Certified Expert Reveals How Leveraging Dynamics Human Resources ERP Will Cover All Your HR Needs

Human resource management has become more complex than ever before in today's quickly evolving business world. Organisations require sophisticated solutions that not only expedite HR procedures but also give vital insights for strategic decision-making to fulfil the diverse needs of their workforce. In this domain, Microsoft Dynamics 365 Human Resources ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) has emerged as a game changer. To delve into this further, we sat down with a certified Microsoft consultant with expertise in Dynamics 365 HR to learn more about its features and how it can improve HR operations.

“Microsoft offers a standalone ERP for HR – D 365 HR as well as a separate HR module in D 365 F&O “

Microsoft ERP- D 365 HR and the HR Module both boasts an array of rich features and integrates effortlessly with other modules. They comprehensively address business functions and offer flexibility of integration to align with specific business needs.

Why Is There a Growing Need of D365 HR For Businesses Today?

D365 Human Resources enables organisations to optimise compensation, benefits, leave and absence tracking, regulatory and policy compliance, performance feedback, standardised training, and self-service programs. Employees are likely to become demotivated if HR professionals aren't leading workforce engagement initiatives and selecting candidates who align with the corporate culture. The company may lose to its rivals due to the intense rivalry it confronts. Employees who don't have HR feel abandoned and unsupported. 

Moreover, D365 HR works seamlessly with Microsoft Teams to allow employees to easily view time-off balances and submit leave requests. Additionally, it has enabled HR teams to operate with dexterity using Dataverse and Power Platform. Now, centralizing people data and extending the solution is no more a daunting task with a connected HR solution.

Employees are supported throughout their entire life cycle, from recruitment to employee administration and growth. The modular solution is fully expandable, from use alongside an existing HR system to use as a standalone human capital management (HCM) solution.

Role of D365 Human Resources in Overcoming the HR Challenges

D365 for human resources is a comprehensive connected HR solution to drive success for businesses and people. Microsoft Expert reveals the below for better understanding.

Improves overall experience of employees -

Allows employees to conveniently see time off balances and submit leave requests by integrating with Microsoft Teams.

Encourage employee connections by providing detailed employee profiles that include career achievements, skills, certifications, and interests.

Give your employees simple access to employee profiles, training, performance tracking, target setting, and time off requests.

“The Employee self-service workspace bridges the gap between employees and HR, allowing employees the freedom to access and manage their data.”

With easy team performance and feedback tracking, as well as business process automation for regular operations, you can boost manager success and help them execute HR chores faster.

Training and certification tracking can help staff grow.

Effortlessly manages all HR functions -

Create compliant and competitive programmes that are easily adaptable to changing global requirements.

Create compensation programmes based on predefined parameters, which you may quickly alter individually or in bulk to automate company-wide roll-outs.

“Benefits administration can be transformed with flexible, adaptable self-service enrolment solutions that support life events, hierarchies, flexible credits, and auto-enrolment"

Integrate with payroll suppliers like Ceridian Dayforce and use Dynamics 365 Finance for comprehensive operating expense management to deliver payroll, budgeting, and tax filings.

To manage your end-to-end recruiting experience, integrate with existing talent acquisition systems (TAS) such as LinkedIn Talent Solutions.

Boosts organisational agility -

Connect with additional best-of-breed HR tools, such as payroll, talent management, recruiting, and LinkedIn, to create the finest HCM ecosystem for your needs.

HR administration that accurately represents organisational structures, hierarchies, personnel records, and job descriptions can help to reduce organisational complexity.

Using automated procedures, workflows, and task management, you may increase productivity and efficiency.

Drive business success with the security, privacy, and compliance provided by Microsoft Azure-based human resource management.

Regardless of your level of technical expertise, you can easily modify and extend Dynamics 365 Human Resources with the Microsoft Power Platform.

Gives workforce insights -

Improve workforce planning with Power BI rich dashboards, which allow you to centralise, analyse, and display all your human resources data from any device.

Use embedded analytics to track and analyse HR programmes to make confident decisions.

