Human resource information system is software containing databases
It allows the entering, storage and manipulation of data regarding employees of a company
It helps in visualization and access of important employee information.
It is also known as
HRMS-human resource management system
INPUT FUNCTION -which provides the capabilities needed to enter information into
DATA MAINTENANCE-The data maintenance function is responsible for the actual updating of the data stored in the storage devices
OUTPUT FUCTION-gives output reports which are the crucial links to the users
Reduction in the cost of stored data in human resource.
Higher speed of retrieval and processing of data and availability of accurate and timely data about human resources.
Better analysis leading to more effective decision making and more meaningful career planning and counselling at all levels.
Improved quality of reports and more transparency in the system.
Better ability to respond to environmental changes
It can be expensive at implementation stage
For effective application of HRIS we need to have employees with good computer literacy
Absence of continuous up-dating of HRIS makes information stale