and productivity as compared to those using manual processes. Silver Touch offers prominent Human Resource Software Solutions catering to all HR needs of businesses. To learn more about the services we provide, write to us at info@silvertouchinc.com.

    Shruti Vasudevan

    Shruti is a technical content writer working with Silver Touch Technologies Ltd. She keeps keen interest in researching and writing on technical topics. She is a B.Tech graduate in Electronics and Communication and focuses on learning new things.

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