back to article Northwest England councils in £31m SaaS HR system tender

Greater Manchester Combined Authority has launched a £31m tender to find a single supplier to provide a software-as-a-service HR system for all its member and partner organizations. In a procurement document launched earlier this month, the authority, which oversees strategic decision-making in the greater Manchester area, …

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  2. Korev Silver badge

    The project, described in a presentation by Paul Muir of the council's technology team, aimed to upgrade the core ERP system from SAP ECC5 on a Sun Solaris 9 server using an Oracle database to ECC6 running on Red Hat Linux 6.2 Intel server using an IBM Db2 database.

    Wasn't Red Hat 6.2 released in the 2000?

    1. RichardBarrell

      I expect they actual meant RHEL. RHEL 6.2 was released in December 2011.

  3. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    I used to work on these types of projects

    But I survived and went on to live a (near) normal life.

  4. Missing Semicolon Silver badge


    About a pound per resident of Greater Manchester.

  5. Colin Bain

    Good Luck

    Good luck with that massive change, especially if the onboarding is ignored. Personal experience (and Maslow) suggests that any savings and apparent neatness from the exec level is more than wiped out with loss of productivity and extra work that the systems require.

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