Accountancy specialist IRIS Software Group emphasised its claims to market leadership for cloud-based applications with the first public showing of its OpenPayroll product.
Announced last week, IRIS OpenPayroll is a new, entirely web-based implementation that sits within the growing family of IRIS “Open” products.
Along with the new payroll system, the Open family now includes OpenBooks - a rebadged version of the the FreeAgent web accounting system, the OpenSpace document portal, OpenTax, OpenAudit OpenPayslips and OpenWebsite web building services. All of these applications are linked by IRIS OpenPortal, a digital backbone that sits within the firm’s desktop software and ties it to the cloud services, explained IRIS CEO Phill Robinson at the company’s IRIS World 2013 event in Twickenham last week.
“Payroll is a big bit of functionality,” he said. “Today is about trying to paint a complete picture of our cloud strategy. You can see how...