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Welcome to PDS!

PDS’ Vista HRMS® is the complete HRMS software solution for organizations with employees in the United States and/or Canada.

All of the Vista pieces - human resources, benefits, payroll, recruiting, self-service, workflow, time and attendance, analytics and extensive reporting – come together to simplify your business practices and processes.

PDS serves a wide variety of organizations in many different industries, including professional services, finance, healthcare, retail, manufacturing, utilities, transportation, hospitality, education, government, and others. 

Companies with both U.S. and Canadian employees are able to take advantage of the benefits of Vista’s intelligent, cross-border, single database architecture. Although a single integrated HRMS/Payroll solution, the individual components can be deployed in phases according to your particular needs.

Finally, PDS' flexible delivery options give you three ways to deploy -- you can choose to license Vista, have us host and manage it for you at our secure Class A Data Center or pay a monthly subscription (SaaS) fee.

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PDS Releases New Updates for Vista HRMS® 

 Blue Bell, Pa., June 22, 2015 – PDS, a leading provider of human resource, benefits, recruiting, payroll, and Time and Attendance software, today announced the latest release of Vista HRMS®.  The new enhancements in this comprehensive solution offer customers increased ease of use and flexibility, greater functionality, more streamlined integration, and mobile access to the New Career Center.

“We continue to listen to our customers to understand their wants and needs and make enhancements to Vista HRMS to enhance their user experience,” said Pat Palmer, senior vice president and product manager at PDS.  “The increased use of wizards and tighter integration with partner products in this release, as well as the addition of numerous new tools, provide our clients with the ability to more efficiently and effectively manage their existing workforce and recruit new employees.”

The award-winning, feature-rich Vista HRMS now offers the following enhancements, among others:

  • New Hire Wizard: the hiring process continues to improve with the latest wizard updates
  • Ongoing Affordable Care Act (ACA) Updates: additional ACA functionality and tools to help prepare customers for upcoming year-end reporting
  • Vista HRMS Time Entry: new spreadsheet-style, self-service time entry formats providing pay-period views versus day-by-day views
  • Vista Time Leave Integration: enhanced integration between Vista HRMS and Vista Time to share leave balances
  • Vista Onboarding Connector: new integration to its onboarding partner, EMPTrust, to automate the collection of pending new hire information

Separately, the Vista HRMS Recruiting application has also been enhanced as part of the 2015 release updates.  A sampling of the features includes:

  • New Career Center: more user-friendly design and a more modernized look and feel

  • Content Flexibility: configurable “Create a Profile” and “Apply for Job” wizards

  • Additional Recruiter Tools: a variety of new features have been added to improve the recruiter experience

  • Mobile: New Career Center functionality available on smartphones (i.e. iPhone, Android)


About PDS

In the HRMS software development business for over 40 years, PDS® is a provider of a feature-rich, completely integrated human resource, benefits administration, recruiting, payroll, time and attendance, and workforce management software application that enables organizations to focus on more strategic issues and less on administrative activities.  In addition to core HRMS functionality, Vista HRMS® offers self-service capabilities, an English-language query tool, analytics, and workflow automation.  It can be deployed on-premise, hosted or using a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) model, allowing the customer true flexibility.  PDS also provides a full range of professional services to a wide variety of industries in the U.S. and Canada. Founded in 1974, PDS is a privately-held company headquartered in Blue Bell, Pa.  For more information on PDS or PDS’ Vista HRMS solution and services visit


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