Ahhhh, “The HRIS Dream” …
They say dreams don’t come cheap, or that they don’t come true. Yet everyone still wants them. Does “The HRIS Dream” even exist?
I’m not talking about the 90’s Dream when Larry Ellison (Oracle) and Dave Duffield (PeopleSoft) were pitching ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) as “The Dream” that would revolutionize the front and back-office. That dream took a small army of technical resources to deploy, learn and maintain. Many would refer to it as “The Nightmare”, not “The Dream”. So what is today’s software dream?
“The HRIS Dream” I’m referring to is an eco-system built using cloud-based technology that allows Independent Software Vendors (ISV’s) to develop their unique applications on a common platform, working in harmony with every other ISV that deploys on the same platform. In essence, all of these vendors are on the same team. The industry refers to this eco-system as PaaS or Platform as a Service.
“The Dream”, as I call it, can mean different things to different people however... Read the article