What is the difference between on-premise, hosted and cloud solutions?

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Terminology concerning cloud computing is often bandied about in conversation, often incorrectly, but technically speaking there is a difference between on-premise, hosted and cloud solutions and you should understand these differences. On-premise Most…

The other side of delegation

There are loads of productivity blogs available to learn from.  Many of these are aimed at business leaders who have the ability to delegate.  If you are an employee who is on the receiving end of delegation, you also need some coping strategies…

The triangle of accuracy in HR analytics

As a strategic partner to management, the information and insights HR offers are a crucial part of performance planning across the business. Brendon Gass, CEO of SmartHR, a popular South African HRMS, says that modern HR departments are therefore…

How to make employee time management pain free

Companies employ costly knowledge workers and subject experts to trade their expertise for an hourly consulting fee and collect a tidy return on their payroll investment. But financial managers often find themselves burdened with time-consuming…

SmartHR Referral Partner Programme Announced

The developers of the SmartHR human resources management system recently announced the launch of the SmartHR Referral Partner Programme. Brendon Gass, SmartHR CEO, says the company chose a referral system over the traditional channel model…

Common Payroll Problems

Payroll issues can cause dissatisfaction in an organisation when employees aren't paid on time. Employees may become frustrated when a holiday delays their payments or when they aren’t paid before debit orders start to go off their account…

What sets SmartHR apart from other HR systems?

SmartHR has been developed, tested and evolved over 14 years, hundreds of implementations and thousands of users so it’s a robust and proven solution. It was designed as an HR system from the beginning. By contrast, many competing products…

Forget big data, smart data is what counts in HR

Attracting and retaining the best talent is widely recognised to be an important success factor, if not the success factor, when it comes to achieving competitive advantage.“Unfortunately, too many companies continue to rely on poor information…

How do HR Systems support your decision making process?

In our conversations with prospects, we've often been asked "How do HR Systems support your decision making process?" Decision making, as suggested in the title, is a process. When we make decisions every day we don't realise the steps we…

How will an HR Management System impact our bottom line?

It's not uncommon in tough economic climates for people to try to evaluate the return on investment when making important purchasing decisions.  This blog provides some high-level answers to the question that often arises in business meetings:…