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State of the Market: HR
More than ever, executives are looking to transform human resources (HR) from a seemingly low-priority function into a strategic part of the business. This

limitations of the product life cycle  . On-premise has fundamental limitations (see Figure 1) in addition to cost and technical disadvantages. On-premise applications provide greater integration capabilities, easier customization, and tailored configuration capacity as compared to on-demand applications. On-demand Solutions The newest trend in HRIS to emerge is on-demand (more commonly referred to as SaaS), which is being rapidly adopted by scores of SMBs today. It trades on-premise deployment and its traditional software licenses for a

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Tools exist to support software testing at all stages of a project. Some vendors offer an integrated suite that will support testing and development throughout a project's life, from gathering requirements to supporting the live system. Some vendors concentrate on a single part of that life cycle. The software test tools knowledge base provides functional criteria you might expect from a testing tool, the infrastructure that supports the tool, and an idea of the market position of the vendor.  

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