Indian software company establishes Centre of Excellence in Australia
12 Apr 2018
Indian business software Ramco Systems will set up an Asia-Pacific Centre
of Excellence for Workforce Innovation in Melbourne, where its Australian
headquarters is located.
Ramco Systems develops cloud and mobile-based software across industries
including aviation, enterprise resource planning (ERP), human capital
management (HCM), human resources (HR), and payroll. Ramco is also
developing cognitive and robotic ERP solutions.
media release states the Centre of Excellence for Workforce Innovation will
draw on talent from across Australia to design and develop cloud-based
solutions to address HR challenges. From programmers to consulting
strategists and social scientists, the centre will employ innovators who
will prototype Ramco’s HR software.
Ramco states it will partner with Victorian universities at the first
instance, and then with other universities across Australia, to source
talent for the centre.
The centre will be a hub for testing technologies such as chatbots, facial
recognition-based time and attendance tools, neurolinguistic
programming-based virtual assistants and other tools to automate daily
‘With millennials entering the workforce and gig economy becoming the norm,
traditional HR solutions are no longer able to address the changing demands
of HR,’ says P.R. Venketrama Raja, Chairman, Ramco Systems.
The company adds that a key reason Ramco selected Melbourne as its
Asia-Pacific headquarters was the quality of graduates from Victorian
universities, which has enabled it to hire the people it needs to enhance
the company's growth.
Founded in Chennai, India in 1997, Ramco Systems has
24 offices around the world and employs over 1,600 people.