SaaS Speeds U.K. Insurer's IT Overhaul
Direct Line Group finds the cloud its safest bet to quickly establish a separate HR system before separating from its parent company.
"We needed to build a separate system, and very quickly," Martin told Information Week. "We had all our HR based on a group system that we would no longer be able to use."
Compounding his task: the new company was going to be a highly complex beast, with 16,000 staff working in different companies with a range of different tasks -- from people repairing motor vehicles to actuaries to call center operatives -- with a complex set of contracts, pension arrangements and operating terms and conditions that would also need to be rationalized as part of Direct Line's separation from RBS. Read full story on InformationWeek
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