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27 December 2012
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New Look & Enhancements: Add Business Units & Define Permissions at a Granular Level

The year 2012 has been somewhat of a landmark year for sumHR. Multiple important features were added to the HR software – some of them changed the way you look at HR. We thought it would be unfair if we didn’t close the year with a bang. Here’s our way of ringing in the New […]


5 November 2012
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Employee Data Management Becomes Easy: Now Download All Employee Data from sumHR

For any HR manager, employee data management is as important as employee management. Since sumHR also doubles up as an employee management system, we decided to enhance it even further for the Admin users to enable them to download all employee data from the system. So, how does this aspect of employee data management work? […]


23 October 2012
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Update! Attendance Feature Enhancements & Primary Email Address Modification

It’s been quite some time since we have made enhancements to the basic features of sumHR. We have received a lot of feedback and while our engineering team has been hard at work developing the HR software, they’ve made some nifty but important changes to it. Here are the two exciting enhancements we rolled out […]


24 August 2012
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Bulk Import Attendance for All Employees, Export Details, and Edit Attendance

A few weeks ago, we launched the Attendance management feature of sumHR. We know you’ve enjoyed it, as per the feedback and suggestions received so far. Here is one more reason to rejoice. We’ve enhanced the Attendance feature of sumHR software and now you can look forward to three more things: Bulk Import Attendance You […]


2 August 2012
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Attendance Management for Admins: sumHR HR Software Feature Update

We have just launched the Attendance feature for sumHR HR software. Users will now be able to record and save their Clock In and Clock Out times. We are sure you would be excited to try out the new feature. As an Admin, you will have to first set it up for your users, according […]


2 August 2012
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HR Software Update: Now Log your Attendance with sumHR

In the last few months, a lot of the startups and small businesses which signed up for our HR Software had one common feedback (or request for feature) – Attendance. Well, we’ve got some very good news for everyone using sumHR. Now, employees can now log in their attendance using our new Attendance feature on […]


3 July 2012
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New Enhancement: Import Leaves

Last month, we gave you the option of exporting the Leaves data. Well, it goes without saying that we would have to allow you to import your Leaves data too! Yes, as an administrator, you can import past leave records of all employees in one go, by uploading a .csv file. However, before importing any […]


12 June 2012
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Sting Operation to Uncover Price Disparity of HRM Software in India

At sumHR, our main focus is always on the customer. One factor that every client is touchy about is the pricing. Being a startup that serves other startups and SMEs, we know the kind of challenges such companies face, especially when it comes to costs. We wanted to highlight the fact how under-informed HR managers […]


7 June 2012
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New Feature: Company Setup Page

As you very well know, the boffins over at sumHR are continuously researching and finding new ways to improve the user experience. In the last few weeks, we have introduced many new features and enhancements for Admin-level users. From a navigation point of view, we observed that it may get difficult for Admins to find […]


4 June 2012
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New Feature: Export Employee Leave Data

You know the drill – you give us a feedback on the HR management system and our awesome engineers intuitively find a solution. Yep, we heard you when you wanted more features in the current leave management system. We now have added a new feature on sumHR that allows an Admin to export data related […]


30 May 2012
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Leave Policy Feature: New Enhancements Added

A few weeks ago, we had enhanced the Leave Policy feature in sumHR with various flexibility options. Now, based on the detailed feedback and suggestions from you—our customers—we have further enhanced and introduced a few nifty features in leave policies. Here are the details for the same. 1. Set Approval Levels for Leave Applications Earlier […]


28 May 2012
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sumHR Showcased at The Morpheus' Open Demo Day & Future Conference

We just landed in Mumbai after a whirlwind but fruitful trip to Bangalore, where we were a part of The Morpheus’ Open Demo Day & Future Conference. The occasion was the graduation ceremony of the Batch 7 startups. In all, 11 startups were present at the convocation ceremony that saw them showcase their hard work […]


21 May 2012
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sumHR Product Update: Personal Documents, Dependents, Pay Slips in PDF, and Org Structure

When we say HRIS is Human Resource Information Simplified, we really mean it. Don’t believe us? Then check out these enhancements that we have just made to sumHR. We are sure it will make your HR management activity a lot easier: Personal Documents Users can add and submit their personal documents via sumHR. Just head […]


18 May 2012
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sumHR Feature Update: Reimbursements

All right folks, the boffins here at sumHR have worked their magic again and come up with a real neat feature for employee reimbursements. On the sidebar, users can click Reimbursements (duh!) and then request repayment for official expenses incurred during work. In addition to entering details such as Date, Item Name, and Item Price, […]


30 March 2012
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sumHR Leave Policy Feature Enhanced

We have received a lot of feedback from sumHR users about the Leave Policy feature. We do agree that managing leaves is important as it is directly related to employee happiness, and even payroll. As labor laws in India are quite complex, we decided to first do an in-depth research on the various leave policies […]


10 February 2011
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Coming Soon: sumHR – The Future of HRMS

What happens when two entrepreneurs who happen to be pioneers in the recruitment industry and a software developer get on a conference call for an hour? You get one of the best cloud-based HRIS (Human Resource Management System) ever made – sumHR. sumHR is a SaaS-based solution that is now in the pre-launch stage. According […]


4 February 2011
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The Origins of sumHR: How SaaS and HR Inspired Us

When you start a business, you never know where it will lead you. Sometimes, while running one business, you strike an idea for another – and that’s what happened to us at Sutra. When we started off with Sutra, we knew that we will do something different, something that revolutionizes the world of recruitment. We […]


10 January 2011
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Hello World! We're On Our Way…

“Solve a real problem and the world is yours.” – Aaron Patzer, Founder Mint.com All of us would have ups and downs at some point in our lives. Some of us overcome the tough situations with sheer grit, while some just succumb to them. What we need to remember is that almost every problem has […]


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