COMPANY HR series by Works Applications achieves the No. 1 market share for 10 years in a row.

(License share of human resources and payroll management system for major companies, 2002-2011)

Works Applications Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Minato-ku, Tokyo; Representative Director, Chief Executive Officer: Masayuki Makino; hereinafter “WAP”)  is pleased to announce that the COMPANY HR series, developed and sold by WAP has achieved the No. 1 license share (*1) of human resources and payroll management systems for major companies for 10 years in a row.

(*1) Market share of licenses for human resources and payroll management systems for major companies (with annual sales of over 100 billion yen) from 2002 to 2011 (based on the end user retail price) based on data from Yano Research Institute Ltd. (as of December, 2011).

The COMPANY HR series achieved a 53.1% share in 2011, to become No. 1 in license shares (*) of human resources and payroll management systems for 10 years in a row.

In 1996, WAP began as the first independent ERP vendor for major companies in Japan. Since then, it has developed and sold the COMPANY series in order to increase the information investment efficiency by Japanese companies to meet global standards.

The HR series, which includes WAP's main products- COMPANY HCM and Payroll, COMPANY Workforce Self-Service, COMPANY Attendance Management and COMPANY Learning Management- rapidly expanded in the market soon after its release, even though entering into the market late. In a survey conducted in 2002, 6 years after establishment of the company, the HR series achieved the No. 1 market share (*1). The products consistently received the support of various major companies and subsequently achieved the No. 1 market share for the sale of license (based on end user retail prices) for human resources and payroll management solution systems for major companies (with annual sales of over 100 billion yen) for 10 years in a row (from 2002 to 2011).  WAP will continue to improve the COMPANY series and provide strong support for Japanese companies.

Introduction of the industry-leading COMPANY HR series

An important mission of the human resources department is to recruit excellent personnel and to continue to create an environment where personnel can always demonstrate their best performance. Efforts have been made to develop strategies that improve personnel and labor systems in many companies.

The COMPANY HR series, is the de facto standard of personnel systems, and will continue support, not only improvement in operation efficiency but also in the application of personnel information to management.

The unique product concept of COMPANY- the reason for its continued support

・No customization
This product can meet the operation functions demanded by a major corporation in advance, which are set as standard functions regardless of business type or style. No additional development for each user is required. By selecting from the operation settings according to the business parameters of the company, the system can be introduced within a shorter time period.

・Free Version Upgrade
The most up-to-date package functions are provided by free version upgrades several times a year, regardless of changes in the external environment such as law revisions, or in the internal environment such as company system, infrastructure or architectural changes. Market needs according changes of the generation are easily reflected, and standard functions are constantly expanded.

・Guaranteed Maintenance Service
With our policy of “uninterrupted business,” we provide various services in addition to system maintenance. Long-term operations and maintenance costs can be clearly calculated as all excess maintenance fees are waived and no additional costs are incurred.

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