Reuters database covers staff around world

first_imgReuters database covers staff around worldOn 18 Sep 2001 in Personnel Today Media group Reuters has installed a new HR management system that willsimplify its employee database and cut costs. The new system, provided by Oracle, will allow the company to have a singledatabase for personnel records for staff based around the world. The company’s internal information systems team has amalgamated the previous30 legacy processes across 90 countries. The system will be managed in Reuters’ Docklands office and could save thefirm up to £1.5m. “Now there is only a single HR system with a universal set ofrecords,” said Pat Walsh, head of communications at Reuters. “Eventually we will be able to have self-service HR, while at the sametime cutting costs and improving ease of use. This will also allow HR staff towork more as business advisers, cutting down needless administration.” The system will also eventually support finance, procurement and logisticswithin Reuters. Comments are closed. Related posts:No related photos. Previous Article Next Articlelast_img

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