Drive Business Value With an HRIS Strategy

An HRIS roadmap that is aligned with your organization’s priorities provides a clear path forward for both HR and IT.

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If the organization overlooks the need for a comprehensive HRIS strategy the impact will be felt company-wide through:

  • Poor integration, redundancies, and inefficient workarounds.
  • Misalignment with HR, IT, and the business.
  • Misallocation of resources.

By taking the time upfront to create an HRIS strategy, the organization will have:

  • A holistic view of the current IT environment, the future direction, and the initiatives required to achieve the desired future environment.
  • A nimble, reliable, and efficient response to strategic objectives.
  • An HRIS strategy that contains a technology roadmap, stemming from an analysis between current and desired states, while considering objectives and capacity.
  • A demonstration of how to minimize risk, lower costs, and increase output as well as promote competitive advantage through people, processes, and technology.

Module 1: Conduct an Environmental Scan

The Purpose

  • Understand the importance of creating an HRIS strategy before proceeding with software selection and implementation.
  • Set expectations for the HRIS strategy and understand McLean & Company’s HRIS methodology.

Key Benefits Achieved

  • A go/no-go decision on the project appropriateness.
  • Project stakeholders identified.
  • Project team created.
  • Finalized project charter to gain buy-in.

Activities: Outputs:
1.1 Establish HRIS vision.
  • Established project vision.
1.2 Define the scope of the HRIS strategy.
  • Determined scope of HRIS strategy.
1.3 Create the project team.
1.4 Build a RACI chart.
  • Defined project roles and responsibilities.
1.5 Create the HRIS business model.
  • Completed HRIS business model.
1.6 Align business goals with HR goals and technology capabilities.
  • Strategy alignment between HR and the business.
1.7 Map the current state of HRIS.
  • Completed current state map and thorough understanding of the HR technology landscape.
1.8 Assess current process capabilities.

Module 2: Design the Future State

The Purpose

  • Gain a thorough understanding of the HRIS-related pains felt throughout the organization.
  • Use stakeholder-identified pains to directly inform the HRIS strategy and long-term solution.
  • Visualize your ideal processes and realize the art of the possible.

Key Benefits Achieved

  • Requirements to strengthen the business case and inform the strategy.
  • The art of the possible.

Activities: Outputs:
2.1 Classify pain points.
  • Pain points classified by data, people, process, and technology.
2.2 Sketch the ideal process.
  • Ideal future process vision.
2.3 Establish process owners.
  • Assigned process owners, guiding principles, and metrics for each HR process in scope.

Module 3: Finalize Roadmap and Deliverable

The Purpose

Brainstorm and prioritize short- and long-term HRIS tasks.

Key Benefits Achieved

Understand next steps for the HRIS project.

Activities: Outputs:
3.1 Create a risk management plan.
  • Completed risk management plan.
3.2 Brainstorm HRIS initiatives.
  • Brainstormed HRIS initiatives.
3.3 Identify dependencies and enabling projects.
  • Identified dependencies and enabling projects.
3.4 Build an implementation roadmap.
3.5 Complete the implementation roadmap.
  • Completed implementation roadmap.

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