Related posts:No related photos. e-HR glossaryOn 18 Feb 2003 in Personnel Today Acut out and keep guideASP– Application Service Provider A company that hosts a client’s applicationson its own computers – typically the client will access the service via theinternet. The ASP maintains and upgrades the application and the fee to theclient can be subscription-based.B2E– Business-to-employee Interaction between the employer andthe employee, which usually takes place via the internet or an intranet. Onlinepension or benefit schemes could be referred to as B2E services. BroadbandTerm covering the wave of high-speed connections on the internet such asAsymmetric Digital Subscriber Line (ADSL) and cable modems. ADSL, for instance,works at 10 times the speed of an average modem. Datawarehousing The centralised storage of large amounts of data on just onedatabase. The data can then be accessed and used for a number of differentapplications.e-HRThe term used to broadly cover the use of technology to deliver HR services andassist in people management.Employeeself-service Where employees access, enter, amend and interact with theirown personnel data, typically done via a portal on the internet or through anintranet.ERM– Employee relationship management A system which allows employers tomanage the relationship with their employee as if they are a client.ERP– Enterprise Resource Planning ERP systems are big, modular back-officeinformation systems, which include HR, customer relationship management (CRM),purchasing and finance systems, and which manage the important parts of acompany’s business. They also collect and track vital company data andcentralise it.Fatand thin clients These are client-server set-ups: fat clients hold a lot ofdata on their own desktop PCs while thin clients hold minimum data and accessit via a network or the internet from a central server. Previous Article Next Article Comments are closed.