Talent Mangement in Dynamics Ax -ask Synergy Software Systems

April 8th, 2013 by Stephen Jones Leave a reply »

HR professionals, have little time to focus on strategic HR. Day-to-day administrative tasks, that employees and managers should be able to take care of themselves, eat up their their precious time.

• Multiple, disparate systems to manage talent cause frustration and inefficiency
• It’s confusing to employees and managers to use many solutions to to manage their human resource needs
• Manual systems don’t lend themselves to: analysis, controls or efficiency

Microsoft Dynamics AX includes a single, unified Human Resources solution that encompasses:
• Core Human Resource Management
Centrally manage your workforce across your organization eliminating duplicate data, reducing errors and saving time and money. Core Human Resource Management provides flexible organization and position structures while tracking historical and future changes across the workforce, enabling streamlined processes such as hiring, transitioning, and off-boarding employees. This includes:
Personnel Administration - Share workers (employees and contractors), applicants, organizations (e.g. – departments, teams), jobs, positions, and competencies throughout your organization. Retain employment history, track injuries and illnesses, record education, skills, certificates, tests, courses, work experiences, and track loaned equipment.
Organization Administration - Maintain jobs, positions, and organization structures (hierarchical, matrix, and team-based). Formalize position maintenance with personnel actions and an option of approvals, and also optionally track budget/cost information.
Benefits Administration - Define benefit plans and assign benefits based on eligibility rules to individual employees or through mass assignment.

Talent Management - hire to retire processes tied to coprorate goals. Attracting, developing, and retaining the workforce is critical for meeting the dynamic needs of your organization. Talent Management provides a solution to help you manage your most valuable resource. This includes:
Recruiting – Recruit top talent. Post job openings both internally and externally, and share applicants across the enterprise providing a powerful tool for any recruiter.
Competency Management - Define competencies for positions and map them to internal and external candidates and employees to ensure the right people are in the right positions.
Compensation Management – Create fixed and variable compensation plans, which includes grade, band and step compensation structures, which can also be mass adjusted.
Performance Management - Enable pay for performance based on employee and organizational performance goals.
Course Management - Offer the ability to initiate learning, define training course information, manage attendee signup lists, waiting list, withdrawals, and also evaluate courses.

The recent Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2 release includes several improvements to manage the talent in your organization
• Additional position control when managing and budgeting for positions as well as mass position date-effective updates
• Benefits eligibility control with rules engine so that employees can only be enrolled in benefits for which they are eligible
•Tracking of employee screenings such as drug or medical
• Role-tailored information at your fingertips with enhanced HR role centers
• New tests and qualifications tracking
• Mass adjustments to compensation

• A self service employee portal - Collaborate and communicate, let employees update their own personal details, and fill in leave and absence details on line, access policies and newsletters and knowledgbase information. Empower employees with the ability to maintain competencies and personal information, apply for jobs, register for courses, maintain performance goals, enter absence requests, view pay statements, and more.
Manager Self-service – Give managers the ability to manage recruitment projects, approve absences and expenses, and more.
A workflow engine - multi level approvals, with attachments,notifications etc
A Questionnaire module to design and to route, and analyse and report, on electronic documents – from tests to appraisals to opinon polls
Case management- create multiple categories and templates: H@S, Discipline, Candidate review etc, attach documents and questionnaires, add alerts, nest cases etc.
Business relationship management: contact details, meeting and task records, document attachments, activity based processes: agencies, government authorities, industry bodies, training companies
Business Intelligence & Analytics - A single source of truth for your employee data enabling exceptional decision making with contextual analytics.

With the enhanced HR business processes and capabilities delivered in a single solution, HR professionals can now accomplish more and focus their extra time on strategic HR initiatives. What are the things that keep you up at night relative to Human Resource Management? Are you considering making changes in your organization where you think we may be able to help?

The Dynamics Ax HR solution can be implemented within the integrated epr solution or be implemented as a stand alone system- and you still get all of the core system tools, and ease of use navigation, multi company, multi language support, office integration at a bargain price compared to most HR systems on the market with far fewer features.