Old, incorrect or invalid data can paralyse the value of a HR system beyond simple payroll transactions. Accurate employee reporting is an impossible task when based on data that contains incorrect position titles, salary data or reporting line.
Failure to maintain accurate data often results in:
- Restructure plans based on the wrong information system
- Migration costs that blow-out
- Frustrated managers that are driven to create their own source of truth
Data cleansing is a lot easier than it seems, the secret is to visualise you HR data in an org chart to make it relevant to each department, manager and employee.
The responsibility to clean and maintain data can be delegated to line managers. Maintaining clean data fast becomes a routine management task once Senior Leadership has the ability to effortlessly access shared org charts.
Read our article with best practices to prepare your data for a HRIS migration.
Restore trust in your single source of truth by maintaining accurate data
Automate the task of providing up to date management reports
With accurate data readily available, workforce modelling is no longer an event to be feared
Maintain confidence in government & statutory reporting
Fix occupancy issues for employees in temporary roles
Remove duplicates & legacy records when they move positions
Save time & money by removing broken data (orphans, vacancies, incorrect codes, unnecessary fields & errors)
Take the right data into your new systems
Distribute data cleansing responsibilities to those most able to maintain it