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To truly benefit from HR software, you need to include payroll and recruiting software. Fully integrated human resource systems will have all relevant aspects of human resource operations and management, however you can purchase software in modules that are most relevant to you and in so doing avoid spending money unnecessarily. The most time consuming aspects of the human resource function are payroll administration and the recruitment and selection process. Good HR software can save a substantial amount of time in the performance of these activities and consequently save money. It can also improve the quality of decision making because of better access to relevant, reliable and up to date data, which can inform decisions.

Payroll software does more than simply administer the payroll. It records all relevant aspects of employee service and income including income tax withholdings, vacation days available, holiday pay, child support, garnishings, loans and retirement savings. … Read More

Mainframe computers are crucial for some of the largest corporations in the world. Each mainframe has more than one modern processor, RAM ranging from a few megabytes to several-score gigabytes, and disk space and other storage beyond anything on a microcomputer. A mainframe can control multiple tasks and serve thousands of users every second without downtime.

The chief difference between mainframes and other computing systems is the level of processing that takes place. Mainframes are also different in terms of data bandwidth, organization, reliability, and control. Big organizations-banking, healthcare, insurance, and telecom companies, etc.-use mainframes for processing critical commercial data.

In this article, we discuss the evolution of mainframe computers and their components.

History of mainframe computers

IBM developed a crucial part of mainframe computing, the Automatic Sequence Controlled Calculator (ASCC) for arithmetic operations, in 1944. From the late 1950s through the 1970s, several companies manufactured mainframes: IBM, Burroughs, RCA, … Read More