The pervasive quality and immediacy of online social networking seems to have arrested the attention of corporate South Africa. So much so that the concept of utilising digital forums to talk to the market, boost sales, generate leads and advertise services is now considered by many to be a serious element of overall marketing strategy. But, does this represent a boon or Pandora’s Box for companies?
Accsys, a national supplier of payroll, HR, Time & Attendance and Access Control solutions, will use the opportunity to engage a receptive audience at the Securex 2009 Exhibition and promote the advantages of enhanced business control and environmental consciousness via the latest available technology.
Maintaining a concerted effort to lift the bottom line is high on the list of priorities for most businesses today. However revenue, return on investment and total cost of ownership are only elements of the broader financial challenge in commerce.
The issue of security remains an area of concern for most companies and institutions - irrespective of size or core focus. Factors like access control as well as time & attendance have developed into a great deal more than mere operational considerations and technology is consistently regarded as imperative to any credible solution.
The fact is that physical security has emerged as a complex responsibility for decision makers. It is one that involves numerous dynamics from human behaviour right through to daily practical operation of systems, processes and procedures.
Ongoing media speculation and commentary surrounding what experts are calling ‘a skills crisis in South Africa’ has placed a spotlight on the efficiency of training, education and recruitment related processes and procedures.
One of the chief reasons behind the increased investment in people management solutions that offer seamless integration is the enhanced levels of control acquired. This is a primary consideration for service providers targeting this space.
The number of learners eager to gain a qualification through online tuition as a form of distance education is growing. Teryl Schroenn, CEO at Accsys, a national provider of HR and payroll management solutions and developer of the first online payroll qualification in Africa, believes eLearning is a credible, sustainable and effective means of addressing skills shortages currently being experienced in many industries across a multitude of sectors.