HR Tech: Build a Predictive HRMS Software for Your Business

HRMS software is quickly becoming one of the most useful tools for businesses across all major industries. Predictive HR analytics is an extremely valuable technological service that can help HR managers and CEOs determine how to manage staff, how to improve worker efficiency, and how to improve worker happiness.

Recently it was reported that the Vice President and HR Director of Cisco’s UK branch began to test out the software herself. This software, called TeamSpace, teaches people to be better managers through comprehensive data analytics. But TeamSpace is following a common trend our own analysts have been noticing for a while: comprehensive custom software for enterprise ventures.

While custom software isn’t new to the game, recent advances in programming and computing power have led to better, more sophisticated algorithms. These algorithms are capable of gathering more data than ever before, with better, more accurate analytic reporting. Modern Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) systems are the whole thing – HR analytics, Employee Work Portals and Communication Centers, Financial Data Assessment, Productivity Analysis, Supply, and Demand Resource Chain Management, and so on.

Custom SaaS systems are well known to most CEOs, but one of the areas where good design is really starting to have a noticeable effect is HRMS. Modern organizational analysis projects point to the need for managers to have custom approaches to talking to their team members.

More and more, the research is demonstrating that uniform top-down approaches are an ineffective management strategy. With ineffective management comes decreased efficiency, lowered production, an unhappy workforce, and a depletion in your revenue stream.

How HRMS Works for You

An effective HRMS software is not only part of a much larger system, but also covers more than just training better, more effective managers. It digitizes and streamlines a variety of other HR processes, including:

    • Payroll;

    ○ What manager doesn’t love a little help with the financials?

    • Talent-Seeking

    ○ Recruiting is a vital part to any HR team. Afterall, if you aren’t recruiting new talent, you probably aren’t evolving as well or as efficiently as is possible. Our developers and designers create HRMS software with built in tools for recruiting. Contact us to learn more.

    • Performance and Attendance

    ○ Another tricky area of HR that many would appreciate some help with. Rating performance is a multifaceted process involving many twists and turns. Good HRMS software can help managers evaluate their employees more efficiently while tracking attendance and late-arrivals/early-departures.

    • Benefit packages

    ○ In a company with hundreds of employees, there are possibly thousands of benefits of which a record needs to be kept. Why not let a program do it for you?

    • Training

    ○ While it is generally recommended to have face-to-face training as well, having a place where FAQs are answered, coupled with the company’s training documents is a great feature.

    • Scheduling

    ○ An effective tool for companies with dynamic scheduling, such as retail.

    • Analytics and Reporting

    ○ We live in a world of Big Data. An effective analytics system is a necessary tool for survival.

What is proving to be highly effective in improving all of those above indicators is a tailored approach. This is where managers recognize that each employee is a unique person who needs a unique management style. Prior to the robust HRMS software out there today, this was much more difficult, verging on impossible. How can a single manager create custom approaches to their possibly hundreds of employees?

Fortunately for CEO and HR managers everywhere, Software solutions like TeamSpace are the bridge between these two positions. Through surveys and data collection, HRMS software is capable of providing tools that allow managers to better understand their employees and how to best manage their workforce. Powerful tools such as a SaaS can alter the course of a business and improve the overall prospects of everyone involved.

I have no doubt that some of the readers here are thinking that an individualistic management approach is a lot of hippy-dippy nonsense coming from a liberal Silicon Valley development company – and you’re right. To a point. SDI is indeed located in the Bay Area. But we are not just making this up. We are a data-driven company that survives by understanding how technology can help our clients.

Moreover, most of our clients are businesses, from local SMBs to global corporations. We have to know what HRMS can be used for and how it can be tailored to fit your company’s individual needs. We live in a world of customizability, a world different from the businesses of the Baby Boomers. Today, creating unique solutions to age-old problems is a simple process of hiring the right software development company.

Framework VS Groundup

As with most technological solutions, there are two approaches to HRMS software development, both with pros and cons:

• Frameworks

PHP frameworks like Laravel is an excellent option for many entrepreneurs. This is especially true when it comes to HRMS for SMBs and those with a smaller budget or timeline, plus a smaller organization (and thus less complexity). Frameworks can be highly customized to fit a client’s needs through the addition of plugins and extensions. That being said, the best way to get a system that matches all of your needs is to use the second approach;

• Groundup

Groundup SaaS systems are highly effective and extremely valuable. Even if they don’t meet your needs, additional features can generally be made available with only a minimal amount of new code. The downside is they tend to be more expensive and time-consuming than using a framework.

