For Shangri-La Group’s 5,000 employees spanning nine properties in Malaysia, diskette and spreadsheet-based payroll processing weren’t cutting it anymore. Such onerous and time-consuming methods inevitably led to errors and delays in releasing payments, not to mention the lack of reporting capabilities. So the hotel giant integrated Tricor’s unify | HRS cloud-based payroll platform, allowing it to improve financial visibility over HR activities, accelerate payroll processing and enjoy overall efficiencies across its business operations.
Shangri-La is one of many companies that have turned to modern-day HR technology to resolve legacy issues. In fact, according to Gartner, 30% of global midmarket and large enterprises will have invested in a cloud-deployed HR system by 2020.1 This shift to the cloud is a response to the changing competitive environment for companies across the world, most of which are racing to stay ahead of rapidly changing consumer behaviors and the latest disruptive developments.