Sage Launches HR Management Solution
Sage has announced the launch of Sage HR Management (HRM) to the Nigerian market, bringing mid-size and large enterprises a powerful, simple and flexible Human Resources Management solution that helps them to gain efficiency in their HR processes.
It is available either as a standalone product or as a module that integrates with Sage X3, empowering HR managers to improve overall business performance by gaining better control over their workforce costs and creating stronger engagement with employees.
Said Ivan Epstein, President, Sage International said, Nigerian companies are eager to embrace automated HR and payroll solutions to assist with increased regulatory demands increase, rapid economic expansion, and growing global trade. “We are delighted to add Sage HRM to our portfolio and look forward to working with our business partners to help Nigerian enterprises thrive. With more than 93 million Internet users in Nigeria, Sage HRM’s rich cloud and mobile functionality makes it a perfect match for the market. If you want to profit from modern technology that’s not only future-proof, but also helps increase visibility and collaboration in your business, you are in good hands with Sage HRM.”
Sage HRM, together with Sage X3, gives your organisation more accurate and exhaustive data over your different business units and locations. It supports best practices and can give you an integrated view of HR and financial data to help you keep your costs under control, he said.
OLX Pledges Improved Safety on Platform
OLX has partnered with Mobile Monday Nigeria (MoMo) to facilitate cross-border business cooperation and development in a conference themed “Making E-commerce more secure in Nigeria”.
Lola Masha, Country Manager, OLX, said that the partnership with MoMo is to further enhance OLX commitment to keeping the site safe and secure for its users. “Working closely with the Nigeria Police Force, OLX has been able to catch two scammers on the site showing our dedication to keeping OLX users’ safe and ensuring that every user experiences a smooth transaction on the site”.
Also commenting on the partnership, Jameelah Ayedun, Managing Director, CR Services – described it as a new vista for online retailers in Nigeria, and OLX is championing the way by empowering OLX users to conduct more accountable business transactions. She said, “We are delighted to partner with OLX towards providing a safe and secure way through which more people can transact business online.
Innovetices Rollsout SmartPesa
Innovectives, a mobile and electronic payments consultancy firm, has launched a new mPoS called SmartPesa. Cards are here to stay with over 20% per annum growth, cards have continued to be seen as the workhorse of banking and payments around the world. SmartPesa mPoS works with existing banks not against them. As such, it does not have associated problems that plague proprietary mobile money solutions such as opening special accounts, reliance on customer behavioural changes and unclear legal/regulatory frameworks, said Emmanuel Agha, CEO, Innovectives .
Among the key benefits of the SmartPesa platform, is the platform’s relative low cost when compared with traditional PoS solutions about 20% less), the platform’s extensive functionalities when it comes to balance enquiries, cheque deposits, and transfers. The platform also accepts all local and international cards and is compatible with over 97% of current smartphones and commonly available tablets.
Financial institutions can extend the platform beyond payments to include bill payment, agency banking and third party services (e.g. airtime, ticketing). Unlike traditional PoS devices, SmartPesa can update all devices to support future local and international cards, loyalty schemes or integrated inventory systems. Updates are done remotely and do not require costly hardware recalls or customer visits”, he said.