OrangeHRM Introduces New API, Mobile App for its HR Solution

By CIOReview | Monday, July 20, 2015
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FREMONT, CA: OrangeHRM – a provider of human resource management (HRM) solution- launched the updated version of its open source HRM with additional features of API, mobile app connectivity and Open ID and G+ authentication to suit the business needs.

The new open source version incorporates Corporate Directory plugin that enables employees to find and view the other employees in the organization. This new addition also comes with a mobile app which is available on both Android and iOS platforms. The Open ID and G+ authentication introduces seamless login with Google, Yahoo or AOL OpenID Accounts. OpenID and G+ are open, decentralized standard for authenticating users which can be used for access control, allowing users to log on to different services with the same digital identity where these services trust the authentication body.

OrangeHRM Open Source is a free HR management system that offers a wealth with free documentation and access to a broad community of users. Modules provided with open source HRM include:

System administration: Offers centralized control to HR Manager or other personnel to carry out basic HR functions. It defines organizational structure or pay scale and provides a secure environment to manage core information and business projects or address security issues such as user rights and permissions.

Personnel Information Management (PIM): Easily and productively stores and utilizes all aspects of your employee information.

Leave /Time off Management: Enables online processing of requests and approval for leave and vacation time.

Time & Attendance Management: Eliminates paperwork and manual management of attendance and project timekeeping.

Recruitment: Effectively streamline your applicant tracking process from job vacancy to hire.

Performance: Simplifies assessment of job performance and communication of critical business expectations through creation of employment reviews and self- assessments.

Employee Self Service: Provides employees access to pertinent information through a web-enabled PC without involving HR staff. Subject to your information and security policies, employees can view and update personal information, providing tremendous time and cost savings.

Dashboard: Integrates information from multiple modules into a unified display to give a clean, user-friendly interface with real-time trend graphs, lists of pending HR tasks, quick launch panel and reporting. 

"We have seen demand from our user base for the features in this release. Our API's will continue to be extended for more advanced integrations, while the mobile app will give a new experience to our users. We will continue to set the pace of innovation and introduce effective ways for our community to develop new third party applications. We will market these products on OrangeHRM app store where the developers can generate revenue," said Sujee Saparamadu, Co-founder and CEO, OrangeHRM Inc.