HRIS Selection – Short Listing

Previous posts touched on Requirements, Search Criteria, Market Research, Selection Criteria and RFPs.   All of these activities bring you to this point. Your long list of HRIS solutions will have been narrowed down by all of the above activities and you will have eliminated non compliant / non relevant vendors as a natural output…

HRIS Selection – RFP and Demos

Engagement with vendors can take a number of forms. Formal RFP/RFT processes or more informal requirements gap analysis and demos. This article provides an overview of both approaches.

HRIS Selection – Check out the market

Previous posts dealt with HRIS requirements and HRIS search criteria.  Ahead of issuing an RFP a little bit of market research will be well worth the effort.   Be warned this can take time. If you have the budget and licences make use of suppliers such as Gartner, Forrester or IDC which conduct research and have…

HRIS Selection – Requirements – why oh why?

Requirements are the bedrock of your HRIS selection process. If you don’t have a clear view of your business needs how will you know if you are investing in a solution which will work for your business?

HRIS Selection – Project Team

As part of Project Initiation you need to establish resources for the HRIS selection process. Larger enterprises – start pulling in the right resources to establish your team. For example Key Stakeholders for support, view of strategy and future business needs. Business Analyst/s for requirements gathering and process definition. Project Manager to ensure successful delivery of the…

The role

You know ‘the role’.  The one you always wanted.  The one you thought about when you started out.  It is still there.  Several people have had it since you first thought about it. It’s a few years on.  The role is conceivably within your reach.  What is stopping you from going for it? Sometimes we…

The dreaded R word – Risks

Risk Management is one of the bedrock skills of Project Managers and as such has a significant part to play in the success or failure of projects. Unfortunately, risks are boring.  As a Project Manager, time after time on mention of risks you can see the enthusiasm and life blood drain from your audience as…

Meetings

Meetings have a bad rep and in a lot of cases it is well deserved.  Just mention having a meeting and all you hear is “Never ending meetings” “All my time is spent at these things and I’m not getting any work done” “Not another meeting!” “Groan” As much as we would all like to…