The world of open source hr has been quiet lately, but it looks like things are warming up again with the release of A1 eHR 1.5.
It seems A1 eHR has gone down the path of making a really competitive solution for the mid-large market with addition of modules such as global payroll, staff housing, transport management, gate pass & security management that would be of more relevance to mid-large firms.
A quick review of this solution seems that it can more than match the Tier 1 proprietary HR solutions such as from Peoplesoft, SAP & Oracle.
A quick look can be found here
OranheHRM has also released version 3.0 of their hr system with a completely re-engineered interface that meets the latest standards while focusing on usability improvements. 3.0 plans to enrich your experience with OrangeHRM while it can be now accessed via mobile and tablet PC browsers with ease.
We will be reviewing the new indepth features of these two flagship open source hr systems shortly.