Looking aheadFrom cloud-based computing to social media apps, technology is changing payrollBy James Plett10/01/2015|Canadian Payroll Reporter|Last Updated: 10/06/2015 To get beyond the most basic of employee expectations (such as electronic funds transfer (EFT) payments and emailed paystubs) and instead meet and match future employee expectations by moving payroll forward and imagining not how payroll needs to be, at a bare minimum, but what it should be.More cloud-basedThe future of payroll is definitely cloud-based. There is no longer any need for payroll to require in-house, desktop-based software. The payroll department should not be required to use a specific operating system and a specific (likely outdated) browser or utility, and it should not be required to download and install security certificates. It is possible to deposit a paycheque on a smartphone, but for some reason today’s industry standard seems to think the digital equivalent of Fort Knox is required to pay staff. To Read the Full Story, Subscribe or Sign In Remember Me Forgot Password If you are a current Subscriber, please click here to set-up or update your login information.