Netcomm Labs: Offering Customized HR Solution for Every Enterprise
Human Resources Software is undergoing a metamorphosis wherein the focus is shifting from functional features to the degree of user engagement. This shift in the purpose of HR Software is in contrast to the conventional HR systems that used to run on mainframes and were primarily used by HR managers. There were also back office systems built to automate, store, and manage employee data. Although it cannot be ruled out that such automation is still fueling a huge market, the industry is also witnessing a change in the human resource management methodologies and HR systems are being increasingly used by employees.
Netcomm Labs, based in Noida, is riding the wave of this change by offering innovative solution to help enterprises take care of their HR processes right from recruitment, performance appraisals to the entire employee lifecycle management. The company has established itself as an experienced entity with focus on giving a reasonably priced, customized HR solution for small, medium sized and large enterprises of any industry. The company offers a phenomenal intranet solution called OfficeNet that meets all the communication needs of businesses within their organization.
Enhanced engagement, communication and collaboration
“OfficeNet is a complete HR Suite with all the features required by HR teams for Employee Self Service, employee engagement, communication and collaboration,” says Sonali Chowdhry, Director - Marketing, Netcomm Labs. Being a company’s intranet, the product acts as a single window platform for employees to fill and submit their online requisitions following the automated approval workflow matrix. For the enterprises using Officenet, Netcomm Labs customizes the workflows as per their requirements and in addition changes the design interface to match the particular enterprise’s brand guidelines.
“Employees usually like to engage with any HR tool only when it is sticky enough for them to come back daily. It should also be vibrant and well represented in the UI, layout and content. With companies today talking about Social Intranets, we too have brought in features like Idea box which has elements like Facebook to comment, like, share stories and articles,” shares Sonali. OfficeNet also allows HR personnel to run online surveys, opinion polls and get to see the popularity of content being posted by them. In addition, features like Knowledge Base add value as information which is repeatedly required gets archived there within folders. Users can create groups and assign rights of usage to different set of employees making it a role based repository with access and version control. The solution makes it possible to retrieve all the Company Newsletters or specific SOPs at the click of a button.
A major benefit of using OfficeNet id that Project based Time Sheets/Activity sheets can be created easily and supervisors can assign daily tasks to their team members. They can monitor the progress, closures and delays. Besides this, since Officenet integrates with the Biometrics or Attendance recorders hence the total hours spent at work, overtime etc. is also calculated and presented in the form of reports.
When it comes to updating, the backend has a simple CMS which helps update content on regular basis. This does not require any specific IT skills and once Netcomm Labs trains the HR team members, it can easily be handled by them. “OfficeNet deployment takes almost six to eight weeks which includes the customization and changes as per the specific enterprise requirements. This is our strongest USP along with the HR domain expertise which we bring with the constant enhancement and enrichment of our feature-list. Good Customer references have played a significant role in our increasing deployments on a PAN India basis,” says Sonali.
Growing economies will always pressurize companies to retain and recruit the best talent. HR Tools like OfficeNet will help in making the first impact by showing a progressive work culture to new employees and adding transparency to the entire process of HRD. “As long as HR functionaries continue their belief to harness technology to look after their most important asset, HR technology will need to continue to persevere to meet up to the rising expectations,” concludes Sonali.