Riordan Sr-Rm-022 Part 2

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SR-rm-022 Part 2

Eric Raymond


October 8, 2012

Joe Langdon

SR-rm-022 Part 2

The purpose of this paper is to describe the design of the proposed new HR system for Riordan Manufacturing, a company that specializes in the field of plastic injection molding, to replace their current system called HRIS. Hugh McCauly, COO of Riordan Manufacturing, has published Service Request SR-rm-022 which states that the company “would like to take advantage of a more sophisticated, state-of-the art, information systems technology” in their Human Resources department. Using the SDLC process, a project implementation plan will be created to upgrade Riordan Manufacturing’s Human Resources system to a new system that will centralize their data into one location and simplify the many processes that are in place today.

Application Architecture

A third party system that includes a CRM will be used so that support for the architecture can be easily provided by the third party company. A modular approach will be used to design the new HR application which will include modules for each process currently in place in today’s system. Currently, the different systems in place keeps track of dates of employment, pay information, vacation and time off, and tax information through the use of Excel spreadsheets. The proposed system will centralize the data which will also improve security. The proposed modules for the HR system will include the following as listed on the Riordan Manufacturing Intranet site…

▪ Personal information (such as name, address, marital status, birth date, etc.)

▪ Pay rate

▪ Personal exemptions for tax purposes

▪ Hire date

▪ Seniority date (which is sometimes different than the hire date)

▪ Organizational information (department for budget purposes, manager's name, etc.)

▪ Vacation hours (for non-exempt employees)

Each module will have a security level assigned to it and each log in credential will also have the same...