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Oracle Corporation

September 30, 2010 09:45 ET

MULTIMEDIA UPDATE: Agility Streamlines Worldwide HR Processes With Oracle E-Business Suite 12.1

Global Logistics Provider Improves HR Visibility, Data Accuracy and Employee Efficiency

CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwire - September 30, 2010) -  HR TECHNOLOGY CONFERENCE -- Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL)

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Consolidated Data Reduces Reporting Time, Improves Accuracy

  • After experiencing significant growth through acquisitions, Agility was struggling to make important personnel decisions in a timely manner as its multiple disparate legacy systems were preventing it from creating a single source of consistent HR data.
  • Agility chose Oracle in June 2008. Working with Oracle Business Process Outsourcing Partner Caliber Point, Agility deployed a global enterprise-wide human resource management system with the Oracle E-Business Suite 12.1 in approximately nine months.
  • With Oracle HR, Agility eliminated redundant data collection and maintenance across multiple systems, enabling it to:
    • Reduce the time required to produce employee headcount reports from weeks to mere seconds;
    • Eliminate redundant data entry to the active employee directory for creation, updates and termination of employee email accounts within 24 hours; and
    • Increase collaboration and efficiency with the launch of an instantly available and automatically updated employee directory.
  • Agility also deployed Oracle Performance Management 12.1, which it expects to enable objective setting for employees that can be linked to the organization's strategic direction, creating a motivator for its employees and increased retention.
  • As a result of improved data accuracy and increased employee efficiency gained from the Oracle E-Business Suite 12.1, Agility expects to save approximately $5.3 million over five years.

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  • "We needed to integrate our different systems to create a consolidated view of employee information that would support both our customer needs and business priorities," said Ian G. Paisley, vice president, human resources information services, Agility. "With the Oracle E-Business Suite 12.1 for HR, we have a collaborative and flexible platform to keep employee information accurate and accessible, which will help our organization save time and resources - as well as millions of dollars."

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