As an HR professional, it is easy to get lost in the world of acronyms: HRMS, HRIS, HCM, HRD, HRM, and the list goes on and on. While some systems (and acronyms) have clear differences, the lines blur easily for others, leaving professionals confused or frustrated about their needs. To make things even trickier, many people (mistakingly) use the terms interchangeably.
If you’re considering HR software, we’re here to clarify the differences between HRIS, HRMS, and HCM and help you find the right solution.
What is an HRIS?
HRIS stands for human resource information system. An HRIS is software