HR Glossary
Human resource information system

Human resource information system

Updated on:
August 22, 2022


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What is a human resource information system? 

A human resources information system(HRIS) is a software system used to access, manage, and report on an organization’s human resources data.

HRIS systems help managers organize and analyze human resources data to support decision-making.

What are the benefits of HRIS? 

HRIS can help to ensure that employee data is accurate and up-to-date. This is important for a number of reasons, not the least of which is that accurate employee data are critical for compliance with government regulations. 

Accurate employee data is necessary for making sound strategic decisions about things like workforce planning and resource allocation. 

An HRIS can also help to improve communication and collaboration between employees and HR professionals, and between different departments within an organization.

HRIS can help to streamline and automate many HR-related processes, making the HR function more efficient and effective.