Time for a test drive

|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 01/27/2003

Once you arrive at a short list of vendors, it is time to see some demonstrations and run some scenarios.

An HRIS is a melting pot of technologies of very different roots and deep vertical knowledge from all areas of an organization. Having all internal experts in the same room for a demonstration will probably end in mass confusion.

There is a good chance the I.S. expert will be satisfied in his field and walk away with the impression that the approach to payroll is too complicated. The paymaster may be pleased, but worried about all the philosophy in HR.