MCi continues to expand its AdaptRecruitment client base

11th August 2008

MCI, the exclusive distributor for Bond International Software in Africa and the largest distributor of staffing software in South Africa, today announced that it had added two additional clients to its community of AdaptRecruitment users, Mashilo Matsetela Consulting and Praxley Human Capital (Praxley). “The availability of the AdaptRecruitment Small Business Edition has allowed us to offer the smaller to medium sized staffing companies the benefits of an enterprise software solution,” commented Aliki Droussiotis, Director of MCI Consultants. “Mashilo Matsetela Consulting and Praxley are just two of a host of similar organisations who have seen the advantages of moving to and utilising a worldclass solution.” Mashilo Matsetela Consulting is based in Polokwane, with branches in Braamfontein and Pretoria; and is a company specialising in the placement of temporary and permanent staff. Praxley Human Capital is a division of Praxley Corporate Solutions. It was established in 2005 and provides an executive search …

MCi continues its penetration up into Africa

4th August 2008

MCI Consultants, the leading distributor for the IBM Cognos TM1 product in South Africa, today announced that Banco Commercial Angolano in Angola had embraced TM1 as its management reporting tool. Angola is the latest in a string of the other African Barclays operations that are using the TM1 tool. “Once we have defined our specific requirements, the building of the business intelligence cubes that we need are created and fully validated in South Africa before being installed on our own systems,” commented Tony DE Gouveia of Banco Commercial Angolano. “This process is a more economic, efficient and effective way for us to generate the applications we require, as for instance, it prevents needless travelling between the two countries.” “The bilingual capabilities of TM1 through the use of ‘aliases’ are an added bonus for us as they allow us to report in both English and Portuguese,” added De Gouveia. “In addition, …

Response handling using AdaptRecruitment

31st July 2008

MCI, the exclusive distributor for Bond International Software in South Africa and the largest distributor of staffing software in South Africa, today announced that the latter’s AdaptRecruitment System is one of the only solutions available to cope with the complexities and time constraints required by response handling, a phenomena that is regularly manifesting itself in the South African environment. Typically organisations, such as government, will outsource their response handling functions when recruiting for a very large number of positions e.g. teachers and nurses, where maybe 1 500 vacancies need to be filled. The response handling process begins with the placement of an advertisement or series of advertisements carried, for instance, in national newspapers. The responses, which may be submitted in various ways, need to be captured and stored and ‘screened’ at a high level so that short lists can be created; for instance, ten CVs per position. Information also needs …

MCi Consultants hosts systems for Tsala

31st January 2008

MCI Consultants today announced that Tsala Financial Services, a broker and administrator, had chosen the former’s locally-developed CommCIS application, a comprehensive web-based insurance broker commission management system that provides income protection for brokerages, agencies and individual agents. “We were looking for an established web-based and scalable system for our needs,” commented Willem Pitel of Tsala Financial Services. “CommCIS not only met these simple criteria but also offered a capability for customising our commission calculations together with the capability of running the system on our behalf. We have been delighted with the result and look forward to an on-going and mutable beneficial relationship with MCI.” “We are providing the CommCIS application for Tsala on a ‘Software as a Service’ (SaaS) basis,” added Aliki Droussiotis, Director of MCI Consultants. Hosting solutions for our clients is just one of services that we offer and providing a SaaS capability is one of the growing …