Essay on Analysis of Riordan Manufacturing Hr System
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Information Gathering Techniques
To begin the project, the stakeholders must be identified. There are four groups of users. The first group is the executive users, who need to evaluate reports generated by the system to make business decisions. The second group is the HR employees who are responsible for using the system to manage the data collected and perform the processes needed including payroll and time period records as well as other functions. The third group is the middle managers who use the system to record data regarding the employees in their respective departments. The final group is the employees who use the system to submit time records as well as access their personnel information and company policies and other information. In order to evaluate the system effectively; adequate representation of each group in the process is imperative.
The next step is to determine the functionality of the existing system in order to ensure a seamless integration with the proposed application. Gathering system requirements must encompass the existent requirements to build upon. Learning the daily functions will enable the team to further determine strategic planning in systems requirements. Analysts will shadow HR personnel and observe day-to-day operations of the current system. Interviews with the personnel can supply the current processes as well as improvements they would make.
Once this step is