Atlanta Public Schools Steps up Cloud-Based HR Functions
Public Schools (APS) has enhanced its
existing cloud-based human resources software to add more features for
and existing employees.
APS had chosen Infor's
service in an effort to improve the hiring and orientation processes
potential teaching candidates and new hires. District representatives said
able to reduce the amount of time between when an employee was hired
they were able to begin work. At the same time, it reduced a lot of the
time-consuming and paper-intensive processes previously involved with
district recently came to agreement with
Infor to add more services via its Infor UpgradeX software. With
Management, new employees will be able to complete in online formats
training courses that are required.
has also started implementing Infor Global HR
and Infor Dynamic Enterpriser Performance Management software to give
resources professionals more financial performance management applications,
packaged analytics and compliance tools.
are providing employees with unified access
to everything from benefits information to performance evaluations,"
said APS Human
Resources Technology Manager Fred Jenkins. "This will help us to
routine inquiries without HR intervention, allowing our HR team to
more value-add projects and strategic objectives."
has more than 50,000 students on 98 campuses.
Michael Hart is a Los Angeles-based freelance writer and the former executive editor of THE Journal.