Spreadsheets in HR Management

The popularity of spreadsheets within Human Resource departments is undisputed—surveys indicate that 90% of HR professionals use Excel to accomplish their daily tasks. Although most companies have human resources systems for core transactional applications like payroll, most HR data is managed by ad-hoc processes in spreadsheets.

Boardwalk provides a platform with a complete set of tools to quickly build applications for managing, collaborating and reporting on human resources information across your extended enterprise and beyond. Leveraging and extending your investment in existing HRIS systems, Boardwalk integrates with all transactional systems of record with its full API & ETL capabilities filling HR process gaps and solves the business problem with familiar tools customers use already – spreadsheets .

Staffing Resource Managementread more

Resource staffing is an essential capability for any project in every company. Allocating precious resources - human and other – to understand the utilization impact in terms of time, cost, and dependency between resources can make or break your project. Spreadsheets offer powerful capabilities to enter capacity and forecast data, but typically program managers have to manually work with each team and see how they do from gap and forecast perspective.

Salary Planningread more

Compensation must be done on time and without error. But the tools of the trade, often spreadsheets and email, lend themselves to human error. As a result, many HR professionals struggle to collect, manage, and audit data from multiple users throughout the organization and keep compensation processes on track.

Incentive/Performance Managementread more

As organizations re-evaluate their compensation strategies in order to adapt to the recent changes in the economy and business landscape, incentive compensation is now top of mind for many HR professionals. When incentive plans are managed through Boardwalk powered spreadsheet templates, you can easily manage the constantly changing organizational structures, territories and plans giving you an always up-to-date and accurate view of your performance and payout results.