“Reduce complexity by centralising data with a Common Data Service and integrating Human Resources with existing systems and partner apps.”

Using survey results from Dynamics 365 Customer Voice, you can create a more collaborative work environment by gathering employee sentiment.

5 HR Trends to Focus on As a Strategic Leader

When it comes to your company's overall health, you are a strategic business partner as an HR executive. You monitor global market trends, understand your core business and its drivers, and collaborate with executives across the organisation to create success. And, maybe more crucially, you oversee business culture. This includes both building an atmosphere in which employees may thrive and developing a hiring strategy to align people with corporate values.

We consulted a Microsoft Expert to get advice for innovative HR leaders like you to unleash the challenges and solutions that portrays today’s HR scenario. As per the insights gathered by him, let us look at the opportunities that exist in the following five HR trending areas:

Employee Experience (EX) - Nuanced understanding of employees and thoughtful program design for undeniable outcomes is required to:

Develop a comprehensive grasp of your staff. Determine where they are in the employee life cycle and concentrate on transition points and results.

Gather turnover statistics, comprehend expenses, and build a business case for an EX-focus.

Make the transition to strengths-based management practises. Get managers on board initially, and then spread enthusiasm throughout the firm.

Align employees to make a difference. Encourage people to prioritise work-life balance and meaningful job.

      2. People Analytics – A broader view with insights is required to discover relationships and drive improvements to:

Develop data literacy in your team by using technologies that do not require a data science degree.

Take a broader approach to data analysis and shift from individual evaluation to process improvement by identifying and federating your company's bright spots.

Centralise people data, build a business instrument panel, and learn to present data-driven stories.

Transition your practise to relational analytics to find patterns that predict organisational performance and power.

3. Transformation in Culture – It is important to empower teams every day with clearly defined corporate culture to:

- Work with the C-suite and senior executives to develop and exemplify the ideals of your new culture.

- Overcommunicate your cultural message by using design systems, symbols, and stories that translate to the behaviours you wish to reinforce.

- Keep a long-term view and enjoy early successes.

- Use sentiment-capture surveys to chart your transformation's trajectory and ensure you stay on track.

4. The Talent War - It is critical to have speed, adaptability, mobile responsiveness, and a clear applicant experience to:

- Avoid recruiting "black holes" and redundancies that harm the employer brand. Use a streamlined, transparent platform for the entire hiring process.

- Accelerate the employment process by reducing application length to less than five minutes.

- Ensure that job postings and the application procedure are mobile-friendly. Take advantage of interconnected sites, such as direct sharing with LinkedIn.

- Use AI to create more effective job descriptions.

5. Diversity and Inclusion – A change in emphasis to inclusion through measurement, sponsorship, and segmentation is required to:

- Understand what inclusion is and is not, and then use a framework of methods to quantify what matters: survey assessments, focus groups, and one-on-one talks.

- Segment staff engagement to ensure that majority opinions do not override the groups you want to include.

- Implement sponsorship programmes that require senior leaders to invest in diverse individuals' career goals.

To Conclude

In our candid conversation with certified Microsoft consultant, we have discovered how ERP solution can revolutionise HR operations for modern enterprises and startups. Dynamics 365 Human Resources ERP is a strong solution for meeting all your HR needs, thanks to its broad capabilities and integration with other Microsoft technologies.

As leaders adapt to the latest trends, Dynamics 365 HR enables them to manage their workforce more efficiently, boost employee engagement, and make data-driven choices. Whether your company is small or large, embracing this revolutionary technology could be the key to achieving HR excellence in the digital age.

“If a company attends to its employee experience with the same level of discipline and intention that it does to its customer experience … employees are more satisfied, companies enjoy higher employee retention and other benefits, and customers get better service.” 

Nitesh Sharma

Nitesh, the Sales Head at Dynamics Square UK, is instrumental in enabling businesses to scale effectively, leveraging Microsoft cloud technologies like Dynamics 365, Power Platform, Azure, Copilot, and more.


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