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July 30, 2012

CAPPS Replacing Access HR, Will Offer New and Improved Features

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Access HR is getting an upgrade and a new name with some new features. The change is expected this fall when Access HR becomes CAPPS, the Centralized Accounting and Payroll/Personnel System.
The transition is part of Project One ― the Legislature’s requirement to have all Texas agencies using the same accounting, payroll and human resources software.

While many things will stay the same with the current online, self-service human resources, timekeeping and payroll system — time and leave entry is essentially the same, earnings statements are the same, the selection and hiring process is the same — the upgrade will offer several new features and improvements, including:

The CAPPS upgrade update page has a presentation about the CAPPS transition highlights (in both PowerPoint and an accessible version) plus frequently asked questions.

Watch for CAPPS news articles in The Connection in coming months.