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- Describe the implementation stage for a project.
- Include a discussion of the six major activities for the implementation stage as described within the text: (1) coding, (2) testing, (3) installation, (4) documentation, (5) training and (6) support. The discussion of these six activities should describe specifically how each activity would be planned for the individual project situation.
- Discuss the benefits of using defined and repeatable processes for accomplishing these activities for the implementation stage.

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Significance of Implementation of HRIS Project

Human Resources Information Systems (HRIS) is an assimilation of Information Systems (IS) and HRM. HRIS aids HR managers in performing the HR roles in a more successful and methodical way by employing technology (Ivancevich, 2004). The system is used to attain, accumulate, control, examine, recover and allocate relevant information related to a firm's human resources. HRIS generally, forms a part of a company's bigger management information system (MIS), which includes functions like accounting, production and marketing (Ivancevich, 2004). Good human resource information is needed by HR, as well as, line managers to facilitate in decision- making.

The changing HR trends have thrown at us a new facet namely the HRIS. The growing technological knowledge has complimented the growth of HR as well, which can be seen in the form of upgraded HR services (Heathfield, 2000). Most companies are converting their various related systems like employee database, payroll system and benefit systems into a single HRIS.

The major reason why companies adopt HRIS is its capacity to provide improved reporting and the processing system.

// We will now discuss the different phases of the business integration and the advantages of the Human Resource Information System for the HR operations in an organization. //

The business integration in a company is carried out in phases. The type of organization influences the particulars, characters and timings of value added at each stage. These are pointed below i.e.:

Finding and appraisal of requirements
Assessment of components
Designing new or extensive components
Development and configuration

The effect of HRIS is considered to be very deep for an organization, as it has the potential to challenge not only the operating structures, but also the principles related to all the HR sub-divisions (Heathfield, 2000). HRIS has exhibited several advantages for the HR operations such as:

Speedy information procedure,
Superior information precision,
Enhanced scheduling and development of programs and
Better employee interactions.

// Now, we will discuss the major activities that are part of the implementation process and how, ...

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This solution details the implementation stage of a HRIS (Human Resources Information System) project, the activities within the implementation process and the benefits of using defined processes for performing these activities in 1372 words with 6 references.