Managing HR in the cloud

Different systems allow for highly customized, scalable systems – with cost savings
By David McIninch
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 09/09/2013

Using technology to save time and costs is not a new focus for HR teams.

But there is growing interest in how cloud technology can be used to tackle routine, repeatable, transactional tasks and offer efficiencies in more strategic areas such as succession planning, engagement, retention, recruitment and a multi-generational workforce.

But what is cloud technology? And is it safe and reliable enough to entrust with highly sensitive data such as personnel files and payroll information?