Custom SaaS Development is Our Specialty

Our SaaS developers specialize in building comprehensive SaaS-based enterprise solutions across a variety of industries. We excel in creating User-oriented systems, where design is based around the needs and habits of the end user. This results in quicker and higher adoption rates of the new system – not to mention a faster return on your investment.

We offer industry-best development services at a fair price. We’d love to hear from you either by phone at 408.802.2885 or by following the link.

Robust HR Software for Small Business

For an SMB a good, efficient, and comprehensible HR software is essential to the clean running of the business. Unlike large companies with a big cash flow, most SMBs cannot afford to hire and maintain a full-time HR staff. Instead most SMBs from the last two decades or so have been utilizing HR software solutions.

Unfortunately, the problem now is that many SMB CEOs have been using the same HR software for years. Software technology has progressed greatly over the past five to ten years (most HR systems are considered out of date at 7 years old) and many software solutions purchased only a few years ago are now outdated. From HR Software as a Service (SaaS) to Cloud HR Software, new technologies are quickly rendering older legacy systems obsolete.

As this legacy software grow even older, CEOs will start to shop around for a new HR software. Whether you are one of those CEOs looking for a new program, or you’re a clever entrepreneur sensing a fantastic money-making opportunity (or both!), you’ve come to the right place. SDI has over 200 developers with 15 years of experience and more than 30 UI experts, all of whom have extensive training in all aspects of Software design.

Our programmers have worked on many SaaS projects (for HR and otherwise) and over the years they’ve compiled a list of what are the best features for the industry – HR in this case. The following is a summation of said list.

The Programmer’s Guide to the Galaxy

• Integrated Analytics

SMB and enterprise ventures generate mountains of data. And not only do they generate all this information, but they also need it to thrive and grow as a business. As an SMB ourselves, we know how important this data is to set metrics and measure Key Performance Indicators (KPIs). It tells us how efficiently a project is running, whether an employee is meeting, exceeding, or falling short of expectations. Most importantly, it can tell us how well our company is doing overall.

Unfortunately, most legacy HR software does not incorporate a way to analyze and consume the data an organization produces. Even if they did, Big Data technology has moved away from the very slow Extract-Transform-Load (ETL) programming style to the Hadoop method. Hadoop stores analyzes and reports data in near-real-time, providing HR managers with fresh, up to date information.

• Education and Learning

HR is all about good, clear, and consistent employee training. A good HR SaaS takes that into account and provides a module specifically designed to provide cohesive and continual employee training.

• Recruiting and Managing

One of the biggest concerns facing any CEO is finding the right talent. Good HR software has a module that lays out the process of seeking talent (where to look, how to look, and how to judge the quality of a candidate) as well as spreading the word and increasing your hiring network. The best HR software does that and provides you with in-program tools to help you realize your HR goals.

Of course, once you have the right employee, you need to provide them with the tools to grow and progress. An HR SaaS built by SDI always creates a strategic pathway to help HR learn the best management practices, as well as tools for employees to learn on the job and increase their own productivity.

• Integrated Systems

A common problem we see with a legacy HR system (and even some modern HR SaaS solutions) is a lack of consolidation. Nearly 15% of enterprise organizations have more than 2 different HR systems. For example, there might be a HR software for hiring, another for productivity, another for training and so on.

An HR system that looks like that is a system that is not performing optimally. Strategically, it is much more advantageous for an HR manager to be able to conduct all aspects of their business, in one central dashboard.

• It’s on the Cloud

Cloud technology has greatly improved since its inception. Security, performance, agility, and scalability potential have all greatly improved. Modern Cloud-based software even tends to outpace traditional server hardware in those important areas.

Cloud SaaS software is easy to maintain and perfect for a startup or SMB that is trying to grow. Unlike hardware-based software, cloud SaaS can be easily scaled up by your development partner. Within a few minutes of a call, your HR Software can have increased features and improved capabilities – inexpensively and rapidly.

Your Custom HR Software development Company

Software Developers India has been in the business of custom software, websites and mobile app development for nearly 20 years. We’ve worked on projects big and small, but the projects we truly love are the ones with SMBs and Startups. We love the entrepreneurial spirit found in the CEOs of SMBs and startups and we love creating enterprise solutions that provide value to our clients.

If you would like to get started on your HR software project, send us an email at or give us a call at 408.621.8481 for a free consultation with our Chief Technical Officer.